Monthly Archives: April 2011

Town Lake Park Venue Project Boundaries Never Set

This note summarizes research that establishes that neither the physical boundaries nor the size of the Town Lake Park Venue Project have ever been set. The Law Department’s assertion that the Town Lake Park Venue Project extended only from Barton … Continue reading

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City Denies Open Records Request re Town Lake Park Bond Covenants

Now the City Attorney is attempting non-compliance with an Open Records request regarding the Town Lake Park Venue Project. The bond covenants for the Palmer Events Center (PEC), which I cited in https://austinfriendsoftheparks.wordpress.com/whatever-happened-to-town-lake-park/ and which are linked through that document, … Continue reading

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Summary of Palmer Auditorium Operating Losses and Bed Tax Underwriting 1982-1995

by Larry Akers Friends of the Parks of Austin Stakeholder, Town Lake Park Community Project Note: Supporting City of Austin financial documents are here. The form of the accounting for the Public Events Facilities Fund has changed every few years, … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To Town Lake Park?

Whatever Happened To Town Lake Park? (Hint: It’s About the Money) by Larry Akers Friends of the Parks of Austin Stakeholder Representative Town Lake Park Community Project Visitors might enjoy a visit to Auditorium Shores or Butler Park (collectively Town … Continue reading

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