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Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Election 2013 Video: San Marcos City Council, Place 2 (Jude Prather vs. Mason Murphy vs. Thom Prentice)

The trio of candidates for San Marcos City Council Place 2 — incumbent Jude Prather and challengers Thom Prentice and Mason Murphy — field questions at the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate on Oct. 14.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Guest Column: Taking San Marcos from good to great

City council candidate MASON MURPHY says the San Marcos City Council should treat each opportunity to recruit major new employers as an “Olympic moment,” an organized, dazzling effort.

Monday, October 14th, 2013

League of Women voters hosting city council debate

The San Marcos Area League of Women Voters will host candidates for two city council seats at a debate tonight. The annual event, a highlight of the Hays County political season, starts at 7 p.m. at the...

Friday, October 11th, 2013

San Marcos council moves toward firing Morris from P&Z

The San Marcos City Council moved toward removing their embattled appointee, Carter Morris, from the Planning and Zoning Commission after meeting for nearly an hour in a closed-door session on Friday.

Friday, October 4th, 2013

City launches phone app

The City of San Marcos has introduced SMTX Connect, a mobile app that gives residents and visitors access to important city information, allows them to report issues, and tracks their requests online and via their mobile phones.

Monday, August 26th, 2013

City, neighbors meet tonight on Hunter Road widening, roundabout

The Engineering and Capital Improvements Department of the City of San Marcos will host an open house/ neighborhood meeting on the Texas Department of Public Safety Hunter Road project on Monday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. at...

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Council to take on budget, tax rate

San Marcos city staff is proposing a $166.5 million city budget to be supported by a property tax rate of 53.02 cents per $100 of taxable value. It would be the sixth straight year that the city...

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Guest Column: San Marcos at a crossroads

— — COMMENTARY by LISA PREWITT Many of the challenges the community faces seem to be commonly shared: The desire for transportation efficiency, parking solutions, safe and stable neighborhoods, housing diversity, sustainable economic growth, preservation of culture,...

Monday, August 12th, 2013

City shows more sales tax growth

Sales tax collections in San Marcos had another year-over-year increase in June, rising 10.69 percent from June 2012 levels.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

County renames McCarty Lane segment ‘Rattler Road’

Hays County commissioners recently changed the name of a portion of East McCarty Lane to Rattler Road, thus meeting county 911 street addressing guidelines.

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