Austin FC is one seat closer to opening the doors to its new stadium for the 2021 Major League Soccer season.
On Tuesday, the organization posted to Facebook that the club installed the first stadium seat of the Austin FC Stadium at McKalla Place. The stadium, located near the Domain, will reportedly hold 20,000 plus fans when it opens for the team's next season.
Austin FC also launched their "Verde Listos" campaign, highlighting local Austinites in an effort to better connect with the Austin community. The campaign includes Austin musician Shakey Graves, Valentina's pitmaster Eliana Gutierrez and muralist Chris Rogers among others.
Join us... #VERDE... #LISTOS https://t.co/KY7YspS4C1— Austin FC (@Austin FC)1603118696.0
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Late (Tuesday) the City of Austin's outside attorney filed a response to the plaintiffs' (called relators in legal terms) request for a writ of mandamus to force the City Council to amend ballot language for Proposition B.
Proposition B will be on the May 1 ballot as a result of Save Austin Now's petition drive. If voter approved, the resulting ordinance would ban: camping in a public areas, soliciting in designated areas and sitting or lying down on public sidewalks.
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