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THE BIG PICTURE
(City of Buda Weekly Newsletter)
Week of Sept. 30, 2019
In this Issue:
  • Boo-Da Halloween - Saturday, Oct. 26
  • Employee Spotlight
  • City of Buda Job Opportunities
  • City Park Construction Update
  • Texas Downtown Association President's Awards Finalists
  • Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020 Fee Schedule
  • Voter Registration Deadline for Nov. 5 Election - Oct. 7
  • Baylor Scott & White Ribbon Cutting and Community Open House - Oct. 15 & Oct. 26
  • Transportation & Mobility Master Plan Survey
  • New Hays County Voting Machines
  • City of Buda Water Smart Portal
  • Main Street Improvement Project
  • Buda Construction Website Page
  • Univision Community Event
  • National Night Out
  • Upcoming Meetings
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.

Employee Spotlight
Nikki Dykes
Development Coordinator
I f you are a developer or have ever had to go through the permitting process, then you probably know Nikki Dykes. Nikki has worked with the City for seven years and currently holds the Development Coordinator position. She is the focus of our latest Employee Spotlight segment. 
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

City Park
Construction Update
The Barr Company, Buda’s 2014 Bond Proposition 5 Contractor, continues construction and landscaping efforts at the new City Park! Thirty-six mature Monterrey Oak trees were carefully planted around the park’s circular sidewalk! These trees will create a grand-scale open air “room” to draw eyes to future events and activities at center stage!
Finalists for the 2019 Texas Downtown Association President's Awards Program were recently announced in Austin. The City of Buda celebrated three advancements

Fee Schedule
2019 - 2020
With the new fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 for the City of Buda, we wanted to share the new fee schedule. This includes facility rental fees, park rental fees, permitting fees, etc.

Voter Registration
Deadline for Nov. 5 Election
Are you registered to vote? October 7, 2019 is the last day to register to vote for the November 5, 2019 election. You can pick up a voter registration form at the Buda Public Library!

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.


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 mapping exercise:

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:
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. 
Univision
"En Su Comunidad"
Event
Thank you to everyone who turned out for Univision's "En Su Comunidad" event last week. It was a blast!
National Night Out
National Night Out 2019 was another big success. Thanks for hanging out with us! We enjoyed meeting all of you.


Upcoming Meetings
City Council
Oct.7, 2019
5:00 PM

Main Street Advisory Board
Oct. 9, 2019
6:00 PM

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

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Sincerely,

City of Buda