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Tuesday, January 8, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Futrell names Duncan as interim General Manager of Austin Energy

City Manager Toby Futrell Monday named Roger Duncan as interim General Manager of Austin Energy. Duncan, 60, has served as Deputy General Manager since August 2004.   He will assume the duties of Juan Garza, who is leaving Austin Energy…

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Earle endorses First Assistant for District Attorney

Outgoing Travis County DA Ronnie Earle endorseed his First Assistant on Monday, giving his nod to the staffer in the race with the most tenure in the DA’s office. Lehmberg, who has been a prosecutor for 31 years, is facing…

Monday, January 7, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Two Charter panel members plan minority report

Two members of Austin’s Charter Revision Committee—which unexpectedly voted on the issue in late December—plan to issue a minority report opposing putting the question of single-member districts on the May ballot. Committee member Betty Baker said Sunday that she and…

Monday, January 7, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Duncan named interim General Manager of Austin Energy

City Manager Toby Futrell has named Roger Duncan as interim General Manager of Austin Energy. Duncan will assume the duties of Juan Garza, who is leaving Austin Energy to become General Manager of the Pedernales Electric Co-Op at the end…

Friday, January 4, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Four Democrats, no GOP to vie for District Attorney

No Republicans had filed for their party’s nomination for Travis County District Attorney by Wednesday’s deadline, which means the contest will be decided in the Democratic Party Primary. Current prosecutors Gary Cobb, Mindy Montford, Rick Reed, and Rosemary Lehmberg are…

Friday, January 4, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Pedernales Electric Co-Op chooses Garza as General Manager

The Pedernales Electric Co-Op on Thursday hired Austin Energy General Manager Juan Garza as its new General Manager.  Garza, 63, said he would consult with City Manager Toby Futrell about when he would take over the largest electric cooperative in…

Friday, January 4, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Council names eight candidates for City Manager post

The Austin City Council named eight semi-finalists for the job of City Manager Thursday afternoon after a three-hour meeting in executive session to review the resumes of candidates collected by an executive search firm. Austin Energy General Manager Juan Garza…

Thursday, January 3, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Austin Energy’s Garza likely to take Pedernales Co-op job

One of three internal candidates for the post of Austin City Manager, Juan Garza of Austin Energy, will likely take the reins of the Pedernales Electric Co-Op  instead.   Garza, who has been Austin Energy’s General Manager since 2002, told…

Thursday, January 3, 2008 by Austin Monitor

Garza named General Manager of Pedernales Electric Co-Op

The Pedernales Electric Co-Op today hired Austin Energy General Manager Juan Garza as its new General Manager.  Garza, 63, was one of three internal candidates vying to be City Manager upon the retirement of City Manager Toby Futrell.   Garza…

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