Special Lakeway Council meeting, middle school groundbreaking and water district projects: 5 things to know in the Lake Travis-Westlake area this week, Feb. 12-16

Lakeway City Council met in regular session on Jan. 29 to discuss the city charter.

Lakeway City Council met in regular session on Jan. 29 to discuss the city charter.

Start your week with a look at our latest headlines and a look at what is going on in the week ahead.


1. Lakeway City Council will meet in special session Monday afternoon
Lakeway City Council will meet in special session Monday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m. The agenda shows council will discuss and consider an ordinance relating to the appointment of members to city boards, commissions and committees. City Manager Steve Jones will present a staff report and there is an opportunity for resident participation.

In late 2017, council received recommendations from a commission charged with amending the city charter. One of the recommendations related to how boards, commissions and committees are appointed.





2. Trustee Alex Alexander has resigned from the Lake Travis ISD school board
The district announced Alexander’s resignation on Feb. 9, citing he will begin a role serving as senior pastor of the Lawrence Free Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas, beginning March 18.

LTISD’s board of trustees has called a special meeting for tonight at 6:30 p.m. to formally accept Alexander’s resignation and call for a special election for his replacement.





3. Lake Travis ISD middle school groundbreaking set for Tuesday morning
Lake Travis ISD will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the district’s third middle school, located at 16101 W. Hwy. 71 at Vail Divide, at 10 a.m. on Feb. 13, according to a release from the district.





4. WCID 10 begins work on its new pump station
Water Control & Improvement District 10 continues to move forward with construction projects that Westlake voters approved in a 2015 bond vote to make area water lines more robust.

Learn about the most recent updates, including phase one of the district’s new pump station, here.





5. H-E-B opened its newest store in Marble Falls over the weekend
Located at 1503 W. Hwy. 1431, Marble Falls, a new H-E-B opened on Feb. 9, replacing the store that had been in the community since 1990. Learn more here.




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