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Will Conley

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

City to add 107 acres to Purgatory greenspace

The city is poised to acquire 107 acres of undeveloped aquifer recharge land adjacent to the 463-acre Purgatory Creek Natural Area in San Marcos.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Hays GOP incumbents gear up for re-election bids

Incumbent Hays County Republican Party officeholders, including Sheriff Gary Cutler and Tax Assessor-Collector Luanne Caraway, gathered in Dripping Springs on Monday morning to file for re-election with party chair Bud Wymore.

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Hays County gets $1 million for Aquarena overpass

Hays County has committed $1 million from federal transportation funds to help pay for a railroad overpass on Aquarena Springs Drive if the money is used within three years.

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.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Feds approve county’s redistricting map

The Department of Justice has approved Hays County’s redistricting plan, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2012.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Court accepts donation of land for Jacob’s Well Natural Area

Hays County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to accept the donation of a tract of land from Wimberley Springs Partners that will add .839 acres to the Jacob’s Well Natural Area.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Madison appointed to state economic development board

Amy Madison, president and chief executive officer of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, was appointed to the Texas Economic Development Council Board of Directors during TEDC’s 50th annual meeting earlier this month in Fort Worth.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

City and county give $70,000 to food bank, kick-off Turkeys Tackling Hunger

Hays County commissioners and San Marcos council members recently allocated a combined $70,000 to the Hays County Food Bank and proclaimed October as “Turkeys Tackling Hunger” month.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Hays County pledges $5 million to kick start SH 45 SW

Hays County will chip in $5 million to help Travis County build the long awaited SH 45 SW, which would connect MoPac in Austin with FM 1626 in Hays County, under an offer approved this morning.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Conciliatory Kyle council asks for payment plan on road

A conciliatory Kyle City Council on Tuesday acknowledged that it owes Hays County as much as $2 million for an ongoing widening of Dacy Lane but asked for a payment plan to meet its share of the...

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