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Council OKs two measures to speed buyouts in flood-prone areas

More than six months have passed since Austin’s Halloween flood. At nearly 1 a.m. Friday, Onion Creek residents gathered at City Hall learned that relief may be in sight in the form of an expanded city buyout program.   Two…

Martinez proposes that city issue debt to buy out flooded homes

Austin City Council Member Mike Martinez will announce a proposal at 10 a.m. today that would have the potential of greatly accelerating buyouts for homeowners whose houses were damaged or destroyed in last year’s Halloween floods on Onion Creek.  …

Kyle to issue almost $2 million in debt for capital expenditures

Kyle property owners can expect increases in their property tax rate and city utility bills next fiscal year as City Council members prepare to issue $1.866 million in short-term debt. The city will issue the debt to buy various equipment,…

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