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Council gets training in workshop


Council gets training in workshop
Floresville city councilmen (from left) Mario Morones and John W. Guerrero, Mayor Diana Garza, Councilman Jim Miller, Comptroller Lara Feagins, and City Secretary Sherry Pollok watch a training video Nov. 26 about the Texas Open Meetings Act. The video was part of a city council workshop, which was one of three such meetings scheduled for the week.


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November 28, 2012
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FLORESVILLE -- The city’s newly elected mayor and three members of the Floresville City Council now have a renewed understanding of laws related to open meetings and open records, following a Nov. 26 workshop session.

The workshop included training videos related to the Open Meetings Act and the Open Records Act -- which are found in Sections 551 and 552, respectively, of the state’s government code. Both sections require that elected officials must complete such training within the first 90 days after taking the oath of office.

The morning workshop was one of three daytime council meetings scheduled for the week. The council was set to meet at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, to receive presentations by City Manager Andy Joslin and city department heads, which relate to “descriptions of program activities and relative funding requirements,” according to the agenda.

A Wednesday, Nov. 28, meeting of the council, set for 1:30 p.m., is a workshop related to strategic planning, goals, and objectives. Agendas for both meetings can be found at the city’s website and at http://bit.ly/NfYUqY.

As of press time Nov. 26, the council was set to hold a regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m.

**In attendance: Mayor Diana Garza and councilmen Jim Miller, Mario Morones, and John W. Guerrero; City Manager Andy Joslin, City Secretary Sherry Pollok, and Comptroller Lara Feagins.
 

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Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
December 5, 2012 4:55am
 
Think he is mad because he wont be able to have a free party, drinks and food on the taxpayers dollar this year.

 
One Voice  
Floresville  
December 5, 2012 4:29am
 
Mine got removed also. Probably my comment about out of state people that come to the Extravaganza are Danny's relatives. Nothing more inflamatory than the truth.

 
Eric  
Floresville  
December 4, 2012 11:47pm
 
I encourage you to run for city council and find out how many votes you get.

 
Eric  
Floresville  
December 4, 2012 11:45pm
 
Tejada, Surely you remember November 6th when your cronies lost by a landslide. The citizens voted for candidates who represent the majority not you and your special interests. Your power has been lost and your grip on people ... More ›

 
TigerLily  
Floresville  
December 4, 2012 8:07pm
 
Monica, que paso? They removed your blog. Well, you know how it is. The ex-mayor can lie through his teeth and his blogs aren't being removed. But anyone else that tells the absolute truth, watch out!

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
December 4, 2012 8:01pm
 
Danny, how do you say this event is good for Floresville, when it has lost money the last few years? Maybe if you had some legit folks running concessions and ticket sales, you may have made a profit on your birthday extravaganza. ... More ›

 
TigerLily  
Floresville  
December 4, 2012 7:30pm
 
Monica, where have you been? You have missed all the ***o. But I am sure you kept up with all the blogs and laughed your *** off at all the stuff Danny boy did. Well he is out but obviously staying in touch with all the happenings, ... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
December 4, 2012 4:29pm
 
This looks like plenty of financial reasons to cancel such an event: http://www.wilsoncountynews.com/article.php?id=41390&n=section-a-general-news-one-extravagant-bust And if this event actually made money like its organizers ... More ›

 
TigerLily  
Floresville  
December 4, 2012 2:59pm
 
Oh, please FTP; like your compadre Danny did not make decisions based on political reasons. Let me see now, the frivilous lawsuit, the sports complex, keeping Gomez on the city council, going to the FEDC for $, the illegal meetings ... More ›

 
Concerned Tax Payer  
Floresville, Texas  
December 4, 2012 2:09pm
 
To FTP: it is NOT the job of the city to entertain you at a loss. That is what is wrong with this city, the mentality of putting on a show even though there is a loss. What business can survive like that??? Oh let's do this ... More ›

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