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2 Rezoning Requests Receive Approval Of Planning And Zoning Commission
Apr20

2 Rezoning Requests Receive Approval Of Planning And Zoning Commission

Two rezoning requests received the approval of the City Of Sulphur Springs Planning and Zoning Commission Monday evening, and will now be recommended to Sulphur Springs City Council for consideration. South Hillcrest Drive Larry and Linda Evans asked that their property at 1340 South Hillcrest Drive be rezoned from single family to heavy commercial to better fit the existing uses and potential use of the 0.9-acre property along the...

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Spring Signals Start Of Construction Projects In Sulphur Springs
Apr11

Spring Signals Start Of Construction Projects In Sulphur Springs

Spring signals a time of new things, and in Sulphur Springs, many are taking advantage of the warmer weather to begin construction projects – including road work, new apartments and multifamily housing units and business renovations. Four additional single family housing projects were green lit by city officials, and the city also approved a contract to jump start the Saputo sewer line expansion project, submission of a grant...

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City of Sulphur Springs Receives ‘Clean Unmodified’ Opinion On FY 2019-2020 Audit
Apr10

City of Sulphur Springs Receives ‘Clean Unmodified’ Opinion On FY 2019-2020 Audit

Sulphur Springs City Council this week received a brief update on current year financials, including sales tax numbers, then a report from the Frisco firm that conducted the annual City of Sulphur Springs for fiscal year 2019-2020 independent audit. Sulphur Springs Finance Director Lesa Smith first reported that sales tax is up 6.4 percent currently over the same time period last year, which she noted is great news for the city....

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City Asked To Consider Naming Area Of Pacific Park In Memory Of Prince Beachum
Apr08

City Asked To Consider Naming Area Of Pacific Park In Memory Of Prince Beachum

Sulphur Springs City Council was asked this week to consider naming an area of Pacific Park in memory of the Prince Beachum. Prince Beachum Patricia Morgan addressed the City Council during the regular April meeting on behalf of the Juneteenth Committee and community to make the request in recognition of the contributions Beachum, who died in March, made to the community. “Prince was a great guy. He did a lot for our community....

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – April 6, 2021
Apr07

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – April 6, 2021

Sulphur Springs City Council received from City Manager Marc Maxwell the following monthly manager’s report  during the April 6, 2021 council meeting: April 06, 2021 TO: CITY COUNCILFROM: CITY MANAGER, MARC MAXWELLSUBJ: MANAGER’S REPORT COVID-19 RESPONSE The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased since our last meeting with 141 active cases as of April 5th. There are zero patients in the COVID unit at the hospital as of...

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380 Agreements, Grant Application On City Council April 6 Agenda
Apr05

380 Agreements, Grant Application On City Council April 6 Agenda

Executive Session Scheduled To Consider 2 Economic Development Projects The Sulphur Springs City Council April 6 agenda is full, starting with an executive session to discuss two potential economic development projects, then during the regular session will consider numerous items, including 380 agreements, sewer line bores for Saputo’s grant project, naming a street, the annual audit, a payment plant for utility customers,...

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Commissioners Court Approves Equipment Financing, Grant Funding, ATCOG Agreement
Mar22

Commissioners Court Approves Equipment Financing, Grant Funding, ATCOG Agreement

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved equipment financing, grant funding, an Ark-Texas Council of Governments agreement, designated two days as County Clean Up Days, and rescinded an agreement with the hospital during their regular meeting Monday, March 22, 2021. A citizen also addressed the court during public forum regarding the planned Dike solar project. Grant Funding Hopkins County Fire Marshal/Emergency Management...

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Request To Rezone Property On Rockdale Road, SH 19 Headed To City Council For Consideration
Mar16

Request To Rezone Property On Rockdale Road, SH 19 Headed To City Council For Consideration

The City of Sulphur Springs Planning and Zoning Commission Monday evening had two primary goals, elect officers and consider a request to rezone property on Rockdale Road and State Highway 19. Chuck Sickles The P&Z Commission, in a meeting conducted via Zoom, elected Chuck Sickles to chair the group and Pat Chase to serve as as vice-chair. The commission also discussed with Sulphur Springs Community Development Director Tory...

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What To Expect In Local City and County Facilities Following GA-34
Mar10

What To Expect In Local City and County Facilities Following GA-34

Governor Greg Abbott’s announcement last week of GA-34, which retracts most of the other Governor’s Order enacted related to COVID-19 over the last several months, goes into effect today (Wednesday, March 10). Businesses that choose to do so will be allowed to reopen with no capacity limits, and most public face mask requirements are also lifted — although business owners are allowed to request people wear masks if...

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City Manager’s Report – March 2, 2021
Mar03

City Manager’s Report – March 2, 2021

Sulphur Springs City Council received from City Manager Marc Maxwell the following monthly manager’s report on during the March 2, 2021 council meeting: COVID-19 RESPONSE Marc Maxwell The number of active cases in Hopkins County increased 31 % since our last meeting with a total of 157 active cases as of February 01, 2021. This follows 2 months of declining active cases. It does seem though that the state is not as timely in deducting...

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