News & Information
News & Information
Kyle City Council must adopt an operating budget each fiscal year, which runs October 1 through September 30.
The budget files for FY 2016-2017 are below.
The City of Kyle was contacted recently by the Texas Department of Transportation about whether or not it would support a roundabout on FM 1626 at the intersection of Dorman Rd., near an entrance to the Plum Creek neighborhood.
The Kyle e-Newsletter is sent each Friday and contains pertinent information about events and happenings in the City of Kyle.
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 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.
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Meetings / Events
Meetings / Events
- Parks and Recreation Board - 10/24/2016 - 7:00pm
- Planning and Zoning Commission Workshop Meeting - 10/25/2016 - 6:30pm
- Kyle City Council Meeting - 11/01/2016 - 7:00pm
- Kyle Public Library Board Meeting - 11/10/2016 - 6:30pm
- Kyle City Council Meeting - 11/15/2016 - 7:00pm
- Parks and Recreation Board - 11/28/2016 - 7:00pm
- Kyle City Council Meeting - 12/06/2016 - 7:00pm
- Kyle Public Library Board Meeting - 12/08/2016 - 6:30pm
- Kyle City Council Meeting - 12/20/2016 - 7:00pm
- Parks and Recreation Board - 12/26/2016 - 7:00pm
- Youth Basketball League Registration - 10/24/2016 (All day)
- Adult Kickball League Registration - 10/24/2016 (All day)
- Advanced ESL/GED Ready Classes - 10/24/2016 - 10:00am
- Sensory Fun - 10/24/2016 - 10:30am
- Youth Basketball League Registration - 10/25/2016 (All day)
- Adult Kickball League Registration - 10/25/2016 (All day)
- Advanced ESL/GED Ready Classes - 10/25/2016 - 10:00am
- Youth Basketball League Registration - 10/26/2016 (All day)
- Adult Kickball League Registration - 10/26/2016 (All day)
- Preschool Express Storytime - 10/26/2016 - 10:30am
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.
City of Kyle National Night Out 2013
The Kyle Police Department is hosting a National Night Out Central Block Party for residents that live in historic Kyle and those residents without a neighborhood party. So, please join the Police Department for food, fun and entertainment. The Central Block Party will be at Historic City Hall located at 101 South Burleson Street.
The introduction of National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime”, in 1984 began an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. NATW’s (National Association of Town Watch) National Night Out program culminates annually, on the first Tuesday of August (In Texas, the first Tuesday of October).
NATW’s Executive Director, Matt Peskin introduced National Night Out in 1984.The first National Night Out took place on Tuesday, August 7th 1984. That first year, 2.5 million Americans took part across 400 communities in 23 states.
The seed had been planted.
National Night Out now involves over 37 million people and 15,000 communities from all fifty states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.
The traditional “lights on” campaign and symbolic front porch vigils turned into a celebration across America with various events and activities including, but not limited to, block parties, cookouts, parades, visits from emergency personnel, rallies and marches, exhibits, youth events, safety demonstrations and seminars, in effort to heighten awareness and enhance community relations.
Peskin said, “It’s a wonderful opportunity for communities nationwide to promote police-community partnerships, crime prevention, and neighborhood camaraderie. While the one night is certainly not an answer to crime, drugs and violence, National Night Out represents the kind of spirit, energy and determination to help make neighborhoods a safer place year round. The night celebrates safety and crime prevention successes and works to expand and strengthen programs for the next 364 days.”
March, 1981 ⇒ NATW Founded
November, 1981 ⇒ First NewSpirit Newsletter
August 7, 1984 ⇒ First Annual NNO Event
August, 1988 ⇒ President Bush NNO Kickoff in Philadelphia (5th Year Anniversary)
August, 1989 ⇒ NNO Kickoff at FBI Headquarters
August, 1990 ⇒ NNO Ceremony on Peace Bridge (Buffalo and Ontario)
August, 1990 ⇒ U.S. Air Force Weather Satellite Image on the Night of NNO
August, 1991 ⇒ NNO Kickoff at DEA in Arlington, VA (1st Visit for an U.S. President)
August, 1993 ⇒ NNO Kickoff at Justice Department
August, 1993 ⇒ Project365 Founded
April, 1994 ⇒ NATW Members Meet President Clinton
August 3, 2004 ⇒ “Nat the Knight” Born
August, 2008 ⇒ 25th Anniversary NNO at National Mall in Washington D.C.
June 19, 2010 ⇒ National Night Out joins Facebook
The chart below lists the communities in Kyle that are hosting National Night Out events. We will be adding community events as their information becomes available, so check back often. If you don't see your community here, check with your neighborhood association to find out event details. If you would like your community event listed please contact Kyle Police Community Services/Professional Standards Unit at 512-268-0859 or Officer James Plant firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the history and purpose of National Night Out, please visit their website at www.nationaltownwatch.org/nno.
|Silverado||Silverado Community Park (Corner of Silverado Drive and San Felipe Drive)|
|Amberwood||Amberwood Community Pool|
|Sunset Ridge||Sunset Ridge Clubhouse|
|Overlook at Plum Creek||Overlook at Plum Creek Community Pool and Park|
|Post Oak||Post Oak Community Pool and Park|
|Bunton Creek||Bunton Creek Pavilion (park and pool area)|
|Brookside Estates||Contact Sam Menenses at email@example.com for location information|
|Southlake Ranch||Contact Debbie Britt at firstname.lastname@example.org for location information|
|Indian Paintbrush||137 Indian Paintbrush|
|Four Seasons Farm||Lake Kyle, located at 700 Lehman Road|
|Kennsington Trails||Contact Lori Hwey for information|
|Downtown Block Party||City Square Park located at 101 South Burleson Road (Old Kyle City Hall)|
|Plum Creek||Community Park at Mather and Wetzel|
|Sunset Ridge||Sunset Ridge Club House|