Downtown Pflugerville plan still in early stages

Downtown Pflugerville could see a revitalization effort if the city adopts a plan presented in March. Staff and city leaders continue to evaluate the best options for downtown.

Downtown Pflugerville could see a revitalization effort if the city adopts a plan presented in March. Staff and city leaders continue to evaluate the best options for downtown.

A plan for reinventing downtown Pflugerville is still in the conceptual phases and is pending additional public input, according to city staff.


The downtown vision plan was presented to city council in March and included recommendations for a community park and pedestrian paths as well as goals to attract boutique hotels and a brewery or restaurant.


“The plan generated discussion and was well-received by the various community groups. The 2015 Citizen Survey indicated residents wanted [to] focus on the downtown area as well,” City Spokesperson Terri Toledo said in an email. “We are continuing to advise council as to what options are available.”


Pflugerville has been considering options for redeveloping downtown for the past decade, and the March recommendations mark the fourth such vision plan. The current plan divides the downtown area into  eight districts that would serve unique purposes: an entertainment district, an office district, a service district, a dining district and four gateway districts.


Mayor Jeff Coleman said at the time the plan was presented he would like the city to get started on some of the less expensive parts of the plan as soon as possible.

By Emilie Shaughnessy
Emilie covers community news in Central Austin and is the beat reporter for Austin City Council. She started with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 after working as a journalist in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.


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