Reminder: City Budget Open House – 6-9 pm tonight!

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6-9 pm tonight (Tuesday, June 15th 2010) – Austin Convention Center. Wear your 2010 It’s My Park Day t-shirt – if you don’t have one (or its dirty, etc.) Charlie have a stack of extras and will be waiting outside the door of the room that we are meeting in…. Here’s the format: 1 – Short presentation/overview on City Budget 2 …

Waller Creek District Master Plan Town Hall Meeting

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The Waller Creek District Master Plan Town Hall Meeting is being held this Saturday from 9 am to noon at the Austin Convention.  Come see a presentation by the City and the Waller Creek Master Plan …

South Walnut Creek Trail – Public Input Meetings

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Two public meetings for the South Walnut Creek Trail, currently under design. So. Walnut Creek Trail – Public Input Meeting: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 6:30 PM Please join City Staff and Trail Consultants for a very important meeting regarding the development of the South Walnut Creek Trail. Tue, Oct 27 at Eastside Memorial High School Cafeteria, 1012 Arthur Stiles Road, …

At Long Last – Next Phase of Guerrero-Colorado River Park

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Just posted on the City of Austin website (7/23/09): The City Council authorized execution of a construction contract for improvements to Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Bend Park. This project is part of the 1998 Bond referendum and will include two multi-use sports fields, open areas, parking, driveways, lighting, a group picnic plaza and pavilion, a memorial to Roy G. …

6/25: Great Public Spaces Summit

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A CNU Central Texas Action Forum in partnership with American Planning Association Central Texas Section Thursday, June 25 | 9 am to 5 pm | Mexican-American Cultural Center, 600 River Street REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, June 21 Entire forum + lunch: $40 • Lunchtime session (includes lunch) only: $20 Vegetarian option available. Visit http://tiny.cc/ctapapublicspaces to register. Email rachelproctormay@gmail.com with questions. Click here to …

Barton Springs Trees – The Next Steps

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As you have probably read, the city is planning on only cutting down three trees out of the original 28 planned, with 2 more that need further investigation.  The remaining number will be pruned, soil treated and other improvements, including removal of planters, retaining walls, fencing off some of the treated trees to keep the soil uncompacted.  The city has …

Please Support the Boardwalk Trail Conceptual Plan

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On Thursday, the Austin City Council will consider the Boardwalk Trail Conceptual Plan as item #10 on their agenda.  At 9:30 am, we will participate with the Trail Foundation, BikeTexas and other supporters in a press conference in front of City Hall.  Please come out and support the trail by attending and then registering your support on the kiosks in …

Please Support Completing The Trail @ Lady Bird Lake

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In the next few weeks, the Austin City Council will consider the proposed concept plan for the Riverside Boardwalk Trail.  Work on design and possible routes has been underway since this past summer and we hope that you’ve been able to attend the many open houses and public meetings. Specifically, the conceptual plan seeks to close the 1.3 mile gap …

Future Walnut Creek Trail Update

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The future Walnut Creek Trail will ultimately be a 16-mile, 12 foot wide concrete trail from Balcones District Park in NW Austin to Govalle Park in East Austin.  This runs through and connects to trails in Walnut Creek Metro Park, but doesn’t replace any of those mountain biking trails. Based on a presentation by Parks and Recreation Project Staff on …