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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.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Elections set for school boards, Buda

Expect an interesting city council election in Buda, along with a couple thick races for the Hays CISD and San Marcos CISD school boards.

Friday, July 18th, 2008

The Myth of Jones: The slow path in downtown Buda

However one looks at it, downtown Buda faces a long path to prosperity. The best downtown merchants can hope for at any given time is a sense of progress.

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.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Dodd beats Gray in Buda council run-off

Fewer than 300 Buda voters participated in last Saturday's run-off election, which could shape a the majority on the city's expanded city council.

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Buda hires interim, sort of

The Buda City Council named finance director Sarah Mangham as interim city manager last week, but former Hays County Judge Eddy Etheredge will work in her shadow.

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Life in the fast Lane

Buda Mayor Pro Tem Bobby Lane finds himself in a critical situation as the city decides how to fill its city manager office while he runs for mayor.

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Parking vs. greenbelt

The Buda City Council very briefly considered a proposal to place 10 parking spots on the Main Street greenbelt at this week's meeting.

Friday, January 4th, 2008

White runs for Buda mayor

Three-term Buda City Councilmember Hutch White said Thursday night that he will run for mayor in the May election.

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