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Tuesday, May 16, 2000 by

Incentives of more than $15 million designed to lure Intel downtown

City Council to approve package Thursday The cost of having Intel inside downtown Austin is estimated at $7.7 million in an incentive package that will go the Austin City Council Thursday for approval. Not everything that's in the menu of…

Monday, May 15, 2000 by

Parmer Lane property zoning changing despite valid petition

Yett property at 3601 W. Parmer Lane subject long criticized The City Council designated five additional roadways as scenic roadways last Thursday and a commercial strip on one of them has been the subject of an ongoing battle, with neighbors…

Friday, May 12, 2000 by

Second dwellings to be permitted over objections of neighborhoods

But ordinance to be fine-tuned to mitigate impact on neighbors A modification to City Code Chapter 25-2 to allow more infill housing caught considerable flak at a public hearing last night, causing the City Council to adopt it but delay…

Thursday, May 11, 2000 by

Idea of subsidizing parking for City Hall, CSC retail project draws fire

Downtown Commission sees harm to other downtown retailers Jan Hilton, CSC/City Hall deputy officer for the City of Austin's Redevelopment Services, provided what was to have been a routine update on retail plans for the 2nd Street area last night…

Wednesday, May 10, 2000 by

Home Depot promises no orange box, neighbors now welcoming new store

Home improvement retailer promises to leave 40 percent of property in trees The South River City Citizens (SRCC) and Home Depot have reached an agreement that sets the stage for the home improvement giant to build a new store on…

Tuesday, May 9, 2000 by

Competition vs. open government drives debate concerning Austin's electric utility

Utility pushing for blanket resolution, consumer advocates ask for public debate Whether the City of Austin's electric utility morphs from an aircraft carrier that operates in full view into a submarine whose strategic operations are mostly hidden was to have…