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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.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

City of Buda Channel: Meet and greet the city manager candidates

Citizens can meet the five finalists for the Buda city manager position today at Buda City Hall.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Three vie for new Buda council seat

Three candidates for a new Buda City Council seat answered questions in front of downtown residents last weekend. We have the questions, and their answers.

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Buda hires interim, sort of

The Buda City Council named finance director Sarah Mangham as interim city manager last week, but former Hays County Judge Eddy Etheredge will work in her shadow.

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, February 11th, 2008

Camareno leaves vacuum in Buda

Buda suddenly operates with a leadership vacuum, now that City Manager Robert Camareno has resigned for a position in his hometown. The city now has no mayor or city manager as it transitions to home rule while...

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Hold-up at Stagecoach Park?

The former supervisor of Buda's Stagecoach Park project said completion might be delayed until after May.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Tenorio blasts county

Though Hays County Judge Liz Sumter got what she wanted when she addressed the Buda City Council last week, she also got an earful from Buda Councilmember Sandra Tenorio.

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Parking vs. greenbelt

The Buda City Council very briefly considered a proposal to place 10 parking spots on the Main Street greenbelt at this week's meeting.