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Thursday, September 30th, 2010

After 'ups and downs,' Nuse moves forward

As of last Thursday, Round Rock City Manager Jim Nuse didn't want to pursue the city manager vacancy in San Marcos. Tuesday night, the San Marcos City Council selected Nuse as the new city manager. "There are lots of ups and downs in decisions," Nuse said.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

San Marcos council tabs Nuse as new city manager

The San Marcos City Council made its decision on a new city manager Tuesday night, selecting Round Rock City Manager Jim Nuse. Kay Stroman, who is running the city's executive search, was directed by the city council...

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Council to try city manager selection again Tuesday

The San Marcos City Council will meet again Tuesday night in its attempt to select a city manager. All signs remain pointed to Round Rock City Manager Jim Nuse as the front runner.

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 21st, 2010

Editorial: Hasty decisions make bad policy

We suspect that the San Marcos City Council will make two regrettable decisions this week. Tuesday, the council is likely to approve the Paso Robles development with a tax incentive, and the council will make its hasty...

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Decision likely right after three city manager finalists meet public

The three city manager finalists in San Marcos will go before the public Wednesday night. Later that night, the San Marcos City Council will go into executive session, probably to make a decision. The city's timeline called...

Friday, September 17th, 2010

US Foodservice breaks ground near Buda

Following a long battle of lawsuits and lawmaking, U.S. Foodservice broke ground Thursday on its $50 million regional distribution center east of Buda. Representatives from U.S. Foodservice were joined by officials from Buda and Hays County for...

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Council names three city manager finalists

The San Marcos City Council has named three finalists for the city manager position. All three are presently city managers. They are Jim Nuse of Round Rock, Jeffrey Howell of Kilgore and Scott Moore of Peoria, IL.

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

County expects five park projects to vie for $3.5M remaining from bond

Hays County commissioners now have $3.5 million left of the $30 million approved by voters in 2007. Commissioners expect at least five projects to contend for the remaining money.

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Hillert Tract still sought for shooting complex

While available money from Hays County's parks and open space bonding capacity dwindles, supporters of a Hays County shooting sports complex continue working towards placing such a facility on the Hillert Tract in eastern San Marcos. Texas...

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