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by Zo Qadri
Tue Jul 02, 2024 1:29 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Co-Sponsorship Request: Comprehensive Climate Implementation Program/Comprehensive Bond Package for 2026
Replies: 16
Views: 10582

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

Mayor, Thank you for your leadership. I believe that a comprehensive investment approach is key to combat climate change. I especially look forward to seeing how we can advance our multimodal mobility goals, particularly with Safe Streets Austin's CityLeap Initiative. Please add me as a co-sponsor. ...
by Zo Qadri
Wed May 15, 2024 1:40 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Austin-San Antonio Corridor Passenger Rail Letter (Signature Request)
Replies: 0
Views: 3561

Austin-San Antonio Corridor Passenger Rail Letter (Signature Request)

Colleagues, In case you had not seen it in the news, Travis County Judge Andy Brown has been meeting with Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai regarding passenger rail along the Austin to San Antonio corridor. Following these meetings, they appointed the Texas Passenger Rail Advisory Committee, to continu...
by Zo Qadri
Wed Apr 17, 2024 4:35 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 77: UNO/West Campus Resolution
Replies: 3
Views: 3968

Re: Item 77: UNO/West Campus Resolution

Colleagues - we have filed a Version 2 of our resolution as a result of additional feedback that we have received since filing. You can find the clean and redline versions linked below. We are clarifying possible exceptions needed for co-ops, adding the exploration of pocket parks and green infrastr...
by Zo Qadri
Wed Apr 17, 2024 4:32 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 77: UNO/West Campus Resolution
Replies: 3
Views: 3968

Re: Item 77: UNO/West Campus Resolution

Thank you CM Alter for your very kind remarks.

Best
Zo
by Zo Qadri
Tue Apr 16, 2024 2:29 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item 77: UNO/West Campus Resolution
Replies: 3
Views: 3968

Item 77: UNO/West Campus Resolution

Colleagues, I wanted to take some time to share more about something incredibly important to thousands of District 9 residents - Item 77, which I submitted for the addendum to the April 18th Council Meeting agenda. This resolution initiates amendments to the University Neighborhood Overlay (UNO) as ...
by Zo Qadri
Tue Mar 26, 2024 6:58 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: City Manager Search Update
Replies: 5
Views: 17710

Re: City Manager Search Update

Thank you, Mayor Watson, for sharing this public update. I am looking forward to working with our next City Manager, T.C. Broadnax, as we approach the challenges and opportunities our City presents. I would like to thank Sara Hensley for joining us for this lengthy and enlightening interview process...
by Zo Qadri
Wed Feb 22, 2023 3:13 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Item from Council 2/23/23
Replies: 4
Views: 11265

Re: Item from Council 2/23/23

Colleagues, I appreciate Council Member Ryan Alter’s proposed ordinance (Item 61) on our upcoming agenda that would keep in place the current APD pay and benefits should the current contract lapse. In order to encourage both the City and the Austin Police Association to continue working towards a pe...
by Zo Qadri
Mon Feb 06, 2023 2:01 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Emergency item to evaluate employment of City Manager
Replies: 2
Views: 3548

Re: Emergency item to evaluate employment of City Manager

Colleagues, Thank you for bringing forward this important discussion. Even though it’s been less than a month since I took the oath of office, I recognize that one of Council’s most important responsibilities is ensuring the highest level of transparency and accountability in the management of our c...
by Zo Qadri
Mon Feb 06, 2023 1:29 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Public Health Committee Update
Replies: 1
Views: 5843

Public Health Committee Update

All, I have spoken with CM Vela and he has agreed to come on the Public Health Committee and I will be rolling off this committee. Currently, I am serving on four committees and think it best that CM Vela, who is soon to be appointed to the Sobering Board, to be part of the Public Health Committee. ...
by Zo Qadri
Fri Feb 03, 2023 4:30 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Short-Term Extension of Police Contract
Replies: 7
Views: 14336

Re: Short-Term Extension of Police Contract

I appreciate Councilmember Vela for bringing this item forward. The one year extension is what I believe is best for all sides. It not only gives Austinites the opportunity to have their voices heard during a vote in May but also gives our officers stability and transparency as we work towards a con...
by Zo Qadri
Wed Jan 18, 2023 4:16 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Council Committees and Intergovernmental body appointments
Replies: 13
Views: 54370

Re: Council Committees and Intergovernmental body appointments

Colleagues, I would like to serve on the following Committees: Mobility Committee Public Safety Committee Housing and Planning Committee I would also like to serve on the following intergovernmental committees: Pecan Street Project Visit Austin Hate Crimes Task Force Sobering Center: I am currently ...