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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Country music star foots the bill for San Marcos neighborhood skatepark

San Marcos residents celebrated the opening of a new skatepark in the East Guadalupe neighborhood on Friday, a project funded by country music singer-songwriter Kip Moore’s charity for disadvantaged children.

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Ceremony marks re-opening of neighborhood park in Blanco Gardens

San Marcos officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon for the formal re-opening of Conway Park, recently renovated with new playground equipment and a mini-skate park area.

Monday, January 28th, 2013

San Marcos seeks community development grants

The city of San Marcos will accept applications beginning Feb. 1 to March 4 for Community Development Block Grant funding.

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Video: Dunbar Gardens brings residents closer to their food

Sustainable San Marcos volunteer AUSTIN VAN ZANT talks about the Dunbar Garden projects which allows residents to claim a plot of land to grow their own produce.

Friday, February 10th, 2012

City seeks public input on CDBG

The City of San Marcos will hold a stakeholder workshop on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m., to receive citizen input on the proposed use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the 2012 program year.

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

San Marcos council gives first pass to neighborhood commission

San Marcos City Councilmembers passed the first reading for the creation of a neighborhood commission Tuesday night, though they heard opposition from the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA).

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

San Marcos council makes CDBG allocations

City council members this week allocated $527,130 in federal community development block grant money for two parks and the Southside Community Center's housing rehabilitation project.