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Cute Nail Studio Offers Free Services to Trans Youth
Together with Out Youth, the salon creates a safe space for queer kids
"...safe space for LGBTQ clients seeking nail and waxing services...."

Dec. 11, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Taylor Prewitt

Urban Renewal, Sustainable Development, and ... Fluoride?
Preview Pt. One of a crowded Council agenda
"...this resolution approves recommendations from the Health and Human Services Department regarding fluoridation and calls for the City Manager..."

Dec. 12, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

A Guide to Austin's Land Development Code Lingo
Know your zones
"...the Oct. 4 first draft of the proposed Land Development Code, with major amendments that have been proposed since..."

Dec. 13, 2019 News Feature

Health and Human Services: Making Do With Less
Health and Human Services takes another hit
"...the myriad 2011-12 functions of the Health and Human Services Department, Director Carlos Rivera reports more than 45,000 immunizations..."

Aug. 31, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Land Development Code Zone Summary
Don't know your R1s from your MS2Bs? We break it down for you.
"...allow a mix of uses, including housing, office, and services. Properties that do not have a residential entitlement today..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Feature

Shared Services Uproar: Students Busted in Tower Sit-In
Tensions around job sharing plan peak
"...Tensions surrounding UT-Austin's Shared Services plan peaked last Wednesday, when 18 students were arrested..."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

testsite 08.5 ~ Temporary Services
A Chicago art group brings Austin punk and the mighty congresswoman together
"...Temporary Services, as the group is called, was engaged by local..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Casting Votes Against Development
"...and would like to cast a vote against this development. The latest was Central Market, the adjacent condominiums and..."

Feb. 21, 1997 Column

Rethinking Social Services: Five Priorities
City moves to reconsider social services funding standards
"...service funding were culled from the Health and Human Services section of the 1979 Austin Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan. The..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Exit Interview: Animal Services Chief Tawny Hammond
Hammond championed no-kill shelter policy in Austin
"...she would leave her position as the city's Animal Services Chief to take a job as Midwest regional director..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council Recap: Social Services Win
Council approves multimillion plan to fund social services contracts
"...Child Inc. – to increase funding for “self-sufficiency social services” by $2,282,238 for a total combined amount of $40,319,844..."

April 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Add-Backs to Cut City Services
"...Community Services $2.14 millionMunicipal Court: $337,067 for clerks, social service contracts,..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature

Spencer To Head Neighborhood Housing and Community Development
"...Spencer to head the city's Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Office. The move comes at a time when the..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Budget Development
Ordering from the Concept Menu
"...totaled just over $11.8 million in "Health" (including social services), and ranged from social service initiatives carried over from..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Arrested Development?
Young-at-heart Austin is home to a booming Young Adult literature scene
"...Public Library also host teen book clubs (www.connectedyouth.org/teen_bookclub.cfm). Children Services librarian Elizabeth Murphy facilitates the four-year-old Yarborough Branch Library..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Books Feature by Melanie Haupt

Tax Credit Development in Austin
"...Since 1987, the Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Services has approved tax credits for almost 3,000 apartment units..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature

Looking Back on the Champions Tract Rezoning
Does this development belong in this particular corner of the Hill Country?
"...adds to locals' long-held list of grievances with the development, including unmanaged traffic, risks to water quality, environmental degradation,..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Five Good Reasons Las Manitas Deserves a City Loan
Exploding some of the myths regarding the city's loan to the Downtown restaurant.
"...be a tiny taco joint, but as an economic development engine for Austin, it packs an outsized wallop. The..."

June 6, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

The Next Steps for Elysium Park
Affordable housing development gets first-reading approval
"...11-21) from the Department of Neigh­borhood Housing and Community Development, requesting Council approval of developer applications for state low-income..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: Opening Up Pandora’s Box
A look inside the Land Development Code revision progress
"...the next (and possibly final) draft of the Land Development Code Revision. That process started Tuesday morning at the..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

CodeNEXT Chief Quits
Matt Lewis resigns amid human resources investigation
"...announced that Matt Lewis, who has been leading the development of the CodeNEXT overhaul of city planning ordinances, has..."

June 16, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

City Council Notebook
A rundown of what's happening at City Hall this week.
"...pleasant already. Item 15: Funding Early Head Start child development services from … Child, Inc. Name-wise, who else is..."

Sept. 25, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Council Clashes Over 2017 Budget
Competing ideas on how to spend $969 million
"...pays for most of what residents generally consider city services: police, fire, EMS, parks, libraries, health and human services,..."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Taking Budget Mountain by Strategy
To balance the city's long-term accounts, financial discussions need to climb beyond the General Fund
"...on the General Fund, which includes only tax-financed city services – a not inconsiderable amount at about $615 million..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Follow the Money
City attempts to keep up with growing need for services
"...a concerted effort to convince them to increase social services funding. Two of the most prominent were coalitions One..."

Oct. 23, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

When the Bough Breaks
In 1993, the Hyde Park Baptist Child Development Center hired a teacher who proved to be a little 'rough' with the children. Now the church is being sued for ignoring alleged child abuse.
"...with her son, Parker. The Hyde Park Baptist Child Development Center, run by the Hyde Park Baptist Church, seemed..."

Nov. 17, 2006 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Under One Roof
Can the City Make Good on Its Affordable Housing Promise?
"...$10 million here, $15 million there, and presto, downtown development took off. Yet when it comes to preserving our..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

A Budget Forged in Crisis Looks Toward Long-Term Opportunities
Resilience, rethinking, recovery
"...only have a small impact on a months-long budget development process that had already been shaped by the ravages..."

July 24, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Meanwhile, Back at the Salt Mines
"...Community College is bearing most of the local workforce development burden, other community groups and agencies are also shouldering..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature

Here Comes the Train
Can city staff, citizens, and neighborhoods realize – and build – a more livable city?
"...ambitions – and when one studies the proposed Transit-Oriented Development Ordinance pending before the City Council, it's clear that..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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