The City of Austin faces a possible lawsuit from Save Austin Now PAC if they delay putting the #MakeAustinSafe petition on the November ballot.
The two proposed temporary homeless campsites are owned by the city and if the plan moves forward, they will use prefab structures as shelter.
They are calling for the pause because they are “not convinced that these sites would be a cost-effective solution, but rather a band-aid tactic."
One of the sites is a former airport car lot in East Austin and the other location is along Convict Hill Road in South Austin.
46 people had applied to become Austin's next police chief.
Commission Chair and District 7 Councilmember Christina Puentes joins Mike Warren to discuss the redistricting effort for new Austin City Council districts.
The city of Austin says that staff could begin gathering feedback about the two proposed sites in August, including community meetings and surveys.
Save Austin Now launched a petition that would make the city, have two officers per 1,000 in the city's population, along with an increase in training.
For the past two months, the City of Austin has been implementing phase one and two of its plan to reinstate the citywide camping ban.
Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk announces his proposed budget that would invest in the community while reducing the impact on taxpayers.
The sign took the Dove Springs community five years to raise the money and get it built. It's still a mystery as to what happened to the sign.
Flooding, public safety, and helping those affected by COVID-19 are all on the radar for council members as they await to hear the proposed budget.
Not only are violent crime rates soaring, but emergency response times are also slowing.
The situation is so dire the AAC is considering euthanasia, but now there is a lot of back and forth about the capacity crisis and what got them here.
The city of Austin recently held a town hall that brought out dozens of concerned citizens.
For the past 30 days, the city has been in phase 1. During that month, APD has visited dozens of encampments to meet with people experiencing homelessness.
City of Austin Winter Storm Task Force asks the public to share suggestions on how to prepare for future disasters at their listening sessions.
The Austin City Council did not take a vote to move forward with the purchase of the Candlewood Suites in Northwest Austin.
The Austin City Council has authorized a five-year, nearly $1.5 million contract to manage and treat toxic blue-green algae in Austin's lakes.
One hundred recruits started their journey toward becoming police officers Monday as the Austin Police Department kicked off its 144th cadet class.