A'gaci closes in Barton Creek Square Mall
BREAKING: After 7 years, City Council gives initial approval to comprehensive rewrite of Austin’s land use rules, eyes March final approval
City Council approved the proposal with a 7-4 vote.
The city of Austin will begin charging a $0.15 per trip regulatory fee on shared mobility vehicles, which include electric bikes and scooters, Austin Transportation Director Robert Spillar wrote in a Dec. 10 memo to City Council.
The city of Austin debuted a design proposal for a new bridge over the Longhorn Dam connecting the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail at a Dec. 10 open house.
Travis County begins contract negotiations for women’s jail facility as overall jail population continues to decline
The county has planned to build a new, separate women’s facility for years, despite some pushback from local activists.
Zoning concern prevents Austin from moving forward with second conversion of hotel to homeless shelter
Officials have already indicated they are eyeing other hotels and motels for purchase and conversion into homeless shelters.
The transaction is expected to close in 2020.
When Austin voters approved a historic $250 million affordable housing bond in 2018, they signed off on a $28 million investment in home repairs for low-income residents.
As temperatures cool heading into the winter season in Central Texas, pollen counts from Ashe juniper trees begin to climb, causing seasonal allergies referred to locally by residents as “cedar fever.”
The filing deadline for candidates to appear on the March 3 primary election passed at 6 p.m. on Dec. 9. The last day to register to vote is Feb. 3, and early voting will begin on Feb. 18.
Austin Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza filed her candidacy paperwork Dec. 9 to run for Travis County attorney as a Democrat.
Hundreds of Austinites show up to City Hall to tell City Council how they feel about proposed overhaul of city’s land use rules
Most of those who weighed in hailed from Central and West Austin.