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Wilson County News
November 7, 2011, 1:39pm
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FLORESVILLE -- “The citizens of Floresville have been, and will continue to be damaged by the conduct of Defendant, through Defendant’s dissemination of material misstatements about the city budget” is one of the five statements contained in a request for injunctive relief, which is part of a lawsuit filed in the 218th Judicial District court by Wilson County Attorney Russell Wilson. Floresville City Manager Andy Joslin is the defendant in the suit, which was filed at 11:55 a.m. Nov. 7.

The nine-page document, Cause No. 11-11-00676-CVW, alleges that Joslin “has neglected or abused the trust confided in him” as Floresville city manager, by preparing budget documents that do not accurately reflect the state of the city’s finances.

For instance, Wilson alleges that a budget worksheet dated Aug. 23, 2011 -- which is posted on Floresville’s official website -- indicates the city had received -$19,701 in streets-maintenance sales-tax revenue from the state comptroller’s office, while the comptroller reported allocating $202,144 to the city, which is “a difference of 110 percent.”

A copy of the suit, which Wilson provided to the Wilson County News, is linked below.

For more, read the Nov. 9 print edition of the Wilson County News.
 

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One Voice  
Floresville  
November 9, 2011 2:54pm
 
Tried - Alvin speaks tongue in cheek. Don't bother Alvin - lol

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
November 9, 2011 1:15pm
 
I hope the charges against Joslin are more accurate than the math in the sales tax reporting difference according to the county atty. See I think that the difference between -$19,701 and +$202,144 is a little more than 110%, ... More ›

 
Tired of the Corruption  
Floresville  
November 9, 2011 12:36pm
 
I think the name Alvin Charmaine is either a pseudonym for Daniel Tejada or Andy Joslin. Haven't figured out which one yet.

 
Clay & Nanette Cook  
La Vernia, TX  
November 8, 2011 5:04pm
 
Airborne Trooper - You should check out La Vernia good ole' boy system...

 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
November 8, 2011 3:31pm
 
Politics...I was 'Just Thinking' you sound familiar.... Bad spelling and all...

 
T-Bone Pickens  
Poth  
November 8, 2011 3:24pm
 
Yes Jim. We can come up with some accomodations about 6 miles south of your current location. Imagine all of the free time you will have on your hands doing business in a city with competent leaders. We have a giant welcome ... More ›

 
Ms. S. V.  
Floresville  
November 8, 2011 2:59pm
 
It's people asking questions that cause all the trouble.

 
Alvin Charmaine  
November 8, 2011 1:58pm
 
Yall just stop making trouble, leave well enough alone. Sheesh, these people work hard for you. Ungrateful. You should give this city manager a raise. He's doing the best he can. Trust him.

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
November 8, 2011 1:32pm
 
Newguy, you are absolutely right, there should be more that go down with this. Every council member along with the Mayor should have reviewed the budget documents thoroughly. But when your best buds with the city manager, or ... More ›

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
November 8, 2011 1:02pm
 
This should only be the beginning of the end for the folks on the council as their sheer incompetence or at worst malfeasance, allowed this to happen,not to mention the lack of leadership and overall execution of his duties ... More ›

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