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Austin City Hall: Put this in your pipe and smoke it!

Austin City Hall: Put this in your pipe and smoke it!

We are petitioning for the right to vote on CodeNEXT and for a sensible sign ordinance in Austin. Remember, you cannot sign them online, you have to print them out, sign them and mail them or we'll get them to you if you ask us. What do these two petitions have to do...

Some People Just Never Learn

Some People Just Never Learn

Statement by counsel for Plaintiff, Lake Austin Collective, Inc., Bill Aleshire: Today, Judge Scott Jenkins ruled (see attached) that the City of Austin violated the Open Meetings Act by not disclosing on its agenda (November 10, 2016, agenda item 6) that Council was...

Follow the Charter, Austin!

Follow the Charter, Austin!

By Bill Oakey – reptined November 2, 2017 Should it take action by our district attorney or a nasty, expensive lawsuit to entice our grassroots City Council to obey the City Charter? After all 11 of them swore to uphold the law when they took their oath of office,...

Could Austin Wind Up With No Sign Regulation?

Could Austin Wind Up With No Sign Regulation?

Virtually no new billboards have gone up in Austin since the early 1980s, when the city council placed a moratorium on their growth and enacted an outright ban on electronic versions of roadside signs, a technology that was then in its infancy. That all may be about...

Did you catch the recent Statesman Editorial Board Opinion piece urging that the Mayor and City Council, “Push pause button on CodeNext until concerns are addressed“? Way to go, Statesman!

See what you missed at the “Surviving CodeNexT Rally” at City Hall, Tuesday Oct. 24th, 2017.”

Wherever we are: bring yourself, bring your family, bring neighbors and bring your signed petitions!

Here’s where you can download the CodeNEXT Petition.

Democracy is not a spectator sport, Austin! Y’all come!