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Work On Grays Building In Pacific Park Progressing
Sep17

Work On Grays Building In Pacific Park Progressing

Work progressed this week on the new Grays Community Center building in Pacific Park, with work for the foundation. The City of Sulphur Springs Capital Construction Division had finished preparing the pad site for the Grays building by Sept. 1. The soil came from the drainage way just south of Spring Street, behind the pawn shop. This gives the city the added benefit of increased stormwater retention, which should further reduce the...

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Planning & Zoning Commission Appointments, Notices For Parks And Senior Citizens Center Approved
Jan08

Planning & Zoning Commission Appointments, Notices For Parks And Senior Citizens Center Approved

Sulphur Springs City Council Sulphur Springs City Council had a full agenda during Tuesday night’s regular meeting, including two appointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission, authorizing a TexPool representative and notices for funding for Pacific Park and Senior Citizens Center projects. Senior Center, Pacific Park The council took another step in obtaining voter approved funding of up to $3 million for improvements at...

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Parks Planning; Curb and Wheeled Conveyance Ordinances Top Oct. 1 City Council Agenda
Sep27

Parks Planning; Curb and Wheeled Conveyance Ordinances Top Oct. 1 City Council Agenda

Sulphur Springs City Hal Parks planning and grant applications, and ordinances regarding curbside parking and wheeled conveyances in commercial areas are among the items to be discussed and considered by Sulphur Springs City Council Tuesday night, Oct. 1. Parks At least three items on the agenda deal with parks. The council is to hold a public hearing regarding plans to submit a grant application to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department...

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Concerns Regarding Pacific Park Voiced During City Council Meeting
May09

Concerns Regarding Pacific Park Voiced During City Council Meeting

Pacific Park was a hot topic among citizens at Tuesday night’s regular City Council meeting. Safety issues and a timely progress of park repairs and renovations were among the prime concerns voiced. East End Allegiance Our Youth President Bridget Cooper, during the citizens comments portion of the meeting, applauded the City Council for using the sale of property to apply toward the costs of renovations at Pacific Park. The...

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Parks and Open Space Master Plan Event Sparks Ideas for Buford Park
Jan16

Parks and Open Space Master Plan Event Sparks Ideas for Buford Park

Tuesday, January 15th, Sulphur Springs residents had an opportunity to submit ideas for Buford Park. This is the second in a series of opportunities for the public to contribute ideas for the Parks and Open Space Master Plan. The Parks and Open Space Master Plan will be used by the city as they apply for Texas Parks and Wildlife grants as well as taking steps to improve park areas. A third meeting, to be conducted February 7th , will...

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Pacific Park Plan Part of Parks and Open Space Master Plan
Oct30

Pacific Park Plan Part of Parks and Open Space Master Plan

The first of three charrettes that will lead to a parks and open space master plan for the City of Sulphur Springs provided several ideas for the improvement of space and usage at Pacific Park. Two additional charrettes will focus on various parks and open spaces in the city as the city prepares to qualify for grants similar to the grants already received. In the past, the city has received a grant for Coleman Park improvements and...

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Design Charrette Set for Pacific Park Thursday, October 25, 8 a.m. Until 5 p.m.
Oct24

Design Charrette Set for Pacific Park Thursday, October 25, 8 a.m. Until 5 p.m.

From 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. today (Thursday), a design charrette, a come and go planning event, at the Grays building in Pacific Park will give an opportunity to local residents to present their ideas for improvements and needs at Pacific Park to Mark Spencer, the design leader who planned Coleman Park and other improvements made in the city in recent years. Also present will be City Councilman Freddie Taylor, city parks staff, and City...

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“East End Allegiance: Our Youth” Program and a Pacific Park Improvement Project To Be Launched
Sep18

“East End Allegiance: Our Youth” Program and a Pacific Park Improvement Project To Be Launched

Sulphur Springs native Bridgette Cooper, founder of East End Allegiance: Our Youth Dallas resident Bridgette Cooper, a graduate of Sulphur Springs High School Class of 2003, went on to complete her education through Texas Women’s University and University of Phoenix in Dallas. As a personal commitment, this businesswoman is focused on her home town where she benefitted from help and encouragement after losing both her parents at...

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City Council Approve Rate Increases, Drainage Repair for Issues at Pacific Park
Sep05

City Council Approve Rate Increases, Drainage Repair for Issues at Pacific Park

In the city of Sulphur Springs, water rates will increase 2%, sewer rates will increase 2%, and sanitation rates will increase 2.25% following the unanimous vote of the Sulphur Springs City Council during their September 4th regular session. A budget amendment for Fiscal Year 2018 and the appropriations for Fiscal Year-2019, which included salary increases for the two municipal judges and city secretary, were approved with only one...

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Ribbon To Be Cut On New  Grays Building Noon June 18
Jun16

Ribbon To Be Cut On New Grays Building Noon June 18

All Day Juneteenth Freedom Celebration Planned June 19 At Pacific Park The new Grays Building in Pacific Park will be on display for public viewing at noon on Friday, June 18, 2021, when the ribbon will officially be cut. Work has been ongoing on the site all year. During the month of May, a dedication was held and a plaque placed in honor of the building’s namesake, the late Mr. H.W. Grays, who as a community leader was...

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