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Friday, July 10th, 2015

CONA to hold panel discussion on flood lessons

The Council of Neighborhood Associations will host a panel discussion on flooding and real estate development during its regular monthly meeting on Monday.

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Carsons get P&Z nod for South End parking lot

A land holding company controlled by the W.C. Carson family intends to break ground this spring on the next installment in South End San Marcos, the bite-sized New Urbanist village on Wonder World Drive.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

San Marcos P&Z approves downtown mid-rise

After voting two weeks ago to table a measure that would allow construction of a nine-floor mid-rise downtown, the San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to take up the measure again at its meeting tonight....

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Business leaders line up against tightening density regs

San Marcos business leaders are rallying against a proposed addition to the city's comprehensive plan that would cut in half the number of new homes that could be built in western parts of the city that sit...

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Porterfield, Prather, Scott hold huge funding leads

Three city council candidates supported by outgoing San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz hold substantial fundraising advantages in Tuesday's election. Two of them, incumbent Councilmember Kim Porterfield and Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather, hold fundraising leads of...

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

SmartCode still in the air as P&Z holds out for time

San Marcos city staffers continue to defend the proposed SmartCode for downtown in the face of skepticism from developers and citizens. Meanwhile, the Planning and Zoning Commission, caught in the middle, wants to wait until the agenda...

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