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by Steve Adler
Wed May 05, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 5/6 Council Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 68

5/6 Council Meeting

Colleagues,

Here is the general plan I recommend for the 5/6 Council Meeting. We have about 117 speakers signed up overall.

- In the morning, we will hear from about 78 speakers at 1 minute each.

- 2 pm – 39 zoning speakers at 2 minutes each

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by Steve Adler
Thu Apr 22, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 4/22 Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Re: 4/22 Council Meeting

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


Items Left:
3 + 5 - ABLE
18 – legal services agreement
20- Public Safety Budget
39- Density Bonus IFC
58 – Exec Session

2 pm – Zoning Speakers
Zoning Items
by Steve Adler
Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 4/22 Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 242

4/22 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 4/22 Council Meeting. We have about 54 speakers signed up overall. - In the morning, we will hear from about 20 speakers at 3 minute each. - Noon - Citizen Communication – 4 speakers at 3 min each. - Lunch break: after Cit Com Speakers - 2 pm ...
by Steve Adler
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 4/8 Recess timing
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Re: 4/8 Recess timing

We are about to reconvene

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by Steve Adler
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 4/8 Recess timing
Replies: 1
Views: 260

4/8 Recess timing

Staff needs a bit more more time.

So instead of coming back at 2:45, we will come back after staff has the updated info. They will email it out to everyone, then we will convene 5 minutes after that.

-s
by Steve Adler
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 4/8 Council Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 186

4/8 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 4/8 Council Meeting. We have about 41 speakers signed up overall. - In the morning, we will hear from about 32 speakers at 3 minute each. - Noon - Citizen Communication – 3 speakers at 3 min each. - Lunch break: after Cit Com Speakers - 2 pm –...
by Steve Adler
Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/25 Council Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: 3/25 Council Meeting

These are the items we have left for today. Council may take them up in any order Pulled items: 16 and 34 – Alley Vacation and FAR item (with #74 and #82) 37+117 – APD items (hear after 6 pm speakers ) 43 – park acquisition 67 – Tovo IFC – winter storm audit and review Non Consent: 73: Public Hearin...
by Steve Adler
Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/25 Council Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Re: 3/25 Council Meeting

These are the items we have left for today. Council may take them up in any order Pulled items: 16 and 34 – Alley Vacation and FAR item (with #74 and #82) 37+117 – APD items (hear after 6 pm speakers ) 39+40 – to hear after AHFC 43 – park acquisition 67 – Tovo IFC – winter storm audit and review Non...
by Steve Adler
Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 111 - Framework for American Rescue Plan
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Re: Item 111 - Framework for American Rescue Plan

Thank you, CM Alter, for your amendment. I appreciate that you raised this issue for the Council at our work session and I support including this language into the resolution. I have prepared a revised version of the IFC that includes this amendment as well as the suggested edits outlined at work se...
by Steve Adler
Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/25 - Item 66
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: 3/25 - Item 66

Here is a revised version of this amendment:
http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 091533.pdf
by Steve Adler
Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/25 - Item 66
Replies: 2
Views: 314

3/25 - Item 66

Colleagues, I would like to thank CM Fuentes for bringing item 66 for the Council’s consideration and for her co-sponsorship on item 111. After the recent memo and presentation at work session regarding the COVID spending framework, which highlighted that vaccine distribution costs are 100% covered ...
by Steve Adler
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/25 Council Meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 478

3/25 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 3/25 Council Meeting. We have about 150 speakers overall tomorrow. I think that due to the number of items we need to handle tomorrow, the meeting will extend to after dinner. Because we have 62 speakers signed up on items #27 and #117, we pla...
by Steve Adler
Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Special Called Meetings
Replies: 0
Views: 220

Special Called Meetings

Colleagues, Next week, we will have two Special Called Meetings. Tues, March 30, 9 am – We will have our regular Joint COVID Briefing with Travis County. Thurs, April 1, 10 am – As mentioned during Work Session today, we will have a Special Called meeting for the review, in Executive Session, off al...
by Steve Adler
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Joint COVID Briefings
Replies: 0
Views: 299

Joint COVID Briefings

Colleagues, We will not hold a joint COVID Briefing next week (3/16) - as we traditionally try not to hold Council meetings during the week of AISD’s Spring break. The County is also not meeting next week. Instead, we have asked Dr. Escott and Stephanie Hayden-Howard to provide an update in writing....
by Steve Adler
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Meetings for March 9
Replies: 0
Views: 331

Meetings for March 9

Colleagues, Next Tues, March 9, we will have our regular Joint COVID Briefing with Travis County at 9 am. There is also a Council Meeting posted for that same morning to continue the Exec Session items from last week. On that agenda, we have also posted the COVID update in case Council wants to cont...
by Steve Adler
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/4 Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: 3/4 Council Meeting

These are the items we have left for today. Council may take them up in any order. Pulled Items: • 40 – agreement for abortion access • 62- ATD Operating Budget • 68- Austin Convention Enterprises Non Consent: • 79: Public Hearing – enterprise zone projects • 80: Public Hearing – water rates • 83-86...
by Steve Adler
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/4 Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 463

3/4 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 3/4 Council Meeting. We have about 109 speakers signed up overall. - In the morning, we will hear from about 83 speakers at 1 minute each. - Noon - Citizen Communication – 10 speakers at 3 min each. - Lunch break: after Cit Com Speakers - 2 pm...
by Steve Adler
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 6 on 2/25
Replies: 6
Views: 932

Re: Item 6 on 2/25

Colleagues, In preparation for tomorrow’s Council meeting, I’m posting an amendment to this resolution that begins to list details for the City Manager to report back on. I encourage others to raise ideas or concerns here that can be included into the direction. http://assets.austintexas.gov/austinc...
by Steve Adler
Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 2/25 - Special Called Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 262

2/25 - Special Called Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 2/25 Special Called Council Meeting. We have 11 speakers signed up to speak. - Start with COVID Briefing - Then briefing on Severe weather event and ongoing recovery and relief efforts - If we have time before lunch, can start considering acti...
by Steve Adler
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 6 on 2/25
Replies: 6
Views: 932

Item 6 on 2/25

Colleagues, I asked the City Manager to include Item 6 on the Special Called Meeting so that all of us would have an opportunity to raise and include for consideration those ideas and issues that might help mitigate the disaster’s impacts on our residents. The item has broad posting language: "Appro...
by Steve Adler
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Special Called Meeting - 2/25
Replies: 0
Views: 369

Special Called Meeting - 2/25

Colleagues, As requested by the City Manager, a Special Called meeting will be posted for next Thursday, February 25 at 10 am. We will receive a briefing by staff on the weather related response and on COVID. There will also be items posted by staff regarding the emergency declaration and in relatio...
by Steve Adler
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 2/18 Council Meeting- Cancelled
Replies: 0
Views: 357

2/18 Council Meeting- Cancelled

The Thursday (2/18) Council Meeting has been cancelled. The City Manager indicated that staff needed to focus on the emergency issues in front of us. Even though we are not having a regular Council Meeting this week, it is clear that Council Members need up to date information about our current cris...
by Steve Adler
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 2/16 Work Session Cancelled
Replies: 0
Views: 378

2/16 Work Session Cancelled

The City Manager has closed the City, except for essential services, on February 16 and 17. Therefore, the February 16 Work Session has been cancelled.

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by Steve Adler
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Special Called Meeting Request
Replies: 12
Views: 2920

Re: Special Called Meeting Request

I am cancelling the special called meeting for tonight. It is apparent from the message board that there will not be the necessary eight affirmative votes in attendance tonight or available to approve the item to ensure an odd number of voting council members. I greatly appreciate the willingness an...
by Steve Adler
Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Special Called Meeting Request
Replies: 12
Views: 2920

Re: Special Called Meeting Request

Colleagues, Based on the message board responses, it does not appear that we have enough Council Members to hold the noticed meeting on Friday night. At least six members would be required to have the quorum necessary to convene a meeting and legal tells us that passing the proposed item would requi...