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Parks department says ‘see you later’ to CUP

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by Elizabeth Pagano

Dreams of serving alcohol at Zilker Cafe appear to have died on the vine. A spokesperson from the city’s Parks and Recreation Department has confirmed to the Austin Monitor that the department did not file an appeal for a conditional use permit that would have allowed alcohol sales at the revamped concession stand outside of Barton Springs Pool. As the Monitor reported previously, both the Planning Commission and Parks and Recreation Board rejected the CUP. Though the parks department was the applicant requesting permission to sell alcohol, it “maintained a neutral position” on the matter and allowed the deadline to appeal the commissions’ decisions to pass, according to the spokesperson.

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