In an extraordinary gesture, Councilwoman Leslie Pool stands up...calling out the city's mishandling of the Amazon pursuit. Read all about it in today's Austin American-Statesman:
What does this have to do with finishing the petition drive for the right to vote on CodeNEXT? Two things:
PLEASE NOTE: Community Not Commodity came out with this very constructive analysis of the third draft of CodeNEXT, "CodeNEXT Is Beyond Repair". CNC even provides an alternative. That would be to take CodeNEXT down and bring people together across the city. We, the people with the experts, not the political operatives -- can do a new land development code that makes sense for Austin and the region.
But, in the meantime, you might want to continue taking your city back, Austin!
Independently yours, Austin!
PS We never told you 10-1 was going to solve the problem of the tail (the hyper-growth promoters) wagging the dog -- the city of Austin. That is our next task.