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Rescheduled Lake Travis Economic Forecast Luncheon Set for March

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will now host its Economic Forecast Luncheon on March 24, 2021. Originally scheduled for mid-February, the event will feature Lake Travis Independent School District Superintendent Paul Norton, City of Bee Cave Mayor Kara King, City of Lakeway Mayor Sandy Cox, and Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty Broker Doug Land. The annual event is held in order to provide “attendees with firsthand information about growth and …

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Lake Travis Chamber Hosts February Events

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce is hosting two in-person events this February 2021: a Business Builder Breakfast and Business After Hours. The Business Builder Breakfast will be held Thursday, February 4 from 8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Fuse Workspace, 14425 Falcon Head Blvd Building E, Austin, TX 78738. Fees for the event are $10 for members and $15 for non-members, including a full breakfast. “Join us for a …

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Lake Travis ISD to Create District Police Department

The Lake Travis Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously adopted a resolution this week allowing the creation of a district police force. A dedicated police department was determined to be in the district’s best interests due to the district’s size and projected student enrollment growth. “The Administration believes that a comprehensive district-based police department, whose jurisdiction would encompass all territory within the boundaries of the District, will serve to …

Lake Travis Labor of Love Green Santa Seeks Donations

Lake Travis Labor of Love is seeking donations and support for its annual LTlov Green Santa Program, which provides gifts, gift cards, and grocery cards to families during the holidays. “So many of our neighbors are struggling financially due to the pandemic this year and it will be very hard for them to give their kids gifts,” said the website. Here are a few ways you can help: Make a …

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Lake Travis Education Foundation Hosts Virtual Turkey Trot and Fun Run

The Lake Travis Education Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Virtual Turkey Trot this November 2020, benefiting Lake Travis Independent School District student scholarships and teacher grants. The 5K Turkey Trot and one-mile Puffin’ for Stuffin’ fun run will be virtual this year, with participants running or walking any time during the week of Thanksgiving and posting their times on the race website to earn recognition and compete for prizes. …

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Lake Travis ISD Approves Lowest Tax Rate since the 1980s

The Lake Travis Independent School District approved a tax rate of $1.3239 per $100 valuation for its 2020-21 budget, the lowest district tax rate when accounting for inflation since the 1980s, according to Community Impact. It is a $0.02 drop from the 2019-20 rate. The district may have a deficit this school year of around $1.8 million, based on factors such as school enrollment and drops in sports and recreation …

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Ribbon Cutting and Open House for Antebellum Oaks

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for Antebellum Oaks, a Lake Travis-area event venue, on September 16, 2020, as part of Antebellum Oaks’ open house celebration. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 14913 Murfin Rd, Austin, TX 78734. “Tour our venue, meet the team, see some vendors and enter to win our contest!” said a social media post. “Whether …

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New Construction Booming in Lake Travis Area

According to a report by Community Impact, new construction in the Lake Travis area has been booming despite the pandemic and stay-at-home orders. “As far as residential construction in the Lake Travis-Westlake area goes, interest in and sales of new homes appear to be booming, and one of the most active communities right now is Rough Hollow in Lakeway,” said the report. It quoted a Rough Hollow representative as saying …

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Lake Travis ISD Names Superintendent Finalist

The Lake Travis Independent School District Board of Trustees picked a lone finalist for a new superintendent for the district. Paul Norton was named at a June 2020 board meeting to succeed Dr. Brad Lancaster, who is retiring in July. “Lake Travis ISD is an outstanding school district with a rich tradition of excellence in all areas,” said Norton. “I am humbled and honored to be selected by the Lake …

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Most Potential Home Sellers Prepping to Sell after Stay-At-Home Orders

Seventy-seven percent of potential sellers are preparing to put their homes on the market at the end of stay-at-home orders, with half of those using the time to complete do-it-yourself home improvement projects, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey, which polls Realtors® on their clients’ behaviors during the pandemic. “After a pause, home sellers are gearing up to list their properties with the reopening …