Lakeway Earns Prominent Scenic City Award
The City of Lakeway has been awarded Gold Scenic City Certification for the second time by Scenic Texas. Lakeway is one of 22 cities earning first-time certification or re-certification.
The Scenic City Certification Program draws a direct correlation between the success of a city’s economic development efforts and the visual appearance of its public spaces. The program recognizes municipalities that implement high-quality scenic standards.
Lakeway was officially awarded the Scenic City Certification at a reception on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in San Antonio, during the Texas Municipal League’s Annual Conference Week. Mayor Sandy Cox and Interim City Manager Julie Oakley were present to receive the award.

For more details about the award, please visit our website ( or click here. Follow us on Instagram ( cityoflakeway) to check out some scenic pictures throughout the city.
State of Lakeway Town Hall Next Week
Mayor Sandy Cox will present the State of Lakeway in this interactive town hall on Thursday, October 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at City Hall (1102 Lohmans Crossing). The public is invited to attend. There will be a question and answer session as well. If you can't attend in person, the discussion will be streamed on our website and live on Facebook (, where you can post questions to the Mayor on social media. This is an interactive session, so come out and learn more about the State of Lakeway. 
Big Presentations At The Activity Center Next Week
USMC (retired) Lt. General JD "Beak" Howell, former Johnson Space Center Director, will give a special presentation at the Activity Center (105 Cross Creek) on Tuesday, October 22 at 7 p.m. on his experience before, during and after the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster. He was overseeing the center when the disaster took place, and was the eighth in line at the time to serve in capacity of Director for the space center. This free presentation, organized by the City of Lakeway Heritage Committee, will also include a live question and answer session. 

On Sunday, October 20 a discussion on national security and terrorism will kick off the 20th season of Viewpoints, Lakeway’s distinguished speakers dinner series. Fred Burton, one of the world’s foremost authorities on security and terrorism will speak at the Activity Center. He is the Chief Security Officer for Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence platform based here in Central Texas. Burton is one of five distinguished speakers slated to present at this season’s series. The popular series takes place at the Lakeway Activity Center on the third Sunday night of October, November, January and February along with the 5th Sunday in March of 2020. It includes five catered dinners and five speakers.

NEW: Indoor Garage Sale Saturday

Are you ready to get a head start on some holiday shopping? Stop by the Indoor Garage Sale tomorrow (Saturday, October 19) at the Activity Center (105 Cross Creek) from 8 a.m to noon to browse through hundreds of unique items. No admission fee necessary. However, the Activity Center will gladly accept non-perishable food items to be donated to local food banks. Fun for collectors, families and bargain hunters alike - bring a friend and shop awhile!

NEW: Veterans Day Ceremony

The Lake Travis Performing Arts Center will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11 at 6 p.m.The Standing Military Committee in cooperation with the Lake Travis Independent School District, the City of Lakeway, members of the Lohmann's Ford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Lakeway Heritage Commission welcome you to the annual observance of Veterans Day. Major General Kelly McKeague (USArmy, Ret), Director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, will speak on the mission of his organization.

Monday, Oct. 21 @ 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 24 @ 9:00 a.m.