Tag Archives: Office of the Austin City Clerk

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

City works out logistics to allow boards and commissions to meet virtually

After nearly a month of meetings being on hold, City Council voted last Thursday to temporarily waive a local ordinance requiring a quorum of board or commission members to be physically present in order for a meeting to take place.The…

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by Audrey McGlinchy

Austin city clerk challenges convicted felon’s eligibility to run for City Council

Lewis Conway Jr., a candidate for Austin City Council who has a felony record, may not be able to run after all.Austin City Clerk Jannette Goodall sent Conway an email Friday challenging his eligibility and asking for documents showing that…

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Politics, money at play even in polling places

The Dec. 13 runoff between incumbent City Council Member Sheri Gallo and challenger Alison Alter will cost the city about $470,000, according to City Clerk Jannette Goodall.That amount accounts for about 50 percent of the cost of the joint city/Austin…

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by Eva Ruth Moravec

Council mulls changes to campaign finance rules

Austin City Clerk Jannette Goodall has come up with a list of proposed changes to the city’s rules governing campaign finance reports. She says the changes will make electronic filing “easier and more transparent.”Goodall and Bob Guz, who heads an effort…

Monday, February 8, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Appointee evaluation plan sparks conversation

City Council weighed in on a plan for evaluating the city manager, city clerk, municipal court clerk and city auditor on Thursday. Part of that plan, as laid out by Acting Assistant City Manager Mark Washington, includes submission of standardized…

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Pay raises for Ott, other appointees likely this week

City Council is likely to vote this week to give 3 percent pay raises to City Manager Marc Ott and three other employees whom Council appoints directly.For Mayor Steve Adler, it’s only fair. After Tuesday’s work session during which the items…

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Campaign finance database likely on the way

If a plan that City Council has initiated pans out by campaign season, local watchdogs will have a new, convenient tool on their hands for monitoring political contributions in the next election.Council adopted a resolution Thursday that directs city staff…

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