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How will you resolve policy issues and cases that come before you when the wishes of some incumbent residents in a neighborhood conflict with the interests of other residents and the larger, city-wide community?

Paige Ellis

City Council, District 8


This will be more difficult now that our 1984 land development code rewrite has been delayed. Imagine Austin was adopted in 2012 as a blueprint of how we can make Austin better, and we are going to need to utilize the Concept Growth Plan which is also shown in the Strategic Housing Blueprint as part of our decision making process. Density needs to be allowed along urban transit corridors. Missing middle housing needs to be allowed in transition zones. Partnering these principles together with watershed protection zones will have to be the way to move forward.