Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
The monthly surcharge — $1 for residential customers and $5 for businesses — was approved in December by the San Marcos City Council, which is now deciding how to allocate an estimated $375,000 in first-year revenue.
Saturday, July 19th, 2014
The bills have come due for electricity that LCRA bought at inflated prices during a colder-than-normal winter.
Sunday, April 13th, 2014
The Johnson City event will also include discussion of a ballot referendum on whether to elect board directors by single-member districts instead of current at-large voting.
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
The ongoing drought in Central Texas is claiming an innocent bystander: hydroelectricity. As the Lower Colorado River Authority limits water releases downstream, hydroelectricity — a power source that spurred the LCRA's creation almost 80 years ago —...
Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
The city of San Marcos is warning residents about a scam in which men who claimed to be tree subcontractors with the city then burglarized a home on Old Ranch Road 12.
Friday, August 10th, 2012
The city of San Marcos plans to invest an estimated $18 million to buy 3.52 percent of a natural gas- and steam-powered electric power generation plant being built by the Lower Colorado River Authority.
Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
Hays County, the San Marcos Fire Department, San Marcos Electric Utility, San Marcos Housing Authority and the Texas State University Custodial Operations Department are partnering this year with Family Eldercare on its annual summer fan drive.
Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
The San Marcos City Council is looking for volunteers to serve on a five member Citizens Utility Advisory Board that will advise the city on important financial decisions involving the City's electric and water/ wastewater utility systems.
Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
After decades of dependence on the Lower Colorado River Authority, the city of San Marcos is negotiating a contract with Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc. to buy wholesale wind- and natural gas-generated electricity.
Thursday, October 20th, 2011
Two San Marcos Electric Utility linemen’s quick action and cool heads helped save an apartment complex from a potentially costly fire Wednesday.