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The City of Poth is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police. The Chief is responsible for all operational and administrative aspects of the police department, provide patrol, criminal investigations, crime prevention, enforce all laws and ordinances and be responsible for public health and safety. Must be community oriented, have strong public relations skills, strong work ethics, must be physically fit and maintain a professional image while in uniform. A High School Diploma or GED is required. Must have a valid Class C or higher Texas Driverís License. Must be TCLEOSE Master Peace Officer certified and have at least 5 years of experience with law enforcement agency; SWAT, Gang Unit, Narcotics or Detective experience a plus, pass a thorough background check investigation with drug screen and credit check. The City offers benefit package with retirement plan and medical insurance. Salary dependent on qualifications. EOE. Applications/resume will be accepted until June 3, 2016, 5:00 P.M. at the Poth City Hall, 200 N. Carroll St, P O Box 579, Poth TX 78147; email: cityhall@cityofpoth.org.   
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colin strother  
October 24, 2010 8:02pm
 
here is what the SA Business Journal and the REPUBLICAN Susan Combs and REPUBLICAN Perryman Group said:

San Antonio Business Journal (Texas) - Texas recovery funding is filling some gaps

What has this $787 billion recovery plan meant for Texas thus far? Here are some highlights.

Much of the ARRA funding was allocated to the expansion of existing federal benefit programs, and more than one-third of it was earmarked for tax cuts and incentives for individuals and businesses. The remainder has been and continues to be awarded competitively across states either directly from federal agencies or, by extension, through local and state governments.

Second-quarter 2010 reports for State agencies and public institutions in Texas show that Texas has received some 1,393 federal awards totaling over $9.8 billion.

The Texas Comptrollerís office estimates that these funds generated some 40,583 full-time equivalent jobs.


While institutions and businesses across the state are still competing for ARRA funds, the Texas Legislature has appropriated $14.4 billion of stimulus money for fiscal 2009-2011, with 93 percent going to five state agencies: Texas Education Agency, Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, and the Texas Workforce Commission.

When all of these elements are considered, The Perryman Group estimates that the stimulus likely created or preserved at least 150,000 jobs in the state, enough to lower the unemployment rate by about 1.2 percentage points from where it would be otherwise. [10/22/10]

and Alvin is 100% correct about the "creation" of the internet. of course the govm't would have choked the life out of it...but they did finance the infrastructure that led to the largest revolution in democracy, communications and technology in human history.
     
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