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By Emma Freer |
Austin City Hall notebook: Council to look at downtown safety, homelessness and budgeting in return from meetings break
The first regular council meeting since mid-June features a packed agenda and opportunity for resident feedback on Austin's proposed budget.
APH also mirrors the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest guidance for vaccinated individuals to wear masks in some circumstances.
The East and Southwest Austin representatives shared their thoughts on the process one week after city properties in their districts were tapped as workable encampment sites.
A variety of in-person and virtual events are happening around Austin this summer.
Local experts say a "perfect storm" of construction obstacles continue to restrict home supply.
NEW CDC GUIDANCE: All individuals should wear masks in K-12 schools, including those who are fully vaccinated
The new CDC guidance, announced July 27, also recommends people in areas with "high" or "substantial" levels of transmission wear masks regardless of vaccination status.
Sublease availability in downtown Austin more than tripled from early 2019 into 2021, although the market may be shifting away from that trend as offices are reoccupied this year.
Seven finalists from across the country remain in the search for Austin's next police chief, the city announced July 26.
The district changed course on virtual learning after rising case counts led the local health authority to revert to Stage 4 guidelines, including wearing masks.
Chick-fil-A coming to downtown Austin; Dutch Bros Coffee opens in Round Rock and more Central Texas news
Located at 600 Congress Ave., Ste. C150, the newest outpost for the fast-food fried chicken giant is locally owned by Luke Steigmeyer.
Officials talk violent crime, diversion options amid continuing discussions over downtown Austin safety
City Council this week could also vote to roll out a new Sixth Street public safety strategy and support a county criminal justice diversion program.
The letter, spearheaded by Rep. Vikki Goodwin, called upon Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath to permit school districts to enact mask mandates and provide virtual learning options.