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by Vanessa Sarria
Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: April 27 Resiliency Policy Workshop
Replies: 0
Views: 4075

April 27 Resiliency Policy Workshop

Proposed Agenda Monday, April 27, 2015 9 am to 11 am City Council Chambers What is Resilience and why is it important? - Chief Sustainability Officer Lucia Athens & Chief Innovation Officer Kerry O’Connor How might we plan for disruptions? - Rebecca Ryan, Alliance for Innovation How might Extreme We...
by Vanessa Sarria
Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:30 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: April 20 Workforce Development Policy Workshop
Replies: 0
Views: 4063

April 20 Workforce Development Policy Workshop

Policy Workshop - Monday, April 20, 2015 Topic: Workforce Development 10 am to 12 pm 10:00 am Opening Remarks, Mayor Adler 10:05 am Overview - Sylnovia Holt-Rabb, the Assistant Director, City of Austin Economic Development Department, will describe the role of the City of Austin. - Alan Miller, Exec...
by Vanessa Sarria
Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Resolution amending City's Legislative Program, add HB1756
Replies: 1
Views: 5500

Resolution amending City's Legislative Program, add HB1756

The Mayor's Office is proposing to add the following resolution for consideration at the April 2 City Council meeting: Approve a resolution amending City’s Legislative Program for the 84th Legislature to support House Bill 1756 which makes technical corrections and adjustments to the state statute t...
by Vanessa Sarria
Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 30 Policy Workshops
Replies: 0
Views: 4315

March 30 Policy Workshops

Policy Workshop – Monday, March 30, 2015 Topic: Public Health and Healthcare Delivery 9:00 am – 11:00 am Austin City Council Chambers -How are public health and healthcare delivery services organized in our community? -What role do the City of Austin and other organizations play in the continuum of ...
by Vanessa Sarria
Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 23 Policy Workshops
Replies: 1
Views: 4849

Re: March 23 Policy Workshops

Revisions per Council Member Don Zimmerman What is the City’s approach to public safety service delivery? How does the City work with the County and other partners in delivering services? • Rey Arellano, Assistant City Manager • Roger Jefferies, Travis County Justice & Public Safety Executive What a...
by Vanessa Sarria
Wed Mar 18, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Proposal for Policy "Deep Dives"
Replies: 18
Views: 41944

Re: Revised Proposal for Policy "Deep Dives"

Revisions per Council Member Don Zimmerman What is the City’s approach to public safety service delivery? How does the City work with the County and other partners in delivering services? • Rey Arellano, Assistant City Manager • Roger Jefferies, Travis County Justice & Public Safety Executive What a...
by Vanessa Sarria
Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 23 Policy Workshops
Replies: 1
Views: 4849

March 23 Policy Workshops

Monday, March 23rd CITY RESPONSE TO CITIZEN REQUESTS FOR SERVICE (9 am to 11 am) What are the access points the public uses to apply for City services? From all of the customer calls and emails the City receives, what do they tell us about the services that citizens are calling about? How does the C...
by Vanessa Sarria
Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Revised Policy Workshop Schedule (as of 3/11/15) Thursday, Feb. 5 (COMPLETED) •Comprehensive Plan - Imagine Austin – 9 to 11 am •Housing (including land banking, bonds, Section 8 vouchers) – 12:30 to 2:30 pm Monday, Feb. 9 (COMPLETED) •Water (supply and business model over next ten to twenty years, ...
by Vanessa Sarria
Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 6 Policy Forums
Replies: 5
Views: 11403

Re: Friday, March 6 Policy Workshops

Clarification: There will be 2 policy workshops this Friday, March 6th at Austin City Hall, Council Chambers Policy Workshop on Economic Development - 9 am to 11 am Policy Workshop on Cost of Living and Quality of Life in Austin: Issues and Collaborative Strategies - 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Agenda for Po...
by Vanessa Sarria
Tue Mar 03, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 6 Policy Forums
Replies: 5
Views: 11403

Re: March 6 Policy Forums

Context: Describe the issues the department is tackling and working on, solutions and tools the department is using to address the issues, and future Council actions related to economic development. o City Staff: Rodney Gonzales, Deputy Director, Economic Development Department will be presenting in...
by Vanessa Sarria
Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 6 Policy Forums
Replies: 5
Views: 11403

March 6 Policy Forums

Topic: Economic Development (including incentives and innovation zone) Date: March 6th Time: 9:00am – 11:00am Context – Describe the issues the department is tackling and working on, solutions and tools the department is using to address the issues, and future Council actions related to economic dev...
by Vanessa Sarria
Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 2nd Policy Workshop - Resource Recovery, Austin Energy
Replies: 6
Views: 13857

Re: March 2nd Policy Workshop - Resource Recovery, Austin En

Council Member Troxclair requested Kaiba White, Public Citizen and Solar Austin. She will be replacing Chris Herbert and Tom "Smitty" Smith in the Other Voices section. There is a limit of 5 for "Other Voices".
by Vanessa Sarria
Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: March 2nd Policy Workshop - Resource Recovery, Austin Energy
Replies: 6
Views: 13857

March 2nd Policy Workshop - Resource Recovery, Austin Energy

These proposed agendas and speakers have not been finalized. Monday, March 2, 2015 Policy Workshop on Resource Recovery - 9 to 11 am at Austin City Hall, Council Chambers Context: How does the City manage Resource Recovery to maximize environmental and economic benefits? o Bob Gedert, Austin Resourc...
by Vanessa Sarria
Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Policy Workshop Schedule (updated 2/20/2015) Thursday, Feb. 5 (COMPLETED) · Comprehensive Plan - Imagine Austin – 9 to 11 am · Housing (including land banking, bonds, Section 8 vouchers) – 12:30 to 2:30 pm Monday, Feb. 9 (COMPLETED) · Water (supply and business model over next ten to twenty years, e...
by Vanessa Sarria
Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Feb. 23 Infrastructure/Capital Planning, CodeNEXT Workshops
Replies: 2
Views: 8313

Re: Feb. 23 Infrastructure/Capital Planning, CodeNEXT Worksh

Changes to Agendas Infrastructure and Capital Planning Policy Workshop - Feb. 23, 9 am to 11 am at Austin City Hall Council Chambers Context : What is the City’s role in creating and maintaining Austin’s built environment? How does the City plan for and implement these efforts? What is Council’s rol...
by Vanessa Sarria
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:52 am
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Feb. 23 Infrastructure/Capital Planning, CodeNEXT Workshops
Replies: 2
Views: 8313

Feb. 23 Infrastructure/Capital Planning, CodeNEXT Workshops

Here are proposed questions and speakers for the Monday Feb. 23 Policy Workshops: Infrastructure and Capital Planning (9 to 11 am at City Council Chambers) Recommendations from City staff: 1.Context - What is the City’s role in creating and maintaining Austin’s built environment? How does the City p...
by Vanessa Sarria
Wed Feb 18, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Final agendas and speakers for tomorrow: Policy Workshop – Thursday, February 19 Topic: Education Support 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Austin City Council Chambers Context – Susan Dawson, Executive Director, E3 - Big picture: What is the state of education in our community from pre-k through higher education?...
by Vanessa Sarria
Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Some additions to Parks and Open Space workshop. Other voices include: o Sharon Blythe, Advocate for Cemeteries o Matt Knifton, Texas Rowing o Harry Savio, Homebuilders Association o Thais Perkins, TreeFolks o Steven Zettner, RPS Technologies Some changes to the Education Support workshop: - What ab...
by Vanessa Sarria
Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Here are the updated proposed agendas for next week's policy workshops: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 9am to 11am at Austin City Hall *Watershed Protection, Environment and Endangered Species* Context: Victoria Li, Watershed Protection (and Willie Conrad, Austin Water) - What are opportunities to sus...
by Vanessa Sarria
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Thursday, Feb. 19th (Thursday), 12:30 to 2:30 pm NEIGHBORHOOD ISSUES (including Code Compliance, ADU's, short-term rentals, stealth dorms, parking, etc.) Proposed questions and panelists for policy workshop: •What do you see as Code’s role in your neighborhood? Barbara Scott—Colony Park Neighborhood...
by Vanessa Sarria
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Other recommendations received since post: - Suki Steinhauser or someone else who can represent the ancillary services that are so critical to schools (and are a way for the City to support schools) - PTA president to represent the parent voice such as Austin Council of PTA’s president - Student voi...
by Vanessa Sarria
Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Here is the proposed format for the education policy workshop from 9 to 11 am on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at City Hall (City Council Chambers). The workshop is intended to cover pre-k to higher education. Below are some recommended policy questions and suggested speakers. Please let us know if th...
by Vanessa Sarria
Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Re: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

Here are the panelists and other voices for Monday's Policy Workshops on Water and Transportation Water Policy Workshop from 9 to 11 am on Monday, Feb. 9 at City Hall (City Council Chambers) Context – Greg Meszaros, Director, Austin Water Utility - Big picture: How do we provide the city and region'...
by Vanessa Sarria
Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops
Replies: 13
Views: 26795

Revised Schedule for Policy Workshops

The first policy workshop (previously referred to as "deep dives") took place today, and we learned from it. Below are some proposed changes to ensure that the Council has time to process the abundance of information and dialogue. Recommendations are: - Limit policy workshops to 2 topics per day (ve...
by Vanessa Sarria
Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: City of Austin Council Message Board
Topic: Revised Proposal for Policy "Deep Dives"
Replies: 18
Views: 41944

Re: Revised Proposal for Policy "Deep Dives"

Monday, February 9th Topic 2 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm - Neighborhood Issues (including Code Compliance, ADU’s, short term rentals, occupancy limits, parking, etc.) Suggested policy questions and speakers by COA Code Department: • What do you see as Code’s role in your neighborhood? Barbara Scott—Colony P...