1. News & Announcements

  1. August 4, 2022 - Pets of the Week

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    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... Read on...
  2. Interurban service changes

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

    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... Read on...
  3. News Flash

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    Big Joe is a very handsome American Bulldog/Greater Swiss Mountain Dog mix! At only a year old, he's over 50 pounds and is calm. If you're interested in adopting... Read on...
  4. POTW July 21, 2022

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    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... Read on...
  5. Water Outage July 2022

    Emergency Water Outage Notification

    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... Read on...
  6. July 14, 2022

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    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... Read on...
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    Jonathan Locke Selected as Director of Finance/CFO

    After a two-month search, Interim City Manager Stephanie Reyes has selected Jonathan Locke as the City of San Marcos’ Director of Finance/CFO. He begins August 1... Read on...
  8. NF Pets of the week

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    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... Read on...
  9. NF SMTX Notice

    Lift Station Equipment Failure Causes Wastewater Spill

    An equipment failure at a City Wastewater Lift Station, located in the 2200 block of River Road, caused untreated wastewater to discharge into the Blanco River... Read on...
  10. San Marcos Activity Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    San Marcos Activity Center to Celebrate 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... Read on...
  11. Film Studio Incentive Agreement Newsflash

    Film Studio at La Cima FAQ

    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 over the recharge zone. There are over 2,000 acres of open... Read on...
  12. POTW - June 23, 2022

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    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... Read on...
  13. Community Workshop June 2022

    City Hosts Downtown Area Plan Community Workshop

    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... Read on...
  14. NF Pets of the week

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    All adoptions are $97 and include spay/neuter, vet exam, vaccinations and a microchip. To learn more about our pets, visit us in person at the shelter or online. Read on...
  15. NF Pets of the week

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    Both pets are available for adoption at the San Marcos Regional Shelter. All pet adoptions are $97 and include spay/neuter, vet exam, vaccinations and a microchip.... Read on...
  16. MAY 24 l 6PM

    City of San Marcos Invites Community to SMTX 2022

    Join Mayor Jane Hughson and San Marcos CISD Superintendent Michael Cardona as they share remarks on last year’s growth and what is expected in the coming year.... Read on...
  17. NF - Dog Beach Closure

    Dog Beach Closed for Maintenance Work

    The temporary closure will extend into the water approximately 1/3 the width of the river adjacent to Dog Beach. Construction is expected to be completed by July 2022. Read on...
  18. texting

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

    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. Read on...
  19. City Seal

    City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

    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... Read on...