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Hutto city manager: city water contract is one of the worst in Texas

Hutto city manager: city water contract is one of the worst in Texas

Editor’s note: Updated July 7 to clarify the rate increase schedule and correct the month Jones received City Council permission to negotiate the system purchase to April.Hutto City Manager Odis Jones said he is hopeful the city will strike a deal to purchase the water system it uses from...
Weekly Lane Closure Report 7/15-7/21

Weekly Lane Closure Report 7/15-7/21

Weekly Lane Closure report 7/15 - 7/21 A weekly report providing scheduled lane closure information as part of Mobility35, a regionwide effort to improve safety and mobility along I-35 in Williamson, Travis, and Hays counties. * weekly scheduled lane closures are weather permitting and subject to change I-35 at FM 3406 Southbound I-35 reduced...
Williamson County works to collect 30,000 pounds of nonprofit goods

Williamson County works to collect 30,000 pounds of nonprofit goods

Members of the public can help a Williamson County food drive reach its goal of collecting 30,000 pounds of food by July 14.The Williamson County Association of Realtors launched its annual Operation I CAN Food Drive on July 3 to collect canned goods or money to benefit Round Rock Area Serving Center,...
I-35 and FM 3406 Updates

I-35 and FM 3406 Updates

With the growth and expansion in Williamson County, the city is working hard to make sure our roads are safe, up to date, and reduces traffic. The Texas Department of Transportation has been working to improve the connection between I-35 and FM 3406. The I-35 at FM 3406 project will not only...
Twice-per-week watering restrictions enacted in Cedar Park for summer

Twice-per-week watering restrictions enacted in Cedar Park for summer

The city of Cedar Park has started its Think Twice campaign to remind water customers to follow their twice-per-week designated watering days and times as the hot summer weather starts.The campaign also encourages residents to conserve water.During the summer, outdoor irrigation accounts for most water usage in Cedar...
New texting-while-driving ban to go into effect statewide Sept. 1

New texting-while-driving ban to go into effect statewide Sept. 1

In an effort to sew up the various patchwork pieces of local ordinances related to texting while driving, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a statewide ban on Tuesday.He announced the bill’s signing at a press conference that called for a special session and included a related charge...
First Austin-area 365 by Whole Foods Market opens in Cedar Park

First Austin-area 365 by Whole Foods Market opens in Cedar Park

The first Austin-area location of Whole Foods Market’s low-cost stores, 365 by Whole Foods Market, opened in The Parke shopping center in Cedar Park Wednesday morning.The store houses two other Austin-area companies, Easy Tiger, which will serve its full menu, including beer, wine, coffee and baked goods, and JuiceLand,...
Georgetown staff to present GoGeo. routes, stops, fares and logo to City Council today

Georgetown staff to present GoGeo. routes, stops, fares and logo to City Council today

Ongoing ProjectsThe city of Georgetown broke ground in October on a project to extend Mays Street from Teravista Parkway and Bass Pro Drive in Round Rock to the intersection of Westinghouse and Rabbit Hill roads in Georgetown. Williamson County has plans to extend Mays north from Oakmont and Paloma drives...
Round Rock City Council gives go ahead to more affordable housing units

Round Rock City Council gives go ahead to more affordable housing units

At the Round Rock City Council meeting Thursday night, the council unanimously approved letting a proposed affordable housing complex, Shadow Ridge Apartments, increase its number of anticipated units from 265 to 325.In November, Pedcor Investments, LLC, the developer, received initial approval for the 265 units, but needs to increase that number now....
Stakeholders hopeful Round Rock townhomes will boost area

Stakeholders hopeful Round Rock townhomes will boost area

The vacant, rusted Gypsum Supply building located near the Union Pacific Corp. rail line on Bagdad Avenue in downtown Round Rock will soon be a memory.The 3.7-acre lot on which the building stands is the future site for an urban living community set to break ground later this year,...

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