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Developing Stories: Protecting the Waterfront (Part 2)
Council vote to determine future of waterfront
"...Overlay Ordinance, set for a possibly lively public hearing and still-uncertain council action at 6pm today (Thursday, April 30)...."

May 1, 2009 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Pitching the Comprehensive Plan
Three teams vie to plan Austin's future
"...the three finalist teams vying to lead Austin's comprehensive planning process, as they presented their qualifications to council last..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Cacophony of Passions
Why the City Council changed the boards and commissions system – and what still needs to be done
"...need for transparency as council modifies the city's boards and commissions system – explains in a nutshell why Austin..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Respublica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 8-15
"...NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISER PUBLIC FORUM The six candidates for the city of Austin Neighbor­hood Planning & Zoning..."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature

Postmarks
Recent coverage of light rail and of access-TV personality Alex Jones pushes readers' buttons this week.
"...article was most interesting. It concluded, "They may moan and groan, but they'll live with it." It's reminiscent of..."

July 28, 2000 Column

Infill On Trial
What's the Verdict on the Latest Central-City Boom?
"...you may know, is the city's official comprehensive growth and land-use plan, adopted in the mid-1970s, still in effect..."

Feb. 14, 1997 News Feature

Public Notice: Imagine That
Land development code draft ready at last
"...For planning geeks in Austin, this is the week it finally..."

Jan. 27, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Then There's This: A Pioneer Among Women Architects
Celebrated designer Natalie de Blois helped plan Austin's future
"...ever met in my life – no baloney, clear-eyed, and truthful," local architect Emily Little recalled of de Blois,..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

What's Historic?
Latest arguments over historic zoning sound like déjà vu
"...aside from meeting a few basic criteria including age and structural soundness, must be significant in at least two..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Q&A: Austin’s Coastal Neighbors
How Galveston looks to its past to prepare for its future – and what that means for Austin
"...during times of crisis, thus the emergency management decisions and plans of both municipalities are intrinsically linked. I spoke..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...The fast moving targets of Fix290 and Oak Hill neighborhood planning efforts make it difficult for..."

June 16, 2006 Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...latest election news; check austinchronicle.com for updates between now and Tuesday...."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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Slusher Kicks Ass!
"...Daryl Slusher has an "image problem" with Austin activists and environmentalists ["Council Watch," Vol.17, No.25]. Funny, almost none of..."

March 13, 1998 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...it's not exactly by choice. The former city council candidate and environmental activist will teach high school biology, something..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
"...by Louisa C. Brinsmade, with contributions this week by Andrea Barnett, Andy Langer, and Alex de Marban...."

Sept. 1, 1995 News Feature

Find Out More About the Land Development Code
Only the hottest links for you zoning junkies
"...Staff report on the draft LDC rewrite: This 50-page..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Feature

Rosedale Reacts: Cafe Non!
Neighbors fed up with proposed restaurant on Hancock
"...Chris Allen and his wife, Gina, are the co-chairs of the zoning..."

May 25, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Running the Numbers
The Oct. 14 agenda, from briefings to land swaps
"...Amount of Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, and other federal grants ready to be accepted by Austin-Bergstrom..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

'Don't Fall for Developers' PR Tricks'
"...is claiming to save it … hmmm. They are demanding 400 feet, or they have no project. So tell..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Postmarks

City Hall Ready for Liftoff on New Land Use Rules
It's as easy as flood protection, affordability, parking, transition zones ...
"...of the three votes required to approve a new Land Development Code, the same conflicts that have animated land..."

Dec. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Charter School Loophole Vote Pushed Another Week
Seemingly settled issue of planning and land use for charter schools drags out
"...City Council's unofficial slogan of "hurry up and wait" was on full display last week as the..."

June 24, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Growing Pains
HausBar dispute shadows city's urban farms
"...farm movement to extended discussions of the future of land use in East Austin...."

April 26, 2013 News Feature by Anna Toon

City Hall Hustle: Downtown CUREs
Epic Downtown plan continues, and the devil's always in the zoning details
"...out for quite some time. It began in 2005 and has therefore taken longer to draft and adopt than..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Lakeway
What Wal-Mart couldn't do, an old-folks home might
"...a battle is quietly brewing in Lakeway, the preened and polished enclave nestled to Austin's northwest...."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Doin' the Turnaround
Eric Mitchell's CURE for Downtown
"...but as in Central Urban REdevelopment, Mitchell's relatively inexpensive and widely supported plan to stimulate investment in the downtown..."

Dec. 1, 1995 News Column

Land Development Code: What's New in Draft Two
A look at the latest version of Austin's revised land use rules
"...staff released a revised version of the LDC text and zoning map last Friday, Jan. 31, incorporating changes that..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Grove PUD Neighbors Sue City
They say the city's interpretation of Texas' valid petition rights statute is wrong
"...Last week, landowners surrounding the 75-acre tract of land at Bull Creek..."

May 6, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Daily Hustle: 5/11/10
City Council highlights this Thursday
"...of intriguing action items including water conservation, urban rail and our potential transportation bond election. TDH has assembled all..."

May 11, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Presbyterians, Neighborhood Compromise
Redeemer Presbyterian Church 1, Rosewood neighborhood 1, IRS 0
"...The two sides in the Redeemer Presbyterian Church zoning case each had a vision for the church's East..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

CodeNEXT Gets an Autopsy Report
Planner offers a post-mortem on failed code revision
"...CodeNEXT, the contentious six-year, $8.5 million rewrite of Austin's land development code. But the dust has yet to settle...."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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