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by Steve Adler
Thu Sep 02, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 48 - September 2, 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 290

Item 48 - September 2, 2021

Colleagues, Some important language that was agreed to in discussions with the Urban Renewal Board inadvertently was left out of the version of item 48 that we just passed. When we return to the dais, I will be asking for a motion to reconsider this item to quickly incorporate this language as a par...
by Steve Adler
Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Joint COVID Briefing for next week
Replies: 0
Views: 165

Joint COVID Briefing for next week

Colleagues, Due to the Labor Day holiday, staff does not plan to have a Joint COVID Meeting on Tuesday, September 7. Staff usually compiles the data on Mondays and this will give our staff this Labor Day holiday off. Instead, staff will issue a memo on Wednesday. If you have any questions that you w...
by Steve Adler
Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Work Session
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Work Session

Colleagues, Here are the items we have remaining today: Go into Exec for E5 and E4… D1: Council Meeting Procedures Pulled items (54, 60, 61 - can he heard together) - 11th and 12th St NCCD Go back to exec for E4, if not handled earlier…. (E1, E2, and E3 will wait until Thursday) No hard end time (do...
by Steve Adler
Wed Aug 25, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 108 - 8/26 Agenda
Replies: 0
Views: 405

Item 108 - 8/26 Agenda

Colleagues, I would like to thank CM Tovo for sponsoring item 108 on tomorrow’s agenda and am proud to co-sponsor this resolution along with CM Alter, CM Kitchen, and CM Renteria. I fully endorse the childcare vision set out in this document, but also want to make sure that, as we pursue that vision...
by Steve Adler
Tue Aug 24, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Joint COVID Briefing
Replies: 0
Views: 337

Joint COVID Briefing

Colleagues,

Just a reminder that for the Joint COVID Briefing, it works best if you join remotely. It can be from your City Hall office or elsewhere.

-s
by Steve Adler
Fri Aug 20, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council meetings this Fall
Replies: 0
Views: 606

Council meetings this Fall

Colleagues, As we plan for Council Meetings this fall, we are planning with the expectation that the current Opens Meetings Waiver from the State will expire on Sept 1. That means that starting with the September 2, 2021 Council meeting, all speakers will be in person. Council Members will still hav...
by Steve Adler
Wed Aug 11, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments
Replies: 43
Views: 7308

Re: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments

Colleagues, I am re-posting my amendments and riders below. Note that Amendment 2 contains revised figures provided by the budget office as a part of question #209. I have also noted in red-line format where there are changes in the amendment narrative. Additionally, as mentioned earlier in today’s ...
by Steve Adler
Fri Aug 06, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments
Replies: 43
Views: 7308

Re: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments

Please see below for three budget amendments and one budget rider. Adler Budget Amendment 1: Homeless Strategy Office Staffing http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/26-20210806164756.pdf Adler Budget Amendment 2: Vaccine Incentive http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/26-202108...
by Steve Adler
Fri Aug 06, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments
Replies: 43
Views: 7308

FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments

Colleagues, As we prepare for budget adoption next week (11th-13th, if needed), here is how I would anticipate managing the process during our meeting, subject to the will of the Council: - Please post draft budget amendments to the message board on this thread and submit to Bard Sinclair in the Bud...
by Steve Adler
Tue Aug 03, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Homeless Strategy Office Budget
Replies: 1
Views: 748

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: 573

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: 537

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: 681

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: 704

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: 2267

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: 1128

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: 844

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: 711

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: 1209

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: 958

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: 958

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: 828

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: 828

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: 902

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: 902

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