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Tag Archives: Original West Austin Neighborhood Association

Commission facing limited options, West Line demolition postponed

The Historic Landmark Commission once again exercised one of the few options it has and postponed a demolition in the West Line Historic District at its most recent meeting. Commissioner Kevin Koch pointed out that the commission’s options were “quite limited”…

First Tobin House battle waged at landmark commission

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single home facing demolition with a website of its own means a fight is on the way. That was certainly the case at the most recent meeting of the Historic Landmark Commission.…

BoA tempers West Austin parking plan

A West Austin homeowner hoping to expand his house will also have to find room for a parking space, after a semi-successful visit to the Board of Adjustment. Heidi Goebel, who is an architect (and former Board of Adjustment member),…

Neighborhood lobbies for Pressler Street extension to Cesar Chavez

Members of the Austin City Council’s Comprehensive Planning and Transportation Committee are set Wednesday to weigh in on a possible extension of Pressler Street through the Lamar Beach area. The move would connect the Original West Austin Neighborhood with West…

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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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