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Posted on: April 9, 2020

City of Elgin Operational Plan Update

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City of Elgin Operational Plan Update, see the full document here --> https://www.elgintx.com/DocumentCenter/View/4976/City-of-Elgin-Operational-Plan-as-of-4-9-2020-L2
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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

Bastrop County COVID-19 Order #1 A

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“Today I have amended my Bastrop County COVID-19 Order #1 to include additional measures as we continue the fight to slow the spread of this deadly virus.…” From the Office of Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape

1. All parks in Ba...

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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

Family Crisis Center Hotline

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Are you or a loved one experiencing stalking, sexual violence, or dating or domestic violence? The Family Crisis Center’s hotline is available, call 512-303-7755. For other mental health resources click here and refer to the Resources for People...

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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 8, 2020

Grocery Delivery for Seniors

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1. HEB Favor Senior Support– available to seniors 60+ in a select vicinity from a curated list of select products. Reach out to the HEB Favor Senior Support Line at 1-833-397-0080. HEB Favor Fees May Apply.2. HEB Curbside with Volunteer Delivery...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

City of Elgin Parks closed Easter Weekend

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City of Elgin parks will be closed to the public 4pm Thursday April 10 through Monday April 13 at 9am.  

Elgin News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Update

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Bastrop County 15 confirmed cases see dashboard here. Travis County 502 confirmed cases see dashboard here. Stay home, essential trips only by one person in your household, wear a cloth mask.

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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 7, 2020

Agricultural Loan Guarantee

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Financial program information for farming and ranching operations or an agriculture-related business available here.

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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 4, 2020

Emotional, Behavioral & Mental Health Resources

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Emotional, behavioral and mental health resources are available look under Resources for People at this link here.

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Utility Drive Thru update

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New drive thru hours COVID-19 emergency declaration Monday- Friday 9am to 3pm payments can be made online details here .

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Would You Like to Volunteer?

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Would you like to volunteer? Help is needed in many areas for all skills sets, for more information check out this link here.

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Municipal Court update

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Until further notice due to COVID-19 emergency declaration details here.

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: April 3, 2020

Social Distancing Elgin Style

An Elgin Guide to Social Distancing

Social Distancing Elgin Style

Elgin News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Library Update

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Elgin Public Library will no longer be able to provide "Sidewalk Delivery" of library materials due to Governors order and Bastrop County order #1. We will continue to extend due dates on materials already checked out and need patrons to hold on...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Questions about Essential Services?

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Have questions about essential services? Please visit the TDEM website for a list of essential services here.
For further clarification please visit here.
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Elgin News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Park Facility Update

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City of Elgin Park restrooms and sport courts are closed to the public until further notice. Follow social distancing  of 6 feet and groups of ten or less.   
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Elgin News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Permitting & Construction Status in Elgin under COVID19

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The City of Elgin is continuing to issue development permits and allow construction on all job sites related to any development whether this be new construction or repairs. Compliance with Executive Orders issued by the Governor, including but not limited...

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Elgin News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

City of Elgin Water Supply

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Our water supply is rated superior by Texas Commission Environmental Quality.

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 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 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 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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