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Friday, July 30th, 2010

Paso Robles developer seeks city tax incentive

MERCURY PRO | Arguing that the city is responsible for up to $30 million in infrastructure improvements for the proposed Paso Robles project, CARMA development wants the City of San Marcos to foot the bill with a tax increment financing zone. However, city staff said the developer is responsible for the improvements.

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

P&Z delays 'SmartCode' approval until late July

After two dozen San Marcos residents spoke against quick adoption of form-based development codes Tuesday night, the Planning and Zoning Commission agreed to postpone advancing the issue to the city council until July 27.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

P&Z approves $122M plan for capital improvements

The Planning and Zoning Commission in San Marcos has approved a three-year capital improvement plan that would cost $122 million. To this point, the city has $44 million to cover the costs.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

San Marcos council to consider Buie changes

A number of zoning changes on the Buie Tract will go before the San Marcos City Council next Tuesday night as the property owners seek to build multi-family housing over environmentally sensitive property.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Optimist ribbon-cutting serves as re-introduction

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce (SMACC) Ambassadors recently held a ribbon cutting for the San Marcos Optimist club at Ernie’s Paint and Body Shop. Ernesto Valdez of Ernie's is a founding member of the club.

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

Local times set for national prayer day

The San Marcos observance of National Prayer Day is set for May 7 in the Gazebo Gardens on Hopkins Street.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

P&Z picks ‘common sense’ over codes

It's not every day when a planning and zoning commission gets to wave off the codes from its own city and the next county, but the San Marcos P&Z took a whack at it Tuesday night.

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