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    Support Google Fiber in our neighborhood

    May 21st, 2013
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    Google Fiber is officially coming to Austin! Pricing has not yet officially been announced.  From initial reports, it should be very competitive. They’ll probably prioritize installation based on interest from zip codes. So please fill out this form, even if you don’t intend on getting it (although Free is a pretty good price): https://fiber.google.com/cities/austin/

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    America Walks Public Lecture and Q&A

    January 8th, 2013
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    Retrofitting Suburban Spaces into Lively Places: Creating Neighborhoods and Districts We Love: Ellen Dunham-Jones, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech School of Architecture Ellen Dunham-Jones, an award-winning architect, author and professor will share a lecture on opportunities to redevelop low-density areas. Hear how strip malls, office parks and cul-de-sac subdivisions can become new […]

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    Imagine Austin’s Compacted & Connected Speaker Series

    January 8th, 2013
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    Imagine Austin’s Compacted & Connected Speaker Series: Tuesday, January 15 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. What’s in the Subdivision Regulations: An overview of Other Cities’ Subdivision Regulation Approaches, as identified in the Center for Transportation Research’s Recommended Changes to the City of Austin Subdivision Regulations and Transportation Criteria Manual February 5 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Context-Sensitive […]

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    Dirty Creek at Reed Park — TCEQ Meeting On Nov. 28 To Develop Citizen-Based Plan To Reduce Bacteria Levels

    November 28th, 2012
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    TAYLOR SLOUGH/REED PARK CREEK BACTERIA:  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will hold a public meeting to develop a citizen-based plan to reduce bacteria levels in four Austin streams.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Road, Room 325. Parking is available […]

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    Short Term Rentals

    May 14th, 2012
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    ANC Resolution-Final (Austin Neighborhood Council Final Resolution Regarding Short Term Residential Rentals in Single Family Zoning Districts) STR Audit Maps (Maps showing locations of STRs) ANC STR FAQ This fact/summary sheet from the ANC committee on Short Term Rentals is meant to clarify the intent of the resolution and to dispel misinformation regarding it. We […]

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    Camp Mabry Master Planning Meeting

    January 10th, 2012
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    On December 6, 2011, a meeting was held to discuss the planning effort being undertaken by Camp Mabry.  The stated purpose of the planning effort is to “improve the appearance” and raise awareness of the facility to the community because “it’s time to open back up” after the 9/11 lockdown.  In short, officials at Camp […]

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    City of Austin Comprehensive Plan Being Created — Get Involved!

    October 19th, 2009
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    The City of Austin is creating a new Comprehensive Plan for Austin which will set forth the city’s policies for growth and development. Find additional information at http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/compplan.

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    October 2nd, 2009
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    TDHCA – Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP) Survey for Stakeholders  The Texas State Legislature has appropriated funding for services that prevent or address homelessness in Texas cities. The City of Austin Health and Human Services Department (HHSD) is seeking your feedback about the areas that can make the most difference in addressing needs of […]

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    WANG Press Release Concerning CR&P Planning Suggestions for Brackenridge Tract

    July 1st, 2009
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    July 1, 2009 Statement by August W. Harris III, President, West Austin Neighborhood Group (WANG): West Austin Neighborhood Group Deplores Brackenridge Tract Planners’ Suggestions and Continues to Seek Best Use for Core Suburban Spaces

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    Austin Energy Tree Trimming/Pruning/Removal

    June 24th, 2009
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    As detailed in the June 16, 2009 letter from Austin Energy posted at www.westaustinng.com/AustinEnergyLetterJune162009.pdf, Austin Energy will be pruning and removing trees in our neighborhood near power lines “to ensure the safety of our customers and maintain reliable electric service.”  Before any tree work is done, property owners will be notified beginning in late June, […]

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