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2017 TCEQ Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issued the 2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the City of Smithville for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2017.  There were no violations identified and n...

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Wayfinding Signage -- Vote Today!

Your opinion matters! Please vote on your favorite wayfinding sign concepts on the Smithville Wayfinding Survey. Survey open until 9AM, July 9. City Council will approve the top five designs (as chosen by public) and will ...

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HPDS Meeting: Monday, June 25, City Hall

HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND DESIGN STANDARDS MEETING JUNE 25, 2018 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS OPEN MEETING ACT, VERNON’S ANN. CIV. ST. art 6252-17 THAT THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE WILL CONDUCT A HISTORIC...

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Planning and Zoning: Tuesday, June 26, City Hall

WORKSHOP AND PUBLIC HEARING JUNE 26, 2018  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS OPEN MEETING ACT, VERNON’S ANN. CIV. ST. art 6252-17 THAT THE CITY OF SMITHVILLE WILL CONDUCT A JOINT WORKSHOP WITH TH...

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Last Chance! Submit your Way Finding Design by Monday

Way Finding Designs are due Monday! Download the Application  

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You are invited to be creative!

Public Participation Opportunity! Please join us for this and other upcoming opportunities to get creative in Smithville. Brought to you in part through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Employment Opportunity!

Telecommunicator/Dispatcher Application below. Email questions to ssepulveda@ci.smithville.tx.us http://easyedit.ci.smithville.tx.us/filemanager/files/Application_for_Employment_SPD.doc

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Public Participation Continues for "Smithville Historic Commercial District Standards"

The City of Smithville is in the process of getting feedback on the proposed "Smithville Historic Commercial District Design Standards." The document under discussion is located here: http://easyedit.ci.smithvill...

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Kickoff to Public Participation: May 3, 2018

CITY OF SMITHVILLE HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND DESIGN STANDARDS MEETING MAY 3, 2018   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS OPEN MEETING ACT, VERNON’S ANN. CIV. ST. art 6252-17 THAT THE CITY OF SMITHVIL...

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Public Meeting: HPDS Design Standards Document

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MOSQUITOS IN SMITHVILLE

The recent rains combined with warmer temperatures have created the perfect breeding ground for mosquitos. Besides being a nuisance, many citizens are concerned about the threat of the Zika virus --> http://www.texaszika.org/. ...

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Notice of Voting Order Priority

This notice informs voters who have a mobility problem that they may be given voting order priority (they can move to the front of the line to vote).   http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/7-7bf.pdf h...

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Celebrate Banner Artists at Jamboree!

Join us to celebrate our student artists whose artwork will be showcased on this year's banners. Saturday, April 7 @ 12:45 (before the Jamboree parade) @ the Gazebo at the end of Main Street.  

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Notice of General Election 2018

Click here for information on the General Election.

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Historic Preservation/Design Standards Meeting: Monday, March 26, 5:30PM, Rec Center

The public is invited and welcome to attend the next Historic Preservation and Design Standards Advisory Committee Meeting on Monday, March 26 at 5:30PM @ the Recreation Center.   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO...

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Call for Artists

Call to artists for artist participation in the Art Placement portion of the ABC, Arts Bridging Community, NEA grant! The Due Date is March 23, so we have set up a meeting to help. On Thursday March 15, Clover Cochran, Proje...

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PSA: TxCDBG

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HPDS Meeting: Feb 26 @ 5:30PM @ Rec Center

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Public Meeting: USDA Intent to Apply for Loan/Grant Program

Notice of Public Meeting The City of Smithville intends to file an application with USDA, Rural Development for financial assistance in order to upgrade and improve its water/wastewater system along SH 95 from the High School t...

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Burn Ban!!!

Please click on the link to see the Rescinding order from the Commissioners court

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Historic Preservation/Design Standards Meeting: Feb 8, 5:30PM, Rec Center

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Smithville Historic Preservation/Design Standards Advisory Committee Meeting

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WASTEWATER RATES – THREE MONTH WINTER WATER AVERAGING BEGINS IN DECEMBER

Wastewater rates in Smithville are set by using a three (3) month “winter” water use average between DECEMBER and FEBRUARY.  You can reduce your monthly wastewater (sewer) bill by conserving water during these mon...

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Smithville SeeClickFix Issue Reporting Platform to Launch December 12, 2017

The City of Smithville has partnered with SeeClickFix to provide a new platform that will allow citizens to report issues (e.g., potholes, broken streetlight, dog at large, etc.) using their Smart phone.  Citizens simply take...

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Historic Preservation and Design Standards Meeting

Please join the Historic Preservation and Design Standards Advisory Committee Meeting on November 27, 5:30PM @ Smithville Recreation Center.   

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Olive Street Repaving / Road Closure Notice

The City plans to repave Olive Street from NE 1st to Loop 230 beginning November 8-9, 2017. This section of Olive Street will be closed to through traffic. NE 2nd to Gresham and NE 2nd from the alley (beside Honey’s) to Oliv...

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Historic Preservation and Design Standards Meeting

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7th Street Detention Pond Project Status Meeting

An informational meeting will be held at City Hall on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm.  The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update regarding the status of the 7th Street Detention Pond project.  The public is...

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Historic Preservation/Design Standards Open Meeting

The Historic Preservation/Design Standards Advisory Committee will hold two open meetings during October, 2017. Monday, October 16, 9AM-Noon, Smithville City Hall (317 Main Street) Workshop featuring a presentation by Arch...

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Hurricane Harvey - How to File a FEMA Appeal

The Disaster Recovery Center for Bastrop County is located in Smithville at 404 Fawcett Street. Applicants can appeal any FEMA decision and may do so in person, online, by mail, fax, or working with the Bastrop County Long Term Re...

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Notice of Public Hearing

Attached you will find a Notice of Public Hearing on October 9, 2017 and October 16, 217 to  enlarge and extend the boundary limits of  said city. Notice of Public Hearing

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FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Open

The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) #29 is now open.  Normal operating hours are Monday through Sunday  7:00am until 7:00pm until further notice.  The DRC is located at 404 Fawcett Street / Smithville, TX / 7895...

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2017-2018 Budget Approved

The City Council approved the 2017-2018 Budget and the Ad Valorem Tax Rate on September 11, 2017. The new budget and tax rate  will go into effect October 1, 2017. You will find a copy of the new  budget a...

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Historic Preservation and Design Standards Meeting Canceled until further notice

THE MONDAY, AUGUST 28 MEETING OF THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND DESIGN STANDARDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE HAS BEEN CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE CURRENT WEATHER EVENT. Please everyone stay safe. Turn around -- don't drown...

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Volunteer to help with Hurricane Harvey

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Quiet Zone Public Forum Scheduled - August 24, 2017

A Quiet Zone Public Forum will be Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the requirements, benefits, limitations, and cost of installing quiet zones in Smithville with citizens and/or o...

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Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley Birthday Celebration!

Join us for the Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley Birthday Celebration! Sunday, August 13, 2017 @ 3PM Independence Park Smithville, TX Readings by Smithville Cub & Boy Scouts Dedication of Benches in Memory of Billy Davis ...

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City of Smithville Sales Tax Update

Below are the sales tax allocations for July 2017 vs. July 2016 (retail sales made primarily in May).  This data reflects RETAIL sales of goods and services subject to LOCAL sales tax.  Our sales tax payment (receipt) fo...

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BURN BAN!!

This statement is from Bastrop County Emergency Management Office: "Conditions warrant a burn ban throughout Bastrop County. Effective at 10:00 am on this Thursday, July 6, 2017, Judge Pape has issued a Declaration of...

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2016 TCEQ Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issued the 2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the City of Smithville for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2016.  There were no violations identified and n...

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City of Smithville Seeking FBO Proposals

Request For Proposal Smithville Crawford Municipal Airport Fixed Base Operator (FBO) 1.  Lease shall be for a period of two (2) years. 2.  The purpose is to operate an aviation facility providing for the sales, ...

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Veterans Day Program

TO ALL VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY PERSONS: We will have our annual "Laying of the Wreaths" ceremony in the Veterans Memorial Park on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29 at 9:45 A.M. It will be followed at 11 A.M. by the V.F.W.&#...

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Airport Fly-In & Lunch

Airport Fly-In & Lunch: Saturday, May 13 (10AM to 2PM) Fun family-friendly event with a helicopter candy drop for the kids, food trucks, door prizes, and planes from all over for everyone to enjoy. Join us for the Annual Fl...

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Veterans Benefits Fair, May 13

Saturday, May 13th, 8 am until 12 pm, Bastrop County Veterans Benefits Fair, Bastrop County Courthouse Annex Lower Level, 804 Pecan St., Bastrop, TX 78602.  Representatives will be on hand from the US Department of Veterans A...

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Smithville Crawford Municipal Airport Development Plan Approved

Back in 2014, the City of Smithville was awarded a $100k TXDOT Aviation grant to prepare a long-range development plan.  KSA Engineering was the lead consultant that worked with the City to put together the airport developmen...

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Smithville Community-Wide Cleanup: May 6th

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LCRA OFFERS FREE ALERTS ON FLOOD OPERATIONS

LCRA OFFERS FREE ALERTS ON  FLOOD OPERATIONS Subscribers receive call, text and/or email when LCRA begins flood operations at Highland Lakes, Bastrop dams   Media contact: Clara Tuma 512-578-3292 clara.tu...

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Presentation from 7th Street Detention Pond Public Forum

Ready for Download: February 15th Public Forum Presentation.   Contact Robert Tamble (City Manager) at 512-237-3282 for additional information.

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7th Street Detention Pond - Public Forum Scheduled (2-15-17)

The City of Smithville will be holding a Public Forum on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at City Hall from 6:00 – 7:30 pm to review the 7th Street Detention Pond project.  Representatives from BEFCO Engineering and the Cit...

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FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant (DR-4223) for Detention Pond Awarded

FEMA has obligated federal funds for construction of a 5-acre detention pond behind 7th street.  The City of Smithville received the award letter from the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) on Tuesday, January 3,...

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RFQ Public Advertisement for Engineer

Public Advertisement for Transportation Alternatives Program Sidewalk Improvements: Engineer The City of Smithville seeks the services of qualified engineering consultants for project development and management of the constru...

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Holiday Safety Tips from SPD

Here are some holiday tips from SPD: Attending A Party • If you are going to consume alcoholic beverages, plan to have a designated driver or use public transportation. Never drink and drive. Driving • Be cautious wh...

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WASTEWATER RATES – THREE MONTH WINTER WATER AVERAGE BEGINS DECEMBER 1st

Wastewater rates in Smithville are set by using a three (3) month “winter” water use average between DECEMBER and FEBRUARY.  You can reduce your monthly wastewater (sewer) bill by conserving water during these mon...

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2016 Warrant Round-Up to Begin

Smithville Municipal Court and the Smithville Police Department will begin its annual Warrant Round-Up on December 10th, running through December 23rd. Individuals with outstanding fines may report to the Smithville Muni...

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Halloween Safety

Halloween is a fun time for the children in the Smithville community as well as the children in the rural areas who come to Smithville to participate in Halloween activities. In an effort to create a safer environment for the chil...

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Airport Development Plan Open House / Public Forum – Location Change:

Due to early voting, the Airport Development Plan Open House / Public Forum will be held on October 25, 2016 at FIRST NATIONAL BANK from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  The purpose of the open house / public forum is to provide informat...

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Please call City Hall (512 237 3282) to verify that anyone claiming to be a city employee or a contractor doing work for the City of Smithville is legitimate before you let them in your house or on your property.

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Smithville's Sculpture on Main Street

The City of Smithville and the Lost Pines Artisans' Alliance are pleased to announce a new Sculpture on Main program through their partnership as the Richard D. Latham Cultural District and with Keep Smithville Beautiful (a co...

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City of Smithville Utility Seminar Scheduled

The City of Smithville and St. Vincent de Paul will be hosting a Utility Seminar on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.  Energy and water savings tips will be shared with the community and a review of the Mueller on-line interface wil...

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Airport Development Plan Public Forum Scheduled

A public forum will be held October 25, 2016 at City Hall from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  The purpose of the forum is to provide information and solicit feedback regarding the future development of the Smithville Crawford Municipal...

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National Night Out in Texas, Tuesday October 4th

National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and is an annual event designed to unite families, businesses and police departments. The goal is to heighten crime prevention awareness, build support and ...

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2016-2017 Budget Approved

The City Council approved the 2016-2017 Budget and the Ad Valorem Tax Rate on September 12, 2016. The new budget and tax rate  will go into effect October 1, 2016. You will find a copy of the new  bud...

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September Sales Tax Revenue Up 16.27%

Below are the City of Smithville sales tax allocations for September 2016 vs. September 2015 (retail sales made primarily in July).  This data reflects RETAIL sales of goods and services subject to LOCAL sales tax.  Our ...

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City Council Tax Rate Public Hearings and Budget Workshops Held

Tax Rate Public Hearings and Budget Workshops were held on Wednesday, August 31st and Wednesday, September 7th at City Hall.  Unfortunately, public participation was minimal with only 5 citizens in attendance despite mul...

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Sign up for Smithville Utility Portal

The Mi.Data Consumer Portal allows City of Smithville utility customers to see their usage of water and electricity, to set up a budget, to set up alert notifications, and to compare usage to budget, weather, and previous months. ...

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Notice of Public Hearing City of Smithville Budget

Click here for details on the Public Hearing for the City of Smithville Budget

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Notice of 2016 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate

Click here for the Notice of 2016 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate

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City of Smithville Sales Tax Revenue Up 17.2%

Below are the sales tax allocations for August 2016 vs. August 2015 (retail sales made primarily in June).  This data reflects RETAIL sales of goods and services subject to LOCAL sales tax.  Our sales tax payme...

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Public Hearings

The City of Smithville will have two Public Hearings on the 2016/2017 Ad Valorem Tax Rate. The first hearing being held on August 31st, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall,317 Main Street, Smithville, Texas, wit...

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2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Attached is the 2015 Annual Drinking Water Report

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City of Smithville Sales Tax Update

Below are the sales tax allocations for June 2016 vs. June 2015 (retail sales made primarily in April).  This data reflects RETAIL sales of goods and services subject to LOCAL sales tax.  Our sales tax payment (receipt) ...

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Public Hearing June 13, 2016

At the June 13, 2016 Council Meeting there will be a Public Hearing to hear comments on a Grant Application to Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for the purchase of equipment for the Police Departme...

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Only use 911 for Emergencies

911 is to Only be called in an EMS, Police, or Fire Emergency! For All other non-life threatening after hours calls (before 8:00 am and after 5:00 pm)... such as Utiliy Outages Call 512-237-3282 then press 5 for the Police De...

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Smithville Community-Wide Spring Cleanup AND Summit Smithville Green EXPO!

Community Cleanup Saturday May 21, 2016  BRING your trash to the City Yard at 1000 MLK Drive from 8AM-Noon No Charge for Smithville Residents* Please bring utility bill for proof of residency NO CURBSIDE PICKUP...

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Thunder on the Colorado

Thunder is here! Be mindful when you are driving and watch out for all the people here on motorcycles! The parade starts at Riverbend Park and comes through historic downtown Smithville at about 7PM. Safe travels everyone! http...

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Heavy Rains Expected Sunday – Tuesday:

A slow-moving storm system continues to indicate a threat of locally heavy rainfall for South Central Texas Late Saturday through Tuesday Morning. Widespread 3-5 inches with isolated 7-10 inch totals possible.  City of Smithv...

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***** MS-150 Canceled ******

MS 15 has been canceled due to the sever weather coming this weekend.   Traffic Delays Expected – BP MS-150 (April 17, 2016) Expect traffic delays on Hwy 71 and FM 153 in Smithville due to the annual BP MS-150 ...

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Notice of Election

Click here for more information on the General Election May 7, 2016

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City of Smithville is Hiring

Electric Laborer/Helper: Assist Journey-level craft personnel in performance of routine repairs and maintenance of powerlines, and associated work. Performs routine repairs and maintenance and assist in more complex maintenance an...

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LCRA “Steps Forward” Day in Smithville

Approximately 45-50 volunteers from LCRA partnered with representatives from the City of Smithville to participate in the 2016 Steps Forward Day project.  “Steps Forward” is an LCRA company-wide day of service whe...

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City of Smithville Featured in LCRA Community Development Partnership Program (CDPP) Video

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has helped the Smithville community through a number of Community Development Partnership Program (CDPP) grants over the past several years. This video highlights how these grants have hel...

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Ameresco Project Update #2 / Smart Meter Installation FAQ’s

The City’s facility lighting retrofit project is 99% complete.  Installation of street lighting throughout town is 99% complete.  Installation of water and electric meters began Monday, January 11, 2016 in Zone 1 (...

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City of Smithville DRAFT Hazard Mitigation Plan

The City of Smithville, in a partnership with Bastrop County, has developed a DRAFT Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) to reduce risks from natural disasters and to comply with the Disaster Mitigation Act (DMA) of 2000. Hazard mitiga...

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The Rec Center is Hiring!

Recreation Department-The City of Smithville is accepting applications for a part time position at the Smithville Indoor Recreation Center. The position will be a Recreation Aide with a variety of duties. Applicants must have a va...

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Ameresco Project Update / Smart Meter Installation FAQ’s

The City’s facility lighting retrofit project is 94% complete.  The big push this week was the replacement of the Recreation Center gymnasium and PD exterior lighting.  Concurrently, installation of street lighting...

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Calling for the Smithville May 7, 2016 General Election

Click on the link below for information on the General May 7, 2016 election.   http://easyedit.ci.smithville.tx.us/filemanager/files/General_Election.pdf

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Loop 230 Sidewalk / Ramp Project

Beginning Wednesday January 13, 2016, TXDOT will begin demolition and construction of ADA-compliant pedestrian ramps from SH 95 to Mills Street along Loop 230.  This will require lane closures.  As such, please exercise ...

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City Council Approves Smart Electric Meter Opt-Out Program

Beginning in January 2016, the City of Smithville will be upgrading its utility meter infrastructure and billing system.  All water meters and analog electric meters will be replaced with digital Smart Meters that transmit us...

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Ameresco Utility Infrastructure Upgrade Project Update

The City’s application for Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECB) to secure .47% financing for the lease/purchase of equipment needed for the City-wide utility meter upgrade project was approved by the Governor&rsqu...

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City of Smithville is Hiring

The City of Smithville is currently seeking applications for a Police Officer (Community Policing) Job Description: Smithville Police Department Officers will perform police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, crime p...

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2015-2016 Budget Approved

The City Council approved the 2015-2016 Budget and the Ad Valorem Tax Rate on September 15, 2015. The new budget and tax rate  will go into effect October 1, 2015. You will find a copy of the new  bud...

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City Code of Ordinances Available Online

The City of Smithville is pleased to announce that our Code of Ordinances are now available on-line.  The ordinances are categorized by chapter and you can use the on-line search engine to find a particular ordinance by subje...

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BASTROP COUNTY TO HOST PUBLIC WORKSHOPS TO KICK OFF COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PLAN

Bastrop County is pleased to invite the public to participate in a series of three visioning workshops to be held this fall to gather information on and provide input to the development of the Bastrop County Transportation Plan.&n...

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Students “talk trash” for benefit of County

June 9, 2015. Bastrop County, TX. With help from a grant from the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Bastrop County has unveiled two new Public Service Announceme...

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New Recycling Center Hours

In an effort to control theft and illegal dumping, security gates have been installed at the Smithville Recycling Center.  Beginning June 1, 2015, the Smithville Recycling Center will be open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm seven (7...

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Shop Local to Support Small Business

From farmers markets to local craft fairs, “shop local” has become a common phrase. Something that was second nature for the beginning part of the century has now become a conscious movement for millions of Americans t...

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2013-14 Annual Audit Report Completed

Singleton, Clark & Company, PC completed the annual audit of the City of Smithville’s October 2013 to September 2014 budget. The results of the audit indicate that the City’s total net position decreased by $467,15...

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Budget Infographics Provides Fiscal Transparency

The City of Smithville is pleased to announce the release of Budget Infographics.  Citizens now have access to an “at-a-glance” look at revenue and spending in both the Utility and General Fund.  Budget Infog...

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Hwy 95 Engineering Study to Begin

TXDOT approved $3.4M to fund the SH95 Expansion as part of CAMPO’s Surface Transportation Program Metropolitan Mobility (STP-MM) project back in December.  Construction is still 2-3 years out.  In the interim, the ...

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Alerts

GOLF CARTS

~PLEASE make sure that these golf cart rules are being followed.   ~Golf Cart Ordinance - Beginning August ,1 2014 golf cart drivers must regist...

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Wayfinding Signage -- Vote Today!

Your opinion matters! Please vote on your favorite wayfinding sign concepts on the Smithville Wayfinding Survey. Survey open until 9AM, July 9.

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BURN BAN RESCINDED

Bastrop County Commissioner's Court rescinded the county-wide BURN BAN on Monday, February 12th. 

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