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Chamber Connection – Nov. 16: Economic Development Lunch, Christmas Activities Planned
Nov16

Chamber Connection – Nov. 16: Economic Development Lunch, Christmas Activities Planned

By Butch Burney If you would like a crystal ball to see into the economic future, then you’ll want to get a glimpse of what the experts are saying at the annual Economic Development Luncheon, set for Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hopkins County Civic Center. Aaron Demerson, commissioner representing employers of the Texas Workforce Commission, is our keynote speaker. Mr. Demerson will present to Hopkins County...

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Park And Senior Center, Potential Economic Development Projects On Jan. 4 Agenda
Dec31

Park And Senior Center, Potential Economic Development Projects On Jan. 4 Agenda

Pacific Park and senior center projects as well as potential economic development projects are among the topics on the Sulphur Springs City Council Jan. 4 agenda. The City Council will first meet at 6:30 p.m. in executive session to consult with an attorney, discuss real property matters, specifically potential acquisition of property for storm drainage purposes, and to consider two economic development projects: one for D6 Inc. and...

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Ordinance Restricting Parking On Tomlinson Street Approved By Council
Apr07

Ordinance Restricting Parking On Tomlinson Street Approved By Council

Narrow Street Granting Access To Connally Corners To Be Named Patricia Lane An ordinance restricting restricting parking on Tomlinson Street received approval of Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday evening, as did a requests naming the narrow street granting access to Connally Corners and granting an easement at Coleman Park and a proposal for streetlight audit services. Parking On Tomlinson Street Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc...

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Ground Breaking Signals Start Of Construction On Connally Corner
Apr01

Ground Breaking Signals Start Of Construction On Connally Corner

Approximately 45 local dignitaries, business and community members turned out on a windy, lightly overcast Wednesday morning in celebration of the start of construction for Connally Corner, new housing development located just off the downtown square in Sulphur Springs. Connally Corners ground breaking on March 31, 2021 Patrick Chase said he and daughter Carrie Nuckolls and their families have been working to see the project come to...

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Plat Request for Connally Corner Addition, Ordinance Approved By City Council
May06

Plat Request for Connally Corner Addition, Ordinance Approved By City Council

Sulphur Springs City Council made quick work of the May agenda, wrapping up the entire Zoom conference meeting in 40 minutes. During the May 5 meeting, the City Council approved one ordinance, two resolutions, a final plat request for Connally Corner Addition and heard about a few projects in progress or planning stages. Ordinance No. 2766 The Council heard on second and final reading Ordinance No. 2766, which amends and updates...

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Connally Street Water Main Installation Complete; Drainage Improvements, Contract Work Planned
Jul08

Connally Street Water Main Installation Complete; Drainage Improvements, Contract Work Planned

Connally Street construction continues with drainage improvements, excavation, stabilization and concrete paving still to go. Work to rebuild Connally Street progresses, with a contractor hired to excavate, stabilize and pave the street following the next phase of construction. With water main installation complete, city crews in the last week began connecting residences to the new water main. Sulphur Springs’ Construction...

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Upcoming Activities: CASA Cookie Walk, Christmas Activities, Economic Conference
Nov23

Upcoming Activities: CASA Cookie Walk, Christmas Activities, Economic Conference

Chamber Connection: Nov. 23, 2022 If you’re decorating your Christmas tree and you’re looking for that special ornament, come see our local one. For the fifth year, the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce has commissioned a Christmas ornament, and this year it celebrates Heritage Park! The shipment is expected on Wednesday and there is a limited supply (70) and the cost is $40. If you would like to purchase one, drop by our office at...

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Proposed Tax Rate, Budget, Rates For City Services On Sept. 6 Council Agenda
Sep06

Proposed Tax Rate, Budget, Rates For City Services On Sept. 6 Council Agenda

Proposed tax rate, budget, rates for city services and personnel policy for the City of Sulphur Springs; and the EDC budget and plan of work are among the items on Tuesday evening’s regular City Council agenda. Sulphur Springs Municipal Building, location of City Council meetings, held regularly the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. After budget work sessions with the City Council over the past few months, city officials...

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City Council To Consider Requests To Establish 2 Reinvestment Zones, 6 Zoning Changes
Jul05

City Council To Consider Requests To Establish 2 Reinvestment Zones, 6 Zoning Changes

Gift, 2 Economic Development Projects, Real Property Matters, Contract Amendment For 2022 SIP Also On July 5 Agenda Sulphur Springs City Council has a lengthy July 5, 2022 agenda, which includes requests to establish two reinvestment zones for new businesses and six zoning changes — including one reinvestment zone request and five rezoning requests to be presented for second and, if approved, final reading; and one new request each to...

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Zoning Request, Supplies Contracts For 3 Capital Improvement Projects Up For Consideration
May03

Zoning Request, Supplies Contracts For 3 Capital Improvement Projects Up For Consideration

A zoning request, supplies contracts for three capital improvement projects and airport ground lease agreements are up for consideration by Sulphur Springs City Council tonight (May 3, 2022). Sulphur Springs Municipal Building Jason and Jennifer Lacomfora are asking that 1.54 acres they own at 1120 Church Street be rezoned. The tract is split-zoned multifamily and heavy commercial. The Lacomforas would like for the entire property to...

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