Neighborhood News

What Restrictions Lifted by Governor On COVID-19 Mean For Us

Commissioner Cook continues to urge safe practices and to use caution at all times.

  • 26 March 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 3804
Commissioner Cook urges everyone to stay home as much as possible. Lifted quarantines around the world have resulted in spikes in the numbers of coronavirus cases, sometimes with dramatic increases!
Williamson County's Stay Home Stay Safe order will expire at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 30. Starting May 1, Williamson County businesses will follow Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s executive orders issued April 27, 2020, which allow businesses to reopen in phases, with an effort toward minimiznig the spread of COVID-19.  
No date is set for reopening Wilco County Offices. Facemasks, gloves and 20-second handwashing are still the best we can do if we go out to protect ourselves and our loved ones. 
To view what types of businesses can open and with what restrictions, please read Texans Helping Texans: The Governor's Report to Open Texas. This report explains Phase I by outlining the new protocols, guidance, and recommendations. 
A copy of the report and executive orders can be found on the county’s website at www.wilco.org.  

Commissioner Cook Explains Apple Contract And Discusses Local Neighborhood Concerns at Bluffs At Millwood HOA Meeting

Meeting was held at the Rattan Creek Community Center on Weds., Jan. 23, 2020

  • 23 January 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 4147

Commissioner Cook and Pct. 1 Constable Vinnie Cherrone discuss safety and other concerns in the Bluffs at Millwood neighborhoodCommissioner Cook points to a conceptual map of the future Apple campus in Northwest Austin that is being developed near the Bluffs at Millwood subdivision.

Commissioner Cook Gives Precinct 1 Infrastructure Projects Update to Highland Horizon HOA

The Annual Highland Horizon HOA meeting was held Monday, Jan. 20 at the Brushy Creek Community Center

  • 21 January 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 4271

Commissioner Cook prepares the projector for her PowerPoint presentation. Seated are HOA residents and at the front table (lf) President Vinnie Choudry and (rt) Treasurer Fernando Espinosa.Commissioner Cook is answering questions during her PowerPoint presentation on infrastructure projects involving road and bridge work in Precinct 1.

Stony Point High School Senior Interviews Commissioner Cook for Government Class Project

Interview with student Kendall Thomas took place Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 in Commissioner Cook's office.

  • 20 December 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 4197

Commisioner Cook shows Stony Point student Kendall Thomas Williamson County's government structure in her office.Commissioner Cook was pleased to have the opportunity to assist Stony Point High School senior Kendall Thomas with his government project by explaining the county's structure, what Precinct 1 covers, her particular duties and how she feels about serving the public.

It was a positive experience by both!

Commissioner Cook Votes Early at Jester Annex and Later Speaks to Heart of Round Rock Neighborhood Association

The first day of early voting and the Heart of Round Rock meeting, which was held at the Round Rock Public Library, both occurred on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019

  • 22 October 2019
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 4639

Commissioner Cook holds up her voter registration card and driver's license after she cast her vote on the first day of early voting at the Precinct 1 Jester Annex in Round Rock.Commissioner Cook points out data on the overhead screen showing Wilco's growth. Heart of Round Rock President Gordon Perez, seated, introduced Commissioner Cook, who explained what the Roads and Parks Bonds would fund in Precinct 1 and Wilco.


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