What’s Going On With Parks Funding and the City Budget?

Grant Ausbury All Parks, APF News, City Budget, Park Advocacy
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Each August, City Hall watchers are treated to City Council returning from recess and beginning arguably their most important task. What’s that, you might be asking yourself?  The answer is crafting and adopting the upcoming fiscal year’s budget. Early each August, the City Manager presents to City Council and the public their proposed budget. This stage is both the culmination …

Austin Parks & Recreation Long Range Plan: “Our Parks, Our Future” Community Meeting

Grant Ausbury

Join Austin Parks and Recreation Department at the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex on July 25th for the final round of Our Parks, Our Future community meetings! At each open house you will have the chance to review community input to date and provide feedback on Austin’s park and recreation needs. Bring your family and friends out to help plan for …

Austin Parks & Recreation Long Range Plan: “Our Parks, Our Future” Community Meeting #2

Grant Ausbury

Join Austin Parks and Recreation Department at Zilker Botanical Garden on July 27th for the final round of Our Parks, Our Future community meetings! At each open house you will have the chance to review community input to date and provide feedback on Austin’s park and recreation needs. Bring your family and friends out to help plan for the next …

Volunteers picking up trash near the Colorado River

Play Your Part: Leave No Trace in Austin’s Parks

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Hello, Texas Summer! ⁠As temperatures increase, park usage does too, so it’s even more important to make sure we clean up after ourselves in our parks. After Memorial Day, unfortunately, lots of Austin’s beautiful greenspace was left in a mess, which makes it much harder for others to enjoy and for the city to maintain! As Austin Parks Foundation pushes …

Taking Care of What We’ve Got: Important Maintenance in Austin’s Parks

Grant Ausbury 
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, APF News, City Budget, Featured - Nav (Explore the Parks), Featured - Nav (Fund Your Park), Featured - Nav (Our Work), Park Advocacy
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Memorial Day is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for picnics in the park, hanging by the pool, and all the outdoor fun that summer brings. To have all of that fun though, our parks and pools need to be taken care of. A perfect example is the Barton Creek Greenbelt, an Austin favorite, that will be …

Austin Parks & Recreation Long Range Plan: District 9 Community Meeting

Grant Ausbury

Join Austin Parks and Recreation Department at the Austin Recreation Center on May 4th for a second round of Our Parks, Our Future community meetings! At each open house you will have the chance to review community input to date and provide feedback on Austin’s park and recreation needs. Bring your family and friends out to help plan for the …

Austin Parks & Recreation Long Range Plan: District 10 Community Meeting

Grant Ausbury

Join Austin Parks and Recreation Department at the Fo Guang Shan Xiang Yun Temple 佛光山香雲寺 on May 4th for a second round of Our Parks, Our Future community meetings! At each open house you will have the chance to review community input to date and provide feedback on Austin’s park and recreation needs. Bring your family and friends out to help …

Austin Parks & Recreation Long Range Plan: District 8 Community Meeting

Grant Ausbury

Join Austin Parks and Recreation Department at the Circle C Community Center on May 4th for a second round of Our Parks, Our Future community meetings! At each open house you will have the chance to review community input to date and provide feedback on Austin’s park and recreation needs. Bring your family and friends out to help plan for …

Austin Parks & Recreation Long Range Plan: District 6 Community Meeting

Grant Ausbury

Join Austin Parks and Recreation Department at the Anderson Mill Limited District Community Center on May 3rd for a second round of Our Parks, Our Future community meetings! At each open house you will have the chance to review community input to date and provide feedback on Austin’s park and recreation needs. Bring your family and friends out to help …

Austin Parks & Recreation Long Range Plan: District 5 Community Meeting

Grant Ausbury

Join Austin Parks and Recreation Department at the South Austin Senior Activity Center on May 2nd for a second round of Our Parks, Our Future community meetings! At each open house you will have the chance to review community input to date and provide feedback on Austin’s park and recreation needs. Bring your family and friends out to help plan …