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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.

We need your help to oppose H.B. 3813!

The Texas Legislature is considering a bill that would strip the City of Austin's ability to regulate amplified sound throughout the city! The bill author is considering an amendment that will make it even worse than the original version – making sound as loud as a large roaring motorcycle allowable until 2 am in Austin, regardless of its location! We need your help to ensure that does not happen. 

Click this link to generate an automatic email to the members of the House Culture, Recreation, and Tourism committee to voice your opposition to the bill. 

Share this flyer far and wide and encourage your fellow Austinites to call the bill author and members of the committee. We need the committee members to know that the preemption of the right to enjoy your home is unacceptable! 


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