Best Council Controversy

Austin's Growing Pains

Day labor relocation, SOS, Liberty Lunch closing, so-called "Smart" Growth, other clubs and small biz closings, annexation, CSC, zoning, watershed protection - Ouch! Whatever they blame, our readers agree: Austin's getting too big for its britches. With 30,000 new people coming here every year, Austin's unprecedented growth has council members scratching their heads and scrambling for solutions.

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