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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

County commissioners eye legal options on city’s soccer stadium deal

Travis County commissioners voted Tuesday to preserve their option to challenge the city of Austin’s deal to make a piece of North Austin land tax-exempt to facilitate the construction of a professional soccer stadium.The unanimous decision came in the wake…

Thursday, August 16, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Stadium agreement approval clears the way for pro soccer in Austin

Wednesday’s 7-4 vote to have city staff finalize and execute an agreement that will result in the construction of a professional soccer stadium on the city’s McKalla Place property in North Austin broke along expected lines.The four City Council members…

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Council vote on soccer stadium hinges on amendments – lots of them

After 10 months of discussion and roughly three months of often very public negotiations, the fate of Austin as the possible home of a professional sports franchise will come down to the fate of 28 amendments.Today’s special called City Council…

Friday, August 10, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Amendments push Council decision on soccer stadium into overtime

City Council’s expected decision on a soccer stadium deal at McKalla Place was delayed Thursday, with the 11 members agreeing to make a final vote by noon at a special meeting on Wednesday.The delay was caused in large part because…

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by Alyx Wilson

Travis County delays approval of extended hours for Waterloo Music Festival

Waterloo Music Festival is scheduled for Sept. 7-10 this year at Carson Creek Ranch. The new festival will have camping and music five minutes north of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.Event promoter David Machinist with Jam Fest LLC appeared in the Travis…

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Creative groups highlight CodeNEXT’s impacts on arts, music spaces

A collection of arts and music organizations throughout Austin hope to do the next-to-impossible: bring a level of clarity and understanding to the city’s massive CodeNEXT document by focusing on the sections impacting the increasingly endangered creative community.In a treatise…

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