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Austin Water Utility proposes ‘meaty’ cuts to balance FY2015 budget

A struggling Austin Water Utility moved forward with tough cuts at the latest meeting of the Joint Committee on AWU’s Financial Plan.   Right now, AWU has several options on the table for next year’s budget. The utility’s latest proposal…

Mayor criticizes use of Austin Water funds to pay for general fund expenses

The Austin Water Utility came under scrutiny at last week’s budget session, as City Council members took a closer look at rate increases proposed by the utility. In fact, Mayor Lee Leffingwell called for “truth in budgeting,” telling AWU officials…

2015 budget rollout shows Austin economy poised for more growth

Like a pep rally before the big game, the Austin City Council’s FY2015 Budget Report started with a glowing report from Texas Perspective’s Jon Hockenyos that has become the norm in recent years, and built to a crescendo of cheers…

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