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Travis County

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Commissioners Court looking for a bond bundle that is just right

Travis County is taking the Goldilocks approach to planning a potential bond package to put before voters this November. On Tuesday, the Commissioners Court voted unanimously to instruct the Citizens Bond Advisory Committee to cobble together three separate bonding scenarios:…

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

HOT talk at Commissioners Court

The proposal to expand the Austin Convention Center could not only gobble up several downtown blocks, it could also swallow whole an untapped revenue stream worth millions of dollars each year for Travis County. On Tuesday, the Commissioners Court took…

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

TravCo bond talk takes explosive turn

Travis County is quietly but quickly approaching a major deadline in its runup to a potential 2017 bond referendum and if Tuesday’s Commissioners Court meeting was any indication, members of both the court and a citizens advisory council are deeply…

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Key justice programs survive fight between county, governor

Crucial county programs that lost funding over a row with Gov. Greg Abbott will be able to stay online through at least October thanks to some deep budgetary scouring. On Tuesday, the Travis County Commissioners Court approved a proposed package…

Thursday, April 27, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

County undaunted in North Campus planning

True to the word of staff and elected officials, Travis County is moving ahead with plans for a mixed-use development that unexpectedly came up short in a competition for state funding. Last Tuesday, April 18, Economic & Strategic Planning Director…

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard
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TipSheet: Travis County, 4.25.2017

The Travis County Commissioners Court meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday. In the interest of space, we’ve decided not to post the entire agenda here. The County Clerk’s office posts a copy at its website. 7. Consider and take appropriate action…

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