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Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Madison named interim Pflugerville economic development director

Former Greater San Marcos Partnership president Amy Madison has been named interim executive director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corp., the economic development agent for the prosperous Austin suburb.

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, June 21st, 2010

Local EDC forms to implement economic plan

The recently incorporated Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation is charged with implementing a new economic plan for the San Marcos area. However, the economic development corporation needs about $300,000, and is likely to seek it from...

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.

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.

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Mugging sheds light on city street lamp initiative

As of last week, San Marcos city crews have replaced 87 non-functioning street lights in the last month. But none of the lights were replaced east of Interstate-35, or in the city's highest concentrations of low-income residents....

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

More than 400 sign up for EDSM Friday luncheon

Friday's Economic Development San Marcos luncheon already has sold 400 tickets for a discussion about the economic outlook. Three Texas State economists will join John Duca of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas to consider the scenarios.

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

RSVP deadline Tuesday for outlook luncheon

The deadline to RSVP for the 2010 Economic Outlook Luncheon put on by Economic Development San Marcos is Tuesday (Feb. 23) at 5 p.m. The speaker at Friday's luncheon will be John Luca of the Federal Reserve...

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Find a speaker for your group at the San Marcos chamber

San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce President Phyllis Snodgrass says the chamber's professional staff is available to make presentations to local groups for the good of San Marcos.

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Drainage plan could be downtown sneak peek

No one knows when the city's downtown master plan will become reality, but a drainage project for parts of LBJ Drive, Hutchison Street and University Drive will force a sneak peak at the next iteration of downtown...

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