By WLOX Staff
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport council woman Ella Holmes-Hines wants the city attorney cut. She's added an item to next week's council agenda to eliminate funding for the city attorney's position.
Holmes-Hines told WLOX News the action is a direct result of a brewing feud between her and city attorney Jeff Bruni, being played out in the newspaper. Bruni was quoted this week calling Holmes-Hines a liar.
"We have more professionalism than this," Holmes-Hines told WLOX News. "It's most unfortunate, but quite appalling. It's very hurtful, too."
Though the council can't hire or fire the city attorney, Holmes-Hines said the council can control funding for the position.