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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Lazy Oaks Ranch gets preliminary okay from city council

MERCURY PRO | A measure that lays the groundwork for a 1,750-home subdivision on the former Storey-Robinson Ranch breezed through San Marcos City Council on Tuesday.

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Mayor, council presenting ‘State of the City’ tonight

The city of San Marcos will present the eighth annual “State of the City” program on Monday, January 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.at the City of San Marcos Conference Center at Embassy Suites, 3101 S. Interstate...

Monday, January 7th, 2013

San Marcos council okays Cape’s Camp park, apartments

The San Marcos City Council on Monday approved a developer's request to build 306 student apartment units on a prime piece of riverfront property at Interstate 35 and River Road. The package includes donation to the city...

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Manske Roll Week proclaimed

San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero recently proclaimed the third week of November as Manske Roll Week.

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Video: Lively debate over San Marcos comprehensive plan

San Marcos business people on Nov. 20 called on the city council to reject a recommendation to further limit development in the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone and to seek input from the private sector in crafting the...

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Sessom developer deploys carrots, sticks in bid for neighbors’ support

Developer Darren Casey has been meeting this summer with neighborhood opponents of his proposed luxury student apartments on Sessom Drive in an effort to negotiate a compromise to win some former foes' blessings.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Canadian developer has big plans for Centerpoint Road acreage

A Canadian company is asking the San Marcos City Council to create a public improvement district to help fund development of 495 acres on Centerpoint Road near the outlet malls.

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Wrecker boss: San Marcos towing ‘cheapest in Texas’

The owner of San Marcos' largest wrecker service says he has a legal right to charge market rates for forced tows from private property even if people don't find his line of work particularly charming.

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Wrecker companies want to raise forced towing fees

When wrecker companies asked two months ago for across-the-board increases in the fees they're allowed to charge vehicle owners for forced tows, most San Marcos City Council members told them to hit the road.

Monday, February 27th, 2012

City may come to buyer’s table for downtown properties

The San Marcos City Council has its eyes on five prime downtown properties, four of which are owned by Hays County and one by the United States Postal Service.

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