City’s Revitalization Attracts Texas Downtown Association

Scott Welmaker, Director of Economic Development for Mansfield, is the President of the Texas Downtown Association.  Welmaker says 45 to 50 TDA members were in Sulphur Springs Thursday to attend a workshop on downtown code enforcement.  He says about 15 members of the TDA Board will stay in town Friday at attend a board meeting.  Welmaker says this is his first visit to Sulphur Springs and adds he’s impressed with the town. Hear...

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Council Meeting Agenda 03/17/15
Mar13

Council Meeting Agenda 03/17/15

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CITY COUNCIL  MARCH 3, 2015 7:00 P.M.
Feb27

CITY COUNCIL MARCH 3, 2015 7:00 P.M.

The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis. The following items will be discussed: 1. Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation. 2. Presentations, proclamations, and announcements. 3. Manager’s report will include status report of capital improvements, wastewater treatment plant operations, accidents...

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City Council Meeting Recap
Feb06

City Council Meeting Recap

The Sulphur Springs City Council passed on first reading an ordinance amending the city zoning ordinance regarding billboards at a meeting Tuesday night. City Manager Marc Maxwell said the new ordinance severely limits placement of billboards to highways. Billboards can’t be within 2,000 feet of each other and the ordinance limits the size of the billboard. The ordinance will have to be approved on its second and final reading next...

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City Receives a Nuisance Complaint
Feb05

City Receives a Nuisance Complaint

During the public forum portion of the regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night, a citizen had a complaint. City Manager Marc Maxwell noted this type of complaint is one the city is seeing a lot more of lately....

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City Managers Report 02/03/2015
Feb04

City Managers Report 02/03/2015

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Sulphur Springs City Council Will Try Again to Come up With a Sign Ordinance Change
Feb03

Sulphur Springs City Council Will Try Again to Come up With a Sign Ordinance Change

The Sulphur Springs City Council will try again to come up with a sign ordinance change at tonight’s regular meeting at City Hall at 7 p.m. This is a first reading of an ordinance amending the Sulphur Springs Zoning Ordinance regarding off premise signage. The council will also consider taking action on an independent audit of the city for last year. City Manager Marc Maxwell will also present his Manager’s Report. In other business,...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Takes up a Thorny Issue
Jan11

Sulphur Springs City Council Takes up a Thorny Issue

The Sulphur Springs City Council will take up a thorny issue during a workshop at noon Wednesday in the 2nd floor meeting room at City Hall. At issue are two ordinances dealing with general sign regulations and definitions and regulating placement and maintenance of on-premises and off-premises signs.

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City of Sulphur Springs City Council Workshop Session 01/14/2015
Jan09
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“Updated With Video” Broadway Bridge Renamed
Jan09

“Updated With Video” Broadway Bridge Renamed

Renaming the Broadway Bridge Celebration District is jumping through hoops according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. It will allow the city to make a sizable impact quickly in an effort to direct people from I-30 to downtown. TXDOT says only signs of cross streets can be hung in certain locations thus the name change with an arrow pointing downtown. Billboards will also be...

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