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Aquatic Master Plan May Be Mastered
Long-awaited pool plan goes before Parks and Rec Board
"...years of painstaking work and public input, the final Aquatic Master Plan unveiled this summer proved somewhat of a..."

Dec. 5, 2017 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Aquatic Master Plan May Be Mastered
Long-awaited pool plan goes before Parks and Rec Board

Dec. 8, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Everybody out of the Pool Plan!
Council punts Aquatic Master Plan to February
"...Austin's Aquatic Master Plan sprang another leak on Tuesday when City..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Your Plan for Pools
First, let's all chip in $124 million
"...resolution initiating the public process that resulted in the Aquatic Master Plan, members voted last week to take the..."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Waller Creek Plan Flows Along
We now have a formal draft of the plan – now it's time for your input
"...presented a formal draft of the Waller Creek District Master Plan and gathered further ideas from the community. Some..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Council: Because We're Happy!
Council dances, hires, and lives the Life Aquatic
"...the Champions (again), and approve (but not fund) a Master Plan for city pools...."

Feb. 6, 2018 News Post by Michael King

Austin's Pool System Will Collapse If We Don't Save It
Shall we dive in?
"...worst cases, the pump systems are so old that Aquatics staff must send out for special parts. "It's like..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Public Notice: Shared History
Art and Journalism: Incubator 1.0
"...Aquatic Master Planning: As of last weekend, all city of..."

July 8, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Point Austin: If You Build It, They Will Come
Arguments over infrastructure reflect community visions
"...floating around), Council asked PARD to prepare an updated master plan (the first since 1968, shortly after the city..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Forklift Danceworks' My Parks, My Pools, My City
With Bartholomew Swims, Allison Orr's dance company plunges into Austin's pool problem
"...who first worked for the Parks & Recreation Department's Aquatic Division in 1982 – he told them that the..."

July 28, 2017 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Public Notice: CodeNEXT Wrecks Austin?
Only if we let it continue to fester in darkness
"...will come soon enough: While the recent change in plans has put previous meeting schedules on hold, there are..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: What a Difference a Year Makes
Election news, and your city at work
"...Recrea­tion Department has been working toward the Swim 512 Aquatic Master Plan since 2014, and has completed a draft..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Money Don't Buy Everything, It's True …
City Council plows through housing, energy, and budget hearing
"...on the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan. (“With All Deliberate Speed,” Aug. 14) That was mostly..."

Aug. 21, 2017 News Post by Michael King

A Council’s Work Is Never Done
Agenda features budget, the future of AE, and a whole lotta housing
"...week, Council postponed "indefinitely" a decision on the proposed Aquatic Master Plan, mostly for fear of triggering public backlash..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Conflicts of Interest at City Hall
Give and take, everywhere you look
"...the changes earlier this year, along with the mammoth Aquatic Master Plan that included a recommended fee hike to..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: Welcome to the Holiday Rush
If you think your to-do list is too long, consider City Council's
"...the decision on a new city manager, with Council planning to make a final selection by next Tuesday, Dec...."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Council: Spring Has Sprung
A light agenda promises an early farewell
"...adoption of Council's work-in-progress: the "Austin Strategic Direction 2023 Plan," which concerns "strategic outcomes related to economic opportunity and..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Council: When the Mayor’s Away ...
Water, energy, and homelessness on the mind
"...recommendations for Austin Energy's Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan (Item 28), to a certain extent aspirational boilerplate, but..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

City Budget Squeezed Between Basic Costs and State Neglect
The city has $1.03 billion in taxpayer money. Here's where it's going.
"...neighborhood pools in the wake of the just-released draft "Aquatic Master Plan." That issue is not addressed in the..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: Too Tired to Be Grumpy
It's time to enjoy yourself – spring break (and SXSW) are nearly here!
"...for a look at Mayor Steve Adler's music industry plans; see today's press conference for an unveiling of CM..."

March 4, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Headlines
"...meeting (Dec. 14), with ABIA concession contracts, Convention Center planning, a nod at the Aquatic Master Plan, and a..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Feature

Council: Nights of White Linen
As focus shifts to budget prep, agenda goes high-speed
"...been decided that lending his name to Water Treatment Plant No. 4 (located in District 6) was particularly suitable..."

Aug. 8, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Headlines
"...over the Champion tracts, and the return of the Aquatic Master Plan. See "Council: Back to the Dais," Feb...."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature

Point Austin: Unfinished Business
Working Austin's weirding ways to New Year's resolutions
"...enough problems, this week also welcomes the long anticipated Aquatic Master Plan for what will apparently be a brief..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Campaign Notes: Adler vs. ?
Citywide election pool begins to fill up
"...school bond election, and now the presentation of the Aquatic Master Plan (to Council Nov. 14) before making a..."

Dec. 8, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Headlines
"...was over the Parks and Rec draft of the Aquatic Master Plan, as council members reacted sharply against the..."

Aug. 4, 2017 News Feature

Public Notice: In Defense of Socialism
Government does a lot of good things that aren’t possible to achieve privately
"...the curve on the graphic wow factor. Anyway, the plan envisions a Mobility Innovation Center running five major initiatives:..."

March 25, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Waller Creek Comes to Life
Conservancy seeks radical makeover east of Downtown
"...Columns of glowing, white LED tubes stood atop poles planted in the water, leading around a bend in the..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Public Notice: Being a Good Host
SXSW in full bloom
"...the change requires an amendment to the Montopolis Neighborhood Plan, and is opposed by the plan's Contact Team...."

March 18, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council: And to All a Good Night
Last regular meeting reprises a very difficult year
"...• Pooling Expertise: As anticipated, discussion of the just-submitted Aquatic Mas­ter Plan was postponed until Febru­ary, while council members..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

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