1. News & Announcements

  1. HIRING

    San Marcos Fire Department Looking for Firefighter Candidates

    The City of San Marcos is encouraging qualified candidates to apply as firefighters for the San Marcos Fire Department. The City will conduct a Civil Service... Read on...
  2. September 29 - Pets of the week

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    Chevy is a four-year-old Labrador Retriever/Australian Cattle Dog mix with a big personality! He is a very chill guy with low energy who loves meeting new people... Read on...
  3. River in the Fall

    Volunteers Needed for Fall River Clean Up

    The City of San Marcos and Texas State University are calling on volunteers to register for the 6th Annual Fall River Clean Up happening from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.... Read on...
  4. September 22 - Pets of the Week

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    Luffy is a two-year-old Greater Swiss Mountain Dog/Terrier mix with lots of energy! Because of his high energy, he would benefit from being in a home where there... Read on...
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    City of San Marcos Encourages Survey Participation

    The City of San Marcos has launched the National Community Survey to gather feedback from residents on an array of issues including housing affordability... Read on...
  6. September 15, 2022 - Pets of the week

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    Look at this handsome boy! Oso loves being outside and exploring new smells. He is a very smart four-year-old Great Pyrenees who knows how to behave himself on... Read on...
  7. NF - CVB Awards

    San Marcos Receives Destination Excellence Awards

    San Marcos earned first place for Website Design & Effectiveness and Public Relations, and a second place award for Destination Marketing Organization of the Year. Read on...
  8. Hernandez Case photos

    Interim Directors Named for Planning & Development Services, Parks & Recreation Departments

    On Wednesday, August 31, the City of San Marcos named Interim Directors for its Planning & Development Services and Parks and Recreation Departments. Amanda Hernandez... Read on...
  9. September 1, 2022, Boil Water Notice Rescinded

    Boil Water Notice Rescinded

    On 8/31/22, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the City of San Marcos public water system, PWS# TX1050001, to issue a Boil Water Notice... Read on...
  10. NF Pets of the week

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    Winifred (50694402) is a stunning three-year-old Dutch Shepherd! She's been at the shelter a little over a month and has already made a bunch of friends with... Read on...
  11. August 23, 2022 - SMTXU Launches OMS

    SMTXU Launches Outage Management System

    On September 9, 2022, SMTX Utilities will launch a new feature that allows customers to track electric outages in their area in real time. Through the Outage... Read on...
  12. Pets of the week - August 18, 2022

    San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    Metapod is a two-year-old, 54-pound Australian Cattle Dog/Greater Swiss Mountain Dog mix with a big personality! He enjoys herding people and animals, and we... Read on...
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    Elizabeth Treviño Selected to Serve as City Clerk

    On Tuesday, August 16, Interim City Clerk Elizabeth Treviño was selected to serve as City Clerk. Treviño has been serving as Interim City Clerk since May 2022.... Read on...
  14. We want to hear from you

    City to Host Sidewalk Maintenance and Gap Infill Program Public Meeting

    The City of San Marcos will host a public meeting to gather public input on the Sidewalk Maintenance and Gap Infill Program on August 29 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m... Read on...
  15. INVESTIGATION UPDATE

    San Marcos Police Investigating Deadly Crash

    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 crash... Read on...
  16. 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 ready-to-go pets that are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped, are currently $22. Read on...
  17. 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...
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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...
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    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...
  20. 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...