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Possible Location Change For County Genealogical Society
Sep25

Possible Location Change For County Genealogical Society

Behind the scenes, the city of Sulphur Springs has been working to strike a deal where the Hopkins County Genealogical Society would move out of their prime Main Street building into the meeting room at the city Public Library. At Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting, the issue was brought to the surface as two members of the Genealogical Society spoke out against the move. One conceded though, it’s almost a done deal. By Don Julian,...

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SS City Council
Sep24
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Sulphur Springs City Council Approved Required Ordinances
Sep23

Sulphur Springs City Council Approved Required Ordinances

At a special meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council approved some required ordinances on second and final reading related to the budget for the next fiscal year that begins October 1. Included were the appropriations ordinance, setting the tax rate, water rate, sewer rate and sanitation rate and authorizing updated service credits. The council also approved an enterprise project zone and reinvestment zone to help...

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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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