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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Local Roadway Projects

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Lone Star Paving will continue an asphalt overlay project on several local roadways the remainder of the week. Lanes will be reduced on these roads during the project, so expect some minor delays during the repair work:

November 29:

  • Knarr Street
  • Robin Dale D...
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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Holiday Travel & Shopping Safety Tips

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While the holiday season is supposed to be about spreading cheer, unfortunately others may use the time an an opportunity to commit a crime. Theft, scams and burglaries are popular crimes during this time of year. By following a few simple safety tips, yo...

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Holiday Safety Tips City News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Chief of Police "Meet & Greet" Community Event

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We invite the Lakeway community to this free 'meet & greet' event at the Lakeway Police Department (1941 Lohmans Crossing Road) on Thursday, Dec. 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. to help welcome Chief Glen Koen to the Lakeway community. Th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Lights On! Ceremony & Trail of Lights

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The City of Lakeway's popular Lights On! Ceremony will be Saturday, Dec. 4 from 6 - 8 p.m. in the City Hall parking lot. The Trail of Lights will be on every night until midnight Dec. 4 through Jan. 2, 2022 on the trails directly behind City Hall.

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Sign Up To Receive Localized Emergency Alerts

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The City of Lakeway has chosen Voyent Alert! to help keep you informed in an emergency situation or other important city updates. The enriched communication platform will not only keep you safe and alert, but also informed of local events and disruptions ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Lakeway Welcomes New Chief of Police

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At the Special City Council meeting on Monday, November 1, 2021, Lakeway City Council unanimously approved the hire of Glen Koen as the next Chief of Police for the City of Lakeway. Chief Glen Koen is a graduate of Round Rock High School and the Universit...

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City News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: Travis County in Stage 3

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October 13, 2021 Update: Travis County is in Stage 3 of the risk-based guidelines. CLICK HERE for more details, including information on vaccinations. 

September 28, 2021 Update: Travis County is in Stage 4 of the Austin Public H...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Caution for Drivers during Deer Rut Season

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Deer Rut Season typically runs from late September/early October through December. It's important to be cautious on area roadways as deer may experience behavioral changes during this time, and could quickly dart out into oncoming traffic with li...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

City Council Approves FY 2022 Budget & Lower Tax Rate

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At Monday evening’s regular City Council meeting (September 20, 2021), Councilmembers voted in a record vote (with one councilmember not present) to approve a tax rate of .1545 per $100 of valuation for the upcoming fiscal year (starting October...

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Budget and Tax Rate Information City News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Big Band Bash

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Music and dancing will take place at the Lakeway Activity Center the second Monday of every month starting at 7 p.m. (new earlier time) at this FREE community event. CLICK THROUGH for more details.

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Cliff Jumping/Diving Not Allowed At City Park

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As a friendly reminder, cliff jumping and/or diving is not allowed at Lakeway City Park. There have been instances of individuals jumping off elevated ledges in the park, which could cause severe injuries depending on the lake level. Rocks and ledges belo...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Lakeway Historical Documents Now Available Online

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The City of Lakeway Heritage Committee recently received the final version of an online project which documents Lakeway's past. The Portal of Texas History is a project by the University of North Texas to document historical aspects of areas thro...

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Posted on: June 27, 2021

Virtual Piano Concert

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The City of Lakeway Arts Committee presents this special June 2021 virtual piano concert by Dr. Kiyoshi Tamagawa

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Mayor Kilgore & Councilmembers Take Oath Of Office

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Mayor Tom Kilgore took the oath of office at the regular City Council meeting on Monday, May 17. City Councilmember Keith Trecker was also sworn in, along with re-elected Councilmembers Sanjeev Kumar and Gretchen Vance. All will serve a two-year term with...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Meet Our New Emergency Management Coordinator

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The City of Lakeway would like to welcome Paul Harvey as the area's new Emergency Management Coordinator. Paul will work in coordination with the City of Lakeway, Bee Cave and Village of the Hills to develop, coordinate and implement emergency op...

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Meet Our New Emergency Management Coordinator

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The City of Lakeway would like to welcome Paul Harvey as the area's new Emergency Management Coordinator. Paul will work in coordination with the City of Lakeway, Bee Cave and Village of the Hills to develop, coordinate and implement emergency operation p...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Lakeway Municipal Court Earns 9th Traffic Safety Award

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Lakeway Municipal Court recently received its ninth Traffic Safety Award from the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC) in conjunction with TxDOT. Just over 30 other small Texas cities have received the award over the years, but Lakeway currentl...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Lakeway Municipal Court Earns 9th Traffic Safety Award

Image of a teen driver holding keys out a car window

Lakeway Municipal Court recently received its ninth Traffic Safety Award from the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC) in conjunction with TxDOT. Just over 30 other small Texas cities have received the award over the years, but Lakeway currentl...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

2020 Community Partner Awards

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Four Lakeway organizations received the 2020 Community Partner Award from the City of Lakeway in December. This award was created in 2019 by Mayor Sandy Cox to recognize businesses and other organizations that go above and beyond in working with the City ...

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City News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

2020 Volunteer of the Year Awards

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At Monday night's City Council meeting on December 21, 2020, Mayor Sandy Cox announced the Volunteer of the Year awards. There are more volunteers throughout Lakeway than there are city staff. Many assist on city committees, boards and commission...

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City News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Lakeway Earns Platinum Scenic City Certification

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In a post from the Scenic City Certification Program this month, it was announced that the City of Lakeway became a platinum level 2020 Certified Scenic City. That is the highest level available for the Scenic City Certification Program, which is a nation...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Lakeway Earns Platinum Scenic City Certification

Scenic City Platinum Award Emblem

In a post from the Scenic City Certification Program this month, it was announced that the City of Lakeway became a platinum level 2020 Certified Scenic City. That is the highest level available for the Scenic City Certification Program, which is a nation...

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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 26, 2019

The History of Lakeway

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Click here to learn more about the City Government History and our Elected Officials and Staff.

Click here to go to the About Us section of our website

Nestled in the western corner of Travis County, Lakeway is ideally situated on the south shore...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

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