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Ed Theriot

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Updated: Developer to try again on Retreat at San Marcos

A month after the San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission rejected plans for a student housing project on a tract bordered on two sides by the Oak Heights neighborhood, the developer says he has submitted a modified proposal in a second pass at winning the city's blessing.

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Council calms residents, deletes portion of FM 110

San Marcos councilmembers assuaged worried residents Tuesday night, eliminating a portion of the proposed FM 110 from the transportation master plan rather than rerouting the road to run on McCarty Lane on the west side of Interstate-35.

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Paso Robles developer seeks city tax incentive

MERCURY PRO | Arguing that the city is responsible for up to $30 million in infrastructure improvements for the proposed Paso Robles project, CARMA development wants the City of San Marcos to foot the bill with a...

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Buie Tract development gets second council nod

A piece of the Buie Tract development that had to go through the re-zoning process for a second time received its second approval from the San Marcos City Council Tuesday night, after the developers scaled down their...

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, January 1st, 2010

City council approves Concho change

Against objections from a downtown parking advisory board, the San Marcos City Council recently approved an amended plan for the Concho Commons project that now calls for 39 residential units on the north edge of downtown.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Council reverses zoning call

The San Marcos City Council reversed itself Tuesday night, approving a re-zoning plan to clear the way for apartment housing on 22.5 acres near the intersection of Hunter Road and Wonder World Drive.

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Re-zoning goes back to council

A technicality is keeping alive a re-zoning proposal for 22.5 acres near Hunter Road and Wonder World Drive after the San Marcos City Council rejected the idea two weeks ago.

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

San Marcos council turns back re-zoning

The San Marcos City Council denied a request to change 22.5 acres at Hunter Road and Wonder World Drive from commercial to multi-family residential zoning.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Businesses want bigger signs

Main Street business owners in Buda told the city's economic development director that they want larger sign allowances.

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