Main Street Buzz
Aug21

Main Street Buzz

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says development seems to go in waves and the city is in the midst of such a wave currently downtown. Three buildings were being worked on in the 200 block of Main Street Thursday. The old Knight’s Head Inn building is under construction again. Maxwell says plans call for a sizeable balcony. Another location is being worked on for a bakery. A dentist’s office is also under construction....

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Vehicle and Trailer Theft in Hopkins County

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Property Tax Rises with Property Values
Aug19

Property Tax Rises with Property Values

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will prove time for public comment regarding a proposed tax increase. Although the council has not increased taxes and the 44-cent per $100 valuation will not increase, the amount paid by those property owners taxed will increase due to the increase in the value of their property, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell. The public hearing/special session of the council will be...

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Special Meeting of the City Council, Aug. 21st and 26th
Aug19

Special Meeting of the City Council, Aug. 21st and 26th

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 21, 2014 11:30 A.M.   A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis. The following items will be discussed: 1. Pledge and invocation. 2. Conduct a Public Hearing for the proposed tax increase. 3....

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Municipal Court for 08/14/14 Cancelled
Aug13

Municipal Court for 08/14/14 Cancelled

The Municipal Court Jury has been cancelled for Thursday, August 14th and will be rescheduled for a later date.

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Rogers and Mulberry Streets Reconstruction Next
Aug11

Rogers and Mulberry Streets Reconstruction Next

Listen to the interview with Marc Maxwell. A city of Sulphur Springs street crew made a first concrete pour as they worked on rebuilding Rogers Street between Connally and Van Sickle Monday. They started at 4 a.m. using portable light to see. That keeps them out of the hot afternoons when concrete dries very rapidly. Rogers and Mulberry streets are being rebuilt with new sewer and water lines using mostly a USDA grant. The work crew...

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Peter Karstens Gives Detailed Budget Explanation to City Council
Aug09

Peter Karstens Gives Detailed Budget Explanation to City Council

The Sulphur Springs City Council will be getting a line-by-line explanation of the proposed city budget for the next fiscal year at a special meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Council Room at new City Hall. Department Heads and Director of Finance Peter Karstens will go over the budget. Each council member received a draft budget at a work session last Tuesday. Karstens also gave them a brief overview. By Don Julian, KSST News and...

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City Council Meeting August 12th
Aug08

City Council Meeting August 12th

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City Council Receives  State of the Economy Presentation
Aug08

City Council Receives State of the Economy Presentation

A low unemployment rate that beats the state, national and our regional competitors was one bullet presented by Roger Feagley during his State of the Economy presentation to the Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night. Feagley said our area better survived the recent economic downturn due to our good mix of primary jobs. He said another factor was owner occupied businesses. Feagley said maybe people should be talking about the...

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City Managers Report August 2014
Aug07

City Managers Report August 2014

Here are some tidbits from Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell’s Manager’s Report to the City Council Tuesday. Cooper Lake is current 8.5 feet low but that’s a foot and a half better than last year at this time. City street crews repaired 1,073 potholes and did 51 major street repairs after utility repairs last month. The Wastewater Treatment Plant came in within allowable limits last month for total suspended solids Download...

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