COVID-19 Update
There was an uptick in cases and hospitalizations this past week across Travis County and the region.

There are currently 118 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in the Central Texas region, up from 111 reported last week. The number of daily hospitalizations on a seven-day average in our five-county area is at about 22, up from closer to 17 reported last week. Click here for more details on hospitalizations.

There have been a total of 32,748 cumulative COVID-19 cases reported in Travis County. That number is up by 805 compared to this time last week, 616 the week before that, and 639 the week before that one. It's estimated there are 1,089 active cases in the county, which is up from 900 reported last week. For the three zip codes associated with Lakeway (78734, 78738, 78669) there have been 727 cases identified to date, which is up by 26 compared to the same time last week, and 17 comparing with the week before that one. Click here to review the COVID-19 case dashboard, which includes an interactive map to see cases by your zip code.

Travis County does continue with Stage 3 guidelines, which includes keeping gatherings to no more than 10 individuals, and wearing a proper face covering in public. Also, please continue to social/physical distance between individuals not in your household, and wash your hands regularly. Thank you for continuing to follow these guidelines during this unusual time.

Meet Our New Assistant City Manager
At the Special City County meeting Monday, November 2, City Council unanimously voted to approve the appointment of Joseph Molis as the new Assistant City Manager for the City of Lakeway. Joseph comes to the City from Harker Heights, with extensive experience in planning, community and economic development, along with skills in geographic information systems (GIS). He will be integrating himself into several departments when he starts on Monday, November 9. He will initially oversee Building & Development Services, the city's IT functions, and the Grants Program Coordinator.
Local Election Results
While the nation waits for the final votes to be counted for the presidential election, there are unofficial results available for the local proposed charter amendment propositions. All votes in Travis County that have been received have been counted according to the Travis County Clerk's Office. There were seven propositions on the November ballot for Lakeway residents regarding proposed charter amendments. Of those, props A, B, C, F & G all passed, while props D & E failed according to unofficial results. These results will still need to be finalized before heading to City Council. Click here to view the results, which you will find at the bottom of the page. Click here for more information on the proposed charter amendments.
NEW: Ready Central Texas App

The Travis County Office of Emergency Management along with the City of Austin Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has launched an emergency preparedness app available to download from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. The App will provide news updates, preparedness materials, informational videos and other emergency alerts and information for Travis County residents. It will even provide COVID-19 resources from the local up to the federal level. Click here for more information.
NEW: Veteran's Day Tribute

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the City of Lakeway will not be able to host a Veteran's Day ceremony this year, which is typically held at the Performing Arts Center at Lake Travis High School. However, we are planning a special video tribute, which will feature local WWII veterans. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. There are over 500 WWII veterans memorialized on the Spirit of Freedom Monument. Click here for more information, and check our website next week as we honor all of our veterans.
Wednesday, Nov. 11 (ALL DAY)