Category Archives: Meetings

Off leash area at Mabel Davis Park approved

The Austin Parks and Recreation Board approved new off leash areas (OLAs) at Mabel Davis Park and Yett Creek Park at their meeting on Feb. 28. Ordinarily when a city board or commission votes on a project, it makes a recommendation, and … 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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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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Proposed dog park at Mabel Davis Park

The Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) held a meeting Nov. 7 about an off-leash area that has been proposed for Mabel Davis District Park. This was a follow-up to a meeting held June 27 at Linder Elementary. There were no spoken … Continue reading

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City proposes plan to deal with invasive plants

The City of Austin is proposing a plan to manage invasive plants on city-owned property such as parks and easements. If passed, it will  be the first such management program in Texas and the second in the U.S. The plan … Continue reading

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Review city’s plans for East Riverside Corridor

The City of Austin is holding an open house Oct. 27 to discuss the draft of the East Riverside Corridor Regulating Plan. The ERC plan is available for review online and at the Ruiz Branch Library, 1600 Grove Blvd., starting … Continue reading

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Meeting on Mabel Davis dog park, Norwood Park update

Mabel Davis Park is among several Austin parks being considered as the site of a future dog park, a fenced area where dogs would be allowed to play off-leash. As part of the planning process, the Austin Parks & Recreation … Continue reading

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