Leander City Council to discuss employment of city manager May 20

Kent Cagle is the Leander city manager.

Kent Cagle is the Leander city manager.

A special meeting has been called to discuss the employment of Leander’s city manager, Kent Cagle.

Leander City Council will deliberate the employment of the city manager and the appointment of an interim city manager Monday, May 20 at 10 a.m., according to city documents.

Cagle has served as Leander’s city manager since 2011. Prior to coming to Leander, he served as the city manager of Duncanville and worked for the cities of Lubbock, Carrollton and Plano.

The meeting was called at Mayor Troy Hill’s discretion Friday, May 17, according to city spokesperson Mike Neu. Cagle has not resigned, Neu said.

“[The meeting] is to discuss the performance and direction that the city wants to go,” Hill said.

The announcement of the special meeting comes a day after three new council members were sworn into office.

The meeting will take place at Pat Bryson Municipal Hall, 201 N. Brushy St., Leander.
By Marisa Charpentier

Reporter, Cedar Park | Leander

Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.



MOST RECENT

student writing on paper
Texas Legislature allows parents to opt for students to repeat grade levels or courses

Senate Bill 1697 is effective for the 2021-22 school year.

At Blue Gecko, a Texas Taco comes with seasoned ground beef, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, cheese and bacon. (Courtesy Blue Gecko)
New taco spot opens in Four Points; roadwork for Austin's Zilker Eagle continues and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area, including news on when Lou Neff Road will open in Central Austin.

Williamson County data shows there are only 2% of intensive care unit beds available for coronavirus hospitalizations. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Williamson County drops to 13 available ICU beds as coronavirus cases climb

County data shows there are only 2% of intensive care unit beds available for coronavirus hospitalizations.

The Oaks at Slaughter development will have several new businesses opening by the end of 2021. (Deeda Lovett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Shopping coming to Congress Ave.; Pflugerville preps tract near Living Spaces and more top Central Texas news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Central Texas area, including news on four businesses coming to Hutto.

Public schools cannot require students, teachers, parents, and other staff members or visitors to wear masks after June 4, Gov. Greg Abbott declared in an executive order issued May 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Leander ISD 'highly recommends' masks; tax-free weekend tips and more Austin-area news

Read the latest business and education news from the Central Texas area.

School supplies will be exempt from the 8.25% sales tax Aug. 6-8. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
What to know before the statewide tax-free weekend Aug. 6-8

Customers will not have to pay the standard 8.25% sales tax on select clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks under $100.

Public schools cannot require students, teachers, parents, and other staff members or visitors to wear masks after June 4, Gov. Greg Abbott declared in an executive order issued May 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Leander ISD 'highly recommends' masks for students, staff

Leander ISD updated its COVID-19 protocols this week to include green, yellow and red transmission levels. The district is at its yellow level as of July 28.

Baylor Scott & White Pflugerville
Ascension, Baylor Scott & White to require all employees be fully vaccinated against coronavirus by fall

Ascension and Baylor Scott & White have announced all eligible employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the coming months. 

wayback burgers
ROUNDUP: 6 eateries now open or coming soon in Cedar Park, Leander

Read a roundup of Cedar Park-Leander dining news from July.

Board & Brush is hosting an end-of-summer luau at its Cedar Park location. (Courtesy Board & Brush Cedar Park)
Rodeo, live music, summer luau: 12 Cedar Park-Leander events this August, September

Visit the rodeo, watch "Jaws" on Lake Travis and listen to live music at these local events this August and early September.

The city of Cedar Park will match $250,000 to the possible $750,000 federal funding. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)
Federal funds may help with Cedar Park Ranchettes 2 and 3 drainage project

The project will build stormwater drainage infrastructure to direct water into Cluck Creek. It would be along Monarch Drive between Cedar Park Drive and Lonestar Drive.

The CDC reversed its masking guidance for fully vaccinated individuals in response to the transmissibility of the delta variant of COVID-19 in a press conference July 27. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
NEW CDC GUIDANCE: All individuals should wear masks in K-12 schools, including those who are fully vaccinated

The new CDC guidance, announced July 27, also recommends people in areas with "high" or "substantial" levels of transmission wear masks regardless of vaccination status.