Tag Archives: Decker Lake

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Golf, recreation areas considered for future of Walter Long Park

Golf course, or no golf course? There are other questions being discussed with community members in and around East Austin about the future of Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park, but one of the main questions is whether the 3,695-acre park…

Friday, May 22, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Economic development proposals going to task force

Mayor Steve Adler pushed for and won more time to consider an economic development plan for East Austin on Thursday. The plan will go along with consideration of an agreement to create PGA-style golf courses at Walter E. Long Metropolitan…

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Houston sees disparity in treatment of parks

Unless the item gets bogged down by a requirement that a master plan for Lamar Beach be completed first, City Council is likely to approve on Thursday a 50-year agreement with the West Austin Youth Association for renovations to three…

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Decker Golf gets first positive sign from committee

The City Council Committee on Economic Development gave supporters of a proposal for a PGA-style golf course at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park their first victory Monday. The four-member committee voted unanimously to approve a framework for additional benefits for…

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Jo Clifton

Decker golf proposal likely going to next Council

Lobbyist Richard Suttle surprised most observers Tuesday by asking City Council to postpone a decision on whether to allow his client, Decker Lake Golf LLC, to create a PGA-style golf complex at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park. The request came…

Friday, October 24, 2014 by Michael Kanin

Long Park golf courses moving forward

A proposal for a pair of golf courses at the current open space at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park took a small step forward at City Council on Thursday. However, though Council members OK’d staff negotiations with the potential concession-holder…

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