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Found: 2 brindle cows, on Sept. 12, at the end of La Gura Rd. in South Bexar County, located between South Loop 1604 and the San Antonio River, Gillett Rd. on east and Schultz Rd. on the west. Call after 8 p.m., 210-310-9206.
Found: Female puppy, F.M. 539 area, La Vernia, must describe to claim. 501-766-7711.
Lost: Men's wallet, Sept. 21 at Wal-Mart fuel center in Floresville, left on side of truck, medical IDs needed. If found call 210-827-9753, no questions asked.
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Journeyman electrician and apprentice electrician needed, experience necessary. Call Sralla Electric at 210-885-4101.
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Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
August 20, 2011 9:47am
Mr. City Manager:

I was pleased to hear that you read this blog and I appreciate your offer to meet with me one on one to explain your budget. Thank you for your offer, but I can read a budget and would prefer an honest, transparent and forthright city government.

You stated in the meeting on Thursday that although I was able to point out several items way over budget that your budget did in fact balance.

Here are some of the overages that are listed for this Fiscal Year in your Budget dated July 31st, 2011:

Professional Fees $ 92,231 Over Budget
Legal Fees $ 12,404 Over Budget
Election Expense $ 2,638 Over Budget
Telephone $ 959 Over Budget
Travel & Training $ 789 Over Budget
Building Expense $ 9,648 Over Budget
Building Def Maintenance $ 3,579 Over Budget

Office Supplies $ 661 Over Budget
Travel and Training $ 7,176 Over Budget

If we had these overages and your budget does balance, where did you cut?

Communication Equipment $ 5,851 Under Budget
Travel and Training $ 2,515 Under Budget

Travel and Training $ 5,555 Under Budget

Deferred Maintenance $ 10,000 Under Budget

Deferred Maintenance $ 3,574 Under Budget
Capital Improvements $ 2,571 Under Budget

Maintenance $ 1,856 Under Budget
Deferred Maintenance $ 3,500 Under Budget
Capital Improvements $ 2,988 Under Budget

We have gone over budget on travel and training for the Administration, Mayor and City Council at the expense of Police and Fire Departments!

We have put off Maintenance and Capital Improvements in order to pay Professional and Legal Fees!

This budget may in fact balance. But at what cost are the citizens and taxpayers of our community paying for your leadership?
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