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Tuesday, June 17, 2003 by

Wynn, Council stress

Optimism for Austin No grand promises for Council overseeing tough budget The Austin City Council launched a new era last night with the retirement of Mayor Gus Garcia and the swearing-in of Mayor-elect Will Wynn and Austin’s newest City Council…

Monday, June 16, 2003 by

Council skips controversial

Design rules for downtown No drive-through, FAR and retail window regs just recommendations The City Council last week sided with the Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) and developers who want a more moderate approach to turning design guidelines into law by…

Friday, June 13, 2003 by

New economic development

Policy approved by Council Slusher amendment adds environmental criteria It was a Kumbaya moment at the City Council yesterday until Tim Taylor, president of the Real Estate Council of Austin, stepped to the podium to question Council Member Daryl Slusher’…

Thursday, June 12, 2003 by

Mayor Gus Garcia: Some

thoughts on the job as he retires Garcia says Mayor must keep lines of communication open to all Today is Mayor Gus Garcia’ s final Council meeting as Mayor. Sitting in his small City Hall office earlier this week, Garcia…

Wednesday, June 11, 2003 by

Waste siting ordinance prompts

Bickering between Biscoe, Davis Commissioner who represents WMI, neighbors disagrees with changes Travis County Commissioners spent another laborious day on the waste facility siting ordinance yesterday, devoting three hours to four amendments—considered minor by their author, County Judge Sam Biscoe,…

Tuesday, June 10, 2003 by

TxDOT not considering MoPac freight line

A presentation on the Texas Metropolitan Mobility Plan at last night’s meeting of the Transportation Policy Board for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization was sidetracked by discussion of whether the idea of freight down the middle of State Highway…