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Mayor Appoints Council Committees
10-1 Council members begin to take their places
"...On Monday, Mayor Steve Adler announced his City Council committee appointments, which are subject to Council approval this..."

Feb. 10, 2015 News Post by Michael King

A Capitol Idea? The Capitol Complex Meets the Downtown Austin Plan.
Texas Facilities Commission takes another look at Capitol redevelopment
"...include partnering with the private sector to redevelop the Capitol complex. The proposal could consolidate state offices currently in..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Council Notes
Council considers toll study and Mexican-American Cultural Center
"...Today, council votes to approve a study of the Capitol Area..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

News Roundup: A Deadly Shooting, Rick Perry, and City Council
Police kill an armed man, Perry's ready to run, and more
"...has some interesting members of his RickPAC; the new Council gets going; and more...."

Feb. 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Developing Stories: The Long Capitol View
The Downtown Commission and Heritage Society of Austin square off over Capitol-view corridors
"..."The Capitol was intended to prevail over other structures, as community..."

June 1, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Revisiting the Capitol View Corridors: Where's the View?
Window for public comment on Downtown Commission report on corridors closes after May 4
"...Have an opinion about possible changes to the protected Capitol View Corridors? View preservation squawkers – and Downtown economic..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Council: Hiding in Plain Sight
Immigration, Fire, Capitol view corridors fill out a busy Thursday
"...After a couple of fairly light weeks, City Council looks ready to plunge back into a fairly hefty..."

May 19, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

News Roundup: Rodney Reed, the Austin Marathon, and Council
Efforts to free Reed continue; Council talks housing
"...• Defeated City Council candidate Laura Pressley is continuing with her efforts to..."

Feb. 16, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

With a Possible Update to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Former Council Members Recall Local Scandal
How a misunderstanding changed Austin politics
"...in February dubbed unconstitutional – that entangled seven City Council members in apparent violations back in 2010-12. None of..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Council's Got ... Talent?
At intermission, we talk to the headliners
"...Our City Council has reshuffled its schedule as well: They started their..."

July 13, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Council Carefully Moves Closer to a HealthSouth Deal
HealthSouth redevelopment takes center stage in negotiations
"...took another big, careful step forward last week, as Council voted to authorize negotiations with Aspen Heights Partners to..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Council Notebook
What's going on at council this week?
"...at Seaholm to broaden a water main at the area to further development. Brings total to $2.25 million. Item..."

March 19, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
The local UW and BSA affiliates part ways over the scouts' anti-gay rules.
"...This morning (Thursday), the United Way Capital Area and the Capitol Area Council of the Boy Scouts..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Boy Scouts and United Way Agree to Disagree
Despite calls for a boycott, local reaction muted to split between United Way and Boy Scouts
"...faxes," said Jan Hames, spokeswoman for United Way Capital Area. "Most of the comments so far are not in..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Nov. 6 election
"...The following is a compilation of candidate endorsements from area clubs, unions, and professional organizations in contested races in..."

Oct. 25, 2018 News Post

Beside the Point: All the Arguments That Fit
City Council agenda packed with volatile materials
"...be plenty available for disputation today (Thursday) at City Council, beginning with what look to be the headline items..."

Dec. 7, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Class War
Homeless Hearing Stinks Up Council Chambers
"...illustration by Doug Potter Rubbing shoulders in council chambers last week were the makings of a class..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

The Daily Hustle: 4/22/10 (Updated)
Better late than never, right?
"...busy and not-so-busy day at City Hall. Once City Council finally got through the cornerstone of today's agenda –..."

April 22, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Design a Poster, Save A Life
Local ISDs and Cap Metro launch rail safety competition for kids near new tracks
"...of Central Texas and the Boy Scouts of America Capitol Area Council, a locally-produced PSA that is heard on..."

Jan. 22, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...The Barton Creek watershed is the 120-square-mile area within which surface water drains into the creek. Any..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

State & City Redevelopment? Hold That Thought ...
The TFC wants to redevelop state land in Austin – Austin's not so sure
"...Com­mis­sion might seem like a step forward. Yet City Council members are questioning a new TFC proposal, just as..."

Dec. 7, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: A Tale of Two Processes
An ugly process to get to a not-awful ordinance
"...It was not City Council's finest hour Thursday, as they shoved through a compromise..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Played Out
After 14 Years, Capitol City Playhouse Is Evicted
"...its mark on the cultural life of this city. Capitol City Playhouse has been one of the most important..."

Sept. 20, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

City Pipeline Proposal: Too Weak?
Austin's draft pipeline ordinance isn't strong enough for activists.
"...but there are three other active pipelines in the area. Two are owned by Shell and Phillips and run..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Seaholm Powers Ahead, Amid Questions About the 'Public Interest'
Oft-delayed development getting serious at City Council
"...should move one step closer to fruition at City Council this Thursday. A public hearing is posted, before council..."

Dec. 12, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
The Austin Area Heritage Council's annual celebration
"...Day march and rally will start at the Texas Capitol at 9am and end at the festival on the..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature

Think Locally, Act Regionally
Regional Government's All the Rage - Are We Ready?
"...regional transportation plan from the [Greater Austin-San Antonio] Corridor Council, including SH130, commuter rail, and relocating Union Pacific facilities."..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Downtown de-vitalization, flying Ron Wilson, Hyde Park flood & Ed Herman speaks
"...Thanks to a marathon March 1 City Council meeting at which council members took on Dorothy Turner..."

March 23, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...build its new corporate offices. Fath addressed the City Council last week on behalf of the Save Barton Creek..."

June 2, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...notebooks: Statesman eminence Dave McNeely is retiring from the Capitol beat after 26 years. It must be a trend...."

Dec. 31, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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