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Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Buda cans economic development director Ketteman

The Buda Economic Development Corp. board voted last night to fire Warren Ketteman, who has led the agency as executive director for nearly a decade.

Friday, September 17th, 2010

US Foodservice breaks ground near Buda

Following a long battle of lawsuits and lawmaking, U.S. Foodservice broke ground Thursday on its $50 million regional distribution center east of Buda. Representatives from U.S. Foodservice were joined by officials from Buda and Hays County for...

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

County approves $2.7M loan for US Foodservice infrastructure

Hays County Commissioners approved a Chapter 381 agreement to fund $2.7 million in road improvements for a US Foodservice facility outside of Buda. US Foodservice is to pay back the loan within 20 years.

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Texas Supreme Court declines to hear case against US Foodservice

The Texas Supreme Court announced last week that it would refuse to hear a request filed by opponents of a US Foodservice distribution facility east of Buda, clearing the way for construction of the facility.

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

Incumbents win in Buda-Kyle

Sandra Tenorio returned to the Buda City Council and Patti Wood returned to the Hays CISD school board in Saturday's election results.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Buda EDC signs Ketteman to one more year

Buda's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has signed Executive Director Warren Ketteman to a one-year contract extension as the city sales taxes decline while retail goes up outside Buda's borders.

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Buda council trims tax rate proposal

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.

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Buda EDC talks contract with Ketteman, passes Main Street resolution

Buda's Economic Development Corporation passed a resolution in favor of the city joining the Texas Main Street program this week, but didn't put any money behind it.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

City of Buda Blog: Main Street bid moves to EDC meeting

Buda business leaders will attempt to prevail on the city's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to fund a Texas Main Street initiative after the city council declined last week to submit an application.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Budget woes back Buda off Texas Main Street program

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.

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