wo North Austin City Council candidates, who will face off in a Dec. 16 runoff election, say the city is growing rapidly and that the District 7 Council member must make sure the area stays affordable.
District 7 candidate Leslie Pool, 59, is an executive assistant for Travis County Constable Carlos Lopez. She sailed ahead of the other seven candidates in the November election with 32 percent of the vote. Her opponent, attorney Jeb Boyt, 50, earned 17 percent.
At a candidate forum Monday night at St. John’s Episcopal Church that was hosted by the North Austin Community Newsletter, both candidates addressed development in the area...