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    Save Muny: What are Austin Mayoral and City Council Candidates are Saying

    October 20th, 2014
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    Noel Bridges, a new Save Muny volunteer, has put together statements from the Mayoral Candidates and the District 10 Candidates about Lions Municipal Golf Course.  (She contacted all the campaigns and asked them to send statements re Saving Muny – and she got a very good response!!!)   Please check it out — http://www.savemuny.com/vote-to-save-muny-2014.html

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    NIMBY

    September 18th, 2014
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    Ed Wendler, “I’m a NIMBY and proud – how about rest of Austin?”

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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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    Short Term Rental Code Compliance

    November 20th, 2012
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    The Code Compliance Department is responsible for licensing and regulating Short Term Rentals (STRs–Types 1 and 2). If you are unreasonably disturbed by the bad behavior of occupants be sure to report it to 311 if it’s non-emergency, and 911 if it’s an emergency, situation. Useful information for Code Compliance inspectors includes: the number of […]

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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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    West Austin News: City Council Says “No Thanks” to Neighborhood Plan for Brackenridge Tract

    August 30th, 2010
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    West Austin News, Vol. 23, Issue 41 (August 26, 2010) City Council Says “No Thanks” to Neighborhood Plan for Brackenridge Tract By Martha DeGrasse After three years of hard work, negotiation and compromise, the West Austin residents finally saw the proposed Central West Austin Neighborhood Plan put before the City Council last week. Although the […]

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    The Central West Austin neighborhood planning workshop will meet on Monday, November 2nd (6:30pm to 9:00pm) at The Sanctuary, 2600 Exposition Boulevard in the chapel.

    October 19th, 2009
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    Next Neighborhood Planning Meeting: The next Central West Austin neighborhood planning workshop will occur on Monday, November 2nd (6:30pm to 9:00pm) at The Sanctuary, 2600 Exposition Boulevard (we will be meeting in the chapel). Topics:  First, we will examine the possibility of changing the current zoning of the condominiums located at 3111 Windsor Road (known […]

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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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    NEW WATERING RESTRICTIONS Effective August 24!

    August 22nd, 2009
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    Austin Water Utility to Enact Stage 2 Watering Restrictions Beginning Monday, Aug. 24, the Austin Water Utility (AWU) will enact Stage 2 Mandatory Watering Restrictions because of the exceptional drought in Central Texas and recommendations made by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). Stage 2 Watering Restrictions are in line with the 2009 Drought Contingency […]

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    Helpful Links List

    May 13th, 2009
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    Neighborhood Planning Information Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Area Website West Austin Neighborhood Group “Neighborhood Plan” (Adopted May, 1986) Survey Results re Proposed Development of Austin State School Property (January, 2005) Survey Results of West Austin Neighborhood re Residential Compatibility Standards (aka “McMansion Ordinance Survey”) (April, 2006) Brackenridge Tract Development Agreement Neighborhood Planning Library […]

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