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Parks board discusses ideas
FLORESVILLE -- While the Floresville Parks Foundation awaits reinstatement of its tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service, members of its board continue to strategize for the future.
Following the board’s May 21 meeting, President Doug Jones said the foundation is researching the possibility of partnering with welding students from Floresville High School to replace four barbecue grills in Pecan Park. Jones said the grills no longer are serviceable, and that the foundation would research the cost of raw materials to determine the feasibility of the plan.
The foundation also is mulling the best way to address a request from the manager of the Floresville City Pool. The city recently performed renovations to the pool’s bathhouse and now the manager is asking for assistance in obtaining deck chairs and related items.
Jones said the foundation also is considering seeking donations to aid the Floresville Parks Department, which now is down to just one mower.
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