Metropolis releases COVID-19 report
Town of Austin has introduced the discharge of the Financial Restoration and Resiliency Framework.
The report options 45 alternatives to foster a extra equitable, aggressive and resilient post-pandemic Austin financial system. Subjects embody monetary assist initiatives, well being and psychological wellness providers, technical help for companies and workforce improvement packages for residents.
All through 2020, greater than 125 stakeholder engagements knowledgeable the alternatives included in Austin’s Financial Restoration and Resiliency Framework. Individuals for a number of COVID-19 trade focus group have been chosen to make sure racial, ethnic, geographic and enterprise sector range and to listen to from Austinities who usually don’t take part in formal metropolis processes.
Up to now, town of Austin has launched 12 COVID-19 monetary help packages for the reason that emergency declaration in March 2020. These packages distributed greater than $115 million to assist Austin households, nonprofits and companies impacted by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
The awarded grants embody $15.2 million to the Reduction of Emergency Wants for Tenants program to help four,828 households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and $24 million to the Austin Utility Invoice Reduction Applications to help residential clients needing fee help.
To view eligibility and particulars as restoration packages are developed and launched: atxrecovers.com. To supply suggestions: speakupaustin.org/austin-economic-recovery.
Some I-35 lanes to be closed
Town of Georgetown will quickly shut some Interstate 35 mainlanes north of Williams Drive from Sunday evening by Thursday evening.
The closure will enable for the continued building of the Northwest Boulevard bridge. The in a single day lane closures will begin every evening at 9:00, with lanes anticipated to reopen to visitors by 5:00 every morning. All work is climate allowing.
From Sunday to Monday nights, northbound I-35 shall be lowered to at least one lane. On Tuesday and Wednesday nights, all southbound I-35 mainlanes shall be closed, and northbound shall be lowered to at least one lane. Southbound visitors shall be diverted to the frontage highway on the Williams Drive exit.
On Thursday evening, southbound I-35 shall be lowered to at least one lane. Street indicators have been positioned to alert drivers of the closures. The Northwest Boulevard bridge is scheduled to be accomplished this summer season.
For extra info: georgetown.org.