City council takes steps towards designating San Marcos as mermaid capital of Texas


A mermaid mural painted on the back side of the Root Cellar Bakery building on the square in downtown San Marcos.

Photo by Chelsea Yohn | Staff Photographer

Christopher Green

San Marcos City Council spoke about a resolution seeking state legislative action to designate San Marcos as the mermaid capital of Texas at the April 16 City Council meeting.

The legislative action faces two different resolutions, a concurrent and simple, going through the state Senate.

Discussion regarding the seeking of state legislation designation of, “Mermaid Capital of Texas,” will go to vote on May 7.

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