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The Texas Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552), gives you the right to access government records. Request City records here.

The Labor Relations Office interprets components of the agreements to initiate new procedures or policies, audits compliance with the agreements, and alerts management of any critical issues. See Public Safety Labor Agreement Compliance for additional information.

The ombudsperson serves as a neutral third-party to provide assistance to resolve non-civil service employee personnel action grievances, workplace environment issues and other human resources-related matters. See Ombudsman Process for additional information.

The Labor Relations Office trains city staff and management on the proper interpretation of the components of labor agreements to ensure compliance and on grievance procedures.

The Labor Relations Office represents the City in negotiations related to wages, hours and terms of employment with public safety employees' associations.

The Austin City Council adopted a strategic direction on March 8, 2018, guiding the City of Austin for the next three to five years. Austin Strategic Direction 2023 outlines a shared vision and six priority Strategic Outcomes.