Category Archives: Lake Travis

New homes slated near Steiner Ranch Lake Club, Recreational site not sold

Most of this five acre site has been re-subdivided for up to 17 homes next to the Steiner Ranch Lake Club. Courtesy City of Austin

By LESLEE BASSMAN, Four Points News 

By consent agenda and unanimous vote, the city of Austin’s Zoning and Platting Commission approved a resubdivision of the Steiner Ranch Lake Club, 12300 River Bend, Austin, on June 18 that paves the way for residential development on one of two lots comprising 5.22 total acres. The property falls within Austin’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, an area whose residents don’t pay city taxes but also aren’t serviced by the city.

Behind the action is the Steiner Ranch Master Association along with Steiner Ranch, Ltd., Taylor Woodrow Communities and 239 Rio Vista, entities that filed the resubdivision application, agenda documents state.

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RP Limited District keeps trail policy as is

Kate Holloway addresses River Place’s Limited District board on Tuesday, July 23 evening as her husband, Charles Reynolds, looks on. Holloway and Reynolds live in River Place but outside of the boundaries of the neighborhood’s Limited District. Holloway headed up a board committee that surveyed non-Limited District residents as to whether or not they wanted to become a part of the District, incurring additional taxes but earning the right to use the trails and tennis courts reserved for District citizens. LESLEE BASSMAN

Trail revenue $35,000+

Considers for profit use

By LESLEE BASSMAN, Four Points News

Following months of discussions, the River Place Limited District Board won’t pursue further action to placate non-Limited District residents in regards to the neighborhood amenities including trails and tennis court usage. 

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Interior design Vipers place top in nation

Connor Hathaway earned 1st place and Jenna Rigney earned 2nd place at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. a month ago. The two are incoming Vandegrift seniors.

Four Points News

Two Vandegrift students grabbed top honors in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Interior Design category at the national conference recently. Connor Hathaway earned 1st place and Jenna Rigney earned 2nd place at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. a month ago. 

“They love it and I love it. It’s really, really great and I feel really, really proud,” said Jodi Jacobsen, FCCLA advisor and VHS interior design teacher. Rigney will be in her practicum of interior design when school begins and Hathaway will be in Jacobsen’s interior design 2 class.

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Speed, curve contribute to 2222 motorcycle fatality

11000 RM 2222 was the scene of a fatal crash on July 22. Google Maps

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

High speed, a curve in the road, and the RM 2222 construction zone were all factors in a motorcycle fatality that happened just after 11 p.m. on Monday, July 22 near the Shell gas station just east of RM 620.

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