$24.9 million Buda Municipal Complex to open in July

The new municipal complex at the corner of Main and East Loop streets replaces the current City Hall, public library and City Hall annex building at 121 Main St., 100 Houston St. and 303 Main St., Buda, respectively.

The new municipal complex at the corner of Main and East Loop streets replaces the current City Hall, public library and City Hall annex building at 121 Main St., 100 Houston St. and 303 Main St., Buda, respectively.

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Originally expected to open in late April, the new Buda Municipal Complex grand opening was delayed until July.

A 54,683-square-foot building, the new complex features a community meeting space and will be the new home of the public library, city administrative offices, City Council chambers and Buda Economic Development Corp.

The municipal complex was part of a $55 million bond approved by Buda voters in November 2014.

The 250-year-old, 53-inch-wide heritage oak tree that was relocated to make way for construction is establishing well in its new location near the complex, according to the latest bond report at April’s City Council meeting

With the new City Hall and public library nearing completion, the city of Buda is looking for ways to use the current City Hall and the City Hall annex.

Citizens have until June 15 at noon to submit proposals of their ideas on how to reuse the buildings to the city and can find the submission forms at www.ci.buda.tx.us/137/purchasing.
By Starlight Williams

Starlight Williams joined Community Impact Newspaper July 2017 after graduating Loyola University New Orleans. She spent her time covering city government, education and business news in the Buda and Kyle area. Starlight moved on from Community Impact July 2018.


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