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Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, a skilled political professional, proposes “robust” notice to homeowners on LDC changes, but still leaves us wondering where’s he headed..
Historical institutions are cannibalized making room for change. When art lives on the walls, the stories told become part of the rubble.
Todd and Oz of KLBJ-AM only media to tell Austin Independent they had reported on Chas Moore’s statements
Chas Moore wants to abolish police and prisons and allow Black Only cigar bars, but you won’t read about it in mainstream Austin media.
Number of Homes Affected by Leslie Pool Proposal Stretches Well Into Six Figures – Council Has Not Committed To Notify Homeowners
Leslie Pool’s zoning definition change proposal could affect more than 170,000 households and Council may not even notify affected property owners.
In a move that would have dramatic effects on neighborhoods in every part of Austin, Council Member Leslie Pool is proposing to redefine single family zoning categories to allow at least three units per lot in all areas zoned Single Family -- SF 1, SF 2, SF3 and SF4...
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