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City Manager Vance Rodgers and Texas Department of Transportation engineer Roy Deale approached the council on Tuesday evening to give a report on the project, which included some bad news. Apparently, the underground drainage that had been worked into the project, which will widen Highway 183 to 5 lanes and install sidewalks through Lockhart, is impossible to execute within the $13.9 million budget the way it was planned.
Early voting begins on Monday for not only the Lockhart City Council but for several proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. In general, constitutional elections are held after the Texas Legislature meets in regular session to implement laws specific to only certain parts of the state. However, because of the way the Texas Constitution was [...]
Absentee voting begins on Oct. 21 for a joint state and local election. In Lockhart, the election may mean big changes to the Lockhart City Council.
By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Last year, the Lockhart City Council chose to shed an extensive abbreviation as the name of the access road on SH-130, and instead to call the stretch “Cesar Chavez Parkway.” On Monday, representatives from the Caldwell County Appraisal District and 9-1-1 system asked the Caldwell County Commissioners Court to consider doing [...]
In an effort to hammer out those decisions, the Board appointed a citizen task force to analyze the 10 campuses in the District to determine whether upgrades need to be made, construction should be considered or patchwork should be continued.
The proposed 130 Landfill in northern Caldwell County will meet and, in many cases, exceed state and federal requirements to protect groundwater. 130 Landfill will be a state-of-the-art, highly-engineered, and environmentally-friendly waste management facility, planned to provide a steady source of revenue to Caldwell County in the form of host fees and taxes, to create [...]
The request, spurred by a growing need within the City of Lockhart to pave certain streets, requires Lockhart to provide the material, including liquid asphalt and coating materials, and to prepare the roads for paving.