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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Black Friday Weekend Exit Ramp Closure at Outlet Malls

 Black Friday Ramp Closure 2022

This year, the City of San Marcos will only close one Interstate 35 exit ramp near the San Marcos outlet malls for traffic control during the upcoming Black Friday weekend.

Beginning Friday, Nov. 25 at 4 a.m. to Saturday, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m., the Exit 200 ra...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Craddock Avenue Bike Lane Project Public Meeting

Craddock Avenue Bike Lane Project Public Meeting - November 2022

The City of San Marcos Public Works and Engineering Departments will hold a public meeting on November 29, 2022, at 6 p.m. at Crockett Elementary School Cafeteria, 1300 Girard Street, where San Marcos residents can give input regarding the Craddock Avenue...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2022

City Cemetery Official Location for Wreaths Across America Day 2022

Wreaths Across America 2022

The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department will once again join the mission to remember, honor, and teach, during the 2022 Wreaths Across America Event. For the fourth year, the San Marcos City Cemetery has been named an official location that...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2022

‘Get Around Downtown’ with New City of San Marcos Shuttle Service Pilot Program

'Get Around Downtown'

The City of San Marcos introduced a free downtown shuttle service pilot program, ‘Get Around Downtown’ on Nov. 7, 2022. The shuttle is serviced by ECab of North America, and provides visitors, residents, and employees who work in the a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Downtown Bubble Fest SMTX Canceled Due to Weather

Bubble Fest 2022 - Canceled

Unfortunately, due to the weather conditions expected for this coming weekend, Bubble Fest 2022 is canceled.

The City of San Marcos Main Street Program will host Bubble Fest SMTX on Nov. 19, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hays County Courthouse, 111 E...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2022

San Marcos Voters Select City Council Members, Re-elect Mayor

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According to unofficial results for the November 2022 General Election released by Hays County election officials Tuesday, Nov. 8, Matthew Mendoza and Saul Gonzales have been elected to serve on the San Marcos City Council. Jane Hughson was re-elected as ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Blue Santa Program Marks 50th Year Serving San Marcos Families, Applications Due November 28

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Marcos Police Department is now accepting applications for its 2022 Blue Santa Program. This year, the San Marcos Police Department will partner with the Texas State University Police Department to provide toys for kids in the community.

The program is cel...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2022

City Names Condor Director of Engineering & Capital Improvements

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The City of San Marcos announced it has selected Shaun Condor to serve as the Director of Engineering & Capital Improvements. Condor was selected following a nationwide search and recruitment process. 

Condor has more than 17 years of professi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Expo to Feature Vendors, Services for Seniors

10th Biennial Senior Citizen EXPO

The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department and Senior Citizen Advisory Board invite senior citizens and caregivers to the 10th Biennial Senior Citizen Expo on Thursday, October 27, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the San Marc...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2022

City invites public to 10th Annual SMarts Awards Presentation

10th Annual SMarts Awards Presentation

In observance of National Arts and Humanities Month, the San Marcos Arts Commission will present its SMarts Advocacy Awards to individuals and organizations who are making significant contributions to the San Marcos arts and cultural scene on Thursday, Oc...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Fall River Clean Up Trash Weigh-In Totals

Fall River Clean Up Weigh-In

Around 475 volunteers picked up trash and recyclable material during the weekend of October 1, 2022, for the Fall River Cleanup. 

An estimated 2,355 pounds of trash, 563 pounds of recycling and 11 tires. Cleanup areas included San Marcos River fro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2022

City of San Marcos to Honor Veterans with Veterans Day Parade, Month of Service

Veterans Day Parade 2022

The City of San Marcos is now accepting entries for the 2022 Veterans Day Parade, which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 and presented by the City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department with assistance from the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee. ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2022

City to Host Blanco Gardens Neighborhood Public Meeting

Public Meeting Notice

The City of San Marcos will host a Blanco Gardens Neighborhood Public Meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2022. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the KAD Korner Store, 820 Sturgeon Street.  This family-friendly event is free and open to the pub...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2022

San Marcos Police Officer Resigns; Arrested by Hays County Sheriff’s Office

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On Thursday, October 6, 2022, Kyle Lobo voluntarily resigned as a police officer from the San Marcos Police Department. Lobo’s peace officer license will reflect a dishonorable discharge as a result of his resignation in relation to allegations ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Public Invited to Downtown Area Plan Open House

Downtown Area Plan Open House 2022

The City of San Marcos invites the public to participate in an Open House to see the progress made on the Downtown Area Plan for San Marcos.

On Wednesday, October 12, the City will host a Downtown Open House at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E Hopkins...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

San Marcos Receives Destination Excellence Awards

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The San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau (SMCVB) brought home three Destination Excellence Awards from the Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (TACVB) during their annual conference in South Padre Island this August. SMCVB earned fir...

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