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Edwards Aquifer

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Carma nixes plan for grey water over golf course

Carma Texas has decided against using treated wastewater over an 18-hole golf course in the proposed gated community. Instead, Carma and San Marcos officials are working on a plan to use potable water over portions of the golf course that are above the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone.

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Mayor: City looking for new plan to water golf course at Paso Robles

MERCURY PRO | At a special meeting of the San Marcos City Council Tuesday night, Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Carma Texas General Manager Shaun Cranston said they would look into alternatives to reclaimed water for a golf...

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Narvaiz, Cranston discuss Paso Robles with citizens

MERCURY PRO | San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Carma Texas General Manager Shaun Cranston met with San Marcos residents Wednesday night at Mariposa Apartments to discuss the Paso Robles development. Local residents were mostly concerned about...

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Mayor calls public meeting on Paso Robles

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz is holding a public meeting Wednesday night at the Maricopa Apartments for a discussion about the Paso Robles development proposal. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Interests vie as county park bonds down to $2M

Hays County commissioners are pretty close to spending down the last of their $30 million in parks and open space bond funding granted by voters in May 2007. With just less than $2 million remaining after pending...

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

P&Z approves Paso Robles development agreement with TIRZ provisions

MERCURY PRO | The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission approved a development agreement for Carma Development to build its proposed Paso Robles project Tuesday night. The development now moves on to the San Marcos City Council,...

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Hays County signs on to watershed protection pact

Hays County commissioners approved an interlocal agreement and kicked in $3,000 last week to develop a plan for protecting the Upper San Marcos River Watershed. The agreement awaits signatures from the City of San Marcos and Texas...

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Prather announces run for city council

San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather, a former city council candidate, announced his candidacy for the council seat being vacated by Gaylord Bose. Prather lost the 2007 election to Bose by three votes.

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

Task force could ask city to restrict river access

A city task force could ask the San Marcos City Council to restrict access to the San Marcos River during periods of low flow. Otherwise, according to task force members, a state program could force such restrictions...

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