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Spring Lake Preserve

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

12 projects vie for remaining $3.4M of county bond money

With only $3.4 remaining to be allocated from $30 million of parks bonds authorized by Hays County voters in 2007, 12 projects are in the running for funds. Three of the projects are in San Marcos. The 12 sponsors are asking for $13.2 million between them.

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Interests vie as county park bonds down to $2M

Hays County commissioners are pretty close to spending down the last of their $30 million in parks and open space bond funding granted by voters in May 2007. With just less than $2 million remaining after pending...

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Environmentalists oppose Craddock Ave. extension

Two San Marcos environmental groups are arguing to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization that a proposed extension of Craddock Avenue would pollute Spring Lake, source of the San Marcos River.

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Spring Lake water protection moves forward

Three local entities -- San Marcos, Hays County and Texas State -- recently formalized their intention to cooperate on a protection plan for the Upper San Marcos Watershed, including Spring Lake. Texas State River Systems Institute (RSI)...

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Waste water project links to Windemere

Facing occasional instances of sewage flowing down San Marcos streets as some residents fume that a proposed wastewater line to fix the problem may encourage more houses over aquifer recharge land, the City of San Marcos is...

Friday, August 28th, 2009

The Weekend: Nuns, Strutters and music

The weekend is full of fun ahows, activities and music with the Texas State Strutters, funny singing nuns and more

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

GBRA donates to Spring Lake Preserve

The City of San Marcos was presented with a check for $100,000 by the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) for Spring Lake Preserve.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

GBRA gives $100,000 for Spring Lake Preserve

Guadalupe Blanco River Authority officials present a $100,000 check to Mayor Susan Narvaiz for Spring Lake Preserve, a 251-acre preserve in the Spring Lake watershed.

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