Election results and 6 more things to know in Cedar Park and Leander this week, Nov. 13-17

Learn about the latest news from the area, including Cedar Park's lawsuit against the Public Utility Commission of Texas and Leander City Council's consideration of an extension to the future San Gabriel River park.



1. City of Cedar Park filed lawsuit against Public Utility Commission of Texas
The city’s joint lawsuit with landowner group Burleson Ranch challenges the commission’s decision for a transmission line route.






2. Leander City Council to consider park extension Thursday
During closed executive session on Nov. 16, council members will discuss purchasing additional property for the future San Gabriel River park.






3. Leander ISD bond passed with 66% of votes
The $454.4 bond, approved by voters Nov. 7, contains three new elementary schools and a middle school.






4. Texas voters OK’d state constitutional amendments
All seven statewide propositions were approved during the election Nov. 7.






5. Majority of LISD students grades K-8 reading at or above grade level
Check out these charts to find out how many students are reading at grade level using a computer assessment, and how many passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness.






6. Toll agency seeks engineering firm for Toll 183A Phase 3 extension design
Phase 3 of the project would add another 5.3 miles up to SH 29 and could open to the public in 2022.






7. Northline development in Leander could have $82 million in sales
Estimated annual sales for the walkable development include $69 million in for retail and $12 million in restaurants.


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