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by Steve Adler
Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: City Council Committees and other designations
Replies: 0
Views: 190

City Council Committees and other designations

Colleagues, At the first Work Session of the year, we are supposed to consider the subject of Council Committees and, at the same time, we’ll also entertain Intergovernmental Committees/Positions. This discussion is posted for the 1/25 Work Session. As a reminder, per Ordinance 20180510-019: - Counc...
by Steve Adler
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Joint COVID Briefing on 1/26
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Joint COVID Briefing on 1/26

Colleagues, The Joint COVID Briefing worked well and the plan is to do it again next week. Therefore, the schedule for next week will be: Monday, Jan 25 – 9 am City Council Work Session as scheduled (no COVID briefing) Tues, Jan 26 - 9 am joint meeting with County Commissioners for COVID Briefing We...
by Steve Adler
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Special Called Joint Meeting on 1/19
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Special Called Joint Meeting on 1/19

Colleagues, As mentioned as the Briefing this week, City Council will join the Travis County Commissioners (remotely) for a COVID Briefing next Tues, January 19 at 9 am. Plan for this to last approximately 9 am – 12pm. The agenda will post Friday. The County Commissioners regularly meet on Tuesday a...
by Steve Adler
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: COVID Briefing for Council on 1/12
Replies: 0
Views: 196

COVID Briefing for Council on 1/12

Colleagues, We will be posting a Special Called "Briefing/Discussion Only" Council Meeting for next Tuesday, Jan 12 at 9 am on COVID with Dr. Escott and Director Hayden for those that can make it. We’re looking at the logistics to also do a similar briefing on 1/19 and will follow up later on that. ...
by Steve Adler
Wed Dec 16, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Mayor Pro Tem 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 3013

Re: Mayor Pro Tem 2021

You have my support for MPT. And if you’re elected, I’ll hold you accountable to your message board post. I will be directing my attention, over the remaining two years of my term, on joining with you and all of our colleagues in resolving the homelessness and public safety issues now before us. The...
by Steve Adler
Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: RE: Mobility-related Positions
Replies: 5
Views: 1336

RE: Mobility-related Positions

Colleagues: After consulting with Councilmember Kitchen, below are some mobility-related appointments and designations that I would suggest or nominate for Council’s future consideration: Council Member Pool to replace Mayor Pro Tem Garza on the Capital Metro Board of Directors. Council Member Kitch...
by Steve Adler
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY20 Homelessness Spending
Replies: 1
Views: 511

Re: FY20 Homelessness Spending

Colleagues: This document the Manager just gave Council gives even more information about expenditures for homelessness. ( http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/1D-20201210210840.pdf ) The City Manager also included this note in his message: “Overall, the City spent $44.7M which was not b...
by Steve Adler
Thu Dec 10, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY20 Homelessness Spending
Replies: 1
Views: 511

FY20 Homelessness Spending

I’ve asked the Manager to let us know if there are any funds, originally designated for homelessness but as yet not spent or committed, that might be available to address the immediacy of the unhoused challenge. Specifically, I’ve asked about the documents, linked here, that the staff has previously...
by Steve Adler
Thu Dec 10, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/10 Council Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: 12/10 Council Meeting

Items left after Exec Session. Council may take these up in any order.

Pulled Items:
• 49 – street renaming

Zoning:
67- Baker
68 – Pier
69 – Saxon Acres
87 – S Lamar PUD
88-91 – David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
96/97- Heflin
by Steve Adler
Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/10 Council Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: 12/10 Council Meeting

Here are the items we have left for today. Council may take them up in any order. Pulled Items: • 18 – construction contract • 49 – street renaming Non-Consent • 59 – AHFC • 60 +3 – Public Hearing: Customer Assistance Program • 61/62- Public Hearing: Street Impact Fees • Exec Session 2pm – Zoning Sp...
by Steve Adler
Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Items 61 and 62 Street Impact Fee
Replies: 0
Views: 226

Items 61 and 62 Street Impact Fee

Colleagues,

I offer the following additional direction as part of a motion to approve Items 61 and 62.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 103153.pdf

-s
by Steve Adler
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/10 Council Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 375

12/10 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan for the 12/10 Council Meeting. - In the morning, we will hear the 22 speakers signed up. Each speaker will get 3 minutes. - Noon - Citizen Communication - 1 speaker is signed up and will get 3 minutes. - Lunch break after the Citizen Communication Speaker. - 2 pm...
by Steve Adler
Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: HealthSouth - 1215 Red River and 616 East 12th St.
Replies: 3
Views: 1196

Re: HealthSouth - 1215 Red River and 616 East 12th St.

I appreciate the comments from my colleagues Tovo, Casar and Harper-Madison and join in recognizing that there remain unanswered questions. I’m not clear on how best to get them answered and whether that has us moving forward with negotiations with a single bidder or opening the process to greater d...
by Steve Adler
Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/3 Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Re: 12/3 Council Meeting

Here are the items we have left. Council may take these up in any order

Pulled Items
11 – Creation of temporary Chapter 380 programs
40 - ROW Fees waiver

Non Consent
50 – AHFC
51-52 – Street Impact Fees
Executive Session (55 and 56)

2 pm – Zoning Speakers

Zoning items
by Steve Adler
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 10 on the 12/3 Council Agenda
Replies: 0
Views: 287

Item 10 on the 12/3 Council Agenda

Colleagues, At this week’s work session, I suggested making an amendment to item 10 to include the Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) as a nominating entity for the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) board of directors. The draft amendment is linked below: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austi...
by Steve Adler
Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/3 Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 393

12/3 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan for the 12/3 Council Meeting. - In the morning, we will hear the 26 speakers signed up. Each speaker will get 3 minutes. - Noon - Citizen Communication - 4 speakers are signed up and each will get 3 minutes. - Lunch break after the Citizen Communication Speakers....
by Steve Adler
Fri Oct 30, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: November 12 Council Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 570

November 12 Council Meeting

Because the November 12 City Council Meeting falls the day after a city holiday (Nov 11 is Veterans Day) the timeline for speaker sign up will be adjusted a bit – registration will both open and close a bit earlier than usual. • Speaker registration will open on Fri, Nov 6 after the Addendum is post...
by Steve Adler
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: October 29 Council Meeting
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Re: October 29 Council Meeting

Recess until 6 pm.


Items left:

31 – Public Hearing: North Burnet Gateway Regulating Plan amendment

Special Called Meeting - 6 pm
by Steve Adler
Thu Oct 29, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: October 29 Council Meeting
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Re: October 29 Council Meeting

Recess until 2 pm
by Steve Adler
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: October 29 Council Meeting
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Re: October 29 Council Meeting

Back at noon for Citizen Communication.

Items left, can be taken up in any order.

Pulled Items:
20 – PARD Acquisition

Non-Consent items:
31 – Public Hearing: North Burnet Gateway Regulating Plan amendment

Zoning at 2 pm

Special Called Meeting - 6 pm
by Steve Adler
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: October 29 Council Meeting
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Re: October 29 Council Meeting

Items left for today. These can be taken up in any order. Pulled Items: 7 – agreement for Dougherty Arts Center 20 – PARD Acquisition Non-Consent items: 28 – Joint Inclusion Committee Bylaws 29 – ordinance relating Auditor authority 30 - Public Hearing: affordable housing, Residences at Howard Lane ...
by Steve Adler
Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: October 29 Council Meeting
Replies: 5
Views: 690

October 29 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan for the 10/29 Council Meeting. - In the morning, we will hear the 5 speakers signed up. Each speaker will get 3 minutes - Noon - Citizen Communication - 3 speakers are signed up and each will get 3 minutes - Lunch break after the Cit Com Speakers - 2 pm – we will...
by Steve Adler
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: October 15 Council Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 1106

Re: October 15 Council Meeting

These are the items Council has left to consider today. Council may take them up in any order. Items Pulled From consent: 21 –PARD purchase 71 – Budget amendment, ATD 72 – establish Business Preservation Fund 73 – program guidelines for Austin Childcare Provider Relief Grant 74 – program guidelines ...
by Steve Adler
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Items 74 and 75
Replies: 2
Views: 796

Re: Items 74 and 75

Colleagues,
Per our earlier discussion, here is added direction that connects Item 72 with Items 74 and 75:
http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 174304.pdf