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Posted on: January 21, 2021

SMFD held a soft Grand Opening for Station #2

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San Marcos Fire Department hosted a small, socially-distanced grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. This ceremonially marked the opening of its newest fire station #2.  This station is located off Ranch Road 12 in the La Cima ne...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Firefighter Civil Service Examination Date Posted

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The City of San Marcos will conduct a Civil Service Examination in order to establish an eligibility list for hiring Firefighters.   Open to FF/EMT-B or higher.

All information is posted on the City of San Marcos’ Human Resources Page.&a...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

City to Close Facilities to Public Dec. 28 - Extended to Feb. 1

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

City Facilities Remain Closed to Public Until Feb. 1

Due to continued rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations within San Marcos and Hays County, City facilities will remain closed to the public through the end of January 2021. ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Thank you, San Marcos H-E-Bs! Helping Heroes 2020

H-E-B Helping Heroes 2020 SMFD

This year, H-E-B adopted more than 750 fire stations statewide, including more than 200 in Central Texas, 100 in San Antonio and 70 in the Houston area. Taking a more social-distant approach this year to protect the health and safety of the H-E-B Partners...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 1, 2020

Enjoy your retirement, Richard Howser!

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Engineer Howser has given San Marcos Fire Department and the community of San Marcos so much in his 40 years of service. We appreciate him and the dedication he has spread throughout his career. We’re sad to see you go, but happy for your next a...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

State Farm Agents hosted TACO TUESDAY!

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San Marcos Fire Department was graciously fed lunch by local San Marcos State Farm agents on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. They hosted Taco Tuesday!  The 5 San Marcos State Farm Agents partnered with Big Dog Catering and personally delivered lunch to a...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Thank you for 40 Years!

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 was a big day for SMFD Engineer Richard Howser.  It marked 40 years of service to the City of San Marcos and San Marcos Fire Department. 

He started on July 14, 1980. Richard is an extremely hard-worker and is a ver...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Sam's Club San Marcos Donates Hot Pizzas

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Sam’s Club San Marcos once again proves to be an amazing community partner. Here they donate 15 hot pizzas to help feed the on-shift crew. Pictured is the Sam’s representative, Captain Garrett Jordan, and Captain Mo Orichuela. Thank yo...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Turning Dirt for new Station #2

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The City of San Marcos and San Marcos Fire Department is moving forward on replacing and relocating Fire Station 2.

The current station #2 was built in the 1950s and is located at Academy Street. The new station will move to Wonder World Drive and Ranch Ro...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Grow Zone and Native Prairie Pilot Program Underway

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The City of San Marcos Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Habitat Conservation Plan programs have partnered to conduct a pilot program for a grow zone and native prairie at Willow Springs Park, 325 Ellis Street. 

A grow zone allows native plants to gro...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

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The San Marcos Skate Park will be closed for graffiti removal Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Jan. 7.

“We’ve seen a sharp increase in graffiti vandalism across the City this yea...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 30, 2020

City’s Virtual Holiday Parade Slated for November 26

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The City of San Marcos will be hosting the inaugural SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26 online at 2 p.m. on SMTX Community Services Facebook Page, Downtown San Marcos Facebook Page, City of San Marcos YouTube channel and on the City...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 30, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Final Week: Hays County Food Bank Donations

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The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veteran organizations, will conclude their month of service opportunities with “Donate to the Hays County Food Bank” and the Veterans Food A...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 2, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Kicks-Off with Honor a Veteran

San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations, will be hosting a month of service opportunities starting with “Honor a Veteran”.

From November 1 through ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2020

City Cemetery Official Location for Wreaths Across America Day

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The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that the San Marcos City Cemetery will join over 2,100 official locations across the country to participate in National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

April Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

The April 2nd Historic Preservation Commission meeting has been cancelled by the City of San Marcos. With the number of commissioners, staff, and public expected to attend it has been determined that the current gathering order and social distancing techn...

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: March 24, 2020

March 24th P&Z Meeting Cancelled

The March 24th Planning and Zoning Commission meeting has been cancelled by the City of San Marcos.  With the number of commissioners, staff, and public expected to attend it has been determined that the current gathering order and social distanc...

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Citizen Comments - Planning & Zoning Commission

Citizens wishing to speak during the Citizen Comment Period at the Planning & Zoning Commission meeting, March 24, 2020, may sign up in person at City Council Chambers beginning at 5:00 p.m.  Written comments may be sent to planninginfo@sanma...

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Help the City of San Marcos decide the top priorities for CDBG funds

The City of San Marcos receives approximately $600,000 per year in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) federal funds. Every five years, City Council chooses the top priority categories for these funds through the Consolidated Plan process. From 2015-...

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Notice of Demolition Review - 221 North Street

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the carport at 221 North Street (Permit 2019-29699). The application is subject to the emergency demolition delay ordinance (Ordinance 2019-19) as the carport is part of ...

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: June 28, 2018

New Accessory Dwelling Unit Guide Posted Online

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The City’s Planning and Development Services Department has developed a comprehensive guide on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), or secondary living spaces constructed on single family lots, that is available online at www.sanmarcostx.gov/adu.

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: November 15, 2017

2018 Preferred Scenario Amendment Schedule Available

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The schedule for the 2018 Spring Preferred Scenario Amendment Process may be found HERE. The application deadline for this twice-per-year process is January 8, 2018. All applications for amendment to the Preferred Scenario Map may be made online at www.my...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

ZC-21-01 (Sendero at Centerpoint CD-5)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District 5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Teresa A. Shell, on behalf of Mark B. Randolph, for approximately 6.698 acres, more or less, out of the E...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Proposed Land Development Code and Design Manual Amendments

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission and will conduct a virtual public hearing and consider a recommendation to the City Council regarding text amendments to Chapters 3 and 4 of the San Marcos Development Code and to Appendix A, Article 1 of the ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 16, 2020

3603 Hunter Road (#2020-34068)

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for buildings located at 3603 Hunter Road (#2020-34068). It appears that many of the buildings are older than 80 years of age. Therefore, the application is subject to the de...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 15, 2020

ZC-20-26 (Blanco Riverwalk CC to HC Zoning Change)

A Zoning Change Application from Community Commercial “CC” to Heavy Commercial “HC” has been submitted by Hermann Vigil, on behalf of Robert W. McDonald, for approximately 15.2331 acres, more or less, out of Lot 1, ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Proposed Land Development Code amendments to LDC 7.2.4 (Landscaping Installation and Maintenance) an

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a virtual public hearing on proposed Land Development Code amendments to sections 7.2.4 (Landscaping Installation and Maintenance) and 8.1 (Definitions) to include the following: limitations on tu...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 4, 2020

AN-20-12 (Picoma Annexation)

Annexation of a 33 +/- acre tract of land out of the Barnett O. Kane Survey, Abstract No. 281, in Hays County, Texas, and being Lot 1, of the R&R Subdivision, Section 2, generally located in the 2400 Block of Hwy 123. To track this case, click the fol...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2020

ZC-20-23

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-2.5 “CD-2.5” has been submitted by Chris Weigand on behalf of Vantage San Marcos, for approximately 12.43 acres, more or less, out of th...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 22, 2020

ZC-20-24 (Picoma)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Ed Theriot, Doucet and Associates, Inc., on behalf of Jaime J. Russek Martinez, for approximately 31.24 a...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 26, 2020

ZC-20-12 (Steen Road)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development (FD) to Single Family (SF-6) has been submitted by Mike Siefert, on behalf of Lookout Partners, L.P., for approximately 12.99 acres out of the J.W. Berry Survey, located near the intersection of N LBJ Dr...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 10, 2020

AN-20-08 (La Cima, Phase 2)

Annexation of a 89.694 +/- acres of John Williams Survey, Abstract 490, and William Smithson Survey, Abstract 419, Hays County, generally located west of the intersection of Old Ranch Road 12 and Wonder World Drive. To track this case, click the following...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2020

ZC-20-20 (The Mayan, Character District-3)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-3 “CD-3” has been submitted by Todd Burek, on behalf of The Mayan at San Marcos River LLC, for approximately 220.023 acres, more or less...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2020

ZC-20-19 (The Mayan, Character District-4)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-4 “CD-4” has been submitted by Todd Burek, on behalf of The Mayan at San Marcos River LLC, for approximately 73.853 acres, more or less,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2020

ZC-20-18 (The Mayan, Character District-5)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Todd Burek, on behalf of The Mayan at San Marcos River LLC, for approximately 42.872 acres, more or less,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2020

ZC-20-17 (The Mayan, Light Industrial)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Light Industrial “LI” has been submitted by Todd Burek, on behalf of The Mayan at San Marcos River LLC, for approximately 38.019 acres, more or less, out o...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 16, 2020

AN-20-06 (Lantana on Bastrop) and AN-20-07 (Redwood 3)

  • AN-20-06 (Lantana on Bastrop) Annexation of 10.1073 +/- acres out of the Cyrus Wickson Survey, Abstract No. 474, Hays County, generally located at South Old Bastrop Highway and Rattler Road. To track this case, click the following link: AN-20-06
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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 30, 2020

ZC-20-14 (101 & 103 Lockhart Street)

A Zoning Change Application from Duplex (D) to Neighborhood Density 3 (ND-3) has been submitted by Andrew Nance, on behalf of Ryan Bragg, for approximately .2938 acres consisting of lot 46 of the A.M. Ramsay Subdivision, Located at 101 & 103 Lockhart ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 16, 2020

ZC-20-15 (La Cima, Phase 2)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Single Family – 4.5 “SF-4.5” has been submitted by Natural Development Austin, LLC  on behalf of LCSM Ph 2, LLC for approximately 89.694...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2020

ZC-20-10

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development (FD)” to Medium Intensity Planning Area has been submitted by Ed Theriot on behalf of McCoy Family Partnership One and Two, for approximately 109 acres out of the Barnett O. Kane, Cyrus Wickson...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 15, 2020

ZC-20-11 (Lantana on Bastrop)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by David Richardson, on behalf of Mark Tolley, Rattler Road Land Partners LLC, for approximately 10 acres, m...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 15, 2020

ZC-20-13 (Redwood 3)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Single Family-6 “SF-6” has been submitted by James Ingalls, on behalf of Jim Smith, Smith Co. Redwood LLC, for approximately 80 acres, more or less, out of...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 1, 2020

AN-20-04 (Centerpoint) and AN-20-05 (Palace Way)

  • AN-20-04 (Centerpoint Annexation) Annexation of 9.160 +/- acres out of the Edward Burleson Survey No. 18, Abstract No. 63, Hays County, generally located generally located in the 400 Block of Centerpoint Road. To track this case, click the following link:...
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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 6, 2020

ZC-20-04 (Mystic Canyon Update)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development, “CC” Community Commercial, and “P” Public and Institutional to “SF-6” Single Family has been submitted by Bill E. Cou...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 30, 2020

ZC-20-09 (724 Valley St.)

A Zoning Change Application from Single Family – 6 “SF-6” to Neighborhood District 3 (ND-3) has been submitted by Al Carroll on behalf of Marel and Rosa Alvarado, for approximately .34 acres out of the B. W. Breeding Addition...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2020

PSA-20-02 (River Bend Ranch PSA)

A Preferred Scenario Map Amendment application from “Area of Stability-Low Intensity” to “Growth Area-Medium Intensity” has been submitted for approximately 1,142 acres, more or less, out of the William West Survey ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 24, 2020

ZC-20-08 (Palace Way MH Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Manufactured Home “MH” has been submitted by Jim Glasgow on behalf of Palace Way Partners LLC for approximately 44.69 acres, more or less, out of the Thoma...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 24, 2020

ZC-20-07 (Palace Way LI Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Light Industrial “LI” has been submitted by Jim Glasgow on behalf of Palace Way Partners LLC for approximately 14.90 acres, more or less, out of the Thomas...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 24, 2020

AN-20-05 (Palace Way Annexation)

Annexation of 59.59 +/- acres out of the Thomas G. McGehee Survey, Abstract No. 11, Hays County, located at 4087 Hwy 21. To track this case, click the following link: AN-20-05.  The annexation schedule for the above case is as follows:

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Notice of Proposed Demolition - 627 McKie Street (Permit 2020-31314) (Schedule Change)

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the building at 627 McKie Street; see photos below. The building was identified in the historic resources survey, My Historic SMTX, with a high preservation priority. The...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 18, 2020

ZC-20-06 (Centerpoint HC Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Heavy Commercial “HC” has been submitted by Benjamin Green on behalf of Outlet West Investors Limited for approximately 8.973 acres, more or less, out of t...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 18, 2020

AN-20-04 (Centerpoint Annexation)

Annexation of 8.973 +/- acres out of the Edward Burleson Survey No. 18, Abstract No. 63, Hays County, generally located generally located in the 400 Block of Centerpoint Road. To track this case, click the following link: AN-20-04. The annexation schedule...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Land Development Code Amendments (Schedule Update)

Land Development Code Amendments have been proposed to address recommendations from the Alcohol Conditional Use Permit Committee, the Housing Task Force, the Historic Preservation Commission, and recommendations from City staff concerning application proc...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 7, 2020

PDD-15-01(B)

A PDD amendment request application has been submitted to modify standards within the Highpoint Trace Planned Development District comprised of 417.63 acres, more or less, out of the William H. Van Horn Survey, Abstract No. 464, Hays County, Texas, genera...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 28, 2020

AN-20-01 (La Cima, Phase 1, Section 2)

AN-20-01 (La Cima, Phase 1, Section 2) Annexation of a 56.923 +/- acres of John Williams Survey, Abstract 490, Hays County, generally located west of the intersection of Old Ranch Road 12 and Wonder World Drive. To track this case, click the following lin...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 15, 2020

ZC-20-05

A Zoning Change Application from Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) to Character District – 4 (CD-4) has been submitted by Vantage at San Marcos, on behalf of Mohnke Poor Farm, LLC, for a zoning change from ETJ to “CD-4” Cha...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 15, 2020

ZC-20-02

A Zoning Change Application from Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) to Character District – 3 (CD-3) has been submitted by Vantage at San Marcos, on behalf of Mohnke Poor Farm, LLC, for a zoning change from ETJ to “CD-3” Cha...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 18, 2019

ZC-20-01 (La Cima, Phase 1, Section 2)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Single Family – 4.5 “SF-4.5” has been submitted by Natural Development Austin, LLC on behalf of LCSM Ph 1-2, LLC for approximately 56.923 acres, ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 18, 2019

AN-19-03 (Old Bastrop / Rattler Road)

AN-19-03 (Old Bastrop / Rattler Road) Annexation of a 39.4 +/- acre tract of land out of the Cyrus Wickson Survey, Abstract 474, Hays County, corner of South Old Bastrop Highway and Rattler Road. To track this case, click the following link: AN-19-03. The...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 5, 2019

ZC-19-11 (Old Bastrop/Rattler CD-5 Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Doucet and Associates on behalf of SHC Holdings, LLC for approximately 6 acres, more or less, out of the ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 5, 2019

ZC-19-10 (Old Bastrop/Rattler CD-3 Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-3 “CD-3” has been submitted by Doucet and Associates on behalf of SHC Holdings, LLC for approximately 29.4 acres, more or less, out of t...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 5, 2019

AN-19-03 (Old Bastrop/Rattler Annexation)

The San Marcos City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed voluntary annexation submitted by Doucet and Associates on behalf of SHC Holdings, LLC for a 35.40 +/- acre tract of land out of the Cyrus Wickson Survey, Abstract 474, Hays County ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Application Notice for Development Code Amendments

Land Development Code Amendments have been proposed to address typographical and technical errors, Historic Preservation Commission Resolutions, and to implement changes related to the 2019 Legislative Session. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hear...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: October 3, 2019

PDD-15-01(A) (Trace PDD Amendment #1)

A PDD amendment request application has been submitted to allow for two story multifamily apartment buildings as the only required elevations without three and four-story requirements for MF-24 and P zoned tracts within a 417.63-acre tract, more or less, ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Notice of Demolition Review - 213 & 215 Pat Garrison Street

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the building at 213 Pat Garrison Street and 215 Pat Garrison Street, respectively; Permit 2019-29751. Both buildings are located on the same parcel. The application is su...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Notice of Demolition Review - 209 Pat Garrison Street

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the building at 209 Pat Garrison Street; Permit 2019-29750. The application is subject to the emergency demolition delay ordinance (Ordinance 2019-19) as the building was...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Notice of Demolition Review - 221 North Street

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the carport at 221 North Street (Permit 2019-29699). The application is subject to the emergency demolition delay ordinance (Ordinance 2019-19) as the carport is part of ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 27, 2019

LDC-19-03 (Demolition Review for Historic Age Resources)

A Land Development Code Amendment has been proposed to amend the Development Code to include a demolition review period for historic age resources. The purpose of the ordinance is to provide criteria to prevent or minimize unnecessary damage to the qualit...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 12, 2019

ZC-19-09

A zoning change application from General Commercial (GC) to Character District 4 (CD-4) has been submitted for approximately .72 acres, more or less, located at 1909 Dutton Drive. This property is located within a Medium Intensity Zoning District on the C...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 16, 2019

AN-18-03 (Redwood 1) and AN-18-04 (Redwood 2)

  • AN-18-03 (Redwood 1) Annexation of a 92.787 +/- acre tract of land out of the Barnette O. Kane Survey, Abstract No. 281, generally located within the 1900 Block of Redwood Road between SH 123 and Old Bastrop Highway. To track this case, click the followin...
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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 8, 2019

ZC-19-07

A zoning change application from SmartCode (SC) to Light Industrial (LI) has been submitted for approximately 414 acres, more or less, located near the intersection of Centerpoint Road and Old Bastrop Highway. This property is located within a Medium Inte...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 15, 2019

ZC-19-04 (2821 Leah Avenue)

A zoning change application from Future Development (“FD” ) to Light Industrial (“LI”) has been submitted for approximately 8.1 acres, more or less, located at 2821 Leah Avenue. This property is located within an Em...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 22, 2019

ZC-19-06 (524 W Hopkins St)

A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Single Family (“ND-3.5”) has been submitted for approximately 0.26 acres, more or less, located at 524 W Hopkins Street. The San Marcos Development Code re...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 22, 2019

ZC-19-05 (510 W Hopkins St)

A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Single Family (“ND-3.5”) has been submitted for approximately 0.2551 acres, more or less, located at 510 W Hopkins Street. The San Marcos Development Code ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 14, 2019

MODIFIED: ZC-18-18 (Redwood 2)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-4 “CD-4” has been submitted for approximately 8.534 acres, more or less, located within the 1600 Block of Redwood Road. This property is...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 14, 2019

MODIFIED: ZC-18-17 (Redwood 1)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” and Character District-4 (CD-4) to Single Family-6 “SF-6” has been submitted for approximately 192.951 acres, more or less, located within the 1600 Block of R...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 18, 2019

PDD-06-02(B)

A PDD amendment request application has been submitted to allow multifamily apartments with a limit of 24 units per acre for an approximately 16.7 acre tract, more or less, within the limits of the Stone Creek PDD, known as Lot 9-B, Block 3, Stonecreek Cr...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 15, 2019

ZC-19-02 (1850 Old RR 12)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Heavy Commercial “HC” has been submitted for approximately 1.108 acres, more or less, located at 1850 Old Ranch Road 12. This property is located within a ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 20, 2018

ZC-19-01 (102 W. Holland St.)

ZC-19-01 (102 W. Holland St.) A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Single Family (“SF-4.5”) has been submitted for approximately 7.82 acres, more or less, located at 102 West Holland Street. T...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 9, 2018

ZC-18-21 (Smart Terminal)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Heavy Industrial “HI” has been submitted for approximately 933.081 acres, more or less located near the intersection of State Highway 80 and FM 1984. This ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 4, 2018

ZC-18-20 (Thompson/Cape Dam and Ditch Engineering Structure) Historic Landmark Designation

An Application for Historic Landmark Designation has been submitted for Thompson/Cape Dam and Ditch Engineering Structure . This property is located within an Existing Neighborhood on the Comprehensive Plan and a neighborhood presentation meeting is not r...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2018

LDC-18-02

A Land Development Code Amendment Application has been submitted requesting to amend the Land Development Code to add standards for neighborhood meetings required by Table 2.1. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hear this request at the September 25,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2018

LDC-18-01

A Land Development Code Amendment Application has been submitted requesting to amend the Land Development Code to remove the limit to the number of times Preferred Scenario Amendments can be requested, which is currently limited to twice a year. The Plann...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 7, 2018

ZC-18-19 (219 West MLK Drive) Historic Landmark Designation

An Application for Historic Landmark Designation has been submitted for the property located at 219 West MLK Drive. This property is located within an Existing Neighborhood on the Comprehensive Plan and a neighborhood presentation meeting is not required ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 18, 2018

ZC-18-14 (1520 Old RR 12) Zoning Change Request

A Zoning Change Application from “Office Professional District (OP)” to “Neighborhood Main Street (NMS)” has been submitted for approximately 0.41 acres, being lot 1-D, Highcrest Addition Subdivision. The San Marcos...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 11, 2018

ZC-18-13 (128 Spring Road)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-3 “CD-3” has been submitted for approximately 4.851 acres, more or less, out of the J.M. Veramendi Survey No. 2, located at 128 Spring R...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 5, 2018

PSA-18-04 (Lindsey Hill PSA) - Change of Location

A Preferred Scenario Map Amendment application from “Area of Stability – Redevelopment Infill” to “High Intensity – Redevelopment Infill” has been submitted for approximately 4.8275 acres, more o...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2018

ZC-18-12 Zoning Change (Withdrawn by the applicant)

ZC-18-12 Zoning Change (Withdrawn by the applicant)

Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2018

ZC-18-11 Zoning Change (Withdrawn by the applicant)

ZC-18-11 Zoning Change (Withdrawn by the applicant)

Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 19, 2018

ZC-18-10 (Windmill Addition) - Revised

A zoning change application from Duplex (D) to Neighborhood Density – 3.5 (ND-3.5) has been submitted for approximately 0.78 acres, more or less, known as Windmill Addition Lot 2, located at 128 Windmill Drive. This property is located in an Exi...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 19, 2018

ZC-18-09 (Beyond Grooming)

A zoning change application from Neighborhood Commercial (NC) to Neighborhood – Main Street (N-MS) has been submitted for approximately 0.997 acres, more or less, out of the Juan M Veramendi Survey, Tract 31, located at 1200 Old Martindale Road....

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 14, 2018

ZC-18-08 Zoning Change

A zoning change application from Light Industrial (LI) to Heavy Commercial (HC) has been submitted for approximately 9.61 acres, more or less, known as Lot 1A, Block 1, International Electric Corporation Addition, located at 2809 IH-35.  This pro...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 5, 2018

ZC-18-07 Application Notice

A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Neighborhood Density – 3 (“ND-3”) has been submitted for approximately 0.197 acres, more or less, legally known as the Westover Addition, Block 27, Lot 329, located at 1012 North Bishop Street. T...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 11, 2018

ZC-18-06 Application Notice

A zoning change application from Future Development (“FD” ) to Character District – 5 (“CD-5”) has been submitted for approximately 14.14 acres, more or less, out of the Barnette O. Kane Survey, Abstract No. 281, located along the 1600 Block of Redwood Ro...

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Planning Application Notices

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

SMPD Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect

SMPD Arrests suspect for armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop

The San Marcos Police Department arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, that occurred December 11, 2020. The suspect has been identified as Miguel Perez (DOB 01/19/2000) of San Marcos, TX.

Perez was arr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

SMPD Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect

SMPD Arrests suspect for armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop

The San Marcos Police Department arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, that occurred December 11, 2020. The suspect has been identified as Miguel Perez (DOB 01/19/2000) of San Marcos, TX.

Perez was arr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

SMPD Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect

SMPD Arrests suspect for armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop

The San Marcos Police Department arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, that occurred December 11, 2020. The suspect has been identified as Miguel Perez (DOB 01/19/2000) of San Marcos, TX.

Perez was arr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

SMPD Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect

SMPD Arrests suspect for armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop

The San Marcos Police Department arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, that occurred December 11, 2020. The suspect has been identified as Miguel Perez (DOB 01/19/2000) of San Marcos, TX.

Perez was arr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

City Earns GFOA Award for Financial Reporting

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For the 41st time, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of San Marcos the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award is for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

The Cert...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

City Earns GFOA Award for Financial Reporting

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For the 41st time, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of San Marcos the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award is for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

The Cert...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

City Earns GFOA Award for Financial Reporting

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For the 41st time, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of San Marcos the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award is for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

The Cert...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

City Earns GFOA Award for Financial Reporting

Mugshots of two white males

For the 41st time, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of San Marcos the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award is for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

The Cert...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, the Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) received a shipment of 1,950 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. It also launched an online portal where individuals eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations can sign up for appointments: ht...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, the Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) received a shipment of 1,950 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. It also launched an online portal where individuals eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations can sign up for appointments: ht...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, the Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) received a shipment of 1,950 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. It also launched an online portal where individuals eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations can sign up for appointments: ht...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, the Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) received a shipment of 1,950 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. It also launched an online portal where individuals eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations can sign up for appointments: ht...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Suspect Arrested for Murder at San Marcos Hotel

Murder suspect Melvin George Nicholas Jr arrested

At approximately 8:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, San Marcos Police were called to the Econo Lodge Hotel, 811 S. Guadalupe Street, and upon arrival located a deceased male inside one of the rooms. 

The decedent was identified as 33-year-old An...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Suspect Arrested for Murder at San Marcos Hotel

Murder suspect Melvin George Nicholas Jr arrested

At approximately 8:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, San Marcos Police were called to the Econo Lodge Hotel, 811 S. Guadalupe Street, and upon arrival located a deceased male inside one of the rooms. 

The decedent was identified as 33-year-old An...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Suspect Arrested for Murder at San Marcos Hotel

Murder suspect Melvin George Nicholas Jr arrested

At approximately 8:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, San Marcos Police were called to the Econo Lodge Hotel, 811 S. Guadalupe Street, and upon arrival located a deceased male inside one of the rooms. 

The decedent was identified as 33-year-old An...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Suspect Arrested for Murder at San Marcos Hotel

Murder suspect Melvin George Nicholas Jr arrested

At approximately 8:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, San Marcos Police were called to the Econo Lodge Hotel, 811 S. Guadalupe Street, and upon arrival located a deceased male inside one of the rooms. 

The decedent was identified as 33-year-old An...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Downtown San Marcos Street Signs Get Makeover

New signs coming to Downtown San Marcos

Starting the week of January 25, 2021, the City of San Marcos will begin installing new street signs in the downtown area. The branded street signs are part of the Main Street Program’s ongoing efforts to showcase downtown’s rich histo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Downtown San Marcos Street Signs Get Makeover

New signs coming to Downtown San Marcos

Starting the week of January 25, 2021, the City of San Marcos will begin installing new street signs in the downtown area. The branded street signs are part of the Main Street Program’s ongoing efforts to showcase downtown’s rich histo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Downtown San Marcos Street Signs Get Makeover

New signs coming to Downtown San Marcos

Starting the week of January 25, 2021, the City of San Marcos will begin installing new street signs in the downtown area. The branded street signs are part of the Main Street Program’s ongoing efforts to showcase downtown’s rich histo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Downtown San Marcos Street Signs Get Makeover

New signs coming to Downtown San Marcos

Starting the week of January 25, 2021, the City of San Marcos will begin installing new street signs in the downtown area. The branded street signs are part of the Main Street Program’s ongoing efforts to showcase downtown’s rich histo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Construction Update: Phase 4 Begins on Wonder Drive and Hunter Road Improvements

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, construction work begins on Phase 4 of the intersection safety and improvement project at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road. This is the last major phase of the project, which will focus on the corner of the intersection closest to t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Construction Update: Phase 4 Begins on Wonder Drive and Hunter Road Improvements

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, construction work begins on Phase 4 of the intersection safety and improvement project at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road. This is the last major phase of the project, which will focus on the corner of the intersection closest to t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Construction Update: Phase 4 Begins on Wonder Drive and Hunter Road Improvements

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, construction work begins on Phase 4 of the intersection safety and improvement project at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road. This is the last major phase of the project, which will focus on the corner of the intersection closest to t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Construction Update: Phase 4 Begins on Wonder Drive and Hunter Road Improvements

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, construction work begins on Phase 4 of the intersection safety and improvement project at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road. This is the last major phase of the project, which will focus on the corner of the intersection closest to t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

City Hall Closure MLK Jan 18

City of San Marcos Offices, including City Hall, Public Library, Activity Center, Municipal Court, Animal Shelter, Discovery Center, and Utility Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Since City facilities are a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

City Hall Closure MLK Jan 18

City of San Marcos Offices, including City Hall, Public Library, Activity Center, Municipal Court, Animal Shelter, Discovery Center, and Utility Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Since City facilities are a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

City Hall Closure MLK Jan 18

City of San Marcos Offices, including City Hall, Public Library, Activity Center, Municipal Court, Animal Shelter, Discovery Center, and Utility Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Since City facilities are a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

City Hall Closure MLK Jan 18

City of San Marcos Offices, including City Hall, Public Library, Activity Center, Municipal Court, Animal Shelter, Discovery Center, and Utility Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Since City facilities are a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

SMPD Receives Safe Policing for Communities Certification

San Marcos Police Department Seal

On Monday, January 6, 2021, the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation certified the San Marcos Police Department’s compliance with President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order No. 13929. The certification makes SMPD eligible for di...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

SMPD Receives Safe Policing for Communities Certification

San Marcos Police Department Seal

On Monday, January 6, 2021, the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation certified the San Marcos Police Department’s compliance with President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order No. 13929. The certification makes SMPD eligible for di...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

SMPD Receives Safe Policing for Communities Certification

San Marcos Police Department Seal

On Monday, January 6, 2021, the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation certified the San Marcos Police Department’s compliance with President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order No. 13929. The certification makes SMPD eligible for di...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

SMPD Receives Safe Policing for Communities Certification

San Marcos Police Department Seal

On Monday, January 6, 2021, the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation certified the San Marcos Police Department’s compliance with President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order No. 13929. The certification makes SMPD eligible for di...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Cape Road Closure Beginning Jan. 11

Cape Road Closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15

MEDIA NOTICE:  

As part of the Blanco Gardens Subdivision Drainage project, Cape Road will be closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15 at the intersection of River Road to install a storm drain.  Traffic will be detoured around the road closure by ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Cape Road Closure Beginning Jan. 11

Cape Road Closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15

MEDIA NOTICE:  

As part of the Blanco Gardens Subdivision Drainage project, Cape Road will be closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15 at the intersection of River Road to install a storm drain.  Traffic will be detoured around the road closure by ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Cape Road Closure Beginning Jan. 11

Cape Road Closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15

MEDIA NOTICE:  

As part of the Blanco Gardens Subdivision Drainage project, Cape Road will be closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15 at the intersection of River Road to install a storm drain.  Traffic will be detoured around the road closure by ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Cape Road Closure Beginning Jan. 11

Cape Road Closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15

MEDIA NOTICE:  

As part of the Blanco Gardens Subdivision Drainage project, Cape Road will be closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15 at the intersection of River Road to install a storm drain.  Traffic will be detoured around the road closure by ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Kalka Hired as City’s New Finance Director

Marie Kalka Photo

City of San Marcos is announcing the hire of Marie Kalka as the City’s next director of finance. Kalka will begin her career in San Marcos on January 19, and was chosen from a nationwide candidate pool of 53 applicants.  Ralph Andersen & Asso...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Kalka Hired as City’s New Finance Director

Marie Kalka Photo

City of San Marcos is announcing the hire of Marie Kalka as the City’s next director of finance. Kalka will begin her career in San Marcos on January 19, and was chosen from a nationwide candidate pool of 53 applicants.  Ralph Andersen & Asso...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Kalka Hired as City’s New Finance Director

Marie Kalka Photo

City of San Marcos is announcing the hire of Marie Kalka as the City’s next director of finance. Kalka will begin her career in San Marcos on January 19, and was chosen from a nationwide candidate pool of 53 applicants.  Ralph Andersen & Asso...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Kalka Hired as City’s New Finance Director

Marie Kalka Photo

City of San Marcos is announcing the hire of Marie Kalka as the City’s next director of finance. Kalka will begin her career in San Marcos on January 19, and was chosen from a nationwide candidate pool of 53 applicants.  Ralph Andersen & Asso...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City Facilities Remain Closed to Public Until Feb. 1

Facility Closure

Due to continued rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations within San Marcos and Hays County, City facilities will remain closed to the public through the end of January 2021.  Facilities are scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday, Feb. 1 a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City Facilities Remain Closed to Public Until Feb. 1

Facility Closure

Due to continued rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations within San Marcos and Hays County, City facilities will remain closed to the public through the end of January 2021.  Facilities are scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday, Feb. 1 a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City Facilities Remain Closed to Public Until Feb. 1

Facility Closure

Due to continued rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations within San Marcos and Hays County, City facilities will remain closed to the public through the end of January 2021.  Facilities are scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday, Feb. 1 a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City Facilities Remain Closed to Public Until Feb. 1

Facility Closure

Due to continued rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations within San Marcos and Hays County, City facilities will remain closed to the public through the end of January 2021.  Facilities are scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday, Feb. 1 a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

San Marcos Ends Water Restrictions on January 10

Water Restrictions End on January 10

The City of San Marcos will end Stage 1 drought water restrictions effective Sunday, Jan. 10 and will return to year-round water conservation rules.  Recent rains across the hill country area that recharge the Edwards Aquifer have moved water lev...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

San Marcos Ends Water Restrictions on January 10

Water Restrictions End on January 10

The City of San Marcos will end Stage 1 drought water restrictions effective Sunday, Jan. 10 and will return to year-round water conservation rules.  Recent rains across the hill country area that recharge the Edwards Aquifer have moved water lev...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

San Marcos Ends Water Restrictions on January 10

Water Restrictions End on January 10

The City of San Marcos will end Stage 1 drought water restrictions effective Sunday, Jan. 10 and will return to year-round water conservation rules.  Recent rains across the hill country area that recharge the Edwards Aquifer have moved water lev...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

San Marcos Ends Water Restrictions on January 10

Water Restrictions End on January 10

The City of San Marcos will end Stage 1 drought water restrictions effective Sunday, Jan. 10 and will return to year-round water conservation rules.  Recent rains across the hill country area that recharge the Edwards Aquifer have moved water lev...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Rental Property Registration Mandatory as of January 1

Rental Property Registration

The City of San Marcos Neighborhood Enhancement Department is reminding owners of rental property located within the City limits that as of January 1, 2021, they are required to register their properties on an annual basis. Registration may be completed o...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Rental Property Registration Mandatory as of January 1

Rental Property Registration

The City of San Marcos Neighborhood Enhancement Department is reminding owners of rental property located within the City limits that as of January 1, 2021, they are required to register their properties on an annual basis. Registration may be completed o...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Rental Property Registration Mandatory as of January 1

Rental Property Registration

The City of San Marcos Neighborhood Enhancement Department is reminding owners of rental property located within the City limits that as of January 1, 2021, they are required to register their properties on an annual basis. Registration may be completed o...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Rental Property Registration Mandatory as of January 1

Rental Property Registration

The City of San Marcos Neighborhood Enhancement Department is reminding owners of rental property located within the City limits that as of January 1, 2021, they are required to register their properties on an annual basis. Registration may be completed o...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Holiday Weekend Results in 16th Traffic Fatality for 2020

City of San Marcos Seal

On Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at approximately 11:40 p.m., San Marcos Police, San Marcos Fire, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to I-35 in the area of Exit 206 northbound TX-82 Loop & Aquarena Springs Drive in reference to an auto-pedestrian accident...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Holiday Weekend Results in 16th Traffic Fatality for 2020

City of San Marcos Seal

On Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at approximately 11:40 p.m., San Marcos Police, San Marcos Fire, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to I-35 in the area of Exit 206 northbound TX-82 Loop & Aquarena Springs Drive in reference to an auto-pedestrian accident...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Holiday Weekend Results in 16th Traffic Fatality for 2020

City of San Marcos Seal

On Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at approximately 11:40 p.m., San Marcos Police, San Marcos Fire, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to I-35 in the area of Exit 206 northbound TX-82 Loop & Aquarena Springs Drive in reference to an auto-pedestrian accident...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Holiday Weekend Results in 16th Traffic Fatality for 2020

City of San Marcos Seal

On Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at approximately 11:40 p.m., San Marcos Police, San Marcos Fire, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to I-35 in the area of Exit 206 northbound TX-82 Loop & Aquarena Springs Drive in reference to an auto-pedestrian accident...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Grow Zone and Native Prairie Pilot Program Underway

Willow Springs

The City of San Marcos Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Habitat Conservation Plan programs have partnered to conduct a pilot program for a grow zone and native prairie at Willow Springs Park, 325 Ellis Street. 

A grow zone allows native plants to gro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Grow Zone and Native Prairie Pilot Program Underway

Willow Springs

The City of San Marcos Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Habitat Conservation Plan programs have partnered to conduct a pilot program for a grow zone and native prairie at Willow Springs Park, 325 Ellis Street. 

A grow zone allows native plants to gro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Grow Zone and Native Prairie Pilot Program Underway

Willow Springs

The City of San Marcos Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Habitat Conservation Plan programs have partnered to conduct a pilot program for a grow zone and native prairie at Willow Springs Park, 325 Ellis Street. 

A grow zone allows native plants to gro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Grow Zone and Native Prairie Pilot Program Underway

Willow Springs

The City of San Marcos Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Habitat Conservation Plan programs have partnered to conduct a pilot program for a grow zone and native prairie at Willow Springs Park, 325 Ellis Street. 

A grow zone allows native plants to gro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

SMPD Arrests One from November Grove Apts Incidents

Demarques Whitehurst arrested for Grove Apts Incident

On Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, San Marcos Police arrested 21-year-old Demarques Milan Whitehurst in San Antonio, TX., for crimes that occurred in November at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway.

SMPD detectives determined that Whitehurst was i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

SMPD Arrests One from November Grove Apts Incidents

Demarques Whitehurst arrested for Grove Apts Incident

On Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, San Marcos Police arrested 21-year-old Demarques Milan Whitehurst in San Antonio, TX., for crimes that occurred in November at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway.

SMPD detectives determined that Whitehurst was i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

SMPD Arrests One from November Grove Apts Incidents

Demarques Whitehurst arrested for Grove Apts Incident

On Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, San Marcos Police arrested 21-year-old Demarques Milan Whitehurst in San Antonio, TX., for crimes that occurred in November at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway.

SMPD detectives determined that Whitehurst was i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

SMPD Arrests One from November Grove Apts Incidents

Demarques Whitehurst arrested for Grove Apts Incident

On Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, San Marcos Police arrested 21-year-old Demarques Milan Whitehurst in San Antonio, TX., for crimes that occurred in November at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway.

SMPD detectives determined that Whitehurst was i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

Skate Park Graffiti

The San Marcos Skate Park will be closed for graffiti removal Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Jan. 7.

“We’ve seen a sharp increase in graffiti vandalism across the City this yea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

Skate Park Graffiti

The San Marcos Skate Park will be closed for graffiti removal Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Jan. 7.

“We’ve seen a sharp increase in graffiti vandalism across the City this yea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

Skate Park Graffiti

The San Marcos Skate Park will be closed for graffiti removal Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Jan. 7.

“We’ve seen a sharp increase in graffiti vandalism across the City this yea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

Skate Park Graffiti

The San Marcos Skate Park will be closed for graffiti removal Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Jan. 7.

“We’ve seen a sharp increase in graffiti vandalism across the City this yea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Shelter Exceeds Goal with 131 Adoptions to Forever Homes

Baylor and Madison Adopted

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) exceeded its December goal of 120 new adoptions with a total of 131 pets being placed in their forever homes during the Holiday Adoption Special.  These were pets at the shelter or in foster care who...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Shelter Exceeds Goal with 131 Adoptions to Forever Homes

Baylor and Madison Adopted

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) exceeded its December goal of 120 new adoptions with a total of 131 pets being placed in their forever homes during the Holiday Adoption Special.  These were pets at the shelter or in foster care who...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Shelter Exceeds Goal with 131 Adoptions to Forever Homes

Baylor and Madison Adopted

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) exceeded its December goal of 120 new adoptions with a total of 131 pets being placed in their forever homes during the Holiday Adoption Special.  These were pets at the shelter or in foster care who...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Shelter Exceeds Goal with 131 Adoptions to Forever Homes

Baylor and Madison Adopted

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) exceeded its December goal of 120 new adoptions with a total of 131 pets being placed in their forever homes during the Holiday Adoption Special.  These were pets at the shelter or in foster care who...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Heritage Association Donates $5,000 to Public Library

Diane Insley and Linda Coker

The City of San Marcos Public Library recently received a $5,000 donation from the Heritage Association of San Marcos to benefit the San Marcos and Hays County Local History Archives in the new library addition. 

“We’re thankfu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Heritage Association Donates $5,000 to Public Library

Diane Insley and Linda Coker

The City of San Marcos Public Library recently received a $5,000 donation from the Heritage Association of San Marcos to benefit the San Marcos and Hays County Local History Archives in the new library addition. 

“We’re thankfu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Heritage Association Donates $5,000 to Public Library

Diane Insley and Linda Coker

The City of San Marcos Public Library recently received a $5,000 donation from the Heritage Association of San Marcos to benefit the San Marcos and Hays County Local History Archives in the new library addition. 

“We’re thankfu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Heritage Association Donates $5,000 to Public Library

Diane Insley and Linda Coker

The City of San Marcos Public Library recently received a $5,000 donation from the Heritage Association of San Marcos to benefit the San Marcos and Hays County Local History Archives in the new library addition. 

“We’re thankfu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

January City Hall Calendar

January City Hall Calendar

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

 

Friday, January 1, 2020

New Year’s Day – City Hall Offices closed. 

Saturday, January 2, 2...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

January City Hall Calendar

January City Hall Calendar

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

 

Friday, January 1, 2020

New Year’s Day – City Hall Offices closed. 

Saturday, January 2, 2...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

January City Hall Calendar

January City Hall Calendar

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

 

Friday, January 1, 2020

New Year’s Day – City Hall Offices closed. 

Saturday, January 2, 2...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

January City Hall Calendar

January City Hall Calendar

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

 

Friday, January 1, 2020

New Year’s Day – City Hall Offices closed. 

Saturday, January 2, 2...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

SMPD Makes Christmas Eve Aggravated Assault Arrest

Mug shot of Richard Allen Davis

On Thursday, Dec. 24, San Marcos Police arrested Richard Allen Davis (DOB 9/02/1969) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon following a stabbing incident.

At approximately 6:31 p.m. on Christmas Eve, officers were dispatched to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

SMPD Makes Christmas Eve Aggravated Assault Arrest

Mug shot of Richard Allen Davis

On Thursday, Dec. 24, San Marcos Police arrested Richard Allen Davis (DOB 9/02/1969) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon following a stabbing incident.

At approximately 6:31 p.m. on Christmas Eve, officers were dispatched to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

SMPD Makes Christmas Eve Aggravated Assault Arrest

Mug shot of Richard Allen Davis

On Thursday, Dec. 24, San Marcos Police arrested Richard Allen Davis (DOB 9/02/1969) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon following a stabbing incident.

At approximately 6:31 p.m. on Christmas Eve, officers were dispatched to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

SMPD Makes Christmas Eve Aggravated Assault Arrest

Mug shot of Richard Allen Davis

On Thursday, Dec. 24, San Marcos Police arrested Richard Allen Davis (DOB 9/02/1969) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon following a stabbing incident.

At approximately 6:31 p.m. on Christmas Eve, officers were dispatched to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

City to Close Facilities to Public Dec. 28 to Jan. 12

City Facilities Closed until January 12

The City of San Marcos is closing all public facilities for the two weeks following the Christmas holiday, from Monday, Dec. 28 to Tuesday, Jan. 12, to help ensure that COVID-19 case counts remain low among City staff and within the overall community. &am...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

City to Close Facilities to Public Dec. 28 to Jan. 12

City Facilities Closed until January 12

The City of San Marcos is closing all public facilities for the two weeks following the Christmas holiday, from Monday, Dec. 28 to Tuesday, Jan. 12, to help ensure that COVID-19 case counts remain low among City staff and within the overall community. &am...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

City to Close Facilities to Public Dec. 28 to Jan. 12

City Facilities Closed until January 12

The City of San Marcos is closing all public facilities for the two weeks following the Christmas holiday, from Monday, Dec. 28 to Tuesday, Jan. 12, to help ensure that COVID-19 case counts remain low among City staff and within the overall community. &am...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

City to Close Facilities to Public Dec. 28 to Jan. 12

City Facilities Closed until January 12

The City of San Marcos is closing all public facilities for the two weeks following the Christmas holiday, from Monday, Dec. 28 to Tuesday, Jan. 12, to help ensure that COVID-19 case counts remain low among City staff and within the overall community. &am...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

City Offices Closed for Christmas

City Hall Offices Closed for Holidays

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, Public Library, and Utility Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday. 

San Marcos Municipal Court, l...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

City Offices Closed for Christmas

City Hall Offices Closed for Holidays

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, Public Library, and Utility Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday. 

San Marcos Municipal Court, l...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

City Offices Closed for Christmas

City Hall Offices Closed for Holidays

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, Public Library, and Utility Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday. 

San Marcos Municipal Court, l...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

City Offices Closed for Christmas

City Hall Offices Closed for Holidays

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, Public Library, and Utility Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday. 

San Marcos Municipal Court, l...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Weekend Auto Fatality is 15th for San Marcos in 2020

White Chevy crashed into railing

On Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at approximately 3:30 a.m., units from the San Marcos Police Department, the San Marcos Fire Department, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to a major traffic collision on IH35 northbound near the 204-mile marker which resulted ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Weekend Auto Fatality is 15th for San Marcos in 2020

White Chevy crashed into railing

On Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at approximately 3:30 a.m., units from the San Marcos Police Department, the San Marcos Fire Department, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to a major traffic collision on IH35 northbound near the 204-mile marker which resulted ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Weekend Auto Fatality is 15th for San Marcos in 2020

White Chevy crashed into railing

On Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at approximately 3:30 a.m., units from the San Marcos Police Department, the San Marcos Fire Department, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to a major traffic collision on IH35 northbound near the 204-mile marker which resulted ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Weekend Auto Fatality is 15th for San Marcos in 2020

White Chevy crashed into railing

On Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at approximately 3:30 a.m., units from the San Marcos Police Department, the San Marcos Fire Department, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to a major traffic collision on IH35 northbound near the 204-mile marker which resulted ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

SMPD Requests Assistance in Spirit Pit Stop Robbery

Spirits Robbery Offender

On Friday evening, Dec. 11, San Marcos Police responded to the report of an Aggravated Robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

At approximately 6:53 p.m. on Friday, an unidentified offend...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

SMPD Requests Assistance in Spirit Pit Stop Robbery

Spirits Robbery Offender

On Friday evening, Dec. 11, San Marcos Police responded to the report of an Aggravated Robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

At approximately 6:53 p.m. on Friday, an unidentified offend...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

SMPD Requests Assistance in Spirit Pit Stop Robbery

Spirits Robbery Offender

On Friday evening, Dec. 11, San Marcos Police responded to the report of an Aggravated Robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

At approximately 6:53 p.m. on Friday, an unidentified offend...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

SMPD Requests Assistance in Spirit Pit Stop Robbery

Spirits Robbery Offender

On Friday evening, Dec. 11, San Marcos Police responded to the report of an Aggravated Robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

At approximately 6:53 p.m. on Friday, an unidentified offend...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Two Weekend Incidents Lead to Multiple Arrests

Mugshots of 5 Arrests

The San Marcos Police Department responded to two separate incidents that led to several felony arrests over the weekend.

“Huge thanks to our officers for their hard work and diligent efforts to solve these crimes and keep our community safe,&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Two Weekend Incidents Lead to Multiple Arrests

Mugshots of 5 Arrests

The San Marcos Police Department responded to two separate incidents that led to several felony arrests over the weekend.

“Huge thanks to our officers for their hard work and diligent efforts to solve these crimes and keep our community safe,&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Two Weekend Incidents Lead to Multiple Arrests

Mugshots of 5 Arrests

The San Marcos Police Department responded to two separate incidents that led to several felony arrests over the weekend.

“Huge thanks to our officers for their hard work and diligent efforts to solve these crimes and keep our community safe,&...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Two Weekend Incidents Lead to Multiple Arrests

Mugshots of 5 Arrests

The San Marcos Police Department responded to two separate incidents that led to several felony arrests over the weekend.

“Huge thanks to our officers for their hard work and diligent efforts to solve these crimes and keep our community safe,&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Aggravated Assault Offender Arrested on Thursday

Jason Jordan Trevino Arrested on Thursday Dec. 10

On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 10, San Marcos Police arrested Jason Jordan Trevino (DOB 6/28/2000) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Evading Arrest, and Tampering with Evidence

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, offic...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Aggravated Assault Offender Arrested on Thursday

Jason Jordan Trevino Arrested on Thursday Dec. 10

On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 10, San Marcos Police arrested Jason Jordan Trevino (DOB 6/28/2000) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Evading Arrest, and Tampering with Evidence

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, offic...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Aggravated Assault Offender Arrested on Thursday

Jason Jordan Trevino Arrested on Thursday Dec. 10

On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 10, San Marcos Police arrested Jason Jordan Trevino (DOB 6/28/2000) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Evading Arrest, and Tampering with Evidence

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, offic...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Aggravated Assault Offender Arrested on Thursday

Jason Jordan Trevino Arrested on Thursday Dec. 10

On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 10, San Marcos Police arrested Jason Jordan Trevino (DOB 6/28/2000) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Evading Arrest, and Tampering with Evidence

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, offic...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Local Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

CARTS Interurban and Local San Marcos "The Bus" transit service will be on a modified holiday schedule starting Monday, Dec. 14. The last day for the extended service schedule for the 1517 Interurban is Friday, Dec. 11, and service for the 1517 ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Local Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

CARTS Interurban and Local San Marcos "The Bus" transit service will be on a modified holiday schedule starting Monday, Dec. 14. The last day for the extended service schedule for the 1517 Interurban is Friday, Dec. 11, and service for the 1517 ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Local Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

CARTS Interurban and Local San Marcos "The Bus" transit service will be on a modified holiday schedule starting Monday, Dec. 14. The last day for the extended service schedule for the 1517 Interurban is Friday, Dec. 11, and service for the 1517 ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Local Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

CARTS Interurban and Local San Marcos "The Bus" transit service will be on a modified holiday schedule starting Monday, Dec. 14. The last day for the extended service schedule for the 1517 Interurban is Friday, Dec. 11, and service for the 1517 ...

Read on...

Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Chief’s Advisory Panel Public Meeting on Dec. 21

Chief's Advisory Panel on Dec. 21

NOTE:  The meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 21 and will be available for remote viewing through Zoom with the link available on the SMPD Facebook page and the Chief’s Advisory Panel web page the day of the meeting.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Chief’s Advisory Panel Public Meeting on Dec. 21

Chief's Advisory Panel on Dec. 21

NOTE:  The meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 21 and will be available for remote viewing through Zoom with the link available on the SMPD Facebook page and the Chief’s Advisory Panel web page the day of the meeting.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Chief’s Advisory Panel Public Meeting on Dec. 21

Chief's Advisory Panel on Dec. 21

NOTE:  The meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 21 and will be available for remote viewing through Zoom with the link available on the SMPD Facebook page and the Chief’s Advisory Panel web page the day of the meeting.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Chief’s Advisory Panel Public Meeting on Dec. 21

Chief's Advisory Panel on Dec. 21

NOTE:  The meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 21 and will be available for remote viewing through Zoom with the link available on the SMPD Facebook page and the Chief’s Advisory Panel web page the day of the meeting.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Curative Mobile Testing Announces Holiday Closures

COVID-19 Testing Announces Holiday Closures

Free COVID-19 testing continues to be available throughout Hays County at Curative mobile sites in San Marcos, Wimberley, Buda, Dripping Springs, and Kyle. In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, all Curative mobile testing sites...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Curative Mobile Testing Announces Holiday Closures

COVID-19 Testing Announces Holiday Closures

Free COVID-19 testing continues to be available throughout Hays County at Curative mobile sites in San Marcos, Wimberley, Buda, Dripping Springs, and Kyle. In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, all Curative mobile testing sites...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Curative Mobile Testing Announces Holiday Closures

COVID-19 Testing Announces Holiday Closures

Free COVID-19 testing continues to be available throughout Hays County at Curative mobile sites in San Marcos, Wimberley, Buda, Dripping Springs, and Kyle. In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, all Curative mobile testing sites...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Curative Mobile Testing Announces Holiday Closures

COVID-19 Testing Announces Holiday Closures

Free COVID-19 testing continues to be available throughout Hays County at Curative mobile sites in San Marcos, Wimberley, Buda, Dripping Springs, and Kyle. In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, all Curative mobile testing sites...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Hughson and Gleason Victorious in Runoff Election

Mayor and Place 5 Election Results

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 8:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, Jane Hughson has been re-elected Mayor and Mark Gleason has been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 5. 

The Dec. 8 election will be ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Hughson and Gleason Victorious in Runoff Election

Mayor and Place 5 Election Results

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 8:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, Jane Hughson has been re-elected Mayor and Mark Gleason has been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 5. 

The Dec. 8 election will be ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Hughson and Gleason Victorious in Runoff Election

Mayor and Place 5 Election Results

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 8:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, Jane Hughson has been re-elected Mayor and Mark Gleason has been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 5. 

The Dec. 8 election will be ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Hughson and Gleason Victorious in Runoff Election

Mayor and Place 5 Election Results

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 8:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, Jane Hughson has been re-elected Mayor and Mark Gleason has been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 5. 

The Dec. 8 election will be ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

SMPD Arrests Driver of Stolen Vehicle on Monday

Jacob Anthony Fuentes Mugshot

Early Monday morning, Dec. 7, San Marcos Police Department officers arrested Jacob Anthony Fuentes (DOB 5/31/1998) of San Marcos for driving a stolen vehicle and for several other charges stemming from the incident. 

At approximately 2:21 a.m. on ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

SMPD Arrests Driver of Stolen Vehicle on Monday

Jacob Anthony Fuentes Mugshot

Early Monday morning, Dec. 7, San Marcos Police Department officers arrested Jacob Anthony Fuentes (DOB 5/31/1998) of San Marcos for driving a stolen vehicle and for several other charges stemming from the incident. 

At approximately 2:21 a.m. on ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

SMPD Arrests Driver of Stolen Vehicle on Monday

Jacob Anthony Fuentes Mugshot

Early Monday morning, Dec. 7, San Marcos Police Department officers arrested Jacob Anthony Fuentes (DOB 5/31/1998) of San Marcos for driving a stolen vehicle and for several other charges stemming from the incident. 

At approximately 2:21 a.m. on ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

SMPD Arrests Driver of Stolen Vehicle on Monday

Jacob Anthony Fuentes Mugshot

Early Monday morning, Dec. 7, San Marcos Police Department officers arrested Jacob Anthony Fuentes (DOB 5/31/1998) of San Marcos for driving a stolen vehicle and for several other charges stemming from the incident. 

At approximately 2:21 a.m. on ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Family-friendly Holiday Activities in Downtown San Marcos

Downtown San Marcos Mobility Hub

The San Marcos Main Street Program has kicked off its annual Season’s Greetings from Downtown campaign by opening the holiday mailbox in Kissing Alley until Friday, Jan. 1.  A holiday selfie installation was also recently unveiled at th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Family-friendly Holiday Activities in Downtown San Marcos

Downtown San Marcos Mobility Hub

The San Marcos Main Street Program has kicked off its annual Season’s Greetings from Downtown campaign by opening the holiday mailbox in Kissing Alley until Friday, Jan. 1.  A holiday selfie installation was also recently unveiled at th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Family-friendly Holiday Activities in Downtown San Marcos

Downtown San Marcos Mobility Hub

The San Marcos Main Street Program has kicked off its annual Season’s Greetings from Downtown campaign by opening the holiday mailbox in Kissing Alley until Friday, Jan. 1.  A holiday selfie installation was also recently unveiled at th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Family-friendly Holiday Activities in Downtown San Marcos

Downtown San Marcos Mobility Hub

The San Marcos Main Street Program has kicked off its annual Season’s Greetings from Downtown campaign by opening the holiday mailbox in Kissing Alley until Friday, Jan. 1.  A holiday selfie installation was also recently unveiled at th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Shelter Sets Goal to Match 120 Pets to Forever Homes

Holiday Animal Shelter Adoption Special

$20 Holiday Adoption Special  

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is offering a holiday adoption special of $20 for all adoption-ready pets through Tuesday, Dec. 22. These are pets at the shelter or in foster care who are already spayed or neu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Shelter Sets Goal to Match 120 Pets to Forever Homes

Holiday Animal Shelter Adoption Special

$20 Holiday Adoption Special  

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is offering a holiday adoption special of $20 for all adoption-ready pets through Tuesday, Dec. 22. These are pets at the shelter or in foster care who are already spayed or neu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Shelter Sets Goal to Match 120 Pets to Forever Homes

Holiday Animal Shelter Adoption Special

$20 Holiday Adoption Special  

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is offering a holiday adoption special of $20 for all adoption-ready pets through Tuesday, Dec. 22. These are pets at the shelter or in foster care who are already spayed or neu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Shelter Sets Goal to Match 120 Pets to Forever Homes

Holiday Animal Shelter Adoption Special

$20 Holiday Adoption Special  

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is offering a holiday adoption special of $20 for all adoption-ready pets through Tuesday, Dec. 22. These are pets at the shelter or in foster care who are already spayed or neu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December City Hall Calendar

December City Hall Calendar event dates

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 

City Council Meeting – 3 p.m. Work Session followed by Executive Session 6 p.m. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December City Hall Calendar

December City Hall Calendar event dates

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 

City Council Meeting – 3 p.m. Work Session followed by Executive Session 6 p.m. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December City Hall Calendar

December City Hall Calendar event dates

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 

City Council Meeting – 3 p.m. Work Session followed by Executive Session 6 p.m. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December City Hall Calendar

December City Hall Calendar event dates

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 

City Council Meeting – 3 p.m. Work Session followed by Executive Session 6 p.m. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

SMPD Searching for Offender in Aggravated Robbery

Sunoco Robbery Video Surveillance photos

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of an aggravated robbery at Sunoco, 1200 Hwy 80, on Sunday, Nov. 29, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Sunday morning, at approximately 12:29 a.m., an unidentified off...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

SMPD Searching for Offender in Aggravated Robbery

Sunoco Robbery Video Surveillance photos

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of an aggravated robbery at Sunoco, 1200 Hwy 80, on Sunday, Nov. 29, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Sunday morning, at approximately 12:29 a.m., an unidentified off...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

SMPD Searching for Offender in Aggravated Robbery

Sunoco Robbery Video Surveillance photos

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of an aggravated robbery at Sunoco, 1200 Hwy 80, on Sunday, Nov. 29, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Sunday morning, at approximately 12:29 a.m., an unidentified off...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

SMPD Searching for Offender in Aggravated Robbery

Sunoco Robbery Video Surveillance photos

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of an aggravated robbery at Sunoco, 1200 Hwy 80, on Sunday, Nov. 29, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Sunday morning, at approximately 12:29 a.m., an unidentified off...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

New Public Library Hours and Services Starting Today

San Marcos Public Library New hours and Services

The San Marcos Public Library has moved into the new portion of its building and has reopened for public services beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 1. The new library hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.&a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

New Public Library Hours and Services Starting Today

San Marcos Public Library New hours and Services

The San Marcos Public Library has moved into the new portion of its building and has reopened for public services beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 1. The new library hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.&a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

New Public Library Hours and Services Starting Today

San Marcos Public Library New hours and Services

The San Marcos Public Library has moved into the new portion of its building and has reopened for public services beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 1. The new library hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.&a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

New Public Library Hours and Services Starting Today

San Marcos Public Library New hours and Services

The San Marcos Public Library has moved into the new portion of its building and has reopened for public services beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 1. The new library hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.&a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Patton Street Closed to Traffic Through End of December

Patton Street Closure through the end of December

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department began construction on a storm sewer associated with the Victory Gardens Subdivision Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 30, that will require Patton Street to be closed to traffic from...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Patton Street Closed to Traffic Through End of December

Patton Street Closure through the end of December

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department began construction on a storm sewer associated with the Victory Gardens Subdivision Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 30, that will require Patton Street to be closed to traffic from...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Patton Street Closed to Traffic Through End of December

Patton Street Closure through the end of December

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department began construction on a storm sewer associated with the Victory Gardens Subdivision Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 30, that will require Patton Street to be closed to traffic from...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Patton Street Closed to Traffic Through End of December

Patton Street Closure through the end of December

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department began construction on a storm sewer associated with the Victory Gardens Subdivision Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 30, that will require Patton Street to be closed to traffic from...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

SMPD Searching for Armed Offenders in Second Grove Incident

San Marcos Police Department update on The Grove Incident

San Marcos Police are searching for two armed offenders who are believed to be responsible for a second incident at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, and continue to ask the public for their assistance in solving this crime.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

SMPD Searching for Armed Offenders in Second Grove Incident

San Marcos Police Department update on The Grove Incident

San Marcos Police are searching for two armed offenders who are believed to be responsible for a second incident at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, and continue to ask the public for their assistance in solving this crime.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

SMPD Searching for Armed Offenders in Second Grove Incident

San Marcos Police Department update on The Grove Incident

San Marcos Police are searching for two armed offenders who are believed to be responsible for a second incident at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, and continue to ask the public for their assistance in solving this crime.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

SMPD Searching for Armed Offenders in Second Grove Incident

San Marcos Police Department update on The Grove Incident

San Marcos Police are searching for two armed offenders who are believed to be responsible for a second incident at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, and continue to ask the public for their assistance in solving this crime.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Call for Agencies to Apply for Additional CDBG-CV Funding for Housing & Business Relief

City of San Marcos Seal

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications through December 30, 2020, from non-profit organizations, government agencies, and City departments for Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) funding for the Design and Administra...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Call for Agencies to Apply for Additional CDBG-CV Funding for Housing & Business Relief

City of San Marcos Seal

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications through December 30, 2020, from non-profit organizations, government agencies, and City departments for Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) funding for the Design and Administra...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Call for Agencies to Apply for Additional CDBG-CV Funding for Housing & Business Relief

City of San Marcos Seal

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications through December 30, 2020, from non-profit organizations, government agencies, and City departments for Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) funding for the Design and Administra...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Call for Agencies to Apply for Additional CDBG-CV Funding for Housing & Business Relief

City of San Marcos Seal

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications through December 30, 2020, from non-profit organizations, government agencies, and City departments for Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) funding for the Design and Administra...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Mountain Laurel Garden Club Donates to Wreaths Across America Event

Wreaths Across America Donation

The Mountain Laurel Garden Club gathered recently at the San Marcos City Cemetery flagpole to make a monetary donation in support of the Wreaths Across America event that will take place at the City Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 19.

The Club&rsqu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Mountain Laurel Garden Club Donates to Wreaths Across America Event

Wreaths Across America Donation

The Mountain Laurel Garden Club gathered recently at the San Marcos City Cemetery flagpole to make a monetary donation in support of the Wreaths Across America event that will take place at the City Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 19.

The Club&rsqu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Mountain Laurel Garden Club Donates to Wreaths Across America Event

Wreaths Across America Donation

The Mountain Laurel Garden Club gathered recently at the San Marcos City Cemetery flagpole to make a monetary donation in support of the Wreaths Across America event that will take place at the City Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 19.

The Club&rsqu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Mountain Laurel Garden Club Donates to Wreaths Across America Event

Wreaths Across America Donation

The Mountain Laurel Garden Club gathered recently at the San Marcos City Cemetery flagpole to make a monetary donation in support of the Wreaths Across America event that will take place at the City Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 19.

The Club&rsqu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Virtual Downtown Design Community Workshop on Dec. 9

Virtual Community Workshop Downtown Design

The City of San Marcos Planning and Development Services Department is hosting a Virtual Community Workshop online on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. to seek input on updates to the downtown architectural design guidelines and standards. 

The V...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Virtual Downtown Design Community Workshop on Dec. 9

Virtual Community Workshop Downtown Design

The City of San Marcos Planning and Development Services Department is hosting a Virtual Community Workshop online on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. to seek input on updates to the downtown architectural design guidelines and standards. 

The V...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Virtual Downtown Design Community Workshop on Dec. 9

Virtual Community Workshop Downtown Design

The City of San Marcos Planning and Development Services Department is hosting a Virtual Community Workshop online on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. to seek input on updates to the downtown architectural design guidelines and standards. 

The V...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Virtual Downtown Design Community Workshop on Dec. 9

Virtual Community Workshop Downtown Design

The City of San Marcos Planning and Development Services Department is hosting a Virtual Community Workshop online on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. to seek input on updates to the downtown architectural design guidelines and standards. 

The V...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Final Week: Hays County Food Bank Donations

Veterans month of service final week opportunity

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veteran organizations, will conclude their month of service opportunities with “Donate to the Hays County Food Bank” and the Veterans Food A...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Final Week: Hays County Food Bank Donations

Veterans month of service final week opportunity

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veteran organizations, will conclude their month of service opportunities with “Donate to the Hays County Food Bank” and the Veterans Food A...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Final Week: Hays County Food Bank Donations

Veterans month of service final week opportunity

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veteran organizations, will conclude their month of service opportunities with “Donate to the Hays County Food Bank” and the Veterans Food A...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Final Week: Hays County Food Bank Donations

Veterans month of service final week opportunity

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veteran organizations, will conclude their month of service opportunities with “Donate to the Hays County Food Bank” and the Veterans Food A...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

San Marcos Police Investigates Third Homicide of 2020

Mugshots of Enalisa Blackman and Michael Ifeanacho

San Marcos Police responded to The Lodge Apartments, 1975 Aquarena Springs Drive, on Tuesday evening for calls of gunshots which ultimately resulted in a murder investigation.  

 On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at approximately 9:13 p.m., offi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

San Marcos Police Investigates Third Homicide of 2020

Mugshots of Enalisa Blackman and Michael Ifeanacho

San Marcos Police responded to The Lodge Apartments, 1975 Aquarena Springs Drive, on Tuesday evening for calls of gunshots which ultimately resulted in a murder investigation.  

 On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at approximately 9:13 p.m., offi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

San Marcos Police Investigates Third Homicide of 2020

Mugshots of Enalisa Blackman and Michael Ifeanacho

San Marcos Police responded to The Lodge Apartments, 1975 Aquarena Springs Drive, on Tuesday evening for calls of gunshots which ultimately resulted in a murder investigation.  

 On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at approximately 9:13 p.m., offi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

San Marcos Police Investigates Third Homicide of 2020

Mugshots of Enalisa Blackman and Michael Ifeanacho

San Marcos Police responded to The Lodge Apartments, 1975 Aquarena Springs Drive, on Tuesday evening for calls of gunshots which ultimately resulted in a murder investigation.  

 On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at approximately 9:13 p.m., offi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Wonder World Dr and Hunter Rd Improvements Begin Nov. 30

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin multimodal improvements for pedestrian, bike, and striping access at the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road on Monday, Nov. 30. . 

The planned improv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Wonder World Dr and Hunter Rd Improvements Begin Nov. 30

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin multimodal improvements for pedestrian, bike, and striping access at the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road on Monday, Nov. 30. . 

The planned improv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Wonder World Dr and Hunter Rd Improvements Begin Nov. 30

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin multimodal improvements for pedestrian, bike, and striping access at the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road on Monday, Nov. 30. . 

The planned improv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Wonder World Dr and Hunter Rd Improvements Begin Nov. 30

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin multimodal improvements for pedestrian, bike, and striping access at the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road on Monday, Nov. 30. . 

The planned improv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions call for applications

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications to fill vacancies on City boards and commissions with volunteers from throughout the community. 

Citizens may fill out volunteer interest applications online through Friday, January 8, 2021, to be c...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions call for applications

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications to fill vacancies on City boards and commissions with volunteers from throughout the community. 

Citizens may fill out volunteer interest applications online through Friday, January 8, 2021, to be c...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions call for applications

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications to fill vacancies on City boards and commissions with volunteers from throughout the community. 

Citizens may fill out volunteer interest applications online through Friday, January 8, 2021, to be c...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions call for applications

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications to fill vacancies on City boards and commissions with volunteers from throughout the community. 

Citizens may fill out volunteer interest applications online through Friday, January 8, 2021, to be c...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

City Hall Closures for Thanksgiving Day

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, and Utility Offices and drive-thrus, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library remains closed until D...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

City Hall Closures for Thanksgiving Day

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, and Utility Offices and drive-thrus, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library remains closed until D...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

City Hall Closures for Thanksgiving Day

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, and Utility Offices and drive-thrus, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library remains closed until D...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

City Hall Closures for Thanksgiving Day

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, and Utility Offices and drive-thrus, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library remains closed until D...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City’s Virtual Holiday Parade Slated for November 26

Shoebox parade Announcement

The City of San Marcos will be hosting the inaugural SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26 online at 2 p.m. on SMTX Community Services Facebook Page, Downtown San Marcos Facebook Page, City of San Marcos YouTube channel and on the City...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City’s Virtual Holiday Parade Slated for November 26

Shoebox parade Announcement

The City of San Marcos will be hosting the inaugural SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26 online at 2 p.m. on SMTX Community Services Facebook Page, Downtown San Marcos Facebook Page, City of San Marcos YouTube channel and on the City...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City’s Virtual Holiday Parade Slated for November 26

Shoebox parade Announcement

The City of San Marcos will be hosting the inaugural SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26 online at 2 p.m. on SMTX Community Services Facebook Page, Downtown San Marcos Facebook Page, City of San Marcos YouTube channel and on the City...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City’s Virtual Holiday Parade Slated for November 26

Shoebox parade Announcement

The City of San Marcos will be hosting the inaugural SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26 online at 2 p.m. on SMTX Community Services Facebook Page, Downtown San Marcos Facebook Page, City of San Marcos YouTube channel and on the City...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Black Friday Weekend Exit Ramp Closures at Outlet Malls

Map for Black Friday Mall Exits

The City of San Marcos will close two IH35 exit ramps near the San Marcos Outlet Malls for traffic control during the upcoming Black Friday weekend.  

From Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m., Exit 200 ramp on southbound IH...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Black Friday Weekend Exit Ramp Closures at Outlet Malls

Map for Black Friday Mall Exits

The City of San Marcos will close two IH35 exit ramps near the San Marcos Outlet Malls for traffic control during the upcoming Black Friday weekend.  

From Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m., Exit 200 ramp on southbound IH...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Black Friday Weekend Exit Ramp Closures at Outlet Malls

Map for Black Friday Mall Exits

The City of San Marcos will close two IH35 exit ramps near the San Marcos Outlet Malls for traffic control during the upcoming Black Friday weekend.  

From Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m., Exit 200 ramp on southbound IH...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Black Friday Weekend Exit Ramp Closures at Outlet Malls

Map for Black Friday Mall Exits

The City of San Marcos will close two IH35 exit ramps near the San Marcos Outlet Malls for traffic control during the upcoming Black Friday weekend.  

From Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m., Exit 200 ramp on southbound IH...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

200 Volunteers Participated in Successful Fall River Clean Up

CoSM Employees during Fall River Clean up

The City’s Neighborhood Enhancement Department, as well as Keep San Marcos Beautiful and the Habitat Conservation Plan, report that almost 200 volunteers picked up trash and recyclable material during the weekend of October 2 - 4 for the Fall Ri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

200 Volunteers Participated in Successful Fall River Clean Up

CoSM Employees during Fall River Clean up

The City’s Neighborhood Enhancement Department, as well as Keep San Marcos Beautiful and the Habitat Conservation Plan, report that almost 200 volunteers picked up trash and recyclable material during the weekend of October 2 - 4 for the Fall Ri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

200 Volunteers Participated in Successful Fall River Clean Up

CoSM Employees during Fall River Clean up

The City’s Neighborhood Enhancement Department, as well as Keep San Marcos Beautiful and the Habitat Conservation Plan, report that almost 200 volunteers picked up trash and recyclable material during the weekend of October 2 - 4 for the Fall Ri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

200 Volunteers Participated in Successful Fall River Clean Up

CoSM Employees during Fall River Clean up

The City’s Neighborhood Enhancement Department, as well as Keep San Marcos Beautiful and the Habitat Conservation Plan, report that almost 200 volunteers picked up trash and recyclable material during the weekend of October 2 - 4 for the Fall Ri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Utility & Rental Assistance Available to Area Residents

Need Utility Assistance help?

The City of San Marcos is reminding area residents of utility and rent or mortgage assistance options available through Community Action, Inc. and the City’s utility billing department to help our community navigate these challenging financial t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Utility & Rental Assistance Available to Area Residents

Need Utility Assistance help?

The City of San Marcos is reminding area residents of utility and rent or mortgage assistance options available through Community Action, Inc. and the City’s utility billing department to help our community navigate these challenging financial t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Utility & Rental Assistance Available to Area Residents

Need Utility Assistance help?

The City of San Marcos is reminding area residents of utility and rent or mortgage assistance options available through Community Action, Inc. and the City’s utility billing department to help our community navigate these challenging financial t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Utility & Rental Assistance Available to Area Residents

Need Utility Assistance help?

The City of San Marcos is reminding area residents of utility and rent or mortgage assistance options available through Community Action, Inc. and the City’s utility billing department to help our community navigate these challenging financial t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Public Assistance Requested for Tuesday Home Invasion

Collage of White Impala

San Marcos Police responded to the report of a home invasion at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, on Tuesday, Nov. 17 and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 12:05 p.m., an u...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Public Assistance Requested for Tuesday Home Invasion

Collage of White Impala

San Marcos Police responded to the report of a home invasion at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, on Tuesday, Nov. 17 and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 12:05 p.m., an u...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Public Assistance Requested for Tuesday Home Invasion

Collage of White Impala

San Marcos Police responded to the report of a home invasion at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, on Tuesday, Nov. 17 and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 12:05 p.m., an u...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Public Assistance Requested for Tuesday Home Invasion

Collage of White Impala

San Marcos Police responded to the report of a home invasion at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, on Tuesday, Nov. 17 and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 12:05 p.m., an u...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Police Respond to Two Shooting Incidents, One Arrest

20Nov16_Garrett Allen Howe

San Marcos Police responded to two incidents involving the discharge of firearms over the weekend with one resulting in the shooting of an individual by an unknown assailant and the other resulting in an arrest.  This is the sixth consecutive wee...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Police Respond to Two Shooting Incidents, One Arrest

20Nov16_Garrett Allen Howe

San Marcos Police responded to two incidents involving the discharge of firearms over the weekend with one resulting in the shooting of an individual by an unknown assailant and the other resulting in an arrest.  This is the sixth consecutive wee...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Police Respond to Two Shooting Incidents, One Arrest

20Nov16_Garrett Allen Howe

San Marcos Police responded to two incidents involving the discharge of firearms over the weekend with one resulting in the shooting of an individual by an unknown assailant and the other resulting in an arrest.  This is the sixth consecutive wee...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Police Respond to Two Shooting Incidents, One Arrest

20Nov16_Garrett Allen Howe

San Marcos Police responded to two incidents involving the discharge of firearms over the weekend with one resulting in the shooting of an individual by an unknown assailant and the other resulting in an arrest.  This is the sixth consecutive wee...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice Rescinded Immediately

Boil water notice has ended

The City of San Marcos has rescinded the citywide boil water notice that was issued Thursday evening following construction damage to a major City water main.  Water testing has confirmed no bacteria contamination is present and the water is safe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice Rescinded Immediately

Boil water notice has ended

The City of San Marcos has rescinded the citywide boil water notice that was issued Thursday evening following construction damage to a major City water main.  Water testing has confirmed no bacteria contamination is present and the water is safe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice Rescinded Immediately

Boil water notice has ended

The City of San Marcos has rescinded the citywide boil water notice that was issued Thursday evening following construction damage to a major City water main.  Water testing has confirmed no bacteria contamination is present and the water is safe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice Rescinded Immediately

Boil water notice has ended

The City of San Marcos has rescinded the citywide boil water notice that was issued Thursday evening following construction damage to a major City water main.  Water testing has confirmed no bacteria contamination is present and the water is safe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice in Effect until Saturday at 5 p.m.

Boil Water Notice

The City of San Marcos is notifying all water customers of a citywide boil water notice in effect until Saturday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.  The boil notice is the result of construction damage to a major City water main this afternoon which resulted in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice in Effect until Saturday at 5 p.m.

Boil Water Notice

The City of San Marcos is notifying all water customers of a citywide boil water notice in effect until Saturday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.  The boil notice is the result of construction damage to a major City water main this afternoon which resulted in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice in Effect until Saturday at 5 p.m.

Boil Water Notice

The City of San Marcos is notifying all water customers of a citywide boil water notice in effect until Saturday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.  The boil notice is the result of construction damage to a major City water main this afternoon which resulted in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice in Effect until Saturday at 5 p.m.

Boil Water Notice

The City of San Marcos is notifying all water customers of a citywide boil water notice in effect until Saturday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.  The boil notice is the result of construction damage to a major City water main this afternoon which resulted in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Two Honorary Grand Marshals Named for 2020 Veterans Day ‘Month of Service’

Grand Marshall Group photo

 

Throughout November, the City of San Marcos is honoring our Veterans with a “Month of Service” to show our pride and respect for the Veterans who have assured freedom for our nation for 244 years.

Honorary Grand Marshals for t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Two Honorary Grand Marshals Named for 2020 Veterans Day ‘Month of Service’

Grand Marshall Group photo

 

Throughout November, the City of San Marcos is honoring our Veterans with a “Month of Service” to show our pride and respect for the Veterans who have assured freedom for our nation for 244 years.

Honorary Grand Marshals for t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Two Honorary Grand Marshals Named for 2020 Veterans Day ‘Month of Service’

Grand Marshall Group photo

 

Throughout November, the City of San Marcos is honoring our Veterans with a “Month of Service” to show our pride and respect for the Veterans who have assured freedom for our nation for 244 years.

Honorary Grand Marshals for t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Two Honorary Grand Marshals Named for 2020 Veterans Day ‘Month of Service’

Grand Marshall Group photo

 

Throughout November, the City of San Marcos is honoring our Veterans with a “Month of Service” to show our pride and respect for the Veterans who have assured freedom for our nation for 244 years.

Honorary Grand Marshals for t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident on Wednesday

Mugshot of young man in black t-shirt

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of a stabbing on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Jonathan Sonny Luna (DOB 06/18/99) of Seguin, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Family Vio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident on Wednesday

Mugshot of young man in black t-shirt

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of a stabbing on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Jonathan Sonny Luna (DOB 06/18/99) of Seguin, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Family Vio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident on Wednesday

Mugshot of young man in black t-shirt

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of a stabbing on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Jonathan Sonny Luna (DOB 06/18/99) of Seguin, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Family Vio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident on Wednesday

Mugshot of young man in black t-shirt

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of a stabbing on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Jonathan Sonny Luna (DOB 06/18/99) of Seguin, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Family Vio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

East Hopkins Bike and Ped Project Beginning Nov. 9

East Hopkins Project graphic of yellow vest and yellow hardhat

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin construction on the East Hopkins Bike and Pedestrian Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 9. The project will improve pedestrian and bicycle access to busy locations along Ho...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

East Hopkins Bike and Ped Project Beginning Nov. 9

East Hopkins Project graphic of yellow vest and yellow hardhat

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin construction on the East Hopkins Bike and Pedestrian Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 9. The project will improve pedestrian and bicycle access to busy locations along Ho...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

East Hopkins Bike and Ped Project Beginning Nov. 9

East Hopkins Project graphic of yellow vest and yellow hardhat

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin construction on the East Hopkins Bike and Pedestrian Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 9. The project will improve pedestrian and bicycle access to busy locations along Ho...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

East Hopkins Bike and Ped Project Beginning Nov. 9

East Hopkins Project graphic of yellow vest and yellow hardhat

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin construction on the East Hopkins Bike and Pedestrian Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 9. The project will improve pedestrian and bicycle access to busy locations along Ho...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Garza & Scott Elected; Runoff in Mayoral Race & Place 5

2020 Election Results announcement with City of San Marcos Logo

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, Alyssa Garza and Shane Scott have been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 3 and 4, respectively. A runoff election will be called for the Mayo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Garza & Scott Elected; Runoff in Mayoral Race & Place 5

2020 Election Results announcement with City of San Marcos Logo

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, Alyssa Garza and Shane Scott have been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 3 and 4, respectively. A runoff election will be called for the Mayo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Garza & Scott Elected; Runoff in Mayoral Race & Place 5

2020 Election Results announcement with City of San Marcos Logo

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, Alyssa Garza and Shane Scott have been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 3 and 4, respectively. A runoff election will be called for the Mayo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Garza & Scott Elected; Runoff in Mayoral Race & Place 5

2020 Election Results announcement with City of San Marcos Logo

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, Alyssa Garza and Shane Scott have been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 3 and 4, respectively. A runoff election will be called for the Mayo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Kicks-Off with Honor a Veteran

San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations, will be hosting a month of service opportunities starting with “Honor a Veteran”.

From November 1 through ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Kicks-Off with Honor a Veteran

San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations, will be hosting a month of service opportunities starting with “Honor a Veteran”.

From November 1 through ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Kicks-Off with Honor a Veteran

San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations, will be hosting a month of service opportunities starting with “Honor a Veteran”.

From November 1 through ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Kicks-Off with Honor a Veteran

San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations, will be hosting a month of service opportunities starting with “Honor a Veteran”.

From November 1 through ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Animal Shelter to Host Next Emancipet Clinic Nov. 7

Cherry

On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) will host the first of several upcoming Emancipet mobile spay/neuter clinics for San Marcos and the surrounding community. Pet drop-off begins at 8 a.m. at the SMRAS, 750 River Road...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Animal Shelter to Host Next Emancipet Clinic Nov. 7

Cherry

On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) will host the first of several upcoming Emancipet mobile spay/neuter clinics for San Marcos and the surrounding community. Pet drop-off begins at 8 a.m. at the SMRAS, 750 River Road...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Animal Shelter to Host Next Emancipet Clinic Nov. 7

Cherry

On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) will host the first of several upcoming Emancipet mobile spay/neuter clinics for San Marcos and the surrounding community. Pet drop-off begins at 8 a.m. at the SMRAS, 750 River Road...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Animal Shelter to Host Next Emancipet Clinic Nov. 7

Cherry

On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) will host the first of several upcoming Emancipet mobile spay/neuter clinics for San Marcos and the surrounding community. Pet drop-off begins at 8 a.m. at the SMRAS, 750 River Road...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Man Arrested Downtown for Aggravated Assault

Mugshots of two white males

The San Marcos Police Department responded to an incident downtown Tuesday night, Oct. 27, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Mekhi Arthur Burgess (DOB 07/17/98) of Cedar Park, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Tampering with P...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Man Arrested Downtown for Aggravated Assault

Mugshots of two white males

The San Marcos Police Department responded to an incident downtown Tuesday night, Oct. 27, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Mekhi Arthur Burgess (DOB 07/17/98) of Cedar Park, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Tampering with P...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Man Arrested Downtown for Aggravated Assault

Mugshots of two white males

The San Marcos Police Department responded to an incident downtown Tuesday night, Oct. 27, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Mekhi Arthur Burgess (DOB 07/17/98) of Cedar Park, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Tampering with P...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Man Arrested Downtown for Aggravated Assault

Mugshots of two white males

The San Marcos Police Department responded to an incident downtown Tuesday night, Oct. 27, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Mekhi Arthur Burgess (DOB 07/17/98) of Cedar Park, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Tampering with P...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

November City Hall Calendar

Photo of City Hall

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Sunday, November 1, 2020 

SMTX Veteran Month of Service Week 1: Honor a Veteran - Submit a name, photo, and a brief description ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

November City Hall Calendar

Photo of City Hall

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Sunday, November 1, 2020 

SMTX Veteran Month of Service Week 1: Honor a Veteran - Submit a name, photo, and a brief description ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

November City Hall Calendar

Photo of City Hall

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Sunday, November 1, 2020 

SMTX Veteran Month of Service Week 1: Honor a Veteran - Submit a name, photo, and a brief description ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

November City Hall Calendar

Photo of City Hall

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Sunday, November 1, 2020 

SMTX Veteran Month of Service Week 1: Honor a Veteran - Submit a name, photo, and a brief description ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

City Announces 5th Annual Bin It to Win It Champion

Tree and two recycling trash cans graphic

The City of San Marcos Resource Recovery Department is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, Vintage Pads Apartments is the official champion of the annual Bin it to Win it recycling competition. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

City Announces 5th Annual Bin It to Win It Champion

Tree and two recycling trash cans graphic

The City of San Marcos Resource Recovery Department is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, Vintage Pads Apartments is the official champion of the annual Bin it to Win it recycling competition. 

Bin it to Win it is a ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

City Announces 5th Annual Bin It to Win It Champion

Tree and two recycling trash cans graphic

The City of San Marcos Resource Recovery Department is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, Vintage Pads Apartments is the official champion of the annual Bin it to Win it recycling competition. 

Bin it to Win it is a ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

City Announces 5th Annual Bin It to Win It Champion

Tree and two recycling trash cans graphic

The City of San Marcos Resource Recovery Department is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, Vintage Pads Apartments is the official champion of the annual Bin it to Win it recycling competition. 

Bin it to Win it is a ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

SMPD Blue Santa Applications Due November 20

San Marcos Police Department Blue santa announcement

The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) is excited to announce that the application process for the 2020 SMPD Blue Santa Program is open and applications will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 20. 

Applications are available in English and Spanish ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

SMPD Blue Santa Applications Due November 20

San Marcos Police Department Blue santa announcement

The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) is excited to announce that the application process for the 2020 SMPD Blue Santa Program is open and applications will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 20. 

Applications are available in English and Spanish ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

SMPD Blue Santa Applications Due November 20

San Marcos Police Department Blue santa announcement

The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) is excited to announce that the application process for the 2020 SMPD Blue Santa Program is open and applications will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 20. 

Applications are available in English and Spanish ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

SMPD Blue Santa Applications Due November 20

San Marcos Police Department Blue santa announcement

The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) is excited to announce that the application process for the 2020 SMPD Blue Santa Program is open and applications will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 20. 

Applications are available in English and Spanish ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

San Marcos Residents Can Text Emergency Info to 9-1-1

texting

With storm season in full swing, the City of San Marcos is reminding residents that in an emergency they can send text messages to 9-1-1 in the Central Texas area.

The Capital Area Council of Governments deployed Text to 9-1-1 service region wide in Octobe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

San Marcos Residents Can Text Emergency Info to 9-1-1

texting

With storm season in full swing, the City of San Marcos is reminding residents that in an emergency they can send text messages to 9-1-1 in the Central Texas area.

The Capital Area Council of Governments deployed Text to 9-1-1 service region wide in Octobe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

San Marcos Residents Can Text Emergency Info to 9-1-1

texting

With storm season in full swing, the City of San Marcos is reminding residents that in an emergency they can send text messages to 9-1-1 in the Central Texas area.

The Capital Area Council of Governments deployed Text to 9-1-1 service region wide in Octobe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

San Marcos Residents Can Text Emergency Info to 9-1-1

texting

With storm season in full swing, the City of San Marcos is reminding residents that in an emergency they can send text messages to 9-1-1 in the Central Texas area.

The Capital Area Council of Governments deployed Text to 9-1-1 service region wide in Octobe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

City Seal

The San Marcos City Council approved Code SMTX, a new 434-page development code that aligns with the City’s comprehensive plan and will guide how the City grows in the coming years.

“This is a day of celebration! Our new code has been in the works for four...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

City Seal

The San Marcos City Council approved Code SMTX, a new 434-page development code that aligns with the City’s comprehensive plan and will guide how the City grows in the coming years.

“This is a day of celebration! Our new code has been in the works for four...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

City Seal

The San Marcos City Council approved Code SMTX, a new 434-page development code that aligns with the City’s comprehensive plan and will guide how the City grows in the coming years.

“This is a day of celebration! Our new code has been in the works for four...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

City Seal

The San Marcos City Council approved Code SMTX, a new 434-page development code that aligns with the City’s comprehensive plan and will guide how the City grows in the coming years.

“This is a day of celebration! Our new code has been in the works for four...

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Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: January 25, 2021

SMPD Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect

SMPD Arrests suspect for armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop

The San Marcos Police Department arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, that occurred December 11, 2020. The suspect has been identified as Miguel Perez (DOB 01/19/2000) of San Marcos, TX.

Perez was arr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Suspect Arrested for Murder at San Marcos Hotel

Murder suspect Melvin George Nicholas Jr arrested

At approximately 8:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, San Marcos Police were called to the Econo Lodge Hotel, 811 S. Guadalupe Street, and upon arrival located a deceased male inside one of the rooms. 

The decedent was identified as 33-year-old An...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

Hays County Opens Online Portal for COVID-19 Vaccines

On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, the Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) received a shipment of 1,950 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. It also launched an online portal where individuals eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations can sign up for appointments: ht...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

City Earns GFOA Award for Financial Reporting

Mugshots of two white males

For the 41st time, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of San Marcos the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award is for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

The Cert...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Downtown San Marcos Street Signs Get Makeover

New signs coming to Downtown San Marcos

Starting the week of January 25, 2021, the City of San Marcos will begin installing new street signs in the downtown area. The branded street signs are part of the Main Street Program’s ongoing efforts to showcase downtown’s rich histo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Construction Update: Phase 4 Begins on Wonder Drive and Hunter Road Improvements

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, construction work begins on Phase 4 of the intersection safety and improvement project at Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road. This is the last major phase of the project, which will focus on the corner of the intersection closest to t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

City Hall Closure MLK Jan 18

City of San Marcos Offices, including City Hall, Public Library, Activity Center, Municipal Court, Animal Shelter, Discovery Center, and Utility Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Since City facilities are a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

SMPD Receives Safe Policing for Communities Certification

San Marcos Police Department Seal

On Monday, January 6, 2021, the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation certified the San Marcos Police Department’s compliance with President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order No. 13929. The certification makes SMPD eligible for di...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Cape Road Closure Beginning Jan. 11

Cape Road Closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15

MEDIA NOTICE:  

As part of the Blanco Gardens Subdivision Drainage project, Cape Road will be closed Jan. 11 through Jan. 15 at the intersection of River Road to install a storm drain.  Traffic will be detoured around the road closure by ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Kalka Hired as City’s New Finance Director

Marie Kalka Photo

City of San Marcos is announcing the hire of Marie Kalka as the City’s next director of finance. Kalka will begin her career in San Marcos on January 19, and was chosen from a nationwide candidate pool of 53 applicants.  Ralph Andersen & Asso...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City Facilities Remain Closed to Public Until Feb. 1

Facility Closure

Due to continued rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations within San Marcos and Hays County, City facilities will remain closed to the public through the end of January 2021.  Facilities are scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday, Feb. 1 a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

San Marcos Ends Water Restrictions on January 10

Water Restrictions End on January 10

The City of San Marcos will end Stage 1 drought water restrictions effective Sunday, Jan. 10 and will return to year-round water conservation rules.  Recent rains across the hill country area that recharge the Edwards Aquifer have moved water lev...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Rental Property Registration Mandatory as of January 1

Rental Property Registration

The City of San Marcos Neighborhood Enhancement Department is reminding owners of rental property located within the City limits that as of January 1, 2021, they are required to register their properties on an annual basis. Registration may be completed o...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Holiday Weekend Results in 16th Traffic Fatality for 2020

City of San Marcos Seal

On Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at approximately 11:40 p.m., San Marcos Police, San Marcos Fire, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to I-35 in the area of Exit 206 northbound TX-82 Loop & Aquarena Springs Drive in reference to an auto-pedestrian accident...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

SMPD Arrests One from November Grove Apts Incidents

Demarques Whitehurst arrested for Grove Apts Incident

On Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, San Marcos Police arrested 21-year-old Demarques Milan Whitehurst in San Antonio, TX., for crimes that occurred in November at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway.

SMPD detectives determined that Whitehurst was i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Grow Zone and Native Prairie Pilot Program Underway

Willow Springs

The City of San Marcos Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Habitat Conservation Plan programs have partnered to conduct a pilot program for a grow zone and native prairie at Willow Springs Park, 325 Ellis Street. 

A grow zone allows native plants to gro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

Skate Park Graffiti

The San Marcos Skate Park will be closed for graffiti removal Tuesday, Jan. 5 and Wednesday, Jan. 6.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Jan. 7.

“We’ve seen a sharp increase in graffiti vandalism across the City this yea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Shelter Exceeds Goal with 131 Adoptions to Forever Homes

Baylor and Madison Adopted

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) exceeded its December goal of 120 new adoptions with a total of 131 pets being placed in their forever homes during the Holiday Adoption Special.  These were pets at the shelter or in foster care who...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

SMPD Makes Christmas Eve Aggravated Assault Arrest

Mug shot of Richard Allen Davis

On Thursday, Dec. 24, San Marcos Police arrested Richard Allen Davis (DOB 9/02/1969) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon following a stabbing incident.

At approximately 6:31 p.m. on Christmas Eve, officers were dispatched to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Heritage Association Donates $5,000 to Public Library

Diane Insley and Linda Coker

The City of San Marcos Public Library recently received a $5,000 donation from the Heritage Association of San Marcos to benefit the San Marcos and Hays County Local History Archives in the new library addition. 

“We’re thankfu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

January City Hall Calendar

January City Hall Calendar

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

 

Friday, January 1, 2020

New Year’s Day – City Hall Offices closed. 

Saturday, January 2, 2...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

City to Close Facilities to Public Dec. 28 to Jan. 12

City Facilities Closed until January 12

The City of San Marcos is closing all public facilities for the two weeks following the Christmas holiday, from Monday, Dec. 28 to Tuesday, Jan. 12, to help ensure that COVID-19 case counts remain low among City staff and within the overall community. &am...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

City Offices Closed for Christmas

City Hall Offices Closed for Holidays

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, Public Library, and Utility Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday. 

San Marcos Municipal Court, l...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Weekend Auto Fatality is 15th for San Marcos in 2020

White Chevy crashed into railing

On Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at approximately 3:30 a.m., units from the San Marcos Police Department, the San Marcos Fire Department, and Hays County EMS were dispatched to a major traffic collision on IH35 northbound near the 204-mile marker which resulted ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

SMPD Requests Assistance in Spirit Pit Stop Robbery

Spirits Robbery Offender

On Friday evening, Dec. 11, San Marcos Police responded to the report of an Aggravated Robbery at Spirit Pit Stop, 1214 IH 35 South, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

At approximately 6:53 p.m. on Friday, an unidentified offend...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Two Weekend Incidents Lead to Multiple Arrests

Mugshots of 5 Arrests

The San Marcos Police Department responded to two separate incidents that led to several felony arrests over the weekend.

“Huge thanks to our officers for their hard work and diligent efforts to solve these crimes and keep our community safe,&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Local Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

CARTS Interurban and Local San Marcos "The Bus" transit service will be on a modified holiday schedule starting Monday, Dec. 14. The last day for the extended service schedule for the 1517 Interurban is Friday, Dec. 11, and service for the 1517 ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Aggravated Assault Offender Arrested on Thursday

Jason Jordan Trevino Arrested on Thursday Dec. 10

On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 10, San Marcos Police arrested Jason Jordan Trevino (DOB 6/28/2000) of San Marcos for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Evading Arrest, and Tampering with Evidence

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, offic...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Chief’s Advisory Panel Public Meeting on Dec. 21

Chief's Advisory Panel on Dec. 21

NOTE:  The meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 21 and will be available for remote viewing through Zoom with the link available on the SMPD Facebook page and the Chief’s Advisory Panel web page the day of the meeting.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Curative Mobile Testing Announces Holiday Closures

COVID-19 Testing Announces Holiday Closures

Free COVID-19 testing continues to be available throughout Hays County at Curative mobile sites in San Marcos, Wimberley, Buda, Dripping Springs, and Kyle. In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, all Curative mobile testing sites...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Hughson and Gleason Victorious in Runoff Election

Mayor and Place 5 Election Results

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 8:54 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, Jane Hughson has been re-elected Mayor and Mark Gleason has been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 5. 

The Dec. 8 election will be ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

SMPD Arrests Driver of Stolen Vehicle on Monday

Jacob Anthony Fuentes Mugshot

Early Monday morning, Dec. 7, San Marcos Police Department officers arrested Jacob Anthony Fuentes (DOB 5/31/1998) of San Marcos for driving a stolen vehicle and for several other charges stemming from the incident. 

At approximately 2:21 a.m. on ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Shelter Sets Goal to Match 120 Pets to Forever Homes

Holiday Animal Shelter Adoption Special

$20 Holiday Adoption Special  

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is offering a holiday adoption special of $20 for all adoption-ready pets through Tuesday, Dec. 22. These are pets at the shelter or in foster care who are already spayed or neu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Family-friendly Holiday Activities in Downtown San Marcos

Downtown San Marcos Mobility Hub

The San Marcos Main Street Program has kicked off its annual Season’s Greetings from Downtown campaign by opening the holiday mailbox in Kissing Alley until Friday, Jan. 1.  A holiday selfie installation was also recently unveiled at th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

SMPD Searching for Offender in Aggravated Robbery

Sunoco Robbery Video Surveillance photos

The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of an aggravated robbery at Sunoco, 1200 Hwy 80, on Sunday, Nov. 29, and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Sunday morning, at approximately 12:29 a.m., an unidentified off...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December City Hall Calendar

December City Hall Calendar event dates

Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 

City Council Meeting – 3 p.m. Work Session followed by Executive Session 6 p.m. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

New Public Library Hours and Services Starting Today

San Marcos Public Library New hours and Services

The San Marcos Public Library has moved into the new portion of its building and has reopened for public services beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 1. The new library hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.&a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

SMPD Searching for Armed Offenders in Second Grove Incident

San Marcos Police Department update on The Grove Incident

San Marcos Police are searching for two armed offenders who are believed to be responsible for a second incident at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, and continue to ask the public for their assistance in solving this crime.  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Patton Street Closed to Traffic Through End of December

Patton Street Closure through the end of December

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department began construction on a storm sewer associated with the Victory Gardens Subdivision Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 30, that will require Patton Street to be closed to traffic from...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Mountain Laurel Garden Club Donates to Wreaths Across America Event

Wreaths Across America Donation

The Mountain Laurel Garden Club gathered recently at the San Marcos City Cemetery flagpole to make a monetary donation in support of the Wreaths Across America event that will take place at the City Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 19.

The Club&rsqu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Call for Agencies to Apply for Additional CDBG-CV Funding for Housing & Business Relief

City of San Marcos Seal

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications through December 30, 2020, from non-profit organizations, government agencies, and City departments for Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) funding for the Design and Administra...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Final Week: Hays County Food Bank Donations

Veterans month of service final week opportunity

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veteran organizations, will conclude their month of service opportunities with “Donate to the Hays County Food Bank” and the Veterans Food A...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Wonder World Dr and Hunter Rd Improvements Begin Nov. 30

Intersection Improvements Begin Nov. 30

The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin multimodal improvements for pedestrian, bike, and striping access at the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road on Monday, Nov. 30. . 

The planned improv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

San Marcos Police Investigates Third Homicide of 2020

Mugshots of Enalisa Blackman and Michael Ifeanacho

San Marcos Police responded to The Lodge Apartments, 1975 Aquarena Springs Drive, on Tuesday evening for calls of gunshots which ultimately resulted in a murder investigation.  

 On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at approximately 9:13 p.m., offi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions call for applications

The City of San Marcos is accepting applications to fill vacancies on City boards and commissions with volunteers from throughout the community. 

Citizens may fill out volunteer interest applications online through Friday, January 8, 2021, to be c...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City’s Virtual Holiday Parade Slated for November 26

Shoebox parade Announcement

The City of San Marcos will be hosting the inaugural SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26 online at 2 p.m. on SMTX Community Services Facebook Page, Downtown San Marcos Facebook Page, City of San Marcos YouTube channel and on the City...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

City Hall Closures for Thanksgiving Day

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, and Utility Offices and drive-thrus, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library remains closed until D...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Black Friday Weekend Exit Ramp Closures at Outlet Malls

Map for Black Friday Mall Exits

The City of San Marcos will close two IH35 exit ramps near the San Marcos Outlet Malls for traffic control during the upcoming Black Friday weekend.  

From Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m., Exit 200 ramp on southbound IH...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

200 Volunteers Participated in Successful Fall River Clean Up

CoSM Employees during Fall River Clean up

The City’s Neighborhood Enhancement Department, as well as Keep San Marcos Beautiful and the Habitat Conservation Plan, report that almost 200 volunteers picked up trash and recyclable material during the weekend of October 2 - 4 for the Fall Ri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Utility & Rental Assistance Available to Area Residents

Need Utility Assistance help?

The City of San Marcos is reminding area residents of utility and rent or mortgage assistance options available through Community Action, Inc. and the City’s utility billing department to help our community navigate these challenging financial t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Public Assistance Requested for Tuesday Home Invasion

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San Marcos Police responded to the report of a home invasion at The Grove at San Marcos, 1150 E. River Ridge Parkway, on Tuesday, Nov. 17 and is asking the public for assistance in solving this crime.

On Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 12:05 p.m., an u...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Police Respond to Two Shooting Incidents, One Arrest

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San Marcos Police responded to two incidents involving the discharge of firearms over the weekend with one resulting in the shooting of an individual by an unknown assailant and the other resulting in an arrest.  This is the sixth consecutive wee...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice Rescinded Immediately

Boil water notice has ended

The City of San Marcos has rescinded the citywide boil water notice that was issued Thursday evening following construction damage to a major City water main.  Water testing has confirmed no bacteria contamination is present and the water is safe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Citywide Boil Water Notice in Effect until Saturday at 5 p.m.

Boil Water Notice

The City of San Marcos is notifying all water customers of a citywide boil water notice in effect until Saturday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.  The boil notice is the result of construction damage to a major City water main this afternoon which resulted in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Two Honorary Grand Marshals Named for 2020 Veterans Day ‘Month of Service’

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Throughout November, the City of San Marcos is honoring our Veterans with a “Month of Service” to show our pride and respect for the Veterans who have assured freedom for our nation for 244 years.

Honorary Grand Marshals for t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident on Wednesday

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The San Marcos Police Department responded to the report of a stabbing on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Jonathan Sonny Luna (DOB 06/18/99) of Seguin, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Family Vio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

East Hopkins Bike and Ped Project Beginning Nov. 9

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The City of San Marcos Engineering and Capital Improvements Department will begin construction on the East Hopkins Bike and Pedestrian Improvement Project on Monday, Nov. 9. The project will improve pedestrian and bicycle access to busy locations along Ho...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Garza & Scott Elected; Runoff in Mayoral Race & Place 5

2020 Election Results announcement with City of San Marcos Logo

In unofficial election results released by the Hays County Elections Office at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, Alyssa Garza and Shane Scott have been elected to San Marcos City Council Place 3 and 4, respectively. A runoff election will be called for the Mayo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

City’s “Month of Service” Kicks-Off with Honor a Veteran

San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

The City of San Marcos, with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and local veterans’ organizations, will be hosting a month of service opportunities starting with “Honor a Veteran”.

From November 1 through ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Man Arrested Downtown for Aggravated Assault

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The San Marcos Police Department responded to an incident downtown Tuesday night, Oct. 27, 2020, which resulted in the arrest of Mekhi Arthur Burgess (DOB 07/17/98) of Cedar Park, TX., for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Tampering with P...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

November City Hall Calendar

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Meetings listed below are subject to change. Please check with the City Clerk’s office for official postings.

Sunday, November 1, 2020 

SMTX Veteran Month of Service Week 1: Honor a Veteran - Submit a name, photo, and a brief description ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Animal Shelter to Host Next Emancipet Clinic Nov. 7

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On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter (SMRAS) will host the first of several upcoming Emancipet mobile spay/neuter clinics for San Marcos and the surrounding community. Pet drop-off begins at 8 a.m. at the SMRAS, 750 River Road...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

SMPD Blue Santa Applications Due November 20

San Marcos Police Department Blue santa announcement

The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) is excited to announce that the application process for the 2020 SMPD Blue Santa Program is open and applications will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 20. 

Applications are available in English and Spanish ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

City Announces 5th Annual Bin It to Win It Champion

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The City of San Marcos Resource Recovery Department is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, Vintage Pads Apartments is the official champion of the annual Bin it to Win it recycling competition. 

Bin it to Win it is a ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

San Marcos Residents Can Text Emergency Info to 9-1-1

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With storm season in full swing, the City of San Marcos is reminding residents that in an emergency they can send text messages to 9-1-1 in the Central Texas area.

The Capital Area Council of Governments deployed Text to 9-1-1 service region wide in Octobe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

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The San Marcos City Council approved Code SMTX, a new 434-page development code that aligns with the City’s comprehensive plan and will guide how the City grows in the coming years.

“This is a day of celebration! Our new code has been in the works for four...

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Press Releases

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Phased Scooter Pilot Program Launches in San Marcos

SPIN rider with mask

The City of San Marcos, in collaboration with Texas State University, has signed a pilot agreement with Spin electric scooters for an initial two-step deployment of 200 shared scooters beginning this month. Spin has separate agreements with each entity wh...

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