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Section A: General News


City bets new ordinance will eliminate eight-liners


City bets new ordinance will eliminate eight-liners
GREGORY RIPPS — Carter Thomas addresses Floresville City Council members during their Dec. 14 meeting, voicing his opposition to eight-liner gaming machines as a source of city revenue.


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December 23, 2015
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Floresville has enacted stringent regulations of the coin-operated gaming machines known as eight-liners. . . .

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Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
December 25, 2015 9:39am
 
They will only move outside the city. Who are they really hurting? People sound like they're houses of prostitution or crack houses. What is the urgency here? If they break the law, go after them.. that's pretty simple. In... More ›

 
Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
December 23, 2015 4:34pm
 
you can run these folks out of town easily. Have law enforcement monitor these locations for customers leaving, pull them over, make the environment less than friendly, do undercover stings, etc... if you want.

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
December 23, 2015 4:00pm
 
Someone is going to sue over these new rules, just watch. You can't use zoning rules to prevent an otherwise legal business from operating. Poth tried something similar and their attorney advised them to walk it back a bit:... More ›

 
Justified  
Law West of the Pecos  
December 23, 2015 3:22pm
 
Friends or relatives. But with that already said, these so called businesses will continue to be set up.

 
Debra Conoly  
Floresville, TX  
December 23, 2015 2:50pm
 
I remember something being said eightliners needed to be a certain amount of feet away from medical facilities. What happen to that?

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
December 23, 2015 10:32am
 
I'll wager anyone that within this next year those spots 'approved' by council will be either relatives or friends of Castillo, Tejada, Ortiz, and/or Talamantez. Remember, the current operators go to the end of the waiting... More ›

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
December 23, 2015 9:36am
 
This is a step in the right direction. Thanks to the council for taking this step. Legislate them out of business. Does this also include the machines in the convenience stores ?Finally, what was reason to vote against this ordinance... More ›

 
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December 23, 2015 9:32am
 
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