Lakeline Park, Indigo Ridge North: Check out the top 10 Cedar Park news stories of 2018

A rendering of the Indigo Ridge North mixed-use development.

A rendering of the Indigo Ridge North mixed-use development.

Looking back at 2018, stories about Lakeline Park and the upcoming Indigo Ridge North mixed-use development repeatedly topped the charts of the most-read Community Impact Newspaper articles about Cedar Park this year.

These are the top 10 most-viewed news stories about Cedar Park from in 2018.


Alamo Drafthouse planned to come
to Cedar Park in Presidio development

In May, Cedar Park City Council approved an economic development to bring Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to the Presidio development. Here is an update on the project from December.


Plans for Indigo Ridge North development
recommended by Cedar Park zoning commission

Initial plans for Indigo Ridge North, a proposed mixed-use development in eastern Cedar Park, received the Cedar Park Planning and Zoning Commission’s seal of approval at a July meeting.


Cedar Park Council approves land use petition for horizontal
mixed-use development called Indigo Ridge North

Prior to the zoning commission’s decision, City Council approved a petition to consider amending the future land use plan designation for Indigo Ridge North in March.


Cedar Park City Council approves
Lakeline Park Master Plan

In December, council approved a plan that will serve as the framework for the development of Lakeline Park, another popular topic among readers this year.


Cedar Park Council approves rezoning for mixed-use
development Indigo Ridge North near Sam Bass Road

The rezoning for Indigo Ridge North to move forward was approved by City Council in August.


Plans for Cedar Park’s newest and largest city park refined

Cedar Park held a public meeting in August to present a refined concept plan for Lakeline Park.


Cedar Park considers two land use petitions
for developments near Little Elm Trail

Cedar Park City Council considered two developments in June for medium- and high-density projects along and near Little Elm Trail.


Adding frontage roads to Toll 183A gains support
from toll agency, TxDOT and city of Cedar Park

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority board threw its support behind adding frontage roads to Toll 183A in Cedar Park during a meeting in July.


With increasing residential and commercial,
Parmer Lane and Ronald Reagan Boulevard
will be a regional growth corridor

This story looks at expected residential and commercial growth along the Parmer Lane and Ronald Reagan Boulevard corridor.


Future Lakeline Park in Cedar Park to include
multipurpose pavilion for performing arts

Another Lakeline Park story discusses how Cedar Park City Council decided to add a multipurpose pavilion for the arts back into plans for the park.

By Abby Bora
Abby Bora started at Community Impact Newspaper in May 2017. After working as a reporter, she became editor of the Cedar Park-Leander edition in October 2018. She covers Leander ISD and city government. Bora graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I. with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications studies.


Candidates in the Senate District 14 special election responded to Community Impact Newspaper's questions about their campaigns to fill the vacant seat in the Texas Senate. (Design by Shelby Savage/Community Impact Newspaper)
Q&A: Senate District 14 candidates discuss the issues ahead of July 14 election

There are six candidates running in the special election to fill the seat of former Sen. Kirk Watson through 2022.

Travis County judge pushes back against attorney general's reprimand of stay-at-home order

Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe responded to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's warning that county coronavirus orders conflicted with the state's.

Take a look at how coronavirus impacted Williamson County this week. (Chance Flowers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Take a look at how coronavirus impacted Williamson County this week

The county reported 596 total cases on May 29.

The Williamson County small-business grant program has issued more than $18.5 million as of May 29. (Ali Linan/Community Impact)
Williamson County small-business grant program issues more than $18.5 million

The program has aided more than 1,600 local businesses.

Williamson County and Cities Health District reported eight new cases of coronavirus May 29, bringing the county total to 596. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)
1 death and 8 new confirmed cases of coronavirus reported May 29 in Williamson County

Williamson County and Cities Health District reported the total number of cases at 596.

At the conclusion of nearly two months of remote learning, LISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing issued a statement May 29 to LISD families and employees. (Brian Perdue/Community Impact Newspaper)
On last day of school, Leander ISD's 'heroism and resilience' lauded by superintendent

At the conclusion of nearly two months of remote learning, LISD Superintendent Bruce Gearing issued a statement May 29 to LISD families and employees.

(Courtesy Fotolia)
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City Council approves Toyota of Cedar Park expansion

Toyota of Cedar Park will expand its dealership by 9.22 acres along Toll 183A and add 160 jobs over five years.

A photo of the Travis County headquarters sign
Austin Public Health officials say they plan to increase support to Latino community, where coronavirus hospitalizations are up

As of May 26, 76 Hispanic individuals in Travis County were hospitalized with COVID-19, representing around 78% of all hospitalizations.

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Travis County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
92nd coronavirus death reported in Travis County

Active hospitalizations in the metropolitan area dropped from 97 to 88 over the past 24 hours.

Travis County continues to urge residents to follow social distancing guidelines when out in public. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Travis County officials: 20 new coronavirus hospitalizations per day would strain local hospital capacity

Dr. Mark Escott said new admissions per day is a key measure to determine if the county should be more or less restrictive in its guidance to residents and businesses.

A May 27 preliminary budget discussion showed Central Health expects to see a slow-down in property tax revenue growth in fiscal year 2020-21. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Early budget forecasts from Central Health show anticipated 'slow-down' in tax revenue collection

Preliminary budget forecasts from Central Health show the health care district anticipates a slow down in tax revenue collection growth.