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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

San Marcos City Council meeting dominated by $4 million development incentive increase and Wonder World Drive extension contract

San Marcos City Council approved a $4 million increase in its economic development agreement with Stone Creek Crossing, by amending the original request, by a 4-3 vote. Council members Gaylord Bose, Chris Jones, and John Thomaides voted no. With the amendment, the Council approved an ad valorem tax abatement for five years whereby the City

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Realtor and unchallenged Place 3 candidate runs on "call of duty"

Fred Terry, running unopposed for San Marcos City Council, Place Three, (the seat currently held by Daniel Guerrero), became a council candidate because he said he felt, “a continued call of duty. There is still some things...

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Proposition 5: A blank check or justifiable compensation?

Listen to the audio below. This year’s November 4 General and City Election will provide citizens with several options to amend the City Charter. Among those, Proposition 5 is included, which reads: “The amendment of Section...

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