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Tuesday, September 19, 2000 by

Save Barton Creek votes to send

Austin environmentalists and city officials will meet with Clinton Administration officials in Washington on September 28 to discuss water quality, the Barton Springs salamander and the impact of the Longhorn Pipeline on the Edwards Aquifer. The Save Barton Creek Association(SBCA)…

Monday, September 18, 2000 by

Architects reveal plans for new

Plans recently unveiled call for another downtown center along the banks of Waller Creek at Town Lake, incorporating world-class architecture with open public space, a hike and bike trail, and links to the Austin Convention Center. It’s not Vignette, but…

Friday, September 15, 2000 by

Jack Speer: The Billion Bubba March

Jack Speer hatched the South Austin Culture Club early this year after hearing that City Council Members were weary of neighborhood activists. Council Members saw the same faces every meeting saying the same things. "And you're boring," the report came…

Thursday, September 14, 2000 by

General Manager's evaluation

happy ship” Stovy Bowlin is still the general manager of the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, but board members have made it clear in a 14-point performance improvement plan they’ll be expecting a lot from Bowlin over the next nine…

Wednesday, September 13, 2000 by

Neighborhoods, reach tentative accord

The Hyde Park Baptist Church and the five neighborhoods surrounding the church’s Quarries development came to an agreement in principle Tuesday night and jointly asked the Planning Commission to postpone their case for one week. The Planning Commission readily agreed…

Tuesday, September 12, 2000 by

Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman's effort to beef up Neighborhood Planning was among two dozen budget amendments approved during the first reading of the city's $1.8 billion fiscal 2001 operating budget yesterday. The city plans to spend an additional $195.4 million on capital projects during the year.

The second reading of the budget is scheduled for this morning with the third and final vote set for Wednesday. Among amendments, council members approved another $100,000 toward Eastside Story, an after-school program that includes cultural programs and tutoring for…