News & Information
News & Information
Updated January 18, 2017 at 1:39 p.m.
The following Kyle roads are closed due to heavy rain and flooding:
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 must adopt an operating budget each fiscal year, which runs October 1 through September 30.
The budget files for FY 2016-2017 are below.
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Meetings / Events
Meetings / Events
- Kyle Housing Authority Meeting - 01/20/2017 - 6:00pm
- Parks and Recreation Board - 01/23/2017 - 7:00pm
- 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
- Kyle Public Library Board Meeting - 03/09/2017 - 6:30pm
- Baby Lapsit (0 to 18 mos.) - 01/19/2017 - 10:00am
- Advanced ESL/GED Ready Classes - 01/19/2017 - 10:00am
- Toddler Time (18 to 36 mos.) - 01/19/2017 - 11:00am
- Teen Anime & Manga Club - 01/19/2017 - 5:00pm
- Page Turners Book Club - 01/19/2017 - 6:30pm
- Advanced ESL/GED Ready Classes - 01/20/2017 - 10:00am
- ¡Los Cuentos! (Bilingual Storytime) - 01/20/2017 - 10:30am
- 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
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.
Kyle Pool Rules
Ordinance #461, Article III, Section 20. Pool Rules.
•Children 12 years of age and under must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or competent person at least 18 years of age.
•Swimmers must wear proper attire; i.e. swimming suits or trunks. Diapers are not permitted in the pool. A clean tee shirt may be worn over proper swim attire.
•No running, fast walking, horseplay, or rough play allowed in the pool complex. No pushing, throwing, dunking, splashing, riding on shoulders, chicken fighting or any games or actions that may endanger swimmers or sunbathers.
•Admission to the pool may be denied for any of these reasons:
•When an individual is apparently unable to care for themselves,
•Evidence of contagious disease,
•Open sores, wounds or runny nose,
•Excessively brief or revealing swim suits,
•Any condition or evidence, which in the opinion of the manager will jeopardize the health and safety of the pool patrons or general public.
•Pool managers may eject persons from pool area for cause. In serious cases of misconduct, the PARD Director or City of Kyle Police should be called. In cases involving small children, the parents will be informed. No refunds of entry fee.
•Enforcement of rules:
◦First offense - rule is explained and warning issued;
◦Second offense - rule is explained and 1 hour “time out” enforced;
◦Third offense - person must leave for the day. No refund of entry fee.
•No loitering around cashiers, lifeguards on duty, or lifeguard stands. No one, except 1 lifeguard, allowed on or near lifeguard stand.
•The slides may be used only if user meets the height and weight requirements. Position to be maintained while going down slide is lying flat on back, feet first, arms crossed over chest and feet crossed. Sunglasses must be removed before using the slides. Parents may not ride on slide with child on lap. Only one person at a time on slide, steps or platform. Sliders should immediately swim to nearest ladder or away from slide area. No swimmers allowed in area of pool near slides.
•State Health Code requires that all guests must shower before entering the pool.
•Swimmers are not to hang or pull on lifelines, ropes, nets or rims. Mistreatment or abuse of pool property or other patron’s personal property will not be tolerated. No swinging on ladders, playing on or near the ladders and no jumping off of ladders.
•No flips, somersaults, twists, or belly flops allowed. Jump into pool facing forward and feet first only.
•Abusive or profane language will not be tolerated.
•Facemasks and goggles are permitted provided they are properly used and have non-breakable lens. Facemasks and goggles are not permitted on the slides.
•No glass containers allowed in pool complex.
•No out side drinks or food permitted. No ice chests allowed in pool complex. (Only exception is private rentals)This rule will not be enforced during the 2017 season as there will not be concession sales in 2013
•Smoking or tobacco use of any type is not allowed in pool complex.
•No alcohol, in any form, is allowed in pool complex.
•The City of Kyle is not responsible for personal belongings. Please do not bring valuables to pool complex. Locks left on pool lockers at end of day will be removed.
•The lifeguard(s) on duty is ALWAYS in charge.
•Children 5 years and younger must be within arm’s reach of an adult while in water.
•No animals will be allowed in the pool complex.
•The pool will be closed for thunderstorms at first sign of lightning or thunder. The pool will re-open 30 minutes after last thunder is heard.
•Only US Coast Guard approved flotation devices will be allowed in the facility. Items such as water wings and arm floaties will not be allowed.
Water toys such as inflatable beach balls, sponge balls, squirt guns, noodles or other pool toys are allowed in the pool during un-crowded conditions and at the manager’s discretion.
•Any and all injuries occurring within the pool complex must be reported to the manager on duty immediately. Accident/Incident reports must be filled out and turned in to the PARD Director daily.
•All infants and toddlers not potty trained will be required to wear swim diapers.
•Upon entry, every person will give their name, city of residence and phone number, even non-swimmers and sunbathers.
•A 10-minute safety break each hour. At 10 minutes before the hour, each hour, all swimmers must get out of pool. This break is for the water quality to be checked, lifeguards to take a break and swimmers to take a break. The only ones allowed in pool during this break are adults in the swim lanes, swimming laps only.
•Anyone age 18 and older may not supervise more than five children age six to twelve in addition to their own dependents.
•A person who supervises children for an agency, day care facility, or camp at a City Aquatic Facility must first obtain the following certifications through a nationally recognized organization (such as American Red Cross or American Heart Association):
◦Basic Water Rescue with water module;
◦Child and Adult Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation; and
◦Standard First Aid