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Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Council approves brand concept on first sight

Seeing a new branding concept for the first time, San Marcos City Councilmembers gave unanimous approval to the concept Tuesday night. The council agreed to leave open the possibility of public comment before officially implementing the concept on Sept. 21.

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Swallow resigns after city rejects ethics complaint

San Marcos Director of Development Services Chuck Swallow resigned Wednesday, one day after the city's ethics commission turned back his complaint that Councilmember Fred Terry sent him lewd emails and the husband of Mayor Susan Narvaiz caused...

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Cynthia Knox honored by the city

Cynthia Knox, the records management program coordinator for the San Marcos city clerk's office, is retiring from public service. The city staff recently honored Knox for her work.

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Thomaides, Narvaiz top city council fundraisers

San Marcos Mayoral candidate John Thomaides has $18,378.79 on hand as he begins his campaign for November, while Mayor Susan Narvaiz was down to $62.65 as of the July 15 campaign finance report after spending $19,757.05 during...

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Menchaca settles with city for six months severance

Fired San Marcos City Manager Rick Menchaca agreed Tuesday to accept a six-month's severance payment from the City of San Marcos, ending the possibility that he will take legal action against the city.

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

City still mostly mum, Moyer to be interim CM

San Marcos city officials were still mostly quiet Friday about the city council's 4-3 vote Thursday night to fire City Manager Rick Menchaca. Said City Attorney Michael Cosentino, "There are legal consequences for discussing personnel matters publicly,...

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Split council terminates City Manager Menchaca

At the end of more than two hours in executive session Thursday night, the San Marcos City Council fired City Manager Rick Menchaca by a 4-3 vote. Councilmembers gave no reasons for the firing, nor did city...

Friday, June 4th, 2010

City council honors SMHS tennis team

The San Marcos City Council recently honored the San Marcos High School tennis team, which won the District 17-4A spring championship.

Friday, May 28th, 2010

City honors top San Marcos High School students

The San Marcos City Council recently presented "Outstanding Scholar" awards to San Marcos High School Valedictorian Henry Finch and Salutatorian Irene Morse.

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

City proclaims 'Exercise is Medicine' month

The San Marcos City Council recognized HH Fitness as a standard bearer for health and fitness for Exercise is Medicine Month.

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