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Section A: General News


FEDC picks new exec, adopts budget


FEDC picks new exec, adopts budget
Tommy Baker and his wife, Carin, listen Sept. 9 as the Floresville Economic Development Corp. board votes to hire him as the corporation’s new executive director. Baker previously held a similar position in Belton.


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September 18, 2013
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FLORESVILLE -- On Oct. 1, the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) will have a new executive director at the helm. Tommy Baker, who previously held a similar post in Belton, was hired Sept. 9 by a unanimous vote of the FEDC board. . . .

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Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
September 19, 2013 3:54pm
 
Alex, it's not race. It's a matter of getting away from the good ole boy network here in Floresville. We have to reach out to new blood.

 
City dweller  
Floresville  
September 19, 2013 3:37pm
 
having the support of city council means nothing. That is what got us Jesse Perez and his ilk. We need people with experience and knowledge rather than "friends" of the community. The good ole boy network needs... More ›

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
September 19, 2013 1:51pm
 
Tyra,you think race had something to do why Ram wasn't hired ? But going back to my question,didn't Ram have the support of the city council ?

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
September 19, 2013 12:35pm
 
Alex, you might want to watch the video. In it, you will hear Mrs. Tieken say that while Mr. Ramirez expressed interest in the position, he never actually submitted a finished application.

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
September 19, 2013 12:29pm
 
I don't think this particular board wanted someone that was in house or from the area. Which is sort of a detriment to the EDC because he is NOT from here and does not know the area so someone is going to have to show him the... More ›

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
September 19, 2013 11:56am
 
Why didn't Ram get the job ? Politically,he had the support from the city council. Right ?

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