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By Jillian Beck (Austin Community Newspapers Staff) | Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:57

A plan to reroute a city emergency shelter grant to help construct a YMCA facility moved a step closer to fruition this week, after the Bastrop Economic Development Corporation board agreed to contribute funding to the project.

The economic development board’s vote Tuesday night to pitch in $700,000 over 20 years is a part of a last-ditch effort to use the city’s $1.6 million U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant to help build a 25,000 square-foot YMCA facility in Bastrop that would... Read More

By Andy Sevilla (Austin Community Newspapers Staff) | Thu, 01/21/2016 - 09:26

As city officials negotiate the terms of a newly proposed YMCA facility for Bastrop that would double as an emergency shelter when needed, a separate recreation proposal never made it to public discussion.

Council members last week decided to ditch their approved $1.6 million plan that called for the construction of a 6,000 square-foot recreation facility at Bob Bryant Park that would double as an emergency shelter during disasters, for a plan to build a 25,000 square-foot YMCA facility in the city that... Read More

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 18:36

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By Jillian Beck (Austin Community Newspapers Staff) | Fri, 06/19/2015 - 13:56

Nearly five years in the making, the Lost Pines Art Center and Sculpture Garden is closer to becoming a reality.

The Bastrop Fine Arts Guild has raised $3.5 million and hopes to break ground on the 14,000 square foot facility at 1204 Chestnut Street in Bastrop this October, said Karol Rice, project director for the center. She and Jeanette Condray, finance director, have spearheaded the project for the guild.

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By Les Hudson | Mon, 06/08/2015 - 14:46
Bastrop ISD News Bastrop HS program receives national accreditation Jun 05 2015 - 11:37 am

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By Debbie Moore | Fri, 05/15/2015 - 14:26

Military recruiters were there, as were Walgreens, Old Town Restaurant, the YMCA, health care organizations, the Bastrop Independent School District, the City of Bastrop, Lost Pines Toyota, and Home Depot to name just a few. They were all participating in Bastrop’s Career and Job Fair 2015. Students and job seekers were able to meet with a large number of potential employers in one place, at one time.

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Thu, 04/30/2015 - 09:32
BASTROP BRINGS COMPANIES AND JOBSEEKERS TOGETHER Unique Job Fair May 8-9 addresses needs of employers and potential employees concerned about quality of life issues as well as jobs Read More
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 13:45
                TWO SIDES TO EVERY STORY CITY OF BASTROP’S INFORMATION FACT SHEET ON THE PROPOSED CITY WATER WELL - FOR ITS CITIZENS AND BUSINESSES

PRESS RELEASE: APRIL 28, 2015 FROM: OFFICE OF MICHAEL H. TALBOT, BASTROP CITY MANAGER

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