Three segments of road were selected to be of highest priority due to the number of students in the neighborhood, the severity of the road problem, and the road’s proximity to the school.
The paths will be 6-feet wide and built on only one side of the road, but the survey process requires workers to get the measurements of the edges of City Right of Way, which are 35-feet from the center of the road. The engineers are taking into account any trees or landscaping that the paths might need to go around, and will ensure that these paths make Smithville look great. We are also working with them to use this as an opportunity to fix any drainage issues on the road, and to further beautify the streets.
Once the preliminary drawings are complete, we will host a public meeting. Watch here for more information!
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Jill Strube, 512 237 3282 x 2109.
The Lost Pines Artisans Alliance (LPAA) is taking the lead on the 2013 Smithville application to become a designated Cultural District through the Texas Commission on the Arts. Please join us at the public meeting on Tuesday, May 21 at 5:30PM. The meeting will take place at the LPAA Mary Nichols Art Center and Gallery at 301 Burleson. You can also take the online survey (click on this blog's title to get to the survey). For more information, please contact Jill Strube at 512 237 3282 x 2109.
Did you see Smithville's Veterans Memorial Park in the news? KXAN featured the Park in its segment on the 10 year anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Preliminary drawings are on display at City Hall and will be discussed at the January 24 Safe Routes to School meeting. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held at Mary A. Brown Primary School. Please join us!
The 2nd Summit Smithville Expo is right around the corner. Please join us to find out more about what you can do to help make your garden, home, ranch, and business greener. Main Street, Smithville. 10AM to 4PM. Speakers, exhibitors, demonstrations... Something for everyone.
Many thanks to all the people who volunteered their time, who contributed funds, and who generally made the December 8th fundraiser for Blue Santa and the Veterans Memorial Park a great success.
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