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Toyota of Cedar Park seeking to expand by 9.22 acres

Cedar Park City Council plans at its Jan. 23 meeting to consider a Future Land Use Plan Amendment that could potentially lead to a 9.22-acre expansion of the Toyota of Cedar Park dealership.


Leander appoints 16 to Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee

Leander City Council unanimously approved the appointment of 16 people to the newly formed Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee at council's Dec. 19 meeting.



Travis County commissioners approve formation of expo center steering committee

The committee was created after Travis County voters approved a proposed expansion of the Travis County Exposition Center.


Cedar Park moves forward with flooding mitigation project along Block House Creek

Cedar Park City Council voted Dec. 12 to move forward with the design of the Block House Creek Channelization project.


Spare Birdie Public House breaks ground in Cedar Park

Members of the community gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony for Spare Birdie Public House Dec. 12.


Texas Children’s Hospital eyes further expansion in Austin with purchases of land

Houston-based Texas Children's Hospital has closed on the purchase of two plots of land in the Austin area.



Cedar Park approves $160,493 for new equipment for five playgrounds

Cedar Park City Council authorized the purchase of $160,493 in new playground equipment for five city parks at its Dec. 5 meeting.


Leander votes to create Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee

Leander City Council voted at its Nov. 21 meeting to form a committee to advise in the creation of the city’s comprehensive plan


Apple breaks ground on $1 billion, 3 million-square-foot campus in Northwest Austin; expects to open facility in 2022

Apple announces construction begins on $1 billion, 3 million-square-foot campus in Northwest Austin


Cedar Park moves forward with Bell Boulevard realignment utility relocation

The Bell Boulevard realignment project in Cedar Park is going to require a substantial utility relocation.



Leander to look into creating Old Town park

The city of Leander may turn a 0.82-acre lot next to City Hall into a park.



MUD taxes can remain higher than city rates, officials say

David Flores was only 22 years old when he bought a house in Anderson Mill West, a municipal utility district, or MUD, south of Cedar Park, in 2004.


Seven area chambers of commerce announce support for Williamson County roads and parks bond

Seven area chambers of commerce pledged support Oct. 22 for the proposed $447 million Williamson County roads and parks bond in front of the Williamson County Courthouse.



Medical software company moving headquarters to Cedar Park

Medical software company ABEO Solutions, Inc., is moving its headquarters to Cedar Park from Austin. The move brings 41 jobs to the city.


Travis County seeks public input on restrictive covenants for Palm School site

Travis County commissioners voted unanimously Aug. 20 to approve a 30-day public comment period regarding draft-restrictive covenants for the Palm School property in downtown Austin.



UPDATED: UT announces 17-story office tower as part of Brackenridge redevelopment, innovation district

UPDATE 10:34 a.m., Aug. 26: Demolition on the site is set to begin Aug. 26, according to Shahreen Abedin, associate director of Media Relations for The University of Texas at Austin.



Williamson County commissioners call $447 million roads and parks bond election

Williamson County commissioners called a $447 million roads and parks bond election Aug. 6.


Community reflects on Capital Metro's role in Leander, as City Council prepares to examine relationship tonight

With Leander City Council set to consider its relationship with Capital Metro at its July 18 meeting, residents and community members are expressing concerns about what the removal of public transportation could mean for the city’s future.


UK-based Additive Manufacturing Technologies to open office in Cedar Park

A United Kingdom-based company specializing in 3D-printed parts is expanding to North America—and it has chosen to open an office in Cedar Park.


James Avery to open second headquarters in Cedar Park

James Avery Artisan Jewelry, a jewelry design company, is planning to build 35,000-square-foot office headquarters in the Scottsdale Crossing Technology Park in Cedar Park.



Multiuse storage facility on RM 620 could begin construction in October

Pending approval from the city of Austin, which could come in September, Australian business partners Tim Manson and Byron Smith said they are planning to begin construction on their multiuse, multilevel storage facility across from the Mansfield Dam on RM 620 in October.


Developer for Hyatt Place in Four Points said hotel should be open by beginning of 2020

Construction of a hotel in the Four Points area began in August 2018.