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City Passes Key Ordinances Tuesday Night
Sep02

City Passes Key Ordinances Tuesday Night

  The Sulphur Springs City Council passed key ordinances on first reading for the budget for next fiscal year at a regular meeting Tuesday night. Mayor Kayla Price explains what the ordinances deals with and then there are responses from city Director of Finance Peter Karstens on the first three and then from city Human Resources Director Gordon Frazier on the fourth one. Councilman Craig Johnson also asks some questions. The...

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City Manager’s Report To August City Council Meeting
Aug05

City Manager’s Report To August City Council Meeting

STREETS, WATER AND SEWER – The FM 2285 waterline replacement project is complete. This project replaced 2.5 miles of undersized and dilapidated water main. The project was budgeted at $862,800. The project will come in well under budget. The old water main generated more repairs that any other water main in the City. Ironically, just as the Capital Construction Division was about to place the new line into service, the old line...

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Summer Paving Program for City Streets
Jul27

Summer Paving Program for City Streets

Selected for this year’s city of Sulphur Springs’ summer paving program are mostly parts of Live Oak, Waco, Vonda, League, Carter, South Davis, Woodlawn, West, Joyce, Jill, South Moore and Finney streets.  The new coat of asphalt on these streets will cost a little over $560,000.  Work is expected to get underway next month.  City Manager Marc Maxwell says streets are selected that still have good sub-base and won’t...

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Summer Paving Agenda and More in City Manager’s Report at July Meeting
Jul08

Summer Paving Agenda and More in City Manager’s Report at July Meeting

STREETS, WATER AND SEWER –  The FM 2285 waterline replacement project is picking up speed now that the rains have abated.  We’ve installed 8,800 feet of pipe, and three of four bores have been completed.   We expect to complete this project in July.  This project replaces 2.5 miles of undersized and dilapidated water main at a cost of $862,800.  The project begins at S.H. 19 and extends past the Lake Sulphur Springs dam.  The...

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Sulphur Spring’s City Manager’s Report, May 5th, 2015
May06
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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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