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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Lakeway Memorial Day Ceremony 2020 (Video Presentation)

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Lakeway has a tradition of honoring and remembering those who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an in-person ceremony could not take place this year. However, a special video tribute was taped recently at the Spiri...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

COVID-19 Latest Updates

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May 22, 2020 Update: More businesses are able to start opening today per the Governor’s Phase 2 plan to ’Open Texas’ including bars, bowling alleys, bingo halls, and skating rinks. Additionally, the Governor has lift...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

FAQs Regarding COVID-19 Orders

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We understand there are many questions you may have regarding the current Orders in place. The situation regarding COVID-19 continues to rapidly evolve with every day bringing a new challenge. We know it can be confusing with all of the information. While...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Help Keep Our Oak Trees Healthy

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We want to protect the health and safety of our residents and green space. As a friendly reminder, we are currently in ’no trimming’ season for oak trees. Pruning or cutting of oak trees is prohibited in the Spring months of February t...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Lakeway Municipal Court Honored with 8th Traffic Safety Award

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For the 8th time, Lakeway Municipal Court has received the Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives (MTSI) Award from the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC). In the category of cities with populations under 30,000, only 7 other cities received th...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Youth Volunteers Assisting With Hamilton Greenbelt Wildfire Mitigation Project

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Now that the winter months are coming to a close, crews will be back out in the Hamilton Greenbelt removing dead and downed limbs and trees to help reduce the risk of a wildfire in the area. Recreational users of Hamilton Greenbelt are being asked to stee...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

New Traffic Safety Program for Young Adults Comes to Lakeway

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For this first time in the Lake Travis area, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway will be hosting the RED (Reality Education for Drivers) program at their facility located at 100 Medical Parkway. RED is a traffic program for teens and young a...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

YMSL Honored For Hamilton Greenbelt Clean-Up Project

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At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting (January 21, 2020), the Young Men’s Service League (YMSL) Cavalier’s Chapter was honored with a proclamation from the Mayor announcing Tuesday, January 21, 2020 as "Young Men&r...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

The 2020 Census Is Approaching

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Happy 2020! It's a new year and also the 10 year mark when the United States conducts a Census. The actual Census date will be on April 1, 2020, which means your main address and details will be assessed based on that date. This year, residents have the o...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

RM 620 Median Project Planned for Summer 2020

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At a City Council meeting in early December, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) gave a presentation on a project to add raised medians on RM 620 from Lohman's Crossing Road north to just in front of Primrose School near Bella Montagna Circle. ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Lakeway Earns Prominent Scenic City Certification

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The City of Lakeway has been awarded Gold Scenic City Certification for the second time by Scenic Texas. Lakeway is one of 22 cities in Texas earning first-time certification or re-certification.

The Scenic City Certification Program is the first in the U....

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

City Council Approves FY 2020 Budget & Tax Rate

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At Monday afternoon’s Special City Council meeting (September 30, 2019), Councilmembers voted unanimously to approve the balanced $15.1 million FY 2020 budget and tax rate of 0.1645, which is the same tax rate as 2018. The average home value in ...

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