Burnet Rd facing north accross from Lamar Middle SchoolThe City of Austin's Bond advisory committee has whittled the wish list of possible bond projects down from $1.5 billion to $659 million with plans to cut it further. According to this Statesman article, the 15-member committee released the list on Monday. One of the projects that made the initial cut and which is near and dear to North Austin is improvements to North Lamar Boulevard and Burnet Road at a cost of $34.2 million. A number of North Austin area residents attended Monday evening's bond committee meeting and advocated for the Burnet Road and Lamar projects. Click here to read the full story and to find out when and where