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Posted on: October 20, 2018

REMINDER: Livestrong Challenge Ride on Sunday, Oct. 21

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REMINDER: On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, the Annual Livestrong Challenge Ride will cut through Buda. This will impact several roads, including Old San Antonio Road, Main Street, FM 967, FM 1626, FM 2770, etc. The ride starts at 8 a.m. and is supposed to end by...

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Posted on: October 20, 2018

Peddler/Solicitor Ordinance Pertaining to Political Speech or Canvassers

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With election season in full swing we wanted to share our peddler/solicitor ordinance. Political speech or canvassers who attempt only to distribute handbills or to solicit political support or to determine opinions or sentiments are EXEMPT from needing a...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 15, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on early voting, stage 1 water restrictions lifted, our upcoming Texas Arbor Day celebration and more.

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

City of Buda Property Signage Ordinance/Information For Elections

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City of Buda Property Signage Ordinance

Early voting in the November 6 General Election begins on October 22, 2018. In September, the Buda City Council adopted an updated ordinance on how and where citizens can place political signs at the new city hall lo...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

City of Buda Lifts Stage 1 Drought Restrictions - Oct. 16, 2018

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Due to continued rainfall and the removal of Stage 2 pumping restrictions from Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, the City of Buda has lifted Stage 1 drought restrictions.

Year-round conservation measures are in effect and we encourage e...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Traffic Alert: Annual Livestrong Challenge Ride Cuts Through Buda on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018

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On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, the Annual Livestrong Challenge Ride will cut through Buda. This will impact several roads, including Old San Antonio Road, Main Street, FM 967, FM 1626, FM 2770, etc. 

There will be a large number cyclists traveling thro...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Texas Arbor Day Celebration - Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

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Texas Arbor Day Celebration

The City of Buda’s Sustainability Commission and the Buda Library invite the community to join in and celebrate Texas Arbor Day with the City on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The Buda Public Library and the City&rsqu...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 8, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the City receiving a Texas Municipal League Municipal Excellence Award, September's Monthly Development report, voting information, and more!

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Zoning Change Request Information

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Zoning Change Request

The City of Buda’s Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing at its October 9, 2018 meeting regarding a zoning change request for approximately 17.39 acres located north of Old Black Colony Road and south and east of the Wh...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

City of Buda Receives Texas Municipal League Municipal Excellence Award

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The City of Buda is the proud recipient of a Texas Municipal League Excellence Award. The Buda Police Department’s Mental Health Officer position won in the Public Safety category for cities under 25,000. The award  recognizes the polic...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

November 6, 2018 Election Information

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All City Council races on the ballot are UNCONTESTED.   However, Buda City Hall will still serve as a polling location for federal, state, local and county races in the November 6 general election.    

TODAY (Oct. 9, 201...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

City of Buda Utility Rates For Fiscal Year 2018-2019

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City of Buda Utility Rates For Fiscal Year 2018-2019

Utility rates for the new fiscal year will be reflected in the next billing cycle. The next utility bill will go out in late October and is due on November 10th

City of Buda utility customers w...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 1, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on Trail of Lights, Boo-Da Halloween, changes to the regional notification system (WarnCentralTexas.org), and more.

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

City of Buda Trail of Lights Display Preparations

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Trail of Lights 2018 Display Preparations

The City of Buda's Annual Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park is less than two months away and this year the trail will be open for an extra weekend. The Parks and Recreation crew is busy making many of the displays...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Employee of the Quarter - IT Administrator Jeremy Osborn

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Congratulations to IT Administrator Jeremy Osborn. He is our Employee of the Quarter. Jeremy started with the City at the beginning of 2018 and jumped right into his job. He worked on all of the IT needs for the move to the new City Hall and he spent many...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Online Payment Option Down Starting 2:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28

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The Utility Billing & Municipal Court online payment option will be down from 2:00 pm, 9/28/2018 thru 12:01 am, 10/1/18 for end of year processing. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

WarnCentralTexas Notification System Changes

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AUSTIN, TEXAS –  The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) is upgrading the regional notification system that powers WarnCentralTexas.org to bring residents emergency and public safety warnings they need to protect their families...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

City of Buda Returns to Stage 1 Drought Restrictions - Effective Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018

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Effective Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the City of Buda will return to Stage 1 drought restrictions in accordance with the City’s adopted Water Resource Management and Drought Response Ordinance. Due to the recent amount of rainfall we have re...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Oct. 2 City Council Meeting Rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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Due to National Night Out festivities, the City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 2, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 3 at 6:00 p.m.    

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Buda Fire Department Class 1 ISO Letters

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Many of you have reached out regarding the Buda Fire Department's Class 1 ISO Rating and are wondering how you can obtain a letter of proof to send to your insurance companies. You can find the letters on the fire department's website at www.buda...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

City of Buda Receives Project Planning Award

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The City of Buda’s Planning Department received the Project Planning Award from the American Planning Association Central Texas Section for its Unified Development Code. In 2017, Buda replaced the city’s land development and use regula...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Sept. 17, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the Buda Fire Department's Class 1 ISO Rating, Fajita Fiesta moving to Buda Sportsplex, bond project updates, and highlights of the approved budget and tax rate.

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

2014 Bond Project Update - Prop 3 (Streets) and Prop 4 (Drainage)

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2014 BOND PROJECT UPDATES - STREETS AND DRAINAGE

As we move into 2019, construction will begin on many of the City’s drainage and street projects. These projects are associated with the bond passed by voters in November 2014. The bond includes fi...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Buda City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Tax Rate and Budget

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    BUDA CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES FISCAL YEAR  2018-2019 TAX RATE & BUDGET

BUDA, TX – The Buda City Council unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Tax Rate and Budget at its September 18th meeting. ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Buda Fire Department Receives Class 1 ISO Rating - Sept. 18, 2018 Presentation

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Buda Fire Department / Hays County Emergency Services District #8 will officially receive its Class 1 ISO rating during a presentation at the Buda Fire Department Main Station Tuesday, September 18, at 6:00 p.m. A presentation will be made by representati...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Boo-Da Halloween - Oct. 27, 2018

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Buda's spookiest event of the season is just around the corner! The 16th Annual Boo-Da Halloween is happening on Saturday, October 27 in Downtown Buda from 4:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m.

If you're interested in sponsoring Boo-Da Halloween or having a booth at the e...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Sept. 10, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes the latest monthly development report, information on an upcoming fall prevention workshop, and more.    

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Where is the Buda Public Library Book Drop Off

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Have you ever wondered where the  book drop is located? If so, you're not alone. We've included a VIDEO LINK and map to point you in the right direction. We also have a payment drop off located next to the library book drop off.  By the ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Sept. 3, 2018

Sherrie Stringer Employee Spotlight

This week's Big Picture report includes information on the Nov. 6 general election, an upcoming Fall Prevention Workshop, our latest Employee Spotlight and more!

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Fall Prevention Workshop - Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

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AGE of Central Texas, the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, and the City of Buda's Task Force on Aging are holding a Fall Prevention Workshop on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the Onion Creek Senior Center. 

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Employee Spotlight - Sherrie Stringer, Public Works Administrative Assistant

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Sherrie Stringer - Employee Spotlight Video

If you’ve ever called Public Works with a question or dropped by, you’ve probably seen or talked to Sherrie Stringer. 

“I started with the City in 2002, but I’ve be...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

November 6, 2018 General Election Information

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All City Council races on the ballot are UNCONTESTED.  Therefore, the City of Buda is cancelling its City Council election in November. However, Buda City Hall will still serve as a polling location for federal, state, local and county races in t...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Aug. 27, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on City Park construction, a recap of the Municipal Complex grand opening and more!

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

San Antonio St./City Park Construction Update - Aug. 28, 2018

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San Antonio St./City Park Construction Video Update

The San Antonio Street and Garison Road Improvement Project is expected to be finished in early December.

“With the reconfiguration of Garison Road it weaves more into San Antonio Street as an o...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

REMINDER: City of Buda Remains Under Stage 2 Water Restrictions

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Stage 2 Water Allowances and Restrictions

Outdoor Irrigation (Automatic and Hand Hose End Sprinkler Systems)Not allowed between the hours of 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.Twice-per–week outdoor watering schedule on designated day.Odd-numbered residential: We...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

City of Buda Offices Closed on Labor Day - Sept. 3, 2018

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 in observance of Labor Day. 

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Posted on: August 25, 2018

City of Buda Celebrates Municipal Complex Grand Opening - Aug. 25, 2018

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City of Buda Celebrates Municipal Complex Grand Opening

AUG 25, 2018 — The City of Buda celebrated the official grand opening of the new Municipal Complex. The 55,000 square foot facility includes City Administrative Offices, City Counci...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Aug. 20, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the Municipal Complex Grand Opening, Back to School Traffic Safety, and more!

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Posted on: August 25, 2018

Building Buda: The History of the New Municipal Complex

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Building Buda: The New Municipal Complex

Public buildings have long held an important role in a city’s downtown. From the Romanesque courthouses of the past to libraries of the future, public buildings represent the pinnacle of the communities that they se...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Recent Study Ranks Buda One of the Best Places to Live Around Austin

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You already know Buda is one of the best places to live, BUT a recent study published by homesnacks.net discovered the same thing. They ranked Buda #6 in the best places to live around Austin. 

HomeSnacks used the following criteria to determine t...

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Posted on: August 26, 2018

Back to School Traffic Safety - City of Buda

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BACK TO SCHOOL TRAFFIC SAFETY

Classes in Hays CISD Begin on August 27, 2018

As the summer break comes to an end for Hays CISD students in Buda, we wanted to take this opportunity to talk about back to school traffic safety. The first day of school for Hays ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Aug. 13, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes the latest on the Green Meadows Splash Pad, the upcoming grand opening of the new Municipal Building, the Houston Steet Drainage Improvement Project and more!

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Green Meadows Splash Pad Update - Aug. 16, 2018

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Green Meadows Splash Pad Video Update - Aug. 16, 2018

Work on the Green Meadows Splash Pad is nearing completion.“We are looking at late September or maybe October time frame. The season for these are most likely going to be March through October. We will ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Buda Municipal Complex Grand Opening

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New Buda Municipal Complex Opening Ceremony

The City of Buda is excited to announce our Grand Opening Ceremony for the new Municipal Building (City Hall, Library and Economic Development Corporation) on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The 55,000 squ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Diabetes Self-Management Six-Week Program

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Take control of your diabetes! The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the Buda Task Force on Aging have teamed up to bring you A FREE six-week diabetes self-management workshop. It's happening on every Wednesday starting on September 5 and endin...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Houston St. Drainage Improvement Project - Rose St. Closure - Aug. 16, 2018

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HOUSTON STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTFirst Phase of Construction Begins on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

BUDA, TX — On Thursday, August 16, construction will begin on the first phase of the Houston Street Drainage Improvement project. Smith Contracting wil...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

City of Buda Declares Stage 2 Water Restrictions - Effective Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

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Stage 2 Water Allowances and Restrictions

Outdoor Irrigation (Automatic and Hand Hose End Sprinkler Systems)

  • Not allowed between the hours of 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Twice-per–week outdoor watering schedule on designated day.  
    • Odd-numbered residential: W...
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Posted on: August 10, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Aug. 10, 2018

New Library Opening - Kids Playing

This week's Big Picture report includes information on our upcoming City Hall and Library Grand Opening, the public hearings for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Proposed Tax Rate and Budget, the new library opening, and more!

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

City of Buda Public Information Officer Completes TCU Certified Public Communicator Program

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CITY OF BUDA PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER COMPLETESTEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY CERTIFIED PUBLIC COMMUNICATOR PROGRAM

BUDA, TX —  David Marino, City of Buda Public Information Officer, recently completed Texas Christian University‘s (TCU) Certified Pu...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of July 30, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information about the upcoming grand opening of our new City Hall and Library, the latest monthly development report, the opening date of the new library, and more!

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

New Buda City Hall and Library Grand Opening Ceremony

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The City of Buda is excited to announce our Grand Opening Ceremony for the new City Hall and Library on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The new City Hall officially opened with full services on Monday, July 23. The new Buda Public Library will open...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Buda Main Street Presents ‘Downtown Dash’ Event

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BUDA, TX — JULY 30, 2018 — On Friday, August 10, from 7 PM to 9 PM, Buda Main Street will host its first ever Downtown Dash. An event based on the TV series The Amazing Race, Downtown Dash will feature six tasks at six different downto...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

REMINDER: City Hall and Annex Closed on July 19 & 20

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The City Hall and Annex will be closed to the public on July 19 and 20 while we move into our new Municipal Building. The following departments will be affected: City Administration, City Clerk, City Engineering, Human Resources, Finance, Library, Code En...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

City of Buda Receives 2018 Sustainable City Award

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The Texas Masonry Council (TMC), the trade association for masonry contractors and suppliers in the State of Texas, is excited to announce that the City of Buda was given the first Sustainable City Award for the Central Texas Region.  For over 50...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Municipal Building Move - City Hall Opens on Monday, July 23

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The new Buda City Hall will open with full services on Monday, July 23 at 405 E. Loop St., Building 100. The new Buda Public Library will open at 405 E. Loop St., Building 100 with full services on August 6.

The City Hall and Annex will be closed to the pu...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Burn Ban For Unincorporated Areas Back in Effect on July 20

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From Hays County: The Burn Ban for the unincorporated areas will be back in effect on Friday, July 20. Residents have through Thursday, July 19, to burn -- please burn carefully.

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Buda Citizens' Academy Registration Opens On Wednesday, July 18

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Are you interested in learning how your city government operates? If the answer is yes, then we have a great opportunity for you. On Wednesday, July 18, registration opens for the City of Buda’s Citizens’ Academy.  We invite c...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

New Buda City Hall Now Open To The Public

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We are thrilled to be in our new City Hall building today! If you have to pay a bill or need to stop by our City offices for any reason, remember we are now located at 405 E. Loop St., Building 100. The City's office phone numbers have not changed. You ca...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Buda Public Library Move and Schedule

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REMINDER: Our Buda Public Library is in the middle of the big move to the new building. The library is now closed and there will be no checkouts, or story times from July 15 - August 5. They will continue scheduled summer programs and have times available...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of July 9, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on our big move to our new municipal building , the Green Meadows Splash Pad, Movies in the Park and more!

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Burn Ban Lifted for Unincorporated Areas of Hays County

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Burn Ban Lifted for Unincorporated Areas of Hays County(Hays County Press Release)

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – The Hays County Commissioners Court on July 10 lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Hays County.

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of July 2, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on building code updates, a recap of Red, White & Buda, the City receiving a budget presentation award, and more!

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Posted on: July 4, 2018

Buda City Council Adopts Building Code Updates

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The Buda City Council approved the adoption the 2015 International Code Council (ICC) family of building codes.  All codes relating to the City’s building operations and property maintenance will now be updated to the 2015 edition of th...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

City of Buda Receives Prestigious Budget Presentation Award

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The City of Buda is proud to announce that it has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Buda Presentation Award for its current budget.  This is a significant achievement for the City of Buda and its Finance De...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Texas Disposal Services July 4 Schedule

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Texas Disposal Services will be running all normal services on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

If there is an urgent matter, you may call the TDS Customer Care Department Hotline at 1.800.375.8375. They will be open Wednesday, July 4th, between ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Red, White & Buda Parking - Morning and Evening Events On July 4, 2018

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Red, White & BudaJuly 4, 2018  

Morning - 9 AM to Noon

Join us for a Patriotic Parade on Main Street. The line up begins at 8:30 AM near City Hall located at 121 S. Main. Awards will be given to the best decorated bikes. After the para...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of June 25, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on Red, White & Buda, the Green Meadows Splash Pad, City Park construction, this month's Employee Spotlight, and more.

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

City Phone Lines Back To Normal

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UPDATE: We have successfully moved the phone circuit to our new facility. The City's phone lines are back up and running and you can now reach us at our regular department numbers.

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

City Council Approves Final Design Documents For City Park

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The Buda City Council approved final design documents for City Park at its June 19 meeting. As part of the Proposition 5 Park and Trail improvements, City Park will get a major overhaul. The upgrades include a new amphitheater, new splash pad, new playgro...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Employee Spotlight - City Manager Kenneth Williams

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Employee Spotlight Video - City Manager Kenneth Williams

“I will be working for the City of Buda 10 years come this September. I have been involved in local government for 30 years.”City Manager Kenneth Williams has spent his entire car...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Vortex, Inc. Begins Work on Green Meadows Splash Pad

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Contractor Begins Work on Green Meadows Splash Pad - Video Update

“We will start seeing some progress. At first it will not seem like much is happening while the underground work is being done, but residents will start seeing the build-up," ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Fireworks Prohibited In City Of Buda

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Fireworks Prohibited in City of Buda

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 city limits (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction)....

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Independence Day Holiday - July 4, 2018

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day.

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of June 18, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the closure of City Park, the San Antonio St. and Garison Road Improvement Project, Project Ace, and more!

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

San Antonio Street and Garison Road Construction

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San Antonio Street and Garison Road Construction

On June 21, 2018, construction will begin on the San Antonio Street and Garison Road Improvement project.  In November 2014, the citizens of Buda approved the road improvement project as part of an ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

City Park Closed For Construction Starting On June 21, 2018

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City Park Closure/Construction Update Video - June 21, 2018

Starting on June 21, 2018, City Park will be closed for construction. In the end, you will get a new and improved City Park. Construction will take between 10 to 12 months. 

The upgrades i...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

City of Buda Video Series Receives Award From Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers

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The City of Buda was recently bestowed an Award of Honor by the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) for its video series “Buda Back in the Day.” Public Information Officer David Marino created this series after ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Project Ace Serves Up Indoor Sports Complex for Buda, Texas

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On June 19, 2018, the Buda City Council adopted a resolution authorizing a Performance Agreement between the Buda Economic Development Corporation (Buda EDC) and Project Ace ownership group, WAMSFTX LLC. The Buda EDC is providing up to $30,000 in incentiv...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Buda Main Street Program Launches New Concert Series on First Day of Summer

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Buda Main Street Program Launches New Concert Series on First Day of Summer

The Buda Main Street Program is kicking off the first day of summer (June 21) with a new concert series to be held in Historic Downtown Buda. ”South Main Music Nights” will take pl...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of June 11, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the opening of the new City Hall and Library, City Park Construction, the San Antonio St. and Garison Road Improvement Project, and more!

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Green Meadows Splash Pad Update - June 13, 2018

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Green Meadows Splash Pad Video Update - June 13, 2018 

Work is progressing on the Green Meadows splash pad. Public works has already prepped the spot where the splash pad will go.

“They are working on the foundation for the bathroom. Now ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

San Antonio Street and Garison Road Construction

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San Antonio Street and Garison Road Construction

On June 21, 2018, construction will begin on the San Antonio Street and Garison Road project.  In November 2014, the citizens of Buda approved the road improvement project as part of an overall bond...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Timeline For Municipal Building (City Hall and Library) Move

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TIMELINE FOR MUNICIPAL BUILDING (CITY HALL AND LIBRARY) MOVE

We are gearing up for the big move to our new Municipal Facility (City Hall and Library).  Please note the following key dates that will impact City Services as we transition into our ne...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

City Council Approves Boundary Lines For Districts A, B, and C

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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES BOUNDARY LINES FOR DISTRICTS A, B, AND C

In November of 2017, voters approved an amendment to the City Charter for the City of Buda to transition to single-member districts. Buda City Council Places 2, 4, and 6 will be the first to sw...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Did you know that the City of Buda has a recycled water program?

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Did you know that the City of Buda has a recycled water program to re-use effluent discharge from the City’s wastewater treatment plant to irrigate certain portions of the City? Instead of discharging all of the treated effluent water into water...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of June 4, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on Buda Fun Fish, the upcoming closure of City Park, Stage 1 Water Restrictions, Movies in the Park, and more!

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Unincorporated Areas of Hays County Now Under Burn Ban

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Unincorporated Areas of Hays County Now Under Burn BanHays County Press Release

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – At its June 5 meeting, the Hays County Commissioners Court placed the unincorporated areas (including extra territorial juris...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

City Park Closes To The Public On June 21, 2018 For Construction

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CITY PARK CONSTRUCTION

City Park will close to the public on June 21, 2018 for construction. As part of the Proposition 5 Park and Trail improvements, City Park will get a major overhaul.

The upgrades include a new amphitheater, new splash pad, new playgrou...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Seventh Annual Short Story Contest for Adults - Submission Deadline Extended to June 16, 2018

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SHORT STORY CONTEST for ADULTS 2018

Sponsored by THE FRIENDS OF THE BUDA LIBRARY and the BUDA PUBLIC LIBRARY

The deadline submission for our Seventh Annual Short Story Writing Contest for Adults has been extended to June 16, 2018. This contest is op...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

City of Buda Declares Stage 1 Water Restrictions - Effective Monday, June 4, 2018

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CITY OF BUDA DECLARES STAGE 1 WATER RESTRICTIONS Effective Monday, June 4, 2018

June 1, 2018 — Effective Monday, June 4, 2018, the City of Buda will return to Stage 1 water restrictions in accordance with the City’s adopted Wat...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Red, White & Buda 2018

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Morning - 9 AM - 12 PM 

Join us for a Patriotic Parade on Main Street.  Line up begins at 8:30 AM near City Hall. Awards will be given to the best decorated bikes. After the parade, enjoy free activities and more fun at

the Buda Greenbelt ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Friends of the Buda Library Summer Contest For Young Writers

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SUMMER CONTEST

FOR YOUNG WRITERS 2018

It’s once again time for the Friends of the Buda Library Summer Contest for Young Writers. We want to give our young library patrons an opportunity to flex their writing muscles and show off their ima...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

City of Buda Celebrates Preservation Month with Awards Ceremony

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City of Buda Celebrates Preservation Month with Awards Ceremony

On May 30, the City of Buda recognized outstanding contributions to the preservation efforts made by individuals and businesses at the Historic Preservation Awards ceremony. Among the winners ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of May 28, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on Movies in the Park, Buda Fun Fish, summer programs at the library, and more!

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Public Input Workshop On Proposed Single-Member District Boundary Lines - May 29, 2018

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In November of 2017, voters approved an amendment to the City Charter for the City of Buda  to transition to single-member districts. Buda City Council Places 2, 4, and 6 will be the first to switch from at-large to single-member districts.

On Tue...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Energy Star And Water Efficient Products are Tax Free This Weekend - May 26-28

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Energy Star and water efficient products are tax free this weekend, May 26-28.

Are you looking to improve your household water and energy efficiencies? If so, Memorial Day weekend is the perfect opportunity to purchase a new dishwasher, washing machine, re...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of May 21, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on Movies in the Park, the upcoming Historic Preservation Awards, the latest installment of Buda Back in the Day, and more!

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Movies in the Park 2018

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Movies in the Park ScheduleBuda SportsplexMovies start at 8:45 p.m.Admission is FREE 

Friday, June 15 - The SandlotFriday, June 29 - the Lego Ninjago MovieFriday, July 13 - Despicable Me 3Friday, July 27 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi  

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

City of Buda Not Associated with Electro Purification Plans

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City of Buda Not Associated with Electro Purification Plans

The City of Buda continues being a proud regional player when it comes to the water needs of the region. In order to address some areas of concern, we would like to publicly state that the City of...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Buda Back in the Day - The Carrington

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Buda Back in the Day Video - The Carrington

From the cracked paint on the walls, to the unique ceilings, stepping inside The Carrington Wedding and Event Venue is like taking a trip back in time. That is exactly how owners Franci Siriwardana and Cari Wible...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Deadline Approaching For Human Services and Hotel Occupancy Tax Grant Applications

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City of Buda Accepting Human Services Grant Applications - Deadline June 1, 2018

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

• Are likely to have an impact on the quality of life of a significant number of people in the B...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

City of Buda to Recognize Preservation Efforts at Awards Ceremony

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City of Buda to Recognize Preservation Efforts at Awards Ceremony

The City of Buda Historic Preservation Commission in partnership with the Buda Main Street Program will host an event recognizing the preservation efforts made by individuals and businesses ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Buda Fun Fish - June 9, 2018

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Buda Fun Fish is just around the corner! Come on out to Bradfield Park on Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fishing equipment and bait is provided. There will be FREE snacks and beverages, along with FREE admission! 

Registration: 8 AM

Educat...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Memorial Day Holiday - May 28, 2018

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of May 14, 2018

This week's Big Picture report includes an update on the municipal building, information on an upcoming public input workshop on proposed single member district lines, Buda Fun Fish, and more!

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Municipal Building Update - May 16, 2018

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Municipal Building Video Update - May 16, 2018

The new Municipal Building (City Hall/Library) will open later this summer.   

“The project is moving along. Right now we are in the correction phase regarding any punch list items a...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Customer Service Area (Utility Billing & Municipal Court Payments) Closed Friday, May 18, 2018

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The customer service area (Utility Billing & Municipal Court Payments) will be closed on Friday, May 18, due to a software conversion. Therefore, no payments can be processed. During this time any online payment options will also be unavailable. Norma...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Public Input Workshop On Proposed Single-Member District Boundary Lines - May 29, 2018

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In November of 2017, voters approved an amendment to the City Charter for the City of Buda  to transition to single-member districts. Buda City Council Places 2, 4, and 6 will be the first to switch from at-large to single-member districts.

On Tue...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of May 7, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information about Buda Fun Fish, information on how to maintain your irrigation system, the City's latest monthly development report, and more!

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Maintaining Your Irrigation System

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MAINTAINING

YOUR IRRIGATION SYSTEM

Peak lawn watering season is right around the corner. Ensuring your irrigation system is properly working and following the recommended watering schedule will not only save water, but will save you money. It is important t...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

PUBLIC MEETING ON PROPOSED DISTRICT LINES RESCHEDULED

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The public input meeting on the proposed district lines for Council Places 2, 4, and 6 that was originally scheduled for Thursday, May 10 will be rescheduled for a later date. We will let you know when we choose a new date.

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of April 30, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on our new S.T.A.R. (Seniors Taking A Ride) Bus, the Buda Public Library's Dia de los Ninos event, and more!

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

City of Buda S.T.A.R. Bus Now In Service

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CITY OF BUDA UNVEILS NEW ADA ACCESSIBLE ‘STAR’ BUS

Watch Video Here: City of Buda S.T.A.R. Bus Video

The City of Buda’s new STAR (Seniors Taking a Ride) Bus is now in service.  The new ADA accessible bus was paid for with a Federal Transportation Ag...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Employee Spotlight - Assistant Library Martha Sanders

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"Before I worked here I was a patron here. When we moved to Buda my youngest daughter was just entering fourth grade. I was a home school teacher at the time. The library was the first place we sought out in the community. From walking in the door, t...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Green Meadows Splash Pad Construction - April 27, 2018

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Green Meadows Park will soon be the site of a new splash pad.

Our Public Works Department is busy preparing the site for construction. The City is working with Vortex, Inc. for the installation of the splash pad.  

“The contractor is goin...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Annual Buda Lions Club Wiener Dog Races - April 28 & 29

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Get ready for a Wiener Dog invasion!

“We’re finishing up delivering our sponsorship packets, getting the last of the bleachers put in, and just getting ready for the big crowd,” said Buda Lions Club Volunteer Justin Krause.

The...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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The Buda Police Department will participate in the DEA's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day by providing a location to drop off your unused or expired prescription drugs!

Buda Police DepartmentApril 28, 201810 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.405 E. Loop, Building 20...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

City of Buda To Unveil New ADA Accessible 'STAR' Bus

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CITY OF BUDA TO UNVEIL NEW ADA ACCESSIBLE ‘STAR’ BUS

The City of Buda’s new STAR (Seniors Taking a Ride) Bus is ready to hit the road.  The new ADA accessible bus was paid for with a Federal Transportation Agency gran...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of April 16, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the City's latest financial audit, the upcoming Wiener Dog Races, a tour of the new Buda Public Library, and more.

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Oaks Alive Heritage Tree Festival Canceled

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Due to weather concerns, Main Street Buda's Oaks Alive event scheduled for Saturday April 21 has been canceled and will not be rescheduled at this time.

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

City of Buda Receives 'Clean Audit'

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City of Buda Receives “Clean Audit”

The City of Buda’s Fiscal Year  2016-17 annual audit of the City’s financial reports has been completed by the City’s external audit firm Whitley Penn, LLP. We a...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

City of Buda Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2016 - 2017

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The City of Buda FY 2016 - 2017 Annual Report is a comprehensive report on the City’s performance. The report contains summary information including the City’s financial standing, bond project updates, City accomplishments, development...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of April 9, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the upcoming CAMPO open house, the Oaks Alive Heritage Tree Fest on Main, upgrades at City Park, and more. 

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

CAMPO Hosting Open House In Buda On Transportation Improvement Program

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The Capital Area Metropolitan Organization (CAMPO) wants your input. CAMPO is hosting open houses for the 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the Regional Arterials Study. 

CAMPO Open HouseTuesday, April 17th 4:00 p.m. ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

City Park Construction Update - April 12, 2018

City Park Construction - April 12, 2018

After this year's wiener dog races, City Park will close for construction. Some major upgrades, including a new amphitheater, are coming to City Park as part of the Proposition 5 Park and Trail Improvements. Other improvements include pavilion upgrades, a...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Buda to Celebrate Main Street Week With Heritage Tree Fest

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BUDA TO CELEBRATE MAIN STREET WEEK WITH HERITAGE TREE FEST

The Buda Main Street Program will host the “Oaks Alive Heritage Tree Fest” on Saturday, April 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. This family-friendly event is free and open to t...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

St. David’s HealthCare To Open New Emergency Center In Buda

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St. David’s HealthCare to open 

new emergency center in Buda,

providing 24-hour emergency care

Construction is set to begin in April

 

(St. David's HealthCare Press Release)

AUSTIN, Texas—St. David’s HealthCare wi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

LCRA Employees Lend A Helping Hand In Buda

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LCRA Employees Lend A Helping Hand In Buda

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With shovels in hand employees with the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) spent the day in Buda giving back to our community."Today is our '4th Annual Steps Forward...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of April 2, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on two medical center groundbreakings, CAMPO open houses on their transportation improvement program, the Annual Wiener Dog races and more!

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Ascension Seton Healthcare Breaks Ground on New Health Center in Buda

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Ascension Seton Health Center has broken ground on a new health center in Buda. Seton’s new health center will include primary care, urgent care, walk-in services and more.  

The new two-story health center will be located at 5225 Overpa...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Baylor Scott & White Health Breaks Ground On New Medical Center in Buda

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Buda Celebrates Groundbreaking 

Largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas begins construction on its first medical center in Hays County 

Baylor Scott & White Health Press Rel...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

CAMPO Transportation Improvement Program Open House - April 17, 2018

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CAMPO PRESS RELEASE

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is working with local governments and regional agencies to develop a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the area. The 2019-2022 TIP is the four-year program that list...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

FM 1626 Closure Update - March 28, 2018

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FM 1626 Update - March 28, 2018 

Tx-DOT plans to open FM 1626 at 4:45 today (March 28, 2018). The road may still have a thin layer of water, so drive carefully. Officials will continue to monitor the road over night.

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

City of Buda Seeking Proposals to Lease or Purchase Former City Offices

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For the last several months, the Buda City Council has discussed what to do with the current city hall, city hall annex, and library once the new City Hall/Library complex opens this summer. All three facilities are located in downtown Buda within the Mai...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Public Hearings Set for Proposed Single-Member Districts

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PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR PROPOSED SINGLE-MEMBER DISTRICTS 

In November of 2017, voters approved an amendment to the City Charter for the City of Buda to transition to single-member districts. Buda City Council Places 2, 4, and 6 will be the first to sw...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

The Process of Purchasing Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) for New City Facilities

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THE PROCESS OF PURCHASING FURNITURE, FIXTURES, AND EQUIPMENT FOR NEW CITY FACILITIES

We have received some questions regarding the purchase and process of obtaining furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) for the new City Hall and Library. Due to tho...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of March 19, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on our new Water Resources Coordinator, a public workshop being held on a regional trail project, a few rabies alerts, the deadline for our Boards and Commissions, and more.

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Good Friday City Holiday - March 30, 2018

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Friday, March 30, 2018 in observance of Good Friday.


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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Public Workshops on the Proposed Emerald Crown Regional Trail Project

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Public Workshops on the Proposed Emerald Crown Regional Trail Project

Hosted by the Regional Trail Work Group

All workshops begin at 7:00 p.m.

Presentation from 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Regional Trail Work Group

March 28, 2018Buda City Hal...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

City of Buda Hires New Water Resources Coordinator

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City of Buda Hires New Water Resources Coordinator

The City of Buda is pleased to announce Blake Neffendorf as our new Water Resources Coordinator. Neffendorf comes to Buda with over 10 years of experience.  

Prior to working in Buda, Neffendorf sp...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of March 12, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on our Annual Easter Egg Hunt, an update on our municipal building, this month's Employee Spotlight, and more.

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Buda Ranked One of the Safest Cities in Texas by National Council for Home Safety and Security

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CITY OF BUDA RANKED ONE OF THE SAFEST CITIES IN TEXAS  THE RANKING COMES FROM THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HOME SAFETY AND SECURITY

The National Council for Home Safety and Security has named Buda one of the Safest Cities in Texas in their 2018 rankin...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

City of Buda Employee Spotlight - Tourism Director Lysa Gonzalez

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Tourism Director Lysa Gonzales spends a lot time promoting and planning many of the city events you attend.      

Lysa works out of the Historic Stagecoach House and Visitor's Center. One of her main goals is to attract visitors ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Municipal Building Update - March 13, 2018

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With every day that goes b, the municipal building is inching closer to being finished.

“Currently in the city hall and administrative area we’ve already accomplished the final walk through and punch items on the interior finishes and f...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

City of Buda's Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Buda Sportsplex

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City of Buda Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Buda Sportsplex

It's that time of year again! The City of Buda's Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The actual Easter Egg Hunt begins at 9:30 a.m.  This is a fun a...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Buda Main Street Program Recommended For National Accreditation

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TEXAS MAIN STREET PROGRAMS RECOMMENDED FOR NATIONAL ACCREDITATION

 

 

AUSTIN, Texas—The Texas Historical Commission (THC) will recommend the City of Buda for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of March 5, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes an update on Proposition 3 (streets), a message from Parks and Recreation about fire ants, the deadline for the Human Services Grant and Hotel Occupancy Tax Grant applications, and more.

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

City of Buda Accepting Human Services Grant Applications - Deadline June 1, 2018

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

• Are likely to have an impact on the quality of life of a significant number of people in the Buda community.

• Address issues or problems that the C...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

City of Buda Accepting Hotel Occupancy Tax Grant Applications

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2018-2019 Funding Application Schedule

Application Available: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Application Due Date: Friday, June 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Application Committee Review: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. City Council Final Funding Award: Tuesday, July ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Hays County Launches Enhanced Flood Warning System

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Hays County Launches Enhanced Flood Warning System

 

(Hays County Press Release)

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Residents and visitors to Hays County now have access to new information and an enhanced website that shares the stat...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

March 6, 2018 Primary - Precinct Polling Locations in Buda

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Election DayMarch 6, 20187:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Precinct 224                                   ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Fire Ant Safety - A Message From Buda Parks and Recreation

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The City of Buda Parks and Recreation Department is busy treating play areas, park benches, and structures for fire ants. With the warm weather and wet soil conditions, you are likely to see more fire ants in our area parks. For treatment, we use granular...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Hays County Food Bank New Food Distribution For Low-Income Households in Buda

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Press Release from Hays County Food Bank - March 1, 2018 

Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) is excited to announce a brand new food distribution at The Connection Church located at 1235 South Loop 4 in Buda, Texas. Beginning on March 1st at 12:00 p.m.,...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Municipal Building Update - March 1, 2018

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The new municipal building is expected to be finished by late April. Our crew is in the final phase of construction.  

“They are working on landscaping on the south side of the building. That will continue through to the end of the proje...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Feb. 26, 2018

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This week's Big Picture Report includes polling locations for the March 6th Primary Election, the latest on City Park construction, Main Street Buda's New Grant Program and more!

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

City Park Proposition 5 Improvements

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Some major upgrades, including a new amphitheater, are coming to City Park as part of the Proposition 5 Park and Trail Improvements.

“There are a lot of exciting things that are in store for City Park,” said Parks and Recreation Directo...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Buda Main Street Program Launches New Grant Program For Downtown

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The Buda Main Street Program has officially launched the Main Street Buda Downtown Improvement Grant (DIG) and it is now available to business and property owners located within the Main Street district. The goal of the grant program is to stimulate histo...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Feb. 19, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on a new hospital coming to Buda, the city's new ADA accessible senior transportation van, early voting polling locations, and more!

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

City Council Passes Resolution Adopting and Establishing Title VI Program

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The City of Buda is one step closer in its goal of providing additional transportation options.  City council passed a resolution to adopt and establish a Title VI Program. The program brings Buda into compliance for the purpose of receiving Fede...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

City of Buda New ADA Accessible Senior Transportation Van

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The City of Buda’s Senior Transportation program has a new van and a new name.  The new ADA accessible van was paid for with a Federal Transportation Agency grant, specifically for the City’s senior transportation service. &am...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

City Council Approves Amended Water Resource Management and Drought Response Ordinance

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The Buda City Council has approved the second and final  reading of the City’s amended Water Resource Management and Drought Response Ordinance.  The ordinance establishes drought condition triggers and serves as a strategy for...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Baylor Scott & White to Bring Full-Service Hospital to Buda

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The Buda City Council approved a performance agreement between the Buda Economic Development Corporation and Baylor Scott & White. The plan is to bring a full service hospital to Buda. The statement below is from Baylor Scott & White.

"Baylor ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Early Voting Starts Today - Two Early Voting Dates in Buda

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Early Voting

Tuesday, February 20th  - Friday, March 2nd

Tuesday, February 27th & Wednesday, February 28th  Buda City Hall121 S. Main St.(11 am – 7 pm)

Election DayMarch 6, 20187:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Precinct 224  &...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Temporary Water Shut Off Canceled for West Buda

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The temporary water shut off for West Buda has been canceled for Wednesday, Feb. 21st to Thur, Feb. 22nd. The construction crew says they can keep the water going during the work. If anything changes, we will let you know.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Downtown Buda Presents Check to Downtown Victoria for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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The Buda Downtown Merchants Group, in partnership with the Buda Main Street Program presented a check to the Victoria Main Street Program today (Tuesday, February 20, 2018). The check will assist with rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Harvey. Downtown Bu...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Downtown Buda to Present Check to Downtown Victoria for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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The Buda Downtown Merchants Group, in partnership with the Buda Main Street Program will present a check to the Victoria Main Street Program on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 9 a.m. in Buda City Hall to assist with rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Harvey...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Feb. 12, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on a water shut off notification for west Buda, boards and commissions openings, early voting polling sites, and more.

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Primary Election Early Voting and Election Day Polling Places

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Early Voting

Tuesday, February 20th  - Friday, March 2nd

Tuesday, February 27th & Wednesday, February 28th  Buda City Hall121 S. Main St.(11 am – 7 pm)

Election DayMarch 6, 20187:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Precinct 224  &...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Presidents' Day Holiday Schedule

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Feb. 5, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on future City Park construction, the latest municipal building update, how to apply for our various boards and commissions, and more.

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

City of Buda Accepting Applications For Boards and Commissions

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City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

The Buda City Council is accepting completed application forms from City of Buda Citizens interested in serving on one of our various Boards and Commissions.  The following boards have...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

How Cable And Internet Franchises Are Regulated In The City of Buda

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We receive a number of questions regarding the City’s authority when it comes to regulating cable/internet franchises within the City of Buda.  The City is often asked why other cable/internet franchises do not provide service in Buda. ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Municipal Building Update - Feb. 6, 2018

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The Municipal Building is still on track to be finished by late April. However, staff will not move into the building until possibly late May.     

“On the City Hall portion of it we’ve already conducted a punch list. They are in...

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City News
Posted on: February 2, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 29, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes our latest Buda Back in the Day segment, our Employee Spotlight, information on hazardous waste collection, and more.

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Buda Back in the Day - Buda Elementary School

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This time around we are profiling Buda Elementary for "Buda Back in the Day."

Times may have changed, but the memories are still fresh for Paula Green-Michaud and her cousin Larry Ferguson.

"It just gives me a sense of joy to be back on campu...

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City News
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Employee Spotlight - David Fowler, Senior Planner

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With Buda’s continued growth, Senior Planner David Fowler doesn’t have a lot of down time.   

“In this position I review a lot of development and I also help people in the very early stages, whether they are ...

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City News
Posted on: January 26, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 22, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information about the Green Meadows Park splashpad, the comment and appeal period for the updated FEMA Flood Maps, an upcoming gardening workshop, and more!

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

City of Buda Accepting Applications for Task Force on Aging

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The City of Buda is currently accepting applications for our Task Force on Aging. The Task Force on Aging was formed last year, following a discussion on the needs of senior citizens in Buda.  The mission behind the Task Force on Aging is to enha...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on FEMA Flood Maps for Hays County

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Hays County, Texas – New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are available for review by residents and business owners in Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe, and Hays Counties. The City of Buda encourages p...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Municipal Complex Update - Jan. 23, 2018

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“In the public areas they are completing the overall finishes. The Epay wood was delivered to the site yesterday.  We will start installation on the exterior of the building, as well as bringing it into the interior,” said Pro...

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City News
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Buda City Council Approves Resolution to Adopt Hays County Mitigation Plan

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BUDA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES RESOLUTION TO ADOPT HAYS COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN  

The City of Buda now has an updated FEMA approved Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Buda City Council recently approved a resolution to adopt the updated Hays County Haz...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

City of Buda Submits Four Transportation Projects for Federal Funding

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CITY OF BUDA SUBMITS FOUR TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS FOR FEDERAL FUNDINGCITY SUBMITS APPLICATIONS TO CAPITAL AREA METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (CAMPO)2019-2022 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT CALL

The City of Buda has submitted four proposed transpor...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Green Meadows Park Splashpad Construction to Start in Mid-March

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GREEN MEADOWS PARK SPLASHPAD CONSTRUCTION TO START IN MID-MARCHCITY COUNCIL APPROVES CONTRACT WITH VORTEX, INC. FOR SPLASH PAD EQUIPMENT/INSTALLATION

We all know Texas summers can be hot, humid, and uncomfortable. This summer there will be a place to cool ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

UPDATE: Silver Alert Discontinued

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The Silver Alert for David Paul Dvorchak has been discontinued. Mr. Dvorchak was found deceased in Travis County. The Travis County Sheriff's Office is investigating. We have no further information at this time. 

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City News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Texas Disposal Systems Trash Pick-Up Information

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THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS FROM TEXAS DISPOSAL SYSTEMS

EVENING SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE

TDS is proud that we were able to serve as many communities as possible today, even with the severe weather.

If your service was missed or canceled today, please place you...

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City News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Winter Weather Blog - Jan. 16, 2017

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2:00 PM UPDATE - There are no road closures, but our Public Works crew is sanding portions of Main St., FM 967 near Cole Springs Road, Old Black Colony Road, and portions of Old Goforth Road. We are still urging people to stay off the roadways if possible...

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City News
Posted on: January 15, 2018

City of Buda Offices Closed on Jan. 16, 2018

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CITY OF BUDA
OFFICES CLOSED ON JAN. 16, 2018<_o3a_p>

All City ofBuda Offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Tuesday,
Jan. 16 due to the expected inclement weather. <_o3a_p>

The CityCouncil meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 16 has been resched...

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City News
Posted on: January 15, 2018

Winter Storm Warning in Effect From Midnight Tonight to 6 PM Tuesday

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WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM TUESDAY

 TRAVEL IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED - Our Public Works Department will be prepping for the winter weather. 

 The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has iss...

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City News
Posted on: January 12, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 8, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the relaunch of our Buda Connect App, the latest active solicitor permits, employment opportunities, and more!

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

City of Buda Launches New and Improved Buda Connect Mobile App Solution

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The City of Buda is pleased to announce the release of our new and improved Buda Connect mobile app solution.

This new digital tool will provide you with a better connection to the local resources, news, and information you want and need when on-the-go and...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - Jan. 15, 2018

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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City News
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Hays County Recycling/Solid Waste Centers Now Accept Electronics for Recycling

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Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX (Hays County Press Release) – With the start of the New Year, Hays County residents can now drop off many types of non-working or unwanted electronic devices for recycling at the County&a...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

The Big Picture - Week of Jan. 1, 2018

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This week's Big Picture report includes an updated on the Municipal Building construction, how to apply for one of our various boards and commissions, and more!

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Municipal Building Update - Jan. 4, 2018

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As we begin 2018, our crew continues to make progress on the new Municipal Building. The building houses our new city hall and the library.    

“Right now they are wrapping up on interior finishes for the City Hall portion of th...

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City News
Posted on: January 3, 2018

City of Buda Accepting Applications For Boards and Commissions

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City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

The Buda City Council is accepting completed application forms from City of Buda Citizens interested in serving on one of our various Boards and Commissions.  The following boards have...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

City of Buda Employee of the Year/Service Awards

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As we begin the new year, we wanted to recognize of our employee accomplishments in 2017. The City of Buda has some very talented and hard-working employees.

2017 Employee of the Year

Buda Police Chief Bo Kidd was named Employee of the Year for 2017. Kidd h...

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Posted on: December 31, 2017

Hard Freezing Warning In Effect From 9 PM Sunday Until Noon on Wednesday

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A hard freeze warning is in effect starting at 9 PM tonight (Sunday) until noon on Wednesday (January 3).

 The below information is from the National Weather Service:

 * TEMPERATURE...Overnight lows in the upper teens to mid 20s and daytim...

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City News
Posted on: December 30, 2017

Freezing Temperatures/Possibility of Freezing Drizzle

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We are expecting freezing temperatures this weekend. A cold front will bring arctic air to the region just in time for New Years Eve. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures on New Year's Eve are expected to drop into the upper 20's to upp...

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City News
Posted on: December 22, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 18, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on Christmas tree pick-up, the fireworks ordinance, and more!

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

City of Buda Employee Spotlight - Mental Health Officer Josh McNeal

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With the holiday season in full swing, many of us are planning to spend time with family and friends. But this time of year isn’t joyful for everyone.

“Before I was a Mental Health Officer, I was a Patrol Officer.”  

J...

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2017

City of Buda Christmas Holiday Schedule

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All City of Buda offices, including the Buda Public Library will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 and Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. 

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Fireworks Prohibited in City of Buda

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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 city limits (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction). Violation of the fireworks ordi...

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Posted on: December 16, 2017

EVENT CANCELED: Trail of Lights has been canceled for Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017

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 Due to the rain, we have canceled Trail of Lights for tonight (Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017).

 Therefore, we will extend Trail of Lights through Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. It will still run from 6 PM to 10 PM. Park at Cabelas and we will shuttle ...

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City News
Posted on: December 15, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 11, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on Trail of Lights, Christmas Tree Disposal, a bond update, and more!

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

City of Buda Christmas Holiday Schedule

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All City of Buda offices will close at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017 for our Holiday Appreciation Luncheon. Offices will reopen on Monday, December 18, 2017. 

Christmas Holiday Schedule

All City of Buda offices will be closed on Monday, D...

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City News
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Bond Proposition Updates - Props 1 - 5

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It's been a while since we did an overall update on  all of the bond propositions. We've included two presentations with the very latest. This update was presented at the Dec. 5, 2017 City Council meeting.

Bond Update - Props 1- 4City Park Update ...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Texas Disposal Systems Trash and Recycle Holiday Schedule

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For a look at the regular recycling schedule click here: Recycling Calendar for Residential Customers

City of Buda TDS customers can go to the following site and enter your address and it will give you information about you service. Example: recycle, trash...

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City News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 4, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes snow pics, information on Trail of Lights, and more!

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

ROAD UPDATE: Roads Look Good in Buda

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ROAD UPDATE: Our Public Works crew has been out inspecting the roads in Buda and everything is passable. However, there are some slick spots, so please take your time if you're headed to work this morning.

City News
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Buda Police Department Will Be Closed on Dec. 8, 2017

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The administrative offices of the Buda Police Department will be closed on Friday, December 8, 20217 in order to move to our new facilities. 

We apologize for any inconvenience and will reopen Monday, Dec. 11, 2107 at the new Buda Police Departmen...

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City News
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Improvements to Traffic Light Timing at Main and FM 967

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In recent weeks, many of you have reached out to the City of Buda regarding timing issues with the traffic light at Main Street and FM 967. The City has been working with TxDOT to address the problem. As of right now, the green time on the left arrow has ...

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City News
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Freeze Warning in Effect Starting at Midnight Tonight

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Temperatures tonight are expected to fall to at or below freezing for all of South Central Texas beginning around midnight on the Plateau and Hill Country and during the overnight hours for locations along and east of the Interstate 35 corridor.With the e...

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City News
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Buda City Council Approves Agreement to Purchase Equipment for Flood Early Warning System

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The Buda City Council has approved an agreement with Water & Earth Technologies, Inc., to purchase equipment for the City of Buda’s Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) Project.

In August of 2016, the City received a $585,780 grant from the Texas Water De...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Buda Trail of Lights 2017

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Buda Trail of Lights kicks off later this week! We can't wait to see you there. Trail of Lights is a free holiday event held at Historic Stagecoach Park. Our Parks and Recreation crew made several of the displays and there is something for everyone. You c...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 27, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on Budafest, Trail of Lights, and more!

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Budafest Schedule/Road Closures - Dec. 2 & 3

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 306:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Carnival in Buda City Park

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Carnival in Buda City Park

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 212:00 PM: Festival and carnival grounds open to the public12:00 PM - 8:00 PM: The following activities a...

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City News
Posted on: November 29, 2017

300,000 Square Feet of New Industrial Space Expected in Buda

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Exeter Buda Land L.P. plans to develop over 600,000 square feet (SF) of speculative industrial space available for lease on 30 acres in Buda, Texas, upon completion of the permitting process. The project expects to create at least 50 new jobs in Buda at a...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Trail of Lights Displays Going Up In Stagecoach Park

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This year’s Trail of Lights event will have something for everyone.   

“This is the beginning of a long, arduous two weeks," said Parks Supervisor Juan Mosqueda. 

In the end, all of the hard work is worth ...

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City News
Posted on: November 22, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 20, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on our upcoming Budafest event, road closures associated with Budafest, our new mayor and council members being sworn in, Trail of Lights, and more!

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Traffic Alert: Buda Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day

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On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 23), the Buda Turkey Trot 5K run/walk will take place in Buda. While there are no road closures, we want you to be aware that a large number of people will be running/walking.

The main race will start and finish in the same place,...

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City News
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Budafest Road Closures - Dec. 2 & 3

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BUDAFEST ROAD CLOSURES

During Budafest we will shut down a portion of Main St. A portion of Ash St., Elm St., and San Antonio St. will also be closed.

There will be FREE parking for the event in the lot behind City Park.

Saturday, Dec. 2 - 8:00 AM &ndash...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

New City of Buda Mayor and New Council Members Sworn In

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NEW CITY OF BUDA MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS SWORN IN

BUDA, TX — Nov. 21, 2017 — New Mayor George Haehn and new council members Paul Daugereau, Remy Fallon, and Evan Ture were officially sworn in during Tuesday’s city council me...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 13, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the latest Buda Bulletin community newsletter, the Buda Citizens' Academy graduation, Trail of Lights, Budafest, and more!

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

The Buda Bulletin Community Newsletter - Nov. 2017

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Take a look at the latest issue of the Buda Bulletin Quarterly Community Newsletter. This is an expanded version of our weekly Big Picture report. It includes city news, information on upcoming events, and more!

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours - City Offices Closed

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All city offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Thursday, Nov. 23rd and Friday, Nov. 24th in observance of Thanksgiving.

The library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22nd.

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City News
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Employee Achievements: Finance Director and Executive Assistant to City Manager Complete Programs

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CITY OF BUDA FINANCE DIRECTOR COMPLETES NEW AND EMERGING FINANCE DIRECTOR PROGRAM          

June Ellis, City of Buda Finance Director, recently completed the New and Emerging Finance Director program through the...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Employee Spotlight - Bobby Waltman

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“We handle anything from changing a light bulb to paving a road.”

For Bobby Waltman, every day on the job brings something different.

“Every day I’m learning something, whether it be from the job or the people you are...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Buda City Council Approves Bond Sale and Awards Bonds to Hilltop Securities Inc.

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The Buda City Council approved $27,825,000.00 in bonds (certificates of obligation) for capital improvement projects (CIP). Council also approved the bond sale to Hilltop Securities Inc., through a competitive process.The bonds were sold to Hilltop Securi...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Sewer Rates Averaging - Repair Water Leaks

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The City of Buda conducts its annual sewer rates averaging during November through February. The months used for averaging are the lowest water consumption months of the year. The three lowest months are averaged to get the sewer rates that customers are ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 6, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the upcoming Veterans Day Ceremony, a recap of the election results, the latest municipal complex update, and more!

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Heritage Tree Update - Nov. 8, 2017

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HERITAGE TREE UPDATE

In January, the City relocated a 53” diameter live oak tree on the site of our future Municipal Complex. The tree was moved to the southeast corner of the property to make room for the new buildings. Since then, many of you h...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Unofficial Election Results

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All precincts are now reporting. Here are the final results. The votes are considered unofficial until they are canvassed. The votes will be canvassed on Nov. 17, 2017.

Place 4Jose Montoya 36%Paul Daugereau 64%

Place 5Clark Beach 37%Remy Fallon 63%

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Municipal Complex Update - Nov. 7, 2017

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Hard to believe, but in a few weeks our police department will move into the new Public Safety building.

In April of this year, our crew poured the foundation for our the building. Fast forward 7 months and you have a completed structure.   &n...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Reception for Outgoing Mayor and Council Members - Nov. 8, 2017

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Join us for a reception on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 as we recognize outgoing Mayor Todd Ruge, outgoing Mayor Pro Tem Bobby Lane, and outgoing Council Member Eileen Altmiller for their service to the City of Buda. 

Nov. 8, 2017

5:30 p.m. 

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Buda Assistant City Manager Receives Top Honor From American Planning Association

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Assistant City Manager Chance Sparks was recently recognized with the prestigious Texas Chapter President’s Award from the American Planning Association (APA).  The award is presented to a planner based on outstanding service to the pla...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Buda Veterans Day Ceremony - Nov. 11, 2017

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The City of Buda, the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce, Buda VFW Post 12161, and Central Texas  AMVETS Post 115 invite you to a patriotic ceremony honoring  those who have served .

Buda Veterans Memorial at Bradfield ParkHonoring Those Who H...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Voting Day Locations - Election Information - Nov. 7, 2017

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VOTING LOCATIONS ON ELECTION DAY (NOVEMBER 7, 2017)

PRECINCT 224:  Buda City Hall, 121 S. Main Street                           &a...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Traffic Alert - FM 1626 Shoulder Work - Nov. 7, 2017

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TxDOT will be conducting work this week on the shoulder of FM 1626. There will be a flagger to guide traffic on the southbound lanes of FM 1626 from Old Black Colony Road to the Onion Creek Bridge. A flagger will also be used to control traffic at Cole Sp...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 30, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on the upcoming election, Stagecoach Park Trail of Lights Preparations, and information on our upcoming Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11.

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Trail of Lights Stagecoach Park Preparations

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Stagecoach Park will soon be transformed into a winter wonderland.

“It takes us a full month of labor and detail work to get things done,” said Parks Supervisor Juan Mosqueda.   

“They have actually started in...

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City News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Veterans Day Holiday - Nov. 10, 2017

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The City of Buda, including the Buda Public Library, will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day. The library will also be closed on Saturday, Nov. 11.

City News
Posted on: October 29, 2017

Traffic Alert: FM 1626 TxDOT Pavement Work - Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

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TRAFFIC ALERT: On Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, TxDOT will do pavement work on FM 1626 between Oyster Creek Dr. (near Elm Grove Elementary) and the Onion Creek bridge. Work will begin at 9:00 a.m. and traffic will be down to one lane both northbound and southbou...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 23, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on vandalism at the Jackson Tyler Norris Memorial Skate Park, Booda Halloween, our rain barrel distribution, BPD's Drug Take-Back and more!

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Vandalism at Jackson Tyler Norris Memorial Skate Park

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Over the past six months, the City of Buda has seen an increased amount of vandalism at Jackson Tyler Norris Memorial Skate Park located at 480 South Loop 4.

The latest incident involved the uprooting of a memorial tree. The tree was then hung upside down ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Stagecoach Park to Close to Vehicular Traffic on Nov. 1, 2017 for Trail of Lights Preparations

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Our annual Trail of Lights event is less than two months away. We will begin prepping Stagecoach Park in November. That means the park will be closed to vehicular traffic starting on Nov. 1, 2017. You will also be unable to reserve the park during this ti...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day - Oct. 28, 2017

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DEA and local law enforcement partners take back unwanted prescription drugs October 28

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and anonymous means of disposing of prescription drugs.The Buda Police Department will ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Employee Spotlight - Utility Billing/Municipal Court

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You have probably seen them when you need to pay a bill, resolve a traffic ticket, or deal with a court-related issue.

Missy Keen, Lori Comstock, and Sondre Crabtrey come face to face with many of you every day.

“I do both utility billing and cour...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Annual Booda Halloween - Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

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The City of Buda's Annual Booda Halloween is happening this Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 in the Downtown Greenbelt from 4:30 - 7:30 pm. Booda Halloween is a free event. There will be candy, bounce houses, crafts, and storytimes.

There will also be a costume con...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Buda City Council Approves First Bond Issuance For New Water Source Project

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The Buda City Council approved the first of three bond issuances on a long-term plan to bring additional groundwater supplies to Buda.  The Alliance Regional Water Authority, formerly the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency, has been working on t...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Early Voting Begins Oct. 23, 2017

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Early Voting begins today (Oct. 23, 2017). 

ON THE BALLOT

MayorCandidates: George HaehnPlace 4 (unexpired term)Candidates:  Jose Montoya                  &...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Oct. 16, 2017

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This week's Big Picture report includes information on early voting, a traffic alert for Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, Booda Halloween, and more!

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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 8, 2017

Municipal Complex Update - May 8, 2017

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More progress is being made on the Municipal Site. From Main Street you can now see the steel structure for the City Hall and Library building.  

“It is exciting. I’m glad to see the building starting to go vertical at this point. We do still have...

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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 7, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Apr. 3, 2017

Municipal Site Snap Shot - April 5, 2017

This week's Big Picture Report includes the latest on construction at the Municipal Site, information on Buda Public Library's Spring Fling, the Monthly Development Report for March, and more!

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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

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

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

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Texas Main Street Dedication Ceremony on April 18, 2017

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

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

City of Buda Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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City of Buda Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Mar. 13, 2017

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

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

The Big Picture - Week of Mar. 6, 2017

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

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Municipal Site Live Camera

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

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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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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.      

Fluoridation of ...

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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

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

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Tree Relocation - Videos and Photo Albums

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

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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

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

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

City of Buda Planning Director Takes on New Role

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

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

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

City of Buda Hires New Assistant City Manager

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

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Dec. 5, 2016

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

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 28, 2016

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

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Budafest Cancelled

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

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 21, 2016

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

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

City of Buda Hires First Project Manager

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

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

The Big Picture - Week of Nov. 14, 2016

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

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Buda Citizens' Academy Graduation - Class of 2016

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Congratulations to our 2016 Buda 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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Posted on: June 10, 2014

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

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

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Posted on: April 21, 2014

City of Buda meets with Time Warner Cable official to discuss service issues

The City of Buda met with Susan Patten, vice president of government relations for Time Warner Cable (TWC) on Wednesday, April 2 to discuss service issues among the Buda area.
The City has recently received an influx of complaints from Buda residents reg...Read on...

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