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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Downtown San Marcos Receives Makeover Thanks to LCRA

As part of their 5th annual Steps Forward Day, the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) helped to beautify Downtown San Marcos on Friday, Apr. 5, by providing the volunteers and funding to landscape flowerbeds and remove over 100 unwanted stickers and graffiti.

“This was LCRA’s second year to perform this hard and valuable work in San Marcos and their efforts are greatly appreciated,” said Josie Falletta, Interim Main Street Manager.

The mission of Steps Forward Day is to give back to customers by undertaking projects that help their communities. The LCRA awarded San Marcos the funding and volunteers for these beautification efforts alongside 25 other communities around Texas.

This project was also made possible through additional funding from Keep San Marcos Beautiful and a Gardenville materials grant from Texas Disposal Systems.

For more information about Downtown Vitality initiatives and other Main Street Programs, contact the Main Street office at 512.393.8430.

About the San Marcos Main Street Program:

San Marcos was designated in 1986 as an official Main Street City by the Texas Historical Commission and the National Trust for Historic Preservation and remains one of the oldest Main Street programs in the state. The vision of the San Marcos Main Street Program is to foster a downtown that is a unique and culturally vibrant destination, where local business thrive and people of all ages can connect, create and celebrate.

Volunteers gather outside the Hays County Courthouse on Steps Forward Day after volunteering to beau

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