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    Entries from December 30th, 2009

    Intruder Alert: Police Impersonator In Neighborhood

    December 30th, 2009
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    The following intruder alert has been circulating by email to our neighborhood:
    “A male in his mid-30’s rang the bell at the home of a dear friend.  The man was dressed as a police officer.  Against instructions, the wonderful babysitter opened the door since she thought it was a policeman.  When she did, […]

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    Friends of Eilers Park Update!

    December 22nd, 2009
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    Hello Park Supporters,  

    Next to Deep Eddy is a community park, Eilers Park. After three years of hard work, Friends of Eilers Park in collaboration with TBG Partners landscape architects has created a plan for a revitalized and beautiful park (see attached). For the City of Austin and future grant applications, support must be shown by the community that the […]

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    Brrrr! Freeze Reminders

    December 4th, 2009
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    The first of the freezing temperatures have descended upon Austin.  Remember PLANTS, PETS and PIPES!!
    Here are a few helpful tips to protect your property:
    Before Freezing Weather
     •       Wrap all exposed pipes located outside or in unheated areas of the home.
    •       Remove garden hoses from outside faucets. Insulate outside faucets with Styrofoam cover, rags or paper.
    •       Make […]

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    No Lake Austin Lowering in January

    December 4th, 2009
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    Due to current drought conditions, Lake Austin will not be lowered this winter as originally planned.
    The City of Austin submitted a drawdown request to the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) in October, hoping that fall rains would increase water storage in lakes Travis and Buchanan and allow for an effective drawdown. However, as of Nov. […]

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