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Moore Appointed to Sulphur Springs City Council Place 6
May02

Moore Appointed to Sulphur Springs City Council Place 6

Doug Moore was appointed to Sulphur Springs City Council Place 6 Tuesday night during the May regular session of the council. City Attorney Jim McLeroy addressed the council regarding the proper procedure to fill the vacancy on the council created by the resignation of Councilman Dan Froneberger. McLeroy noted the Section 2 of the city charter: “If a vacancy occurs in the council the remaining members of the council, by a majority...

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Council Approves Woodside Lane Plat, Weaver Drive Zoning, 380 Agreements
Aug06

Council Approves Woodside Lane Plat, Weaver Drive Zoning, 380 Agreements

Requests for a Woodside Lane plat, rezoning on Weaver Drive and three 380 agreements that will allow for construction of multiple new single and multifamily housing units received the approval of Sulphur Springs City Council this week. Woodside Lane Plat Request Tate Price asked the city to allow the 1.93-acre property on the north side of Woodside Lane, just east of 1680 Woodside Lane and directly west of the commercial business...

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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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380 Agreement Granted For Towne Street Property
May07

380 Agreement Granted For Towne Street Property

Sulphur Springs City Council Declines Oncor’s Application To Increase “Distribution Cost Recovery Factor” Rates A 380 agreement was granted for a Towne Street property, while a requested rate increase by Oncor was denied by Sulphur Springs City Council at the regular May council meeting. The City Council also approved an interlocal purchasing agreement with the City of Frisco. Sulphur Springs City Council approved a...

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Ordinance Restricting Parking On Tomlinson Street Approved By Council
Apr07

Ordinance Restricting Parking On Tomlinson Street Approved By Council

Narrow Street Granting Access To Connally Corners To Be Named Patricia Lane An ordinance restricting restricting parking on Tomlinson Street received approval of Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday evening, as did a requests naming the narrow street granting access to Connally Corners and granting an easement at Coleman Park and a proposal for streetlight audit services. Parking On Tomlinson Street Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves 380 Agreement Policy Change Providing Infill Housing Incentives
Aug05

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves 380 Agreement Policy Change Providing Infill Housing Incentives

Sulphur Springs Municipal Building Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday evening approved an a zoning amendment and an incentive agreement which the city manager anticipates will help with street and infrastructure maintenance and costs, and provide homes on under-developed or under-utilized areas of town. The city has for a while had trouble maintaining street, only able to afford repairs at half the rate of decay. A street...

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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 Approves Curfew, Postpones Election
Apr10

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Curfew, Postpones Election

The April meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council may have been delayed while technical kinks were worked out of the viewing and teleconferencing systems but, once under way, officials wasted no time Tuesday night making short order of the agenda. Due to the stay at home safe and social distancing parameters in place during the global COVID-19 pandemic, Sulphur Springs City Council members and city staff signed in for a Zoom...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Tables Proposed Curfew For Minors Ordinance Again
Feb05

Sulphur Springs City Council Tables Proposed Curfew For Minors Ordinance Again

Sulphur Springs City Council for the second month in a row tabled the proposed curfew ordinance, following discussion on the matter. The curfew hours for minors ordinance was pitched at the January City Council meeting in response to two businesswomen’s request for help with middle school aged children being left unaccompanied at night downtown. The City Council, after he tabled at the January meeting. City Attorney Jim McLeroy...

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Hearing Slated Tonight To Give Community A Chance To Voice Concerns, Questions Regarding Old Mine Property
Jan09

Hearing Slated Tonight To Give Community A Chance To Voice Concerns, Questions Regarding Old Mine Property

Reclamation Responsibility, Land Leases, ETJ Boundaries, Maintenance Discussed During First Hearing On Annex Sulphur Springs City Council City residents who have questions regarding the old Thermo Mine/ Luminant property that is now owned by the city are encouraged to attend Thursday’s special city council meeting. The 6 p.m. session Jan. 9 is designated specifially as a public hearing for community members to voice any...

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