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Zoning Request For Truck Stop North Of I-30 Main Discussion At July 5 City Council Meeting
Jul06

Zoning Request For Truck Stop North Of I-30 Main Discussion At July 5 City Council Meeting

Discussion regarding Libba Land LTD’s request to rezone property north of Interstate 30 light commercial was the main focus of Tuesday evening’s Sulphur Springs City Council meeting. Three individuals and two couples who live near the property asked the City Council to consider denying the request, while City Council members sought clarity regarding the proposed development. Sulphur Springs Assistant City Manager/Community...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Jan. 4, 2022
Jan05

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Jan. 4, 2022

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell presented the following report to the City Council during the regular monthly council meeting on Jan. 4, 2022. COVID-19 Response The Omicron variant of the COVID virus seems to be spreading like wildfire across the nation. Unfortunately, I cannot give you any accurate numbers regarding the number of local cases. The State of Texas is having difficulty updating the numbers. This has been a...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – December 7, 2021
Dec08

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – December 7, 2021

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell presented the following report to the Sulphur Sprigs City Council during their Dec. 7, 2021 meeting: COVID-19 RESPONSE The Delta variant wave of Covid-19 declined for several months, but now the trend seems to have turned around. The number of active cases in Hopkins County fell from 122 to 44 in November, but quickly rebounded to 65. The number of COVID cases at the hospital also dropped to 2...

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Refinancing Of 2 Bonds Projected To Save The City $214,000 Over 10 Years
Oct08

Refinancing Of 2 Bonds Projected To Save The City $214,000 Over 10 Years

A 2020-21 budget update, refinancing 2 bonds, continuation of the 2021 street improvement program, selection of a candidate to serve as city secretary starting in December, purchase of equipment for the street department and selection of a bid for paving Westwood Street were among the items Sulphur Springs City Council tackled as part of their regular October meeting agenda this week. Financial Update The unaudited numbers for the...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – July 2021
Jul08

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – July 2021

Sulphur Springs City Council received from City Manager Marc Maxwell the following monthly manager’s report  during the July 7, 2021, council meeting: COVID-19 Response The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased 58% since our last meeting with 16 active cases as of May 28th. There are 0 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital. Grays Building The building is sufficiently completed to rent out for events. Landscaping is...

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City Council Approves Rezoning Requests, Grant Application, Hears Project Updates
Jun03

City Council Approves Rezoning Requests, Grant Application, Hears Project Updates

Sulphur Springs City Council approved rezoning requests and a grant application for a new project this week. City Finance Director reports March sales tax numbers were up. Rezoning Requests The city council approved on second and final reading ordinances granting rezoning requests from Larry and Linda Evans and Chuck Sickles during the the regular council meeting on June 1, 2021. The Evans asked that their property at 1340 South...

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City Manager's Report For Feb. 4, 2020
Feb05

City Manager's Report For Feb. 4, 2020

Below is the City Manager’s Report presented By Marc Maxwell to Sulphur Springs City Council on February 04, 2020 WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT This project is completed. We will be paying the final bills this month. Budget for the project was $18,800,000. We expect total expenditures on the project to come in at $18,400,000. This project has finished on-time and under-budget. GRAYS’ BUILDING We have a set of plans for the Grays’...

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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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Road Work Begins At Woodbridge Crossing
Jan03

Road Work Begins At Woodbridge Crossing

Entrance to Woodbridge Crossing Work is under way to repair the road into Woodbridge Crossing, where drainage issues have been identified. The project is a collaborative effort, with the homeowners association contracting with the city to do the work on Woodbridge Drive, according to city officials. The road has three pipes under the street spanning from the pond one side to the pond on the other side of the street. At least part of...

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Request For Special Use Permit For Manufactured Home Community Withdrawn
Aug16

Request For Special Use Permit For Manufactured Home Community Withdrawn

A request made for a special use permit to allow C&C Guardian LLC to construct a manufactured home community at 2113 Main Street, a property currently zoned light commercial, was slated to go before Sulphur Springs Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals Tuesday evening, but that meeting has been canceled. Applicant Ross Cody has withdrawn the request, according to city staff. The action follows a Planning & Zoning Commission...

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