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Civic Events for Fri., Aug. 18
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    Beat the Heat

    With Central Texas experiencing extremely high temperatures, city leaders issued a reminder to be aware of Excessive Heat Watch and Excessive Heat Warning alerts from the National Weather Service. A warning means action should be taken immediately to avoid heat-related illness. The city began a pilot program in July at Republic Square with misting tents and cold bottled water, and always offers facilities like rec centers and libraries as cooling centers. In addition, city pool fees are waived Aug. 9-Sept. 30, except for Barton Springs. Visit the city's website for more information, and always check before you head to an outdoor event: For safety, organizers may cancel events that put people at risk due to the heat.
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    City Council Budget & Tax Rate Adoption

    After hearing feedback from citizens and discussing adjustments at several work sessions, City Council will hammer out all the details and adopt the Fiscal Year 2024 budget and tax rate. Follow along on ATXN and get more details online.
    Wed.-Fri., Aug. 16-18. Free.
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    Free Vaccine Clinic

    A full range of vaccines available with no insurance or proof of citizenship required: hepatitis A & B, COVID-19, Tdap, HPV9, shingles, influenza, and PCV20.
    Fri., Aug. 18, 3-6pm  
    Mexican Consulate, 5202 E. Ben White #150
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    Travis County Commissioners Court Budget Hearings

    Travis County officials meet to discuss the Fiscal Year 2024 budget. Residents may view documents and provide feedback at traviscountytx.gov/planning-budget/budget-development.
    Wed.-Fri. & Mon., Aug. 16-18 & 21, 9am  
    Commissioners Court, 700 Lavaca
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    WIC Mobile Unit

    Resources and info about Austin Public Health’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program for qualifying pregnant women, new mothers, and young children.
    Check online for current schedule. Free.  
    Various locations

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