Tag Archives: Waller Creek Tunnel

Thursday, March 15, 2018 by Jack Craver

Council considering another $110 million for Waller Creek park system

City Council members have expressed interest in the idea of extending the life of a tax increment reinvestment zone that was set up to fund the Waller Creek chain of parks, an ongoing project that city government is betting will…

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by Jo Clifton

More funds needed to finish Waller project

City Council will be considering seven items on Thursday’s agenda with a combined financial impact of $7.5 million for completing the Waller Creek Project, which has been fraught with difficulties since the discovery that the intake tunnel had been designed…

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Staff seeks more funding to finish Waller Tunnel

City management is asking City Council for the authority to issue $5.6 million in Certificates of Obligation in order to finish construction work for the main inlet facility of the Waller Creek Flood Control Project. But they are hoping to…

Thursday, January 15, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Waller Creek Conservancy announces CEO, plans

New Waller Creek Conservancy CEO Peter Mullan said Wednesday that he plans to join the city in “pushing the envelope on what is possible” for the ambitious Waller Creek redevelopment project.At a news conference announcing his selection, Mullan addressed Mayor…

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 by Mark Richardson

Despite ruling, city expects no immediate change to drainage fee

A judge’s ruling rendering a portion of the city’s Drainage Fee invalid could put millions of dollars worth of critical flood control and watershed protection programs at risk. State District Judge Amy Clark Meachum ruled Friday that the flat $9.20…

Friday, May 16, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

City hires outside law firm to handle Capitol View Corridor violation

After a closed-door executive session, City Council voted unanimously Thursday to approve $1.8 million in legal fees for an outside law firm to protect the interests for a possible violation of the Capitol View Corridor.   After some confusion and…

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