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TickTock: Austin City Council Meeting 6.18.15

Monday, June 22, 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.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.

ITEMS

Tick Tock

Participants:

MKanin 344
mattlargey 4
sunnysone95 3
BobbyLevinski 3
Aloha_Analytics 3
jenniferinc 2
bonitasarita 2
CadenaMitchell 1
AndraCLim 1
cubbie9000 1
PointAustin 1
PoolforAustin 1
eraycollins 1
LillyRockwell 1

Thursday, June 18, 2015 10AM

arrived at #atxcouncil just in time to see pulled items #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:21 AM
arrived at #atxcouncil just in time to see pulled items #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:21 AM
Item 2
#atxcouncil looking at ppd of item 2. this is deferred AE payments. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:22 AM
Item 2
#atxcouncil looking at ppd of item 2. this is deferred AE payments. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:22 AM
MPT @kathietovo calling for #atxcouncil to hear speakers today, make decision next week. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:23 AM
so 2 will be ppd. #Atxcouncil may hear in committee next week, then take action during official council meeting,. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:25 AM
pulled #atxcouncil items: 2, 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 29, 35, 39, 40, 43, 51, 59, 60 (w/drawn), 62, 64, 78, 83, 84 #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:31 AM
.@oraatx1 sporting an extra nameplate today. Ora: Omit Ridiculous Acronyms #atxcouncil #atxgov #accurate June 18, 2015 10:32 AM
#atxcouncil tangling w 110 item agenda. All Access @austinmonitor readers see TipSheet here: http://t.co/Q3l54bF7b0 #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:36 AM
.@mayorsteveadler addressing tax roll challenge. notes that new agreement has challenge headed to district court #atxcouncil #Atxgov June 18, 2015 10:37 AM
.@mayorsteveadler says no delay in certification of tax roll. suggests that challenge is cooperative effort. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:38 AM
so. tax roll challenge heads to court, allows appraiser to certify roll so everyone in region can budget. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:39 AM
hey folks @JoClifton78704 is tweeting the Pressley election hearing. give her a follow for the play-by-play! #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:41 AM
RT @JoClifton78704: Judge Dan Mills read all the petitions but not all exhibits. Says that’s not humanly possible. #d4contest June 18, 2015 10:42 AM
#atxcouncil members offering universal praise for legal staff, other area munis in tax challenge. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:43 AM
quick read: any change in appraisal values not likely this year. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:43 AM
#atxcouncil running through CM Zim, @oraatx1 abstentions, nos. #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 10:46 AM
#atxcouncil consent passes yeas: 11 (unanimous) w assorted nos and abstentions. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:49 AM
Item 7
#atxcouncil set to quickly dispatch w item 7, the drainage fee overhaul. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:50 AM
7 will be ppd to next week. #atxcouncil #atxgov yeas: 10 (unanimous) June 18, 2015 10:51 AM
oops that was 97! 97 ppd until next week off the dais: 1 (Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:51 AM
Item 96
#atxcouncil now talking ADUs #atxgov item 96 June 18, 2015 10:52 AM
.@gregoriocasar suggests #atxcouncil do first reading today. then move ahead w other votes in Aug #atxgov public hearing potential in aug. June 18, 2015 10:53 AM
.@gregoriocasar suggests #atxcouncil do first reading today. then move ahead w other votes in Aug #atxgov public hearing potential in aug. June 18, 2015 10:53 AM
n.m public hearing today. @GregorioCasar notes many speakers at committee, suggests limits on speaking today. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:54 AM
so thatll happen. but much later today #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:54 AM
.@d5kitchen moves to ppd all contracting items pulled by #atxcouncil (11). says todays agenda not workable. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:55 AM
.@D5kitchen also moves for hard #atxcouncil stop at midnigh #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:55 AM
should note here that i learned last night that the average agenda length for last #atxcouncil was about 87. todays is 110. #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:56 AM
.@mayorsteveadler also notes that meeting next Tuesday is set to handle overflow. but staff non-plused. #atxcouncil #atxgov #time? June 18, 2015 10:57 AM
some of these purchasing items appear set to move until august. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:58 AM
.@poolforaustin drills right to the issue: notes that most purchasing items belong on consent agenda. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 10:59 AM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 11AM

MPT @kathietovo notes unusual brevity of early 10-1 #atxcouncil agendas, notes early lack of purchasing items on those agendas #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:00 AM
MPT @kathietovo pushing for 1 week delay 4 AE contract. @d3forpio expressing concerns about overloading AE comm agenda #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:01 AM
Item 59
item 59 (that AE purchasing item) ppd until next week, as @sherigallod10 notes growing burden on AE Agenda. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:02 AM
.@sherigallod10, who cops to pulling many purchasing items. addressing push back shes hearing from colleagues. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:03 AM
.@sherigallod10 puts it on lack of time for review of purchasing (and thus staff) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:04 AM
real interesting moment here on what to-date has been deliberate #atxcouncil review of purchasing items. some fracturing on that #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:05 AM
.@gregoriocasar does MPT @kathietovo one better, ready to move approval on all purchasing now. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:05 AM
CM Zim wants to go through everything. he also wants to forward any non-spends to next years budget. #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 11:06 AM
okay. so 10, 12, 14, 16, 40 will be approved w.out discussion #atxcouncil #atxgov #chippingaway June 18, 2015 11:07 AM
just to recap: majority will of #atxcouncil pushed five purchasing items back to consent. very interesting political moment here. #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:12 AM
MPT @kathietovo pushing for more. at some point were going to have to make a decision #atxcouncil #atxgov #inanutshell June 18, 2015 11:13 AM
MPT @kathietovo pushing for more. at some point were going to have to make a decision #atxcouncil #atxgov #inanutshell June 18, 2015 11:13 AM
.@poolforaustin: the amount of time that we keep staff in chambers directly impacts ability to answer our questions. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:15 AM
.@mayorsteveadler & @d5kitchen into back & forth about how long today will be. end result is delay of 18, 29, 35,39 ppd #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:18 AM
meanwhile, #atxcouncil has gone on for an hour about dispatching w various items, postponements. #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:18 AM
and @d5kitchen motion to hard stop #atxcouncil meeting at midnight passes. #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:18 AM
Item 14
speaker on item 14 (approved on consent already) calls on #atxcouncil to undue AE contract award based on ?s on bid. #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:22 AM
CM Zim asks for info. #atxcouncil moves to reconsider. staff set to explain. #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:23 AM
staff disagrees w speaker claim that her firm is lowest bidder. @PoolforAustin asks: appeal process? #atxcouncil #atxgov staff: yup June 18, 2015 11:25 AM
staff: material pitched as part of speakers bid was not what AE was looking for here. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:27 AM
CM Zim pushes on apparent disparity in attachments provided to speaker. @d5kitchen calls for reconsider, ppd to tuesday. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:29 AM
passes: yeas: 7 nays: 3 (Tovo, Renteria, missed one) off the dais: 1 (Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov itll be back tuesday. June 18, 2015 11:30 AM
AndraCLim "#atxcouncil votes to postpone 14 to next week after losing bidder testifies. Pool, Tovo, Renteria vote against"
ah @PoolforAustin was the other no RT @AndraCLim: #atxcouncil votes to postpone 14…Pool, Tovo, Renteria vote against June 18, 2015 11:31 AM
Item 18
#atxcouncil picks up item 18, downtown wayfinding project. #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:31 AM
DAA rep up to urge passage. calls system vital to downtown. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:32 AM
DAA rep: wayfinding paid for by parking revenue, critical 2 dntwn nav. #atxcouncil #atxgov honor citys commitment to seeing this through June 18, 2015 11:33 AM
.@dankeshet up now, on behalf dwntn NAA: people have trouble finding parking dwntn. this…include(s) system to help #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:35 AM
18 headed for a hearing tuesday. @mayorsteveadler will support no public comment when it does, given todays testimony. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:36 AM
#atxcouncil will now set public hearings for items 87, 88, 89. yeas: 10 off the dais: 1 (Houston) #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:37 AM
Item 94
.@gregoriocasar pitches extending interim concrete ordinance (item 94) for 90 days. wants to do that now. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:38 AM
staff also needs some time to work on this. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:39 AM
staff also needs some time to work on this. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:39 AM
#atxcouncil seems set to vote to extend interim ordinance, ppd permanent rules. #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:39 AM
.@gregoriocasar notes that hes heard a lot of conflicting information about when concrete pours are happening. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:42 AM
extension passes yeas: 10 (unanimous) off the dais: 1 (Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:42 AM
#atxcouncil moves along to briefing on living wage…w 15 mins to go until #citcom #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:43 AM
seems this briefing wont be a long one. @mayorsteveadler says not longer than 20 mins #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:44 AM
seems living wage stakeholder group used existing system to get on #atxcouncil agenda. thanks CMs for that opportunity #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:44 AM
Aloha_Analytics "@MKanin why was it on the frickin’ agenda! I agree with @D5Kitchen and @MayorSteveAdler about the impropriety of this 110 item agenda."
@Aloha_Analytics impropriety or no, theyve got to get some of this stuff done. otherwise, we will see 200 item agendas June 18, 2015 11:45 AM
AFSCME rep: cites loopholes in living wage (incl subcontractor work around) & wage compression w current model. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:49 AM
Aloha_Analytics "@MKanin a lot of these purchase items CM Ott just came up with recently to spend the $26.9M surplus, don’t have to be done in a hurry at all"
probably wasting a tweet here, but you did see this, right @Aloha_Analytics: http://t.co/GQYGjvWHSu June 18, 2015 11:53 AM
.@workersdefense rep Emily Timm calling for gradual rise in #atxgov wage to $16.83 over time #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 11:54 AM
reps anote that $16.83 (by FY20) wont be living wage (not enough) in 2020. well be chasing…well past (that date) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 11:58 AM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12PM

.@dgarzaford2: living wage is really an affordability issue reminds that budget cutting doesnt always mean affdbility #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 12:01 PM
CM Zim: calls living wage a frustrating exercise. says basic needs are not definable, thus cant calculate living wage. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 12:01 PM
briefing concludes. #atxcouncil will move along to #citcom. #atxgov June 18, 2015 12:05 PM
sounds like no exec today. but yes lunch break. @mayorsteveadler wants to skip this in future. #atxcouncil #atxgov #goodwaytopissoffthemedia June 18, 2015 12:08 PM
and so yr @austinmonitor team heads for lunch #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 12:08 PM
bonitasarita "@MKanin you still at lunch? some “interesting” citizen communication happening now"
@bonitasarita dang it. What did I miss? And does it have anything to do w chemtrails? June 18, 2015 12:42 PM
bonitasarita "@MKanin spoiler alert: Obama is Kenyan"
@bonitasarita sigh. That’s about par for this portion of the day. June 18, 2015 12:44 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 1PM

Item 2
#atxcouncil is back and taking #citcom on item 2 (AEs deferred payment program) #atxgov June 18, 2015 01:44 PM
Item 2
#atxcouncil is back and taking #citcom on item 2 (AEs deferred payment program) #atxgov June 18, 2015 01:44 PM
this item is also set to be ppd until next week. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 01:45 PM
a bit of background here: AE bad debt (uncollectable rate charges) is rising. GM Weis puts that on CAP program changes. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 01:51 PM
more on that here: http://t.co/7V9Wq2qPBI #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 01:51 PM
Aloha_Analytics "@MKanin testimony?, #citcom is at noon?"
@Aloha_Analytics ah, #citcom on 2 not gen #citcom. ill differentiate from now on June 18, 2015 01:57 PM
Item 7
2 is ppd. #atxcouncil moves along to item 7. this is the vacant position savings item from @EllenforAustin #atxgov June 18, 2015 01:58 PM
legal is huddling about language. there had some difficulties w this last week. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 01:59 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 2PM

looks like @EllenforAustin resolution cuts 5 total positions vacant for an extended period of time. #atxgov called for 1 #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:00 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Troxclair proposing to scrap 5 vacant positions: 3 in public works, 1 in real estate office, 1 in building services #atxcoun June 18, 2015 02:01 PM
well all remember that #atxcouncil added more than 5 staff to its offices as one of its first moves. all CMs voted for that #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:03 PM
Real Estate services head arguing the need for position in her office given prep for her approaching retirement #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:04 PM
.@mayorsteveadler asks #atxgov where any savings might go. staff: could be used to balance next years budget. #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:06 PM
five positions on the block here may be thanks to the fact that last #atxcouncil did much of this already. http://t.co/i7bHXXkA9q #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:08 PM
.@mayorsteveadler wonders intent of resolution. @EllenforAustin: dissolve, send to ending fund balance. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:10 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Kitchen says 3 positions were not supposed to be filled and are going to be moved to another dept #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:11 PM
yr @austinmonitor is considering establishing a Jerry Rusthoven award for saintly patience. Ed Van Eenoo is a candidate. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:13 PM
RT @AndraCLim: City official: Staff are OK with eliminating 3 of 5 positions. Staff want to keep the other two #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:17 PM
cubbie9000 "@lizpagano @MKanin @JerryRusthoven Prudent."
@cubbie9000 @lizpagano @jerryrusthoven truth June 18, 2015 02:19 PM
HR head,now ACM Washington notes that RES position had been in the works, part of succession plan for Rizer retirement. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:20 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Lauraine Rizer said she’s aiming to fill the vacant real estate position by August #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:20 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Lauraine Rizer said she’s aiming to fill the vacant real estate position by August #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:20 PM
Washington notes that scrutiny of #atxgov mgmt growth kept city from moving on RES position. #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:22 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Casar: If we were to freeze a position for this fiscal year, does that have any real impact? Staff: not really #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:24 PM
#atxcouncil strikes RES position from list. down to 1, 3, 4, & 5. #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:25 PM
.@ellenforaustin suggests cutting 1, 4, 5; freeze 3. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:27 PM
CM Zim objects. pushing to dissolve all. says #atxgov is ready to up staffing asks. #atxcouncil #zimcity June 18, 2015 02:28 PM
.@poolforaustin asks about time it takes to defend positions. suggests that effort is sizable to justify new position #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:35 PM
CM Zim says hes trying to get the cost of govt down. wants to find 10s of millions in savings. #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 02:37 PM
#atxcouncil moves pos 3 to freeze. passes yeas: 10 nays: 1 (CM Zim) #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 02:40 PM
Van Eenoo tries to make joke about making a friendly amendment. laughs: 10 apparent righteous anger: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:41 PM
.@dgarzaford2 concerned about going down this road…nitpicking these positions of our staff. i just cant support that #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:42 PM
.@Dgarzaford2 w #GoT reference. doesnt want staff to feel like plebes in front of #atxcouncil playing roles as royals #atxgov #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:43 PM
vacancy work passes yeas: 10 #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:49 PM
nays: 1 (@dgarzaford2) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:49 PM
Item 43
#atxcouncil moves along to item 43. #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:49 PM
jenniferinc "@MKanin Is she arguing for staff to be there more than they already are, or less?"
@jenniferinc less. but by like 5. out of like 12k June 18, 2015 02:51 PM
43 is a social service contract w Council on At-Risk Youth. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:51 PM
MPT @kathietovo wondering if CARY is the best approach to impact youth issues. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:53 PM
jenniferinc "@MKanin ???"
@jenniferinc ooooooooh. that. not arguing for either, just pointing out that it take a while June 18, 2015 02:54 PM
MPT pushes: is juvenile justice the best use of this $$? #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:55 PM
MPT pushes: is juvenile justice the best use of this $$? #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:55 PM
staff: juvenile justice came out as recomendation. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 02:56 PM
MPT @kathietovo will support CARY item, but calls on #atxgov to look at other programs–wants APD to fund CARY. #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 02:57 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 3PM

.@oraatx1 asks for demos on folks that work for CARY. calls it a question of cultural competancy #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:01 PM
APD says contract is crucial. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:03 PM
BobbyLevinski "@MKanin That was a 10-2 vote. Tovo and Garza voted against the additional council staff positions"
@BobbyLevinski 9-2? @mayorsteveadler called it 10-1, i think… June 18, 2015 03:03 PM
and @gregoriocasar moves to ppd CARY contract to #atxcouncil Tuesday meeting with other contract discussions. #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:04 PM
BobbyLevinski "@MKanin That was a 10-2 vote. Tovo and Garza voted against the additional council staff positions"
@BobbyLevinski ohhhhhh. n/m, THAT vote. right. thanks! June 18, 2015 03:04 PM
BobbyLevinski "@MKanin That was a 10-2 vote. Tovo and Garza voted against the additional council staff positions"
@BobbyLevinski my brain also hurts June 18, 2015 03:05 PM
.@d3forpio doesnt see reason to delay grant money for our kids #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:07 PM
MPT @kathietovo ready to vote today, too–as is @oraatx1. seems like this at least will get done. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:10 PM
motion to ppd item passes yeas: 6 nays: 5 #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:11 PM
Item 62
#atxcouncil moves along to item 62. this is for contract w Front Steps and Anewentry. temp housing services, life skills training. #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:13 PM
staff reports that there is a protest about contract technicalities. need to resolve that before a vote. so…ppd. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:18 PM
question now is when to ppd. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:20 PM
6.25 is the answer. yeas: 11 (unanimous) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:22 PM
Item 83
#atxcouncil moves along to item 83. this is the WAYA item. #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:23 PM
David King up first. arguing extension of WAYA agreement for 6-10 years, along w master plan & extension of Pressler. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:24 PM
.@mayorsteveadler, WAYA rep Michael Whellan engaged in dance over how #atxgov, WAYA can/have/might work together BUT (1/2) #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 03:47 PM
Whellan: time kills all deals #atxcouncil #atxgov (2/2) June 18, 2015 03:47 PM
Whellan: time kills all deals #atxcouncil #atxgov (2/2) June 18, 2015 03:47 PM
Whellan arguing that WAYA can provide services #atxgov cant #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 03:48 PM
.@mayorsteveadler: trying to see how WAYA contract fits w Lamar Beachh master planning. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:49 PM
PARD head Hensley says that they will expedite this process of Lamar Beach Master Plan. says it wont go to 2017. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:50 PM
Hensley: we didnt have the money to master plan Lamar Beach until late last year #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:51 PM
.@mayorsteveadler wonders if WAYA agreement has to go to voters. answer is no. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:57 PM
.@mayorsteveadler wonders if legal instrument in WAYA agreement is same as Decker. answer: not quite #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:58 PM
PARD staff: were not trying to change use of land. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 03:59 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 4PM

.@mayorsteveadler does charter differentiates btwn refurbishing (WAYA) and redoing (Decker). answer: no #atxcouncil #atxgov #weeds June 18, 2015 04:00 PM
MPT @kathietovo argues supporters of Pressler Road extension have said that todays action might threaten that project. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:04 PM
so, MPT @kathietovo puts it to staff: will this impact Pressler? #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:04 PM
PARD head to MPT @kathietovo on Pressler Road impact: we dont know. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:05 PM
MPT @kathietovo continues to push: if we extend WAYA lease to we forclose Pressler Extension. PARD dir: we dont know #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:08 PM
MPT @kathietovo tries another tack: could we amend agreement? PARD staff: I believe the answer is yes. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:09 PM
Legal: this agreement couldnt impact the roadway project #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:10 PM
.@oraatx1 wonders about segregation and WAYA from long ago, pushes ahead to suggest legacy contracts take priority in #atxgov #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 04:13 PM
.@oraatx1: its an equity issue for me #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:13 PM
approval moved for 83, WAYA agreement. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:21 PM
.@mayorsteveadler concerned a pro-WAYA decision allows for confusion on whether #atxcouncil ensures something WAYA can raise $ about #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:30 PM
#atxcouncil tables WAYA item so folks can work on language. #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:31 PM
#atxcouncil tables WAYA item so folks can work on language. #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:31 PM
#atxcouncil moves along to housing corp board agenda. light today. #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:33 PM
#atxcouncil concludes housing corp agenda. moves along to public hearings. #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:41 PM
Item 107
#atxcouncil will ppd item 107, small lot amnesty public hearing. #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:42 PM
8.20 is the ppd date on 107. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:42 PM
Item 96
#atxcouncil now heads to #adu item 96. #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:43 PM
#atxcouncil will call four for, four against on this #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:44 PM
MPT @kathietovo could limit number of speakers on public hearing (state law). @MayorSteveAdler will hear all 9 speakers. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:45 PM
.@gregoriocasar says aug, sept committee hearing will entertain much testimony at that level. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:45 PM
RT @sunnysone95: I’m about to live tweet a discussion about accessory dwelling units at #atxcouncil. Feel free to reply or ask questions. June 18, 2015 04:46 PM
MKanin "MPT @kathietovo could limit number of speakers on public hearing (state law). @MayorSteveAdler will hear all 9 speakers. #atxcouncil #atxgov"
oops that should be MPT @kathietovo WONDERS WHETHER #atxcouncil can limit speakers under state law. #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:47 PM
eraycollins "@sunnysone95 @MKanin That agenda item wasn’t postponed after all?"
@eraycollins it will be. they will hear from speakers first, approve on 1st reading, then send to committee for hearings in aug, sept June 18, 2015 04:47 PM
ANC Pres Mary Ingle up. asks #atxcouncil to move ahead w PC rec. @austinmonitor latest here: http://t.co/CYvCf030Ew #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:51 PM
Joyce Basiano (SP?) up. also supports PC rec. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:52 PM
David King echoes Ingle, Basiano #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:53 PM
.@RECA_Austin Pres Ward Tisdale up. frames ADU issue as one of affordability: a piece of the puzzle, a simple thing #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:56 PM
Tisdale: every minute that we wait, rents and home prices go up #atxcouncil #atxgov #aducity June 18, 2015 04:57 PM
.@AURAatxs @ericwg up. cites 900-person petition in support of adus. wants more robust approach than one in front of #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 04:59 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 5PM

Susan Moffett up, bringing concerns about STRs and ADUs #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:00 PM
sunnysone95 ".@ericwg from @AURAatx up now. He says more than 900 Austinites favor looser restrictions. This? https://t.co/z9jo1rha6C #atxcouncil"
.@sunnysone95 i think that is indeed the petition. June 18, 2015 05:01 PM
sunnysone95 ".@ericwg from @AURAatx up now. He says more than 900 Austinites favor looser restrictions. This? https://t.co/z9jo1rha6C #atxcouncil"
.@sunnysone95 i think that is indeed the petition. June 18, 2015 05:01 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Another speaker in favor of planning commission recommendation on ADUs. “Virtually all new ADUs will rent at market rates” # June 18, 2015 05:01 PM
Moffett also raises questions on affordability. wants ADUs tied to 50-60% MFI affordable housing efforts. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:03 PM
.@gregoriocasar moves PC rec on first reading. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:04 PM
#atxcouncil into discussion about how to structure open/close of public hearing on ADUs. #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:06 PM
changes likely to ADUs at committee level. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:06 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Per @mclarkmadison, AURA report says roughly 500 backyard cottages a year. For all interested: http://t.co/oWpWvkfifj #atxco June 18, 2015 05:07 PM
.@mayorsteveadler: intent is to close hearing, but will hear comment later. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:07 PM
RT @juliogatx: Here you go, @AndraCLim @mclarkmadison http://t.co/Ihvw3AtqU0 June 18, 2015 05:09 PM
#atxcouncil treads into general territory, looking at language that shows what hearings are still open #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:10 PM
RT @lizpagano: This is absurd. I have no idea how citizens have a chance to understand this process if CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS don’t #atxcounc June 18, 2015 05:10 PM
RT @lizpagano: Additionally, limiting public testimony to a draft of an ordinance prior to changes being made is hardly transparent or reas June 18, 2015 05:11 PM
RT @sunnysone95: Public comment will also be taken at meetings for second and third reading in August and September, Casar says. atxcouncil June 18, 2015 05:12 PM
#atxcouncil dealing w CM Zim pitch to leave hearing open. #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 05:13 PM
CM Zim: suggests that cab franchise comparison is not apt. suggests zoning is whole #atxgov. wants hearing open #atxcouncil #zimcity June 18, 2015 05:15 PM
fails. yeas: 4 (CM Zim, MPT Tovo, CM Garza, CM Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 05:16 PM
nays: 7 #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:16 PM
.@poolforaustin calling for additional NH feedback on ADUs. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:17 PM
MPT @kathietovo backing PC recs, but says they need a bit more work. echoes calls for ADUs to not be STRs #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:17 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Tovo: Planning commission wrestled with this proposal, I believe the recommendations are a “really good balance” but need wo June 18, 2015 05:18 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Tovo: Planning commission wrestled with this proposal, I believe the recommendations are a “really good balance” but need wo June 18, 2015 05:18 PM
.@d3forpio: ADUs helped me out was able to survive in my neighborhood #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:19 PM
thus far, #atxcouncil has steered away from actual discussion about real issues on ADUs. #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:20 PM
PoolforAustin "@MKanin I said other things, too, Michael."
@PoolforAustin im sure i missed it. what was it? June 18, 2015 05:20 PM
RT @PoolforAustin: @MKanin I said other things, too, Michael. June 18, 2015 05:20 PM
RT @lizpagano: @MKanin except @kathietovo June 18, 2015 05:20 PM
RT @sunnysone95: My favorite council phrase: “The reality is, people still drive cars.” Think I’ve heard it at 75 percent of meetings. #atx June 18, 2015 05:21 PM
sunnysone95 "@MKanin It’s only first reading! They have August and September to worry about that."
@sunnysone95 MAYBE June 18, 2015 05:22 PM
#atxcouncil passes PC rec on ADUs. yeas: 10 #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:23 PM
nays: 1 (Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:23 PM
#atxcouncil moves along to alcoholic beverage waiver for Tiny Boxwoods at 1503 W 35th St. (close to a school is the issue) #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:24 PM
David King up. opposes any kind of variance to alcohol sales close to schools ban. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:25 PM
applicant up. place is 200ft from Bryker Woods elementary. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:27 PM
says sales would be <20% of business. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:27 PM
applicant also suggests that crow-flies distance is 200ft, actual walk, they argue is longer. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:28 PM
applicant arguing that they meet 3 requirements for variance (1 needed); also says waiver wouldnt set precident. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:30 PM
.@D5Kitchen picks up on distance arguement, @MayorSteveAdler notes that larger policy issue will head to committee. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:34 PM
.@poolforaustin moves approval. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:35 PM
.@sherigallod10 notes MPT @kathietovos children go to school in questions. MPT reporting PTA position. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:36 PM
MPT @kathietovo says there wasnt widespread discussion of issue at school. suggests #atxcouncil should cx like issues in future #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:36 PM
MPT @kathietovo says there wasnt widespread discussion of issue at school. suggests #atxcouncil should cx like issues in future #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:36 PM
MPT @kathietovo can support waiver. notes that establishment is family-friendly alcohol not a focus. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:38 PM
.@sherigallod10 offers amendment to tie waiver to permanent 20% alcohol sales. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:39 PM
legal says okay. applicant says okay. looking for specifics on how administration might work. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:40 PM
parties will work on language. #atxcouncil will finish off after procs and live music. #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:43 PM
but first @poolforaustin concerned about how 20% enforced. worries that enforcement of rules would be arbitrary. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 05:44 PM
LillyRockwell "@MKanin How many more items do they have to go?"
@LillyRockwell by @lizpaganos count: like 6 June 18, 2015 05:46 PM
RT @Aloha_Analytics: @MKanin @LillyRockwell Oh yeah, CodeNext 2.5 and Capital Metro 1/4 cent tax still to do. http://t.co/OjJ7fyi8Pg June 18, 2015 05:56 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 6PM

mattlargey "@mkanin so did council do much of anything today?"
@mattlargey depends on yr definition of “do” June 18, 2015 06:01 PM
mattlargey "@mkanin so did council do much of anything today?"
@mattlargey ADUs are headed to committee twice more June 18, 2015 06:02 PM
mattlargey "@mkanin so did council do much of anything today?"
@mattlargey they got into it about purchasing pulls June 18, 2015 06:02 PM
mattlargey "@MKanin Yeah, that’s kind of what I thought. At least you won’t be there until 2am?"
@mattlargey it’s true! June 18, 2015 06:03 PM
RT @PoolforAustin: .@MKanin I support ADUs where they’re welcome and support the PC recommendations. That’s why I voted in favor. #atxcounc June 18, 2015 06:35 PM
#atxcouncil returns. heads back to 109, the alcohol variance for Tiny Boxwoods. was tabled to handle language. #atxgov June 18, 2015 06:57 PM
legal now says that variance as pitched by @sherigallod10 (20% alc sales limited) presents enforcement problems. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 06:58 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 7PM

and @sherigalloD10 w.draws amendment after legals statement. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:00 PM
.@mayorsteveadler asks that #atxgov planning staff tell anyone looking 4 variances 4 alc sales near school that #atxcouncil reviewing polcy. June 18, 2015 07:02 PM
that settled, #atxcouncil approves Tiny Boxwoods alcohol sales variance yeas: 10 #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:02 PM
nays: 1 (Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:02 PM
Item 110
#atxcouncil moves along to item 110, GRIP increase for CenterPoint gas rates. #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:03 PM
Item 110
#atxcouncil moves along to item 110, GRIP increase for CenterPoint gas rates. #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:03 PM
GRIP is a Texas rule that allows utility to recoup infrastructure costs via rate hikes. hard for #atxcouncil to vote against it #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:04 PM
110 passes yeas: 10 #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:04 PM
abstain: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 07:05 PM
STRs, WAYA, sobering center, 1/4 cent item, codeNEXT left for #atxcouncil to deal with #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:05 PM
#atxcouncil taking a moment to discuss how/when they limit testimony. @d5kitchens sum: it doesnt neatly line up for & against. #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:07 PM
RT @JennCurington: About 23 people signed up to testify on STRs, only 2 are against. Background on resolution: http://t.co/4e1xjw1kdd #ATXc June 18, 2015 07:08 PM
Item 83
#atxcouncil moves back to item 83, WAYA. ppd to either Tuesday or Thursday. #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:10 PM
83 ppd. yeas: 10 (unanimous) off the dais: 1 (Casar) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:11 PM
Item 90
#atxcouncil moves along to item 90. #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:11 PM
90 is demand-side energy mgmt consulant for AE. passes. yeas: 10 #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:12 PM
Item 78
#atxcouncil moves along to item 78, STR study. will hear 8 speakers at 2 minutes each then take action. #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:13 PM
.@sherigallod10: purpose of res not to alter existing STR rules, just allow Code to more effectively enforce rules #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:14 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Gallo: #atxcouncil districts have received numerous calls about short-term rentals non-compliant with city rules June 18, 2015 07:15 PM
.@austinmusicppls Jennifer Houlihan up. argues that music, arts, gaming communities rely on STRs #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:18 PM
Houlihan also notes HOT taxes support arts industry. says $15m in taxes come from STRs. calls for full registration. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:19 PM
Austin Rental Alliance rep up. worries that onerous rules can push STR owners underground #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:21 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Austin Rental Alliance rep: “tiny handful” of non-compliant properties can be handled by city code dept #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 07:23 PM
RT @AndraCLim: #atxcouncil has “right regulatory framework,” unlike San Francisco, rep says June 18, 2015 07:25 PM
.@d3forpio asks about enforcement agreements. speaker doesnt believe they are necessary. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:25 PM
.@d3forpio asks about enforcement agreements. speaker doesnt believe they are necessary. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:25 PM
MPT @kathietovo asks about inspections claim from speaker. speaker confirms, says #atxgov inspects for CO. #atxcouncil June 18, 2015 07:26 PM
MPT @kathietovo presses on lack of COs. speaker says roughly 10%. MPT suggests number is high. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:27 PM
.@oraatx1 asks speaker how enforcement could improve. speakers suggests code dept should comb airbnb. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:28 PM
next speaker asks #atxcouncil what safeguards are in place to protect immediate neighbors of STRs. #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:29 PM
speaker says her familys quality of life has gone down hill since STR. says she feels she has to police herself #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:30 PM
rep from cleaning service up. says STRs fuel her business. notes shes not the only one. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:31 PM
next speaker echoes concerns of others about STRs. cites offensive activities loud noise late, xtra garbage. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:34 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Speaker: 14 people will stay at a property and go back & forth between two properties, partying and drinking all day #atxcou June 18, 2015 07:37 PM
David King up. also not a fan of STRs. welcomes @SheriGalloD10s resolution. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:38 PM
King also calls for elimination of STRs #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:39 PM
.@gregoriocasar offers amend that could, among others, eliminate safe harbor for STRs w.out license, he says #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:42 PM
.@gregoriocasar amend passes yeas: 9 #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:44 PM
nays: 2 (CM Zim, CM Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 07:44 PM
CM Zim suggests that his constituents dont know what an STR is. says #atxgov invited problems w STR res. #atxcouncil #zimcity June 18, 2015 07:46 PM
CM Zim also suggests #atxgov has existing laws to handle issue. and, despite concerns w STRs, wont vote for changes #atxcouncil #zimcity June 18, 2015 07:46 PM
.@oraatx1 asks code head whether code has tools to enforce STR regs. staff: code limited by lack of inspections. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:47 PM
code: residents dont have to let us in, often they dont let us in. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:48 PM
.@oraatx1 asks about ability to enforce unregistered props. code: its a challenge, hard to find em #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:49 PM
MPT @kathietovo appreciates res, I think it is time for a review of program calls STR really challenging comm use #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:52 PM
MPT @kathietovo appreciates res, I think it is time for a review of program calls STR really challenging comm use #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:52 PM
RT @DanKeshet: @MKanin while that’s probably true, o bet they know what AirBNB is. Many of my best guests come from similar areas in other June 18, 2015 07:53 PM
CM Zim suggests marijuana left behind by visitors from Colo. could lead to civil forfeiture of STR #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 07:57 PM
STR res passes. yeas: 10 #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 07:57 PM
nays: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 07:57 PM
legal response to CM Zim on STR forfeiture: uh…Ill look into that. #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 07:58 PM
RT @DanKeshet: @mkanin Zimmerman talking about hypothetically finding pot left behind at an STR. That scenario is definitely not hypothetic June 18, 2015 07:59 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 8PM

Item 84
#atxcouncil moves along to item 84. 84 is re: #atxgov #travco IGR working group for sobering center. June 18, 2015 08:00 PM
RT @AndraCLim: Tovo going over proposed changes to resolution: 3 #atxcouncil members and city manager would work on sobriety center with Tr June 18, 2015 08:02 PM
after conversations w MPT @kathietovo, @mayorsteveadler ready to support idea. calls situation unique #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:03 PM
.@oraatx1 wonders if 8.21 deadline is too aggressive. MPT @kathietovo says something needs to be on the ground #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:04 PM
RT @JimmyFlannigan: @MKanin #atxd6 folks cornered me on STR rules during campaign re: lakeside homes hosting overnight weddings. they know June 18, 2015 08:10 PM
CM Zim looking for possible savings on booking w.r.t. sobriety center. #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 08:11 PM
#atxcouncil in the middle of discussion of funding needs for sobriety center, when mgmt can come up w costs. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:18 PM
seems MPT @kathietovo trying to make sure that center moves w budget process. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:19 PM
84 passes yeas: 9 #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:20 PM
nays: 1 (CM Zim) #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 08:21 PM
Item 95
#atxcouncil moves along to item 95. this is affirming codeNext approach approved by last Council. #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:21 PM
.@gregoriocasar introduces. notes that last #atxcouncil wanted this one to endorse or change approach. committee endorsed. #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:22 PM
First up: David King. King reminding #atxcouncil that ANC wanted different approach than this one #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:23 PM
First up: David King. King reminding #atxcouncil that ANC wanted different approach than this one #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:23 PM
heres a refresher on approach 2.5 from yr @austinmonitor: http://t.co/tU467N8DuK #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:25 PM
CM Zim wading into the colloquial nature of deep clean vs clean sweep etc. will enthusiastically abstain #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 08:28 PM
comment on CN 2.5 ends. @Dgarzaford2 offering amend that would change some whereas lang. calls changes very minor #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:32 PM
.@poolforaustin offers amend that underscores green infrastructure & sustainable water mgmt originally approved by #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:34 PM
w @oraatx1 prompt, @mayorsteveadler turns to staff for overview of item. staff: 2 be sure that everyone on same page. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:36 PM
#atxcouncil passed codenext 2.5. i missed the vote. #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:44 PM
Item 83
#atxcouncil moves back to WAYA, item 83. sounds like a deal is near? but ppd will hold. #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:45 PM
.@mayorsteveadler runs back thru what happened. @PoolforAustin was off dais. no one realized it. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:47 PM
Item 93
#atxcouncil moves along to pick up last item, what to do w 1/4-cent tax $$ from capmetro item 93 #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:48 PM
93 calls on CMrg to look for projects that meet criteria while working w #atxcouncil members to id projects in districts. #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:50 PM
action, after committee review, would come before end of august. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:51 PM
reminder: these are transpo projects. more on it all here: http://t.co/bp6ryl1Utb #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:52 PM
CM Zim suggests that language should directly indicate that #atxcouncil members pick transpo projects #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 08:55 PM
.@sherigallod10 tells CM Zim that language is how it has to be. #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 08:56 PM
MPT @katietovo looking for clarity on process. adds that #atxcouncil members should rely on pro staff to help ID needs #atxgov June 18, 2015 08:57 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 9PM

.@d5kitchen suggests that projects in districts arent small, address systemic issues. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:01 PM
MPT @kathietovo clarifies statement. looking more toward process #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:02 PM
mgmt calls idea a win-win. insists that theyll look local & citywide #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:03 PM
.@poolforaustin looking 4 more info on criteria 4 neighborhood partnering prog. @MayorSteveAdler & @D5kitchen say in res #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:10 PM
.@poolforaustin looking 4 more info on criteria 4 neighborhood partnering prog. @MayorSteveAdler & @D5kitchen say in res #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:10 PM
RT @tinacannonTX: Funny that @Oraatx1 is using sign I made for her on the dias today -> O.mit R.idiculous A.cronyms “O.R.A.!” #atxcouncil # June 18, 2015 09:11 PM
MPT @kathietovo into operative language in 1/4-cent: what does equitable distribution mean? #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:13 PM
.@D5kitchen to MPT @kathietovo: thats a good question. we cant answer it today. argues list can help figure that out #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:15 PM
.@d5kitchen suggests there could be multiple ways to address equitability w.r.t. transpo projects. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:17 PM
RT @DanKeshet: Very interesting debate on #atxcouncil about what constitutes “equitable distribution” of transportation funds, w/wayfinding June 18, 2015 09:17 PM
.@dgarzaford2 seems to see MPT @kathietovo argument, but adds that this is just beginning of process. supports item #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:19 PM
.@gregoriocasar hears loud voices in his district but says i care about voters in other districts too #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:21 PM
.@oraatx1 says she doesnt have data in front of her, not ready to vote yet. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:23 PM
CM Zim fires back at @oraatx1, says data is there. heads back to 10s of millions statement. #atxcouncil #atxgov #zimcity June 18, 2015 09:24 PM
.@d5kitchen turns to suggest that approach pitched as part of res was an attempt to be clear in actions. #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:25 PM
#atxcouncil approves 1/4-cent approach yeas: 10 #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:26 PM
abstains: 1 (CM Houston) #atxcouncil #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:27 PM
#atxcouncil will do 2, 4, 14, 18, 29, 35, 39, 43, 51, 62 from today on Tuesday. 59, 64, 83, 97 on Thurs. #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:28 PM
MPT @katietovo taking a moment to figure out when #atxcouncil will deal w AE delayed payments. could happen tues & thurs #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:30 PM
with that, #atxcouncil adjourns. thanks all for following along! #atxgov June 18, 2015 09:30 PM
RT @PointAustin: We’re having a meeting and a meeting and a meeting and everybody’s not dancing. Apologies to Sam Cooke. https://t.co June 18, 2015 09:33 PM
PointAustin "@MKanin Thanks, SpecialK & all of the media gang for diligent and loyal service to your followers."
@PointAustin likewise, MK! June 18, 2015 09:37 PM
RT @PointAustin: Beat midnight deadline handily by postponements and another meeting next week, other items to AE agenda Thursday https:/ June 18, 2015 09:37 PM

Thursday, June 18, 2015 10PM

CadenaMitchell "@MKanin @MayorSteveAdler @GregorioCasar @lizpagano where/when is that policy review taking place?"
@CadenaMitchell I believe that @MayorSteveAdler said he would assign it to committee June 18, 2015 10:02 PM
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