Category Archives: Projects and Results

Georgian Acres park master plan / plan maestro del parque

March 28 update / 28 de marzo actualización The City’s Parks and Recreation Board unanimously recommended approval of the master plan. Here’s the presentation. La Junta de Parques y Recreación de la Ciudad recomendó por unanimidad la aprobación del plan … Continue reading

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Barrington Tree Planting / Plantación de Arboles

Volunteers spent a beautiful Saturday morning planting 80 trees around the Barrington playscapes, exercise equipment, and soccer field. Los voluntarios pasaron una hermosa mañana de sábado plantar 80 árboles alrededor del patio de recreo y el campo de fútbol de … Continue reading

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Barrington Park improvements (July 2015 update)

Barrington Park has been selected for a city-sponsored tree planting this fall, to add roughly 60 trees. We’ll probably have a planting day volunteer event, and then the city will make sure the trees are watered and maintained until they … Continue reading

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North Austin seat on Community Development Commission

Update: Nomination and election of our representative will take place Thursday, August 13, at 6:30pm at Gethsemane Lutheran Church. All residents 18 and up are eligible to be nominated and to vote. Foleto de la reunion Meeting flier June 26 Approved … Continue reading

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City budget priority recommendations (July 2015 update)

From 2007-2010, around 200 people participated in a neighborhood planning process, facilitated by city staff and supported by professionals from nonprofits and other local governments. Following review by city departments and public hearings before the Planning Commission and City Council, … Continue reading

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Georgian Acres Neighborhood Park (May 2015 update)

Neighborhood team Chair Julia Foree reports: We met with Randy Scott of Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) last night to discuss future development of the park on Powell. Reps from North Lamar/Georgian Acres neighborhood team (NLCT), Georgian Acres Neighborhood Association … Continue reading

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New Georgian Acres Park! / Parque nuevo en Georgian Acres

The Austin City Council has approved the purchase of 5 acres of land at 500 E Powell, for development as a new park. The purchase is funded with park land dedication fees and the 2012 bond issue. El Consejo Municipal … Continue reading

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