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Wednesday, May 21, 2003 by

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2003 Proponents to discuss lease, changes for Children's hospital Today, the City Council will hear about the Seton Healthcare Network’s plans to move the Children’s Hospital from Brackenridge to the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport site. Last night,…

Tuesday, May 20, 2003 by

Goodman, Alvarez, Slusher have different reasons for no votes

Proposed changes to the neighborhood plan amendment process took a step forward with first passage of an ordinance allowing a slightly easier procedure for changing plans, even though Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman thwarted final approval by spotting a clerical…

Monday, May 19, 2003 by

Camp cites budget shortfall as reason

By Bob Ochoa Facing a projected $200,000 budget shortfall, board members of the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) have fired two district employees, including the general manager, Floyd Marsh. Also let go was a staff environmental analyst. “The…

Friday, May 16, 2003 by

Several measures would make environmental regulation more difficult

While the House Democrats’ walkout may end up derailing Republicans ’ redistricting plans, it could also have a negative impact on legislation the City of Austin wants approved. Republicans have promised that certain bills may end up as amendments to…

Thursday, May 15, 2003 by

Revenues won't match expenditures for next year either, says Futrell

The city’s budgetary forecast for next year remains bleak, and the two succeeding fiscal years aren’t projecting out any better. That was the message presented by City Manger Toby Futrell on Wednesday to Council members as part of a discussion…

Wednesday, May 14, 2003 by

Multitude of measures bite the dust today

Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday both vowed to hold their ground in the standoff over redistricting. More than 50 Democratic State Representatives, including Austin’s Elliot Naishtat, Dawnna Dukes, and Eddie Rodriguez are in Ardmore, Oklahoma in order to prevent the…