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Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

P&Z approves $122M plan for capital improvements

The Planning and Zoning Commission in San Marcos has approved a three-year capital improvement plan that would cost $122 million. To this point, the city has $44 million to cover the costs.

Friday, May 28th, 2010

SMHS 2010 senior class seeks name change on McCarty Lane

Some San Marcos High School seniors would like to see the school's address literally reflect "Rattler Pride." The 2010 senior class officers are now on a mission to do just that, hoping to change a section of...

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

City council approves Buie Tract changes

A standing-room crowd packed the San Marcos City Council chamber Tuesday night in opposition to proposed zoning changes to allow mixed use development on the Buie Tract. But the council voted, 4-3, to approve the changes on...

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

P&Z to bring back Buie question in April

Still waiting on a geological report by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission has postponed consideration of a mixed-use plan for the Buie tract until April.

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

P&Z to bring back Buie question in April

Still waiting on a geological report by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission has postponed consideration of a mixed-use plan for the Buie tract until April.

Monday, January 11th, 2010

New San Marcos board appointees begin their work

The San Marcos City Council has appointed 55 citizens to serve on 16 City boards and commissions beginning in 2010.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Early voting runs until Dec. 11

Early voting began Monday in the run-off election for a San Marcos City Council seat. The early voting period will run through Dec. 11 as voters decide between Ryan Thomason and Lisa Marie Coppoletta for the last...

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Armed Forces center going up in San Marcos

Houston-based construction firm Satterfield & Pontikes has begun building a United States military complex on 19 acres on the south side of Clovis Barker Road in San Marcos, less than a mile from Interstate-35. The San Marcos...

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Candidates come and go at filing last call

The filing deadline for San Marcos city council candidacy came and went Wednesday, and so did some of the candidates. Switches, adds and drops characterized a tumultuous last call, which ended in two races each with at...

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

San Marcos P&Z keeps AA house open

Against advice from city staff, the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) granted a conditional use permit allowing a house to stay open for regular and frequent Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings.

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