Tuesday, August 4, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Subdivision change initiated to help homeowner

Council Member Kathie Tovo and her staff have been trying for more than a year to help two constituents in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood solve a complicated subdivision problem that prevents them from building an addition to their 486-square-foot home.…

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 by Nina Hernandez

Planning Commission approves Nuckols Crossing zoning change

At its Tuesday night meeting, the Planning Commission approved a zoning change for 4500 Nuckols Crossing from Single-Family Residence – Standard Lot (SF-2)  to Multifamily Residence – Moderate-High Density (MF-4) with a conditional overlay removing all the MF-4 entitlements except…

Monday, August 3, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

East Austin historic district application receives support from Historic Landmark Commission

Austin is well on its way to getting its second historic district on the east side. The Rogers-Washington-Holy Cross neighborhood, which is roughly bounded by East 21st Street and East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Cedar and Chestnut avenues,…

Monday, August 3, 2020 by Nina Hernandez

Planning Commission tackles more Montopolis cases

On Tuesday, the Planning Commission denied two out of three Montopolis area rezoning cases that neighborhood activists railed against back in June.At the end of June, the commission passed two of the five cases that the Montopolis Neighborhood Plan Contact…

Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Council approves condemnation of Bull Creek property

With the exception of Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison, who was off the virtual dais, Council unanimously approved filing eminent domain proceedings to acquire what the city describes as the final piece of property needed to complete the Upper Bull Creek…

Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Ryan Thornton

Council advances St. Johns site redevelopment

After over a decade of holding on to the vacant St. Johns site in Northeast Austin, City Council has moved to rezone and open bids for redeveloping the 19-acre property into a mixed-use, mixed-income residential neighborhood and community space.The property…

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