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  1. San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

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

    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”. Read on...
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    Children’s Playscape Closing Thursdays for Cleaning

    The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department announced that Children’s Park Playscape will be closed every Thursday until further notice for deep cleaning and disinfecting beginning Thursday, Oct. 22 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The park will remain... Read on...
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    Virtual Holiday Shoebox Parade Call for Entries

    The City of San Marcos will be hosting the inaugural SMTX Hometown Holiday Shoebox Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, online at 2 p.m. Read on...
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    San Marcos Electric Offers Rebates for Planting Trees

    In celebration of Texas Arbor Day on Friday, Nov. 6, the City of San Marcos Electric Utility is implementing the Shade Tree Rebate Program to encourage residents to plant shade trees around their homes. The program... Read on...
  5. Save the Date Wreaths Across America December 19, 2020 text on background of military cemetery

    City Cemetery Official Location for Wreaths Across America Day

    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. Read on...
  6. San Marcos Veterans Month of Service November 2020

    City of San Marcos to host “Month of Service” in lieu of Veterans Day Parade

    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 for the community to honor all who have served. These opportunities will replace ... Read on...
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    City to Reopen Parks, River Access & Facilities on Sept. 16

    The City of San Marcos will reopen all public facilities, riverfront parks, neighborhood park playgrounds, athletic complexes, tennis and basketball courts on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. Children’s Park Playscape ... Read on...
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    Resident Engagement Improves with SMTX Connect Redesign

    SMTX Connect, the official City of San Marcos civic engagement tool, is being upgraded today to a new platform that will allow residents a simpler and better experience when reporting non-emergency issues, requesting services, and commenting to... Read on...
  9. ADA Accessible ramp @ Rio Vista Park

    ADA Ramps to go in at Rio Vista Park & City Park

    As the TxDOT ADA pathway project continues construction along the riverfront parks from I-35 to Sewell Park, the City of San Marcos is ... Read on...