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    Meredith Street Flooding – Project Update

    April 6th, 2016
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    At a public meeting in April 2015, the Watershed Protection Department proposed installing storm drains pipes down several streets in Tarrytown, including Rockmoor and Robinhood, to augment the existing storm drain system. The existing storm drain system, built in 1952, is undersized and drains to an underground cave. The capacity of the cave is unknown, […]

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    Austin City Limits festival 2014 Neighborhood Information

    September 29th, 2014
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    Deep Eddy “No Parking” Map 2014 Austin City Limits Festival Neighborhood Quick Reference Web Links www.aclfestival.com    www.austintexas.gov/ace   www.austintexas.gov/parkevents Event Detailsand ClosurePeriods Load In Commences September 22, Monday Stratford Road Closed September 24, 25 Concert Schedule October 3-5, Hours: 11 am – 10 pm daily Roads/Park South Opens October 6-9 (see specific park details below) Schedule […]

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    Camp Mabry Track Closure

    June 10th, 2014
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    The Camp Mabry track will be closed for renovations starting June 23, 2014.  The track is schedule to re-open in August, weather permitting.  Please click on the following documented for more information: 2014.06.09 Camp Mabry Track Revamp Press Release

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    The Lloyd Morrison Jr. Golf Tournament at Muny

    June 4th, 2013
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    Kick off the 2013 Summer Junior Tour with the 4th Annual Lloyd Morrison Junior sponsored by: Save Muny. Flyer WHEN: Thursday, June 6, 2013 FORMAT: 4-person Scramble DIVISIONS: 12 & Under; 18 & Under *Team based on oldest player in 4-some TIME: 12&Under – 7:30AM Tee Times 18&Under – 8:30AM Shotgun Start INCLUDES: Hotdog Lunch […]

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    Save Muni Run for the Green 5K

    January 16th, 2013
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    PRESS RELEASE January 11, 2013   Contact and Sponsorship Information:  Steve Wiener / / 512-626-4025 – cell Event Registration: http://www.savemuny.com/ or https://register.bazumedia.com/reg/form?eventID=2721 Save Muny Presents: “Run for the Green” 5K: Lions Municipal Golf Course – 2901 Enfield Road March 3, 2013    8:00 a.m. – 10 AM.   Imagine Running a 5K Where Ben Hogan […]

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    America Walks Public Lecture and Q&A

    January 8th, 2013
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    Retrofitting Suburban Spaces into Lively Places: Creating Neighborhoods and Districts We Love: Ellen Dunham-Jones, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech School of Architecture Ellen Dunham-Jones, an award-winning architect, author and professor will share a lecture on opportunities to redevelop low-density areas. Hear how strip malls, office parks and cul-de-sac subdivisions can become new […]

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    Dirty Creek at Reed Park — TCEQ Meeting On Nov. 28 To Develop Citizen-Based Plan To Reduce Bacteria Levels

    November 28th, 2012
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    TAYLOR SLOUGH/REED PARK CREEK BACTERIA:  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will hold a public meeting to develop a citizen-based plan to reduce bacteria levels in four Austin streams.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Road, Room 325. Parking is available […]

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    ThinkBike! Austin

    November 6th, 2012
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    http://austintexas.gov/article/thinkbike-update-workshop-findings-and-presentations   http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/austin-looks-to-dutch-for-expertise   http://www.Storify.com/DutchEmbassyDC

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    Restoration of creeks in local parks

    April 3rd, 2012
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    City of Austin Parks Departments and Watershed Protection are teaming up to restore native vegetation to creeks in parks all over Austin which will improve water quality as well as aid reducing flooding.  Locally, there are two parks with planned proects.  For details, see the links below: Reed Park restoration fact sheet Tarrytown Park restoration […]

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    Red Bud Isle Ready Set Plant

    December 7th, 2011
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    Friends of Red Bud Isle, Due to recent rains & great planting conditions, the Austin Parks & Recreation Department has changed the date for the “Ready, Set, Plant” event at Red Bud Isle. The event has been moved up to Saturday, December 17th, from 9 am – Noon. If you are already signed up you don’t […]

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