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“The ones we rescue, rescue us.” Warmest #NationalRescueDogDay to the dog parents of #Austin. If you’re looking to be rescued, head over to @austinanimals. This good boy, Dinosaur, and more are waiting for you! 🐶🐾❤️
K-9 @Austin_Police Officers Raggio, Emma & Horrigan -- we salute you! Wishing you all the treats, pets, and love in your well-earned retirement #dogswithjobs #Austin 🐶🚓🎉…
As we look back on #PoliceWeek2019, we want to thank all our #AustinPD officers for their commitment and service to our community #SaferTogether 📸: @Austin_Police
If rain ain’t your thang, #Austin has plenty of impressive, indoor museums: Bonus: It’s #InternationalMuseumDay. Selfie away, #ATX #SaturdayLove 📸: @AARCATX, Old Bakery & Emporium, Dougherty & ESBMACC
New to #Austin? Looking for more to do with your furbaby (or for an excuse to get one)? Hot dog do we have the program for you! Bark Rangers come in all shapes and sizes + you get the inside scoop to #dogfriendly parks in #ATX. Follow for updates
What @austinmobility said👇. Ride on #ATX! 🚲 #B2WDAustin #BikeToWorkDay…
RT @AustinHSEM: Going to be out and about on Saturday? Stay weather aware because another round of severe storms are forecasted for our are…
Leaked footage of @CWBatwoman's vacation cave in ATX. The perfect spot for her and 1.5 million of her closest friends. (For realsies, Austin has the largest urban bat colony in North America) #Batwoman
If you had to choose one, which would you pick?
Austinites know everyday is #NationalBBQDay. Yee haw 🤠
Bike to work tomorrow like these groovy Austinites did in the 70s! Pro tip: Keep your hands on the handlebars. 🚲 #B2WDAustin 📷 Austin History Center
“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” -- Wayne W. Dyer. New artwork @AustinPublicLib — “If a 🌳 falls” by @SusanScafati — explores our existence and perception. On display thru 6/12. Artist reception: 7-9PM 5/17, Roof Garden #WednesdayWisdom #ATX
Don’t let having a criminal history derail your job search. Explore the possibilities at the @AustinCityJobs Fair Chance Hiring Job & Resource Fair: 3-7PM May 23 at Greater Zion Church, 4301 Tannehill Lane. More:
La Ciudad de Austin quiere invertir en lo que es más importante para usted. Ahora, hasta el 15 de Julio, díganos cuáles son sus prioridades para el próximo presupuesto de la Ciudad respondiendo a nuestra encuesta hoy en #ATXBudget
The City of Austin wants to invest in what is most important to you. Now through July 15, tell us your priorities for the next City budget by taking our survey today at #ATXBudget
LDC Team Assembles: The City Manager updated #ATXCouncil on the next steps for Land Development Code Revision, setting out the basic process to adopt a new code and introducing the City staffers working on it. Read the memo at
Calling all #Austin-area military veterans, service members & families: We want to better serve and support you. Help us understand your needs. Take this survey by Friday (May 17): #military #veterans
#TFW listening to your mother gets you an award for Best in Climate Protection: @HMSHawks student Pranav Sarma turned stories his mom told him into an award-winning science project @austinenergy’s 2019 Regional Science Fair #netzerohero #mothersday
RT @AustinCityParks: We're closing Red Bud Isle Park in conjunction with @LCRA opening flood gates at Tom Miller Dam. All park patrons, ple…
The Fire Chief has issued a waterway ban thru noon 5/15 for (a) Lady Bird Lake from Red Bud Trail upstream to Tom Miller Dam and (b) Lake Austin from Oyster Landing downstream to Tom Miller Dam. Barton Creek and the Barton Creek greenbelt remain closed. More rain is forecast.
Interested in the future of #ATX parks, but couldn’t make it to one of the meetings? We’ve got you. Head over to our online message board, where you can learn more about @AustinCityParks long-range plan + share your insights:
Item #27 - the "Affordability Unlocked" ordinance passes. That concludes the business portion of today’s #ATXCouncil meeting. Next up: Proclamations and Live Music from Mother Rukkus - Watch live on ATXN.TV.
Discussion continues on Item #27 - commonly called "Affordability Unlocked." Follow live on ATXN.TV or for more info go here:
#ATXCouncil is back from executive session. They'll continue to discuss Item #27 - commonly called "Affordability Unlocked." For more info go here:
#ATXCouncil will briefly recess and enter executive session to discuss legal matters related to Item #27. Stay tuned!
RT @ATXMusicOffice: "Listen to Your Mothers'"! That's what classic rock and folk music cover band Mother Rukkus is asking all Austinites t…
#ATXCouncil concludes the hearing - Item #26 - and will now move onto the last item on the agenda (#27) by conducting a public hearing and considering an ordinance amending City Code Title 25, also known as "Affordability Unlocked." More info here:
#ATXCouncil is on Item #26: Conduct a public hearing to receive input on the City’s Draft Fiscal Year 2019-2024 Consolidated Plan and Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan. Follow along at ATXN.TV. To see actions taken today go here:
Zoning items being withdrawn are #29 & #30. Item #32 is being postponed to 8 Aug. Item #33 is postponed until 6 Jun. Items #28, #31, #34, #35, and #36 are approved on consent. For more information on each item you can visit the agenda here:
#ATXCouncil approves Item #23 - The Austin Housing Finance Corp. agenda - and is now moving on to Zoning agenda Items 28-36. To see what actions Council has taken during today's meeting you can go here:
Going Green-er: #ATXCouncil directs the City Manager to provide recommendations for electric transportation for the City’s Community Climate Plan and to reduce carbon emissions for the Green New Deal.
Just In: #ATXCouncil's policy direction on Land Development Code revisions, adopted on May 2 in response to City Manager questions, is now online at Direct link:
#ATXCouncil returns from lunch. Will take up Items #19 & #20 . Follow along on ATXN.TV. To see actions taken at today's meeting go here:
#ATXCouncil will now recess for lunch and return at 1:15 p.m. More action ahead. To see all the actions taken by the Council thus far go here:
#ATXCouncil quickly passes Item #37. We will now move to Citizen Communications. To see all actions taken today go here:
Supporting the Arts: #ATXCouncil supports the Dougherty Arts Center redevelopment at Butler Shores Park. #FunFact: In 2017, the DAC welcomed 66,000 visitors, hosted 596 programs and provided opportunities for nearly 5,000 artists!
ICYMI: Green means Go: #ATXCouncil approves Quarter Cent funding for a traffic signal at Avery Ranch Blvd and Pearson Ranch Rd in North Austin.
Horsing Around: #ATXCouncil accepts grants pony-ed up from @TPWDnews to create the Slaughter Creek Greenbelt Equestrian Trail connecting to the Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park. 🐎
#ATXCouncil approves the consent agenda – Items 1-22 and items 37-42 – except for items 8, 19, 20, and 37 being pulled for further discussion. To see all actions taken go here:
Updates to today’s agenda – Items 4, 21, 42 are withdrawn. Items 9 and 10 are postponed. The following items are pulled for discussion – 8, 19, 20, 32, and 37. To see all actions taken by the #ATXCouncil go here:
Today’s meeting of the #ATXCouncil is underway. Follow along on ATXN.TV. The Agenda is located here:
More rain is expected through Saturday. Check the status of roads at, and stay safe out there. #atxwx ☔️…
RT @AustinHSEM: A line of thunderstorms is approaching the Austin area. Please make sure that you are weather aware & stay of the roadways…
Calling all Austin businesses interested in expanding their brand internationally. Applications are now open for #ATXBound Business Delegations to Canada, China, South Korea, the UK, Mexico, Australia & Singapore. Learn more and apply at:
RT @AustinHSEM: Check for the status of low water crossings. Never go around barricades or across flooded roadways.…
DID YOU KNOW? Facebook was once a small business. YOU can start a small business! Register to attend free #smallbiz training sessions and networking opportunities from May 6-10 at #dreamsmallbiz #SmallBusinessWeek
Welcome to #ATX, you'll find we're dog-gone friendly here 🐶😍…
RT @austinmobility: Wherever you’re going, #BikeMonth is the perfect time to try out getting there by bike. 🚲 To navigate along better bike…
Most of Ladybird Lake and all of Lake Austin have reopened, but still use caution when heading out on the waterways.…
RT @AustinCityParks: The Barton Creek Greenbelt has reopened after weekend flooding. Slick & muddy conditions still persist throughout the…
#MayTheFourth be with you... Always. Join @AustinPublicLib for a free viewing of Solo today at 10:30 a.m. #StarWarsDay #PeterMayhewRIP
RT @AustinCityParks: Flooding Update: 3 closures - Barton Springs Pool, Barton Creek Greenbelt and Butler Trail. We'll be evaluating Butler…
RT @SoWrongIts_Mike: @atxhipsters @austintexasgov Mein Gott
Barton Springs Pool will be closed until further notice.…
RT @AustinHSEM: Stay informed — Register to get emergency warnings for your neighborhood by text, email or phone. h…
Es mejor regresarse que ahogarse. Visite para ver un mapa de cierres actualizado en tiempo real.
Turn Around—Don’t Drown. Check real-time map of flooded road closures at #atxfloods
Un aviso de tormenta severa está en efecto para el área de Austin hasta 7:45.
Additionally, A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the Austin area until 7:45pm. #ATXwx
Un aviso de inundación repentina está en efecto para el área de Austin hasta 9:30.
A flash flood warning is in effect for the Austin area until 9:30pm. Check for the status of lower water crossings. #ATXwx
Proposals on scooter and bicycle use are heading to City Council on May 23. Give your feedback to the City at #ATXUndocked
#EarthMonth is over, but you can make a huge difference each day by ditching 🎵 #AllTheSinglePlastics 🎵 + switching to reusable. From totes & water bottles to utensils & mugs, you can make every day #EarthDay #BYOB #ALifeWithoutPlastic
#EarthMonth is over, but you can make a huge difference each day by ditching [music emoji] #AllTheSinglePlastics + switching to reusable. From totes & water bottles to utensils & mugs, you can make every day #EarthDay #BYOB #ALifeWithoutPlastic
Tough conversations & hard work! #ATXCouncil provided policy direction to City Manager & staff on how to proceed w/Land Development Code revisions. When available, agreed upon text will be posted at Special called council mtg adjourned at 10:38p. G'night!
#ATXCouncil has started the special called council meeting to discuss the Land Development Code. You can follow the meeting live on
We ️love our musicians in ATX! ❤️ Through May 31, @ATXMusicOffice is accepting applications from Austin-based musicians and bands to pilot the #TipTheBand program. Artists will collect digital tips from fans using a card within seconds. Apply here:
It's not a question of if, but when, the next major wildland fire will occur. Check the risk data for your community on our Wildfire Risk Map ( and sign up for @WildfireDiv’s free event tomorrow (5/3) to learn how to prepare:
Celebrating ATX’s #NetZeroHero Caroline Reck for doing her part helping the city cut carbon emissions! She founded the @GHFTheatre, which uses recycled materials to tell the story of global issues. Read more about her work:
Poor air quality is hazardous to 750k of the most vulnerable people in Central Texas + trees, bats, peacocks, salamanders, @McConaughey … everything that makes #ATX so special. Commit to act today to help keep our air quality breathable. #AQAW2019
RT @gacc97: A big congratulations to @Austin_Police's @Chief_Manley on being named one of the World's Greatest Leaders by @FortuneMagazine!…
Way to go, team! Explore the finished + upcoming #mobility #2016Bond projects on our interactive site: #prettyneat #bikeATX 🚲🚗🚶‍♀️…
Have a small business? Need a review of your business or financial plan? Confused by all the agencies and acronyms? @SmallBizAustin can help! Check out SmallBizAustin.Org + Register for a free BizAid Business Orientation May 8 #SmallBusinessWeek
Austin is one of the most at-risk communities in the country for wildfires, but we are not powerless against them. Register for @WildfireDiv’s free event on May 3 to know your risk and prepare your home & community:
#ItsGonnaBeMay tomorrow, #ATX. You know (surely) what that means: It’s National #BikeMonth! @AustinMobility has been hard at work installing new bike lanes + infrastructure. So hop on your favorite two-wheeled ride & hit the streets. #BikeATX
More dog parks or better enforcement of dogs on leashes? We asked for your priorities in our recent Our Parks, Our Future survey. Come and discuss the initial findings, and our long range plan, on May 2, 3, or 4. #OurParksOurFuture
Coffee=life, and in #ATX, so is taking care of our planet. Reusable mugs let you do both (+ can save you & the City $$)! Send us your mug shot: Post a photo of you + your fave mug + #ADayWithoutPlastic. #MotherNature will give you two big thumbs up.
Today is #NationalSuperheroDay! #Throwback to when our brave @Austin_Police Superheroes scaled @dellchildrens hospital to entertain the kids. Some heroes wear capes! Watch the league in action:
Happy 56th Birthday to Austin’s favorite old gray donkey! #EeyoresBirthday #ATX
#GoGreen like @LindsayAnneO: Make the #SingleUseSwap & #BYOB. One person switching from plastics to reusables stops 200+ bottles/yr from clogging up landfills. If everyone in #ATX switched, we’d divert 200M+ bottles/yr. #ADayWithoutPlastic #EarthMonth…
Should we focus on securing more parkland, or improving the parks we have already? We asked for your priorities in our recent Our Parks, Our Future survey. Come and discuss the initial findings, & our long range plan, on May 2, 3, or 4. #OurParksOurFuture
Onward: #ATXCouncil will hold a special called meeting on Thursday, May 2, at 1 PM to finalize and approve its policy direction to City staff on the Land Development Code revision.
Mosquit-NO! In a single breeding season, water that collects inside a single discarded tire can produce more than 10,000 adult mosquitoes. Do what needs to be done at tomorrow's tire take back. #BalanceTheUniverse #AvengersEndgame
At 11:30 PM #ATXCouncil pauses efforts to provide initial policy direction to City staff on how to proceed with Land Development Code revision. @MayorAdler says Council will aim to meet again next week to finalize and approve its policy guidance. The meeting is adjourned.
#ATXCouncil will soon break for live music and proclamations, returning after dinner to continue deliberations on the Land Development Code revision. Watch live, as ever, on ATXN:…… #ATXCouncil is now hearing public comment on Land Development Code revision. 19 citizens are waiting to speak.
Cannoning Congestion: #ATXCouncil accepts a federal grant to bolster #2016Bond money for improvements to William Cannon Drive (from Running Water Drive to McKinney Falls Parkway), converting the 2-lane roadway to 4 lanes, and adding walking, biking, safety features. @ATXcorridors
Slaughtering Congestion: #ATXCouncil accepted a federal grant to bolster 2016 Mobility Bond money for major improvements to Slaughter Lane in South Austin (from MoPAC to Brodie Lane), converting the 4-lane roadway to 6 lanes with sidewalks and protected bike lanes. @ATXcorridors
For the Kids: #ATXCouncil earlier agreed to provide @DelValleISD with startup costs for four new full-day Pre-K classrooms. The funding will expand affordable, high-quality early childcare options for parents of 72 children at Hillcrest Elementary School in South East Austin. 🙂
Making connections: #ATXCouncil agrees to use 2012 Bond money to help fund an extension of West Rundberg Lane to link up Burnet Rd & Metric Blvd in north Austin. The new 4-lane divided road with sidewalks and bike lanes will provide much needed east-west connection. @ATXcorridors
Park for the People: #ATXCouncil authorizes the dedication of about 57 acres of City-owned land in East Austin, located directly north of East Boggy Creek and west of US 183, as parkland, preserving it for public use.
#ATXCouncil begins discussion on Item #11, regarding policy direction and guidance relating to the Land Development Code revision. Members of the public may sign up to speak at City Hall throughout the day. Agenda item:
Making a Splash: #ATXCouncil approves construction of a new bathhouse for Rosewood Neighborhood Pool in East Austin, with accessible restrooms, showers, landscaping & benches. The park has been a part of the Austin community since the 1930s. More info:
Bridging the Gaps: #ATXCouncil authorizes contract extensions to provide high quality and timely forensic DNA services for the community and those affected by sexual assault and other violent crimes through 2023. @Austin_Police
Agenda items pulled for discussion are 11, 13, 14, 18, 29, 30, and 32. Item 36 is withdrawn (replaced by item 73). The remaining items on the consent agenda (1-54 and 73-74) are approved. View all agenda items at #ATXCouncil
Today's #ATXCouncil meeting is starting shortly. View the agenda at, follow Council actions at and watch live on ATXN at
What a beautiful day in #ATX! Grab a light jacket and head to one of our amazing @AustinCityParks for the perfect date 🍃
Tomorrow #ATXCouncil may take action on policy direction & guidance relating to the Land Development Code revision. Members of the public are invited to speak at City Hall throughout the day. Agenda item: Background info:
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