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ON-CALL CRISIS POOL WORKERS NEEDED. Part-time positions are available for after hours “on-call” crisis workers to respond to mental health crisis for Wilson and Karnes Counties. Duties include crisis interventions, assessments, referrals to stabilization services, and referrals for involuntary treatment services according to the Texas Mental Health Laws. You must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, etc. On-call hours are from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. weekdays, weekends and holidays vary. If selected, you must attend required training and must be able to report to designated safe sites within 1 hour of request for assessment. Compensation is at a rate of $200 per week plus $100 per completed and submitted crisis assessment, and mileage. If interested call Camino Real Community Services, 210-357-0359.
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October 10, 2012 | 1,685 views | 6 comments

POTH -- The Poth Economic Development Corp. (PEDC) already has begun planning its “Christmas on the Plaza” event in December. The report on expenses for this event was among the agenda items the PEDC addressed during its Oct. 1 meeting.

The PEDC has purchased four Christmas trees -- one 12-foot, one 8-foot, and two 16-foot -- for a total of cost of $8,991, leaving an approximate surplus of $1,100 in the Christmas décor fund. Also included in the expenditure is a sign that spells out “Merry Christmas,” to be hung from the shade structure along U.S. 181.

As part of the Christmas on the Plaza celebration, Tisha Pruski plans to provide children’s craft activities, to include ornament making, a cake walk, and other Christmas-themed crafts.

PEDC board members also discussed the possibility of a performance by various youth dance teams with music provided by a sound system, instead of a traditional dance with a performance by a live musician.

Also during the meeting, the board heard that no bids have been submitted for the new park facilities project. Several companies have picked up the plans, but no one has returned with bids.

The project could be finished by baseball season, the directors heard. The original cost estimate for the bathrooms also was discussed. It is believed that the project could cost more than $50,000, but the city has no way to know for sure in the absence of bids.

Due to the lack of response from area builders, the PEDC may utilize subcontractors to complete the project.
 

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flying monkey  
runge  
October 25, 2012 5:58pm
 
CHRISTMAS ON THE PLAZA, you people need to get REAL, with all of the work needed in Poth that has been overlooked by the past and present administration(s) and (we dont like going into debt), use the money where it is most needed, ... More ›

 
Glenn Quagmire  
Quahog, Rhode Island  
October 12, 2012 9:48am
 
T-Bone's got my vote! How about some deer and quail hunting, too?

 
T-Bone Pickens  
Poth  
October 12, 2012 9:20am
 
We plan to buy the event center and sports complex out of bankruptcy. We look for deals in Poth. We should be able to get it for pennies on the dollar in a couple of years. This will allow me to get my catfish pond. ... More ›

 
Eric  
Floresville  
October 11, 2012 8:12pm
 
T-bone, Poth is fixing to Become part owner in the Floresville event center (remember when it was Floresville's hospital instead of wilson counties?) as soon as TEJADA becomes county judge we are goin to get the entire county ... More ›

 
T-Bone Pickens  
Poth  
October 11, 2012 1:01pm
 
I'm thinking a sports complex with soccer fields, baseball fields, football fields, volleyball courts, new tennis courts, two swimming pools with swim up bars, an indoor training facility with weight and exercise equipment and ... More ›

 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
October 11, 2012 11:04am
 
Some of the $50,000.00 should be spent on the run down baseball fields.

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