Rent Rebate Raises Questions

A rescinded attempt to encourage voting in this year’s Kerrville city elections has raised issues about whether offering rent rebates for casting ballots could violate state bribery laws. In the March 2018 community newsletter for The Meadows Apartments — a senior...

Gravel Mining Unearths Neighboring Resident Concerns

About a hundred people gathered at the Hill Country Youth Event Center on Thursday evening for a town hall to discuss gravel mining operations along the Guadalupe River. Two years after a similar event was held in connection with the Martin Marietta mining operation...

Kerrville City Council Forum: Water Vs. Housing

Approximately 120 people gathered in Schreiner University’s Event Center on Thursday evening to hear the five city candidates make their cases for election on May 5. Walt Koenig, president and CEO of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce, moderated the 90-minute...

Kerrville 2050 Open Houses

There will be two opportunities for the public to provide input on the Kerrville 2050 Comprehensive Plan, according to the City of Kerrville. Open houses for the comprehensive plan are scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday and from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday. Both open houses...

P&Z Board Considers Conditional Parking Permits

Kerrville’s planning and zoning commission has started determining where parking lots and structures might be allowed in the city under conditional use permits. Based on past discussions, city staff suggested how the permits could be used in the city’s 49 zoning...

Incoming KEDC Effectiveness Report

A study sponsored by the Kerr Economic Development Corporation affirms what has already been said about the nonprofit’s importance to the local economy: It’s played a key — if not solitary — role in recent economic development. Kerrville’s city council will review the...