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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Buda Selects New Finance Director

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Buda Selects New Finance Director

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BUDA, TEXAS – The City of Buda recently hired Bianca Redmon as its new Director of Finance. Redmon will begin undertaking the duties of her new role with the City on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. 

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Buda Selects New Finance Director City News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Buda Police Implement New Procedures as Part of TPCA Accreditation Effort

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Buda Police Implement New Procedures as Part 

of TPCA Accreditation Effort

 

BUDA, TEXAS – As part of an effort to gain recognition by the Texas Police Chief’s Association (TPCA), the Buda Police Department wrote and ado...

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Buda Police Implement New Procedures City News
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Public Hearings to Follow City Manager’s Presentation of Proposed FY22 Budget and Tax Rate

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Public Hearings to Follow City Manager’s Presentation of  

Proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Budget and Tax Rate

 

BUDA, TX — City Manager Kenneth Williams presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Budget and Tax Rate to th...

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Public Hearings on Proposed FY22 Budget... City News
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Buda Continues to Hold Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

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Buda Continues to Hold Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

 

Since Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, the City of Buda has been sponsoring free COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Buda Drug Store. Pfizer vaccines are available by appointment for individuals 12 ye...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Locations City News
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Buda Bond Referendum to Be on November Ballot

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Buda Bond Referendum to Be on November Ballot

  • Propositions on Transportation and Parks Projects
  • Bond Website Created to Provide Information

 

BUDA, TEXAS – During a special meeting, Buda City Council approved a general obligation bond packa...

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Buda Bond Referendum to Be on November Ballot City News
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Downtown Parking Survey Paves Way for Buda’s Parking Action Plan

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Downtown Parking Survey Paves Way for 

Buda’s Parking Action Plan

 

BUDA, TEXAS – The City of Buda requests citizens’ participation in a Downtown Buda Parking Study in order to begin preparing a &...

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Downtown Parking Survey Paves Way for Parking Plan City News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Enhancements at Bradfield and Summer Pointe Parks

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BUDA, TEXAS — Installation of various park enhancements are underway at the City of Buda’s Bradfield Park and Summer Pointe Park. City crews, including the Parks and Recreation and Public Works departments, and contractors are conducting the work.

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Enhancements at Bradfield and Summer Pointe Parks City News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Broke Arrow Concert Tonight, Friday June 18 at Buda Amphitheater and City Park

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Broken Arrow is playing a concert tonight, Friday, June 18 starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Buda Amphitheater & City Park located at 204 San Antonio St. as part of the Arts in the Park Summer Event Series.
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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Free Vaccine Clinic Friday, June 18 at Buda Municipal Complex

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The City of Buda, in partnership with the National Guard, is hosting a free mobile vaccine clinic on Friday, June 18 2021 at 8:00 a.m. at the Buda Municipal Complex in the Multipurpose Room located at 405 E. Loop St.  All qualified individuals ag...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Limited Use of Features at City Park Splash Pad

Image: City Park Splash Pad Text: Limited Use this weekend June 12 and 13

ALERT! The splash pad at Buda Amphitheater & City Park is experiencing maintenance issues that will continue throughout the weekend. Fortunately, the waterfall feature is functioning and can be utilized at this time.

City News
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Buda City Park Splash Pad Closed

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, the splash pad at Buda Amphitheater & City Park is closed today, Monday, May 31.

City News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

City Facilities Closed Monday, May 31, 2021

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City Facilities will be closed Monday, May 31, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day. Emergency services will still be available.

City News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Flood Awareness Week May 24 - 28, 2021

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May 24 - 28, 2021 is Flood Awareness Week, an annual event promoted by the Texas Floodplain Management Association.

Severe weather conditions have been active this spring in Central Texas.  Residents are encouraged to be emergency prepared and wea...

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City News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Free COVID-19 Vaccine and VIP Access to Buda’s Red, White and Buda for Participants

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The City of Buda, in partnership with the National Guard, is hosting a free mobile vaccine clinic on Friday, May 28, 2021 in the Buda Municipal Complex parking lot located at 405 E. Loop StThe first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be administer...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Free Mobile Vaccine Clinic Friday, May 28 at Buda City Hall

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The City of Buda is hosting a free mobile vaccine clinic in the Buda City Hall Parking lot. The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be given to all qualified age groups on Friday, May 28, and the second dose on Friday, June 18 starting at 8:00 a.m.

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City News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Buda City Manager Earns Credentials with International City/County Management Association

City Manager Kenneth Williams

Kenneth Williams, City Manager of the City of Buda, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Williams is one of over 1,300 local government management professionals currently ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Air Quality Awareness Week

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May 3-7, 2021 is Air Quality Awareness Week and the City of Buda has joined the many organizations, including  Air Central Texas, to support and promote air quality in our area! Visit www.aircentraltexas.com to check our air quality levels for th...
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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Tee-rific team at Buda Bogey Golf Classic

City of Buda employees at the Buda Bogey Golf Classic

City of Buda had a tee-rific team at the Buda Bogey Golf Classic to support the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce! The official team was City Manager Kenneth Williams, Police Chief Bo Kidd, Police Sergeant Barry Lee, and Utility Supervisor Marty Clark.

City News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Public Service Recognition Week

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The City of Buda kicked off Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) with a proclamation honoring staff at the May 4, 2021 Buda City Council meeting.

Celebrated since 1985, PSRW is a nationwide public education campaign honoring the men and women who serve o...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

New Opening Date for Splash Pads - Sunday, May 2

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NEW OPENING DATE! Due to inclement weather, the opening of the Buda City Park and Green Meadows splash pads has been postponed to tomorrow, Sunday, May 2.

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Severe Weather Alert & Flood Watch for April 30, 2021

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Heavy rain and minor flooding is likely Friday evening through Saturday evening with rain totaling between 2 and 5 inches. A flash flood watch has been issued for the Hill Country and Austin Metro areas. 

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Posted on: April 24, 2021

Buda City Park & Green Meadows Splash Pads Open Saturday, May 1

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Mark your calendars! The City Park and Green Meadows splashpads are opening one week from today, Saturday May 1! ??

City News
Posted on: April 24, 2021

City of Buda Adopts Amendments to its Unified Development Code

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The City of Buda adopted amendments to the Unified Development Code (UDC) at its Tuesday, April 20, 2021 City Council meeting.  The UDC represents the City’s adopted rules and regulations for development within the City limits and ETJ. ...

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Ordinance 2021-10 & UDC Edits City News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Proposition 4 – Project Area 1A has started construction!

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The project will create a flood relief channel from west of the railroad tracks near Buda Mill & Grain across FM 2770 to Onion Creek. The project, approved by voters as part of the 2014 Bond Election, will alleviate flooding along FM 2770 and Bluff St.

City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Buda Restores and Relocates Old Garison Windmill

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If you drive down Main Street today, you will notice an old friend has made a new home — the Garison Windmill. Serving as a landmark to travelers near and far, the windmill has made its way just across the street next to the fu...

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

City of Buda Receives Clean Audit for 2020 Fiscal Year

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The City of Buda’s Fiscal Year 2020 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 has received an unmod...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of March 8, 2021

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City of Buda Earns Tree City USA Designation For 2nd Consecutive Year, Green Waste Pickup, City of Buda Jobs Facebook Page, Groundwater Awareness Week, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture!

The Big Picture - Week of March 8, 2021

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City News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

City of Buda Earns Tree City USA Designation for 2nd Consecutive Year

CITY OF BUDA EARNS TREE CITY USA DESIGNATION FOR 2ND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

CITY OF BUDA EARNS TREE CITY USA DESIGNATION BY TEXAS FOREST SERVICE AND ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION FOR 2nd CONSECUTIVE YEAR 

BUDA, TX — March 9, 2021 - The City of Buda recently earned designation for the 2nd&nb...

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of March 1, 2021

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Winter Storm Recovery Assistance, Women's History Month, Applications for Boards and Commissions, and more in this week's Big Picture Newsletter!

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of March 1, 2021

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Continued Use of Face Masks at City of Buda Facilities

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Continued Use of Face Masks at City of Buda Facilities

In the interest of public health and the safety of our employees , the City of Buda will continue to require all employees, patrons, and visitors to wear masks on City of Buda property, including City H...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Single Trade Permit Fees Waived for Repairs Related to Winter Storm

Single Trade Permit Fees Waived For Repairs Related to Winter Storm

Single Trade Permit Fees 

 

The City is waiving single trade permit fees for repairs related to winter storm and sub-freezing temperatures for 60 days. If you are making plumbing, electrical or irrigation repairs related to damage caused b...

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City News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

City of Buda Winter Storm Recovery Assistance

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CITY OF BUDA WINTER STORM RECOVERY ASSISTANCE

BUDA, TX - March 2, 2021 - In light of the recent winter storm and to help relieve the financial burden on residents and businesses, the City of Buda is offering winter storm recovery assistan...

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City News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Virtual City Council Meeting - Tuesday, March 2

Virtual City Council Meeting For Tuesday, March 2

Tonight's (Tuesday, March 2) Virtual City Council Meeting is set for 5:30 PM. Agenda. https://ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8750/City-Council-Meeting---March-2-2021

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City News
Posted on: February 26, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Feb. 22, 2021

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Black History Month Lift Every Voice Virtual Celebration, Winter Storm Recovery Resources, Mission Buda Cares, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter.The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Feb. 22, 2021 

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City News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Water Leak Adjustment Form

Water Leak Adjustment Form

If you had a water leak during the recent winter storm, the City has a program to help. We have provided two ways below to fill out the  leak adjustment form:
Visit https://budatx.watersmart.com/Leak. If you do not have a Watersmart account please...
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City News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Mission Buda Cares

MISSION BUDA CARES

For immediate release

 

Contacts: 

Cassaundra Melger-C’De Baca                

CEO              ...

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City News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Water Bottle Distribution at Tom Green Elementary - Thursday, Feb. 25 - 4 to 6 PM

Bottled Water Distribution Station Buda

We will have one final bottle water distribution today at Tom Green Elementary from 4 to 6 p.m., or while supplies last. Tom Green is located at 1301 Old Goforth Road.

City News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Goforth SUD Boil Water Notice Lifted

The Goforth SUD Boil Water notice has been lifted.

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City News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Water Distribution Site at Tom Green Elementary Now Closed

Drinking Water Filling Distribution Station Buda YMCA Parking Lot 12 PM - 4 PM Saturday, Feb. 20 Sun

UPDATE: The water distribution site at Tom Green Elementary is now closed as all available bottled water has been distributed.

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

TDS Service Alert - Monday, Feb. 22

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Message from Texas Disposal Services (TDS)
Texas Disposal Services plans to collect waste on your next regular service day and will accept an additional 2 bags left next to your cart. This will be the case for recycling as well, as TDS will collect 2 boxes...
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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Bottled Water Distribution Site at Tom Green Elementary Now Closed

Drinking Water Filling Distribution Station Buda YMCA Parking Lot 12 PM - 4 PM Saturday, Feb. 20 Sun

UPDATE: The water distribution site at Tom Green Elementary is now closed as all available bottled water has been distributed.

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Virtual City Council Meeting - Monday, Feb. 22 at 5:30 PM

City Council Meeting For Tuesday, Feb. 16 Canceled (1)

Last week's City Council meeting has been scheduled for tonight (Monday, Feb. 22) at 5:30 PM. This is a virtual meeting. 

Agenda: http://www.ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8733/City-Council-Meeting---Feb-22-2021

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Tips for After A Boil Water Notice is Lifted

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Tips for After A Boil Water Notice is Lifted

As we mentioned earlier, the boil water notice for City of Buda Water Customers East of Onion Creek has been lifted. Here are some tips on what to do now that your tap water is safe for consumption.  &a...

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for East of Onion Creek

BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED

Good news! The boil water notice for City of Buda Water Customers East of Onion Creek is now lifted. We received the results from our water samples and all is good. Your tap water is now safe for consumption. 

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City News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Buda City Council Extends Local Disaster Declaration

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During an emergency meeting this afternoon, the Buda City Council approved a resolution to extend the Mayor's Local Disaster Declaration originally put in place on February 14. The issuance of a local or state Disaster Declaration allows...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

Water Distribution at Tom Green Now Closed - Water Distribution Site at YMCA Remains Open

Drinking Water Filling Distribution Station Buda YMCA Parking Lot 12 PM - 4 PM Saturday, Feb. 20 Sun

UPDATE: Sunday, Feb. 21 - 1:00 PM
The water distribution site at Tom Green Elementary is now closed as all available bottled water has been distributed.
A potable drinking water filling distribution station remains open today at the Buda YMCA parking lot on...
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Posted on: February 21, 2021

Normal Water Use May Resume - East of Onion Creek Still Under Boil Water Notice

Normal Water Use May Resume (1)

Water Update: Sunday, Feb. 21 - 1:00 PM

City of Buda Public Works says that normal water use can resume with no restrictions. That means car washes are fine, there is no limit on shower times, dish washing, or laundry loads. However, the boil water notice ...
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City News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Water distribution site at Tom Green Elementary is now closed

Drinking Water Filling Distribution Station Buda YMCA Parking Lot 12 PM - 4 PM Saturday, Feb. 20 Sun

The water distribution site at Tom Green Elementary is now closed as all available bottled water has been distributed. The water bottling filling location at the YMCA is still open until 4 p.m. We will keep you posted when we receive more bottled water to...

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City News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Governor Abbott, TDEM Urge Texans To Submit Self Reporting Damage Survey

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AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) are encouraging Texans to complete the Self Reporting Damage Survey (https://tdem.texas.gov/warming-center/) to help the state identify damages across Texas and help emerg...
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Posted on: February 20, 2021

Drinking Water Distribution - Bottled Water Distribution Location Added at Tom Green Elementary

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The City has added another location for citizens to obtain water on the East side of town. We will be distributing bottled water at Tom Green Elementary from Noon to 4 today, or while supplies last. Tom Green Elementary is located at 1301 Old Goforth Road...
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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Drinking Water Filling Distribution Station - Saturday, Feb. 20 and Sunday Feb. 21

Drinking Water Filling Distribution Station Buda YMCA Parking Lot 12 PM - 4 PM Saturday, Feb. 20 Sun

The City of Buda is setting up a drinking water filling distribution station in the Buda YMCA parking lot from noon to 4 PM on both Saturday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb. 21. The Buda YMCA is located at 465 Buda Sportsplex Dr. If you can, please bring your ow...
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Posted on: February 19, 2021

How to Shut Off Water If You Have A Pipe Burst

Pipe Burst

Water Resources Coordinator Blake Neffendorf explains how to shut off your water if you have a pipe burst. He also shows you how to know if you're experiencing smaller leaks. You can cont...
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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Drinking Water Filling Distribution Station - Friday, Feb. 19

Water Distribution Station

The City of Buda is setting up a drinking water filling distribution station in the Buda YMCA parking lot from noon to 4 PM today (Friday, Feb. 19), or while supplies last. The Buda YMCA is located at 465 Buda Sportsplex Dr. If you can, please bring your ...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water Smart Customer Portal

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City of Buda water customers, you can register your account (for free) on the Water Smart Customer Portal. All you need is your account ID and your zip code. By signing up on the portal, you can set water usage alerts and leak alerts.
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City News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

PLEASE CONSERVE WATER!

CONSERVE WATER

East of Onion Creek remains under a boil water notice. A boil water notice may need to be issued for the west side of town unless customers can do more to conserve water. Please only use water for essential needs at this time. Turn off your water if you a...

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City News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Water Update for East of Onion Creek - Thursday, Feb. 18 - 1 PM

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UPDATE: 1:00 PM
The City's Water Department started receiving water from GRBA, our surface water supplier, about 11:00 last night to replenish our tanks, including the Cabela’s water tank. This, along with getting our wells 1 and 3 back ...
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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Boil Water Notice Tips for Those East of Onion Creek

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Here are some tips for those of you East of Onion Creek who are currently under a boil water notice.
• Use bottled or boiled water for drinking, and to prepare and cook food.
• If bottled water is not available, bring water to a full rolli...
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Posted on: February 18, 2021

MAP OF BOIL WATER NOTICE AREA EAST OF ONION CREEK

BOIL WATER NOTICE MAP FOR EAST OF ONION CREEK

MAP OF BOIL WATER NOTICE AREA
We have included a map of the current area under a boil water notice. When you download the document in the link below, you will be able to make it larger by clicking on the plus sign at the top of the page. The area that is s...
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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Water Update for Those East of Onion Creek

Water Update Feb. 17 - 2_20 PM (2)

Thursday, Feb. 18 - 8:30 a.m.  
Due to days of power outages, sub-freezing temps and an interruption in service from GBRA we are experiencing low pressure in our water system.  City crews are working to restore system pressure east of Oni...
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City News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR CITY OF BUDA WATER SYSTEM - EAST OF ONION CREEK

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BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR CITY OF BUDA WATER SYSTEM
EAST OF ONION CREEK  
2/17/2021
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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Tips for Frozen Pipes

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Frozen Pipe Tips
 
No water? Follow these steps:
• Check other faucets in your home to see if the water flows from them. 
• Check both the hot and cold supply. 
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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Power Update - Feb. 17 - 10:30 AM

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POWER UPDATE - FEB. 17 - 10:30 AM: Pedernales Electric Cooperative has restored power to most citizens in Buda and right now there are rolling blackouts. The City has been in constant contact with PEC and we continue to work closely with them regarding po...
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City News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Pedernales Electric Cooperative Latest Message On Power Situation

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Message below from Pedernales Electric Cooperative.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

TDS Suspends Trash Service for Wednesday, Feb. 17

TDS Alert

TDS has suspended trash service for Wednesday. See more below.

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City News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

City of Buda Operating Virtually for Remainder of the Week - Feb. 17, 18, & 19

City of Buda Operating Virtually

The City of Buda is operating virtually for the rest of the week (Wednesday, Feb. 17, Thursday, Feb. 18, and Friday, Feb. 19) due to the continued winter weather conditions. You can reach the City at 512-312-0084. 

HoursWednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. T...

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City News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Portable "Warming Centers" for Temporary Relief

PORTABLE _WARMING CENTERS FOR TEMPORARY RELIEF FOR BUDA RESIDENTS (1)

Hays CISD school buses have been converted to portable "Warming Centers" for temporary relief for Buda residents at the following locations. The buses are not equipped to provide food or drink, only temporary relief from the cold. This is a join...
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Posted on: February 16, 2021

City of Buda Phone Bank for Citizen Needs During Winter Weather

Call Center

CITY OF BUDA SETS UP PHONE BANK FOR CITIZEN NEEDS DURING WINTER WEATHER PHONE BANK NUMBER: 512-523-8900

 

BUDA, TX - FEB. 16, 2021 - The City of Buda has set up a phone bank for citizens to call and report needs associated with th...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Winter Storm Warning In Effect Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 6 PM to Thursday, Feb. 18 at 8 AM

Winter Storm Warning - Feb. 16

National Weather Service Forecast - A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 6 PM today (Tuesday, Feb. 16) to Thursday (Feb. 18) at 8 AM. Freezing rain is expected Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, then a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain Wednesda...

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Electric Update

Pedernales Electric Cooperative

Mayor Lee Urbanovsky and Buda City officials have been in touch with Pedernales Electric Cooperative several times throughout the day relaying all of your messages. We have been told that this is a statewide issue complicated by rolling blackouts.
If your ...
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Posted on: February 15, 2021

City Council Meeting Canceled for Tuesday, Feb. 16

City Council Meeting For Tuesday, Feb. 16 Canceled

The City Council Meeting for Tuesday, Feb. 16 has been canceled. When we have a reschedule date, we will share it. 

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2021

City Hall, Buda Public Library, and Other City Facilities Closed on Tuesday, Feb. 16

CITY OF BUDA FACILITIES CLOSED ON TUESDAY, FEB. 16

For the safety of our employees and citizens, City Hall, including the Buda Public Library and other City facilities, will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Essential staff will continue to work through the winter weather. 

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Hays County Update on Weather (Including Information on Cold Weather Shelters) and Vaccines

Hays County Information on Weather & Vaccines

Hays County provides updates on weather, vaccines

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX  The bitter cold winter weather in the region has caused issues and interruptions of service across Hays County. Due to the current condit...

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Water Alert: Please Conserve Water

CONSERVE WATER

City of Buda is asking our water customers to limit water usage as much as possible. Due to a loss of power at GBRA of Texas (our surface water supplier), we are currently running the water system on groundwater wells with limited power supply availabilit...

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Message from Pedernales Electric Cooperative Regarding Power Outages

POWER OUTAGES AND ROLLING OUTAGES

Message from Pedernales Electric Cooperative
Due to continued frigid weather across Texas, the regional electric grid is operating under emergency conditions. Utilities statewide, including Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC), have been directed to reduc...
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City News
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Stranded Motorist Tips from Hays County Sheriff's Office

Stranded Motorist Tips

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office and local first responders are pleading with the citizens of Hays County to NOT DRIVE during this weather event. We are receiving reports of stranded motorists who cannot be reached by either fire, EMS, or deputi...
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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Texas Disposal Systems Alert

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Texas Disposal Systems will not be running services tomorrow (Monday, Feb. 15) due to road conditions. There will be no green waste or commercial services tomorrow. 

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

City of Buda Issues Disaster Declaration Due to Severe Winter Weather

CITY OF BUDA ISSUES LOCAL DISASTER DECLARATION DUE TO SEVERE WINTER WEATHER

CITY OF BUDA ISSUES DISASTER DECLARATION DUE TO SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS

 

 

BUDA, TX - FEB. 14, 2021 - Mayor Lee Urbanovsky today issued a Local Disaster Declaration due to severe winter weather conditions in Buda...

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City News
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Slippery Sidewalks and Surfaces

SLIPPERY SIDWALKS, DRIVEWAYS, ETC.

Please be careful if you venture outside. It's best to stay inside your home where it's safe. Buda Fire and EMS have responded to several incidents of people falling on slippery sidewalks or surfaces and being taken to the hospital with ...

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City News
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Winter Weather Blog

Winter Weather Blog

Conserve Water

City of Buda is asking our water customers to limit water usage as much as possible. Due to a loss of power at GBRA of Texas (our surface water supplier), we are currently running the water system on groundwater wells with limited power supp...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Curative COVID-19 Testing Sites Closed Through Tuesday, Feb. 16

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Due to worsening weather conditions,  Curative testing sites are closed through Tuesday, February 16. Curative will resume normal operations on Wednesday if conditions allow.

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2021

Hays County Resources for those in Need During Winter Weather

Hays County Resources For Those in Need During Winter Weather

Resources for those in need during freezing weather

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX  Hays County Office of Emergency Management has compiled a list of resources that may be helpful to county residents during thi...

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2021

Road Conditions/Driving Tips

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Saturday - 11:30 AM
lease stay home if at all possible. Icy roads are being reported throughout our area. If you must travel, please follow the driving tips below from Tx-DOT. While there are no current road closures in Buda, your best bet is to still stay...
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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Winter Weather Tips

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Temperatures are expected to be at or below freezing until early next week. This makes water pipes susceptible to freezing and bursting. Wrap and use heat tape to protect exposed water pipes. Drip indoor faucets overnight or when water use is minimal to p...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

All City Parks Closed Effective Today (Friday, Feb. 12)

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With winter weather sticking around through next week, it's a good idea to hunker down and stay home if you can. Please also remember to drip your faucets. All City parks will close today (Friday, Feb. 12). All restrooms and water fountains will ...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Winter Weather Forecast

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Below is the forecast from the National Weather Service through the weekend. Please be aware that things could always change. Please monitor your local weather forecasts. 
Freezing drizzle is occurring this morning through the Hill Country and por...
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City News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Feb. 8, 2021

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Winter Weather, City of Buda Accepting Boards and Commissions Applications, City of Buda Solid Waste Survey, Black History Month Lift Every Voice Virtual Celebration, and more in this week's Big Picture Newsletter!

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City News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Weather Update from Hays County:

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Weather Update from Hays County:

This is a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Weather Update from the Hays County Local Health Department and Hays County Office of Emergency Services. Due to anticipated severe weather, second dose appointments...

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City News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Through Midnight

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Update: Winter Weather Advisory has been extended through midnight for Hays County. Light freezing rain and sleet. Ice accumulations around one tenth of an inch are possible in some spots. Some areas could see a light glaze on exposed surfaces.
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City News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

City of Buda Solid Waste Survey

City of Buda Solid Waste Survey

The City of Buda is seeking feedback on its solid waste services including trash, recycling, green waste, and bulk pick-up. Please take 3 minutes to complete our survey to help us plan future services.
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City News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

UK Variant of COVID-19 Detected in Hays County Resident

UK Variant of COVID-19 Detected In Hays County Resident

UK Variant of COVID-19 Detected in Hays County Resident

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX  The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) notified Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) that an individual in ...

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City News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

City of Buda Accepting Applications For Boards and Commissions

City of Buda Accepting Applications For Boards and Commissions

City of Buda Accepting Applications For Boards and Commissions

A citizen’s point of view provides valuable insight into the operations of the City’s and Council’s decision-making process. The job of Board and Commission member...

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City News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Arctic Air Mass Bringing Much Colder Air to Central Texas Later This Week

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Much cooler conditions are expected across the region on Friday into the upcoming weekend as an arctic airmass moves south into Texas. This will bring an extended period of cold weather to Central Texas and the coldest temperatures we've seen in ...

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Presidents' Day Holiday

Presidents Day Holiday Schedule

All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 in observance of Presidents' Day. 

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Virtual Buda Black History Celebration 2.0: Lift Ev’ry Voice

Black History Month Flyer

Join us for our virtual Black History Celebration on Feb. 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. See line-up below. 

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Feb. 1, 2021

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Black History Month Upcoming Events, COVID-19 Enforcement Dashboard, COVID-19 Vaccination Pre-Registration, Presidents' Day Holiday and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter.

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Hays County now has pre-registration for COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine registration

A pre-registration sign-up is now available for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Please note, this is a waiting list, not an appointment sign-up. 
To put your name on the waiting list, visit https://www.haysinformed.com/covid-19
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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Virtual City Council Meeting - Feb. 2, 2021

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This week's City Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. This is a virtual meeting. We've included the agenda link below.

https://www.ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8644/City-Council-Agenda---Feb-2-2021

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Lower COVID-19 Hospitalizations Lead to Reinstating Capacity Rules per Governor’s Orders

Bars Reopen, Elective Surgeries Resume, Businesses Can Increase Capacity

Lower COVID-19 Hospitalizations Lead to  Reinstating Capacity Rules per Governor’s Orders

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX  Businesses can return to pre-January 8th capacity levels as hospital Trauma Service Area O, of whi...

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City News
Posted on: January 29, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Jan. 25, 2021

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COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments, Buda & Travel Lifestyle Magazine, Black History Month Upcoming Events, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter. 

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Jan. 25, 2021

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Hays County COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ Page

COVID 19 FAQ Sheet

Questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Check out Hays County's FAQ page: https://hayscountytx.com/.../01/28/hays-county-vaccine-faqs/  
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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Upcoming Black History Month Activities/Events

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February is Black History Month and throughout the month the City of Buda will highlight African American contributions to society. The City will share daily posts on our...
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City News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Hays County Vaccine Portal Opening January 29 at Noon

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Hays County Vaccine Portal Opening January 29 at Noon

Hays County officials held the first COVID-19 vaccine clinic today, which they said went as smoothly as possible given the myriad challenges. Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra said with the anticipated sh...

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City News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Jan. 18, 2021

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Community Survey Results, Hays County COVID-19 Vaccine Update, Guidance for Paying Property Tax Bill When Protesting Appraisal, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

The Big Picture Newsletter- Week of Jan. 18, 2021

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City News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Hays County Vaccine Rollout Update - Jan. 21, 2021

Hays County Vaccine Update

Hays County Vaccine Rollout UpdateJanuary 21, 2021

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX  The much-anticipated rollout of the Hays County COVID-19 vaccine is set to begin soon, though County officials caution the pace will be ...

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City News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

City of Buda Holiday Activities Survey

City of Buda Holiday Activities Survey

REMINDER: The City of Buda is looking for your input regarding our recent holiday activities. This short survey is intended for ANYONE who attended an aspect of the following events, regardless of residency status: Budafest, Festival of Trees, and Trail o...
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City News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

City of Buda Resident Survey Results

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CITY OF BUDA RESIDENT SURVEY RESULTS

BUDA, TX - JAN. 20, 2021 - In December 2020, the City Council was given the results of the 2020 Resident Survey. The City worked with Texas State University’s Center for Public Policy, Research, and T...

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City News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Virtual City Council Meeting - Jan. 19, 2021 - 5:30 p.m.

Virtual City Council Meeting - Jan. 19, 2021

The City Council meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 19 is virtual. It begins at 5:30 p.m. 

City Council Agenda - Jan. 19, 2021https://www.ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8628/City-Council-Agenda---Jan-19-2021

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City News
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Hays County COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Jan. 18, 2021

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Hays County COVID-19 Update - Jan. 18, 2021

Hays County is now designated as a COVID-19 vaccine hub per the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). The Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) received an emailed letter late Saturday evening w...

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City News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Jan. 11, 2021

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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, Occupancy Rollbacks Triggered in Hays County, COVID-19 Vaccination Information & Hays County Vaccine Plans, Main Street Update, YMCA Reset Challenge, Hays County Draft Transportation Plan, and more in this week&apos...

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City News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Boil Water Notice Rescinded for Plum Creek Public Water System in Eastern Hays County

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On January 12, 2021, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the Plum Creek public water system, PWSID 1050028, to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees that due ...
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City News
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Hays County Health Department Discusses COVID-19 Vaccination Plans

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Hays County Health Department Discusses Vaccination Plans(Hays County Press Release) 

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) and the Office of Emergency Services has been preparing for COVID-19 vaccination distribution for weeks, but for now,...

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City News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - Monday, Jan. 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Schedule

All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021  in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

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City News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Boil Water Notice For Monarch Utilities in the Plum Creek Water system in Eastern Hays County

Boil Water Notice For Monarch Utilities in the Plum Creek Water system in Eastern Hays County

Boil Water Notice  For Monarch Utilities in the Plum Creek Water system in Eastern Hays County
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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Rising COVID-19 Hospitalizations Trigger Capacity Limit Rollbacks - Effective at Midnight Tonight

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RISING COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS REDUCE OCCUPANCY LIMITS IN BUDA, HAYS COUNTY 

BUDA, TX - JAN. 10, 2021 - New restrictions are taking effect in Buda and Hays County tonight (Sunday, Jan. 10 )at midnight after seven consecutive days of ris...

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City News
Posted on: January 9, 2021

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Sunday, Jan. 10

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A winter storm will take shape over the region Sunday. A cold rain is expected to start the day. Snow is forecast to mix in across portions of the Hill Country and Central Texas Sunday afternoon and evening. Across Llano, Burnet, Williamson, and Lee Count...
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City News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Jan. 4, 2021

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Speed Limit Amended on Portion of FM 1626, Main Street Construction Update, State COVID-19 Vaccination Information, Holiday Events Survey, Finance Department Receives Budget Award, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture!

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City News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in Hays County/COVID Hospitalizations Rising in Our Region

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COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in Hays County/COVID Hospitalizations Rising in Our Region

COVID-19 cases are on the rise across Hays County. Please continue to stay vigilant and take the necessary precautions to protect your loved ones, our healthcare wor...
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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City of Buda Holiday Activities Survey

City of Buda Holiday Activities Survey

As we move into 2021, the City of Buda wants to know what you liked and what we could improve on in respect to our recent holiday activities. This short survey is intended for ANYONE who attended an aspect of the following events, regardless of residency ...

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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

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

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

CITY OF BUDA RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT  FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

BUDA, TX — Jan. 6, 2021 —  The City received the Certificate of Achievement for its comprehensive annual financial report for the 2019 Fiscal Year. &a...

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City News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Buda City Council Adopts Ordinance to Amend Speed Limit on FM 1626 Within City Limits

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BUDA CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS ORDINANCE TO AMEND SPEED LIMIT ON FM 1626 WITHIN CITY LIMITS

BUDA, TX - JAN. 5, 2021 - The Buda City Council adopted an ordinance to amend the speed limit on FM 1626 within the Buda City Limits. This will change the posted speed li...

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City News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Water Off at Buda Sportsplex

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Water is currently off at the Buda Sportsplex. This includes water to the restrooms and dog park. During a dig out to repair a broken irrigation line, a main water line was punctured. Staff is working to get everything back online. We will let you know wh...

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City News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Parks, Recreation, & Open Space Master Plan Survey

Buda Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan Public Survey

Parks, Recreation, & Open Space Master Plan Survey

You still have time to take the City's Parks, Recreation, & Open Space Master Plan Survey??. We have extended the date to Tuesday, January 19. The City of Buda needs your help and input! T...

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City News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Virtual City Council Meeting - Jan. 5, 2021

City Council Meeting - Jan. 5, 2021

City Council Meeting - Jan. 5, 2021 https://www.ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8553/City-Council-Agenda---Jan-5-2020

Please register to attend the online Buda City Council Meeting - December 15, 2020 at 5:30 PM CDT at: https://attendee.gotowebi...

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City News
Posted on: December 26, 2020

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling (Texas Disposal Systems)

Christmas Tree Recycling

Now that Christmas is over, you may be wondering how to dispose of your tree? Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) will pick-up unflocked Christmas trees curbside on regularly scheduled green waste pick-up days from Dec. 26, 2020 &nda...
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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

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

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Christmas/New Years Holiday Schedule, City of Buda Annual Christmas Video, Stay Safe Over the Holidays, Fireworks Ordinance, Buda Parks, Recreation & Open Master Plan Public Survey, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newslette...

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City News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

REMINDER: Christmas/New Years Schedule

Christmas Holiday Schedule 2020

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All City of Buda offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24, Friday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Jan. 1 in observance of Christmas and New Years.  
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City News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) Service Alert

TDS Service Alert

TDS (Texas Disposal Systems) will NOT collect waste on Friday, Christmas Day. Services that normally take place on Friday will slide to the next day. Saturday services will be unaffected. All TDS facilities/services, including the Landfill, Transfer Stati...

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City News
Posted on: December 29, 2020

New Years Holiday Schedule

New Years Holiday Schedule 2020

New Years Holiday Schedule

All City of Buda offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1.     

 

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City News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Fireworks Prohibited in City of 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 20, 2020

CITY OF BUDA ENFORCEMENT MEASURES RELATED TO GOVERNOR’S ORDERS GA-29 & GA-32

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CITY OF BUDA ENFORCEMENT MEASURES RELATED TO GOVERNOR’S ORDERS GA-29 & GA-32 

BUDA, TX - Dec. 20, 2020 - As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Buda and Hays County, we want to remind citizens and Buda establishments...

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

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

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Christmas/New Years Holiday, COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Buda & Hays County, Drive-Thru Trail of Lights, Trout Fishing Day at Bradfield Pond, Buda Main Street Program Receives Grant, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsle...

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City News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in Buda and Hays County: Stay Budaful, Healthy, & Mask Up

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COVID CASES CONTINUE TO RISE IN BUDA AND HAYS COUNTY Stay Budaful, Healthy, & Mask Up  

BUDA, TX - Dec. 16, 2020 - COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Buda and across Hays County. It is a reminder that we are ...

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City News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Employee of the Year & Service Awards

Employee of the Year 2020

Vicki Fuchs - Employee of the Year - Human Resources Director

A big congratulations to Human Resources Director Vicki Fuchs! Named Employee of the Year, Vicki has indeed had a very busy year. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic she has worked to make sure Cit...

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City News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Buda Main Street Program Receives Grant From Texas Downtown Association Anice Read Fund

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BUDA MAIN STREET PROGRAM RECEIVES GRANT FROM TEXAS DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION ANICE READ FUND

BUDA, TX - Dec. 15, 2020 - The Buda City Council accepted a grant at its Dec. 15 meeting in the amount of $5,000 from the Texas Downtown Association Anice Read Fund thr...

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Christmas/New Years Holiday Schedule

Christmas Holiday Schedule 2020

All City of Buda offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24, Friday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Jan. 1 in observance of Christmas and New Years.  

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Texas Parks & Wildlife Trout Fishing Day at Bradfield Pond - Saturday, Dec. 19

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Trout Fishing Day is Here!Bradfield Village Pond \\  December 19  \\ 9 am - 1 pm

Come to Bradfield Village for a free day of learning and fishing!Take home up to 5 fish and join in on the fun with how to stations taught by Texas Parks and...

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

City Council VIRTUAL Meeting - Tuesday, Dec. 15

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The City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 15 will be a virtual meeting. It starts at 5:30 PM.

Please register to attend the online Buda City Council Meeting - December 15, 2020 at 5:30 PM CDT at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/633062112...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Buda Festival of Trees is Now Open

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The Buda Festival of Trees is NOW OPEN! Come enjoy the trees donated by you, the community, in support of keeping the doors open for Downtown Buda businesses. The Festival of Trees is located in Greenbelt Park, surrounding the Downtown Christmas Tree. Eac...
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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

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

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City Offices Close Early/Library Closed All Day on Dec. 11, City Park Now Open to the Public, Buda Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan Survey, Drive-Thru Trail of Lights, Festival of Trees and more in this week's edition of The Big Pic...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Buda City Park Now Open to the Public

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BUDA CITY PARK  NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The wait is finally over! Buda City Park is now officially open to the public. Thank you for your patience during construction.Upgrades include two new playground areas for younger and older children with ADA...

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City News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Curative COVID-19 Testing Site in Buda Now By Appointment Only

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COVID-19 testing is available in Buda through Curative! The testing kiosk is set up in the parking lot at Main Street and China Street near the public restrooms across from Main Street Dental. 

There are some changes we wanted to share at the Cura...
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City News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

City Offices Closing Early on Friday, Dec. 11 - Buda Public Library Closed All Day Friday, Dec. 11

Employee Holiday Luncheon - City Offices Close Early - Friday, Dec. 11

REMINDER: All City of Buda offices will close at noon on Friday, Dec. 11 for the City’s Employee Holiday Luncheon. The Buda Public Library will be closed all day on Friday, Dec. 11. 

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City News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Hays County COVID-19 Relief Funds

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Hays County COVID-19 Relief Funds

The Hays County COVID-19 Relief Fund is taking applications for grants to assist with rent, mortgage and utility payments for Hays County residents impacted by COVID-19. The deadline is Dec. 22. More info about the program...

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City News
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Main Street Delays Due to Paving Work

Main Street Delay

Please expect intermittent delays on Main Street this week as paving work continues. The picture below includes the paving schedule. The Main Street Improvement Project is expected to be finished in January 2021. Please use West Goforth as an alternative....

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City News
Posted on: December 7, 2020

City of Buda Annual Sewer Averaging

City of Buda Annual Sewer Averaging

City of Buda Annual Sewer Averaging

Sewer Rates Averaging

The City of Buda conducts its annual wastewater rate averaging every year from November through February. By reducing your water consumption and fixing leaks during this period, you can reduce the am...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Buda Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan Public Survey

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The City of Buda needs your help and input!

The City is updating its Park, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan. This document helps Buda set priorities for parks, recreation facilities, trails, and greenspaces for the next 10 years. As a concerned citiz...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

City Phone System Down for Maintenance Starting at 1 PM Today (Friday, Dec. 4)

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Our phone system will be down for a period of time this afternoon starting at 1pm due to unplanned maintenance to try and correct the dropped calls we are experiencing. We hope to have the system back online as soon as possible. We apologize for the incon...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Budafest Holiday Tour Kicks off Friday, Dec. 4

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The "Budafest Holiday Tour" kicks off tonight (Friday, Dec. 4) with fireworks shows in both Central and West Buda! Also, Santa begins the first of four mini parades tonight in Central Buda. Visit the Budafest website to see where and when you ca...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Nov. 30, 2020

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Budafest Holiday Tour Begins Dec. 4, Trail of Lights Drive-Thru Begins Dec. 5, Downtown Festival of Trees, Buda Area Food Raiser, Downtown Buda Curbside Pilot Program, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture!

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Buda Main Street Program Launches Temporary Downtown Buda Curbside Pilot Program

Buda Main Street Program Launches Temporary Downtown Buda Curbside Pilot Program

BUDA MAIN STREET PROGRAM LAUNCHES TEMPORARY DOWNTOWN BUDA CURBSIDE PILOT PROGRAM

BUDA, TX - Dec. 2, 2020 - The Buda Main Street Program has launched a temporary Curbside Pilot Program to help businesses in Historic Downtown Buda connect with their customer...

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City News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

City Council Adopts Transportation Mobility Master Plan

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City Council Adopts Transportation Mobility Master Plan

 

 

BUDA, TX — Dec. 1, 2020 - The Buda City Council adopted an updated Transportation Mobility Master Plan (TMMP) at its December 1 meeting. In 2019, the City of Buda started...

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City News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Traffic Alert: Repaving at Entrance to Summer Pointe Subdivision and Old Black Colony Road

Buda Traffic Alert

TRAFFIC ALERT: Alliance Regional Water Authority will be paving the areas disturbed during their pipeline construction project on Wednesday December 2. Summer Pointe Drive at the front entrance to the subdivision will be reduced to one lane while crews re...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

City Offices Closing Early on Friday, Dec. 11 - Buda Public Library Closed All Day Friday, Dec. 11

Employee Holiday Luncheon - City Offices Close Early - Friday, Dec. 11

All City of Buda offices will close at noon on Friday, Dec. 11 for the City’s Employee Holiday Luncheon. The Buda Public Library will be closed all day on Friday, Dec. 11. 

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Buda Public Library Extending Its Hours

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The Buda Public Library is extending its hours! Beginning TODAY (Monday, Nov. 30) the library will be open late two days a week! Library users can now drop by on Mondays and Thursdays from 11:00-7:00 pm. Hours for Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday ...
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City News
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Downtown Buda Festival of Trees Fundraiser

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DOWNTOWN BUDA FESTIVAL OF TREES FUNDRAISER

BUDA, TX - NOV. 25, 2020 - The City of Buda Main Street Program, in partnership with the Downtown Buda Merchants Group, has launched a new fundraiser to help keep downtown businesses open this holiday sea...

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City News
Posted on: November 25, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Nov. 25, 2020

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Thanksgiving Holiday, Tips on Staying Safe and Healthy This Thanksgiving from the CDC, Small Business Saturday, Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Trail of Lights, Budafest Holiday Tour, and more!

 The Big Picture Newsletter - Week of Nov. 23, 2020&a...

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City News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Holiday Lights Recycling

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS RECYCLING

From November 30th to January 10th, stop by the Buda Public Library to drop off your holiday lights. Please remove all clips, cardboard or any other material so that you are only turning in the string of lights. No compact fluoresc...

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City News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

A 2020 Spin-Off of Budafest: The Budafest Holiday Tour

Budafest Holiday Tour

A 2020 SPIN-OFF OF BUDAFEST: THE BUDAFEST HOLIDAY TOUR!

BUDA, TX - Budafest is back! While this year’s festivities will look a little different in light of COVID-19, we are honoring the long-time holiday tradition in 2020 form with “The...

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

REMINDER: Free COVID-19 Testing Through Curative

COVID-19 Testing

REMINDER: Free COVID-19 testing is available in Buda through Curative! Curative is set up in the parking lot at Main Street and China Street near the public restrooms across from Main Street Dental. 
This testing is available for ANYONE. You do no...
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City News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

The Big Picture Newsletter- Week of Nov. 16, 2020

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Thanksgiving Holiday, Small Business Saturday, Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Trail of Lights, Four-Way Stop at Intersection of Old San Antonio & Cabelas, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Permanent Four-Way Stop Installed At Intersection of Old San Antonio Road & Cabelas Drive

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Permanent Four-Way Stop Installed  At Intersection of Old San Antonio Road & Cabelas Drive

TRAFFIC ALERT: On Friday, Nov. 20 a permanent four-way stop will go up at the intersection of Old San Antonio Road and Cabelas Drive. Please keep this i...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Buda Turkey Trot - Thursday, Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving)

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Due to construction on Main St., this year's Turkey Trot event has been moved to the Sunfield Lazy River Amenity Center. We have provided a map of the route below. This will happen on Thanksgiving (Thursday, Nov. 26). So please keep this in mind ...
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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday - Nov. 26 & 27

Thanksgiving Day Holiday - City of Buda Offices Closed

All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. The library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25. 

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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Buda Looks to Boost Local Business this Holiday Season

Buda Looks to Boost Local Business this Holiday Season

BUDA LOOKS TO BOOST LOCAL BUSINESS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

BUDA, TX - NOV. 18, 2020 - Small Business Saturday has been a long-standing tradition in Buda, kicking-off the holiday shopping season for gift-givers. Each year, the community shows their support for ...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

New and Re-Elected Council Members Sworn In

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NEW AND RE-ELECTED COUNCIL MEMBERS SWORN IN

 

 

BUDA, TX - New and re-elected Buda City Council members were sworn in at the Nov. 17 City Council meeting. 

Mayor Lee Urbanovsky, who was unopposed, takes over for Mayor Georg...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

City of Buda Approves New Five-Year Franchise Agreement with Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC)

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CITY OF BUDA APPROVES NEW FIVE-YEAR FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (PEC) 

BUDA, TX - The Buda City Council recently approved a new five-year franchise agreement with Pedernales Elective Cooperative (PEC). Under the new ag...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Buda Trail of Lights Drive-Thru

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BUDA TRAIL OF LIGHTS DRIVE THRU

A holiday tradition in Buda is just around the corner. The City is gearing up for the 12th Annual Trail of Lights event! As with all City events in 2020, things will look a little different this year. In an effort to limit t...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

In-Person City Council Meeting - Tuesday, Nov. 17

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The City Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17 is an in-person meeting. It starts at 6 PM. New and re-elected council members will be sworn-in at this meeting. 
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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

REMINDER: Free COVID-19 testing is available in Buda through Curative

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REMINDER: Free COVID-19 testing is available in Buda through Curative! Curative is set up in the parking lot at Main Street and China Street near the public restrooms across from Main Street Dental. 
Use the QR code to select a time slot in advanc...
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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

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

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Buda Trail of Lights Drive-Thru, Main Street Improvement Project Update, Buda Teen Plants Trees, Budaful Pet Spotlight, Hillside Terrace Improvement Project, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

REMINDER: Veterans Day Holiday - Wednesday, November 11.

VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY

All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 in observance of Veterans Day.

City News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

County Hosts Virtual Open House for Hillside Terrace Improvements

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County Hosts Virtual Open House for Hillside Terrace Improvements

 

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County is planning for improvements to Hillside Terrace to improve mobility, safety and connectivity. The ...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Central Texas VSO Alliance Veterans Day Commemoration - Wednesday, Nov. 11

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The Central Texas VSO Alliance (Buda VFW Post 12161, American Legion Post 213 and the CenTex AmVets Post 115) is holding a Veterans Day Commemoration on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Social distancing measures will be in place.

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

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

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Veterans Day Holiday, Arbor Day Activities, Nov. 3 Unofficial Election Results, Buda City Council Approves CARES Funding For Hays CISD, Virtual Caregiver's Seminar, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture Newsletter!

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

New Online/Phone Options for Court Defendants

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On Thursday, Nov. 5, the City will roll out several new options for court defendants:
  • Online Case Resolution (InSite) – The City of Buda currently uses some of the options offered through Online Case ...
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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Buda City Council Adopts Resolution in Support of H.R. 7197

Buda City Council Adopts Resolution In Support of H.R. 7191

BUDA CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF H.R. 7197 U.S. House of Representatives Bill Establishes Restaurant Revitalization Fund 

BUDA, TX - Nov. 4, 2020 - The Buda City Council adopted a resolution in support of U.S. Ho...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Buda City Council Approves CARES Funding for Hays CISD

Buda City Council Approves CARES Funding for Hays CISD

Buda City Council Approves CARES Funding for Hays CISD 

BUDA, TX – Nov. 4, 2020 – The Buda City Council has adopted a resolution authorizing the City to provide the Hays Consolidated Independent School District (Hays CISD) with up to $50,...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Veterans Day Holiday - Wednesday, Nov. 4

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Veterans Day Holiday

All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 in observance of Veterans Day.

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Stagecoach Park Closed to Vehicular Traffic Due to Trail of Lights Setup

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Stagecoach Park is closed to vehicular traffic starting today (Wednesday, Nov. 4) due to the Trail of Lights setup. The park is still open to pedestrian traffic. Therefore you can still walk/run on the trail. We will share more on this year's Tra...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Nov. 3 General Election Unofficial Results

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NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

Below are the unofficial results for the Nov. 3 General Election. The votes will become official when they are canvassed in a few weeks.  

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Nov. 3 General Election Voter Safety

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Nov. 3 General Election Voter Safety

Tomorrow is Election Day! We encourage everyone to exercise their right to vote. We have received some concerns from citizens worried about voter intimidation in the form of blocking roads or vote centers. The City of B...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

In-Person City Council Meeting - Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 6 PM

City Council Meeting - Wednesday, Nov. 4

Due to the General Election, this week's City Council Meeting has been moved to Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 6 PM. This is an in-person meeting in City Council Chambers at Buda City Hall located at 405 E. Loop St., Building 100

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Nov. 3 General Election Information

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Nov. 3 General Election Information

Election Day - Nov. 3, 2020Polls Open 7 AM - 7 PM

***On Election Day Hays County Citizens can vote at any vote center in Hays County.***

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Last Day for Early Voting - Friday, Oct. 30

LAST DAY FOR EARLY VOTING FRIDAY, OCT. 30

TODAY (Friday, Oct. 30) is the last day for early voting.  We have included all of the early voting centers below. For election related questions, please contact the Hays County Elections Office at 512-393-7310 or by email at elections@co.hays.tx...
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Posted on: October 30, 2020

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 26, 2020

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Election Day Voting Information , Virtual Costume and Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Halloween Safety Tips, Virtual Caregiver's Seminar, Art Takes Shape in Downtown Buda, and more in this week's edition of The Big Picture!

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Art Takes Shape in Downtown Buda

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ART TAKES SHAPE IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN BUDA By Maggie Gillespie, Main Street Manager

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The City of Buda and the Inspired Minds Art Center (IMAC) were recently presented with a gift in the form of a sculpture by lifetime Buda artist, S...

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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

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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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City News
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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Posted on: October 23, 2020

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

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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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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!

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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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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

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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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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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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Early Voting Information/Votar Temprano Informacion

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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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Posted on: October 15, 2020

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

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 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.

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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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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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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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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 President’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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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.

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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.


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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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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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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.  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

City Council Tas Force

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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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

Parks and Rec Employees

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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out

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Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out

TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Friday and Saturday, March 3 – 4, 2017 from 8am to 4pm each day, the Travis County Sheriff’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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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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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.


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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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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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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)

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 30, 2017

Public Works Crew

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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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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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.

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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

Crew Paving Interstate Drive

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 Citizens’ 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 library’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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It’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.

“I believe Main Street is the heart and soul of any great c...Read on...

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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 – 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 Buda’s Contract with Electro Purification, Inc. Expires

The City of Buda’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 Star® 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 state’s annual ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday, which is Saturday, May 23, through Monday, May 25.

“As the hottest part of the ye...Read on...

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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 Buda’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 city’s team on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Lillibridge received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography...Read on...

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Posted on: February 9, 2015

FAQs: Electro Purification Agreement

Where is the City’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 Purification’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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