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COVER: Floodwaters inundated the Interstate 35 access road near the San Marcos River bridge on May 24 but did not reach The Woods of San Marcos apartments, still under construction on a riverside tract. Nearly 1,500 homes in Wimberley and San Marcos were destroyed or damaged during the Memorial Day weekend flood. PHOTO by DON ANDERS


The Council of Neighborhood Associations will host a panel discussion on flooding and real estate development during its regular monthly meeting on Monday.

flood of 2015 icon blueThe free, public event will be 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 13 at the City Park Recreation Hall, 170 Charles Austin Drive in San Marcos.

The discussion will “explore the recent floods and how we can use what we learned so far to prevent a recurrence of the experience,” CONA vice president Betsy Robertson said.

Panelists include Shannon Mattingly, the city’s planning and development services director; Laurie Moyer, the city’s engineering director; planning and zoning commissioner Angie Ramirez; and developer and landowner John David Carson.

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