Lane closure at N. Mays and Old
As part of the planned intersection and signal improvements at Old
Settlers Blvd. and N. Mays Street, the City will be closing the
designated right turn lane onto eastbound Old Settlers Blvd. from N.
Mays Street on Monday, March 14, 2011 until the project is completed
sometime in September.
City opens Intermodal Transit and Parking Facility in southwest
The City of Round Rock
celebrated the completion of its Intermodal
Transit and Parking Facility at 300 W. Bagdad Ave. Tuesday, March 8,
with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The 56,661 square-foot, two-story
facility includes 110 parking spaces, a bus loading/unloading area,
a transit pavilion, bike racks, lockers and pedestrian amenities.
City announces five finalists for Fire Chief position
The City of Round Rock has
narrowed the field to five candidates to
replace Fire Chief Larry Hodge, who announced his retirement last
New drainage utility fee goes into effect in March
new drainage utility fee goes into effect with the March utility
bills. The fee is part of the City’s long-term effort to reduce its
reliance on sales tax revenue and was approved by the City Council
in November. All single family residences will pay a flat fee of
$2.75 per month. The fee for commercial, industrial and multi-family
properties is calculated based on their amount of improved area –
buildings, parking lots, driveways, etc. So if a commercial property
has 10 times the improved area as compared to an average home, its
fee would be $27.50 per month.
Round Rock named Destination to Watch by SportsEvents readers
Round Rock and the Round Rock Convention and Visitor's Bureau have
been named to
SportsEvents Magazine’s coveted list of “Destinations
to Watch in 2011,” which recognizes outstanding destinations and
venues for hosting sporting events with a “Readers’ Choice Award.”
City accepting applications for boards and
The City of Round Rock is currently
accepting applications for
several boards and commissions for to fill vacancies for
unexpired terms (these are NOT annual appointments). Fill out the application
and return to Sara White by 5 p.m. March 15.
City accepting applications for social
The City of Round Rock is
accepting Social Service Funding
applications for fiscal year 2011-2012. The application deadline
will be Wednesday, March 23 at 4 p.m.
Rain barrels for sale on March 12
The Environmental Services Division is
offering rain barrels made of
recycled 55-gallon plastic drums from
9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12,
at the Recycling Center. Cost is $25 per barrel.
Learn how to
build a cardboard boat at
9 a.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center.
Mystery Night at the Library
Eat, drink and solve a mystery at the Library during
This year features the play "A Simple Murder" by Barbara Vance.
Showings will be 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday the
March 25 and April 1.
Bulk trash pickup in April
Spring Cleanup Week will feature bulk trash pickup from
April 11 through 15.
Residents may place large, bulky items out with their normal trash
on regularly scheduled pickup days. The Recycling Center will hold a
Household Hazardous Waste
8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 16.
Road Rash Inline Skate Marathon
Inline skaters are invited
to the Texas
Road Rash on April 16 & 17 at Old Settlers Park.
Register for MudQuest Family Adventure in May
MudQuest Family Adventure will be at
8 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at
Old Settlers Park. Register now at