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City Appraisal District Board Representative Appointed
Dec04

City Appraisal District Board Representative Appointed

Of the two appointments Sulphur Springs City Council was asked to consider appointing, only one received approval; the other was tabled at the Dec. 3 City Council meeting. City Secretary Gale Roberts recommended Bill Watts to serve another term on the Hopkins County Appraisal District Board of Directors. Watts has served on the board since 2010. Before Watts, Michael Barrett served on HCCAD Board. Roberts said she contacted Watts, who...

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Executive Session, Annexation, Parking, Watercraft Exhibition Top Council Agenda
Dec02

Executive Session, Annexation, Parking, Watercraft Exhibition Top Council Agenda

Sulphur Springs City Council has two sessions scheduled Tuesday evening: a special executive session at 6 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. by the regular monthly council meeting. The executive session is being held for “personnel matters specifically relating to the City Manager.” The agenda cites Texas Government Code Title 5, Chapter 551.074, is slated to discuss is to specifically relate to personnel matters regarding the city...

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Mayor, City Boards, Other Appointments Announced
Jun05

Mayor, City Boards, Other Appointments Announced

After Freddie Taylor, Doug Moore and Jeff Sanderson took the oath of office, the Sulphur Springs City Council elected Erica Armstrong mayor pro tem and Norman Sanders mayor. John Sellers expressed appreciation to the many city staff, officials and citizens for their help during the last two years while he served as mayor, and offered a rose to his wife. Incoming mayor Norman Sanders too offered flowers and appreciation to his wife....

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Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda June 4, 2019
May31

Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda June 4, 2019

CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL JUNE 4, 2019 7:00 P.M. AN EXECUTIVE SESSION WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 6:30 P.M. IN ACCORDANCE WITH TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, SECTION 551.074, PERSONNEL MATTERS SPECIFICALLY RELATING TO THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES. The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in the Council Room at 201...

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City Council Elects Mayor, Plans Workshop to Discuss Capital Improvement Plan for 2019-2023
Jun06

City Council Elects Mayor, Plans Workshop to Discuss Capital Improvement Plan for 2019-2023

Members of the Sulphur Springs City Council tabled the agenda item that would have put in place Capital Improvements for 2019-2023. They did agree to conduct a workshop to give further consideration to the project, including the number of projects, that will be included in the improvement plan. Mayor John Sellers and Mayor Pro Tem Emily Glass were re-elected along with the swearing-in of new council members. In the discussion of the...

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City Council Agenda Set for Tuesday, June 5th Session
Jun01

City Council Agenda Set for Tuesday, June 5th Session

Sulphur Springs City Council will meet in regular session June 5th at 7 p.m. in the Council Room, 201 North Davis Street. The  agenda includes: Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation. Oaths of Office will be given to Councilwoman elect Erica Armstrong, Councilman elect Jimmy D. Lucas, Councilman elect Norman Sanders, and appointed Councilman Doug Moore. Discussion/action on selection of Mayor Pro...

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Oath of Office, Electing a New Mayor on City Council’s Tuesday Agenda
Jun04

Oath of Office, Electing a New Mayor on City Council’s Tuesday Agenda

During Tuesday’s Sulphur Springs City Council meeting at 7 p.m. in the Council Room at 201 North Davis Street, the Oath of Office will be given Place 7 Councilman John Sellers and newly elected Councilman Dan Froneberger, who was elected Saturday in a run-off election for Place 6. Council will also select a new mayor and mayor pro tem, hear the manager’s report regarding capital improvements, review expenditures and  revenues, discuss...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday, July 5th
Jul04

Sulphur Springs City Council Meets Tuesday, July 5th

During Tuesday night, July 5th, session of the Sulphur Springs City Council, the council will consider adoption of a resolution directing public notice of intention to issue combination tax and surplus revenue certificates of obligation, consider rezoning property at 1326 West Avenue and take action on two first readings of ordinances authorizing execution of certain special warranty deeds conveying properties of the City of Sulphur...

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Glass Elected Mayor; Council Honors DI Team; Approves Concrete for Bill Bradford Road
Jun08

Glass Elected Mayor; Council Honors DI Team; Approves Concrete for Bill Bradford Road

Bill Bradford Road will be a concrete roadway following the vote of the Sulphur Springs City Council during their Tuesday night, June 7th meeting. The city accepted the low bid for the concrete and for the stabilizing of the roadway. The budget for the road reconstruction is now $1.7 million. When the street, that has become a major access in the city, is completed, it will include a total rework of water and sewer lines as well as...

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City Council Appoints ZBA Members, Approve Parking Improvements, Welcome Tesla Charging Station
Jan06

City Council Appoints ZBA Members, Approve Parking Improvements, Welcome Tesla Charging Station

During their forty minute Tuesday night session, January 5, 2016, the Sulphur Springs City Council appointed a member and two alternates to the Zoning Board of Adjustments and approved the remainder of the agenda. Appointed to the ZBA were permanent member Kevin Mohl and alternate members Brad Burgin and Ben Spraggins. The appointments were made after the ZBA had failed to acquire a quorum for meetings in two of the previous three...

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