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Court will hear Floresville recall election petitioners




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February 18, 2016, 4:57pm
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A hearing regarding the petition to recall several Floresville City Council members has been scheduled for Friday, Feb. 19, at 1:30 p.m. in the courtroom at the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office.

The court will hear arguments related to a writ of mandamus that asks the court to order a special recall election in Floresville.

Attorney Javier Villalobos filed the writ on behalf of six signers of a petition calling for the recall of Floresville Mayor Sherry Castillo and city council members Daniel Tejada and Juan Ortiz.

The visiting judge who will preside at the hearing is Judge Dick Alcala of San Antonio.
 

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Webmaster  
Floresville  
February 20 at 3:12pm
 
Floresville public hearing video at http://mywcn.com/70949

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
February 20 at 9:54am
 
Folks, Count down the days. I assume they must finalize calling the election in 10 business days if the folks in question don't resign. That would be Friday, March 4th. Don't forget, this year is a leap year.

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
February 19 at 3:48pm
 
Interesting outcome. The judge said the motion was premature, because the city by chater has until tonight to have the hearing, then 10 days for the officials to decide to resign or stand for the vote of no confidence, then the... More ›

 
Town Folk  
Ourtown  
February 19 at 2:33pm
 
The judge called a 15 minute recess. They are calling the city secretary to bring the minutes from the last council meeting.

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
February 19 at 2:29pm
 
Its been an hour since it started, any word?

 
Reader   
Floresville, TX  
February 19 at 12:54pm
 
Wow Rose you think that the people voted for the councilmen are not honest? When you have someone telling you what to do and say it becomes easy to call others dishonest.

 
Rose Sauceda  
Floresville, TX  
February 19 at 10:21am
 
God willing - all will slowly but surely start to unravel, with the support of the honest community voters in Floresville, Texas. Come one, come all to support this big event taking place today to make history.

 
Reader   
Floresville, TX  
February 19 at 9:58am
 
So it seems that Jim Miller has a crystal ball and thinks that its in the bag...but let's just say it doesn't happen since they didn't meet the deadline to turn in signatures but that's another story..what will be his next... More ›

 
Ms. S. V.  
Floresville  
February 19 at 9:39am
 
It is the "three" against at least 522. we know it's many more than that because so many people were afraid to sign the petition.

 
MyOpinion  
Floresville  
February 19 at 9:35am
 
That is awesome!

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