“Updated” Downtown Expansion News
Nov23

“Updated” Downtown Expansion News

At a recent meeting of the Texas Downtown Association in Granbury, Downtown Sulphur Springs was used as a case study for use of public spaces and for branding. City Director of Community Development Shane Shepard was pleasantly surprised. Shepard added he was able to distribute about 150 packets on Sulphur Springs to developers interested in Texas at an International Shopping Centers conference. Shepard said a Schlotzsky’s Sandwich...

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“Updated” Parts of Old City Hall to be Closed and Moved
Nov23

“Updated” Parts of Old City Hall to be Closed and Moved

Due to renovation work at Old City Hall, the city of Sulphur Springs Business Office will close at noon Wednesday and will reopen on Tuesday, December 2 at a temporary location in a doublewide located in a parking lot behind Old City Hall. The Business Office is expected to be at the temporary location for nine months. The drive through window is going away, to be replaced by a 24-hour kiosk....

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“Updated” City Managers Report
Nov07

“Updated” City Managers Report

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell reported on street work, the Wastewater Treatment Plant and tornado warning sirens in his Manager’s Report to the City Council Tuesday night. He reported that the annual paving program was completed with Morris Drive, Russell Drive, Kendall Lane, Fuller Street, North Davis Street from the Blacklands Railroad tracks to Park Street and Hinnant Street all being paved. Maxwell added League Street,...

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Peter Karstens Discusses Renovating the Old City Hall
Nov07

Peter Karstens Discusses Renovating the Old City Hall

In order to renovate old Sulphur Springs City Hall, the city business office, water department and tax collection office will be relocated to a temporary building that will be located just west of old City Hall. The building will arrive the week before Thanksgiving and should open the week after Thanksgiving. The drive-through pay window is being replaced by a machine where bills can be paid. City departments will relocate to old City...

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Garver Engineering to Design the Rehab Project for the Wastewater Treatment Plant
Nov06

Garver Engineering to Design the Rehab Project for the Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Sulphur Springs City Council selected Garver Engineering to design the rehab project for the Wastewater Treatment Plant at a regular meeting Tuesday night. The council also approved bids for two police cruisers, for heating and air conditioning at old City Hall and for utility pipe for the Lamar Street reconstruction project

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“Updated” Council has 14 Item Agenda for Next Tuesday
Oct31

“Updated” Council has 14 Item Agenda for Next Tuesday

The Sulphur Springs City Council, at a regular meeting Tuesday expected to start at 7:30 p.m. or later due to the council room being a voting site, is expected to take action on three future projects. Those are the renovation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, remodeling of old City Hall and reconstruction of Lamar Street. City Manager Marc Maxwell says Old City Hall and Lamar Street projects should get underway before the end of the...

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City Council Wrap Up 10/07/14
Oct09

City Council Wrap Up 10/07/14

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council, the council approved an ordinance on first reading for issuance and sale of $5-million of certificates of obligation for more street work, equipment and renovation work for old City Hall. The council also passed several ordinances on second and final reading to help Saputo Dairy Foods receive financial incentives from the state for a plant expansion....

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City Managers Report 10/08/14
Oct09

City Managers Report 10/08/14

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says the city now has three new tornado warning sirens that will insure coverage by sirens for the entire city limits. By the way, the sirens that sounded last week during a storm were not the new ones. They were older ones that sounded by accident due to a lightning caused power surge. Maxwell also says the city Wastewater Treatment Plant continues to struggle to get enough oxygen to...

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Bright Star Baseball League for Children Meets with City Council
Oct05

Bright Star Baseball League for Children Meets with City Council

At a regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday at 7 p.m. in City Hall, Veronica Yost with the Bright Star Baseball League for children with special needs will make a presentation about a proposed Bright Star League Baseball Field. The council is also expected to consider an ordinance for issuance and sale of certificates of obligation for a variety of projects.

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