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Renaming of Jackson Street Would Honor J.D. Franklin
Jun01

Renaming of Jackson Street Would Honor J.D. Franklin

If city officials approve the proposal, Jackson Street could soon be renamed in honor of a local resident. Sulphur Springs City Council members will be asked to consider a resolution allowing all or at least a section of Jackson Street to be renamed J.D. Franklin Street. According to City Manager Marc Maxwell, Resolution No. 1168 is in answer to a community request. He said a citizen approached him and asked to rename the street in...

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Discussion, Action On Offices of Public Safety, Utilities Directors; Several Board, Commission Appointments On June City Council Agenda
May31

Discussion, Action On Offices of Public Safety, Utilities Directors; Several Board, Commission Appointments On June City Council Agenda

Sulphur Springs City Council members are scheduled Tuesday night to meet in a special executive session prior to their regular monthly meeting to discuss two city offices, those of the public safety director and the public utilities director. The city in October 2017 held a similar meeting, opting to create a new position, that of public safety director. This combined jobs of both police and fire chiefs. James “Jay” Sanders, a...

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Revoking An Ocean Spray Tax Abatement
May31

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Revoking An Ocean Spray Tax Abatement

Sulphur Springs City Council are scheduled to consider taking action regarding an existing tax abatement granted to Ocean Spray Cranberries. City Manager Marc Maxwell said city staff are expected to recommend to the council that the abatement be revoked because the terms of the abatement have not been fulfilled. The council was asked to discuss and consider taking action on the matter at their regular May meeting. After discussion,...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda June 4, 2019
May31

Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda June 4, 2019

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL JUNE 4, 2019 7:00 P.M. AN EXECUTIVE SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 6:30 P.M. IN ACCORDANCE WITH TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, SECTION 551.074, PERSONNEL MATTERS SPECIFICALLY RELATING TO THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES. The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in the Council Room at 201...

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New Ordinance Imposing Regulations On Tire Stores Being Discussed by City Officials
May29

New Ordinance Imposing Regulations On Tire Stores Being Discussed by City Officials

Sulphur Springs City Council could soon be asked to consider a new ordinance which would establish regulations for tire store, according to Councilman Jimmy Lucas. The main issue, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell, is large stock piles of old and scrap tires outside of tire businesses presenting potential health and safety issues. Lucas said the matter was first brought to his attention last summer, when a family member was...

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Concerns Regarding Pacific Park Voiced During City Council Meeting
May09

Concerns Regarding Pacific Park Voiced During City Council Meeting

Pacific Park was a hot topic among citizens at Tuesday night’s regular City Council meeting. Safety issues and a timely progress of park repairs and renovations were among the prime concerns voiced. East End Allegiance Our Youth President Bridget Cooper, during the citizens comments portion of the meeting, applauded the City Council for using the sale of property to apply toward the costs of renovations at Pacific Park. The...

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Mayor Urges Residents To Help Increase Motorcycle Safety, Promote Awareness
May09

Mayor Urges Residents To Help Increase Motorcycle Safety, Promote Awareness

Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers presents a proclamation to members of the Hi-Way Masters Riding Club and motorcyclists designating May as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month in Sulphur Springs. With the number of people riding motorcycles rising, Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers urges “all residents to do their part to increase safety and awareness in our community.” One way to do that is to “become aware of the inherent danger...

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Nurses Celebrated May 6-12 In Sulphur Springs
May08

Nurses Celebrated May 6-12 In Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers (right) presents Anitha Sanderson and Tanna Holland with a proclamation officially designating May 6-12 as National Nurses Week in Sulphur Springs. Sulphur Springs City Council joins American Nurses Association and CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs in recognizing the dedication and accomplishments of the “nation’s largest health care profession” by designating May...

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City Council Approves Architect for Grays Building Design, Tables Abatement Issue
May08

City Council Approves Architect for Grays Building Design, Tables Abatement Issue

Sulphur Springs City Council approved all items proposed on Tuesday night’s agenda, except one. The council considered, but opted not to take action Tuesday night, regarding a tax abatement, the terms of which have not been fully met. The Economic Development Corporation notified the city by letter that, during a review of tax abatement certifications, Ocean Spray Cranberries was found to not be in compliance with the terms of...

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City Manager’s Report Presented in May Council Meeting
May08

City Manager’s Report Presented in May Council Meeting

City Manager Marc Maxwell’s Report presented in the May City Council meeting included: CROSSTOWN TRAIL – The Capital Construction Division constructed a retaining wall at Coleman Park. Otherwise, the project is on hold until Connally is done or nearly done. Retaining wall constructed at Coleman Park, part of the Crosstown Trail project SPRING CLEANUP – The annual spring cleanup was a successful event. In total, Sanitation...

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