City Launches Mobile App for Civic Engagement


The city of San Marcos unveiled a mobile device application that enables community members to connect with the city and report community issues. Residents have already used the device to report issues like high grass at city parks and a faulty street light.

The SMTX Connect app is available for Apple, Android and Blackberry devices, and it can be accessed online.


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