Downtown beautification plans underway in Kyle

Kyle City Engineer Leon Barba addressed officials June 1 regarding downtown beautification. (Screenshot courtesy city of Kyle)
Kyle City Engineer Leon Barba addressed officials June 1 regarding downtown beautification. (Screenshot courtesy city of Kyle)

Kyle City Engineer Leon Barba addressed officials June 1 regarding downtown beautification. (Screenshot courtesy city of Kyle)

A total cost has not yet been set, but officials in Kyle have signed an agreement as part of its upcoming downtown beautification project.

City Council signed the agreement with Pedernales Electric Cooperative during its June 1 meeting, and work involves relocating overhead power lines throughout the Downtown Square to adjacent streets, alleys and underground areas as necessary.


The initial step limits the agreement to the development of plans, specs and documents needed for PEC to estimate construction costs.

City information states the planning costs are estimated at $100,000, and officials will consider construction costs at a later date once PEC has that information.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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