Springs City Council will be mapping out Capital Improvement Plan
Jul19

Springs City Council will be mapping out Capital Improvement Plan

The Sulphur Springs City Council will be mapping out Capital Improvement Plans for years to come. They’ll meet with Director of Finance Peter Karstens Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Executive Chambers on the second floor of new City Hall. Topics will include streets, drainage, remodeling old City Hall, water and sewer lines, the Water Plant, raw water supply, Wastewater Treatment Plant, funding issues and wastewater collection rate...

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City Council Agenda 07/22/14

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100th Birthday Celebration Old Post Office/City Hall North
Jul15

100th Birthday Celebration Old Post Office/City Hall North

100th Birthday celebration and dedication shot, compiled and edited by Doug Haston

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City Director Of Finance Announces Plans For Upcoming Council Meeting
Jul06

City Director Of Finance Announces Plans For Upcoming Council Meeting

Peter Karstens, city of Sulphur Springs Director of Finance, has a feast of ideas planned for City Council members at a proposed meeting on July 22 at 6 p.m. He promises the council members will have a lot on their plates, as the menu will include high dollar long-range discussions of streets, the wastewater treatment plant, water treatment plant, Lake Sulphur Springs and the city’s excess water. Karstens says he’ll discuss ways to...

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Update On Wastewater Treatment Plant

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell gave the City Council an update Tuesday night on the city’s stressed Wastewater Treatment Plant. He said a new filter was helping and added the plant was within allowable limits for total suspended solids last month. Maxwell said the plant was out of compliance for ammonia. He said the plant still needed to get more oxygen for it to operate more efficiently. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Passes New Ordinance
Jul03

Sulphur Springs City Council Passes New Ordinance

The Sulphur Springs City Council easily passed an ordinance on first reading Tuesday night that would adopt the International Property Maintenance Code but then struggled a bit to pass on first reading an ordinance that would replace an entire section on Signs and Identification in the city Zoning Ordinance. City Attorney Jim McLeroy said the Maintenance Code would allow the city to address property maintenance issues early and would...

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City Council Approves Two Ordinances
Jul02

City Council Approves Two Ordinances

During a twenty-five minute meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council approved on first reading two ordinances that were postponed last month. One will adopt the International Property Maintenance Code. The second will replace the entire Signs and Identification section of the city zoning ordinance. That one is expected to be tweaked some. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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Sulphur Springs City Council 07/01/14

The Sulphur Springs City Council is expected to take up a couple of matters at a Tuesday regular meeting that they postponed during their June meeting. Since then they have discussed the items in a work session. One ordinance calls for adopting the International Property Maintenance Code and the other would replace an entire section of the City Zoning Ordinance dealing with Signs and Identification Regulations. By Don Julian, KSST...

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Council Meeting 06/03/14
Jun15

Council Meeting 06/03/14

At a regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council on June 3, the council postponed action on two ordinances because of council members’ concerns. The items will be taken up in a work session Monday morning at 11:30 a.m. before they come back before the council at a later meeting. The items deal with adopting the International Property Maintenance Code and replacing the entire zoning section dealing with signs and...

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City Council Highlights 06/04/14

Some members of the Sulphur Springs City Council seemed worried about stepping on toes and code enforcement that might overreach as they considered adopting the International Property Maintenance Code Tuesday night. City Attorney Jim McLeroy presented it as a needed tool for the city to address residential and commercial properties earlier, as they are just beginning to decline. He explained the city now must wait until a property...

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