Curious what is happening at City Hall and around the county? Read the following stories to stay in the know.

City of Bastrop moves to build 90-acre sports facility at Industrial Park

The city of Bastrop received a design proposal March 22 for a 90-acre sports facility east of Technology Drive on Bastrop Economic Development Corporation-owned land.

The cost of the proposed concept plan and 3D model by Austin landscape architecture firm LUCK Design Team totals $26,200.

The project is one of multiple options the city is considering for a new recreation center facility, City Manager Sylvia Carrillo said.

Bastrop County task force meets to address public health needs

The need for better health care coordination, women's health care and minority resources were discussed at the Bastrop County Public Health Task Force's first meeting Feb. 22.

Among those in attendance were Bastrop County Judge Gregory Klaus and Bastrop Mayor Lyle Nelson.

The setup

The mission of the task force is to achieve the maximum benefit for the largest number of people, said Donna Nichols, Bastrop County Public Health Department interim executive director.

Lovers Lane, Hoffman Road to receive road maintenance in Bastrop

An agreement between the city of Bastrop and Bastrop County has been made to continue the county’s maintenance work into the city limits. The city will purchase the material, and county workers will perform the maintenance work.

Work on Lovers Lane will begin once the county signs the agreement, Assistant City Manager Andres Rosales said at the March 26 City Council meeting. All of Hoffman Road will also be paved by the county.

Agnes Street expansion approved

Agnes Street will be converted from its existing two-lane design to a four-lane roadway from Seton Hospital Drive to Hwy. 304. The widening project will match the design of the road’s planned extension to Seton Hospital Drive.

Construction is expected to begin soon after the final design in April and projected to last 12-16 months.