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Monday, June 19, 2000 by

Hays County threatens Erin Foster

With referral to District Attorney Wenk Civil sanctions also requested against HCWPP and its lawyer An attorney for Hays County has notified Erin Foster, chair of the Hays County Water Planning Partnership (HCWPP), that she may be the subject of…

Friday, June 16, 2000 by

Supreme Court declares City of Austin

Victor over FM Properties Water quality protection zones unconstitutional On a vote of 6-3, the Texas Supreme Court Thursday gave the City of Austin a victory over FM Properties (FMP), declaring “water quality protection zones” to be unconstitutional. The law…

Thursday, June 15, 2000 by

Valencia plans new downtown

hotel for corner of 2nd and San Jacinto 212 room, 16 story facility of up to 150,000 square feet Valencia Hotel Corp. plans to build a 212 room hotel in downtown Austin, says Ben Turner of Consort Inc., a planning,…

Wednesday, June 14, 2000 by

Aquifer district halts Higginbotham’s

well testing till more information obtained Engineer Murfee tells board member water is for two, off-site subdivisions The board of the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) voted Tuesday to demand more information from Hays County landowner T.J. Higginbotham about…

Tuesday, June 13, 2000 by

Neighbors say no way to Cap Metro hopes for park-and-ride in East Austin

Conflicts with East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Plan East Austin neighborhood leaders have watched for years as their part of town became the site of numerous undesirable uses. Now neighborhood leaders believe East Austin is once again slated to become the…

Monday, June 12, 2000 by

Showdown at CAMPO tonight on east vs. west alignment of SH 130

Road advocates and environmentalists expected in large numbers The Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA) has urged its members to flock to tonight's meeting of the CAMPO ( Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization) Policy Advisory Committee, which is scheduled to…