Craven Elected to Third Term as Mayor - Incumbent Mayor Jim Craven was elected to his third two-year term in the May 13 election, defeating City Councilman Steve Walker.
Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions Offered to Residents for 2006-2007 Budget - The Balcones Heights City Council adopted the following Ad Valorem tax exemptions to the residents of Balcones Heights for the 2006-2007 fiscal year budget. (i.e. on your taxes due 10-1-06).
Waste and Brush Pick-up Monday, September 18 - The third of four annual clean-ups is scheduled for the residential areas of Balcones Heights on September 18, 2006. All discarded items such as old furniture, appliances, brush, etc.
Bill Johnson Elected Mayor Pro-Tem - State law says the Mayor Pro-Tem will serve as Mayor of the City in the absence of the Mayor or in the event that the Mayor is unable to perform his duties.
New Fire Truck Ordered - During a special called meeting on September 18, 2006 the Balcones Heights City Council authorized the lease purchase of a Ferrera Mid-Mount, 100-foot “Quint” ladder truck for a total cost of $791,698.
Celebrating Municipal Courts Week - Municipal Courts Week is a great time to not only formally recognize how much municipal courts do, but to share with the public the important role that local courts and their personnel play in the criminal justice system service, specifically the City of Balcon
Opening night of the Balcones Heights 22nd Annual Jazz Festival at Wonderland of the Americas will be on Friday, July 10. We hope you will come enjoy wonderful smooth jazz music and visit the food vendors for some delicious and interesting foods. It’s a great way to spend a Friday evening!
The Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget process is underway. The budget committee (Councilmembers Lamar Gillian, Linda Pohl) has met a number of times, including a current mid-year review.
We kicked off the season with last month’s swearing in of our new Chief of Police Darrell Volz and Fire Chief Brock Ward. This ceremony was the first of its kind in Balcones Heights.
Former Balcones Heights Mayor Lucille Wohlfarth passed away Friday, January 30 at the age of 94. Wohlfarth served as Mayor of Balcones Heights from 1992 through 2000 and as City Council Member from 1988 through 2000.