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Monday, September 12th, 2011

Council gives first nod to downtown alcohol ban

A San Marcos ordinance that would ban alcohol consumption outdoors downtown during late night hours appears destined for approval this month.

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Council to consider resolution against CenterPoint increase

The San Marcos City Council will consider a resolution opposing a proposed rate increase for CenterPoint Energy at the Jan. 4 meeting. If the council doesn't act by Jan. 7, the rate increases will be considered approved.

Friday, April 16th, 2010

San Marcos officials announce road projects

The City of San Marcos has announced a number of road projects and traffic cautions for the week of April 18-24. Pay particular attention to Charles Austin Drive, which will be snagged on April 19 and April...

Monday, March 29th, 2010

City announces road projects

The City of San Marcos has announced a number of road projects and traffic cautions for the week. Among them is the closure of Cheatham Street from Riverside Drive to Hopkins Street until the end of May.

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Council to take second look at $610K apartment grant

The San Marcos City Council will reconsider a $610,000 property tax rebate for a developer who wants to place a multi-family residential complex on the west side of downtown. The council deadlocked, 3-3, on the issue last...

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Slowly, city approaches downtown streetscaping

A downtown San Marcos streetscaping project, which still needs to be fully funded, would begin in combination with a drainage project on Hutchison Street and North LBJ Drive. The project will reduce parking spaces while widening and...

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

City announces traffic update

The City of San Marcos has announced road projects that will affect traffic in town from Dec. 27-Jan. 2.

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

City announces traffic update

San Marcos officials have announced road and street projects affecting traffic in San Marcos for next week (Dec. 20-Dec. 26).

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

City announces road work

The City of San Marcos has announced nine different road and street projects that will affect traffic in and around the city next week (Nov. 22-28).

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Downtown gas station could make comeback

An abandoned Exxon Station at Pat Garrison and Guadalupe Streets could be coming back to life, but the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) must make new allowances for convenience stores to sell gasoline.

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