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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Town Hall Series with City Manager Julie Oakley (Parks)

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The community is invited to the next 2022 Town Hall Series on Parks on Thursday, June 30 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Lakeway City Hall. This town hall will include details on our current parks, and look forward to the future of the Lakeway park system.

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Fireworks Safety

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As the 4th of July approaches, the Lakeway Police Department would like to remind residents that shooting off fireworks in the city limits of Lakeway is prohibited by City Ordinance, carrying a fine up to $500 for each offense. Not only does shooting off ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

'Rhythm & Reels' This Friday Night

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Kick off the 4th of July holiday weekend this Friday (July 1) at 6 p.m. at Lakeway City Park with a showing of "Captain America: The First Avenger" on the City's large LED TV system. Enjoy plenty of treats, games, and live music by Lost Pines Band.

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

4th of July Parade & Celebration

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Lakeway's famous 4th of July Parade takes place Monday, July 4 at 8:30 a.m. along Lakeway Drive from the golf course to the Activity Center, where there will be a free Hot Dog Reception! Cool off with a $4 pool rate at the Swim Center that afternoon.

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

4th of July Event Volunteers Needed

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The City of Lakeway Parks & Recreation Department is seeking just a few more volunteers for the upcoming 4th of July Celebration on Monday, July 4, 2022. Those interested in helping should email the Parade Chair at or fill o...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Spirit of Freedom Monument Engraving Application

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The City of Lakeway and Lakeway Heritage Committee are accepting applications for names to be engraved on the Spirit of Freedom Monument in Heritage Park. The monument includes more than 1,100 past or present Lakeway residents who served or presently serv...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Registration Open for July Blood Drive

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The next Lakeway Community Blood Drive will be from 8 a.m. through noon on Saturday, July 16 at the Lakeway Activity Center located at 105 Cross Creek. Please consider supporting others in Central Texas by donating blood to help save lives. Organ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Cool Arts Show & Studio Tour

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Registration is currently OPEN for artists to sign up to participate in this event, which takes place Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022 & Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022 at the Lakeway Activity Center and various home studios throughout Lakeway.

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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 3, 2022

Memorial Day Ceremony 2022

2022 Memorial Day Artwork by LTISD High School Student Rachel Fingerman

The City of Lakeway held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony Monday (May 30) at 10 a.m. at Emmaus Catholic Parish as we remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. If you missed the ceremony, click through to watch a special recorded version.

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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 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: 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: June 9, 2022

COVID-19 Updates: Community Level Currently "Medium"

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June 2022 Update:

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

March 29, 2022 Update:

Austin Public Health adopted new risk-based guidelines today outlining thr...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Chief of Police Glen Koen Sworn In

Chief Glen Koen's wife pins his badge to his uniform during Swearing In Ceremony

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: 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: 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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