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Tuesday, February 13, 2001 by

Gardens at Bull Creek a primer on

Mistakes in erosion management Golden-cheeked warbler habitat destroyed By Doug McLeod Environmental Board Member Joyce Conner said she liked “to think of the Gardens (at Bull Creek) as an outdoor classroom.” Unfortunately, the subject of the current course seems to…

Monday, February 12, 2001 by

Aquifer district reverses

Course on legislative agenda Key legislators want to open gates to water trading By Bob Ochoa Directors of the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) have voted to abandon most of their legislative agenda in response to a decision…

Friday, February 9, 2001 by

New police contract would

Raise salaries by $40 million Civilian oversight 'neutered,' police critic says The Austin Police Department has committed to spend more than $40 million over the next three years to recruit and retain police officers. Officers will review the results of…

Thursday, February 8, 2001 by

Watershed Protection Master

Plan makes first appearance Phase One findings and recommendations The newly unveiled Watershed Protection Master Plan “determined that watershed problems are pervasive and will worsen if corrective action is not taken.” In addition, “creek flooding poses a recurring citywide risk…

Wednesday, February 7, 2001 by

Watson, Slusher stress need to

Protect utility from deregulation But Austin Energy must be competitive Mayor Kirk Watson made it clear Tuesday that he is in no hurry for Austin Energy to enter competition. “My personal opinion is Austin should wait and see how deregulation…

Tuesday, February 6, 2001 by

Utility commissioners approve

Resolution on deregulation Austin Energy advisors not eager for competition Mayor Kirk Watson and Council Member Daryl Slusher are scheduled to hold a press conference this morning to discuss deregulation issues and the status of the city’s utility, Austin Energy.…