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The City of San Marcos is holding their annual recycling competition and it will last from Oct. 8- Nov. 16.

City, apartments complexes team up to host recycling competition

In an effort to curb excess waste as San Marcos' population grows, apartment complexes have teamed up with the city for Bin It to...
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Planning and Zoning Commission recommends church as historic landmark, grants conditional-use...

The Planning and Zoning Commission granted conditional-use permits to two restaurants Oct. 9 and voted unanimously to recommend the Old First Baptist Church on...
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Planning and Zoning Commission denies request to remove limits on Preferred...

The Planning and Zoning Commission denied a proposed amendment Sept. 25 to remove the twice-per-year limit on the number of times Preferred Scenario Map...
The Workforce Housing Task Force aims to advance homes for families with housing issues.

City Council establishes workforce to address housing challenges

The San Marcos City established a Workforce Housing Task Force to assist City Council in developing housing policies as working families face housing challenges. In...
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Planning and Zoning Commission approves request to build single-family homes

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a request Sept. 11 from Standard Custom Homes to build 22 single-family townhomes in San Marcos. The motion, which...

City Council limits city campaign budgets and approves upcoming fiscal budget

City Council voted Sept. 4 to set campaign contribution limits for mayoral or City Council candidates, change the tax rate of real property, and...
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Planning and Zoning Commission denies housing development, citing housing cost and...

The Planning and Zoning Commission denied a request by developers TKAR Commercial Real Estate Services Aug. 28 to develop 27 single-family lots at 128...
Dogs playing August 23 at San Marcos' dog park, which will be closed for renovation starting August 27.

City dog park closes for renovations, moves to temporary location

The Dog Park, located at 250 Charles Austin Drive, will close for renovations Monday, Aug. 27. The Parks and Recreation Department will open a temporary...
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Planning and Zoning Commission votes on developmental changes

The Planning and Zoning Commission passed two motions during their Aug. 14 meeting involving changing low-level density areas into medium-level density areas to promote...
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Credit card skimming on the rise in San Marcos

The recent discovery of another credit card skimmer at a San Marcos gas station has marked an uptick in the crime. A skimmer, or small...