Photograph Courtesy CITY OF EDINBURG

Photo Courtesy of City of Edinburg. Edinburg City Councilmember Gilbert Enríquez, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, February 22, 2019 for the 21-acre Janet Ogden Vackar Sports Complex, created through a partnership between the City of Edinburg and the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District.

Enríquez contends that he was “removed” from Edinburg EDC Board of Directors

In a unique use of the state’s public comment law, Edinburg Councilmember Gilbert Enríquez on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, near the end of the regular meeting of the Edinburg City Council, revealed that he had been “removed” the previous day from the five-member Board of Directors of the city’s Edinburg Economic Development Corporation.

On Monday, April 15, 2019, during an early afternoon special meeting of the City Council, Gilbert Enríquez was replaced by Sonia Enríquez, a licensed sales producer for the Roy Tijerina Insurance Agency of Edinburg.

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