Report from bond advisory council, new city administrator, refusal of land use ordinance: A breakdown of the Jan. 22 West Lake Hills City Council meeting

Mayor Linda Anthony swears in the new city administrator Travis Askey. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mayor Linda Anthony swears in the new city administrator Travis Askey. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Mayor Linda Anthony swears in the new city administrator Travis Askey. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Jan. 22 West Lake Hills City Council meeting consisted of a final report from the West Lake Hills Bond Advisory Committee, the swearing in of a new city administrator and an executive session regarding a proposed residential development.



West Lake Hills officials concluded their search for a new city administrator with the hiring of Travis Askey on Jan. 15. Askey, who previously worked for the city of Bee Cave, was sworn into office by Mayor Linda Anthony during the Jan. 22 council meeting. Read the full story here.

City officials formally recognized the scheduled Westlake Parade of Champions in honor of the winning Westlake High School Chaparrals football team. The parade, scheduled for Jan. 26, will begin at the Chaparral stadium at 3:30 p.m. Read the full story here.



Virgil Flathouse, the chairman of the city's bond advisory council, led the discussion on the council's suggestions regarding a potential capital improvements bond. Within the final report is an overview of the bond's two sections including a list of roadway and drainage projects and the construction of a new municipal building. Read the full story here.

Council continued the discussion on a planned residential development at 110 Westlake Drive, postponing an agenda item regarding a rezoning ordinance and rejecting two drainage improvement agreements. West Lake Hills sold the 2.46 acres of land to the development firm Legacy DCS in 2018 for nearly $1.58 million for the plan to build five homes averaging 4,000 square feet. Rad the full story here.



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