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Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Jo Clifton

No progress at committee on Decker Golf proposal

Those interested in progress on the proposed license agreement between the city and Decker Lake Golf LLC for the development and management of a world-class golf course at Walter E. Long Lake were probably disappointed in the outcome of Monday’s…

Friday, March 6, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Two committees to take up Decker Golf questions

After raising numerous questions about the deal it is being asked to approve for creation of two high-end golf courses at the Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park in far East Austin, City Council voted 9-1-1 Thursday to send those questions…

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Council vote on Decker Golf contract uncertain

At least four members of City Council expressed an interest Tuesday in sending the question of whether the city should enter into the contract for a developer to create two PGA-class golf courses at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park to…

Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy, KUT

Plans for Decker golf course divide Parks board

A proposed golf course split Austin’s Parks and Recreation board down the middle Wednesday night when members landed undecided on whether to recommend to City Council a 50-year license with Decker Golf LLC to build a high-end golf complex in…

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Parks to consider Decker Golf; Council may punt

Although consideration of an agreement with Decker Golf LLC is on this week’s City Council agenda, Mayor Steve Adler said Monday that staff would be requesting postponement of an item allowing a 50-year license agreement for construction of new PGA-style…

Friday, February 20, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy, KUT

Board may amend applications to protect city trees

On paper, Austin protects its trees. City code requires people to get approval from the city arborist before damaging or removing a tree. But representatives from the Austin Heritage Tree Foundation told the Environmental Board on Wednesday that these ordinances…

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