December 13, 2018

HomePAC Update: Run Off Election Results Favor Pro-Housing Issues

With pro-housing candidates winning in each of last night’s run-offs, Austin voters are showing they want their city council to take action on our city’s…

December 7, 2018

HBA Hosts Training on State and Local Lobby and Campaign Finance Compliance Law

Last Thursday, the HBA hosted a training session for interested members and government relations professionals in the area on State and Local Lobby and Campaign…

December 7, 2018

Leander expresses desire to work with development community on garages

Although discussions are still very preliminary, Leander’s mayor has expressed interest in holding a workshop on garages.  The HBA was successful in overturning the city’s…

December 7, 2018

HBA sits down with new local state representatives

Last week, HBA staff met with three incoming state representatives from Austin and Williamson County, Representative-elects Vikki Goodwin, John Bucy, and James Talarico.  As we…

December 7, 2018

City of Round Rock meets to discuss revised roadway impact fee proposal

Last Thursday, the Round Rock City Council discussed the revised roadway impact fee proposal at their council retreat.  Although a consensus was not made, the…

November 30, 2018

HBA Hosts First Developers Council Meeting

On Thursday, the HBA held its first Developers Council meeting.  This council will focus specifically on issues affecting developers, particularly in areas outside of Austin…

November 30, 2018

Bastrop Holds Developers Dialogue Meeting on New Land Development Code

Last week, Bastrop hosted a meeting specifically for developers to discuss Building Bastrop.  The group received a presentation from the city’s consultant on progress so…

November 30, 2018

The Future of Austin’s Land Development Code

With a new city manager settled in, the City of Austin is reengaging in discussions about the future of the city’s land development code.  The…

November 30, 2018

On Election Run-off Early Voting Day, the Center for Austin’s Future Recruits for its 2019 ATXelerator Class

Inaugural Class Produced Recent City Council, Commission Candidates AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 29, 2018. The Center for Austin’s Future’s ATXelerator program is now accepting applications for…