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Leslee Bassman

Hill Country Indoor development approved March 24

Following four years of development and discussions with the city of Bee Cave, Hill Country Indoor received approval March 24 from Bee Cave City Council to begin developing its indoor sports facility at 4317 Skaggs Drive. more »

Mar 25, 2015 2:47 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Pix Howell, a legislative consultant for the West Travis County Public Utility Agency, is promoting legislation to specifically define the water agency’s powers.

Photo by Leslee Bassman

Utility agency pursues water rights

With the Feb. 24 approval of Bee Cave City Council and Hays County Commissioners Court, West Travis County Public Utility Agency lobbyists are working to find a sponsor in the Texas Legislature. more »

Mar 11, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake 1 Comments

Student Samantha Bryant addresses Bee Cave City Council on Feb. 10 on Teen Advisory Board events.

Photo by Leslee Bassman

Area library changing with the times

Despite state and local budget cuts to many public libraries, visitors and circulation continue to rise, according to the American Library Association. However, the Bee Cave Public Library has found a way to grow its functionality. more »

Mar 11, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

American Campus Communities CEO Bill Bayless stands in the lobby of the Callaway House Austin.

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American Campus Communities

As the CEO of American Campus Communities, Bill Bayless oversees a university housing development company that is publicly valued at $7.5 billion and provides housing to approximately 130,000 students. more »

Feb 11, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Korri Kezar

Longtime Lakeway Italian restaurant set for Bee Cave relocation

Italian restaurant Rocco’s Grill plans to relocate May 1 from 900 S. RR 620, Ste. A106, Lakeway, to the former Los Cucos restaurant site at 12432 Bee Caves Road, Bee Cave, owners Linda and Rocky Piazza said. more »

Feb 3, 2015 4:29 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Residential, commercial building booming on 620

With plans in the works for major projects in Bee Cave, Lakeway, Hudson Bend and Four Points, a wave of new construction along the RR 620 corridor during 2014 points to continued growth for the region in the coming year. more »

Jan 14, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake 4 Comments

Leslee Bassman

Bee Cave clears way for movie studio, music venue, office districts

During the early hours of Dec. 10, Bee Cave City Council approved planned development districts for The Backyard at Bee Cave and Terrace at Bee Cave. more »

Dec 10, 2014 3:03 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Leslee Bassman

West TravCo to receive RR 620 roadway projects—no toll road for now

If all goes according to plan, western Travis County is slated to receive urban transit and roadway transportation projects that planners hope will help alleviate traffic issues anticipated to plague the area in the year 2040. more »

Dec 9, 2014 12:01 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

The Backyard, Terrace revised to meet city standards

Almost a year after presenting the idea of a movie studio, entertainment venue and residences coexisting on the same tract, The Backyard and Terrace projects are once again under the microscope. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Police Chief of Bee Cave

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Gary Miller

The McAllen native was officially sworn in as the city’s top law enforcement officer Sept. 9 following the retirement of Police Chief Rusty Pancoast. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave City Council to focus on connectivity

When Bee Cave homeowner Terri Mitchell wants to go for a bike ride, she said she is forced to load her bicycle in her car and drive to a traffic-free zone. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Leslee Bassman

New Bee Cave entertainment, dining venue strikes a chord with residents

Three years in the making, Hill Country Golf and Guitar, 15506 W. Hwy. 71, Bee Cave, officially opened its miniature golf course, live music stage and Six String Grill eatery on Nov. 8. more »

Nov 11, 2014 2:23 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Hill Country Galleria sold Sept. 12 to California State Teachers Retirement System.

Leslee Bassman

Hill Country Galleria sold to California investment group

The Hill Country Galleria was sold Sept. 12 by Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. to California State Teachers Retirement System, or CALSTRS, said Bee Cave Interim City Manager Travis Askey. more »

Sep 18, 2014 3:19 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave council seeks input on proposed studio projects

Bee Cave City Council enlisted the help of television and film professionals to determine the viability of the entertainment industry in Central Texas before reviewing zoning applications for two development district proposals more »

Aug 13, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Help wanted in western TravCo

When owner Mike Herman held a job fair for his new Hill Country Galleria restaurant, Hasler Brothers Steakhouse, in June, only seven people showed up at the dusty construction site for an interview. more »

Aug 13, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave survey results guide plan

On June 24, Bee Cave City Council provided the city’s Planning and Development Director Lindsey Oskoui with guidelines to proceed in the city’s comprehensive plan revision. more »

Jul 9, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

The 84,000-square-foot Hill Country Indoor building along Bee Cave Parkway will include indoor and outdoor sports fields and courts. The facility's owners hope to begin construction this summer.

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Hill Country Indoor nearing next step

After nearly three years of planning, organizing, replanning and reorganizing, owners of Hill Country Indoor, an 84,000-square-foot indoor sports facility, are hoping to break ground this summer. more »

May 7, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake 1 Comments

Developer pitches Bee Cave tennis courts, splash pad

On April 9, developers for the proposed The Backyard and The Terrace mixed-use projects filed requests with the city of Bee Cave to create Public Improvement Districts, or PIDs, to finance improvements to benefit Bee Cave residents. more »

May 7, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

City to update comprehensive plan

In the past two months, Bee Cave residents completed surveys drafted by city officials about aspects of the city that citizens like or dislike and proposed features that could benefit the municipality in the future. more »

May 7, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

LCRA discusses rate increases for all water customers

With lakes Travis and Buchanan at near-historic lows, residents from Travis County and surrounding areas packed Bee Cave’s City Hall on April 3 to discuss proposed raw water rate increases with Lower Colorado River Authority staffers. more »

Apr 9, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake 2 Comments