Sunday, July 11th, 2010
San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz said she has made a decision as to whether she will seek re-election against Councilmember John Thomaides, but she's not tipping her hand. Meanwhile, Councilmember Kim Porterfield announced late Sunday that she will seek another term for her seat, and 2008 mayoral candidate Dan McCarthy said he will give it another try.
Thursday, July 8th, 2010
Fired San Marcos City Manager Rick Menchaca agreed Tuesday to accept a six-month's severance payment from the City of San Marcos, ending the possibility that he will take legal action against the city.
Sunday, June 27th, 2010
The San Marcos City Council owes its citizens an explanation for the firing of City Manager Rick Menchaca because, among other reasons, the trend of secrecy in city government raises too many unsettling questions.
Saturday, June 26th, 2010
San Marcos city officials were still mostly quiet Friday about the city council's 4-3 vote Thursday night to fire City Manager Rick Menchaca. Said City Attorney Michael Cosentino, "There are legal consequences for discussing personnel matters publicly,...
Friday, June 25th, 2010
Ousted San Marcos City Manager Rick Menchaca criticized Mayor Susan Narvaiz and said he has refused to sign a severance agreement after the city council narrowly voted to fire him Thursday night. Menchaca said he will look...
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
A piece of the Buie Tract development that had to go through the re-zoning process for a second time received its second approval from the San Marcos City Council Tuesday night, after the developers scaled down their...
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
For the second time this month, the San Marcos City Council voted against a zoning change that would have allowed high-traffic businesses into a location in the Hopkins Street Historic District Tuesday night.
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
On the eve of an election that could define a new voting majority on the city council, San Marcos City Councilmembers voted Monday to table two contentious items regarding compensation. Councilmembers tabled an employment agreement with the...
Friday, July 10th, 2009
The San Marcos City Council decided Tuesday night to continue prayer before its meetings, but directed staff to establish guidelines to favor no faith and include all faiths.