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Tag Archives: North University Neighborhood Association

Steck House case returns to BoA one last time

The development surrounding the Steck House was once again in question at the Board of Adjustment for just under an hour last week. Although the board voted to reconsider the case, in the end, board members did not change their…

Steck House compatibility will stay waived

The question of whether the city correctly interpreted city code may have divided Board of Adjustment members at their last meeting, but the panel seemed much more united on the topic of the code language, which will allow new construction…

Steck House at center of project, now BoA case

The city’s Board of Adjustment is taking a little more time to consider whether a North University site plan was approved in error. Appellant Leon Barish has asked the board to weigh in on how staff applied the compatibility setback…

BoA fails to get past cinder block wall

Fences might make for good neighbors, but apparently 9-foot-tall cinder block walls are another matter entirely. At their last meeting, Board of Adjustment members considered a variance for a wall that has already been constructed along Speedway at 101 W.…

Featured Collection: Austin Energy 2022 rate case

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…

With second thoughts, duplex project advances

It may have taken a couple of years, but the Historic Landmark Commission has given its blessing to plans for four new duplexes on the lot of a historic home in the North University neighborhood. Cater Joseph was asking permission…

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