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Citizens succeed with petition on county debt




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Wilson County News
August 14, 2013 | 2,582 views | 17 comments

The Wilson County Commissioners Court’s march toward the issuance of $8.5 million in certificates of obligation has hit a snag, as a petition calling for a special election was filed Aug. 8. The county’s Voter Registrar Olga Marrero was able to certify 1,406 signatures -- 22 more than the minimum 1,384 that was required -- prior to the commissioners accepting the petition at their Aug. 12 meeting. . . .

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Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
August 20, 2013 11:59pm
 
Where's the transparency here? Tell us how much each project is estimated to cost. Even if the vote is not by individual projects, if we are being asked to fork over $8.5 million dollars, how do we know that is enough? Where... More ›

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
August 20, 2013 11:42pm
 
If the bond is for $8.5M, I am voting against it. Based on the story above, they don't even know what the different items cost. Didn't this just start out as fixing the Court House which the final price was around $1M;... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
August 20, 2013 11:27am
 
Without itemizing the expenditures, the county stands a good chance of having the entire funding defeated. Let's hope they smell the coffee before it's too late.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
August 20, 2013 11:19am
 
It is obvious that some of the things included in the proposed $8.5 million plan are not essential. Therefore if all the items are voted on separately many would be defeated. So it is no wonder Quinney would be against splitting... More ›

 
Richard Martinez  
Floresville, TX  
August 19, 2013 3:29pm
 
Mr. Abbott, THANK YOU, for your time to educate the county.

 
Proletariat  
Utopia,Tx.  
August 17, 2013 10:38pm
 
Hey commissioners , We the People ... Are watching you just as we are watching the City of Floresville. You can no longer get away with "business as usual". You need to remember who you work for. We have spoken ..... More ›

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
August 17, 2013 1:31pm
 
if the petition has succeeded in forcing a vote why can't they individually be placed on the ballot ???

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
August 17, 2013 10:09am
 
MakeitaVote was formed, advocated and was successful in fighting for the citizens to vote on their tax dollars, period. The people decided that they did not agree with the legal, but not right for them, 4-1 Commissioners Court... More ›

 
Webmaster  
Floresville  
August 16, 2013 12:35pm
 
Videos posted

 
BSP  
Floresville  
August 15, 2013 3:37pm
 
Interesting he had heard those rumors. I don't recall a single person mentioning that. I do recall a whole lot of people having no idea about the bond about to be issued, nor having any idea what it entailed. In any case... More ›

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