Politics

Friday, September 27, 2013 by Elizabeth Pagano

Council members approve changes to Short-Term Rental Ordinance

City Council approved tweaked regulations to the Short-Term Rental Ordinance that they hope will help smooth out the process, with debate over the issue Thursday turning out to be less contentious that many had expected.   They voted 6-1 to…

Friday, September 27, 2013 by Michael Kanin

Council approves SOS Ordinance variances for Garza Tract

After many years of debate and heartburn, members of the Austin City Council late Thursday night approved a set of Save Our Springs Ordinance variances for a stretch of land in Southwest Austin known as the Garza Tract. With the…

Thursday, September 26, 2013 by Charlotte Moore

City gets closer to streamlined process for special event permits

After years of discussion, the City of Austin appears to be getting closer to streamlining its process for issuing special events permits.   It’s a move at least one local event planner says is necessary to address what can currently…

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