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The Cedar Park City Council received an update and report Thursday on the results of the Cedar Park Transit Study, which examines the public's interest in different types of public transit and what would be the strength, weakness and cost of these options.

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The Leander City Council will receive a presentation from Premier Athletic Complex owner Jeff Buch "regarding a potential recreation center" starting 6 p.m. Thursday during their briefing workshop prior to the regular council meeting. 

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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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Respected former Leander Mayor Pat Bryson died Thursday, Jan. 30, at the age of 79."Our community has benefited so much from her life and work," Mayor Troy Hill said in a city release. "Leander would … more
Williamson County Commissioners approved early voting plans on Tuesday, with plans including an additional five days of early voting. more

Bucy discusses local legislation at Leander Chamber Luncheon on Tuesday.  He said House district 136 filed 31 bills, 18 bills were heard in the committee and seven were passed into law.

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 CapMetro officials outlined an ambitious plans for several services expansions over the coming year, including launching a new ride-sharing service in Leander this November.

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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
The new Leander Fire Chief is trying something he hasn’t done in nearly a quarter century – starting a new job. more

WilCo Commissioners unanimously approved a $25 mil small business grant program called WilCo Forward, at a special meeting Friday. 

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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

As the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads throughout Texas and the United States, Williamson County and the Leander Independent School District have released updates about local efforts to prevent infection. 


The Williamson County and Cities Health District said there are no cases in the county as of March 3.

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The Williamson County and Cities Health District has only 113 covid-19 test kits on hand, County Judge Bill Gravell said today. Private providers in the county have 70 test kits on hand.  more

While the Williamson County Commissioners Court discussed and approved funding for a $25 million small business grant program on Friday, WilCo Attorney Dee Hobbs sent a cease and desist letter to the court on behalf of Sheriff Robert Chody in response to the court’s demand to stop production of "Live PD" on Tuesday.  

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A group of trailblazing parents addressed the importance of meaningful inclusion in special education at the Leander Independent School District board meeting Thursday. Several parents spoke about their own experiences with special education in LISD, and how those experiences will shape their children’s lives in the future. 

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The Leander Independent School District is currently seeking input from the community via a survey regarding elementary attendance zones for the 2021-22 school year. 


The district said the survey question is “What considerations are important to you for Leander ISD to include in a charter used to create and adopt new elementary school attendance zones for the 2021-22 school year?” 


The submission window for the elementary zoning survey will close Tuesday, Feb. 11. The survey can be found here under the Community Feedback tab. 

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“Even in the most adverse conditions, we can adapt,” Simon Niblock, a Marriage & Family therapist in Austin, said.  more

Public comments on non-agenda items will be limited to a maximum of 15 minutes at Leander City Council meetings, divided among speakers on a first-come, first-serve basis, due to the council voting 5-to-2 to approve a controversial ordinance amendment and implement decorum rules for the public.

Public comments on agenda items won't be capped. However, if 10 or more citizens sign up for an agenda item, their speaking time will shrink from 3 minute each to 2 minutes each.

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The Leander Independent School District announced Friday that they are moving 2020 graduation ceremonies to July 9-11 at the HEB Center.  more
While some high schools have been selling yard signs for their Class of 2020, the Leander High School staff delivered a yard sign to every Leander High School senior for free on Friday.  more
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