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    Travis County Voter Registration

    The deadline to register to vote in the May 1 special election is Thursday, April 1. If you're not yet registered to vote (find out at www.votetravis.com), you may download a voter registration form at www.votetexas.gov/register, print it, and then either mail it to the county voter registrar (Travis County Voter Registration, PO Box 149327, Austin, Texas 78714-9327) or drop it off at the Travis County Tax Office (5501 Airport Blvd.). You can register to vote in person at the Travis County Tax Office, too. Applications must be postmarked or received by April 1.: If you’ve moved within Travis County or changed your name since the last time you registered to vote, update your voter registration online here.
    Deadline: Thu., April 1  
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    #BlackLivesMatter Survivor Peer Support Group

    Led by the SAFE Alliance, one of Austin's nonprofits working to end sexual violence, abuse, and harassment. Email for details.
    Last Wednesdays, 5:30-7pm  
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    Audit and Finance Committee Meeting

    The committee discusses several audits, including homelessness and police oversight follow-up audits, as well as a potential audit of the city’s Winter Storm Uri response.
    Wed., March 31, 9:30am  
    Videoconference
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    Austin Energy Utility & Austin Water Oversight Committees Joint Briefing

    Austin Water gives updates on the local agency’s demand analysis, resiliency efforts, and financial relief relating to February’s winter storm.
    Wed., March 31, 1:30pm  
    Videoconference
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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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    Community Conversations With AISD

    Austin ISD families and community members are invited to join Superintendent Dr. Stephanie Elizalde to learn more about AISD’s 2020-25 Strategic Plan and 2021-22 budget process. Check out AISD's calendar for specific campus schedule.
    Tue.-Thu., March 31-April 1, 5:30pm. Registration required.  
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    Conversations With the District

    Austin ISD staff are invited to join Superintendent Dr. Stephanie Elizalde and AISD leadership to learn more about AISD’s 2020-25 Strategic Plan and 2021-22 budget process. Check out AISD’s calendar for specific staff schedules.
    Tue.-Thu., March 31-April 1, 4:30pm. Registration required.  
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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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    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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    I-35 Virtual Public Scoping Meeting

    Review design materials for the Texas Department of Transportation's proposed I-35 Capital Express Central Project and provide feedback to TxDOT by April 9. The project proposes to add two non-tolled lanes in each direction along I-35 from U.S. 290 E. to Hwy. 71/Ben White Blvd.
    March-11-April 9  
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    Murchison Middle School Virtual Grand Opening

    Austin ISD celebrates the completion of Murchison’s modernized 6th grade addition, library, administrative offices, and more.
    Wed., March 31, 8:30-9:30am. Free.  
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    PPE Distribution Event: Northwest Recreation Center

    Pick up free hand sanitizer, masks, and COVID-19 educational materials.
    Wed., March 31, 4-6pm. Free.  
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    RENT: Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants

    The RENT Assistance Program application portal is now open, and provides $25 million of direct support for income-eligible Austin renters who are financially impacted by COVID-19. Get all the eligibility details and apply online, or call 512/488-1397.
    March 15-June 18  
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    Small Business Accounting Webinar

    This is an introduction to basic accounting concepts and primary financial statements.
    Tue.-Wed., March 30-31, 1-4pm. Free (registration required).  
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    Vehicle Registration Deadline Approaches

    The grace period for vehicle registration renewal and title applications will soon end, and missing the deadline can result in costly fines. If you've postponed these activities due to the pandemic, now is the time to act: Get your vehicle inspected and renew online at Texas.gov, or bring your DMV renewal form, passing inspection, insurance card, and payment to H-E-B, Fiesta Mart, or AAA. Title applications require appointments to be made at the Travis County Tax Office, and they fill up fast, so don't wait!
    Deadline: April 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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