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Monday, March 25th, 2013

Wastewater project to detour Bishop traffic for months

Ongoing installation of a sewage main along Bishop Street is expected to improve sewage problems in existing neighborhood and add capacity for anticipated development along Craddock Avenue.

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

20 neighborhoods hold ‘Night Out’ block parties

Twenty neighborhood groups hosted block parties and mingled with city officials and first responders Oct. 4 to celebrate National Night Out.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Neighborhoods to hold block parties, cookouts next week

Neighborhood groups throughout San Marcos and Hays County are planning block parties, cookouts, visits from law enforcement, and other National Night Out events next week.

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Real Estate: Week of 06/08/11

A sampling of current listings for homes in the Franklin Square/Bishop's Crossing neighborhood of San Marcos and the Meadow Woods subdivision of Kyle.

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...

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

City looks to create neighborhood commission

San Marcos officials are investigating the possibility of creating a neighborhood commission. Critics say the plan would give less clout to specific neighborhoods than they would receive from the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA).

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

P&Z revisits Buie zoning, again approves change

A 12.88-acre portion of the Buie Tract development proposal, sent back to the planning and zoning commission Tuesday night, won approval from that body. Opponents of the change are counting on legal action to stop it.

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Back to first step for portion of Buie tract

A portion of the controversial Buie Tract development will have to begin the re-zoning process over again after it was discovered that some affected property owners weren't notified of the proposed changes.

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Land use planning doesn't mean a thing

In this letter to the editor, Joe and Laura Schneider of San Marcos say developments concerning the Buie Tract are an indication that city officials can't be trusted to follow through on their plans.

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

P&Z to bring back Buie question in April

Still waiting on a geological report by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission has postponed consideration of a mixed-use plan for the Buie tract until April.

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