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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Video: San Marcos council clears way for new H-E-B on Wonder World Drive

After more than three and a half hours of discussion, the San Marcos City Council approved measures Tuesday night that will allow San Antonio-based H-E-B Grocery Co. to build a grocery store at the northwestern corner of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road.

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Brad Rollins’ Blog: A new normal for San Marcos P&Z

The San Marcos City Council’s new majority — a bloc of members who regularly profess wariness of real estate development and developers — moved closer to cementing control of the planning and zoning commission with their appointment...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Video: Blanco River volume, velocity during Memorial Day weekend flood rivaled Mississippi River at St. Louis

Even before it reached San Marcos, the Blanco River was flowing at 180,000 cubic feet per second — the average volume and velocity of the Mississippi River at St. Louis, a hydrologist told the San Marcos...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

San Marcos council moves to clip Airport Commission’s wings

Facing calls from within to either disband or restructure the San Marcos Airport Commission, city council members took the first step Tuesday toward stripping the appointed body of most of its traditionally broad purview.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

San Marcos council members poised to finalize pay raise for San Marcos council members

After giving the measure initial approval earlier this month, the San Marcos City Council is scheduled on Tuesday to take a second vote on double-digit percentage increases in the compensation its members receive.

Monday, December 1st, 2014

P&Z majority again in flux with upcoming appointments

Five residents have applied to fill a San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission seat vacated last month following Jane Hughson’s election to the city council.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

City clerk taking applications to fill Hughson’s P&Z post

City Hall officials have set a tight schedule for appointing a new planning and zoning commissioner to fill a seat expected to be vacated within a week by council member-elect Jane Hughson.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Headed into Election Day, Hays County voter turnout so far lowest since 2006

WITH INTERACTIVE MAP | Fewer Hays County residents cast ballots last month during nearly two weeks of early voting than in any general election since 2006. When polls closed Friday, 20,803 people had voted compared...

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Election 2014: Becak, Hughson put each other on defensive with dueling voting record

DEBATE VIDEO | Incumbent Wayne Becak and former council member Jane Hughson at the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate on Monday, Oct. 20, the first day of early voting and a little...

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Women’s league plans debates in San Marcos, Wimberley

The San Marcos Area League of Women Voters will play host to a series of three candidate debates in San Marcos and Wimberley beginning next week.

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