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The 81st Judicial District Attorney’s office is seeking candidates for the position of an Administrative Assistant. Duties will include but not limited to: answering incoming calls and greeting visitors, prepare discovery for defense bar as required, providing administrative and clerical support to the ADAs and District Attorney, assist in general office work and perform related duties as follows: Operate a multi-line telephone switchboard, proficient use of software applications and computer equipment, scanning and compiling files for eDiscovery, filing and creating court files, generating reports as required. Applicants must have at least five (5) years of administrative assistant experience, strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) ability to multi-task, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Some heavy lifting (about 40 pounds) required. Please mail, fax or email resumes and cover letters to the address and email below. DEADLINE FOR RESUME SUBMISSION IS MAY 6, 2016 AT 5 P.M. District Attorney Rene Pena, C/O Teri Reyes, Office Manager, 1327 THIRD STREET, FLORESVILLE, TEXAS 78114. Fax 830-393-2205. terireyes@81stda.org.
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LA VERNIA -- The La Vernia Municipal Development District (LVMDD) approved a Facade Improvement Grant Program April 11 as part of a comprehensive development plan to revitalize the city’s Central Business District.

The LVMDD will use a portion of the economic development sales tax to restore the fronts of existing buildings. The municipal development district will approve a maximum of $5,000 or 50 percent of the actual cost of the facade improvements, whichever is less. While the grant is for all buildings utilized as a business within the city limits, buildings designated as historical by the state of Texas or located in the Central Business District will be given preference.

“We are creating a public incentive that promotes private investment with the outcome of a more vibrant and charming community. Communities, such as Lewisville and Seguin, have successfully utilized similar programs that have brought millions of dollars in renewed investment and new retailers to their towns,” La Vernia Municipal Development District Executive Director Jennifer Kolbe said.

The simple process begins with a building owner submitting drawings that illustrate the planned facade improvements along with cost estimates, color choices, and a timeline for completion. Then, the municipal development district executive director, along with the building owner, makes a presentation to the LVMDD board. Once the project is complete, the municipal development district executive director will certify proof of the expenditures, the date of completion, and recommend payment before funds are disbursed.

According to D. Bradford Beck, president of the LVMDD, “Clean and beautiful buildings will certainly attract new investors and oftentimes a project will stimulate another project especially when a building owner notices their colleagues repairing and upgrading their building.”
 

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