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Urban Renewal Board

In an election conducted on December 5, 1959, the voters of Austin elected to create an Urban Renewal Agency to carry out Urban Renewal project powers in accordance with Chapter 374 of the Texas Local Government Code (Urban Renewal in Municipalities). The Board of Commissioners of the Urban Renewal Agency, who are appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council, primary responsibility is to oversee the implementation and compliance of approved Urban Renewal Plans that are adopted by the Austin City Council. An Urban Renewal Plan's primary purpose is to eliminate slum and blighting influence within a designated area of the city.

Meetings: 
  • Third Monday of the month, unless otherwise specified by the board
  • 6:00 PM
  • Street-Jones Bldg., 1000 E. 11th Street, Room 400A

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2017 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 23, 2017 - Cancelled
  • February 27, 2017 (Fourth Monday)
  • March 20, 2017 - Cancelled
  • April 17, 2017
  • May 15, 2017 - Cancelled
  • June 19, 2017 - Cancelled
  • July 17, 2017 - Cancelled
  • August 21, 2017
  • September 18, 2017 - Cancelled
  • October 16, 2017
  • November 13, 2017 - Cancelled
  • December 11, 2017
Staff: 
  • Sandra Harkins, Neighborhood Housing and Community Development, 512-974-3128
  • Rosie Truelove, Neighborhood Housing and Community Development, 512-974-3064