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Zaragoza Resigns From Planning Commission
Todd Shaw tapped as replacement
"...CodeNEXT, Nuria Zaragoza is stepping down from the city’s Planning Commission – just two weeks before draft three of..."

Jan. 29, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Planning Commission Leaders Step Down to Chart Housing Waters
Conor Kenny and Fayez Kazi look to bring more affordable housing to Austin
"...The top two leaders of the city's Planning Commission – Chair Conor Kenny and Vice Chair Fayez..."

Sept. 4, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Planning Commission Recommends Adopting HOME Amendments ... With Amendments
There’s no place like HOME
"...march toward three homes on a single lot in Austin continues, with the Planning Commission officially recommending City Council..."

Nov. 24, 2023 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Planning Commission Carousel
Nuckols, White both to resign
"...week after Attorney General Ken Paxton sued eight of Austin's 13 Planning commissioners, two have announced they will resign...."

July 13, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Commission Considers a Black Live Music Fund
Envisioning a Black Live Music Fund and fixing the Broken Spoke
"...Like institutions across the country, the Austin Music Commission grappled with how to address systemic racism..."

July 10, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Opinion: No Home Sweet HOME for Austin’s Black and Latino Communities
A member of the Planning Commission argues that Austin’s proposed new land use plan would result in another major forced relocation of Austin’s Latino community and its dwindling Black community
"...As a new appointee to the Planning Commission and as an African American mother who suffered..."

Dec. 8, 2023 Column by Alberta Phillips

Opinion: Project Dis-Connect – Austin’s Back to the Future
Before burying the light rail below Austin's unique street character and beautiful lake, we should take a breath to reconsider the design ideas and ballooning costs
"...Today's Austin boasts a vibrant Downtown that draws residents and visitors..."

July 8, 2022 Column by Karen McGraw

CodeNEXT Wrecks Austin
Or did Austin wreck CodeNEXT?
"...the "compact and connected" city idealized in the Imagine Austin comprehensive plan. But CodeNEXT is not the code itself...."

May 25, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Public Notice: ___ Commission Wraps Up
PC confirms its new, "no planning" job description
"...Planning Commission held two more special called meetings this Monday..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Ken Paxton Seeks to Remove Eight of Austin’s Planning Commissioners
Lawsuit will target volunteer appointees in violation of City Charter
"...Texas Office of the Attorney General has officially entered Austin’s land use debate...."

July 3, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...them up to inspire a dozen tables of engaged Austinites who attended a comprehensive planning kickoff community workshop at..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: The Tree in the Way
Commission decision could lead to changes in tree ordinance
"...The Planning Commission spent weeks listening to public testimony and deliberating..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Column by Amy Smith

Public Notice: Park Potables Panned at Planning
Beer and wine sales at Barton Springs? Maybe not.
"...Zilker plan (see "How Much of Zilker Park Can Austin Return to Nature?"), the city Planning Commission was asked..."

Oct. 29, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Playback: CodeNEXT and the Austin Music Scene
How might the update of Austin’s land development code affect the musical landscape?
"...Following five years of lead-up, the rewrite of Austin's outdated land development code soon heads to City Council...."

June 8, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Video Festival Reaches 5
Local DIY videos mingle with the big leagues, Austin Music Commission forecasts 2020, and Federico Pacheco leads KOOP into its next quarter-century
"...decade ago, Anthony Erickson and Jeremy Roye launched the Austin Music Video Festival as a multi-day gathering to highlight..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Thoughts on land use, social justice, and making Austin look, feel, and work better.
"...consumed by land-use quarrels -- the staple food of Austin politicos and at times the crux for great change..."

July 25, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Urban Planning Buzz
"...FYI: The draft Station Area Plan for two of Austin’s future transit-oriented districts – MLK and Plaza Saltillo –..."

March 12, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Zoning & Platting Commission: "Terminate" CodeNEXT
7-4 vote sends zoning rewrite's death wish to Council
"...It’s happened. The Zoning & Platting Commission on Wednesday night approved its recommendation that City Council..."

May 10, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

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

City Hall Hustle: Sins of Commission
Levy KO'd by Tovo as public safety assumes the position
"...natural disaster, assassination, and steroid investigations does board and commission action garner as much ink as Kathie Tovo's decision..."

July 15, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Austin Comp Planning: A Brief History
Moving forward sometimes requires looking back
"...As our 2010 comprehensive planning effort bumps and grinds, it lends perspective to realize..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Proposed Development Would Revive Austin Opera House but Faces Neighbor Opposition
200 Academy Drive: Big hit or last call?
"...Congress strip, looks wholly unremarkable today. But it's an Austin cultural landmark dating back 45 years, home to vitally..."

Jan. 21, 2022 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Point Austin: Purging the Commissioners
If you can't win the argument, blow up the process
"...for the "crime" of volunteering to serve on the Planning Commission...."

May 18, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Public Notice: Planning Is Doing
Eastside wins, Council struggles
"...the talk this week about property tax exemptions, the planning agendas are where the action is...."

June 12, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The City Council greets the Gus Garcia Era.
"...Gus Garcia got to do in office was declare Austin a disaster area. That act, of course, pertained to..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

CodeNEXT Public Hearings Open to Austin Residents
When and where you can give feedback on the land use code rewrite
"...Recommendations from both land use commissions (Planning and Zoning & Platting) are expected to arrive..."

April 18, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Urban Planning: A Roundup
How Austin is working toward getting better by design
"...economic downcycle is the ideal time to invest in urban-planning efforts. Without the pressures of fast-paced development activity created..."

Dec. 26, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Public Notice: The Planning Stages
Land Use Commissioners, public swing into action on the LDC
"...Some of that is being done at Planning Commission, which laid out some of its own findings..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin @ Large: What Happens Next?
Suggestions for a 2004 City Hall to-do list
"...Forgive my Grinchiness, but here on the Austin-public-life beat, the happiest tiding of the season is that..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

UT Area Cautious -- at Best -- Over Planning Effort
Campus-area residents take their turn in the city's neighborhood-planning spotlight.
"...The six neighborhoods comprising the Central Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Area cover a large swath of..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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