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Planning Commission votes to break Rainey Street covenant

It’s one of the most densely populated parts of the city, with nearby access to bike trails, downtown, public transit and Interstate 35, but development fights in the Rainey Street District have a familiar villain: traffic. Last week, the Planning…

Strip club shot down by Planning Commission

Plans to build a strip club at Ben White and I-35 hit a bump at the Planning Commission, where a “morals clause” in a private restrictive covenant gave some commissioners pause. Commissioners denied the zoning change in a vote of…

Council removes covenant but postpones Lake Austin zoning case

Council members dispensed with at least one aspect of the 2208 Lake Austin Boulevard zoning case Thursday. While members postponed the main zoning case indefinitely, Council unanimously voted to remove a restrictive covenant on the property.   Alice Glasco, representing…

Planning Commission opposes ending covenant to allow condos

Prospective developers of an East Austin tract might have to come up with another plan after the Planning Commission declined to recommend terminating a restrictive covenant on the property.   Paul Saustraup asked to terminate the restrictive covenant at 1120…

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…

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