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Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Council nears final vote on development impact fee hike

Unless someone changes their position, the San Marcos City Council will vote tonight to implement a 25 percent increase in the maximum “impact fee” developers and homeowners pay for each new home they connect to the city’s water and wastewater systems.

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 13th, 2012

McDonald starts construction on Wimberley Medical Plaza

Developer Robert McDonald and anchor tenant Central Texas Medical Center broke ground last week on the Wimberley Medical Plaza at Old Kyle Road and FM 3237.

Friday, April 13th, 2012

McDonald plans Wonder World Drive developments

Austin developer Robert McDonald plans to break ground within a month or so on more than 72,000 square feet of Class A retail and office space spread between two developments in San Marcos' Wonder World Drive medical...

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, October 5th, 2010

P&Z approves Windemere variance for narrow road

Planning and Zoning commissioners in San Marcos are allowing the developers of Windemere Ranch property by Spring Lake to build a narrower collector road than allowed by the city's land development code. Environmentalists and nearby residents opposed...

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