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City Council Sets Special Session to Discuss Budget, Cross Town Trail, and Tax Increase
Aug08

City Council Sets Special Session to Discuss Budget, Cross Town Trail, and Tax Increase

A special meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis.  The following items will be discussed: Pledge and invocation. Discussions on proposed fiscal year 2016-17 budget. Discussion/action on selection of park design and engineering consultant and approval of specific contract for conceptual design of Cross Town Trail. Discussion/action on...

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Crosstown Trail Progress Update
Jul20

Crosstown Trail Progress Update

Trail-2018-05 Trail-2018-06 Trail-2018-07 Trail-2018-08 Trail-2018-09 Trail-2018-10 Trail-2018-01 Trail-2018-02 Trail-2018-03 Trail-2018-04 Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell says the Crosstown Trail Project, which will eventually link downtown and Buford Park to the Coleman Lake walking path, is progressing well. The city Capital Construction crew began work in Buford Park building sidewalks from the park to and behind Peavine...

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Progress Update on the Crosstown Trail
Jul11

Progress Update on the Crosstown Trail

Trail-2018-05 Trail-2018-06 Trail-2018-07 Trail-2018-08 Trail-2018-09 Trail-2018-10 Trail-2018-01 Trail-2018-02 Trail-2018-03 Trail-2018-04 A city construction crew was busy Wednesday making concrete forms and laying rebar.  Work continues on the southern portion of the Crosstown Trail. Next week the crew may complete the path from the rail crossing to Main St.  The design of the pedestrian crossing on Main has not been finalized, and...

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Crosstown Trails Update: Work at Pavilion and Kid’s Kingdom
Apr10

Crosstown Trails Update: Work at Pavilion and Kid’s Kingdom

As work continues on the Cross Town Trails project, funded by a grant from TxDOT and matching funds from the city, work is focused on Kid’s Kingdom. A new sign that will include names of those involved in the Kid’s Kingdom project, sidewalks, 15 trees, a number of flowers and other plants will beautify the area. Cross Town Trail will connect Coleman Park to Celebration Plaza in a walk that will take one from Coleman Park to Peavine...

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Commissioners’ Court Approves Crosstown Trail to Civic Center
Dec12

Commissioners’ Court Approves Crosstown Trail to Civic Center

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved the segment of Crosstown Trail that will proceed from Buford Park to the civic center with a slight alteration of the path to provide greater safety for pedestrians in the area where livestock are often found. The approval came Monday morning during their regular court session. In other action, the court approved a final plat for the Sprague Subdivision in Precinct 2 and approved a service...

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County Commissioners Table Crosstown Trail Agreement
Nov28

County Commissioners Table Crosstown Trail Agreement

Hopkins County Commissioners tabled an agreement with the City of Sulphur Springs regarding the Crosstown Trail which will be located on the Hopkins County Civic Center grounds. The court wanted to see the location for the trail, which they did Monday afternoon during their work session. The commissioners determined during the work session that a different route was needed through the area that is often used for cattle and horses....

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City Council Approves First Reading of Ordinance Regulating Pay Day Lenders, Concrete for Crosstown Trail, Plat for Love’s Travel Center
Oct11

City Council Approves First Reading of Ordinance Regulating Pay Day Lenders, Concrete for Crosstown Trail, Plat for Love’s Travel Center

During the Sulphur Springs City Council Meeting the council approved all items on the agenda. Love’s Travel Center, to be located across Highway 19 from Pilot Truck Stop, will be required to install a 12-inch water main as a part of the plat approval. City Manager Maxwell noted to KSST News that the two agencies in the world that provide mapping information to all the other GPS groups have been updated with the new configuration at...

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Crosstown Trail Approved; City Manager Files Monthly Report at Tuesday Council Meeting
Nov02

Crosstown Trail Approved; City Manager Files Monthly Report at Tuesday Council Meeting

Attendance at the Sulphur Springs City Council Meeting Tuesday night was boosted by members of the Chamber of Commerce Adult Leadership Class. However, unlike previous years, this year’s class sat through a 12 minute lack luster meeting. Council approved with little discussion a $79,750 contract for engineering that will lead to the building of Crosstown Trail. The trail will connect Coleman Park to Buford Park and Celebration...

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City Council To Approve Contract for Engineering for Crosstown Trail
Oct29

City Council To Approve Contract for Engineering for Crosstown Trail

Sulphur Springs City Council meets Tuesday night, November 1st in the council chambers at City Hall, 201 North Davis Street. An Executive Session at 6:45 p.m. regarding pending litigation will precede the session. The following items will be discussed: Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation. Presentations, proclamations, and announcements. Manager’s report will include status report of capital...

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Downtown West Redesign Proposal Features Plenty Of Water, Shade Trees, Engaging Interactive Components
Jul23

Downtown West Redesign Proposal Features Plenty Of Water, Shade Trees, Engaging Interactive Components

Toole Design Group unveiled a Downtown West redesign proposal Thursday evening to a room of about 40-50 people. The plan includes use of water, shade and engaging interactive components for individuals, families and children. The project likely will be completed in stages over the course of several years due to the cost and large scale of the project which will require redirecting the storm water drain system to travel north/south...

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