Council has 14 Item Agenda for Next Tuesday
Oct31

Council has 14 Item Agenda for Next Tuesday

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City Council Wrap Up 10/07/14
Oct09

City Council Wrap Up 10/07/14

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council, the council approved an ordinance on first reading for issuance and sale of $5-million of certificates of obligation for more street work, equipment and renovation work for old City Hall. The council also passed several ordinances on second and final reading to help Saputo Dairy Foods receive financial incentives from the state for a plant expansion....

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City Managers Report 10/08/14
Oct09

City Managers Report 10/08/14

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says the city now has three new tornado warning sirens that will insure coverage by sirens for the entire city limits. By the way, the sirens that sounded last week during a storm were not the new ones. They were older ones that sounded by accident due to a lightning caused power surge. Maxwell also says the city Wastewater Treatment Plant continues to struggle to get enough oxygen to...

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SS City Council
Sep24

SS City Council

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approved Required Ordinances
Sep23

Sulphur Springs City Council Approved Required Ordinances

At a special meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council approved some required ordinances on second and final reading related to the budget for the next fiscal year that begins October 1. Included were the appropriations ordinance, setting the tax rate, water rate, sewer rate and sanitation rate and authorizing updated service credits. The council also approved an enterprise project zone and reinvestment zone to help...

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Sulphur Springs Has an Item Before the Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board Thursday
Sep21

Sulphur Springs Has an Item Before the Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board Thursday

The city of Sulphur Springs has an item before the Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board Thursday morning. The board is expected to review and comment on an environmental assessment for Texas Parks and Wildlife that has applied to TCEQ for renewal of a Water Quality Permit to authorize discharge of treated wastewater from the city plant directly to Cooper Lake.

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Rate Changes
Sep21

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Rate Changes

The Sulphur Springs City Council will consider several matters on second and final reading that are budget related at a special meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. Agenda items are for the appropriations ordinance, setting the tax rate, the water rate, the sewer rate, sanitation rate and authorization of updated service credits.

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City Council Special Meeting September 23, 2014, 7:00 P.M.
Sep19

City Council Special Meeting September 23, 2014, 7:00 P.M.

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 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. Discussion/action on public hearing for second and final reading of Ordinance No. 2652, the appropriations ordinance for the City of Sulphur Springs fiscal year...

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Downtown Farmers Market Will Change
Sep12

Downtown Farmers Market Will Change

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell believes that the city’s farmers’ market is going to change its’ personality over the next year. He sees less emphasis on food and more in arts due to the increased number of restaurants downtown. Maxwell admits the local farmers’ market has not taken off here. He says more producers with lots of product to sale are just not available here. Maxwell says that has surprised him....

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Wayfinding Signs??
Sep11

Wayfinding Signs??

At the last meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council, the council voted to add $66,000 to the proposed budget to address some of consultant Roger Brooks’ branding ideas. City Manager Marc Maxwell says the funds will be used for wayfinding signs to direct people from the Interstate or from hotels to downtown. Maxwell says the city is talking with TXDOT about their sign ideas now. The need for wayfinding signs was at the top of the...

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