At its first official meeting, the Council Open Space, Environment and Sustainability Committee urged city departments to keep residents better informed of changes to the Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail.
..“I know that there were definitely feelings that we could have done a better job than that, and we certainly want to do better and … communicate more,” said Burchard-Juarez.
No mention was made in this article of whether the changes in the project date will affect whether the project manager will follow citizens' concerns that Austin's watershed requirements will be met. Last year, the project manager admitted at another board meeting that he had only just become aware of these requirements. Its still not clear how a City contractor who was building a City project on City watershed property had overlooked these requirements in the first place.