City to Delay Street Rebuilding Project
Dec10

City to Delay Street Rebuilding Project

Although everything is set to begin on the Lamar Street rebuilding project in Sulphur Springs, City Manager Marc Maxwell feels the holiday season is not a good time to have the street torn up. For that reason, Maxwell says the project will be delayed until the New Year. Maxwell says in the meantime, street crews will be working on a backlog of little jobs. Lamar, from College to Beckham, will also get new water and sewer lines with...

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City OK’s an Agreement With The Hopkins County Genealogical Society
Dec04

City OK’s an Agreement With The Hopkins County Genealogical Society

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City Business Offices Open in New Location
Dec03

City Business Offices Open in New Location

The city of Sulphur Springs Business Office reopened Tuesday at 8 a.m. in a doublewide trailer located behind Old City Hall. The drive-through window at Old City Hall is closed. It will be replaced by a 24-hour kiosk to be located in front of Old City Hall. City Director of Finance Peter Karstens said the business office would be in the temporary location for 9 to 10 months while Old City Hall is renovated. Then they will move back....

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Moving City Hall
Nov27

Moving City Hall

City of Sulphur Springs Director of Finance Peter Karstens says after Old City Hall is renovated, it should be good for another 20 to 30 years. Most of those years, it should serve as a Police Station. Friday at noon, the city Business Office closed and will reopen next Tuesday at 8 a.m. in a temporary doublewide located behind Old City Hall. In about 9 months, the Business Office will return to Old City Hall minus the drive through...

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“Updated” Downtown Expansion News
Nov23

“Updated” Downtown Expansion News

At a recent meeting of the Texas Downtown Association in Granbury, Downtown Sulphur Springs was used as a case study for use of public spaces and for branding. City Director of Community Development Shane Shepard was pleasantly surprised. Shepard added he was able to distribute about 150 packets on Sulphur Springs to developers interested in Texas at an International Shopping Centers conference. Shepard said a Schlotzsky’s Sandwich...

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“Updated” Parts of Old City Hall to be Closed and Moved
Nov23

“Updated” Parts of Old City Hall to be Closed and Moved

Due to renovation work at Old City Hall, the city of Sulphur Springs Business Office will close at noon Wednesday and will reopen on Tuesday, December 2 at a temporary location in a doublewide located in a parking lot behind Old City Hall. The Business Office is expected to be at the temporary location for nine months. The drive through window is going away, to be replaced by a 24-hour kiosk....

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“Updated” Tree Replacement Downtown
Nov20

“Updated” Tree Replacement Downtown

City work crews are having to replace four Magnolia trees on and around the downtown Plaza in recent days. One tree was broken in half during a storm, a driver on Main Street wiped out a tree and two of the trees on the Plaza died. Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says Magnolia trees keep dying in those two spots. He adds if the trend continues, he’ll switch to Cypress trees. Maxwell speculates the surface water is too close...

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“Updated” City Managers Report
Nov07

“Updated” City Managers Report

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell reported on street work, the Wastewater Treatment Plant and tornado warning sirens in his Manager’s Report to the City Council Tuesday night. He reported that the annual paving program was completed with Morris Drive, Russell Drive, Kendall Lane, Fuller Street, North Davis Street from the Blacklands Railroad tracks to Park Street and Hinnant Street all being paved. Maxwell added League Street,...

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Peter Karstens Discusses Renovating the Old City Hall
Nov07

Peter Karstens Discusses Renovating the Old City Hall

In order to renovate old Sulphur Springs City Hall, the city business office, water department and tax collection office will be relocated to a temporary building that will be located just west of old City Hall. The building will arrive the week before Thanksgiving and should open the week after Thanksgiving. The drive-through pay window is being replaced by a machine where bills can be paid. City departments will relocate to old City...

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Garver Engineering to Design the Rehab Project for the Wastewater Treatment Plant
Nov06

Garver Engineering to Design the Rehab Project for the Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Sulphur Springs City Council selected Garver Engineering to design the rehab project for the Wastewater Treatment Plant at a regular meeting Tuesday night. The council also approved bids for two police cruisers, for heating and air conditioning at old City Hall and for utility pipe for the Lamar Street reconstruction project

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