The City of Austin has embarked on a program that is taking input from area residents, business owners and other stakeholders to imagine a new, ambitious vision for the redevelopment of the corridor up to 30 years from now.
Area residents provided feedback May 3 to Bond Election Advisory Task Force members about a $659 million bond package that needs to be whittled down to three smaller packages of $400 million, $300 million and $200 million.
The Leander ISD school board approved May 3 the purchase of two new diesel-fueled school buses, each costing $92,000. The money comes from the capital replacement reserve fund—a $3.5 million savings account supported by previous budget surpluses.
When Round Rock business owner Debbie Bruce-Juhlke considered running for the City Council seat Rufus Honeycutt vacated last year, one simple idea kept her from contesting the race eventually claimed by Craig Morgan.