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Floresville council proposes 46-percent tax-rate hike


Floresville council proposes 46-percent tax-rate hike
Lt. Chad Clark of the Floresville Police Department (standing) gives a presentation about the department’s need for six new vehicles during an Aug. 15 budget workshop session of the Floresville City Council.


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August 21, 2013
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FLORESVILLE -- On the heels of the unveiling of a fiscal year 2014 budget wish list that includes $671,000 in proposed new spending, the Floresville City Council has suggested setting the ad valorem tax rate at 46.33 cents per $100 of taxable property value. The council voted 3-1 in favor of the rate at an Aug. 15 special meeting, which followed a budget workshop.  . . .

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7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
August 27, 2013 9:49pm
 
Be Careful: I am praying LV does not go the same way as Floresville....

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
August 27, 2013 4:25pm
 
You are right new guy we should focus on the local as the gerrymandering the political elite have set up makes it hard for "us" to influence the national elections. However, voting for a party (Democrat or Republican) ... More ›

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
August 27, 2013 4:13pm
 
Be Careful: You miss the point. Don't worry about what is happening in DC...what matters is Wilson County. Now I know you think it is a small town issue, but this is where the tax payers can influence the process the most.

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
August 27, 2013 3:52pm
 
Well, Prairie,one thing is for sure, the political elite of both the Republicans and Democrats are all about themselves. They past laws to make them and their friends rich exempt themselves from laws that are good for "us" ... More ›

 
Ben Franklin  
Floresville  
August 27, 2013 3:44pm
 
Bob, I thought you were an educated man, but obviously you proved me wrong. The correct spelling for Poor Richard's Almanack is correct as the English language has changed over time so has the spelling, but we don't misspell ... More ›

 
Never going to change  
poth  
August 27, 2013 3:37pm
 
heres one for you see who can match answers to county constables/this constable works all over the county serving papers,this one goes fishing and has a full day of selling things,this one has a double income,this one no one ... More ›

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
August 27, 2013 3:26pm
 
Alex, so the Republicans are doing it in small measure and you don't like it? So, you are going to vote for Democrats who are going to destroy it in Grand Fashion? The logic in your thought process is akin to my figure hurts ... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
August 27, 2013 3:16pm
 
Ben Franklin If you want to quote Poor Richard correctly with your pseudo intellectual reprimand of POFPO, you should at least spell 'almanac' correctly! There are several spellings in different languages but 'almanack' ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 27, 2013 1:31pm
 
Alex......Your basic mistake was thinking that there's a dimes' worth of difference between the two.

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
August 27, 2013 1:14pm
 
I have commented here before that I am a lifelong Republican. However, the actions by the Tea Party at the local level has me convinced to vote Democrat in the future.Last year,the Republican controlled Commisioner's Court increased ... More ›

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