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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Trost to Take Helm at Lost Pines Elementary  (Bastrop) – Stacy Trost has been selected as the new principal of Lost Pines Elementary School, replacing outgoing principal Melinda Gardner. She will assume her leadership role sometime in June.  Trost’s successful career in public education spans more than 25 years. For the last 15 years, Trost has served as a principal and assistant principal of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, School District, Press Release
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $868 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $867.7 million in local sales tax allocations for May, 0.7 percent more than in May 2018. These allocations are based on sales made in March by businesses that ...read more
Categories: Economic, Government, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
Ordinance promises to provide quicker solutions to applications and permits, especially those involving stormwater drainage  Bastrop, Saturday, May 4, 2019.  On April 23, Managing Director of Public Works & Leisure Services Trey Job presented City Council with a proposed ordinance that would put much of the ability to approve more stormwater drainage construction and improvements into the hands ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, April 26, 2019
CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of (left to right) Bob Singeltary, Dianne Singeltary, Rebecca Hegar, Rick Sellers and Lyn Peters as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) by Judge Jeff Steinhauser on April 17, 2019.    Lyn Peters is a Bastrop County resident.  CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties endeavors to provide trained advocates ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The Board of Directors of Bastrop Central Appraisal District have hired a new chief appraiser effective August 1. Faun Cullens, Deputy Chief of Appraisal Services, has been chosen to replace current Interim Chief Richard Petree. Mr. Petree highly recommended Ms. Cullens to the Board. Petree said, “Faun has accomplished so much at the District in her time here, and I feel she will take the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Government
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
BASTROP CITY COUNCIL REPEALS DEVELOPMENT MORATORIUM, IMPLEMENTS NEW PERMITTING PROCESSCity Council Votes to Repeal Temporary Moratorium on New Development, Enhanced Permit Review Process Adopted in its PlaceBASTROP, TEXAS – April 24, 2019 – Last night, the Bastrop City Council unanimously voted on first reading to repeal the temporary moratorium on new development in Bastrop, originally enacted ...read more
Categories: City Council, Government, Press Release, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
(From the "In The Spotlight" - Issue 6 by Bastrop ISD) Chris White Bastrop High School, Class of ’16 Chris White graduated high school less than three years ago. Today, he is the Communications and Media Manager for the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce, a significant role for someone so young. But he worked hard to get to where is and that hard work started in the audiovisual classes at Bastrop High ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, School District, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
For Immediate Release                                                                           March 18, 2019                                                                                                          Bastrop Chamber of Commerce Announces New Website Launch The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the rollout of its new website, www.BastropChamber.com, effective ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release