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Thursday, August 24, 2000 by

City Council set for final arguments

City Council Members met once again Wednesday to sing from different hymnals on the subject of what bond propositions to put before the voters in November. If you read Tuesday’s edition of In Fact Daily, rest assured that you missed…

Wednesday, August 23, 2000 by

Dallas Mayor says rejecting Light

Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk barely touched on Light Rail during his luncheon presentation before Real Estate Council of Austin on Tuesday. That is, right up until Light Rail opponent Gerald Daugherty stood up and asked if Kirk felt it wise…

Tuesday, August 22, 2000 by

City Council approves only

Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman gave Mayor Kirk Watson the fifth vote he needed Monday to put $150 million in road bonds on the November ballot. Goodman also provided the even more important fourth vote for Council Member Daryl Slusher’…

Monday, August 21, 2000 by

City Council under pressure to add

The pressure on Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman to vote for a bond package that garnered only three votes at last week’s City Council meeting has been intense. Bill Bunch, executive director of the Save Our Springs Alliance (SOSA), sent…

Friday, August 18, 2000 by

At Thursday's City Council discussion on bond proposals for the Nov. 7 ballot, just about everyone talked about the need for balance. Voting in favor of the road bonds were Mayor Kirk Watson and Council Members Daryl Slusher, Will Wynn and Raul Alvarez. Council Members Beverly Griffith and Danny Thomas abstained. Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman was absent, attending the Democratic

Griffith continued her plea from the previous week for roads, parks/open space and affordable housing bonds that support the three "Es"–economy, environment and equity. But Griffith, with support from Council Members Danny Thomas and Raul Alvarez, couldn't muster enough votes…

Thursday, August 17, 2000 by

Triangle development gets warm

City to pick up $6 million in parkland, infrastructure costs It was hard to imagine at Tuesday night's Planning Commission meeting that the Triangle development had ever been looked upon as anything other than a great idea. The hour-long presentation…