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    City Council Special Called Meeting

    City staff will provide updates on last week's severe winter storm, after which Council will vote on several items related to recovery and relief efforts. See agenda for more details, and don't miss the Chronicle's meeting recap online and in next week's print issue.
    Thu., Feb. 25, 10am  
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    City of Austin Home Repair Program

    The city has announced an infusion of $1 million to its home repair program for low- to moderate-income homeowners to assist with repairs needed due to damage from Winter Storm Uri. Get details and apply online.
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    City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

    Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
     
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    City of Austin Recovery Resources

    Looking for info on water distribution, code complaints, or anything related to fallout from the winter storm? Check the city's site for the most up-to-date information.
    Feb. 25-April 5  
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    Cold Weather Information and Resources

    In response to winter storm Uri, the city of Austin is partnering with multiple governmental and public agencies to provide certain services. Find available resources for water and meal distribution, emergency repairs, ways to help, and more on the city's website.
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    Federal Disaster Assistance

    Homeowners and renters who suffered damage due to the winter storm may apply for assistance from FEMA. If you have insurance and are applying for disaster assistance, you must also file a claim with your insurance company as soon as possible; if insurance does not cover all your damage, you may be eligible for federal assistance.: Take photos and keep receipts for related expenses, and apply online or call 800/621-3362.
    Feb. 25-April 5  
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    FEMA Assistance for Winter Storm Uri

    Travis County homeowners and renters affected by winter storm Uri may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. More info available here.
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    Foundation Communities Emergency Assistance Fund

    It will take some time to fully recover from the recent storm. You can help by contributing to Foundation Communities' fund providing direct relief for food, water, rent, medical assistance, and more.
    Feb. 25-April 5  
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    Project Connect Virtual Open House

    The virtual open house is designed to welcome a new round of feedback on Austin's high-capacity transit plan.
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    The Development Services Department Equity Survey

    Share your experiences accessing the Development Services Department's services and working with the city in general. Survey answers are anonymous and results will be shared with Austin's Equity Office.
    Deadline: March 15  
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    YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

    A free community program for qualifying low-income families that focuses on preparing children ages 2-4 for school, while providing their caregivers with the tools to facilitate their child’s development. Classes are offered twice a week in English and Spanish and last one hour.
    English: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30am. Spanish: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am.. Free.  
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