Category Archives: City projects

Neighborhood calendar for April

Here’s the latest calendar for the Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods. Please note that Austin Police Department Region III is postponing its regularly scheduled Commanders Forum by one week in April. This month’s forum will be April 8. And on April 25, the Austin … Continue reading

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East Riverside Corridor Regulating Plan goes before City Council

On Thursday evening, Austin City Council will consider adopting the East Riverside Corridor (ERC) Regulating Plan, a set of design regulations that will shape future development along Riverside Drive east of Interstate 35. Erika Leak, principal planner, says the council … Continue reading

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Neighborhood calendar for January

It’s back to school and back to work in the Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods. It’s also back to some neighborhood business, including hearings on a fenced off-leash area proposed for Mabel Davis Park. City Council might hear the dog park … Continue reading

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A look back at a year in the Hurly-Burly

The Hurly-Burly just wrapped up its first complete calendar year as a neighborhood resource, attracting 4,600 views! The five posts that drew the most visits were about a new pocket park on the grounds of a mansion torn down by developers, … Continue reading

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City forum Nov. 28 on reducing bacteria in creeks

Representatives of the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will present the first of several public forums on reducing bacterial contamination in Austin Creeks on Wednesday. The forum will focus on four creeks … Continue reading

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East Riverside Corridor’s makeover draws closer

Last week the City of Austin Planning Commission recommended the adoption of a set of regulations that, if approved, will determine the new face of East Riverside Drive. The proposed regulations are designed to transform a concrete commercial zone between … Continue reading

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Neighborhood calendar for September

Coming up soon are a planned hearing on Edgewick’s request to gate Carlson Drive and the end of the warranty period on the construction project that ended in Burleson Heights in 2011. And in October, National Night Out will be … Continue reading

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Construction project nearing end of warranty period

A large street/drainage/water project that wrapped up last year in Burleson Heights is nearing the end of its warranty period. The contractor is still responsible for past damage to private property or flaws that become evident until Sept. 17. The … Continue reading

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Community forum Aug. 29 on proposed dog park

The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department will soon host a public forum to discuss an off-leash area (OLA) that has been proposed for Mabel Davis District Park. This will be the third public meeting since June 2011 about the … Continue reading

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Westbound Oltorf will be closed July 21-28

A construction project will close a portion of Oltorf Street to westbound traffic for one week beginning on Saturday. From July 21-28, all westbound lanes of Oltorf will be closed between Interstate 35 and Congress Avenue, and only one eastbound lane will be open. … Continue reading

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