Austin Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a permit to allow alcohol sales at Zilker Café (at Barton Springs) when it reopens. The reaction from neighbors, environmentalists, lifeguards, and swimmers has been passionate. Zilker NA and Save Barton Springs Alliance has passed a resolution opposing. There will be a zoom meeting for public comment on June 17th at 6pm. Anyone opposing this is encouraged to write to the Parks Dept, the Parks Board, and the Council.
To attend the online community meeting, sponsored by PARD, interested citizens can sign up using the following link. This meeting will be held this Thursday, June 17th, at 6pm.
Anyone opposing this is encouraged to write to sign this petition, put forth by the Save Our Springs Alliance:
You can learn more through this report from KVUE: