Front page, above the fold: Bull Creek Road land vote in today’s Austin American-Statesman:
Council votes to seek Bull Creek Road land
Austin will buy out 300 more homes on flood-prone creeks.
By Sarah Coppola SCOPPOLA@STATESMAN.COM
Two major land purchases dominated the Tuesday meeting at which the Austin City Council approved a $3.5 billion budget for the coming year.
The City Council agreed to negotiate with the state to buy 75 acres of highly coveted land at Bull Creek Road and 45th Street for nearly $29 million. It also decided to spend $78 million to buy out about 300 more homes along flood-prone Onion Creek and Williamson Creek.
Read the complete article at the Austin-American Statesman (paywall). This information is also available on the Bull Creek Coalition’s Facebook page.