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Section A: General News


City asks foundation for lawnmowers




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August 27, 2014 | 2,479 views | 3 comments

FLORESVILLE -- The Floresville Parks Foundation Committee is considering a request to help the city purchase mowers for its parks department, according to President Doug Jones following the committee’s Aug. 20 meeting. The committee could recommend that $15,000 be allocated toward the expenditure.

Jones said City Manager Henrietta Turner presented some of the concerns raised during a city council budget workshop the night before, in which it was revealed that city workers are down to just one functioning mower.

However, Jones said, the committee would like to see Turner work with the parks department to create a long-term plan for the city’s parks.

This is the first meeting the committee has held since recent notification from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service that its status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation has been reinstated. Jones and other members of the committee have worked for more than a year to address issues such as tax liability status, state certification to conduct business, and various financial ambiguities. Now that the final hurdle has been cleared, Jones is hopeful that Floresville will embrace the foundation and its goal of enhancing the city’s parks.
 

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Wilson  
Local  
August 29, 2014 4:12pm
 
As city water consumers, we each pay $1 per month for a Parks fee that is included in our City water bill. At the very minimum, there are 3,000 customers. Where does that $36,000 per year go to?

 
Justified  
Law West of the Pecos  
August 28, 2014 9:10pm
 
Good idea. Also get some of the juveniles to work off their fines or have them do community service and clean up the trash all over town. It's ok when the city mows but no one picks up the trash that is left behind. Are you ... More ›

 
Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
August 28, 2014 6:09pm
 
how about some push mowers and some inmate help from the county jail...

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