Burge Watch

"Metro board chairman Billy Burge is expected to break a logjam on Harris County Commissioners Court by stepping down within the next several weeks."

-- The Chronicle, September 11

"Metropolitan Transit Authority chairman Billy Burge, nine months past his eight-year term limit, likely will be replaced in March, said County Judge Robert Eckels."

-- The Chronicle, February 12

"Eckels said that the court has still not agreed on a replacement for Metro chairman Billy Burge, whose board term expired last May, but that a replacement is expected to be named in several weeks."

-- The Chronicle, January 24

"Metro board chairman Billy Burge, already eight months past his term limitation, will be replaced on the Metro board this month, County Judge Robert Eckels said."

-- The Chronicle, January 5

"Burge says he is 'phasing out' of the position."
-- The Press, June 8, 1995


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