submitted by Katie Hansen
Board members in attendance:
Linehan, Paulette Kern, Dan Jones,
Prior to the meeting call to order, Steve Zettner reiterated
that there is no currently proposed VMU development occurring on
storage center was used as a hypothetical case study for the planning
team. There are no current plans to
re-develop this site.
The March edition of the Allandale Neighborhood Association
newsletter included an article on Vertical Mixed Use that stated “The 18-acre
Burnet Rd. Storage facility at
to redevelop the property in the foreseeable future.
Here’s a note from Anne Jarriel, Gullett PTA President, posted to the ANA Yahoo group today. Thought I would pass it along:
Thank you – Gullett is a fabulous school – probably the best
kept secret in
make us unique are beautiful grounds including a Native Texas Outdoor
Classroom, Spanish for all 6 grades (not an afterschool program), animals in
the hallways and classrooms that the children help care for, only 4 classes per
grade (making it small and we are at our capacity), a terrific staff and
submitted by Tom Linehan
It’s a fact. Wal-Mart significantly undercounted the traffic impact of the Supercenter at Ben White. The City also acknowledges the formula used to estimate traffic counts for the Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) for the Northcross redevelopment do not apply to Supercenters.
In response to Brewster McCracken’s request for traffic data from City staff, the numbers provided in the initial TIA Lincoln Properties provided with the site plan at the Ben White store undercounted actual traffic by over 6,500 vehicle trips per day on a Tuesday in January and by 9,766 on a Saturday. In an email to Wells Dunbar, an Austin Chronicle reporter, dated April 10th, Brewster McCracken wrote the following: