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Wednesday, September 26, 2001 by

County adopts budget, but

Commissioners want update Revenues from investments in question Travis County Commissioners approved an anticipated budget and tax rate on Tuesday morning, but not before County Judge Sam Biscoe raised a red flag on investments. County commissioners gave unanimous support to…

Tuesday, September 25, 2001 by

Garcia tells SBCA local water

Supply needs increased security Mayoral candidate got bored during short retirement Gus Garcia told a friendly crowd at the Save Barton Creek Association last night that retirement had become boring.He said he had briefly thought he and his wife might…

Monday, September 24, 2001 by

In Fact Daily

Jana McCann, urban design officer Architect has vision for downtown streets By David Ansel Jana McCann is the Urban Design Officer for the City of Austin. She is assigned to the Department of Transportation, Planning and Sustainability, which, under the…

Friday, September 21, 2001 by

Downtown planners say action

Needed to avoid more congestion “ best case scenario ” After studying traffic patterns in downtown Austin, city planners and engineers working on the Downtown Access and Mobility Plan have come up with three scenarios for adjusting traffic flow, bus…

Thursday, September 20, 2001 by

Downtown Commission

Okays LIC project height City Council to decide issue next week Members of the city’s Downtown Commission last night unanimously approved a resolution in favor of the proposed 180-foot CURE zoning for the Lumbermen’s Investment Corp. (LIC) project next to…

Wednesday, September 19, 2001 by

Commissioners choose two

Projects for highway funds Travis County must compete with neighbors for STP4C money Travis County Commissioners will submit two projects as candidates for the region’s next round of federal STP (Surface Transportation Program) 4C funds: right-of-way for State Highway 130…