Linda Curtis

Do Mayor Nirenberg and the City Council Know What’s Going on with SAWS and the 3 Billion+ Dollar Vista Ridge Project?

Last week I reported to you that SAWS has a little $120 million problem of an apparently misappropriated loan for the Vista Ridge “San Antone Hose”. This is the tip of the iceberg on the $3+ billion Vista Ridge boondoggle and all kinds of wrong being done to Texas. An independent legal and financial review of Vista Ridge by the San Antonio City Council is warranted to restore the public’s confidence —and to guard your wallets. That is your calling card today to the Mayor and your council member before SAWS comes to them for a water rate hike on…

Call Off the Vista Ridge Hounds

Call off the Vista Ridge Hounds by Linda Curtis Representative Lyle Larson (R-San Antonio) could use his authority as the new chair of the Texas House Natural Resources Committee to support House Bill 3996, sponsored by Rep. John Cyrier (R-Lockhart). The bill calls for a one-time, limited sunset review of San Antonio Water System. According to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, sunset reviews focus not only on whether an agency should be abolished, but also on identifying areas of weakness in an agency’s operations and recommending specific solutions for improvement through changes in law and management directives to its leadership….