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John Thomaides

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

La Cima deal makes brief, unscheduled pit stop at San Marcos council

Moving quickly to nail down terms they see as advantageous, council members voted on Tuesday to approve an unusually narrow development agreement with the holding company behind La Cima, a proposed mixed-use subdivision on the edge of the Texas Hill Country west of San Marcos.

Monday, September 1st, 2014

City, county seem to settle La Cima annexation ‘deal killer’

EXCLUSIVE | Council members prevail in their insistence on a quicker timeline bringing the 2,031-acre mixed-use Hill Country development into the San Marcos city limits.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Daniel Guerrero’s toughest opponent may be himself

The San Marcos mayor will be tough to beat but his hired guns may be unable to explain away the bed Daniel Guerrero has made for himself.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

First shot fired in San Marcos mayoral election

More than two months before candidates can file for a place on the ballot, nursing home business manager Jonathan Sorenson said today he will run for mayor on a “smart growth” platform.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Faces: Former First Baptist pastor honored by city council

Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaims March 4 as “Pastor Mark Newton Day” in San Marcos. Newton, a Baylor University graduate and long-time senior pastor at First Baptist Church of San Marcos, left San Marcos earlier this year to...

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Council proclamation heralds Sights & Sounds 2013

The San Marcos City Council officially designated Dec. 4-7 as “Sights & Sounds of Christmas Weekend.”

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

New H-E-B still alive following special council vote

At a specially called meeting Tuesday afternoon, the San Marcos City Council gave its final go-ahead, finally, for changes to a development agreement that allows H-E-B to complete its purchase of about 17 acres at the southeast...

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Weeks after unanimous OK, council tables H-E-B proposal

Ignoring a developer’s plea that delay could endanger his deal to sell land to H-E-B for a new store on McCarty Lane, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday voted to table an ordinance that they approved...

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Commentary: Time for San Marcos CISD to embrace ‘Trustee TV’

In this guest commentary, two city council members make the extraordinarily rare move of publicly urging their counterparts on the San Marcos CISD board of trustees to start televising their meetings.

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

City Council sprints through unusually brief meeting

San Marcos City Council blew through an unusually brief regular meeting Tuesday night, the shortest since 2005.

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