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County bans burning, fireworks




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Wilson County News
June 13, 2011 | 3,526 views | 11 comments

PDFdisasterdeclarationextensionrequest061320110001.pdf

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Prohibitions on outdoor burning continue for unincorporated areas of Wilson County. At its June 13 meeting, the Wilson County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to renew a months-long burn ban.

For the next 90 days -- until Sept. 11 -- burning of household trash will only be allowed in screened burn barrels during daylight hours. Agricultural burning will only be allowed with prior approval of the Wilson County Health and Public Safety Office, which can be reached at 830-393-8503.

In addition, County Judge Marvin Quinney and commissioners Albert Gamez Jr., Paul Pfeil, Ricky Morales, and Larry Wiley voted unanimously to enact a 60-hour ban on aerial fireworks. The ban is effective immediately. After the meeting, Quinney signed a disaster declaration, which asks the state for permission to ban the sale and use of all fireworks through July 4.
 

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William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
October 27, 2011 10:33am
 
Retiredinlavernia: While the grass and vegetation might appear greener than in recent months, the surface moisture level is still relatively low. Therefore, Wilson County only allows burning with advanced permission from the ... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
October 27, 2011 4:49am
 
Does any one know if the burn ban has been lifted in Wilson County - I have read on other web sites that it has in other counties around Bexar and also I see buring in the neighboorhood lately.

 
Facts only please  
TX  
June 15, 2011 12:45pm
 
Sam Eagle you need to get a life, the point is the article is still WRONG..it still states aerial. Remember, facts are facts. Check out what was published in the newspaper, it is WRONG too, it states the Wilson County Judge ... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
June 14, 2011 4:47pm
 
Get a life! It's already correct. If you were following along, you would know that the commissioners did not and CANnot ban all fireworks. That is the function of the state, which must approve the declaration. I bet even Quagmire ... More ›

 
Facts only please  
TX  
June 14, 2011 3:54pm
 
Nannette Kilbey-Smith: Now correct the article...60-hour ban on all fireworks instead of aerial fireworks.

 
Facts only please  
TX  
June 14, 2011 1:08pm
 
Nannette Kilbey-Smith: How about correcting the header for this article.. County bans burning, and ALL fireworks

 
about time  
floresville  
June 14, 2011 11:00am
 
This is good news! I hope the folks out of the city limits are listening.... The possibility of fire is too real to take any chances......I think they should fine any fire work stand that sells anything for the 4th of July or ... More ›

 
Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
Floresville  
June 14, 2011 9:23am
 
The county judge's declaration is only effective through June 16, at which time the governor is asked to extend the ban "until the drought conditions no longer exist." Until the governor weighs in on this, an outright ... More ›

 
Facts only please  
TX  
June 14, 2011 7:47am
 
Paragraph 2 reads "Orders that the sale, use, transportation, or ingition...including ALL fireworks and any pyrotechnical materials is prohibited in Wilson County. Please correct this article to read that, instead of reading ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 13, 2011 2:39pm
 
Good advice! All it takes is one spark in this tenderbox. :)

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