During Bee Cave City Council’s special meeting Feb. 17, Mayor Caroline Murphy appointed a 15-member Home Rule Charter Review Commission tasked with compiling a new city charter in an effort to attain home rule city status.
A Feb. 18 panel discussion on the future of transportation in Texas raised issues of changing demographics and the environment as well as advancing technology. The panel was part of the eighth annual Texas Transportation Forum.
Austin Energy is one step closer to seeing independent governance after Austin City Council passed 7-0 a resolution Feb. 14 directing the city manager to create an ordinance defining and creating an independent board to run the municipal utility.
Work at the 83rd Legislative Session is starting pick up steam. Members have been named to committees, bills are being filed and special interest groups are starting to book the Capitol steps on a daily basis.
The Shops at Oasis, Texas are the subject of a multimillion-dollar foreclosure filing, according to documents filed with Travis County earlier this week. The Oasis and Soleil restaurants are managed separately and are not involved in the filing.
Businesses are having a love affair with Central Texas. From Google and Facebook to ventures born and bred in the area such as H-E-B and Seton Healthcare, Central Texas is experiencing growth at a rapid clip. Hays County is no different.