Tag Archives: District 2

Friday, December 20, 2019 by Jo Clifton

Delia Garza recalls 2019 as a good year

The year 2019 has been a good year for Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza. The former firefighter pushed hard for new fire stations for her District 2 constituents, and she got a great birthday present on June 5 when the…

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by Jo Clifton

Garza not running for reelection, others eye seat

Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza, who represents District 2 on City Council, announced Tuesday that she would not be seeking reelection in 2020. The announcement is Garza’s next step in her likely run for Travis County Attorney.As the deadline for…

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

For Garza, D2 growth brings services and focus on land use

There’s a blown-up map of Southeast Austin in the office of District 2 Council Member Delia Garza, with multicolored overlays providing a look at the total scope of residential and commercial development in progress in the area.There are dozens of…

Thursday, December 28, 2017 by Jack Craver

Child care, CodeNEXT, grocery stores: Garza focuses on economic justice

Before walking into an executive session where City Council members decided unanimously to select Spencer Cronk as Austin’s next city manager, Council Member Delia Garza spoke to the Austin Monitor about her thoughts on her third year on Council.Although she…

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by Elizabeth Pagano

Housing, public health priorities for Garza in new year

City Council Member Delia Garza describes Council’s past year as “productive.” Specifically, Garza is pleased to report that she has begun to tackle some of her priority issues in earnest (all while handily winning re-election to the District 2 seat…

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Garza, Casar easily win re-election

District 4 City Council Member Greg Casar, the youngest member ever elected to the City Council, claimed another victory last night, beating two opponents who seemed almost invisible.District 2 Council Member Delia Garza – Council’s first Latina, elected during her…

Monday, September 12, 2016 by Audrey McGlinchy

More than a yard sign: An incumbent, a boxer and a tech guy in District 2

Complaints we hear citywide about affordability are magnified in Austin’s District 2.The southeast district has some of the lowest-income residents, with a median family income of $42,650. The district also boasts the largest Hispanic population – a point of pride…

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 by Audrey McGlinchy

District 2 candidates debate for first time

Beneath a basketball net and a shut-off scoreboard at the Dove Springs Recreation Center, two City Council candidates for Austin’s District 2 squared off against each other and against the incumbent, Council Member Delia Garza.The forum, hosted by KUT, Glasshouse…

Monday, July 11, 2016 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: Can’t lose

Clear eyes, full hearts and… a sled… Mayor Steve Adler is hip with youth culture and he’s not afraid to show it. Last week, Hizzoner unleashed a small tweetstorm that focused on local music culture and also featured GIFs borrowed from…

Monday, December 28, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Garza recounts “rookie” year, outlines goals ahead

City Council Member Delia Garza had a busy freshman year on Austin’s first 10-1 Council, working on city issues and serving on bodies with officials from other jurisdictions to take on some of the most pressing issues facing the region.…

Friday, January 2, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Garza eager to tackle big issues at City Hall

In November, Delia Garza was one of the few City Council members elected outright. In addition to being the first person to represent District 2, Garza is also the first Latina to be elected to the Austin City Council.Last month,…

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