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Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Revolution descendants observe Washington’s birthday

Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated the 281st birthday of the founder of our nation on Feb. 22 with a special proclamation from Mayor Daniel Guerrero honoring George Washington.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Lazy Oaks Ranch gets preliminary okay from city council

MERCURY PRO | A measure that lays the groundwork for a 1,750-home subdivision on the former Storey-Robinson Ranch breezed through San Marcos City Council on Tuesday.

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Mayor, council presenting ‘State of the City’ tonight

The city of San Marcos will present the eighth annual “State of the City” program on Monday, January 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.at the City of San Marcos Conference Center at Embassy Suites, 3101 S. Interstate...

Monday, January 7th, 2013

San Marcos council okays Cape’s Camp park, apartments

The San Marcos City Council on Monday approved a developer's request to build 306 student apartment units on a prime piece of riverfront property at Interstate 35 and River Road. The package includes donation to the city...

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Council declines apartment moratorium in favor of redevelopment

Despite heightened unease about the number of apartments being built, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday was cool toward the idea of a temporary moratorium being pushed by a residents' petition.

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Map: San Marcos City Council election

These maps take a precinct-by-precinct look at Tuesday's San Marcos City Council election results.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Election 2011: Final, unofficial San Marcos results

See San Marcos City Council voting results as they come in here.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Election 2011: Jones ousted from San Marcos council

Texas State career adviser Chris Jones was ousted from his seat on the San Marcos City Council in Tuesday's election, drawing 970 votes (45.9 percent) to retired banker Wayne Becak's 1,142 (54.1 percent).

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Election 2011: Final unofficial Hays County results

Voters in the Buda area rejected a sales tax increase to fund Hays County ESD No. 8 and those in Dripping Springs ISD demolished a property tax increase ratification.

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Q&A: Wayne Becak on his San Marcos council bid

Retired banker WAYNE BECAK takes our questions about economic development incentives, the future of the San Marcos school district and a soon-to-be revived effort to ban smoking in public places.

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