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Friday, April 21, 2000 by

Council removes hurdles for $15 million investment in Southpark Meadows venue

Appeal by neighbor denied, with three neighborhood groups supporting project The City Council voted 7-0 last night to deny the appeal of Clara Touchet concerning the Planning Commission's granting of a conditional-use permit site plan with variances for the Southpark…

Thursday, April 20, 2000 by

Place 2 City Council candidates address South Austin neighbors

Five candidates field questions from neighborhood residents Sixteen days from today voters will decide who gets elected–or gets into a runoff–to sit on the Austin City Council. Last night the candidates strutted their stuff at Becker Elementary School in near…

Wednesday, April 19, 2000 by

Planning Commission rejects office intrusion into North Austin neighborhood

Neighbors show up in force to oppose zoning change The Planning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend against office zoning in a north Austin neighborhood whose residents fear "commercial creep." The proposal by Debra Dozier to rezone her home at 1418…

Tuesday, April 18, 2000 by

Environmentalists, neighborhoods stirring to reexamine Terrace PUD

Neighbor claims developer not living up to development agreement A concerned neighbor who lives just across Barton Creek from the Terrace Planned Unit Development (PUD) at South MoPac Expressway and Loop 360 is campaigning for the city to reexamine whether…

Monday, April 17, 2000 by

Town Lake overlay planner unveils denser, mixed-use scene for waterfront

Advisory board gives mixed reactions, some fearing traffic gridlock Jim Adams of the Roma Design Group Inc. of San Francisco last week unveiled a conceptual plan for part of the Town Lake waterfront that includes mixed uses and heights, new…

Friday, April 14, 2000 by

'Confused' and 'brain dead' council okays new bridge over Town Lake

Bicyclists and pedestrians to get separate span A bridge over troubled political waters will finally be built. With Mayor Kirk Watson absent, the City Council voted 6-0 at 12:45 a.m. this morning to approve a construction contract with Jay-Reese Construction…