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Tuesday, February 8, 2000 by

Science and technology museum’s feasibility study starting next week

Boosters say Seaholm ideal home for museum Council Member Beverly Griffith, back from a whirlwind tour of science and technology museums, said she is highly enthusiastic about the prospects of bringing such a museum to Austin. "We can do an…

Monday, February 7, 2000 by

Smart Growth traffic impact plan set for review by commissions

Neighborhood planners to steer traffic studies The Planning Commission is scheduled on Tuesday to consider a bundle of changes to development ordinances designed to make Smart Growth ideas easier to implement. One of those ordinance amendments governs requirements for traffic…

Friday, February 4, 2000 by

City unveils draft agreement to settle wars with Gary Bradley

Would end lawsuits, annex land, and provide water and wastewater service City staff Thursday unveiled a 46-page draft agreement between the city, Gary Bradley, and other entities that will end lawsuits between the city and Bradley and ensure city water…

Thursday, February 3, 2000 by

More Smart Growth changes in pipeline for developer incentives

Will market follow the signals to build in the Desired Development Zone? The City Council will soon be dealing with another big bundle of Smart Growth incentives to nudge development away from the Drinking Water Protection Zone (DWPZ) and into…

Wednesday, February 2, 2000 by

Planning Commission balks at buying East Austin warehouse for city’s use

Area residents ready to begin neighborhood planning The City of Austin has agreed to buy the Brown Distributing Co. building at 411 Chicon St. to house the city's Building Services Division. Eastside neighbors of the property, which served as a…

Tuesday, February 1, 2000 by

City Clerk's Office struggling to enter the modern information age

Goal to retrieve documents from computers instead of file cabinets City Clerk Shirley Brown's restarting an image program that has nothing to do with makeup and hair color but everything to do with making more than a million documents readily…