Amy Madison was appointed as the Pflugerville Community Development Corp.'s interim executive director the corporation announced July 27.

Amy Madison was appointed as the Pflugerville Community Development Corp.’s interim executive director the corporation announced July 27. Provided by the PCDC

The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. appointed former assistant executive director Amy Madison as interim executive director following the resignation of Executive Director Floyd Akers, the PCDC announced July 27.

The PCDC aims to support Pflugerville businesses as well as promote the city as a desirable place for new businesses to operate, according to a corporation statement.

“I am honored to step into this role as the PCDC transitions into new leadership,” Madison said in a statement. “I look forward to working closely with the board in this new capacity.”

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Artist's concept of proposed Pflugerville animal shelter

Artist’s concept of proposed Pflugerville animal shelter

Pflugerville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to put the option for a new $10.7 million animal shelter before voters in a November bond election.

City staff, a city bond committee and an animal shelter technical committee made up of residents and city staff recommended the shelter—although the bond committee recommended a $9.5 million option, Assistant City Manager Trey Fletcher said.

Pflugerville residents and animal shelter volunteers put their names on public record both in favor of and in opposition to the project on July 28.

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