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Posted on: August 12, 2022

San Marcos Police Investigating Deadly Crash

INVESTIGATION UPDATE

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2022, San Marcos Police responded to a major crash at the intersection of McCarty Lane and Hunter Road. The collision involved two vehicles, a white Kia and a silver Toyota Scion. 

The preliminary...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

NF Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Barnaby (49880449)

Barnaby is a super cool dude who's getting very stressed in the shelter environment. He is very high-energy and should be adopted into a family that has a big backyard so he can endlessly play catch with his fav...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

August 4, 2022 - Pets of the Week

Dog of the Week: Sasha (48827025)

Sasha has been at the shelter since October 7, 2021, with no adoption interest. We don't know why she's been at the shelter for almost a year because she's a superstar! Sasha is very playful, tre...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Interurban 1517 will temporarily stop running Monday, Aug. 8 2022

Interurban service changes

CARTS passengers wishing to go to Austin should be aware that the CARTS Interurban 1517 route will not run between August 8, 2022, and August 19, 2022. It will resume its regular full schedule on August 22, 2022. Passengers who need to go to Austin can ri...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

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Dog of the Week: Big Joe (50402456)

Big Joe is a very handsome American Bulldog/Greater Swiss Mountain Dog mix! At only a year old, he's over 50 pounds and has very calm energy. He enjoys spending time outside and sniffing all the different smells...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

POTW July 21, 2022

Dog of the Week: Bosco (49599966)

Bosco is a handsome 2-year-old who loves playing outside and is always up for an adventure. He likes to pick his dog friends, so if you're interested in adopting this cutie, bring your pup to the shelter to have a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Emergency Water Outage Notification

Water Outage July 2022

CITY OF SAN MARCOS 

EMERGENCY WATER SERVICE OUTAGE NOTIFICATION

7/19/22

Due to conditions which occurred recently it was necessary to turn water service off in the areas of Hunter Hill, Foxtail, 414 Stagecoach, Mary Max, Braden Brooke, Sage Leaf Wil...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

July 14, 2022

Dog of the Week: Leopold (50238936)

This cute boy is not the king of Belgium or a Roman Emperor, but he would like to shower you and your family with unconditional love! Leopold is an 11-month-old Chinook mix who's looking for owners that will giv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Jonathan Locke Selected as Director of Finance/CFO

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After a two-month search, Interim City Manager Stephanie Reyes has selected Jonathan Locke as the City of San Marcos’ Director of Finance/CFO. Locke will join the City team beginning August 1, and was chosen from a nationwide candidate pool of 1...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

NF Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Sally (50364448)

Sally is a 6-year-old Collie mix with a lot of love to share! She walks great on leash, is potty-trained, crate-trained, and loves giving hugs. Sally is a social butterfly and has made a few friends while being at the shel...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Lift Station Equipment Failure Causes Wastewater Spill

NF SMTX Notice

An equipment failure at a City Wastewater Lift Station, located in the 2200 block of River Road, caused untreated wastewater to discharge near the Blanco River in the late evening hours of Monday, June 27, 2022. The City’s water supply was not a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

San Marcos Activity Center to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

San Marcos Activity Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The City of San Marcos invites members of the community to celebrate the San Marcos Activity Center’s 25th anniversary on Thursday, June 30. Admission to the facility will be waived between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and the San Marcos Parks and Recreat...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Film Studio at La Cima FAQ

Film Studio Incentive Agreement Newsflash

Click here to visit the Hill Country Studios Project FAQ page.

The La Cima agreement covers a large land area that is restricted to an average of 19% impervious cover overall across its different properties, which is less than the 20% allowed by City Code ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

POTW - June 23, 2022

Dog of the Week: Newton (49798286)

Newton is a 2-year-old Black-Mouth Cur that has been at the shelter since March 18, 2022, with his buddy Dutch (49798239). Newton has beautiful eyes; one blue and one brown! He has learned so much while being at the shelt...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

City Hosts Downtown Area Plan Community Workshop

Community Workshop June 2022

The City of San Marcos invites the public to participate in a Community Workshop to kick off the creation of a Downtown Area Plan for San Marcos.

On Wednesday, June 22, the City will host a Downtown Community Workshop at the Price Center, 222 W San Antonio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

NF Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Banks (49643248)

Banks is a goofy boy who is looking for an adventure buddy! He is a 2-year-old Rottweiler/Mix who loves meeting new people and making friends with other dogs his size. Banks has loved going on Dog's Day Out where ...

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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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