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Intergovernmental Relations Office


The mission of the City of Austin’s Intergovernmental Relations Office is to ensure that the City’s interests in providing for its residents’ safety, health, and well-being are protected and enhanced through active involvement in the legislative process and strong intergovernmental relationships.


We want to be the most effective, trusted and best prepared organization interacting with other governments.

87th Legislative Session, 3rd Called Special Session

The Texas Legislature will convene in the 3rd called special legislative session on Monday September 20, 2021. The special session will last 30 days.

The Special Session agenda can be found here. Please note, Governor Abbott can add items to consider during the special session at any time within the 30 days. 

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