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Coldspring studies ways to increase tourism
San Jacinto News- Times - June 2008

COLDSPRING -- Several tactics to increase tourism in Coldspring, was discussed by the Coldspring City Council Monday evening. The council approved a motion to post a new sign reading “Superior Public Water System” under every city limit sign. A member of the San Jacinto Water Supply Corporation, Dennis Ready, said Coldspring’s public water system has been among the top 10 percent in the state for two years in a row. “We have some of the best water in the state. These signs would benefi t the city and the area,” Ready said. The council also voted to have a Country Market on the town square where vendors can sell local products like produce, plants and quilts. This will begin in 2009 and take place the second Saturday of every month from March to November. A grant to beautify the city was approved, which will put fl owers and benches in downtown as well as welcome signs to the city. San Jacinto Tourism Council will work with the city council on this project. All were present in the meeting except Councilman Charles Altman. Mayor Pat Eversole, Dale Smith, Jay Phillips and Greg Vore were sworn into offi ce.



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