Tag: City of Rio Hondo

No changes in local election landscape

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The last day to file for the upcoming races for the San Benito CISD and Cities of San Benito and Rio Hondo May general elections is days away, but not much has changed since Friday, Feb. 21. As of presstime Tuesday, Feb. 25, there have not been any …

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Three challengers file for Pl. 7 trustee

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The upcoming races for the San Benito CISD and Cities of San Benito and Rio Hondo May general elections are becoming clearer as more candidates filed before the Feb. 28 deadline. As the deadline draws nearer, the incumbents for the San Benito municipal elections remain unopposed. Since the …

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Local races begin to take shape

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Now there’s more. It has been a little over a week since Wednesday, Jan. 29, when candidates began filing for races in the San Benito CISD and Cities of San Benito and Rio Hondo May general elections, and though activity has been minimal, there have been additional hopefuls …

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City, SBCISD hopefuls file for candidacy

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Little activity has transpired since Jan. 29, the first day to file for candidacy in races for the City of San Benito, the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District and the City of Rio Hondo. According to San Benito City Secretary Lupita Passement, the only candidates that have …

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Candidates to begin filing in city, school elections on Jan. 29

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The City of San Benito and the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District are gearing up for this year’s elections. The municipal race will see the seats of Mayor Joe Hernandez, Place 1 City Commissioner Tony Gonzales and Place 2 City Commissioner Rene Villafranco up for election. In …

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City of Rio Hondo adopts $1.7M budget

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – The City of Rio Hondo has approved a budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year for approximately $1.7 million, which Mayor Gustavo Olivares said isn’t much different from that of last year’s budget. “Our budget that we have in place is basically for our regular operations …

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Rio Hondo remodeling civic center

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – The City of Rio Hondo is currently in the process of remodeling its civic center. “It’s been going on for two months or so,” said Rio Hondo Mayor Gus Olivares of the construction currently ongoing at the city’s municipal building, located at 121 N. Arroyo …

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City, school district begin budgeting

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com   RIO HONDO – The City of Rio Hondo and the Rio Hondo Independent School District have begun discussions regarding budgeting for the upcoming fiscal year. “Today is our first scheduled meeting as far as discussing the budget,” said Mayor Gustavo Olivares on Tuesday. “From here to there, …

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Mayoral race pits Olivares against Garza

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The race for the Rio Hondo mayoral seat is set for Saturday, May 11, with early voting slated from April 29 through May 7. Getting ready to face off are challenger and current Pl. 1 City Commissioner Gustavo “Gus” Olivares and incumbent Mayor Alonzo Garza Sr. Olivares is …

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