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City Council To Consider Selecting Architect For New Senior Citizens Center
Jun02

City Council To Consider Selecting Architect For New Senior Citizens Center

Real Property Deliberations To Be Conducted During Executive Session Selection of an architect for the new senior citizens building, purchase of a new sewer truck, COVID-19 funding and a real property matter are among the items on the agenda for Tuesday night’s regular meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council. For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic caused business closures and enforced social distancing, the City Council...

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City Council Calls For Special Election To Help Fund Pacific Park Improvements, New Senior Citizens Center
Jul03

City Council Calls For Special Election To Help Fund Pacific Park Improvements, New Senior Citizens Center

Sulphur Springs voters will be asked Nov. 5 to go to the poles to determine whether or not to allow economic development funds to be used to help fund improvement at Pacific Park and to build a new center for senior citizens. The city council was asked to approve a resolution for the special election to allow the EDC sales and use tax funding to be used by the city’s parks department for qualified 4B projects, including...

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2 Contracts Related To Pacific Park, Senior Center Projects Approved
Dec03

2 Contracts Related To Pacific Park, Senior Center Projects Approved

Sulphur Sulphur Springs City Council this week during their regular December meeting approved two contracts related to the Pacific Park improvement and Senior Citizens Center construction projects. Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski recommended the council approve of the contract as proposed with MHS Planning & Design, LLC, for professional services for design and engineering for a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department...

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Steel For the New Grays Building Being Installed At Pacific Park
Dec01

Steel For the New Grays Building Being Installed At Pacific Park

Design, Engineering Service Contract For TPWD Grant For Pacific Park Improvements On Dec. 1 City Council Agenda Work on the new Grays Building progressed Tuesday morning at Pacific Park with Hawk Construction putting up the steel beams that will be the backbone for the new building. The steel was delivered from Sulta Manufacturing last week, and work was well under way Tuesday by Hawk to install the steel. The steel that will form the...

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Candidate Profiles: Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1, Place 5
Oct12

Candidate Profiles: Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1, Place 5

Sulphur Springs City Council will hold an election to fill places left vacant when 4 members resigned in December. The election was scheduled to be held in May, but was postponed due to COVID-19. Voting will be conducted along with other General Election Voting on Nov. 3. Sulphur Springs City Council Nov. 3 Special Election sample ballot Early voting by personal appearance will begin Tuesday, Oct. 13 and continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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3 Ordinances Receive Final Approval, 4 Ordinances Introduced At Sulphur Springs City Council Meeting
Sep02

3 Ordinances Receive Final Approval, 4 Ordinances Introduced At Sulphur Springs City Council Meeting

Three ordinances received final approval following public hearings and four additional city ordinances were introduced at the Sulphur Springs City Council meeting Tuesday night, September 1, 2020. A “commercial-industrial” reinvestment zone; involvement in Sulphur River Basin Authority; and contracts for masonry, concrete and steel for the new Grays Building were also considered. Ordinances Approved The City Council...

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City Manager: Senior Citizens Center Fully Funded According To Plan, Design Process Not Final
Aug28

City Manager: Senior Citizens Center Fully Funded According To Plan, Design Process Not Final

Sulphur Springs Approved For $750,000 TPWD Grant For Pacific Park Improvements The new Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center will be fully funded for construction of an 8,331 square-foot building, according to the city’s original plan, which will “meet all the needs” for the facility, Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell said during a press conference called Friday morning to clarify details about the project....

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City Considering Pursuing Grant To Repair, Add New Sidewalks On Oak Avenue
Jul22

City Considering Pursuing Grant To Repair, Add New Sidewalks On Oak Avenue

Officials for the City of Sulphur Springs anticipates applying to Texas Department of Agriculture for a Texas Community Development Block Grant Program 2020 Downtown Revitalization Program Grant. The city anticipates the funding would be used for sidewalks on Oak Avenue. Both sides of Oak Avenue, just past the railroad tracks, facing downtown At the July 7, 2020 meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council, GrantWorks was set to be the TDA...

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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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Architect, Land Purchase For New Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Approved
Jun03

Architect, Land Purchase For New Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Approved

The construction of a new senior citizens center advanced two steps Tuesday night with Sulphur Springs City Council’s potential arc approval of a potential architect and lot purchase. The final design for the new Grays Building at Pacific Park also is nearing completion as well, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. Voters in November 2019 approved use of up to $200,000 per year in Economic Development funds to...

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