June 21, 2021

Election Results and Elected Officials Reception

2021-06-17T15:16:16-05:00

After a close runoff election, final results of the 2021 Leander general election are in.

Mayoral winner: Christine Sederquist  

New mayor Christine Sederquist accepted her new role in a speech and compared being a mayor of a growing city to the experience of being a new mother.

“I’m committed to you completely and will worry about you twenty-four hours a day. With every milestone I’m going to be your biggest cheerleader and with every fall I’m going to bring comfort and do whatever I can to make it better.”

 

 

 

 

Place 2 winner: Esmeralda Traube

Esmeralda Traube, who won the Place 2 Council seat thanked her volunteers and citizens who voted in the general election.

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Election Results and Elected Officials Reception2021-06-17T15:16:16-05:00

May 17, 2021

Leander Projects Shape Austin Metro

2021-05-17T12:35:36-05:00

Two Leander Developments are Listed Among the Top Projects That Will Reshape the Future of the Austin Metro Area.

Leander has made a big impression in the nation and continues to top headlines, most notably lately for being the best suburb to work-from-home, the 5TH best suburb in the nation according to Homes.com, #39 in the nation for the best small city for small businesses, and now two more Leander projects are in the spotlight.

Commercial Property Executive, the leading integrated resource for executives and companies that own, invest in, develop, lease and/or manage commercial real estate in the United States and foreign investment, published this article, Top Projects That Will Reshape […]

Leander Projects Shape Austin Metro2021-05-17T12:35:36-05:00

Leander Tops the Ranks for Small Businesses

2021-05-05T15:24:34-05:00

Go.Verizon.com Announces 4th Annual 50 Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business

Go.Verizon.com has released its report, “The Best Small Cities to Start a Small Business,” and the City of Leander has impressed again. The metrics Go.Verison.com analyzed when compiling their list of the top 50 small cities in the nation for small businesses included education level of the local workforce, in-city commute times, income per capita, broadband access, availability of SBA loans, and overall tax friendliness. From there, they weighted each factor on a 0-100 scale and compiled a ranking system for cities with populations between 50,000 and 75,000.

“This past year, small businesses have faced more uncertainty than ever before,” said Clayton Tarantino, a small business expert […]

Leander Tops the Ranks for Small Businesses2021-05-05T15:24:34-05:00

April 14, 2021

Leander Ranks #5 in the Nation for Best Suburb

2021-04-12T16:51:30-05:00

Leander Ranks #5 in the Nation for Best U.S. Suburbs to Move to in 2021

It will be no surprise to any Leanderite to hear that Homes.com ranked Leander as the fifth-best suburb to move to in the United States in 2021. Leander has long been the oasis that both Texas natives and Texas newcomers sought out for the perfect mix of quiet security and lively activities. Events like the Old Town Street Festival, which attracts 5,000-10,000 attendees every year, and well-planned parks like Lakewood, which offers canoeing, fishing, trails, a splash pad, skatepark, and outdoor games.  The Old Town Street Festival boasts a mix of family fun, shopping, and live entertainment that has […]

Leander Ranks #5 in the Nation for Best Suburb2021-04-12T16:51:30-05:00

March 30, 2021

Community Calendar: Candidate Forum

2021-03-29T16:11:07-05:00

Local elections have the largest impact on you as a citizen and on the local businesses that make Leander great. Leander is a council-manager government with an elected mayor and six council members who are elected at large by place. Your vote is critical to the success of Leander.  Below you will see all of the candidates, and have a chance to learn a bit about them.

This year there are four city-level races:

  • Mayor
  • City Council Place 2
  • City Council Place 4
  • City Council Place 6

The Leander Chamber of Commerce had the privilege of […]

Community Calendar: Candidate Forum2021-03-29T16:11:07-05:00
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