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Section A: General News


Floresville officials talk property-tax increase




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August 8, 2012 | 1,623 views | 9 comments

FLORESVILLE -- Residents of Floresville soon may see their tax bills increase as city officials are considering raising the property-tax rate.  . . .

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Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
August 9, 2012 2:30pm
 
The City of Floresville cannot sustain their current expenditures, simply because it has gotten itself into debt service for the civic center/community room/ ALBATROSS that it cannot support. And now they want to add more debt ... More ›

 
brite eyes  
flotown  
August 9, 2012 2:05pm
 
I see nothing about perhaps cutting some things - only we need to spend more. Sounds like they are on the Obama wagon. Just pluck more money from the money tree and spend like there is no tomorrow. "Hiring new employees" ... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
August 9, 2012 10:18am
 
When the city of Floresville can't manage the money it already brings in, why do they think the taxpayers would want to give them more? Increasing property-tax rates for this council means nothing, because most people who ... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
August 9, 2012 9:11am
 
They need to double dip in order to pay for sport complex when the FEDC defaults on thier promise as they have in the past. We can't even pay the bill for community center. Why should roads and infrastructure be first priority ... More ›

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
August 9, 2012 8:42am
 
Their statements are misleading. Since 1999 the rate may be the same. by WCAD has aggressively pushed up values so the city DID realize an effective increase in taxes over the successive years. What the city wants to do now ... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
August 9, 2012 6:02am
 
I dont mind a tax raise, but when the folks elected tell you there wont be one, then hold tru to it. But lets all understand this raise wont be going to the Police department or waste water treatment plan that we really need. ... More ›

 
95 percenter  
Wilson County  
August 9, 2012 5:54am
 
Hey, Down Town Resident: Get ready to eat your words. Your beloved mayor and council are getting ready to do exactly as most bloggers have warned you they would - you need to learn one thing - NOTHING IS FREE! When you pay ... More ›

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
August 8, 2012 12:53pm
 
Hold up, did they say that property taxes would NOT rise? Welcome to the lies of these city officials. MM you are so right. What about all the stuff that we do need in this city. Let me guess, this is going to be their new ... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
August 8, 2012 11:42am
 
Yep, need more money for the essentials, you know, legal fees, parties, plans for the sports complex, auditors to clean up the books, PR firms, you know the necessary items. Perhaps the increased revenue could be put in a trust ... More ›

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