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Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Council increases budget for street, sidewalk repair

Faced with a choice between increasing funding for street and sidewalk repair or lowering the property tax rate, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday picked streets.

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

San Marcos approves utility rate increases

The San Marcos City Council gave first nod to a FY 2012 budget and to water, wastewater,and drainage utility rate increases of about $3 per average residential customer.

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Hays officials to consider cutting off clean air group

Hays County Judge Bert Cobb and Precinct 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant are asking commissioners to reconsider the county's financial support of the Clean Air Force of Central Texas.

Monday, June 28th, 2010

County to alert citizens about high ozone days

As Hays County approaches "non-attainment" status under Environmental Protection Agency ozone guidelines, the county is alerting citizens about high ozone days with banners at various locations.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

County joins 'Big Push' to improve air quality

The Hays County Commissioners Court passed a resolution supporting "The Big Push," a regional initiative building on voluntary efforts already in place to help meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ambient air guidelines. Additionally, the county has joined...