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Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Kim Porterfield receives special proclamation

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz presented a special proclamation to Mayor Pro Tem Kim Porterfield in honor of her role in reviving Student Government Day at San Marcos High School.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Council approves budget increase for Hunter Road

San Marcos City Councilmembers opted Tuesday to spend $532,000 more than they budgeted to widen a 0.79-mile stretch of Hunter Road between Wonder World Drive and Bishop Street, though city officials say anticipated savings on the Wonder...

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

SMHS student receives key to the city

Miguel Arredondo, the San Marcos High School Student responsible for initiating the revival of Student Government Day, was given a key to city and a proclamation from San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recognizing his leadership.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Retiring police officer honored

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently honored Corporal Frank Calabrese on his retirement from the San Marcos Police Department (SMPD). In addition to being the first School Resource Officer at San Marcos High School, Calabrese is also...

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

San Marcos council settles on Hunter Road widening

The city of San Marcos will widen a stretch of Hunter Road between Bishop Street and Wonder World Drive, replacing a low-water crossing over Purgatory Creek where flooding frequently closes the major thoroughfare.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

San Marcos council nixes contribution limits

The San Marcos City Council talked about directing the staff to draft an ordinance limiting individual campaign contributions Tuesday night, then decided in a deeply split vote to drop the matter. The discussion at times turned...

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Thomason sworn to San Marcos council

Homebuilder and former Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commissioner Ryan Thomason was officially sworn in as a San Marcos City Councilmember Wednesday after a special council meeting to canvass the vote.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Council waits on campaign finance limits

The San Marcos City Council declined once again to take up campaign finance limitations last week. However, the council made numerous appointments to most boards and commissions they didn't sunset at the same meeting.

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Council sends off Couch

During a break at Wednesday's city council meeting, San Marcos City Councilmembers honored departing colleague Pam Couch, who is leaving after three years on the council, including a year as Mayor Pro Tem. Couch was honored for...

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Thomason elected to San Marcos City Council

Homebuilder Ryan Thomason easily won a runoff election today for San Marcos City Council Place 6, taking in 696 votes, or 61.4 percent, of 1,134 votes cast.

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