The Austin American-Statesman reported on last night’s Responsible Growth for Northcross meeting held at St. Louis that was attended by over 500 area residents. You can read the story, "Neighbors plan protest, boycott of Wal-Mart," here. What follows are highlights of the meeting from Allandale’s C Yang:
presented a vision of what Northcross could look like – which would allow for
85k sf office, 325k retail, 480k residence and 425k public space (my numbers
might be off).
lawsuit (suing Lincoln and City Council separately).
a safe, liveable vision for Austin. "This supercenter doesn’t work…it belongs
on a frontage road." She went on to say "We need to make sure Wal-Mart and Lincoln Properties
knows that this is their project…. This could be their last project ever in
moratorium, 2) partner with Lincoln to work in good faith and present ideas that
will make Lincoln money.
presenting the plan from all 5 neighborhoods (vs 5, separately) and the common
shared priorities for all 5 were: traffic, hours of operation, uses, size/design
and local business. (A draft report has been sent to the NA’s to be signed off