Lakeway prosecutor
named best in state
The Texas Municipal Court Association recently recognized Lakeway City Prosecutor Amy McHugh as its Outstanding Prosecutor of the Year.
McHugh, who was one of several nominees out of 950 municipal courts, received the award at the association’s annual awards banquet in San Antonio.
Each year, the association honors a jurist, court support staff member, and prosecutor who have made an outstanding contribution to the fair and impartial administration of justice.
McHugh has been the city prosecutor for the City of Lakeway for eight years at Lakeway Municipal Court
Previously, she worked as prosecutor and assistant city attorney for the City of Cedar Park.
Before working in government service, McHugh was in private practice.
She graduated cum laude from St. Edward’s University in 1997 and attended St. Mary’s University School of Law.
Charging station grant
to boost power options
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently awarded the city a $8,021 matching grant to place an electric vehicle charging station at the Lakeway Swim Center that will serve two dedicated parking spaces.
The city will own the station, but will contract for operations and maintenance of the program.
Lock up crime on National Night Out
Join your neighbors in learning how to prevent crime and in supporting the Lakeway Police Department at the annual National Night Out on Oct. 2.
From 4-7:30 p.m., residents in neighborhoods throughout Lakeway are asked to lock their doors, turn on their outside lights, and spend the evening outdoors with neighbors and police.
To register a block party for a visit, contact event coordinator Mike Conley by Sept. 21.
Lake Travis Community Library's new Homebound Delivery service brings library materials such as audiobooks, books, magazines, movies and more to the homes of patrons unable to visit the library or bookmobile due to a medical condition.
Interested patrons may call the library at 512-263-2885 to verify that their home addresses are within the library district's boundaries.
They must also reside in homes that may be safely accessed by library staff.
Then, after registering over the phone or on the library's website, library staff will contact patrons to set up a delivery date once a month.
There is no charge for the service.
The Lakeway Activity Center has whipped up two new fall cooking classes for youth.
Kids Can Cook! for kindergartners through second-graders teaches age appropriate techniques, food origins, seasonal recipes, and kitchen safety while having hands-on fun.
Culinary Arts Project Based Learning for third- through fifth-graders offers students a dynamic project-based learning experience where students actively explore real world challenges through an authentic, meaningful culinary art project.
Both classes meet on Tuesdays from Sept. 11-Oct. 16 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for K-2nd and 5-6:15 p.m. for 3rd-5th.
For information, call 512-261-1010.