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Council Wrap-up
Staff not amused by some CMs' ideas on how to cut the budget
"...session was only indirectly related to the matter at hand, budget development. The evening before, City Manager Marc Ott..."

Sept. 4, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: A Tale of Two PUDs
It's not too soon to aim for green space
"...overtime this month. Along with multiple budget work sessions and public hearings, and following last week's marathon Planning and..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Daily Hustle: 9/20/10
Unpacking items from council
"...1.5 of City Code Chapter 25-2, Subchapter E (Design Standards and Mixed Use) until after the Design Commission reviews..."

Sept. 20, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...protest. They also announced a citywide boycott of Wal-Mart and Sam's Club. For more, see "Developing Stories."..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Feature

Collision Course
Competing Visions
"...suburban sprawl, not to relocate it into the Eastside Blackland prairies...."

June 11, 1999 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Public Notice: Too Tired to Be Grumpy
It's time to enjoy yourself – spring break (and SXSW) are nearly here!
"...This election week, and the upcoming SXSW, have left me too distracted to..."

March 4, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Point Austin: Budgets Is Hard
Council begins digging into the budget details, and it ain't easy
"...of the forecast, the next stages in the process, and what looks solid vs. what remains, at this point,..."

May 8, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Catching Up with City Council
Council enters holiday break bearing a handful of presents
"...After what had been a protracted land-use, political, and environmental struggle of several years, Council earlier..."

Dec. 17, 2013 News Post by Michael King

News Ticker: July 11
All the news that's fit to blog
"...Dewhurst tries to break out of the friend zone, and Rick Santorum clogs up Austin's pipes. Euphemism is on..."

July 11, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...federal funds. The award-winning 1,200-acre plant recycles Austin's sewage and yard trimmings, producing Dillo Dirt compost; it's also home..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Feature

Developing Stories: Great Public Spaces Summit
Dancing in the streets, singing odes to streetscapes
"...When should a park be more than grass and trees? When it's in the urban core and needed..."

July 10, 2009 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Harvesting History
An appreciation of the pecan
"...impoverished graduate students. It's a hit with some European and Asian colleagues who've never seen pecans before...."

Nov. 25, 2005 Food Feature by MM Pack

Slimed!
Is Barton Springs Pool Losing Its Soul to Algae?
"...The waters of Barton Springs Pool are still cool and inviting, but they are rarely clear. The worst algae..."

April 21, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Tunnel Vision
The New Waller Creek
"...And now, a flashback: "Many observers feel that, despite the..."

July 12, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Playback: Music Policy Draft Fails Venues
A complete detachment from the original vision of the Omnibus
"..."Please just don't make it worse." The Economic Development Department's recently unveiled presentation on Agent of Change policy and..."

May 19, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Unasked Questions
"...There's This,” News, Aug. 31]. The decision of the Parks Board to pass the plan on to the City..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Postmarks

Civics 101
"...maps. 6:30pm. Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second, Boards and Commissions room, 539-0070. www.austintexas.gov/charter...."

Feb. 3, 2012 News Column

Attempting to Comply
With a new name and a new boss, Code Compliance tries to become more 'people-friendly'
"...of dealing with noise regulations, off-road parking, high weeds, and building permit violations, Austin's new Code Compliance Director Carl..."

Sept. 30, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Return of the Prodigal Plans
Council checks in on several ongoing long-range planning efforts
"...its multitude of never-­ending planning efforts. But some years and millions of dollars later, several such efforts are coming..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Hall Hustle"). Also on the eco-agenda: approval of the Parks and Recreation Department's Long Range Plan (Item 9), an..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Feature

Off the Desk
"...places, while Mayor Bruce Todd, Gus Garcia, Max Nofziger, and Ronney Reynolds voted for it. Eric Mitchell abstained, and..."

Jan. 5, 1996 News Feature

Headlines
"...will be able to use Cap Metro's bus, MetroRail, and MetroAccess services without charge by showing drivers or fare..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature

Say Hello (Again) to Republic Square
Downtown park hosts first farmers' market on Saturday
"...that’s just the beginning of what’s planned. The official grand opening this spring will mark the completion of a..."

Oct. 10, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Quote of the Week
"...reflect that there may be a serious lack of understanding regarding the complexity of our work and perhaps a..."

Sept. 4, 2015 News Column

The Daily Hustle: 2/22/11
Job changes afoot at city
"...The city fills one position, and solicits input on another. Today, the Hustle catches up..."

Feb. 22, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

People Poo, Too
"...Dear Editor, I am writing to suggest that the Parks and Recreation Department or the city of Austin does..."

Sept. 29, 2009 Postmarks

Dog Owners Be More Careful
"...the past three years. It will be very costly and time consuming to repair your damage, and the city..."

April 28, 2005 Postmarks

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the editor of The Austin Chronicle, The Austin Police Department is very concerned with the article on July 16..."

July 23, 2004 Column

Naked City
Nickels and dimes add up to $1.8 million for a cash-strapped city budget
"...team's calling its Revenue Initiative, a package of new and increased fees for a panoply of city services that..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Double Jeopardy
A long-ago marijuana conviction gets a library staffer fired and raises questions about city employment policies and the war on drugs
"...fired from his job at the St. John's Library and Community Center -- because he rolled a joint in..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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