Medina Electric -Outage Map links

Photo by Medina Electric Coop. Read below for info about how you can report your outages. Click here for outage map: https://ebill.medinaec.org/woViewer/mapviewer.html?config=Outage+Web+Map

Medina Electric: PREPARING FOR HARVEY

Preparations are well underway for the impending landfall of Tropical Storm Harvey on the Texas coast. At this time, it appears that the storm will impact much of Medina EC’s service territory. Crews have been mobilized and plans are in place for storm response.

 

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Devine City Council forms Parks Advisory Board, postpones action on pool

The new Parks Advisory Board will study the financial costs of reopening a public pool before making a recommendation to the Devine City Council.

A Parks Advisory Board was approved and a decision on reclaiming the former public pool from the Devine Swim Club, Inc. was postponed at the Regular meeting of the Devine City Council last Tuesday, August 15.
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Devine to discuss “taking back the Swimming Pool” soon

AUGUST 11–Story updated at 6:07 pm–The City of Devine will discuss a variety of issues at their upcoming meeting, and perhaps the hottest topic will be a discussion about reopening the swimming pool. In an interview today, Fred Morales has verified that he and the other owners of the pool are ready and willing to give the pool to the city if they are willing to re-open it as a public pool. Continue reading “Devine to discuss “taking back the Swimming Pool” soon”

Splash pad anchors grant proposal to improve Briscoe Park

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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Go Medina County schedules workforce forums, approves online marketing budget

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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Devine aims for park upgrades

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 files lawsuit to remove Clerk, opposes bill raising property taxes

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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