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    Mopac South Environmental Study Workshop

    October 29th, 2015
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    [ November 5, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] MOPAC SOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY WORKSHOP
    The MoPac South Environmental Study workshop for stakeholders from Austin High School, Central Austin neighborhoods along the MoPac South corridor, and others who have shown an interest in Cesar Chavez Street is coming up soon! We look forward to sharing information about our recent efforts and hearing your input. The workshop […]

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    MoPac South Toll Road Expansion Community Forum

    October 14th, 2015
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    [ November 9, 2015; 6:00 pm; ] The MoPac South Toll Road Expansion Community Forum at Austin High School was rescheduled to Monday, November 9th at 6:00pm.  (rescheduled from Oct 13 to Nov 9).

    There is much new information to share and discuss – we will send more information soon.  Commissioner Shea looks forward to seeing you on November 9!

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    Items 54 & 55 – City Council Meeting – October 15, 2015, Accessory Dwelling Unit Recommendations

    October 14th, 2015
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    [ October 15, 2015; ] Neighbors,

    The City Council will consider initiating the following code amendments regarding accessory (secondary) dwelling units (ADU) at the Council meeting on October 15, 2015.  These are items 54 & 55 on the meeting agenda.

    1.    Reduce minimum lot size to 5750 square feet and apply it citywide including SF2 and SF3 zoned areas.
    2.    Require one onsite […]

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    Short Term Rentals – Item #56 – Austin City Council Meeting – October 15, 2015 – Call To Action!

    October 14th, 2015
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    [ October 15, 2015; ] Neighbors,

    Austin’s short-term rental problem makes the New York Times!  Check out the comments to see the nationwide support for our cause!  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/10/your-money/new-worry-for-home-buyers-a-party-house-next-door.html

    The Austin City Council will consider the following short-term rental (STR) proposals from Mayor Pro Tem Tovo at the Council meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2015:
    •    Initiate a phased-in process to limit Type 2 […]

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    Mopac South Open House

    October 14th, 2015
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    [ October 14, 2015; 7:00 am; November 10, 2015; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Get the latest on the MoPac South Environmental Study at a Nov. 10 Open House
    WHAT: Open House
    WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, 3 – 7 p.m.
    WHERE: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road
    Meeting Rooms 1 – 5, Level 2

    Parking is complimentary in the Palmer Parking Garage adjacent to the facility with two entrances (from Barton Springs […]

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    Neighborhood meetings to address disruptions from large events.

    October 14th, 2015
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    [ October 13, 2015; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. 6:30 pm; ] Here are two meetings for neighborhood folks upset about parking, noise, etc. caused by ACL
    The Parkland Events Task Force (PETF) needs your input regarding events on parkland.  You can provide input:
    •    On http://speakupaustin.org/discussions/events-at-austins-parks
    •    By texting “Events” to 512-643-5627
    •    By sending an email to:  reservations@austintexas.gov
    •    By attending PETF meetings:  http://austintexas.gov/petf
    The next meeting of the PETF is […]

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    Neighborhood Annual Social 2015

    October 12th, 2015
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    [ October 18, 2015; 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Neighborhood
    ANNUAL SOCIAL
    Join us for
    P. Terry’s Burgers!!

    Sun – Oct 18th, 11am – 2:00pm
    TARRYTOWN
    PARK

    WestAustinNG.com

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    Austin Mobility Committee meeting

    October 7th, 2015
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    [ October 7, 2015; 3:00 pm; ] http://austin.siretechnologies.com/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=940&doctype=agenda

     

    The Mobility Committee will meet on Wednesday, October 07, 2015 at 3:00 PM, AUSTIN CITY HALL

    301 W. SECOND STREET

    AUSTIN, TEXAS

    Ann Kitchen, Chair

    Sheri Gallo, Vice Chair

    Delia Garza

    Don Zimmerman

    AGENDA

    A quorum of the City Council may be present at this meeting. Action will only be taken by the members of the committee.

    The City Council Mobility Committee may go […]

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    Mopac Improvement/CTRMA Open House

    October 7th, 2015
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    [ October 10, 2015; ] To be held at Palmer Events Center Oct 10

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    Mopac Improvement Community Meeting

    October 7th, 2015
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    [ October 7, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] To be held at Austin High School from 6:00 – 8:00PM, Wednesday October 7

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