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John Foreman

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

City looks to raise the bar with proposed apartment design standards

The city’s Planning and Development Services department will host an open house on Wednesday, April 30 on proposed design standards for new multi-family development in San Marcos.

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

P&Z approves Windemere variance for narrow road

Planning and Zoning commissioners in San Marcos are allowing the developers of Windemere Ranch property by Spring Lake to build a narrower collector road than allowed by the city's land development code. Environmentalists and nearby residents opposed...

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Windemere developers cut plan to 75 dwellings

The developers of a residential project at the head waters of the San Marcos Springs reduced their proposal this week after the city refused to condemn an adjoining strip of land for a road. The owner of...

Monday, August 30th, 2010

P&Z approves conditional use permit for AA house

San Marcos Planning and Zoning commissioners again went against the city staff recommendation corning the Last House on the Block, a house on Smith Lane being used as a meeting place for Alcoholics Anonymous. The commission agreed...

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos celebrated as ‘Texas Treasure’

The First Lady's Texas Treasure Award designates towns in Texas that strive to preserve the history and authentic Texas sense of place. San Marcos was recently selected as a "Texas Treasure" by Texas First Lady Anita Perry.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos celebrated as 'Texas Treasure'

The First Lady's Texas Treasure Award designates towns in Texas that strive to preserve the history and authentic Texas sense of place. San Marcos was recently selected as a "Texas Treasure" by Texas First Lady Anita Perry.

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