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Plan Commission Briefed on Proposed Staff Changes to PD-15

By Jon Anderson / March 8, 2019 / 1 Comment

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own.] While Thursday’s meeting fell short of the usual fireworks PD-15 brings about, the City Plan Commission asked some great questions regarding city staff’s proposed changes to PD-15. In the lead-up to City Plan Commission’s public hearing on staff’s proposal for updating PD-15, […]

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Hard Landing For Lincoln Katy Trail’s Plan Commission Re-vote Attempt

By Jon Anderson / December 13, 2018 / 12 Comments

The attempt to get a Plan Commission re-vote on the Lincoln Katy Trail project has spectacularly failed. As reported on Dec. 4, Christopher Lewis, Plan Commissioner appointed by District 8 Council Member Tennell Atkins, filed paperwork to get the project reconsidered after it initially failed CPC on Nov. 15. Today’s CPC session brought up the […]

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Lincoln Katy Trail Project Fails Plan Commission Passage; Oak Lawn Committee On Notice

By Jon Anderson / November 15, 2018 / 4 Comments

Lincoln Property’s Lincoln Katy Trail project failed to gain support from City Plan Commission. However, mimicking the Oak Lawn Committee’s own waffling, Plan Commission’s vote was tighter than it might have been had the OLC been more crisp and decisive in its own votes on this project. Several Plan Commissioners voiced concerns about the OLC’s […]

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Revised Lincoln Katy Trail Denied Oak Lawn Committee Support

By Jon Anderson / November 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

News comes to us that Lincoln Property’s bid for Oak Lawn Committee (OLC) support for their revised plan has failed. You may recall the Lincoln Katy Trail project was essentially told last month by enough Plan Commissioners return to the OLC before returning to the City Plan Commission (CPC). Sources tell me that the OLC […]

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Lincoln Katy Trail Bypasses Oak Lawn Committee For Nov. 1 Plan Commission Meeting

By Jon Anderson / October 23, 2018 / 4 Comments

Lincoln Property has done some work to change their Lincoln Katy Trail project. Arguably, these changes should have been the result of the first thumbs-down from the Oak Lawn Committee (OLC) well over a year ago. Instead they come much, much later and only after having exhausted their ability to cram the project through the […]

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Lincoln Katy Trail Takes Step Back For Rethink Amidst Little Support

By Jon Anderson / August 20, 2018 / 5 Comments

With luck, this is the last time we will see this rendering of Lincoln Property’s Lincoln Katy Trail project. Rewinding the clock, in February, the project passed Oak Lawn Committee by a single contentious vote after multiple unsuccessful trips seeking support. This scant win was followed in July by a disastrous City Plan Commission meeting […]

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