2012 Recap: Top Stories for Westlake Hills – Austin, Texas
The Westlake Picayune recently published an article that outlined what people were reading about Westlake each month in 2012. Some interesting highlights:
February 2012: Westlake City Council reviewed a proposal that would effectively phase out duplexes in Westlake – converting these properties to single-family homes when the properties ran the course of their “useful lives.” This was a “hotly debated” issue, which one could argue was a blanket attempt to clear the city of more affordable living options, and was eventually dismissed from consideration.
July 2012: Westlake Hills got a new wastewater system. They paid $16MM for the system that will service about a third of the residents of the city. The City’s position was that by purchasing the wastewater system themselves, they will save millions of dollars in financing and maintenance.
December 2012: WH decides to keep their City elections in May, rather than moving to November, despite the arguments for cost savings.
For the full review, check out the original story.
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