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Floresville council hires city manager




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Wilson County News
September 6, 2013, 11:48am
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The city of Floresville has a new city manager, following a unanimous decision of council members present for a Sept. 5 special meeting.

Henrietta Turner, MBA, will join the city Tuesday, Oct. 1, according to councilmen John W. Guerrero and Jim Miller after the meeting. She takes the helm following the resignation last month of former City Manager Andy Joslin.

Turner’s city management experience dates from 1995 and includes stints as the village manager for Sauk Village, Ill., and as city manager for Country Club Hills, Ill.

“It’s taking a giant step forward for the city, going out to find competent, qualified personnel,” Miller said.

Guerrero agreed, adding, “I think she’s well-qualified. This is going to take the city in new directions with new ideas and a fresh perspective.”

Read more about this in the Sept. 11 print edition.
 

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Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
November 4, 2013 3:06pm
 
Give the girl a chance. She probably has more education -- and experience -- than all of her predecessors combined. Plus, she isn't related to anyone, so the citizens might get a fair shake for a change.

 
Outside  
Looking In  
November 4, 2013 10:17am
 
I would say you're wrong about a for-profit degree. I know several students that have failed out of these programs and these programs are held to the same accreditation standards as non-profit universities. I'm not standing ... More ›

 
sumbeach  
wilson county  
November 4, 2013 10:02am
 
Graduate degree is from a "for profit" educational institution. IE...if you pay, you graduate. This is crazy. I guess everyone deserves a second chance but let's make sure council keeps close reigns on spending.

 
Small Town Girl  
Floresville  
September 10, 2013 11:06am
 
What is the status of this candidate now? Is she still going to be hired? Or will she still be hired with lots of restrictions? For example, no business or working lunches, personal trips out of town, no hotel/motel overnights, ... More ›

 
T-Bone Pickens  
Poth  
September 9, 2013 5:16pm
 
She clearly has demonstrated a lack of integrity in the past. She was FIRED as a result of her actions in her capacity as a city manager. Does that mean she will do it again? No it doesn't. People do make mistakes and under ... More ›

 
BSP  
Floresville  
September 9, 2013 3:59pm
 
Ok, to put it more bluntly. She's a crook.

 
Finders  
Again  
September 9, 2013 12:53pm
 
Integrity is a very loosely used word on this blog. Do all of us that hide behind a handle name have integrity?? There are all different types of integrity. You can have intellectual integrity, personal integrity. Just because ... More ›

 
BSP  
Floresville  
September 9, 2013 9:04am
 
Oh my gosh! Is there no one with integrity anymore?

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
September 8, 2013 10:54pm
 
One thing I have found is just because people make mistakes, doesn't mean they cannot come back from them. She seems qualified, she has the experience. I don't think Mr. Miller and Rodriguez would allow her to get away ... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
September 7, 2013 1:21pm
 
Can't argue with you there T-Bone, the woman does seem to have integrity issues.

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