Tag Archives: Margaret Gómez

Monday, January 14, 2019 by Ryan Thornton

Gómez acknowledges challenges ahead, says county is equipped to handle them

Looking back on 2018 and at the year ahead, Travis County Commissioner Margaret Gómez says she is feeling pretty good.The past year brought some frustrations for the commissioner with the time-consuming necessity of briefing new county employees and residents on…

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Rare drama for persistent optimist Gómez

Commissioner Margaret Gómez, generally the most unassuming member of the Travis County Commissioners Court, will start off 2018 with an unusual amount of attention on her and her alone.The Precinct 4 commissioner is the only one among her colleagues to…

Friday, January 6, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Gómez brings seniority, optimism into 2017

Affordability, public safety, annexation and the Trump administration are at the top of Travis County Commissioner Margaret Gómez’s mind as she starts the second half of her latest term in office.Gómez is the longest-serving member of the Commissioners Court, having…

Thursday, April 7, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

East Austin superhighway breaks ground

Scores of people gathered on the northern banks of the Colorado River in East Austin on Wednesday morning to watch the ceremonial birth of a massive new roadway expansion effort.Through the distant white noise of fast-moving traffic zipping along on…

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 by Beth Cortez-Neavel

Travis County Commissioners approve Growth Guidance Guide

After voicing their concerns Tuesday afternoon, members of the Travis County Commissioners Court approved by a 3-1 vote the next step for a land, water and transportation plan that’s been two years in the making.The County’s Transportation and Natural Resources…

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