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by Natasha Harper-Madison
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Menstrual Equity
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Menstrual Equity

Good evening colleagues. I want to thank those of you who are able to offer financial assistance to the menstrual equity item my staff and I are bringing forward with my Health and Human Services Committee colleagues, the Commission for Women and a myriad of other partners. I know that some of you a...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Mon Dec 28, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Mayor Pro Tem
Replies: 0
Views: 808

Mayor Pro Tem

Good afternoon colleagues, As someone who was born and raised in Austin, I’ve seen this city do more talking about its progressive values than putting them in action. Now that we have one million people living within our famous city limits, I see no better time than now to finally resolve the major ...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Thu Dec 10, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 30 Health South
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Item 30 Health South

Good morning colleagues, I indicated on Tuesday that I was open to postponing to this item. However, subsequent conversations with my colleagues and with staff have given me confidence that the best course of action is to go ahead and move forward now. I am prepared to approve this item today with a...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: HealthSouth - 1215 Red River and 616 East 12th St.
Replies: 3
Views: 1134

Re: HealthSouth - 1215 Red River and 616 East 12th St.

Councilmember Tovo, this is very thorough and greatly appreciated, the historic context is especially helpful. I look forward to continuing to work together on this development. District 1 is in desperate need of much of what you seek to accomplish in your direction/questions/amendments including af...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Supreme Court Justice RBG
Replies: 7
Views: 2143

Supreme Court Justice RBG

Colleagues, It is my intention to co-sponsor alongside MPT Garza the attached resolution to honor the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Her legacy of work in the areas of equality and social justice are unprecedented As the ACLU of Texas tries to coordinate a statewide effort to r...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Base Motion for Community Reinvestments
Replies: 9
Views: 2795

Re: Base Motion for Community Reinvestments

Colleagues, We are so fortunate that this process allows for some creativity and flexibility. I'm pleased to say that a collective effort has successfully found the resources to move forward with the much needed Records Management System update. The ability to capture accurate data is critical to th...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Immediate Reinvestment & Long Term Change plan [budget]
Replies: 22
Views: 11229

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

Colleagues, Forgive the double post! I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Mayor for his collaboration in developing this proposed Police Budget Rider that I've brought forward, I'm honored to have him as a co-sponsor. I look forward to discussing this proposal with you all next week. I...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Immediate Reinvestment & Long Term Change plan [budget]
Replies: 22
Views: 11229

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

Colleagues, I'm excited to see our commitments to re-imagining becoming a reality! The amount of thoughtful and considerate collaboration through this complex process has been a source of inspiration. Thanks to MPT Garza and CM Casar for the teamwork on this last push to put the puzzle together as w...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Special Called Executive Session re police matters this coming Friday or Tuesday
Replies: 8
Views: 4289

Re: Special Called Executive Session re police matters this coming Friday or Tuesday

I'm definitely available and look forward to this very important discussion at 3pm on Friday.

Natasha
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Workers rights strategies to save lives
Replies: 4
Views: 3491

Re: Workers rights strategies to save lives

Thanks to my colleague Council Member Casar for putting specific emphasis on these critical considerations for lower-wage earners who are under extreme economic pressure during the COVID-19 crisis. Regarding Sick Time, I absolutely echo your sentiment. In addition to the spaces where you intend init...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Investigation Results and Recommendations
Replies: 0
Views: 2417

Investigation Results and Recommendations

Good afternoon colleagues, First off, I want to start by recognizing the incredible work all of you and your staff are doing during these challenging times. I recognize that addressing COVID19 in our communities is all our primary focus now. Last Friday, we finally got our hands on the long-awaited ...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/26 Fee Waiver: Bangladesh Victory Day
Replies: 2
Views: 2015

Re: 3/26 Fee Waiver: Bangladesh Victory Day

Thanks for the reminder Marti and the D6 team. The D1 office would like to contribute $150.

Best,

Natasha
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Thu May 02, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Amendments to the LDC Draft for our May 2 meeting
Replies: 9
Views: 8339

Re: Amendments to the LDC Draft for our May 2 meeting

Good morning colleagues,

Attached you'll find proposed amendments for consideration during our LDC conversation this afternoon.

Kindly,

Natasha
http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 85749.docx
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Richard Overton Memorial Highway
Replies: 0
Views: 3493

Richard Overton Memorial Highway

Colleagues, I am excited to be proposing a resolution to support the renaming of a portion of Airport Blvd. I have asked Mayor Pro Tem Garza, Council Member Pool, and Council Member Casar to co-sponsor this resolution. The proposal would support the efforts of Senator Kirk Watson and Representative ...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council Committees and Planning Commission Members
Replies: 12
Views: 10879

Re: Council Committees and Planning Commission Members

God afternoon all, I am interested in serving on the follow Committees and Intergovernmental Entities where availabilities exist: Housing and Planning Committee Health and Human Services Judicial Committee Regional Affordability CAN Board of Directors Sobriety Center Wishing everyone a restful weeke...
by Natasha Harper-Madison
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Regional Affordability Committee
Replies: 2
Views: 3513

Re: Regional Affordability Committee

Mayor Protem Garza,

I'm very interested in this committee. Thanks for sharing.

CM Harper-Madison