At 1:41 p.m. the San Marcos Police Department was contacted by Blue Skies Aviation at the San Marcos Regional Airport in reference to an email received advising that an explosive had been hidden in Read on...
Cat of the Week: Rudolph Rudolph came to our shelter a little timid and shy, but has since warmed up and is proving to be a sweet little boy. Rudolph is one year old and has medium length black and white hair. Read on...
Mark Rockeymoore and Jocabed “Joca” Marquez were announced the winners of the 2018 Runoff Election for places 4 and 5, respectively, last night (12/11). Read on...
The City of San Marcos is conducting a Community Housing Survey through Jan. 31, 2019 to help inform decisions about housing, land use and transportation within the City. Read on...
The City of San Marcos is pursuing five Strategic Initiatives to guide its operations and priorities in the coming years. They are:
- Workforce Housing
- Public Transit
- Stormwater Management
- Community Partnerships
- City Facilities
Quarterly reports on our progress are posted on the City Manager's web page.
San Marcos voters approved bonds in an election on May 6, 2017 that included two separate propositions for public safety and library projects.
The city is authorized to issue bonds in the maximum principal amount of $32.2 million, a tax rate increase 8.37 cents per $100 of valuation*. That amounts to $10.46 a month for the average homeowner, or $125.55 per year for a $150,000 home (the approximate average home value in San Marcos).
For more information, visit the Bond Projects page.