City of Horseshoe Bay History
Horseshoe Bay citizens voted to incorporate as a Type A General Law City under Texas law on September 10, 2005. The boundaries of the city followed those of the Lake LBJ Municipal Utility District, with the exception of The Trails and a 20 acre parcel on the corner of Highway 71 and Ranch Road 2821. These were not included, but were annexed into the new city limits shortly after incorporation.
1st City Council & Mayor
The 1st Mayor and City Council were elected at a general election November 8, 2005. They were sworn in at Quail Point in ceremonies November 18th. The Council met for the 1st time on November 22, 2005 and the Council elected officers.
Four Partners of HSB (City, POAs, ACCs, Resort)
Because of the unique beginnings of Horseshoe Bay, there are four groups, who have worked together in partnership over the years to serve the citizens and visitors to this great city. Read the "Four Partners of HSB (City, POAs, ACCs, Resort)" summary to learn more.
Mayor Bob Lambert is sworn in by Burnet County Judge Dave Kithil. Wife Linda looks on at left. *Photo by Don Eckelbarger.
1st City Council
Aldermen/women are sworn in by Llano County Judge R.G. Floyd (hidden behind Jim Babcock). Left to right: Karen Wines, John Bird, Don Wood, Jim Babcock, and Buddy Schrader. *Photo by Don Eckelbarger.
|September 10, 2005
||Order Declaring Results of Election to Incorporate (PDF)
|September 20, 2005
||Order of Special Election to Select Governing Body (PDF)
|November 25, 2005
||Inter-local Agreement for Interim Operations (DOC)
|January 26, 2006
||Strategic Partnership Agreement (DOC)
|July 25, 2006
||Comprehensive Development Plan (PDF)
|January 22, 2008
||Annexation Plan (PDF)
|May 19, 2009
||Home Rule Charter (Amended November 27, 2012)
|March 18, 2014
||Amendment to City Annexation Plan Resolution Number 14-03-19B (PDF); Map (PDF)