Bill McCann http://kut.org en New LCRA Team: Varied Experience, Highly Paid http://kut.org/post/new-lcra-team-varied-experience-highly-paid <p><em>Editor's note: This report comes from KUT's reporting partner, the <a href="http://www.infactdaily.com/">Austin Monitor</a>.&nbsp;</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://www.lcra.org/Pages/default.aspx">Lower Colorado River Authority</a>’s new general manager Phil Wilson received a hefty pay increase when he moved from the hot seat at the <a href="https://www.txdot.gov/">Texas Department of Transportation</a> to another hot seat at the state-created water and power authority two months ago. And his pay increase could get even heftier.</span></p><p>Wilson’s annual base salary has been set at $425,000, according to LCRA spokeswoman Clara Tuma in an email response to questions from the <em>Austin Monitor</em>. In addition, Wilson could receive a bonus of up to 25 percent of his salary, Tuma indicated. &nbsp;Wilson’s salary and any bonus are determined by LCRA’s 15 member board of directors, which hired him late last year. He took over the job on Feb. 3.</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:34:34 +0000 Bill McCann & Jo Clifton 10077 at http://kut.org New LCRA Team: Varied Experience, Highly Paid Memo Cites Legal Hurdles for City to Get Out of Coal Plant http://kut.org/post/memo-cites-legal-hurdles-city-get-out-coal-plant <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is an excerpt from an article written by our Austin City Hall reporting partner, the</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://www.austinmonito Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:21:27 +0000 Bill McCann 9509 at http://kut.org Memo Cites Legal Hurdles for City to Get Out of Coal Plant