Planning

Thursday, July 9, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Austin Oaks PUD saga continues

It has been almost a year since developer Twelve Lakes LLC requested a zoning change for the proposed Austin Oaks Planned Unit Development, and it will likely be more than two months before the city is able to come to…

Friday, June 26, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

East Austin church relocation shakes up neighbors

East Austin’s Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church is moving, and neighbors are concerned about who might be moving in. Church supporters and people concerned about what new development could mean for their neighborhood packed City Hall on Tuesday night.The existing zoning…

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Council OKs mixed-use zoning on E. Fifth St.

With the blessing of the neighborhood contact team, city staff and the Planning Commission, City Council unanimously approved a request for mixed-use zoning in East Austin last week, despite a valid petition from some neighbors.The property in question is located…

Friday, June 12, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

Springdale Farm loses event fight

The question of how an urban farm should be used got heated at a meeting of the Planning Commission on Tuesday when a motion to grant a conditional use permit for outdoor entertainment and off-site parking at East Austin’s Springdale Farm…

Monday, May 11, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Audio: The UT Dell Med School and its impact on the City of Austin

This is the full audio from the Monitor’s April 2015 UT Dell Med School panel discussion. Guests for the evening were Med School dean Clay Johnston, Austin Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Travis County Central Health President and CEO Trish…

Thursday, May 7, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Council may revise Mueller Commission eligibility

Though residents of any Austin neighborhood can currently join the commission that guides City Council on the Mueller development, a proposed ordinance would limit membership to those who live in that community and 24 surrounding neighborhoods. Council members debated the…

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