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, + Page 4A Hays Free Press * July 12, 2017 Construction worker Dan Po- lasek looks over design plans for Buda's municipal facility as con- • 4tmction continues in the back- ground. Within six short months, construction crews with JE Dunn have made progress on new municipal building and library located alon’ voters as Proposition 1 in the 2014 bond, is complete by April 2018. also continues to city's new approved under Pro the 2014 bond. ed to be completeby PHOTO BY MOSES LEOS III Mountain City Elections November 7,, 2017 POSITIONS OPEN: 3 City Council Members (Alderman) (2 year terms) APPLICATION FORMS AVAILABLE FROM: City Secretary, Ellis Craig (512) 268-1239 or ecraig 1 @ JULY 22, 2017 FIRST DAY to file for place on ballot AUGUST 21, 2017 LAST DAY to file for place on ballot APPLICATIONS TO: Ellis Craig, City Secretary, City of Mountain City 101 Mountain City Drive, Mountain City, Tx 78610 Current office holders include: Council members Suzanne Hallam, Ralph Mcclendon & Lee Taylor " TI" ' L'u ' i !.lots: Electronic system recommended C inued from pg. 1A iaich the county claims decision of the Secretary commissioners court voters desire, of State to encourage the meeting, Anderson also The requirements for use of digital ballots, responded to residents' voting centers are to only Anderson said in an questions regarding the have direct recording emailed response the mistakes made during electronic (DRE) voting committee did not havethe 2016 election. machines. Voting centers preconceived notions on Anderson admitted would allow voters of the voting machine that that protocols and train- any precinct to cast their was selected, which was a ing methods needed to be ballot at that location, claim made by a handful updated moving forward as opposed to the voter's of Hays County residents, to prevent similar issues specific precinct. "The Election Com- from happening again. "Under current Texas mission appointed a "The new systems law, the use of a DRE is well-rounded group of in- provide components that required for use in coun- dividuals that represent- would relieve much of ties that wish to utilize ed all the necessary skills the human error factor Voting Centers," Jennifer to make an informed that caused concerns in Anderson, Hays County decision," Anderson said. the November election, elections administra- In a special work- under my predecessor," tor, said regarding the shop during the July 11 Anderson said. Webster: Won't run again Continued from pg. 1A lobbyist who represents public education relat- ’ &fities. He currently the Spring Br~dependent S# strict, as well as hhe nsive Education Charter School s steVlti out of the Houston area. With discussions on school finance going on in the legislature, Webster said he has found his at- tention has been divided between the Capitol and Kyle matters. "Within this last leg- islative session, I found myself having to spend time, more so than in the past, focused on what was going on at the capitol," Webster said. "I think there are some people out there that are probably ready and interested in taking on that task." Webster added his de- parture is "an opportunity for another generation of folks" to come in and take the responsibility. Webster estimated to do the "job right" takes approximate- ly 30 hours of work per week. However, Webster said he wouldn't publicly sup- port a successor until after the July 22 filing deadline. But work still has to be "Within this last legislative session, I found myself having to spend time, more so than i m the past, focused on what: ....... going on at thecapitol ... Fthink there are some people out there that are probably ready and interested in taking on that task." -Todd Webster, Kyle mayor done before voters cast ballots in November. One of the looming tasks Web- ster must face is helping the city navigate through fiscal year 2017-2018 bud- get discussions. Webster said he doea'n't believe the majority of council is 'overly political and jockeying" for-posi- tion and that the council has "mutual respect" to keep Webster from turning into a lame duck mayor.- other items of priority' include moving forward with a revised ethics ordi- said. "Those are the things that are being done and will get taken care of, and they can focus on the good stuff, the fun stuff." Webster believes the council has "accom- plished a lot" during his tenure as far as infrasturu- cre and organizational culture. "It been getting things set for that next wave of commercial and residen- tial development," Web- ster said. "We made a lot of progress there and the city is on the right track to take that to another level." , . , 9S nance and fixing the city Prior to becoming may- parking ordinance, which or, Webster served on the Webster is a messy: i Kyle Council, as • strut= tl e lai ihing and' z6 i'fig tures in pla e as they commission and the zon- move foi-ward, Webster ing board of adjustments. Amazon is bringing the San Marcos community and local organizations together for these special family fun and hiring events. We will provide food, entertainment, and on-the-spot job offers! Bring your family • and friends and help us kick off summer!, Are You Ready to Jumpstart Your Future with a Job at Amazon? 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