mulchAn article in today’s Austin American-Statesman reports the City is considering a proposal that would have neighborhoods share in the cost of neighborhood projects. Some people are against the idea. They argue that is why we pay taxes. Read “Proposal: City, residents could team up on area projects. A ‘matching program’ for sidewalk work, speed bumps would stretch city dollars, officials say,” by Marty Toohey and leave a comment to this post (click on comment link below) on what you think about the idea. Allandale residents had some experience with this approach with the Northwest Park tree planting project that volunteers participated in the Spring.