Bastrop County

Waking up, Smelling the Coffee!

All elections are important. We have focused on the city of Bastrop for a reason. If you cannot vote in Bastrop, think about what you can do to help after you read this. Read the rest of this entry »

Boot Em’ Out, those Not Good Ol’ Boys of Bastrop!

Is it not time for the voters of the city of Bastrop to dust off their boots and give the NOT 'good ol' boys' who've been cashing in on us -- the boot?! Here's your chance if you're a voter who lives in the city of Bastrop. Give the 'good ol boys' the boot! their boots and give the 'good ol' boys' who've been cashing in on us -- the boot?! Three seats are up -- Mayor and City Council Places 3 and 4. Voters can vote in all three. Read the rest of this entry »

Unchain our hearts, two parties!

Thanks to all you outsiders who showed up last night to hear the Bastrop Outsiders -- a collection of wonderful musicians from our region -- and for Progressive Revolution of Bastrop County's co-sponsorship of this event. Read the rest of this entry »

Water Alert: Show up tomorrow night!

With early voting starting next Monday, we ask for your help to Screen Shot 2016-10-07 at 9.06.36 AMget out the vote FOR all city of Bastrop Charter amendment Propositions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, for More Reasonable Petition Requirements. Click on the flier to the right for more information and come out tomorrow night to pick up some information to share with others.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, at 7 pm the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District meets at Bastrop City Hall, 1311 Chestnut. They will consider a Motion for Rehearing filed with the District in October by landowners seeking to reverse their denial of party status to protest the End Op 46,000 acre-feet mega-permit.

Also on the agenda is the expected appointment of Sheril Smith, a well-respected Lee County landowner with a record of public service as well as post-graduate work in hydrology and groundwater studies, to serve out the term of retiring Board member, Alice Darnell. Sheril recently retired from a career with the University of Texas and lives in Blue with her spouse, Clark.

Coming soon…some additional recommendations and information on contested election matters in Bastrop County. Stay tuned.

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Bastrop Council Meeting Canceled BUT…come to this Sept. 7!

The Bastrop City Council meeting tonight is CANCELED, for lack of a quorum. FlierSept7Rodgers copy 2

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR October 3rd:

Independent Texans proudly hosts Austin whistleblower developer, Brian Rodgers, to speak on “Bastrop: Beacon for affordability or Austin’s dumping ground?”  Please come and share this announcement!

Want to volunteer? We have work for you or tell us how you want to help.

Meanwhile, share this announcment!

Bastrop is not a playground for developers and water profiteers!

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Austin is Not Developers’ Monopoly Board

Sign it, if you live in Austin

Austin is Not Developers' Monopoly Board

Dear Mayor Adler and Austin City Council Members:

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Why don't you share this with your friends, please:

Make Growth Pay for Itself

No Vista Ridge/San Antone Hose

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