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Floresville responds to readers’ concerns about skateboard park


Floresville responds to readers’ concerns about skateboard park
(ABOVE) Peeling paint and graffiti on picnic tables were just some of the concerns residents raised about the Floresville Skateboard Park located at the corner of Sixth and A streets. This photo was taken Aug. 27. (BELOW) As evidenced by this photograph taken Sept. 12, several issues of concern in the Floresville Skateboard Park — including picnic tables marred by graffiti and peeling paint — have since been addressed by workers from the city’s parks department.


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Wilson County News
September 19, 2012
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FLORESVILLE -- Workers from Floresville’s parks department have responded to some areas of concern with the city’s skateboard park, which were raised by some readers of the Wilson County News. . . .

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Xavier bernal  
San Antonio, Tx  
September 22, 2012 6:40pm
 
Tyra, shhhhhhh. No one is suppose to know they are renting office space to the oil companies. Thats our slush fund

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
September 22, 2012 1:45pm
 
The only time downtown is really clean is after peanut festival. I agree this parks director needs to go. She is more worried about where she will eat lunch next than what her job is. Yeah her office is out at the event center ... More ›

 
Lind Berg  
Floresville, TX  
September 22, 2012 12:03pm
 
take back our city...and take back our parks also. as citizens, be proactive. report anyone disrespecting the parks, and help out by picking up some trash there... in the streets as well (there's plenty of it)

 
Turbo  
Wilson County  
September 22, 2012 10:18am
 
Get rid of the restrooms and the building. Unless there is a full time cop there, criminal activity will continue to go on inside the building. That cannot be stopped. Police Dept, How many times are you cruising this street? ... More ›

 
TigerLily  
Floresville  
September 20, 2012 9:26pm
 
Where does Carolyn Leal have her office. Is it at the Event Center? No, wonder, she is not even close to town to see all the parks. But she has no problem going to all the restaurants. Could she not take a little time to ... More ›

 
Greg Smith  
Adkins, TX  
September 20, 2012 2:55pm
 
The last time I was at River side park, it looked okay. Also the Pecan Park is in good shape. These guys have a lot to do for just 5 people. It is real easy see the negative. Why not give them credit for the good work they do.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
September 20, 2012 1:08pm
 
Is that why the trees in the Kiddie park all died? No one to water them?

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
September 20, 2012 9:37am
 
Well it's only 5 people. What do you expect? See there is the Senior supervisor and his assistant. The Junior supervisor and his assistant. And the driver. These people only inspect, you cannot expect them to do maintainance. ... More ›

 
SuprF  
Floresville  
September 20, 2012 7:31am
 
My thoughts exactly, the response should be Proactive not reactive. These 5 workers should be the first to notice problems and inform their director if she's not checking herself. With 5 people working these sites they could ... More ›

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
September 19, 2012 3:58pm
 
Why does it take someone to notify her when something is wrong? As the director of parks department, shouldn't she get out there from time to time to ensure they are being maintained. Why did she wait till complaints were ... More ›

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