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Commissioners approved $8K bid on park pavilion
Schleicher County Commissioners met briefly Monday, June 24 and approved a $3,500 contribution to the Concho Valley Regional Training Academy where Schleicher County Sheriff’s Department officers receive some of their training. Membership dues in the amount of $558.05 were approved for the Concho Valley Council of Governments.
SCMC welcomes public to Open House
It was a weekend to celebrate and pay tribute to all who contributed to the newly completed Schleicher County Medical Center. Festivities began on Friday evening, June 14, 2013, with a reception in the Old Bank Building on Main Street in Eldorado.
Those in attendance were thanked for their participation in the project with a few special recognitions and awards being announced. Hospital District board president Randy Mankin began the presentations by recognizing and thanking the citizens of Schleicher County. “They are the ones who recognized the need for a new medical center and they were the ones who committed themselves to finance the project with their tax dollars,” Mankin said.
Menard coach unhappy he wasn’t hired here
Menard Head Football Coach Connan Emmons addressed the Schleicher County ISD board of trustees Monday night during the public comment section of the agenda and expressed disappointment that he had not been hired as athletic director at SCISD.
City Hall new faces
NEW ON THE JOB — Taking the oath of office at Monday night’s city council meeting were (L-R) Eddie Rodriguez and Danny Halbert, both newly elected city council members, Melissa Truelove, Interim City Secretary, and City Administrator Theo Melancon.
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Changes at City Hall
City Secretary Carolyn Mayo officially announced her retirement during Monday night’s meeting of the Eldorado City Council. Mayo has served as City Secretary since April 2, 1979. She will be leaving her post on June 28th.
Commissioners learn of more pool delays
Schleicher County Commissioners Court met briefly Monday, June 17 at 3:00 p.m. in a special called meeting to address issues with the county’s swimming pool project.
Judge Charlie Bradley advised the court that before the pool’s parking lot can be paved, a retaining wall would need to be built on three sides of the pool in order to establish the proper grade for parking. A handicap accessible ramp will also have to be installed.