How is the Quarter Cent Fund solving traffic and safety issues in District 6? The Quarter Cent Fund is an inter-local agreement between City of Austin and Capital Metro to fund regional mobility and transportation projects. Each Austin City Council district received $1.5 million of the fund to address thoseRead More →

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 →

As you fight back that feeling of helplessness and wonder how you can help, consider checking out these groups with some D6 connections: ACAN CAN! Please consider donating to Austin Chinese American Network (ACAN). Check out their Facebook page to see the amazing work they’ve been doing to get local folks fed. COARead More →

On July 2, 2020 the Texas Governor finally issued a statewide mask order.The Austin-Travis “Stay Home” orders until August 15, 2020 have been updated to reflect this. WARN CENTRAL TEXAS WarnCentralTexas is a free emergency alert system for updates during disasters. Sign up online to allow direct emergency alerts via phone, text, orRead More →

Early Voting is happening now (June 29-July 10) and Primary Election Day is Tuesday, July 14! Be sure you know how and where to vote!Travis County Election Locations (with tabs for Early Voting and Election Day Voting)Williamson County Election Locations (enter your address to find Election Day Voting Locations and scroll toRead 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 →

Thousands took to the streets for the Justice for Them All March on June 7. Photo: Christopher Neely • Community Impact Dear D6,  Over the past two weeks, thousands upon thousands of Austinites have taken to the streets to express their anguish and frustration. My email inbox reflects this asRead More →

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UPDATED: Tuesday, August 18 • Photo: Paramount Theater by Pat Buchta August, 2020 edits include consolidation and archiving sections into links for easier navigation. District 6 will update this page with links to resources regarding short-term and long-term health concerns, economic resilience, and disaster recovery related to coronavirus, aka COVID-19.Read More →

Election Day is Tuesday, November 5! Be sure you know how and where to vote! Travis County Election Locations (with tabs for Early Voting and Election Day Voting) Williamson County Election Locations (enter your address to find Election Day Voting Locations and scroll to find Early Voting Locations) Both counties are utilizingRead More →