Thursday, June 24th, 2010
At the end of more than two hours in executive session Thursday night, the San Marcos City Council fired City Manager Rick Menchaca by a 4-3 vote. Councilmembers gave no reasons for the firing, nor did city staff give reasons why the agenda wasn't distributed in the usual manner.
Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
The San Marcos City Council agreed last week to provide $500,000 in matching funds towards a $1 million improvements project for the Hays-Caldwell Women's Center. However, some councilmembers are concerned that the city is taking on too...
Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
While San Marcos city staffers seek out ways to manage the deer population within the city limits, a majority of city councilmembers oppose the expenditure of public funds to help with the job.
Monday, May 24th, 2010
The San Marcos City Council approved an ordinance permitting sexually oriented businesses last week after a year of debate. The ordinance would allow neither topless nor bottomless dancing and would prohibit entertainers from coming within three feet...
Thursday, May 20th, 2010
After a long citizen comments session at Tuesday's San Marcos City Council meeting, the council declined to reconsider zoning changes to the Buie Tract, meaning those changes now have become law.
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
For the second time this month, the San Marcos City Council voted against a zoning change that would have allowed high-traffic businesses into a location in the Hopkins Street Historic District Tuesday night.
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
In an encore appearance before the San Marcos City Council, a controversial rezoning request in the Heritage Historical District gained one vote and lost one vote, thus failing to pass by the same 4-3 margin it garnered...
Monday, May 17th, 2010
After refusing to approve a zoning change to a property located in a Hopkins Street historic neighborhood earlier this month, the San Marcos City Council will have to revisit the question again Tuesday night. Thus, a disturbing...
Thursday, May 6th, 2010
A standing-room crowd packed the San Marcos City Council chamber Tuesday night in opposition to proposed zoning changes to allow mixed use development on the Buie Tract. But the council voted, 4-3, to approve the changes on...
Tuesday, May 4th, 2010
The City of San Marcos honored the San Marcos League of Women voters for their leadership and service and in celebration of the league's 90th anniversary. The San Marcos League of Women voters recently hosted the statewide...