Tim goes to the Mayor - OFFICIAL Fantastic Fest Week Proclamation

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell makes September 20-27th the official City of Austin Fantastic Fest Week.

Tim League visited the Mayor to find out what exactly that entails in this clip that opened the 2012 Fantastic Fest Award Show.

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