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Chad Swiatecki is a 20-year journalist who relocated to Austin from his home state of Michigan in 2008. He most enjoys covering the intersection of arts, business and local/state politics. He has written for Rolling Stone, Spin, New York Daily News, Texas Monthly, Austin American-Statesman and many other regional and national outlets.
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Come, learn about EV stations
The Development Services Department has scheduled a workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to help businesses and developers learn about the city’s new process for installing charging stations for electric vehicles. Substantial increases in EV use are one component of the city’s Climate Equity Plan, which calls for the charging infrastructure for those vehicles in anticipation of that shift. The department is launching a quick-turnaround service to move qualifying charging projects through the approval process more quickly, with eligible projects potentially completing the process in a week or less. The workshop starts at 10 a.m. at the Permitting and Development Center on Wilhelmina Delco Drive, with the Commercial Building Plan Review team outlining the process and the criteria for fast approval. Register here.
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