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Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Tyler Whitson

City may consider Lone Star funding commitment

Austin’s role in funding a proposed commuter rail line that would run through Austin and San Antonio is up in the air ahead of consideration at today’s City Council meeting, with staff and some Council members disagreeing on whether it…

Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Council may amend source-of-income ordinance

Austin City Council members, set to finalize an ordinance that would ban housing discrimination based on one’s source of income, will consider a language change that would bring their version of the rule in line with state and federal codes.Council…

Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Hyde Park rezoning tests process, patience

A plan for a new restaurant in Hyde Park revealed bigger problems than just zoning Tuesday night, when a code interpretation had Planning Commissioners calling for a change in procedure.Navid Hoomanrad is seeking a zoning change from single family (SF-3)…

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Jo Clifton

Decker golf proposal likely going to next Council

Lobbyist Richard Suttle surprised most observers Tuesday by asking City Council to postpone a decision on whether to allow his client, Decker Lake Golf LLC, to create a PGA-style golf complex at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park. The request came…

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Gene Davis

CAMPO board OKs list of future transit projects

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Board approved a recommended list of regional transit projects Monday, including a commuter rail line from Elgin to Austin and multiple new MetroRapid Bus routes, to prioritize for potential funding under its…

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Tyler Whitson

AE staff, stakeholders agree on gas plant review

Just in time for Council to consider it before the end of the year, Austin Energy and the environmental and business communities have cleared what appears to be the last hurdle of the 2025 energy generation resource plan.Austin Energy staff…

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