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David Healey

Monday, December 13th, 2010

San Marcos expects to begin railroad quiet zone project, finally, in 2011

San Marcos city officials say a railroad quiet zone project should get started in 2010. The project has been on the city's to do list since 2006, when the city set aside $700,000.

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Wonder World extension officially opens Saturday

Public officials from all levels of government will be on hand for a ceremony and dedication Saturday to open the Wonder World Drive extension, a $26.28 million road that is the largest transportation in San Marcos city...

Friday, July 16th, 2010

City to open new fire station Saturday

A new station for the San Marcos Fire Department will open Saturday at 10 a.m. at 100 Carlson Circle. San Marcos voters approved the funds for the $5 million station in a November 2005 bond election and...

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

City to hold Rio Vista improvements meeting

San Marcos city officials are holding a neighborhood meeting in Rio Vista Tuesday night to discuss progress in an infrastructure project taking place in the neighborhood.

Monday, June 28th, 2010

City work on McCarty could cost county $4M

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter wants San Marcos officials to halt work on East McCarty Lane between Interstate-35 and San Marcos High School, saying the work jeopardizes $15.8 million in pass through funding from the state. The...

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Sessom Drive drainage, pavement improvements slated to start this week

A city contractor will begin replacing culverts along Sessom Drive on March 4, the first of several capital improvement projects planned over two years for the major arterial.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

City enters last phase of Rio Vista work

The City of San Marcos capital improvements department is soon to embark on improvements for the Rio Vista neighborhood, which will include new waterlines, new wastewater lines, storm drains, streets, curbs and sidewalks.

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Rio Vista Terrace project meeting announced

The City of San Marcos Capital Improvements (CIP) Department is holding a meeting on Sept. 8 to discuss the status of the Rio Vista Terrace Project. The 6 p.m. meeting will be held at the San Marcos...

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Rio Vista Terrace neighborhood meeting Sept. 8

The Capital Improvements Department of the City of San Marcos will hold a neighborhood meeting Tuesday, Sept. 8 to update residents on the status of the Rio Vista Terrace Project.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

City CIP plan keeps moving

The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) in San Marcos is rolling with 14 projects under construction and another 51 underway, according to CIP Director David Healey.