August 31, 2017

The City of Austin in May announced we would be accepting bids for a new sanitation company. Our current sanitation company L&L informed us in April that they would not renew the agreement. During the process, we asked for new bids to include services we currently do not offer. In June the City of Austin…

July 5, 2017

I am sorry for the confusing posts about garbage schedule this week. L&L Sanitation showed up this morning to start their pickups but there were too many households that neglected to put out their household waste. *update* Garbage/sanitation runs will be “off” schedule this week. There will be a 1 day delay. Wednesday runs on…

May 31, 2017

Austin Public Works is currently taking applications for a part time Mosquito Spray Driver. Driver schedule must be flexible due to weather patterns. Estimate 20+ hours a week. All applicants must possess a good driving record and pass a drug test. Applications may be picked up at Austin City Hall, 3181 Hwy 367 N., Austin,…

May 31, 2017

The City of Austin is currently taking bids for a new sanitation company.  L&L Services have decided to retire from the sanitation service business and will end our current agreement as of August 31, 2017.  Once there is a new agreement in place, we anticipate new garbage days, new services and possibly a rate increase. …

May 30, 2017

Friendly reminder that the garbage/sanitation routes will be “off” schedule this week. There will be a 1 day delay for all routes. The Wednesday route will run on Thursday and the Thursday routes will run on Friday. Please have garbage out by 6:30a.m.

February 6, 2017

The Austin Fire Department took delivery of this 1994 Pierce Saber 6 man custom cab truck.  The truck has a 1250GPM top mount pump with a 1000 gallon poly tank, 250 HP Diesel Engine with a Allison Automatic Transmission.  This truck will replace a 1976 Ford pumper that has served our fire district well.  We…

January 27, 2017

Good News! The City of Austin was informed by the State of Arkansas Street Aid Committee that our grant application was accepted and approved for $250,000. These funds will be used to repair the roads on Hudson Branch Dr., Crystal Lake Rd., and Waterside Court. We will update the citizens with more information as we…