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Pool compiles LDC flood amendments
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 by Elizabeth Pagano
At the last City Council meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza took offense to Council Member Leslie Pool’s invocation of flooding concerns in an email Pool had sent to her constituents about the Land Development Code rewrite. Yesterday, Pool released a series of amendments addressing her concerns more precisely, to be discussed at this Thursday’s special called meeting that will continue work on the rewrite. Pool’s three amendments tackle impervious cover, flood plain regulations based on the Atlas 14 study and direction to the city manager to report on how code revisions “affect existing environmental regulations, understanding that the goal of the Council is to preserve, or increase, our current level of environmental protections.” They can be read in their entirety here.