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Posted on: May 24, 2022

ELECTION DAY for Primary Runoff in Bastrop, Travis Counties

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Today is ELECTION DAY for the Primary Runoff! These links provide sample ballots based on your voting registration.

Bastrop Co. voting information https://www.bastropvotes.org/election-information-2/upcoming-elections/

Travis Co. voting information ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Elgin Sesquicentennial Essay Contest winner is MacKenzie Elder

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Class of 2022 Elgin Sesquicentennial Essay Contest winner MacKenzie Elder and Sesquicentennial Committee Co-Chair Deborah Cartwright pictured. MacKenzie is the recipient of a $1,500 scholarship for her winning essay highlighting the railroad as the greate...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Elgin Sesquicentennial history through light pole banners

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The Elgin Sesquicentennial committee is proud to put 150 years of Elgin history on display in the recently unveiled light pole banner project. The commemorative series of pictorial history banners can be seen on Lee Dildy Boulevard and in the historic dow...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Elgin Short Story Histories: The Cotton Patch

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Elgin Short Story Histories: The Cotton Patch- Elgin, like many of her neighboring communities, was once known as a cotton town.  The town was located on the western fringe of a much larger area that stretched from Texas to Maryland, known as the...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Sidewalk construction project underway downtown

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Sidewalk construction project is underway downtown. This is funded by a grant through the Texas Department of Agriculture. The project includes new sidewalk from Avenue A to Main Street on Central Avenue and Avenue A to Avenue B on Depot Street. ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Disaster Loan Outreach Center open to assist Bastrop Co. and Elgin

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May 11 was the opening of the Disaster Loan Outreach Center to assist entire Bastrop County and Elgin community.

Bastrop County Disaster Loan Outreach Center

  • Bastrop County Tax Annex1125 Dildy Drive Elgin, TX  78621
  • Mondays– Fridays8:00 a.m...
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Elgin News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

County Line Road Expansion Plan

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County Line Road Open House was held Monday, May 9. The City of Elgin shared the following information and graphic for Phase 1 of County Line Road Expansion. Phase 1 is out for bid, City Council may award a contract in June, construction may start in July...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

City of Elgin Finance Audit Update

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The City of Elgin is proud to announce that it received an unmodified opinion on its annual Independent Auditor’s Report, performed by BW&C BrooksWatson & Co. Certified Public Accountants. You can view the presentation to City Council fr...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Infrastructure Update: City Street Repairs

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During the May 3 City Council meeting, the City Manager presented the Annual Street Repairs program. To view that presentation in full, go here https://www.elgintx.com/DocumentCenter/View/7216/Infrastructure-Update-City-Street-Repairs

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

May is National Preservation Month!

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May is National Preservation Month- from the 1847 Mary Christian Burleson homestead on Louise Street to our founding in 1872 and the downtown commercial district- which is listed on the National Register of Historic places, Elgin is a thriving community w...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Development Services now located at Fleming Community Center

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WE MOVED! City of Elgin Developmental Services is now located at 802 N. Ave. C, Fleming Community Center. Our phone number has not changed, but just in case, contact us at (512) 281-0119. Email planninganddevelopment@ci.elgin.tx.us.

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Learn more about our mental health initiative and the Elgin Public Library

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Libraries for Health is a three-year pilot program that brings lay mental health workers into public libraries. Learn more about the Mental Health initiative and the Elgin Public library published Rural Monitor article: https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/rur...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

US Postal Regulations and Elections Materials

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If you receive such advertisements placed by an unauthorized individual on or around your mailbox, you are asked to report it to your local Post Office, with a copy of the advertisement. The local Postmaster will contact the individual/organization in que...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

The Rumor Mill Vol. 10

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In an effort to enhance communication between the City of Elgin and our citizens, from time to time, we will update with topics that will hopefully clarify and address some of the more well-known rumors that may be out in our community. Today's r...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Infrastructure Update: Aviator Pizza

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The City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and City Council approved a development agreement May 3 with Aviator Pizza to build a one-of-a-kind restaurant and entertainment center located at Roy Rivers Road near Highway 290. The EDC decided to sell th...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

The Rumor Mill Vol. 9

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In an effort to enhance communication between the City of Elgin and our citizens, from time to time, we will update with topics that will hopefully clarify and address some of the more well-known rumors that may be out in our community.

Rumor of the Day: 2...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

EPD building infrastructure update

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The City of Elgin provided an update on the Elgin Police Department infrastructure project, which will be located in the 200 block of Depot Street. To see the update, click here https://www.elgintx.com/DocumentCenter/View/7144/Infrastructure-Upda...

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