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Needmore Ranch MUD


Monday, February 10th, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Donna Campbell can’t face the facts, can’t tell the truth

State Sen. Donna Campbell emerged bloodied and bruised — but as defiant and disingenuous as ever — from a candidate forum hosted last week by the Hays County Republican Party Executive Committee.

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Amendments to Needmore MUD bill answer critics concerns, Isaac says

If the former O'Quinn Ranch is ever developed under pending municipal utility district, its developer will ostensibly be prohibited from using water from the Trinity or Edwards aquifers and will be required to build a wastewater treatment...

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Brad Rollins’ Blog: More MUDs in Hays County (interactive)

The La Salle MUD in northern San Marcos, would build out at 7,000 homes over the next decade, according to its developers’ projections.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Interactive: Huge ranches stretch from San Marcos to Wimberley

A look at the Big 3 ranches that span the wide-open Hill Country between San Marcos and Wimberley. They include the former O’Quinn River Ranch, a perennial seat of controversy once again at the center of a...

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Isaac: In ranch dispute, I won’t flinch on basic rights

State Rep. JASON ISAAC writes, “The conservation and protection of natural resources in the area are important to me, and I believe that this MUD will help to ensure that the land is managed responsibly with an...

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Commentary: It’s power versus the people in fight for O’Quinn Ranch

Wimberley resident LOUIS B. PARKS writes, “Big money and political influence from south Texas have rolled into the Wimberley area and may try to take our precious water resources, at taxpayer expense.”