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Family of late public works director presented with flag from Abbott

Posted at 4:28 PM, Oct 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-19 18:54:58-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Corpus Christi council members took the time to recognize and remember a local public servant who died unexpectedly.

On Tuesday, Mayor Paulette Guajardo presented a U.S. flag to the family of the late public works director Richard Martinez.

As KRIS 6 News hasreported, Martinez served as leader of the department since January 2020. He died unexpectedly in August.

The flag was presented on behalf of Gov. Greg Abbott.