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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Respond to the Census today!

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It’s Census Day! Getting a complete and accurate count in 2020 requires everyone’s help. Get counted by easily responding online at www.my2020census.gov 

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Governor Abbott's Executive Order, Statewide Essential Services And Activities Protocols

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Click here to view Governor Abbott’s Executive Order, Statewide Essential Services And Activities Protocols.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Elgin Stay Home-Stop the Spread of COVID-19

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Residents are strongly advised to stay at home and leave their residence for only essential errands or to perform essential work; and to continue Social Distancing protocols and proper hygiene. Read the full document in English here. Read in Spanish here....

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Bastrop County COVID-19 Order #1 and Update

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Order for Bastrop County residents asking everyone to Stay Home and Stay Safe from COVID-19. Read the County Order #1 here. Read the County Update 3-30-20 here.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Working together to flatten the curve

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Working together to flatten the curve

Elgin News
Posted on: March 29, 2020

City of Elgin First Presumptive COVID-19 Case

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City of Elgin First Presumptive COVID-19 Case Reported. To read full press release in English press hereTo read in Spanish click here.
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Elgin News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Elginites Helping Elginites

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All of our local Food Pantries are in need of assistance. At this time the easiest way to assist is by financial donations. These funds will be used to purchase items from the Capitol Area Food Bank and stock the pantry shelves. If a monetary donation is ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Utility Billing

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For utility bills, the City will work with those needing extensions or payment plans on a case-by-case and demonstrated needs basis, click here for more information.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Local Business Operations Updates during COVID-19

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Under COVID-19 many local businesses have updated hours or available services, check out the list here.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Travis County Sheriff's Office

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TCSO Warns of False Traffic Stops Regarding Stay Home, Work Safe Ordinance. Click here to read the full news release.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Virtual Story-Time with Ms. Melinda

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Join Melinda, Elgin Public Library Children’s librarian today at 10:30 AM  on the Elgin Public Library Children’s Programs Facebook page link here for a Facebook live Story-time.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

UPDATE: Second COVID-19 Case Bastrop County

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To read the full statement in English click here, for Spanish click here.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Symptoms of Coronavirus or Something Else?

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More information about COVID-19 symptoms from the CDC website here .

Elgin News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Cyber Scams COVID-19

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Be aware that criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide through a variety of scams. More information here

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Need Wifi?

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Free internet is available at the Elgin Public Library Parking Lot and at Advocacy Outreach (you must call to make an appointment 512-281-4180)

Elgin News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Bastrop County Test Center FAQ

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View FAQs on Bastrop County Test Center click here.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Second Community Blood Drive at Fleming Center

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Blood Drive today at Fleming Community Center 12-4PM with Mobile Unit, 9 appointments available. Please register here

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 City Operations Update 03/20/2020

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Click here to view the latest update on city operations. 

Elgin News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Restaurant Options during COVID-19

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Click here to view a full list of to-go, drive-thru & carry-out options.

Elgin News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Elgin Water Supply Rated Superior by TCEQ

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City of Elgin water system is rated superior by Texas Commission Environmental Quality and comes from the Wilcox Carrillo Aquifer.

Elgin News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Avoid sewer backups in your home or business

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To avoid sewer backups in your home or business, City staff would like to remind you that only toilet paper should be flushed into the sewer system.

Elgin News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Elgin Municipal Court Cancelations

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Regarding COVID-19, court dates and hearings are canceled for March and April. Operations will continue via telephone and mail. Click here for detailed information.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Detailed Information

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For detailed information regarding the novel Coronavirus, click here.

Elgin News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City Of Elgin facilities closed to the public

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IMPORTANT: ALL City of Elgin Facilities are closed to the public until further notice - City of Elgin COVID-19 readiness plan approved by City Council March 17, 2020.  

Elgin News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Paying Utility Bills

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Utility bills can be paid online or by utilizing our drive thru window at City Hall. Drive thru hours are M-F 8AM to 4:30PM. You can pay online here.

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Elgin News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Materials checked out from Elgin Public Library

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All due dates for materials checked out from March 17th - 31st have been changed to 2 weeks later.

Elgin News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Junk Vehicle Initiative

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In recent years the City has experienced an unsightly accumulation of junked vehicles in many neighborhoods that became a concern for both residents and city officials. In response, the City began a city-wide effort last May through its Police and Code En...

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Elgin News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Non-Profit Funding Applications

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Non-Profit Organizations in the Elgin community can start submitting Non-Profit funding applications on March 1st, 2020, the deadline to complete and return application packets is by noon May 15th, 2020. Click here for more information. 

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Elgin News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Get Involved in Your Community!

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Looking to join a community board, committee or commission? The City of Elgin accepts applications throughout the year. The City Council appoints new members every January. Throughout the year we will update upcoming vacancies. Currently, there are two va...

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Elgin News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Residential Recycling and Waste Collection Schedule for 2020

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2020 Recycling and Waste Collection Schedule. Showing where to place your containers, acceptable recyclable materials and non-acceptable recycling materials. Click here to view the full PDF.

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Elgin News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Proposed Five-Year Capital Plan – Capital Projects

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This week the City Manager presented the proposed Five-Year Capital Plan – Capital Projects, providing a key component to (a) the creation of a strategic long-term financial plan and (b) a guide to future capital investment in city-owned assets ...

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