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2018

Travis County issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a New Courts Facility on February 23, 2018. Proposals were due and received on April 9, 2018. On July 10, 2018, Travis County entered exclusive negotiations with one respondent, Hunt Companies, for a new courts facility to be located at 1700 Guadalupe Street.

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The cornerstone was fabricated by Anton Stasswender and made of Texas Gray Granite. Image: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, PICA 13521.
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The second Travis County Courthouse, located at 11th and Congress, approximately 1895. Image courtesy of Texas Historical Commission.
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Travis County Courthouse, viewed from 10th and Guadalupe, about 1932. Image: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, PICA 04670.
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Building section drawings from the original architectural plans. Travis County Courthouse, Page Brothers Architects, sheet 15 of 31, revised May 21, 1930. Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.
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View of one of the District Courtrooms on the third floor, taken from the spectator balcony. The photo was taken just prior to the grand opening in June 1931. The light fixtures have not yet been installed, but the furniture and decorative painting are complete. Image: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, CO5173b.

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Travis County Planning & Budget Office
Attn: Civil & Family Courts Facility Project Team
P. O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767

TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 8.7 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $22.42.

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