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Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall

Wednesday, August 25th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Are You Prepared for Wildfire?

The Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall will include a panel of experts to provide valuable information to help understand wildfire risks in your area, best practices for wildfire preparedness, resources available to the public, how your neighborhood can become a Firewise Community, and what action you can take to better protect your home – including how to get a FREE Home Ignition Zone Assessment.

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Hosted by:

Travis County Commissioners Brigid Shea & Ann Howard | Austin City Council Members Alison Alter & Mackenzie Kelly

Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall Panelists:

Justice Jones, Austin Fire Department Wildfire Mitigation Officer

Dr. Rebekah L. Fox, Texas State University Department of Communication Studies

Melinda Mallia, Travis County Natural Resources Program Manager

Will Boettner, Travis County Fire Education Outreach Coordinator 

Moderator: Tony Callaway, Travis County Fire Marshal 

For wildfire preparedness resources, visit wildfirecoalition.org & wildfire-austin.hub.arcgis.com

 

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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 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $10.39.

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