Austin News and Views #17 – 8/29/11

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AUSTIN NEWS & VIEWS

August 29, 2011

Hosted by Thom White & SMiles Lewis

  • CITY SETTLES LAWSUITS
  • CITY CONSIDERING RAISING TAXES
  • CITY COUNCIL SHENANIGANS AT LAST WEEK’S MEETING
  • NEXT CITY COUNCIL MEETING: Sept. 22
  • HIGHLAND MALL to be developed by ACC in “NEW URBANIST” fashion
  • HOLLY NEIGHBORHOOD

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City settles with fire officials who alleged discrimination

http://www.statesman.com/news/local/city-settles-with-fire-officials-who-alleged-discrimination-1790898.html

Austin settles Sanders police shooting lawsuit for $750,000 Kelly West / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

http://www.statesman.com/news/local/austin-settles-sanders-police-shooting-lawsuit-for-750-1791415.html

Police union president criticizes Spelman’s remarks over Sanders shooting

http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/cityhall/entries/2011/08/24/police_union_president_critici.html

Settlement eases tensions in E. Austin: But residents say some fence-mendng stil needed

http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/settlement-eases-tensions-in-e-austin 

Austin City Council reviewing proposed tax increases

http://www.kvue.com/news/Austin-City-Council-reviewing-proposed-budget–127941563.html

City program has spent millions to improve East Austin neighborhood, but has it helped?

http://www.statesman.com/news/local/city-program-has-spent-millions-to-improve-east-1802801.html

HIGHLAND MALL to be developed by ACC in “NEW URBANIST” fashion

http://www.statesman.com/news/local/acc-plans-for-highland-mall-envision-new-urbanist-1802615.html

 

 

 

 

 

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