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Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Council to consider resolution against CenterPoint increase

The San Marcos City Council will consider a resolution opposing a proposed rate increase for CenterPoint Energy at the Jan. 4 meeting. If the council doesn't act by Jan. 7, the rate increases will be considered approved.

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

City council tries to pass building height ordinance

The San Marcos City Council couldn't pass an emergency ordinance Tuesday night that would immediately restrict building heights downtown to 45 feet or four stories. When a temporary ordinance calling for those limits expired in 2008, no...

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Comanche water project scheduled for completion this month

Construction workers are busy filling the water line trench at Hopkins and Comanche Street in preparation for paving activity. Following completion of the Hutchison-Comanche intersection, crews will begin paving the water line trench from MLK Drive to...

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Letters to the editor: Shame on San Marcos

We have two letters to the editor, one each from Ted Breihan and Charles Sims of San Marcos, expressing frustration with lowdown city election tactics and wondering about the priorities of many San Marcos residents.

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

City announces street projects for week

San Marcos officials have announced street construction projects affecting traffic through Saturday. Look out the the intersection of Hutchison and Comanche Streets, and various railroad crossings in town will be closed at various times.

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Another week of road work announced by city

San Marcos officials have announced the road work in town for this week. A big drainage project near the Ebony Street and Parker Drive now will close that intersection through October.

Monday, September 27th, 2010

City announces another week of same road projects

San Marcos officials have announced road projects affecting traffic for the next week. Except for a couple minor closures for core samplings, there's nothing new. That means Comanche Street, Riverside Drive, East McCarty lane and the other...

Monday, September 20th, 2010

City announces no new road closures, but all the old ones

Nothing new to report from San Marcos officials regarding road closings due to construction projects. But there's nothing to unreport, either. All the closures we've come to enjoy will be with us for a while.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

City announces road projects for week

San Marcos officials have announced the street closures affecting traffic for the week of Sept. 12-18. The Riverside Drive closure, delayed by weather last week, is on this week. The street will be closed north of Cheatham...

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Riverside Drive closure highlights city street projects

San Marcos officials have announced the street closures affecting traffic for the week of Sept. 5-11. The big one is happening on Riverside Drive, which will be closed north of Cheatham Street for more than a month...

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