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Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Carma asks to slow down Blanco Vista plan change

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) is likely to approve a Carma Texas request to slow down Blanco Vista concept plan changes Tuesday night. The developer has faced overwhelming opposition to its desire to add townhomes and multi-family units to the project on the north end of San Marcos.

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Jones to detractors: ‘Please, get over yourselves’

MERCURY PRO | "Please, get over yourselves," said San Marcos Councilmember Chris Jones Tuesday night to those who oppose the city's council's rush of activity before the November election that could seat four new people on the...

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

San Marcos council still deciding on city manager

Following a public meeting with the three city manager finalists and a two-hour executive session Wednesday, the San Marcos City Council didn't make a decision as to who will be the city's next chief executive officer. The...

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

City council approves Paso Robles annexation

MERCURY PRO | The San Marcos City Council approved the first reading of an annexation agreement for the Paso Robles development Tuesday night. The council will take on the second reading, as well as the first reading...

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Decision likely right after three city manager finalists meet public

The three city manager finalists in San Marcos will go before the public Wednesday night. Later that night, the San Marcos City Council will go into executive session, probably to make a decision. The city's timeline called...

Monday, September 20th, 2010

City task force issues river access recommendations

A city-created river recreation task force has issued its recommendations for river access restrictions, hoping their implementation will insulate local water users from state restrictions. The task force offered advice on areas ranging from dogs and litter...

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Council names three city manager finalists

The San Marcos City Council has named three finalists for the city manager position. All three are presently city managers. They are Jim Nuse of Round Rock, Jeffrey Howell of Kilgore and Scott Moore of Peoria, IL.

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Carma seeks concept plan change for Blanco Vista

Carma Texas is attempting to change its concept plan for the Blanco Vista development to include more townhomes and multi-family units while moving mixed and industrial uses from the development's periphery. City officials aren't opposed, but they...

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

City manager interviews to conclude Wednesday

The San Marcos City Council is in the midst of interviewing five finalists for the vacant city manager position, with the last three interviews slated for Wednesday. However, the city has yet to release the names of...

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Guerrero holds campaign kickoff, rips opponent

Before about 200 supporters at his official campaign kickoff Monday night, San Marcos mayoral candidate Daniel Guerrero said his opponent, Councilmember John Thomaides, has misrepresented his own positions on several issues.

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