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Sunday, January 8th, 2012

County seeks input on future of Jacob’s Well

Hays County is in the process of developing a master plan for the Jacob’s Well Natural Area and is inviting the public to a discussion of development options at an open house on Jan. 19.

Monday, December 20th, 2010

TCEQ drops three-county groundwater proposal

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has backed off a proposal to dissolve a western Hays County groundwater district and fold it into a three-county agency including portions of Travis and Comal Counties. However, the idea...

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Despite protests, county purchases 50 acres adjacent to Jacob’s Well

Hays County's plan to purchase of 50.199 acres adjacent to Jacob's Well came under fire last week from the deal's opponents, who include at least two incoming commissioners court members and some Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District...

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Windemere developers cut plan to 75 dwellings

The developers of a residential project at the head waters of the San Marcos Springs reduced their proposal this week after the city refused to condemn an adjoining strip of land for a road. The owner of...

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Interests vie as county park bonds down to $2M

Hays County commissioners are pretty close to spending down the last of their $30 million in parks and open space bond funding granted by voters in May 2007. With just less than $2 million remaining after pending...

Monday, April 19th, 2010

LWV state convention this weekend in San Marcos

The San Marcos Area League of Women Voters is hosting the state convention this weekend at the Embassy Suites and City of San Marcos Conference Center. The event will begin with an excursion to Jacob's Well Friday...

Monday, August 31st, 2009

County budgets more HTGCD funding

Following a contorted process in which a local groundwater district couldn't agree with local state legislators on a funding bill, Hays County Commissioners appear ready to increase the district's funding from the county.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Jacobs Well area to hold incorporation vote

If approved, part of the Woodcreek North subdivision could become the Village of Jacobs Well, named for the natural landmark (above) after the May 9 election.

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

The List: County parks projects funded so far

A rundown of parks and preservation projects that have been funded as part of a $30 million bond package approved by Hays County voters in May 2007.

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