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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 • Posted September 5, 2014
The Llano City Council held a budget workshop on Monday, August 11. Revisions based on Council request were made to the proposed budget, including determining what departmental funding requests would be honored in the upcoming fiscal year’s budget. Some of the things that made the cut include paying for a third of the Jaws of Life for the fire department, a new police station financed over ten years, $15,000 allocated for parks improvements and two new mowers financed over three years. On t ...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted September 5, 2014
The Llano County Attorney’s Office is excited to honor First Assistant Linda Bayless as she moves on to take the bench as the next Burnet County Court at Law judge. Ms. Bayless was the first attorney ever hired as First Assistant County Attorney and began serving the citizens of Llano County in September, 2009.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted September 5, 2014
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. July 29, 2014 Tamie Day Stark, 34, Kingsland, Tx.; Writ of Attachment, M*, $500 Bond; Released. July 30, 2014 John William Griffin, 52, Kingsland, Tx.; FTA DWLI – Burnet County; MB; $2500 Bond; Released. James Daniel Holland, 58, Kingsland, Tx.; Poss Dangerous Drug; MA; $1000 Bond; Not Released. Brandon Jay Jones, 33, Fredericksburg, Tx.; Bench Warrant – Burglary of Habi ...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted September 5, 2014
At the Aug. 4 regular meeting of the Llano City Council, the proposed ad valorem tax rate for the 2015 fiscal year was set in a 4-1 vote, with Alderwoman Gail Lang voting against raising the rate from the current tax of $ .41 per $100 to $ .44. The proposed rate falls just below the roll back point; if Council were to have exceeded the roll back, an election to approve the rate would have been required.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Updated August 28, 2014 3:23 PM
Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 4 Americans will become sick, 1 in 1,000 will become hospitalized, and 5,000 will die due to a foodborne illness. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Llano County, is offering a food manager certification training course.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
On Tuesday, August 19 Jacob Perry, Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection division spoke at the Llano Chamber of Commerce about the many different types of scams that are out there. He stressed that no one should ever, at any time, give out their Medicare or Medicaid numbers to someone that has called asking for them, and never give out your social security or driver’s license number to someone that has initiated the call.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Commissioners approved the setting of a bronze plaque on the courthouse yard near the pavilion in memory and honor of the late Sarah Oatman Franklin. Franklin, an advocate for Llano and Llano County was known for her passion of history, in particular the area’s, and her efforts to promote the community.
Updated August 28, 2014 11:08 AM
11:15 AM -0- Due to the continued low flows on the Llano River and forecasted hot and dry conditions, the City of Llano has ordered Stage 3 Water Restrictions be implemented.   The goal of Stage 3 is to limit the daily pumpage at the water treatment plant to 880,000 gallons per day.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 • Posted August 28, 2014
Inclusion on this list is not intended to be, and should not be, construed as an assessment of guilt or innocence. August 18, 2014 Ashley Nicole Najar, 28, Llano, Tx.; Administrative Release Violator; F*; No Bond; Not Released. August 19, 2014 Daniel Thomas Barner, 26, Buchanan Dam, Tx.; Commitment Order Modification; F*; No Bond; Not Released. Clifford Ray Gilliam, 56, Kingsland, Tx.; Theft Prop >=$50=$50=1G 1G
Updated August 13, 2014 4:06 PM
A Round Rock man was killed in a rollover accident on Aug. 12, on Hwy 16, approximately 8 miles north of Llano, according to a representative of the Texas Department of Safety. Hunter Ross Williams, 27, was heading northbound on Hwy 16 when he left the roadway on a curve, over corrected, and rolled the 2008 Ford F250 multiple times. Williams was pronounced dead on the scene.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
Do you remember the school bully who went around teasing and threatening you or your classmates? Remember how you felt? Remember how you wished he would just go away? Ever wondered what happened to someone who was teased or bullied or what became of the bully himself? According to Jennifer Page, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent in Llano County, teasing and bullying is an ongoing problem for many of our children.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted August 1, 2014
Prior to the Llano City Council Budget Workshop on Monday, July 28, the Council approved a resolution authorizing a loan for $40,000 from First State Bank to the Llano Economic Development Corporation for the purchase of a digital theater projector for the LanTex. Council then heard an overview of the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget from Lynda Kuder,, City Finance Director.
Updated August 1, 2014 3:31 PM
Llano County Commissioners passed a resolution concerning illegal alien minors in Llano County. Essentially, the resolution is a statement from the Court that Llano County is not prepared to take on the burden of housing illegal immigrant children. The resolution is in response to the current border crisis where thousands of children and single mothers are entering Texas by way of the southern borders. Llano County citizen and grassroots activist Bill Hussey recently traveled with other grassr ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
On Thursday, July 24, the Highland Lakes Democratic Women will gather for their monthly luncheon at Hidden Falls Restaurant at 220 Meadowlakes Dr. in Meadowlakes community. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch will be served shortly thereafter and the meeting called to order before the guest speaker is introduced at noon.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014
Council approved Ordinance 1282, which amends Chapter 70, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions in regards to the discharge of firearms in the city limits. The ordinance adds bows, compound bows, and cross bows to the current code, with the exception of being allowable when using the projectile with a target. Council opted to remove a section that would allow the discharge of a firearm, bow, compound bow or cross bow with a permit.