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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Sulphur Springs Mayor Recognizes Texas History Month
Mar05

Sulphur Springs Mayor Recognizes Texas History Month

Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers, known locally for his passion for genealogy and history, this week took during the regular City Council meeting to recognize the significance of the day to Texas and encouraged citizens to join him in celebrating Texas’ historical past. “It is imperative that the citizens of the great State of Texas make every effort to preserve, protect and promote the diversified and cultural history...

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Sulphur Springs Fire Department Applying For Homeland Security Grant
Feb04

Sulphur Springs Fire Department Applying For Homeland Security Grant

City Council Approves Extension Of Temporary Emergency Paid Sick Leave Due to COVID-19 Policy, Zoning Board Appointment Sulphur Springs City Council approved resolutions for a Homeland Security grant application and an extension of the temporary emergency paid sick leave due to COVID-19 policy were approved, and a new Zoning Board appointment made during the regular February council meeting this week. Homeland Security Grant Sulphur...

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Mayor Declares February CTE Month In Sulphur Springs
Feb01

Mayor Declares February CTE Month In Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers helped Sulphur Springs High School kick off its month-long celebration of career and technical education programs Monday morning by declaring February CTE Month in Sulphur Springs. As has been the case for many things since March 2020, this year’s CTE kickoff was a little bit different at SSHS in order to provide social distancing protocols in place due to COVID-19. Instead of speaking before a...

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

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves 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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City Of Sulphur Springs Establishes Small Business Assistance Program In Response To COVID-19
Jul07

City Of Sulphur Springs Establishes Small Business Assistance Program In Response To COVID-19

Applications Available Online And Will Be Accepted Beginning At 8 a.m. July 8 Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night authorized the establishment of a small business assistance program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying small Sulphur Springs businesses can download the application starting Tuesday evening from the COVID-19 Business Resources menu on the City of Sulphur Springs’ website to seek up to $2,500 in...

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Architect, Land Purchase For New Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Approved
Jun03

Architect, Land Purchase For New Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center Approved

The construction of a new senior citizens center advanced two steps Tuesday night with Sulphur Springs City Council’s potential arc approval of a potential architect and lot purchase. The final design for the new Grays Building at Pacific Park also is nearing completion as well, according to Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell. Voters in November 2019 approved use of up to $200,000 per year in Economic Development funds to...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Curfew, Postpones Election
Apr10

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Curfew, Postpones Election

The April meeting of Sulphur Springs City Council may have been delayed while technical kinks were worked out of the viewing and teleconferencing systems but, once under way, officials wasted no time Tuesday night making short order of the agenda. Due to the stay at home safe and social distancing parameters in place during the global COVID-19 pandemic, Sulphur Springs City Council members and city staff signed in for a Zoom...

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Step Pay Increase Approved For Sulphur Springs Police Department Officers
Apr08

Step Pay Increase Approved For Sulphur Springs Police Department Officers

Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night approved a step pay raise for police officers. All certified officers will be getting a $4,000 increase per step of the officer step plan, which is equivalent to a 7 percent increase on average. New Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol vehicle Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson reported the department lost six officers in the last three years, and currently has two officers who...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Tables Proposed Curfew For Minors Ordinance Again
Feb05

Sulphur Springs City Council Tables Proposed Curfew For Minors Ordinance Again

Sulphur Springs City Council for the second month in a row tabled the proposed curfew ordinance, following discussion on the matter. The curfew hours for minors ordinance was pitched at the January City Council meeting in response to two businesswomen’s request for help with middle school aged children being left unaccompanied at night downtown. The City Council, after he tabled at the January meeting. City Attorney Jim McLeroy...

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