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Mark Richardson is a multimedia journalist, editor and writer who has worked in digital, print and broadcast media for three decades. He is a nationally recognized editor and reporter who has covered government, politics and the environment. A journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, he was recently awarded a Foundation for Investigative Journalism grant and has three Associated Press Managing Editors awards for excellence in reporting.
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Video available of ADU panel discussion
A video recording of a city-sponsored panel discussion on secondary dwelling units (also called accessory dwelling units or ADUs) and their potential impact on affordability in Austin is now available online. Panelists included Marya Crigler, head appraiser, Travis Central Appraisal District; Mark Rogers, executive director, Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corporation; Jake Wegmann, professor, University of Texas Community and Regional Planning Program; and Mary Ingle, president, Austin Neighborhoods Council. Approximately 100 people attended and posed questions to the panel on topics ranging from tax exemptions and assessments to the effects of ADUs on surrounding neighborhoods. The video of the panel is available here.
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