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by Steve Adler
Tue Aug 03, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Homeless Strategy Office Budget
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Homeless Strategy Office Budget

Colleagues, As we look forward to our work sessions and final budget adoption next week, I look forward to working with each of you and with city staff on the many priorities that the Council has outlined. While this is a challenging budget cycle for many reasons, it is my hope and expectation that ...
by Steve Adler
Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 118 v2
Replies: 0
Views: 143

Item 118 v2

Colleagues, As I mentioned briefly at Tuesday’s work session, I have a small clarifying edit to item 118 which is a resolution that I have posted regarding the recent summit to address unsheltered homelessness. This resolution is important to allow staff the ability to work with public and private p...
by Steve Adler
Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 7/29 Council Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 160

7/29 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 7/29 Council Meeting. We have about 155 speakers signed up overall. In each batch, we will start with remote speakers then move to the in person speakers. - In the morning, we will hear from about 106 speakers at 1 minute each. - Noon - Citize...
by Steve Adler
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Today's Budget Public Hearing
Replies: 0
Views: 290

Today's Budget Public Hearing

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for today’s Public Hearing. We have about 70 speakers signed up overall, 46 virtual, 24 in person. We’ll take virtual speakers first, then the in-person speakers. The first 10 virtual speakers and the first 10 in-person speakers will be given 3 minute...
by Steve Adler
Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 6/10 Council Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 397

6/10 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 6/10 Council Meeting. We have about 96 speakers signed up overall. - In the morning, we will hear from about 69 speakers at 2 minute each. - Noon - Citizen Communication – 2 speakers at 3 min each. - Lunch break: after Cit Com Speakers - 2 pm ...
by Steve Adler
Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 6/7 Special Called Meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 1519

6/7 Special Called Meeting

Colleagues, As discussed during our meetings last week, there will be a special called meeting tomorrow (Monday, June 7th) to discuss homelessness, including encampments and American Rescue Plan Act funding. Please note that the start time of this meeting has changed to 2pm and we can expect that th...
by Steve Adler
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 6/3 Council Meeiting
Replies: 3
Views: 689

6/3 Council Meeiting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 6/3 Council Meeting. We have about 73 speakers signed up overall. - In the morning, we will hear from about 30 speakers at 3 minute each. - Noon - Citizen Communication – 10 speakers at 3 min each. - Lunch break: after Cit Com Speakers - 2 pm ...
by Steve Adler
Wed Jun 02, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Continuing our work session discussion on homelessness
Replies: 1
Views: 566

Continuing our work session discussion on homelessness

Colleagues, Our work session discussion yesterday regarding homelessness was productive, but it was apparent that we needed more time to discuss the topic. There was some discussion of holding a Special Called Meeting regarding ARPA funding (housing 3,000+ people) and our response to Prop B (emergen...
by Steve Adler
Wed May 19, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 5/20 Council Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 427

5/20 Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 5/20 Council Meeting. We have about 58 speakers signed up overall. - In the morning, we will hear from about 28 speakers at 3 minute each. - Noon - Citizen Communication – 5 speakers at 3 min each. - Lunch break: after Cit Com Speakers - 2 pm ...
by Steve Adler
Tue May 11, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Winter Storm Work Session tomorrow
Replies: 2
Views: 869

Re: Winter Storm Work Session tomorrow

Kathie: Thanks for your leadership and involving me on the resolution and today’s meeting to give council members the opportunity to possibly get answers to some questions today, but certainly to identify issues or questions we want the Manager to address in his after action report. The schedule you...
by Steve Adler
Thu May 06, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 5/6 Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Re: 5/6 Council Meeting

These are the items Council has left today. Council may take these up in any order.

Pulled Items:
2 – ARP funding
10 – Cadet Class
41 – IFC on eTOD
70 –IFC on sanctioned camping


Non-Consent:
49 – AHFC
52 – Exec Session

Zoning speakers at 2 pm

Zoning items
by Steve Adler
Wed May 05, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 5/6 Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 690

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

-s
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: 589

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: 589

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: 639

Re: 4/8 Recess timing

We are about to reconvene

-s
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: 639

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: 641

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: 917

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: 917

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: 743

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: 713

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: 713

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: 917

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: 631

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: 671

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....