Although a report from the Planning and Zoning Commission suggested that the business, which processes and sells herbs and spices for wholesale distribution for companies such as Sleepytime Teas, would be a “good fit” for Lockhart, the Commission suggested that the Lockhart Industrial Park would be a more appropriate location for the facility.
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The adopted tax rate, $0.6907 per $100 of valuation, is technically lower than last year’s rate. However, the County would have only needed a rate of $0.6581 per $100 (the effective rate) to collect the same amount of tax revenue.
“We aren’t going to come in and turn the whole property into a dump,” Green said. “We are going to commit, in writing, to using only 212 acres as landfill, over the entire lifetime of the facility.”
Currently, while some developments such as Cherryville struggle to determine where they will find the water they need to support their project, others are working with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to determine what to do with their water, after they have used it.
The project, which according to Hays County Commissioner Debbie Ingalsbe will eventually create a loop around San Marcos, and connect McCarty Lane with Yarrington Road, crosses the Caldwell County border in a limited scope, and does qualify, according to those familiar with the project, to be funded with a portion of the $10 million set aside by the SH-130 Concession Fund for Caldwell County to create “connectivity” with the controversial tollway.
“I feel like I’m a customer building a house, and you’re a contractor that isn’t talking to me and keeping me out of the conversation,” Trustee Juan Alvarez said. “I feel like you’re telling us ‘this is what you need,’ without letting us in on everything.”
Bonn feels pinch as votes swing to the Left
Edmundo Berrum-Beltran, 47, surrendered after a game of cat-and-mouse led authorities from Austin to Lockhart, then to Grannis, Ark.