City Council Notebook

Agenda highlights (?) for the Thurs., Nov. 8 City Council meeting.

Agenda highlights (?) for the Thurs., Nov. 8 City Council meeting.

Item 10: Authorizing the long-term water supply between Austin and the LCRA for an extra 250,000 acre-feet of Colorado River water, through the year 2100. Ca-ching!

Items 14-17: Reinstating Public Improvement Districts (PID – similar to TIFs, where revenue is captured for improvements or such) for Sixth Street and Downtown. Now if only we could do something about those outrageous decibel levels down there …

Item 23: Appropriating (anticipated?) red light camera fines to cover the system requirements. See kids, the police state pays for itself!

Item 24: More agreement talk between the city, the Urban Renewal Agency, and the Austin Revitalization Authority. Will the sparks finally fly?

Item 65: Mike Martinez and Lee Leffingwell's motion calling for an election on how the City Attorney is installed.

Item 66: Gearing up EMS for meet and confer talks by designating the paramedics' bargainer.

Item 67: Sending the Affordable Housing Incentives Task Force's recommendations on incentives for development to boards and commissions for review and recommendation. Leave a trail of breadcrumbs behind you as you enter the B&C black forest!

Item 82: 2pm presentation by the Design Commission regarding their density bonus report.

Item 121: Public hearing and possible action on Leffingwell's Barton Springs Zone amendments allowing for redevelopment of pre-SOS Ordinance buildings. Relax, it's only the soul of the city …

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Lee Leffingwell, City Government, Development, Housing, City Council, Notebook, City Hall, LCRA, SOS

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