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Planning & Zoning Commission Approves Final Subdivision Plat Request, 2 Three-Story Apartments Planned
Jan22

Planning & Zoning Commission Approves Final Subdivision Plat Request, 2 Three-Story Apartments Planned

The Sulphur Springs Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a request from BGE, Inc. of Fort Worth, to combine two lots in Z. Jewell Subdivision, located northwest of the League and Bell Street intersection into one plat 5.488 acres plat for pair of three-story apartments. The Zoning Board of Adjustments also gave approval this week to Sergio Mendez’s request for a variance to setback requirements to construct a...

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City Council Approves Materials Bids For Saputo Sewer Main Grant Project
Jan21

City Council Approves Materials Bids For Saputo Sewer Main Grant Project

Sulphur Springs City Council during a 13 minute meeting, conducted via Zoom and streamed on YouTube, approved materials bids for Saputo sewer main expansion grant project and selected a group to provide grant administrative services to work with the city in preparing a grant application to be submitted in the spring seeking a community development fund grant. Sulphur Springs City Council Jan. 21, 2021 special meeting, conducted via...

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Aguilar Files For Place 3 In Sulphur Springs City Council Election
Jan13

Aguilar Files For Place 3 In Sulphur Springs City Council Election

Oscar Aguilar signed up Wednesday afternoon to run for Place 3 on Sulphur Springs City Council. Aguilar currently serves in the seat. He ran for and drew no opponents in 2020 for Place 3 on the council, one of four seats left vacant when four council members resigned in December 2019. Aguilar is now seeking a full 3-year term on the City Council. Oscar Aguilar Aguilar is the fourth incumbent to file Wednesday for a place on the May 1...

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Julian Files Candidacy For Place 1 In Sulphur Springs City Council Election
Jan13

Julian Files Candidacy For Place 1 In Sulphur Springs City Council Election

Jay W. Julian Wednesday filed candidacy for Place 1 on Sulphur Springs City Council. Julian currently serves in the seat. He was elected in December, coming out ahead of Mark Bradley in a runoff election last month for the remaining months of the unexpired term. Julian is now seeking a full 3-year term on the City Council. Jay W. Julian The Place 1 seat was one of four on the 2020 ballot due to the resignations of four council members...

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Nash, Spraggins Sign Up For Election for Places 2 and 5 On Sulphur Springs City Council
Jan13

Nash, Spraggins Sign Up For Election for Places 2 and 5 On Sulphur Springs City Council

Candidate filing got under way Wednesday morning, with two candidates signing up, one each for Places 2 and 5 on the May 1, 2021 Sulphur Springs City Council Election ballot. Harold Nash Sr. is seeking a full 3-year term on the City Council for Place 2 and Gary Spraggins is seeking election to the 1-year unexpired term for Place 5. Both currently serve on the City Council. Gary Spraggins and Harold Nash Sr. Nash was appointed in...

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Filing For May 2021 Sulphur Springs City Council Elections Begins Jan. 13
Jan12

Filing For May 2021 Sulphur Springs City Council Elections Begins Jan. 13

Candidate filing for the May 2021 Sulphur Springs City Council Elections begins Wednesday, Jan. 13. The City of Sulphur Springs will be conducting an election to fill four seats on the City Council. Filing is for Places 1, 2, 3 and 5. A regular election is called for a full three-year term for Places 1, 2 and 3, while a special election is scheduled for the remaining year of the Place 5 term on the City Council. Sulphur Springs...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Jan. 5, 2021
Jan06

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Jan. 5, 2021

Sulphur Springs City Council received from City Manager Marc Maxwell the following monthly manager’s report on Jan. 5, 2021: COVID-19 RESPONSE The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased 11% since our last meeting with a total of 150 active cases as of January 04, 2021. The state has tested a total of 7,197 people at the Hopkins County testing site since this whole thing began. We have had 2,095 cumulative recoveries and 70...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approve Requests for 5 Building Projects That Will Provide 80 New Housing Units
Jan06

Sulphur Springs City Council Approve Requests for 5 Building Projects That Will Provide 80 New Housing Units

Sulphur Springs City Council on Jan. 5 approved requests involving five building projects that, upon construction, will provide about 80 new housing units in Sulphur Springs. 380 Agreements The council first granted two 380 agreements, to SM Family Holdings LLC and one 380 agreement to Adrian Lopez. After constructing a single family home on property already within the city limits in identified areas (infill housing development). the...

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider  Requests For Infill Housing Program, Final Plat For Duplex Complex At Jan. 5 Meeting
Jan05

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Requests For Infill Housing Program, Final Plat For Duplex Complex At Jan. 5 Meeting

The Jan. 5 Sulphur Springs City Council agenda contains five action items pertaining to potential housing construction projects. If all five are approved the city could see as many as 81 new housing units constructed in the near future. Three people have requested 380 agreements for infill housing incentives to construct single family dwellings within the next 3 years on identified lots within the city.  In August 2020, City Council...

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Final Plat Of Dority Addition Is Being Recommended To Sulphur Springs City Council
Dec28

Final Plat Of Dority Addition Is Being Recommended To Sulphur Springs City Council

The final plat request from Kenneth Dority for Dority Addition is being recommended to Sulphur Springs City Council for approval at the next regular council meeting. The plat would allow 10.84 acres at the corner of Fisher and Spence Street to be divided into 35 lots on which a residential duplex type property would be located. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the request at a meeting conducted last week via Zoom...

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