Latest Headlines for Wednesday, August 12

Thursday, August 30, 2001 by

Staff to task force on commissions

Suggests radical changes to rules Boards would not be allowed to form subcommittees Members of the task force set to review Austin’s boards and commissions are likely to lodge some strong protests over the proposed rewrite of the city’s ordinance…

Wednesday, August 29, 2001 by

Travis County bond package

Rolls toward November ballot Onion Creek buyout to be done through CO's The ball keeps rolling on the upcoming Travis County bond election, with commissioners approving the exact amount to be sent to the voters this fall as well as…

Tuesday, August 28, 2001 by

City letter backs FWS Opinion on

Jeopardy to Barton salamander But decision will be made in Washington, DC, not Texas The City of Austin has written a letter notifying the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the city agrees with a draft biological opinion from the…

Monday, August 27, 2001 by

In Fact Daily

Darwin McKee Attorney chairs Water & Wastewater Commission By David Ansel Darwin McKee is the Chair of Austin’s Water & Wastewater Commission, where he advises the City Council on matters relating to water quality, service extension requests and budget. For…

Friday, August 24, 2001 by

Hyde Park neighbors

Win first round 5-2 But 6 votes are needed for final approval of zoning Members of the Hyde Park Neighborhood Planning Team and the Hyde Park Baptist Church both expressed satisfaction after a first round City Council vote on the…

Thursday, August 23, 2001 by

EPA fails to produce response,

So Bunch headed back to court EPA decision apparently in violation of settlement agreement The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which was expected to respond by Tuesday to a draft biological opinion by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) on…