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Don Nash

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Bar developer to seek reprieve from San Marcos council

San Marcos' economic development board may have breathed new life into Rooftop on the Square, an upscale restaurant/bar whose backers were blindsided by changes made in April to ever-evolving rules restricting the number of bars allowed downtown.

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

County gives $150K for regional economic plan

Seeking $800,000 for its first year of operations, the Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation (GSMEDC) received $150,000 this week from Hays County. GSMEDC is hoping to receive another $360,000 from the City of San Marcos next...

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Madison to discuss strategic plan

Amy Madison, the executive director for Economic Development San Marcos, will be the speaker at Thursday's Eggs & Issues breakfast, where business leaders will discuss the roll out of a five-year regional economic development strategic plan.

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, July 17th, 2009

EDSM forwards new Springtown proposal

The economic development board has forwarded a new proposal to the San Marcos City Council regarding redevelopment incentives for the largely abandoned Springtown Center. The proposal involves a $3.9 million loan over a term of six years.