Category Archives: General

Summer 2017 updates on St. Edward’s parking problems

As autumn approaches and school starts back up, St. Edward’s University students are returning to campus, and parking problems are returning to the Sherwood Oaks neighborhood. As David Swann reported at the September general meeting, St. Edwards has begun posting … Continue reading

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SWIM 512 Master Plan and Neighborhood Pools

In 2013, the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department began an Aquatic Assessment which resulted in a phased approach to aquatic master planning. The Master Plan will help the Parks and Recreation Department decide how to manage aging pools … Continue reading

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Input on City of Austin Budget

If you haven’t run across this before, you might want to check out the Austin city budget simulator, which gives you a chance to see the trade-offs in municipal funding, and to express your ideas about where the city programs … Continue reading

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Temporary Plaza Proposed at Barton Springs and South Congress

Mayor Pro Tem Tovo will be sponsoring an ordinance to create a temporary “pop-up” plaza along Barton Springs Rd. off of S. Congress. The planners said they presented the idea during the South Central Waterfront Plan to SRCC last year. … Continue reading

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CodeNEXT is CodeNOW: How will our neighborhood be affected by new zoning?

CodeNEXT is the City of Austin initiative to revise the Land Development Code, which determines how land can be used throughout the city – including what can be built, where it can be built, and how much can (and cannot) … Continue reading

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