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    September 18, 2013 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda *AT RBJ*

    ECCNPT Meeting Agenda 09/18/2013 6pm

    **AT RBJ MEETING ROOM**

    Round of Introductions.

    6PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    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: Updates, if any.

    Affordable Housing Committee: Updates, if any.

    Traffic and Transportation Committee: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee: Updates, if any.

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:  Updates, if any.

    Communication Committee: Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

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    August 21, 2013 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

    ECCNPT Meeting Agenda 08/21/2013 6pm

    Round of Introductions.

    6PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    • Celso Baez
      • TOD policy and timeline draft

    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: Updates, if any.

    Affordable Housing Committee: Updates, if any.

    Traffic and   Committee: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee:

    • Discuss Kebabalicious Outdoor Music Permit application.
    • Discuss TOD policy and the need to include:
      • All housing in TOD will have at least 20% affordability at 50% MFI for rental units and 60% for home ownership
      • Any historical landmarks or historical rail road infrastructure (round houses, Texaco Depot, warehouses, etc) be identified and preserved in or near any TOD station area

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:

    • Councilmember Mike Martinez’ Campaign is donating 204$ to the ECCNA for a one year subscription to Survey Monkey.
    • We did not get the Keep Austin Beautiful mini-grant for the Nash Hernandez Orchestra Statue.
    • Kickoff to present info and recruit new volunteers to join our 4 working groups for the strategic planning process facilitated by the Nation Parks Service. Tejano Trails Happy Hour, Friday, September 20th from 5-7 pm at the Scoot Inn.

    Communication Committee: Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. 1. Discuss and take possible action on Cheer Up Charlie’s Outdoor Music Permit.
    2. 2. Discuss and take possible action regarding the TOD policy and timeline draft.
    3. 3. Discuss and take possible action for variance request at 1211 Holly st.
    4. 4. Discuss and take possible action to reconsider our I-35 improvement endorsement as requested by Austin Neighborhood Council: East.
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    July 17, 2013 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

    ECCNPT Meeting Agenda 07/17/2013 6pm

    Terrazas Library 1105 E Cesar Chavez

    Round of Introductions.

    6PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    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: Updates, if any.

    Affordable Housing Committee: Updates, if any.

    Traffic and Transportation Committee: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee:

    • Announce Kris Potrafka selected to be new chair of committee

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:  Updates, if any.

    Communication Committee: Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. Discuss and take possible action to support HOPE farmer’s market event on Sept 22.
    2. Discuss and take possible action on rezoning of Arnold Oil tract at 1601 & 1645 E. 6th.
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    June 19, 2013 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

    Round of Introductions.

    6PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    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: Updates, if any.

    Affordable Housing Committee: Updates, if any.

    Traffic and Transportation Committee: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee: Updates, if any.

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:  Updates, if any.

    Communication Committee: Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. Discuss and take possible action on an outdoor music venue agreement with the Scoot Inn
    2. Discuss and take possible action on support of I-35 redevelopment plans proposed by TxDOT or Reconnect Austin.
    3. Discuss and take possible action on support of rezoning of Arnold Oil tract – 1601 & 1645 E. 6th.
    4. Discuss and take possible action on support of boutique hotel on Cesar Chavez. (Molly?)
    5. Discuss and take possible action regarding 1310 Garden St.
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    May 15, 2013 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

    Introductions.

    6PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    • Keep Austin Affordable Campaign
      • Expanding affordable housing in Austin
      • Stacey Benningfield – I-35 Program Manager for TxDOT

    Steve Miller – Consultant Project Manager for I-35 Capital Area Improvement Program

    • Presentation of  information regarding the I-35 Mobility Project
    • Heyden Black Walker – Black + Vernooy Architecture and Urban Design
      • Presentation of information regarding I-35 Mobility Project

    Committee Reports and Possible Action Items:

    Treasurer’s report: Update from Treasurer

    Crime and Safety:

    • Update on HALO camera requests for our area, announce the next quarterly APD Commander’s Forum for our area is July 9, 5:30 pm at ND Venue (E. 5th and Brushy).
    • Discuss APD budget review meeting in a box.

    Local Historic District:

    • Discuss demolition permit request for 1310 Garden.

    Land Use & Design Committee: Updates, if any.

    Affordable Housing Committee:

    • Discuss the upcoming bond election for affordable housing programs serving the very low-income and homeless.
      • NOTE: While ECC never endorses campaigns for electing candidate for public office, we have endorsed referendums and bonds that would advance our Plan’s Action Steps. Affordable housing needs we ranked #2 in our list of Top Ten Panning Priorities.

    Traffic and Transportation Committee: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee: Updates, if any.

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:

    • Updates on the strategic planning process facilitated by the National Parks Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program.

    Communication Committee: Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. Discuss and take action on demolition permit request for 1310 Garden.
    2. Discuss and take possible action to endorse an upcoming bond election for affordable housing programs serving the very low-income and homeless
    3. Discuss and take possible action to authorize the ECC Treasurer to negotiate an agreement with the Austin Parks Foundation or another non-profit to become the primary fiscal agent for the Tejano Trail Committee.
    4. Discuss and take possible action to expend up to $100 for snacks and drinks to be sold and given as incentives to complete surveys at VIVA Streets, and for refreshments and plantings for the June 1st National Trails Day Project/Outreach at the Nash Hernandez Sculpture on the Music Trail.
    5. Discuss and take possible action to allow Preservation Austin (formerly the Austin Heritage Society) to select up to 10 sites on the trails for their mobile walking tours app.
    6. Discuss and take possible action to request 5 volunteers to help at the ECC VIVA Streets game and outreach booth on Sunday, May 19 from 12-5pm and National Trails Day event on June 1st.

    Adjourn.

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    April 17, 2013 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

    Round of Introductions.

    6 PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    • John Plyler – GAIN
      • Discussion about Cheer Up Charlie’s OMV application
      • Tamara Hoover – Cheer Up Charlie’s
        • Appeal to the board to approve full OMV permit including normal hours

    Committee Reports and Possible Action Items:

    Treasurer’s report: Update from Treasurer

    Crime and Safety:

    • Report on letter submitted to Austin Police to help us push Capital Metro and Public Works to increase lighting around the vacant Saltillo rail corridor. Announce formation of new Facebook  group representing Holly Street neighbors in Sector 5.  Share info about conflicts in ordinances related to possession or consumption of alcohol in our planning area.
    • Vincent Sandoval presentation about lighting study for E 5th St.

    Local Historic District: Updates, if any.

    Land Use & Design Committee: Updates, if any.

    Affordable Housing Committee: Updates, if any.

    Traffic and Transportation Committee:

    • Update on I-35 Mobility project open house and survey. Recruit volunteers to serve on a new Parking Benefits District subcommittee.

    Economic Development Committee: Updates, if any.

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:

    • Report on progress of National Parks Service planning grant kick-off meeting and outreach efforts to conduct users survey.

    Communication Committee: Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. Discuss and take possible action to provide input on COA NHCD Action Plan
    2. Discuss and take possible action regarding Google Fiber coming to Austin neighborhoods
    3. Discuss and take possible action to accept nominations and vote to elect new voting members.  Richard Roberts has been nominated for Sector 7 Resident Rep.
    4. Discuss and take possible action to conduct outreach booths at Fiesta Gardens for Cinco de Mayo (May 4-5) and Pachanga Fest (May 10-11) and somewhere on E. 6th Street at Viva Streets (May 19) and to use funds to pay for copies, lemonade, and/or promo items for displays and input surveys at these booths.
    5. Discuss and take possible action regarding I-35 Mobility Project.
    6. Discuss and take possible action regarding Cheer Up Charlie’s OMV permit
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    March 20, 2013 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

    ECCNPT Meeting Agenda 03/20/2013 6pm

    Round of Introductions.

    6 PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    Celso Baez, Capital Metro Liaison

    Discuss new bike parking project at Plaza Saltillo and other updates.

    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: Updates, if any.

    Affordable Housing Committee: Updates, if any.

    Traffic and Transportation Committee: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee: Updates, if any.

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:  Updates, if any.

    Communication Committee: Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Fundraising Committee:

    Richard Roberts would like to step down as chair.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. Discuss and take possible action regarding online voting.
    2. Discuss and take possible action regarding setbacks and secondary units.
    3. Discuss and take possible action regarding an ECC parking benefit district.
    4. Discuss and take possible action on identifying approvable expenditures for use of remaining historic preservation funds.
    5. Review and possibly take action on endorsement of Festival Beach
      Garden/ Historic Preservation project to relocate the cottage at 1108
      East 5th to the gardens.

     

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    February 20, 2013 ECCNPT Meeting Agenda

    ECCNPT Meeting 02/20/13 6pm

    Round of Introductions.

    6 PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    –          Leah Bojo, aide to Council Member Chris Riley, and Steve Grassfield, Parking Enterprise Manager for the City, will talk with us about parking issues in the ECC. She can tell us about options for generating parking revenue for the Neighborhood, and listen to any questions/concerns we have about parking.

    Committee Reports and Possible Action Items:

    Treasurer’s report: Update from Treasurer

    Crime and Safety: Updates, if any.

    Local Historic District:

    –          Discuss the demolition permit request for 1300 Canterbury

    Land Use & Design Committee:

    –          Consider a proposed amendment to Austin’s Land Development Code.

    • Variance to decrease the minimum front street setback requirement from 25ft to 5 ft. to erect a detached carport – 1908 Riverview.
    • Variance to decrease the minimum rear yard setback from 10 ft. to 2.8 ft. in order to remodel an accessory structure to create a two- family residential use – 1504 Canterbury.
    • Variance to decrease the minimum side yard setback requirement from 5 ft. to 2 ft. 4 in along east property line in order to maintain a carport – 1800 Holly St. ( I think we voted to support this one in October.)

    Affordable Housing Committee: Updates, if any.

    Traffic and Transportation Committee: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee: Updates, if any.

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:  Updates, if any.

    Communication Committee: Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Approved minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. Discuss and take possible action regarding OMV permits for Cheer Up Charlies, ShangriLa, and Pine Street Station
    2. Discuss and take possible action to eliminate the newsletter as a standalone committee and move its actions to control of the Communications Committee (CC). And to empower the CC to pay for expenses related to renewing our domains ($100 +/- is due in March) and to expend up to $1,500 to replace the 3 plastic coverings, 6 cork boards and paper trims on the kiosks at 211 Comal, Terrazas Library and Plaza Saltillo and install 2 new or used enclosed bulletin boards at the kiosk recently relocated from the Garden  to the Hike and Bike Trailhead at Comal Street. (Notes: ads in The Grapevine are posted in these kiosks, maintenance could be paid for by ad sales. The ECC Treasurer will determine prior to purchase whether the Committee will be allowed to proceed.  Ad sales are anticipated to increase over the next year.)
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    January 16, 2013 ECCNPT meeting agenda

    East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Planning Team

    Terrazas Library, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez Street

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

    Meeting Agenda

     

    Round of Introductions.

    6 PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    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: Updates, if any.

    Affordable housing:

    1. Renter’s representative report on RBJ rent increases.

    Traffic and Transportation: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee: Updates, if any.

    Education Committee: Updates, if any.

    Communication Committee:

    1. Discuss and take possible action to update bylaws.

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:  Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Fundraising Committee: Updates, if any.

    Nominating Committee:

    1. Nominate and elect officers for 2013.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. Discuss and take possible action in regards to the variance request at 1800 Holly.
    2. Update on RBJ development from Paul Saldana.
    3. Discuss and take possible action on a proposed amendment to the Saltillo TOD regarding entertainment use at 1100 E. 5th Street. Sergio Lozano and Richard Kooris will present their proposal for this property.
    4. Discuss and take possible action on proposed street closure on East 5th Street during SXSW.
    5. Discuss and take possible action on food trailer regulations along Cesar Chavez.
    6. Discuss and take possible action for alternate meeting times for June, September, October and December.

     

    Confirm the next meeting is at 6 pm on February 20, 2012 at Terrazas Branch Library. Adjourn.

     

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    November 21, 2012 ECCNPT meeting agenda

    East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Planning Team

    Terrazas Library, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez Street

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

    Meeting Agenda

     

    Round of Introductions.

    6 PM Citizen Communications: 15 minutes maximum, first come, first served.

    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: Updates, if any.

    Affordable housing:

    1. Renter’s representative report on RBJ rent increases.

    Traffic and Transportation: Updates, if any.

    Economic Development Committee: Updates, if any.

    Education Committee: Updates, if any.

    Communication Committee:

    1. Discuss and take possible action to update bylaws.

    Tejano Walking Trail Committee:  Updates, if any.

    Parks and Environment Committee: Updates, if any.

    Fundraising Committee: Updates, if any.

    Approve minutes from last meeting.

    Action Items:

    1. Discuss and take possible action in regards to the variance request at 1800 Holly.

     

    Confirm the next meeting is the holiday party at 6 pm on December 19, 2012 at Richards’ house. Adjourn.

     

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