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THE BIG PICTURE
(City of Buda Weekly Newsletter)
Week of Oct. 7, 2019
In this Issue:
  • Columbus Day Holiday
  • Art in the Heart - Sunday, Oct. 20
  • Baylor Scott & White Ribbon Cutting and Community Open House - Oct. 15 & Oct. 26
  • Bike Rodeo at Stagecoach Park - Saturday, Oct. 19
  • Crawl, Climb, Explore at Hays Communities YMCA - Monday, Oct. 14
  • AMENDED Fee Schedule FY 2019 - 2020
  • Utility Rates for FY 2019 - 2020
  • Boo-Da Halloween - Saturday, Oct. 26
  • Transportation & Mobility Master Plan Survey - Survey ends on Oct. 12
  • New Hays County Voting Machines
  • City of Buda Water Smart Portal
  • Buda Construction Website Page
  • City of Buda Job Opportunities
  • Upcoming Meetings
Columbus Day Holiday
City Offices Closed
All City offices, including the Buda Public Library, are closed on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 in observance of Columbus Day.
Art in the Heart
The Buda Main Street Program is hosting Art in the Heart on Sunday, Oct. 20 in Historic Downtown Buda! Art in the Heart is an opportunity for people of all ages to celebrate art in the heart of Buda. 

Baylor Scott & White
Ribbon Cutting and Community Open House
The new Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Buda officially opened to the public on Saturday, Sept. 28. The full-service hospital has two upcoming events and you are invited to attend both. The hospital will have its official ribbon cutting and celebration ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Please RSVP for the ribbon cutting event (See flyer for more info). Then on Saturday, Oct. 26, they will hold a community open house.


Bike Rodeo at Stagecoach Park
Bring your bike to Stagecoach Park on Saturday, Oct. 19 for a fun course on bicycle safety! Free children's helmets will be provided while supplies last. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  Thank you to Tri-County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Buda Bike Company, and Bike Austin for partnering with the Buda Public Library for this event!

Bike Rodeo at Stagecoach Park
Saturday, Oct. 19
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Crawl, Climb, Explore
Hays Communities YMCA
J oin Austin Wildland Conservation and CaveSim at Hays Communities YMCA on Monday, October 14 for free kid-friendly fun. Drop by between 10am and 4pm to crawl through a cave exhibit and explore how water quality is related to caves and native plants. Ages 5 and up.

Crawl, Climb, Explore at Hays Communities YMCA
Monday, October 14 | 10 AM – 4 PM
Hays Communities YMCA
465 Buda Sportsplex Dr


AMENDED Fee Schedule
2019 - 2020
City Council approved an amended Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020 Fee Schedule at its Oct. 7 meeting. The fee schedule includes facility rental fees, park rental fees, permitting fees, etc.

Utility Rates
For Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020
Utility rates for the new fiscal year will be reflected in the next billing cycle. The next utility bill will go out in mid-October and is due on November 10. 

Boo-Da Halloween
October is here! That means Boo-Da Halloween is just around the corner. The 17th Annual Boo-Da Halloween event is Saturday, October 26! Festivities will include various costume contests, a brand new haunted maze, and monster-ous amounts of candy.

Transportation & Mobility Master Plan Survey
Interested in Buda’s transportation system? The City of Buda is developing a master plan to identify transportation needs and solutions. Share your input through our online survey and mapping exercise. The survey will close on Oct. 12.

Plan de Transporte y Movilidad

¿Interesado en el sistema de transporte de Buda? La ciudad de Buda está desarrollando un plan para identificar las necesidades y las soluciones de transporte. Comparta sus opiniones a través de nuestro ejercicio de mapeo en línea. Encuesta cierra n oct. 12.
New Hays County Voting Machines
Hays County voters will have brand new voting machines for the November 2019 elections, and residents are welcome to try them out in advance by stopping by any precinct office during regular business hours until early voting begins this fall.

City of Buda WaterSmart Customer Portal Open
Minor water leaks account for more than 1 trillion gallons of wasted water each year . Sign up for leak alerts.

Buda Construction
Website Page
With so many construction projects happening we decided to create a page on our website dedicated to construction updates. You can find it at  ci.buda.tx.us/budaconstruction. We will keep this page updated and continue to post updates on our social media channels. Construction updates are also running on the monitors in the lobby of the Municipal Building. 
City of Buda
Job Opportunities
Interested in joining our team? We have the following positions open: Main Street Marketing Specialist, Utility Technician, Utility Technician II, Planning Director, Public Works Technician I, Parks Maintenance Worker, Building Inspector

Upcoming Meetings
City Council
Oct. 15, 2019
6:00 PM

Parks and Recreation
Oct. 16, 2019
6:30 PM

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Sincerely,

City of Buda