You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free during the 2016 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to issue an exemption certificate to claim the exemption.

This year’s holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 25.

Flood Recovery

The BR3T comprises 4 counties along the Blanco River and the cities within them:

Blanco                Caldwell
Guadalupe         Hays

We serve the people in the incorporated and unincorporated areas to help them recovery from disaster. Our office is at 801 W. MLK (Dunbar Center) San Marcos, TX 78666. Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  512-677-9701.

​Emergency Supplies Sales Tax Holiday

Our Misson

The Communities We Serve

To strengthen area-wide disaster coordination in Blanco, Caldwell, Hays and Guadalupe counties by sharing information, simplifying resident access, and jointly resolving cases with unmet needs.

Public meeting set on Wednesday, April 20, at the Dunbar Recreation Center


It’s important to us to be as clear about what we do. These are our support teams that help in every area of recovery.



  • Case Management
  • Volunteer Services 
  • Donations
  • Construction Management
  • Public Information
  • Spiritual and Emotional Support

​BR3T Welcomes Heart 9/11 to Help Rebuild Flood-Damaged Homes 

News to Note!

The official community site for information about recovery and resources for survivors of the Memorial Weekend and All Saints Weekend disasters in 2015.

The Blanco River Regional Recovery Group is designed to aid in long term recovery following the devastating Memorial Day & All Saints Day Floods of 2015.  For many people, though, getting access to long term assistance is incredibly difficult.