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by Lauren Hartnett
Sat Aug 08, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Harper-Madison Budget Amendments 1
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Harper-Madison Budget Amendments 2

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison: Colleagues, On the heels of our historic acknowledgement that racism is indeed a public health crisis, and our direction to the city manager to finally address it as such, we have a unique opportunity to truly and finally resolve the historic and continuous inequities...
by Lauren Hartnett
Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Harper-Madison Budget Amendments 1
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Harper-Madison Budget Amendments 1

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison: Colleagues, Here is the first round of modifications I believe would be helpful to make in our budget. Additional amendments will be forthcoming: NHM Rider 1 Invited Co-Sponsors: Alter, Casar, Flannigan Resources and departments currently held under APD can better ser...
by Lauren Hartnett
Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Institutional reform
Replies: 15
Views: 5165

Re: Institutional reform

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison:

Colleagues,

Version 2 of item 96 was posted as late back-up yesterday afternoon. After additional input from cosponsors and city legal, I will be moving Version 3 for adoption from the dais.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 132712.pdf
by Lauren Hartnett
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Institutional reform
Replies: 15
Views: 5165

Re: Institutional reform

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison: This past week, myself, my staff, and my esteemed colleagues have been working tirelessly to bring forward policy recommendations and direction that begin to combat the systemic iniquities of inaction, racism and white supremacy. One item my office is forwarding is re...
by Lauren Hartnett
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: SXSW Resilience Plan
Replies: 22
Views: 5896

Re: SXSW Resilience Plan

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison: I applaud CM Flannigan for his leadership on the original IFC and all contributors to its evolution as it has changed substantially. As a co-sponsor, I am comfortable with the trajectory the document and direction are taking. I agree with the sentiment expressed by MP...
by Lauren Hartnett
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: UPDATE: LDC Amendments
Replies: 7
Views: 3114

Re: UPDATE: LDC Amendments

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison, linked is the updated language for Harper-Madison Amendments 13, 15, 16:

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 175532.pdf
by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: UPDATE: LDC Amendments
Replies: 7
Views: 3114

Re: UPDATE: LDC Amendments

Council Member Harper-Madison intends to bring the following amendments:

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 115627.pdf

Additionally, CM Harper-Madison accepts CM Ellis's amendment to Harper-Madison 10.
by Lauren Hartnett
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Harper-Madison 2nd Reading Amendments
Replies: 1
Views: 1198

Re: Harper-Madison 2nd Reading Amendments

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison, here are amendments proposed for Traunch 2:

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 193314.pdf
by Lauren Hartnett
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Harper-Madison 2nd Reading Amendments
Replies: 1
Views: 1198

Harper-Madison 2nd Reading Amendments

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison, here are District 1's updated amendments and renumbered to better align with the 2nd reading process:
http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 180454.pdf
by Lauren Hartnett
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: LDC Draft 2 Amendments
Replies: 1
Views: 1119

Re: LDC Draft 2 Amendments

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison, second reading amendments are attached.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 165557.pdf
by Lauren Hartnett
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: TOVO LDC Amendments 12/6 12:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1974

Re: TOVO LDC Amendments 12/6 12:00 pm

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison:

After speaking with staff, I've added some language for definition consistency and simplified the proposed additional direction to Tovo #4: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 43742.docx

-Natasha
by Lauren Hartnett
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: TOVO LDC Amendments 12/6 12:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1974

Re: TOVO LDC Amendments 12/6 12:00 pm

On Behalf of Council Member Harper-Madison: I agree that policy that helps protect the housing available to Austin's renters is important, so in order to ensure existing missing middle and multi-family capacity is maintained I offer the following additional direction to Tovo #4: http://assets.austin...
by Lauren Hartnett
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: TOVO LDC Amendments 12/6 12:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1974

Re: TOVO LDC Amendments 12/6 12:00 pm

On Behalf of Council Member Harper-Madison: would like to offer the following additional direction to Tovo #4:
by Lauren Hartnett
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Harper-Madison Proposed LDC First Reading Amendments
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

Re: Harper-Madison Proposed LDC First Reading Amendments

On behalf of CM Madison: Colleagues, Here is the updated version of the proposed amendments I passed out this morning: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/37-20191209124238.pdf Note: this version does not reflect friendly amendments that were accepted on the dais. Thank you, Natasha
by Lauren Hartnett
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Harper-Madison Proposed LDC First Reading Amendments
Replies: 1
Views: 1079

Harper-Madison Proposed LDC First Reading Amendments

On behalf of Council Member Harper-Madison: Colleagues, I am very much looking forward to tomorrow’s public hearing and Monday’s discussion on the land development code rewrite. I know that all of our offices have put countless hours of genuinely hard work into this effort and these next few days re...
by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 66
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

Re: Item 66

by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 66
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

Item 66

On behalf of Council Member Harper-Madison: Colleagues, Attached is our proposed revised draft of the resolution that will be distributed on the dais tomorrow. We as a municipality have an excellent opportunity tomorrow to convert a tragic scenario into transformative action that makes Austin a beac...
by Lauren Hartnett
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Direction for potential Equity Overlay
Replies: 2
Views: 2076

Re: Direction for potential Equity Overlay

On behalf of Council Member Harper-Madison: Thank you MPT Garza. For too long, East Austin has borne the brunt of our city's rapid growth. That's why I think it's absolutely imperative that we consider any and every tool in the toolbox that could help us stop displacement and redistribute growth pre...
by Lauren Hartnett
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Potential Policy Direction for Land Development Code Rewrite
Replies: 1
Views: 2001

Re: Potential Policy Direction for Land Development Code Rewrite

On behalf of Council Member Harper-Madison: Thank you Mayor Adler and Council Member Alter for collecting these items for discussion. As I was under the weather on Monday morning, I appreciate the opportunity to add to the dialogue. RESIDENTIAL •Our new land development code (LDC) should support the...
by Lauren Hartnett
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Work Session Scheduling
Replies: 4
Views: 2448

Re: Work Session Scheduling

On behalf of Council Member Harper-Madison: Colleagues, I want to offer my gratitude to each of you for this dialogue. Confronting our homelessness crisis is one of our most urgent obligations as leaders of this community. Without resolving it, we can never claim to be an equitable city. At my most ...
by Lauren Hartnett
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Camping & Obstruction Ordinance; Homelessness Resolution
Replies: 5
Views: 8075

Re: Camping & Obstruction Ordinance; Homelessness Resolution

On behalf of Council Member Harper-Madison: Colleagues, Thank you, Mayor Pro Tem Garza for your thoughtful post and analysis of the proposed ordinance amendments. I share your concerns and appreciate your ability to succinctly and eloquently highlight points of concern. To expand upon what you have ...
by Lauren Hartnett
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Budget Adoption
Replies: 14
Views: 5204

Re: Budget Adoption

On behalf of Council Member Madison: Colleagues, I look forward to working with you all today to adopt a budget that reflects our priorities as a city. I'm cosponsoring several amendments including expanding the Out of School Time program in Districts 1 & 4, census funding, maintaining the Clean Com...