Sulphur Spring’s City Manager’s Report, May 5th, 2015
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Congress for New Urbanism View Sulphur Springs Nightlife
Apr30

Congress for New Urbanism View Sulphur Springs Nightlife

Downtown Sulphur Springs will get scrutiny from another group Thursday. The 23rd Congress for the New Urbanism National Conference will be visiting. Their conference is going on at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. City Manager Marc Maxwell said this is a national group that is meeting in Dallas this year. A number of delegates will be bussed to Sulphur Springs Thursday afternoon for a walk-and-talk tour of the city. New Urbanism is...

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Third Time Bodes Well for City Grant Effort
Apr28

Third Time Bodes Well for City Grant Effort

For the third time, the City of Sulphur Springs is seeking grant funds to build at connect between Coleman and Buford Parks. City Manager Marc Maxwell is seeking funding from TxDOT to build a concrete pathway to connect the two. A Friday noon special meeting of the city council is necessary and has been called to approve the grant application. Previously, the city has sought a TxDOT grant and a grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife....

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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
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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
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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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