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Nuevo Mural Honra la Cultura Indígena de San Marcos

Si has pasado por el Ayuntamiento de San Marcos o la tienda HEB en Thorpe Lane y la Calle Hopkins, es posible que ya hayas visto un nuevo mural.

San Marcos' Annual Heater Drive Heats Up

This holiday season SMTX Utilities is working to make sure everyone in San Marcos is warm with the second annual Winter Heater Drive in full swing.

City Staff Help Main Street Deck Downtown for the Holidays

An estimated 35 City employees took on extra duties as Santa's elves and volunteered their time to make Downtown San Marcos as festive stop during the holiday season...

Newest San Marcos Mural Celebrates Indigenous Cultures 

The City of San Marcos unveiled a new mural at City Hall that depicts the origin of the native indigenous community here in San Marcos...

SMPD Officer Receives International Recognition

One of our own San Marcos Police officers is putting our city on the map internationally. Corporal Claudia Cormier was recently named a 40 Under 40 awardee...

Twelve Graduate from Latest SMFD Citizens Fire Academy

The Citizens Fire Academy (CFA), hosted by the San Marcos Fire Department, wrapped up on November 2, 2023, with 12 cadets graduating from the program.

City of San Marcos to Return to Stage 3 Drought Restrictions

Due to rising water levels at the Edwards Aquifer, Canyon Lake, and Comal River, the City of San Marcos will return to Stage 3 drought restrictions effective...

City of San Marcos Accepting Space Heaters for Winter Heater Drive

As of November 1, 2023, the City of San Marcos is accepting donations for its 2nd Annual Winter Heater Drive. Space heaters donated during the initiative will be...

City of San Marcos to Encourage Tree Planting with Giveaways

By offering trees to the community for free, the Parks and Recreation Department hopes to encourage residents to plant native and adapted trees at their own homes... 

SMTX Utilities Rates Increase for Electric, Water, and Wastewater

SMTX Utilities customers can expect to see increases to their monthly utility bill beginning in October.

Advanced DNA Technology Helps Solve 2004 Cold Case

A variety of resources and teams had to come together to investigate a sexual assault case in San Marcos that had gone cold. 

Council Approves Agreement to Temporarily Transfer Water Rights to City of Kyle 

The agreement with the City of Kyle will not impact the amount of water available to SMTX Utilities water customers and will not impact customers' water rates. There is no financial cost to the City of San Marcos for temporarily transferring the water rights. 

SMPD Makes Arrests in Human Smuggling, Kidnapping Investigation

Thanks to teamwork among our San Marcos Police Department and neighboring law enforcement agencies, investigators have arrested three people accused of kidnapping...

Residents Encouraged to Reduce Tax Bills with Homestead Exemption

The San Marcos City Council voted to approve a residential homestead property tax exemption of $15,000 and raised the exemption for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities from $25,000 to $35,000....

Online Resource Gives Residents Access to Crime Data

The Citizen Connect platform allows residents to view basic data about incidents and arrests. Residents can also create alerts to stay in the loop at what's happening in their neighborhood  and the places they visit every day.

San Marcos at High Risk for Wildfires

The Texas A&M Forest Service has increased the Texas Wildland Fire Preparedness Level to level four out of five. Residents are encouraged to take steps to help prevent wildfires from sparking in our community... 

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