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Rick Menchaca

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

San Marcos honors public servants

The City of San Marcos honored public servants working for the military, schools and government during Public Service Recognition Week, which runs from May 4-10.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Council moves closer to bar vote

San Marcos Councilmembers will vote on 2 a.m. bar closing times in May, setting off the steps to extend the hours as early as June.

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.

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Police chief wants to restore curfew

Two years after its expiration, the San Marcos City Council could put a youth curfew back on the books within a month.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

More to be done on city animal ordinance

Dog and cat microchipping are off the table, but a new animal control ordinance in San Marcos still has to deal with residential fowl and other matters.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Former Fresno, Calif. official named director of Capital Improvements

David Healey, nationally known for his successful implementation of major municipal infrastructure projects, has been named San Marcos' Capital Improvements director.

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

San Marcos lobbies for $20 million in earmarks

City leaders seek appropriations for a railroad overpass at Aquarena Springs Drive, airport improvements and new and rebuilt sidewalks in the downtown area.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

City to receive $80K from feds

San Marcos has been awarded a grant of $80,041 as part of the recent federal economic stimulus package.

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Bill Peterson's Blog: Swinging times for swing votes

History tells us that Councilmember Chris Jones is a swing vote on the San Marcos City Council, while Councilmember Fred Terry is new to that august body. History also suggests that Jones and Terry will have a...

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Re-zoning goes back to council

A technicality is keeping alive a re-zoning proposal for 22.5 acres near Hunter Road and Wonder World Drive after the San Marcos City Council rejected the idea two weeks ago.

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