Single-family rental community coming to Hutto; TXB Market & Fuel Center opens in Georgetown and more Central Texas news

The neighborhood will consist of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes. (Image courtesy Aspen Heights Partners)
The neighborhood will consist of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes. (Image courtesy Aspen Heights Partners)

The neighborhood will consist of two-, three- and four-bedroom homes. (Image courtesy Aspen Heights Partners)

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

Pflugerville-Hutto

219-home single-family rental community coming to Hutto

Adding to the diversity of housing options in the rapidly growing city of Hutto, officials have approved a new 219-home community to move forward.

Citing staffing issues, Chick-fil-A location in Pflugerville temporarily closes dine-in, curbside service



In an early morning video released to social media Aug. 22, Kirk Thompson, owner and operator of the Chick-fil-A location at 18617 Limestone Commercial Drive, Pflugerville, in the Stone Hill Town Center, stated the restaurant is temporarily halting some services due to staffing issues.

Central Austin

Austin's Fareground to reopen to the public Sept. 7

Austin's first food hall, Fareground, will reopen to the public Sept. 7 at 111 Congress Ave., Austin.

The food hall, which has been closed due to the pandemic since March 17, 2020, will feature six eateries.

Georgetown

Convenience store TXB Market & Fuel Center now open in Georgetown

The store will offer fresh food, such as tacos and tenders prepared on-site as well as locally sourced products, such as water, tea and beef jerky.

Brian Rash, Darcy Sprague and Fernanda Figueroa contributed to this report.



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The Kebab Shop is now serving Mediterranean food out of Pflugerville's Stone Hill Town Center. (Carson Ganong/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Kebab Shop is now serving Mediterranean food out of Pflugerville's Stone Hill Town Center.

 Redistricting is one of the items on the Texas Legislature's third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Senate releases proposed redistricting maps as special session begins

Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.

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Travis County approves fiscal year 2021-22 tax rate

The newly approved rate, paired with higher home appraisal rates, will result in an increase in taxes for many homeowners.

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Williamson County approves nonprofit funding, and other notes from Commissioners Court

Commissioners approved public funding for local nonprofits, including funding for the Williamson Museum.

Information from the city of Pflugerville states the closure is due to Phase 1 of a transportation project intended to complete an extension of Plfuger Farm Lane. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)
Construction to close intersection at Town Center Drive and Pfluger Farm Lane in Pflugerville

The $3 million project is funded by developer Lifestyle Communities. It will include adding a roundabout at Pfluger Farm Lane and Town Center Drive, and it will extend Pfluger Farm to the north.

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City of Austin approves ACL health and safety plan, holds off on final permit

Austin Public Health gave ACL the go-ahead to allow proof of vaccination in lieu of a negative COVID-19 test, but asked organizers to require masking in some areas.

Fairways of Blackhawk is a community in Pflugerville home to 476 single-family units. (Carson Ganong/Community Impact)
Fairways of Blackhawk under new management by Associa Hill Country

Property management company Associa Hill Country has been selected to manage Fairways of Blackhawk in partnership with the community’s board of directors.

Photo of ACL Fest
Zilker Park closes in preparation for Austin City Limits Music Festival

Zilker Park closes in preparation for Austin City Limits Music Festival

Wayback Burgers specializes in cooked-to-order burgers and hand-dipped milkshakes. (Courtesy Wayback Burgers)
Wayback Burgers coming to Leander; fire kills 75 dogs in Georgetown and more Central Texas news

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gavel on books
Judge: Pflugerville lawsuit attempting to prevent ESD 17 annexation election gets dismissed

According to a Sept. 13 memorandum from Travis County’s 200th Civil District Court Judge Jessica Mangrum, the lawsuit has been dismissed, and the court will not be ruling on the temporary injunction.

Screen shot of Dr. Desmar Walkes speaking
Austin ICUs remain crowded with COVID-19 patients, delaying some critical care

Within the past week, there was a waiting list of patients to be transferred into Austin-area ICUs, Austin Public Health leaders said.