Kelly censured, Chaparral Ice to open Aug. 1, Bell Boulevard update: Cedar Park news roundup

(John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)
(John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)

(John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here is a weekly roundup of Cedar Park stories.

City council censures Council Member Tim Kelly

In a 4-3 vote, City Council censured Kelly for making derogatory remarks on social media about educators.

Chaparral Ice to open new location Aug. 1

Chaparral Ice will open in The Crossover—a 240,000-square-foot multisports and retail complex—this weekend.

Bell Boulevard realignment road construction to begin in late August

The project relocates the part of Bell between Buttercup Creek Boulevard and Cedar Park Drive to the alignment of Old US 183.

City road projects see mixed funding outcomes

Several upcoming road projects are critical to major developments coming into the Cedar Park area.
By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in February 2020.


The Central Texas housing market has seen a record-breaking year despite the coronavirus pandemic. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
Leander-Cedar Park housing market sees record-low inventory, spiked prices

The Central Texas housing market has seen a record-breaking year despite the coronavirus pandemic. Most notably is the lack of inventory, which has in turn inflated prices as homes sell faster than ever.

Photo of a gloved hand holding a vaccine vial with the words "vaccine news" superimposed
Austin-area health officials prep for vaccines to open to kids 12 and up

Austin-Travis County interim Health Authority Mark Escott said he expects the FDA to authorize Pfizer's vaccine for kids 12 and up within a week.

wtp tower
BCRUA completes pipeline repairs after break in December

The BCRUA water treatment plant has been offline since Dec. 19.

leander city hall
Leander Mayor-elect Christine Sederquist is 'determined to get to work'

Christine Sederquist will be the second female mayor of Leander and also the youngest mayor.

Leander Public Library
Two Leander City Council races move to June 5 runoff election

The June 5 runoff election will determine Places 2 and 4 council members.

Thai restaurant Lemongrass opens in Cedar Park

The restaurant opened May 2 on Cypress Creek Road in Cedar Park.

Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore opening new location in Northwest Austin later this summer

Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore sells new and preowned furniture, building materials, appliances and more.

Buff City Soap opens shop in Cedar Park

Buff City Soap opened a Cedar Park location April 22.

Several Cedar Park City Council and Leander City Council seats were on the May 1 ballots. (Courtesy Unsplash)
ROUNDUP: May 1 election results in Cedar Park, Leander

Catch up on May 1 election news from Cedar Park and Leander elections.