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The three-item agenda for the Feb. 23 emergency meeting of the Kerr County Commissioners looked short for the intense discussion and comments it included, as county officials talked with electric company officials and the public about results of the ice/snow storm – especially electric power…

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The Kerrville Public Utility Board was quick to take action when they saw the extreme winter weather on the horizon, suspending customer disconnects for non-payment the week before Winter Storm Uri hit and took measures for preparations for the weather events ahead.

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Kerrville City Council received detailed reports from department heads on city response to the recent ice/snow storm; and approved the Police Department’s purchase of Taser devices.

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The City of Kerrville recently reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring the safety and economic value of area homes, buildings, and infrastructure by adopting the 2018 International Codes of Ordinances. These building codes require coordinated construction and inspections by fire prevention off…

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Brenda Craig, retired city secretary for the City of Kerrville, was recertified  by the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program on Jan. 28.

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Members of the League of Women Voters of the Hill Country-Texas held a virtual February meeting; and hosted Janet Imhoff, vice president of the Texas League and Advocacy chair, who spoke on the League interests and activities for the newly opened Texas Legislative session in Austin.

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Kerrville City Council held a lengthy meeting Jan. 26 at the Cailloux Theater auditorium, extending the disaster declaration; approving purchase of a transit van to enhance library services and the concept plan for the Heart of the Hills Heritage Center downtown; and naming a new park at The…

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The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for employment at the Olympic Pool this summer. Applicants must be at least 15 years old and be able to work regularly from June through mid-August. Starting rate is $10 per hour for lifeguards.

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A Town Hall meeting on Jan. 20 at the Center Point Elementary School cafeteria, was held for Center Point residents wanting more information about proposed subdivision, “Eden Farms,” there.

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The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for employment at the Olympic Pool this summer. Applicants must be at least 15 years old and be able to work regularly from June through mid-August. Starting rate is $10 per hour for lifeguards.

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The City of Kerrville announced that beginning Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, candidate application packets for the May 1, 2021 General Election were available for pick-up in the city secretary’s office at City Hall, 701 Main St., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

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Kerrville City Council tackled a varied agenda Jan. 12, and approved sidewalk seating at PAX Coffee Shop, buying three new utility trucks; funding for restrooms at Glory Community Garden; and multiple items related to the new Main Street H-E-B.

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The City of Kerrville  announced that positions are available for appointment to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. Board members serve two-year terms expected to begin in April.

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 In this mobile age, technology has become increasingly valuable in supporting new generations of lifelong learners and readers. Now, Kerrville Independent School District and Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library have formed an innovative new partnership to increase access to more ebooks and eAu…

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The City of Kerrville announced that beginning Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, candidate application packets for the May 1, 2021 General Election are available for pick-up in the city secretary’s office at City Hall, 701 Main St., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

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The City of Kerrville Public Works Department informed residents that Republic Services will continue to pick up Christmas trees with the regularly scheduled January brush/yard waste collection. The trees need to be completely free of all lights, ornaments, hangers, icicles, and any other de…

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The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library announced that it has joined OverDrive’s Lonestar Consortium for ebooks/audiobooks. The consortium is comprised of more than 30 libraries in central Texas, and their entire collection is now available to library patrons. To browse the collection, please v…

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On Jan. 1, BEC launched a new, voluntary energy efficiency program to help members identify energy improvements and finance the costs on their monthly electric bill with no down payment required.

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The City of Kerrville announced that beginning Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, candidate application packets for the May 1, 2021 General Election are available for pick-up in the city secretary’s office at City Hall, 701 Main St., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

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The City of Kerrville municipal offices and the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library will be closed Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 in observance of the New Year holiday.

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The Public Works Department, Solid Waste Division would like to inform City of Kerrville residents of the 2020 holiday schedule and special trash collection that will be offered to residents on their regular trash pickup day during the week of Dec. 28. This special collection is for bagged t…

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The wait for a proposed downtown Marriott Springhill Suites hotel will continue following a vote by the Kerrville City Council to take no action on a proposed development agreement between the City of Kerrville and D&V Development, LLC at a special called council meeting held Thursday.

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The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library announced that it has joined OverDrive’s Lonestar Consortium for ebooks/audiobooks. The consortium is comprised of more than 30 libraries in central Texas, and their entire collection is now available to library patrons. To browse the collection, please v…

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Kerrville City Council members considered agenda items for the 2021 city General Election and approved Kerrville Fire Department request to remount an existing ambulance on a new chassis, as an alternative to buying a new vehicle.

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The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department invites you to kick off your holiday fun with the “Running Home for the Holidays Virtual 5K” happening from Saturday, Dec. 5 to Sunday, Dec. 13. Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Christmas character and get out on …

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The Upper Guadalupe River Authority announced that due to the success of the partnership with Kerr County to manage feral hogs, the Lower Colorado River Authority has provided additional funding to help offset the bounty costs of hogs harvested in the Llano River drainage in northwest Kerr County.

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The board of directors of Families & Literacy, Inc. announced the addition of Susan Putthoff, D.D.S. to the board. Putthoff is a local dentist who owns SLP Dentistry.

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Kerr Economic Development Corporation won Silver awards in “Over The Fence Podcast,” a project in the Digital Media category, Industry Workforce Roundtable, a project in the Partnerships w/ Education- al Institutions category, and Kerrville Together website, a project in the Special Purpose …

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The year was 1905. Theodore Roosevelt was president, San Antonio was the largest city in Texas, and Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity. In November of that year, a hard-working family dedicated to community opened a quaint shop in Kerrville that eventually would grow …