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Sulphur Springs City Council Nov. 3 Meeting Agenda
Nov03

Sulphur Springs City Council Nov. 3 Meeting Agenda

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCILNOVEMBER 3, 2020 7:00 P.M. The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Public link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8CxjG8pt3Cn8DDMgg0xr8g The following items will be discussed: Call to order.Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation.Presentations, proclamations, and announcements.Manager’s report...

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Candidate Profiles: Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1, Place 5
Oct12

Candidate Profiles: Sulphur Springs City Council Place 1, Place 5

Sulphur Springs City Council will hold an election to fill places left vacant when 4 members resigned in December. The election was scheduled to be held in May, but was postponed due to COVID-19. Voting will be conducted along with other General Election Voting on Nov. 3. Sulphur Springs City Council Nov. 3 Special Election sample ballot Early voting by personal appearance will begin Tuesday, Oct. 13 and continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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Grant Application To Pave Road Into Mine Received No Opposition At Meeting
Sep29

Grant Application To Pave Road Into Mine Received No Opposition At Meeting

The public meeting, conducted by the City of Sulphur Springs regarding a proposed grant application to help pave the road into the city-owned former Thermo/Luminant mine property, received no opposition. The city posted a public notice regarding the city’s intent to apply for $2,976,960 from the Economic Development Administration Program Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Program, including CARES Act funding, to engineer...

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Zoning Of Thermo Mine Property As Heavy Industrial Receives P&Z Approval
Sep24

Zoning Of Thermo Mine Property As Heavy Industrial Receives P&Z Approval

City Seeking Grant Funding To Improve Mine Road The Planning and Zoning Commission Monday recommended zoning of the old Thermo mine property as heavy industrial, despite communication from multiple area residents who are opposed to the idea and an online petition in opposition to the zoning change. Tuesday evening, the City of Sulphur Springs also authorized the city manager to apply for grant funding to improve the old...

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Virtual Hearings Slated For Rezoning Of Mine, Spence Street Properties
Sep19

Virtual Hearings Slated For Rezoning Of Mine, Spence Street Properties

Special Use Permit Sought for West Industrial Drive Communication Tower The City of Sulphur Springs’ Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct public hearings for 2 rezoning proposals and 1 special use permit request. One hearing will focus on the proposed rezoning of a 10.84-acre tract of property generally located at the corner of Spence and Fisher Streets from heavy commercial to single family attached. Sulphur Springs sign...

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3 Ordinances Receive Final Approval, 4 Ordinances Introduced At Sulphur Springs City Council Meeting
Sep02

3 Ordinances Receive Final Approval, 4 Ordinances Introduced At Sulphur Springs City Council Meeting

Three ordinances received final approval following public hearings and four additional city ordinances were introduced at the Sulphur Springs City Council meeting Tuesday night, September 1, 2020. A “commercial-industrial” reinvestment zone; involvement in Sulphur River Basin Authority; and contracts for masonry, concrete and steel for the new Grays Building were also considered. Ordinances Approved The City Council...

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Luminant Demolishes Coal Silo At Old Thermo Mine As Part of Reclamation Efforts
Apr22

Luminant Demolishes Coal Silo At Old Thermo Mine As Part of Reclamation Efforts

Luminant demolished the coal silo at the old Thermo mine today (April 22), as part of their ongoing reclamation efforts. That puts the City of Sulphur Springs one step closer to being able to use the old mine property. Old Thermo coal mine silo being demolished April 22, part of Luminant’s reclamation efforts. “Luminant is under obligation to the State of Texas to reclaim the property. They have one more area to reclaim,...

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider 4 Ordinances At March 3 Meeting
Mar03

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider 4 Ordinances At March 3 Meeting

Non-Motorized Sports Concession At Coleman Lake, Sludge Contract Pricing, Audit Submitted For Council Discussion, Action Sulphur Springs City Council will be asked Tuesday night during their regular March meeting to consider approving four ordinances, seven action items, hear a presentation proposing the”antidote to urban sprawl” and be asked to consider one executive session item. Sulphur Springs City Council The City...

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City Council Approves Asbestos Abatement And Street Improvement Contracts, Grant Application
Feb05

City Council Approves Asbestos Abatement And Street Improvement Contracts, Grant Application

Sulphur Springs City Council approved most of the items on Tuesday night’s agenda as recommended, including annexation on of the former Thermo mine property, a franchise agreement, a grant application for a thermal imager, and contracts for asbestos abatement and the street improvement program. Black History Month Sulphur Springs City Council members Harold Nash, Freddie Taylor and Mayor John Sellers Mayor John Sellers, on...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Feb. 4, 2020 Meeting Agenda
Feb04

Sulphur Springs City Council Feb. 4, 2020 Meeting Agenda

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXASREGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCILFEBRUARY 4, 2020 7:00 P.M. The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis Street. The following items will be discussed: Call to order.Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation.Presentations, proclamations, and announcements. (a) Black...

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