Landowner Alert System 12-7-21

Posted by on Dec 8, 2021 in News & Events | No Comments

County & Federal Transportation Plans:

In addition to complicated local long-term transportation plans discussed in our previous posts, federal transportation plans and TxDOT are getting push backs from local organizations. Two examples are the expansions of I-35 in Austin and I-45 in Houston. Various private organizations are retooling the potential growth with smarter transportation designs for communities and the increased traffic problems. We are actively monitoring these issues and will keep you updated on these innovative ideas making a difference in the way we live. At Braun & Gresham, PLLC, we are actively engaged in innovative development plans impacting our clients and their communities. For more information, please contact me at [email protected] or (512) 894-5426.

– Patrick L. Reznik, Attorney & Counselor

Williamson County Landowners Upset About Proposed Road that Would Cut Through Historical Properties

With all the growth in Central Texas, the need for traffic improvements is one of the biggest concerns, but neighbors in northern Williamson County are saying no to a proposed road. Some residents near Liberty Hill are concerned about the proposed Corridor I-2 project. The potential route would connect State Highway 29 to U.S. Highway 183 near the Burnet and Williamson county lines… READ MORE

TxDOT Gets the OK to Continue Limited Work on a Controversial I-45 Expansion

The state’s transportation agency will continue limited work on a controversial Houston highway expansion plan that the federal government had previously paused over civil rights concerns, agency officials said on Tuesday [November 30, 2021]… READ MORE

Austin City Council Pushes Back on I-35 Plans that Could Raze Dozens of Properties

The Austin City Council is pushing back on the latest plans for the expansion of Interstate 35, which indicate that dozens of properties abutting the highway could be displaced by the multibillion-dollar project… READ MORE


2022 Landowner Webinars & Events:

Every Thursday evening from January 13 – March 3, Braun & Gresham’s sister company, Plateau Land & Wildlife Management will host FREE educational webinars for landowners to learn about the wildlife management tax valuation. Plus, joining Plateau for special 15-minute presentations, guest speakers like Tiffany Lashmet will cover issues and topics unique to landowners. Check back on Plateau’s event page later this month to learn more or register. For questions or more information, contact [email protected] or (512) 894-3479.

Wildlife Exemption in Texas – An Alternative Agricultural Practice

A wildlife exemption is an alternative type of agricultural exemption that lets you keep your low property taxes by performing activities aimed at helping native Texas wildlife rather than, or alongside, traditional agriculture uses… LEARN MORE

2022 Owning Your Piece of Texas & Ranchers Leasing Workshops

Hosted by Tiffany Lashmet with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, save the date for upcoming Owning Your Piece of Texas and Ranchers Leasing workshops in 2022. Find a location in your area, or take the course online… LEARN MORE


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