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Wilson County News
December 19, 2013, 10:03pm
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FLORESVILLE -- City Manager Henrietta Turner remains on the job, following the Floresville City Council's 2-2 vote to terminate her for allegedly exceeding her authority.

No mention was made as to the circumstances surrounding the move, which came following more than an hour spent in closed session at a Dec. 19 special meeting. Councilmen Johnny Ray Nieto and Mario Morones voted in favor of firing Turner while Eric Rodriguez and John W. Guerrero voted in opposition.

According to attorney Chris Hugg of the law offices of Louis T. Rosenberg -- the city's legal counsel -- the city's home-rule charter requires a majority vote of the council in order to terminate a city manager. Mayor Diana Garza was not permitted to cast a tie-breaking vote.

For more, read the Dec. 25 edition of the Wilson County News.
 

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Tabasco  
Floresville,TX  
December 23, 2013 4:14pm
 
Im sorry Mrs Turner, I know your from Chicago. And I know Chicago politics are rough. But I don't think you were prepared for the nepotism and good ole boy politics here. Its a whole different kind of screwed up.

 
Tabasco  
Floresville,TX  
December 23, 2013 4:12pm
 
Didn't someone say the previous Mayor listed his address in Bentwood, but isn't Bentwood OUTSIDE the city limits and the City's ETJ? How is it that Miller seems to get into trouble over it but not Tejeda? Maybe the DA and ... More ›

 
Bobby Silva  
Lodi  
December 23, 2013 2:48pm
 
Diane or Diana,we call her Mayor.

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
December 23, 2013 12:21pm
 
Democrats misspeak but republicans lie. That's an executive order Jack.

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
December 23, 2013 12:03pm
 
I don't have a vehement opinion of Miller. But the fact is he lied to the voters. That's an undisputed fact. Also, I don't doubt that you remain loyal.I feel confident that the remaining council are/were part of that same loyalty.

 
Delightful  
Downtown  
December 23, 2013 11:31am
 
1st - Silva, your close friend, the Mayor, is Diana not Diane! 2nd - Alex A$$hold Lippert, I am very suspect of your vehement opinion of Jim Miller. Yes, I was and am a Miller Rah, Rah and proud to consider him a friend. ... More ›

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
December 23, 2013 10:38am
 
Is Alex Lippert an user ID or a real name ? Of course, it could be a case of talkation without taxation ? :)

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
December 23, 2013 9:17am
 
XB, you forget that you rallied behind Miller, and some of the current council ?? Its called denial. Take that "who me' look off.You and others like you ..like my Chicano friends would say "estupit"

 
Xavier bernal  
San Antonio, Tx  
December 23, 2013 9:10am
 
Alex, I wasn't part of any Rah rah, wipe the crap off cause that's all you talk here

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
December 23, 2013 8:53am
 
XB,you were part of the rah rah's too.u cheered.wipe the egg off..u look ridiculous.

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