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Pharr EDC on Monday offered a new remuneration package to its executive director, Fred Sandoval. The basic salary will be $150,000 a year, with incentives. A moral turpitude clause will be added to the contract. The severance package will be six months pay with cause and 12 months pay without cause. Sandoval told the Rio Grande Guardian he is considering it. Pictured above are Sandoval and Pharr Mayor and EDC Chairman Ambrosio Hernandez.

Today’s News in Pictures features details on a new contract for the Pharr EDC executive director, new leadership at the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, an upcoming visit to Harlingen by the president of the Texas Association of Business, and the passage of legislation to provide more street lights in Hidalgo County colonias.