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 - County Pays Off Bonds on Camp; Tenants Remain...
County Pays Off Bonds on Camp; Tenants Remain The County Commissioners Court paid off the bonds to the Robstown Migratory Farm Labor Camp and action to close it. No date was set Tor closing the and the court indicated no tenants put out without an effort to find for them. County Judge Noah Kennedy appointed Commissioners Frank Gallagher of Precinct 3 and Robert" N. Barnes of 4 to meet with representatives of the Robstown Housing Authority and other agencies to seek housing for the tenants of the camp. About 65 families live there now. The debt paid off. totaled $48,000 bonds issued 20 years ago plus $20,400 interest. The county's road bond interest redemption fund held the bonds. The court paid off bonds from the county's general fund and ordered all future income from rent or sale of the 132.65 acres of the camp be deposited in general fund. This included $29.813.50 the Nueces County Housing Authority, which operated the camp until a few days on hand and turned over to the Action on the camp was in the a resolution which said the county housing authority has publicly stated that there "no longer exists a need for camp for migratory farm labor," that the commissioners court believes buildings are "for the most part and substandard." The commissioners court last week decided not to accept any more tenants the camp and restated the decision resolution passed today.

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 01 Oct 1968, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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