Police reviews and TV shows: 8 things to know in Cedar Park and Leander this week, Jan. 15-Jan. 19

During a Jan. 11 meeting, Cedar Park City Council unanimously approved expanding its independent review of the Cedar Park Police Department to include assessing the patrol division. Police headquarters is located at 911 Quest Parkway.

During a Jan. 11 meeting, Cedar Park City Council unanimously approved expanding its independent review of the Cedar Park Police Department to include assessing the patrol division. Police headquarters is located at 911 Quest Parkway.

Last week, news headlines included Cedar Park City Council’s vote on the review of the Cedar Park Police Department and Capital Metro’s naming of a new chief executive officer. Review news from last week to prepare for the week ahead with these articles.




1. Leander and Cedar Park mayors announced they are not seeking re-election
Cedar Park Mayor Matt Powell and Leander Mayor Chris Fielder decided not to run for re-election in the spring. Both mayors were elected in 2012.







2. Cedar Park City Council voted to expand the scope of the independent review of police department
During a meeting Thursday, Cedar Park City Council unanimously approved expanding its independent review of the Cedar Park Police Department to include assessing the patrol division.







3. Leander ISD athletic stadiums may get LED scoreboards, if approved by district trustees
The LED scoreboard displays would provide revenue by selling advertising space on the boards and learning opportunities for students, who could be part of a broadcast team running the displays.







4. Cedar Park City Council talked special elections, personal financial disclosures
Check out these five takeaways from the Jan. 11 City Council meeting.







5. Capital Metro named Randy Clarke sole finalist for president/CEO role
Capital Metro named Randy Clarke on Jan. 12 the lone finalist to lead the transit agency as its new president and CEO.







6. St. David’s Emergency Center now open in Leander
St. David’s HealthCare opened a freestanding emergency center in Leander on Jan. 2.







7. Mayor Matt Powell discussed Cedar Park’s past and future during State of the City address
At the special event hosted by the city and the Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce, Powell discussed the city’s growth in economics, city buildings and services over the past few years.







8. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office hopes to appear on ‘Live PD’ reality show
On National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office appealed to commissioners to seek a unique form of recognition: appearing on a reality television show.


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