col·lec·tive (noun)

A group of people who share or are motivated by at least one common issue or interest, or work together on a specific project or projects to achieve a common objective. Collective consciousness is a term created by French social theorist Émile Durkheim that describes how an entire community comes together to share similar values.

Lake Austin Collective in the News

23 February 2018, The Austin Chronicle, "Champion Tract to Change Hands Already? (PDF)"

21 February 2018, Austin American Statesman, "Champion tract project may shrink (PDF)"
[LAC CORRECTION: The rezoning was not a subject of the Feb 15, 2018 City Council action. Only the environmental variances and waiver of processes were posted City Council action. The apartments could have proceeded to be developed without the waivers.]

16 February 2018, Austin Monitor, "Council approves Champion tract deal (PDF)"

15 February 2018, Austin American Statesman, "Austin grants rezoning of Champion tract, again, to allow apartments (PDF)"
[LAC CORRECTION: Only the environmental waivers, not the rezoning, was up for City Council action. The apartments could have proceeded to be developed without the waivers.]

2 February 2018, Austin American Statesman, "Another delay on Champion tract as possibility of lawsuit looms (PDF)"

31 January 2018, Austin American Statesman, "Champion tract decision delayed...again (PDF)"

23 January 2018, Austin Monitor, "Environmental Commission rejects Champion tract amendments (PDF)"

22 December 2017, The Austin Chronicle, "Council: And to All a Good Night (PDF)"

22 December 2017, Austin Monitor, "Environmental Commission rejects Champion tract amendments (PDF)"

22 December 2017, The Austin Chronicle, "Champion Tract Hoax (PDF)"

21 November 2017, Austin American Statesman, "Judge voids Austin's approval of Champions development (PDF)"

5 October 2017, Austin American Statesman, "Did Austin give the public a proper heads up on controversial apartment complex? Judge will decide. (PDF)", (link to online article)

25 September 2017, The Austin Monitor, "Injunction granted over Champion tract site plan (PDF)", (link to online article)

30 June 2017, The Austin Chronicle, "Looking Back on the Champion Rezoning (PDF)", (link to online article)

6 June 2017, Austin Monitor, "Lake Austin group sues city over open meetings", (link to online article)

3 May 2017, Four Points News/Austin Monitor, "Group says Champion tract vote broke rules" (PDF), (link to online article)

3 April 2017, Austin Bulldog, "New Open Meetings Violation Alleged (PDF)"
(link to online article)

and here is a good background article published in 1999...note the statement "The case was settled in 1996, allowing the sisters to develop under 1970s-era ordinances, if they act before either 2003 or 2006..."!!!

10 September 1999, The Austin Chronicle, "Swelling Up: The Long, Winding, and Ever-Growing Road (PDF)"