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May 16, 2023
The Downtown Revitalization Project, Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee, FY 2022-2023 Council Goals, and a zoning change were discussed at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.
Pictured left to right (front row): Mayor Pro-Tem Angie Gonzales-Sanchez, Mayor Lew White, Councilmember District 3 Kara McGregor. Pictured left to right (back row): Councilmember District 1 Juan Mendoza, Councilmember At-Large Brad Westmoreland, Councilmember District 4 Jeffry Michelson, Councilmember District 2 John Castillo.
June 6 – Regular Session
June 20 – Regular Session
July 4 – Meeting CANCELLED for Independence Day
Downtown Revitalization Project UPDATE:
The City’s consulting engineer and architects, TRC Engineering and Rialto Studios, respectively, provided an update on the Downtown Revitalization Project. Since the 60% Design Phase’s acceptance in the February 22nd Council Meeting, Staff received an updated cost estimate, a draft of the arborist report on downtown trees, prepared State Antiquities Landmark (SAL) permit to be submitted to the Texas Historical Commission, parking count update, revised curb bump-outs to accommodate delivery/service trucks, and an update on the truck re-route on SH 142.
Engineering consultants will present the 100% Design Phase to Council in July.
Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee:
Council tentatively adopted the size and membership of the citizens Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee as recommended by the City’s consultant’s, Freese & Nichols. The Steering Committee, which will represent various aspects of the community, will hold public meetings on the current state of the city and gather community input regarding goals, objectives, and strategies to guide the next 20 years of the City’s growth. The committee will include representatives from the following:
Councilmembers will consider appointments at the next Council meeting. The updated Comprehensive Plan—once adopted by City Council—will serve as a guide for policy decisions relating to the physical development of Lockhart in the next 20 years.
2022-2023 Council Goals UPDATE:
The City Manager updated Council on strategic planning goals for FY 2022-2023, which included city facilities, human resources/staffing, parks and recreation programs, infrastructure, modernization and communications, development and quality of life and revenue sustainability.
Zoning Change Request:
Council postponed Monte Guidry’s zoning change request from Commercial Heavy Business to Residential Medium Density District on 0.205 acres at 1013 N. Colorado St./U.S. 183 to the June 20th meeting.
City Manager’s Report:
ATTENTION: This is a recap of the highlights of action taken at the May 16, 2023, meeting. The complete agenda can be found by visiting: City of Lockhart, TX (lockhart-tx.org).
City of Lockhart
308 W. San Antonio St.
P.O. Box 239
Lockhart, TX 78644
Phone: (512) 398-3461
Open Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
CONTACT NUMBER BY DEPARTMENT
(512) 398-3461 City Hall
(512) 376-2475 Utilities
(512) 376-9469 Municipal Court
(512) 398-6452 Public Works
(512) 398-4401 Police Department
(512) 398-2321 Fire Department
(512) 398-3223 Public Library
MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS
Lew White, Mayor
Angie Gonzales-Sanchez, Mayor Pro-Tem
Brad Westmoreland, Council Member At-Large
Juan Mendoza, Council Member District 1
John Castillo, Council Member District 2
Kara McGregor, Council Member District 3
Jeffry Michelson, Council Member District 4
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