¡Welcome, Bienvenidos!

We welcome you to the website for the East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Planning Team! Here you will find information about our neighborhood, the priorities and actions of our neighborhood planning team, and helpful resources to assist our local residents, business owners and the greater Austin community.

Para obtener información en español, favor de comunicarse con Sabino “Pío” Renteria, 512-478-6770.

April 15, 2015 Meeting Agenda

1.    6:00    Introductions

2.    6:05    Citizen Communication
Richard and Beki Halpin – First Unitarian Green Sanctuary Committee and The Faith and Energy Action Team
Presentation of their opposition to the proposed natural gas plant.

3.    6:20    Approval of Minutes
Action Item: Approve the minutes from the March meeting.

4.    6:25    106 and 108 Comal setback and impervious coverage variance.
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding the variance requests at 106 and 108 Comal St.

5.    6:45    Eric Pace – 107 Brush – Small Lot Amnesty Variance Request
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on small lot amnesty variance request.

6.    7:00    Local Historic District
Travis Heights is looking to become a local historic district and is asking for our support.
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on support of Travis Heights local historic district.

7.    7:10    John Gillum – Terrazas Parking Lot Development
Presentation of possible future use of parking lot

8.    7:20    Lizzie Brenner – South By South West
SXSW mural at 1619 East Cesar Chavez

9.    7:30    Anne Kelley – Austin Film School
Introduction of organization

10.    7:40    April Davenport – Central Health
Central Heath Brackenridge Campus presentation.

11.    7:50    Sidewalk Fee-in-Lieu for 1704 Haskel St.
Discuss possible sidewalk expenditure for the 900.00$ collected as a sidewalk fee-in-lieu for 1704 Haskel St.
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on allocation of funds to sidewalks in the neighborhood.

12.    8:00    Adjourn

Feburary 18th, 2015 Meeting Agenda

6:00    Introductions

6:05    Citizen Communication

6:20    Approval of Minutes
Action Item: Approve the minutes from the October and January meetings.

6:25    Fill open representative vacancies
Action Item: Elect a new members to Sector 6 Representative
Nominations: None

6:35    Ken Johnson – Current Chair of ECCNPT to formally step down
Action Item: Elect a new chair
Nominations: Richard Roberts

6:45    Chris Kanipe – Current Secretary of ECCNPT to formally step down
Action Item: Elect a new secretary
Nominations: Julio Perez

6:55    Susan Benz – Current Treasurer of ECCNPT to formally step down
Action Item: Elect a new Treasurer
Nominations: None

7:05    Farah Rivera – Current Renters Representative of ECCNPT to formally step down
Action Item: Elect a Renters Representative
Nominations: None

7:15    Chris Kanipe – Current ANC Representative of ECCNPT to formally step down
Action Item: Elect a new ANC Representative
Nominations: Michael Casias

7:25    Sector 5 Residential Representative
Action Item: Elect a new Sector 5 Residential Representative

7:35    Freedom of Information Act Request
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on FOIA request.

7:40    Elena Rodriguez and David Stauch – RBJ
Update on RBJ improvements and development.

7:50    Scoot Inn Proposal
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on a SXSW late hours permit and a seasonally flexible OMV permit.

8:10    Taylor Wilson – 501 E Waller St.
Presentation of proposed affordable mixed use project at Waller and 5th st.

8:20    Mike Bass – Austin Free-Net
Kirby Aull – Austin Digital Inclusion Initiative.
Presentation and discussion of digital literacy.

8:30    November and December agendas not posted on the website prior to the meeting.
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding the agendas not been posted to the website prior to the November and December meetings.

8:40    Use of Official East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Planning Team Letterhead
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on appropriate use of ECCNPT Letterhead

8:45    Adjourn

January 21, 2015 Meeting Agenda

6:00    Introductions
6:05    Citizen Communication
6:20    Approval of Minutes
Action Item: Approve the minutes from the October and December meetings.
6:25    New Officer Elections
Action Item: Discuss and take action to elect new officers.
6:35    Elena Rodriguez and David Stauch – RBJ
Update on RBJ improvements and development.
6:45    Dennis McDaniel and Richard Kooris – 901 E 6th St.
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on a variance request.
7:05    Scoot Inn Proposal
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on proposal.
7:15    1105 E 6th St. Parking Variance
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on a variance request.
7:25    1303 E. 2nd St. FAR Variance
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on a variance request.
7:35    Sidewalk Fee in Lieu Priorities
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on sidewalk fee in lieu priorities.
7:45    Mobile Food Vendors and Front Yard Parking
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on mobile food venders and front yard parking.
7:55    Freedom of Information Act Request
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on FOIA request.
8:00    Adjourn

October 28th Community Input

On Tuesday October 28th, El Buen Pastor Presbyterian Church is hosting a discussion of a proposed hotel development on Cesar Chavez from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

Brian Carrico, the project developer, will present his project with proposed site plan and answer questions.

Everyone from the community is invited to come ask questions or to make comments.

 

Community Listening Session

Tuesday October 28th 7:00-8:30 pm

El Buen Pastor Presbyterian Church

1200 Willow St. Austin, TX 78702

 

October 15, 2014 Meeting Agenda

6:00     Introductions

6:05     Citizen Communication

6:20     Approval of Minutes

Action Item: Approve the minutes from the September meeting.

6:25     Brian Carrico – 1207 East Cesar Chavez future hotel

Discuss proposed project

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action for conditional use permit.

7:00     Greg Anderson – Discussion with Council Staff of a potential walkability study of the ECCNA

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding walkability study.

7:15     Steve Grassfield – Metered Parking Presentation

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding parking in the neighborhood.

7:30     Removal of Al Moser as Business Representative

Action Item: Action to remove Al Moser as Business Representative.

7:35     Nominations Committee – Member Nominations (pending submission of written statement)

Non-Profit Representative – Alma Lira

Business Representative – Eduardo

Action Item: Discuss and take action on all the nominations.

7:45     Tejano Trails Committee – Lori Renteria

Tejano Trails update.

7:55     Supply the Secretary will all new member contact information.

8:00     Adjourn

September 17, 2014 Meeting Agenda

6:00     Introductions

6:05     Citizen Communication

6:20     Approval of Minutes

  • Action Item: Approve the minutes from the August meeting.

6:25     Austin Hike and Bike Trail

  • Discuss a proposed trail that will run through the east up to northeast of Austin.
  • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on new hike and bike trail.

6:45     1207 Cesar Chavez future hotel – Brian Carrico

  • Discuss proposed project
  • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action for conditional use permit.

7:15     Open Seat Nominations

  • Sector 1 Representative – Cristina Valdes
  • Sector 2 Representative – ?
  • Sector 4 Representative – Alberto Martinez
  • Business Representative – Michael Casias, and Greg Foulkes
  • Civic/Congregational/Non-profit Representative – Andrew Rivera and Andrew Ashmore
  • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on all the nominations.

7:30     Input for Terrazas Library – Frank Schimtzer

  • Discuss possible avenues to pursue for google fiber and a mobile library.

7:50     Announcements

August 20, 2014 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

6:00     Introductions

6:05     Citizen Communication

  • Scott Williams – 107 Brushy micro-lot

6:20     Approval of Minutes

  • Action Item: Approve the minutes from the July meeting.

6:25     Scoot Inn Outdoor Music Venue Permit – Doug Guller

  • Discussion of Scoot Inn’s outdoor music venue permit.
  • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action to regarding Scoot Inn’s Outdoor Music Venue Permit.

6:45     205 Attayac Unit B – Brandon Testa

  • Requesting a variance for Small Lot Amnesty and setbacks.
  • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding the variances requested for 205 Attayac Unit B.

7:05     Holly Shores Master Plan

  • Discussion of Holly Shores Master Plan.
  • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding the Holly Shores Master Plan.

7:20     900-1000 block of East 2nd – Cristina Valdez

  • Street parking permit petition.
  • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding the 900-1000 block street parking permit.

7:35     1207 Cesar Chavez future hotel – Brian Carrico

  • Presentation of proposed project.
  • Q&A (5 minutes)

7:50     Open Seat Nominations

  • Sector 1Representative – Cristina Valdes
  • Sector 2 Representative – Greg the pedi-cab owner
  • Sector 4 Representative – Alberto Martinez
  • Business Representative – Michael Casias
  • Civic/Congregational/Non-profit Representative – Andrew Rivera, Andrew Ashmore
  • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action on all the nominations.

8:00     Adjourn

July 16th, 2014 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

6:00 Introductions

6:05 Citizen Communication

6:20 Approval of Minutes

Action Item: Approve the minutes from the June meeting.

 

6:25 Saltillo Plaza – Jason Tumlert – Endeavor Real Estate Group

Introduction of the team and presentation of the project.

6:50 Q&A (10 minutes)

 

7:00 Festival Beach Food Forest – Elizabeth Walsh

Presentation.

7:10 Q&A (5 minutes)

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding the Food Forest.

 

7:15 Holly Shores Master Plan – Elizabeth Walsh – Holly Neighborhood Coalition & East Feast

Presentation.

7:25 Q&A (5 minutes)

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding the Holly Shores Master Plan.

 

7:30 Scoot Inn Outdoor Music Venue Permit

Discussion of Scoot Inn’s outdoor music venue permit.

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action to support Scoot Inn’s Outdoor Music Venue Permit.

 

7:40 1106 Lambie St. –Annette Moreno – MX3 Homes

Discuss updated plan.

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding updated plan.


7:50 Announcements

8:00 Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 18th, 2014 ECCNPT Meeting at RBJ

This months East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Planning Team meeting is going to be held at RBJ Senior Center at 21 Waller St, Austin, TX 78702, in the meeting room.  Still at 6pm on Wednesday.

Everyone is invited. We look forward to seeing you.

June 18th, 2014 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

6:00 Introductions

6:05 Citizen Communication

6:20 Approval of Minutes
Action Item: Approve the minutes from the April and May meetings.

6:25 1106 Lambie St. –Annette Moreno – MX3 Homes
Propose four single detached units on 0.189 acres requesting variances.
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding setback and impervious coverage exemption requests for 1106 Lambie St.

6:55 ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) discussion.
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding ADU’s and recent City Council resolutions.

7:20 Holly Shores Master Plan updates from 6/12/14 meeting
Action Item: Discussion and possible action regarding Holly Shores Master Plan.

7:30 I-35 Redevelopment
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action to clarify ECCNPT’s position on I-35 redevelopment.

7:40 Discuss property tax levy mechanism.
Action Item: Discuss and take possible action to draft a statement concerning support for reformation of property tax levy mechanism.

7:50 Discuss the complaint of high speed and noise on Chicon south of Cesar Chavez.

7:55 Review sector positions for vacancies.

8:00 Adjourn