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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Memorial Day Ceremony 2022

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Please join the City of Lakeway and special guests for a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. at Emmaus Catholic Parish (1718 Lohmans Crossing Rd.) as we remember and honor those who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Photo Festival Contest Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of the 20th anniversary Lakeway Photo Festival Contest! There were 103 entries this year from 36 talented Lakeway photographers. Winners for the six categories were announced at a special ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Increased Traffic Enforcement on RM 620

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In preparation for the Memorial Day holiday, the Lakeway Police Department along with numerous other area agencies including the Texas Department of Public Safety and Travis County Sheriff's Office will be increasing traffic enforcement on RM 620 from Mon...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Animal Cruelty Cases

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Lakeway Police Department investigators are looking for the public’s assistance with multiple Animal Cruelty cases. An unknown person has abandoned four golden retriever dogs in the area of Clubhouse Drive and Duck Lake over the last few months....

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Aloha Pool Party

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Step into your favorite luau clothes and join the Lakeway Parks & Recreation Department on Saturday, May 28 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Lakeway Swim Center for the next Aloha Pool Party.

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

City Council Swearing In Ceremony & Honors

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At Monday night's City Council meeting on May 16, 2022, Judge Madison officially swore in Councilmember Jennifer Szimanski, Councilmember Kelly Brynteson and Councilmember Louis Mastrangelo. Councilmember Mastrangelo takes the oath of office for ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Event Volunteers Needed

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The City of Lakeway Parks & Recreation Department is seeking volunteers for the upcoming 4th of July Celebration on Monday, July 4, 2022. Those interested in helping should email the Parade Chair at Here are some of the opp...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

4th of July Parade Registration Now Open

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Interested in participating in our popular 4th of July parade? Entries are now being accepted! Click through for details on the planned events, and a link to register online for your entry. Registration deadline is Tuesday, June 21, 2022, so don't delay!

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Brush Recycling Offered 1st Thursday of Every Month

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As many are in the middle of Spring cleaning, and tidying up area yards, a reminder that the City of Lakeway offers free yard waste drop off for Lakeway residents the first Thursday of every month. Residents can drop off brush and yard waste at the Public...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Beware Of Spoofed Phone Calls & Texts

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The Lakeway Police Department and City of Lakeway were recently made aware of two spoofing incidents. One involved a suspect who managed to spoof one of the Lakeway Police Department's phone numbers through caller ID. The suspect reached out to a...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

COVID-19 Updates: Community Level Currently "Low"

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March 29, 2022 Update:

Austin Public Health adopted new risk-based guidelines today outlining three Community Levels of Risk, from the lowest threat (low) through the most serious (high), along with recommended behaviors for each level. Travis County is cu...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Chief of Police Glen Koen Sworn In

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February 24, 2022 Update:

Chief of Police Glen Koen was officially sworn in by Mayor Kilgore at the City Council meeting on February 22, 2022. His family was present at the ceremony. Chief Koen's wife pinned his badge to his uniform (pictured) aft...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Statement: Zoning District AV (Aviation)

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Mayor Tom Kilgore was initially contacted in September 2021 by representatives of two airpark neighbors. Around that time, Mayor Kilgore received a detailed report on ordinance violations dating back to 2016. The report was compiled from public records an...

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Suspects Identified In Recent Burglary Incident



On Jan. 16, 2022 at approximately 1:25 p.m., Lakeway police officers responded to a burglary of a residence on Knarr Street in Lakeway. The victim came home to find two suspects inside her home. Both suspects then fled the home on foot. After fleei...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

SIGN UP for the City's Emergency Alert System (Voyent Alert!)

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The City of Lakeway has chosen Voyent Alert! to help keep you informed in an emergency situation or other important city updates. The enriched communication platform will not only keep you safe and alert, but also informed of local events and disruptions ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

2021 Volunteer Awards

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The City of Lakeway recently held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at Lakeway Resort & Spa as a special thank you to our many city volunteers. The City of Lakeway has well over 100 volunteers assisting in various capacities, including serving ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

City Council Approves FY 2022 Budget & Lower Tax Rate

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At Monday evening’s regular City Council meeting (September 20, 2021), Councilmembers voted in a record vote (with one councilmember not present) to approve a tax rate of .1545 per $100 of valuation for the upcoming fiscal year (starting October...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Lakeway Historical Documents Now Available Online

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The City of Lakeway Heritage Committee recently received the final version of an online project which documents Lakeway's past. The Portal of Texas History is a project by the University of North Texas to document historical aspects of areas thro...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Lakeway Earns Platinum Scenic City Certification

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In a post from the Scenic City Certification Program this month, it was announced that the City of Lakeway became a platinum level 2020 Certified Scenic City. That is the highest level available for the Scenic City Certification Program, which is a nation...

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