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Gordon Muir

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Porterfield, Prather, Scott hold huge funding leads

Three city council candidates supported by outgoing San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz hold substantial fundraising advantages in Tuesday's election. Two of them, incumbent Councilmember Kim Porterfield and Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather, hold fundraising leads of more than four-to-one. The polls close at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Guerrero holds campaign kickoff, rips opponent

Before about 200 supporters at his official campaign kickoff Monday night, San Marcos mayoral candidate Daniel Guerrero said his opponent, Councilmember John Thomaides, has misrepresented his own positions on several issues.

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Buie Tract development gets second council nod

A piece of the Buie Tract development that had to go through the re-zoning process for a second time received its second approval from the San Marcos City Council Tuesday night, after the developers scaled down their...

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Back to first step for portion of Buie tract

A portion of the controversial Buie Tract development will have to begin the re-zoning process over again after it was discovered that some affected property owners weren't notified of the proposed changes.

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Council gives rezoning approval for Buie tract

Developers who want to build a mixed-use project that includes 456 residential units on a forthcoming extension of Craddock Avenue cleared another hurdle on Tuesday when the San Marcos City Council approved a package of controversial rezoning...

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Buie tract plan conjures criticism

Strong criticism has exploded at both the San Marcos City Council and the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) over a proposed development on the Buie Tract adjacent to the Franklin Square, Oak Heights, and Westover...