City Council actions pave way for possible new development on Bee Cave Parkway

City Engineer Kevin Sawtelle addresses Bee Cave City Council on Jan. 14. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
City Engineer Kevin Sawtelle addresses Bee Cave City Council on Jan. 14. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

City Engineer Kevin Sawtelle addresses Bee Cave City Council on Jan. 14. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bee Cave City Council took several steps toward the potential development of commercial property on Bee Cave Parkway.

During its Jan. 14 regular meeting, council approved actions that essentially replat what is called the Home Depot addition, or Lot 1, Block C, on 13847 Bee Cave Parkway, as well as allow for construction of public water and wastewater improvements associated with the 23.7-acre tract.

Bee Cave City Manager Clint Garza said the actions taken pertain to land owned by Adrian Overstreet, who also owns other properties in the city, including the Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel adjacent to the Hill Country Galleria.

City documents state the water improvements voted on by council pertain to House Bill 3167, a new state law that went into effect in September governing public improvements for developments.

Garza said council’s Jan. 14 votes lay the groundwork for consideration of a site plan for a new, 50,000-square-foot commercial office development. That site plan has already been submitted to the city by Overstreet, Garza said, adding the city could not take action on that site plan until council made the preliminary approvals.


He added there is not yet a time frame for when the city will take up action on the site plan for the commercial property on Lot 1, Block C.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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