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Section A: General News


New council axes Holiday Extravaganza


New council axes Holiday Extravaganza
Griselda Cantu is recognized as the Floresville Employee of the Month during the Nov. 29 special meeting of the Floresville City Council.


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December 5, 2012
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FLORESVILLE -- After much controversy during its Nov. 29 meeting, the Floresville City Council voted 3-2 to cancel the city’s Holiday Extravaganza.  . . .

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One Voice  
Floresville  
December 12, 2012 4:48pm
 
lulu - you can answers to that question - which is an excellent question from our city manager. He is there most of the time - and is more than willing to give you answers. Let us know what you find out.

 
lulu  
SAT  
December 12, 2012 11:26am
 
Other contracts - besides the contract for the party at the Civic Center, who is monitoring the contract on the water being used by unmarked tanker trucks. Daily there are tanker trucks using the hydrant in front of HEB, no ... More ›

 
Eric  
Floresville  
December 11, 2012 8:59pm
 
How much money is tejada going to stick in his pocket at the event. Will he be taking a limousine again this year or did the city pay for that last year?

 
TigerLily  
Floresville  
December 11, 2012 8:07pm
 
What I would like to know is did Mr. Tejada receive any of the money that the city lost in order for him to put on this event. The city manager will have lots of questions to answer at the meeting on Thursday. I would like ... More ›

 
Eric  
Floresville  
December 11, 2012 7:41pm
 
Tejada your not the mayor take it off your facebook page.

 
One Voice  
Floresville  
December 10, 2012 1:43pm
 
I have a feeling it is going to take awhile to untangle all of this. The Extravaganza should be a no-brainer this year. It has been canceled. The city (taxpayers) will just have the lesser of the two evils (taking the ... More ›

 
Airborne Trooper  
wilson cty  
December 10, 2012 1:21pm
 
Hope it all gets explained at next council meeting

 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
December 9, 2012 4:06pm
 
Even in their hey day, Little Joe's fee was only around $18, 000. Why almost 100% higher now that the Tejano music industry has seen an overall decline in popularity and profitability? Makesno sense.

 
Eric  
Floresville  
December 9, 2012 2:28pm
 
One voice, According to what I heard on the video The cheapest band was 5,000 of which they had already received 1,500 with a guarantee of full payment irregardless of performance. I think the cheapest after that was 8,000, ... More ›

 
TigerLily  
Floresville  
December 9, 2012 1:54pm
 
Perhaps some of these questions/concerns can be answered and addressed at the next city council meeting that will take place on Thursday, Dec. 13th.

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