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Gale Roberts Honored For Service With Retirement Reception
Jan20

Gale Roberts Honored For Service With Retirement Reception

Gale Roberts was honored Wednesday for her service to the City of Sulphur Springs with a retirement reception held in her honor at city hall. Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers said it was appropriate the reception drew a great gathering to wish her well in retirement. The service she provided to the city, staff, officials and residents has been invaluable, he noted. Her love for the city of Sulphur Springs has shown daily in her work...

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Gale Roberts To Be Honored Jan. 19 With Retirement Reception
Jan14

Gale Roberts To Be Honored Jan. 19 With Retirement Reception

Gale Roberts, retiring secretary for the City of Sulphur Springs Community members are invited to stop by the Council Chambers inside Sulphur Springs Municipal Building (City Hall) between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, to help celebrate Gale Roberts at a reception hosted to celebrate the retiring city secretary. The reception will be a come and go event and all are welcome to stop by, express appreciation to Roberts for...

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Gale Roberts Retirement Reception
Jan12

Gale Roberts Retirement Reception

City Secretary Gale Roberts is retiring. Come by the reception at City Hall.

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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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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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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 Appointments to 11 Boards and Commissions
Jun02

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Appointments to 11 Boards and Commissions

In addition to swearing in four councilmen, Sulphur Springs City Council approved appointments to 11 boards and commissions, selected which councilmen will serve as mayor and mayor pro tem during Tuesday evening’s regular council meeting. City Council Re-Organization After an election in November for four places on the council, then a runoff in December for Place 1, all four councilmen elected to the City Council in 2020 again...

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Runoff Election Canvassed, Julian Administered Oath For Place 1 On City Council
Dec18

Runoff Election Canvassed, Julian Administered Oath For Place 1 On City Council

Jay W. Julian is officially the new Place 1 City Council member. Sulphur Springs City Council during a special meeting Thursday afternoon canvassed the Dec. 15 Runoff Election for Place 1. City Secretary/Election Office Gale Roberts reported eight additional ballots in the total presented Dec. 17 to the City Council. They were not enough to change the outcome of the election. Mail ballots that were properly date stamped came in after...

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Early Voting in Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1 Runoff Continues
Dec09

Early Voting in Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1 Runoff Continues

Early voting in the Dec. 15 Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1 Runoff Election between Mark Bradley and Jay W. Julian has been very low so far. After 4 1/2 days of early voting, only 45 of the city’s  9,695 registered voters had cast ballots by personal appearance. That’s an average of only about 10 votes being cast daily during the early voting period as of 2 p.m. Dec. 9, according to City Secretary/Election Official...

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