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Section A: General News


Floresville City Council shrinks from growth proposal




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Wilson County News
March 30, 2016 | 2,715 views | 15 comments

Floresville’s three-year annexation plan is on hold until the Floresville City Council obtains more information. . . .

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Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
April 1 at 3:51pm
 
The city's dependence on the VFD rather than incur the cost of a full-time department does really put the truth to the lie that Shelly and Danny try to push - that people in the county don't have a dog in the hunt in the city.... More ›

 
Fed Up With Arrogance  
Sin City  
March 31 at 3:37pm
 
In Texas the paid fire department and other enhanced services come into play when the city population reaches 10,000. That is why the city needs to begin planning now. This annexation plan may not increase our population to... More ›

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
March 31 at 2:50pm
 
One other thing about a City Fire Department. When a city starts or takes over a fire department, the liabilities, legal issues, regulations and requirements from the State and Federal Level are massive. Sometimes its better... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
March 31 at 2:46pm
 
And does Ortiz not understand that a vote "for" would have begun the 3-year process, during which time all these questions could be answered -- or it would not happen? Wake up, city council.

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
March 31 at 2:38pm
 
Nick, believe it or not the hardest issue your gonna see out of what you've mentioned in a full time paid fire department. The Fire Dept currently is fully Volunteer, and is a not for profit. It is affiliated with the City in... More ›

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
March 31 at 2:32pm
 
The Fire Department & EMS isn't an issue because it already has an area outside the city limits granted to it by the County and the area to be annexed is already in their coverage area.

 
Nick Nissen  
Floresville, TX  
March 31 at 2:28pm
 
I am sitting in Mexico on my vacation.After watching the videos. I understand the annexation. If Councilmen Ortiz would drive by all the locations that will be annexed, he would see all of the income the city would receive... More ›

 
Tomas Robles  
Floresville, TX  
March 31 at 2:12pm
 
What I would like to know? The city of Floresville is taking $1.00 on my water bill for Parks. Parks does no get a penny, so where does that $1.00 go to? If I pay $1.00 every month for 12 months it adds up to $12.00 So if we... More ›

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
March 31 at 1:37pm
 
Mc Donald's pays city taxes and fees.. Wonder if they know they aren't in the city for all these years. https://propaccess.trueautomation.com/clientdb/P
roperty.aspx?prop_id=39281

 
Concerned Tax Payer  
Floresville, Texas  
March 30 at 5:56pm
 
Newguyntown, haven't you heard, Juan Ortiz is Tejada's puppet!! Or if you haven't heard, watch all city council meeting videos. Ortiz doesn't say a word without looking at Tejada first.

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