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Hawk Builders LLC Awarded Contract To Build New Senior Citizens Activity Center
Dec08

Hawk Builders LLC Awarded Contract To Build New Senior Citizens Activity Center

After 2 years, the Sulphur Springs City Council this week finally selected a contractor to build a new Senior Citizens Activity Center, to be funded in part by a Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Community Development Block Grant-CV Community Resiliency Program Grant as well as voter approved bonds. “Since March of 2020, City staff along with hired professionals have been working diligently to design a Senior...

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City Council To Consider Bids, Award Contract For Construction Of New Senior Citizens Center
Dec06

City Council To Consider Bids, Award Contract For Construction Of New Senior Citizens Center

After a lengthy delay of more than a year, Sulphur Springs City Council is expected during Tuesday night’s regular December meeting to consider bids and at long last award a contract for construction of a new Senior Citizens Activity Center on Oak Avenue. The City Council is also slated to consider on final approval an ordinance changing the speed limit on Mockingbird Lane; purchasing communications equipment, 2 airport ground...

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New Senior Center A Step Closer To Construction With Signing Of Grant Contract
Oct13

New Senior Center A Step Closer To Construction With Signing Of Grant Contract

Sulphur Springs is one step closer to construction on a new senior center. City Manager Marc Maxwell signed the contract with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Thursday, Sept. 13, 2022, for a $2.4 million grant to help with cost of constructing a new activity building for senior citizens. Funding for Senior Citizens Center Construction The City of Sulphur Springs anticipates advertising for bids Monday for the project,...

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City Applying For $3 Million Community Development Block Grant To Help Build New Senior Citizens Center
Jan07

City Applying For $3 Million Community Development Block Grant To Help Build New Senior Citizens Center

Hearing Slated Jan. 11 For Public Comments To Discuss Submission Of Grant Application The City of Sulphur Springs plans to ask for a $3 million Community Development Block Grant to help build a new senior citizens center, which is expected to cost considerably more than originally budgeted due to continued increases in construction materials. In December 2021, Sulphur Springs City Council approved KSBR to work with city officials to...

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Grant Writer Selected For TDHCA Grant Application To Help Fund New Larger Senior Citizens Center Building
Dec10

Grant Writer Selected For TDHCA Grant Application To Help Fund New Larger Senior Citizens Center Building

The delayed start of construction of the new senior citizens center building could in the long run end up helping the city in more ways than one – as the wait meant the city is able to apply for grant which would not only help keep up with the rising costs of materials but allow the design to be expanded. The project, along with renovations at Pacific Park, were approved by voters in 2019. The city sought bonds which will be...

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Parking Ordinance, Grant Writer For Senior Center On Dec. 7 Council Agenda
Dec07

Parking Ordinance, Grant Writer For Senior Center On Dec. 7 Council Agenda

Sulphur Springs Municipal Building (City Hall) If you have something to say about parking on East Shannon Road, from Broadway Street to Mockingbird Lane, Tuesday night is the time to voice it. Ordinance No. 2794, which would prohibit vehicles from parking on the south side of East Shannon Road along that block, and selection of a company to compose a grant application which would provide additional funding for the Senior Citizens...

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If Approved, Grant Would Allow City To Include Wish List In New Senior Citizens Center Design
Nov30

If Approved, Grant Would Allow City To Include Wish List In New Senior Citizens Center Design

A Texas Community Resiliency Program grant from Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs would allow the City of Sulphur Springs to not only enlarge the new Senior Citizens Center building to be constructed on 301 Oak Ave., but if fully funded at the requested amount, would include all wish list items for the new facility, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. Sign for the current Senior Citizens Center,...

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Subdivision Variance, Contracts With LexisNexis And Firetrol Approved
Feb10

Subdivision Variance, Contracts With LexisNexis And Firetrol Approved

A subdivision variance request, the sale and removal of a home from Precinct 1 county property, an agreement for a security access control system, a budget amendment for purchase of a tractor for the jail trustees farm, and a contract for additional research tools for judges and prosecutors were approved by Hopkins County Commissioner Court during their regular meeting Monday Hopkins County Commissioners Court Brinker Water Supply...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report — Nov. 1, 2022
Nov02

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report — Nov. 1, 2022

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell Tuesday evening, Nov. 1, 2022, presented to to the City Council in a Memorandum as well as aloud the following monthly manager’s report: CLAIMS We had 1 workers compensation that required surgery in October. A police officer injured his knee while in training. We did not have any liability claims. SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER I have signed the contract with TDHCA. We have sent the contract out to...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report — October 2022
Oct04

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report — October 2022

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell Tuesday evening, Oct. 4, 2022, presented to to the City Council in a Memorandum as well as aloud the following monthly manager’s report: CLAIMS We had 2 minor workers compensation claims in September. We did not have any liability claims. We did file one small property claim for theft and vandalism at our warehouse on Middle Street. SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER We have been awarded a $2.4...

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