Austin May Remove Benches to Remove Homeless Group

The city of Austin spent $11.2 million renovating Brazos from Cesar Chavez to 11th St. last year.  APD Commander Troy Gay requested some of the benches that were part of the renovation be removed due to a rise in public nuisance cases.  If the benches are removed some say it would waste taxpayer money while some homeless say they don’t know where they will go next.

Check out KXAN’s pretty good video summary here, and The Statesman’s article here.


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