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John Trube

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Buda year in review: Change at the top, but not on Main Street

New life under a home rule charter led to the city changing the majority of its council, along with its city manager. However, the city's sales tax base took a beating, leading to a tax increase, while downtown merchants continued seeking solutions for slow foot traffic.

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

Buda mayoral race a ‘personal’ choice

As Buda embarks on a new level of self-determination, voters will select a new mayor based on intensely personal preferences.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Buda’s crowded election

Buda's city council election will definitely seat three new members with at least one crucial decision to make off the bat.

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Life in the fast Lane

Buda Mayor Pro Tem Bobby Lane finds himself in a critical situation as the city decides how to fill its city manager office while he runs for mayor.

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Lane joins White in mayors race

Mayor Pro Tem Bobby Lane has filed to run for mayor. With Councilmember Hutch White already on the mayor ballot, it's all but guaranteed Buda will have three new councilmembers in May.

Friday, January 4th, 2008

White runs for Buda mayor

Three-term Buda City Councilmember Hutch White said Thursday night that he will run for mayor in the May election.