City of Elgin eNews

January 2018


 


Elgin City Council Meeting Information

  • City Council meets first Tuesday of the month. View Meeting Agendas for details
  • You may contact the City Secretary at 512-281-5724  with questions. 
Tuesday, January 2 - Regular Meeting
Elgin City Council  2016-2017
Chris Cannon, Mayor & Juan Gonzalez, Mayor Pro-Tem 
Jessica Bega & Mary Penson - Ward 1
Juan Gonzalez & Susie Arreaga - Ward 2
Phillip Thomas & James Daniel Lopez, Ward 3
Sue Brashar & Neil Beyer - Ward 4 

 

Volunteer

Volunteer!

Serve on a Community Board- Complete the Application for Community Boards and submit it online. Read more about all the Community Boards and Committees.
Volunteers are needed for projects throughout the year. Email for more information Contact the City Secretary, Amelia Sanchez at 512-281-5724 or  asanchez@ci.elgin.tx.us

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Sip Shop & Stroll Live Music 

Thursday January 11th  from 5 to 8 enjoy a variety of Live music, store specials, wine and beer samples, refreshments and experience a beautiful evening strolling through downtown Elgin!  www.elgintx.com   or on Facebook, VisitElginTx 

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Fleming

Movies, Crafts & More!

 At our parks and Fleming Center. Volunteer for Park projects and find out about all the fun at this link!  

Book Club

Library programs 

Activities for kids, Pot Luck Book Club for adults, arts and crafts classes and activities for all ages. Check http://www.elginpubliclibrary.org/ for all the details! Library Newsletter here

Save the Date

Community Calendar

Find all the upcoming events, meetings, & classes via the Community Calendar on the website home page. 
The calendar lets you view all items or you can select
a category, such as events, meetings, library or parks, etc.  You can also sign up to get notifications when the calendar is updated and specify the types of events you want to know about. 


January 

Tuesday, January 2- Polar Bear Plunge
12-3pm Morris Memorial Pool 

Wednesday, January 10- Hogeye Festival planning meeting
6:30pm El Maguey  Additional information at link

Thursday, January 11, Sip, Shop & Stroll
5pm - 8pm, Historic Downtown Elgin

Monday, January 15Bastrop County MLK Walk & Program
Location Smithville, TX see link for additional information 

Wednesday January 24, Community Blood Drive 
Noon - 6 pm, Fleming Community Center, 802 North Avenue C.  Sign up in advance at   weareblood.org, walk-ins welcome!  For more information contact We Are Blood, cwellborn@weareblood.org  or community@ci.elgin.tx.us 

Saturday, January 27- CPR Class
8am - 5pm Fleming Community Center, sign up with  pnicks@ci.elgin.tx.us 

February 

Saturday February 3, Hatitude 
10am, Elgin Public Library, Black History Month program 

Thursday, February 8th, Sip, Shop & Stroll
5pm - 8pm, Historic Downtown Elgin

Friday, February 9- Valentine's Movie Night

6-8pm Fleming Community Center

Friday, February 23- Movies in the: Park 42 The Jackie Robinson Story 
6-8pm Elgin Memorial Park 

Saturday, February 24- Friends of Elgin Parks- Winter Fundraiser Dinner/Dance 
6-9pm Elgin Memorial Park See website for additional information. 



Check out the Community Calendar on our website for more information about these events, and keep up with the fun in Elgin! Also see the City of Elgin Annual Events List!
Sign up for Notifications to get emails regarding events you want to know about!

Current Job Openings

Recreation Facilities Administrative Assistant I Part Time
Patrol Officer I 
Additional information available at: Job openings

Library News

Elgin Public Library 
Book Club, Story Times, Family Movie Nights, Arts and Crafts, Materials Galore, Free Wi-Fi!
Hours of Operation 
Tuesday & Thursday - 10 am to 7 pm
Wednesday & Friday - 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday - 10 am to 4 pm

The Elgin Public Library has activities, classes, children's programs and more every week. To find out what they have for You view their Library Newsletter or the Public-Library webpage.

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BULK TRASH

Bulk Trash:  New information 
BULK TRASH SERVICES

The City of Elgin has Residential Bulk Pickup every 2nd and 4th  Wednesdays of each month. All bulk requests are to be submitted in writing, at dnavejas@ci.elgin.tx.us ,our website at elgintx.com or forms may be picked up at City Hall. Call in requests will not be accepted. The deadline to schedule a pickup is Friday at 5pm prior to the next scheduled bulk date. 
 
Chapter 42, Article IV, Section 42-272 “Bulky waste and brush waste shall not be placed out for collection earlier than 5:00 p.m. two days before the established collection day and shall be moved from the collection site no later than 7:00 a.m. the date after the collection day.”
 
Violation of the rules and requirements –including exceeding the limit for bulk trash placed at the curb may result in citation and potential fines per City Ordinance.
Bulk dates, Acceptable/ Non-acceptable items can be found on the City Calendar/Services at www.elgintx.com  

Get the Facts on Ozone Advance 

Learn about what is being done about ozone in Central Texas
"Be Air Aware" 

Learn more about Ozone Action Days here
Sign up for air quality alerts.  

Dog n Cat


Support for Animals 



Want to lend a helping hand to the Bastrop County Animal Shelter?  Here's a Shopping List for items they need year round!

Visit our Animal Control web page to read all about finding lost pets, reporting pest problems or pet concerns, pet care and more. 

To request assistance from the Animal Control Officer call the Elgin Police Department            at 512-285-5757.



Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic at Elgin General Store. Appointments required.
http://emancipet.org/appointments/?location=mobile

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