News & Information
News & Information
Welcome to the Kyle Area Youth Advisory Council (KAYAC) web page!
KAYAC is a committee comprised of Kyle area youth citizens ages 14-18.
Another city wide clean-up will take place on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Must have a valid ID and current utility bill showing you reside within the city limits of Kyle.
The next Police Officer testing date has been set for Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 9am for TCOLE certified candidates only.
Updated January 18, 2017: The city council approved the issuance of the remaining General Obligation Bonds authorized by voters in the May 2013 bond election and fund.
Visit the Storm Drainage and Flood Risk Mitigation Utility web page.
Click on the links below to learn more about Kyle's Stormwater Program:
Helping to keep Kyle clean and looking great is the goal of the new Kyle Adopt-a-Street program.
What is Kyle Adopt-a-Street?
The Kyle e-Newsletter is sent each Friday and contains pertinent information about events and happenings in the City of Kyle.
The City of Kyle is hiring. We have seasonal, full-time and part-time opportunities. And with a growing city, more positions will likely become available in the near future.
Kyle City Council will consider a new contract for City Manager Scott Sellers at the January 17, 2017, meeting. In the documents section below is the contract.
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Meetings / Events
Meetings / Events
- Parks and Recreation Board - 01/23/2017 - 7:00pm
- Kyle Special City Council Meeting - 01/24/2017 - 6:30pm
- KAYAC Agenda - 01/25/2017 - 6:30pm
- Kyle Housing Authority Meeting - 02/02/2017 - 6:30pm
- Kyle City Council Meeting - 02/07/2017 - 7:00pm
- Kyle Public Library Board Meeting - 02/09/2017 - 6:30pm
- Kyle City Council Meeting - 02/21/2017 - 7:00pm
- Kyle Housing Authority Meeting - 02/23/2017 - 6:30pm
- Parks and Recreation Board - 02/27/2017 - 7:00pm
- Kyle City Council Meeting - 03/07/2017 - 7:00pm
- Advanced ESL/GED Ready Classes - 01/23/2017 - 10:00am
- Sensory Fun - 01/23/2017 - 10:30am
- Advanced ESL/GED Ready Classes - 01/24/2017 - 10:00am
- Preschool Express Storytime - 01/25/2017 - 10:30am
- Baby Lapsit (0 to 18 mos.) - 01/26/2017 - 10:00am
- Advanced ESL/GED Ready Classes - 01/26/2017 - 10:00am
- Toddler Time (18 to 36 mos.) - 01/26/2017 - 11:00am
- Video Game Club - 01/26/2017 - 5:00pm
- Adult Anime Club - 01/26/2017 - 6:30pm
- Advanced ESL/GED Ready Classes - 01/27/2017 - 10:00am
Recreation / Library / Social
Recreation / Library / Social
So, you want to know a little more about Kyle, Texas? That’s why you clicked here! We can’t say we blame you — it’s a very cool town.
Kyle was founded in 1880. The town was named after Fergus Kyle, the son of Claiborne Kyle who moved here from Tennessee. Under the famed Auction Oak Tree, plats of land were auctioned off to several hundred folks who became the town’s first citizens.
My, how we’ve grown! In 2016, Kyle was the second largest city in Hays County with a population of 36,800. Population estimates put Kyle at 55,000 by 2030.
With easy access to locales north and south, Kyle is a major city on the I-35 corridor in Central Texas. It’s home to Seton Medical Center Hays, Hays CISD administrative offices, Austin Community College Hays, several medical facilities, and H-E-B Plus, major retailers, numerous restaurants and many homegrown businesses.
Here are some cool Kyle tidbits:
- Kyle got its first stoplight in 2007.
- Kyle is 30.4 square miles, with 185.5 miles of roadway and more than 600 acres of beautiful park land.
- Kyle is a Home Rule city. Residents elect the mayor and city council, but a city manager, Scott Sellers, runs the city’s day-to-day operations. He does so with a $79 million operating budget.
- Our Parks and Recreation department offers community events including Market Days, Founders Parade, Santa’s Arrival and Tree Lighting, Polar Bear Splash, Easter Eggstravaganza, and our annual July 4th Fireworks.
- Signature special events include Kyle Field Day, Kyle Hogwash and Hops & Jalapenos.
- Kyle is now home to the Central Texas Lobos, a semi-professional soccer team.
- Kyle is also a good place for business. The city houses many businesses and with an educated population, there’s plenty of room for growth.
Appropriate Library Use Policy: Policies & Procedures
Kyle Public Library
Appropriate Library Use Policy
Policies & Procedures
The Kyle Public Library strives to protect the rights and safety of library patrons, to protect the rights and safety of staff members, and to preserve and protect the library's materials, facilities and property. The Kyle Public Library supports the rights of all individuals to:
• Use the library without discrimination
• Receive friendly, courteous and respectful service
• Have free and equal access to information
• Have a clean, comfortable and pleasant environment
• Use the library undisturbed without threat of harm, invasion of property, or interference
Enforcement of these rules will be conducted in a fair and reasonable manner. Library staff will intervene to stop prohibited activities and behaviors. Failure to comply with the library’s established rules, regulations, and policies may result in removal from the premises and expulsion from the library for a period of one day to one year, or in arrest or prosecution. Violations could also result in the restriction and/or termination of library privileges, including the use of library computers and other equipment. Expulsion for more than one week may be appealed in writing to the Director of the Kyle Public Library and/or the Library Board.
For the comfort and safety of patrons, volunteers, and staff, and the protection of library property, the following actions are examples of conduct not allowed on library property:
• Engaging in any activity in violation of Federal, State, local or other applicable law, or library policy.
• Carrying firearms and dangerous weapons of any type (except by law enforcement officers).
• Being under the influence of alcohol/illegal drugs and selling, using, or possessing alcohol/illegal drugs.
• Disruptive or harassing conduct, abusive, insulting, or threatening language, actions or gestures toward other patrons, volunteers, or staff, including stalking, staring, lurking, offensive touching, and obscene acts such as sex acts and indecent exposure.
• Soliciting or conducting surveys not authorized by the library.
• Stealing, damaging, altering, or inappropriate use of library property in library facilities or on library grounds, including computer hardware and software, printers, copiers, phones, and other equipment.
• Removing or attempting to remove library materials not properly checked out. The library reserves the right to search purses, briefcases, backpacks, bags, etc. which cause the security alarm to sound.
• Trespassing in nonpublic areas, being in the library without permission of an authorized library employee before or after library operating hours.
• Fighting or challenging to fight, running, pushing, shoving, or throwing things.
• Creating disruptive noises such as loud talking, screaming, or banging on computer keyboards.
• Gambling and group activities which are disruptive to the library environment.
• Using audible devices without headphones or with headphones set at a volume that disturbs others. Using cell phones, pagers, and other communication devices in a manner that disturbs others. Cell phone and pager audible ringers must be turned off.
• Using restrooms for bathing or shampooing, doing laundry, or changing clothes.
• Smoking, chewing, and other tobacco use in library facilities.
• Entering the library barefooted, without a shirt, with offensive body odor or personal hygiene, or being otherwise attired so as to be disruptive to the library environment.
• Consuming food or beverages in public areas of the library, including restrooms (except for water in closed containers as permitted by authorized library employees, baby bottles, nursing and locations where use is authorized in specific areas of the library).
• Bringing in garbage, articles with a foul odor, or articles which, alone or in their aggregate, impede the use of the library by other users.
• Using wheeled devices in library property or on library grounds, except in designated areas, including skateboarding, roller-skating, bicycling, scooters, and shopping carts (exceptions i.e. wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers).
• Lying down or sleeping in the restrooms or on any floor, couch, table, or seat in the library, and by blocking aisles, exits, or entrances by sitting or lying down in them.
• Neglecting to provide proper supervision of children.
• Bringing pets or animals, other than service animals necessary for disabilities, into the library, except as authorized by the Director of Kyle Public Library.
You may refer to the "Unattended Children Policy" which provides information about the supervision and conduct of children at KPL.