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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Elgin Sesquicentennial history through light pole banners

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The Elgin Sesquicentennial committee is proud to put 150 years of Elgin history on display in the recently unveiled light pole banner project. The commemorative series of pictorial history banners can be seen on Lee Dildy Boulevard and in the historic dow...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Public Works Recognition week: The Water plant & wastewater plant Operators

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May 16th – 20th We recognize the hard-working people of the Public Works Department.

Today we recognize the Water plant and Wastewater plant Operators. Separated at either end of the Public Water System. Elgin has dedicated operators producing wa...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Public Works Recognition continues this week

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May 16th – 20th We recognize the hard-working people of the Public Works Department.

Today we recognize the Streets Division. This crew is responsible for maintaining City owned streets, Curb and gutter, and bar ditch drainage. A common role for ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

City recognizing Public Works employees May 16-20

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May 16th – 20th We recognize the hard-working people of the Public Works Department.

Today we recognize the Utility Maintenance Division. Tasked with the responsibility of getting water to and from your home or business, this division maintains v...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Elgin Short Story Histories: The Cotton Patch

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Elgin Short Story Histories: The Cotton Patch- Elgin, like many of her neighboring communities, was once known as a cotton town.  The town was located on the western fringe of a much larger area that stretched from Texas to Maryland, known as the...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Sidewalk construction project underway downtown

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Sidewalk construction project is underway downtown. This is funded by a grant through the Texas Department of Agriculture. The project includes new sidewalk from Avenue A to Main Street on Central Avenue and Avenue A to Avenue B on Depot Street. ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Disaster Loan Outreach Center open to assist Bastrop Co. and Elgin

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May 11 was the opening of the Disaster Loan Outreach Center to assist entire Bastrop County and Elgin community.

Bastrop County Disaster Loan Outreach Center

  • Bastrop County Tax Annex1125 Dildy Drive Elgin, TX  78621
  • Mondays– Frida...
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Elgin News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

County Line Road Expansion Plan

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County Line Road Open House was held Monday, May 9. The City of Elgin shared the following information and graphic for Phase 1 of County Line Road Expansion. Phase 1 is out for bid, City Council may award a contract in June, construction may start in July...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Explore Elgin Arts & Culture happening May 21

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Explore Elgin Arts & Culture kicks off May 21! It is a day full of activities and fun for the whole family. Local studios open their doors to the public, and downtown businesses host artists from all over Central Texas for a day filled with artists de...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

City of Elgin Finance Audit Update

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The City of Elgin is proud to announce that it received an unmodified opinion on its annual Independent Auditor’s Report, performed by BW&C BrooksWatson & Co. Certified Public Accountants. You can view the presentation to City Council fr...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Infrastructure Update: City Street Repairs

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During the May 3 City Council meeting, the City Manager presented the Annual Street Repairs program. To view that presentation in full, go here https://www.elgintx.com/DocumentCenter/View/7216/Infrastructure-Update-City-Street-Repairs

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

May is National Preservation Month!

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May is National Preservation Month- from the 1847 Mary Christian Burleson homestead on Louise Street to our founding in 1872 and the downtown commercial district- which is listed on the National Register of Historic places, Elgin is a thriving community w...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Development Services now located at Fleming Community Center

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WE MOVED! City of Elgin Developmental Services is now located at 802 N. Ave. C, Fleming Community Center. Our phone number has not changed, but just in case, contact us at (512) 281-0119. Email planninganddevelopment@ci.elgin.tx.us.

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Learn more about our mental health initiative and the Elgin Public Library

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Libraries for Health is a three-year pilot program that brings lay mental health workers into public libraries. Learn more about the Mental Health initiative and the Elgin Public library published Rural Monitor article: https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/rur...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

US Postal Regulations and Elections Materials

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If you receive such advertisements placed by an unauthorized individual on or around your mailbox, you are asked to report it to your local Post Office, with a copy of the advertisement. The local Postmaster will contact the individual/organization in que...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

The Rumor Mill Vol. 10

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In an effort to enhance communication between the City of Elgin and our citizens, from time to time, we will update with topics that will hopefully clarify and address some of the more well-known rumors that may be out in our community. Today's r...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Infrastructure Update: Aviator Pizza

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The City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and City Council approved a development agreement May 3 with Aviator Pizza to build a one-of-a-kind restaurant and entertainment center located at Roy Rivers Road near Highway 290. The EDC decided to sell th...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

The Rumor Mill Vol. 9

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In an effort to enhance communication between the City of Elgin and our citizens, from time to time, we will update with topics that will hopefully clarify and address some of the more well-known rumors that may be out in our community.

Rumor of the Day: 2...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

EPD building infrastructure update

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The City of Elgin provided an update on the Elgin Police Department infrastructure project, which will be located in the 200 block of Depot Street. To see the update, click here https://www.elgintx.com/DocumentCenter/View/7144/Infrastructure-Upda...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Household Hazardous Waste Event

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There will be a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, May 21.  A voucher is required to participate.  Scan the QR code below, go to 
www.co.bastrop.tx.us/page/ds.household_waste, or pick one up at either the Bas...
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