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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.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Appeals court deals setback to BudaFirst

Buda residents wary of more industrial development than allowed by the city's master plan and opposed to the construction of a 500,000-square-foot US Foodservice facility suffered a blow dealt by the United States Third Court of Appeals...

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

BudaFirst sues city over food facility

A pair of Buda residents is suing the city for refusing to allow residents to vote on a city council decision that greases the skids for US Foodservice to locate east of town.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

BudaFirst versus Buda: U.S. Foods opponents sue

Attorneys for the group BudaFirst have filed a long-threatened suit against the city of Buda, seeking to force a referendum election that could prevent U.S. Foodservice from building a $50 million distribution facility east of town.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

U.S. Foods fight boils over in Buda

Opponents of U.S. Foodservice's plans to build a warehouse and distribution facility on Buda's eastern edge couch the debate in terms of residents' rights to determine their city's future.

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