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Come & Go Reception Planned For Long-Time City Attorney Jim McLeroy, Who is Retiring
Dec03

Come & Go Reception Planned For Long-Time City Attorney Jim McLeroy, Who is Retiring

A celebration will be held Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, for Jim McLeroy, who is retiring this month from the City of Sulphur Springs. Sulphur Springs City Attorney Jim McLeroy The long time city attorney earlier this year let city officials know his plans to retire at the end of 2021. McLeroy has been working for about 6 months with local attorney Nate Smith, who last month was was officially approved by City Council to take over the...

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Jim McLeroy Celebrated For 30 Years Of Service As City Attorney
Dec30

Jim McLeroy Celebrated For 30 Years Of Service As City Attorney

Longtime Sulphur Springs City Attorney Jim McLeroy was celebrated for his 30 years of service to the City of Sulphur Springs at a retirement reception Wednesday evening at The Venue. Jim McLeroy, retiring city attorney McLeroy notified city officials earlier in the year of his plans to retire at the end of 2021, giving city officials time to find a replacement, and time for him to work with that individual for a few months to make the...

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Reception for Jim McLeroy
Dec28

Reception for Jim McLeroy

Former City Attorney, a celebration of 30 years of service. Open house, come and go as you please.

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New City Attorney, Secretary Administered Oath Of Office
Dec09

New City Attorney, Secretary Administered Oath Of Office

Mayor, City Manager Express Appreciation to Roberts, McLeroy For Service, Guidance To City And Leaders Sulphur Springs City Secretary Gale Roberts administered the oath of office to Nate Smith, the new city attorney, and Natalie Darrow, the new city secretary, Tuesday evening during her last City Council meeting. Both Roberts and City Attorney Jim McLeroy are retiring this year from the City of Sulphur Springs. Gale Roberts...

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Smith Officially Appointed To Serve As City Attorney
Nov12

Smith Officially Appointed To Serve As City Attorney

City Manager Authorized To Negotiate Engineering Contract For Sulphur Springs Water Treatment Plant Improvements As anticipated, local attorney Nate Smith was officially appointed to serve as Sulphur Springs City Attorney. Sulphur Springs City Council during the regular November meeting voted unanimously for Smith to fill the opening beginning Dec. 8, 2021, approved a resolution to attain an engineering firm for improvements at the...

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Refinancing Of 2 Bonds Projected To Save The City $214,000 Over 10 Years
Oct08

Refinancing Of 2 Bonds Projected To Save The City $214,000 Over 10 Years

A 2020-21 budget update, refinancing 2 bonds, continuation of the 2021 street improvement program, selection of a candidate to serve as city secretary starting in December, purchase of equipment for the street department and selection of a bid for paving Westwood Street were among the items Sulphur Springs City Council tackled as part of their regular October meeting agenda this week. Financial Update The unaudited numbers for the...

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3 Assistant City Managers Appointed, Top Candidates For Secretary, Attorney Named
Jul07

3 Assistant City Managers Appointed, Top Candidates For Secretary, Attorney Named

Three assistant city managers were appointed and the top candidates for city secretary and city attorney were also named during Tuesday night’s regular Sulphur Springs City Council meeting. City Manager Marc Maxwell noted the council held an executive session just prior to the start of the 7 p.m. meeting. He said the recommendations were part of long term personnel planning for the city. Maxwell stated that the city has been...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Requests for 5 Building Projects That Will Provide 80 New Housing Units
Jan06

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Requests for 5 Building Projects That Will Provide 80 New Housing Units

Sulphur Springs City Council on Jan. 5 approved requests involving five building projects that, upon construction, will provide about 80 new housing units in Sulphur Springs. 380 Agreements The council first granted two 380 agreements, to SM Family Holdings LLC and one 380 agreement to Adrian Lopez. After constructing a single family home on property already within the city limits in identified areas (infill housing development). the...

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City To Charge For Use Of Council Chambers
Jun04

City To Charge For Use Of Council Chambers

If you had your eye on the City Council Chambers inside the Sulphur Springs Municipal Building (City Hall) for an event or meeting, there will be a fee for new bookings moving forward. The City of Sulphur Springs currently allows the Council Chambers inside City Hall to be used for events, classes, meetings and other gatherings at no cost, City Finance Director Lesa Smith noted. The other city facilities available for use — the...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Appointed A Place 3 Councilman, Named New Parks Director
May06

Sulphur Springs City Council Appointed A Place 3 Councilman, Named New Parks Director

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday appointed a Place 3 councilman and named a new parks and recreation director during their regular monthly meeting, conducted May 5, via Zoom videoconferencing and live streamed for public viewing on City of Sulphur Springs YouTube channel. Place 3 Appointment Sulphur Springs City Council appointed Oscar Aguilar to Place 3 on the council, one of four seats on the special election ballot. The...

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