Los Escondidos




City of Marble Falls declines annexation of Los Escondidos

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

Marble Falls city officials have tabled a proposal to proceed with folding Los Escondidos subdivision into the city limits in light of state law prohibiting involuntary annexation and the smattering of development agreements among 38 lots.

“The council does agree it would be unfair for us to only access a portion of the lots. To have them come in and pay taxes and not have the others pay,” said City Manager Mike Hodge …


Los Escondidos fights city of Marble Falls annexation

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
Tom Bornschein, a resident of Los Escondidos just outside the Marble Falls city limits, attempted to make a case Oct. 15 against the city council potentially voting in the future to annex his neighborhood.




By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

Landowners who live on Los Escondidos Street stood toe-to-toe Oct. 15 with Marble Falls City Council members to push back on impending plans to annex the neighborhood, which is primarily a strip of land bordering Lake Marble Falls.


Los Escondidos home burns

A Granite Shoals Fire Rescue firefighter in full gear makes his way along 600 feet of firehose in Los Escondidos Tuesday, June 14. Climbing heat, a remote location and heavy gear and breathing equipment required for attic work hampered personnel from six area fire departments at 1406 Burnet County Road 415 on the south shore of Lake Marble Falls.

By Glynis Crawford Smith

The Highlander

A house fire in the Los Escondidos addition on the south shore of Lake Marble Falls Tuesday, June 14, called in support from six area fire units before it was defeated about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15.

The walls were still standing at the home of Lawrence and Pat Burton at 1406 Burnet County Road 415.

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