Health & Human Services

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by Mark Richardson

Commissioners delay Central Health appointments

Travis County Commissioners, after finding out there were almost 40 applicants to choose among, decided Tuesday to bring the two new members of the court into the process to help fill two vacancies on the Central Health board of managers. Based…

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by Beth Cortez-Neavel

Council approves 2016 social services contracts

The Austin City Council approved the next round of the city’s social services contracts Thursday, apportioning far less money than most agencies said they needed to serve their clients. For Fiscal Year 2016, the city received requests for more than…

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Committee mulls medical center skybridge proposal

A proposed medical center skybridge continued to provoke discussion Monday, when the City Council’s Comprehensive Planning and Transportation Committee took its turn questioning the need for a pedestrian walkway. The pedestrian bridge, to be located at 15th and Red River…

Monday, November 3, 2014 by Beth Cortez-Neavel

Groups call city social service contracts inadequate

Organizations that provide crucial community needs will walk away from Austin’s newly altered competitive process for assigning next year’s social services contracts without the funding they want, members of the City Council Public Health and Human Services Committee said Friday.…

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