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Design Charrette Set for Pacific Park Thursday, October 25, 8 a.m. Until 5 p.m.
Oct24

Design Charrette Set for Pacific Park Thursday, October 25, 8 a.m. Until 5 p.m.

From 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. today (Thursday), a design charrette, a come and go planning event, at the Grays building in Pacific Park will give an opportunity to local residents to present their ideas for improvements and needs at Pacific Park to Mark Spencer, the design leader who planned Coleman Park and other improvements made in the city in recent years. Also present will be City Councilman Freddie Taylor, city parks staff, and City...

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City Manager: Senior Citizens Center Fully Funded According To Plan, Design Process Not Final
Aug28

City Manager: Senior Citizens Center Fully Funded According To Plan, Design Process Not Final

Sulphur Springs Approved For $750,000 TPWD Grant For Pacific Park Improvements The new Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center will be fully funded for construction of an 8,331 square-foot building, according to the city’s original plan, which will “meet all the needs” for the facility, Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell said during a press conference called Friday morning to clarify details about the project....

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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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Work On Grays Building Continues At Fast Pace
Mar29

Work On Grays Building Continues At Fast Pace

Zoom Meeting Scheduled This Evening To Discuss Pacific Park Survey Results, Next Steps In Park Improvement Project Courtesy Photo Progress on the Grays Building in Pacific Park continues at a smart pace. Today, glazers install glass while masons erect brick veneers on the east end of the building. Inside the building workers tape and bed the sheetrock, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. A little over a week ago, a...

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Work On Grays Building In Pacific Park Progressing With Roof Work
Mar18

Work On Grays Building In Pacific Park Progressing With Roof Work

Deadline For Community Members To Complete Online Pacific Park Improvements Survey Is March 19 Work on the Grays Building in Pacific Park is progressing with the roof being installed Wednesday. Crews were on scene using equipment to lift large metal panels to the top of the building to be placed and secured atop the metal frame. Over the last month, framing and plumbing top-out were finished. Electrical rough-in was nearly complete,...

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City Of Sulphur Springs Seeking Input For Finishing Touches For Pacific Park Improvements
Mar11

City Of Sulphur Springs Seeking Input For Finishing Touches For Pacific Park Improvements

Deadline For Community Members To Complete Online Pacific Park Improvements Survey Is March 19 The City of Sulphur Springs is seeing input regarding improvements at Pacific Park. City Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski invites residents are invited to complete an online survey regarding their preferences of options for improvements, including top uses for a pavilion, type of new playground equipment, additional desired...

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Progress In the Pacific Park: Grays Building Foundation Is Being Poured
Oct21

Progress In the Pacific Park: Grays Building Foundation Is Being Poured

Crews continue to make progress in Pacific Park on the new Grays Building. The project reached another construction landmark, pouring of the concrete for the foundation. Foundation work begins on the new Grays Building Wednesday morning, October. 21, 2020 Starting at 7 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020, Bell concrete began arriving with product which a Potts Concrete Construction crew placed on the construction site. By 9 a.m., a good section of the...

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Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning
Jul20

Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning

The City of Sulphur springs turned the page Monday on a new chapter in downtown development, with the start of planning for Downtown West, which Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group calls “the next step in the evolution of downtown.” Downtown West is the area loosely bounded by Mulberry, Rogers/Magnolia and Van Sickle streets and the Kansas City Southern railroad tracks. Downtown West community planning meeting, July...

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Planning Meeting Set July 19, Charette Slated July 20-22  With Lockwood, TDG For Downtown West Planning
Jul13

Planning Meeting Set July 19, Charette Slated July 20-22 With Lockwood, TDG For Downtown West Planning

They’re back!  Ian Lockwood with Toole Design Group is returning to Sulphur Springs with his team of urban design professionals to conduct another planning charrette, only this time for Downtown West. Ian Lockwood during a previous community meeting Downtown West is the area loosely bounded by Mulberry, Rogers/Magnolia and Van Sickle streets and the Kansas City Southern railroad tracks. The...

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Results Of Survey, Steps In Pacific Park Improvement Plan Discussed
Mar30

Results Of Survey, Steps In Pacific Park Improvement Plan Discussed

With work on the Grays Building progressing rapidly, focus is turning more toward the park grounds. The results of the community survey conducted earlier this month and next steps in the Pacific Park improvement plan were outlined during a special Zoom meeting Monday night. Survey Results William Spencer, the civil engineer and partner MHS Planning & Design LLC, who came up with the design concept to enhance park facilities based...

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