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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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Roofing, Framing Work On Grays Building In Progress
Dec29

Roofing, Framing Work On Grays Building In Progress

Framing and roofing work on the new Grays Building in Pacific Park is in progress. Griffith Roofing was on site Tuesday furthering roofing work while Temo Construction began framing. With the steel metal framing in place, decking is installed over the framing. A icy water membrane is being applied to protect it from weather. Framing is expected to take less than 2 weeks to complete, weather permitting. “It won’t be long...

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Work On Grays Building In Pacific Park Progressing
Sep17

Work On Grays Building In Pacific Park Progressing

Work progressed this week on the new Grays Community Center building in Pacific Park, with work for the foundation. The City of Sulphur Springs Capital Construction Division had finished preparing the pad site for the Grays building by Sept. 1. The soil came from the drainage way just south of Spring Street, behind the pawn shop. This gives the city the added benefit of increased stormwater retention, which should further reduce the...

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Sulphur Springs Officials Discuss City Tax Rate, Budget During Workshops
Aug13

Sulphur Springs Officials Discuss City Tax Rate, Budget During Workshops

Reduction In Tax Rate, Small Increase In Utility Fees Proposed Sulphur Springs officials have been hard at work this summer shaping and tightening up a budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. After two special meetings with Sulphur Springs City Council, officials anticipated proposing a city tax rate that will be not quite 2 cents lower, while recommending a small increase to city utility fees to keep up with inflation and apply toward...

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Construction Of Senior Citizens Center Building Still On Hold
Aug04

Construction Of Senior Citizens Center Building Still On Hold

Construction of a new senior citizens center is still on hold, following Sulphur Springs City Council’s rejection Tuesday of the lone bid submitted for a pre-engineered metal building. The Grays Building continues to have aluminum panels in place of roll-up doors on the portion of the building facing the park. Senior Citizens Center In November 2020, the construction manager advisor for the project estimated the pre-engineered...

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Downtown West Redesign Reveal Scheduled Tonight At The Grays Building
Jul22

Downtown West Redesign Reveal Scheduled Tonight At The Grays Building

After three days of gathering community input and ideas, the Toole Design Group team spent last night and will spend today working on a redesign plan for Downtown West, the City of Sulphur Springs’ latest downtown improvement project. Tonight, Ian Lockwood and the Toole Design team will reveal their Downtown West redesign concept. Ian Lockwood and the Tool Design Group team, along with city officials, greet community members...

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Ribbon To Be Cut On New  Grays Building Noon June 18
Jun16

Ribbon To Be Cut On New Grays Building Noon June 18

All Day Juneteenth Freedom Celebration Planned June 19 At Pacific Park The new Grays Building in Pacific Park will be on display for public viewing at noon on Friday, June 18, 2021, when the ribbon will officially be cut. Work has been ongoing on the site all year. During the month of May, a dedication was held and a plaque placed in honor of the building’s namesake, the late Mr. H.W. Grays, who as a community leader was...

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Grays Building Dedication Hosted Friday Morning, Official Ribbon Cutting Planned This Summer
May28

Grays Building Dedication Hosted Friday Morning, Official Ribbon Cutting Planned This Summer

Community members got their first good look into the new HW Grays Building in Pacific Park during a dedication in which a plaque inside the building was revealed. “This is a project that we are really excited about. The [City] Council and I have been talking about this for a long time and anticipating this. We are so excited to see this beautiful structure come together,” said Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers at the May...

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Steel For the New Grays Building Being Installed At Pacific Park
Dec01

Steel For the New Grays Building Being Installed At Pacific Park

Design, Engineering Service Contract For TPWD Grant For Pacific Park Improvements On Dec. 1 City Council Agenda Work on the new Grays Building progressed Tuesday morning at Pacific Park with Hawk Construction putting up the steel beams that will be the backbone for the new building. The steel was delivered from Sulta Manufacturing last week, and work was well under way Tuesday by Hawk to install the steel. The steel that will form the...

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