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Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Bar developer to seek reprieve from San Marcos council

San Marcos' economic development board may have breathed new life into Rooftop on the Square, an upscale restaurant/bar whose backers were blindsided by changes made in April to ever-evolving rules restricting the number of bars allowed downtown.

Monday, March 17th, 2008

A good fight spoiled

A highly contentious expenditure of $1.6 million in parks bond money to build a road lost its fire last week, when Hays County legal counsel discovered the funding is appropriate.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

County puts parks on hold

Seeing a need to change the way they approve funding for parks projects, the Hays County commissioners set a moratorium until April 1 while they work out new criteria.

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Too soon to panic

The Hays County Commissioners Court has approved $1.6 million in parks bond money to support youth football fields in San Marcos. But it's still too soon to panic that the court has lost track of the county's...

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Faith-based argument

HaysCAN President Charles O'Dell would have us believe the commissioners court is funding a faith-based organization by issuing $1.6 million towards infrastructure for youth football fields. Is he right?

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Sumter’s double whammy

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter took a double whammy at Tuesday's meeting of the commissioners court. When she unnecessarily recused herself from a controversial matter, she couldn't even pick who got the gavel.

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