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Michael Cosentino

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

'Rolling quorum' questions remain for council

Downtown business owners, San Marcos City Councilmembers and, apparently, attorneys remain unsure about the notion of a "rolling quorum," the threat of which kept two councilmembers from meeting last week with the Downtown Association.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Extended bar hours could start this summer

Some San Marcos bars could stay open until 2 a.m. as soon as late June depending on how long it takes the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission to process applications for revised liquor, beer and wine licenses.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Council reverses zoning call

The San Marcos City Council reversed itself Tuesday night, approving a re-zoning plan to clear the way for apartment housing on 22.5 acres near the intersection of Hunter Road and Wonder World Drive.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Council members ponder how much to pay themselves

City council members on Thursday will discuss compensation for themselves for the first time since San Marcos voters in November approved a charter amendment allowing the city council to determine its own level of pay or reimbursement.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

New city planning arm emerges from staff changes, P&Z purge

It remains to be seen how the city will change the way it handles development, but the people making those calls are changing rapidly as City Manager Rick Menchaca shuffles the city staff while the Planning and...

Friday, April 25th, 2008

With scant public input, charter review commission finalizing its work

All three citizens who showed up at the Charter Review Commission's public hearing Thursday said they just came to listen. The session was adjourned by 5:40 p.m., ten minutes after it began and before the pizza delivery...

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