Monday, July 2nd, 2012
The owner of San Marcos' largest wrecker service says he has a legal right to charge market rates for forced tows from private property even if people don't find his line of work particularly charming.
Thursday, June 7th, 2012
When wrecker companies asked two months ago for across-the-board increases in the fees they're allowed to charge vehicle owners for forced tows, most San Marcos City Council members told them to hit the road.
Monday, February 27th, 2012
The San Marcos City Council has its eyes on five prime downtown properties, four of which are owned by Hays County and one by the United States Postal Service.
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
Despite heightened unease about the number of apartments being built, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday was cool toward the idea of a temporary moratorium being pushed by a residents' petition.
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
After years of delays, construction on the Preserve at Windemere single-family neighborhood could still be six to eight months off, one of the property owners said this week.
Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
Thorpe Lane, a once-bustling commercial corridor connecting Hopkins Street to Aquarena Springs Drive, has been on the decline for years with a nearly abandoned major shopping center on one end and a shuttered nursing home on the...
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
A majority of the San Marcos City Council seems opened to, if not enthusiastic about, a suggested ordinance prohibiting most merchants from providing disposable plastic and paper shopping bags to customers.
Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
Faced with a choice between increasing funding for street and sidewalk repair or lowering the property tax rate, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday picked streets.
Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
A contract to design a nature center for the city’s Purgatory Creek Natural Area was rejected on a 3-3 tie last week with opposing San Marcos City Council members saying the costly project should be postponed or...