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McDearmont Named to Downtown Revitalization Board; Council Approves Items on Agenda
Aug02

McDearmont Named to Downtown Revitalization Board; Council Approves Items on Agenda

Dr. Scott McDearmont was named to the Downtown Revitalization Board Tuesday night during the Sulphur Springs City Council August meeting. The council also approved all items on their agenda. Among the items a resolution supporting BEF Foods application for an Enterprise Zone Project that will add additional equipment for a Macaroni and Cheese line. The council extended the case management contract and collections contract with GHS, a...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Bids, Zoning Changes. Ordinances in July Special Session; Sales Tax Receipts Down for Second Month
Jul12

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Bids, Zoning Changes. Ordinances in July Special Session; Sales Tax Receipts Down for Second Month

During Tuesday’s Sulphur Springs City Council meeting, Finance Director Peter Kartens told the council that sales tax revenue has been slightly down during the past two months but the weaker receipts are not a trend. Kartens said he expects the revenue to increase before the end of the year. Even with the weak two months, $10,000 below estimates, the year’s receipts remain on target to be budget $90,000 above last year and the...

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City Manager’s Report for July Special Session
Jul12

City Manager’s Report for July Special Session

LOCUST STREET – The utility work (water, sewer, gas) is complete.  Cement stabilization is complete and concrete work continues to progress from north to south. The concrete work is approximately 70% complete. MOORE STREET – Utility work is nearly completed on Moore Street.  The Capital Construction Division has completed the sewer improvements, and water improvements will be completed before the next city council meeting. Atmos...

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City Council Hears Reports on Increased Sales Tax Revenue, Annual Police Profiling Report, and Approve Various Resolutions
Feb08

City Council Hears Reports on Increased Sales Tax Revenue, Annual Police Profiling Report, and Approve Various Resolutions

Sulphur Springs Mayor Emily Glass proclaimed February as Black History Month for the city as the city council began their Tuesday, February 7, 2017 meeting. The council heard reports and transacted several points of business during the session. Sales Tax for the city is up $80,000 over budget and water sales are also over budget thanks to a dry fall. City Finance Director Peter Karsten told the council that much of the bond money for...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda for Tuesday, February 7
Feb04

Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda for Tuesday, February 7

The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 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. (A)     Black History Month Proclamation Manager’s report will include status report of capital improvements,...

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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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