ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Esd6 Board Continues to Spread Funds Thin to Push for Esd6 Fire & Rescue Station

Updated on May 28, 2019
Abecedarian profile image

Sylvia Ruiz Mendelsohn has a long history of not telling the truth, so much so, she gotten very good at it.

Sylvia Ruiz Mendelsohn, Appointed by County Commissioner Rodriguez who has paid Ms. Mendelsohn over $8,000 for campaigning since appointed to the ESD6 board.
Sylvia Ruiz Mendelsohn, Appointed by County Commissioner Rodriguez who has paid Ms. Mendelsohn over $8,000 for campaigning since appointed to the ESD6 board.
Luisa Vargas, stepped down from ESD6 board.
Luisa Vargas, stepped down from ESD6 board.
Norberto "Robert" Chavez, lost position to board in 2013, when elected to school board.
Norberto "Robert" Chavez, lost position to board in 2013, when elected to school board.

Arrogance of the ESD6

It can no longer be viewed as possible ignorance of the law, but simply put, by arrogance of the members of the ESD6 and Commissioner Chico Rodriguez.

The strained funds of the ESD6 to pay for the expenses of the year were already $100,000 over budget according to a previous treasurer's report and yet the release of their agenda for a meeting to be held on Thursday, March 24, 2011--had them pushing to continue to create their new fire department.


Particular items to look at:

3. Report on the Commissioner's taking Oath of Office and statement of Appointed official, perform swearing in of Commissioner's, if necessary, and direct the staff to file Oaths of Office and Statements of Appointed Official in accordance with the law (This would be to cover the fact that this law was violated from the first time they started a meeting after re-appointment of board members- without having an election of officers or showing proof of oath).

4. The Treasurer's report.

7. Board to discuss election of officers.

8. The board would discuss and take action with respect to the organizational status of District 6 Fire & Rescue. (According to local tax records, study 3- annexation/for south-side use only properties are popping up everywhere in the area from Ms. Mendelsohn's property fence lines up to 1604/ Pleasanton Rd.) South Bexar Fire & Rescue would have no place to go with annexation, but out.

15. The Board would be asked to discuss and consider the approval of payment and or ratification of payment of bills and other items presented for ESD6 due and payable for the month of March, by itemized attachment. (LOOK CLOSELY: Holtman & Wagner payment for $2626.75 is an expense that had to do with the community center, it is not related to fire safety, Jaster Quintanilla, another community center expense that is duplicate work that was already paid to another individual, OMISSION: Once again, the big question, where is the expense of the $50,000 payment that was due to the architect (a portion of a $219,000 payment due) This item was removed from the agendas since December 2010 and has not been seen or heard of since. Has this item been paid? If so, it would in itself be a violation of the court order.

16. Southside ISD vs. Bexar County ESD6.



The ESD6 board that cannot function properly within the guidelines of the law, is now overseeing the new District 6 Fire & Rescue, Inc.

Item 4- to discuss and consider the election of officers.

Item 5- to discuss and consider the adoption of a conflict of interest policy.

Item 6- to discuss and consider opening a bank account. (A volunteer fire department must raise it's own money to start up, is it legal to take funds from the ESD6 to create the new department? Can they seriously take funds that are already lacking from the 3 other departments and spend it to create a new department? It was Ms. Mendelsohn herself that stated to Mr. Woods, that the people of the south bexar county community simply didn't understand that there wasn't enough money to run 3 departments.

2013: Where is the fire safety now!

© 2011 Lady Liberty


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)