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Forum: Granite Shoals 09-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
I'm not going to engage in your game. All city...

I'm not going to engage in your game. All city decisions that were made at the time were totally transparent. There are opponents to the changes that were made, and opponents to other changes that...
Forum: Granite Shoals 09-03-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
GSCitizen, I believe you when you say you don't...

GSCitizen, I believe you when you say you don't want to re-argue history. But "a lot of people" do. So whenever someone brings an issue like that up, ask them to tell you the relevance of those...
Forum: Granite Shoals 09-03-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
There's not a "fact proving situation." You put...

There's not a "fact proving situation." You put the wrong facts out there, GSCitizen, by vastly over inflating (by over $9 million!) the price that the city paid for the 132 acres and the various...
Forum: Granite Shoals 09-03-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Wrong Facts

Those numbers are flat wrong. GSCitizen, that contract that you link is the sale TO the previous owner of the property -- read it again. The buyer was NOT the city, it was 360 Global Wines.
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Forum: Granite Shoals 07-25-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Caretaker, the city has a very fine city attorney...

Caretaker, the city has a very fine city attorney who wouldn't let votes, or anything that even smells like a vote, be taken in executive session. And there are very sound public policy reasons for...
Forum: Granite Shoals 07-25-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
2 quick things. GScitizen, except where I...

2 quick things. GScitizen, except where I specifically said so in the comments, my comments weren't always directed at your nor was I always responding to you.

Neuax, the city didn't lose the...
Forum: Granite Shoals 07-24-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Ladybutton, thanks for the nice words. ...

Ladybutton, thanks for the nice words. GSCitizen, I joined this conversation because things were being posted that questioned my motivations for this city, and you have made general comments about...
Forum: Granite Shoals 07-23-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Good grief GScitizen. I'm going to respond when...

Good grief GScitizen. I'm going to respond when my ethics are questioned, especially whenever they're not backed by any facts, or when the assertions are incorrect. I don't appreciate your...
Forum: Granite Shoals 07-23-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Neaux, the agreement's annexation prohibition is...

Neaux, the agreement's annexation prohibition is only until the developers finish building the improvements to the property (assuming they ever develop the property) and the prohibition does not run...
Forum: Granite Shoals 07-23-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Retiree, that's true, but I don't think it'd be...

Retiree, that's true, but I don't think it'd be appropriate for the city council to issue certificates of obligation for a project once the voters have voted it down. Granted, if about 30 minds had...
Forum: Granite Shoals 07-22-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
GSCitizen, I realize that the main point of your...

GSCitizen, I realize that the main point of your post was to engage citizens in a dialogue about ideas for the future, and that is positive. I’ll give my two cents on that shortly.

Accusations...
Forum: Granite Shoals 07-22-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,894
Posted By Frank_Reilly
There are a lot of issues that have been raised...

There are a lot of issues that have been raised in this thread. But mostly, I'm curious about what people think the city leaders have as private agendas or "fiefdoms". I've been out of office for 4...
Forum: Marble Falls 07-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,944
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Comcast Acquiring Time Warner via Merger

Not yet Neal, but it looks like we will very soon, and without a choice to the existing Time Warner customers: ...
Forum: Granite Shoals 11-23-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,504
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Vegas by the River for Roddick Youth Tennis Program & Tennis Center

Come to the Vegas by the River fundraising event on November 30 at Lakeside Pavilion in Marble Falls for a night of fun, food, drink, and chance.

The Andy Roddick Foundation is hosting a...
Forum: Charities & Non-Profits 11-23-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,814
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Vegas by the River for Roddick Youth Tennis Program & Tennis Center

Come to the Vegas by the River fundraising event on November 30 at Lakeside Pavilion in Marble Falls for a night of fun, food, drink, and chance.

The Andy Roddick Foundation is hosting a...
Forum: Granite Shoals 09-23-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,546
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Leo Manzano Welcome Home Celebration 9/30

Welcome home Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano, who grew up in Granite Shoals and attended school in Marble Falls on Sunday, September 30. Festivities start at 2:30 p.m. in Marble Falls, at the...
Forum: Miscellaneous 02-24-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,994
Posted By Frank_Reilly
The Texas Workforce Commission handles these...

The Texas Workforce Commission handles these issues, and Caretaker is right about the requirements, and Caretaker's speculation on why he continues to receive benefits is probably correct. Here's...
Forum: Granite Shoals 05-29-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,977
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Butch, what are the wireless options today?

Butch, what are the wireless options today?
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-28-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,524
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Well said, Toni. We all too often take our...

Well said, Toni. We all too often take our freedom for granted, and we have our Veterans to thank for securing those for us.
Forum: Granite Shoals 05-11-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,851
Posted By Frank_Reilly
The River Cities Tribune has an editorial that...

The River Cities Tribune has an editorial that supports the bonds for the sewer systemhttp://www.dailytrib.com/opinion/8842-our-turn-to-grow-granite-shoals-needs-a-sewer-system. Their key points...
Forum: Granite Shoals 05-02-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,114
Posted By Frank_Reilly
The Granite Shoals Interfaith Council has set up...

The Granite Shoals Interfaith Council has set up a candidates and issues forum for Tuesday, May 3 at 6:30 pm at Highland Lakes Elementary School. The council is a coalition of all of the ministers...
Forum: Granite Shoals 05-02-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,851
Posted By Frank_Reilly
The Granite Shoals Interfaith Council has set up...

The Granite Shoals Interfaith Council has set up a candidates and issues forum for Tuesday, May 3 at 6:30 pm at Highland Lakes Elementary School. The council is a coalition of all of the ministers...
Forum: Granite Shoals 05-02-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,234
Posted By Frank_Reilly
The Granite Shoals Interfaith Council has set up...

The Granite Shoals Interfaith Council has set up a candidates and issues forum for Tuesday, May 3 at 6:30 pm at Highland Lakes Elementary School. The council is a coalition of all of the ministers...
Forum: Granite Shoals 04-29-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,851
Posted By Frank_Reilly
Caretaker, I missed your earlier post. I don't...

Caretaker, I missed your earlier post. I don't believe that Ms. Metzger is related to the Mezger families that own Honeymoon Ranch and the Mezger Ranch across the highway. The ranching families do...
Forum: Granite Shoals 04-28-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,851
Posted By Frank_Reilly
rbusfield, if you look at the plan, most of the...

rbusfield, if you look at the plan, most of the homes being serviced are indeed waterfront, with the city catching some others along the way. The city's consultants prepared the plans, and responded...
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