New Northwestern Travis County Tax Office

New Northwestern Travis County Tax Office

New Northwestern Travis County Tax Office AUSTIN – Northwest Travis County residents are about to learn one of their dreams has come true. The ribbon has been cut on a new Northwestern tax office at 8110 North FM 620, just north of 2222 and is currently open for...
Improving substandard roads in Travis County

Improving substandard roads in Travis County

The provision of safe, high-quality, local, road networks for citizens is one of our core County responsibilities. In my first year as a County Commissioner, I learned that many local roads are in poor repair and never maintained – by anyone. The roads are often...
Wildfire – a threat to Travis County

Wildfire – a threat to Travis County

Travis County scores high for wildfire threat no matter how you measure. Grasses in the east and trees in west, plus freeze-dried vegetation and too little rain make springtime 100 degree heat alarming. So, I am sounding the alarm – each one of us needs to take action...
Affordable housing helps end homelessness

Affordable housing helps end homelessness

It takes more than four walls to make a home, but safe and decent affordable housing is the first step, and we’re making a great leap here in Travis County. I spent nearly a decade building the Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) here. I was thrilled,...