Engineering Contract Awarded for Waste Water Plant Improvements
Jun03

Engineering Contract Awarded for Waste Water Plant Improvements

The Sulphur Springs City Council voted unanimously to contract with Garver Engineering for design and other services for improvements and rehab to the city’s 1970’s model Wastewater Treatment Plant. City Manager Marc Maxwell said three new basins would be built but that these would be more efficient and effective. He praised the engineering firm for their work in digging into the problem to find a solution. The cost of the...

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City Manager’s Report Reflects a Busy May for City Employees
Jun03

City Manager’s Report Reflects a Busy May for City Employees

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell presented his Manager’s Report Tuesday night during the June regular session of the council. STREETS, WATER AND SEWER – The FM 2285 waterline replacement project is moving slowly.  The heavy rains have taken their toll on the project.  We’ve installed 6,500 feet of pipe, and three of four bores have been completed.   This project will replace 2.5 miles of undersized and dilapidated...

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Price Named Mayor; Glass Mayor Pro Tem
Jun03

Price Named Mayor; Glass Mayor Pro Tem

For the first time in city history, ladies now are mayor and mayor pro tem.  Kayla Price was selected as mayor and Emily Glass was mayor pro tem during the June 2nd regular session of the Sulphur Springs City Council.  Outgoing mayor Freddie Taylor received a gavel.  Councilmen Craig Johnson, Clay Walker and Oscar Aguilar were sworn in for new terms. The Sulphur Springs City Council took a step toward improving its’ 1970’s...

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City Council Has Lengthy Agenda for Tuesday Night
Jun02

City Council Has Lengthy Agenda for Tuesday Night

The Sulphur Springs City Council will take up a 17-item agenda at a regular meeting at City Hall tonight. The council will actually began in executive session at 6:30 p.m. as they will consult with an attorney concerning pending litigation. The regular monthly meeting should get started at around 7 p.m. The council will consider contracting with Garver Engineering for design and other services related to improvements and rehab of the...

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Election Returns for Sulphur Springs
May09

Election Returns for Sulphur Springs

In the Saturday May 9th Sulphur Springs City Council Election for Place 3, Oscar Aguilar was re-elected 190 to 51 for Charles Oxford. Aguilar will begin his fourth term on the council. Oxford who has served one term in the past has been defeated the last several times he has sought a seat. The other two incumbents, Craig Johnson in Place 1 and Clay Walker in Place 2 were unopposed. Share...

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Mayor’s Proclamations Commemorate May for Two Separate Occasions
May07

Mayor’s Proclamations Commemorate May for Two Separate Occasions

Mayor Freddie Taylor read two proclamations: one made May Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month while the other designated May 15 Put on Purple Day to educate the public about Lupus and its’ effects on individuals, families and society. “Whereas today’s society is finding more citizens involved in motorcycling on roads, and whereas more cyclists are roughly unprotected and therefore more prone to injury or death in a...

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Happy Hannah Kirby Day!
May07

Happy Hannah Kirby Day!

May the 4th is better known as “Star Wars Day” for the saga-lovers. On May 5th we celebrate Cinco de Mayo. May 6th, 2015 now stands alone as a day of its own. Today is Hannah Kirby Day. Over 100 citizens, friends, family and fans filled City Hall in downtown Sulphur Springs on Wednesday afternoon for a celebration in honor of our hometown superstar, Hannah Kirby. Mayor Freddie Taylor read a proclamation on behalf of the...

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Sulphur Spring’s City Manager’s Report, May 5th, 2015
May06
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City Council Prepares to Fuel up with AVGAS and Jet-A
May05

City Council Prepares to Fuel up with AVGAS and Jet-A

The Sulphur Springs City Council will have a brief agenda to go through at its regular monthly meeting coming up tonight at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The main item of business will be discussion and possible action by the Council on bids and awarding of a contract for AVGAS and Jet-A fuel for the Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport. Sulphur Springs City Manager Mark Maxwell will present his monthly managers report to the Council on capital...

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Special Meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council, May 1st, 2015
Apr28
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