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Lucy Johnson

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 purchases, the scramble is on for proponents of various projects.

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Kyle Mayor Johnson to hold 'budget talk' with citizens

Kyle Mayor Lucy Johnson has announced a town hall meeting for the evening of Aug. 4 at Kyle City Hall to discuss issues pertaining to the Fiscal Year 2011 city budget. Johnson said she wants to involve...

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

City pledges $500K match for family violence shelter

The San Marcos City Council agreed last week to provide $500,000 in matching funds towards a $1 million improvements project for the Hays-Caldwell Women's Center. However, some councilmembers are concerned that the city is taking on too...

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Kyle council approves new library

After more than three years of struggle to determine a budget and a location, the Kyle City Council unanimously approved moving forward with the construction of a new library during its meeting this week.

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Election marks more change in Kyle, Hays CISD

Saturday's elections brought even more change to a Kyle city government that has been overhauled since February. The election also brought new blood to the Hays CISD, where voters replaced more than 30 years of combined trustee...

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Kyle to rededicate historic city hall

The old Kyle City Hall on the town square has been brought back to life by more than $750,000 in improvements. The city will rededicate the venerable structure Saturday afternoon.

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Kyle tabs Earp as interim city manager

Kyle Assistant City Manager James Earp has been chosen unanimously as the city's interim city manager while the city council seeks a permanent replacement for Tom Mattis, who resigned last week.

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Kyle to move on without Mattis, seeks new manager

The Kyle City Council now begins its search for a new city manager after accepting the resignation of Tom Mattis Tuesday night. Opinion on the council about Mattis' departure ranges from "a tremendous loss" to "his time...

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Mattis resigns as Kyle city manager after eight years

The Kyle City Council accepted the resignation of City Manager Tom Mattis after a two-hour executive session that ended after midnight Wednesday morning. Mattis, who served eight years in the position, will receive a payment of up...

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

McDonald’s opens in Kyle

McDonald's opened a Kyle store last week under the auspices of Jimmy and Cindy Ferguson, who also own the McDonald's franchise in Buda.

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