Austin to weigh contracts for mental health, cultural arts issues

Austin to weigh contracts for mental health, cultural arts issues
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By Hoodline - Published on September 17, 2019.

It can be tough to balance civic responsibility with the demands of a busy life, so we've summed up what’s up for voting at the next Austin City Council meeting, Sept. 19. Read on to find out what's on the agenda.

Headlining the agenda is a consent item to extend an agreement with the Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center dba Integral Care for the Expanded Mobile Crisis Outreach Team, for four 12-month periods, at a total of $8,642,145.

According to the agenda, members will also authorize the city manager to award cultural arts services contracts for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in an amount not to exceed $8,654,255.

Other agenda items include:

  • A public hearing to consider annexing 22 acres in Travis County at 2021 and 2101 Crystal Bend Drive, and make a written agreement with the owner, Pflugerville Independent School District, for providing services.
  • An item releasing 841.4 acres at the northwest corner of Giles Lane and Highway 290 East to Travis County.

Want to attend and make your voice heard? The meeting begins at 10 a.m.

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