Llano County needs more tiny home information



By Phil Reynolds/Contributing Writer

Llano County commissioners sent the developer of a tiny home plot in Kingsland back for more information about site drainage and access Monday, the second time he had appeared before commissioners court.

Partly at issue is developer Ken Gray’s application to put an RV park on Magnolia Street in Kingsland. And part of the problem with that is that the development isn’t an RV park at all, but it has to be submitted as one under county subdivision regulations.

Gray was met with a wall of resistance from neighbors when he first appeared before commissioners on Monday, July 8. But that resistance dissolved when residents learned that RVs wouldn’t be parking for the weekend on the property. Instead, the tiny homes will be occupied long-term, Gray said. He said he expected some residents to be preparing to move to a nearby assisted-living facility.

But even after neighbors withdrew their complaints, commissioners had questions.

I want to know where (runoff) water is going,” Precinct 4 Commissioner Jerry Don Moss said. “I want to hear from an engineer or somebody smarter than me where that water will go.” . . .

Find the rest of this story in the Tuesday, July 23 issue of The Highlander, the newspaper of record for the Highland Lakes. To offer a comment or news tip, email lew@highlandernews.com. To subscribe call 830-693-4367.

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