AUSTIN (KXAN) — Council members approved a resolution Thursday to review penalties for false alarms. They’ll also look at the city’s alarm systems and work to reduce the number of false alarms at their facilities.
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Austin Energy will also spend $500 to provide green power to your home. Council members approved a 25-year contract to purchase 150-megawatts of solar power each year from Sun-Edison.
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And hoping to prevent ‘stealth dorms’, the city council has changed the occupancy rules. Under the new rules, a home zoned for single-family use cannot have more than four unrelated people living in it.
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