Important City Meetings

| April 21, 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6 to 8 p.m Wimberley Community Center AT&T and American Tower representatives will hold a public workshop to discuss their proposed 105-foot cell tower at the US Postal Service’s Wimberley Post Office.  Their purpose is to explain their plans and to get a sense of public opinion on the project. Wednesday, […]

Hunter Road and RR 12 Road Improvements in March

| March 24, 2014

March came in like a lion with road construction projects beginning on Hunter Road and on Ranch Road 12 in Hays County. Improvements to Hunter Road (FM 2439) have begun with the addition of a center turn lane and shoulders between Centerpoint and Posey roads. Motorists will experience occasional, brief delays, but the road will […]

City will not wait for FEMA funds for gravel removal from waterways

| February 28, 2014

The city council Thursday evening voted unanimously–Place 3 Councilman Matt Meeks recused himself from the discussion–to fund the removal of gravel from certain sections of the Blanco River, Cypress Creek and Pierce Creek. While the possibility remains that funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency may become available for the project, the council decided that […]

City Opts for May $2.85 Million Bond Election

| February 25, 2014

In a split vote Thursday evening, the Wimberley City Council approved a May special bond election to raise $2.85 million for street and bridge improvements and for a citywide drainage study. This is the city’s first bond question, and if approved will result in the city’s first property tax. According to City Manager Don Ferguson […]

Federal assistance still available for Halloween flood victims

| December 14, 2013

Hays County has been notified that the Small Business Administration has declared Hays County as a disaster area because of the Halloween floods. This means SBA low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to eligible homeowners, renters, business owners and non-profit organizations (not just small businesses as the name implies). Disaster loans up to $200,000 […]

Wimberley gets $650K loan for sewer planning and design

| April 25, 2013

The Texas Water Development Board on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a $650,000 loan to the City of Wimberley for the planning and design of a wastewater treatment system to serve central Wimberley.  The vote came after a rather lengthy public comment session and  was unanimously in favor of the city despite a well-orchestrated campaign by […]

Expect traffic disruptions downtown as long-awaited project begins Tuesday

| February 4, 2013

The downtown Wimberley improvement project, in planning for nearly eight years, will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The $659,190 capital improvement project is a joint project involving the Texas Department of Transportation, Hays County and the city of Wimberley. Drivers, pedestrians and merchants can expect to be inconvenienced during the project which should be completed […]

Hays County Transportation Plan to be considered by commissioners Tuesday

| January 21, 2013

At their regular meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 22, Hays County Commissioners will consider adoption of the county Transportation Plan developed by citizens groups and an outside consultant over the past year. Following public meetings in November, the project team made adjustments to the plan based on comments received from the public. Highlights include deleting some connections […]