Landowner Alert System 6-15-23

Posted by on Jun 15, 2023 in Condemnation, News & Events, Property Tax | No Comments

Project Connect in Austin:

The Condemnation Team at Braun & Gresham continues to monitor for project and timeline updates to Austin’s light rail transit system, Project Connect. Below we have provided links to the project webpage, FAQs about the project, and an article from Austin American Statesman.

Our team of condemnation attorneys only represent landowners in condemnation negotiations and eminent domain proceedings. If you are a property owner potentially impacted by Project Connect, please contact me at (512) 894-5426 or [email protected].

– Patrick L. Reznik, Attorney & Counselor

Dirty Martin’s, and other businesses, could be harmed by light rail project

Plans for Project Connect, Austin’s $7.1 billion light rail transit system, threaten the restaurant [Dirty Martin’s], [Business Owner, Mark] Nemir said. One of the rail’s proposed lines could run directly through the restaurant, destroying what he estimates is 80% of the property….

Website for Austin’s Project Connect light rail transit system

Visit the project website to learn about updates to the light rail system from the Austin Transit Partnership (ATP), what’s next for Project Connect, and how you can get involved. Also, visit the ‘Public Engagement Library’ to review recent feedback from the May 2023 Community Dialogue Period…

Light Rail Frequently Asked Questions

Austin Transit Partnerships addresses frequently asked questions regarding options, cost and budget, mobility, and timeline. Links are also provided to FAQ reports that provide more in-depth analysis and explanations to common questions from the community…

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management Summer Sale:

Are you looking for an alternative way to keep your low property taxes without agriculture or timber requirements?

A wildlife exemption allows landowners to maintain the same favorable tax rate in exchange for performing activities aimed at helping native Texas Wildlife.

Braun and Gresham’s sister company, Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, assists landowners who wish to transition to wildlife exemptions. This summer Plateau is offering discounted rates on their Wildlife Management Plans. But don’t wait to purchase — the earlier you buy, the bigger the discount.

Save 25% by purchasing before June 30; save 20% by purchasing before July 31; save 15% by purchasing before August 31.

Women’s Ranch Seminar Hosted by Hill Country CattleWomen:

Last Chance to Register for the Women’s Ranch Seminar hosted by the Hill Country CattleWomen.

Attend the June 22nd Women’s Ranch Seminar and hear from a variety of speakers about the ranching industry including Braun & Gresham’s very own attorneys, Corina “Cory” Rodriguez and Margaret Menicucci. Cory and Margaret will discuss Estates of Rural Landowners, and provide considerations and tools for protecting your land.

*Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To learn more and register, please follow the link below or email [email protected].

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