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Monday, May 31st, 2010

City announces traffic cautions through June 5

The City of San Marcos has announced a number of road projects and traffic cautions through June 5. Much of the work is taking place in the downtown area for water line improvements and handicap ramps.

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

City considers deer management options

While San Marcos city staffers seek out ways to manage the deer population within the city limits, a majority of city councilmembers oppose the expenditure of public funds to help with the job.

Monday, May 24th, 2010

City announces traffic advisory for street projects

The City of San Marcos has announced a number of road projects and traffic cautions for the week of May 23-29. New for this week is three days of closures on East McCarty Lane and a series...

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

RR 12, Wonder World Drive switch set for Thursday

City of San Marcos crews plan to switch traffic from the current RR 12 detour configuration to new pavement at Wonder World Drive Thursday, weather permitting. The switch is part of phase four of the $26.38 million...

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Editorial: Groundhog Day

After refusing to approve a zoning change to a property located in a Hopkins Street historic neighborhood earlier this month, the San Marcos City Council will have to revisit the question again Tuesday night. Thus, a disturbing...

Friday, May 14th, 2010

City announces traffic update through May 22

The City of San Marcos has announced a number of road projects and traffic cautions for the week of May 16-22. Among the new wrinkles for next week are downtown lane closures while federally mandated improvements are...

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.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

San Marcos council to consider Buie changes

A number of zoning changes on the Buie Tract will go before the San Marcos City Council next Tuesday night as the property owners seek to build multi-family housing over environmentally sensitive property.

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Government center price tag drops $6 million

The price for a new Hays County government center fell to just less than $60 million for everything except interest payments when county commissioners approved the latest proposal from their construction firm. The ground breaking will take...

Friday, April 16th, 2010

San Marcos officials announce road projects

The City of San Marcos has announced a number of road projects and traffic cautions for the week of April 18-24. Pay particular attention to Charles Austin Drive, which will be snagged on April 19 and April...

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