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No quorum for council meeting
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March 19, 2014
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The Floresville City Council is set to do a second take Wednesday, March 19, following the cancellation of its March 12 meeting due to the lack of a quorum.

Ten minutes after the scheduled start of the March 12 meeting, Mayor Diana Garza informed the audience of its cancellation, as councilmen Johnny Ray Nieto and Mario Morones had not arrived. However, Steven Gonzales, executive director of the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association, addressed those in attendance about the organization’s proposal to partner with the National Parks Service to connect Rancho de las Cabras to the Old Town Lodi Hike and Bike Trail.

Gonzales’ presentation is among the agenda items that are set for the March 19 meeting.

Doug Jones of the Floresville Parks Foundation Committee also addressed the audience to inform them that the Texas Comptroller’s Office has reinstated the group’s nonprofit status.

Also in attendance: Councilmen John W. Guerrero and Eric Rodriguez, City Manager Henrietta Turner, interim City Secretary Monica Cordova, Cyndi Nichols of the Floresville Permits and Code Compliance Office, Construction Manager Andrew Barrientes, Lt. Chad Clark of the Floresville Police Department, Bailiff Albert Litterio, and Attorney Chris Hugg of the Law Offices of Louis T. Rosenberg.


 

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Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
March 22, 2014 11:00am
 
8 liners are almost always used as an under the table gambling device... it is up to law enforcement to CATCH the illegal activity... it is also a way of generating PAYOLA ... why would law enforcement want to ENCOURAGE something ... More ›

 
Xavier bernal  
San Antonio, Tx  
March 22, 2014 8:04am
 
Mario trying to talk to city employees about job positions? Lets be honest here, Mario is a council member because he has enough family here to vote him in. He isn't educated enough nor smart enough. He simply wants to get ... More ›

 
Eric  
Floresville  
March 21, 2014 8:36pm
 
Mr. Robles, gambling is in some forms legal in Texas think about lottery tickets and horse and dog racing. 8-liners can legally be played but if the owner is using them as illegal gambling devices then that's the policemen's ... More ›

 
Tomas Robles  
Floresville, TX  
March 21, 2014 3:36pm
 
Mr. Mario Morones, trying to replaced Laura, the old city comptroller with who? Ms. FONDA???? Why did the city bring Mr Tom Smith to do her job about 2 years back. Besides why is Mr. Mario Morones, discussing job position in ... More ›

 
Tomas Robles  
Floresville, TX  
March 21, 2014 3:14pm
 
It's funny that the Police department is advising the city council member and the mayor to authorize 8liner in the city limits and just charge for a permits. What the? The city needs to buckle down and start doing what's is ... More ›

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
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March 20, 2014 12:36pm
 
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