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by Steve Adler
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council Committees 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Re: Council Committees 2020

Thank you Council Member Tovo.

For others, if you prefer to keep all your appointments the same, no need to respond. But if you would like any changes, please respond here.

-s
by Steve Adler
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council Committees 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Council Committees 2020

Colleagues, At the first Work Session of the year, we typically have a discussion about Council Committees and Intergovernmental Committees. I will be not able to attend the 1/21 Work Session, so we will post that discussion for the 2/4 Work Session instead. As a reminder, per Ordinance 20180510-019...
by Steve Adler
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/11 LDC 1st Reading
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Re: 12/11 LDC 1st Reading

Our colleagues are back. Let's re-convene.
by Steve Adler
Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/11 LDC 1st Reading
Replies: 1
Views: 644

12/11 LDC 1st Reading

Colleagues,

Posted below is an updated list of 2nd Group Amendments and Programmatic Items based on our actions yesterday. I believe we may be missing some updated items from Council Member Tovo she may bring this morning.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 94824.docx
by Steve Adler
Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: LDC Special Called Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 215

LDC Special Called Meeting

Colleagues,
We will plan to re-convene the meeting at 8pm this evening.
by Steve Adler
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: LDC 1st Reading 2nd Group of Amendments etc
Replies: 0
Views: 213

LDC 1st Reading 2nd Group of Amendments etc

Colleagues, Thank you all for the progress we have made thus far. We have compiled the amendments posted after Friday and other items we decided to move in to the second group, as well as those we discussed as being programmatic in the following document. Please let us know if we missed anything. ht...
by Steve Adler
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/09 LDC First Reading
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Re: 12/09 LDC First Reading

Colleagues, To facilitate today's work, I have posted below an updated version of staff's base motion document and included all amendments posted by Council Members. We have sorted the proposed amendments by the topic areas we have been using. http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/2D-2019...
by Steve Adler
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 12/09 LDC First Reading
Replies: 1
Views: 518

12/09 LDC First Reading

At Monday’s meeting: a. let’s see if we can handle the motel matter first and get that done… I’ve spoken with CM Tovo and there’s some statements that need to get into the record. b. on LDC: i. We’ll begin with the base motion… ii. We’ll then go thru each Council Member’s posted amendments, as if pr...
by Steve Adler
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: LDC Amendments / Direction
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Re: LDC Amendments / Direction

Below is a link to my proposed amendments, including one I may not end up bringing forward on Monday.
http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 53552.docx
by Steve Adler
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Land Development Code (“LDC”) Work Sessions, Hearings, and 1st Reading
Replies: 1
Views: 1283

Re: Land Development Code (“LDC”) Work Sessions, Hearings, and 1st Reading

Given that our meeting last night adjourned late in the evening, let’s move to 4 PM today the posting time for the proposed amendments we will take up first during 1st Reading of the Land Development Code.   Also, please see the message below just received from staff which includes the base motion d...
by Steve Adler
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: LDC Public Comment Process
Replies: 0
Views: 267

LDC Public Comment Process

Colleagues, Here is the info for the public comment process for Saturday and Monday. This info can also be found on the city's website here: http://austintexas.gov/event/city-council-public-hearing Saturday, December 7, 2019 – Council Public Hearing Speaker Time and Donation • Speaker sign up begins...
by Steve Adler
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Land Development Code (“LDC”) Work Sessions, Hearings, and 1st Reading
Replies: 1
Views: 1283

Land Development Code (“LDC”) Work Sessions, Hearings, and 1st Reading

Colleagues, I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family. I look forward to successful council and public engagement on the LDC this week and next, and this message board post is to suggest how we might proceed. Even with a first reading vote next week, there will sti...
by Steve Adler
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Potential Policy Direction for Land Development Code Rewrite
Replies: 1
Views: 1283

Potential Policy Direction for Land Development Code Rewrite

Colleagues, In advance of the staff’s planned November 25th release of a subsequent staff supplemental report, Council Member Alter and I would like to share some areas we hope staff will examine and consider adjusting. Several colleagues have noted some of the following issues during previous work ...
by Steve Adler
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Suggested format for 11/18 LDC Rewrite work session
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Suggested format for 11/18 LDC Rewrite work session

Colleagues, I am sure you would all join me in thanking city staff, the Planning Commission, and our community for their hard work to bring us to this point in the process to rewrite our land development code. The Council now has the opportunity to discuss the new draft code and formally consider ch...
by Steve Adler
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Re: Item 16
Replies: 0
Views: 640

Re: Item 16

Please know that we have not been able to reach an agreed resolution.
by Steve Adler
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Scope and Schedule for 1st Reading Action on draft Land Development Code revision
Replies: 4
Views: 1835

Re: Scope and Schedule for 1st Reading Action on draft Land Development Code revision

Councilmember Ellis, Thanks for your response on the scope and process for 1st reading of the new LDC. I would also support your proposed direction to the Manager at 1st reading to initiate a separate public process for the proposed SOS Ordinance amendments. I look forward to hearing from others on ...
by Steve Adler
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Scope and Schedule for 1st Reading Action on draft Land Development Code revision
Replies: 4
Views: 1835

Scope and Schedule for 1st Reading Action on draft Land Development Code revision

Colleagues, I wish to thank staff for their hard work in identifying a schedule for Council deliberations on the draft land development code revision that works with the Planning Commission timing and all our busy schedules. The draft schedule circulated by staff last week seems to work well for the...
by Steve Adler
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 29 proposed language
Replies: 5
Views: 1650

Re: Item 29 proposed language

Mayor Pro Tem, Council Member Kitchen and colleagues: I hope we pass an ordinance that contains some clarification of the endangerment and impeding provisions of existing law. It may be that the surest and best way to get there is to significantly simplify and pass a short substitute motion. Much ap...
by Steve Adler
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item #32
Replies: 0
Views: 698

Item #32

Colleagues, I appreciated the feedback during work session on item 32 and the opportunity to work with my co-sponsors on improving the language. The resolution has been revised to: - Remove direction to create a map - Add to our state legislative agenda - Ask for a cost estimate and proposal for an ...
by Steve Adler
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 29 proposed language
Replies: 5
Views: 1650

Item 29 proposed language

Colleagues,
Attached is a cleaned up version of the document I shared at today's work session.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 192427.pdf

Steve
by Steve Adler
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 311 Text Analysis
Replies: 0
Views: 744

311 Text Analysis

Colleagues,

Here is a document related to today's discussion at Work Session regarding 311 calls.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 110831.pdf

-s
by Steve Adler
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 2020 Council Meeting Calendar
Replies: 2
Views: 728

2020 Council Meeting Calendar

Colleagues, Under the draft 2020 Council Meeting Calendar (Item 10 on 10/17), I would miss two council meeting dates. 1/23 – I am unable to attend this meeting, but I do not propose changing the date of this meeting. 2/27 – I am also unable to attend the 2/27 meeting. I would like to propose moving ...
by Steve Adler
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: October 8th LDC work session
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: October 8th LDC work session

I’ll be real interested to learn how this process works. Seems the fairest thing to do given the constraints. I’m sorry I am missing this meeting.

-s