Neighborhood News

Commissioner Cook Participates in Rattan Creek Fest on Sept. 29

Commissioner Cook shared a spot with Precinct 1 Constable Vinnie Cherrone at his booth.

  • 2 October 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 5202

Commissioner Cook greeted visitors--mainly residents--to the annual Rattan Creek Fest in Austin.

Rattan Creek is in the North Austin MUD 1 and in Williamson County Precinct 1.

Commissioner Cook chats with North Austin MUD 1 Board Members Jo Jones and Don Conklin. Visitors to Rattan Fest are milling around Constable Vinnie Cherrone's booth and canopy, while Commissioner Cook reviews handouts right before the rain started.Click on Read More for photos of the rain that closed the festival early.

Commissioner Cook attends FM 734 (Parmer Lane) Proposed Expansion Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018

The expansion would be from RM 1431 to SH 45

  • 27 September 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 6531

FM 734, more commonly known as Parmer Lane, is a heavily traveled roadway, serving as a major thoroughfare between RM 1431 and SH 45. The puropse of the proposed expansion project is to reduce congestion and improve mobility by providing additional roadway capacity to meet future traffic demands from population growth and increased traffic volumes.

Commissioner Cook studies a chart with the proposed expansion from Avery Ranch to SH 45.The Texas Department of Transportation Austin District is proposing these improvements to a 4.4-mile segment of Parmer Lane in northwest Austin and Cedar Park.

Commissioner Cook studies schematic drawings on a long table depicting the entire Parmer Lane expansion project proposal.The proposed project would:

1. Expand Parmer Lane from four travel lanes to six travel lanes, three in each direction within the existing right of way.

2. Improve intersections with additional turn lanes, where necessary.

3. In cooperation with the city of Austin, improve water quality for stormwater runoff.

4. Provide sidewalks throughout the corridor and a dedicated bicycle/pedestrian path connecting Parmer Lane to the Brushy Creek Regional Trai.

For more information, visit http://www.txdot.gov and enter the search keywords FM 734 from Rm 1431.

Commissioner Cook Attends Meadows of Brushy Creek Annual HOA Meeting

The meeting was held at the Brushy Creek MUD Community Center on Sept. 25, 2018

  • 26 September 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 5008

Commissioner Cook holds up a map to show where some of the road projects in the Brushy Creek MUD are scheduled for.Meadows of Brushy Creek HOA members are President Mary Pokorny, Treasurer Carlos Rubinstein, Secretary Joe Chateau, Chairman Jill Denslow, Director Gene Bennett, Director Barbi Guerra, Director Ernest (Rusty) Sinclair.Commissioner Cook addresses the audience as the Woods of Brushy Creek HOA Board looks on.

Commissioner Cook Volunteers at 14th National Night Out at the Neighborhood Association of Southwestern Williamson County

NASWC held its NNO at Town & Country Park on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018

  • 8 August 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 5159

Commissioner Cook is preparing hot dogs to serve the attendees.Commissioner Cook speaks to the attendees about fire safety while NASWC President Mack Sherrod looks on.Commissioner Cook and Constable Pct. 1 Vinnie Cherrone stand behind the makeshift jail front.

Members of NASWC must live in a home or condominium in the neighborhood bounded by Hwy. 183 to Parmer Lane and RM 620 to Anderson Mill Road.

To view more pictures of the NNO, click on READ MORE.

Commissioner Cook Joins County Engineer at Neighborhood Meeting

NASWC - Neighborhood Association of Southwestern Williamson County Meeting July 26, 2018 at Austin Vineyard Church

  • 30 July 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 5078

Commisisioner Cook attended the NASWC Quarterly meeting where Terron Evertson, PE and Williamson County Engineer presented information on the following topics that were requested by the board and residents:

Forest North Drainage - past and future phases                                                                                             Commissioner Cook listens as County Engineer Terron Evertson talks to a NASWC resident seated behind him.

Road Projects near the area

Cambria Cave update (620)

County Engineer's roles and responsibilities


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