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Posted on: October 3, 2022

San Marcos Fire Department Looking for Firefighter Candidates

HIRING

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 Examination in order to establish an eligibility list for Firefighters.

Minimum qualific...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

September 29 - Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Chevy (50690865)

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 because they give him lots of head scratches. Chevy is crate...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Fall River Clean Up

River in the Fall

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. on Saturday, October 1, 2022. The Fall River Clean Up covers the Upper San Marcos River.&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

September 22 - Pets of the Week

Dog of the Week: Luffy (50228015)

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 are older children, plenty of room to run and play, and a se...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

City of San Marcos Encourages Survey Participation

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The City of San Marcos has launched the National Community Survey to gather feedback from residents on an array of issues including housing affordability, transportation, education, recreational opportunities, and civic engagement. The survey is available...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

September 15, 2022 - Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Oso (46338787)

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 leash and knows how to sit when told. He enjoys getting pets and...

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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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Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2022

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

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On Wednesday, August 31, the City of San Marcos named Interim Directors for its Planning & Development Services and Parks and Recreation Departments. Amanda Hernandez will serve as Interim Director of Planning & Development Services. Jamie Lee Cas...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

September 1, 2022, Boil Water Notice Rescinded

CITY OF SAN MARCOS

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

9/1/2022

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 to inform customers, individuals, or employees...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

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Dog of the Week: Winifred (50694402)

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 other dogs that share her same high energy....

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2022

SMTXU Launches Outage Management System

August 23, 2022 - SMTXU Launches OMS

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 Management System (OMS), customers can view an outage map, check estimated restoration times, rep...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the week - August 18, 2022

Dog of the Week: Metapod (49931235)

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 can't blame him because he was born for the job. When...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Elizabeth Treviño Selected to Serve as City Clerk

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On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Interim City Clerk Elizabeth Treviño was selected to serve as City Clerk. Treviño has been serving as Interim City Clerk since May 2022. 

Treviño began her career with the City in 2007 ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2022

City to Host Sidewalk Maintenance and Gap Infill Program Public Meeting

We want to hear from you

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. at the Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins. Light refreshments will be served.

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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

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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: 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: 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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