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Candidates Forum: City of Floresville, Council, Place 1, Daniel M. Tejada


Candidates Forum: City of Floresville, Council, Place 1, Daniel M. Tejada


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October 25, 2016
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The city of Floresville continues to have economic growth as more businesses and residents choose Floresville. Despite many changes in our community, including going from a small 2A school to a bustling 5A school, our city tax rate has remained constant. In fact, Floresville has one of the lowest tax rates in Texas.

In comparison, please note:
•Floresville: .3625
•Pleasanton: .48977
•Pearsall: .5282
•Lockhart: .7330.

As the city grows, so does the need to expand our sewer and water system. The city has been awarded approximately $13 million in grants and low-interest loans to build a new wastewater treatment plant and replace old water lines. Also, every water meter will be replaced with a drive-by system meter.

Standard and Poors has assigned Floresville an “A” credit rating.

The city will continue a streets-maintenance program, build new ball fields, and make drainage improvements throughout town.

We continue to improve our city without costing the taxpayer much more than we paid 25 years ago.

I ask for your continued support.

The Wilson County News will provide a Candidates Forum in the print edition Oct. 26. In an effort to provide voters with information earlier, the Wilson County News is publishing candidate information as it is received.
 

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City dweller  
Floresville  
October 27 at 10:45am
 
Mr. Tejeda per Wilson County Appraisal District Floresville City 0.362500 Floresville ISD 1.445000 La Vernia City 0.199900 La Vernia ISD 1.395000 Poth City 0.248500 Poth ISD 1.202300 Stockdale City 0.373600 Stockdale... More ›

 
Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
October 25 at 10:33am
 
Mr. Tejada: According to the front page of the paper you were invited to share the following; 1) How do you propose to address the city's current debt? Do you know how much the city owes and for what? Please answer the questions!

 
Tomas Robles  
Floresville, TX  
October 25 at 5:01am
 
Schools have from 2A to 5A? Because of families moving in the county dumbie. Mr Tejada, nowhere you mention about drainage system? I do agree more residents move in the city of floresville lessor the chances for you and classmates/family... More ›

 
Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
October 24 at 2:54pm
 
Mr. Tejada, you state "We continue to improve our city without costing the taxpayer much more than we paid 25 years ago." Here are the facts: 14 years ago, in 2002, the City of Floresville's property tax rate... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
October 21 at 11:27am
 
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