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Friday, October 4th, 2013

Letter: Forestar deal secures water for Hays County’s future

In a letter to Hays County residents, County Judge BERT COBB says the commissioners court’s recent, landmark deal to buy groundwater from a private company help ensures constituents won’t be left high and dry in the coming decades.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Court honors Sims on her 90th birthday

The commissioners court this week adopted a resolution honoring longtime former Hays County Treasurer Dorothy “Dottie” Payne Sims, who turned 90 years old on Sept. 11.

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

County approves $5K to designate Randy Vetter memorial

The Hays County Commissioners Court this afternoon appropriated $5,000 to help pay for road signs honoring a state trooper killed 13 years ago during a traffic stop on Interstate 35.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

County holding hearing on proposed FM 110 funding plan

Perennially looking for a way to fund a long-anticipated eastern loop around San Marcos, the Hays County Commissioners Court continues to consider an arrangement that would dedicate a portion of county property tax revenue collected from eastern...

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

County renames McCarty Lane segment ‘Rattler Road’

Hays County commissioners recently changed the name of a portion of East McCarty Lane to Rattler Road, thus meeting county 911 street addressing guidelines.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Commissioners court reinstates burn ban

The Hays County Commissioners Court on Aug. 6 reinstated the burn ban in unincorporated areas of Hays County because of increasingly dry conditions.

Monday, July 8th, 2013

AMVETS offering claims assistance in Kyle

— — STAFF REPORT AMVETS’s local post will offer free claims assistance to Hays County veterans during a one-day visit to Kyle this weekend. John Cook will be available for consultations at the Central Texas AMVETS Post...

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Commissioners honor Rebels for state title

The Hays County Commissioners Court pronounced June 18 as Hays High School Lady Rebel Softball 2013 State Champions Day in Hays County to honor the 18 players and their coach, Aaron Fuller.

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 2nd, 2013

Hays County recognized for financial transparency

The Hays County Commissioners Court on March 26 accepted the Texas Comptroller Office’s Gold Leadership Circle for financial transparency, which recognizes local governments across Texas that place specific financial documents online in an easy-to-access format.

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