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Organizers: 383 signed petition


Organizers: 383 signed petition
ROBERT C. McDONALD/Reprints at wilsoncountynews.com Floresville business owner Mary Helen Tieken (from left), City Manager Andy Joslin, business owner Jim Miller (center), and residents Joann Juhasz, Deb Conoly, and Deci Murphy witness May 24 as Floresville City Secretary Margaret Aranda signs and seals a petition that seeks to have voters decide whether the city will issue $1.8 million in certificates of obligation.


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Wilson County News
May 24, 2012, 9:13am
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FLORESVILLE -- Floresville’s voters could be left to decide in November whether the city issues $1.8 million in certificates of obligation aimed at funding athletic fields. Organizers of a petition circulated in accordance with Section 271.049 of the Texas Local Government Code say that 383 registered voters signed the document, which was presented to Floresville City Secretary Margaret Aranda today at 3 p.m. They also plan to present the petition at the Floresville City Council meeting set to begin at 7 p.m.
 

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In the know  
Floresville  
May 30, 2012 12:45pm
 
Does anyone have an answer for Fed Up? Could this be one of those deals that was handled without city knowledge or not all the facts brought out? Isn't that what happened when the city had a previous purchase and the amount ... More ›

 
Fed Up With Arrogance  
Sin City  
May 29, 2012 8:43am
 
Jim Miller, do you know anything about the city selling a water hydrant at the Community Center to an oil field services company for fracking? Someone saw an oil field truck getting water from there and when they stopped and ... More ›

 
In the know  
Floresville  
May 28, 2012 12:11pm
 
Mayor Tejada (for a few more months anyway) why are you visiting towns to look at their parks? Most of those were probably built that way to begin with. Why aren't you visiting towns to find out how their city government is ... More ›

 
In the know  
Floresville  
May 28, 2012 11:47am
 
Where does the city charter mention the 4th degree? I only read the 2nd or 3rd. Airborne, I have mentioned before that the city is run as a "come as you go" basis. That is not right! Do we need to challenge Mr. ... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
May 28, 2012 10:25am
 
Ok little d so you finally visited some parks and now after what 6 years and almost time for you to get out of dodge, you are committed to the parks around here? What have you bee Doug the last 6 years besides your birthday ... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
May 28, 2012 10:12am
 
ITK, in case you haven't realized it, this council make it's own rules. As I read it as well and it seems they would fall under the 3rd degree which means she shouldn't hav been hired. If the city attorney says they fall ... More ›

 
Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
May 28, 2012 10:09am
 
Posted yesterday by little d: “Yesterday, i visited several city parks in the area in towns that are same in size or smaller than our city. After seeing the quality of the youth athletic fields of other cities, I am more committed ... More ›

 
In the know  
Floresville  
May 28, 2012 9:54am
 
Last night I read the section on nepotism in the City Charter and it still doesn't make sense to me. Maybe that was done on purpose so that we would not understand. Gloria Martinez and Sherry Castillo are first cousins. What ... More ›

 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
May 27, 2012 2:03pm
 
Fourth degree on one side, first on the other? Smoke and mirrors, folks. Smoke and mirrors.

 
Jesse Berlanga  
floresville, TX  
May 27, 2012 9:43am
 
ITK, if you go to the city webpage go under "City government". Down where it says "meetings, notice and ordances". Then go down to the bottom under "Other documents". You should see the ... More ›

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