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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Halloween Safety Tips

HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS

Halloween Safety Tips

As we approach Halloween, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has tips on how to stay safe if you should decide to go trick-or-treating or take part in Halloween festivities. 
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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Main Street Improvement Project Update - Oct. 26, 2020

Main Street Improvement UpdateOct. 26, 2020

 Cox Commercial Construction continues to make progress on Main Street!  This past weekend - AT&T raised three telecommunications pull boxes; 450' of base asphalt was placed east of...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

City of Buda Arbor Day Events - Saturday, Nov. 7

Arbor Day Events - Nov. 2020

City of Buda Arbor Day Events

The Buda Public Library is holding two upcoming events for Texas Arbor Day. On Saturday, Nov. 7, there will be a tree care and planting virtual program from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Those interested must register at b...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Early Voting/Election Day Information

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This is the last week for early voting. Please see voting times text below. We are happy to see so many citizens exercising their right to vote. Please be prepared to stand in long lines. Bring water, an umbrella to help block the sun, and anything else t...
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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Boo-da Halloween at Home

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Join Buda Public Library and the City of Buda for “Boo-da Halloween at Home!” Beginning October 24, join us online to listen to some of our favorite Halloween stories, pick up a Boo-da Halloween craft kit at the library, learn to facep...
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City News
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Still Budaful Stimulus Grant Closes TODAY (Friday, Oct. 23)

Still Budaful - Oct. 23

Reminder: The Still Budaful Stimulus Grant closes TODAY (Friday, Oct. 23). This grant offers the opportunity for more Buda City Limit businesses to qualify, as well as for previous recipients to qualify for additional funds. Again, the grant closes TODAY ...

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City News
Posted on: October 23, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Oct. 19, 2020

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Early Voting Information, FREE COVID-19 Testing in Buda - Location Change, Online Community Survey Open Through Oct. 25, Still Budaful Stimulus Grant Deadline is Oct. 23, Boo-da Halloween at Home, and more!

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Oct. 19, 202...

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City News
Posted on: October 22, 2020

City of Buda Online Community Survey - Active Through Sunday, Oct. 25

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Time is running out to take the City of Buda Online Community Survey? The survey is active through Sunday, Oct. 25. We want to hear from you! The City of Buda has partnered with Texas State University to conduct an online community survey to gauge satisfa...

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City News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

FREE COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site in Buda

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FREE COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site in Buda

Free COVID-19 testing is available in Buda through Curative! Please note the location change. The new location is the parking lot at Main Street and China Street near the public restrooms across from Main Street De...

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City News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

In Person City Council Meeting - Tuesday, Oct. 20

Special City Council Meeting Budget Presentation (4)

Tonight's (Tuesday, Oct. 20) City Council Meeting will be in person at Buda City Hall (405 E. Loop St., Building 100) beginning at 6:00 p.m. You can view the agenda below.     
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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Early Voting Information

Nov. 3 election information (2)

Early voting continues this week. Please see voting times text below. We are happy to see so many citizens exercising their right to vote. Please be prepared to stand in long lines. Bring water, an umbrella to help block the sun, and anything else that yo...
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City News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Oct. 12, 2020

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Early Voting Continues, City Park Update, Online Community Survey, Hit and Run Investigation, Free COVID-19 Testing Begins in Buda, City of Buda Receives 2020 Municipal League Award, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture!

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City News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Early Voting Information/Votar Temprano Informacion

Nov. 3 election information (2)

Early voting continues today. We are happy to see so many citizens exercising their right to vote. There have been record breaking early voting numbers across the state and locally. Please be prepared to stand in long lines. Bring water, an umbrella to he...
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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

City of Buda Receives Texas Municipal League Award For Paying It Forward is A Budaful Thing Series

City of Buda Receives Texas Municipal League AWard

 City of Buda Receives Texas Municipal League Award For Paying It Forward is A Budaful Thing Video Series 

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, the City of Buda received a 2020 Municipal Excellence Award for its Paying It Forward is A Budaful ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Hit and Run Investigation

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HIT AND RUN AT BUDA HEB

BUDA, TX – Oct. 13, 2020 - The Buda Police Department is investigating a hit and run accident which resulted in the death of 67-year-old Viola Garcez.

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, officers were dispatched to 15300 IH 35, ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

City of Buda Online Community Survey

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Have you taken the City of Buda Online Community Survey yet? We want to hear from you! The City of Buda has partnered with Texas State University to conduct an online community survey to gauge satisfaction on City services and to seek input on future init...

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

County Judge Opts to Reopen Bars, Urges Caution

Hays County Judge Opts to Reopen Bars, Urges Caution

Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra will allow bars to reopen under Governor Greg Abbott’s latest COVID-related Executive Order based in part on feedback from local elected officials.

“When I saw the new order, I immediately pulled together...

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Early Voting Begins Tuesday, Oct. 13

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NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

As a reminder, you can vote at any early voting location in Hays County.

Vote Center Locations for Early Voting Buda City Hall405 E. Loop St., Building 100

Early Voting Hours: Oct. 13, 2020 — ...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Still Budaful Stimulus Grant is Back!

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The Still Budaful Stimulus Grant is Back! With COVID-19 still impacting our local business community, we are re-opening the Still Budaful Stimulus Grant. This grant offers the opportunity for more Buda City Limit businesses to qualify, as well as for prev...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Buda City Park Update - Oct. 9, 2020

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Buda City Park Update

Thank you for your patience during the continued construction of Buda City Park. It is the joint interest and objective of the City and the general contractor to ensure our new park is functional, safe, and compliant with all requirem...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Oct. 9, 2020

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Early Voting Begins Oct. 13, Governor Abbott Expanded Openings, Whispering Hollow Drainage Town Hall Meeting, Boo-Da Halloween at Home, Free COVID-19 Testing, Texas Downtown Association President's Awards, and more in this week's Big Pic...

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Robert S. Light Blvd. Extension Virtual Public Hearing Ends on Oct. 9

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If you haven't yet submitted feedback on the Environmental Assessment for the Robert S. Light Blvd. extension project, you have a little more time. The Virtual Public Hearing runs through Oct. 9. Visit the project web page to learn more: https://...
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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order To Open Bars In Qualifying Counties

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Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order To Open Bars In Qualifying Counties

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order to open bars and similar establishments at up to 50% capacity in conjunction with county officials. In hospital regions with low...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Police Chief Bo Kidd Explains Alarm Systems Ordinance

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Alarm Systems Ordinance Explainer

"Over the last few years, every year we have had over a thousand false alarm calls. It has increased every year for the last ten years," said Police Chief Bo Kidd  

Effective October 1, 2020, the...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Buda Finalists Announced for the 2020 Texas Downtown Association Presidentโ€™s Awards Program

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Buda Finalists announced for the 2020 Texas Downtown Association President’s Awards Program

Finalists for the 2020 President’s Awards Program were recently announced in Austin. The City of Buda had four businesses/projects advance to th...

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City News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Whispering Hollow Drainage Virtual Town Hall Meeting - Thursday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m.

Whispering Hollow Drainage Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Whispering Hollow Virtual Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Oct. 156 p.m.

The purpose of this virtual town hall meeting is to present the design alternatives approved by City Council to Buda citizens for the Whispering Hollow Drainage Capital Improvement Project...

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City News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Voter Registration Deadline - Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

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The deadline to register to vote is October 5, 2020. If you need to register to vote or update your voter registration, you have a few options.

Vote411 has an application you can print and mail to your local Voter Registars office. You can also check the s...

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City News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Columbus Day Holiday - Oct. 12, 2020

Columbus Day Holiday - Oct. 12, 2020

All City offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 in observance of Columbus Day.  

City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

City of Buda Online Community Survey

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City of Buda Online Community Survey

We want to hear from you! The City of Buda has partnered with Texas State University to conduct an online community survey to gauge satisfaction on City services and to seek input on future initiatives of the City. Resi...

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Mail-In or Hand-Delivered Ballots

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All mail-in or hand-delivered ballots must go the Hays County Elections Office at the address below. 
Hays County Elections Office
Hays County Government Center
712 South Stagecoach Trail, Suite 1012
San Marcos, TX 78666-6294
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City News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Green Meadows Splash Pad Closes for Season on Monday, Sept. 28

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Enjoy the Green Meadows Splash Pad this weekend! The splash pad closes for the season on Monday, Sept. 28. So get in your splash pad fun this weekend. 

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City News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Sept. 21, 2020

FIRST DAY OF FALL (2)

City of Buda Public Facilities Reopen Monday, Sept. 28, Remembering Longtime Buda Resident Tommy Poer, Hays County Preparedness Fair, Census 2020, International Observe the Moon Night, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

REMINDER: City of Buda Public Facilities Reopen

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CITY OF BUDA TO REOPEN PUBLIC FACILITIES ON MONDAY, SEPT. 28

BUDA, TX — SEPT. 16 - On Monday, Sept. 28, the City of Buda will reopen most public facilities. Although the number of COVID-19 cases are declining in Hays County, it is still important...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Remembering Longtime Buda Resident Tommy Poer

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(VIDEO LINK)Remembering Tommy Poer Video  (Historic Photos in Video Courtesy Hays Free Press)

Tommy Poer was a force to be reckoned with. The self-proclaimed “busy body” of Buda, Tommy Poer was civically engaged for 60 years.

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City News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Scam Alert

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The City of Buda continues to experience a scam involving a caller who is spoofing City of Buda phone numbers. Spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. If someone ca...
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Posted on: September 18, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Sept. 14, 2020

THE BIG PICTURE NEWSLETTER (3)

City of Buda Public Facilities Reopen Monday, Sept. 28, Governor Abbott Update on Reopening Texas,  City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2021 Tax Rate & Budget, Robert S. Light Blvd. Extension Public Hearing, and more in this week’s Big ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Additional Texas Openings

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Governor Abbott Announces Additional Texas Openings 

Sept. 17, 2020 - Governor Greg Abbott announced additional reopening plans for Texas. The determining factor in reopening is based on the percentage of hospitalizations in each of the state&...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Robert S. Light Blvd. Extension - Hays County Public Hearing

Robert S. Light Public Hearing UPDATE

Robert S. Light Blvd. ExtensionPublic Hearing

Hays County, in cooperation with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing to construct an extension of Robert S. Light Boulevard from the intersection of the existing Robert S. Light Boulevar...
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Posted on: September 16, 2020

City of Buda Public Facilities Reopen Monday, Sept. 28

City of Buda To Reopen Public Facilities

CITY OF BUDA TO REOPEN PUBLIC FACILITIES ON MONDAY, SEPT. 28

BUDA, TX — SEPT. 16 - On Monday, Sept. 28, the City of Buda will reopen most public facilities. Although the number of COVID-19 cases are declining in Hays County, it is still important...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Buda City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2021 Budget/Tax Rate

Budget and Tax Rate Adopted

BUDA CITY COUNCIL ADOPTSFISCAL YEAR 2021 BUDGET/TAX RATE

BUDA, TX — Sept. 15, 2020 — Buda City Council unanimously adopted the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget/Tax Rate at its Tuesday, Sept. 15 City Council meeting.

Budget Highlights

  • The Fiscal Ye...
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Posted on: September 11, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Sept. 7, 2020

THE BIG PICTURE NEWSLETTER (2)

National Suicide Prevention Month, Census 2020, Give Your Irrigation System A Break, Back Goes Back to School, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture!

 The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Sept. 7, 2020 

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City News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

National Suicide Prevention Month/World Suicide Prevention Day

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National Suicide Prevention Month - Buda Police Department Mental Health Officers VIDEO

“With it being National Suicide Prevention Month, I think that as a mental health officer, it’s very vital to talk to the community anytime that I c...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Buda Fire Department Responds to Two Lightning Sparked Fires

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FROM BUDA FIRE DEPARTMENT: The Buda Fire Department responded to two lightning sparked house fires this morning. Both structures suffered significant damage. The first fire was called in at 7:02 AM in the 25-hundred of Garlic Creek Drive. Damage is estima...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Park Closures: Buda Sportsplex and Garison Park - Friday, Sept. 4

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Park Closures: Buda Sportsplex and Garison Park are closed due to the heavy rainfall. They will be closed for the remainder of the day.

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Aug. 31, 2020

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Labor Day Holiday, Enforcement of Governor Abbott’s Face Mask Executive Order, Budaful Pet Spotlight, Question of the Week, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter! The Big Picture - Week of Aug. 31, 2020

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Enforcement of Governor Abbott's Face Covering Executive Order

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City of Buda Enforcement of Face Covering Executive Order - VIDEO 

The City’s Code Enforcement Officer and Building Official are regularly monitoring commercial establishments that are open to the public in Buda. They will issue a notice...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

REMINDER: Buda City Council Sets Public Hearings For Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget/Tax Rate

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BUDA CITY COUNCIL SETS PUBLIC HEARINGSFOR PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2021 BUDGET/TAX RATE

BUDA, TX — The City of Buda’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget was filed with the City of Buda’s City Clerk on August 5 and submitted to the B...

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City News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Labor Day City Holiday - Sept. 7, 2020

Labor Day Holiday 2020

All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020  in observance of Labor Day.

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Aug. 24, 2020

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Nov 3 General Election Information, Budget/Tax Rate Public Hearings, Transportation Mobility Master Plan Overview, Question of the Week, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter. 
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Posted on: August 25, 2020

November 3 General Election Information

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NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

On the Ballot:

MayorLee Urbanovsky (Uncontested)

At-Large Position 1 (Special Election) LaVonia Horne-WilliamsMatt Smith

At-Large Position 2 Bobby LaneMonica Davidson

Single Member District B&...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

REMINDER: Stage 1 Water Restrictions Effective Aug. 24, 2020

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CITY OF BUDA DECLARES STAGE 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS Effective Monday, August 24, 2020

Aug. 20, 2020 - Effective Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, Stage 1 Water Restrictions will go into effect for City of Buda water customers in accordance wit...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Aug. 17, 2020

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Stage 1 Water Restrictions, Free COVID-19 Testing in Kyle and San Marcos, City of Buda Receives Prestigious Budget Award, Question of the Week, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Kyle and San Marcos

Free COVID-19 Testing

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Hays County, Texas Department of Health and Human Services, Texas Department of Emergency Management, and the City of San Marcos are offering six days of COVID-19 testing in Kyle and San Marcos.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Stage 1 Water Restrictions Effective Aug. 24, 2020

STAGE 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS EFFECTIVE

CITY OF BUDA DECLARES STAGE 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS Effective Monday, August 24, 2020

Aug. 20, 2020 - Effective Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, Stage 1 Water Restrictions will go into effect for City of Buda water customers in accordance wit...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

City of Buda Receives Prestigious Budget Presentation Award For Third Consecutive Year

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CITY OF BUDA RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS BUDGET PRESENTATION AWARDFOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Aug. 20, 2020 — The City of Buda has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the Fiscal Year 202...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Ozone Action Day - Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020

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Ozone Action DayThursday, Aug. 20, 2020

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued an Ozone Action Day for the Austin area for Thursday, August 20, 2020. Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing high levels of ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

High Ozone Days Anticipated This Week

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The TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) anticipates some high ozone days this week. Ground level ozone days are highest during the summer months. It can impact our health causing acute respiratory health effects if people breath a lot of it w...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Irrigation System Tips

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This is peak lawn watering season. Ensuring your irrigation system is properly working and following the recommended watering schedule will not only save water, but will save you money. Check out the irrigation tips below.

  • CHECK THE CONTROLLER - make sure...
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Posted on: August 14, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Aug. 10, 2020

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Buda City Council Sets Public Hearings for FY 2021 Budget/Tax Rate, Still Budaful Small Business Loan Program Now Open, City Park Update, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Still Budaful Small Business Loan Program Now Open to Buda Businesses, Including Those in the ETJ

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NOW OPEN! The Still Budaful Small Business Loan Program is offering interest-free loans for Buda businesses, including those in the ETJ, for up to $10,000. Funded and administered by the Buda Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the Small ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Buda City Council Sets Public Hearings For Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget/Tax Rate

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BUDA CITY COUNCIL SETS PUBLIC HEARINGSFOR PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2021 BUDGET/TAX RATE

BUDA, TX — The City of Buda’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget was filed with the City of Buda’s City Clerk on August 5 and submitted to the B...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Main Street Improvement Project - Aug. 11, 2020

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Work is progressing on Phase II of the Main Street Improvement Project.

Here is what you can expect this week:

•Milling of the top 2” of asphalt the full length of the project from east to west will occur and is expected to complete today...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

City Park Update

City Park Update Aug. 10, 2020

We are so excited about the future opening of City Park! Contractors are still finishing up some last-minute items and for your safety we ask that you refrain from using the park while the work is being completed. The City will put out an announcement whe...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Green Meadows Splash Pad Remains Closed For Repairs

Green Meadows Splash Pad Closed For Repairs

Green Meadows Splash Pad remains closed this for repairs. We will post an update when it has reopened.

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Auto-Pay Bill Payments - Disregard Email From Our Credit Processing Company

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 Our credit card processing company mistakenly sent out an email to customers telling them that we no longer accept credit cards as a form of payment. Please disregard this message. It was sent out by mistake. If you’re signed up for au...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Green Meadows Splash Pad Closed For Repairs - Friday, Aug. 7

Green Meadows Splash Pad Closed For Additional Repairs

Green Meadows Splash Pad is closed today (Friday, Aug. 7) for additional repairs. We apologize for the inconvenience.

City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Aug. 3, 2020

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Solicitor Permits/Door-to-Door Marketing Suspended, Phase II of Main Street Improvement Project Begins, Social Distancing Activity Guide, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture!

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Aug. 3, 2020

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Solicitor Permits and Door-to-Door Marketing Practices Suspended During COVID-19 Pandemic

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City Council Adopts Ordinance to Suspend Solicitor Permits During COVID-19 Pandemic 

BUDA, TX - Aug. 5, 2020 - The Buda City Council has adopted an ordinance to suspend the issuance of solicitor permits and door-to-door marketing practices until f...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Main Street Improvement Project Update - Aug. 4, 2020

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Main Street Improvement Project UpdateAug. 4, 2020

  • Phase I (southern half of Main Street) is complete!
    • The efforts of Cox Commercial Construction over the past several weeks resulted in the completion of Phase I ( the southern half of Main Street from Railr...
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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Temporary Roll-Off Exclusive Franchise To Texas Disposal Systems

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TEMPORARY ROLL-OFF EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO TEXAS DISPOSAL SYSTEMS

BUDA, TX - Aug. 4, 2020 - The City Council of the City of Buda passed an ordinance providing an exclusive franchise to Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) for temporary roll-offs. Effective Septembe...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Governor Abbott Update on PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

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Governor Greg Abbott gave an update today (Aug. 4, 2020) on the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) available for response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He spoke from the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) Warehouse in San Antonio. As o...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Community Survey Reminder

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Approximately 2,000 randomly selected homes in Buda received a Buda Community Survey recently. It came in a Texas State envelope. The City of Buda has partnered with Texas State University to complete the survey to gauge satisfaction on City services and ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Main Street Update - July 30, 2020

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Paving will begin on the middle section of Main St. between Hawk Lane and Bradfield Drive tomorrow (Friday, July 31). Road striping is expected to start next Wednesday. Once that is completed, Phase 2 of the project will address the westbound turn lane be...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Governor Abbott Extends Early Voting Period For November 3rd Election

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued a Proclamation extending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election by nearly a week. Under this proclamation, early voting by personal appearance will begin on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, and continue through F...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

The Big Picture - Week of July 20, 2020

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Main Street Construction Alert, City of Buda Community Survey, Buda Public Library Receives Grant to Enhance Library’s COVID-19 Response, Buda Back in the Day, Employee Spotlight, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture.&...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

City of Buda Community Survey

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COMMUNITY SURVEY: Approximately 2,000 randomly selected homes in Buda will begin receiving a Buda Community Survey this week. So if you receive an envelope from Texas State, do not throw it away.The City of Buda has partnered with Texas State University t...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Buda Public Library Receives Grant To Enhance Library's Response To COVID-19

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BUDA PUBLIC LIBRARY RECEIVES GRANTTO ENHANCE LIBRARY’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Background: The Texas State Library and Archives Commission’s CARES grant program funds library initiatives that support prevention, preparation, and response t...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Main Street Construction Project - STARTS TODAY (WEDNESDAY, JULY 22)

Buda Traffic Alert

UPDATE: The contractor moved the project up to TODAY (Wednesday, July 22, 2020)

MAIN STREET CONSTRUCTION ALERT(BETWEEN HAWK LANE AND BRADFIELD DRIVE)

As part of the ongoing Main St. Improvement project the eastbound lanes of Main St. between Hawk Lane and B...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Buda Back in the Day: Cigar Vault

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Buda Back in the Day: Cigar Vault

Buda Back in the Day Video: Cigar Vault

Buda Back in the Day is a video series that profiles stories emphasizing the history of Buda. This time around we are profiling the Cigar Vault building in Downtown Buda.  

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City News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Alliance Regional Pipeline Update: Impacts to Old Black Colony Road

Alliance Regional Pipeline Project Update Impacts to Summer Pointe Drive (2)

Work on the Alliance Regional Water Authority’s pipeline continues. One lane access along Old Black Colony Road will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, July 21) as the pipeline construction crosses Old Black Colony Road and continues to the south to ...

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City News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

MAIN STREET CONSTRUCTION ALERT (BETWEEN HAWK LANE AND BRADFIELD DRIVE) - Starting July 23

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MAIN STREET CONSTRUCTION ALERT (BETWEEN HAWK LANE AND BRADFIELD DRIVE)

BUDA, TX — As part of the ongoing Main St. Improvement project the eastbound lanes of Main St. between Hawk Lane and Bradfield Drive will be impacted started Thursday...

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City News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Garison Park Trails Open By Reservation Only Starting Monday, July 20

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You can now enjoy the trails at Garison Park starting Monday, July 20, but FIRST you must make a RESERVATION
Please complete the Reservation Request form in the link below to schedule a time to visit the park. 
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City News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of July 13, 2020

THE BIG PICTURE NEWSLETTER

Alliance Water Pipeline Project Update, Buda Citizens’ Academy Update, New Downtown Buda Website, Scam Alert, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture. 

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City News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Buda Citizens' Academy Canceled For 2020

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The City has decided to cancel the Buda Citizens’ Academy for 2020. We believe the academy works best in person due to its interactive nature. With the rising cases of COVID-19 we felt it was better to hold off until next year. Thank you for und...

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City News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Alliance Regional Pipeline Project Update - Impacts to Summer Pointe Drive

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ALLIANCE REGIONAL PIPELINE PROJECT UPDATE - IMPACTS TO SUMMER POINTE DRIVE

Work on the Alliance Regional Water Authority’s pipeline continues to progress through Summer Pointe Park. On Thursday, July 16, 2020 traffic will be reduced to one lane o...

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City News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Heat Advisory - Tuesday, July 14 - 1 PM - 8 PM

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A Heat Advisory is in effect area wide today. Most areas will see afternoon highs of 103 to 106. Remember to practice heat safety. Stay hydrated and take frequent breaks in the shade or air conditioning. Limit strenuous outdoor activities, check up on the...

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City News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Election Day - Tuesday, July 14

Early Voting (1)

Today (Tuesday, July 14) is Election Day! Although City facilities will be conducting business virtually Buda City Hall will be accessible for voting on Election Day.

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Scam/Alert Fraud

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SCAM/FRAUD ALERT  

Under the guise of calling from the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), phone scammers are contacting people asking for personal information. They may try to get folks to provide social security numbers, birth da...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Excessive Heat Warning In Effect Until 8 PM Today (Monday, July 13)

Excessive Heat Warning - Temperatures

An excessive heat warning is in effect until 8 PM today (Monday, July 13). Highs will reach 105 along the I-35 corridor. If you have to be outside, stay hydrated and take frequent breaks in the shade or air conditioning. Limit strenuous outdoor activities...

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City News
Posted on: July 11, 2020

Heat Advisory in Effect - July 11, 11 AM - July 12, 8 PM

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HEAT ADVISORY: A heat advisory is in effect starting today (July 11) at 11 AM until July 12 at 8 PM. Heat index values up to 110 are expected in some spots. Limit time outdoors and check on the elderly & those without A/C. NEVER leave kids or pets una...

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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of July 6, 2020

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Buda City Facilities To Conduct Business Virtually Starting Monday, July 13, City Park and Main Street Updates, Early Voting/Election Day Voting Centers, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter. 

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City News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Buda City Facilities Will Conduct Business Virtually Starting Monday, July 13 Until Further Notice

BUDA CITY FACILITIES TO CONDUCT BUSINESS VIRTUALLY

BUDA CITY FACILITIES WILL CONDUCT BUSINESS VIRTUALLYSTARTING MONDAY, JULY 13 

Due to the continued rise of active COVID-19 cases in Hays County, the City of Buda will return to conducting business virtually. Starting Monday, July 13 Buda City faci...

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City News
Posted on: July 4, 2020

Red, White & Buda Fireworks Shows

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Due to COVID-19, we are doing things a little differently this year. While there will be no morning parade or activities, we will have two Red, White & Buda Fireworks shows on July 4. Fireworks will be launched from Buda Sportsplex and City Park on be...

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City News
Posted on: July 3, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of June 29, 2020

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Red, White & Buda Fireworks Shows, John D. and Byrd Mims Garison Memorial Park Virtual Tour, Main Street Construction Update, Early Voting Information, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation To Limit Gather

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Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation To Limit Gatherings

Releases Video Message Urging Texans To Protect Themselves And Their Loved Ones From COVID-19

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Exe...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Fireworks Prohibited In and Around Buda

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Fireworks Prohibited In and Around City of Buda

With the 4th of July upon us, the City of Buda wanted to remind citizens that fireworks are prohibited in and around Buda. Fireworks cannot be used/detonated or sold in the city limits or within 5,000 feet of...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

John D. and Byrd Mims Garison Memorial Park

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The John D. and Byrd Mims Garison Memorial Park is a nature lovers paradise. Starting July 20th, you will be able to explore the natural trails at the park by making a reservation through the Parks and Recreation Department. The reservation system will he...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Early Voting - 2020 July Primary Runoff

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Early voting in the 2020 July Primary Runoff begins Monday, June 29. Although City facilities will be functioning virtually on Mondays and Friday, Buda City Hall will be accessible for early voting.

Early Voting: June 29, 2020 – July 10, 2020&...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Independence Day Holiday - Friday, July 3

Independence Day Holiday 2020

All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 in observance of Independence Day.

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues New Order Closing Bars, Tubing Businesses, & Limiting Public Gatherings

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Governor Abbott released a new executive order today closing bars, tubing businesses, and limiting public gatherings.

FROM THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part ...

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of June 22, 2020

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City Facilities Change in Operating Procedure, Red, White & Buda Fireworks Shows, Frequently Asked Questions on Hays County Mask Order, Buda Main Street Program Receives 2020 National Accreditation, and more in this week’s Big Picture Newsle...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Temporary Pause Of Additional Reopening Phases

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Governor Abbott Announces Temporary Pause Of Additional Reopening Phases

June 25, 2020 - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the State of Texas will pause any further phases to open Texas as the state responds to the recent increase in positive COVID...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Early Voting - 2020 July Primary Runoff

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Although City facilities will be functioning virtually on Mondays and Friday, Buda City Hall will be accessible for early voting in the 2020 July Primary Runoff. 

Early Voting: June 29, 2020 – July 10, 2020 

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Hays County

Hays County Offers Free COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured, Inderinsured and Indigent Resdidents (1)

Ten more FREE testing days are scheduled for Hays County!  No pre-registration needed. Walk-up service. Need not be showing symptoms. 

Sat., June 27 - Wed., July 1 - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. - June 27 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...

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City News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Red, White & Buda Fireworks Shows - July 4, 2020

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Due to COVID-19 concerns we are doing things a little differently this year for Red, White & Buda. While there will be no morning parade or other activities, we will still have a fireworks show. In fact, we are having two shows! Fireworks will be laun...

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City News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Buda Main Street Program Receives 2020 National Main Street Accreditation

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Buda Main Street Program Receives 2020 National Main Street Accreditation

Buda, Texas – Buda Main Street has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America™ program.  Accredited status is Main Street...

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City News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Hays County Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings - Frequently Asked Questions

HAYS COUNTY JUDGE ISSUES NEW COVID ORDER REQUIRING MASKS IN PUBLIC (4)

Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra issued a new COVID-related executive Order effective today, June 22, that, among other provisions, requires face coverings be worn in public in Hays County. Based on questions received from the public, media, municipalities...

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City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of June 15, 2020

BUDA CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF EQUALITY AND JUSTICE (1)

Hays County Judge Issues Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings in Public, West Buda Juneteenth Car Parade, City Council Adopts Resolution in Support of Equality and Justice, Community Policing Conversation, and more in The Big Picture Newsletter!

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City News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Hays County Judge Issues New COVID Order Requiring Masks in Public - Effective Monday, June 22

HAYS COUNTY JUDGE ISSUES NEW COVID ORDER REQUIRING MASKS IN PUBLIC (1)

Hays County Judge Issues New COVID Order

Includes Requiring Masks in Public

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra today issued a new executive order that, among other provisions, requires face coverings ...

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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

2019 City of Buda Annual Water Quality Report

City of Buda 2019 Water Quality Report

2019 City of Buda Annual Water Quality Report

The 2019 City of Buda Annual Water Quality Report is now available. Please go to https://ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8044/2019-CCR to view the report and learn more about your drinking water. This report ...

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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Community Policing Conversations with Police Chief Bo Kidd - Virtual Town Hall Meeting

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Please join us for a public safety conversation with Chief Kidd to discuss current affairs and address any questions you may have for the Buda Police Department.

This will be a Virtual Town Hall Meeting via GoToWebinar. Please register to attend the online...

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City News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Buda City Council Adopts Resolution in Support of Equality and Justice

BUDA CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF EQUALITY AND JUSTICE

An inclusive and safe community requires open communication, diverse perspectives, and a foundation built on trust. Tonight, the Buda City Council adopted a Resolution in support of Equality and Justice. City Council and the Buda Police Department seek to...

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City News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Community Policing Conversations with Police Chief Bo Kidd - Virtual Town Hall Meeting

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Please join us for a public safety conversation with Chief Kidd to discuss current affairs and address any questions you may have for the Buda Police Department.

This will be a Virtual Town Hall Meeting via GoToWebinar. Please register to attend the online...

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Alliance Regional Pipeline Project Update

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ALLIANCE REGIONAL PIPELINE PROJECT UPDATE - WHISPERING HOLLOW PARK PARKING LOT CLOSED BEGINNING JUNE 16

Construction of the Alliance Regional Water Authority’s pipeline along Old Black Colony Road is nearing the Whispering Hollow Park parking lot...

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Virtual City Council Meeting - Tuesday, June 16

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The City Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 16 will be virtual. 

VIDEO CONFERENCE - City Council

Please register to attend the online Meeting - June 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM CDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2557731635082636560

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of June 8, 2020

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Mayor Haehn Not Seeking Re-Election in November 2020, Green Meadows Splash Pad Opens June 15, Buda Census Self-Response Rate, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter.

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of June 8, 2020

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City News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Hays County

Hays County Offers Free COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured, Inderinsured and Indigent Resdidents

Free COVID-19 Testing in Hays County 

San Marcos, TX – The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) announced yesterday it will offer free COVID-19 testing in San Marcos on Sunday, June 14 and Saturday, June 20 as part of the Govern...

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City News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Amazon Delivery Station Coming to Buda

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AMAZON DELIVERY STATION COMING TO BUDANew Delivery Station Will Create Hundreds of New Jobs  

BUDA, TX - June 11, 2020 -  The Buda Economic Development Corporation (Buda EDC) is excited to announce that Amazon is opening a new delivery st...

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City News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Mayor George Haehn Not to Seek Re-Election in November 2020

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MAYOR GEORGE HAEHN NOT TO SEEK RE-ELECTION IN NOVEMBER 2020  

BUDA, TX - June 11, 2020 - After almost a decade of serving the citizens of Buda, Mayor George Haehn has announced that he will not seek re-election in November 2020. 

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City News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Heat Advisory in Effect Until 7 PM

Heat Advisory - June 9, 2020

HEAT ADVISORY: Stay hydrated if you are going to be outside today. A heat advisory is in effect from noon to 7 PM. Temperatures will climb into the low 100s and with very humid air in place heat index values could reach 105-112 degrees for several hours. ...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Buda Parks and Recreation Update

Buda Parks and Recreation (3)

Field Rentals begin Monday, June 8 for practices. Starting June 15, fields will be open for games and competitions.(For more information about Buda Sportsplex or field rentals please reach out to Recreation Program Coordinator Shelby Fletcher at sfletcher...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of June 1, 2020

Reopening Texas (3)

Phase 3 Of Open Texas, Union Pacific Temporary Railroad Crossing Closure, Still Budaful Stimulus 2.0, Message From City Manager and Police Chief on George Floyd Death, New LED Lights at Buda Sportsplex, and more. 

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week...

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Buda Sportsplex New LED Lights - Reservations Being Accepted for Sports Fields Starting June 8

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Buda Sportsplex New LED LightsReservations Being Accepted for Sports Fields Starting June 8

 BUDA, TX – June 4, 2020 – State-of-the-art LED light fixtures have been installed in the soccer and softball fields at Buda Sportsplex...

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

New Pay By Phone Automated System Launching June 9, 2020

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Starting June 9, we are rolling out a new way for customers to pay bills by phone. You will be able to call 1-866-279-0787 and pay through an automated system over the phone. 

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Additional Openings and Revisions As Part Of Open Texas Plan

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Governor Greg Abbott has announced additional openings and revisions as part of Phase III of his Open Texas plan. Below we have included a list of the latest openings that includes amusement parks, fine arts performance halls, outdoor events, and more. Fo...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Union Pacific Railroad Announces Temporary Crossing Closure in Buda

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD ANNOUNCESTEMPORARY CROSSING CLOSURE IN BUDA

BUDA, TX — June 3, 2020 — The Union Pacific Railroad Crossing at Main Street and Garison Road will be temporarily closed on Thursday, June 11 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Still Budaful Stimulus 2.0 Launches June 3, 2020

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STILL BUDAFUL STIMULUS 2.0 LAUNCHES JUNE 3

 BUDA, TX – June 3, 2020 – The City of Buda’s Small Business Task Force has launched “Still Budaful Stimulus 2.0”. City Council approved Stimulus...

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

A Message From City Manager Kenneth Williams and Police Chief Bo Kidd On George Floyd Death

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A Message From City Manager Kenneth Williams and Police Chief Bo Kidd On George Floyd Death

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To say I was upset when I saw the video that captured the death of George Floyd is an understatement. His death was unnecessary, preventable, and not least to say, ...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Pet Registration Information

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Animal Registration

Pet Registration Video From Buda Animal Control

Due to COVID-19 our procedures for microchipping and in person pet registration have changed. If you need to have a microchip implanted you MUST first schedule an appointment online HERE th...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

UPDATE: Mill and Overlay Work at Intersections at FM 1626 & RM 967 and FM 1626 & FM 2770

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TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE: The mill and overlay work at the intersection of FM 1626 & RM 967 has been extended through Friday, June 5. Mill and overlay work at the intersection of FM 1626 & FM 2770 is scheduled to last through Wednesday, June 3. Office...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Buda Public Library Grab & Go Service Starts Monday, June 1

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BUDA, TX — May 26, 2020 - On Monday, June 1 the Buda Public Library will open for limited Grab & Go service. It is strongly recommended that visitors wear face coverings and observe social distancing recommendations.

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of May 25, 2020

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Buda Public Library Grab & Go Service, Still Budaful Stimulus 2.0, Boards and Commissions Application Deadline is May 31, Governor Abbott Expanded Openings, Congratulations Class of 2020, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Ne...

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City News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Still Budaful Stimulus 2.0 Expected to Launch June 3

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STILL BUDAFUL STIMULUS 2.0 EXPECTED TO LAUNCH JUNE 3

 BUDA, TX – May 27, 2020 – In April, the Buda City Council authorized the Still Budaful Stimulus Program to assist businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pan...

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City News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

City of Buda Accepting Human Services Grant Applications - Deadline to Apply is June 3, 2020

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City of Buda Accepting Human Services Grant Applications

The City of Buda is accepting Human Services Grant applications. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Please deliver your application to the Office of the City Clerk located at 405 E. Lo...

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City News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Deadline Boards and Commissions Applications - May 31, 2020

Deadine Extended to May 31 For Boards and Commissions Applicaitons

Deadline Extended For Boards and Commissions Applications to May 31, 2020

The deadline has been extended to May 31, 2020 for citizens interested in applying for the City’s boards and commissions.City Council is currently accepting completed appli...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Governor Abbott Expanded Openings

Reopening Texas (2)

Governor Abbott has expanded openings to include indoor and outdoor waterparks, driving schools, and food courts. You can find more information on the governor’s website here:https://gov.texas.gov/organization/opentexas

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Buda Public Library Opens For Limited Grab & Go Service On Monday, June 1

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BUDA, TX — May 26, 2020 - On Monday, June 1 the Buda Public Library will open for limited Grab & Go service. It is strongly recommended that visitors wear face coverings and observe social distancing recommendations.

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Census Bureau to Resume 2020 Census Field Operations in Some Central Texas Counties, Including Hays

Census Bureau Resumes Field Operations in Hays County

CENSUS BUREAU TO RESUME 2020 CENSUS FIELD OPERATIONS  IN SOME CENTRAL TEXAS COUNTIES

 

(Census Bureau Press Release)

May 22, 2020 — The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with Federal, State and local health officials,...

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of May 18, 2020

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Memorial Day Holiday, Governor Abbott Announces Phase 2 of Open Texas Plan, Mayor Haehn Amended Order, Baylor Scott & White Drive-Thru Testing, Latest Buda Census Self-Response Rates, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsle...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Phase 2 of Open Texas Plan

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Governor Abbott has announced Phase Two of his Open Texas plan. This includes bars, bowling alleys, beauty services, child care services, youth clubs, and more. Below are some highlights from today’s announcement. For the full list and additiona...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Baylor Scott & White-Buda Increasing COVID-19 Testing, Treatment Options in Hays County

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Baylor Scott & White Health Increasing COVID-19 Testing, Treatment Options in Hays County

Convenient drive-thru specimen collection now available with pre-screening requirement

 

BUDA, Texas (May 14, 2019) – Baylor Scott & White He...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Memorial Day Holiday - Monday, May 25

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All City offices, including Buda Public Library Curbside Service, are closed on Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day.


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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Mayor George Haehn Amended Order - May 15, 2020

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MAYOR HAEHN AMENDS ORDERTO MIRROR GOVERNOR ABBOTT’S LATEST EXECUTIVE ORDER

 BUDA, TX - May 15, 2020 - Mayor George Haehn has amended his May 1, 2020 order to mirror the Executive Order (GA-21) issued by Governor Greg Abbott on May 6.

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City News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of May 11, 2020

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Buda City Hall/Public Safety Building to Open With Limited Capacity, Still Budaful Stimulus Plan Deadline, Governor Abbott Executive Order Expanded Openings for May 18, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

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City News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

City of Buda E-Billing

City of Buda E-Billing

The City of Buda is now offering e-billing so that you can conveniently pay your utility bill online.     

You can either sign up online at www.municipalonlinepayments.com\budatx and log in as if you are going to pay your bill or...

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City News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Still Buda Stimlus Program Deadline - Monday, May 18

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The DEADLINE to Apply for the Still Budaful Stimulus Program is Monday, May 18. Eligible businesses are encouraged to apply! Be on the lookout for Still Budaful Stimulus 2.0.

To review the eligibility and qualifications and to apply for the grant, business...

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City News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Tornado Watch in Effect Until 5:00 PM - Tuesday, May 12

Tornado Watch - May 12, 2020

A tornado watch is in effect until 5:00 p.m. Please monitor local weather reports. Storms are expected through the rest of the day.    

City News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Still Budaful Stimulus Program Awards Over $300,000 in Grants

Still Budaful Stimulus Update

CITY OF BUDA & BUDA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION “STILL BUDAFUL” STIMULUS PROGRAMAWARDS OVER $300,000 IN GRANTS  

BUDA, TX – May 11, 2020 – In early April, the Buda City Council authorized t...

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City News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Buda City Hall & Public Safety Building Open to Public With Limited Capacity On Monday, May 18

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Buda City Hall and Public Safety Building Open to Public With Limited Capacity Starting Monday, May 18  

BUDA, TX — May 11, 2020 - On Monday, May 18 Buda City Hall and the Public Safety Building will open to the public with limited capac...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of May 4, 2020

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Governor Abbott Executive Order & Expanded Business Openings, Mayor Haehn Amended Order, Hays County COVID-19 Testing Sites, Railroad Street Construction, Alliance Water Pipeline Update, and more!

The Big Picture - Week of May 4, 2020

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues New Executive Order, Expands Openings of Certain Businesses and Activities

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Governor Abbott Expands Business Openings In Texas, Announces Surge Response Teams To Combat COVID-19

Issues Guidance For Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference where announced that he will be issuin...

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Hays County Hosting Two Free COVID-19 Testing Sites on May 10

Hays County Free COVID-19 Testing Sites on May 10

County Hosting Two Free COVID-19 Testing Sites on May 10 

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Through a partnership with the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, along with the Texas Army National Guard, two free ...

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Aliance Water Phase 1A Segment B Pipeline Project Update

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Aliance Water Phase 1A Segment B Pipeline Project    

  

For Immediate Release May 4, 2020Contact: Graham Moore, Executive Director Alliance Regional Water Authority (512) 294-3214 gmoore@alliancewater.org 

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Railroad Street Construction Starting May 11, 2020

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Railroad Street Construction Starting Monday, May 11  

BUDA, TX — May 4, 2020 - Starting Monday, May 11, 2020 construction will begin along Railroad Street.   The South Buda Water control and Improvement District No. 1 will be c...

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City News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Mayor Haehn Amends Order to Mirror Governor's Open Texas Plan - May 1, 2020

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MAYOR HAEHN AMENDS ORDERTO MIRROR GOVERNOR ABBOTT’S OPEN TEXAS PLAN 

BUDA, TX - May 1, 2020 - Mayor George Haehn has amended his April 21, 2020 order to mirror the Executive Orders to open Texas issued by Governor Greg Abbott on Monday, ...

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City News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Breakdown of Governor Abbott's Phase 1 Reopening Texas Plan

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Phase 1 of Governor Abbott’s Open Texas plan begins Friday, May 1. Under the plan, restaurants and retail stores can re-open with 25% of maximum occupancy. Gyms, bars, hair salons, spas and similar businesses are not allowed to reopen under Phas...

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City News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of April 27, 2020

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Governor Abbott’s Reopen Texas Plan, City of Buda Continues to Operate Virtually, Free COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured, Underinsured, and Indigent Residents, Aquifer Storage Recovery Pilot Well Update, and more in this week’s Big Pictur...

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Aquifer Storage Recovery Pilot Well Update - April 30, 2020

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While drilling through the Edwards formation, the City of Buda shut down operation of Well #5 near the Garlic Creek Booster Station. The Aquifer Storage Recovery (ASR) well has been completed through the Edwards formation and sealed off to allow us to saf...

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

City of Buda Continues Virtual Operations Until Further Notice

City of Buda Virtual Operations Will Continue Until Further Notice

As a reminder, the City of Buda will continue operating virtually until further notice.

You can contact City Departments directly at the numbers below:Public Works (512-312-2876)

Buda Police Department - Non-Emergency (512-393-7896)

Parks (512-523-1081)

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Still Budaful Stimulus Program Still Accepting Applications

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CITY OF BUDA SMALL BUSINESS TASK FORCEDEVELOPS “STILL BUDAFUL” STIMULUS PROGRAM

Eligible Businesses are Encouraged to Apply!

BUDA, TX - In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Buda City Council authorized the Still Budaful St...

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Governor Abbott Executive Order Breakdown

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There’s a lot to digest in Governor Abbott’s latest orders. The graphics below give a breakdown of what will reopen on May 1, what will remain closed and the restrictions that are in place. While masks are not required, they are highly...

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City News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Hays County Offers Free COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured, Underinsured and Indigent Residents

Hays County Offers Free COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured, Inderinsured and Indigent Resdidents

Hays County Offers Free COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured, Underinsured and Indigent Residents

 

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX (April 28, 2020) – Hays County has partnered with two Live Oak medical facilities to offer free ...

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City News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders Outlining Reopening Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott announced a new Executive Order today (Monday, April 27) outlining his plan on reopening Texas in phases. The first phase goes into effect on Friday, May 1. Governor Abbott says opening Texas must reopen in phases and a more strategic...

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City News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Curbside Service Resumes at Buda Public Library

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 Get books and other library materials delivered straight to your vehicle! Place books on reserve on our online catalog. After you’re notified that they are ready, park in the parking lot during designated hours and call us at 512-295-5...

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City News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of April 20, 2020

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Message from Mayor Haehn, Boards and Commissions Applications Deadline Extended, Buda Public Library Resumes Curbside Service April 27, Kenny’s Construction Chat, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

The Big Pi...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Message From the Mayor - April 23, 2020

Message From the Mayor - April 23, 2020

Last week Mayor George Haehn amended his March 27, 2020 order to mirror the Executive Orders issued by Governor Greg Abbott. Mayor Haehn talks about his latest amended order and how the City plans to move forward during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the video ...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Deadline Extended For Boards and Commissions Applications to May 31, 2020

Deadine Extended to May 31 For Boards and Commissions Applicaitons

Deadline Extended For Boards and Commissions Applications to May 31, 2020

The deadline has been extended to May 31, 2020 for citizens interested in applying for the City’s boards and commissions.City Council is currently accepting completed appli...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Mayor Haehn Amends Order to Mirror Governor Abbott's Executive Orders

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MAYOR HAEHN AMENDS ORDERTO MIRROR GOVERNOR ABBOT’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS 

BUDA, TX - April 21, 2020 - Mayor George Haehn has amended his March 27, 2020 order to mirror the Executive Orders issued by Governor Greg Abbott on Friday, April 17. M...

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City News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders Aimed at Reopening Texas

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Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open TexasDirects Select Services To Reopen, Closes Schools For Remainder Of Academic Year

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference where he issued three new Executive O...

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City News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

The Big Picture - Week of April 13, 2020

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Bradfield Drive Closure at Main Street Intersection, COVID-19 Hays County Resources, Stimulus Check Fraud, Buda Public Library Online Resources, Activities and Resources for Older Adults, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsle...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Hays County Health Department COVID-19 Tracing Process

Hays County Health Department Contact Tracing Process for COVID-19

FROM THE HAYS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT - COVID-19 CONTACT TRACING PROCESS

In any infectious disease outbreak, it is critical to trace contacts to ensure that individuals who may have been exposed to the disease are evaluated and treated if necessary. The H...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area - Chronic Conditions Self-Management Online Workshop

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is offering a FREE online workshop of its Chronic Conditions Self-Management program.  The program is every Tuesday from April 21 - May 26 from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Registration is required. There is N...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions - Deadline Extended

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City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

The Buda City Council is accepting completed application forms from City of Buda citizens interested in serving on one of our various boards and commissions. Several of our boards and commissio...

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City News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Hays County Resources for Residents Impacted by COVID-19

COVID-19 RESOURCES IN HAYS COUNTY

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX (April 14, 2020) – Hays County is sharing this list of resources for residents who have lost their jobs or need food, mental health support, or other assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources are a...

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City News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Bradfield Drive Closure at Main Street Intersection

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Bradfield Drive Closure at Main Street Intersection Monday, April 20  - Monday, April 27  

As part of the ongoing Main Street Improvement Project, a small portion of Bradfield Drive at the intersection of Main will be closed in both direc...

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City News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

City of Buda Small Business Task Force Develops Still Budaful Stimulus Program

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CITY OF BUDA SMALL BUSINESS TASK FORCEDEVELOPS “STILL BUDAFUL” STIMULUS PROGRAM

BUDA, TX – April 8, 2020 - In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Buda City Council authorized the Still Budaful Stimulus Program to assist bu...

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City News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of April 6, 2020

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Still Budaful Stimulus Plan, Buda Chamber Launches Two Times (2X) for Buda Campaign, City Receives Clean Audit, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter. 

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of April 6, 2020

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City News
Posted on: April 9, 2020

City of Buda Receives Clean Audit for FY 2018-19

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BUDA, TX - April 9, 2020 - The City of Buda’s Fiscal Year 2018-19 annual audit of the City’s financial reports has been completed by the City’s external audit firm Whitley Penn, LLP. We are pleased to announce that the City h...

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City News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Utility Late Fees/Disconnects, Credit Card Transactions, Mobile Food Vendor Fees, and Inspired Minds

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CITY OF BUDA UTILITY LATE FEES/DISCONNECTS, CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS, MOBILE FOOD VENDOR FEES, AND INSPIRED MINDS ART CENTER

Utility Late Fees/Utility Disconnects Suspended for Two Months: As initially discussed at the March 20 City Counc...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Paying It Forward Is A Budaful Thing: Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery Makes Hand Sanitizer

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Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery in Buda Making Hand Sanitizer - VIDEO

The Deep Eddy Distillery in Buda has converted part of their facility to make hand sanitizer for first responders.

“Really with just our extra capacity and the extra alcohol and the ...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Buda Area Chamber Launches Two Times (2X) for Buda Campaign

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Buda Area Chamber Launches Two Times (2X) for Buda Campaign

Buda, TX—The Buda Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) today is launching a web- and social-media-based campaign to encourage area residents to buy from local restaurants at least two times p...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

City Council Meeting - April 7, 2020

City Council Chamber 2019 - Smaller Version

The April 7, 2020 City Council meeting will be a virtual meeting. It starts at 5:30 p.m.

City Council Agenda - April 7, 2020https://tinyurl.com/vvpfoxx

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/4890558857091025678

After registeri...

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City News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Good Friday Holiday - April 10, 2020

Good Friday Holiday - April 10, 2020

City of Buda offices will be closed on Friday, April 10 in observance of Good Friday. The City will continue to share any pertinent information related to COVID-19. The Hays County COVID-19 hotline operators will continue to answer calls from residents wh...

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City News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

CDC Recommendation on Cloth Face Masks for Public Use

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CDC Recommendation on Cloth Face Masks for Public Use

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX (April 6, 2020) – The CDC is now recommending that persons visiting grocery stores, pharmacies, etc., wear cloth face masks to help keep those individual...

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City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of March 30, 2020

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Governor Abbott Executive Order, Clarification on Governor’s Executive Order and Hays County Order, Aquifer Storage and Recovery Pilot Well, Autism Awareness Month, and more in this week’s edition ofThe Big Picture Newsletter!

The Big P...

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City News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Aquifer Storage Recovery Pilot Well

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Aquifer Storage Recovery Pilot Well VIDEO

A few years ago, the City of Buda started exploring Aquifer Storage Recovery (ASR) as a viable water storage option. A feasibility study was completed in 2016 and the Buda City Council later approved the drilling o...

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City News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Clarification Regarding Executive Order by Governor Abbott and its Effect on Hays County Order

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CLARIFICATION REGARDING EXECUTIVE ORDER BY GOVERNOR ABBOTTEFFECTIVE APRIL 2, 2020AND ITS EFFECT ON THE 3rd COVID-19-RELATED ORDER BY THE HAYS COUNTY JUDGE

Governor Greg Abbott executed an Executive Order on the afternoon of March 31, 2020. That Order becom...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Census Day - April 1, 2020

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Happy Census Day! Have you responded to the 2020 Census questionnaire yet? It only takes 10 minutes!!! You may be stuck at home but you can do something for Buda that lasts the next 10 years. Respond on-line, by phone or by paper. www.2020census.gov

Here i...

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Hays County COVID-19 Dashboard

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A new online dashboard on Hays County’s website provides the public with a current count and other statistics related to COVID-19 cases in Hays County in near real-time.

The data on the dashboard shows a snapshot of COVID-19 related information f...

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City News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of March 23, 2020

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 Hays County "Stay Home, Work Safe" Order, Mayor Haehn’s Amended City Order, Buda Small Business Survey, Downtown Main Street Closure, and more!

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of March 23, 2020

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City News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Mayor Haehn Amends Order to Match Hays County "Stay Home, Work Safe" Order

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MAYOR HAEHN AMENDS ORDER TO MATCH HAYS COUNTY ORDER RE-OPENS DAYCARE CENTERS FOR ESSENTIAL STAFF

Mayor George Haehn has amended his previous order that closed daycare centers in Buda. The amended order mirrors the current “Stay Home, Wor...

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City News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Downtown Main Street Closure - Friday, March 27 (8 PM) - Saturday, March 28 (5 AM)

Downtown Main Street Closure Friday, March 27 (8 PM)  - Saturday, March 28 (5 AM)

Main Street between Ash Street and Peach Street is expected to close overnight beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 27 and will re-open by 5 a.m. on Saturday, March...

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City News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

City of Buda Earns Tree City USA Designation by Texas Forest Service and Arbor Day Foundation

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CITY OF BUDA EARNS TREE CITY USA DESIGNATIONBY TEXAS FOREST SERVICE AND ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION

BUDA, TX — March 26, 2020 - Buda is known for its small town charm and as the Outdoor Capitol of Texas. The community’s majestic Live Oak trees...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Stay Home, Work Safe Order for Hays County

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COVID-19 Stay Home, Work Safe Order for Hays County

Stay Home, Work Safe Order - FULL ORDER 

(CLARIFICATION ON DAY CARES:  In addition to the Hays County Order, an order was also issued by Mayor George Haehn on March 20. It includes the cl...

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Buda Parks Dept: Sports Fields, Bathrooms, Playscapes, Basketball Courts & Skatepark Closed

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The City of Buda Parks Department is following Federal, State and Local guidelines to limit the potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus.  Implemented policies and procedures are in place to include:

UPDATE: Mayor Haehn has included neighborhood p...

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions - Deadline Extended

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City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

The Buda City Council is accepting completed application forms from City of Buda citizens interested in serving on one of our various boards and commissions. Several of our boards and commissio...

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

FDA Alerts Consumers About Unauthorized Fraudulent COVID-19 Test Kits

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FDA Alerts Consumers About Unauthorized Fraudulent COVID-19 Test Kits
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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Hotline Available for Hays County Residents

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COVID-19 Hotline Available for Hays County Residents  

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX (March 23, 2020) -- To address a rising tide of questions and concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Hays County Local Heal...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Council - Virtual Meeting - March 24, 2020

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The City of Buda will be conducting City Council meetings virtually starting with the March 24, 2020 meeting. The public has two ways to continue to provide public comment and testimony during City Council meetings. The first option is to send written com...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Be Aware of Price-Gouging, Scams, during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

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Be Aware of Price-Gouging, Scams, during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic  

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX (March 23, 2020) – The Texas Attorney General’s Office is on the lookout for price-gouging and the Federal Tr...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Onion Creek Senior Center Take-Out on Thursday, March 26

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Onion Creek Senior Center will serve a take-out lunch on Thursday, March 26, from 11 am to 1 pm. Please call 512-295-3413 to place order. We do ask that you not come to the Center if you have a fever or are experiencing any respiratory or gastric problems...

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City News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Message From City Manager Kenneth Williams on COVID-19

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City Manager Comments on City of Buda’s Response to COVID-19By Kenneth Williams, Buda City ManagerBuda City Council MeetingMarch 20, 2020

The City of Buda has been working diligently over the last many weeks to protect the health and safety of ci...

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City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Buda City Council Extends Emergency Disaster Declaration

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BUDA CITY COUNCIL EXTENDS EMERGENCY DISASTER DECLARATION

BUDA, TX - March 20, 2020 – The Buda City Council voted today (March 20, 2020) in a special meeting to extend the disaster declaration issued by Mayor George Haehn on March 13 until further...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra Signs Order That Inlcudes Closing Daycare Centers

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On March 19, 2020, Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra signed a 2nd Order related to COVID-19 that in ways mirrors one signed earlier in the day by Governor Greg Abbott, with some differences. These orders supersede previous ones.

Governor Abbott’s O...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City of Buda Conducting Business Virtually Starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19

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CITY OF BUDA CONDUCTING BUSINESS VIRTUALLYSTARTING AT 5 P.M. THURSDAY, MARCH 19

To follow the social distancing guidelines set out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDD), as of 5:00 p.m. today (Thursday, March 19) all City offices will be ...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders In Accordance With Federal Guidelines To Mitigate Spread Of

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Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders In Accordance With Federal Guidelines To Mitigate Spread Of COVID-19 In Texas

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced a series of Executive Orders relating to COVID-19 preparedness and mitigation. The four orde...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Order by Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra Regarding Community Gatherings

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On Tuesday, March 17 Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra issued the following order on community gatherings. Here’s a link to the document: https://tinyurl.com/wmmkts5

As a reminder all City-sponsored events have been postponed/canceled through April...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City of Buda Operating With Limited Staff on Wednesday, March 18

City of Buda Operating With Limited Staff Wednesday, March 18 - Twitter

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020 the City of Buda will test it’s remote work capabilities to ensure continuance of operations. City Hall will be open during its regular business hours, but with a limited number of staff. The Library will be closed u...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Notary Public Notarizations Currently Suspended

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In light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak the City is currently suspending notary public notarizations. 

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Paying Utility Bills and Municipal Court Payments Online

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Please avoid in-person payments at this time. You can pay your bill online at https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/budatx. You can also pay online through your bank, at the drop box at the front entrance of the building as well as near the library book...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

UPDATE: Buda Public Library Now Closing at 1:00 PM March 17

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We have adjusted the original closure time and now the Buda Public Library will close Tuesday, March 17 at 1:00 pm. We appreciate your understanding as we adjust our services during this evolving situation.

We will continue our curbside service and compute...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

County, Cities Issue Disaster Declarations to Stay Ahead of Potential COVID-19 Needs

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County, Cities Issue Disaster Declarations to Stay Ahead of Potential COVID-19 Needs

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX (March 16, 2020) – Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra and mayors from throughout Hays County announced disaster declarations ...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Onion Creek Senior Center Closing to All Activities - March 16 - 22

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From Onion Creek Senior Center

March 15, 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Onion Creek Senior Center in Buda has made the decision to close the Senior Center to all activities – exercise classes, dances, games, etc. -- during the wee...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

City of Buda Issues Disaster Proclamation - March 15, 2020

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CITY OF BUDA ISSUES  DISASTER PROCLAMATION

Message on COVID-19 From Mayor George Haehn, Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Beggs, and City Manager Kenneth Williams

BUDA, TX — March 15, 2020 - In light of the COVID-19 outbreak across Te...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Downtown Buda Fire

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Helen’s Casa Alde Fire (Information from Buda Fire Department)

At 11:27 PM on Saturday, March 14, the Buda Fire Department received a 911 Dispatch for the area of 100 Main Street. There were reports of heavy smoke and fire coming from the roof of...

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City News
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Hays County Reports First COVID-19 Case, Reminds Residents to Maintain Health Practices

COVID-19 UPDATE HAYS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Hays County Reports First COVID-19 Case, Reminds Residents to Maintain Health Practices

Update March 14 11:55 a.m.: The patient has been released from the hospital and will self-quarantine at home until they are fever-free for 48 hours without use of fever...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Message From Mayor George Haehn

Message From Mayor George Haehn

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYORMARCH 13, 2020

I know many of you are worried and anxious about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak that is occurring across Texas, the nation, and the world. It is normal to feel concerned. So far there are no positive cases in Hays ...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Hays County Coronavirus (COVID 19) Update From Epidemiologist Eric Schneider - March 13, 2020

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COVID-19 UPDATE from Hays County Epidemiologist Eric Schneider

Health officials worldwide continue to gather information about COVID-19, which is a newly discovered strain of the Coronavirus. Additional travel restrictions implemented by the federal govern...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of March 9, 2020

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City of Buda Cancels/Postpones City-Sponsored Events Through April 12, Mayor Haehn State of the City Address, Census 2020 Questionnaire, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter.

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

City of Buda Cancels/Postpones City-Sponsored Events Through April 12

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CITY OF BUDA CANCELS/POSTPONES CITY-SPONSORED EVENTS THROUGH APRIL 12

BUDA, TX — March 12, 2020 - As a precautionary measure the City of Buda has decided to cancel/postpone all City-sponsored events for the next month (March 12 - April 12). This ...

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Mayor George Haehn State of the City Address 2020

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Mayor George Haehn gave the State of the City Address at the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on March 11, 2020. We have included a video link and power point of the presentation below.

Mayor Haehn State of the City 2020 VIDEO   

May...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of March 2, 2020

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Bond Project Updates - Main Street & City Park, Hays County Coronavirus Update, Buda Counts: Pledge to be Counted Census Event, Buda Trash-Off, Boards and Commissions Applications Being Accepted, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Pi...

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City News
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Bond Project Updates - Main Street (Between Cabelas and Railroad) and City Park

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Bond Project Updates Main Street & City Park March 6, 2020By Project Manager Kenny Crawford

We’ve all been there – passing that construction project that seems to be idle. Why does the construction schedule keep changing? This is a ...

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Hays County Risk Still Low for Coronavirus, County Health Official Suggests Tips for Staying Safe

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Hays County Risk Still Low for Coronavirus, County Health Official Suggests Tips for Staying Safe(Hays County Press Release)

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX (March 5, 2020) – Hays County Epidemiologist Eric Schneider wants to make sure tha...

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City News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Buda Trash-Off - Saturday, April 4

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BUDA TRASH-OFFSaturday, April 4

BUDA, TX — The City of Buda will be participating in the “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off” this year! Gather your family, team, or come as an individual and get ready to help clean up ...

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City News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Buda Counts: Pledge to be Counted Shindig - Saturday, March 28

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BUDA COUNTSBuda Complete Count Committee “Buda Counts” Census Event

BUDA, TX — Join the City of Buda, the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Buda Complete Count Committee for the “Buda Counts: Pl...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

March 3 Primary Voting Locations

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It’s Election Day! Hays County Citizens can vote at any polling location in Hays County.

Election Day Voting Locations - Full Listhttps://tinyurl.com/tvglqb8

City of Buda Election Day Locations

Buda City Hall405 E. Loop St., Building 100

Old Buda El...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Black History Month Community Celebration Video Links

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Thank you to everyone who came out to the City’s Inaugural Black History Month Community Celebration! If you missed it, we have also included video links to various parts of the program.

Introduction and Recognitionshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?...

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City News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Friday, Feb. 28 - Last Day For Early Voting in March 3 Primary Election

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VOTING CENTER LOCATIONS FOR EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION DAYMARCH 3 PRIMARY ELECTION

***During early voting and on Election Day Hays County Citizens can vote at any polling location in Hays County.***

Early Voting: February 18 - 28, 2020

Tuesday, February 18 - ...

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City News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Black History Month: Center Union Missionary Baptist Church Profile

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Center Union Missionary Baptist Church VIDEO

“It wouldn’t be a community without a Church. In the Black community the church is the head of the community. The church is the shelter of the community. The church is the hospital of the com...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

REMINDER: Black History Month Celebration - Saturday, Feb. 29

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Join us for the City of Buda’s Inaugural Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, February 29 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm at Buda City Hall. The celebration includes a panel discussion on Black History in America, Poetry & Motion, Artists ,Musi...

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City News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

The Big Picture Weekly Newsletter - Week of Feb. 24, 2020

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Black History Month Celebration, Jazz Up Downtown, Center Union Missionary Baptist Church Profile, March 3 Primary Election Information, Downtown Main Street Closure, Sequoyah Street Closure, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Ne...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Downtown Main Street Closure - Friday, Feb. 28 (8 PM) - Monday, March 2 (5 AM)

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DOWNTOWN MAIN STREET CLOSURE Friday, Feb. 28 (8 PM)  - Monday, March 2 (5 AM)

 

BUDA, TX — A portion of Main Street will be closed in Downtown Buda. Main Street between San Antonio Street and China Street is expected to close beg...

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City News
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Sequoyah Street Closure at Main Street Intersection March 2 - March 9

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Sequoyah Street Closure at Main Street Intersection Monday, March 2  - Monday, March 9  

BUDA, TX —  As part of the ongoing Main Street Improvement Project, a small portion of Sequoyah Street at the intersection of Main...

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City News
Posted on: February 21, 2020

The Big Picture City Newsletter - Week of Feb. 17, 2020

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Transportation and Mobility Master Plan, Downtown Main Street Closure Postponed, Alliance Pipeline Project Update, Early Voting for March 3 Primary Election, Black History Month Community Celebration, and more in this week’s edition of The Big P...

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City News
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Transportation and Mobility Master Plan

Transportation and Mobility Master Plan Twitter ENGLISH

The City of Buda is developing a Transportation and Mobility Master plan. The goal is to improve safety and travel, reflect community values, and enhance the character of the area.

Materials displayed at the February 20, 2020 Open House:https://tinyurl.com...

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City News
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Alliance Water Pipeline Project Update

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Phase 1A Segment B Pipeline Project UPDATE    

(Alliance Water Press Release)

Buda, Texas - In mid-February 2020, Smith Contracting began surveying the location for Alliance Water’s Phase 1A Segment B Pipeline project in and arou...

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City News
Posted on: February 20, 2020

POSTPONED: Downtown Main Street Closure Between San Antonio Street and Peach Street

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POSTPONED: The Downtown Main Street Closure between San Antonio Street and Peach Street scheduled for this weekend (Friday, Feb. 21 - Monday, Feb. 24.) has been POSTPONED due to the weather. We will let you know when it is rescheduled.
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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Transportation and Mobility Master Plan Open House - Thursday, Feb. 20

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TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY MASTER PLAN OPEN HOUSE

BUDA, TX - The City of Buda is developing a Transportation and Mobility Master Plan to identify transportation needs, develop solutions, and prioritize improvements to allow the transportation system to ke...

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City News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Black History Month: Buda Council Member Ray Bryant Profile

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Buda City Council Member Ray Bryant is the City of Buda’s first black council member. Mr. Bryant sat down with Communications Director David Marino to talk about growing up in Chicago, what got him involved in serving the community, and the impo...

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City News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Downtown Main Street Closure REMINDER - Friday, Feb. 21 (8 PM) - Monday, Feb. 24 (5 AM)

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Downtown Main Street ClosureFriday, Feb. 21 (8 PM)  - Monday, Feb. 24 (5 AM) 

Main Street between San Antonio Street and Peach Street is expected to close beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21 and will re-open by 5 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 2...

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City News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

March 3 Primary Election Information - Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations

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VOTING CENTER LOCATIONS FOR EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION DAYMARCH 3 PRIMARY ELECTION

***During early voting and on Election Day Hays County Citizens can vote at any polling location in Hays County.***

Early Voting: February 18 - 28, 2020

Tuesday, February 18 - ...

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City News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Feb. 10, 2020

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Presidents’ Day Holiday, Early Voting for March 3 Primary Election, Black History Month Community Celebration, Transportation and Mobility Plan Open House, and more!

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Feb. 10, 2020

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Main Street and RM 967 Closure - Friday, Feb. 21 (8 PM) - Monday, Feb. 24 (5 AM)

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MAIN STREET AND RM 967 CLOSURE Friday, Feb. 21 (8 PM)  - Monday, Feb. 24 (5 AM)   

BUDA, TX — Your Valentine’ Day weekend plans won’t be affected, but next weekend a portion of Main Street w...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

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City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

The Buda City Council is accepting completed application forms from City of Buda citizens interested in serving on one of our various boards and commissions. Several of our boards and commissio...

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City News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

President's Day Holiday - Monday, Feb. 17, 2020

Presidents Day Holiday Schedule

All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 in observance of Presidents’ Day. 

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City News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Community Meeting - The Colony at Cole Springs Development - Wednesday, Feb. 19

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COMMUNITY MEETING HOSTED BY: DEVELOPMENT TEAM FOR THE COLONY AT COLE SPRINGS

The Colony at Cole Springs is a proposed in-city Municipal Utility District consisting of 531 residential units, located on the west side of Buda, south of Old Black Colony Road. ...

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City News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Feb. 3, 2020

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Black History Month Community Celebration, Movie Night: Hidden Figures, Hays County Moms Valentines Festival, Transportation and Mobility Plan Open House, International Dark Sky Community Survey, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Pictur...

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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Transportation and Mobility Master Plan Open House - Thursday, Feb. 20

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TRANSPORTATION AND MOBILITY MASTER PLAN OPEN HOUSE

BUDA, TX — Feb. 6, 2020 - The City of Buda is developing a Transportation and Mobility Master Plan to identify transportation needs, develop solutions, and prioritize improvements to allow the tr...

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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

March 3 Primary Election Information - Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations

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VOTING CENTER LOCATIONS FOR EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION DAYMARCH 3 PRIMARY ELECTION

***During early voting and on Election Day Hays County Citizens can vote at any polling location in Hays County.***

Early Voting: February 18 - 28, 2020

Tuesday, February 18 - ...

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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Hays County Moms Inaugural Valentine's Festival

Hays County Moms

Hays County Moms bringing the community together to benefit the Hays County Food Bank

The 1st Annual Hays County Valentine’s Festival offers free family fun in support of local charities.

(Austin) – January 31, 2020 – Hays Coun...

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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Black History Month Community Celebration - Saturday, Feb. 29

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Join us as we celebrate Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 29. The community celebration will include art, stories, music, movement, and more. This will take place in the Buda City Hall Lobby and Library located at 405 E. Loop St., Building 100.&nb...

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City News
Posted on: February 3, 2020

REMINDER: Colony at Cole Springs Development Workshop - Feb. 4, 2020

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REMINDER: COLONY AT COLE SPRINGS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP: If you would like to know more about the Colony at Cole Springs Development project, the developers are doing a presentation before City Council during a workshop at the Feb. 4 council meeting. The wo...

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City News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

International Dark Sky Community Survey

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The City of Buda is interested in becoming an International Dark Sky Community. Dark Sky is a program that is administered and maintained by the International Dark Sky Association. They are a nonprofit organization that seeks to preserve the night sky by ...

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City News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Jan. 27, 2020

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Colony at Cole Springs Development Workshop, Downtown Main Street Construction Updates, Hays County Moms Inaugural Valentines Day Festival, Hidden Figures Movie Night, Library Main Entrance Improvements, and more in this week’s edition of The Bi...

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City News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Greater San Marcos Partnership Five-Year Regional Economic Development Strategic Plan Survey

Greater San Marcos Partnership

The Greater San Marcos Partnership is asking for your input on its five-year regional economic development strategic plan: Vision 2025.

The survey is available now through Feb 7.http://bit.ly/38MN34C

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Colony at Cole Springs Development - Planning and Zoning Commission Workshop (Tuesday, Jan. 28)

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Tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 28) during the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting there will be a workshop on the Colony at Cole Springs Development to discuss the proposed traffic impact and improvements. No action will be taken. The meeting takes place in Ci...

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City News
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Downtown Main Street Construction Update

Kenny Chat

Construction on Main Street in Downtown Buda is moving along. Project Manager Kenny Crawford shares the latest in his recent "Kenny’s Construction Chat" video segments. 

Kenny’s Construction Chat - January 24, 2020

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City News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

The Big Picture City Newsletter - Week of Jan. 20, 2020

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THE BIG PICTURE CITY NEWSLETTER - WEEK OF JAN. 20, 2020

City of Buda Hires New Planning Director, Inspired Minds Art Center Grand Opening, Amended Tree Ordinance, Public Hearings Update for the Colony at Cole Springs Development, and more in this week&...

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City News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Public Hearings Update on Colony at Cole Springs Development

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PUBLIC HEARINGS UPDATE ON COLONY AT COLE SPRINGS DEVELOPMENT

The scheduled public hearings for the Zoning and MUD Consent Agreement related to the Colony at Cole Springs Development (case numbers DA 19-01 and Z 20-01) have been cancelled. The public heari...

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City News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Inspired Minds Art Center Grand Opening Celebration - Saturday, Jan. 25

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The Inspired Minds Art Center Grand Opening celebration is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25 from 1 PM to 5 PM. Inspired Minds is located at 121 Main Street. Inspired Minds Grand Opening Information

Inspired Minds Art Center VIDEO“Inspired...

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City News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

City of Buda Amended Tree Ordinance

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CITY OF BUDA AMENDED TREE ORDINANCE

Buda City Council recently approved amendments to the tree ordinance. The updated ordinance applies across the City and its ETJ (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction), including private property that impacts a Protected, Signat...

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City News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

City of Buda Hires Director of Planning

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CITY OF BUDA HIRES DIRECTOR OF PLANNING

The City of Buda is excited to announce a new addition to the team! Mrs. Melissa McCollum has been named as the City’s Director of Planning. Prior to joining the City of Buda, Mrs. McCollum served as the Pl...

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City News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Jan. 13, 2020

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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, Pet Registration Information, Downtown Construction Shifts to West Side of Main Street, Paying It Forward Video Segment, and more in this week’s edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

The Big Picture Newsletter - W...

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City News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

City of Buda Pet Registration Information

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City of Buda Pet Registration Video

Buda City Council recently approved changes to the pet registration ordinance. Instead of a yearly pet registration, Buda Animal Control has now moved to a lifetime pet registration. Currently, there is no cost to regist...

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City News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Schedule

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY

All City offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   

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City News
Posted on: January 12, 2020

Downtown Main Street Construction Shifts to West Side of Main Street

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DOWNTOWN MAIN STREET CONSTRUCTIONWORK SHIFTS TO WEST SIDE OF MAIN

TxDOT’s Contractor, Lonestar Sitework, has completed the mill and overlay work on the east side of Main Street in Downtown Buda. Work has now shifted to the west side of Main Stree...

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City News
Posted on: January 11, 2020

Downtown Main Street UPDATE - Saturday, Jan. 11

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DOWNTOWN MAIN STREET CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: TxDOT's Contractor, Lonestar Sitework, has started the mill and overlay work for Main Street between Peach and Ash St. Once Lonestar started working, they discovered that they needed to extend the repairs further ...

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

The Big Picture City Newsletter - Week of Jan. 6, 2020

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Downtown Main Street Construction/Closures, Finance Department Receives Prestigious Award, Alliance Water Pipeline Project Update, Latest Monthly Development Report, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture. 

The Big Picture Newsletter -...

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Downtown Main Street Closure/Construction REMINDER - Friday, Jan. 10 - Monday, Jan. 13

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MAIN STREET AND RM 967 CLOSURE Jan. 11 - Jan. 13

BUDA, TX — Due to ongoing construction, Main Street between Ash Street and Peach Street is expected to close beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10 and will re-open by 5 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 13. Th...

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City News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Phase 1A Segment B Pipeline Project (Alliance Regional Water Authority Press Release)

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Phase 1A Segment B Pipeline Project Alliance Regional Water Authority Press Release

Buda, Texas – On Wednesday, December 18th, the Alliance Regional Water Authority (Alliance Water) and its contractor, Smith Contracting, began ...

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City News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Enhanced Risk for Severe Storms Friday Evening/Overnight Hours

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An upper level storm system and cold front will move across South Central Texas Friday Afternoon sparking off a line of showers and thunderstorms along and east of Highway 281. The line will move east through the evening into the overnight hours. The main...

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City News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Over Here, Over There Monthly Development Report - December 2019

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Interested in where Buda is growing? Here's the latest "Over Here, Over There" Monthly Development Report for December 2019.

Over Here Over There Monthly Development Report - December 2019

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City News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

City of Buda Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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CITY OF BUDA RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENTFOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

BUDA, TX — Jan. 7, 2020 — The City of Buda is proud to announce that it has received the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States ...

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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Main Street Closure - Jan. 11 - Jan. 13

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MAIN STREET AND RM 967 CLOSURE Jan. 11 - Jan. 13

BUDA, TX โ€” Due to ongoing construction, Main Street between Ash Street and Peach Street is expected to close beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10 and will re-open by 5 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 13. This include...

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City News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 30, 2019

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Christmas Tree and Light Recycling, Buda Counts: Census 2020, Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, 2019 Year in Review, Upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, and more in this week's edition of The Big Pictur...

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City News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Area Agency on Aging Chronic Disease Self-Management Program - Feb. 6 - March 12

Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the Buda Task Force on Aging have teamed up for a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. There is no cost, but class size is limited. Please register here: Registration for Chronic Disease Self-Management...

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City News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Buda Counts: Census 2020

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Welcome to the Buda 2020 Census!

With the 2020 Census on the horizon, the Buda City Council has established a Complete Count Committee (CCC) for the City of Buda. CCC's are volunteer committees whose purpose is to increase awareness and motivate residents ...

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City News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

AGE of Central Texas Free Caregiver Support Seminar - Saturday, January 18

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AGE of Central Texas Launching Free “Meaningful Activities for Persons with Dementia” Seminar on January 18th in Buda 

AGE of Central Texas will host the free caregiver support seminar exploring “Meaningful Activities...

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City News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

City of Buda New Years Holiday Schedule

New Years Holiday Schedule 2019

All City of Buda offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year.     

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City News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Texas Disposal System (TDS) New Year's Week Holiday Schedule

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TDS SERVICE ALERT: New Year's Day will affect service this week. Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) will NOT be collecting waste on Wednesday, New Year's Day.

Wednesday service will slide to Thursday.Thursday service will slide to Friday.Friday service will slid...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

2019 Year in Review

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2019 Year in Review Video

From completing bond projects to new schools opening in Buda, it was another busy year for the City. Here’s a look back at 2019. 

City Projects

Old Goforth wrapped up construction and re-opened in early November. ...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Fireworks Prohibited In and Around Buda

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Fireworks Prohibited in City of Buda

With the New Year just around the corner, the City of Buda wanted to remind citizens that fireworks are prohibited in and around Buda. Fireworks cannot be used/detonated in the city limits or within 5,000 feet of the ci...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) Holiday Trash Schedule

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TDS SERVICE ALERT: Christmas Day will affect collection schedules this week. TDS will have limited customer service hours on Tuesday, Christmas Eve, and will be CLOSED at all locations on Christmas Day. Please see information below for details on how coll...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Dec. 16, 2019

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Trail of Lights Canceled for Friday, Dec. 20, City of Buda Construction and Safety Precautions, City of Buda Holiday Schedule, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 16,. 2019

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

CANCELED: Trail of Lights for Friday, Dec. 20

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CANCELED: Trail of Lights for Friday, Dec. 20 has been canceled due to wet conditions at Stagecoach Park.

City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

City of Buda Construction and Safety Precautions

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This is a busy time for construction in the City of Buda. We want to remind motorists and pedestrians to proceed with caution in construction zones and to please observe the posted speed limit signs. The City has received reports of motorists cutting thro...

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City News
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Employee of the Quarter & Employee of the Year

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Congratulations to our Employee of the Year, Deputy City Manager Micah Grau. Micah joined the City of Buda in January of 2017. Micah was instrumental in the move to the new City Hall in many ways. Micah has been known to help out a fellow employee sew but...

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City News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

REMINDER: City Offices Close Early (11:30 AM) on Friday, Dec. 13

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REMINDER: All City of Buda offices, including the Buda Public Library, will close at 11:30 AM on Friday, Dec. 13 for the City's Employee Holiday Luncheon.

City News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Dec. 9, 2019

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Holiday Employee Luncheon Early Closure, Kenny's Construction Chat, Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park, Christmas Light Recycling, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture!

The Big Picture - Week of Dec, 9, 2019 

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park

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Trail of Lights continues this weekend! We hope to see you there.

Hours: 6 pm - 10 pm

Parking at Cabela’s: Parking is at Cabela’s and we will shuttle you to Stagecoach Park. The parking lot at Buda City Hall (405 E. Loop St.) will also b...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Upcoming Christmas/New Years Holiday Schedule

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All City of Buda offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24, Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Wednesday, Jan. 1. 

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City News
Posted on: December 9, 2019

City of Buda Offices Close at 11:30 AM on Friday, Dec. 13

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All City of Buda offices, including the Buda Public Library, will close at 11:30 AM on Friday, Dec. 13 for the City's Employee Holiday Luncheon.  

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City News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

City of Buda Water System Receives Superior Rating From TCEQ

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BUDA, TX — NOV. 5, 2019 - The City of Buda’s Water System recently received high marks from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).  Through the hard work of the City’s Public Works operations and Engin...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Annual Friends of the Buda Library Book Sale - Friday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 8

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Annual Buda Library Book Sale 

Friends of the Buda Library Annual Book Sale VIDEO

The annual Friends of the Buda Library Book Sale is a holiday tradition! Offering thousands of books of all kinds for all ages, the sale runs from Friday, Dec. 6 thro...

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park Opens to the Public on Friday, Dec. 6

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TRAIL OF LIGHTS AT STAGECOACH PARK

Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park opens to the public on Friday, December 6. Trail of Lights is a free holiday event that features lighted and decorated displays that are provided by local businesses and organizations. V...

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Christmas Light Recycling Until Friday, Jan. 10

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As your prepare for holiday, decorating the City of Buda is here to help you get rid of any old, broken, or unwanted Christmas Lights! From now until Friday, Jan. 10 ,you can drop off your Christmas lights in a box/container or bundled up for recycling. P...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2019

Shop Small Saturday, Cocoa Jingle, Downtown Lighting, and more! - Saturday, Nov. 30

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There is so much happening in Downtown Buda today (Saturday, Nov, 30)! Join us for all of the holiday festivities!

The best holiday experiences are shared with the ones you love. Historic Downtown Buda invites you and your loved ones to join our family and...

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City News
Posted on: November 27, 2019

City Park Construction Update - Nov. 27, 2019

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City Park VIDEO Update - Nov. 27, 2019

With each passing day, Buda City Park is taking shape.  

“We are doing very well. We obviously have the buildings coming up and we can kind of see what it looks like,” said Donna Carter, ow...

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City News
Posted on: November 27, 2019

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Nov. 25, 2019

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Thanksgiving Holiday, Buda Turkey Trot, Cocoa Jingle, Downtown Lighting, Shop Small Saturday, Trail of Lights, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture!

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 25, 2019

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City News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Traffic Alert: Main Street Closure Between FM 967 and San Antonio Street on Saturday, Nov. 30.

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Main Street between FM 967 and San Antonio Street will be closed at 3:15 p.m. and reopen at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30. This is due to the Cocoa Jingle and Downtown Lighting ceremony taking place downtown on Nov. 30.   

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City News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Buda Turkey Trot - Thursday, Nov. 28. 2019

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The Annual  Buda Turkey Trot Fun Run & Walk is happening in Buda on Thanksgiving (Thursday, Nov. 28). This will impact Cabelas Drive, a portion of Main Street, and Bradfield Village Park. There are NO road closures, but please expect delays. ...

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City News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

The Big Picture Weekly Newsletter - Week of Nov. 18, 2019

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Wiley Hopkins City council Term Ends, Buda City Council Members Sworn In, Application Deadline Extended for Census Complete Count Committee, Cocoa Jingle, Downtown Lighting Ceremony, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

The Big Pi...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Deadline to Submit Applications for Census 2020 Complete Count Committee Extended to Dec. 2

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BUDA CITY COUNCIL ESTABLISHING COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE FOR CENSUS 2020

 

BUDA, TX – (NOV. 7, 2019) - The deadline has been extended to Monday, December 2, 2019 to submit applications for the Census 2020 Complete Count Committee. ...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Buda City Council Members Sworn In

City Council Chambers UPDATED

Council Member Lee Urbanovksy and new Council Member Terry Cummings were sworn in during the Nov. 19 City Council meeting. Urbanovksy ran uncontested for At-Large Position 1 in the Nov. 5 General Election. Cummings replaces Mayor Pro-Tem Wiley Hopkins in ...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Shop Small Saturday, Cocoa Jingle, Downtown Lighting, and Ornament Market - Saturday, Nov. 30

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BUDA SUPPORTS SMALL BUSINESSES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON Shop Small and Enjoy Downtown Holiday Activities

BUDA, TX - The holiday shopping season is upon us! Saturday, November 30 is Small Business Saturday and the City of Buda is a perfect place to take...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Thanksgiving Holiday - Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. The library will close at 5:00 p.m. on  Wednesday, Nov. 27.

City News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Mayor Pro Tem Wiley Hopkins Reception - Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

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The City of Buda is hosting a reception for Mayor Pro-Tem Wiley Hopkins and the public is invited to attend. Mr. Hopkins was elected to the City Council in 2013. His term will end on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Join us in celebrating his civic service to the ...

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City News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Scam Alert - Fraudulent City of Buda Job Postings

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SCAM ALERTFraudulent City of Buda Job Postings

BUDA, TX (Nov. 15, 2019) - The City of Buda has been made aware of a scam involving someone posting fraudulent City of Buda job openings. A recent fraudulent post went up on ‘Indeed’ for a ...

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City News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Nov. 11, 2019

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Deadline to Apply for Complete Count Committee for Census 2020, Friends of the Buda Library Annual Book Sale, Trail of Lights, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Weekly Newsletter. 

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 11, 2019

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City News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Annual Friends of the Buda Library Book Sale - Friday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 8

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Annual Buda Library Book Sale 

The annual Friends of the Buda Library Book Sale is a holiday tradition! Offering thousands of books of all kinds for all ages, the sale runs from Friday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 8 inside the Buda Municipal Compl...

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City News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Strong Cold Front Could Bring Wintry Mix to Hill Country

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A very strong cold front will move across the region today, arriving before noon over the parts of the Hill Country and in the early afternoon over most of South Central Texas. Much colder air will settle over the region tonight through Wednesday morning....

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City News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Veterans Day Parade - Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019

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Come out Saturday, Nov. 9 to honor our veterans at the Buda VFW Post 12161 Veterans Day Parade.

Veterans Day Parade Saturday, Nov. 910 AMDowntown Buda

Main Street between China and San Antonio will be closed during the parade. Main Street will clos...

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City News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Nov. 4, 2019

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City Council to Establish Complete Count Committee for Census 2020, Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 5 General Election Results, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 4, 2019

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

FM 967 Is Now OPEN

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FM 967 is now OPEN. We had to close it yesterday due to safety concerns over the structural integrity of an old vacant structure at the corner of Austin and 967. That structure has since been demolished.  

City News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Final Election Results - Single Member District C

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The votes in the November 5 General Election will be canvassed on November 19.

Here are the unofficial results (unofficial until votes are canvassed) for Single Member District C (formerly Place 2):

Terry Cummings - 63.73%Jeffrey K. Morales - 36.27%

Ms. Cumm...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Buda Businesses Recognized in 2019 Texas Downtown Association President's Awards Program

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Winners announced for the 2019 Texas Downtown Association President’s Awards Program

Winners for the 2019 Texas Downtown Association (TDA) President’s Awards were recently announced, and Main Street Buda walked away with several awards....

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

City Council Meeting - Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

City Council Chambers UPDATED

Due to the Nov. 5 General Election, this week's City Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 6:00 PM in council chambers.     

City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Veterans Day Holiday - Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019  in observance of Veterans Day.

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Nov. 5, 2019 General Election Information - Election Day Voting Locations

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Election Day - Nov. 5, 2019Polls Open 7 AM - 7 PM

***Unlike in previous elections, on Election Day Hays County Citizens can vote at any polling location in Hays County. You do not have to vote in your assigned precinct***

On the Ballot:

Single Member Distric...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

UPDATED DETOUR ROUTE: Main Street Closure - Monday, Nov. 4 and Tuesday, Nov. 5

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UPDATED DETOUR ROUTE: As part of the ongoing Main Street project, Cox Construction will install two new waste water Lines on Main Street just west of Willie’s Joint. Therefore, that portion of Main Street will be closed on Monday, Nov. 4 from 9 ...

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City News
Posted on: November 3, 2019

Construction Complete on Old Goforth Road

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Old Goforth Road is now open to traffic, pedestrians, and bikes! Smith Construction Company finished the project on Saturday. Thank you for your patience during construction. 

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City News
Posted on: November 2, 2019

Ways to Follow City of Buda News, Events, Information

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Buda is a busy place these days. Here are all the ways you can follow City news, events, and other updates.

Subscribe to news alerts, information alerts, emergency alerts, city council agendas, bond blog, etc. (City news includes all press releases, constr...

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City News
Posted on: November 1, 2019

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Oct. 28, 2019

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Texas Arbor Day Fun, Paying It Forward Is A Budaful Thing, Trail of Lights, Nov. 5 General Election Information, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture!

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City News
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Freeze Warning in Effect - Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

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A freeze warning is in effect on Friday, Nov. 1 from 1 AM to 10 AM. In addition to covering your plants and pipes please remember to bring your outdoor pets in overnight.

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City News
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park

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TRAIL OF LIGHTS AT STAGECOACH PARK

Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park opens to the public on Friday, December 6. Trail of Lights is a free holiday event that features lighted and decorated displays that are provided by local businesses and organizations. V...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Paying It Forward Is A Budaful Thing: Buda's Brightside

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Paying It Forward Is A Budaful Thing - Buda's Brightside VIDEO

The City's "Paying It Forward Is A Budaful Thing" series focuses on the people and organizations doing great things in the community. This time around we are featuring "Buda's Br...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Texas Arbor Day Fun and Crafts - Friday, Nov. 1

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TEXAS ARBOR DAY FUN AND CRAFTS

Join the fun as the City of Buda and the Buda Public Library celebrate Texas Arbor Day by offering the community two engaging events. Come to Green Meadows Park on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at 10 a.m. for a tree planting ceremony,...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Old Goforth Road Construction Update - Oct. 30, 2019

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Smith Construction, the City's contractor, says they expect to do the striping of the road this weekend. The weather has delayed them a few times. The contractor began removing barrier, debris, and unused construction materials from the northern corner of...

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City News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Buda City Council Approves FY 2019-2020 Tax Rate and Budget

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BUDA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FY 2019-2020 TAX RATE AND BUDGET

The Buda City Council unanimously approved and adopted the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget and Tax Rate at its September 17, 2019 meeting.  

Budget Highlights

  • The 2019-2020 budget is a balance...
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City News
Posted on: May 9, 2017

May is Older Americans Month!

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May is Older Americans Month

The 2017 Older Americans Month theme is Age Out Loud. As part of the theme, we’re asking our older citizens in Buda to print out the sign included in the link below and write in the bubble how you Age Out Loud. If you...

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of May 1, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes a recap of the Buda Lion's Club Wiener Dog Races, the City's clean audit, the latest update on the Municipal Site construction, and more.

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Posted on: April 30, 2017

Stagecoach Park Trail Plant Picture Guide

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Stagecoach Park Trail Plant Picture Guide

If you've ever wondered what types of vegetation are along the trail at Historic Stagecoach Park, we have some answers for you. Orlando Casias spent several months putting together a Trail Plant Picture Gu...

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City News
Posted on: April 28, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of April 24, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the Wiener Dog races, repairs at the Stoneridge Filtration Pond, the Texas Main Street Program, and more.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Buda Officially Welcomed into the Texas Main Street Program

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City of Buda Officially Welcomed into the Texas Main Street Program by Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott officially welcomed Buda into the Texas Main Street Program on April 18, 2017.  Buda became a Texas Main Street ...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of April 17, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information about the Texas Main Street Dedication Ceremony, the upcoming Wiener Dog Races, an update on the Public Safety Building construction, upcoming library events, and more!

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of April 10, 2017

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This week's Big Picture Report includes information on the upcoming Main Street Dedication Ceremony, traffic closures associated with the ceremony, an innovative way the City is solving a beaver problem, the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, and more!

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Main Street Advisory Board Seeks Community Input on Downtown

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Main Street Advisory Board Seeks Community Input on Downtown

The City of Buda's Main Street Advisory Board is working on implementing Buda's Main Street Program strategy to revitalize downtown in the areas of design, promotion, events, or...

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City News
Posted on: April 12, 2017

City of Buda Takes Innovative Approach to Solve Beaver Problem in Retention Pond

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City of Buda Takes Innovative Approach to Solve Beaver Problem in Retention PondBuda Partners with the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Services Program      

When it comes to the weather in Central Texas, you never know what you&r...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Main Street Dedication Ceremony STREET CLOSURES - April 18, 2017

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Texas Main Street Dedication Road Closures

· Main St. (Loop 4) between San Antonio St. and RM 967 (Live Oak St.)

· Ash St. between Austin St. and Main St. 

· Elm St. between Austin St. and Main St.

*Main St. South of ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Buda PD/DEA Drug Take-Back Day

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BUDA POLICE DEPARTMENT TAKING BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS APRIL 29, 2017

 

[BUDA, TX] – On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Buda Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the publ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Good Friday Holiday

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GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY

All city offices, including the library, are closed on Friday, April 14, 2017 in observance of Good Friday.


City News
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Traffic Alert: Southbound I-35 Closure on Friday, April 7, 2017

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This Friday, April 7th at 4:00am, Buda Police Department with the help of San Marcos Police Department will need to briefly shut down SB IH 35 at the 219 exit in order to do a crash scene reconstruction. The highway is expected to be closed for roughly an...

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Mar. 27, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the 20th Annual Buda Lions Club Country Fair and Wiener Dog Races, the latest edition of the Buda Bulletin Quarterly Community Newsletter, Spring Fling at the Buda Public Library, and more!

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Possible Strong to Severe Storms Over the Weekend

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Keep your umbrella handy over the weekend. We have a marginal risk for isolated storms on Saturday. But there is an enhanced risk for strong to severe thunderstorms on Sunday. According to the National Weather Service, the main severe weather concern will...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2017

The Buda Bulletin Quarterly Community Newsletter - April 2017

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The Buda Bulletin is our Quarterly Community Newsletter. ย This issue includes information on the upcoming Texas Main Street City Dedication Ceremony, bond projects, the 20th Annual Wiener Dog Races , the Dept. of Tourism's new wedding website and more!

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Rabies Alert - 1100 N. Main St. - Santa Cruz Catholic Church

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On March 22, 2017, a live bat was found at 1100 N. Main St. (Santa Cruz Catholic Church) at approximately 5:30 p.m. outside between the playscape and educational building. The bat was tested by the Department of State Health Services and was found to be p...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Buda Public Library Pop Up Makerspace Hits over 1,000 Users

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Buda Public Library Pop Up Makerspace Hits Over 1,000 Users!

The Buda Public Library’s Pop Up Makerspace has hit a milestone! In November 2016, the library began rotating the makerspace to local Buda secondary schools. Since that time it has prov...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Mar. 20, 2017

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This week's Big Picture Report includes information on the Texas Main Street Dedication Ceremony on April 18th, the deadline to apply for our boards/commissions, a new task force being formed to help the needs of aging adults, and more!

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Task Force Being Formed to Help Meet the Needs of Aging Adults

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City Council is forming a Task Force to help meet the needs of Aging Adults and their caregivers.

If you’re open to volunteering and want to officially serve on the Task Force, please sign up on our Volunteer Task Force List!  Council wi...

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City News
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Texas Main Street Dedication Ceremony on April 18, 2017

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Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott will officially welcome the City of Buda into the Texas Main Street Program during a dedication ceremony on April 18, 2017. Buda became a Texas Main Street city on January 1, 2017 and is proud to be one of 89 cities statewi...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

City of Buda Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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City of Buda Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Hop to Buda Sportsplex for an egg-citing egg hunt on Saturday, April 15th! At this FREE event, kids will make a dash towards the hunting ground to try and collect as many eggs and treats that can be found. Following the ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Mar. 13, 2017

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This week's Big Picture Report includes information on the Municipal Complex work, irrigation improvements at City Park, the Buda Public Library's Play-Learn-Grow Child Workshop series, and more!

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Mar. 6, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes about the new Municipal Site Live Camera, Buda Legislative Day at the Capitol, how you can become a sponsor for the 11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Spring Fling at the Buda Public Library, and more!

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Municipal Site Live Camera

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Work on the Municipal Site is moving full steam ahead and now you can keep tabs on construction. The Municipal Complex will include a new City Hall and Library building, along with a new Public Safety Building. We have a live camera on the site which is o...

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City News
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Capital Area Metropolitan Plan Organization Open Houses

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Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Wants to Hear From You   Open Houses on Amendments to Transportation Improvement Plan and Long-Range CAMPO 2040 Plan

 

CAMPO PRESS RELEASE - The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organizatio...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Spring Fling at the Buda Public Library

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2nd Annual Spring Fling at Buda Public Library

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the Buda Public Library’s 2nd Annual Spring Fling! It’s a day of fun for children of all ages. This year The Urban Interface will be on hand...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Public Hearing on Flood Protection Grant Project

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PUBLIC HEARING ON FLOOD PROTECTION GRANT PROJECT

The City of Buda will hold a hearing open to the public during its Regular City Council Meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in the Council Chambers of Buda City Hall located at 121 Ma...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Feb. 27, 2017

Motorcycle Chute Out

This week's Big Picture report includes information on a rabies alert after a dead bat was found on Houston St., Buda Legislative Day at the Capitol, the Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out, and more.

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Rabies Alert (100 Block of Houston St.)

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Rabies Alert (Downtown, 100 Block of Houston St.)

DO NOT TOUCH OR HANDLE GROUNDED BATS!!!

On March 1, 2017, a dead bat was found on the 100 block of Houston St. at approximately 1:13 p.m on the ground near the roadway. The bat was tested by the Department o...

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City News
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Buda Legislative Day at the Capitol

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BUDA LEGISLATIVE DAY AT THE CAPITOL

The City of Buda, Buda Economic Development Corporation, and the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for “Buda Legislative Day” at the Capitol on March 8, 2017. This is an opportunity for City...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

City of Buda Accepting Human Services Grant Requests

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The City of Buda is now accepting Human Services grant requests. The deadline to apply is June 2, 2017    

Human Services Grant Application - DEADLINE June 2, 2017

The City of Buda accepts grant requests for projects or programs that:

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City News
Posted on: February 28, 2017

City of Buda Seeks Volunteers for Lead and Copper Sampling Program

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City of Buda Seeks Volunteers for Lead and Copper Sampling Program

The City of Buda is seeking help from residents to complete water quality sampling required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quali...

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City News
Posted on: February 28, 2017

Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out

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TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Friday and Saturday, March 3 โ€“ 4, 2017 from 8am to 4pm each day, the Travis County Sheriffโ€™s Office, along with several other area law e...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Feb. 20, 2017

Municipal Building Rendering

This week's Big Picture report includes information on a Southbound I-35 closure on Sunday, Feb. 26th, renderings of the new Municipal Building, Teen Tech Week and more!

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Hays County Emergency Management Seeks Storm Damage Reports for Tracking Purposes

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FROM HAYS COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT:Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – The Hays County Emergency Management Office is seeking information about the storms that brought high winds, hail, lightning and rain to much of Hays County Sunday ni...

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City News
Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Feb. 13, 2017

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more....

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Survey on Critical Issues and Needs Of Our Older Citizens

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In January the City of Buda organized a focus group to discuss issues impacting older adults and their family caregivers. This discussion helped the city assess the state of current programs and services and better prepare for the future needs of an expan...

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions - Deadline Extended

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The deadline to apply for one of our various boards & commissions has been extended to March 28, 2017. The Buda City Council is accepting completed application forms from City of Buda Citizens interested in serving on one of our boards or commissions....

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

City of Buda Lifts Stage 1 Drought Restrictions

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The City had enacted Stage 1 at the end of 2015 through 2016 to reduce demand on the water distribution system during the completion of the Interim Water Improvements project and the construction of Well No. 5 at the Garlic Creek pump station.

Both project...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

All City Offices Closed On President's Day

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All city offices, including the library, are closed on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 in observance of President’s Day.


City News
Posted on: February 10, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Feb. 6, 2017

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more....

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Buda City Council Votes To Put Fluoridation On November Ballot

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In a 5-2 vote during Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the Buda City Council decided to put the issue of whether or not to fluoridate the City’s water supply to a vote on November 7, 2017.      

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Longtime Buda Resident Tommy Poer Recognized

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Ms. Poer has lived in Buda for nearly 60 years. She has been at almost every City Council meeting and has served on numerous boards and commisions. Feb. 7th was proclaimed Tommy Poer day in Buda. Ms. Poer has moved out of Buda into an assisted living faci...

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2017

New Waste Disposal Options From Texas Disposal Systems

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Texas Disposal Systems is pleased to provide all trash, recycle and green waste services within your community. Below are the service days for the City of Buda.

TRASH: Wednesdays (remains the same)

RECYCLE: Wednesdays Every Other Week (remains the same)

NEW!...

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City News
Posted on: February 3, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 30, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes videos and photo albums of the tree relocation on the Municipal Site, information on a public reception for longtime Buda resident Tommy Poer, the upcoming Maker Monday at the Buda Public Library and more!&...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Tree Relocation - Videos and Photo Albums

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The tree is now located on the southeast corner of the property. Environmental Design and JE Dunn, the City's General contractor, worked very hard to make this happen. Below are all the Facebook photo albums and YouTube videos put together during the move...

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2017

City of Buda Recognizing Longtime Resident Tommy Poer

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The City of Buda is recognizing longtime Buda resident Tommy Poer during a public reception on Feb. 7, 2017. Ms. Poer has lived in Buda for close to 60 years. During her time here she has served on City Council, the Historic Preservation Commission, the B...

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City News
Posted on: January 27, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 23, 2017

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This week's Big Picture Report includes information on the tree relocation on the Municipal Site, our new focus group on aging, the new Parks and Maintenance Building, a burn ban in effect for unincorporated areas of Hays County and more. 

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Tree Relocation on Municipal Site

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The process of moving the tree on the Municipal Site will begin on Monday, Jan. 30th.  It will take at least two days for the tree to be relocated and installed, so this will be a slow process. It is being moved to the southeast corner of the pro...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 16, 2017

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more....

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

CITY PUTTING FLUORIDATION ON HOLD

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Based upon feedback from Buda City Council members and citizens, City Manager Kenneth Williams is announcing the administrative decision to place on hold the scheduled fluoridation of the City of Buda’s water supply.

This decision is not final an...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Hays County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Public Survey

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Hays County and the City of Buda are looking for your input. The county is conducting a survey about your perceptions and opinions regarding natural hazards (tornadoes, wildfires, floods) in Hays County. The results of the survey will help Hays County ide...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 9, 2017

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more....

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

SCHEDULE UPDATE: Heritage Tree Relocation at Municipal Site

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Updated Tree Relocation Schedule 

Week of  January 23rd: The tree should be fully piped and beams will be installed with a chain tensioning system. Large excavators will be delivered by the end of week and excavating could begin on the re...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

City of Buda Hires First Main Street Manager

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The City of Buda is pleased to announce the hiring of our first Main Street Manager. Maggie Gillespie comes to us from the City of San Marcos where she served as their Main Street Program Coordinator. Buda was recently designated a 2017 official &ldqu...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

City Offices Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

City News
Posted on: January 10, 2017

The Buda Bulletin Community Newsletter - January 2017

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The Buda Bulletin is our Quarterly Community Newsletter. It includes information on upcoming events, ongoing projects in the city, stories relating to Buda, and much more! The newsletter is posted on our website, on the city’s Facebook and Twitt...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

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The Buda City Council is accepting completed application forms from City of Buda Citizens interested in serving on the various Boards & Commissions.    

Application forms may be picked up at City Hall, 121 S. Main St., Buda, during no...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 2, 2017

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more....

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Various Park Drinking Fountains Shut Down due to Cold Weather

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Due to the reported cold weather that is expected, the Parks and Recreation Department has shut down some of the drinking fountains in various parks, the fountains and wash bay area at the dog park and the restrooms at City Park. They are expected to reop...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Focus Group on Aging

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The City of Buda is creating a Focus Group on Aging. Buda is partnering with Capital Area Coalition of Governments on aging. We are forming a focus group to discuss the needs of our Aging community. We want this group to truly represent the community&...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 26, 2016

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This week's edition of the Big Picture contains information on the fireworks ordinance, Christmas tree disposal, the monthly development report and more!  

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Fireworks Prohibited in City of Buda

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The City of Buda wants to remind citizens that fireworks are prohibited in and around Buda. Fireworks cannot be used/detonated in the city limits or within 5,000 feet of the city limits (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction). Violation of the fireworks ordinance...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Christmas Tree Disposal Information

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Texas Disposal Systems, Inc. will be picking up Christmas trees on regular service days from December 26th to January 13th. The tree must be clear of decor, cut into four foot lengths and bundled with rope or twine. 

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 19, 2016

Lee Urbanovksy Being Sworn-in

This week's edition of the Big Picture includes information on Lee Urbanovsky being sworn-in, the Main Street Advisory Board, Christmas tree disposal, a Trail of Lights photo album and more.  

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Christmas Holiday Schedule

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas.

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Posted on: December 18, 2016

Trail of Lights CANCELLED for Dec. 18, 2016 - RESCHEDULED for Dec. 19, 2016

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Trail of Lights is cancelled for Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. We decided to cancel due to the expected freezing temperatures and wind chills in the teens. There were also several displays blown over in last night's strong winds. We are RESCHEDULING for...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 12, 2016

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

City of Buda Planning Director Takes on New Role

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City of Buda Planning Director Chance Sparks is taking on a new role with the City. Sparks, who previously served as Interim Assistant City Manager, has been appointed Assistant City Manager.  

Micah Grau, who comes to us from Hutto, was also rece...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

City of Buda Hires New Assistant City Manager

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The City of Buda is pleased to announce a new addition to our team. Micah Grau has been named as the City’s new Assistant City Manager. Mr. Grau comes to us from Hutto where he previously served as Assistant City Manager and Interim City Manager...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

City Offices Close Early on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

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City Offices Close Early on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 - Due to a staff appreciation holiday luncheon, all City offices, including the Buda Public Library, will close at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, December 16.

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 5, 2016

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more.

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 28, 2016

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more.

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Budafest Cancelled

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Budafest has been cancelled due to the expected rainy weather over the weekend. This event will not be rescheduled.

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 21, 2016

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more.

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

City of Buda Hires First Project Manager

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The City of Buda has hired its first Project Manager. Ray Creswell comes to us from a career in private practice as an architect, interior designer and construction manager.

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Dec. 13, 2016 Runoff Election - Early Voting Dates, Times, and Locations

On Dec. 13, 2016 there will be Runoff Election for City Council, Place 1. These are the early voting dates, times, and locations.

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 14, 2016

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more.

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Buda Citizens' Academy Graduation - Class of 2016

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Congratulations to our 2016 Buda Citizensโ€™ Academy graduates! We all enjoyed answering your questions and getting to know each and every one of you! Once again, congratulations!

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Friends of Buda Library Annual Book Sale

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The Friends of the Buda Library are having their Annual Book Sale during BudaFest! The event will be in the libraryโ€™s meeting room on Saturday, Dec, 3rd and Sunday, Dec. 4th.

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Monthly Development Report - October 2016

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"Over Here, Over There" is the City of Buda's Monthly Development Report. The report includes the following categories: Commercial Remodel, Residential Projects, Site Development, Commercial New, and City Infrastructure.

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

International Games Day at Buda Public Library

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Itโ€™s time to get your game face on! International Games Day at the Buda Public Library on November 19, 2016 offers fun for the whole family by offering games for all ages.

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 31, 2016

The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more.

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 24, 2016

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The Big Picture is a weekly report aimed at giving citizens a look at the various projects the City of Buda is working on. The report includes quick updates on bond related projects, drainage improvements, day to day activities of our employees, and more.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

The Buda Bulletin Quarterly Community Newsletter - October 2016

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The Buda Bulletin Community Newsletter includes information on upcoming events, city news, new city employees, and much more! This issue also contains Hays County Election information.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

City of Buda Designated Texas Main Street City

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The Texas Main Street Program is a revitalization program for historic downtown and neighborhood commercial districts. Buda becomes one of 89 cities statewide with the prestigious designation.

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Posted on: January 25, 2016

Curious about how your water use is metered and billed? Check out the information flyer for details.

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Curious about how your water use is metered and billed? This informational flyer tells you all you need to know about how your water meter works and how you are billed.

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

FEMA Registration Centers Open in Hays County

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX โ€“ Now that Hays County has been declared a federal disaster area for the damage caused by the October 30-31 storms and flood, anyone who has uninsured losses, whether inside city limits or in the unincorporated area ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2015

City of Budaโ€™s Contract with Electro Purification, Inc. Expires

The City of Budaโ€™s contract with Electro Purification, Inc. (EP) officially expired after midnight on October 20, 2015. EP had proposed the development of a water supply project from the Trinity Aquifer in Western Hays County that was initially intended ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 14, 2015

New hands-free ordinance approved in Buda

At the July 7, 2015 City Council meeting, the City Council voted 6-0 to approve an ordinance that prohibits the use of portable, hand-held electronic devices to engage in a call, or send, read or write a text message, or engage in any other use of the dev...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

NOTICE: Railroad crossing closure schedule

WHAT: Union Pacific is announcing temporary crossing closures associated with construction and maintenance work along its rail line passing through the city of Buda. The following crossings will be closed as work is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 14, 2015

Energy Starยฎ Sales Tax Holiday Set for May 23-25

Texas families who want to save on the purchase of energy efficient appliances will have an opportunity to do so during the stateโ€™s annual ENERGY STARยฎ Sales Tax Holiday, which is Saturday, May 23, through Monday, May 25.

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Posted on: April 23, 2015

Historic Preservation Award nomination accepted by City of Buda until May 1

To nominate a property for the Historic Preservation Awards, fill out and submit the application located on the City of Budaโ€™s website. Each nomination must include a completed nomination form, a description between 50 and 500 words explaining the project...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2015

Golf Cart Ordinance Reminder

The ordinance was drafted due to a high level of concern for golf cart occupant safety and pedestrian safety in neighborhoods in Buda. With Spring upon us and Summer around the corner, the City of Buda would like to remind our citizens of the golf cart or...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2015

Buda Announces Brian Lillibridge as the new Water Specialist for the City of Buda

The City of Buda is fortunate to announce the employment of Brian Lillibridge who has accepted the position as Water Specialist. He will join the cityโ€™s team on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

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Posted on: February 9, 2015

FAQs: Electro Purification Agreement

Where is the Cityโ€™s contract and mitigation with Electro Purification?
The City of Buda is currently in negotiations with Electro Purification which will include a mitigation plan for well affected by Electro Purificationโ€™s (EP) well field. When the cont...FAQ Document

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Posted on: January 21, 2015

City empathizes with concerned citizens in reaching an agreement with Electro Purification

The City of Buda is concerned about all citizens of Hays County; therefore the City was very empathetic to citizens of western Hays County in reluctantly reaching a water agreement on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 with Electro Purification (EP). In realizing ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2014

City of Buda does not promote, endorse or provide support for candidates

On Tuesday, October 21 a tweet was inadvertently posted to the City of Buda's Twitter account through no fault of the City of Buda. This post may have provided information in support of a particular candidate, which the City of Buda does not allow. The Ci...Read on...

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Posted on: July 8, 2014

City of Buda promotes fire and health safety within jurisdiction

In August 2013, the Buda City Council approved City Ordinance No. 2013-18 that restricts the sale and possession of fireworks within the City of Buda and 5,000 feet outside of the city limits. The City of Buda finds the sale and detonation of fireworks, w...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2014

TWC News Austin did a segment on the City of Buda and its responsible growth

The City of Buda has been identified as one of the fastest growing cities in Texas. With our current population at around 12,000, Buda' population has grown nearly 14% every year since 2006. Buda has been able to manage all its growth responsibly by stick...Read on...

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