The first effort to reinstate the ban was ruled invalid back in August, and they decided to try again starting December 1.
The Travis County Commissioners Court and Austin City Council are holding a special joint session to hear from Austin Public Health.
The emails showcase a disagreement when it came to a request Alter made to investigate if any APD employees were involved in the US Capitol attack.
The council majority consists of progressive members, except for Kelly who is conservative. But this seat is prone to flip.
Travis County GOP chairman Matt Mackowiak and Ed Espinoza from Progress Texas join Mike Warren on FOX 7 Austin to talk about the results of the recent Austin City Council runoff election.
Kelly’s victory was a major upset. In November Flannigan earned 40 percent of the vote, while Kelly had 33. Alter secured 34 percent of the vote, Virden pulled 25.
In the general election, incumbent Alison Alter won 34 percent of the vote, challenger Jennifer Virden won 25 percent, bringing them to a runoff.
Austin City Council has established a fund to help local live music venues financially until it is safe for them to reopen.
The mayor and council members said they left the option of one or two cadet classes on the table in 2021, as long as the training academy materials were revised and approved prior to the classes beginning.
The City of Austin has named Ed Van Eenoo as the new Chief Financial Officer.
Four races are on the ballot: Council District 6, Council District 10, AISD District 5, and AISD District 8 at-large.
District Six voters will have a contrasting choice to make as incumbent Jimmy Flannigan and Mackenzie Kelly go head to head in a runoff election on Dec. 15.
The Black Austin Coalition says now is the time for the city to take accountability in the form of restitution for economic brutality faced by the Austin Black community.
José G. Roig will begin his new duties as the Austin Code Director on November 23. He has worked for the City of Austin since 2007 in several roles.
Governor Greg Abbott joins Rebecca Thomas to talk about public safety within the capital of Texas.
Austin City Council member Natasha Harper-Madison is set to participate in a free virtual event at Texas State University on November 19.
The homeless dilemma essentially went unchecked for several months and was put on the back burner because of the presidential election and the coronavirus pandemic.
The runoff for Alison Alter vs Jennifer Virden and Jimmy Flannigan vs. Mackenzie Kelly will happen on Dec.15.
Details were sparse, as Manley explained he could not disclose the departments plans regarding potential unrest surrounding the elections.
Five Austin City Council seats are up for election this year with four incumbents hoping to be re-elected. Issues the candidates say are important to address in the city include the COVID-19 pandemic, health and economic disparities, and police reform.