Please join Hill Country Conservancy for the FIRST Taco Tuesday breakfast and presentation!
MEET MATT HOLLON: Matt is leading the effort to revise the City of Austin Watershed Protection Ordinance to improve creek and floodplain protection; prevent unsustainable public expense on drainage systems; simplify development regulations where possible; and minimize the impact on the ability to develop land. The goal is to present a draft ordinance to the City Council by the end of 2012. Matt will give an overview of the effort and about how folks can participate in the stakeholder process.
Tuesday, June 12th
1511 East 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78702
Registration and breakfast 7:30 to 8 a.m.
Presentation 8 to 9 a.m.
(Registration fee includes two breakfast tacos, coffee and juice.)
Matt Hollon is an environmental planner with the City of Austin's Watershed Protection Department. He graduated from the University of Texas' Planning Program and has worked since 1990 in watershed planning in both the private and public sectors. His projects have ranged from development of watershed regulations to stormwater control design and maintenance to large-scale watershed protection plans. He is currently leading an Austin City Council-initiated effort to revise the City of Austin's Land Development Code to update its environmental and drainage provisions.
For more information about the Watershed Protection Ordinance, please visit: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watershed-protection-ordinance-0
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Hill Country Conservancy
Hill Country Conservancy marshals public and private resources to preserve the natural areas and scenic vistas, aquifers and springs, rivers and streams, working farms and ranches, and the rural heritage of the Central Texas Hill Country for people to enjoy and cherish for generations to come.