By Anita Miller
No one in the city of Buda will have their water turned off for lack of payment and late fees will be waived through April, the city council agreed in a special meeting March 20.
They also discussed ways to give struggling hotels some financial relief in exchange for employee retention initiatives.
Council approved unanimously Mayor George Haehn’s resolution to extend indefinitely the local disaster declaration approved earlier this month, and added the closure of daycare centers, as ordered by Count Judge Ruben Becerra.
In all matters pertaining to the COVID -19 pandemic, the orders of a city are subservient to those of a county, and counties are subservient to the state.
The council also discussed but took no action to defer Hotel Occupancy Taxes (HOT) for February and March….