Early voting ends Friday;
Election Day is Nov. 6
Early voting wraps up Nov. 2 in Lakeway's special election for two City Council positions. The local early voting site is Randalls Lakeway.
Five candidates are vying for 18-month terms on the council that expire May 2020. The top two vote-getters will be elected.
Election Day is Nov. 6, and polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at Lakeway Activity Center, Randalls Lakeway, Serene Hills Elementary, and LTISD Educational Development Center.
Recovery begins for flood victims
As Lake Travis recedes, the recovery begins.
Red Cross case workers met with affected residents at the Lake Travis Community Library on Oct. 30 to help identify potential community resources needed. Volunteers also handed out cleaning supplies, water, and snacks.
The city is assisting residents with debris disposal, and the city's parks will reopen once damage assessments, repairs, and cleanup are complete.
Council to host work session
on future development in city
City Council has scheduled a special work session at 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at Lakeway City Hall to focus on near-term development in Lakeway.
Councilmembers will lead a discussion with Legend Communities to review the high-level objectives of the property located behind the Oaks at Lakeway.
The public may attend or watch the meeting video live or on demand.
Anna Baker of the Texas Veterans Commission will be the guest speaker at the 2018 Lakeway Veterans Day ceremony scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Lake Travis ISD’s Performing Arts Center, 3324 RM 620 S., in Austin.
Baker is the manager of the Texas Veterans Commission Women Veterans Program. She served in the Air Force from 1980 to 1984 as a Korean and Spanish translator/interpreter.
Before joining the Texas Veterans Commission, she led sales, operations and project management for Dell Inc. and for Tech Data Corporation.
U.S. Air Force Ret. Major Gen. Rod Kelly will emcee the ceremony, the Lakeway Police Department Color Guard will post the colors, and the Daughters of the American Revolution will place a wreath.
The 36th Infantry Division Band and Lakeway Wildflowers Chorus will join the Lake Travis High School Band and Choir.
The City of Lakeway Heritage Committee is launching a speaker series that will offer perspectives on the history and actions that molded Lakeway’s unique community. 
Former Lakeway Mayor Charles Edwards will begin the series with his presentation on “Lakeway Governance” at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing.
Edwards served two terms as mayor beginning in 1999. Come meet Edwards and learn first-hand his perspective on the City of Lakeway’s growth, the acquisition and construction of city facilities and parks, and his insights into key decisions affecting the city and its residents.
Additional installments in this series are scheduled at the Lake Travis Community Library for Jan. 15, Feb. 19 and March 19, 2019, all at 7 p.m.
For information, contact the Lakeway Heritage Center at 512-608-9533 or history@lakeway-tx.gov.
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