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Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Is a neighborhood commission really necessary?

In this letter to the editor, Texas State political science senior Griffin Spell suspects that a proposed neighborhood commission appointed by the San Marcos City Council would serve the council majority much better than it would serve the neighborhoods.

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Buie Tract development gets second council nod

A piece of the Buie Tract development that had to go through the re-zoning process for a second time received its second approval from the San Marcos City Council Tuesday night, after the developers scaled down their...

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Council again approves Buie tract rezoning amid petition intrigue

Good to the last drop, debate over development of the Buie tract roiled through another dramatic chapter on Tuesday night as the San Marcos City Council voted again to rezone a portion of the property. This followed...

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

P&Z revisits Buie zoning, again approves change

A 12.88-acre portion of the Buie Tract development proposal, sent back to the planning and zoning commission Tuesday night, won approval from that body. Opponents of the change are counting on legal action to stop it.

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Buie Tract changes turn official as opponents fume

After a long citizen comments session at Tuesday's San Marcos City Council meeting, the council declined to reconsider zoning changes to the Buie Tract, meaning those changes now have become law.

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Portion of Buie tract to restart rezoning process

A zoning case for 12.88 acres of a 46.15 acre tract will start over after an error was discovered in notifying property owners on a proposed “mixed use” zoning request.

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Back to first step for portion of Buie tract

A portion of the controversial Buie Tract development will have to begin the re-zoning process over again after it was discovered that some affected property owners weren't notified of the proposed changes.

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

City council approves Buie Tract changes

A standing-room crowd packed the San Marcos City Council chamber Tuesday night in opposition to proposed zoning changes to allow mixed use development on the Buie Tract. But the council voted, 4-3, to approve the changes on...

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.

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Land use planning doesn't mean a thing

In this letter to the editor, Joe and Laura Schneider of San Marcos say developments concerning the Buie Tract are an indication that city officials can't be trusted to follow through on their plans.

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