In a short, one paragraph order filed today at 11:56 AM 358th District Judge John Shrode issued an “ORDER VACATING EX PARTE TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND CANCELING HEARING ON TEMPORARY INJUCTION”. This action comes one day after Shrode issued a TRO ordering the City of Odessa to reinstate City Manager Michael Marrero and City Attorney Natasha Brooks pending a hearing scheduled for January 10th.

In related news at 10:36 AM this morning the City Council posted a special meeting notice for January 9, 2023 at 9:00 am to again consider the terminations of Marrero and Brooks and the appointments of an interim City Manager and City Attorney.

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