By MONICA ZUÑIGA
The recent resignation of Alma Colleli as the San Benito Economic Development Corporation director has sparked concern over the completion of the Cultural Heritage Museum Project, which she previously spearheaded.
The project, started just under five years ago, is in the final planning stages, and Colleli has been an instrumental part, said Rey Avila, president of the Texas Conjunto Hall of Fame and Museum.
With $1.2 million allocated by the city’s EDC, Colleli worked closely with the San Benito Cultural & Heritage Commission to submit paperwork for additional monies for a grant.
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