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Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Council blocks $3 million nature center

A contract to design a nature center for the city’s Purgatory Creek Natural Area was rejected on a 3-3 tie last week with opposing San Marcos City Council members saying the costly project should be postponed or scrapped all together.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

TCEQ, San Marcos settle penalty over missing water quality plan

The city of San Marcos has agreed to contribute money to build or maintain a water quality monitoring station instead of pay a fine levied by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

HTGCD declares Stage 3 water use restrictions

The Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD) has declared Stage 3 Critical drought restrictions.

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

County funds four parks projects, taps 2007 bond

Hays County commissioners awarded $1,697,256 to four parks and open space projects Tuesday, all but drying up what remained of a $30 million parks and open space bond passed by the same court in May 2007. Among...

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

P&Z approves rezoning of small Buie Tract parcel

San Marcos Planning and Zoning commissioners approved a re-zoning of a small Buie Tract piece last week after that piece had been pulled from such consideration by the developers in May. One commissioner said it looked to...

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

City council approves Paso Robles annexation

MERCURY PRO | The San Marcos City Council approved the first reading of an annexation agreement for the Paso Robles development Tuesday night. The council will take on the second reading, as well as the first reading...

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Mayor: City looking for new plan to water golf course at Paso Robles

MERCURY PRO | At a special meeting of the San Marcos City Council Tuesday night, Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Carma Texas General Manager Shaun Cranston said they would look into alternatives to reclaimed water for a golf...

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Narvaiz, Cranston discuss Paso Robles with citizens

MERCURY PRO | San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Carma Texas General Manager Shaun Cranston met with San Marcos residents Wednesday night at Mariposa Apartments to discuss the Paso Robles development. Local residents were mostly concerned about...

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

San Marcos P&Z tables action on Buie tract

The controversial Buie tract development project is on hold once again, pending a geological assessment report by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

San Marcos P&Z tables action on Buie tract

The controversial Buie tract development project is on hold once again, pending a geological assessment report by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

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