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by Paige Ellis
Wed Jul 03, 2024 4:53 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Co-Sponsorship Request: Comprehensive Climate Implementation Program/Comprehensive Bond Package for 2026
Replies: 16
Views: 10461

Re: Co-Sponsorship Request: Comprehensive Climate Implementation Program/Comprehensive Bond Package for 2026

We certainly need a robust response to climate-related disasters, and I appreciate this Council’s intent to work on a bond which will protect our constituents moving forward and is also responsive to the impacts of previous damage. I want to thank CM Ryan Alter for his leadership when he identified ...
by Paige Ellis
Thu Apr 18, 2024 1:57 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Joint Housing & Planning/Mobility Committee Tues April 23rd
Replies: 2
Views: 5985

Joint Housing & Planning/Mobility Committee Tues April 23rd

On Tuesday, April 23rd at 1:00 pm, we are holding a joint meeting with the Housing & Planning and Mobility Committees. I welcome your participation as we discuss items related to land use including an item that covers: -Briefing regarding proposed amendments to City Code Title 25 (Land Developme...
by Paige Ellis
Mon Mar 25, 2024 3:18 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Urban Cultural & Music Festival- Fee Waivers
Replies: 5
Views: 10325

Re: Urban Cultural & Music Festival- Fee Waivers

CMs Harper-Madison and Vela -

Thank you for taking the lead on fee waivers for the Urban Cultural & Music Fest. I would like to be added as a cosponsor and contribute $500.

Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Mon Feb 12, 2024 4:16 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 2/15 - Item 25
Replies: 9
Views: 10158

Re: 2/15 - Item 25

Colleagues- I’m proud to be a cosponsor of this item and look forward to the conversation at tomorrow’s Work Session. I would also like to add in the Parks & Recreation Department’s Long Range Plan as another city plan to be included. Over the 2021 and 2023 winter storms, I have seen how parklan...
by Paige Ellis
Mon Jan 22, 2024 10:33 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Tuesday: Public Apology to Sexual Assault Survivors
Replies: 6
Views: 5382

Re: Tuesday: Public Apology to Sexual Assault Survivors

Colleagues,

I am planning to attend as well. I appreciate all the work we’ve done over these past years to ensure justice and closure for survivors of sexual assault. We must keep moving forward together.

Thank you,
Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Wed Jan 17, 2024 5:38 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Housing & Planning Committee
Replies: 2
Views: 3153

Re: Housing & Planning Committee

Chair Harper-Madison and Vice Chair Alter,

Thank you for bringing these important items to the Housing & Planning Committee. I will be participating remotely but look forward to the discussion and appreciate you carving out this time for these conversations.

Thank you,
CM Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Tue Dec 19, 2023 4:41 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 2024 Council Committee Appointments
Replies: 11
Views: 40853

Re: 2024 Council Committee Appointments

Mayor, thank you for initiating this conversation, and colleagues, thank you for chiming in. CM Fuentes, we will certainly miss your insights and contributions at the Mobility Committee, but I know CM Vela will do a great job, and I look forward to his participation. For my appointments, I wish to c...
by Paige Ellis
Thu Nov 30, 2023 8:36 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item #84 ASMP/Walk Bike Roll
Replies: 0
Views: 39896

Item #84 ASMP/Walk Bike Roll

Colleagues, I intend to bring these 2 motion sheets for Item #84 Walk Bike Roll. The first is on behalf of CM Ryan Alter regarding segments 27, 28, and 29 of the Urban Trails Plan: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/46-202311334082331.pdf And the 2nd is regarding a trail in District 8,...
by Paige Ellis
Sat Nov 11, 2023 9:32 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Officer Involved Shooting
Replies: 4
Views: 49619

Re: Officer Involved Shooting

Thank you for updating us on this tragic event, Mayor.

I echo CM Kelly’s sentiments and will keep the officers’ families and colleagues in my thoughts during this time.
by Paige Ellis
Mon Oct 16, 2023 10:59 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Discussing Item 40
Replies: 2
Views: 26516

Re: Discussing Item 40

Thank you, CM Velasquez, for pulling this item. I have also submitted questions I hope we can cover at tomorrow's Work Session regarding cost, design, timing, and source of funds. I look forward to having this discussion on the dais.

Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Wed Oct 04, 2023 3:32 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Office of Police Oversight Appointment
Replies: 2
Views: 21605

Re: Office of Police Oversight Appointment

I am also interested in getting an answer to the question my colleagues have posted. Many have been surprised by the pivot away from a national search, and I would also like to know how & why this decision was made. This has been a high-profile topic in our community for many years. Thank you, P...
by Paige Ellis
Thu Sep 28, 2023 11:00 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Mobility Committee at 1pm: I-35 Central resolution and Seaholm TIRZ
Replies: 1
Views: 13885

Mobility Committee at 1pm: I-35 Central resolution and Seaholm TIRZ

Colleagues- In today’s Mobility Committee we will be getting an update on the I-35 Capital Express Central project. In an effort to fully factor in regional emission reduction planning, I propose the committee send the following resolution to the full Council for consideration at a future meeting: h...
by Paige Ellis
Fri Aug 11, 2023 3:55 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Service Extension Request follow-up, Aug 31 agenda
Replies: 1
Views: 10427

Re: Service Extension Request follow-up, Aug 31 agenda

Thank you, CM Pool, for your & your team’s work on this topic. I look forward to seeing what staff can bring back as a recommendation.

MPT Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Mon Aug 07, 2023 6:34 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: FY24 Budget Priorities
Replies: 8
Views: 40840

Re: FY24 Budget Priorities

Colleagues- I'm looking forward to our work sessions tomorrow and Thursday regarding potential budget amendments. Here are the items I will propose, some of which are still pending Q&A responses from staff and may change: --- Ellis Amendment 1: eTOD Planning FTEs http://assets.austintexas.gov/au...
by Paige Ellis
Mon Jun 12, 2023 12:23 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Charter Review Commission
Replies: 1
Views: 8055

Re: Charter Review Commission

Thank you for your leadership on this, CM Alter. I have made my selection and will be appointing my commissioner at the 7/20 meeting.

Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Wed Jun 07, 2023 11:05 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 58, Fence Code Safety Improvements
Replies: 1
Views: 11482

Re: Item 58, Fence Code Safety Improvements

CM Pool-

Thank you for providing this background. This is the amendment I plan to bring tomorrow on this item: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 225138.pdf

I look forward to the discussion tomorrow.

Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Thu May 18, 2023 9:36 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 44 - Butler Trail V2
Replies: 0
Views: 9348

Item 44 - Butler Trail V2

Colleagues,

My Version 2 of Item #44 has been distributed by the agenda office.
http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 093239.pdf

Thanks,
MPT Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Mon May 01, 2023 12:40 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council Meeting Dates
Replies: 0
Views: 10215

Council Meeting Dates

Dear Colleagues, During this week’s work session, we are posted to discuss the 2023 Council meeting dates. At the end of 2022, when approving the 2023 calendar, CM Alison Alter flagged that Council may wish to revisit the meeting dates once the new dais was seated, especially with regards to the tim...
by Paige Ellis
Tue Apr 18, 2023 5:20 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Denver Declaration - Sign On
Replies: 5
Views: 22717

Re: Denver Declaration - Sign On

CM Pool -

Thank you for the invitation to sign onto this letter. Please ask them to add my name.

Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Wed Apr 05, 2023 7:59 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Invite to MobCom Light Rail Deep-Dive @ 1pm
Replies: 0
Views: 8593

Invite to MobCom Light Rail Deep-Dive @ 1pm

Colleagues, Tomorrow (Thursday) at 1pm in Council Chambers, the Mobility Committee will hold a deep-dive session on the Project Connect light rail core system options. Staff from ATP, Capital Metro, and the City will be participating, and we hope all of you will join us for this important discussion...
by Paige Ellis
Thu Mar 23, 2023 9:11 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Ellis Amendment to Item #84
Replies: 0
Views: 9171

Ellis Amendment to Item #84

Colleagues, Below is a small amendment I'd like to offer to Item 84, CM Ryan Alter's IFC regarding underground electric lines, which I hope will be accepted as friendly. The intent is to ensure we're considering our street tree goals, requirements, and opportunities as we think about where and how t...
by Paige Ellis
Thu Mar 02, 2023 11:42 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: eTOD Joint Meeting tomorrow @ 1pm
Replies: 2
Views: 10643

Re: eTOD Joint Meeting tomorrow @ 1pm

Colleagues, Ahead of today’s eTOD Joint Committee Meeting discussion, I wanted to share some documents that will be referenced by Paulette Gibbins (ULI). 1) Transit Oriented Development: Opportunities for Affordability and Access in Austin: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/62-2023030...
by Paige Ellis
Wed Feb 08, 2023 10:48 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council Meeting 2/9 Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 10271

Council Meeting 2/9 Schedule

Colleagues, Here is my proposed plan for the Council meeting tomorrow. Please note all times are estimated and that this may change, depending on the will of the dais and additional speaker sign-ups. At 10am, we will begin promptly. We currently have 75 speakers signed up to speak at 10am; each spea...
by Paige Ellis
Wed Feb 08, 2023 8:59 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Austin Energy Audit Resolution - February 9th, 2023, Council Meeting
Replies: 5
Views: 14876

Re: Austin Energy Audit Resolution - February 9th, 2023, Council Meeting

CM Kelly -

Thank you for bringing this item. I also agree with CM Ryan Alter’s sentiments on the scope of the audit and will support the item with his amendment if it accepted as friendly.

Thank you,
Paige Ellis
by Paige Ellis
Tue Feb 07, 2023 1:07 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Ice Storm Briefing & Work Session Follow-Up
Replies: 0
Views: 10234

Ice Storm Briefing & Work Session Follow-Up

Colleagues, Due to the A/V issues we encountered this morning, we do not intend to return to public session after executive session today. I will only go back out to adjourn the meeting after we finish our Executive Session items. If you had additional comments or questions regarding the Winter Weat...