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Tag Archives: District 10

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by Jack Craver

Alter wants Austinites to be ‘captains’ of city’s growth

Compared to City Council Member Sheri Gallo, the lifelong Austinite whom she is replacing on Council, Alison Alter is definitely a newcomer to the city. But these days, a person who has lived in town for five-and-a-half years is barely…

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Alter claims win in District 10

Alison Alter trounced incumbent City Council Member Sheri Gallo on Tuesday with the help of an energized Travis County Democratic Party, as well as neighbors angry over development proposals for the Grove at Shoal Creek and the Austin Oaks planned…

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Alter appears headed to victory

District 10 challenger Alison Alter had a strong lead early over incumbent Council Member Sheri Gallo Tuesday night as the Travis County Clerk’s Office announced the results of early voting. Alter had nearly 66 percent of the early vote to…

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Ethics complaint filed against wrong person

Northwest Austin neighborhood leader Linda Bailey thought she had discovered a major ethics violation by City Council Member Sheri Gallo’s appointee to the Zoning and Platting Commission and filed a complaint against Susan Chiles Harris on Monday morning.By the end…

Monday, December 5, 2016 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: Cheating? Deals? Numbers?

Cheating or just honest mistakes?… On Thursday, the first day of early voting for the Dec. 13 runoff elections for City Council District 10 and two places for the Austin Community College Board of Trustees, the Austin Monitor received a…

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, November 9, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Gallo, Alter headed to District 10 runoff

In District 10, City Council Member Sheri Gallo and challenger Alison Alter are headed for a December runoff, with Gallo garnering more than 48 percent of the vote to Alter’s 35.52 percent. The other candidates in the race, Robert Walker…

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by Audrey McGlinchy

District 10 candidates battle over development priorities

Growth and the interests of real estate developers commanded the discussion among candidates vying to represent Austin’s wealthiest district Tuesday night. City Council Member Sheri Gallo, who has held the District 10 Council seat since she was elected in 2014,…

Friday, September 16, 2016 by Audrey McGlinchy

More than a yard sign: Straddling the aisle in District 10

District 10 is Austin’s wealthiest district – it boasts an annual median family income of $131,100. It’s also one of the city’s most sprawling districts, stretching from MoPac Boulevard to Lake Travis.The race for District 10 is the most crowded…

Thursday, August 4, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Gallo to remove opponent from Parks board

District 10 City Council Member Sheri Gallo has informed her appointee to the Parks and Recreation Board that she will be removed and replaced at today’s Council meeting. Alison Alter, who announced that she would run against Gallo in this…

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Alter planning to run for District 10 seat

Alison Alter, a member of the city’s Parks and Recreation Board as well as the steering committee for the Rosedale Neighborhood Association, on Tuesday filed the first paperwork necessary to run for the District 10 City Council seat. That document…

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 by Jack Craver

Gallo touts tax cuts, bemoans traffic after first year

In her first year on City Council, Sheri Gallo occupied a unique place on the 11-member body.After triumphing in a close runoff election against longtime progressive activist Mandy Dealey in December 2014, Gallo was widely perceived as one of the…

Monday, January 12, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Explainer: D6 & D10 — elections and the future

Each week, the Explainer offers Monitor readers a closer look at stories we have been following.New City Council Members Sheri Gallo (District 10) and Don Zimmerman (District 6) represent two-thirds of what is perhaps the most interesting twist in the…

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