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Found: Basset Hound, Hwy. 97 W./Hospital Blvd., Floresville. Call 830-391-2153 between 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Lost: Male Red Nose Pit Bull, "Chevy," wearing an orange collar, friendly, last seen on County Road 403. 830-477-6511 or 830-534-9094.

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Sign maker/Installer, no experience necessary, will train, must have reliable transportation, valid driver license, ability to lift 50-70 pounds, must be able to work indoors and outdoors.  Apply in person at Photographs by Jim/Eagle Ford Signs, 1013 C. Street, Floresville. No Phone Calls.
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FLORESVILLE -- A deal that would allow the Floresville Electric Light & Power System (FELPS) to sell its Internet system to the Seguin-based Guadalupe Valley Electrical Cooperative (GVEC) could be complete by Jan. 1. This is according to FELPS General Manager David McMillan following the system’s Sept. 26 board of trustees meeting.

McMillan said FELPS would sell its Felpsis.net customer base and all related equipment. He could not publicly disclose the estimated cost of the proposed sale, but indicated that it would be based upon the cost of the equipment on hand and the number of customers on the day of the sale.

“I think it’s a good deal for the customers,” McMillan said.

Also in progress are talks with potential wholesale electricity providers. McMillan said it is likely that FELPS will continue its longstanding arrangement with San Antonio-based CPS Energy. Since FELPS lacks its own generating capacity, it has purchased electricity from CPS since 1942.

With regard to purchased power, the adjustment reflected on bills mailed Sept. 25 is a charge of $9.02 per 1,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity used. McMillan said the summer rates, which are charged from June to September, have ended, so rates should decrease with the arrival of October. He would not speculate as to the amount of the purchased-power adjustment on the next bill.

Preparation of FELPS’ classification and compensation study also continues. McMillan said the utility’s management continues to work with department heads to compile job descriptions for the FELPS workers.
 

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