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 →

Photo: Dennis Murphy/Flickr Creative Commons Part Three of a Three-Part Series by District 6 neighbors Dave Marshall and Nancy Bain How to respond to foxes in your neighborhood – suggestions from the Austin Animal Center Here is some information from Adrienne Clark, Animal Protection Officer–Wildlife, Austin Animal Center. Adrienne encouragesRead More →

Now that Austin’s cool and wet months are (mostly) behind us, it’s again time for seal coat season! That’s right: The Austin Public Works Department is hard at work on extending the lifespan of aging city roads with seal coat, a preventative maintenance that can keep a road functioning for 10Read More →

Homelessness is a triple threat — to public safety, public health, and most notably, a humanitarian crisis. The city and the council have already taken some significant moves to offer care and help keep people off the street, but there is more work to do. There is a debate ragingRead More →

Enroll Now! Help Us Spread the Word! It is open enrollment season for health insurance through December 15! Travis County’s health care district, Central Health is here to help folks navigate the 2019 Affordable Care Act (ACA). At the bottom of this post, we’ve included some resources for you toRead More →