Mayor: State of the City remains strong
In his State of the City address on Dec. 6, Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan discussed citywide transportation efforts, public safety and the future trajectory of the city. Overall, Morgan reported that the state of Round Rock continues to stay strong, thanks to strategic planning to provide high value services.

Round Rock to implement transit changes
The City of Round Rock is preparing to implement changes to its transit system and offer new mobility options as a result of the recently completed Transit Development Plan. The changes will include adjustments and reductions to existing fixed routes and introduction of a new “mobility-on-demand” public transit service.

Registration now open for citizen police academy
The Round Rock Police Department is accepting applications for the Citizens Police Academy, a free 14-week educational opportunity that gives participants a behind the scenes look at the many functions of the police department. Space is limited.

Library to close ahead of move to new location
The new Round Rock Public Library located at 200 E. Liberty Ave. is nearing completion. As staff prepares to shift the collection to the new library, the current building located at 216 E. Main Street will be closed starting Friday, Dec. 23. This closure will remain in effect until the new building opens in late January 2023.

Hometown Holidays
Through Dec. 31
Beginning at dusk every evening
Downtown Round Rock

Make plans to take a stroll through Hometown Holidays this December! Downtown Round Rock glows up for the holiday season with a seriously sparkly light display. This year's festivities includes live music in the evenings every Tuesday through Saturday.

Downtowner Gallery Holiday mART
Tuesdays – Fridays through Jan. 5
Noon-5 p.m.
Downtowner Gallery, 221 E. Main Street

The City of Round Rock’s art gallery is turning into a winter wonderland! Shop from local/area artists and marvel at the second annual Holiday Sugar Spectacular.

Christmas Tree Recycling Events
Saturday, Dec. 31 and Saturday, Jan. 7
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Round Rock Brush Recycling Center, 310 Deepwood Drive

The City of Round Rock will host two Christmas tree recycling events after the holidays. Small tree seedlings will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis and volunteers will be available to help unload trees. All decorations, nails, wires, ornaments, tree stands, lights and tinsel must be removed before recycling.

Upcoming board, commission meetings

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7:30 a.m.

Thursday, Dec. 15, 4 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 15, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 6 p.m.