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Lisa Marie Coppoletta

Friday, July 31st, 2009

San Marcos council filings to start Monday

The first day of filing for the Nov. 3 San Marcos City Council election is Monday. The filing period will last through Sept. 2. Two seats on the council are up for election.

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

TLC organizes in San Marcos convention

The Texas Liberty Campaign, an organization based on the ideals of U.S. Congressman Ron Paul, organized last weekend with a convention in San Marcos.

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Council stays with KBR contracts

Despite pleas from citizens, the San Marcos City Council decided to maintain two road contracts with KBR after city staff said the timeliness and cost effectiveness of the projects would be jeopardized by cutting ties with the...

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Springtown developer pulls request

Developers working to refurbish Springtown Center pulled their request Tuesday, just before the San Marcos City Council was to consider an incentive package led by a $3.9 million loan. But the developers said they will be back...

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Prather drops out of city council race

Jude Prather, who lost a 2007 San Marcos City Council bid by three votes and announced another run in March, said Monday that he is taking himself out of the race because he will be released from...

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Council candidate pushes veterans benefits

San Marcos city council candidate Lisa Marie Coppoletta said war veterans should return to San Marcos to more than a war memorial. Coppoletta said veterans should receive $5,000 from the city in down payment assistance so they...

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Coppoletta announces treasurer

Lisa Marie Coppoletta, who campaigned for the San Marcos City Council without a treasurer in 2008, has named Griffin Spell as the treasurer for her 2009 council campaign.

Friday, February 27th, 2009

CONA Corner: Meeting announcement

Lisa Marie Coppoletta will talk with Council of Nehghborhood Associations members about using Facebook and Twitter to help neighborhoods.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Could microchip mandate be repealed?

The San Marcos Animal Shelter Advisory Board, which supported a mandate to microchip pet dogs and cats through the city council's passage of a new animal control ordinance, now says it will consider alternatives after a month...

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

CETI vs. City in final animal ordinance session

San Marcos city staff ran its last public information hearing on a controversial animal control ordinance Saturday, engaging plenty of friction from a group organized to oppose mandatory microchip registration of dogs and cats.

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