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Jack Hollon

Friday, October 15th, 2010

County provides $125K for struggling water district

Hays County commissioners increased their annual allocation to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District in the 2011 budget. However, the district continues to struggle with administrative, political and funding turmoil.

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Interests vie as county park bonds down to $2M

Hays County commissioners are pretty close to spending down the last of their $30 million in parks and open space bond funding granted by voters in May 2007. With just less than $2 million remaining after pending...

Monday, August 31st, 2009

County budgets more HTGCD funding

Following a contorted process in which a local groundwater district couldn't agree with local state legislators on a funding bill, Hays County Commissioners appear ready to increase the district's funding from the county.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Failed in lege, HTGCD asks county for funds

After the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD) couldn't make a deal with the legislature for more funds, the district asked the Hays County Commissioners for more money this week.

Monday, May 11th, 2009

HTGCD struggles with lege on funding law

Officials with the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District hoped to gain Chapter 36 authority in the present state legislative session. However, those officials have been unable to reach agreement with local lawmakers.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Major study underway on Wimberley’s Cypress Creek

The River Systems Institute at Texas State University is in the process of coordinating a major study on the Cypress Creek watershed in and around Wimberley.

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