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April 5th, 2013 - 5:33 pm § in News

City Adds Signs to San Elijo Road

The city has added several new signs to a stretch of San Elijo Road that has been the site of several recent accidents. The signs are intended to slow drivers down as they navigate a curve at the top of a steep grade. Recently a southbound (downhill) car lost control on the curve and entered [...][...]

March 29th, 2013 - 5:05 pm § in News

Desalination Pipeline Project Starts

Poseidon Resources has begun construction on its 10-mile pipeline project, which will connect the company’s Carlsbad plant with a Vallecitos Water pumping station. When the pipeline is completed and the desalination plant is operational it will provide the city and the region with an important ne[...]

March 7th, 2013 - 4:20 pm § in Outlook

Council Gets First Look at Budget

The 2013/2014 budget process for the City of San Marcos kicked off yesterday with a Budget Workshop. City staff, the citizen Budget Review Committee and the City Council participated in the 2-hour session, which provided highlights of the previous year’s fiscal performance and an initial look and[...]

March 5th, 2013 - 3:55 pm § in Events

Council to Hold Budget Workshop

On March 6th, the San Marcos City Council will hold a public workshop to provide a first look at the city’s annual budget.  The workshop is the beginning of a budget process that concludes with the final consideration of the municipal budget this June. Residents are welcome to attend the work[...]

February 27th, 2013 - 3:30 pm § in News

State of the City

Mayor Jim Desmond reported on the state on the city in a speech at Williams Barn in Walnut Grove Park on February 26.  Here’s a link to a video of the speech: 2013 San Marcos State of the City Address[...]

February 15th, 2013 - 1:29 am § in News

Girders Added to the Borden Bridge Project

The large crane you see looming on the horizon is being used to add girders to the construction of the Borden Bridge.  Crews will be working Wednesday, February 13 and Thursday, February 14 to install the large steel girders. The Borden Road Street Improvements and Bridge Construction project inclu[...]