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Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Terry Nichols to announce San Marcos city council run

Retired San Marcos police Cmdr. Terry Nichols says he will run for the San Marcos City Council Place 3 seat being vacated by Fred A. Terry in November‘s municipal election.

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Border war: San Marcos, Kyle tussle over territory

San Marcos City Council members on Tuesday laughed at a request from neighboring city of Kyle to give up 1,160 acres of future territory where an aspiring developer envisions a massive subdivision stretching from Interstate 35 to...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

City council discusses additional compensation

San Marcos City Councilmember Ryan Thomason said the council could draw on more talent within the city if councilmembers are better compensated. Other councilmembers say the time isn't right for a council pay increase. The council approved...

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

City honors Goodwin

San Marcos city councilmembers recently honored Shelley Goodwin, who served as interim city clerk from August to December while the city underwent a personnel transition.

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

City council tries to pass building height ordinance

The San Marcos City Council couldn't pass an emergency ordinance Tuesday night that would immediately restrict building heights downtown to 45 feet or four stories. When a temporary ordinance calling for those limits expired in 2008, no...

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

San Marcos council tabs Pettijohn as clerk

Jamie Lee Pettijohn, the city secretary in Gonzales, has been tabbed by the San Marcos City Council as the new city clerk. The council expected Pettijohn to indicate if she will accept the offer on Tuesday.

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

City observes chamber of commerce week

Recognizing the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce and their contributions to community and economic development, the city of San Marcos honored them with a proclamation. Chamber of Commerce week was celebrated in Texas Oct. 18- 22.

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Jones to detractors: ‘Please, get over yourselves’

MERCURY PRO | "Please, get over yourselves," said San Marcos Councilmember Chris Jones Tuesday night to those who oppose the city's council's rush of activity before the November election that could seat four new people on the...

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

San Marcos council still deciding on city manager

Following a public meeting with the three city manager finalists and a two-hour executive session Wednesday, the San Marcos City Council didn't make a decision as to who will be the city's next chief executive officer. The...

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Guerrero holds campaign kickoff, rips opponent

Before about 200 supporters at his official campaign kickoff Monday night, San Marcos mayoral candidate Daniel Guerrero said his opponent, Councilmember John Thomaides, has misrepresented his own positions on several issues.

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