Sellers Seeks Re-election to City Council Seat; Burgin Files for Place 6
Jan19

Sellers Seeks Re-election to City Council Seat; Burgin Files for Place 6

Thursday morning John Sellers and Brad Burgin filed for places on the Sulphur Springs City Council. Sellers is the incumbent for Place 7 on the council. Burgin has filed for Place 6. Currently on the council in Place 6 is Kayla Price-Mitchell, who will not seek re-election. Mrs. Price-Mitchell told KSST News that she has enjoyed serving on the council and that it was a difficult decision to not seek re-election. However, she desires...

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City Manager’s Report: Bill Bradford Road Closed Again, Locust Street Rework Underway
Jan04

City Manager’s Report: Bill Bradford Road Closed Again, Locust Street Rework Underway

Tuesday evening Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell told the City Council in regular session that Bill Bradford Road is closed again, now that the holiday season is over. Opening the road did benefit businesses along the roadway but slowed the pace of construction. Since the holiday season has ended and the road is closed, the pace of progress on the roadway should pick up once again. He also noted to the council that the...

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Public Fails to Respond to First City Council Tax Hearing
Aug19

Public Fails to Respond to First City Council Tax Hearing

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council was held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19,2016. The Council met in the Council Room at 201 N Davis St. The purpose of the special meeting was to conduct a public hearing for the proposed tax increase. No one from the public was there to speak. Mayor Emily Glass explained that state regulates the appraisals, not the City of Sulphur Springs. She also added that even if home values...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report
Jul06

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report

TO:                  CITY COUNCIL FROM:            CITY MANAGER, MARC MAXWELL SUBJ:              MANAGER’S REPORT STREETS, WATER AND SEWER –   The water line is installed on Bill Bradford Road all the way to Como Street.  Construction will continue to the southeast until we tie into an existing line just beyond the Saputo employee parking driveway.  That’s about 300 more feet.  The sewer main lacks 700 feet to be completed; 500...

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Glass Elected Mayor; Council Honors DI Team; Approves Concrete for Bill Bradford Road
Jun08

Glass Elected Mayor; Council Honors DI Team; Approves Concrete for Bill Bradford Road

Bill Bradford Road will be a concrete roadway following the vote of the Sulphur Springs City Council during their Tuesday night, June 7th meeting. The city accepted the low bid for the concrete and for the stabilizing of the roadway. The budget for the road reconstruction is now $1.7 million. When the street, that has become a major access in the city, is completed, it will include a total rework of water and sewer lines as well as...

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City Council Incumbents, Taylor, Glass, Returned to Office by Voters
May07

City Council Incumbents, Taylor, Glass, Returned to Office by Voters

City Council incumbents Freddie Taylor, Place 4, and Emily Glass, Place 5, have been re-elected by voters in Sulphur Springs. With 240 votes cast in early voting, near that number turned out Saturday to vote. For Place 4, Taylor received 330 votes to defeat Charles Oxford who received 130 votes. For Place 5, Glass received 305 votes to defeat Jimmy Lucas who received 148 votes. Votes will be canvased at a later date. Share...

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City Council Election Saturday, May 7
May07

City Council Election Saturday, May 7

Saturday, May 7th, is Municipal Election Day for Sulphur Springs City Council Places 4 and 5. Voting will take place at the Sulphur Springs ISD Administration Board Room, located at 631 Connally Street. The entrance to the board room is off the north (back) parking lot. Hours for voting are 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.   For City Council Place 4, Charles G. Oxford will appear first on the ballot followed by incumbent Freddie Taylor. In the...

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Mayor Celebrates Arbor Day Planting Tree in Buford Park
Apr28

Mayor Celebrates Arbor Day Planting Tree in Buford Park

Sulphur Springs Mayor Kayla Price-Mitchell planted a tree in honor of Arbor Day Thursday, April 28, 2016, near the new pavilion in Buford Park. The 9 a.m. event, attended by city staff members and fellow City Council member Emily Glass, brought attention to the loss of trees due to drought and new construction.  tree 1 tree 3 tree 2 20160428_090031 tree 4   Share...

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Law Enforcement Association Endorses Glass For City Council
Apr21

Law Enforcement Association Endorses Glass For City Council

Members of the Hopkins County Law Enforcement Association have officially endorsed Emily Glass’ campaign for re-election to the Sulphur Springs City Council. Emily is running for Place 5 on the council. “We stand behind Emily Glass for City Council based upon her integrity, honesty, and the ideas that she promoted here throughout her tenure,” said Dennis Findley with the HCLEA. “We look forward to everybody...

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City Manager’s Report: Sewer Improvement Will Assist Development On South Broadway, Shannon Rd
Apr06

City Manager’s Report: Sewer Improvement Will Assist Development On South Broadway, Shannon Rd

EZ MART SEWER PROJECT – At a previous meeting, the city council approved a sewer project on Mockingbird Lane between Furr’s and EZ-Mart that would divert wastewater flow from three fast food restaurants and one apartment away from the Mockingbird sewer main and toward the trunk line that parallels South Town Branch.  The new line would also carry flow from any new development south and east of Chili’s.  This project has begun, and it...

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