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Progress In the Pacific Park: Grays Building Foundation Is Being Poured
Oct21

Progress In the Pacific Park: Grays Building Foundation Is Being Poured

Crews continue to make progress in Pacific Park on the new Grays Building. The project reached another construction landmark, pouring of the concrete for the foundation. Foundation work begins on the new Grays Building Wednesday morning, October. 21, 2020 Starting at 7 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020, Bell concrete began arriving with product which a Potts Concrete Construction crew placed on the construction site. By 9 a.m., a good section of the...

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Work On Grays Building In Pacific Park Progressing
Sep17

Work On Grays Building In Pacific Park Progressing

Work progressed this week on the new Grays Community Center building in Pacific Park, with work for the foundation. The City of Sulphur Springs Capital Construction Division had finished preparing the pad site for the Grays building by Sept. 1. The soil came from the drainage way just south of Spring Street, behind the pawn shop. This gives the city the added benefit of increased stormwater retention, which should further reduce the...

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Bid For Roofing For New Grays Building Approved
Oct08

Bid For Roofing For New Grays Building Approved

A bid for roofing for the Grays Building, 3 new track loaders and contract for elections services were approved by Sulphur Springs City Council at the regular October meeting held earlier this week via Zoom. Grays Building City crews continue work on the new Grays Building in Pacific Park Work on the new Grays Building in Pacific Park continues, with the approval of a roofing bid, pouring of piers and plumbing work. City Finance...

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Planning & Zoning Commission Appointments, Notices For Parks And Senior Citizens Center Approved
Jan08

Planning & Zoning Commission Appointments, Notices For Parks And Senior Citizens Center Approved

Sulphur Springs City Council Sulphur Springs City Council had a full agenda during Tuesday night’s regular meeting, including two appointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission, authorizing a TexPool representative and notices for funding for Pacific Park and Senior Citizens Center projects. Senior Center, Pacific Park The council took another step in obtaining voter approved funding of up to $3 million for improvements at...

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Parks Planning; Curb and Wheeled Conveyance Ordinances Top Oct. 1 City Council Agenda
Sep27

Parks Planning; Curb and Wheeled Conveyance Ordinances Top Oct. 1 City Council Agenda

Sulphur Springs City Hal Parks planning and grant applications, and ordinances regarding curbside parking and wheeled conveyances in commercial areas are among the items to be discussed and considered by Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night, Oct. 1. Parks At least three items on the agenda deal with parks. The council is to hold a public hearing regarding plans to submit a grant application to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department...

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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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City Officials Propose Plan To Help Fund New Senior Citizens Center, Pacific Park Improvements
Jun19

City Officials Propose Plan To Help Fund New Senior Citizens Center, Pacific Park Improvements

Sulphur Springs City Council is expected to be asked during their July meeting to call for an election which would help fund improvements at Pacific Park and construction of a new Senior Citizens Center. City Manager Marc Maxwell during the June council meeting said the election would simply allow the city to utilize funds designated for business development to be spent for other purposes. Maxwell said the city in 1999 took the same...

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Concerns Regarding Pacific Park Voiced During City Council Meeting
May09

Concerns Regarding Pacific Park Voiced During City Council Meeting

Pacific Park was a hot topic among citizens at Tuesday night’s regular City Council meeting. Safety issues and a timely progress of park repairs and renovations were among the prime concerns voiced. East End Allegiance Our Youth President Bridget Cooper, during the citizens comments portion of the meeting, applauded the City Council for using the sale of property to apply toward the costs of renovations at Pacific Park. The...

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City Council Approves Architect for Grays Building Design, Tables Abatement Issue
May08

City Council Approves Architect for Grays Building Design, Tables Abatement Issue

Sulphur Springs City Council approved all items proposed on Tuesday night’s agenda, except one. The council considered, but opted not to take action Tuesday night, regarding a tax abatement, the terms of which have not been fully met. The Economic Development Corporation notified the city by letter that, during a review of tax abatement certifications, Ocean Spray Cranberries was found to not be in compliance with the terms of...

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Public Input Sought for Buford Park Planning
Jan14

Public Input Sought for Buford Park Planning

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the city council chambers, the City of Sulphur Springs will receive input from residents that will assist in future planning for Buford Park. This is the second in a series of opportunities for the public to contribute ideas for the Parks and Open Space Master Plan. The Parks and Open Space Master Plan will be used by the city as they apply for Texas Parks and Wildlife...

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