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CORRECTION: The City plans to reopened Elizabeth Milburn Park Pool on June 15 with limited capacity.The City of Leander will reopen Robin Bledsoe Park pool and splash pad Saturday as part of its … more
The Leander City Council approved an update to its Rules of Procedure in a 6-1 vote, with Council member Christine Sederquist dissenting. Sederquist said she was concerned about the wording in a portion of the new rules requiring council members to meet in-person at the physical meeting location unless it is “unreasonably difficult or impossible” to do so.  more
“In Leander ISD, we unequivocally condemn racism, discrimination and exclusion of all kinds,” Leander Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Bruce Gearing said during the 11th installment of the school district’s “Let’s Learn with Bruce and Friends” video series on June 3. more
Williamson County ranked 7th in the state for its self-response rate for the 2020 Census with a rate of 64.4%. As of June 3, 59.8% responded online.  more
A couple hundred  peaceful protesters gathered at the Williamson  County  Courthouse in Georgetown on Wednesday, June 3, in protest of police brutality like many others around the country over the last several days, after the untimely death of George Floyd. more
The Cedar Park City Council authorized the City of Cedar Park to execute a contract to sell a 13-acre tract of land in the Cedar Park Town Center to the City's Economic Development (Type A) Sales Tax … more
The coronavirus pandemic could have a lasting impact on how the Leander City Council conducts its meetings by leading to the Council considering Thursday whether to formally adopt rules for allowing … more
At Williamson County's first in-person Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, local resident Dr. Paula Dawning of Round Rock asked commissioners not to be silent during this time of civic unrest, amid a national outcry against police brutality, after the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
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Williamson County Commissioners approved early voting plans on Tuesday, with plans including an additional five days of early voting. more
Williamson County Commissioners allocated an additional $10 million of the county's $93 million CARES Act funds to the WilCo Forward Small Business Grant Program Tuesday, bringing the total allocated funds for Phase 1 of the program to $35 million.  more
The City of Cedar Park honored the accomplishments of local graduating seniors from Leander ISD's three biggest high schools attended by Cedar Park residents  by illuminating City Hall buildings … more
Prior to speaking to print media about the re-opening process in Williamson County that began at 8 a.m. Monday, Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell commented on the death of George Floyd and the ongoing protests that resulted.  more
A  man was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and felony intoxication manslaughter following a t 10:30 p.m. May 21  accident where a woman was allegedly fatally struck by … more

The Williamson County WilCo Forward grant program is helping more than 1,600 local small businesses with their financial woes, as they deal with the impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has created. A total of more than $18.5 million has been issued since the program launched May 6. 

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The planned Lakeline Park project moved closer to development Thursday after the Cedar Park City Council held the first reading and public hearing for the proposed rezoning of 200 acres of land to … more
The Cedar Park Police Department is investigating  an early Thursday morning shooting incident at an apartment complex at 2000 S. Lakeline Boulevard.Police officers responded to the 3 a.m. call … more

Williamson County is preparing to ramp up in-person access to County offices by June 1. County buildings will reopen by following procedures to ensure the safety of the public and county employees.  

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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Lakeline Park as part of the Bell Boulevard Redevelopment project. A different park is being developed further north along Bell … more

The Leander Independent School District announced the hiring of a new Chief Technology Officer at a meeting on May 21. Beginning July 6, Jason Miller will be leading the Technology Services departments as well as the district’s vision for technology and innovation.

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After a heated debate last week, the Leander Independent School District Board of Trustees voted 4-3 in favor of a compensation plan paying a one-time 2% lump sum payment to be dispersed in Fall 2020. Board Vice President Aaron Johnson and Trustees Grace Barber-Jordan and Elexis Grimes voted against the proposed plan.  more
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