Catch up on Kyle: Rebel Drive to be renamed Fajita Drive and more recent city news

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Rebel Drive in Kyle to be renamed Fajita Drive in support of ‘community camaraderie’

Kyle City Council voted unanimously to rename Rebel Drive to Fajita Drive, a name officials said is significant to local culture and better suited to reflect the diversity of the city.

The action came during the Aug. 18 council meeting, and the ordinance from the city says officials unanimously agree to the change.

Free coronavirus testing to be offered in Kyle, San Marcos

Free COVID-19 testing will be provided in San Marcos and Kyle from Aug. 24-29.

The testing, offered through Hays county and other government authorities, will be available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day.

Austin Regional Clinic to open new location in Kyle

Austin Regional Clinic will open ARC Center Street, its second facility in Kyle, on Sept. 1 at 22420 I-35, Ste. 203, Kyle. The 15,000-square-foot clinic will offer family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and an on-site lab, according to a release issued by ARC.

Kyle City Council passes $134.2 million budget after first reading

Officials in Kyle voted to approve a budget that is projected to keep the city’s revenues ahead of its expenditures for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Though council passed the budget during the Aug. 18 meeting, there will still be a second reading of the budget Aug. 25.

Three development projects advance with Kyle City Council approval

Several developments slated to contain residential and retail space throughout the city of Kyle have been ushered forward through official channels.

The development advancements came during the Aug. 18 Kyle City Council meeting.

Kyle officials call for $37 million bond election for public safety center

Skyrocketing population growth in the city of Kyle—724% over 20 years according to city data—has resulted in officials calling for a $37 million bond election to finance a new public safety center.

Warren Brown and Brian Rash contributed to this report.