Environmental Protection

Background

Since the establishment of The Village of Lakeway in June of 1974, the community’s identify has been greatly defined by the steep landscapes, lush greenbelts, and meandering creeks and springs feeding into Lake Travis.  Today, we as a community recognize both the economic and intrinsic value of the regions natural resources, the importance of maintaining the regions natural resources, and the challenges that mission presents.

Environmental Protection Encompasses:

Maintaining compliance with applicable water quality regulations, including the City’s TPDES Small MS4 General Permit for the discharge of stormwater into surface waters of the state; Initiatives related to the protection and enhancement of regional surface water quality; Participation as an active member of the Central Texas Clean Air Coalition (CAC), which serves to maximize the probability of the region’s compliance with National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and otherwise minimize health and environmental impacts of regional air pollution; and supporting regional conservation efforts for endangered and threatened species, including participation in the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan (BCCP) as a managing partner.     

 Vision: 

A community partnership between the City, residents, businesses, and regulatory agencies that supports the advancement of compliance programs and initiatives related to environmental quality and public health. 


Mission:

To ensure that the City complies with all applicable environmental regulations and to actively support initiatives that promote long-term, regional environmental quality and public health. 


Resources:


You may report an environmental concern by filling out this form or by contacting our Environmental Coordinator, Kyle Honnerlaw. He may be reached by phone at 512-512-314-7543 or by email at kylehonnerlaw@lakeway-tx.gov.