Lake Travis - Westlake | October 2020

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Now Open, Coming Soon &more TRANSPORTATIONUPDATES 9 RM 2222 in Four Points to get sidewalks DEVELOPMENT 11 Current and planned projects EDUCATION 13 Eanes ISD addresses diversity, inclusion ENVIRONMENT 17 Stormwater runo concerns neighbors EDUCATION BRIEFS 19 News from Eanes, Lake Travis and Leander ISDs

FROMPHYLLIS: The pandemic hasn’t hurt all businesses. Boat sales around Lake Travis have increased greatly year over year, according to local sources. Unfortunately, boating accidents are also up. Reporter Amy Rae Dadamo investigates the correlation between these two trends and interviews ocials about how to allow more boaters on Lake Travis while still promoting safety. Phyllis Campos, GENERALMANAGER

MARKET TEAM GENERAL MANAGER Phyllis Campos, pcampos@communityimpact.com EDITOR Brian Perdue,

bperdue@communityimpact.com REPORTER Amy Rae Dadamo GRAPHIC DESIGNER Mel Stea ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Jacqueline Harris METRO LEADERSHIP PUBLISHER Travis Baker MANAGING EDITOR Amy Denney ART PRODUCTIONMANAGER Haley Grace CORPORATE LEADERSHIP PUBLISHERS AND FOUNDERS John and Jennifer Garrett GROUP PUBLISHER Traci Rodriguez EXECUTIVE EDITOR Joe Warner CREATIVE DIRECTOR Derek Sullivan SALES DIRECTOR Tess Coverman WHOWE ARE John and Jennifer Garrett began Community Impact Newspaper in 2005 in Pugerville, Texas. The company’s mission is to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team. Today we operate across ve metropolitan areas providing hyperlocal, nonpartisan news produced by our full-time journalists in each community we serve. BECOMEA#COMMUNITYPATRON

FROMBRIAN: While the presidential election seems to take up all the oxygen in the room, there are plenty of important local elections involving state, county, city and ISD races. To help all you good citizens with the Nov. 3 election, our Voter Guide oers a sample ballot (see Page 23) and, to make voting safer during a pandemic, a map of early voting locations and Election Day polling locations (see Page 24). Make a plan. Then go vote. Brian Perdue, EDITOR

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Map details voting locations VOTERAPPROVEDTAXRATE 25 Eanes ISD proposes tax rate election LEANDER ISD 26 Candidates state why they are running LAKEWAY PROPOSITIONS 27 Seven items address city charter IMPACT DEALS 33 Local coupons CORRECTION: Volume 11, Issue 9 A chart in Community Impact Newspaper’s September edition incorrectly listed the average base pay for Lake Travis ISD teachers. The correct average is $55,196.

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