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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

San Marcos P&Z approves downtown mid-rise

After voting two weeks ago to table a measure that would allow construction of a nine-floor mid-rise downtown, the San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to take up the measure again at its meeting tonight.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

New appointments could tilt P&Z majority

Three upcoming vacancies on the San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission have the potential to transform the body’s prevailing politics after more than a decade firmly in the hands of pro-growth appointees.

Monday, January 13th, 2014

P&Z to get first look at Carsons’ proposed downtown mid-rise

San Marcos-based Carson Properties is angling to build a nine-floor, mixed-use downtown landmark, but first the company needs planning commissioners to sign off on the building’s height.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Morris emerges in one piece from city council crucible

Hurtling for four chaotic days headlong toward a snap decision to purge one of their appointees, a San Marcos City Council majority on Tuesday decided instead against removing planning commissioner Carter Morris from his post.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Live Feed: Chaos at San Marcos City Hall

Live stream of meeting where council members will consider removing planning and zoning commissioner Carter Morris from office.

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Morris says he will fight removal from P&Z [PRO]

Planning commissioner Carter Morris says he will not resign his post and is preparing instead to fight some San Marcos City Council members’ efforts to remove him, his attorney, David Gonzalez, wrote to City Clerk Jamie Pettijohn...

Friday, October 11th, 2013

San Marcos council moves toward firing Morris from P&Z

The San Marcos City Council moved toward removing their embattled appointee, Carter Morris, from the Planning and Zoning Commission after meeting for nearly an hour in a closed-door session on Friday.

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

San Marcos police probe P&Z meetings with developer

Writing a new chapter in the ongoing tale of Darren Casey’s miscarried Sessom Drive dream, the San Marcos Police Department is investigating whether planning and zoning commissioners violated the Texas Open Meetings Act when they met individually...

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Meeks withdraws application for mid-rise near river [PRO]

Averting a pitched battle in the weeks leading up to a city council election, a development partnership has withdrawn an application that laid the groundwork for a mid-rise apartment or condominium building on property adjoining city greenspace...

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

City Council, P&Z to hold joint meeting Thursday

The San Marcos City Council and the Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a joint workshop on Thursday, July 25 at 6 p.m. at the City Park Rec Hall, 170 Charles Austin Drive.

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