Overdue account forces council to schedule a special meeting

Local artist Kathleen Runnels, right, and Nancy Saathoff, chair of the Devine Historical Committee, present the design for a proposed mural for the Dr. George S. Woods Community Center. The mural that depicts the history of the city. Saathoff said the mural should be completed and installed in time for the 2023 Cactus Fall Festival. The design was presented to the Devine City Council during its Oct. 17th meeting. Photo by Anton Riecher

By Anton Riecher
Failure to conduct an adequate inventory prior to the 2022 change in management at the city golf course continued to create havoc in accounting for a reported $37,000 in lawn supplies charged to the facility.
“Not having a starting inventory has become quite an issue,” Mayor Butch Cook said during an extended discussion on the overdue account during the Oct. 17 city council meeting.
The council voted unanimously to…

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