City Staff, City Commissioners and City Council understand that at times controversial issues are going to come before them. People will be passionate about topics or the outcome of decisions. As Americans, we have the right to our opinions and the freedom to express them. That’s the beauty of our democracy. In a social media […]Read More Addressing the Rumor Mill on Social Media
By Clay Bales, Forester with Texas A&M Forest Service For the next few months, this is a good time to prune your trees. It is great to get all your pruning done now so that when Spring comes around, you don’t have to wound your trees unless absolutely necessary. This is a great first step […]Read More Now is a Good Time to Prune Your Trees
By: Dave Edwards, TIRZ Board Chairman If you’re familiar with the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone or TIRZ, then you may know it’s a funding mechanism the City of Dripping Springs is using. There are two areas or “zones” that have been created. I’ll go more into detail about how it works later in this post. […]Read More Old Fitzhugh Road Concept Plan (a TIRZ project) Approved
By: Anjali Naini, City Planner City Staff has identified a need to amend the City’s Site Development Ordinance. Site development entails horizontal improvements to the land prior to commencement of building construction including site grading, parking and driveway paving, drainage improvements, sedimentation and water quality controls. The City reviews site development permit applications in both the […]Read More We Want Your Feedback on a Proposed Site Development Ordinance Amendment
In Pursuit of Discharge Permit, City Reaches Settlement Agreement with All But One Interested Party DRIPPING SPRINGS, TEXAS – July 6, 2018 – The City of Dripping Springs announced this week a major milestone in its effort to obtain a wastewater discharge permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) – it has […]Read More Dripping Springs Takes Significant Step Forward in its Plans to Better Meet Community’s Wastewater Needs
— Mariana Espinoza Our parks are important in establishing and maintaining the quality of life in our community. The Dripping Springs Parks and Community Services Department has over 271 acres of parkland and is home to the Hill Country’s Premier Special Event Venue, the 110 Acre Dripping Springs Ranch Park. Our Veterans Memorial Park is […]Read More Discover All That Our Parks Have to Offer
— By Aaron Bond Summer is here and there’s no better way to keep cool than a dip in the pool. If you need a place to swim, we have you covered. Founders Memorial Park Pool is the perfect spot to make a splash. If you haven’t paid a visit to the pool, we invite […]Read More Stay Cool in the Pool!