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Section A: General News


Letters: Vote ‘no’ on certificates of obligation




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October 23, 2013 | 4,262 views | 10 comments

Editor:

I would like to respond to Judge Quinney’s comments at the Floresville Chamber of Commerce, which is captured in a Wilson County News video. Judge Quinney stated he was not trying to put anything past the public; he has seen very little public involvement in county meetings, and the petition to cause the vote was due to misinformation.  . . .

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Untrue Resident  
Floresville  
October 25, 2013 9:17am
 
Texas Certificate of Obligation Act or Title 8, Subtitle C, Chapter 271. Subchapter A, Subchapter C. Certificate Of Obligation Act addresses http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/LG/htm/LG.271.htm More than 600 Texas ... More ›

 
Michael Abbott  
Floresville  
October 24, 2013 10:14pm
 
For the record, reports that I and the other circulators received during the petition drive were that citizens always want to be able to vote on their tax dollars. Period. The main difference between a Bond Election and Certificates ... More ›

 
Another businessman  
FloTown  
October 24, 2013 10:14pm
 
Not to mention the event center that they can get for a steal in a year or two.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
October 24, 2013 7:51pm
 
When El Camino Real and mental health facility moves out to the Floresville industrial park, will this not free up yet MORE space for the county to occupy. They are going to have tons of room. They need a plan instead of a wish list.

 
Untrue Resident  
Floresville  
October 24, 2013 6:30pm
 
I heard what they had to say at the meeting. I saw no justification for the justice center. The Assistant DA did not provide me really information to change my mind. She said, they didn't have enough courtroom space and they ... More ›

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
October 24, 2013 2:50pm
 
For those of you who missed it, the Texans for Constitutional Government and by the Wilson County News hosted an Election Forum Tuesday, Oct. 22, in which Quinney, Wilson County Pct. 4 Commissioner Larry Wiley, Assistant District ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
October 24, 2013 2:36pm
 
But people are not voting ... they signed a petition and now are not voting?

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
October 24, 2013 1:53pm
 
Vote no. Quinney wants a "clean" spending bill. Sound familiar? All or nothing! You are against the kids! You are racist! If the judge wants more involvement let him move the commissioners meetings to a more convenient ... More ›

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
October 23, 2013 12:28pm
 
Quinney reminds me of another take-it-all-or-leave it...Bush and oh yea...Perry. Vote NO

 
Untrue Resident  
Floresville  
October 23, 2013 11:37am
 
Don't forget, the total so far is $9.2M without the dog kennel and road improvements. So, the county has to come up with an additional $700k just for the three projects without including the architect fees

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