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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City Managers Report 01/09/2015
Jan09
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“Updated” Capital Street Improvements Planned
Jan04

“Updated” Capital Street Improvements Planned

The city of Sulphur Springs Capital Construction Crew began work on Lamar Street Monday on a new sewer line. Also planned are a new water line and a rebuild of the street. After that the crew will work to put in a new 12-inch water line along FM 2285 from Highway 19 to out past the Lake Sulphur Springs Dam. City Manager Marc Maxwell says after that the city will do another 1,000 feet of improvement to Rockdale Road not only rebuilding...

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Lamar Street to Get a Major Update
Dec30

Lamar Street to Get a Major Update

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says work will begin Monday on the total rebuild of Lamar Street. Maxwell says the street will be getting a new sewer and water line and some drainage improvements and then will be rebuilt. He says the street is in bad shape due to so many sewer and water line repairs. A half-mile of street will be improved costing about $750,000. The work is expected to take six months....

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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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