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City Council Approves Capital Improvement Plan; Begins City Charter Amendment Process
Jul11

City Council Approves Capital Improvement Plan; Begins City Charter Amendment Process

Sulphur Springs City Council approved the Capital Improvement Plan for 2019-2023, approved an amendment to the case management software contract with GHS, voted to begin the City Charter Review/Amendment process, discussed a potential food truck ordinance, and heard speakers focused on recycling, downtown parking, and animal control. Josh Bray with Sanitation Solutions told the council that his company pays $55-$95 per ton to get rid...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report July 10, 2018
Jul11

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report July 10, 2018

CROSSTOWN TRAIL –The railroad crossing is complete.  The Capital Construction Division is now constructing the portion of the trail from the KCS railroad tracks to Coleman Park.  When finished, this grant-funded project will connect Buford Park to Coleman Park and the high school/civic center complex.  It will also replace the sidewalk on the north side of Connally Street. CANTEX FORCE MAIN – The materials for this project have been...

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Reception Honors Walker for 16 Years of Service on City Council
Jun29

Reception Honors Walker for 16 Years of Service on City Council

A reception at Sulphur Springs City Hall Council Chambers will honor Clay Walker for his 16 years of service on the city council. Walker is now hold the title of the longest serving City Councilman. Prior to Walker, Larry Powers held the longest continuous service on the council with 12 years of service. Walker chose not to seek re-election and concluded his years on the council in May, 2018. The Thursday, July 5th event from 4 until...

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Votes Canvassed, New Council Members Take City Council Oath
May10

Votes Canvassed, New Council Members Take City Council Oath

Thursday afternoon, May 10, 2018, four new members of the Sulphur Springs City Council received the oath of office following a canvass of Saturday’s municipal election. The four will receive the oath once again in a more formal setting when the council convenes for its June regular session. Mayor John Sellers read the official vote totals and declared Erica Armstrong, Jimmy Lucas, and Norman Sanders elected by the voters. Doug...

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New Faces for Sulphur Springs City Council Following Election
May05

New Faces for Sulphur Springs City Council Following Election

It was a busy day for city staff and election judges as they accommodated registered voters, poll watchers, and those who thought they had lost something, like Charles Oxford, as observed while this writer waited to vote, who spent several minutes looking at and around voting machines and the judges’ table during the time others were present to vote in the City of Sulphur Springs municipal election. By early afternoon, the elevator at...

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Video Presentation: Walker Notes His 15 Years on City Council and Future Growth For the City
May04

Video Presentation: Walker Notes His 15 Years on City Council and Future Growth For the City

Friday morning, Clay Walker, Place 2 Sulphur Springs City Councilman, told KSST News that the past 15 years on the city council has been filled with the good, the bad, and the ugly, but not much ugly. Walker has served in his last council meeting. Saturday, May 5th, either Sara Gibson or Jimmy Lucas will be elected Councilperson Place 2 and will be sworn in at the June meeting. He calls his time of service as a good and exciting time....

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Moore Appointed to Sulphur Springs City Council Place 6
May02

Moore Appointed to Sulphur Springs City Council Place 6

Doug Moore was appointed to Sulphur Springs City Council Place 6 Tuesday night during the May regular session of the council. City Attorney Jim McLeroy addressed the council regarding the proper procedure to fill the vacancy on the council created by the resignation of Councilman Dan Froneberger. McLeroy noted the Section 2 of the city charter: “If a vacancy occurs in the council the remaining members of the council, by a majority...

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May Proclaimed Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month
May02

May Proclaimed Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month

A proclamation read Tuesday night by Mayor John Sellers named May “Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month” for the city of Sulphur Springs.  Sellers noted the risks of motorcyclists, who are more prone to injury or death in a crash than any other vehicle driver. he also called for citizens to become more award of the inherent danger involved in operating a motorcycle. Sellers presented the proclamation to members of a local...

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City Manager’s Report Presented in Council Session Tuesday
May02

City Manager’s Report Presented in Council Session Tuesday

City Manager Marc Maxwell made his report of previous month activity to the Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night during their regular May session. In his report he noted: SUNSET STREET – We have begun designing the Sunset Street improvements. The project will include new water mains, new sewer mains and a new concrete street from Connally to Houston.  The $275,000 CDBG grant is matched with $132,000 of city funding.  We will...

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629 Early Votes Cast in City Council Election; Saturday is Election Day
May02

629 Early Votes Cast in City Council Election; Saturday is Election Day

A small rush on the final day of early voting as 131 voters cast ballots in the Sulphur Springs City Council election for Places 1, 2, and 3. A total of 629 registered city voters cast ballots during the early voting period. Saturday is Election Day for the municipal election. Voting Saturday will be in the second floor Conference Room at City Hall 201 North Davis Street. A handicap ramp and elevator are available to access the voting...

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