Latest Headlines for Thursday, September 24

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…

Monday, September 11, 2000 by

Goodman proposes new Planning Commission

The City Council will take a first crack at agreeing on their additions to the staff’s proposed budget today at 9 a.m.. Last week, the Council was told they could add about $5.6 million to the figure City Manager Jesus…