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Spring Signals Start Of Construction Projects In Sulphur Springs
Apr11

Spring Signals Start Of Construction Projects In Sulphur Springs

Spring signals a time of new things, and in Sulphur Springs, many are taking advantage of the warmer weather to begin construction projects – including road work, new apartments and multifamily housing units and business renovations. Four additional single family housing projects were green lit by city officials, and the city also approved a contract to jump start the Saputo sewer line expansion project, submission of a grant...

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City of Sulphur Springs Receives ‘Clean Unmodified’ Opinion On FY 2019-2020 Audit
Apr10

City of Sulphur Springs Receives ‘Clean Unmodified’ Opinion On FY 2019-2020 Audit

Sulphur Springs City Council this week received a brief update on current year financials, including sales tax numbers, then a report from the Frisco firm that conducted the annual City of Sulphur Springs for fiscal year 2019-2020 independent audit. Sulphur Springs Finance Director Lesa Smith first reported that sales tax is up 6.4 percent currently over the same time period last year, which she noted is great news for the city....

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City Staff Preparing Plan To Address Facility Needs At Sulphur Springs Water Treatment Plant
Apr09

City Staff Preparing Plan To Address Facility Needs At Sulphur Springs Water Treatment Plant

American Rescue Plan Act Could Help Fund Rehab Project City employees had planned to do some maintenance work on one of the water tanks, but now are working on what is expected to be a multi-million dollar plan to address facility needs at Sulphur Springs Water Treatment Plant, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell. Sulphur Springs Water Treatment Plant The city allocated $360,000 in the budget t\o renovate the baffles in clearwell...

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City Asked To Consider Naming Area Of Pacific Park In Memory Of Prince Beachum
Apr08

City Asked To Consider Naming Area Of Pacific Park In Memory Of Prince Beachum

Sulphur Springs City Council was asked this week to consider naming an area of Pacific Park in memory of the Prince Beachum. Prince Beachum Patricia Morgan addressed the City Council during the regular April meeting on behalf of the Juneteenth Committee and community to make the request in recognition of the contributions Beachum, who died in March, made to the community. “Prince was a great guy. He did a lot for our community....

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – April 6, 2021
Apr07

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report – April 6, 2021

Sulphur Springs City Council received from City Manager Marc Maxwell the following monthly manager’s report  during the April 6, 2021 council meeting: April 06, 2021 TO: CITY COUNCILFROM: CITY MANAGER, MARC MAXWELLSUBJ: MANAGER’S REPORT COVID-19 RESPONSE The number of active cases in Hopkins County decreased since our last meeting with 141 active cases as of April 5th. There are zero patients in the COVID unit at the hospital as of...

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Ordinance Restricting Parking On Tomlinson Street Approved By Council
Apr07

Ordinance Restricting Parking On Tomlinson Street Approved By Council

Narrow Street Granting Access To Connally Corners To Be Named Patricia Lane An ordinance restricting restricting parking on Tomlinson Street received approval of Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday evening, as did a requests naming the narrow street granting access to Connally Corners and granting an easement at Coleman Park and a proposal for streetlight audit services. Parking On Tomlinson Street Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc...

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Customers Behind On City Utility Bills Due To COVID-19 Have 24 Months To Pay Amount Owed
Apr07

Customers Behind On City Utility Bills Due To COVID-19 Have 24 Months To Pay Amount Owed

Sulphur Springs City Council determined Tuesday night that customers who are behind on city utility bills due to COVID-19 will have up to 24 months to pay off the amount owed on their bills without fear their water service will be turned off. As of Tuesday morning, April 6, a total of $157,384 in past due amounts is owed by city utility customers. Of the 503 accounts behind by 30 days or more, 29 are 12 months or more past due. City...

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City Of Sulphur Springs Is Hiring
Apr07

City Of Sulphur Springs Is Hiring

City Posts Listings For Job Opportunities City workers were busy Wednesday morning putting up a “Now Hiring” sign outside the City of Sulphur Springs Service Center on Hillcrest. Several positions are open including full-time with benefits. You can check the latest opportunities on the city’s website by clicking here: City of SS Jobs. Applications can be picked up in person at 125 S. Davis Street in Sulphur Springs...

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380 Agreements, Grant Application On City Council April 6 Agenda
Apr05

380 Agreements, Grant Application On City Council April 6 Agenda

Executive Session Scheduled To Consider 2 Economic Development Projects The Sulphur Springs City Council April 6 agenda is full, starting with an executive session to discuss two potential economic development projects, then during the regular session will consider numerous items, including 380 agreements, sewer line bores for Saputo’s grant project, naming a street, the annual audit, a payment plant for utility customers,...

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Ground Breaking Signals Start Of Construction On Connally Corner
Apr01

Ground Breaking Signals Start Of Construction On Connally Corner

Approximately 45 local dignitaries, business and community members turned out on a windy, lightly overcast Wednesday morning in celebration of the start of construction for Connally Corner, new housing development located just off the downtown square in Sulphur Springs. Connally Corners ground breaking on March 31, 2021 Patrick Chase said he and daughter Carrie Nuckolls and their families have been working to see the project come to...

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