Cell Towers May Rise in Austin Parks
The move is seen by some as an invasion of space. But others call it a way to save parks funding.
"Money from long-term contracts with those companies could pay for park maintenance and improvements well into the future, parks Director Sara Hensley said.
Hensley has been looking for ways to generate more revenue for Parks and Recreation, which like most city departments has cut vacant positions and some services over the past few years because of a city budget crunch."