Monthly Archives: August 2011

Austin’s native landscapes in the New York Times

Austin’s record heat and drought are making the news, and so are the restored prairies and native landscaping that are holding up in these harsh conditions. Read about the people, the plants and the techniques at the Lady Bird Johnson … Continue reading

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Public meeting with Lloyd Doggett on Saturday

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett will hold Neighborhood Office Hours from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the H-E-B parking lot at 2701 E. Seventh St., right after a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reopen East Seventh, which has been under construction since … Continue reading

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Get the most out of your water

Starting Sept. 6, Austin will enter Stage 2 Mandatory Watering Restrictions in an attempt to ensure that enough water is available during the ongoing drought. City Manger Marc Ott made the move last week because of low combined storage levels … Continue reading

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Police forum and National Night Out

There will be no Police Commander’s Forum in  September because of the Labor Day holiday. The next monthly forum for Region III will be Monday, Oct. 3. Info here. That’s also the night before National Night Out, which this year … Continue reading

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Creek stabilization project

A major construction project to upgrade water lines and streets in Burleson Heights is pretty much wrapped up, and one designed to repair sewer lines and stabilize the banks of Country Club Creek is nearing an end. Back when this … Continue reading

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Street construction update

The first post on this blog describes Burleson Heights as a quiet neighborhood, but that wasn’t the case for more than a year while a city-sponsored project added storm sewers and replaced utility poles, water lines, curbs, driveway aprons and … Continue reading

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Thank you for visiting the new website for Burleson Heights, a quiet neighborhood near downtown Austin. I’ll use this site to keep residents informed about neighborhood issues, parks and trails, road construction, creek improvements, coyote and deer sightings and other topics. … Continue reading

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