Category Archives: Meetings

2012 National Night Out on Oct. 2

On Tuesday the Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods will be celebrating National Night Out, an annual event that promotes neighbors knowing neighbors and preventing crime. Turn on your porch lights, bring a flashlight and join your neighbors for an outdoor celebration … 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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Mabel Davis Park issue is front-page news

Today’s Austin American-Statesman has an article on page A1 about neighborhood reaction to a 1.6-acre fenced off-leash area (OLA) that has been proposed for Mabel Davis Park. Sarah Coppola’s article, Planned off-leash park runs afoul of neighbors, cites the need for dog parks in a … Continue reading

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Neighborhood calendar for July

So far July is shaping up as a quiet month with a few important events. Coming up are the monthly Police Commander’s Forum, the Independence Day fireworks display on Auditorium Shores, a possible Planning Commission hearing on the Carlson Drive issue, … Continue reading

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Hearing on Carlson Drive faces another postponement

The Planning Commission hearing on Edgewick condominiums’ request to gate Carlson Drive might be delayed again. Wendy Rhoades, case manager, says city staff have requested a postponement from May 8 to May 22. Rhoades says that the city is interested … Continue reading

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Mabel Davis off-leash area update

Representatives of Austin’s Parks and Recreation Dept. (PARD) met at Mabel Davis Park on April 10 to talk with residents about a 1.6-acre fenced off-leash area (OLA) that has been proposed for the southwest corner of the park. This is … Continue reading

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Changes to the Carlson Drive case before Planning Commission

The Planning Commission hearing of Edgewick condominiums’ request to block public access to Carlson Drive is likely to be postponed for a third time. The hearing had been scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the City Council chambers in … Continue reading

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City Council will hear requests for changes at Mabel Davis Park

On Thursday, April 5, Austin City Council passed a resolution that will require their approval for changes to the way Mabel Davis Park is used. The decision stems from community response to a proposed off-leash area (OLA) at the park. Last … Continue reading

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Police Commander’s Forum on Monday

The Region 3 Area Command of Austin Police Department will have its next monthly Commander’s Forum on Monday, April 2. Come meet your district representatives and hear presentations about recent crime-control efforts and crime statistics. Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods are … Continue reading

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Planning Commission hearing on Carlson Drive postponed to April 10

The Planning Commission hearing of Edgewick condominiums’ request to block public access to Carlson Drive has been postponed for a second time. It now is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the City Council chambers in City Hall, … Continue reading

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