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Austin seeks to assist its growing aging population

City officials and community leaders are looking for ways to stem the tide of possible effects of the “Silver Tsunami.” more »

Apr 23, 2014 Central Austin (1 Comments)

Amendment process for micro-units initiated

City Council members will be considering code amendments relating to removing site area and parking requirements for micro-unit residences after the process was initiated with a resolution at the March 27 meeting. more »

Apr 23, 2014 Central Austin

Council reviews mid-year budget amendments

City Council set stricter guidelines for mid-year budget amendments at its April 10 meeting. more »

Apr 23, 2014 Central Austin

South Austin business group to host political candidates

Local group South Austin Business Association is entering its “political season" and will soon host political candidates running in upcoming Austin elections, President Ken Vargas said. more »

Apr 23, 2014 Southwest Austin

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Council withdraws two charter amendments from consideration for Nov. ballot

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Aug 14, 2012 Austin City Council coverage

The proposed FY 2013 budget makes its debut

City Manager Marc Ott presented a $3.1 billion budget at Austin City Council's budget work session Aug. 1. more »

Aug 1, 2012 Austin City Council coverage

April 26 Austin City Council update

Council members passed April 26 a series of recommendations of the 2012 Charter Revision Committee along with items related to taxicab permits, solar energy, parking, Austin Pets Alive and the proposed MoPac bicycle and pedestrian bridge. more »

Apr 26, 2012 Austin City Council coverage

GWTP site sale postponed; worker safety, affordable housing concerns cited

Council voted to unanimously postpone approval of former Green Water Treatment Plant site sale in order to improve contract terms relating to worker safety and long-term affordable housing. more »

Apr 5, 2012 Austin City Council coverage