Correction: Round Rock Police Foundation fundraising event not open to public

An event listing for The Round Rock Police Foundation's fundraising event on March 3 was printed in the to-do list in our February issue. However, this event is not open to the public.


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Wise Owls Initiative collects and delivers handmade greeting cards to seniors at several long-term care facilities. (Courtesy Wise Owls Initiative)
Cedar Park nonprofit works to fight negative effects of isolation on seniors

The nonprofit partners with long-term care facilities in Williamson County to connect with elderly residents.

Austin City Council will convene for a regular meeting July 29, its first since mid-June. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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.

The city of Cedar Park will match $250,000 to the possible $750,000 federal funding. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)
Federal funds may help with Cedar Park Ranchettes 2 and 3 drainage project

The project will build stormwater drainage infrastructure to direct water into Cluck Creek. It would be along Monarch Drive between Cedar Park Drive and Lonestar Drive.

Pflugerville City Council considered options for emergency medical services, or EMS, and advanced life support, or ALS, as part of a process in part necessitated by ongoing talks with Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2 during a July 27 meeting. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pflugerville officials continue actions toward agreement on emergency services with ESD 2

Pflugerville City Council considered options for emergency medical services, or EMS, and advanced life support, or ALS, as part of a process in part necessitated by ongoing talks with Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2 during a July 27 meeting.

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As COVID-19 hospitalizations track upward, Austin Public Health renews call for vaccinations

APH also mirrors the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest guidance for vaccinated individuals to wear masks in some circumstances.

The land is between SH 45 N and New Meister Lane, just to the east of the Springbrook Corporate Center. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)
Pflugerville officials prep 43-acre tract near Living Spaces for development

A 43-acre plat of undeveloped land west of the Living Spaces warehouse in Pflugerville has been rezoned to allow for more flexibility for future development. 

Georgetown City Council will hear the final proposed budget Aug. 10. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown considering $90.4M budget, prepares for growth

The budget draft includes sales tax revenues totaling $23.9 million, and the city plans to add about 51 new positions.

The request to table talks regarding designated campsites came one week after city staff detailed two properties that could be used for such an initiative. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Ellis, Harper-Madison call for halt to Austin's 'Band-Aid' sanctioned homeless encampment plans

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.

School starts Aug. 18 at Lake Travis ISD. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Lake Travis ISD releases early plans for 2021-22 school year on masks, virtual learning, vaccines

Lake Travis ISD Superintendent Paul Norton addressed plans for the 2021-22 school year in a July 27 letter to the community.

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Austin July and August events: Bat Fest, monster trucks and Pride

A variety of in-person and virtual events are happening around Austin this summer.

Photo of a home with a "just listed" sign in the front yard
A seller’s market in Central Austin drives challenging landscape for buyers

Local experts say a "perfect storm" of construction obstacles continue to restrict home supply.