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Posted on: February 23, 2024

City Welcomes Public Safety Communications Specialist

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The City of San Marcos has selected Khameyah Taylor to serve as the Public Safety Communications Specialist. In this new role, Taylor will provide the community with information related to the San Marcos Police, Fire, Emergency Management and City Marshal...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2024

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Feb. 22, 2024

Pet of the Week: Brownie (52885230)

Meet Brownie, a 3-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix who is ready to go, go, go! Weighing 43-pounds this high-energy girl is always down for playtime, or a chill night in with you! Brownie has never met a stranger; s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Assistant City Managers Chase Stapp and Laurie Moyer Announce Retirement

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Assistant City Managers Chase Stapp and Laurie Moyer have announced their retirement from the City of San Marcos after dedicating decades of service back to their community. 

Chase StappChase Stapp, whose service to the City spans over 32 years, h...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2024

San Marcos Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Feb. 15, 2024

Pet of the Week: Harper (54151709)

Harper is a 4-year-old Labrador Retriever/Catahoula Leopard dog mix that enjoys exploring and taking in new surroundings. Harper would prefer to be the only pet in the home so she can get all of her human&rsq...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2024

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Feb. 8, 2024 Pets of the Week

Pet of the Week: Earl (51932897)

Earl is a 5-year-old Treeing Tennessee Brindle mix that is absolutely in love with stuffed toys! Earl has been at the shelter for a year and has a special place in shelter staffs' hearts. When in the play ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2024

UPDATE: ‘Get Around Downtown’ Shuttle Service Pilot Program Expended Available Funding

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February 29, 2024, will be the last day the Get Around Downtown free shuttle service will be available in San Marcos. The shuttle service pilot has expended available funding for the program. Visit sanmarcostx.gov/ecab for more information and to take a q...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2024

City of San Marcos Invites Public to Participate in Comprehensive Plan Survey

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The City of San Marcos invites you to provide your feedback on the Vision SMTX Comprehensive Plan through a survey available between Friday, February 2 and Friday, February 23. The new survey summarizes amendments made by the Planning and Zoning Commissio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2024

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Feb. 1, 2024

 

Pet of the Week: Aragog (54484771)

Are you looking for an adventure? Well, that’s Aragog’s middle name! Aragog is a 2-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier mix who’s loved his outing through the Dog’s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2024

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Jan. 25, 2024

Pets of the Week: Cupid (51943722) 

Need some extra love in your life? Meet Cupid! Her adorable face is simply irresistible. Cupid is a 4-year-old Plott Hound mix with a heart as big as her smile! Cupid adores spending time with people, and she lo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2024

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Jan. 18, 2024

Pet of the Week: Creed (52456815)

Meet Creed! A 6-year-old with a heart as big as his smile. He’s more than just a handsome face; Creed is potty trained, walks well on a leash, and is a pro at tricks like sit and shake. When out with sta...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2024

San Marcos Police Respond to Capital Murder Verdict

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Today, justice was served, not only for fallen Officer Kenneth Copeland, but also for the entire San Marcos Police Department, Officer Copeland’s family, and the community he served. While this verdict may not change the tragic loss we suffered ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2024

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Jan. 11, 2024

Pet of the Week: Lady (54886930)

This sweet senior German Shepherd is looking for her next home! Lady found herself in the shelter after her previous home had a change of living situation and could not bring her with them. Despite the upheaval, La...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2024

City to Rededicate Crossroads Memorial January 15

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City to Rededicate Crossroads Memorial January 15

 

The City of San Marcos will host a rededication of the LBJ MLK Crossroads Memorial to honor the ten-year anniversary of its unveiling on Monday, Jan. 15, 2024. The event will begin at 9 a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2024

San Marcos Returns to Stage 2 Drought Restrictions

STAGE 2 DROUGHT RESTRICTIONS

The City of San Marcos will return to Stage 2 drought restrictions effective Sunday, January 7. The change is in response to rising water source levels at the Edwards Aquifer and Canyon Lake, along with increased water flows in the Comal and San Marcos ri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2024

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Jan. 4, 2024

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pet of the Week: Broomhilda (54818384)

Meet Broomhilda, the enchanting pup with a big heart! This sweet pup has had great interactions with all people and dogs. Pet snuggles are like magic spells that capt...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2024

City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Boards, Commissions

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The City of San Marcos is looking to fill vacancies on City boards and commissions with volunteers from the community.

Citizens should fill out volunteer interest applications online by Tuesday, January 16, 2024 to be considered for appointment. The applic...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2023

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Dec. 28, 2023

Pet of the Week: Maisy (54908341)

Meet Maisy! While Maisy has only been at the shelter a little under a month, she’s made a big impression on staff and volunteers! This sweetie is a 3-year-old Shepherd mix with fantastic manners. Maisy i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2023

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Dec. 14, 2023

Pet of the Week: Barkweiser (53405876)

Ready to inject some pawsitive vibes into your life? Meet Budweiser, the ultimate party pup! Whether he’s lounging in the yard or impressing you with his bag of tricks, this handsome hound is the li...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2023

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week Dec. 7, 2023

Dog of the Week: Darold (51037987)

Darold is a 5-year-old Cur, Black-mouth mix. His quiet, calm, affectionate, and playful personality can light up any room. After napping, he has short bursts of energy and wants to play with everyone. After some attention...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2023

San Marcos Fire Department Recognized with Best Practices Designation

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On Tuesday, December 5, the San Marcos Fire Department was recognized by the Texas Fire Chiefs’ Association and received the Best Practices designation. This is the first time a City of San Marcos public safety department has earned a third-part...

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