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School board silent on driveway request


School board silent on driveway request
Floresville Independent School District trustees Freddy Carrillo (center) and Tom Ray (right) listen July 24 as Robert Starnes presents his request to use Alternative Lane as an emergency entry and egress point for his proposed recreational-vehicle park on Sutherland Springs Road.


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Wilson County News
August 1, 2012
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FLORESVILLE -- Starnes Investment Group LLC will have to explore other options regarding potential flooding issues for its proposed recreational-vehicle (RV) park on Sutherland Springs Road. This is because the Floresville Independent School District board chose not to act July 24 on a request by the company’s authorized agent, Robert Starnes, for the park to use Alternative Lane for emergency entry and egress.

The 17.35-acre property is located near the Lodi Creek, and within the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. Because the city passed an ordinance in December forbidding RV parks from being established in flood zones, Starnes would have needed to demonstrate that those staying within the park would have a safe exit in the event of a flood.

Since part of the tract abuts the Floresville Alternative Campus, the developer requested that the school district allow access to Alternative Lane for use as an emergency exit, as well as for access by police, fire, and ambulance vehicles. He told the board that a gate with a combination lock would have separated the park from the roadway and that the RV park’s primary entry and exit would be used in non-emergency situations.

Without the road access, Starnes said his company would have to spend a significant amount of money to ensure a flood-safe exit from the RV park.

“We’re not in the business of helping private individuals make money,” said board member Tom Ray. “We put our road in properly; shouldn’t you put yours in properly?”

When the discussion ended and board President Ryan Bippert asked for a motion, the board was silent.

Also during the meeting, the board voted unanimously to extend the term of the trustee representing single-member District 7. Board member Doug Shoemaker, who was not present for the meeting, currently holds that place.

Deputy Superintendent Ken Barber told the board that the district’s law firm, Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos, Green and Treviño, suggested the action because the terms for places 1, 4, and 7 should run concurrently. But back in May 2006, Barber said, Stephen “Beaver” Wallace was elected to a three-year term that expired in 2009.

Wallace resigned one year later and Shoemaker was appointed as his successor, running and winning election in 2008 to fill the remaining year of the term. Shoemaker then ran unopposed in 2009 for another three-year term. But somehow, the board held another election for Place 7 in 2011, in which Shoemaker was re-elected one year early.

In extending the term by one year, Barber said the term for Place 7 will expire in 2015, which will correspond with terms for places 1 and 4.

Also related to places 1 and 4, the board voted unanimously to hold an election for those positions on Nov. 6. Filing for places on the ballot currently is under way. Ray and Neysa Choate, respectively, serve in those positions.

Floresville Independent School District Board of Trustees
July 24 meeting
In attendance: Board members Freddy Carrillo, Tom Ray, John Raabe, Ryan Bippert, Neysa Choate, and Rachel Peña; Superintendent Jerry Lee Hunkapiller, Assistant Superintendent Sherri Bays, Deputy Superintendent Ken Barber, Superintendent’s Secretary Kim Cathey, Director of Personnel Jacquelyn Baker, Office Manager Linnci Angle, Director of Special Programs Jackie Kutac, Director of Special Education Paige Fuller, Floresville High School Principal Sandra Galinzoga, Floresville Middle School Principal Sara Mann, Floresville North Elementary School Principal Laura Klein, and Floresville South Elementary School Principal Shelley Keck.
 

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Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
August 1, 2012 3:59pm
 
NOT IN THE BUSINESS OF MAKING PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS MONEY, WHAT ABOUT THE RICHARDSON BROTHERS PROPERTY SWAP ? WANT TO REVISIT THAT ONE ? !!!!!

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