Burn ban lifted after recent rain Posted in: News As a result of the recent storm, the Bastrop County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to rescind the county-wide burn ban during Monday’s regular meeting. The burn ban was enacted on August 6 this year, approved at the following commissioners court meeting, and extended throughout September and most of October. County Judge Paul Pape recommended the burn ban be lifted; as a result of storms on Thursday night, he said some parts of the county received up to four and a half inches of rain, with the entire county seeing at least two inches. According to data from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!