Muse O Day- If Somervell County Owns the Squaw Valley Golf Course and Operates It...Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 
I Thought Duff Cunningham was a county employee now-No?

Muse O Day- If Somervell County Owns the Squaw Valley Golf Course and Operates It...
 


5 November 2013 at 8:41:00 PM
salon

then why is the TABC liquor license in another company name? I thought the whole point of buying out Duff Cunningham's contract and no longer contracting out with him as third party to run it was for Somervell County to fully take over the operation. Is that not true? If it is, then should the liquor license be in Somervell County's name? UPDATE: According to commenter antitaxbrigade, the licence could NOT be in the county's name so they would be contracting out with a 3rd party to run the club house, including the bar. So, next question is, when was the bid listed in the paper asking for bids to take over running what may or may not be a lucrative franchise? I also wonder about the propriety of keeping Duff Cunningham in place as the person running the club (with his private company's liquor license) IF he is now a county employee. Is he not a salaried county employee now, with benefits?

Here, from the TABC website, is who has the liquor license.

07/31/2013
06/25/2013
RENEWAL
Private Club Registration Permit
LIQUOR
N 492283
ISSUED:
EXPIRES:
ORIGINAL ISSUED:
06/25/2001
06/24/2015
SQUAW VALLEY GOLF SHOP
SQUAW VALLEY CLUB INC.
2439 HWY 67E
GLEN ROSE, TX 760439757
LOCATION:
2439 HWY 67 EAST
GLEN ROSE, TX 760439757
Somervell
Beverage Cartage Permit (PE) 40.00
07/29/

Next question is, who owns Squaw Valley Club Inc?  According to the Texas Secretary of State website, Squaw Valley Club Inc filed as a Domestic Nonprofit Corporation on Friday, January 26, 2001 (approximately 12 years old). Filing is currently active as of last data refresh which occurred Monday, October 21, 2013. Duff Cunningham serves as the President, Wendi Cunningham is the Director and Secretary is Val Gladden.

Isn't Duff Cunningham now an employee of Somervell County? Is Somervell County using his liquor license even though he no longer is contracting with them? While still awaiting the buyout contract, here is the contract, dated October 1, 2013 for operation of a private club, signed by both Duff Cunningham and Mike Ford, that uses the liquor license. I have asked one of the county comissioners if this went out for bids.Note that Cunningham keeps 50 percent of receipts.


Permalink Tags:          
     Views: 4819 
Latest Blog Post by salon -Video- Somervell County Commissioners Court Special Sessions (2) Dec 23 2019
More Posts You Might Enjoy
Been Wondering- WHY didn't Somervell County Attorney Andrew Lucas have a contract with outside attorney Mackenzie
Sheriff Logs, Jail Logs, Fire Logs from Nov 15, 2019 through Dec 18, 2019
Somervell County Hospital District CFO Report from Dec 5 2019 and I-35 Clinic Info
Why Didn't County Attorney Andy Lucas Keep Extensive Lawsuit Materials in his file?? re: State of Texas ex rel Best v Harper
Comments!  
1 - antitaxbrigade   7 Nov 2013 @ 8:30:30 AM 

I beleive in Texas a Govermental body can not have , hold , posses or sell any alcahol , but I may be wrong but I doubt our county court knew that going in.But they can put it out for bid ie.the way the club is ran at expo and sell the right to have the club permit to the highest bidder.



2 - salon   7 Nov 2013 @ 9:18:38 AM 

If that is so, then the liquor license should not simply roll over to Duff Cunningham and his wife's company. For one thing, it would be unseemly to hire them to be county employees at taxpayer expense and then still pay for them for operation of the bar, using their liquor license. Surely the commissioners have already done the right thing and put this out for bid?


Latest Blog Post by salon -Video- Somervell County Commissioners Court Special Sessions (2) Dec 23 2019
 You! Leave a Comment! You Know you Want To!
You must be a registered member to comment on the blog.
Your first post is held pending approval to make sure you're not a spammer bot

 Not registered? Or you can login!

LOGON - Name:Password:

New poster comments are moderated, meaning they won't show up until approved... or not.  Be patient-we have lives outside this blog, so it might take awhile You want to be rude? totally stupid? inappropriate? Racist? Bigoted? Flame war baiter? Your post may be deleted. Spammers or people posting pretend interest comments but really wanting to hawk their latest book or sell stuff or govt propaganda flacks won't see their posts published. Comments do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the site owner(salon).
If you have a problem with logging in or registering, please speak up right away. Love your comments. Oh, except spammers
More on commenting



     

Click Here for Main Page



Guest
Today Is  
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Latest Posts


Paul Harper offered to settle State of Texas ex rel. Best v Harper lawsuit for $68k back in 2016
pharper 12/29/2019 Views 566



Video- Somervell County Commissioners Court Special Sessions (2) Dec 23 2019

salon 12/23/2019 Views 593



Top 100 Posts on Somervell County Salon for 2019

salon 12/22/2019 Views 403



Plans for Somervell County Salon Blog for 2020
salon 12/22/2019 Views 312



Imagine you were called up for jury duty and some people said they'd already made up their mind
salon 12/22/2019 Views 328



National Review on Removing Trump from Office (12/2019)
salon 12/22/2019 Views 319


More Blog Headlines








 



Comments

salon > Quick update on this, via Pacer-Click on pic to see larger (Turk Case Update- Telephone Conference Hearing Set for March 8 2019 )

salon > Lance Been awhile. Send me an email at salon@glenrose.net with the names of who you're talking about, above. Also, the newspaper editor is no longer local, ie officed here, but the paper is run.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I'd love to see the Hotel Guest books and see if Jacene's name shows up long before he officially *found* the tracks.  I'd like to know if the Visitor's Bureau has emails wit.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I see the land or that part of it is now in the hands of Glen Rose's own Corky Underwood. Is Jacene still involved?   I had already informed the Visitor Bureau manager (who's.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )





Home | Blog Home | About | News | Piazza | Calendar | Audio/Video/Open Rec | Search
Write!  |profile | quotes |
top Daily | top Weekly |top Month | top Year | Top All! | archives | subscribe RSS