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Waller Creek Comes to Life
Conservancy seeks radical makeover east of Downtown
"...be completed in the next 18 months. With that protection in place, the conservancy can move forward on its..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Cronk to Reorganize Management Team
Musical chairs at City Hall
"...Goode (infrastructure services/transportation); Sara Hensley (parks/libraries/animal services/health); Joe Pantalion (development/aviation/planning/watershed); and Washington (human resources/fleet/communications). Pantalion and Hensley are both..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Interim City: The Biggest Local News Stories of 2017
Welcome to Austin, where a quarter of city management has been temporary. That's just the beginning of our issues.
"...Recovery, APD, Animal Services, Parks and Recreation, Public Health, Watershed Protection, and Aviation. We'll need a chief labor relations..."

Dec. 29, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Park, Pond, or Ballfield?
Three rivals vie for a stretch of city land
"...However, the argument heated up last December, when the Watershed Protec­tion Department presented a new pond plan to the..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Big Money for Big Roads
Deciding how the Mobility Bond is spent on Austin's most traveled streets
"...weekends and even traditionally observed holidays. The Trans­port­a­tion Depart­ment, Watershed Protec­tion Depart­ment, Plan­ning and Zoning Depart­ment, and Austin Energy..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

City Council: 'All Free Men ... Have Equal Rights'
Gay rights, public school finance, cab franchises, endangered species, and more
"...agenda pending better research data; and 88 would direct Watershed Protec­tion staff to weigh in on the U.S. Fish..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Budget Buzz
Unexpected good news on the budget front means better prospects for city employee incentive pay
"...26 on the Austin Convention Center, Public Works, Transportation, Watershed Protec­tion, and Economic Growth and Redevelopment Services. Public hearings..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Three More Casualties of Austin's Growth
A deadly accident in West Campus highlights the dangers of construction work in Texas
"...Sherbert said. She added that a check with the Watershed Protec­tion and Development Review Department had confirmed that the..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Developing Stories: May's Plan-a-Thon
Public meetings on Downtown plans produce mixed – or uncertain – results
"...Sheryl Cole and PARD Director Sara Hensley, staff from Watershed Protec­tion and Public Works participated in the meeting...."

May 29, 2009 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Breaking news briefs from Austin and elsewhere

March 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

How Green Grows My County?
'Greenprints' aim to protect our most precious natural lands
"...private action – for example, determining which creek-front and watershed tracts the city acquires with Proposition 2 bond money..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Controversial Pipeline to Cross the Hill Country
The PHP presents potential risks to Edwards Aquifer, and there is little Austin can do about it
"...pipeline. The resulting Aug. 28 report by the Water­shed Protec­tion Department and Environmental Officer Chris Herrington ("Potential Water Quality..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Top 10 Developing Stories
Lessons Learned
"...Creek, the Second Street retail district, density as climate protection, and a 2008 referendum for Downtown rail transit. Most..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Top 10 Developing Stories
Lessons Learned
"...Creek, the Second Street retail district, density as climate protection, and a 2008 referendum for Downtown rail transit. Most..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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