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Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Live Feed: San Marcos council candidates spar for first time

Candidates for two San Marcos City Council seats will mix it up this afternoon at the San Marcos Area Board of Realtors annual forum, the first debate of the city election season.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Roark drops out of city council race

Manufacturing sector inspector and community activist Rob Roark withdrew today from the race for San Marcos City Council Place 1.

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

P&Z chair Taylor mulls city council comeback

San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission chair Bill Taylor says he is considering a bid to rejoin city council in the Place 1 race where two contenders have already announced their candidacies.

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Zelick’s gets six-month reprieve on bar permit

With just hours to spare before its conditional use permit to serve alcohol was set to expire, Zelick's Icehouse won a second six-month reprieve from the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Verbatim: P&Z commissioners on the Casey project

The San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission on Tuesday deadlocked 4-4 on whether to approve a planned development district for San Antonio developer Darren Casey's proposed upscale apartment and retail project on Sessom Drive. P&Z commissioner weighed...

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Facing angry citizens, P&Z deadlocks on Casey project

Facing droves of opposition, a split Planning & Zoning Commission late Tuesday night declined 4-4 to recommend approval of a zoning change a developer needs to build a $63 million luxury apartment complex across the street from...

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Council clears way for largest subdivision in city’s history

MERCURY PRO | The San Marcos City Council on Tuesday all but finalized a deal that lays the ground work for a 3,450 home gated community intertwined with an 18-hole golf course.

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Five-story apartment building planned for Thorpe Lane

A developer says he will build a five-floor 174-unit apartment building on Thorpe Lane on the site of an abandoned nursing home in San Marcos.

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Porterfield, Prather, Scott hold huge funding leads

Three city council candidates supported by outgoing San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz hold substantial fundraising advantages in Tuesday's election. Two of them, incumbent Councilmember Kim Porterfield and Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather, hold fundraising leads of...

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

P&Z approves rezoning of small Buie Tract parcel

San Marcos Planning and Zoning commissioners approved a re-zoning of a small Buie Tract piece last week after that piece had been pulled from such consideration by the developers in May. One commissioner said it looked to...

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