AUSTIN (KXAN) — The City of Austin is creating a Winter Storm Review Task Force to be “better-prepared” for future storms after the devastating February winter storms stalled Central Texas for multiple days.
The task force is asking for feedback from citizens to help “identify strategies for building a more resilient, better-prepared city and community response for future disasters,” according to a release from the City.
The task force will be looking for public comment at the April 29 virtual meeting at 6 p.m., specifically for residents and businesses in District 6 and District 8, but anyone is allowed to speak, the release says.
To sign up to speak you should call or email the board liaison at (512) 974-6339 or Patricia.Bourenane@austintexas.gov no later than 12 p.m., April 28 with this information.
- Speaker name
- Item number(s) you wish to speak on
- Whether you are for/against/neutral
- Email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting)
- If interpretation for any languages are needed other than Spanish
You must call in at least 15 minutes prior to a meeting start time in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. Handouts or other information may be emailed to Patricia.Bourenane@austintexas.gov by noon the day before the scheduled meeting.