Monthly Archives: February 2012

Panel of judges releases interim congressional map

Texas might finally be able to have a primary election on May 29 under an interim map of congressional districts that was released today by a panel of federal judges in San Antonio. Burleson Heights’ current congressional district, District 25, … Continue reading

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Planning Commission hearing on Carlson Drive postponed

The Planning Commission hearing of Edgewick condominiums’ request to block public access to CarlsonDrive  has been postponed. It now is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at the City Council chambers in City Hall, 301 W. Second St. Citizens … Continue reading

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Show parks some love by volunteering on March 3

Saturday, March 3, is It’s My Park Day, a volunteer event coordinated by the nonprofit Austin Parks Foundation. Every spring, the event draws up to 2,000 volunteers who build trails, fix play equipment, address erosion, build gardens and more. Projects … Continue reading

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Stripes are in vogue on Parker Lane

Austin’s Bike Route 59 got new lane markings in the 0.6-mile section at the south end of Parker Lane on Thursday. New stripes mark the boundaries of two bicycle lanes, one parallel-parking lane on the west side of the road, … Continue reading

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City plans to restore Norwood House, shrink dog park

The City of Austin is planning to restore the historic Norwood House at the corner of Riverside Drive and Interstate 35, according to a Feb. 15 story in the Austin American-Statesman. The property is seen as a gateway to the city … Continue reading

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Edgewick development wants to gate important east-west road

The developers and residents of Edgewick condominiums are asking the city for permission to gate off Carlson Drive. The Austin Planning Commission will hear Edgewick’s request at 6 p.m. Feb. 28, in the City Council chambers at City Hall, 301 W. Second Street … Continue reading

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