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Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Kyle council filings promise busy campaign month

Wednesday's deadline for filing in a special Kyle City Council election came and went, setting up three races while pushing the city to the end of its legal wits. Since filing began for county races, four of seven Kyle councilmembers have signed up to run for higher offices, compelling city attorneys to rifle through the city charter...

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

Open letter from Kyle Mayor Mike Gonzalez

Kyle Mayor Mike Gonzalez, now a candidate for Hays County Commissioner, said he has put forward an ordinance to place a limit on the amount of debt the city would be allowed to issue.

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Kyle approves two-percent police raise

Tense negotiations between Kyle's city staff and the city's police officers for a meet and confer agreement spilled into the city council chamber last week. Kyle city councilmembers wound up approving a two-percent raise for police outside...

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Sanchez runs for Kyle council

Jaime Sanchez, who failed in a previous bid to join the Kyle City Council but succeeded in a lawsuit against the city, has announced his candidacy for the council in a special election to be held on...

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Residents push TxDOT for action on FM 1626

About 300 Buda-area residents, upset with crawling progress on improvements to FM 1626, attended a public hearing conducted by the Texas Department of Public Transportation (TxDOT) Tuesday night at Elm Grove Elementary School and asked for the...

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Johnson announces bid for Kyle mayor

City of Kyle councilmember Lucy Johnson announced Sunday that she'll make a mayoral bid, following Mayor Mike Gonzalez's decision to resign his seat and seek the Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner spot.

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Johnson to run for Kyle mayor

Kyle City Councilmember Lucy Johnson announced Monday morning that she is running for mayor now that Kyle Mayor Mike Gonzalez is running for Hays County Commissioner.

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

Kyle mayor announces run for Pct. 2 commissioner

Kyle Mayor Mike Gonzalez said on Friday he will run for Hays County Pct. 2 Commissioner, setting the stage for a Republican Party primary battle against Hays CISD board vice president Mark Jones, who has been campaigning...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Kyle council settles on maximum library price

City of Kyle council members unanimously approved setting a cap of $3.2 million in constructing a new library amid slight contention regarding whether or not the proposed 20,000-square-foot project would meet Kyle's future needs.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Kyle council sets maximum library price

The Kyle City Council moved forward this week on building a new library, though with some discussion as to whether the proposed 20,000-square-foot facility will be large enough to meet the city's needs.

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