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General News

The Austin Animal Center Continues to Ask for the Community’s Help as Shelter Remains at Capacity

Zika Virus Information

Watch the Black History Program from February 11, 2016

Family Services News

The online application for Family Support Services assistance will be disabled on 12/1/2016 until further notice. To apply for assistance please visit any one of the seven community centers. You may also print the application from here and submit these documents to the Community Center of your choice.

LIHEAP is the program that funds the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) at all seven Travis County Community Centers, helping low income residents pay their utility bills and achieve energy efficiency. More...

New WIC Income Guidelines Released, June 23, 2015 

Wondering what's for Dinner Tonight? Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has the answer! Watch this week's video!

Research and Planning News

The following policy updates are available on the 84th session of the Texas Legislature:

Other recently published reports by Research and Planning staff include:

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) News

  • Travis County is eligible for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Program Year 2017 (PY17.) On June 26, 2017 Travis County will post for public comment a draft and a summary of the proposed projects for PY17 and substantial amendments to the PY15 and PY16 Action Plans. CDBG funds may be used for projects that benefit low-to-moderate income residents who live in unincorporated areas of the County or in the Village of Webberville. Comments will be accepted for 30 days beginning June 26, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. and ending July 25, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Additionally, two public hearings will be held on July 11, 2017 and July 25, 2017 at 9:00 am at Travis County Commissioners Court. For more information click here.

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Sherri Fleming,
County Executive

502 East Highland Mall Blvd
Austin, TX 78752 (Map)
Phone: (512) 854-4100
Fax: (512) 279-2197

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