Be it known that
The Waller Creek District, located in the eastern portion of downtown along Waller Creek from 15th Street to Lady Bird Lake, has been a central part of Austin’s fabric since the city’s founding; and
The Waller Creek Conservancy, steward of this of community treasure, shall now be known as “Waterloo Greenway.” In partnership with the City of Austin, the conservancy has worked tirelessly since its inception in 2010 to transform these 35 acres of city parkland into a destination for all Austinites and visitors; and
This remarkable parks project shall now be known as “Waterloo Greenway”–Waterloo to honor the project’s roots with the city’s original name, and Greenway to highlight the vision for this district as an urban destination for recreational and environmental uses, with a wide array of natural and cultural spaces where all are welcome –destined to be an extraordinary shared experience: our community’s inclusive dream.
I, Council Member Kathie Tovo on behalf of Steve Adler, Mayor of the City of Austin, Texas, do hereby proclaim
August 22, 2019
Waterloo Greenway Day in Austin.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the City of Austin to be affixed this 22nd Day of August in the Year Two Thousand Nineteen
Steve Adler, Mayor, City of Austin