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Thursday, December 17th, 2009

County won’t release greenspace proposals

Officials will keep secret a list of 15 properties being offered to Hays County as the cornerstone of a habitat conservation plan and parks and open space acquisition.

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Hays County schedules public meeting on ‘greenprinting’

The commissioners court is continuing its development of a “greenprint” to guide planning for parks and conservation growth in Hays County that considers both quality of life and economic development issues.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Facing parks panel revolt, commissioners accept its ‘recommendations’

Faced with the threat of mass resignations from the Citizens Parks Advisory Board, the Hays County commissioners court today yielded to a range of the group's "recommendations" that its chairman told the court were not negotiable.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Conley proposes church tract buy as Blanco River trails, parks hub

Hays County and Wimberley officials are thinking about buying the First Baptist Church property for use as a one-stop campus for government and nonprofits and part of Cypress Creek parks belt.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

County leaders approve funds for Wimberley’s Blue Hole

Hays County commissioners voted this morning to dedicate $2 million in parks bond money for development of the Blue Hole Regional Park and Preserve.