Precinct One Events

Commissioner Cook encourages Wilco residents to consider WGU Academy in pursuing a college degree

Information from Western Governors University (WGU) is an online nonprofit private university.

  • 3 October 2022
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 32

WGU Academy is a great place to start

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WGU Academy provides the ideal launching pad for future degree success at WGU. Their courses align with WGU's degree programs and in as little as 2 months you can earn guaranteed admission to WGU with fully transferable credits to take with you! 

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Finish in as little as 2 months

Tuition: $150 a month      

Enroll:  https://academy.wgu.edu/enrollment/start

Call:  888-210-8880

Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event Saturday, Sept. 24, for Williamson County Residents

Held at the Williamson County Expo Center, 5350 Bill Pickett Trail, Taylor

  • 8 September 2022
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 200

Veterans Job Fair

Information from Texas Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

  • 11 July 2022
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 592

Commissioner Cook & Staff volunteer for United Way Summer Day of Caring 2022

Volunteer event sponsored by United Way for Greater Austin, the recently merged United Way organization that combined Travis and Williamson counties.

  • 8 June 2022
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 703

Commissioner Cook and staff participated in park clean-up at Southwest Williamson County Park on Friday, June 3 in the morning. The mulching of a portion of the park's trail was completed just as a brief thunderstorm swept into the area.Group shot of the volunteers and staff of United Way.  For more information please visit https://www.unitedwayaustin.org/united-way-for-greater-austin-and-united-way-of-williamson-county-join-forces/

Commissioner Cook wears her sun hat, garden apron and chaps, and a mask to reduce dust inhalation as she spreads mulch on the park trail.  

Brushy Creek Regional Trail Phase V Virtual Ribbon Cutting Video Wins Golden Post Award by Government Social Media

Lyrics rewritten by Commissioner Cook and sung by Cathie Sheridan to the original song "Be Our Guest" by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken

  • 19 April 2022
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 2929

Be our Guest – Tribute to Brushy Creek Trail  --  Available at https://www.facebook.com/wilcogov and select “videos”  OR by YouTube https://youtu.be/GF7udIbyrTs

LadAward presented by Government Social Media https://www.governmentsocialmedia.com/Another section of the new Brushy Creek Trail over Brushy Creek as part of Phase V.ies & Gentlemen, it is with deepest pride

And great pleasure that we welcome you today

And now we invite to  join in, hike on this new trail

As Wilco Parks now proudly presents

The newest!

Be our guest be our guest

Put this new trail to the test

Pull your hat on; tie your shoes, my dear

And we’ll provide the rest

Sun or shade, quite the view

Chasco built it, yes its new

RVI planned it with much talk

Don’t believe me, hit the boardwalk

Birds will sing, and they feed

After all, this stream is free

And the fishing here is never second best

Go on down there’s a bridge

Just one stroll and then you’ll

Be our guest, yes our guest

Be our guest

Water flows, under foot

Dapple shade, poison ivy,

Turtles, snakes and stream mighty

Biological cabaret

Until now you never cared

The bridge and rails, all prepared

It’s so roomy for the hikers,

Strollers, wheelchairs and the bikers

Moving fast, or slow behinders

Choose a pace, there’s no timers

And it’s all in perfect weather you can bet

Come on get off the grass

You have your own free pass

To be our guest if you’re stressed

It’s slow walking we suggest

Be our guest, be our guest, be our guest

Life has b


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