Code SMTX, CAMPO open house and 3 other things to know this week in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle


Here’s what you need to know to start your week in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle.

1. San Marcos City Council set to vote on Code SMTX

Nearly 40 amendments have been considered on San Marcos’s proposed new land development code since Planning and Zoning Commission members shared their input in November.

On Tuesday, after nearly four years of work, City Council members may cast the final vote on Code SMTX.

Many amendments have been added to further protect existing single-family neighborhoods, whose residents have said they do not want to see the character of their neighborhoods changed.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at San Marcos City Hall.

2. CAMPO holds open house on 2019-2022 projects being considered for funding

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is seeking public input on 140 transportation projects they may help fund between 2019-2022. An open house will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Buda Public Library Meeting Room, 303 Main St., Buda. There are 10 projects and four studies in Hays County recommended for funding; see them here.

3. Hays, San Marcos CISD school board candidates answer questions on issues

Community Impact Newspaper has been interviewing candidates running for seats on the San Marcos and Hays CISD school boards. See where candidates stand on school safety, career and college readiness, and the budget here.

4. Plan your perfect brewery tour with our Central Texas guide to all the breweries in the area

Before it gets too hot, take a trip to some (or all) of the more than 80 breweries in Central Texas. We’ve put together an interactive map to guide you.

5. Community Impact Newspaper’s April edition is out

In our April issue, we look at how student housing developers are targeting San Marcos because of its role as host for Texas State University. Meanwhile, a bit farther north, Buda is looking at how it can turn into a hub for technology.

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Marie Albiges
Marie Albiges was the editor for the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covered San Marcos City Council, San Marcos CISD and Hays County Commissioners Court. Marie previously reported for the Central Austin edition. Marie moved to Austin from Williamsburg, Va. in 2016 and was born in France. She has since moved on from Community Impact in May 2018.
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