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by Louisa Brinsmade
Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

On behalf of Council Member Pool, I am posting the following notice about the proclamation event tomorrow morning. Hello colleagues, I am excited to present a proclamation in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month tomorrow morning, and I am extending an invitation to all of you to attend t...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Thu Aug 26, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 9, Ryan Drive redevelopment
Replies: 2
Views: 3113

Re: Item 9, Ryan Drive redevelopment

ON behalf of CM Pool, I am posting the final, approved motion sheet for the Ryan Drive redevelopment project:

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 111956.pdf

Thanks,
Louisa
by Louisa Brinsmade
Thu Aug 26, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 9, Ryan Drive redevelopment
Replies: 2
Views: 3113

Re: Item 9, Ryan Drive redevelopment

On behalf of CM Pool, I am posting the updated motion sheet with the amendment from CM Tovo regarding child care.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 110915.pdf

Thanks!
Louisa
by Louisa Brinsmade
Wed Aug 25, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: item 69, North Burnet Gateway Regulating Plan amendment
Replies: 0
Views: 4553

item 69, North Burnet Gateway Regulating Plan amendment

On behalf of CM Pool, I am posting an updated version of this ordinance - If anyone noticed, what was posted as Version 2 was in error. Version 3 is the correct version, and should be emailed shortly to Mayor and Council. Version 3 (clean): http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/FB-2021082...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Tue Aug 24, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 9, Ryan Drive redevelopment
Replies: 2
Views: 3113

Item 9, Ryan Drive redevelopment

On behalf of CM Pool Colleagues: I was pleased to be able to hear the staff presentation at today's work session, and to be able to lay out my motion sheet that re-affirms our community and City priorities for the redevelopment of this site. I am linking it below - please share any amendment languag...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Wed Aug 11, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments
Replies: 43
Views: 25795

Re: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments

On behalf of CM Pool, I am posting an revised budget amendment form with the $900,000 for Child Care at PARD recreation centers as one-time rather than ongoing as this funds temporary and part time employees for after school and summer time child care, and is scalable with the increasing need this s...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Wed Aug 11, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments
Replies: 43
Views: 25795

Re: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments

On behalf of CM Pool, I am posting final versions of her two budget amendments; edits have been made to the text, but there are no substantive changes. CM Pool #1: Essential Child Care at City Rec Centers Budget Amendment Sheet: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/1D-20210811121137.pdf ...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Fri Aug 06, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments
Replies: 43
Views: 25795

Re: FY2021-22 Budget Process and Amendments

On behalf of CM Pool: Council Member Pool offers the following two budget amendments, and thanks her co-sponsors for their support. Budget Amendment #1: Essential Child Care at City Rec Centers $900,000 ongoing General Fund dollars to increase access to after-school and summer time programs at PARD'...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Thu Aug 05, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: CM Pool - FY22 Budget Riders.
Replies: 1
Views: 2877

Re: CM Pool - FY22 Budget Riders.

On behalf of CM Pool, I am posting the updated Workforce First information sheet she referenced on the dais, with the additional amount to be funded through the Watershed Protection Department and the Drainage Utility Fee. The total new amount for FY22 from WPD towards this program is proposed to be...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Fri May 21, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Austin Energy Utility Oversight Committee upcoming meetings
Replies: 0
Views: 1437

Austin Energy Utility Oversight Committee upcoming meetings

On behalf of Chair Pool, I am posting a list of Austin Energy Utility Oversight Committee meeting dates for the remainder of 2021. At the previous committee meeting, she described her intention to move the AEUOC meetings to council work sessions at a 1:30pm “time certain” for ease of scheduling both...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Thu May 06, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item #70 on 5/6 Agenda - designated camping areas
Replies: 5
Views: 3710

Re: Item #70 on 5/6 Agenda - designated camping areas

On behalf of CM Pool: CM Tovo & colleagues: I would offer one amendment to the second to last "Be It Resolved" on Line 129 to include an exploration of funding sources and provision of social services from regional governmental entities. So, that sentence would read as follows: "N...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: CORRECTED MESSAGE BOARD POST ITEM 49 HEAL INITIATIVE FACT SHEET AND QUESTIONS/ANSWERS
Replies: 7
Views: 4996

Re: CORRECTED MESSAGE BOARD POST ITEM 49 HEAL INITIATIVE FACT SHEET AND QUESTIONS/ANSWERS

On behalf of CM Pool: My thanks to CM Kitchen for this expanded explanation of the HEAL initiative to describe how this program will advance our work to address and end homelessness. I look forward to our discussions and to hearing from the community on Thursday; I am also grateful to our Homeless S...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 2021 Council Meeting Calendar
Replies: 2
Views: 2498

Re: 2021 Council Meeting Calendar

On behalf of CM Pool:


Just a quick note to amend the direction of my thanks to the Agenda Office for assembling the calendar.

Leslie
by Louisa Brinsmade
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: SAVES Funding Resolution
Replies: 5
Views: 4252

Re: SAVES Funding Resolution

On behalf of Council Member Pool: Colleagues, As I mentioned earlier this morning, I am bringing a few staff directions on Item 52, the SAVES funding. 1. I'd like us to have the option of using funds currently set aside for existing 380 agreements, so this is asking staff to identify how much is ava...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Save Austin's Vital Economic Sectors (“SAVES”)
Replies: 17
Views: 13074

Re: Save Austin's Vital Economic Sectors (“SAVES”)

On behalf of Council Member Pool: Colleagues, Thank you to those who have joined us in this effort and who have added their thoughts and amendments to the resolution; I look forward to a very positive discussion tomorrow. Following up on my post, I have crafted an amendment adding a few music and ar...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: CM Pool Budget Direction for Mounted & Interdiction K9
Replies: 0
Views: 1955

CM Pool Budget Direction for Mounted & Interdiction K9

On behalf of CM Pool, here is her budget rider related to APD's Mounted Unit and Interdiction K9 Unit: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 205753.pdf

Thank you,
Louisa
by Louisa Brinsmade
Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Immediate Reinvestment & Long Term Change plan [budget]
Replies: 22
Views: 23020

Re: Immediate Reinvestment & Long Term Change plan [budget]

On behalf of CM Pool: Colleagues, I am adjusting our Abortion Access budget amendment as Austin Public Health has already included $150,000 in ongoing funds for this program in their FY21 budget, which will allow me to reduce our request to $100,000 in one-time funds. The $100,000 is still needed to...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: CM Pool APD budget amendments
Replies: 1
Views: 3352

Re: CM Pool APD budget amendments

On behalf of Council Member Pool: Colleagues, I am posting this revised Workforce First budget amendment info sheet that includes a reduced request because Austin Resource Recovery has increased their funding contribution. Also, I neglected to note in the first posting that Council Member Alter is a...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Tue May 05, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Community Resilience Initiative – Item 22
Replies: 5
Views: 5821

Community Resilience Initiative – Item 22

Colleagues: On May 7, we are introducing an initiative to build more a more resilient Austin, so that our most vulnerable communities can recover more quickly and successfully from destabilizing and sometimes chronic shocks and stressors. Nothing has made this need clearer than the current COVID-19 ...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 30 Amendments
Replies: 0
Views: 3504

Item 30 Amendments

On behalf of CM Pool, here are the amendments vetted by city legal staff that she is suggesting for Item 30, embedded here and as a motion sheet: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/BE-20200409114427.pdf Due to time constraints, legal staff suggested we use the Motion Sheet format inste...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: LDC Second Reading Amendments
Replies: 2
Views: 3867

Re: LDC Second Reading Amendments

On behalf of Council Member Pool: Colleagues: Here are my amendments for second reading. I have noted where I am still working with staff on some of the language. I will try to firm that up before second reading. The text is below, and also in a pdf: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 2nd Reading of Land Development Code Rewrite
Replies: 2
Views: 5281

Re: 2nd Reading of Land Development Code Rewrite

On behalf of Council Member Pool, I am listing the topics she would like to discuss at Tuesday's LDC work session: 1. Housing capacity figures citywide and per council district, including the anticipated update to Cascadia's housing report, as requested in the Jan. 28 Housing & Planning Committe...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: CM Pool 2nd Set of LDC Amendments
Replies: 0
Views: 3398

CM Pool 2nd Set of LDC Amendments

On behalf of CM Pool... Additional amendments for second set. 8. Ensuring Protest Rights and Process for our Community Direction: A. AMENDMENT 1: RECOGNIZING PROTEST RIGHTS EXIST WITH COMPREHENSIVE REVISIONS. The City of Austin shall recognize and give full legal effect to property owners’ valid pet...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Pool LDC Policy Direction List
Replies: 0
Views: 3139

Pool LDC Policy Direction List

On behalf of Council Member Pool: Colleagues, I’ve listed here the amendments I will bring for your consideration at our meeting on Monday, with a link for more detail on supportive documents. My staff and I are finalizing the exact wording I will offer on Protest Rights, but I will be bringing spec...
by Louisa Brinsmade
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Budget Adoption
Replies: 14
Views: 14129

Re: Budget Adoption

On behalf of CM Pool, see the attached budget amendments for council consideration. Out of School Time Child Care Budget Amendment: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/EA-20190909141419.pdf CM Pool Revised Information Sheet: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/E8-2019090913...