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Council delays considering wastewater service in Bull Creek watershed

City Council put off a decision on whether to grant a wastewater service extension request to CWS Capital Partners in the environmentally sensitive Bull Creek Watershed at Thursday’s meeting. The postponement came after Council Member Leslie Pool announced that there…

ZAP postpones case for salvage business in hopes of a better plan

After nearly a decade worth of talks with the city about its fate, an environmentally complicated piece of Northwest Austin land had its turn at the Zoning and Platting Commission last month but came away with a postponement.   The…

Environmental Board backs Oak Hill PUD with affordable housing

The Environmental Board gave the go-ahead for changes to a 2007 Planned Unit Development west of Oak Hill Wednesday night. The changes would allow Foundation Communities to build affordable multifamily units on the site, which was originally planned for office…

Environmental Board OKs affordable housing project despite concerns

The Environmental Board was the scene of a showdown last week when a proposed affordable housing project faced environmental concerns from city staff.                                                                                 Developers of the Windy Ridge Apartment Homes at 10910 FM 620 were requesting water and…

City buying Circle C area golf course, preventing development

Congratulations, Austinites, you are the new owners of the Grey Rock Golf Course and Tennis Facility.   In a vote of 6-1, the City Council voted Thursday to purchase the Southwest Austin course, for $9.6 million dollars. For that price,…

Controversial vested rights ordinance wins commission approval

After a slight delay, the city’s new Vested Rights Ordinance, formerly known as the Project Duration Ordinance, is headed to City Council with the unanimous blessing from the Planning Commission. However, it remains controversial.   Council members have already discussed…

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