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Council makes progress on Vested Rights Ordinance, with work to go

City Council members made some progress on the city’s new Vested Rights Ordinance Thursday, though it seems they are not close to completing their work on the full ordinance.   Council members conditionally passed part of the ordinance unanimously in…

Council members set to go forward with Vested Rights Ordinance

Austin City Council members Tuesday indicated their collective intent to move ahead with a second reading of a contentious new set of grandfathering regulations at their Thursday meeting. Their action could include a vote on a set of proposals from…

Council backs amended Vested Rights Ordinance on first reading

The rocky road to approving a new Vested Rights Ordinance didn’t get much smoother at Thursday night’s City Council meeting, where the discussion to approve the ordinance on first reading managed to be both hopelessly detailed and strangely abstract all…

Vested Rights Ordinance headed back for Council vote this week

A revised Vested Rights Ordinance is headed back to City Council again this Thursday.   The ordinance is intended to fill the hole left when Council repealed Austin’s Project Duration Ordinance in March 2013, after an opinion from Attorney General…

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Austin Energy ramps up outreach for proposed rate changes

Austin Energy has entered the public hearing phase of its base rate review process, following its proposal to raise service costs. The monthslong dialogue with stakeholders and city staff, slated for resolution by City Council in November, has surfaced predictable…

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