This morning I was talking to City Councilman Mark Scott about spending taxpayer money.......here's something really nice.
A tribute to former County Commissioner Betty Jean Longoria. Art work. Read on...
Commissioners Court - Regular 4. C. 1.
Meeting Date: 02/26/2014
Receive a presentation on the Artwork and Plaque; Authorize a purchase with The Leija Group to design and place a dedication art and plaque.
Submitted By: Elsa Saenz, Purchasing Department
Department: Purchasing Department Information
Receive a presentation by The Leija Group to design and place dedication artwork and a plaque in the Keach Family Library honoring former County Commissioner Betty Jean Longoria; authorize the purchase for the artwork
Purchase is in the amount of $25,000.
Leija Group quote
IN THE BOX...........City Councilman Mark Scott and Police Chief Floyd Simpson.
Last month City Manager Ron Olson was in the box to explain what was going on with the new City Attorney, who became the not new City Attorney. We gave her $20,000.00 to go away, or say she no longer wanted the job.
Mr. Olson also told us that the City of Corpus Christi starts the budget cycle about 6 Million Dollars in the hole. Unfunded pensions and unexpected expences put us in the red.
Fear not, money saving practices are being put in place. Council will hear the first reading on a plan that will save about $600 thousand a year. They will vote to spend $14 Million to do that.
Here is the agenda Item: