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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

County PHD advises rabies awareness, child seat inspections

Hays County's Personal Health Department (PHD) is making free child safety seat inspections available on Thursday. Also, the PHD said Rabies Awareness Week, which is next week, is a good reminder to be vigilant about rabies.

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

City announces Sept. 11 ceremony

The City of San Marcos has announced a September 11 remembrance ceremony in front of San Marcos City Hall at 9 a.m. Saturday morning. The ceremony will honor the lives lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept....

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Windemere developers cut plan to 75 dwellings

The developers of a residential project at the head waters of the San Marcos Springs reduced their proposal this week after the city refused to condemn an adjoining strip of land for a road. The owner of...

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Narvaiz announces she will not seek fourth term

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz announced Wednesday that she will not seek a fourth term. Updated with comments from mayoral candidates John Thomaides and Daniel Guerrero.

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The Weekend: A road opens, art beckons and bands, as always, play on

The Wonder World extension linking east to west San Marcos will open grandly this weekend. You can also hear music, catch a good movie out in the Texas moonlight and see some mighty pretty quilts.

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Public invited to fire station grand opening

The City of San Marcos will celebrate the grand opening of Fire Station No. 5 at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, at 100 Carlson Circle. The public is invited to participate in the festivities.

Friday, July 16th, 2010

City to open new fire station Saturday

A new station for the San Marcos Fire Department will open Saturday at 10 a.m. at 100 Carlson Circle. San Marcos voters approved the funds for the $5 million station in a November 2005 bond election and...

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Council turns back GPS system for fire trucks

San Marcos councilmembers denied a request from the San Marcos Fire Department last week for a street light preemption system that would clear traffic signals for city fire trucks.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

P&Z approves $122M plan for capital improvements

The Planning and Zoning Commission in San Marcos has approved a three-year capital improvement plan that would cost $122 million. To this point, the city has $44 million to cover the costs.

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Council rejects $40K vehicle for fire chief

The San Marcos City Council declined to purchase a $40,000 half-ton hybrid pick-up for Fire Chief Les Stephens last month after Councilmember Ryan Thomason pulled the item from the consent agenda.

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