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Laurie Moyer

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Planet K case

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition for review of the Planet K court case that sought to overturn a San Marcos ordinance and state law banning junked vehicles from being in public view.

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Mayoral candidates differ on development proposals

San Marcos mayoral candidates Daniel Guerrero and John Thomaides took opposing sides about the controversial Paso Robles and Buie Tract developments at last week's Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) debate. The mayoral candidates and the candidates for...

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

San Marcos mayoral candidates tangle over differences

San Marcos mayoral candidates Daniel Guerrero and John Thomaides agree on some of the issues, but they disagree about which one said what and when concerning past city council deliberations. The two will meet again Thursday night...

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Council names three city manager finalists

The San Marcos City Council has named three finalists for the city manager position. All three are presently city managers. They are Jim Nuse of Round Rock, Jeffrey Howell of Kilgore and Scott Moore of Peoria, IL.

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

City manager interviews to conclude Wednesday

The San Marcos City Council is in the midst of interviewing five finalists for the vacant city manager position, with the last three interviews slated for Wednesday. However, the city has yet to release the names of...

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...

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

San Marcos to raise utility rates in 2011 to meet costs

San Marcos city councilmembers have agreed during the budget process to raise rates for its water, wastewater, electric and garbage pick-up customers. Though the new water rates are yet to be decided, the city already charges among...

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

County gives $150K for regional economic plan

Seeking $800,000 for its first year of operations, the Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation (GSMEDC) received $150,000 this week from Hays County. GSMEDC is hoping to receive another $360,000 from the City of San Marcos next...

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

City offers hazardous household waste disposal twice per week

The City of San Marcos has contracted with Guy Guy recycling for two part time employees to operate the household hazardous waste (HHW) collection facility at the city's traffic yard, 630 East Hopkins Street on Tuesday and...

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...

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