"County, other defendants to pay $748,107 in settlement" by: Mike Reddell

   A total of $748,107 will be paid to settle the Kevin Davis vs. Matagorda County lawsuit that was filed in the U.S. District Court in Galveston, EEOC, and the 122nd State Judicial Court of Galveston County.
   Matagorda County Commissioners Court approved the settlement that dismisses all cases in the lawsuit on July 12 and the terms of the agreement were released under a Freedom of Information request by the Bay City Sentinel. 
   Former Precinct 3 employee Kevin Davis alleged in the original filing in Galveston the county fired him for reporting department head and Precinct 3 Commissioner James Gibson for keeping a separate ‘kitty box’ fund and allegations of racial discrimination.

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