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Bull Creek Park Meeting Tonight

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The future uses of Bull Creek District Park (pictured) will be the subject of a public meeting tonight.

City officials will hold a public meeting tonight to discuss the future of Bull Creek District Park and get input from the community about that future.  The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 Water St.

The park was placed off-limits to dogs for a time, because of fears that the dogs' waste products were contaminating the waters of Bull Creek.  Now dogs are only allowed in the park on a leash in certain areas.

Officials from Austin's Parks and Recreation Department and the city's Watershed Protection Department will release their recommendations based on a study of the water running through the park at tonight's meeting. 

Ian Crawford joined KUT as News Editor in 2008, after spending over four years as a reporter/anchor at KLBJ Radio in Austin. He began his broadcasting career while still in high school in Southern Oregon. During high school and college at the University of Oregon, he worked at times as a reporter, news anchor, sports play-by-play reporter, music host and commercial producer before moving to Texas in 2003.