Latest Headlines for Tuesday, September 22

Monday, August 11, 2003 by

HLC disregards advice of staff, says 1936 houses historic

But Council has the final word Woe unto the developer who tries to oppose well-prepared university professors before the Historic Landmark Commission (HLC). Developer Larry Manley was planning to move or tear down four rental houses on two lots at…

Friday, August 8, 2003 by

Firefighters come out in force To oppose reduced staffing plan

A recommendation by Fire Chief Gary Warren to shave $1 million from next year’s budget by changing the way some firefighters are deployed and eliminating some vacant positions has touched off an avalanche of protest from members of the Austin…

Thursday, August 7, 2003 by

Golf course requests 450,000 Gallons/day from Trinity wells

Hays Trinity district to weigh Polo Club proposal By Bob Ochoa The president of the board of the five-member Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District said Wednesday he wants to carefully weigh input from the community and the scientific data before…

Wednesday, August 6, 2003 by

Commissioners approve Lowe's plan

City official says parties to lawsuit are close to agreement Travis County Commissioners tipped the scale in favor of Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse on Tuesday with the approval of the store’s preliminary plan on a vote of 3-2. Commissioners Ron…

Tuesday, August 5, 2003 by

Lowe's outlines plan for site development

Commissioners to vote on plan this afternoon Travis County Commissioners are scheduled to vote on the preliminary plan for the controversial Lowe’s Home Center in southwest Travis County at today’s meeting. The item has been set for 1:45pm. At that…

Monday, August 4, 2003 by

Task force says boards should stick with nine members

Group also recommends slots open to all citizens A task force reviewing the operations of the city’s boards and commissions has recommended that panels of more than nine members justify their size and that all seats on every commission be…