Alert About Temporary Road Closure
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) has notified our District 10 office that they plan to temporarily close the southbound MoPac exit ramp to Lake Austin Boulevard for at least 30 days and possibly longer starting on Sunday evening April 26th. The preferred detour route during the closure will be to exit at Enfield Road and take Winsted Lane south to Lake Austin Boulevard.
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Austin City Council Member Don Zimmerman will be holding his monthly District 6 Town Hall.
Where: Four Points Middle School at 9700 McNeil Dr.
When: Saturday April 25, 2015 from 1:30-3:00 pm.
The topics will include:
· Fire Break Parkway
· 2012 Mobility Bonds and allowing current council to allocate $100M
· Subsidized Housing updates
· RM 620 Study and Four Points Intersection (Bruce Byron and Mark Jones from TXDOT
Council Member Zimmerman will also answer questions that attendees might have regarding City operations.
The Capital Area Food Bank kicked off the Souper Bowl of Caring, its biggest food drive of the year, at Linder Elementary School Friday.
"Last year, enough money was collected and enough food was bought, purchased to let us supply 1.5 million meals to those in need in Central Texas, so it's a big deal for us," Hank Perret with Capital Area Food Bank said.
read more: austin.twcnews.com/content/news/334546/capital-area-food-bank-kicks-off-food-drive/
note sure which district you are in? The City now has a tool to check your district:
or check out the PDF of the map here:
A post is now up on District 7's page on the Town Hall meeting. The survey mentioned is here: ww.surveymonkey.com/s/PWH6JY5
The ICRC has released their final map:
<-- Please click on our 10-1 link (left side) to see a map labeled with North Austin neighborhoods so you can see which district you are in!
Edit: There is another blogger's take on the map here:
What people need to understand about the preliminary map is that, first, Austin has to be split into 10 districts with roughly 79,000 people.
1,2,3, and 4 are minority districts required by law.
Since Northwest and Far Northwest happen to fall neatly into two districts population-wise, NWACA and NWAC both requested using 183 as a possible dividing line for Northwest. District 6 and 10 reflect this request, although ICRC made a slight adjustment for population.
Next is UT. A lot of people requested a UT-centric district:
Here is the article from the Texan about district 9:
That leaves the ICRC an interesting problem - there are only 3 districts left to draw, and a large chunk of neighborhoods are now marooned at the north end between the City limits and Kramer.
Those of us in North and North Central suggested a possible compromise...
Sept. 11 – 6:30 p.m
Concordia University, Building C, Meeting Room C238
11400 Concordia University Drive
The email address for the ICRC (the mapping commission) has changed. It is now firstname.lastname@example.org