Leagues Unite on Need for County Powers to Manage Growth

LWV members representing local Leagues from all over the Texas Hill Country met on August 4 to share the challenges their counties are facing in dealing with unprecedented growth. Jensie Madden leads the discussion in the photo above. League members discussed possible legislation for 2019 to give fast-growing counties more authority for land use management. LWV-Comal Area hosted the workshop, attended by members of Austin Area, Hays County, Hill Country, and San Antonio Area LWVs .

Anyone who wants to learn more about this issue can find many resources a t LWV Comal Area's website a nd clicking on “county authority resources.” To sign up to help with advocacy efforts in your county, contact Jensie Madden .