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Section A: General News


Former councilman’s inquiry spurs charter discussion


Former councilman’s inquiry spurs charter discussion
Floresville City Manager Henrietta Turner (left) congratulates Municipal Judge Sheila Garza-Medina on her selection as the city’s 2013 Employee of the Year during the Jan. 9 Floresville City Council meeting.


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January 15, 2014
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FLORESVILLE -- The city’s home-rule charter and the lack of action on a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan application are two items that the Floresville City Council likely could revisit in upcoming meetings, following discussions during the Jan. 9 council meeting. . . .

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Tabasco  
Floresville,TX  
January 16, 2014 4:13pm
 
I don't think they are gonna let her do her job.Look what happened when she said that the Police Dept couldn't investigate itself. They tried to fire her.They aren't gonna let her fire the people she needs too.They'll complain ... More ›

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
January 16, 2014 11:54am
 
How long has it been since the USDA loan been proposed for the sewer plant ? Didn't the Miller,Garza,Morones team reject it ? Now, they are slowly coming back around.

 
Small Town Girl  
Floresville  
January 16, 2014 9:10am
 
What Castillo is trying to do is to detract from the real issues that are plaguing the city; infrastructure, the insolvency plan, water/sewer issues etc. Even the city attorney said now is not a good time to review the charter. ... More ›

 
Tyra  
FloTown  
January 16, 2014 8:28am
 
It wasn't a concern for Castillo because the other puppets were working and she couldn't bring it up, she had to continue playing that "other" role. Not that she isn't in council, she can become another puppet ... More ›

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
January 16, 2014 7:03am
 
One other thing, Mrs Castillo, you sat on council for over 2 years, if this was such a concern of yours, why didnt you bring it up during your term? Seems like all you are pushing for is to get back on some comittee so you can ... More ›

 
Spec Ops  
Wilson  
January 16, 2014 6:58am
 
What I dont understand is why didnt the council press Andy Joslin like they are trying to do Mrs Turner. This guy was incompetent as all hell and they never pressured him about anything. Johnny Ray, this is your 2nd shot at ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
January 16, 2014 6:09am
 
Judging by the names of the council members and the employees listed in the above article, maybe the DOJ needs to take action to assure that the city council and the city workforce reflect the population mix.

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
January 16, 2014 5:56am
 
Sherry put "No Child Left Behind" in city charter. :) Kemo Sabe.

 
SuprF  
Floresville  
January 16, 2014 5:23am
 
My guess is they want to change term limits so king danny can reclaim his throne.

 
Alex Lippert  
Floresville  
January 15, 2014 10:13pm
 
What former councilman brought up the charter ? What changes are being discussed ?

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