Happy Parks and Recreation Month! A Special Thank You to our Volunteers

By: Mariana Espinoza In 2009, the United States House of Representatives passed a resolution naming July as National Parks and Recreation Month. This month, for the second year in a row, the Dripping Springs City Council has proclaimed July as Parks and Recreation Month, acknowledging the importance of parks in our community and our department’s […]

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Transportation Master Plan: Next Steps and How You Can Help

By: Leslie Pollack, Engineer The City of Dripping Springs is updating its Transportation Master Plan. The Transportation Master Plan will document existing mobility conditions within the City and ETJ and make recommendations to plan for a future thoroughfare system that accommodates growth. The planning process started with a comprehensive review of existing transportation conditions and […]

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A New Year in Dripping Springs Parks

By: Mariana Espinoza, Parks and Community Services Director 2018 was a great year for the Parks and Community Services Department. If you have not had a chance to view our department’s annual report, please take a look! Some of the highlights include: • New playground at Sports and Recreation Park • New toddler playground at […]

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Astronomers and Rock Stars

By Bonnie Eisler, Poetry Contest Committee Chair for the 2019 Texas Night Sky Festival Carl Sagan, astronomer, cosmologist and astrophysicist, said it like this: The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are […]

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When a Building Permit is Required

— By the City of Dripping Springs Building Department Do I need a building permit? It’s one of the most common questions we’re asked. This blog post aims to address some of those questions. If your project is inside the city limits, within a subdivision created after 2006, OR in the City’s ETJ within a […]

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Dripping with Holiday Cheer

By Pam Owens and Hope Boatright Twinkling lights are being strung, garland is being hung, and historic Mercer Street is abuzz with holiday cheer. And this year, we are decking way more than just the halls here in Dripping Springs, TX. One of the most anticipated holiday events will be taking place this weekend in […]

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