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Tick Tock: Austin City Council Meeting 4.23.2015

Monday, April 27, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Tick Tock is the sortable-by-item-number transcript of Monitor publisher Mike Kanin’s Twitter feed from Council day. Simply click on the item number to scroll to the corresponding. Votes are color-coded: Green for yeas, red for nays, et cetera. It’s embedded below.

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PointAustin 1

Thursday, April 23, 2015 11AM

checking in from #atxcouncil where CMs are still holding their Austin Energy committee meeting. #atxgov April 23, 2015 11:07 AM
checking in from #atxcouncil where CMs are still holding their Austin Energy committee meeting. #atxgov April 23, 2015 11:07 AM
#atxcouncil adjourns AE committee meeting. set to call council meeting to order, exec on large AE customer contracts looming. #atxgov April 23, 2015 11:10 AM
#atxcouncil called to order. heads to exec session on AE #atxgov April 23, 2015 11:11 AM

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12PM

#atxcouncil has returned from exec on AE to hear #CitCom, yr @austinmonitor team is headed to lunch. #atxgov April 23, 2015 12:04 PM

Thursday, April 23, 2015 1PM

some stirring on the dais. #atxcouncil looks set to return #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:38 PM
RT @LillyRockwell: Lots of taxi drivers at #atxcouncil meeting today. http://t.co/pqTFsHU2nJ April 23, 2015 01:52 PM
#atxcouncil returns. #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:53 PM
Item 4
#atxcouncil turns to item 4 #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:53 PM
4 is the conservation corps interlocal #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:54 PM
Item 32
n/m were going to item 32 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:55 PM
Item 33
item 33 too #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:55 PM
these are commercial paper bonds for AE #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:56 PM
staff: commercial paper = shortterm notes, less than a year #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:56 PM
interest rate on commercial paper is lower, also allows for flexible issuance (issue as the utility needs) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:57 PM
.@ellenforaustin has questions about amount of issuance, interest savings. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 01:58 PM

Thursday, April 23, 2015 2PM

.@ellenforaustin :what will $$ be used for? answer: capital projects utility has already paid for (reimbursement) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:00 PM
.@ellenforaustin :how much outstanding debt? staff: c. $4b backed by various items. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:01 PM
#atxcouncil passed those AE commercial paper bonds. yeas: 10 #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:12 PM
#atxcouncil passed those AE commercial paper bonds. yeas: 10 #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:12 PM
off the dais: 1 (CM Pool) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:12 PM
#atxcouncil moves along to items 29-31 #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:13 PM
29-31 are renewal of taxi cab franchises. it comes as cab drivers are pushing for coop #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:13 PM
background on the cab driver coop is here: http://t.co/n2KWEem5Bv #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:15 PM
members of #atxcouncil transpo committee suggest major changes to cab franchise agreements in committee. #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:15 PM
MPT @kathietovo adds her voice to call for significant amendments but notes challenge in timeframe #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:16 PM
MPT @kathietovo: need cab franchises that reflect current transpo picture. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:17 PM
remember all 3 cab franchise agreements are aligned in order to address issues at once. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:17 PM
MPT @kathietovo now pushing for one year extension for franchise agreements rather than 5 #atxcouncil #atxgov calls it placeholder April 23, 2015 02:18 PM
CM Kitchen seems to argue that one year extension could still be in play, but also that 5 year could be more workable? #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:19 PM
CM Zim brings in TNCs. do we regulate TNCs or drop regs on taxis? #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:20 PM
CM Zim likes 12 month extension. #atxcouncil #atxgov also brings in evolving tech April 23, 2015 02:20 PM
.@ellenforaustin also appears to favor 12 month extension. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:21 PM
CM Kitchen says that one year extension isnt equitable for all players #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:22 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Mayor Adler says #atxcouncil moving onto public testimony, to round of applause April 23, 2015 02:22 PM
RT @AndraCLim: CM Troxclair points to # of citizens at meeting to speak, says 5 years would send message #atxcouncil not listening to conce April 23, 2015 02:22 PM
.@sherigallod10: one year extension locks in current situation 4 a year, seems to think it would pass on all 3 readings? #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:24 PM
CM Kitchen: i dont want to wait a year to make changes. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:25 PM
first speaker urges passage of franchise extension as was planned. appears to rep a franchise. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:26 PM
first speaker urges passage of franchise extension as was planned. appears to rep a franchise. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:26 PM
1st speaker: process as-is allows for predicatbility w.r.t contracting, equipment purchases. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:27 PM
1st speaker gets behind CM Zim suggestion to align regs for cabs, TNCs #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:28 PM
MPT @kathietovo says that her amendment could re-address franchise agreements sooner than 1 year. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:30 PM
MPT @kathietovo asks 1st speaker (Austin Cab rep) concerns answer: performance measure for small, large fleets are same. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:31 PM
Austin Cab rep also says that push for driver coop shouldnt impact action on franchises #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:31 PM
.@mayorsteveadler :motion today simply a ppd, franchise agreements back after committee. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:32 PM
.@mayorsteveadler also says that public comment may be more effective when measure is back. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:32 PM
David Massmore pres of Cab org. running thru driver income numbers. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:33 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Taxi Driver Association pres says No. 1 concern is low income b/c of franchise fees paid to city #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 02:38 PM
drivers assn: dont be rushed. also okay w 1 year extension (MPT @kathietovo proposal) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:39 PM
CM Zim are cab drivers going to drive for Uber & Lyft. Assn rep: yup, some for more $$ #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:40 PM
assn rep: 138k trips lost to Uber #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:41 PM
.@ellenforaustin: how much does driver pay for permit? rep: depends. his co charges $408/week for lease #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:44 PM
rep: $315/week if you own car. takes 70 hours to turn profit. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:45 PM
$35 for drivers bond too, plus repairs (if any) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:47 PM
drivers also pay for gas, criminal bckgrnd check. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:47 PM
.@ellenforaustin getting timeline on franchise extensions down. CM Kitchen: 4.29 committee, 2nd reading 5.21, 3rd, 6.4 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:48 PM
.@ellenforaustin: is that enough time? Driver rep: thats pushing it a little bit. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:48 PM
Drivers rep: cars can only be cabs for 7 years in #atxgov. adds to costs. #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 02:50 PM
Drivers rep: cars can only be cabs for 7 years in #atxgov. adds to costs. #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 02:50 PM
drivers rep: $1750 (to drivers) to paint cars to match franchise color scheme. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:51 PM
drivers rep: its not easy…to etch out a meeting #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:51 PM
.@mayorsteveadler again underlines that there will be two more opportunities to testify about franchise extensions. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:53 PM
yikes meeting = living (2 tweets ago). #atxcouncil #atxgov #toomanymeetings? April 23, 2015 02:54 PM
MPT @kathietovo wants to take up driver issues along w franchises and TNCs. calls 4 ideas 4 permit direct 2 drivers #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:56 PM
CM Kitchen says mobility committee will consider direct to driver permits #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:56 PM
next speaker, a driver: impossible to make livable wage currently. calls for lease cap. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 02:59 PM

Thursday, April 23, 2015 3PM

driver testimony continues. next driver expresses surprise that #atxcouncil is listening to drivers. calls for coop #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:09 PM
Solomon Kassa of Lonestar Cab up. urges #atxcouncil to pass franchise extensions #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:11 PM
Kassa: we welcome any competition that improves service, but TNC comp is unfair–cabs dont cherry pick service #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:13 PM
Subhash Patel, driver, up. calls on #atxcouncil to please protect all drivers; concerned over unregulated companies. #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:16 PM
next driver says difference btwn cab comps, drivers is that cab comps never lose $$ #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:17 PM
to be clear (per @AndraCLim), Lonestar looking for 10 year extension #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:18 PM
driver says coop arguing fiscal benefits to #atxgov if coop approved. #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 03:19 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Driver: Cab companies will pay you $400 for permits. We’ll pay you $8,000 #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 03:20 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Driver: Are you for $6.6 million or $320,000? to #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 03:20 PM
$6.6m is what drivers say theyll pay #atxgov for permits. #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 03:20 PM
Yellow Cabs Ed Kargbo up. if situation so bad, why have so many people chosen to drive cabs for so long? #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:22 PM
Kargbo: we sell services to…small business owners argues (to some skepicsm from gallery) drivers see sig profit. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:23 PM
Kargbo: we sell services to…small business owners argues (to some skepicsm from gallery) drivers see sig profit. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:23 PM
Kargbo hits on ADA access to cabs (as he compares to not for TNCs) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:24 PM
Kargbo also suggests that cab franchises dont discriminate, again in comparison (by him) to TNCs #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:24 PM
Yellow Cab also wants franchise renewal for 10-years w current franchise limits. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:25 PM
.@mayorsteveadler suggests that no one on dais wants to renew franchises for 10 years. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:26 PM
#atxcouncil looking to vote on franchise extension on first reading (itll be back, as has been repeated repeatedly) #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:26 PM
CM @GregorioCasar: everybody in the room seems to agree we need to rethink ground transpo regs #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:27 PM
CM @GregorioCasar calls for reg framework for cabs, TNCs, and driver protections. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:28 PM
.@DGarzaforD2 puts up slide to illustrate her point that idea was simply to extend conversation. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:30 PM
#atxcouncil now calls on staff (Rob Spillar) to explain how ordinances work (how things change from 1st reading to 3rd) #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:32 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Garza: “I foresee this changing drastically a month from now” #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 03:32 PM
RT @AndraCLim: It appears #atxcouncil is considering on 1st reading extending cab franchises thru August for unspecified period April 23, 2015 03:36 PM
#atxcouncil passes 1st reading placeholder cab franchise extension yeas: 10 #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:37 PM
off the dais: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:38 PM
Item 4
#atxcouncil heads back to pick up item 4 #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:38 PM
4 is the Conversation Corps interlocal. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:38 PM
4 pulled by @oraatx1 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:38 PM
.@oraatx1 looking for impact on communities of diversity in conversation corps. #atxcouncil #atxgov calls for engagement there. April 23, 2015 03:40 PM
#atxgov staff says that some of @orraatx1 concerns are laid out in agreement w leadership austin. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:41 PM
conversation corps interlocal passes. yeas: 7 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:42 PM
conversation corps interlocal passes. yeas: 7 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:42 PM
off the dais: 4 (Casar, Kitchen, Tovo, Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:42 PM
Item 8
#atxcouncil moves along to item 8 #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:42 PM
8 is for a $68k piece of art for shelter art. pulled by @EllenforAustin who wonders if $$s might be spent on beds #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:43 PM
.@mayorsteveadler underscores importance of public art, @oraatx1 argues art is a way for folks to work truama #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:51 PM
.@oraatx1 moves to send art purchase to committee. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:56 PM
.@mayorsteveadler: help me to understand why… send art to committee #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:57 PM
.@orraatx1 wonders about timeline for art contract, how artist will interact w design of shelter. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:59 PM
.@oraatx1 calls on staff to bring art forward w more details, engagement outlay. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 03:59 PM

Thursday, April 23, 2015 4PM

.@SheriGalloD10 suggests that committee revist ordinance in committee, not just one art project. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:00 PM
.@ellenforaustin welcomes discussion of art project in economic opp community, may delay vote by 1 month. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:03 PM
broader issue of arts spending may also head to @EllenforAustin community. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:04 PM
CM @gregoriocasar will have item back to #atxcouncil on 5.21 #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:05 PM
8 will head to committee. yeas: 11 (unanimous) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:05 PM
Item 9
#atxcouncil moves to item 9 #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:06 PM
9 is for funding for the summer youth employment program. approval has been moved and seconded. CM Zim is against. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:06 PM
CM Zim wants more details about program. 9 passes anyway. yeas: 10 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:07 PM
nays: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:07 PM
Item 10
#atxcouncil moves quickly to pass item 10 #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:07 PM
10 is acceptance of grant funds from DFPS. passes unanimously yeas: 11 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:08 PM
10 is acceptance of grant funds from DFPS. passes unanimously yeas: 11 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:08 PM
Item 13
#atxcouncil moves along to item 13. #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:08 PM
13 is for HACA bonds that would, in part, finance dev at 5601 Springdale. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:09 PM
would be for $25m in bonds issued by HACA, not #atxgov #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 04:09 PM
CM Zim comparing HACA bonds to…Enron. seems to think some companies involved are shell companies? #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:10 PM
staff tells #atxcouncil that they have to have hearing to check box (my paraphase). seems to offend CM Zim #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:13 PM
CM Zim wants to know who is in each org that is involved in deal. staff explaining. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:13 PM
CM Zim homes in on question about what Ryan Co LLC is. answer: will be created on project funding. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:15 PM
CM Zim looking for costs to #atxgov. staff: there are none. #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 04:16 PM
.@oraatx1 explains what dev will be. notes this is not a new thing #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:18 PM
staff: bonds act as mortgage. no impact on city. property rev will pay debt. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:18 PM
as CM Zim reaches crescendo w concerns over what happens if/when deal goes bad, motion to end debate passes. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:21 PM
i *think* vote on HACA bonds passed. yeas: 9 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:21 PM
nays: 1 (CM Zim) abstain: 1 (@ellenforaustin) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:21 PM
Item 14
we move on to item 14 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:22 PM
this is for office lease for APD child protection team #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:22 PM
CM Zim has concerns over CPI inclusion in lease, doesnt think its typical #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:22 PM
staff: a lot of commercial leases do include CPI #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:23 PM
CM Zim says other commercial realtors suggest CPI is not normal. asks who should i believe? #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:23 PM
14 passes. yeas: 10 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:24 PM
14 passes. yeas: 10 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:24 PM
nays: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:24 PM
Item 13
#atxcouncil will reconsider item 13 to get appropriate language into record. #atxgov CM Zim voted against reconsider April 23, 2015 04:24 PM
13 approved (again) yeas: 9 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:25 PM
abstain: 1 (@ellenforaustin) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:25 PM
Item 16
#atxcouncil moves to item 16 #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:26 PM
.@SheriGalloD10 wants to move 16 (an onion creek buyout) to committee for broader policy discussion. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:27 PM
.@mayorsteveadler wonders if committee delay has a timing issue? word is that family would like it to move more quickly. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:28 PM
staff: family worried about health of resident, wants to complete another contract (sounds like purchase dependent) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:29 PM
could be 2 month delay #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:29 PM
MPT @kathietovo asks how long deal has been working. answer: 1.5, 2 years. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:29 PM
.@poolforaustin wonders if she and her colleagues could approve purchase today, in light of circumstance. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:30 PM
.@DGarzaforD2 hears familys concerns, notes Williamson Creek folks still waiting for policy. calls issue equity issue #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:31 PM
CM Zim, will other close homes be up for purchase in weeks and months ahead? #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:31 PM
staff: perhaps, but this one is special case, given age of resident. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:32 PM
CM Kitchen: why are we buying home? #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:32 PM
staff: not in flood plain, but home where water tends to pool. flooded five times. after 3rd quit fixing it up #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:33 PM
.@sherigallod10 again calls for broader policy discussion. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:35 PM
buyout referred to committee yeas: 11 (unanimous) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:37 PM
Item 19
#atxcouncil moves along to item 19 #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:37 PM
Item 19
#atxcouncil moves along to item 19 #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:37 PM
19 is purchasing item for street sweeper/sewer cleaner parts. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:37 PM
19 pulled by CM @SheriGalloD10. wondering about escalation in costs. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:38 PM
staff doesnt expect 2 spend full contract dollars. exceeds what was spent past 3 years, but allows needed flexibility #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:39 PM
19 passes. yeas: 8 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:41 PM
abstain: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:41 PM
off the dais: 2 (@ellenforaustin, MPT @kathietovo) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:42 PM
Item 22
#atxcouncil moves along to item 22 #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:42 PM
22 is for airport gate management software #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:43 PM
sounds like software would allow ABIA to take back management of gates. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:43 PM
increases efficiency, says staff. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:43 PM
CM Zim pulled 22. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:44 PM
CM Zim pulled to clarify purpose. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:44 PM
22 passes yeas: 11 (unanimous) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:44 PM
Item 25
#atxcouncil moves along to item 25. #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:45 PM
25 is for AWU custodial contract. CM Zim wonders why no minority bidders. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:46 PM
purchasing staff: #atxgov contacted minority-owned businesses for solicitation. #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 04:47 PM
CM Zim suggests that no minority participation is thanks to fact that bidders have been told no too many times. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:47 PM
purchasing staff: this is an ongoing concern. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:48 PM
CM Kitchen asks for criteria on determining goals for minority participation. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:51 PM
CM Kitchen asks for criteria on determining goals for minority participation. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:51 PM
AWU custodial contract passes. yeas: 9 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:54 PM
nays: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:54 PM
off the dais: 1 (@d10forgallo) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:54 PM
RT @PointAustin: @MKanin @SheriGalloD10 Not Onion Creek — far northwest, near 183 & Spicewood Springs. Five homes on a low-water street April 23, 2015 04:54 PM
PointAustin "@MKanin @SheriGalloD10 Not Onion Creek — far northwest, near 183 & Spicewood Springs. Five homes on a low-water street"
.@PointAustin that was my bad. thanks for the CX! #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:55 PM
Item 39
#atxcouncil moves along to item 39 #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:55 PM
39 was to pulled for speakers. sets public hearing for Aldrich 51. passes. yeas: 10 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:56 PM
off the dais: 1 (@sherigallod10) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:56 PM
#atxcouncil moves along Burnett Road project. #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:57 PM
CM @GregorioCasar moves for 300 units, 60 ft, increased affordability (i think) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:58 PM
Item 40
this is item 40 April 23, 2015 04:58 PM
CM @GregorioCasar arguing for use of density to impact affordability. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 04:59 PM

Thursday, April 23, 2015 5PM

CM @GregorioCasar concernedcd about cut-thru traffic w project, argues that Burnett road is a good place to put people #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:00 PM
CM @GregorioCasar notes commitment to work w NH on wider concerns. affordability is what I was sent here to work on #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:01 PM
.@oraatx1 worried that NH and dev couldnt find middle ground. also impact on Pillow Elementary #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:02 PM
.@oraatx1 wont support @GregorioCasar motion, disappointed that more middle gound wasnt found #atxcouncil #atxgov #imadearhyme! April 23, 2015 05:04 PM
CM @GregorioCasar motion includes 45 units at 80% MFI #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:05 PM
.@poolforaustin asking about CSV, how that might look on site. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:07 PM
staff: would allow VMU density bonus w affordable housing #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:07 PM
staff: would allow VMU density bonus w affordable housing #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:07 PM
FAR stays at 2:0 (current motion is 2.7) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:07 PM
V also mandates mixed use on ground floor #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:08 PM
its voluntary (like it has to be in Texas) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:08 PM
tcb "@MKanin CSV?"
.@tcb not sure about acronym, but see recent tweets for definition. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:09 PM
staff: CSV = re-notify (so another ppd) #atxcouncil #atxgov maybe 4 weeks, and another public hearing. April 23, 2015 05:10 PM
RT @ameseh: @MKanin @tcb Commercial Services, Vertical April 23, 2015 05:10 PM
.@poolforaustin moves for CSV, wants 60% MFI. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:11 PM
again, staff reminds #atxcouncil that they cant mandate affordability. #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:13 PM
tcb "@ameseh @MKanin Have you tried counting vehicle trips per day?"
.@tcb #besttweet #tweet-itzer April 23, 2015 05:14 PM
MPT @kathietovo notes that case could come directly back to #atxcouncil (no PC), could waive posting fee to dev #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:15 PM
MPT @kathietovo would support CSV #atxgov #atxcouncil April 23, 2015 05:15 PM
RT @TerrenceHenry: By 2040, nearly half of the highway miles in Austin could be tolled, via @KUT: http://t.co/sjN9I6J7GC #ATXTraffic http:/ April 23, 2015 05:16 PM
.@dgarzaford2 suggests CSV (and added retail) could increase traffic, against NH wishes…#atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:17 PM
.@sherigallod10 will support @GregorioCasar motion. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:18 PM
DanKeshet "@MKanin CS-V"
.@DanKeshet thx April 23, 2015 05:20 PM
.@d3forpio supports @GregorioCasar motion. urges NHA 2 use contact team n future. supports because he supports affd hsng #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:22 PM
.@ellenforaustin will support @GregorioCasar motion. i do not want to start this project all over again #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:22 PM
.@poolforaustin moves for CS-V, CM Kitchen seconds. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:23 PM
staff notes that CS-V could also exclude affordability w.out use of incentives (parking, density) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:23 PM
staff notes that CS-V could also exclude affordability w.out use of incentives (parking, density) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:23 PM
unclear right now whether dev would be ok w CS-V zoning. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:25 PM
.@poolforaustin says that NHA in question has no contact team, no neighborhood plan as of yet. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:28 PM
.@poolforaustin says her motion is best effort to help NH #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:29 PM
CM Kitchen would support CS-V #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:29 PM
CM Kitchen CS-V does not take anything away from dev #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:31 PM
CS-V fails. yeas: 5 (mayor, pool, kitchen, tovo, houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:32 PM
nays: 6 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:32 PM
MPT @kathietovo looking now for commerical design standards on conditional overlay #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:33 PM
city legal does not seem comfortable w idea. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:33 PM
MF-6 as proposed by @GregorioCasar passes: yeas: 7 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:34 PM
nays: 4 (Tovo, Pool, Kitchen, Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:34 PM
Item 54
#atxcouncil moves along to ppd item 54 #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:35 PM
Item 52
OOOPS thats item 52. 52 ppd yeas: 11 #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:35 PM
Item 46
#atxcouncil will now move to ppd item 46 #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:35 PM
46 is Decker Lake golf. it is ppd, yeas: 11 (unanimous) #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:36 PM
thatll do it for me for today. thanks all for following along. #atxcouncil #atxgov April 23, 2015 05:36 PM
DanKeshet "@MKanin So was this the 225 potential units or the 300?"
.@DanKeshet I believe 300 April 23, 2015 05:38 PM

Thursday, April 23, 2015 6PM

RT @lizpagano: We’re fixin’ to have an awesome @austinmonitor issue tomorrow. I mean, once I stop watching basketball and finish this story April 23, 2015 06:35 PM
lizpagano "We’re fixin’ to have an awesome @austinmonitor issue tomorrow. I mean, once I stop watching basketball and finish this story. Theoretically."
.@lizpagano @austinmonitor I mean, we always knew we’d have to compete w the Cavs… April 23, 2015 06:35 PM
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