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+ Page 6A Hays Free Press = April 12, 2017 BY SAMANTHA SMITH- news@haysfreepress.corn As growth continues to make its way to Buda, city leaders have given the green light on a new policy addressing how it guide annexation in ture. ,/Sly a unanimous vote M rch 21, the Buda City Council approved a new annexiation policy. Chance Sparks, Buda assistant city manager, said the policy offers a 'different approach" to annexation for the city. It's the first update to the city's annexation plan since 2009. Sparks said the new policy would "explain what an extraterritorial jurisdiction (ET]) is and what annexation is," as well as what the city con- siders when evaluating whether to annex a prop- erty or not. Sparks said Buda could create an Annexation Growth Management Re- view team in the future. Sparks' also identified Buda's annexation prior- ities for 2017 that begin June 27. Buda could also accept voluntary petitions for annexation as the need arises, Sparks said. "I'm certainly in favor of what was put forward," Buda Mayor Todd Ruge said. One potential concern for the city centered on Old Black Colony, where the landowners had plans to place an RV park. According to a Face- book post provided by Ruge, plans for the RV park were shuttered by the landowner after they gathered feedback from neighbors. Ruge said the annex- ation policy"laid out a game plan for the year," hut it doesn't necessarily mean that every property listed in the cut sheets Buda's for 2017 • Old BlackCo y Old Black COi hy and Cole Springs West • Kennel • Hays CISD and Churches Green Corners (Old Goforth) Northeast corner of the intersec- tion near Hillside Terrace will be annexed. Sparks said the city has an annual plan instead of just the state mandated three-year annexation plan. At this time, Buda measures 9.15 square miles. Buda could potentially coordinate with the City of Dripping Springs in the future regarding its ET] and plans for annexation. "We have worked real- ly closely with Dripping Springs in the past year, maybe there is a possibil- ity of working together on this," Ruge said. While Buda prefers to enter into voluntary annexations, where landowners agree to the annexation of their land, as a home rule city, Buda can engage in involuntary annexations. ':MI of the ETJ will be a part of the City at some point," Ruge said, "It's just a question of when." m~ Teen death Continued from pg. 1A scrambled to assist a Hays High. High c !mity that lacaman was a 'gifted has the loss ofstudent who proudly another student. Late last ran on the Hays High mon =!B Aylor, 16, ofcross country team and Bu,da; Who was a member was studying to earn his ofi e Hays High jumor ity so,bali te , was ki! d, ahead,0n colli- si / ? 0ng FM 2770. Hays CISD public information offi- cer, said district officials were notified oHacaman's death late Friday. Savoy said the district has no further information on a determination of the cause of death orthe cir- cumstances surrounding his death. Savoy said the district had crisis counselors working with students and staff Monday at Hays Emergency Medical Tech- nician (EMT) certification through Hays CISD's Ca- reer and Technical Educa- tion (CTE) program. In addition, the dis- trict learned ]acaman had planned to serve in the United States Army following graduation in seven weeks. "It is a painful loss," according to a Hays CISD Facebook post Monday. "Please keep Xavier's family and dear friends in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time." 29-30, 2017 Saturday, April 29, 2017 8:00 Registration for Wiener Dog Races Pet Parade Registration and ludging 9:00 Pet Parade begins DI Jimmy Z Starts 9:15 Opening Ceremonies - Presentation of Colors Pet Parade Awards 9:30 Korean Martial Arts - Demonstration 10:00Wiener Dog Races Begin Buda Bee Sign-up (K-5th Grade 11:00Buda Bee - K-5th Grade Spelling Contest Turn-In Beans Turn-In Chili 11:30Mixed Breed Dachshund Races Begin 12:00Mariachi Band Lehman High School - Los Lobos Mariachi Turn-In Chicken 1:00 "The Merles" Band 2:00 Wiener Dog Races Begin Turn-In Ribs 3:00 Mixed Breed Dachshund Races Begin Jay Dirks 4:00 Turn-In Brisket 5:30 Cook-OffAwards Buses 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m, FREE Parking at Cabela's and FREE Bus Ride to the Park • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. :! Sunday, April 30, 2017 8:30 Registration for Wiener Dog Races 9:00 DI Jimmy Z 9:30 Church Band 10:00Elvis on Stage Wiener Dog Races Begin 10:30Turn-In Bake-OffEntries 11:00Judging Bake-Off 11:30Mixed Breed Dachshund Races Begin 12:30Bake-OffAwards 1:00 Bake-Off Auction 1:30 Mixed Breed Dachshund Finals & Awards 3:00 Wiener Dog Quarter Finals, Semifinals and Finals 5:00 Wiener Dog Winner Trophy Presentation Buses 8:00 a.m. - 6:00p.m. BBQ COOK-OFF AND BUDA BEE (SATURDAY) BAKE-OFF (SUNDAY) ARTS & CRAFT BOOTHS FOOD, BOUNCY HOUSES PETTING Zoo * FISH POND AND LIVE MUSIC • • AND ADULT CARE Michael Yium, MD Mark Dammert, MD Ear & Headng Children's ENT • Chronic Ear Infections * Ear Tube Placement • Hearing and Balance • Tonsil & Adenoid Surgery Evaluation • Tinnitus (Ringing in Ears) Throat, )lead & Neck • Dizziness & Vertigo • Sleep Apnea • Hoarseness/Vocal Cord & SillUS Malfunction • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery • In-office Balloon Sinuplasty Chad Whited, MD Thyroid and Parathyroid • Ultrasound and Needle Biopsy • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Allergy • Testing • Allergy Shots/Drops Hearing Aid & Audiological Services • Programming • ImmittanceTeSting • Fittings • Comprehensive • Cleaning Hearing & Repairs Evaluations • Earmolds • Otoacoustic • Custom Ear Plugs Emission• • Hearing Protection Testing (OAE) 1180 Seton Pkwy Ste. 420 Kyle, TX 78640 512-268-5282 • nss Jve Ustening Devices • Video Nystagmogr~phy (VNG) , • Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA) Amber Bass, Au.D, CCC-A 1005 W. 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