301 W 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701
P.O. Box 1088
Austin, TX 78767
Council Member Leslie Pool has been actively engaged in Austin community issues for more than 30 years, having served on several citizen commissions ranging from the Arts, Downtown, Telecommunications, and Water and Wastewater, as well as Citizen Bond Task Forces for both the City and the County. Leslie’s many years of service reflects her commitment to the long-term social, environmental, and economic needs of all residents. Read More.
Term of Office
Jan. 6, 2015 to Jan. 6, 2017.
The District 7 Newsletter is sent out monthly and provides information on Council actions, as well as community news and events. Click here to see the most recent newsletter, and here to see the complete newsletter archive. Sign up for the newsletter list here.
Zoom and scroll to explore the District 7 map below. Not sure if you live in District 7? Check out our District Lookup Map. For District 7 neighborhood boundaries, voter precincts, and other useful information, visit our District Google Map.
Before becoming the elected representative for District 7, Council Member Pool served in the Travis County Constable’s Office, was Treasurer and member of the Executive Board of Liveable City, and was a co-founder of the Bull Creek Road Coalition, an affiliation of seven neighborhoods and a stakeholder group in the sale and development of state-owned property along Bull Creek Road. As a member of the Coalition’s Legislative Committee, Council Member Pool worked with key Texas Senate and House members, including the Travis County Delegation, in the 83rd Legislative Session (2013) to pass legislation that requires the state to work with neighborhoods when leasing state-owned land for commercial development.
In addition to her work for Travis County, Council Member Pool worked at the National Wildlife Federation, the Texas Department of Transportation, and served in the offices of Congressman Lloyd Doggett and the late U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen.
Council Member Pool attended graduate school at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in the mid-career master’s degree program, and was a member of Leadership Austin’s class of 1999-2000. She has been a member of a variety of community groups and worked on a wide array of civic issues throughout her more than 35 years in Austin.
Leslie and Will Grover live in the Rosedale neighborhood. Her daughter, Emily, lives in New York City.