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City Council Approves On First Reading Residential Homestead Tax Exemption Ordinance
May04

City Council Approves On First Reading Residential Homestead Tax Exemption Ordinance

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night, April 3, 2022, approved on first reading an ordinance providing for a residential homestead property tax exemption. The ordinance must be approved by the City Council on second and final reading before it is officially adopted. Lesa Smith, finance director/assistant city manager Assistant City Manager/Finance Director Lesa Smith reminded the City Council of the information she presented to...

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City Manager’s Report – May 2022
May04

City Manager’s Report – May 2022

Marc Maxwell, City Manager Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell presented the following report to the City Council during the regular monthly council meeting on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. COVID-19 RESPONSE We have 0 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital. (I hope soon we can leave this off entirely.) CLAIMS We had a fleet accident in March involving a police cruiser. One unlucky driver ran a red light and crashed into the squad...

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Preliminary Plat For 1,100-Plus Home Subdivision On May 3 City Council Agenda
May02

Preliminary Plat For 1,100-Plus Home Subdivision On May 3 City Council Agenda

A preliminary plat for a proposed 1,110-Plus Home Subdivision is among the topics on the May 3, 2022 Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda. The Planning & Zoning Commission in April gave preliminary approval of the request by James Webb of Oak National Development for a conceptual plat 278.24 acres of land west of Sulphur Springs into 1,159 single family lots with 11 common areas. The plan is for streets in what was presented as...

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Residential Homestead Tax Exemption For City Residents Under Consideration
Apr30

Residential Homestead Tax Exemption For City Residents Under Consideration

A residential homestead tax exemption for city residents will be presented for consideration during the regular Sulphur Springs City Council meeting Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Sulphur Springs Assistant City Manager/Finance Director Lesa Smith in April presented information regarding a residential homestead property tax exemption option during the regular City Council meeting Tuesday evening, April 5, 2022. Information presented by...

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Council Expected This Summer To Consider Granting Homestead Exemption On City Taxes
Apr07

Council Expected This Summer To Consider Granting Homestead Exemption On City Taxes

Sulphur Springs City Council is expected this summer to consider implementing an ordinance granting homestead exemptions to residential taxpayers for city taxes. Assistant City Manager Lesa Smith presented information regarding the taxing option during the regular City Council meeting Tuesday evening, April 5, 2022, noting that there is a specific timeline that must be followed if the city officials want to consider granting homestead...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – April 5, 2022
Apr06

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – April 5, 2022

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell presented the following report to the City Council during the regular monthly council meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. COVID-19 RESPONSE We have 0 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital. CLAIMS We had a fleet accident in March involving a truck from Water and Sewer Distribution Division. There were not any injuries. The other driver has not filed a claim with TML yet. We had one other...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Invite Community To Upcoming Events
Apr06

Sulphur Springs City Council Invite Community To Upcoming Events

Rodeo, Lewis and Abron Medical Fundraisers, First Responders Events, Kids Kingdom Work Days Coming Up This Mont Sulphur Springs City Council, before addressing the business and action items on the regular April meeting agenda, took time at the beginning of the Tuesday night, April 5, 2022 council meeting, to report on and invite community members to attend a few upcoming events they are involved in or aware of that will be happening...

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April 2022 Designated As Fair Housing Month In Sulphur Springs
Apr06

April 2022 Designated As Fair Housing Month In Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers during the presentations and announcements portion of the April 5 City Council meeting, proclaimed April 2022 as Fair Housing Month in Sulphur Springs, and noted the importance of the fair housing laws. Sellers noted that Title 3 of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended, prohibits discrimination in housing and declares it’s nation policy to provide within constitutional limits for fair...

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Curfew For Minors, Project Superman Among April 5 City Council Agenda Items
Apr04

Curfew For Minors, Project Superman Among April 5 City Council Agenda Items

Homestead exemption, curfew for minors ordinance and economic development project negotiations are among topics Sulphur Springs City Council will discuss during the regular City Council meeting scheduled Tuesday. Sulphur Springs Municipal Building While the regular City Council meeting isn’t scheduled to begin until 7 p.m. April 5, the elected city officials are slated to meet starting at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in executive session...

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Special City Council Meeting Called For Equipment Purchase, FY 2021 Audit
Mar17

Special City Council Meeting Called For Equipment Purchase, FY 2021 Audit

A special meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council has been called for Tuesday for consideration of an large equipment purchase and an audit. Equipment Purchase The City Council will once again be asked to consider using a Sourcewell contract to purchase a backhoe from South Star JCB. The Council also considered but opted after discussion during the regular meeting on March 1, 2022, to follow City Manager Marc Maxwell’s...

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