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Section A: General News


La Vernia ESD approves $736K fire station


La Vernia ESD approves $736K fire station
Emergency Services District No. 1 board members George Jones (left) and Quinten Kiolbassa review blueprints for a proposed second fire station in the district’s coverage area during the board’s Jan. 13 meeting.


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WCN Correspondent
January 22, 2014
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Wilson County Emergency Services District (ESD) No. 1, serving the La Vernia area, will spend more than $700,000 to finance building a second fire station to service its coverage area. . . .

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7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
January 24, 2014 11:23pm
 
Born: and who do you gave money to support them? wasted money of course

 
Born and Raised  
La Vernia  
January 24, 2014 1:05pm
 
Reader just an FYI the initial station 2 building and slab was paid for by the LVVFD not the taxpayers so you might want to fact find before complaining...

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
January 23, 2014 12:58pm
 
7th, yes, and also so that the steel building will be reassembled at the Station 3 site.

 
Reader   
Floresville, TX  
January 23, 2014 12:57pm
 
Such a waste- they removed the building and concrete. That was good taxpayer money down the drain.

 
7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
January 23, 2014 12:47pm
 
William: That didn't help a bit. Why was it removed? To make room for the new building?

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
January 23, 2014 11:31am
 
Cgbarn, this might answer your question: WCN, Aug. 21, 2013 ( http://www.wilsoncountynews.com/article.php?id=53011&n=section-general-news-esd-no-proposes-lower-tax-rate). "The ESD also will strive toward construction ... More ›

 
7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
January 23, 2014 9:56am
 
Cgbarn: To make room for the new building....

 
Cgbarn  
La Vernia, TX  
January 22, 2014 10:27pm
 
Does anyone know why they tore down the fire station by the water tower (CR 3432 & FM 775)? It took them forever to get the metal building up (a few years back) and now it's gone.

 
LarryJohn  
La Vernia  
January 22, 2014 5:45pm
 
Can anyone tell me if these cost numbers include the equipment needed to operate out of these new stations? Then there is the question of "Staffing." I have seen signs requesting Volunteer firefighters. Will La ... More ›

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