Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at City Hall, 630 E. Hopkins | Schedule: 5:30 p.m. Proclamations; 6 p.m. Workshop; 7 p.m. Regular meeting rescheduled from March 17
The Development Services department has gathered demographic information regarding the current state of the city’s housing stock, including identifying gaps and discrepancies in housing availability. The study includes comparison of city housing statistics with other university communities in Texas. The city council will review existing housing programs, potential funding sources and discuss whether to provide direction to staff on developing a comprehensive housing policy. The workshop starts 6 p.m.
The city council will consider awarding a contract for $568,126 for the reconstruction of the Rio Vista tennis courts to Thomas & Thomas Inc. The project will demolish the existing courts and build six new tennis courts with a perimeter fence, walk, irrigation, sport court lighting, shade canopies, benches and a bicycle rack. The only city-owned tennis courts, they were originally built 25 years ago with assistance from H.E.B.
The city council will hold public hearings on a land use amendment and zoning change at 1420 Hopkins; a land use amendment and zoning change for 633 Uhland Road, and a zoning change for 413 Riverside Drive.
The city of San Marcos is aggressively seeking outside funding opportunities, including federal economic stimulus funding. The city council will consider submitting several grant applications proposed by the City of San Marcos. They include:
Mayor Susan Narvaiz and the city council will honor the award-winning Dance Team from Miller Junior High School. In addition, the Mayor and City Council will present proclamations for Math Awareness Month, Financial Literacy Month, the LBJ Lecture, Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Bicycle to School and Work Day. Proclamations are presented at 5:30 p.m.Email | Print