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Shaun Cranston

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Council clears way for largest subdivision in city’s history

MERCURY PRO | The San Marcos City Council on Tuesday all but finalized a deal that lays the ground work for a 3,450 home gated community intertwined with an 18-hole golf course.

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Porterfield, Prather, Scott hold huge funding leads

Three city council candidates supported by outgoing San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz hold substantial fundraising advantages in Tuesday's election. Two of them, incumbent Councilmember Kim Porterfield and Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather, hold fundraising leads of...

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

City council hires Nuse, approves Paso Robles deal

MERCURY PRO | Wrapping up two pieces of business before Mayor Susan Narvaiz leaves the dais in November, the San Marcos City Council hired Round Rock City Manager Jim Nuse and approved a development agreement, annexation and...

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

City council approves Paso Robles annexation

MERCURY PRO | The San Marcos City Council approved the first reading of an annexation agreement for the Paso Robles development Tuesday night. The council will take on the second reading, as well as the first reading...

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Guerrero holds campaign kickoff, rips opponent

Before about 200 supporters at his official campaign kickoff Monday night, San Marcos mayoral candidate Daniel Guerrero said his opponent, Councilmember John Thomaides, has misrepresented his own positions on several issues.

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Carma nixes plan for grey water over golf course

Carma Texas has decided against using treated wastewater over an 18-hole golf course in the proposed gated community. Instead, Carma and San Marcos officials are working on a plan to use potable water over portions of the...

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Mayor: City looking for new plan to water golf course at Paso Robles

MERCURY PRO | At a special meeting of the San Marcos City Council Tuesday night, Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Carma Texas General Manager Shaun Cranston said they would look into alternatives to reclaimed water for a golf...

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

City schedules public hearings on Paso Robles

The San Marcos City Council will hold the first of several additional public meetings on the proposed annexation of Paso Robles, a 1,340-acre master planned community on Hunter Road on Tuesday, Aug. 24.

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

City to hold Paso Robles public hearings

The San Marcos City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday night to discuss the proposed annexation of the Paso Robles development, which is in the process of trying to secure city approval.

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...

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