SPI City Council to Meet to Consider Bag Ordinance
UPDATE (7/19): South Padre Island officials have not repealed a bag ordinance that bans plastic bags.
City officials explain the council wants more time to research their options.
They explain the ordinance won't be enforced for now.
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – The City of South Padre Island could repeal its ban on plastic bags following a new court ruling.
SPI city council will meet Wednesday to discuss the bag ordinance.
A recent Texas Supreme Court ruling dealing with a bag ordinance in Laredo has called into question the legality of city ordinances around the state.
The public will be able to address the issue at the meeting.