Dear Community Members: As most of you have probably heard, the Annual Founders Day Festival scheduled for April 24th though the 26th has been cancelled due to the Order issued by Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra. These are difficult and uncertain times; I know that this was not an easy decision for the Judge to make. […]Read More Special Note From Mayor on Founders Day Festival – Helping Our Neighbors
A big “hello” to everyone in the wonderful community of Dripping Springs! So many good things are about to launch soon… The 33rd Annual Founders Day is on the horizon, our Parks & Community Services Department has some exciting news about summer programs, and so much more. Stay tuned to our blog for wonderful information […]Read More What Would You Like to Know?
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 […]Read More Happy Parks and Recreation Month! A Special Thank You to our Volunteers
By: Todd Purcell, Mayor of Dripping Springs By now, you’ve heard about the “Pound Town” initiative. What you may not have heard, is whether someone can actually get this on the ballot by submitting a petition to the city. The answer is no, and here’s why there won’t be an election to change the name […]Read More City of Dripping Springs Will Remain City of Dripping Springs
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 […]Read More Transportation Master Plan: Next Steps and How You Can Help
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 […]Read More A New Year in Dripping Springs Parks
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 […]Read More Astronomers and Rock Stars