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Proposed Budget And Decreased Tax Rate And Increased Utility Fees Approved By Sulphur Springs City Council
Sep09

Proposed Budget And Decreased Tax Rate And Increased Utility Fees Approved By Sulphur Springs City Council

Master Fee Schedule Passes On 5-2 Vote Sulphur Springs City Council unanimously approved the proposed budget and tax rate on first reading during the regular September meeting Tuesday night. A master fee schedule, with increases in street maintenance fees and to the Grays Building rental deposit fee, was also approved, but on a 5-2 vote. Master Fee Schedule The Council opted, at the recommendation of Assistant City Manager/Finance...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Sept. 7, 2021
Sep08

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Sept. 7, 2021

Marc Maxwell presented the following monthly city manager’s report to Sulphur Springs City Council during their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021: COVID-19 RESPONSE – The number of active cases in Hopkins County increased 219% since our last meeting with 373 active cases as of Sept. 2. There are 25 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital, up from 17 last month. GRAYS BUILDING –The building is completed. SENIOR CITIZENS...

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Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning
Jul20

Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning

The City of Sulphur springs turned the page Monday on a new chapter in downtown development, with the start of planning for Downtown West, which Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group calls “the next step in the evolution of downtown.” Downtown West is the area loosely bounded by Mulberry, Rogers/Magnolia and Van Sickle streets and the Kansas City Southern railroad tracks. Downtown West community planning meeting, July...

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Exciting Shopping at ‘Spring Market on Main’ Saturday 9-4!
Apr15

Exciting Shopping at ‘Spring Market on Main’ Saturday 9-4!

The Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance is always looking for ways to promote downtown business! DBA member Marlene deYong has taken the reins in promoting the April 17th event and is involving every merchant on Main Street plus three dozen vendors who are bringing unique items to the pedestrian shopping event! Only the 200 block of Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic, so park on the square and in other spaces nearby...

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DBA Sponsoring April 17 Spring Market On Main
Apr07

DBA Sponsoring April 17 Spring Market On Main

Chamber Connection- April 7, 2021 By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The Chamber is certainly a busy place right now! We are looking forward to a wonderful golf tournament this Friday at Sulphur Springs Country Club. If you would still like to sign up to play, we have room in the morning flight. Here’s to crossing our fingers that the rain stays away, and the day is absolutely beautiful! Downtown...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Requests for 5 Building Projects That Will Provide 80 New Housing Units
Jan06

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Requests for 5 Building Projects That Will Provide 80 New Housing Units

Sulphur Springs City Council on Jan. 5 approved requests involving five building projects that, upon construction, will provide about 80 new housing units in Sulphur Springs. 380 Agreements The council first granted two 380 agreements, to SM Family Holdings LLC and one 380 agreement to Adrian Lopez. After constructing a single family home on property already within the city limits in identified areas (infill housing development). the...

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‘Christmas Market On Main’ Was a Success for Shoppers, Vendors and Merchants Too!
Dec09

‘Christmas Market On Main’ Was a Success for Shoppers, Vendors and Merchants Too!

The ‘Christmas Market on Main’ shopping event held in downtown Sulphur Springs on Saturday December 5, 2020 brought Christmas cheer and plenty of variety for shoppers. The event was sponsored by the Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance, and organized by DBA member Marlene DeYong, owner of Marlene’s Sass n Class Boutique located at 212 Main Street. More than 24 vendors set up their shops on the brick street, and...

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Shop Local at ‘Christmas Market on Main Street’ December 5 from 9am-4pm
Dec04

Shop Local at ‘Christmas Market on Main Street’ December 5 from 9am-4pm

Love shopping local at Christmastime? Here’s some great news! The Christmas Market on Main Street will be held downtown Sulphur Springs on Saturday December 5, 2020 between the hours of 9am and 4pm. More than two dozen vendors and merchants will be set up in an open-air market style and inside their stores, so plan to ‘shop til you drop’! Many will be offering door prizes and complimentary refreshments. You’ll...

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Chamber Connection: Christmas Market – A Perfect Opportunity To Shop Local
Dec02

Chamber Connection: Christmas Market – A Perfect Opportunity To Shop Local

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Welcome to December, everyone! I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2021 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to visitors, relocation hopefuls, and even hometown heroes who are interested in learning more about our local businesses. They include historical information as...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager's Report For January 2020
Jan08

Sulphur Springs City Manager's Report For January 2020

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell Below is the City Manager’s Report reported by Marc Maxwell Jan. 7, to Sulphur Springs City Council. WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT Construction is complete with the exception of sowing grass seed which is ongoing. For all intents and purposes this project is complete. Budget for the project was $18,800,000. We expect total expenditures on the project to come in at $18,400,000. This project is...

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