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FEDC mulls purchasing policy




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FLORESVILLE -- Despite its existence as a corporation for more than a decade, the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) does not have a clearly defined purchasing policy. This was the dominant topic of conversation Feb. 15 during a workshop of the FEDC’s budget committee.

Following the workshop, committee member Jason Talley said the committee will recommend a comprehensive policy to the full board. Among the suggested parameters is a requirement to obtain at least three price quotes any time an expenditure is expected to total at least $250.

When it comes to sealed bids, the city of Floresville’s policy is to solicit them when an expense is expected to exceed $25,000. Talley said the committee recommends an even lower threshold for the FEDC.

Other discussions during the workshop included amendments of the corporation’s 2013 fiscal year budget. Talley said that in addition to sales-tax proceeds, revenue also was being based on anticipated land sales, which he considers unrealistic, due to the fluid nature of the real-estate market.

A meeting of the full FEDC board is set for Monday, Feb. 25. Talley said the main topic of conversation likely will be the status of the El Rancho Grande Industrial Park on F.M. 537. The agenda will be available at wilsoncountynews.com, once it is posted by the FEDC.
 

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