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Monday, February 14, 2000 by

Bill Spelman not expected to seek reelection to City Council

Downtown developer Will Wynn expected to run for Spelman's seat After months of speculation, Council Member Bill Spelman is expected to announce this morning his decision not to run for reelection to the Austin City Council. Spelman, a professor at…

Friday, February 11, 2000 by

Austin Energy lays out strategy but does not tout entering competition

It's too soon to decide, and Legislature may tweak rules before competition starts The electric utility owned by the City of Austin is in great shape and its rates just became more competitive because a potential future competitor just raised…

Thursday, February 10, 2000 by

Rainey Street neighbors ready to decide the district's future

Overwhelming majority ready to go for high-intensity development Two competing plans are on the table for consideration by people with a stake in the redevelopment of the historic Rainey Street Neighborhood, and the door is open for other plans as…

Wednesday, February 9, 2000 by

City Manager Garza shakes up top management with reassignments

New deputy city manager's slot with be rotated annually among assistants City Manager Jesus Garza is playing musical chairs with his top executives, a move that at least two City Council members believe is well founded. In a Feb. 4…

Tuesday, February 8, 2000 by

Science and technology museum’s feasibility study starting next week

Boosters say Seaholm ideal home for museum Council Member Beverly Griffith, back from a whirlwind tour of science and technology museums, said she is highly enthusiastic about the prospects of bringing such a museum to Austin. "We can do an…

Monday, February 7, 2000 by

Smart Growth traffic impact plan set for review by commissions

Neighborhood planners to steer traffic studies The Planning Commission is scheduled on Tuesday to consider a bundle of changes to development ordinances designed to make Smart Growth ideas easier to implement. One of those ordinance amendments governs requirements for traffic…