Tag Archives: Mayor Steve Adler

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

Industry leaders discuss policy potentials to secure Austin’s music scene

People active in the Austin music business gathered Thursday at a studio space on East Fifth Street to talk about issues inhibiting the growth and sustainability of the city’s music life – a talk organizers called “State of the Arts,”…

Monday, July 27, 2015 by Jack Craver

Adler announces volunteering partnership with Austin startup company

Mayor Steve Adler believes that volunteering is the way forward for Austin. Flanked at a Sunday press conference by volunteers of various groups – some holding adorable ready-to-adopt chihuahuas from Austin Animal Center – Adler challenged city residents to volunteer…

Monday, July 13, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Housing investment collaborative advancing quietly

Back in April, when Mayor Steve Adler made his first state of the city address, he noted a troubling statistic: Austin is the most economically segregated big city in the United States. In particular, that statistic applies to housing, with…

Friday, June 26, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

City transit heads and private innovators share MobilityATX stage

A bunch of men, and one woman, gathered Tuesday night in the new Google Fiber building downtown to discuss Austin’s transportation future. With Mayor Steve Adler, Capital Metro President and CEO Linda Watson and transportation app RideScout CEO Joseph Kopser…

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Adler pulls MoPac South express lane amendment

Without assurance that his proposed language change wouldn’t put the brakes on the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s 2040 Regional Transportation Plan, Mayor Steve Adler withdrew an amendment at Monday’s Transportation Policy Board meeting intended to clarify the description of…

Thursday, May 7, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Council may revise Mueller Commission eligibility

Though residents of any Austin neighborhood can currently join the commission that guides City Council on the Mueller development, a proposed ordinance would limit membership to those who live in that community and 24 surrounding neighborhoods. Council members debated the…

Thursday, April 23, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

How you’re paying (and maybe paying again) for Austin’s roads

Travis County and the City of Austin take part in a regular fiscal dance with the State of Texas over who pays the costs of government. Over the next three days, KUT News and the Austin Monitor will look at…

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Why your speeding ticket doesn’t pay for what you think it does

Travis County and the City of Austin take part in a regular fiscal dance with the State of Texas over who pays the costs of government. Over the next three days, KUT News and the Austin Monitor will look at…

Friday, April 17, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Mayor Steve Adler

Austin Monitor editor Elizabeth Pagano and publisher Mike Kanin talk with Austin Mayor Steve Adler as he marks his first 100 days in office. Sponsored by Kerbey Lane Cafe. Audio is embedded below.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by Sunny Sone

Change is focus of Adler’s first State of the City

Change was the name of the game at Mayor Steve Adler’s first State of the City address.Adler discussed a wide range of issues but focused on two of Austin’s most prominent problems — mobility and affordability — and floated several new…

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Mayor talks climate change with health experts

Though climate change poses a major threat to the environment, it is also a danger to the public, both worldwide and in Central Texas.That’s the point Mayor Steve Adler made Tuesday when he sat down in his office at City…

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Council staff proposal up in the air ahead of vote

Despite committee efforts and new cost projections, a conversation among City Council members Tuesday revealed that they still have some work to do on a proposal to increase staffing and resources for the mayor and Council offices ahead of a…

Friday, February 27, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Council votes for more study of Adler staff plan

On a 6-5 vote, City Council postponed action Thursday on Mayor Steve Adler’s plan to add five staffers to his office, sending the question to the Council’s Audit and Finance Committee.Those voting for the postponement included Mayor Pro Tem Kathie…

Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Adler seeks public’s help in lobbying for more staff

Mayor Steve Adler is trying to boost the chances that his 10 City Council colleagues will vote for a resolution directing the city manager to identify funding options for five new members of the mayor’s staff — at a projected…

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Mayor Steve Adler, the BBB interview

This is the complete recording of Monitor publisher Mike Kanin’s live interview with Austin Mayor Steve Adler as part of the Monitor‘s Beers, Brains, and Betterment discussion series. Portions of the interview were broadcast on KOOP for Austin Monitor Radio…

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

Mayor foresees messy, but effective, City Council

Austin Mayor Steve Adler says in the wake of what he hopes will be a more efficient and more inclusive City Council, don’t be surprised if there’s a little mess.“We have conversations that are out for everyone to see. Sometimes…

Friday, February 20, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Adler gives up on foundation funding for office staff

After hearing strong opposition from his colleagues as well as others, Mayor Steve Adler is proposing a complete revamp of his plan for additional staffing in the Mayor’s office.Adler told the Austin Monitor Thursday that he would be pulling down…

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