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by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: 3/25 Item 37
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Re: 3/25 Item 37

On behalf of MPT Harper-Madison:

Council Member Casar,

Thank you for posting these amendments. They each look favorable to me and I look forward to discussing them in greater detail on the dais at tomorrow’s meeting.

Kind Regards,
Natasha
by Lauren Hartnett
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Expanding Equitable Access to BOA
Replies: 0
Views: 611

Expanding Equitable Access to BOA

On behalf of MPT Harper-Madison: Colleagues, One of my favorite things about city government is the many avenues and opportunities it offers in the way of civic engagement. Our democracy is at its best and most equitable when it is powered by the full diversity of our kaleidoscopic community. In my ...
by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: David Chapel
Replies: 0
Views: 573

David Chapel

On behalf of MPT Harper-Madison and CM Tovo: Colleagues, Following up on the conversation we had in executive session yesterday, we thought it might be useful to provide some general information about David Chapel and its architect, John Saunders Chase, FAIA (1925-2012). Chase made significant contr...
by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 56
Replies: 1
Views: 555

Item 56

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison: CM Fuentes, Thank you for your resolution to help us address the ongoing challenge of mitigating flood risk in our city. In an effort to ensure affordability remains at the forefront of our comprehensive planning process, I am offering the below amendment to Item 56. ...
by Lauren Hartnett
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 13 - HealthSouth - Motion Sheet
Replies: 0
Views: 544

Item 13 - HealthSouth - Motion Sheet

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison: Colleagues, Tomorrow I intend to bring forward the below motion for Item 13. I think we have the makings of a great project before us, and I thank you all for your collaboration to help make it even better. I'm committed to ensuring we don't leave anything on the tabl...
by Lauren Hartnett
Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 97 - Heflin
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: Item 97 - Heflin

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison:

Updated motion sheet with slight revision from staff: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 170409.pdf
by Lauren Hartnett
Thu Dec 10, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 97 - Heflin
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Item 97 - Heflin

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison:

Colleagues,

Below is a motion sheet for a proposed conditional overlay to address remaining neighborhood concerns. It has been cleared with staff and legal.

http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincou ... 164300.pdf


Kind regards,
Natasha
by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 61
Replies: 2
Views: 1074

Re: Item 61

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison: Colleagues, Below is a proposed amendment to Item 61, offering the grace period compromise I presented during 2nd reading. It has been cleared with Staff and legal. http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/EA-20201209211046.docx Additionally, I would like to d...
by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Liability Reserve Fund Budget Rider
Replies: 0
Views: 1096

Liability Reserve Fund Budget Rider

On Behalf of CM Harper-Madison: Colleagues, I think the proposed liability reserve fund cap is a great step towards fiscal responsibility and accountability. But I appreciate that some of my colleagues have concerns about the details. So, I'd like to propose an alternative approach. I think we can a...
by Lauren Hartnett
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Base Motion for Community Reinvestments
Replies: 9
Views: 4258

Re: Base Motion for Community Reinvestments

On behalf of CM Harper-Madison: Thank you for your leadership, CM Casar, in helping us move forward with this truly collaborative process. I'm grateful that we were able to find what we needed for: -Desperately need full-time Epidemiology staff for APH: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilfor...
by Lauren Hartnett
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Harper-Madison Budget Amendments 1
Replies: 2
Views: 1908

Harper-Madison Budget Amendments 3

Colleagues, My final batch of amendments for your consideration: NHM Amendment 6: $400,000 to support services for formally incarcerated individuals Amendment form: http://assets.austintexas.gov/austincouncilforum/87-20200810165823.xlsx NHM Amendment 7: Increase Golf fees to reduce the Golf enterpri...
by Lauren Hartnett
Sat Aug 08, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Harper-Madison Budget Amendments 1
Replies: 2
Views: 1908

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: 2
Views: 1908

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: 11639

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: 11639

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: 13741

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: 5660

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: 5660

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: 2242

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: 2242

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: 2007

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: 4270

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: 4270

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: 4270

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: 1996

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