Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants (RENT) is back! Applications are open Wednesday, August 19 at 8am and will remain open through January 2021 or until funds are expended. Up to three months rent may be issued based on applicants’ median family income (see table below) and paid directly toRead More →

Folks who drive, work, bike, or walk along Anderson Mill Road between Spicewood Parkway and US 183 have noticed the recent parade of construction vehicles and workers clad in reflective vests and hardhats, as work along the Eastbound lanes of the District 6 road has begun. Construction on Anderson MillRead More →

Austin Mayor Steve Adler passed a new Stay-At-Home order Monday, June 15, extending social-distancing and face mask requirements through August 15. The order comes in anticipation of a new wave of cases after the average rate of new hospitalizations exceeded 20 per day in Travis County, reaching Stage 4 emergencyRead More →

Bus Stop improvements come to the district Great news, District 6! Cap Metro recently installed new street furniture at another bus stop in our district. Riders now have access to a shelter, bench, and litter containers while they wait for the bus. The new features are at the stop atRead More →

Project Connect is the collaborative vision of Capital Metro and the Central Texas community to improve existing transit services and develop new, high-capacity public transportation. The project aims to ease road congestion caused in part by our ever-growing population through affordable, faster public transit. Here’s how you can get involvedRead More →

Photo/art: Visit Austin/austintexas.org Local efforts make staying at home more palatable Stay Moving Yoga with Adriene Austin’s own yogi sweetheart, Adriene Mishler, offers an approachable yoga practice free on YouTube. Browse by title or video length on her page. Never yoga’d before? No problem, try Yoga for Complete Beginners. EsquinaRead More →

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash The Joy of Giving As the year draws to a close, our DIstrict 6 office wishes you and yours a most wonderful holiday break for Thanksgiving. Elsewhere on this blog, we’ve updated our list of local D6 (or very close by) restaurants and shopsRead More →

Have you ever been to an Austin City Council Meeting? Want to get involved? Did you know you don’t need to travel downtown to watch, listen, or speak at a meeting? Check it out! Austin City Council meetings are held every other week on Thursdays (except for summer and end-of-yearRead More →

Graphic from City of Austin Land Development Code Interactive Zoning Map The City of Austin is in the process of rewriting its Land Development Code (LDC). Over the next few months, there are multiple opportunities to learn about the code, voice concerns, ask questions, submit map revisions, and learn howRead More →

It’s the orangey-est time of year! Time to head to the patch and get to thumpin’. Yes, it’s time to pick-a-punkin! Here’s a round-up of some pumpkin patches in District 6 as well as a few that are just a hop, skip, and a jump away. Listed on many “bestRead More →