City of Horseshoe Bay

Fri
08
Nov

Cynthia Clinesmith elected Horseshoe Bay mayor

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Horseshoe Bay City Councilmember Cynthia Clinesmith was elected the city's third mayor during the Tuesday, Nov. 5, general election, according to complete but uncanvassed returns.

Tue
22
Oct

Horseshoe Bay officials decry new construction law's impact

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Horseshoe Bay city officials and Property Owners Association representatives expressed frustration with a new state law they say removes the city's authority to set more stringent community building standards.

Tue
22
Oct

Batla named new Horseshoe Bay fire chief

Lew K. Cohn/The Highlander
Brent Batla was unanimously named the city's next fire chief during the Oct. 15 Horseshoe Bay City Council meeting.

 

 

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

The new Horseshoe Bay fire chief is no stranger to towns which straddle a county line, and no stranger to Horseshoe Bay, either.

Brent Batla was unanimously named the city's next fire chief during the Oct. 15 Horseshoe Bay City Council meeting.

Tue
22
Oct

Horseshoe Bay and Cottonwood Shores extend wastewater agreement

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Cottonwood Shores will continue to rely on Horseshoe Bay for wastewater treatment services for the foreseeable future under an agreement reached Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Fri
18
Oct

Horseshoe Bay renames RM 2147 for outgoing Mayor Steve Jordan

 

Lew K. Cohn/The Highlander

Horseshoe Bay Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Gary, left, congratulates Mayor Steve Jordan after the city council voted unanimously Oct. 15 to name Ranch to Market Road 2147 from Ferguson Road to Texas 71 after Jordan, who championed the widening of the roadway during his tuenure in office. The council also appointed a new fire chief, Brent Batla. For these stories,see the Tuesday, Oct. 22 edition of The Highlander.

Tue
08
Oct

Horseshoe Bay mayoral condidates tout qualifications at forum

Lew K. Cohn/The Highlander
Moderator Doug Sanders, left, stands ready to ask a question as Horseshoe Bay mayoral candidates Reagan Lambert and Cynthia Clinesmith address voters at a candidate forum Thursday, Oct. 3, at them Horseshoe Bay Resort Yacht Club Ballroom.

 

 

 

 

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

A full house of more than 300 people listened intently as the Horseshoe Bay mayoral Cynthia Clinesmith and Reagan Lambert laid out their cases to be elected Thursday at the Horseshoe Bay Yacht Club Ballroom.

Tue
24
Sep

Horseshoe Bay allows temporary buildings at troubled youth facility

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

The next transformative chapter in the life of the Phoenix Center will soon take place as the nonprofit begins its permanent move to Horseshoe Bay.

Fri
20
Sep

Horseshoe Bay delays controversial Cat's Eye zoning decision

Contributed/City of Horseshoe Bay
Petitioners have requested the purple strip on the zoning map, which allows for duplexes, be rezoned to match the surrounding land, in yellow, which is zoned for single-family residential.

 

 

 

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

The great Roman historian Tacitus once wrote: “Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.”

Fri
20
Sep

HSB council approves 2019-20 tax rate, utility hike

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Horseshoe Bay City Council unanimously adopted a new budget and tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year while also adopting increases in water and sewer rates during a lengthy regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Tax rate

Wed
28
Aug

Horseshoe Bay candidates file for city council election

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Two veteran Horseshoe Bay City Council members will face off against each other to become the next mayor during the Nov. 5 election.

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