May 2013 President’s Message:
I was disappointed to read in this morning’s paper that the Texas House has voted down an amendment that would have required public-private development projects on state land to be subject to local zoning. Sen. Kirk Watson has sponsored a similar bill in the Texas Senate, and it’s still breathing – for now. But Gov. Perry opposes the notion that commercial development on state land should comply with local land use ordinances and urged that the legislation be removed from the bills under consideration. Terry Keel actively lobbied against the amendment, too. (more…)
Next WANG Board Meeting:
The next meeting of the WANG Board of Directors will occur on Monday, June 3, 2013, beginning at 7:00 pm, at the Austin Public Library, Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition. Anyone is welcome to attend, and if you have an issue to discuss with the board, please contact our President: President@WestAustinNG.com
Who We Are
The West Austin Neighborhood Group (WANG) is a non-profit organization of residents with the shared goal of preserving West Austin and protecting it from deterioration. WANG is concerned with community development, ecology, safety, and any other matters that indirectly and directly affect the quality and character of the neighborhood and the City of Austin.
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