ACL, the Parks Department, and Austin Parks Foundation are trying to permanently pave over eight (8) acres of Zilker Park in order to convert temporary event parking into permanent parking. Please see the letter from Save Our Springs to the Mayor, Council, and the City Manager for the details. pdf Letter to Mayor, Council, City Manager, PARD to halt parking lot in Zilker (116 KB)  And please join us in asking that they stop this rush to pave our park land without City Council action, a parking plan for Zilker Park, and a meaningful public review process. Send your message to the Mayor and the entire council here