Bee Cave, Texas was incorporated as the Village of Bee Cave in 1987 and later changed in 2006 to the City of Bee Cave. This quaint little town has grown significantly over the past 27 years, but the residents and government officials have continued to guard the true heart of the area.
As of 2013, the number of the City of Bee Cave residents had grown to 5,125. Additionally, the City of Bee Cave has developed from a two-square mile area with 8,800 acres of extraterritorial jurisdiction to having annexed 236.9 acres of the extraterritorial jurisdiction into the city incrementally by February 2014.
With all of this in mind, progress continues in this once small town, but the values stay very much the same. In fact, according to a recent survey, residents declared the following:
- Desire for small town, Hill Country atmosphere
- Averse to additional dense residential development
- Averse to big box retail and car dealerships
- Traffic congestion of paramount concern
- Desire for better pedestrian/bike connectivity
- Desire for enhancement of parks facilities
- No item for which majority willing to pay more taxes
The City of Bee Cave has so much to provide residents and visitors. Between the hill country backdrop, gorgeous Texas landscape and the plethora of restaurants and shopping, the City of Bee Cave offers everyone a piece of the comfortable and laid-back atmosphere.
So, what can we do to help make sure the community matures into something we can all enjoy?
- Keep up with what is happening in the community.
- Go to city planning meetings.
- Vote when the opportunity arises.
Progress always has its pro’s and con’s, along with a few growing pains along the way. However, the City of Bee Cave and residents seem to be committed to preserving the quaint, little town character from long ago.
If you are interested in discovering more about Bee Cave, Texas or are interested in buying or selling real estate in the Austin area, please do not hesitate to contact Mary Lynne Gibbs at 512.431.2403 or firstname.lastname@example.org. It would be an honor to earn your business.