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County Parks Advisory Team

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

County still looking at shooting/habitat combo

Despite a cool reception from a federal agency and a local citizens parks advisory board, Hays County commissioners are considering using some or all of the remaining approximately $8.4 million in parks bond money to buy at least 250 acres of endangered bird habitat co-located with more than 300 acres of land suitable for shooting ranges.

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

CPAT asks for new parks plan

A citizens parks advisory committee is asking the Hays County Commissioners to develop a new parks master plan and also requesting that the commissioners court expend no more than $600,000 of the remaining $8.5 million in the...

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

North to run for San Marcos school board

Community activist Chris North has thrown her hat into the ring for the San Marcos school board, saying the school district needs more transparency, better food, better buses and a better image.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Ford ‘on my knees’ asking for emergency Dripping Springs park funds

After consistently opposing a somewhat similar measure in San Marcos earlier this year, Hays County Commissioner Karen Ford (D-Dripping Springs) asked the commissioners court Tuesday for emergency parks bond funding in her precinct.