Home Rule Charter for Bee Cave

Bee Cave just established a commission for a home rule charter.  Area growth has highlighted the need to put in place a home rule charter.  Voting on this charter will take place during the next election cycle.  The Home Rule Charter Commission approved the draft City Charter (HERE) on Monday evening and the Council unanimously accepted it last night. Next step is placing it on the ballot in May for voter approval.

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Dripping Springs Sees Continued Growth

According to the Austin Business Journal;

Construction has started on a new covered recreational arena in Dripping Springs Ranch Park on RM 12. The first phase, expected to last through the summer, includes building the 165,000-square-foot facility.

Dripping Springs is just a few miles further west; once you’re there you’ll feel as though you are worlds away from the City- yet still within 15 mins. of the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Caves which is seeing continued growth and welcoming new merchants monthly.  If you’re a horse lover, be sure to check out Dripping Springs.  Even Cheryl Crow’s horse was trained in this lovely City.

 

February Area Events

AUSTIN
2/2 Carnaval Brasileiro 2013
Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 9:00p to Sunday, Feb 3, 2013 2:15a
Palmer Events Center

2/4 6th Annual Build the Love for Habitat for Humanity
5-8pm, Moonshine

2/7 Austin Culinary Crawl
6-9pm, The W, http://www.austinculinarycrawl.com/

2/9 3rd Annual Charity Bash Masquerade Ball
8-12pm, Scottish Rite Theatre, Event Website

2/9 Black Star 10k – Beer Tour
3:00p at Austin Convention Center

2/9 Rodeo Austin Gala
6:00p to 10:00p at Palmer Events Center

2/9 3rd Annual Charity Bash Masquerade Ball
Presented By Hay Compere PLLC
8:00p at Scottish Rite Theatre

2/13 Morrissey
7:00p at Austin Music Hall

2/14 Sesame Street Live: Can’t Stop Singing
7:00p (more dates), University of Texas at Austin: Frank Erwin Center

2/15 Austin Marathon Expo
3-7pm (15th) 10-6 (16th), Palmer Events Center

2/16 Austin Pets Alive 4th Annual Sweetbarks
12-5, South Side Flying Pizza

2/16 Blanton Museum Gala 2013
7:00p at Blanton Museum of Art

2/17 Livestrong Marathon & Half Marathon
http://www.youraustinmarathon.com/

2/22 15th Annual Austin Under 40 Awards Gala
5:30pm, Austin Music Hall

2/28 Austin Monthly’s Music Issue Release Party
7pm, Antones

BASTROP

2/1 Come Together
(a splendid musical perspective of the sixties)
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 pm
http://www.playhousesmithville.com

2/23 “Empty Bowl Project” Fundraiser
Time: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
http://www.bastropfoodpantry.org

GEORGETOWN

1/23 Yoga at the Williamson Museum
9am – 10am
Williamson Museum

2/1 First Friday, late shopping, dining, and music
February 1, 6pm – 8pm
Downtown Historic Square
Get away to downtown Georgetown! Shops will be open until 8 p.m. around the historic downtown Square for an evening of strolling, gallery-hopping, and dining.www.thegeorgetownsquare.com

2/9 Hands-On History
10am – 2pm
Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, TX
http://www.williamsonmuseum.org

Paws for Mardi Gras
San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St.
paws.georgetown.org
Celebrate Mardi Gras with a fun walk and costume contest for you and your dog! Enjoy a fun-filled Pet Fest with local pet-friendly vendors, agility and dog dancing demonstrations. Check back for the 4th Annual Paws for Mardi Gras dog walk to be held in 2013.