The following reports were included in City Council packets at the regular meeting on July 18.
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This illustration of a splash pad was one of several examples provided at the Special meeting of the Devine City Council on July 24.
Ten new amenities will be installed at Briscoe Park if the City is awarded a Local Parks Grant by Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPW).
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Medina County Commissioners Court accepted a letter of resignation from County Clerk Lisa Wernette on July 31.
Commissioners accepted the letter of resignation from County Clerk Lisa Wernette, during their regular meeting on July 31, 2017.
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The Board and other members of county-wide non-profit economic development group Go Medina County met in the George S. Woods Community Center for their bi-monthly meeting on Thursday, July 13, approving additional funds for online marketing and scheduling workforce forums in Devine and Hondo on August 15.
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The Natalia City Council granted a 15-foot easement to West Texas Gas (WTG) and discussed the City’s contract with the Natalia Little League (NLL) at the Regular meeting held July 17.
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An aerial view of Briscoe Park shows existing structures and trees. Possible locations of a splash pad and other additions including a pavilion, gazebo, horseshoe court, half-basketball court, and increased parking are outlined in yellow. Existing water and sewer lines are also shown.
The short but intense debate over whether to seek a grant from Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPW) to add a splash pad and other amenities to Briscoe Park was put to rest on July 24 when the Devine City Council voted 4-1 to move ahead in its pursuit.
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County Commissioners filed suit to remove County Clerk Lisa J. Wernette from office. Wernette was elected in 2007 and is in the midst of her third term.
A lawsuit was filed on Friday, July 21, 2017 by the County to have Lisa Wernette removed from her County Clerk’s position.
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The Edwards Aquifer Authority declared Stage 1 water restrictions July 14.
With temperatures and demands for water rising and little rain forecast on the horizon, the Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) declared mandatory Stage 1 restrictions for users in the San Antonio Pool effective last Friday, July 14.
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The Devine City Council approved a request by Bonnie Mendoza to name the alley behind her house Mendoza Alley, and rejected Gabriel Hausauer’s request to replat 406 Monticello Circle and 1505 Libold Drive into two lots at the Special meeting held last Tuesday, July 11.
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