City of Primera appoints Gus Ruiz as legal counsel

PRIMERA – Cameron County Commissioner Gus Ruiz was appointed legal counsel for the City of Primera at last night’s regular meeting.

Ruiz takes over where longtime city attorneyW illiam R. Wepfer left off.

Wepfer had been legal counsel for the city for more than 15 years.

“The board decided to change attorney’s and appointed Gus Ruiz,” said Javier Mendez, Primera city administrator. “We work at the will of the board and they felt it was time for a change.”

Ruiz was selected from a group of applicants.