Emergency Notices
May 29, 2015 2:05pm: Emergency Notification Registration — All users of City of Blanco utilities are urged to provide the City with an email address and cell phone number in the space below. These will be used by the City to distribute Emergency Notifications and updates on City issues. This information is entirely voluntary. The City of Blanco will not distribute any email addresses or cell phone numbers. Please return this bill to the City of Blanco as normal, come to City Hall with the information, or call 830-833-4525. — Emergency Notifications Registration

May 29, 2015 12:45pm: The Blanco Flood Assistance Center has been established in the Byars Building, 308 Pecan St., on the Blanco City Square to serve the City of Blanco and the surrounding area of Blanco County. Flood victims are urged to contact the Center for all types of assistance. Individuals or organizations wishing to help flood victims may register at the Center and be assigned on a prioritized basis to those most in need. The Center is also collecting and allocating donated supplies. Phone: 830-833-3244. Email: volunteerblanco@gmail.com. As a reminder, monetary contributions to assist flood victims may be sent to the Blanco County Disaster Relief Fund, Blanco National Bank, PO Box 38, Blanco, TX 78606. — Notice from Mayor M. Bruce Peele

May 29, 2015 11:20am: City Establishes Registration System for Disaster Relief Contractors and Individuals Seeking Clean-Up Work — To reduce the possibility of disaster relief fraud, the City of Blanco has established a system whereby contractors and individuals seeking to provide assistance in exchange for money are registered with the City of Blanco.

May 29, 2015 12:30pm: Please contact the Blanco County Appraisal District as soon as possible to report flood damage to your structures and improvements. It is imperative that you do this as early as possible so that value adjustments can be made to your property value for 2015. Please send proof with pictures to us via email at info@blancocad.com, or in person at 615 N Nugent Ave, Johnson City, TX. We are on a deadline to certify our property values, so we must have this information by July 1st, 2015. Please spread the word and share this information with any of your family and neighbors that you feel were affected. We are sincerely sorry for any of your losses and hope that we can help in this time of devastation. — Sincerely, Blanco County Appraisal District

May 28, 2015 11:05am: If you have been involved in the Blanco County flooding event, you should get a TETANUS SHOT if you have not had a booster in the last 10 years or cannot remember when your last shot was. We will be hosting a Tetanus Vaccination Clinic TOMORROW, FRIDAY, MAY 29, from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the Gem of the Hills Community Center (2233 U.S. Highway 281 North, Blanco, Texas 78606). The vaccinations are free of charge and no appointment is necessary. If you have questions please send an email to blancoflood@nbcems.org.

May 28, 2015 11:00am: Please contact Blanco City Hall at 830-833-4525 if you are a handicapped flood victim in need of an electric wheel chair.

May 27, 2015 11:10am: Quality of Blanco's Drinking Water -- There is no truth to the rumor circulating around town that the quality of the City's drinking water has been contaminated. The City's drinking water does NOT need to be boiled, treated with chemicals, or anything else extraordinary done to it. If this situation should change, City Hall will immediately issue appropriate instructions.

Misinformation such as this rumor can be very damaging to the overall flood recovery effort. Should any citizen hear a similar, flood-related rumor, please contact City Hall at 830-833-4525 to confirm what you have heard. — Notice to the Citizens of Blanco from Mayor M. Bruce Peele

May 27, 2015 9:55am: Notice from Mayor M. Bruce Peele: Attention Flood/High Water Victims (English & Spanish).

May 27, 2015 8:15am: Please leave message for Connie Barron at Blanco City Hall (830-833-4525) if you would like to provide a meal for all the emergency management personnel assisting Blanco. Connie can advise which day and what time a meal is needed for. Thank you.

May 26, 2015 2pm: Canyon Lake's water supply issues have been resolved.

May 26, 2015 12:26pm: Press release about flooding and relief efforts. Residents are cautioned to be aware of contractors or individuals offering clean-up or repair services who have not been processed through the Blanco City Hall. Residents with questions should contact the City Hall prior to agreeing to any such services.

May 26, 2015 8:20am: The Emergency Operation Center is open at Blanco City Hall (300 Pecan St.). Call 830-833-4525 to reach officials about updates and to report missing people or vehicles.

For emergencies, call 911.

Information

  • Blanco City Hall
    300 Pecan St.
    830-833-4525 or 830-833-4616
  • Blanco Flood Assistance Center
    308 Pecan St.
    830-833-3244
    volunteerblanco@gmail.com
  • Blanco County Sheriff's Office
    830-868-7104
Road Conditions
May 27, 2015 8:25am:
Roads that are impassable
  • RR 165 @ Lindeman LN (CR 404)
  • Cox Road (CR 406)
  • Tejas Trail (CR 405)
  • Chimney Valley (CR 407)
  • Middle Creek Road (CR 410)
  • Narrows Road
  • Little Blanco Road (CR 101)
PASSABLE but ROUGH
  • RR 165 south of 2325
  • 2766 @ Miller Creek

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The City of Blanco provides these links to community resources as a service to citizens. For resources related to the city and its services, see the City Departments and the Documents pages.

Education

Blanco Independent School District
Blanco ISD is a TEA "Recognized" school district. They are a member of UIL Districts 8-AA and 13-AA and have active and competitive programs in athletics, band, FFA, UIL academics, and One Act Play, among others. Blanco Independent School District encompasses 378 square miles and is located primarily in Blanco, although touching or including sections of Hays, Comal, Kendall and Gillespie counties.

Government

Blanco County
The county seat is located in Johnson City, 14 miles north on US Highway 281 from Blanco. The county website provides contact information and resources for the county, including county judge, commissioners, county attorney, county clerk, sheriff, tax assessor-collector, justices of the peace, and district court.

State of Texas
Texas.gov is a portal to all information about state government, including the department of motor vehicles.

Organizations

Blanco Chamber of Commerce
The Blanco Chamber of Commerce is located at 312 Pecan St., on the Courthouse Square. Their website provides visitor information, an events calendar, and a member directory.

Blanco County Economic Development Corporation
The Blanco County Economic Development Corporation strives to encourage business growth and economic development in Blanco County.

Keep Blanco Beautiful
Keep Blanco Beautiful works at beautifying the city, from maintaining the plants on the Courthouse Square to cleaning up trash during the annual community Trash-Off and River Cleanup. The Streetscape Committee is working with KBB to raise funds for the city's master planner.

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