Sulphur Springs Has an Item Before the Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board Thursday
Sep21

Sulphur Springs Has an Item Before the Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board Thursday

The city of Sulphur Springs has an item before the Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board Thursday morning. The board is expected to review and comment on an environmental assessment for Texas Parks and Wildlife that has applied to TCEQ for renewal of a Water Quality Permit to authorize discharge of treated wastewater from the city plant directly to Cooper Lake.

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Rate Changes
Sep21

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Rate Changes

The Sulphur Springs City Council will consider several matters on second and final reading that are budget related at a special meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. Agenda items are for the appropriations ordinance, setting the tax rate, the water rate, the sewer rate, sanitation rate and authorization of updated service credits.

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CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING SEPTEMBER 23, 2014, 7:00 P.M.
Sep19

CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING SEPTEMBER 23, 2014, 7:00 P.M.

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 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. Discussion/action on public hearing for second and final reading of Ordinance No. 2652, the appropriations ordinance for the City of Sulphur Springs fiscal year...

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Wayfinding Signs??
Sep11

Wayfinding Signs??

At the last meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council, the council voted to add $66,000 to the proposed budget to address some of consultant Roger Brooks’ branding ideas. City Manager Marc Maxwell says the funds will be used for wayfinding signs to direct people from the Interstate or from hotels to downtown. Maxwell says the city is talking with TXDOT about their sign ideas now. The need for wayfinding signs was at the top of the...

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Certificates of Obligation Resolution Approved, City Managers Report
Sep04

Certificates of Obligation Resolution Approved, City Managers Report

As part of the budget for the next fiscal year, the Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night approved a resolution directing publication of a notice of intention to issue combination tax and revenue certificates of obligation. Director of Finance Peter Karstens said the c.o.’s would fund extra street work and equipment and engineering plans for the Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade and for the remodeling of old City Hall....

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Sulphur Springs City Council Passed Budget Related Ordinances on First Reading
Sep03

Sulphur Springs City Council Passed Budget Related Ordinances on First Reading

The Sulphur Springs City Council passed several budget related ordinances on first reading during a regular meeting Tuesday night. Included was an ordinance for the appropriations ordinance for the budget. Council members agreed to add money to implement more of Roger Brooks’ initiative for $66,000. Funds would be used for signage to direct people from the Interstate to downtown. The council also requested that the city increase their...

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Sulphur Springs City Council will be Considering Several Ordinances
Aug31

Sulphur Springs City Council will be Considering Several Ordinances

At a regular meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council will be considering several ordinances on first reading dealing with items in next fiscal year’s budget. The ordinances are for an appropriations ordinance, for setting the tax rate, the water rate, the sewer rate, the sanitation rate and for authorizing updated service credits. There is also a resolution directing publication of notice of intention to issue...

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City Council Agenda 09/02/2014
Aug29

City Council Agenda 09/02/2014

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Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday Noon on Budget
Aug24

Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday Noon on Budget

The Sulphur Springs City Council will have its’ second of two required public hearings due to increased revenues in the proposed budget for the next fiscal year at a special meeting Tuesday at noon at City Hall. The agenda also includes a second and final reading to create an Enterprise Zone for Saputo Dairy Foods. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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Property Tax Rises with Property Values
Aug19

Property Tax Rises with Property Values

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will prove time for public comment regarding a proposed tax increase. Although the council has not increased taxes and the 44-cent per $100 valuation will not increase, the amount paid by those property owners taxed will increase due to the increase in the value of their property, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell. The public hearing/special session of the council will be...

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