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Curtis Seebeck

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

SmartCode still in the air as P&Z holds out for time

San Marcos city staffers continue to defend the proposed SmartCode for downtown in the face of skepticism from developers and citizens. Meanwhile, the Planning and Zoning Commission, caught in the middle, wants to wait until the agenda is less crowded before deciding whether to recommend its approval.

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

P&Z delays 'SmartCode' approval until late July

After two dozen San Marcos residents spoke against quick adoption of form-based development codes Tuesday night, the Planning and Zoning Commission agreed to postpone advancing the issue to the city council until July 27.

Friday, November 13th, 2009

City proclaims and honors many

The San Marcos High School tennis champions are honored, COPD Awareness week proclaimed, a generous donation is recognized and a Youth Advocate of the month is honored.

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

San Marcos P&Z keeps AA house open

Against advice from city staff, the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) granted a conditional use permit allowing a house to stay open for regular and frequent Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

P&Z picks ‘common sense’ over codes

It's not every day when a planning and zoning commission gets to wave off the codes from its own city and the next county, but the San Marcos P&Z took a whack at it Tuesday night.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

New city planning arm emerges from staff changes, P&Z purge

It remains to be seen how the city will change the way it handles development, but the people making those calls are changing rapidly as City Manager Rick Menchaca shuffles the city staff while the Planning and...

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