Monday, October 6th, 2008
The Buda City Council is likely to renew its agreement to receive law enforcement service from the Hays County Sheriff's Office, but the cost is going up 14 percent for the same service. Also, the city flexing its new powers to initiate annexation along Interstate-35, attempting to bring in Crestview RV Park.
Monday, September 15th, 2008
Kenneth Williams will debut as Buda's new city manager at Tuesday's meeting of the Buda City Council. The council will finalize a budget and tax rate while giving marching orders on how to replace municipal court Judge...
Thursday, August 21st, 2008
Buda's city council proposed a ten-percent trim from the staff's recommended 25-cent property tax rate. That means more cuts from the coming budget.
Sunday, August 10th, 2008
In the past, Buda and Kyle could dip into fund balances here and there to keep tax rates low, but it appears neither town has any choice but to raise property tax rates in the next budget...
Tuesday, August 5th, 2008
The City of Buda has agreed to terms with Kenneth Williams to become the new city manager. The Buda City Council could issue formal approval of the contract as early as this evening.
Saturday, August 2nd, 2008
Buda is offering its city manager position to Kenneth Williams, the city manager in Diboll, perhaps ending a protracted search for a new city manager.
Thursday, July 31st, 2008
Combining a $1.1 million revenue decrease with an $800,000 increase in debt service payments, Buda faces an eight-cent property tax rate increase on the proposed budget for next year.
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008
Buda is bringing in two more city manager candidates at the end of the month as a long search for Robert Camareno's replacement continues.
Wednesday, July 16th, 2008
A five-months search for the next Buda city manager will continue with councilmembers tossing out the old list of finalists and working on a new one.
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008
Right after learning that learning that the city faces a $500,000 budget shortfall, Buda's city council declined to apply for the Texas Main Street program Tuesday night, another blow for the city's struggling downtown.