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Austin Neighborhoods Council: A Whole New Book
Civic discourse on the skids
"...Last Wednesday the Austin Neighborhoods Council voted to change the part of its..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Austin Neighborhoods That Believe Certain Things and Exclude All Others Council?
The Austin Neighborhoods Council seeks to shut the door
"...Last summer, the Austin Neighborhoods Council's executive committee voted to block the Downtown..."

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin City Council v. Climate Change
City Hall backs resilience, electric vehicles
"...In 2015, City Council set down the ambitious path of achieving carbon neutrality..."

May 17, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin City Council Shows Surprising Interest in Upzoning
Mayor throws a curveball in advance of Monday's new Land Development Code revision report
"...City Council met Monday, Nov. 18, to discuss the Land Development..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Neighborhoods vs. Neighborhoods?
The Austin Neighborhoods Council wants some ground rules with the Downtown Austin NA
"...a neighborhood? Apparently, when the executive committee of the Austin Neighborhoods Council decides that its neighborhood association members hold..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Up or Out?
Debates over open space and neighborhoods are the discourse of community
"...bonded crow. Last week I reported that the City Council had apparently decided not to boost the bond proposals..."

June 16, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Council: Welcome to Solar City
Council buys megawatts, ponders PUDs, and contacts neighbors
"...The mood at last Thursday’s City Council meeting was lighter than it had been in weeks...."

Oct. 7, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Playback: “Hastily Prepared” Ordinances Head to City Council
Revised drafts of Agent of Change and OMV permitting head to Council, but again, live music interests raise alarms
"...both policy proposals are scheduled to go to City Council Thursday, June 15...."

June 9, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Council Races Get Batty
Endorsements from the nascent BATPAC
"...given by one commenter were pretty good. The Better Austin Today PAC issued their city council endorsements: Jason Meeker..."

March 18, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

A Bloodcurdling Day in the Neighborhood: ANC Council Candidates Forum
Tense ANC candidates forum on Wedensday.
"...we're facing a gantlet of upcoming forums, Wednesday night's Austin Neighborhoods Council City Council candidate forum may already be..."

March 28, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Austin @ Large: Canary in the Data Mine
Profile of the 2002 Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project
"...the time is right for ... big-picture talk about Austin Tomorrow. After a few weeks of post-election lull, with..."

June 28, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The Chieftains of the Green Tribe need to remember that City Council represents all Austinites.
"...at the Chronicle is "city editor." That "city" is Austin. It is not Central Austin. It is not Kirk..."

May 3, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Council: Not Speed-Readers
Council awaits a nearly 90-item agenda on Thursday
"...City Council's agenda last week was full of Items that might've..."

Oct. 16, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Split Council Approves Incentives
5-2 Vote on Websense and Dropbox suggests shifting perspectives
"...Last Thursday, Feb. 20, City Council approved incentive deals with two high-tech companies – Websense..."

Feb. 24, 2014 News Post by Michael King

What's Good in the Hood: ANC's Council Candidate Forum Tonight
Austin Neighborhoods Council hosts first major election forum
"...It's that time again: The first City Council candidates forum (that we know of, at least) is..."

March 23, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Of Austin Bondage
"...Those crabgrass reactionaries at the Austin Neighborhoods Council are hosting a review of the city's..."

Oct. 25, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

CodeNEXT Wrecks Austin
Or did Austin wreck CodeNEXT?
"...CodeNEXT's delivery to City Council is now imminent; the body's deliberations begin with the..."

May 25, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Meeker Officially Declares for Council
RG4N spokesman challenges Leffingwell.
"...incumbent Lee Leffingwell for Place 1 on the City Council. Standing in the strip mall marking lot that houses..."

Feb. 6, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: Dear Occupant
Austin welcomes all newcomers – but we don't know where to put them
"...early Friday – a visibly and audibly exhausted City Council voted to pass, on first reading only, a lowered..."

Feb. 21, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Council Watch
East Austin residents have a say in neighborhood planning; local advocates ask for more money in city budget to fund their special interest; Bill Spelman issues some strong words against the Statesman's criticism of council on the LCRA water deal.
"...while, it looked like a laid-back Thursday for the council, with a short agenda, and a non-controversial one at..."

Sept. 10, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Point Austin: The Fun Begins
The city redistricting simmer reaches the boiling point
"...that the overly elaborate, baroque process designed to bring Austin governance into the 21st century by establishing 10 single-member..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Council Watch
Too Big for Our Bridges: Will Pedestrians Take Back Seat to Traffic? That's an Easy One
"...The Watson council has, for the most part, continued its breakneck whirl..."

April 14, 2000 News Column by Erica C. Barnett

Point Austin: Down in the Grove
Agreement on latest PUD portends … a little progress?
"...were not exactly singing "Kumbaya" at Tuesday's special-called City Council meeting to consider the Grove at Shoal Creek planned..."

Dec. 9, 2016 News Column by Michael King

The Rumble at Bunny Run Heads to Council
Neighbors say school reneged on promise of no apartments
"...a tight bend in the Colorado River in northwest Austin. The signs are white, and in blood-red letters they..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Point Austin: Driving the “Austin Bargain”
Mayor Adler's dream of a compromise on housing supply
"...regime's arbitrary ban against Muslims. Adler and the City Council have also supported other measures to defend refugees –..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Council Candidates Get Neighborly Grilling
Candidates field questions from Austin Neighborhoods Council
"...The Austin Neighborhoods Council again asserted its importance in City Council..."

April 1, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: The Mayor’s Tightrope
Tip-toeing our way toward a consensus on housing supply
"...Last week's City Council meeting featured a briefing on the city's Strategic Housing..."

March 31, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Council Candidate Carousel
(in ballot order)
"...(Mayor Pro Tem): The term-limited Thomas arrived at the Council six years ago from a career as an Austin..."

March 31, 2006 News Feature

Austin @ Large
SOS & Smart Growth, and the candidates
"...them to town, but to move their already planned Austin projects away from environmentally sensitive areas of the region...."

Sept. 14, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

So You Want to Redistrict Austin?
The process – and what’s at stake – with redrawing our City Council districts
"...to be a member of the commission that drew Austin's first single-­member Council districts. "I said, 'No, I don't..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Lilli Hime

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