City makes progress on initial brush pickups
An informational dashboard has been made available at roundrocktexas.gov/brush to update the public on cleanup efforts following the February ice storm. Crews have so far completed initial pickups in approximately 71 percent of the City's neighborhoods.

Council approves funds for ice storm cleanup
Round Rock City Council unanimously approved more than $4.6 million in contracts and purchases to assist with ice storm cleanup efforts. The expenditures include services for brush pickup, grinding and disposal, as well as a new brush chipper.

City now hiring for summer internships
The City of Round Rock's summer internship program is designed to provide an on-the-job opportunity to gain real world work experience in a career-related professional workforce environment. Positions range from Transportation and Building Construction to Finance and Information Technology.

Library marks one month in new building
More than 7,400 visitors turned out for the Round Rock Public Library's grand opening on Jan. 28 at 200 E. Liberty Ave. During the month of February, 60,195 patrons visited the library, checking out 73,867 items and returning 57,287. February also saw the addition of 2,518 new cardholders, averaging 89 per day.

Council calls May 2023 Bond Election
Round Rock voters will be presented with two General Obligation bond propositions totaling $274 million for long-term capital projects in the May 6 election.

Round Rock awaits final quiet zone approval
The City of Round Rock recently brought a new traffic signal online that completes the requirements needed to implement the City’s final quiet zone from Burnet Street to Red Bud Lane, pending Union Pacific approval. Quiet zones generally restrict trains from blowing their horns inside the City limits.

Heritage Trail West to resume construction
Round Rock City Council approved a contract on Feb. 9 to restart construction of Heritage Trail West, which was left on pause following the previous contractor’s abandonment of the project. The 1-mile section of trail will run from just west of Chisholm Trail Road to Mays Street.

Grannies vs. PD and Fire charity event
Saturday, March 4
9-11 a.m.
Clay Madsen Recreation Center, 1600 Gattis School Road

It's the rematch everyone has been waiting for! Come out and support the Baca Center’s Round Rock Rockettes as they take on the Round Rock Police and Fire Departments, all while raising money for Power Soccer in conjunction with Cerebral Palsy Awareness Transition of Hope.

Green Thumbs Up: Drought Tolerant Plants
Thursday, March 2
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Round Rock Public Library, 200 E. Liberty Ave.
Technology Classroom, 1st floor

The Williamson County Texas Master Gardener Association, a volunteer organization of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, presents a free monthly gardening program called Green Thumbs Up. Join Master Gardener Brenda McIndoo to learn more about drought tolerant plants.

Round Rock Public Library to resume normal programming this month

After a programming hiatus – due to the relocation of the Round Rock Public Library from November 2022 to January 2023 – the library’s programs for children, teens, and adult are back in full swing in March! Click the link below to visit the Library’s calendar of events.

Upcoming board, commission meetings

Tuesday, March 7, 7:30 a.m.

Thursday, March 9, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, March 21, 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday, March 21, 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 23, 5 p.m.

Thursday, March 23, 6 p.m.