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Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

City budget includes utility rate hikes

The San Marcos city budget that took effect last month projects that the city's expenditures will increase by $7.6 million (5.4 percent), while revenues will increase by $8.7 million (6.5 percent). The $147.8 million budget keeps the property tax rate at 53.02 cents per $100 of taxable valuation for the fiscal year.

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...

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Local EDC forms to implement economic plan

The recently incorporated Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation is charged with implementing a new economic plan for the San Marcos area. However, the economic development corporation needs about $300,000, and is likely to seek it from...

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Prime Outlet Mall wins retail award for partnership with city

Prime Outlet Mall recently won an award for its partnership with the City of San Marcos as an innovative marketing achievement. The current city budget allocates $307,000 to Prime Outlet for marketing.

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Economic development plan waits on funding

Though many local jurisdictions have approved the Greater San Marcos Plan as a blueprint for local economic development, the launch for a new board to implement the plan has been delayed while organizers seek funding and non-profit...

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Authorities seek info on outlet center robber, sentence mall carjacker

Police are trying to identify a man who displayed a gun and knife to rob the Levi store in the Tanger Outlet center in January. Meanwhile, a Buda man has been sentenced to 25 years for a...

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

The List: Prime Outlets ranked by size

A list of Prime Outlets' 22 properties in the United States, ranked by square footage.

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Economic development plan in works for city

San Marcos' economic development office, along with other local jurisdictions and stakeholders, is working on an economic development plan that would target health care, corporate and professional operations and supply chain management.

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Hispanic chamber to throw Halloween bash

Servpro, in partnership with the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will have a Halloween bash Thursday at the Servpro warehouse, 1222 Old Martindale Road in San Marcos. The event has a $7 cover charge.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Chamber to hold mixer at Saks

The next after-hours mixer for the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce (SMACC) will be held at Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th on July 16 from 5:30-7 p.m

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