Ron Shelby

Bio

Currently away at school, working on a PhD in Public Finance and Budgeting at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Previously, Director of Finance and Administration for Galveston County.

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The trend of FEMA reimbursing less has been growing since Hurricane IKE. They are particularly more restrictive on infrastructure claims. A few years back some Midwest flooding claims were reimbursed at less than 50% because the local jurisdiction had failed to maintain the dam that colla…

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Nicely written Stuart.

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Maybe its just time to go to numbering schools like TCSD 14 and avoid all the controversary people want to make of it.

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I'd keep in mind that for many, growing your own food, raising chickens for eggs, etc... is one of the only ways some family's have to make ends meet. Also, that raising chickens can require substantial investment in the coop, therefore consider registration within 30 days of ordinance ad…

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Absolutely. Inflation has been running higher than the state legislated 3.5% cap. I hope that the city is strongly looking at the charter for a rewording in library funding.

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GDN: If Robb and Quiroga push too hard and a new tax rate is not passed, what happens? Look in the Texas Local Government Code. There might be an interesting answer there.

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I hope they are sharing the costs with the High School.

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Agreed.

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With all the information out there about how dangerous and useless this drug is against Covid 19, its amazing how stupid these people continue to be.

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They should stick to what they know and what they are qualified to advise on. If they provide direct advise to their congregations for which they are unqualified, and which is harmful to their congregations, on ANY subject, they should be open to lawsuit (both them and their church).