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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…

Thursday, September 7, 2000 by

Wednesday's Environmental Board agenda noted that the body would be discussing a water "irritation" project for a proposed office complex on Barton Creek. Although a typo had altered "irrigation," the slip summed up the feeling of almost everyone involved in this controversial development plan..

At issue is a Bradfield Family Partnership proposal dating back to 1986 to build two, five-story office buildings totaling 211,000 square feet at the southeast corner of MoPac and Highway 360. The Environmental Board voted 5-1 to recommend denial of…

Tuesday, September 5, 2000 by

LCRA hears more strong opinions

Northern Hays County resident Patrick Timpone told officials at a public meeting Thursday night in Dripping Springs that he is willing to join Austin's Save Our Springs organization and sue to stop construction of a Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)…