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Friday, October 18, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Developer turns variance process upside-down, asks Environmental Commission for ‘feedback’

In an unusual request, development lawyer Richard Suttle with Armbrust & Brown appeared before the Environmental Commission on Oct. 16 to ask not for a site plan variance, but for feedback on a possible upcoming one.ā€œIā€™m anticipating needing to come…

Thursday, October 17, 2019 by Mose Buchele

Austin joins legal fight against Permian Highway Pipeline

The city of Austin is signaling it intends to sue Kinder Morgan, the company behind the proposed Permian Highway Pipeline ā€“ a 430-mile natural gas line that has provoked major opposition in the Texas Hill Country. In filing its notice…

Thursday, October 17, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

‘Domain on Riverside’ developers agree to house 100 homeless residents in existing apartments

In response to more than a year of criticism and concerns tied to gentrification in East Austin, the developer of a proposed massive mixed-use project on East Riverside Drive has agreed to provide housing for up to 100 homeless residents…

Thursday, October 17, 2019 by Jack Craver

Expo center supporters hope voters don’t confuse the two different Prop A’s

Ballot propositions can often be confusing ā€“ especially when there are multiple propositions with the same name.This is exactly what concerns those campaigning for Travis County Proposition A. The measure they support would authorize the county to levy a 2…

Thursday, October 17, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Board of Adjustment debates how far is too far to read a sign

The Hill Country Roadway Ordinance mandates that any sign along Highway 360 be less than 12 feet high, smaller than 64 square feet and conceal exterior lighting.However, Ben Robinson, who was representing the applicant for the Nalle Woods apartments at…

Thursday, October 17, 2019 by Elizabeth Pagano
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TipSheet: City Council, 10.17.19

This week’s TipSheet is deceptively short. Though there are only a few items we have our eye on, among those few are three items related to homelessness that could go on for quite a long time, given public interest and…