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ZBA Grants Special Use Permits For Main Street Boutique, Cargo Container
Apr23

ZBA Grants Special Use Permits For Main Street Boutique, Cargo Container

Two special use permits approved this week will allow a new boutique to offer cosmetic tattooing on Main Street and allow a cargo container to remain at 1400 College St. Both permits were presented April 20 to the Sulphur Springs Planning and Zoning Commission, which then recommended both to the Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals. The ZBA approved both at the April 21 meeting. Both meetings were conducted via Zoom conferencing...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Nov. 2, 2021
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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Nov. 2, 2021

Marc Maxwell presented the following monthly city manager’s report to Sulphur Springs City Council during their regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. COVID-19 RESPONSE The Delta variant wave of COVID-19 continues to decline. The number of active cases in Hopkins County fell from 240 to 122 in October a decrease of 49%. There are 9 patients in the COVID-19 Unit at the hospital, down from 18 last month. CLAIMS We did not have any...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Oct. 5, 2021
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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Oct. 5, 2021

Marc Maxwell presented the following monthly city manager’s report to Sulphur Springs City Council during their regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. COVID-19 RESPONSE –The Delta variant wave of COVID-19 seems to have peaked. The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased 36% since our last meeting with 240 active cases as of October 3. There are 18 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital Monday (and 15 Tuesday),...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Sept. 7, 2021
Sep08

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Sept. 7, 2021

Marc Maxwell presented the following monthly city manager’s report to Sulphur Springs City Council during their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021: COVID-19 RESPONSE – The number of active cases in Hopkins County increased 219% since our last meeting with 373 active cases as of Sept. 2. There are 25 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital, up from 17 last month. GRAYS BUILDING –The building is completed. SENIOR CITIZENS...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – August 2021
Aug04

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – August 2021

Marc Maxwell presented the following monthly city manager’s report to Sulphur Springs City Council during their regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021: COVID-19 RESPONSE The number of active cases in Hopkins County increased dramatically since our last meeting with 117 active cases as of August 2nd. There are 17 patients in the covid unit at the hospital, up from 0 last month. GRAYS BUILDING The building is sufficiently completed...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – July 2021
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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – July 2021

Sulphur Springs City Council received from City Manager Marc Maxwell the following monthly manager’s report  during the July 7, 2021, council meeting: COVID-19 Response The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased 58% since our last meeting with 16 active cases as of May 28th. There are 0 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital. Grays Building The building is sufficiently completed to rent out for events. Landscaping is...

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City Manager’s Report – June 2021
Jun02

City Manager’s Report – June 2021

Sulphur Springs City Council received from City Manager Marc Maxwell the following monthly manager’s report  during the June 1, 2021, council meeting: COVID-19 RESPONSE The number of active cases in Hopkins County increased 41% since our last meeting with 38 active cases as of May 28th. There are 3 patients in the OVID unit at the hospital. AIRPORT Hosted a Classic Jet Aircraft Association (CJAA) event wherein participants purchased...

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May 2021 City Manager’s Report
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May 2021 City Manager’s Report

Marc Maxwell Sulphur Springs City Council received from City Manager Marc Maxwell the following monthly manager’s report  during the May 4, 2021 council meeting: COVID-19 RESPONSE The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased 82% since our last meeting with 27 active cases as of May 4th. There are 4 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital. GRAYS BUILDING The brick is installed. The walls are painted. The concrete floors...

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City Passes Key Ordinances Tuesday Night
Sep02

City Passes Key Ordinances Tuesday Night

  The Sulphur Springs City Council passed key ordinances on first reading for the budget for next fiscal year at a regular meeting Tuesday night. Mayor Kayla Price explains what the ordinances deals with and then there are responses from city Director of Finance Peter Karstens on the first three and then from city Human Resources Director Gordon Frazier on the fourth one. Councilman Craig Johnson also asks some questions. The...

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City Manager’s Report To August City Council Meeting
Aug05

City Manager’s Report To August City Council Meeting

STREETS, WATER AND SEWER – The FM 2285 waterline replacement project is complete. This project replaced 2.5 miles of undersized and dilapidated water main. The project was budgeted at $862,800. The project will come in well under budget. The old water main generated more repairs that any other water main in the City. Ironically, just as the Capital Construction Division was about to place the new line into service, the old line...

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