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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Lights On! Ceremony & Trail of Lights

lighted snowman in Lakeway's trail of lights

JOIN US this FRIDAY at 6 p.m. for the annual Lights On! Ceremony at Lakeway City Hall (1102 Lohmans Crossing Rd.)! Experience live music, plenty of holiday treats and a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus! Celebrate the holidays at this FREE community event!

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Holiday Shopping Bags

Whether you're looking to shop online or in-person this holiday season, the Lakeway Police Department would like you to keep in mind some important safety advice: 

Shopping In Store

  • Stay alert and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Park in well...
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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Beware of Gift Card Scams

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The holiday season is just around the corner, and unfortunately so are holiday scammers. The Lakeway Police Department wants all residents to be aware of potential scams that could creep up during this time of year. Besides avoiding phone calls where pote...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

City Council Appoints New City Manager

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City Council voted in favor (6-0) of accepting the appointment of Joseph Molis to City Manager for the City of Lakeway at the City Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Joseph has been serving as Interim City Manager since early September, when Julie ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

A Night With The Austin Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Gift News

Does the perfect gift exist? YES, it does!
Give the gift of a collaborative performance with the Austin Symphony Orchestra & LTHS Musicians taking place Sat., April 1, 2023 at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale Dec. 16, 2022. Be sure to secure your tickets early!

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Heritage Trail Bus Tours

Picture of banner from Heritage Committee in front of Liebelt Cabin - 2021

Registration is OPEN for these FREE bus tours on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023 showcasing historical points of interest around Lakeway. Available tour times are 9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., starting and stopping at the Liebelt Cabin next to City Hall.

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Golf Cart Use Changes

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Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, changes will take effect in Lakeway for the use of a Golf Cart on and around public streets. But Golf Cart users can begin preparations for the new changes now. Click through for details on what you will need.

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

America Recycles Day

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November 15 is America Recycles Day! This is a national day (originally started in Texas) dedicated to promoting the importance of recycling and rethinking how we use materials. Every year, millions of tons of materials are processed into consumer goods. ...

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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Deer Rut Season

image provided by Lakeway resident Nina Davis

Deer rut season typically runs from the beginning of October through early January. It's important to be extra cautious on area roadways this time of year, as deer may experience behavioral changes and could quickly dart into oncoming traffic. It...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

National Night Out Recap

Logo for National Night Out 2022

Lakeway police, officials and staff visited nearly two dozen neighborhood events around Lakeway Tuesday evening (Oct. 4, 2022) for National Night Out. Besides some great home-cooked food items, neighbors had a chance to meet each other, and get some impor...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Remembering Former Mayor Steve Swan

Former Lakeway Mayor Steve Swan as pictured in his official City of Lakeway photo

Former Lakeway Mayor Steve Swan passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. The former mayor volunteered in a variety of roles for the City of Lakeway, including serving as chair for the Heritage Commission (now, Heritage Committee), Lakeway City Council from ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

City Council Approves FY 2023 Budget and Tax Rate

Image of a cutout red home and someones hand using a calculator with U.S. coins in the foreground

City Council approved (7-0) the FY 2023 budget at Monday evening's City Council meeting (Sept. 19, 2022) following two public hearings this month. The approved budget shows the FY 2023 projections for revenue at $17,659,712 and approved total exp...

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TAX RATE & FY 2023 BUDGET DETAILS City News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Back To School Traffic, Transportation & Safety

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Students with Lake Travis ISD returned to class on Tuesday, Aug. 16. Here is some important information to keep in mind as the school year continues: 

TRAFFIC

Please be aware that there will be continued increased traffic and potentially significan...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

COVID-19 Updates: Community Level Currently "Low"

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August 2022 Update:

Travis County is currently in the "Low" category.  CLICK HERE for details on the guidelines in place. 

June 2022 Update:

Travis County is currently in the "Medium" category.  CLICK H...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Brush Recycling Offered 1st Thursday of Every Month

Brush Recycling (Bagged)

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: July 6, 2022

Statements Regarding City Manager Resignation

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STATEMENT FROM CITY MANAGER JULIE OAKLEY:     

     “I wanted to let the Lakeway community know that I have submitted my resignation as city manager to Lakeway City Council. My last day with t...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Lakeway Municipal Court Receives 10th Traffic Safety Award

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Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC) recently announced the 2022 winners of the 2022 Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives (MTSI) Awards, and once again, Lakeway Municipal Court received an award for low volume courts, which is a category of cit...

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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 16, 2022

City Council Swearing In Ceremony & Honors

Judge Madison swears in Councilmember Szimanski, Brynteson & Mastrangelo

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: December 14, 2021

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Lakeway Earns Platinum Scenic City Certification

Scenic City Platinum Award Emblem

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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