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    Camp Mabry Track Closure

    June 10th, 2014
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    The Camp Mabry track will be closed for renovations starting June 23, 2014.  The track is schedule to re-open in August, weather permitting.  Please click on the following documented for more information: 2014.06.09 Camp Mabry Track Revamp Press Release

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    Lake Austin Development Code Revisions Being Considered

    April 1st, 2014
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    On April 17, 2014, the City Council will consider proposed code amendments creating a Lake Austin (LA) District District overlay extending environmental protections from the existing LA base zoning district to properties within 1,000 feet of Lake Austin.  Details on the proposed ordinance are posted at http://austintexas.gov/department/lake-austin-development-code-revisions, and relate to boat dock registration, boat dock […]

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    Taming the Teardown Trend

    April 6th, 2009
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    Across the nation and throughout our neighborhood, there are growing concerns that teardown trends are irreparably changing historic neighborhoods as fine historic homes are demolished to make way for much larger, new houses.  Too often, these oversized structures disrupt the architectural and historic character of the existing neighborhood, diminishing livability and destroying the amenities that […]

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    Construction Awareness Information System

    April 6th, 2009
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    The City of Austin Construction Awareness Information System is available to provide information about on-going construction projects that may affect your travel through the City. At the City’s web site: www.cityofaustin.org/ca, click on the map to get project information and the latest news and meeting dates. You can obtain construction information about Central Austin Projects […]

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    Strategies for Preventing Improper Demolition and Construction

    April 3rd, 2009
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    Helpful guide for West Austin Construction and Demolition, includes permitting, coding and zoning info.

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