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by Steve Adler
Thu May 19, 2022 9:34 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 12 Motion Sheet
Replies: 0
Views: 252

Item 12 Motion Sheet

I intend to leave item 12 on today's consent agenda, but as mentioned at Tuesday's work session, I am offering up this proposed motion to increase our choices of firms:

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 093131.pdf
by Steve Adler
Mon May 02, 2022 9:38 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 5/6 Item 67 - Corridor Discussion Item
Replies: 1
Views: 438

Re: 5/6 Item 67 - Corridor Discussion Item

CORRECTION: In the subject line, the meeting is on 5/5, not 5/6.
by Steve Adler
Mon May 02, 2022 9:34 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 5/6 Item 67 - Corridor Discussion Item
Replies: 1
Views: 438

5/6 Item 67 - Corridor Discussion Item

Colleagues, Re: Item 67, this item is on the agenda this week for discussion only. This is time for any of us to daylight any ideas, etc., and while I’m not sure any of us would be ready to do so, the opportunity is on the agenda just in case. There is not public participation in these discussion on...
by Steve Adler
Thu Apr 28, 2022 3:03 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Guaranteed income pilot additional direction
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Guaranteed income pilot additional direction

Colleagues, At our meeting last week, several of us expressed a desire for more direction or information on the guaranteed income pilot (item 21 on next week’s council agenda). I offered to make a first draft of such directions after talking with Chief Equity Officer Brion Oaks. Linked below are som...
by Steve Adler
Mon Apr 18, 2022 11:46 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Amendments to Item #33 Vertical Mixed Use
Replies: 5
Views: 3644

Re: Amendments to Item #33 Vertical Mixed Use

Thank you to CM Kitchen for your leadership on seeking greater affordability opportunities associated with VMU. Thank you to CM Vela for your amendments on compatibility and parking. I look forward to supporting an expansion of our density bonus programs and addressing compatibility to increase our ...
by Steve Adler
Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 42 Amendment
Replies: 0
Views: 657

Item 42 Amendment

Colleagues,
Thank you to CM Alter and fellow co-sponsors for bringing item 42. Please see below for an amendment to this item:
http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 112845.pdf
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by Steve Adler
Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:15 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 43 Amendment
Replies: 0
Views: 661

Item 43 Amendment

Colleagues, I want to thank CM Fuentes and co-sponsors for your leadership on bringing item 43 and all the related issues to the forefront for this open communication. This matter presents important issues reflecting important concerns of neighbors and brings back the trauma of what were undeniably ...
by Steve Adler
Wed Mar 23, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 57 - Updates
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

Re: Item 57 - Updates

Thank you, CM Tovo, for bringing your amendments. I hope you will see I’ve tried to address them in my Version 2 of Item 57, as set out below, except that I’ve tried to find language to address the “study” issue so I will be proposing a Version 3 with a change also as set out below: - DAOs – I agree...
by Steve Adler
Wed Mar 23, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: DACC - 3/24 - Items 13, 14, 34
Replies: 3
Views: 1364

DACC - 3/24 - Items 13, 14, 34

Colleagues,
Please see below for my motion regarding the Downtown Austin Community Court items on tomorrow's agenda.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 145042.pdf

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by Steve Adler
Tue Mar 22, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 57 - Updates
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

Item 57 - Updates

Colleagues:

I likely will be off the dais today until no later than 3pm. Should the Council discuss pulled items when I'm off the dais, I’m posting here an updated version of Item 57:

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 082851.pdf

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by Steve Adler
Tue Mar 15, 2022 11:05 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Lifeguards and Seasonal Employees IFC
Replies: 2
Views: 1353

Re: Lifeguards and Seasonal Employees IFC

CM Ellis,

Thank you for bringing this resolution. I’m eager too for our pools to open and would like to sign on as a co-sponsor to explore ways we can keep our pools open this season.

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by Steve Adler
Wed Mar 09, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/24/2022 Innovation IFC
Replies: 1
Views: 2567

Re: 3/24/2022 Innovation IFC

Thank you, CM Kelly, for bringing this resolution forward and inviting me to cosponsor. I am also bringing a resolution for the March 24th Council Meeting to explore how Austin can help create an environment that fosters creativity, diversity, and further innovation in blockchain technology. I have ...
by Steve Adler
Fri Mar 04, 2022 2:58 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Transgender Youth and Family Safety Day
Replies: 1
Views: 910

Transgender Youth and Family Safety Day

Colleagues, Please join me, Judge Brown, and advocates on Wednesday, March 9th at 9am on the front steps of City Hall. Judge Brown will be sharing the proclamation the commissioner’s court passed on Tuesday. I will be reading a proclamation on our behalf in support of trans youth, families, and the ...
by Steve Adler
Mon Feb 28, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 1, 2022 Work Session
Replies: 0
Views: 823

March 1, 2022 Work Session

Colleagues, So we might all be able to plan tomorrow, with general election voting, I suggest the following general order for the 3/1/22 Council Work Session: Begin with our joint COVID-19 presentation with the County, then: • Pulled items • City Council Discussion • Executive session + lunch • Brie...
by Steve Adler
Thu Feb 17, 2022 10:11 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 21 Added Direction
Replies: 0
Views: 1841

Item 21 Added Direction

Colleagues, I have asked that the following direction be distributed on item 21:

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 100953.pdf
by Steve Adler
Wed Feb 16, 2022 5:54 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: AW Questions and AW Audit Resolution
Replies: 2
Views: 2071

Re: AW Questions and AW Audit Resolution

Thank you colleagues for posting your questions here. I look forward to our conversation tomorrow. Again, this is a tremendous start to the work ahead. One question of mine that remains unanswered from Tuesday is what risk would there have been to the community HAD there been bacteria released in th...
by Steve Adler
Fri Feb 11, 2022 2:46 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Austin Water Special Called Request
Replies: 13
Views: 7579

Re: Austin Water Special Called Request

Thank you Council Members Ellis and Harper-Madison for initiating Tuesday’s special called meeting on the water boil and for helping to frame this conversation for the community and for the Council. I look forward to this conversation, subsequent meetings with the Austin Water Committee under Chair ...
by Steve Adler
Sun Feb 06, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Austin Water Special Called Request
Replies: 13
Views: 7579

Re: Austin Water Special Called Request

I understand the interest in a special session and the clerk can check council availability and the Manager can make sure he would be ready for any scheduled meeting. The Water Committee could also consider the matter. But we need not wait the minimum of three days necessary to call such a meeting. ...
by Steve Adler
Thu Feb 03, 2022 9:24 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: February 3, 2022 City Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 2586

Re: February 3, 2022 City Council Meeting

We plan to move forward with the meeting beginning at 12 pm. I suggest folks have lunch ahead of the meeting.
by Steve Adler
Wed Feb 02, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Items 39 & 40 Feb. 3 2022 meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 3402

Items 39 & 40 Feb. 3 2022 meeting

Colleagues: Attached are two draft amendments for Items 39 & 40, respectively, on the 2/3/22 agenda related to tenant rights and eviction notices. 39: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/60-20220202175908.pdf 40: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/60-20220202180152.pdf...
by Steve Adler
Wed Feb 02, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: February 3, 2022 City Council Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 2586

February 3, 2022 City Council Meeting

We will delay the start of our City Council Meeting tomorrow until 12 pm due to the anticipated weather. The Manager and I will meet before 10 am to determine if the meeting will be further delayed or canceled all together. Please check the message board for updates. If a member of Council does not ...
by Steve Adler
Mon Jan 31, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council committees and intergovernmental appointments
Replies: 11
Views: 7080

Re: Council committees and intergovernmental appointments

Colleagues, Using this bulletin board post thread, our conversation at work session last week, and consultation with some, here are my suggested chair and vice-chair appointments for Council Committees http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/FC-20220131192843.pdf and participation in interg...
by Steve Adler
Thu Jan 27, 2022 12:04 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item #53 Revised Resolution
Replies: 1
Views: 2168

Re: Item #53 Revised Resolution

Colleagues,
Thank you for bringing this resolution. Please see below for additional direction that I will be offering:
http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 115750.pdf

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by Steve Adler
Wed Jan 26, 2022 2:35 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 1/27/22 City Council Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 2324

1/27/22 City Council Meeting

Colleagues, Here is the general plan I recommend for the 1/27/22 Council Meeting. We have about 94 speakers signed up so far. The in-person speaker sign-up will remain open until 9:15 am tomorrow. - In the morning, we will hear from about 30 speakers at 2 minutes each. - Noon - Citizen Communication...
by Steve Adler
Wed Jan 19, 2022 10:26 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council committees and intergovernmental appointments
Replies: 11
Views: 7080

Council committees and intergovernmental appointments

Colleagues, By ordinance, at the first Work Session of the year, we have a discussion about council committees and intergovernmental appointments. Please come to the January 25, 2022 work session with your committee appointment interests. As a reminder, per Ordinance 20180510-019: - Council Members ...