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New Health Clinic Opens to Serve Travis County’s “Eastern Crescent”
CommUnityCare brings care closer to thousands at Hornsby Bend site

March 13, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Banana Peel, a Diaper, and a Plastic Bag Walk Into Austin's Composting Program
How can a whole city compost, is it working, and can we reach zero waste by 2040?
"...to Organics "By Gosh", a privately owned facility in Hornsby Bend, east of Austin, that repurposes the scraps into..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

Making Patients – and Sendero – Whole
Central Health aims for quality care and better finances for nonprofit health plan
"...priority areas in Travis County's "Eastern Cres­cent," specifically Austin's Colony/Hornsby Bend, Colony Park, and Del Valle (Kellam Road/Creedmoor). The..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Council: Feelin’ Grove-y
All PUDs all the time at City Hall
"...removal contracts (Items 22 and 23) for Austin Water's Hornsby Bend plant return to the agenda; and once again..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Council: Save the Coyotes!
A morning on wild, wild life, an afternoon on workers’ rights
"...the proposed contracts for biosolids management at Austin Water’s Hornsby Bend facility...."

Oct. 10, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Council: Coyotes, Garages, and Manure
Old zoning cases never die; they just reincarnate as amendments
"...Synagro of Texas to manage "biosolids" at Austin Water's Hornsby Bend plant. Item 26 returns to that knee-deep discussion,..."

Oct. 7, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Council: Next Stop, ACL Fest
Even the Dais Denizens have to take a break every once in a while
"...qualified provider) for processing biosolids originating at Austin Water's Hornsby Bend facility. Council had questions about this one when..."

Sept. 30, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

City Council: How Big Is Just Right?
Council moves forward on Mobility Bond, “Smart Corridors”
"...to this week); two contracts concerning biosolids management at Hornsby Bend (discussed at some length in malodorous detail, and..."

Aug. 15, 2016 News Post by Michael King

City Council Preview: Juggling Act to Include Budget, Transportation Bond
Council agenda occupied by a handful of pressing subjects
"...Related contracts concerning management and reuse of biosolids (at Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant) and composting materials ($20 million..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

What a Concept!
Still no Grove PUD, but plenty more shit for Council to shovel
"...Related contracts concerning management and reuse of biosolids (at Hornsby Bend Management Plant) and composting materials ($20 million in..."

Aug. 10, 2016 News Post by Michael King

No More Pencils, No More Books ...
With this Council's predilection for drawing things out, it's anyone's guess as to whether summer break will start on time
"...hay-and-pecan revenue-producing contract with a farmer on Austin Water's Hornsby Bend property, used, among other things, to manufacture Dillo..."

June 26, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

So Nice They’re Doing It Thrice
Council to carry over postponed items to Tuesday, Thursday
"...hay and pecans on Austin Water’s property at the Hornsby Bend treatment plant east of town – a couple..."

June 22, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Council: Of Public Power and Inside Chess
Council takes up the MACC, TXI, etc.
"...The long-disputed TXI gravel mine at Hornsby Bend arrives at the dais via Item 71, an..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

City Chews on Food Scraps
Garbage disposals vs. composting
"...into the City's wastewater system, land-applied or composted at Hornsby Bend, and re-processed into Dillo Dirt is a better..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, June 2-8
"...a boat or BYOB.) 8am. Center for Environmental Research, Hornsby Bend, 2210 FM 973 S. cgmorris@flash.net...."

June 3, 2011 News Feature

Top 10 Local Stories
Terrorism strikes a little too close to home
"...voted to permit a Texas Industries aggregate mine at Hornsby Bend, citing the lack of county land use authority..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

City Hall Hustle: Anywhere but Here
Austin altruism in danger of homelessness once again
"...just northeast of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and near the Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant...."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Unrealized Opportunities: Ester Matthews on the Austin Climate Protection Program
Ester Matthews reflects on the progress of the ACPP
"...projects. And they have the [biosolids] digester out at Hornsby Bend that we are finally getting hooked up to..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Feature

The Daily Hustle: 4/7/10
Morrison lays down her markers
"...Jollyville Plateau Salamander, groundwater regulation authority for TXI’s proposed Hornsby Bend mining efforts, and more...."

April 7, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

County and State Do Have Regulatory Authority
"...no statutory or regulatory authority to deny the TXI Hornsby Bend Gravel Pit permit application without responding to this..."

Jan. 4, 2010 Postmarks

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Residents of the Hornsby Bend area got at least an acknowledgement of their..."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Bill Carr found a larger colony farther downstream, near Hornsby Bend. Roughly 6 feet tall and related to sunflowers..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature

Headlines
"...in federal stimulus dollars for green improvements at the Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant...."

Nov. 27, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Nov. 26-Dec. 3
"...Foun­da­tion, followed by a seminar about local ecology. 9am. Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, 2210 FM 973 S., 972-1960. www.travisaudubon.org...."

Nov. 27, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, May 28-June 4
"...today, followed by a seminar about local ecology. 9am. Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, 2210 FM 973 S., 972-1960. www.travisaudubon.org...."

May 29, 2009 News Feature

Algae: Slime to the Rescue
"...Inc., has been collaborating with the city of Austin's Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant (the destination for everything you..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Happenings
Dec. 27-Jan. 2
"...other projects, and attend a local-ecology informational session. 9am-1pm. Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, 2210 FM 973 S., 972-1960. www.hornsbybend.org...."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature

Holiday Rambles
Here's a list for exploring Austin's precious parkland
"...Contact: 512/303-5073, www.lcra.org/parks/developed_parks/mckinney_roughs.html Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature

Happenings
"...restoration, and work in the native plant nursery. 9am-1pm. Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory, 2210 FM 973 S., 972-1960. kevin.anderson@ci.austin.tx.us...."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature

Upcoming Permaculture Events
"...classes take place at the Treefolks headquarters, near the Hornsby Bend Center for Environmental Research in Southeast Austin and..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

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