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D6 Multi-Year Expansion Project Includes Relocation Of Corporate Headquarters, 300,000-Square-Foot Expansion
Oct22

D6 Multi-Year Expansion Project Includes Relocation Of Corporate Headquarters, 300,000-Square-Foot Expansion

D6’s multi-year expansion project incudes not only relocation of the company’s corporate headquarters from Oregon to Sulphur Springs, but will also include another 300,000 square-foot expansion, according to Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Roger Feagley. D6 Inc’s current Sulphur Springs plant Overall, the D6, Inc., relocation project announced by Gov. Greg Abbott...

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Refinancing Of 2 Bonds Projected To Save The City $214,000 Over 10 Years
Oct08

Refinancing Of 2 Bonds Projected To Save The City $214,000 Over 10 Years

A 2020-21 budget update, refinancing 2 bonds, continuation of the 2021 street improvement program, selection of a candidate to serve as city secretary starting in December, purchase of equipment for the street department and selection of a bid for paving Westwood Street were among the items Sulphur Springs City Council tackled as part of their regular October meeting agenda this week. Financial Update The unaudited numbers for the...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Oct. 5, 2021
Oct06

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

Marc Maxwell presented the following monthly city manager’s report to Sulphur Springs City Council during their regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. COVID-19 RESPONSE –The Delta variant wave of COVID-19 seems to have peaked. The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased 36% since our last meeting with 240 active cases as of October 3. There are 18 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital Monday (and 15 Tuesday),...

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Budget, Tax Rate, Utility Fees Receive Unanimous Approval From Sulphur Springs City Council
Sep22

Budget, Tax Rate, Utility Fees Receive Unanimous Approval From Sulphur Springs City Council

Ordinance Setting Master Fee Schedule Passes On 4-2 Vote Sulphur Springs City Council made short work of Tuesday evening’s special meeting, unanimously approving ordinances setting the budget, tax rate and utility fees for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and one authorizing updated service credits. Ordinance No. 2783 establishing a master fee schedule passed on a 4-2 vote. Although public hearings were held for each, no members of the...

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Final Public Hearings For Budget, Tax Rate, Master Fee Schedule To Be Held At 7:30 p.m. City Council Meeting
Sep21

Final Public Hearings For Budget, Tax Rate, Master Fee Schedule To Be Held At 7:30 p.m. City Council Meeting

Sulphur Springs residents will have one final opportunity Tuesday evening to voice any comments or concerns they may have regarding the proposed budget, reduced tax rate, service fees and schedules before the council considers making them officials. Unlike the regular meeting which was packed to include of a playground for Pacific Park and material for the College Street road improvement projec, among others, the Sulphur Springs City...

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Proposed Budget And Decreased Tax Rate And Increased Utility Fees Approved By Sulphur Springs City Council
Sep09

Proposed Budget And Decreased Tax Rate And Increased Utility Fees Approved By Sulphur Springs City Council

Master Fee Schedule Passes On 5-2 Vote Sulphur Springs City Council unanimously approved the proposed budget and tax rate on first reading during the regular September meeting Tuesday night. A master fee schedule, with increases in street maintenance fees and to the Grays Building rental deposit fee, was also approved, but on a 5-2 vote. Master Fee Schedule The Council opted, at the recommendation of Assistant City Manager/Finance...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Sept. 7, 2021
Sep08

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – Sept. 7, 2021

Marc Maxwell presented the following monthly city manager’s report to Sulphur Springs City Council during their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021: COVID-19 RESPONSE – The number of active cases in Hopkins County increased 219% since our last meeting with 373 active cases as of Sept. 2. There are 25 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital, up from 17 last month. GRAYS BUILDING –The building is completed. SENIOR CITIZENS...

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City Council To Consider Approving Budget, Lower Tax Rate, Increase To City Utility Fees At Sept. 7 Meeting
Sep07

City Council To Consider Approving Budget, Lower Tax Rate, Increase To City Utility Fees At Sept. 7 Meeting

Sulphur Springs City Council has a full agenda tonight (Sept. 7, 2021), with numerous financial items to be considered, including the proposed budget, tax rate, city utility fees, permit fees, asset forfeiture and EDC budgets, The agenda also includes a rezoning request, utility easement request, bids for water materials for the College Street road project, and resolutions for playground equipment for Pacific Park and four requests...

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P&Z Commission Considers Oak Avenue Zoning Change
Aug25

P&Z Commission Considers Oak Avenue Zoning Change

Sulphur Springs Planning and Zoning Commission was asked to consider a request for an Oak Avenue zoning change. Kris and Cason Childress proposed rezoning a 0.21-acre property at 618 Oak Avenue, at the Oak Avenue and Gilmer Street split, from multifamily to light commercial, to accommodate commercial development on the property. The applicants want to convert the home located on the property to an office, Sulphur Springs Assistant...

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Construction To Begin Monday At Main Street Theatre
Aug20

Construction To Begin Monday At Main Street Theatre

One of the longtime cultural fixtures just off Celebration Square will soon get a face lift. If all goes according to schedule construction will begin Monday. A rework of the front and back walls of Main Street Theater, which have deteriorated over time, is required. This repair project is necessary for the safety of patrons and passersby. This will assure Main Street Theater can continue bringing live theater arts to the local...

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