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Section A: General News


Repairs to courthouse, annex could total $5M


Repairs to courthouse, annex could total $5M
Chain-link fencing has surrounded much of the historic Wilson County Courthouse since September 2011, when the original portion of the structure built in 1884 was deemed unsafe and was condemned. Rear portions of the building that were added later, which house the Texas AgriLife Extension Agency and the Wilson County Clerk’s office, have remained open.


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Wilson County News
December 5, 2012
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FLORESVILLE -- According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Wilson County is home to 42,918 residents. This is almost quadruple its population when the Wilson County Courthouse was constructed in 1884, which is why the Wilson County Commissioners Court met in a Nov. 26 workshop to discuss the future of the county’s facilities. . . .

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Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
December 6, 2012 8:45am
 
I think the article said the renovation to the courthouse would cost $2,000,000.00 including interior renovation, estimated. I would be in favor of preserving the courthouse. The balance of the $5 mil, $3 mil would go toward... More ›

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
December 6, 2012 7:47am
 
$5M is an "estimate" not including unknowns, unforeseens, or a thing called "change orders". If refurbishing is chosen, Wilson County better seek some serious funding for like around $10M...on a gamble! Why... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
December 5, 2012 9:37am
 
P O W E R !!!!! That's what this is about. SAD.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
December 5, 2012 9:23am
 
Exactly as I predicted when they all moved into the annex. Provide more space and they will fill it. It never ends. More space, more people, more power, more taxes. Bureaucrats are all the same, Washington DC or Floresville.... More ›

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