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Posted on: October 3, 2023

Victoria Fire Department, late councilman’s family dedicate tree in his honor

Group photo in front of a young tree. Five in fire department dress clothes, two in casual clothes

PHOTO: From left, Victoria Fire Department Interim Fire Marshal Jeff Cowan, Interim Fire Chief Shannon Martin and Assistant Chief Michael Belt; George Soliz; Victoria City Council member Josephine Soliz; and Victoria Fire Department Battalion Chief Dana Woodward and Battalion Chief Mark Martyn pose for a photo following a tree dedication ceremony in honor of late Councilman Gabriel Soliz on Sept. 29 at the Victoria Fire Department training facility, 1411 S.W. Ben Jordan St. The ceremony was organized by the Victoria Fire Department and Councilman Soliz’s family, including his mother, Councilwoman Josephine Soliz. Councilman Soliz served on the City Council 2009-2012 and supported the expansion of training and development resources within the Victoria Fire Department, including the training field where the tree dedication ceremony took place.

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