Bee Cave Mayor Caroline Murphy to retire in May

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City of Bee Cave Mayor Caroline Murphy will retire from political office after her term expires in May.

“It has truly been my honor to serve during this time of unprecedented growth,” Murphy wrote in a release on city letterhead the afternoon of Jan 31. “I leave the city with a healthy financial reserve, a low property tax rate, and an updated comprehensive master plan to guide future growth and development.”

Mayor Murphy was first elected as mayor in 2000.

Earlier this month, Bee Cave Council Member Monty Parker announced he would be running for the mayor’s seat. Applications for open city council places are due Feb. 16.

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  1. Zelda Auslander Zarco

    Mayor Caroline Murphy’s steady leadership and administration of BeeCave for 18 years solidified this fabulous gem at the gates of the hill country from birth to teenage hood. Her care and dedication is historic in cementing Bee Cave as a place of privilege to live, to work, and to play. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you !!!

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Rob Maxwell joined the world of print journalism and Community Impact in Sept. 2017 as editor of the Lake Travis - Westlake edition. He previously enjoyed a successful and rewarding career in radio and television news. In his spare time, Rob can be found scoping out area climbing walls and hiking trails. He lives in Cedar Park with his wife and daughters and looks forward to receiving his LCP edition of Community Impact Newspaper every month.
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