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Friday, July 10th, 2015

Letter: United Way will be good steward of $400K in flood recovery donations

United Way of Hays County board chair KIM PORTERFIELD writes, “by working together in a transparent and collaborative manner, Hays and Caldwell counties will emerge from this natural disaster stronger and healthier.”

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Council aims to pick new city manager by year’s end [PRO]

City Manager Jim Nuse agreed to stay on for another year but the arrangement fell through, council members say. Instead, he has agreed to postpone retirement until a replacement is made.

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...

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Roark, Murphy announce city council bids

More than two months before the start of filing for the November 2013, two candidates on Monday announced their bids for San Marcos City Council within hours of each other.

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.

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Porterfield says she won’t seek third term

San Marcos city council member Kim Porterfield told supporters over the weekend that she will not seek a third term in the November municipal election.

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.

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Mayor, council presenting ‘State of the City’ tonight

The city of San Marcos will present the eighth annual “State of the City” program on Monday, January 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.at the City of San Marcos Conference Center at Embassy Suites, 3101 S. Interstate...

Monday, January 7th, 2013

San Marcos council okays Cape’s Camp park, apartments

The San Marcos City Council on Monday approved a developer's request to build 306 student apartment units on a prime piece of riverfront property at Interstate 35 and River Road. The package includes donation to the city...

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