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Posted on: February 27, 2021

Winter Storm Recovery Assistance

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Disaster Assistance Information State of Texas  Información sobre asistencia en caso de desastre Estado de Texas   

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 27, 2021

TDEM Survey Winter Storm Damage

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Individual Damage Assessment survey by Texas Department of Emergency management  
Encuesta de evaluación de daños individuales realizada por el Departamento de Manejo de Emergencias de Texas 

SURVEY 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Plumbing & Home Repair Resources Recursos para las Reparaciones del hogar y de Plomería

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Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team  website    

El Equipo de Recuperación a Largo Plazo del Condado de Bastrop 

Families can request assistance with repairs for their homes. Complete application La...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Elgin Resources for People

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Resources List   in English and Spanish  here   

The overall resource for Bastrop County is the Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team website 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 27, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month

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McShan’s Barbershop located at 101 Central Ave. S.H. McShan began as a young man cutting hair in the 1950’s at 14 Depot Street and became a Master Barber in 1964. “When I started haircuts were 50 cents,” said McShan...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month

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 family owned and operated in Elgin, Texas. The best homemade salsa around. Check out their interview in the Texas Agriculture Matters newsletter here.  You can find them at 
Elgin Texas Farmers' Market
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Elgin News
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Plumbing Resources

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Plumbing resources 2/24/21 see here in English and Spanish 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Governor’s Office Scam and Price Gouging Alert 2-24-21

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“Price gouging and scams will continue to emerge from this winter storm state of emergency. Details on identifying emergency related scams, such as fake home repair contractors and fake charities, and price gouging on essential goods and service...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

MRES for distribution 2-23-21

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The Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management has received Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) for distribution. The MREs will be distributed today until 5pm or while supplies last:

𝗣𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗰𝘁 𝟰  𝗠𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Disaster Recovery Resources 2-23-21

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Resources English and Spanish 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Library Computers open for reservations 2-23-21 noon

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Computer appointments can be made email  library@ci.elgin.tx.us or call 512-281-5678. Library operating under curbside service for books, regular printing, faxing, and materials checkouts.  https://www.elgintx.com/240/Public-Library&...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

COVID-19 Update

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COVID19 information and cases in Bastrop County here http://ow.ly/vtHT50BYF9Z and Travis County here http://ow.ly/hkC450BYF9X Bastrop County Health Authorities have a sign up process to be put on the waiting list for th...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Utility Billing Announcement 2-22-21 4:30PM

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Utility billing announcement in English and Spanish  

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Message from the City Manager 2-22-21 3PM

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Message from the City Manager   English   Spanish   

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

CITY OF ELGIN ANNOUNCES END OF BOIL WATER NOTICE

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Full release here in English and SpanishCITY OF ELGIN ANNOUNCES END OF BOIL WATER NOTICE   Elgin, Texas - After completing the required water quality sampling in compliance  with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

CITY OF ELGIN ANNOUNCES END OF BOIL WATER NOTICE

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full release here   

CITY OF ELGIN ANNOUNCES END OF BOIL WATER NOTICE

After completing the required water quality sampling in compliance  with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, City of Elgin determined that the Boil W...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

water system update 2-21-218PM

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Water System Update 2-21-21 8PM 

Repairs COMPLETE for North Avenue F water main leak.  Boil Water Notice remains in effect: boil for at least 2 minutes water to be used for drinking, cooking, and brushing teeth, allow to cool bef...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Water System Update 2-21-21 4PM

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Water System Update 2-21-21 4PM 

North Avenue F water main leak. Residents East 2nd to 5th street on N. Avenue F may have interrupted water service. There are several clamps on this main, crews plan to replace the section with the leak. Estimated ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

COE Trash and Recycling Collection Update 2-21-21 3:45PM

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COE Trash and Recycling Collection Update  2-21-21 3:45PM  

Waste Management conducted commercial pick up services Sunday, February 21, 2021.   Collection services resume for all residential and commercial accounts for Trash ONLY...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Boil Water Notice Update 2-21-21 2:45PM

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Boil Water Notice Update 2-21-21 2:45PM  

Boil Water Notice – City of Elgin has submitted water samples in accordance with  TCEQ requirements in order to lift the boil water requirement.  Boil Water Notice remains in ef...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Conserve Water and Report leaks 2-21-21 1PM

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CONSERVE WATER – REPORT LEAKS If you don’t have water service and or good pressure – you probably have a leak – Look for leaks.    Take Action Immediately – leaks negatively impact the ov...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Governor Abbott, TDEM Urge Texans To Submit Self Reporting Damage Survey

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For Immediate Distribution Governor’s Office  | (512) 463-1826

Governor Abbott, TDEM Urge Texans To Submit Self Reporting Damage Survey - Link to full release  Here  

 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Bottled and Non-Potable Water Distribution throughout Bastrop County 2-21-21 Updated 9:45AM

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Bottled and Non-Potable Water Distribution throughout Bastrop County 2-21-21 Updated 9:45AM  

BOTTLED WATER DISTRIBTUION: Bastrop County has finally received its long-awaited delivery of bottled water for distribution to its residents. Please rema...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Water System Update 2-21-21 9:45 AM

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Water System Update 2-21-21 9:45 AM  

City of Elgin continues to produce, treat and distribute water. Elevated tanks have water in the bowls.  While there is increasing pressure and levels, the system is not at optimum fire suppr...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Elgin Farmers Market mini market Sun. 21 10AM-12PM

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Elgin Farmers Market mini market Sun. 21 10AM-12PM Veterans Memorial Park 109 Depot St. will have meat, eggs, baked goods & canned veggies confirmed. Fresh veg unlikely given the recent weather.

 El Mini Mercado de agricultores de Elgin (Elgin...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Water Distribution Bastrop County 2-21-21 NOON

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Water Distribution Bastrop County 2-21-21 NOON 

Bastrop County Bottled water distribution begins at 12:00 noon Sunday, February 21

Elgin Recreation Center    361 N Hwy 95

Drive-thru pickup    The county is being a...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Water System Update 2-21-21 8:15AM

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Water System Update 2-21-21 8:15AM  

City of Elgin continues to produce, treat and distribute water. Throughout the community there should be improved water pressure.   Boil water notice remains in effect – boil for at least 2 m...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Water System Update 2-20-21 8:15 PM

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Water System Update 2-20-21 8:15PM  

City of Elgin continues to produce, treat and distribute water. The City is actively working to fix the leak on Avenue B. and to bring another well online. Failure to conserve and identify leaks will delay the ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Water System update 2-20-21 3PM

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Water System update 2-20-21 3PM 

City of Elgin continues to produce, treat and distribute water.   Leaks at households or businesses have critical negative impact on the system. Check for leaks, turn off leaks at the source or call for &a...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Bulk water First Presbyterian 2-20-21 @3pm

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First Presbyterian Church 303 N Avenue C 2nd location for bulk water 3PM - 5PM Saturday February 20 bring your own container. Water, warmth, a cup of coffee, or a bench where you can sit and stare at nothing, we will be here masked up and ready to welcome...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

water Delivery update 2-20-21 1:25PM

The City of Elgin has approximately 60,00 gallons of bottled water set for delivery.  We have not information at this time as to when it will arrive in Elgin.    Updates will be provided when available.   

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Water System update 2-20-21 12PM

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Water update 

Water System update 2-20-21    12:00 PM           

City of Elgin is continuing to produce and distribute water.  Found a water line break on Lexington an...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Water Service update 2-20-21 8:30AM

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link here to document 

Water System update 2-20-21 8:30am 

City of Elgin is continuing to produce and distribute water. Identified a well malfunction and repaired.  Continuing to identify & repair leaks. Conserve water to supp...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Water System Update 2-20-21 8:30am

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Water System update 2-20-21 8:30am 

City of Elgin is continuing to produce and distribute water. Identified a well malfunction and repaired.  Continuing to identify & repair leaks. Conserve water to support the system refilling and pr...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Bulk water distribution 2-20-21

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Please help us spread the word about our Neighbors Helping Neighbors water fill-up station tomorrow Feb. 20th from 11am-4pm (or until we run out) bring your own containers at the Elgin General Store 1155 Dildy Drive. Thanks to Donna Snowden, Bubba Glass a...
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Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water service update 2-19-21 9pm

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Water service update 2-19-21 9pm  

Operations and pumping have continued throughout the day at the water plant.   The entire water system is recovering from being completely drained which is a rare occurrence and there is not really a way...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water system update 2-19-21 6:45pm

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Water system Update 2-19-21 6:45PMCity of Elgin is producing water. Important to conserve water until the towers can be fully restored. City crews are actively pursuing any potential leaks or main breaks and immediately addressing repairs. The main break ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water update 2-19-21 2:30pm

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Water update 2-19-21 2:30pm  

The Elgin water system trying to keep up with demand, unknown leaks and main breaks,  are impacting availability.  For example, an elevated tower was at 20 feet and went down to 7 feet.   I...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water Main break

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February 19, 2021 12:45pm 

Significant Main Break North Avenue F  affecting residents from approximately  2nd street to 5th street on the east side of railroad tracks.  It will be isolated to preserve elevated storage. &...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water service update

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Water service update 2-19-2021 11:30am

Water treatment plant continues to operate.  Water main breaks are expected as the system comes online and will affect the stabilization of the system and availability to users.  We are actively test...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

City Hall Phone System Operational

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City Hall Phone system is operating this morning 2-19-2021 

El sistema telefónico del Ayuntamiento está funcionando esta mañana 19-21-2021


Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water Service update

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Water Treatment Plant Update February 19, 2021 8am 

Electric service has been restored to the water treatment plant and operations were able to continue uninterrupted through the night. By 4am, approximately 1/4 of town starting ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water treatment plant update 2-19-21 12:15AM

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Elgin update 2-19-2021 12:01am Water treatment plant has power and is in operation. Crews have performed pre distribution checks and are monitoring water production. As water returns to the system users may see red or brown water due to naturally accruing...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Water Treatment plant update 2-19-2021 12:05AM

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Elgin update 2-19-2021 12:01am 
Water treatment plant has power and is in operation.  Crews have performed pre distribution checks and are monitoring water production.   As water returns to the system users may see red or brown w...
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Elgin News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Utility Payments Credit Card Payments suspended

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Utility bill payments with credit cards are suspended immediately due to a system conversion.  Other acceptable forms of payment are Cash Check or money order.  Email Dodie with question or to make arrangements for payment  dnav...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Water Treatment Plant Update Overview

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Update Water Treatment Plant Overview  in English and Spanish  here 

Elgin News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Water Treatment plant update

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Elgin Water treatment plant update 2-18-2021 8pm 

The City of Elgin water treatment plant has been offline since Wednesday morning at 7am, due to a lack of electricity.  Oncor is working to repair the power source.  They have tol...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Trash service update Friday February 19, 2021

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Waste Management will not run routes Friday February 19. They plan to be back on regular schedule beginning Monday. Waste Management no ejecutará rutas el viernes 19 de Febrero. Planean volver al horario regular a partir del lunes.

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Bottled water Distribution

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If you do not have drinking water – City of Elgin has obtained a limited amount of bottled water that will be distributed at the Elgin Recreation Center 361 North Hwy. 95.  One case of water per vehicle, while supplies last.   ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Water Service Update 2-18-2021 noon

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Water service update February 18, 2021 NOON in English and Spanish at this link 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

ONCOR Service Update

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ONCOR Provided the following Service update available English  Spanish  

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Water Service Update

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City of Elgin Water service Update  February 17, 2021 Oncor crews are not on site and are not expected to be on site until morning.  Oncor notified the city that their heavy trucks which were enroute to Elgin are stuck in the sn...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Boil Water Notice

City of Elgin  is notifying customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc.). Notice here in English and Spanish

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Water Service and Operations update

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City of Elgin Water Service and Operations update English and Spanish 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Notifications during Extreme Winter Weather Situation

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Notifications during Extreme Winter Weather Situation week of February 14, 2021February 17, 2021 at 9:30am    

Available here in English and Spanish 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Rec Center, Water Service and Emergency Calls

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The Elgin Recreation Center does not have water service and will not be opened as a warming shelter this evening. Emergency resources available Austin Disaster Relief Network at 512-806-0800, Travis County Hotline at 512-304-4233, Elgin Police Department ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

water leak repair and operations update

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A water main break on Avenue C is being repaired.  Water pressure and availability may be impacted city wide as we complete repairs.   

Emergency Calls only to Police department.   They do not have information about when...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Successful COVID19 Vaccine Clinic Held in Elgin

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The Bastrop County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic held today at the Elgin Recreation Center was a great success with over 500 people receiving the vaccine. You can sign up for the COVID19 vaccine at Www.covac.info Thank you to all the volunteers and to Meyers El...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

OnePointe Solutions Annual Job Fair

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OnePointe Solutions is hosting their annual job fair on Friday March 5, 2021 from 12 PM-6 PM and  Saturday March 6, 2021 from 8 AM – 1PM at their office located at 1112 Swenson Blvd Elgin, Texas 78621 to attend. 

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Utility Billing Announcement

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Utility billing has transitioned into a new system, you can now make online payments here.

Elgin News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Business Operations under COVID19 update

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Based on the information Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape received from Texas Department of State Health Services,  Trauma Service Area O has had seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Bulk Trash Week

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The next bulk trash is the first week of March and is serviced on your scheduled trash day. Items may be placed at curb two days before, no earlier than 5PM; any items that aren't serviced must be removed no later than 7AM the day after collectio...

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Elgin News
Posted on: December 31, 2020

COVID19 Vaccine Information 12-31-2020

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Who’s getting the vaccine now?  If you are a front-line healthcare worker or resident of a long-term care facility, you are eligible now to receive the vaccine, since December 14. This group is considered Phase 1A.  If you are ...

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