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Dec. 7, 2022

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REGULAR MEETING of the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION Wednesday, December 7 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1406 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Melanie Alley at 512-974-2679 or melanie.alley@austintexas.gov. AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Sade Ogunbode, Chair Edgar Farrera, Vice Chair Wordy Thompson John Green Michael Francis Joseph Benigno Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) Andrea Freiburger Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Edward Selig CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. Approve the minutes of the Building and Standards Commission regular meeting on October APPROVAL OF MINUTES 26, 2022. PUBLIC HEARINGS Appeal(s): The Commission will hear the following appeal case and may take action: 2. Case Number: OL 2014-018842 Property address: 203 Leland Street/ Owner/ Appellant: David Rudick Staff presenter: Lisa DeRoche Staff recommendation: Uphold Austin Code’s decision to deny application for Type-1 Short Term Rental License Page 1 New Case(s): The Commission will hear the following cases concerning alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue an order to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises; and may assess civil penalties: 3. Case Number: CL 2022-169032 Property address: 1900 E. 11th Street / Owner: Tyrone B. Haywood Living Trust Staff presenter: Aaron Hagel Staff recommendation: Demolish front primary residential structure 4. Case Number: CL 2022-167323 Property address: 1512 E 6th Street/ Owner: Enedina S. …

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REGULAR MEETING of the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Melanie Alley at 512-974-2679 or melanie.alley@austintexas.gov. AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Sade Ogunbode, Chair Edgar Farrera, Vice Chair Wordy Thompson John Green Michael Francis Joseph Benigno Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) Andrea Freiburger Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Edward Selig CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES September 28, 2022. 1. Approve the minutes of the Building and Standards Commission regular meeting on PUBLIC HEARINGS Appeal(s): The Commission will hear the following appeal case and may take action: 2. Case Number: CL 2022-152966 Property address: 518 Sunny Lane/ Owners: Mehrad Yasrebi and Maryam Meda Yasrebi / Appellant: Mehrad Yasrebi Page 1 Staff presenter: Edmund Su Staff recommendation: Deny appeal of the notice of violation 3. Case Number OL 2020-041835 Property address: 8900 N IH 35, aka Orbit Apartments /Owner: 8900 Austin, LLC Staff presenter: James Adams Staff recommendation: Uphold Staff’s decision to suspend rental registration Returning for Commission Action: The Commission will hear the following returning cases that concern alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue orders to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises, and may assess or modify a civil penalty: Property address:1810 Clifford Avenue/ Owner: …

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REGULAR MEETING of the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Melanie Alley at 512-974-2679 or melanie.alley@austintexas.gov. AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Sade Ogunbode, Chair Edgar Farrera, Vice Chair Wordy Thompson John Green Michael Francis Joseph Benigno Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) Andrea Freiburger Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Edward Selig CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. Approve the minutes of the Building and Standards Commission regular meeting on August APPROVAL OF MINUTES 24, 2022. PUBLIC HEARINGS Returning for Commission Action: The Commission will hear the following returning cases that concern alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue orders to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises, and may assess or modify a civil penalty: Page 1 2. Case Number: CL 2022-081468 Property address: 5207 Prock Lane / Owner: Prock Lane Revocable Trust Staff presenter: Joseph Lucas Staff recommendation: Repair residential structure / returning from June 2022 3. Case Numbers CL 2020-155287; CL 2020-155276; CL 2020-155298; CL 2020-155304; CL 2020-155310; CL 2020-155317; CL 2020-155336; and CL 2020-155341 Property address: 4600 E. Cesar Chavez Street / Owner: Eugenia Griffin Than Staff presenter: Farah Presley Staff recommendation: Modify repair order issued October 28, 2020 to change from repair to demolition and reduce …

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REGULAR MEETING of the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Melanie Alley at 512-974-2679 or melanie.alley@austintexas.gov. AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Sade Ogunbode, Chair Edgar Farrera, Vice Chair Wordy Thompson John Green Michael Francis Joseph Benigno Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) Andrea Freiburger Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Edward Selig CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. Approve the minutes of the Building and Standards Commission regular meetings on June 22, APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2022 and July 27, 2022. PUBLIC HEARINGS Appeal(s): The Commission will hear the following appeal cases and may take action: 2. Case Number: CL 2022-117834 Property address: 1901 Rio Grande Street / Owner/Appellants: 19 Rio Partners LP /Ben Turner Staff presenter: Edmund Su Staff recommendation: Deny appeal of the Notice of Violation Page 1 3. Case Number: OL 2022-000952 Property address: 6700 Ripple Run/ Owners/Appellants: Ernalee and Brian Duffy Staff presenter: Lisa DeRoche Staff recommendation: Uphold Austin Code’s decision to deny application for Type-1 Short Term Rental License New Case(s): The Commission will hear the following cases concerning alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue an order to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises; and may assess civil penalties: Property address: 8408 Briarwood Lane/ Owner: …

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REGULAR MEETING of the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Melanie Alley at 512-974-2679 or melanie.alley@austintexas.gov. AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Sade Ogunbode, Chair Edgar Farrera, Vice Chair Wordy Thompson John Green Michael Francis Joseph Benigno Michael Francis Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) Andrea Freiburger Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Edward Selig CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Building and Standards Commission regular meeting on June 22, 2022. PUBLIC HEARINGS Appeal(s): The Commission will hear the following appeal cases and may take action: 1. Case Number: CL 2022-103199 Property address: 2101 Meadowbook Drive/ Owner/Appellants: Brent W. & Jeanne W. Ryan Staff presenter: Mitchell Alvarez Staff recommendation: Deny appeal of the Notice of Violation Page 1 New Case(s): The Commission will hear the following cases concerning alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue an order to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises; and may assess civil penalties: 2. Case Numbers: Building 8501: CL 2022-102096; Building 8503: CL 2022-102152; Building 8505: CL 2022-102156; CL 2022-103384; and CL 2022-103297; Building 8507: CL 2022- 102160 and CL 2022-103772; Building 8509: CL 2022-102165; CL 2022-103387; and CL 2022-103785; Building 8511: CL 2022-102807 and CL 2022-103395; Building …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2022 The BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION convened in a REGULAR meeting on 27 July 2022, at the CITY OF AUSTIN PERMITTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER (PDC), 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Room 1405, in Austin, Texas. Vice Chair FARRERA called the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION (BSC) Meeting to order at 6:41 p.m. Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance: Vice Chair Edgar Farrera; Commissioners: Joseph Benigno, Michael Francis, Andrea Freiburger, Edward Selig, Wordy Thompson and Ex Officio Commissioner Chief Thomas Vocke. Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance Remotely: Commissioners Elizabeth Mueller and Timothy Stostad PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL No one appeared for Public Communication APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. 2. Approval of the minutes of the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING from the meeting of June 22, 2022 was postponed until the August 24, 2022 meeting. The motion to approve the recommendation (description of recommendation) was approved on BOARD MEMBER’s motion, BOARD MEMBER second on a (vote count) vote. (Include MEMBER NAMES for abstaining, off the dais or absent) PUBLIC HEARINGS Conduct a public hearing and consider case numbers: CL 2022-102096; CL 2022-102152; CL 2022-102156; CL 2022-103384; CL 2022-103297; CL 2022-102160; CL 2022-103772; CL 2022-102165; CL 2022-103387; CL 2022-103785; 2022-102807; CL 2022-103395; CL 2022-102798; CL 2022-102818; CL 2022-102828; CL 2022-103396; CL 2022-102841; CL 2022-102854; CL 2022-102858; CL 2022-103374; CL 2022-103379; CL 2022-103381; and CL 2022-103761; CL 2022-103780; CL 2022-103789; CL 2022-103793; CL 2022- 103797; CL 2022-103799; CL 2022-103804; CL 2022-103872; CL 2022-103876; CL 1 2022-103882; CL 2022-103961; CL 2022-103910; CL 2022-103957; CL 2022-103916; and CL 2022-103949. Property address: 8527 N. Capital of Texas Highway NB, aka the Falls at Bull Creek - Building 8501 – Exterior; Building 8503 – Exterior; Building 8505 - Exterior, Unit 2012 and Unit 3010; Building 8507 – Exterior and Unit 3015; Building 8509 – Exterior; Unit 2017 and Unit 2018; Building 8511 – Exterior and Unit 3023-2; Building 8513 – Exterior; Building 8515 – Exterior, Fire Damage and Unit 2032; Building 8517 - Exterior; Building 8519 - Exterior; Building 8523 – Exterior; Building 8525 – Exterior; Building 8529 – Exterior; Building 8531 – Exterior; Building 8533 – Exterior; Building 8535– Exterior; Building 8537 – Exterior; Building 8539– Exterior; Building 8541 – Exterior; Building 8543 – Exterior and Unit 2085; Building 8545 – Exterior; Building 8547 – Exterior; Building 8549 – Exterior; Building 8551 – Exterior; Building 8553 – Exterior; Building 8555 – Exterior; Building …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, contact Melanie Alley at melanie.alley@austintexas.gov & 512-974-2679. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Sade Ogunbode, Chair Edgar Farrera, Vice Chair Pablo Avila Wordy Thompson Andrea Freiburger Edward Selig Michael Francis Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) John Green Elizabeth Mueller Joseph Benigno Timothy Stostad CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three- minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve minutes from the May 25, 2022 regular meeting a of the Building and Standards Commission. PUBLIC HEARINGS New Case(s): The Commission will hear the following cases concerning alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue an order to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises; and may assess civil penalties: 1. Case Numbers: CL 2022-081359; CL 2022-081482; CL 2022-081460; CL 2022-081463 and CL 2022-081466 Page 1 Property addresses: 2800 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Unit A; 2906 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Unit B, 3102 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Unit B; 2901 Collins Creek Dr., Unit B and 3109 Collins Creek Drive, Unit A (aka 2801 S. Pleasant Valley Road and Rosemont at Oak Valley) / Owner: SHFC Oak Valley, LLC Staff presenter: Jason Ortiz Staff recommendation: Repair Repeat Offender Program multi-family commercial structures 2. Case Number: CL 2022-081471 Property address: 905 E. Cesar Chavez Street / Owner: SL Chavez, …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES June 22, 2022 BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022 The BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION convened in a REGULAR meeting on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022, at 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DRIVE, ROOM 1406 (Permitting and Development Center), in Austin, Texas. Chair OGUNBODE called the BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION Meeting to order at 6:36 p.m. Commissioners in Attendance: Chair Sadé Ogunbode, Vice Chair Edgar Farrera, Joseph Benigno Michael Francis, Andrea Freiburger, Elizabeth Mueller, Edward Selig, Wordy Thompson and Ex Officio Commissioner Chief Thomas Vocke. Commissioner John Green were absent. Commissioners in Attendance Remotely: Timothy Stostad PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Kecia Prince spoke about conditions at Rosemont at Oak Valley (aka 2801 S. Pleasant Valley Road). APPROVAL OF MINUTES The minutes from the meeting of May 25, 2022 were approved on COMMISSIONER FREIBURGER’S motion, COMMISSIONER FRANCIS second on a 9-0-1 vote. COMMISSIONER MUELLER abstained, and COMMISSIONERS GREEN was absent. PUBLIC HEARINGS Conduct a public hearing and consider case numbers CL 2022-081359; CL 2022-081359; CL 2022-081482; CL 2022-081460 and CL 2022-081466 2800 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Unit A; 2906 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Unit B, 3102 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Unit B; 2901 Collins Creek Dr., Unit B and 3109 Collins Creek Drive, Unit A (aka 2801 S. Pleasant Valley Road and Rosemont at Oak Valley) The public hearing was closed on VICE-CHAIR FARRERA’S motion, second by COMMISSIONER STOSTAD. to adopt Austin Code staff’ The motion recommendation for repairs to be made within 30 days, and on the 31st day, if compliance is not achieved, assess a civil penalty of $2,000 per week (per case), was 1. 2. 1 BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES June 22, 2022 approved on VICE-CHAIR FARRERA’S motion, COMMISSIONER SELIG second on a 9-0-0 vote. COMMISSIONER GREEN was absent. Conduct a public hearing and consider case number CL 2022-081471 905 E. Cesar Chavez Street The public hearing was closed on Commissioner Benigno’s motion, second by Vice Chair Farrera. The motion to adopt the findings of fact and conclusions of law; and, adopt Austin Code staff’ recommendation for demolition, i.e., the demolition to be completed within 45 days, and if on the 46th day, compliance is not achieved, the Code Official is authorized to proceed with demolition and file a lien for expenses incurred, was approved on Commissioner Frieburger’s motion, Commissioner Francis’ second on an 9-0-0 vote. Commissioner Green was absent. …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, contact Melanie Alley at melanie.alley@austintexas.gov & 512-974-2679. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Sade Ogunbode, Chair Edgar Farrera, Vice Chair Pablo Avila Wordy Thompson Andrea Freiburger Edward Selig Michael Francis Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) John Green Elizabeth Mueller Joseph Benigno Timothy Stostad CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three- minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve minutes from the April 27, 2022 regular meeting a of the Building and Standards Commission. PUBLIC HEARINGS Appeal(s): The Commission will hear the following appeal case and may take action: 1. Case Number: CL 2022-067039 Property address: 8230 Spicewood Springs Road; Owner/ Appellant: Overlook at Canyon Mesa Homeowner’s Association, Inc. Page 1 Staff presenter: Mitchell Alvarez Staff recommendation: Deny appeal of the notice of violation New Case(s): The Commission will hear the following cases concerning alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue an order to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises; and may assess civil penalties: 2. Case Number: CL 2022-066942 Property address: 1500 E. 12th Street / Owner: Sodosopa Salmon, LP, aka 2018 1500-1501 East Austin LP Staff presenter: Willis Adams Staff recommendation: Repair commercial structure 3. Case Number: CL 2022-066092 Property address: 13038 N. US Highway 183, aka 13038 Research Boulevard / Owner: Zavareh …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, contact Melanie Alley at melanie.alley@austintexas.gov & 512-974-2679. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. REVISED AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Sadé Ogunbode, Chair Edgar Farrera, Vice Chair Pablo Avila Wordy Thompson Andrea Freiburger Edward Selig Michael Francis Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) John Green Elizabeth Mueller Joseph Benigno Timothy Stostad CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three- minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve minutes from the April 27, 2022 regular meeting a of the Building and Standards Commission. PUBLIC HEARINGS New Case(s): The Commission will hear the following cases concerning alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue an order to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises; and may assess civil penalties: Page 1 1. Case Number: CL 2022-066942 Property address: 1500 E. 12th Street / Owner: Sodosopa Salmon, LP, aka 2018 1500-1501 East Austin LP Staff presenter: Willis Adams Staff recommendation: Repair commercial structure 2. Case Number: CL 2022-066092 Property address: 13038 N. US Highway 183, aka 13038 Research Boulevard / Owner: Zavareh Investments, LLC Staff presenter: John Hale Staff recommendation: Repair fire-damaged commercial structure 3. Case Numbers: CL 2022-066958 and CL 2022-066976 Property address: 2901 Collins Creek Drive, Unit B and 3001 Collins Creek Drive, Unit B, aka 2801 Pleasant Valley Road, aka Rosemont at Oak Valley …

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Date: May 25, 2022 BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES The Building and Standards Commission (BSC) convened at City Hall and via video conference for a regular hybrid meeting on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The meeting was available for viewing live at http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Commission Members in Attendance: Chair Sadé Ogunbode; Commissioners Andrea Freiburger, Wordy Thompson, John Green, Michael Francis, Timothy Stostad, Joseph Benigno, Pablo Avila, Edward Selig and Ex Officio Commissioner Chief Thomas Vocke. Vice Chair Edgar Farrera and Commissioner Elizabeth Mueller were absent. Note: Commissioners Avila, Stostad, Selig and Ex Officio Vocke attended remotely. Staff in Attendance: Melanie Alley, Code Review Analyst/BSC Coordinator; Robert Moore, Austin Code Division Manager; James Candelas, Program Specialist; Farah Presley, Inspector; Elaine Garrett, Assistant Director; Robert Alvarado, Division Manager; John Hale, Inspector; Lauren Khoury, Assistant City Attorney; and Gary Luedecke, CTM A/V Technician. CALL TO ORDER Chair Ogunbode called the Commission Meeting to order at 6:37 p.m. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A motion was made by Commissioner Green for approval of the minutes from the April 27, 2022 meeting. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Freiburger. The motion carried on a 9-0 vote. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION BASTA representative Gabby Garcia and Rosemont tenant Keyionda Goff testified before the BSC regarding living conditions at 2801 S. Pleasant Valley Road, also known as Rosemont at Oak Valley. PUBLIC HEARINGS Case(s): Case Number(s) 1. CL 2022-066942 Street Address 1500 E. 12th Street Owner Sodasopa Salmon, LP, aka 2018 1500-1501 East Austin, LP This case was pulled from the agenda prior to meeting and was not heard by the BSC. 1 Zavareh Investments, LLC 13038 N. US Highway 183, aka 13038 Research Boulevard 2. CL 2022-066092 The property was represented at the hearing by Richard Mathias. Chair Ogunbode admitted Staff Exhibits 1 and 2A – 2I. Chair Ogunbode also admitted the property owner’s Exhibit 1. Commissioner Green moved to close the public hearing. Commissioner Freiburger made a motion to modify staff’s proposed order, adopting repair within 90 days, but reducing the penalty on the 91st day, if compliance has not been achieved, to $10 per week, and reinstating the $1000 per week penalty if compliance is not fully achieved by the date of January 1, 2023. Commissioner Freiburger further modified the order require the owner to provide regular written updates to staff in the coming months of July, September and November. Commissioner Benigno seconded, and the motion carried on …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Permitting and Development Center, Room 1406/1407 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Building and Standards Commission may be participating via videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register, contact Melanie Alley at melanie.alley@austintexas.gov & 512-974-2679. The meeting may also be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. AGENDA The Building and Standards Commission (“Commission”) may go into a closed session under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel or for other reasons permitted by law as specifically listed on this agenda. Further, if necessary, the Commission may go into a closed session as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. Building and Standards Commission Members Andrea Freiburger, Chair Pablo Avila, Vice Chair Wordy Thompson John Green Edward Selig Michael Francis Joseph Benigno Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Sade Ogunbode Edgar Farerra CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three- minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve amended minutes from the March 23, 2022 regular meeting and minutes of the February 11, 2022 special called meeting of the Building and Standards Commission. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEM 1. Election of Officers for the Building and Standards Commission Page 1 PUBLIC HEARINGS Returning for Commission Action: The Commission will hear the following returning cases that concern alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue orders to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises, and may assess or modify a civil penalty: 2. Case Number: CL 2022-049782 Property address: 1167 Springdale Road / Owner: Willie Rean Carter Staff presenter: Alicia Tovar Previous Commission Action: Continued from February 24, 2021 Staff recommendation: Repair residential structure New Case(s): The Commission will hear the following cases concerning alleged violations of the City’s Property Maintenance Code and may issue an order to vacate, relocate occupants, repair, demolish, or secure the premises; …

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Peer 1 Safe Fencing Regulations Resolution No. 20211104-039 April 27, 2022 Resolution No. 20211104-39 • Initiated code amendments to address dangerous fence design including spiked elements that protrude above the top horizontal bar of a fence • Directed the City Manager to evaluate: - Requiring fIat top styles on new fences of all lengths - Applying flat top fence requirements to all new fences of six feet tall or - Applying flat top fence requirements to substantial fence repairs or remodeling of 50% or more of an existing fence lower 2 Resolution Findings • City Code currently allows some spiked fence styles that can pose significant risk to humans and animals, including: - Entrapment and impalement of children - Workers performing roof and gutter maintenance - Pets or wildlife that jump over fences • Purpose of the meeting is to obtain commission feedback on proposed amendments 3 Options • Requiring fIat top styles on new fences of all lengths • Applying flat top fence requirements to all new fences of six feet tall or lower • Applying flat top fence requirements to substantial fence repairs or remodeling of 50% or more of an existing fence • Other considerations 4 Next Steps Once engagement concludes: • Develop recommendations based on stakeholder feedback • Move amendments forward for Board/ Commission/ Council review Internal Engagement Series: 04.26.22 DSD Divisions 04.27.22 Partner Departments 04.27.22 Building and Standards Commission 05.04.22 Historic Landmark Commission External Engagement Series: 04.25.22 – 06.05.22 05.07.22/ 05.26.22 05.10.22 / 05.16.22 5 SpeakUp Austin Platform In-Person Public Engagements Virtual Public Engagements Thank you! 6

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION Date: April 27, 2022 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES The Building and Standards Commission (BSC) convened at the City of Austin Permit and Development Center and via video conference for a regular hybrid meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The meeting was available for viewing live at http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Commission Members in Attendance: Chair Andrea Freiburger; Vice Chair Pablo Avila; Commissioners, Wordy Thompson, Sadé Ogunbode, Michael Francis, Joseph Benigno, Edgar Farrera, Elizabeth Mueller, Timothy Stostad, and Ex Officio Commissioner Chief Thomas Vocke. Commissioner Edward Selig and John Green were absent. Note: Vice Chair Avila and Commissioners Farrera, Mueller, and Stostad attended remotely. Staff in Attendance: Melanie Alley, Code Review Analyst/BSC Coordinator; Robert Moore, Austin Code Division Manager; Farah Presley, Inspector; José G. Roig, Director, Austin Code; Daniel Word, Assistant Director; Elaine Garrett, Assistant Director; Daniel Armstrong, Division Manager; James Adams, Supervisor; David Downing, Supervisor; Alicia Tovar, Inspector; Lauren Taggert; Inspector; Lauren Khoury, Assistant City Attorney; Tony Hernandez, Developmental Services Department (DSD); Kalissa Tozi DSD and Daniel Murphy, CTM A/V Technician. CALL TO ORDER Chair Freiburger called the Commission Meeting to order at 6:37 p.m. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A motion was made by Commissioner Francis for approval of the minutes from both the March 23, 2022 regular meeting and the February 11, 2022 special-called meeting. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Ogunbode. The motion carried on an 8-0-1 vote, Commissioner Thompson abstained. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION No one appeared for Public Communication at this meeting. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Election of Officers. Chair Freiburger nominated Commissioner Ogunbode to serve in the role as Chair of the Commission and Commissioner Farrera to serve in the role as Vice-Chair. The Commissioners voted unanimously for those lone nominations, 9-0-0. Commissioners Selig and Green were absent. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1 Street Address 1167 Springdale Road Owner Willie Rean Carter Returning Case(s): Case Number(s) 2. CL 2022-049782 The property was represented at the hearing by Laura Jackson-Crockett, the owner’s daughter. Chair Freiburger admitted Staff Exhibits 3 and 4A - 4H. Commissioner Mueller moved to adopt staff’s findings of fact, conclusions of law and modify staff’s recommended order for repairs to 90 days and impose a penalty of $200 per week. Commissioner Farrera seconded the motion. A friendly amendment was added to the motion by Commissioner Benigno to reduce the penalty to $200 per month. The motion was accepted by the Commissioners Mueller and Farrera. The motion …

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