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    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 12, 2018Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes Nearly $739 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 $738.8 million in local sales tax allocations for September, 10.5 percent more than in September 2017. These ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Government
    Friday, September 07, 2018
    Bastrop County, Texas – September 7, 2018 – The City of Bastrop today announced Andres Rosales has been selected as Interim Fire Chief by Public Safety Director James Altgelt. The official appointment was made at last night’s monthly departmental operational meeting at Fire Station #1. Additionally, Jesse Miga was named as Interim Director of Information Technology. Rosales has worked for several ...read more
    Categories: Community, Government, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    September 4, 2018  BHS’ Trent Jimenez Finalist in Teaching Excellence Award  (Bastrop) – Bastrop High School teacher Trent Jimenez has been named a top five finalist for Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Austin’s inaugural Teaching Excellence Award. The winning teacher will be announced in October. If selected, Jimenez will receive an award of $2,500, and Bastrop High School will ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, School District, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    The Visit Bastrop Board of Directors announced today that Susan Smith has been selected as the organization’s President/CEO.  Susan will assume responsibility on September 24, 2018.  Susan is a seasoned professional with more than 30 years of experience in leading high producing sales teams, effective marketing, government relations and successful destination management.  Most recently, Susan has ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Government, Travel & Tourism
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Bastrop EDC Selects New Executive Director BASTROP, TEXAS (August 28, 2018) – The Bastrop Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) has selected Mike Kamerlander as its new executive director. Kamerlander has eight years of economic development and marketing experience and currently serves as the vice president for the Greater San Marcos Partnership, a position he has held since 2012. He ...read more
    Categories: City Council, Community, Economic, General News Article, Government
    Monday, August 20, 2018
    ELGIN, TX – More than 30 Ranchers wake up each morning on the 410-acre Down Home Ranch and immediately get to work collecting eggs, tending to livestock, working in the greenhouses and performing just about everything typical of a working ranch in rural Central Texas.  Down Home Ranch, however, is anything but typical.  Founded in 1989, Down Home Ranch is a place where adults with intellectual ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Entertainment, Human Interest
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 15, 2018Media Contact:Patti HixonBuie & Co. Public Relations512-633-1263patti@buieco.com   BASTROP CITY COUNCIL TAKES BOLD ACTION TO CREATE FISCALLY SUSTAINABLESTANDARDS FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT  City Council Calls for Temporary Moratorium on New Development, Enacts EmergencyDrainage Ordinance  BASTROP, TEXAS – August 15, 2018 – The Bastrop City Council last night ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Government, Community, General News Article, Press Release