Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report
Nov06

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report

MANAGER’S REPORT Presented to the City Council on Nov. 5, 2019 SUNSET STREET – The Capital Construction crew has installed 500’ of new curb and gutter, 5 new driveway approaches, 240’ of the concrete street, approach for Houston Street, asphalt for the tie-in at Finney Street and Van Sickle Street. The project is now complete. CONNALLY STREET – Approximately 2,150’ or 80% has been cement stabilized. The excavation is completed and...

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Scrap Tire Agreement, Park Drilling Ordinance Among Matters Address By Sulphur Springs City Council
Nov06

Scrap Tire Agreement, Park Drilling Ordinance Among Matters Address By Sulphur Springs City Council

Sulphur Springs City Hall, 201 North Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas An ordinance amendment which will increase the city’s chances of obtaining a grant was given approved, on first reading, by Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night. Also approve by the council Tuesday night were resolutions adopting a fund balance policy, in support of a local apartment group’s application for funding assistance for renovations and...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Agrees To Amend Luminant Agreement Regarding FM 1870 Overpass
Nov06

Sulphur Springs City Council Agrees To Amend Luminant Agreement Regarding FM 1870 Overpass

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night approved an amendment to the development agreement inked with Luminant in October of 2018, assuming Luminant’s obligations regarding the FM 1870 overpass and indemnifying Luminant. The City of Sulphur Springs has a development agreement with Luminant regarding the Thermo Mine to close out conditions for the transfer of property to the city. The last condition before the transfer can occur is...

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Early Voting Begins Monday In Cumby Mayor, NHISD School Board, Cumby ISD Bond And Constitutional Amendment Elections
Oct23

Early Voting Begins Monday In Cumby Mayor, NHISD School Board, Cumby ISD Bond And Constitutional Amendment Elections

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday, Oct. 21, in the Constitutional Amendments, Cumby ISD, North Hopkins ISD and Cumby mayoral elections. Early voting begins Monday in three local elections — the North Hopkins Independent School District Board of Trustees, City of Cumby Mayor and Cumby ISD bond — as well as for 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. All Texas voters are asked to cast ballots for 10...

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Early Voting Begins Monday In Cumby Mayor, NHISD School Board, Cumby ISD Bond And Constitutional Amendment Elections
Oct19

Early Voting Begins Monday In Cumby Mayor, NHISD School Board, Cumby ISD Bond And Constitutional Amendment Elections

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday, Oct. 21, in the Constitutional Amendments, Cumby ISD, North Hopkins ISD and Cumby mayoral elections. Early voting begins Monday in three local elections — the North Hopkins Independent School District Board of Trustees, City of Cumby Mayor and Cumby ISD bond — as well as for 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. All Texas voters are asked to cast ballots for 10...

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Commissioners Court Agrees To Partner With City To Use Mechanical Concrete To Stabilize Some Roads
Oct15

Commissioners Court Agrees To Partner With City To Use Mechanical Concrete To Stabilize Some Roads

Inter-local Agreement To Be Presented To Sulphur Springs City Council in November Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday agreed Monday to partner with the City of Sulphur Springs to re-use parts of scrap tires utilizing the process called mechanical concrete to help improve some city and county roads. Essentially, the county will collect scrap automobile and light truck tires at regular intervals, approximately twice a month. The...

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Cumby City Council Approves Resolution Calling For Special May 2 Election For Place 2 Alderman
Oct09

Cumby City Council Approves Resolution Calling For Special May 2 Election For Place 2 Alderman

Discussion On Annual Audit, Employee Manual, An Annexation Cumby City Hall, 100 East Main Street, Cumby, Texas The resignation of a recently appointed alderman marks the second in recent months, which could necessitate a May 2 special election of fill the Place 2 alderman seat on Cumby City Council. The city employee manual, rescinding the recent Alderman appointment and a resolution calling for a special May 2, 2020 election,...

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Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On Lamar County Violation Of Probation Warrant
Oct08

Sulphur Springs Man Jailed On Lamar County Violation Of Probation Warrant

A 20-year-old Sulphur Springs man was arrested at his residence Monday evening on a Lamar County warrant for violating probation on a controlled substance charge, according to arrest and jail reports. According to arrest reports, Sulphur Springs Police Officer Sean Hoffman was made aware of the warrant for Heston Blaze Golightly’s arrest. Hoffma, in arrest reports, said he knew Golightly’s Pollard Street address and...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report For Oct. 1, 2019
Oct02

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report For Oct. 1, 2019

Presented to the City Council by City Manager Marc Maxwell on Oct. 1, 2019 SUNSET STREET – This project is nearing completion. The Capital Construction Division is on the last segment of this street. You can see them setting forms for curb & gutter in the photo to the right. I expect them to finish in 3 weeks, as we will still need to tie-in some driveways. Work progresses on Sunset Street CONNALLY STREET – The contractor, 5W...

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Curb And Sidewalk Ordinances Receive City Council Approval
Oct02

Curb And Sidewalk Ordinances Receive City Council Approval

Sulphur Springs City Council Sulphur Springs City Council approved on second and final reading Tuesday night proposed changes to ordinances prohibiting curbside parking at intersections and use of certain wheeled conveyances in certain areas of town. Curb Parking Ordinance No. 2759 amends Chapter 25 of the Code of Ordinances to include Section 25-82.1, which prohibits curbside parking within 30 feet of any intersection inside the city...

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