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Council looks at budget amendment process

The City Council set stricter guidelines for mid-year budget amendments at the April 10 meeting. The ordinance passed 7-0. more »

Apr 11, 2014 Central Austin

Tina Cannon (left) addresses supporters at her campaign kickoff party April 4 at Hula Hut.

Amy Denney

First two District 10 candidates step into race for Austin City Council

Mandy Dealey and Tina Cannon are the first two residents to step into the running for the District 10 seat on Austin City Council. more »

Apr 8, 2014 Northwest Austin

Courtesy Matt Stillwell

Third District 6 candidate announces campaign for City Council

Northwest Austin resident Matt Stillwell, who ran against state Rep. Tony Dale in 2012 for the District 136 seat, is now running for the District 6 spot on Austin City Council. more »

Apr 8, 2014 Northwest Austin (2 Comments)

Bar and restaurant WeatherUp fails to get extended hours

Some East Austin neighborhood and community members successfully rallied against the extension of operating hours for restaurant Weather Up. Austin City Council denied Weather Up’s appeal for extended hours 6–1 during its March 27 meeting. more »

Apr 1, 2014 Central 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