Development

Friday, March 13, 2020 by Ryan Thornton

Council postpones airport overlay amendments with related zoning case

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport plans to double in size over the next two decades, welcoming and sending off about 812 flights per day and serving as many as 30 million passengers a year by 2037.That increase in operations, said Shane…

Thursday, March 12, 2020 by Nina Hernandez

Airport Advisory Commission wants another look at landfill expansion proposal

The Airport Advisory Commission created a subcommittee Tuesday night to look into the potential expansion of the landfill near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and how it might affect the safety of aircraft flying in and out of the airport.Commissioners heard testimony…

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by Chad Swiatecki

City offers info sessions for next round of historic preservation grants

The city has opened the application process for the latest round of grants to aid in the preservation of historic structures that can promote cultural tourism throughout Austin.With a May 1 deadline looming, the Heritage Tourism Division has scheduled the…

Monday, March 2, 2020 by Chad Swiatecki

Parks board asks Council to add commercial projects to parkland dedication ordinance

The Parks and Recreation Board has asked for a change to the city’s parkland dedication ordinance that would require commercial developments to set aside parkland or make a fee-in-lieu payment to the city.The resolution unanimously approved at last week’s parks…

Monday, March 2, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

Planning Commission recommends Austin Green PUD with a laundry list of amendments

The Austin Green planned unit development, which is located just east of the Austin city limits on Harold Green Road, has now received two unanimous commission votes recommending that the 2,122-acre former sand and gravel mine receive PUD rezoning. On…

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Council gives initial OK for Delwau campgrounds

The case of the Delwau campgrounds rezoning – which Council rejected in 2018 – has returned, minus the sales of hard alcohol that doomed its chances the first time. Last Thursday, Council gave first-round approval for the case that would…

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