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Southwest Austin October 2012

Austin City Council could see big changes in wake of upcoming election

Among the 18 propositions on the City of Austin’s November election ballot are three governance changes that could significantly change the faces on the Austin City Council as well as how council members are elected. more »

Oct 25, 2012 3:00 PM Central Austin

YETI Coolers LLC

When brothers Roy and Ryan Seiders co-founded YETI Coolers LLC in 2006 and opened a small office in Southwest Austin, they didn’t anticipate the size of their customer base. more »

Oct 25, 2012 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

Austin holds first public hearing on annexing Circuit of The Americas

The public had a chance to hear from both Austin City Council and representatives from Circuit of The Americas on Oct. 11 during the first of two public hearings about the annexation of the Circuit of The Americas area. more »

Oct 12, 2012 12:21 PM Central Austin 1 Comments

Austin removes request to delete SH 45 SW from CAMPO 2035 plan

The CAMPO board approved an amendment Oct. 8 to withdraw a request from the City of Austin that would have removed the proposed roadway from the plan. more »

Oct 10, 2012 12:00 AM Southwest Austin 1 Comments

Study: SXSW generated $190.3M economic impact in 2012

Official events during the 2012 South by Southwest Music and Media Conference had a $190.3 million impact on the Austin economy—roughly $23 million more than in 2011, according to a new study by Greyhill Advisors. more »

Oct 4, 2012 12:00 AM Southwest Austin