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Tuesday, March 21, 2000 by

Tivoli's Smart Growth incentives notch $2.2 million for first installment

Bulk of $11.9 million package to come later A $2.2 million down payment on the total package estimated at $11.9 million for incentives to keep Tivoli Systems Inc. in Austin comes due Thursday in items before the City Council. The…

Monday, March 20, 2000 by

Sarah Crocker

Owner, Sarah Crocker Consultants Sarah Crocker, owner of Sarah Crocker Consultants, represents property owners in every stage of the labyrinth that is the City of Austin's land development process. "We do subdivisions, site plans, building permits, the whole gamut," she…

Friday, March 17, 2000 by

Committee struggles to complete new rules for on-site sewage facilities

Industry members continue to disrupt meetings As members of the city's committee to recommend new regulations for on-site sewage facilities (OSSF) struggle to wade through the more than 50-page document, the audience is allowed to interrupt, ask irrelevant questions and…

Thursday, March 16, 2000 by

Environmental Board recommends ending deep discounts for drainage fees

Change could cost commercial customers thousands of dollars annually If the city's Environmental Board has its way, the deep discount that some commercial property owners currently get on drainage charges may be reduced drastically. Last night the board discussed at…

Wednesday, March 15, 2000 by

Travis County elections net wide-margin victories, few runoffs

Political contests pull 15.67 percent of registered voters The final tallies on the Travis County elections straggled in at midnight last night at the City Coliseum, with few surprises for the small crowd of hangers-on. The only race in doubt…

Tuesday, March 14, 2000 by

Champion sisters get final zoning on tracts at Loop 360 and FM 2222

Strict limit on trips per day imposed per neighborhood associations' request The City Council on March 9 finally concluded the seemingly never-ending struggle to zone more than 200 acres of land owned by the Champion sisters, Josie Champion, Juanita Meier…