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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Water Service Interruption

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Friday morning temporary water service will be interrupted for approximately 1 hour on Central Ave from Joe Sayers St. west to Litig Rd. Approximate down time is between 9:00 am and 10:00 am.

Elgin News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City of Elgin COVID-19 Readiness Plan Update, Modified Level IV Status

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City of Elgin COVID-19 Readiness Plan Update, Modified Level IV Status. Click here to read the full document.

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Elgin News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

City of Elgin Facilities Update

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The City of Elgin shares the following operations update under the COVID19 Readiness Response modified Level IV

Development Services 

In order to discuss items with the Development Services Department please contact us at planninganddevelopment@ci....

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

3rd COVID Death Confirmed

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“Know that the prayers of Bastrop County are with this family as they mourn their loss,” said Dr. Desmar Walkes, Bastrop County Health Authority.  “We strongly recommend that all Bastrop County residents, workers, st...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

We're Hiring!

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The City of Elgin is hiring for part-time Front Desk positions at Rec. Center. Click here for more information or to apply.

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 2, 2020

Juneteenth Parade & Festival and Western Days Parade and Festival cancelled

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 These are historic annual events that are important to the community and enjoyed by all who attend and participate. As difficult as they were to make, these decisions by the organizers were the correct ones: as they were focused  on the...

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Elgin News
Posted on: May 2, 2020

Test Results Bastrop County Random COVID19 testing

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Last week the Bastrop County Health Authority, in cooperation with the Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management, conducted random COVID-19 testing at 8 locations around Bastrop County. Samples were taken from volunteers who saw the collection tent an...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Essential Services - Elgin Streets Department

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Elgin Streets Department serving you, using proper PPE – thank you for using cloth face coverings, making only essential trips with one member of your household, practicing social distancing, and washing your hands!

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

We're Open - Shop Elgin

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Many businesses have added online stores and services even if their physical location is closed and many businesses have temporary operating hours.  Check out the list here  and check with them on social media or by calling &...
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Elgin News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Essential Services - Elgin Police Department

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Elgin Police Department serving you, using proper PPE – thank you for using cloth face coverings, making only essential trips with one member of your household, practicing social distancing, and washing your hands!

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Thank You Elgin Streets Department

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Thank you Elgin Streets Department for providing essential services to our community. Let’s continue to work together during the COVID19 Crisis – stay home, essential trips by one member of your household, wear a cloth mask, wash your ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Thank You Waste Services

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Thank you Waste Services for providing essential services to our community. Let’s continue to work together during the COVID19 Crisis – stay home, essential trips by one member of your household, wear a cloth mask, wash your hands, pra...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Thank You Elgin Water & Wastewater Department

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Thank you Elgin Water and Wastewater Department for providing essential services to our community. Let’s continue to work together during the COVID19 Crisis – stay home, essential trips by one member of your household, wear a cloth mas...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 12, 2020

Thank you Fire Workers

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Thank you Fire Workers for providing essential services to our community. Let’s continue to work together during the COVID19 Crisis – stay home, essential trips by one member of your household, wear a cloth mask, wash your hands, pract...
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Elgin News
Posted on: April 11, 2020

Thank you Acadian Ambulance

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Thank you Acadian Ambulance for providing essential services to our community. Let’s continue to work together during the COVID19 Crisis – stay home, essential trips by one member of your household, wear a cloth mask, wash your hands, ...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Thank you Grocery Store Workers

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Thank you Grocery Store Workers for providing essential services to our community. Let’s continue to work together during the COVID19 Crisis – stay home, essential trips by one member of your household, wear a cloth mask, wash your han...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Thank You Health Care Workers

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Thank you Health Care Workers for providing essential services to our community. Let’s continue to work together during the COVID19 Crisis – stay home, essential trips by one member of your household, wear a cloth mask, wash your hands...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Thank You Elgin Police Department

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Thank you Elgin Police Department for providing essential services to our community. Let’s continue to work together during the COVID19 Crisis – stay home, essential trips by one member of your household, wear a cloth mask, wash your h...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Mental Health Support Line

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The Health and Human Services Commission has launched a statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line. This hotline operates 24-7 and is answered by mental health professionals who give trauma-informed support and psychological 1st aid at no cost. There i...
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Elgin News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Wear a Face Covering When Out in Public

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THE CDC RECOMMENDS WEARING A FACE COVERING WHEN OUTSIDE THE HOMEEasy-to-make own sew or no-sew face covering instructions online

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Dr. Desmar Walkes, Bastrop County Health Authority, recommend using fa...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Bastrop County First Death COVID-19

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The Bastrop County Health Authority has confirmed the first local death from the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual was a 58-year-old male from Elgin, in northern Bastrop County.   “This troubling news hits close to home,&...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Travis County COVID19 Dashboard

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The Travis County COVID-19 Public Health Dashboard is available here 

Elgin News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Bastrop County COVID19 Dashboard

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Bastrop County has a COVID19 Impact for Bastrop County and Surrounding cities dashboard available. The number of COVID confirmed cases is updated daily at 10am.  Click here 

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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 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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Posted on: June 27, 2019

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

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