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Wilson County News
October 1, 2013, 3:16pm
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Voters are set to decide Nov. 5 whether Wilson County will borrow $8.5 million for projects including renovation to the Wilson County Courthouse. That project is the subject of a special commissioners court meeting set for Thursday, Oct. 3, at 9 a.m.

The meeting, which will take place in the Commissioners Courtroom in the Wilson County Courthouse Annex III, Ste. 2, on Fourth Street in Floresville, will include a presentation by representatives of Thorn-Graves Architects. The commissioners also will “review, discuss, and approve possible application” to the Texas Historical Commission for grant funds.

To download a copy of the agenda, visit http://bit.ly/1c1poNJ.
 

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Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
October 8, 2013 2:43pm
 
This info is on page 2A of this weeks WC News: The Floresville Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will be at Jack ' Cafe Wed., Oct. 16, 2013. Guest speakers: Judge Quinney and Atty. Howard Berger. Topics planned: Certificates ... More ›

 
Deci Murphy  
Floresville, TX  
October 8, 2013 6:42am
 
A candidates' forum will be held on Tuesday, October 22 at which Judge Quinney will present. This would be a good opportunity to ask the questions about the addition of the "road work" and to also guage attendance ... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
October 7, 2013 4:12pm
 
BSP, quite right. The story keeps changing. In this article, http://www.wilsoncountynews.com/article.php?id=53162&n=section-general-news-county-proposes-reduced-tax-rate, it reads, "The budget and tax rate were key ... More ›

 
BSP  
Floresville  
October 7, 2013 2:48pm
 
Fluffing up the package so people will vote yes, but not likely to have the actual money to complete the projects. Last count was the court house, and annexes will already run well over the 8.5 million requested by the tax payers, ... More ›

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
October 7, 2013 11:29am
 
As to the Regular Commissioners Court Meetings, those dates and times (2nd & 4th Mondays at 9:00 am) are set by the State of Texas. Budget hearings, emergency and special purpose meetings may and can be set by your local ... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
October 7, 2013 11:11am
 
Floresville ISD meetings are held in the evenings, but you see how many people actually come to them. Do we really think that an evening meeting for commissioners court will shake out the cobwebs of apathy that have long permeated ... More ›

 
Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
October 7, 2013 9:45am
 
perhaps we should petition the court to hold their meetings in the evenings......

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
October 6, 2013 8:52pm
 
Mr. Tibbs, I believe the meeting times are at the Courts discretion. Please feel free to contact the WC Clerk, Eva Martinez to verify this. She will have the correct answer. 830-393-7308

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
October 6, 2013 8:31pm
 
WC Commissioners Court put out the ballot notice in last weeks paper showing yet another project added (roads) with no additional increase in the dollar amount of the Certificates of Obligation ($8.5 million). Given that just ... More ›

 
BSP  
Floresville  
October 4, 2013 2:16pm
 
That smile didn't last long. Apparently I am too optimistic.

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