After cutting $4.3 million meant for street maintenance from this year’s budget, Round Rock City Council took steps Aug. 13 to secure road repair funds for fiscal year 2020-21.
The bond would fund include capital improvements to a number of projects, including the Longhorn Dam Bridge over Lady Bird Lake. The cost to the median Austin taxpayer would be about $77-$80 per year.
The ballot includes three council seats and seven charter amendments.
Dozens of teachers pen letter to San Marcos CISD seeking extended flexibility toward in-campus policy
A group of 52 teachers from the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District have written a letter to the school board seeking a number of considerations.
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The county's seven-day rolling positivity rate, or the rate at which tests return positive, continues to decrease.
Free testing will be provided for county and non-county residents at the Main Street Intermediate School.
Roundup: Chi’lantro opens newest location and 5 other businesses now open, coming soon in Northwest Austin
As customers are slowly permitted to return to in-person dining and shopping, new restaurants and businesses are opening across Northwest Austin. Here is a roundup of new and upcoming businesses to check out.
The company has 49 active listings for Austin-area jobs related to the gigafactory and other operations.
Eanes ISD officials continued their attempt to promote racial awareness by agreeing to form a new community advisory group at the Aug. 11 trustees meeting.
The district will open its doors for students who spend at least 60% of their school day in non-general education courses.
Georgetown staff will continue mosquito control efforts by treating standing water with larvicide.
AcroTex Gymnastics opened a new location July 20 in The Village at Vail Divide.
Residents reported excessive construction noises Tuesday night. Work is expected to continue at a lower volume throughout the weekend.
Police transformation begins in Austin as City Council approves millions in budget cuts, reinvestments, commitments
The move comes in response to a national and local reckoning over police brutality and the future of public safety.
West Lake Hills officials are considering a higher tax rate for the fiscal year 2020-21 budget from the current $0.07 per $100 valuation to a potential $0.0786 per $100 valuation.
Austin City Council took its final vote Aug. 13 on a plan to ask voters for approximately $3.85 billion in local revenue to expand the city's public transportation network.
Local health care provider Austin Regional Clinic will recruit 250 patients from the Austin area to participate in a late-phase clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine.
The downtown small-format location of Target, located at 101 Concho St., Ste. 200, San Marcos, will hold its grand opening event during store hours Aug. 16.
The future location would be the third located in the South Austin area.
The business closed its local restaurant Aug. 7, but the production plant remains open.
AMC Theatres—which has multiple locations in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas—will begin reopening its movie screens Aug. 20.
High school principals will work with the district to decide how to regain lost instructional time.