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Thursday, July 12th, 2012

San Marcos commission approves permits for two new bars

The San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission granted permits for two new bars on Tuesday: A Bobcat-themed bar near Texas State University and a higher-end lounge on the far south end of town.

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Carma asks to slow down Blanco Vista plan change

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) is likely to approve a Carma Texas request to slow down Blanco Vista concept plan changes Tuesday night. The developer has faced overwhelming opposition to its desire to add...

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Windemere developers cut plan to 75 dwellings

The developers of a residential project at the head waters of the San Marcos Springs reduced their proposal this week after the city refused to condemn an adjoining strip of land for a road. The owner of...

Monday, August 30th, 2010

P&Z approves conditional use permit for AA house

San Marcos Planning and Zoning commissioners again went against the city staff recommendation corning the Last House on the Block, a house on Smith Lane being used as a meeting place for Alcoholics Anonymous. The commission agreed...

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Hooper announces run for council seat

Toby Hooper, a member of the city's ethics commission, announced that he is running for the San Marcos City Council seat being vacated by Councilmember Gaylord Bose. Hooper is running against Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather.

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Open government group starts with full meeting

A group of about 50 people seeking more open government in San Marcos met this week at the San Marcos Public Library. The first task is to generate a list of recommendations for the San Marcos City...

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Editorial: Property tax break for residential development is poor policy

Among the problems that might be identified with the Paso Robles development, we're most concerned about offering property tax incentives for residential property, which can't possibly be a good deal for the city or its taxpayers. The...

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Mayor calls public meeting on Paso Robles

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz is holding a public meeting Wednesday night at the Maricopa Apartments for a discussion about the Paso Robles development proposal. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

P&Z approves Paso Robles development agreement with TIRZ provisions

MERCURY PRO | The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission approved a development agreement for Carma Development to build its proposed Paso Robles project Tuesday night. The development now moves on to the San Marcos City Council,...

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Council calms residents, deletes portion of FM 110

San Marcos councilmembers assuaged worried residents Tuesday night, eliminating a portion of the proposed FM 110 from the transportation master plan rather than rerouting the road to run on McCarty Lane on the west side of Interstate-35.

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