Rockport, TX 78382

Category: Bonds

EveryDay Citizens Educating to Defeat Complacency

Madison - Knowledge

All Politics is Local

In a change of pace, I am writing an opinion piece.  These opinions are my own and not those of the Aransas County Voters Coalition. I just returned from the Save America Rally in Washington, DC.  The love, respect, peace and excitement was contagious.  I saw people in wheelchairs, carrying newborns, using canes and pushing…
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The Early Days

Towards the beginning of this road from petition to election, we were simply letting everyone know to Vote Against Proposition A. It was the heady days before the misinformation from the Yes Aransas County PAC, the Chamber, the Long Term Recovery Team and Judge Mills. Back when it was simply the price is too much…
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Chamber Endorses All Bond Propositions

The Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted on October 20, 2020, to endorse the three propositions for the Bond Election on the November 3, 2020, General Election Ballot.  (Before anyone gets into a snit, The Chamber’s by-laws and the political activities allowed by a 501(c)6 entity allow for political activity on issues.) That…
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Bonded Debt Held by Aransas County

Don’t know about y’all, but financial information makes my eyes cross.  During this wide ride called 2020, I have looked at historical financial information for the County and the City of Rockport and only absorbed part of it.  Keeping with our mission to keep the EveryDay Citizens of Aransas County informed, the following is a…
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Obligations with $100 bills

A Tale of Two Certificates of Obligation

It was the OK of times, it was the worst of times.  During the intense heat of Summer 2020 in South Texas, COVID restrictions limited the citizens ability to socialize, enjoy recreational activities and open their small businesses fully to the public. The citizenry was still recovering from Hurricane Harvey; it was unknown if our…
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$100 debt

A Short History of Aransas County Debt

Debt is something, as a private person, we all would prefer to avoid.  Ask someone about their debt load and more than half can give you answers in detail including their plan to pay off whatever debt they can as early as possible. Governments, usually, have never truly had an issue with carrying debt since,…
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