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Jaime Sanchez

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Kyle council approves new county lease for Wells Fargo building

Kyle City Councilmembers approved a new lease agreement Tuesday night so Hays County could continue leasing the city-owned Wells Fargo building. The 85-percent rent increase still doesn't cover the city's debt service on the building.

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...

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

With additions, KPD still short staffed

The Kyle City Council approved the addition of four police officers last month, but police staffing in Kyle remains low next to statewide averages and comparable cities.

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.

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...

Friday, March 5th, 2010

New Kyle council boots city manager from dais

In a broadside against Kyle City Manager Tom Mattis, the Kyle City Council voted 5-2 Wednesday night to kick him off the council dais. It was one of new Mayor Lucy Johnson's first acts to motion for...

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Kyle council could kick city manager off dais

A newly composed Kyle City Council will meet for the first time Wednesday night. One item on the agenda could be resolved with City Manager Tom Mattis being moved from the council dais.

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Johnson wins Kyle mayor race, council to seat two new members

Kyle-area native Lucy Johnson, 26, won election as mayor of Kyle Saturday night, 18 months after first winning election to the city council to fill the unexpired term of a resigning councilmember. The special election also landed...

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Lucy Johnson elected Kyle mayor

After the hoard of election supporters clutching candidate posters cleared away and the final votes were tallied, Lucy Johnson was elected as Kyle’s next mayor while Jaime Sanchez and Russell Huebner were voted onto the city council...

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

May Kyle election to take shape after Saturday vote

A special city council election Saturday in Kyle won't only determine who fills three of seven seats, but it also will nudge the chain in the May election, during which two other seats will be decided.

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