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Monday, February 27th, 2012

City may come to buyer’s table for downtown properties

The San Marcos City Council has its eyes on five prime downtown properties, four of which are owned by Hays County and one by the United States Postal Service.

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Recreation board asks city council to ban alcohol in parks

The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Advisory Board voted unanimously Jan. 31 in favor of new parks rules that include a ban on the public consumption and display of alcohol in all city parks.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Early runoff voting ends today, election day slated for Dec. 13

San Marcos voters will cast ballots in a runoff election for Place 3 on the City Council Tuesday, Dec. 13 at designated polling places.

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

SMABOR endorses Becak and Nichols for council

The San Marcos Area Board of Realtors endorsed Terry Nichols for City Council Place 3 and Wayne Becak for Place 4.

Friday, October 8th, 2010

San Marcos council hires Nuse as city manager

The San Marcos city council this week unanimously approved an employment agreement with Jim Nuse to become the next city manager of San Marcos.

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Scheib Carolers perform for city council

The Scheib Christmas Carolers shared a little Christmas joy at the most recent meeting of the San Marcos City Council. It was all part of their seasonal local Christmas singing tour.

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Student Government Day revived

The San Marcos Student Government Day participants might just give city officials a run for their money as they tackle city issues Friday from City Hall, the school district's central office, and the Hays County Commissioners Court.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

City seeking volunteers for KZOS task force

"KZOS" are the call letters for the new low power FM radio station for the city of San Marcos. The station is being primarily established for emergency communications with the public. The City Council is now seeking...

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Veterans initiative seeks city council consideration

The Texas Veteran's Alliance, in order to address veterans housing issues, has recommended some issues to be placed on the agenda for the San Marcos City Council.

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Newstreamz Video Extra – City Beat

In this City Beat, Andy Sevilla and Ed Mihalkanin discuss what took place in the week’s City Council meeting. These topics include; the proposed re-zoning of Wonder Drive and Hunter Road area, the proposed animal ordinance in...

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