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Friday, May 26, 2000 by

Hays County Commissioners Court sued again over Open Meetings Act

Hays County Water Planning Partnership claims illegal change to roadway plan The Hays County Water Planning Partnership (HCWPP) for the second time has sued the Hays County Commissioners Court over allegations the court has violated the Texas Open Meetings Act.…

Thursday, May 25, 2000 by

LCRA board gives green light to build water pipeline to Dripping Springs

Environmental groups disappointed but see positive potential The unanimous vote yesterday by the board of the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) to approve the expedited extension of water service to existing development in the Dripping Springs area drew cautious responses…

Wednesday, May 24, 2000 by

Planning Commission absenteeism adds red tape and slows process to a crawl

Mayor Pro Tem Goodman examines attendance records When development representatives ask the city's Planning Commission to bless their subdivision or zoning change, those with experience count commissioners before deciding whether to proceed or ask for a postponement. Even if neighborhood…

Tuesday, May 23, 2000 by

Hays County group and environmentalists want Austin to supply Sunset Canyon water

Commissioner Molenaar opposes City of Austin presence in Hays County Members of the Hays County Water Planning Partnership (HCWPP) offered a solution to emergency water needs of residents of Sunset Canyon Monday, but Precinct 4 Hays County Commissioner Russ Molenaar…

Monday, May 22, 2000 by

Hays County Water Planning Partnership wants LCRA to seek alternative to pipeline

Argument over whether agreement with federal agency is strict enough Erin Foster, chair of the Hays County Water Planning Partnership (HCWPP), said Sunday that her group will hold a press conference today to ask the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)…

Friday, May 19, 2000 by

Intel scores $$$$$$$ incentives to locate new campus downtown

Spelman recalculates total and comes up with $2.5 million actual 'incentives' While a $15.1 million package of incentives to attract Intel Corp. might look like a big carrot for Intel, it was a figure that Council Member Bill Spelman thought…