Category Archives: quality of life

Prostitution and Diversion

In March 2020, Austin’s police department conducted a prostitution initiative resulting in 26 arrests and citations. About a quarter were for women selling sex, and about three-quarters men buying. According to APD data, Georgian Acres continues to have a large … Continue reading

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Sudden Violent Death 2012-present

Objective Q.1: Promote public safety through community organization. Objective Q.2: Ensure public safety throughout the planning areas. Objective T.5: The streets within the planning areas should be safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. Objective T.6: Improve the safety of pedestrians … Continue reading

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Comida de verano para niños y jovenes / Summer meals for kids and teens 2019

Complete list / lista completa Eat right, find a site! / ¡Come Bien, Encuentra un Sitio! Varias escuelas, parques y otros sitos en nuestra área ofrecen comidas saludables gratuitas durante el verano a cualquier persona de 18 años o menos … Continue reading

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Meeting with Councilman Casar on continuing high rate of violent crime

Members: Karen Bissett, Winston Chapman, Julia Foree, Monica Guzmán, Lisa Hinely, Colin MacDougal, Vanessa MacDougal, Daniela Nuñez, Larry Reagan, Tina Sanchez, Rodney Thrailkill Guests: Jenny Black, Eric Byrd, Joseph Cain, Lisa Carraway, Greg Casar, Neesha Davé, Rachel Castignoli, Tere del … Continue reading

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Prostitution and Diversion 2018

In September 2018, Austin Police Department conducted a series of prostitution stings resulting in 36 arrests. About two-thirds of these arrests were people selling sex, and about one-third people buying. Twenty of these arrests were in the Georgian Acres neighborhood … Continue reading

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Comida de verano para niños y jovenes / Summer meals for kids and teens 2018

Complete list / lista completa Eat right, find a site! / ¡Come Bien, Encuentra un Sitio! Varias escuelas, parques y otros sitos en nuestra área ofrecen comidas saludables gratuitas durante el verano a cualquier persona de 18 años o menos … Continue reading

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I35/183 expansion

June 2017 update: TxDOT plans to start construction later this summer. The city plans to upgrade the water and wastewater lines, since the area is under construction anyways. From May 2016: TxDOT is in the final stages of deciding on … Continue reading

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