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THE BIG PICTURE
(City of Buda Weekly Newsletter)
Week of Nov. 11, 2019
In this Issue:
  • City Council to Establish Complete Count Committee - Deadline to Apply - Friday, Nov. 15
  • Annual Friends of the Buda Library Book Sale
  • Buda City Park Update
  • Christmas Tree Goes Up At City Hall
  • Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park
  • Veterans Day Parade Video
  • Nov. 5 General Election Canvassing/Swearing-in
  • Main Street Improvement Project - RM 967 and Main Street Overview
  • City of Buda Water Smart Portal
  • Buda Construction Website Page
  • City of Buda Job Opportunities
  • Upcoming Meetings
Buda City Council
To Establish Complete Count Committee
The 2020 Census is on the horizon! The Buda City Council will establish a Complete Count Committee (CCC) for the City of Buda. CCCs are volunteer committees whose purpose is to increase awareness and motivate residents to respond to the 2020 Census.

If you are interested in serving on this committee, please complete and submit your application by TODAY (Friday, Nov. 15, 2019,) to be considered for appointment at the November 19, 2019 City Council meeting.

Annual Friends of the Buda Library Annual Book Sale
The annual  Friends of the Buda Library  Book Sale is a holiday tradition! Offering thousands of books of all kinds for all ages, the sale runs from Friday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 8 inside Buda City Hall located at 405 E. Loop St. (corner of Main and Loop Streets).

Buda City Park Update
Here are some of the latest pictures of City Park. Construction is expected to be finished by the spring of 2020.
Christmas Tree and Lights Goes Up At Buda City Hall
It's an official sign of the holiday season. The Christmas Tree went up at Buda City Hall today. Now all we have to do is decorate it! Thanks to the Public Works Department for working so hard to get City Hall spruced up for the holidays. Christmas lights were also put up around the outside of the building.
Trail of Lights
At Stagecoach Park
Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park opens to the public on Friday, December 6. Trail of Lights is a free holiday event that features lighted and decorated displays that are provided by local businesses and organizations. Visitors are able to walk the lighted trail in the park to view the dazzling exhibits, sip hot chocolate, and meet Santa himself.

Veterans Day Parade
In Downtown Buda
Thanks to everyone who came out to watch the Veterans Day Parade over the weekend. If you missed it, you can watch the video included in this post.
Nov. 5 General Election
Results
The votes in the November 5 General Election will be canvassed on November 18.

Here are the unofficial results (until votes are canvassed) for Single Member District C (formerly Place 2):
Terry Cummings - 63.73%
Jeffrey K. Morales - 36.27%

Ms. Cummings will be sworn-in on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
Main Street Improvement Project
Rm 967 and Main Street
TxDOT and local contractor Lone Star Sitework will begin heavy construction on the FM 967 and Main Street Improvement Project soon. Check out the video for an overview of the project.

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. 
Upcoming Meetings
City Council
Nov. 19, 2019
6:00 PM

Library Commission
Nov. 14, 2019
7:00 PM

Main Street AdvisoryBoard
Dec. 11, 2019
6:00 PM

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

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Sincerely,

City of Buda