Pflugerville - Hutto

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Hutto swears in mayor, newly elected council members

Mayor Mike Snyder, Place 3 Council Member Randal Clark and Place 6 Council Member Amberley Kolar were all sworn in at a May 16 meeting.


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Opening of La Quinta Inn & Suites and Hawthorn Suites in Pflugerville delayed until May 25

When open, the pet-friendly hotel will feature an outdoor pool, a fitness center and free Wi-Fi.


Ahead of summer, regulators stress confidence in Texas power grid to meet record demand forecast

Regulators provided an update on grid operations following a weekend notice asking Texans to conserve their power usage.



10 latest commercial permits filed in Pflugerville, Hutto

See plans for a renovated urgent care clinic, new tattoo shop and Taco Bueno restaurant—plus details on rebuilding a burned down Sonic Drive-In.


Williamson County increases property tax exemptions for homeowners, age 65-plus and disabled residents

Commissioners court increased the existing tax exemption for residents age 65 and older as well as residents with a disability to $125,000, and the general homestead property exemption was increased to 5% of assessed value or a minimum of $5,000.


St. Elizabeth Catholic Church to discontinue early childhood development center program in Pflugerville

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church will discontinue its early childhood development center program after this school year ends on May 19.


Pflugerville ISD students have option for free meals during summer

A May 16 news release from PfISD states the district's food services program along with Aramark Food Services have secured the free meals through the federal program at select campuses. 



SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center now open at Clay Madsen Recreation Center

Round Rock residents and businesses impacted by the March 21 tornado qualify for low-interest federal disaster loans, following a disaster declaration issued for Williamson County by the U.S. Small Business Administration. 


Texas Physical Therapy Specialists in Hutto moves to new Farley Street location

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists' Hutto location began operating out of its new office at 307 Farley St., Hutto, on May 10.


ICYMI: Here are four actions taken at the latest Pflugerville City Council meeting

From movement on securing a new EMS provider to a 119-acre land trade, Pflugerville City Council voted on a number of items at its last meeting May 10.


Hutto ISD trustees receive presentation on design for district's third middle school

At a May 12 Hutto ISD board meeting, representatives from design firm VLK Architects presented a design schematic for the district's upcoming third middle school.



Pflugerville to hold open house May 25 for FM 685 corridor study

Members of the public will have an opportunity to learn about the ongoing FM 685 corridor study and provide feedback on desired improvements at an open house May 25.


Pflugerville approves 119-acre land trade with Hutto

A trade of two approximately 119-acre tracts in Pflugerville and Hutto's respective extraterritorial jurisdictions has now been formally approved by both cities.


Drug overdose was No. 1 cause of accidental death in Travis County in 2021, report shows

The report shows 308 people died from overdosing in Travis County in 2021, up more than 50 deaths from 2020. Of those deaths, 118 were related to fentanyl, a 237% increase from 2020 to 2021.


St. David's HealthCare hospitals earn 'A' safety rating for spring 2022

Austin-area St. David's HealthCare facilities are being nationally recognized for receiving "A" ratings for the Spring 2022 Leapfrog Safety Ratings.



Pflugerville officials OK design work for potential 'innovative intersection' at East Pecan, Weiss Lane

The intersection of East Pecan Street and Weiss Lane may eventually be an "innovative intersection," the same kind as the recently completed intersection at Pecan Street and FM 685.


Pflugerville officials approve specific-use permit for new Camp Doublecreek location

Pflugerville City Council approved a specific use permit allowing outdoor commercial recreation and entertainment at the camp's new location on May 10.


Travis County reinstates burn ban

The ban will be in effect until June 8.


Pflugerville to enter into negotiations to again utilize Travis County ESD 2 for ambulance services

The city of Pflugerville will soon begin negotiations for ambulance services with Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2.



Spare Time Texas in Pflugerville to bring axe throwing facility to venue

Six axe throwing cages will be installed on the second floor of the venue and should be ready by or before early summer, though there is not yet a definite opening date.


Pflugerville officials to discuss selection of new ambulance service provider

Pflugerville City Council is set to discuss and possibly take action on the selection of a new emergency medical services provider at its regular meeting May 10.


Capital Metro President/CEO Randy Clarke to leave for new position in Washington, D.C.

Capital Metro President and CEO Randy Clarke announced May 10 that he accepted a position as general manager and CEO of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in Washington, D.C.


Travis County ESD 2 to graduate first class of firefighter/EMT cadets in June

Following a January launch of its first firefighter/EMT certification program in June, Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2 will graduate its first crop of cadets.



Havertys furniture store in Pflugerville now open at Stone Hill Town Center

Home furnishing retailer Havertys opened its third Austin-area store April 22 at the Stone Hill Town Center in Pflugerville.