Latest Headlines for Tuesday, August 4

Tuesday, August 21, 2001 by

Commissioners to decide

On bond proposals today Staff suggsts cutting match for SH 130 to $21 million When Travis County Commissioners meet this morning they’ll be looking at a pared down list of road bond projects, as well as some suggested reductions in…

Monday, August 20, 2001 by

In Fact Daily

Jay Wyatt, union leader, UTC chair Jay Wyatt, President of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091 and Chair of the Urban Transportation Commission, knows the transit business inside out. He started out in the early seventies as a school bus driver…

Friday, August 17, 2001 by

Goodman questions growing

Hilton Hotel height, ownership Landmark site plan 'correction' raises more questions Last month, Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman made what she thought was a simple request for the heights of a number of downtown buildings. Goodman wanted to compare the…

Thursday, August 16, 2001 by

Parks Board says ‘No’

To Lumbermen's height Crenshaw, Arnold and Fath lead charge The Parks and Recreation Board gave a thumbs down to the request by Lumbermen’s Investment Corporation (LIC) to build a 180-foot tall tower near Town Lake as part of its development…

Wednesday, August 15, 2001 by

Watson runs with gusto;

Garcia files treasurer forms Council to set Nov. 6 election next week An energized and enthusiastic Mayor Kirk Watson set out on his quest to be Texas Attorney General Tuesday, but promised Austinites he would continue to be their mayor…

Tuesday, August 14, 2001 by

Mayor to announce he'll run

For Attorney General today As predicted, Mayor Kirk Watson will be resigning to run for Texas Attorney General. Although widely expected to have a press conference today, Watson has decided to have one-on-one conversations with members of the media instead.…