New Options Coming for Shops at Bee Cave

Phase II of The Shops at Bee Cave, at Highway 71 and RM 620, will begin opening in Fall of 2021, with a spa, restaurants, sandwich shop, fitness studio, and a dental office, according to reporting in Community Impact. Two thousand square feet of outdoor seating for one of the dining venues looks to be part of the developer’s plans. The center is about 28,000 square feet on over three …

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Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce Birdies by the Lake Golf Tournament

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will host its 20th annual Birdies by the Lake Golf Tournament on Monday, September 13, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Barton Creek Lakeside Country Club. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon. A happy hour will follow the event at 6 p.m. with appetizers and refreshments. “Business is done on the course. So join us …

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Lake Travis Education Foundation Gala

The Lake Travis Education Foundation will hold its annual gala May 8, 2021. The “Un-Gala, Fun Gala” will be held in-person and through a virtual watch party. The event, which includes a live auction and a silent auction, is the organization’s largest fundraiser, supporting projects for over 11,000 Lake Travis Independent School District students. Cocktail attire is suggested, and the in-person gala begins at 6 p.m. at High 5 Lakeway …

New Lake Travis Bass Record as Teen Catches 15-Pounder

A teenager from Buda recently broke the record for the largest bass ever caught in Lake Travis. Trace Jansen caught a 15.32-pound, 28-inch bass that broke the record set in 1993, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. As part of the Toyota ShareLunker Program, the fish also was named the first Legacy Lunker entry for Lake Travis. “I saw a big one and called my grandpa to tell him …

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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 …