¡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.

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

April 16th, 2014 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Planning Team

16 April 2014

Wednesday at 6:00 pm

Terrazas Library

1105 E. Cesar Chaves St. Austin, TX 78702

6:00     Introductions

6:05     Citizen Communication

6:20     Approval of Minutes

Action Item: Approve the minutes from the last two meetings on February 19th and March 19th.

6:25     Gary Schatz – City of Austin Transportation. Update on the plans for I-35.

6:45     Q & A (15 minutes)

7:00     Don Pitts – Music Program Manager. Updates on the future plans regarding how SXSW is managed and looking for input.

7:20      Q&A (15 minutes)

7:35     Neighborhood Partnering Program. The Neighborhood Partnering Program provides opportunities for community and neighborhood organizations to affect public improvements by sharing in the costs of those efforts with the City of Austin government. Application deadline is June 1st.

7:45     Tejano Walking Trail Committee

Action Item: Approve spending up to $150 for snacks, drinks, and piñatas for our April 19th Tejano Trail Scavenger Hunt at Comal Park.

7:50     Communications Committee

Action Item: Approve reimbursement to Lori for ECC domain names and introduce new volunteers for this committee.

7:55     Announcements

8:00     Adjourn

March 19, 2014 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

ECCNPT Meeting Agenda 03/19/2014 6pm

* 55 North I35 Suite 260 (Corner of I35 and Lambie) *

Introductions:

6PM Citizen Communications:

Action Items:

  • Kareem Hajjar – Weather Up
    • Discuss late hours permit.
    • Action Item: Discuss and take possible action regarding late hours and parking variances for cocktail lounges.
  • John Burnham – Argyle
    • Plaza Saltillo Presentation
  • Mark Rogers – Saltillo Collaborative
    • Plaza Saltillo Presentation
  • Barrett Lepore – Riverside Resources
    • Plaza Saltillo Presentation
  • Trey Salinas – Endeavor
    • Plaza Saltillo Presentation

Approve minutes from last meeting.

February 19th, 2014 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

ECCNPT Meeting Agenda 02/19/2014 6pm

Round of Introductions.

6PM Citizen Communications: 5 minutes

 

6:15PM Action Items: 15 minutes

John Burnham – Argyle Residential

o Presentation of development plan for Plaza Saltillo.

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action to support Argyle Residential team.

 

Mark Rogers – Saltillo Collaborative

o Presentation of updated development plan for Plaza Saltillo.

Action Item: Discuss and take possible action to maintain support of Saltillo Collaborative team.

 

Dennis McDaniel and Richard Kooris

o Presentation of plan for Osten Hall at 901 East 6th St.

o Action Item: Discuss and take action to write a letter of support for this project.

 

Patrick Clark – Zilker Brewing o Introduction to the neighborhood and present their project and talk about a conditional use variance.

o Action Item: Discuss and take action to write a letter of support for this project.

 

o Action Item: Discuss and take possible action to support an amended outdoor music agreement for Wonderland.

 

o Action Item: Discuss and take action to approve yearly dues of $35 for ANC membership.

Committee Reports and Possible Action Items:

Treasurer’s report: Update from Treasurer

Crime and Safety: Updates, if any.

Local Historic District: Updates, if any.

Land Use & Design Committee: o Community in a Box meeting.

Affordable Housing Committee: Updates, if any.

Traffic and Transportation Committee: Updates, if any.

Economic Development Committee:

o Looking for input regarding the date and agenda for the next business mixer.

Tejano Walking Trail Committee:  Updates, if any.

Parks and Environment Committee:

o Kathleen  McWhorter to step down.

o My Park Day is on March 1st. Need volunteers.

 

 

Approve minutes from last meeting.