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Laurie Moyer

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Rio Vista project breaks ground

San Marcos officials broke ground on Rio Vista Terrace improvements with ten good shovels on March 6. The event was the official start of a $9.3 million project that will provide new waterlines, wastewater lines, storm drains, sidewalk, curbs, gutters and streets to the neighborhood in the next two years.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Council approves budget increase for Hunter Road

San Marcos City Councilmembers opted Tuesday to spend $532,000 more than they budgeted to widen a 0.79-mile stretch of Hunter Road between Wonder World Drive and Bishop Street, though city officials say anticipated savings on the Wonder...

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Waste water project links to Windemere

Facing occasional instances of sewage flowing down San Marcos streets as some residents fume that a proposed wastewater line to fix the problem may encourage more houses over aquifer recharge land, the City of San Marcos is...

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Drainage plan could be downtown sneak peek

No one knows when the city's downtown master plan will become reality, but a drainage project for parts of LBJ Drive, Hutchison Street and University Drive will force a sneak peak at the next iteration of downtown...

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.

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