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Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda March 5, 2019
Mar02

Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda March 5, 2019

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL MARCH 5, 2019 7:00 P.M. The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis Street.  The following items will be discussed: Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation. Presentations, proclamations, and announcements. Texas History Month 3....

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Alexander Files for Place 4 on Sulphur Springs City Council
Feb15

Alexander Files for Place 4 on Sulphur Springs City Council

Reiko Alexander has filed for Place 4 on the Sulphur Springs City Council. Alexander challenges incumbent Freddie Taylor for the council seat. Alexander filed on the final day to file and assured that all three Places, Place 4, 5, and 6, will be on the ballot for the May 4, 2019 Municipal Election. Alexander sought the Hopkins County Clerk post in the November General Election but lost to Tracy Smith. Incumbent Freddie Taylor filed to...

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Sanderson Files for Place 5 on Sulphur Springs City Council
Feb13

Sanderson Files for Place 5 on Sulphur Springs City Council

With only two days left to file for a Place on the Sulphur Springs City Council, Jeff Sanderson, a Shift Captain for Hopkins County EMS, filed to seek election to Place 5. Sanderson challenges incumbent Emily Glass for the seat. Glass filed on the first day to file for the May 4, 2019 Municipal Election. Incumbent Freddie Taylor filed to seek re-election to Place 4 on the Sulphur Springs City Council on January 31st. Taylor, local...

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City Manager’s Report Presented in February Council Meeting
Feb06

City Manager’s Report Presented in February Council Meeting

City Manager Marc Maxwell’s Report presented in the February City Council meeting included: CROSSTOWN TRAIL – Construction continues on the Hopkins County Civic Center grounds and Peavine Pinion Pond. In January the Capital Construction Division poured more concrete, installed bike racks and trash cans, laid sod to prevent erosion, installed a water fountain and planted trees. SUNSET STREET – Work should begin on this...

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City Council Approves All Items on February Agenda
Feb06

City Council Approves All Items on February Agenda

With few comments made and unanimity on all items, the Sulphur Springs City Council took less than one hour to move through a 22 item agenda filled with ordinances, resolutions, and an audit report. Mayor John Sellers began the meeting with a reading of a Black History Month Proclamation noting that this year is the 93rd anniversary of a time set to honor and increase the knowledge of Black History as a means of improving relationship...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda February 5, 2019
Feb02

Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda February 5, 2019

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 5, 2019 7:00 P.M. The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis Street.  The following items will be discussed: Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation. Presentations, proclamations, and announcements: Black History...

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Taylor to Seek Re-election to Place 4 on City Council
Jan31

Taylor to Seek Re-election to Place 4 on City Council

Thursday morning, January 31, 2019, Incumbent Freddie Taylor filed to seek re-election to Place 4 on the Sulphur Springs City Council. Taylor, local business leader, has served in various capacities on the council since he was sworn in June, 2004. Opportunity to file for Places 4, 5, and 6 continue through February 15, 2019. Emily Glass, incumbent Place 5, filed for reelection on the morning of first day for filing. For Place 6 Doug...

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Thornton Files to Seek Place 6 on Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan30

Thornton Files to Seek Place 6 on Sulphur Springs City Council

Tuesday afternoon, January 29, 2019, Landon Thornton filed for Place 6 on the Sulphur Springs City Council. Thornton will face Doug Moore in the May 4th Municipal Election. Both men will seek a one year term to fill the unexpired term of Dan Froneberger, who resigned from the council in April last year. Moore was appointed in May to fill the place until the next election. Thornton is a senior at Sulphur Springs High School and a...

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Glass to Seek Re-election to City Council Place 5
Jan16

Glass to Seek Re-election to City Council Place 5

Emily Glass On the first day to file for a place on the Sulphur Springs City Council, Councilwoman Emily Glass filed for re-election to Place 5 on the council. Glass, currently Mayor Pro-Tem, has been instrumental in a number of steps taken by the council in past years. Filing is underway for the May 4, 2019 municipal election. Opportunity to file for Places 5, 6, and 7 continue through February 15, 2019. Currently Place 6 is held by...

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Second Public Hearing on Annexation of Business Parks Leads to March 5th Decision by City Council
Jan10

Second Public Hearing on Annexation of Business Parks Leads to March 5th Decision by City Council

“If they ask for a tax abatement, we will have to consider it,” stated members of city council and city staff in answer a KSST News inquiry. The inquiry came after the conclusion of two public hearings regarding the annexation of industrial parks into the city limits of Sulphur Springs. Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. in the council chamber of City Hall, members of the council conducted a second public hearing regarding the...

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