Trustees approve to postpone college elections

Trustees approve to postpone college elections

SWTJC Board of Trustees voted unanimously to postpone the SWTJC Board of Trustees elections until Nov. 3, 2020, due to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak.

The decision to postpone the elections came during an emergency meeting held on Monday (March 23).

Elections were scheduled to take place on May 2. Current board member Tony Moreno of Uvalde is being challenged by Bryan Hernandez, also of Uvalde in place four.

In other business, board members approved to accept the college administration’s recommendation to adopt a resolution making certain delegations of authority to the College President Hector Gonzales in order to efficiently and effectively prepare the college district in response to the declarations of emergency announced by the United States, the State of Texas, the Counties of Uvalde, Zavala, Val Verde, and Maverick as well as in preparation for any additional declarations of emergency.