Tag Archives: Sheri Gallo

Monday, December 19, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Reporter’s notebook: Old endings, new beginnings

Love actually… Bob Gedert, who has served as director of Austin’s Resource Recovery Department since 2010, is retiring for love. Following his final appearance before City Council on Thursday, Gedert was standing outside Council chambers when the Austin Monitor caught…

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Alter claims win in District 10

Alison Alter trounced incumbent City Council Member Sheri Gallo on Tuesday with the help of an energized Travis County Democratic Party, as well as neighbors angry over development proposals for the Grove at Shoal Creek and the Austin Oaks planned…

Monday, December 12, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Of mudslinging and money in District 10

With very low turnout for early voting, the campaigns for incumbent District 10 City Council Member Sheri Gallo and challenger Alison Alter are making every effort to turn out the vote for Tuesday’s runoff election.Some of those efforts by the…

Monday, November 21, 2016 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: Fuel for the fire

Austin Energy prepared for Trump’s coal revival… During a presentation on Austin Energy’s financial health at the Electric Utility Commission meeting on Monday, Commissioner Stefan Wray asked AE Deputy General Manager Mark Dombroski a question about the elephant in the…

Friday, October 21, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Council says no to public funding for Grove traffic mitigation

City Council on Thursday shot down a plan to explore using public money to mitigate any neighborhood traffic impacts from the Grove at Shoal Creek, a bitterly divisive planned unit development proposed for West 45th Street and Bull Creek Road.Council…

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by Jack Craver

Council wants to move forward with Grove PUD

Mayor Steve Adler hopes to start the process of approving the Grove at Shoal Creek, a controversial planned unit development in Central Austin, at City Council’s next meeting on Thursday.At a Council work session on Tuesday, Adler explained to Council…

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by Audrey McGlinchy

District 10 candidates battle over development priorities

Growth and the interests of real estate developers commanded the discussion among candidates vying to represent Austin’s wealthiest district Tuesday night. City Council Member Sheri Gallo, who has held the District 10 Council seat since she was elected in 2014,…

Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Grassroots unrest simmers over mobility bond

Mayor Steve Adler’s titanic $720 million transportation bond proposal is poised for a cakewalk to third-reading approval on Thursday, three days ahead of the state-mandated deadline to set the November ballot.And while it seems that most of the big battles…

Friday, August 12, 2016 by Jack Craver

Arguments heat up over controversial Grove PUD

Plans and feelings will have to change dramatically in the coming weeks if City Council is ever to reach a consensus on the Grove at Shoal Creek, an enormous mixed-use development proposed for a 75-acre tract of land in North…

Thursday, August 4, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Gallo to remove opponent from Parks board

District 10 City Council Member Sheri Gallo has informed her appointee to the Parks and Recreation Board that she will be removed and replaced at today’s Council meeting. Alison Alter, who announced that she would run against Gallo in this…

Monday, May 2, 2016 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: On the case

No tweet too small… Each side in the Proposition 1 debate has accused the other of fudging the facts, and your Austin Monitor team is dutifully doing what it can to keep everyone honest. On Friday, for example, we noticed…

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by Syeda Hasan

Potential Shoal Creek development sparks debate among neighbors

In Austin’s Shoal Creek neighborhood, residents are divided over the prospect of a massive new mixed-use development. While some welcome the growth, others say the proposal hasn’t been properly vetted. But taking a walk around the Shoal Creek neighborhood, one…

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 by Jack Craver

Gallo touts tax cuts, bemoans traffic after first year

In her first year on City Council, Sheri Gallo occupied a unique place on the 11-member body.After triumphing in a close runoff election against longtime progressive activist Mandy Dealey in December 2014, Gallo was widely perceived as one of the…

Monday, August 10, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: Council Member Sheri Gallo

Austin City Council Member Sheri Gallo joins Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about her first months in office, the Bull Creek tract, Austin Oaks PUD, and much more. Show is embedded below.

Thursday, January 8, 2015 by Beth Cortez-Neavel

District 10’s Gallo to focus on transparency in 2015

District 10 City Council Member Sheri Gallo was sworn in Tuesday evening, along with the rest of Austin’s new 10-1 Council. Gallo, a longtime resident of the area, boasts a 35-year background in residential real estate and a legacy of…

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