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New Slate Of Officers Appointed To City Boards
Jun22

New Slate Of Officers Appointed To City Boards

2 Recently Elected City Councilmen, Mayor, Pro Tem, New Planning & Zoning Committee Member Administered Oath This week, Twila Gill took the oath of office for her new position on the City of Sulphur Springs Planning & Zoning Commission. She is among the new slate of officers appointed this month to serve on city board, two recently elected City Councilmen and recently reorganized City Council officers. Sulphur Springs...

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City Manager’s Report – June 2022
Jun09

City Manager’s Report – June 2022

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell presented the following report to the City Council during the regular monthly council meeting on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. CLAIMS We had one minor workers compensation claim in May. We did not have any liability claims in May. SENIOR CITIZENS BUILDING The contract with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) is not ready for signature yet. I expect to sign this month. After that...

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Thanks Councilman Freddie Taylor, For 18 Years Of Service
Jun08

Thanks Councilman Freddie Taylor, For 18 Years Of Service

Freddie Taylor was recognized Tuesday night for 18 years of dedicated service to the City of Sulphur Springs as the Place 4 City Councilman. Taylor opted this year not to seek another term in office. He was toasted during a reception at City Hall by city staff, fellow council and community members during the come and go reception Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Sulphur Springs Place 6 Councilman Doug Moore, Place 2 Councilman Harold Nash, city...

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Plat For New Housing Development, 5 Rezoning Requests
Jun07

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Plat For New Housing Development, 5 Rezoning Requests

Harrison, Spraggins To Take Oath For Council Council; Officers, City Boards and Commissions To Be Selected Sulphur Springs City has a packed agenda Tuesday night; the Council members are being asked to consider a plat for a new housing development, five rezoning requests, and requests to establish a reinvestment zone and an Advisory Sidewalk Committee. Tommy Harrison and Garry Spraggins who were unchallenged in the spring for Places 4...

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Farewell Reception For Freddie Taylor Planned June 7
Jun01

Farewell Reception For Freddie Taylor Planned June 7

A farewell reception for Freddie Taylor is planned June 7, 2022, just before the regular council meeting in the Council Chambers inside the Municipal Building (City Hall) on Davis Street. Freddie Taylor, 18-year Place 4 City CouncilmanSulphur Springs City Council February 2022Sulphur Springs City Council August 2021Freddy Taylor, Place 4 City Councilman, June 2021, the new HW Grays BuildingSulphur Springs City Councilman, Place 4,...

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Repair Work On Second Half Of Lee Street Under Way
Jun01

Repair Work On Second Half Of Lee Street Under Way

Repair work on the second half of Lee Street is currently under way. Work crews brought equipment and began preparing the road Tuesday. The Lee Street project was originally slated last year, but was delayed for several months. One of the streets earmarked for improvements by Texana Land and Asphalt in 2021, the project kept getting pushed back. In November 2022, City Manager Marc Maxwell reported that the contractor had planned to be...

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Conceptual Plat Of New 278-Acre Subdivision Receives Preliminary Approval
May06

Conceptual Plat Of New 278-Acre Subdivision Receives Preliminary Approval

A request from James Webb of Oak National Development for approval of a conceptual plat of a new 278-acre subdivision with 1,159 single family lots with 11 common areas received preliminary approval of the Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night. A rezoning request was removed from the May 3 agenda, and some ground lease agreements at the airport were considered as well. Proposed 278-Acre Subdivision The preliminary plat approval...

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City Council Approves Purchase Of Materials For 3 Major Street Projects
May05

City Council Approves Purchase Of Materials For 3 Major Street Projects

Sulphur Springs City Council this week approved the purchase of materials for three major street projects, with one project progressing in Phase 2. City Manager Marc Maxwell during Tuesday’s regular May City Council meeting reported that water, sewer and drainage work from Celebration Plaza to Patton Street is complete for Phase 1 of the College Street rebuilding project, completing the city’s portion of Phase 1. College...

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City Council Approves On First Reading Residential Homestead Tax Exemption Ordinance
May04

City Council Approves On First Reading Residential Homestead Tax Exemption Ordinance

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night, April 3, 2022, approved on first reading an ordinance providing for a residential homestead property tax exemption. The ordinance must be approved by the City Council on second and final reading before it is officially adopted. Lesa Smith, finance director/assistant city manager Assistant City Manager/Finance Director Lesa Smith reminded the City Council of the information she presented to...

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City Manager’s Report – May 2022
May04

City Manager’s Report – May 2022

Marc Maxwell, City Manager Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell presented the following report to the City Council during the regular monthly council meeting on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. COVID-19 RESPONSE We have 0 patients in the COVID unit at the hospital. (I hope soon we can leave this off entirely.) CLAIMS We had a fleet accident in March involving a police cruiser. One unlucky driver ran a red light and crashed into the squad...

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