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Friday, April 18th, 2014

San Marcos Area Habitat for Humanity buys Victory Gardens property

San Marcos Area Habitat for Humanity will begin construction this spring on the first of two houses in its Victory Gardens affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization program.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

City holding meeting on Victory Gardens drainage channel

The Engineering and Capital Improvements Department of the City of San Marcos will hold a public meeting to discuss plans for drainage channel improvements in the Victory Gardens Neighborhood.

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

20 neighborhoods hold ‘Night Out’ block parties

Twenty neighborhood groups hosted block parties and mingled with city officials and first responders Oct. 4 to celebrate National Night Out.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Neighborhoods to hold block parties, cookouts next week

Neighborhood groups throughout San Marcos and Hays County are planning block parties, cookouts, visits from law enforcement, and other National Night Out events next week.

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Victory Gardens meeting set on drainage project

The City of San Marcos Capital Improvements Department will hold the second public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 to discuss proposed improvements to the Willow Springs Creek Drainage Channel in the Victory Garden neighborhood

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Text of Mayor Susan Narvaiz' announcement that she will not seek re-election

The full text of the statement by San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz, who announced Tuesday that she will not seek a fourth term in the November city election.

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

P&Z delays 'SmartCode' approval until late July

After two dozen San Marcos residents spoke against quick adoption of form-based development codes Tuesday night, the Planning and Zoning Commission agreed to postpone advancing the issue to the city council until July 27.

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

City to hold Victory Gardens meeting

San Marcos city officials have called a neighborhood meeting at the Dunbar Recreation Center for Wednesday evening to discuss a coming drainage improvement project in Victory Gardens.

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Narvaiz touts mall aid in ‘State of City’ speech

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz spoke in favor of the city's advertising aid for the outlet malls, among other programs, and asked for more community volunteerism in her State of the City speech Thursday night at the...

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Council approves $49 million in bonding

The San Marcos City Council approved $49 million in bond issues last week, mostly to address infrastructure projects throughout the city.