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Snow Emergencies

Snow Emergency Guidelines: Snow emergencies are typically called when about 4 inches of snow falls. A snow emergency will last 72 hours, unless cancelled early by City Officials. Snow emergency routes are mainly located in the downtown business district, but also extend to areas including the Sterling Shopping Center, the Austin Medical Center and the [...]

Shoveling Out Your Nearest Fire Hydrants

Drones: Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

City Survey Results

   

Due to Covid19, burning permits will not be issued within the City of Austin.

Burn Permits and Opening Burning within the City of Austin Due to Covid19, burning permits will not be issued within the City of Austin. Any violations for burning within the City of Austin when a permit is required will result in citations being issued. Recreational fires are allowed with unpainted and untreated wood, coal or [...]

The City of Austin was recently awarded over $843,000 of grants from The Hormel Foundation.

The City of Austin was recently awarded over $843,000 of grants from The Hormel Foundation.  The City Council approved this award at the December 2nd council meeting.  The projects that these grants funded are listed below.  We would like to express our sincere appreciation towards The Hormel Foundation and their generous contributions to the City [...]

Austin Utilities Wellhead Protection Plan

  As a public water provider, Austin Utilities is required by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act to develop a plan to understand where their source water comes from and how vulnerable it may be to contamination, and also to identify potential sources of contamination based on geologic vulnerability and management strategies addressing potential contaminants. [...]

REQUEST TO FILL VACANCIES ON BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS, HONORARY COUNCIL MEMBER AND ELECTION JUDGE

REQUEST TO FILL VACANCIES ON BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS The City of Austin is accepting applications for open positions on several boards and commissions, see the list below. Sustainability Taskforce               Cable TV Committee Library Board                                [...]

Safety Alert for Model MI3050S Smoke & Fire Alarm

Honorary city council member program