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Section A: General News

Committee talks fixes for Floresville’s finances




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January 30, 2013 | 2853 views | 47 comments

FLORESVILLE -- Leaving at least five personnel vacancies unfilled, which could save the city $215,420 through the end of the fiscal year, is one of the ideas floated during a Jan. 28 meeting of the Floresville Audit Committee. The meeting followed one on Jan. 18, in which city officials learned that the city is financially insolvent, which requires the committee to recommend a recovery plan to the Floresville City Council. A preliminary presentation to the council was set for its Tuesday, Jan. 29, meeting.  . . .

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Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
February 6, 2013 8:54am
 
 
Alvin is actually on to something (ugh). If the water district has designated land in the park unusuable, it may be in the interest of the city to "shop" that ... Read More Read More
 
 
Alvin Charmaine  
February 6, 2013 5:11am
 
 
We need to come together and think of solutions.

We can double down on peanut festival, do it in late April and October, charge more for street vendors, the visitor center ... Read More Read More
 
 
Eric  
Floresville  
February 5, 2013 10:19pm
 
 
Remember when Andy Joslin hosted "Tejada for mayor" campaign meetings at his house and a good time was had by all?
 
 
Something else to say 2  
February 5, 2013 3:53pm
 
 
Cognizant - you are so correct. Ask all the members of the task force (with the exception of the two that work for FPD) how it was left when he left. Ask them why he left... ... Read More Read More
 
 
Cognizant  
Floresville  
February 5, 2013 3:29pm
 
 
WAKE UP-- The way I heard it was that Joslin took money and a car and abandoned the closing task force leaving the mess to his assistant commander. Also leaving all ... Read More Read More
 
 
Tired of the Corruption  
Floresville  
February 5, 2013 12:15pm
 
 
Amen, Connect the Dots!
 
 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
February 5, 2013 9:31am
 
 
bank·rupt

Adjective

(of a person or organization) Declared in law unable to pay outstanding debts: "the company was declared bankrupt". ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 5, 2013 9:22am
 
 
No entity that is not responsible for generating their
own funds will ever be careful custodians of those funds.
Any blanket reduction in benefits would impact the
individual ... Read More Read More
 
 
One Voice  
Floresville  
February 5, 2013 8:45am
 
 
I think it is the leaders of the village - holding most of the responsiblity of this fiscal mess.

... and not just one person is responsible. They all (the leaders) have ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 5, 2013 5:31am
 
 
It's the same old story of politics. After years of
mismanagement at the national and local level, find
a scapegoat and blame all the past misdeeds on that
poor goat. ... Read More Read More
 

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