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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).

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Is a neighborhood commission really necessary?

In this letter to the editor, Texas State political science senior Griffin Spell suspects that a proposed neighborhood commission appointed by the San Marcos City Council would serve the council majority much better than it would serve...

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

City looks to create neighborhood commission

San Marcos officials are investigating the possibility of creating a neighborhood commission. Critics say the plan would give less clout to specific neighborhoods than they would receive from the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA).

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

P&Z revisits Buie zoning, again approves change

A 12.88-acre portion of the Buie Tract development proposal, sent back to the planning and zoning commission Tuesday night, won approval from that body. Opponents of the change are counting on legal action to stop it.

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Buie Tract changes turn official as opponents fume

After a long citizen comments session at Tuesday's San Marcos City Council meeting, the council declined to reconsider zoning changes to the Buie Tract, meaning those changes now have become law.

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Election ’09: Voters guides

Candidates for San Marcos City Council Place 5 and Place 6 answered written questions from the League of Women Voters and the Council of Neighborhood Associations. Those voter guides are here.

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

CONA elects Kirwin as new president

The San Marcos Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) is under new leadership that is touting "change" for an organization that once was a major player in city politics. Amy Kirwin was elected unopposed to a one-year term,...

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

CONA Corner: CONA meeting postponed

The CONA meeting for Thursday night is postponed so members can attend a CAMPO regional transportation planning workshop.

Friday, February 27th, 2009

CONA Corner: Castle Forest/Sendera meeting

The Castle Forest/Sendera Neighborhood Association is meeting Sunday afternoon.

Friday, February 27th, 2009

CONA Corner: Meeting announcement

Lisa Marie Coppoletta will talk with Council of Nehghborhood Associations members about using Facebook and Twitter to help neighborhoods.

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