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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 by Jo Clifton

Neighbors wary as ACC takes a step back from concrete plant

After hearing numerous complaints from neighbors of Austin Community College’s Pinnacle campus in Oak Hill, the ACC Board of Trustees approved a new resolution Monday night specifically excluding the use of the campus for a concrete batch plant. The board…

Thursday, April 8, 2021 by Jo Clifton

Neighbors tell ACC board: No concrete plant here

Neighbors of Austin Community College’s Pinnacle campus in Oak Hill begged the ACC Board of Trustees to reverse its apparent decision to allow a Texas Department of Transportation contractor to operate a concrete batch plant on the campus. About 20 neighbors…

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 by Jo Clifton

Proposed concrete plant at ACC upsets neighbors

When Cynthia Wilcox, president of the Oak Hill Association of Neighborhoods, heard the news that there would soon be a functioning concrete plant at the Austin Community College Pinnacle campus near her home she felt “completely blindsided.” Wilcox reached out…

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Capital Metro blames cheap parking for one sector of ridership declines

The University of Texas isn’t the only institution of higher education whose students are turning cold on public transit. On Monday, the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors learned that a partnership with Austin Community College has seen dwindling…

Thursday, September 22, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Council to consider funds for fashion incubator

Austin is known for its live music, its barbecue and Mexican food, its innovative technology companies, and even for hosting the Formula One races. Now, there’s a possibility that Austin will become known as a hub for the fashion industry.…

Thursday, October 23, 2014 by Mark Richardson

County may nominate firm as Enterprise Project

Executives of Rackspace, a provider of cloud-based computer services for businesses, are asking Travis County officials to nominate their company as an Enterprise Project under the state’s Enterprise Zone Program. Travis County Commissioners held a public hearing Tuesday to take…

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