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Parks board considers quorum, hiring legal representation
By WCN Staff
FLORESVILLE -- Once the Floresville Parks Foundation receives notification from the Internal Revenue Service about the reinstatement of its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, the group will have to hire its own attorney.
Doug Jones, president of the parks foundation’s committee, said after its March 19 meeting that Floresville City Attorney Louis T. Rosenberg’s pro bono work for the organization would end upon reinstatement. So the foundation either would have to hire Rosenberg, or another attorney, to assist with contracts and other documents.
Also during the meeting, the committee addressed ongoing challenges related to fielding a quorum needed to conduct meetings. While the bylaws stipulate that the committee can have up to 15 members, Jones said it currently has eight, which means a quorum is five.
Another item the group discussed was the condition of the barbecue grills in Pecan Park -- three of the four are considered non-serviceable. Jones said the committee is exploring the possibility of working with Floresville High School welding students to correct the issue.
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