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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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February 20 at 3:12pm
Floresville public hearing video at

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  
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.

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

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.

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.  
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.

February 19 at 9:35am
That is awesome!

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