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Friday, February 8, 2019 by Jack Craver

City Council approves settlement with Austin Country Club

City Council endorsed a settlement Thursday aimed at ending litigation between the city and the Austin Country Club.At issue is whether the club – which is expanding its clubhouse and adding a new dining facility, and likely plans to develop…

Friday, February 8, 2019 by Andy Jechow

Odd smell in Austin’s tap water likely caused by zebra mussels, city says

If you think your tap water smells strange today, you’re not alone.South and Central Austin residents began noticing the unusual smell Thursday morning. Austin Water initially said work on a waterline was to blame, but in an afternoon update, the…

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by Ryan Thornton

2019 could be the year to end city parking minimums

The Pedestrian Advisory Council is asking City Council to confront a broad spectrum of issues this year with a simple change to the city’s dated land use code.In a unanimous vote Monday evening, PAC approved a recommendation to Council to…

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Zoning and Platting Commission discusses validity of previous vote

At the last meeting of the Zoning and Platting Commission on Jan. 29, even with a full dais the commission was unable to muster the supermajority vote needed to approve a request for a flag lot at 11603 Tedford St.Dissatisfied…

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by Alyx Wilson

ZAP contemplates uprooting

Last month, on Jan. 15, the Zoning and Platting Commission heard a long-awaited briefing from the University of Texas’ Uprooted study on gentrification and displacement in Austin.Dr. Jake Wegmann, one of the three authors, presented a summarized version of the…

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by Elizabeth Pagano
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TipSheet: City Council, 2.7.19

Welcome to this week’s TipSheet. Austin City Council is back, for the second week in a row. This week’s meeting looks to be a short one, but that doesn’t mean it’s all destined to be boring. We’ve picked out the…