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Posted on: May 3, 2022

City to Host Marketing Workshop for Artists, Event Organizers

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The City of San Marcos Arts Commission will host a marketing workshop geared toward event organizers on Thursday, May 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at the San Marcos Activity Center Multipurpose Room, 501 E. Hopkins St. 


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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Arts Commission Seeks Qualified Artists for New Sculpture

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The San Marcos Arts Commission has issued a national call for artist qualifications for a new outdoor sculpture to be placed in Ramon Lucio Park near the mixed-use path and Cheatham Street.

“We’re looking for an artist or team who can a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

City Offices Closed for Presidents Day

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City of San Marcos offices, including the Public Library, Animal Shelter, and Utility Offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of Presidents. Day.

All CARTS routes will operate on schedule.

Trash and recycling services will run on schedule.


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Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

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The San Marcos Skate Park, 625 E. Hopkins, will be closed for graffiti removal Monday, Feb. 28 through Wednesday, Mar. 2.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Mar. 3. 

“The extensive amount of vandalism on the structures w...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Comment Period Opens for Preferred Scenario Map

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The City of San Marcos is now collecting comments on the Preferred Scenario Map draft, a key component of the Vision SMTX Comprehensive Plan. The map will help guide and manage future growth in San Marcos.

The map is available online at

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