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Monday, January 24, 2000 by

Council surprised by Watson's transportation bond-election proposal

Turnpike chief says the idea originated with him Pete Winstead, chairman of the Texas Turnpike Authority, told In Fact Daily that the idea to couple highway bond funds with the light rail election as a package for voters was an…

Friday, January 21, 2000 by

City Council and mayoral elections off to a slow start in the dollar derby

Election day just 15 weeks away but you wouldn't know it from the action If you think the 1999 City Council elections were a yawn, with just 8.36 percent of the 408,891 registered voters casting ballots and all three incumbents…

Thursday, January 20, 2000 by

LCRA board okays $500,000 to study environmental impact of water line

Water line to Dripping Springs will wait 12-18 months and depend on subscriptions The environmental impact of building a water line to send treated surface water to Dripping Springs will be studied for a year to 18 months, under an…

Wednesday, January 19, 2000 by

City Council headed for showdown vote Jan. 27 on retail in CSC buildings

The vision for major urban retail center is at stake The City of Austin is working hard to make West 2nd Street into a major urban retail center and two city commissions yesterday took action to hold the city's feet…

Tuesday, January 18, 2000 by

Council says yes to Smart Growth on MoPac

Last zoning case heard in the old council chambers overrides petition As their final action before adjourning for the last time in their old chamber, City Council members last Thursday dealt with what looks like a perfect Smart Growth zoning…

Friday, January 14, 2000 by

Computer Science Corp.'s plans for minority contracting criticized

MWBE firms feeling frozen out of construction of two office buildings What was supposed to have been a straightforward discussion of a Managed Growth Agreement (MGA) for Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) last night turned into more than an hour of…