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Hearing Slated Tonight To Give Community A Chance To Voice Concerns, Questions Regarding Old Mine Property
Jan09

Hearing Slated Tonight To Give Community A Chance To Voice Concerns, Questions Regarding Old Mine Property

Reclamation Responsibility, Land Leases, ETJ Boundaries, Maintenance Discussed During First Hearing On Annex Sulphur Springs City Council City residents who have questions regarding the old Thermo Mine/ Luminant property that is now owned by the city are encouraged to attend Thursday’s special city council meeting. The 6 p.m. session Jan. 9 is designated specifially as a public hearing for community members to voice any...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Scheduled To Meet 3 Times This Week
Jan07

Sulphur Springs City Council Scheduled To Meet 3 Times This Week

Sulphur Springs City Council has a busy week ahead with three meetings scheduled this week, including special meetings on Jan. 7 and Jan. 9 and the regular monthly meeting on Jan. 7. During the special meetings at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Thursday, public hearings will be conducted regarding the annexation of city-owned property, the old Thermo mine, into the city. All interested parties have the right to appear and be heard on...

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Hearings Scheduled Jan. 7, Jan. 9 Regarding Proposed Annex Of Former Thermo Mine Property
Jan03

Hearings Scheduled Jan. 7, Jan. 9 Regarding Proposed Annex Of Former Thermo Mine Property

Map of former Thermo/Luminant Mine property proposed for annexation to the city Two public hearings are scheduled next week regarding the proposed annexation of 4857.591 acres of property previously owned by Luminant.The deal between the City of Sulphur Springs and Luminant to transfer the title for the former Thermo mine property to the city was closed at Friday, Nov. 22, Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell reported. Now, the...

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City Takes First Steps To Begin Process To Annex Former Luminant Property
Dec04

City Takes First Steps To Begin Process To Annex Former Luminant Property

Aerial view of the old Thermo mine property The first steps were taken Tuesday night by Sulphur Springs City Council to being the process of annexing the former Luminant property into the city. “Now that the city now owns the former Luminant property, one of the first steps that needs to happen before it’s incorporated into the city limits is to annex the property. Before we do that, we need to establish what process...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Dec. 3 Agenda
Dec02

Sulphur Springs City Council Dec. 3 Agenda

City of Sulphur Springs CITY OF SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEXAS REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL DECEMBER 3, 2019 7 P.M. An Executive Session will be held at 6PM in accordance with Texas Government Code, Title 5, Chapter 551.074, Personnel Matters specifically relating to the City Manager. The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis...

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Done Deal: Luminant-City Deal For Thermo Mine Final
Nov22

Done Deal: Luminant-City Deal For Thermo Mine Final

Aerial view of Thermo mine property The deal between the City of Sulphur Springs and Luminant to transfer the title for the former Thermo mine property to the city was closed at lunch Friday, according to City Manger Marc Maxwell. “Luminant didn’t have to do this. It’s a good investment for our community, for which I say, thank you, Luminant,” Maxwell said. City officials will soon start doing some planning for...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Ordinances Rezoning 2 Business Parks, Defining Travel Center, Amending Fee Schedule
Aug07

Sulphur Springs City Council Approves Ordinances Rezoning 2 Business Parks, Defining Travel Center, Amending Fee Schedule

Sulphur Springs City Council approved four city ordinance proposals — two rezoning annexes, one amending the community development fee schedule and one defining truck stops and travel centers — during Tuesday evening’s regular meeting. Business Park Rezoning Sulphur Springs Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski Ordinances 2747 and 2748 rezone Pioneer Business Park and Heritage Business Park from...

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Old Coal Mine Property Another Step Closer To Becoming City Property
Jul01

Old Coal Mine Property Another Step Closer To Becoming City Property

Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning during their regular session approved an order releasing TXU Mining Company LP and Luminant Mining Company LLC from the businesses’ obligation to restore two county roads as agreed upon in previous court orders. Basically, the Commissioners Court allowed the mine to close or relocate County Road 2307 and County Road 2309 in January 2000...

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City Council Approves Ordinance for Street Maintenance Fees to Be Added to Water Bills
Dec05

City Council Approves Ordinance for Street Maintenance Fees to Be Added to Water Bills

After approximately 20 minutes of discussion and answering questions by one local resident, the Sulphur Springs City Council approved on second reading a Street Maintenance Fee Ordnance that will add additional funds to the Street Paving Project and sets up a separate designated account for the funds. Sulphur Springs City Council met in regular session Tuesday evening in Council Chambers. The Street Maintenance Fee Ordinance was not...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda for Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Dec02

Sulphur Springs City Council Agenda for Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs City Council will be held at 7:00 p.m.on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the Council Room at 201 North Davis Street. The following items will be discussed: Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag, Texas Flag, and invocation. Presentations, proclamations, and announcements. Manager’s report will include a status report of capital improvements, wastewater treatment plant operations,...

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