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Section A: General News


Citizens: No sports complex!


Citizens: No sports complex!
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR./wilsoncountynews.com Floresville resident Gilbert Anaya presses the Floresville City Council April 26 to worry more about maintaining the city’s drinking water supply than building a sports complex.


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May 2, 2012
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FLORESVILLE (PDF posted below) -- A proposal for the city of Floresville to borrow up to $1.8 million for construction of an outdoor sports complex has raised the ire of both city and county residents. Residents who packed the council chambers at the April 26 meeting of the Floresville City Council expressed an overwhelmingly negative sentiment toward the idea. . . .

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Franklin  
Floresville  
April 27, 2015 1:30pm
 
So those arguing that the other parks are in disrepair, instead of pouring money into a new one, how about fixing the old ones. How about going out and do some fund raising for it if your that worried about it. Or why don't ... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
April 27, 2015 12:48pm
 
That anyone would prefer life in Round Rock over living in Wilson county really puzzles me. That puzzlement also applies to anyone who prefers the hustle and bustle of city life over rural living. Apartment dwellers are not ... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
April 27, 2015 12:35pm
 
How about we try and set a good example for the children with good financial stewardship? That means not spending money we don't have and putting NEEDS ahead of WANTS. For instance: •Being able to drive down the street without ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 27, 2015 11:53am
 
Yip Floresville takes care of its kids by indebting them with a community center that is used for extravagant parties for city officials. Then it allows tattoo parlors and a foot massage place at the entrance to downtown. Across ... More ›

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
April 27, 2015 11:42am
 
Hey, I don't care whether or not Floresville ever does anything for it's kids. The reason Floresville has 6500 people and can't afford a sports complex and Round Rock has 109000 and can affort one is because they make sure ... More ›

 
Black Ghost  
Doseido Colony  
April 27, 2015 6:02am
 
Some folks are so kind and considerate of our children. Nothing warms the heart like giving a child something accompanied with a 30 year bond obligation that they will have to pay off. Sorta like enclosing a credit card statement ... More ›

 
Catfish  
Kicaster Creek  
April 27, 2015 5:47am
 
Yep, Round Rock is such a PROGRESSIVE place. :-)

 
Duke  
Lodi, Texas  
April 27, 2015 5:34am
 
4th Generation Texan .... A true conservative would never show pride in things built by governmental confiscation of other's wealth. Are you a CINO or a HYPOCON? The city of Round Rock receives sales and use tax from people who ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 26, 2015 8:10pm
 
4th: You said do something for the kids????? You could't know this because you are in Round Rock, but the very expensive "Event Center" was sold to taxpayers as a "COMMUNITY CENTER" for the kids, not ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 26, 2015 8:02pm
 
LaLa is right. Floresville just had to borrow over $7 MILLION to fix infrastructure. That's money that we don't have. And the streets between the schools and the parks are so bumpy that most folks won't bother driving down ... More ›

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