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Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Buda cans economic development director Ketteman

The Buda Economic Development Corp. board voted last night to fire Warren Ketteman, who has led the agency as executive director for nearly a decade.

Monday, September 20th, 2010

After years-long fight,
U.S. Foods breaks ground
on Buda area facility

Nearly two years after U.S. Foodservice announced plans to relocate its regional distribution center to Buda — with a citizen protest, referendum petition, and state Supreme Court lawsuit appeal in between — the company broke ground last...

Friday, September 17th, 2010

US Foodservice breaks ground near Buda

Following a long battle of lawsuits and lawmaking, U.S. Foodservice broke ground Thursday on its $50 million regional distribution center east of Buda. Representatives from U.S. Foodservice were joined by officials from Buda and Hays County for...

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

County approves $2.7M loan for US Foodservice infrastructure

Hays County Commissioners approved a Chapter 381 agreement to fund $2.7 million in road improvements for a US Foodservice facility outside of Buda. US Foodservice is to pay back the loan within 20 years.

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Texas Supreme Court declines to hear case against US Foodservice

The Texas Supreme Court announced last week that it would refuse to hear a request filed by opponents of a US Foodservice distribution facility east of Buda, clearing the way for construction of the facility.

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

Incumbents win in Buda-Kyle

Sandra Tenorio returned to the Buda City Council and Patti Wood returned to the Hays CISD school board in Saturday's election results.

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Election ’09: Tenorio keeps Buda seat against Ketteman

In the Buda city council Place 3 race, incumbent Sandra Tenorio received 298 votes, about 58.3 percent, to Buda Economic Development Corporation director Warrant Ketteman received 213 votes, about 41.7 percent.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Elections set for school boards, Buda

Expect an interesting city council election in Buda, along with a couple thick races for the Hays CISD and San Marcos CISD school boards.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Buda EDC signs Ketteman to one more year

Buda's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has signed Executive Director Warren Ketteman to a one-year contract extension as the city sales taxes decline while retail goes up outside Buda's borders.

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Buda EDC talks contract with Ketteman, passes Main Street resolution

Buda's Economic Development Corporation passed a resolution in favor of the city joining the Texas Main Street program this week, but didn't put any money behind it.

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