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Monday, June 29th, 2009

Water levels continue their drop

Not even two weeks ago, San Marcos council members thought about expanding watering options under Stage 1 drought. Now, it appears, Stage 3 is not far away.

Friday, June 26th, 2009

San Marcos honored for economic development

A nonprofit association of economic development professionals called Business Retention and Expansion International (BREI) recently honored the City of San Marcos and Economic Development San Marcos (EDSM) for its Grow One San Marcos plan.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

July named early literacy month

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently issued a proclamation naming July as "Early Literacy Month," in support of the "Success by 6" (SB6) initiative and book drive.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

GBRA donates to Spring Lake Preserve

The City of San Marcos was presented with a check for $100,000 by the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) for Spring Lake Preserve.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Embassy Suites honored by city

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently recognized Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and City Conference Center for its success in winning the Silver Platter Award from the Texas Hill Country Chapter of Meeting Professionals International.

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

City to enter Stage 2 drought restrictions

The City of San Marcos will go into Stage 2 drought restrictions Friday due to slow flow at the San Marcos Springs and at an Edwards Aquifer Authority monitoring well.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

San Marcos council votes down own pay

About three weeks after recommending their own pay scale, the San Marcos mayor and councilmembers voted against accepting compensation in a split vote at Tuesday night's meeting.

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Updated: More debt issue on council agendas

The city councils in San Marcos and Kyle will look at new debt issues Tuesday night. San Marcos councilmembers are likely to approve about $29 million in new debt for infrastructure, including a large chunk of the...

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Conflict brews over recharge development

San Marcos City Councilmembers last week voted to annex 22.5 acres of aquifer recharge zone, where developers wish to build for higher density than the city's land use plans allow.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

June named Cheatham Street Warehouse Month

June was named Cheatham Street Warehouse Month in San Marcos in honor of its 35th anniversary.

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