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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 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 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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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING Wednesday, March 23, 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 Andrea Freiburger, Chair Pablo Avila, Vice Chair Wordy Thompson John Green Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Sade Ogunbode Edgar Farerra Edward Selig Michael Francis Joseph Benigno Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) 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. Approve amended minutes from the December 8, 2021 regular meeting and minutes of the February 23, 2022 regular meeting of the Building and Standards Commission. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 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 Property address: 1614 Suffolk Drive/ Owner: UDTX, LLC Staff Presenter: John Rodriguez Staff recommendation: Repair residential structure. 1. Case Number: CL 2022-031759 2. Case Number: CL 2022-031771 Property address: 700 W. Applegate/ Owner: 700 AG, Ltd. Staff presenter: Erica Thompson Staff recommendation: Repair commercial structure. 3. Case Numbers: CL 2022-031841; CL 2022-031882; CL 2022-031885; and CL 2022-031896 Property address: 8600 N. Lamar Blvd., aka the Palms on Lamar - Buildings A-D. Owner: LIH Lamar Housing Associates, LP Staff presenter: Marisol Valderrama Staff recommendation: Repair Repeat Offender Program …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES Date: March 23, 2022 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, March 23, 2022. The meeting was available for viewing by delayed broadcast at http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Commission Members in Attendance: Chair Andrea Freiburger; Commissioners, Sade Ogunbode, Michael Francis, Joseph Benigno, Edgar Farrera, Edward Selig, Elizabeth Mueller, Timothy Stostad, John Green, and Ex Officio Commissioner Chief Thomas Vocke. Vice Chair Pablo Avila and Commissioner Wordy Thompson were absent. Note: Commissioners Farrera, Selig, Mueller, Green and Stostad attended remotely. Staff in Attendance: Melanie Alley, Code Review Analyst/BSC Coordinator; Robert Moore, Austin Code Division Manager; Farah Presley, Inspector; Daniel Word, Assistant Director; Elaine Garrett, Assistant Director; Matthew Noriega, Division Manager; James Adams, Supervisor; Dedric Knox, Supervisor; John Rodriguez, Inspector; Erica Thompson, Inspector; Marisol Valderrama, Inspector; Johnny Serna, Inspector; Lauren Khoury, Assistant City Attorney; and Daniel Murphy, CTM A/V Technician. CALL TO ORDER Chair Freiburger called the Commission Meeting to order at 6:40 p.m. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A motion was made by Commissioner Francis for approval of the February 23, 2022 regular meeting minutes and the revised minutes of the December 8, 2021 regular meeting. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Ogunbode. The motion carried on a 9-0 vote. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION No one appeared at the meeting to provide Public Communication on an item not on the Agenda. PUBLIC HEARINGS Street Address 1614 Suffolk Drive Case(s): Case Number(s) 1. CL 2022-031759 The property was represented at the hearing by Nicolas Rojas, owner’s designee. Chair Freiburger admitted Staff Exhibits 1 and 2A through 2I. Commissioner Ogunbode moved to close the public hearing. Commissioner Ogunbode moved to adopt staff’s findings of fact, conclusions of law and adopt staff’s recommended order for repairs within 45 days. Commissioner Stostad seconded, and the motion carried on a 9-0 vote. Vice Chair Avila and Commissioner Thompson were absent. Owner UDTX, LLC 1 2. CL 2022-031771 700 W. Applegate Drive 700 AG, Ltd. LIH Lamar Housing Associates, LP 8600 N. Lamar Blvd., Bldgs. A-D (aka the Palms on Lamar) The property was represented at the hearing by Jimmy Harvey. Chair Freiburger admitted Staff Exhibits 1 and 2A – 2J. Commissioner Francis moved to adopt staff’s proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law, and adopt staff’s recommended order for repair within 45 days, seconded by …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Austin City Hall, Council Chambers, Room 1001 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701 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 Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Sade Ogunbode Edgar Farerra Edward Selig Michael Francis Joseph Benigno Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN 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. Approve amended minutes from the December 8, 2021 regular meeting and minutes of the January 26, 2022 regular meeting of the Building and Standards Commission. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 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 Numbers: CL 2022-017553; CL 2022-017560; CL 2022-017562; CL 2022-017563; CL 2022-017564; CL 2022-017566; CL 2022-017567; CL 2022-017568; CL 2022-017569; CL 2022- 017570; CL 2022-017571; CL 2022-017576; CL 2022-017577; CL 2022-017578; CL 2022- 017579; CL 2022-017580; CL 2022-017587; CL 2022-017588; and CL 2022-017590 Property address: 9200 North Plaza (aka Park at Stone Creek Apartments) – Exterior of Bldgs. 2, 5, 6, 21, 22, 24-34, Pool (near Bldg. 25), Laundry Room (near Bldg. 13) and Sport Court. Owner: TMIF Park at Stone LP Staff presenter: John …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES Date: February 23, 2022 The Building and Standards Commission (BSC) convened at City Hall and via video conference for a regular hybrid meeting on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. The meeting was available for viewing live at http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Commission Members in Attendance: Chair Andrea Freiburger; Commissioners Wordy Thompson, John Green, Timothy Stostad, Elizabeth Mueller, Sade Ogunbode, Edgar Farrera, Edward Selig, Michael Francis, Joseph Benigno and Ex Officio Commissioner Chief Thomas Vocke. Vice Chair Pablo Avila and Commissioner Ogunbode were absent. Note: Commissioners Farrera, Selig, Green, Mueller and Stostad 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; Daniel Word, Assistant Director; Elaine Garrett, Assistant Director; James Adams, Supervisor; Dedric Knox, Supervisor; Johnny Serna, Inspector; Juan Villarreal, Inspector; Michael Brunning, Inspector; Lauren Khoury, Assistant City Attorney; and Rain Birchfield, 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 Mueller for approval of the January 26, 2022 regular meeting minutes. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Green. The motion carried on an 8-0-1 vote. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION PUBLIC HEARINGS Street Address Case(s): Case Number(s) 1. CL 2022-017553; 2022-017560; 9200 North Plaza, 2022-017562; 2022-017563; Buildings 2, 5, 6, 21, 22, 24 -34 (Exteriors); 2022-017564; 2022-017566; Pool (near Bldg. 25); Laundry Room (near 2022-017567; 2022-017568; Bldg. 13) and Sport Court 2022-017569; 2022-017570; 2022-017571; 2022-017576; 2022-017577; 2022-017578; 2022-017579; 2022-017580; 1 Owner TMIF Park at Stone LP 2022-017587; 2022-017588; and 2022-017590 The property was represented at the hearing by Erin DeBooy, attorney for owner, and Olivia Rutledge, property manager. Chair Freiburger admitted Staff Exhibits 1 through 39D. Chair Freiburger also admitted the Property Owners Exhibits 1 through 4. Chair Freiburger moved to close the public hearing. Commissioner Stostad moved to adopt staff’s findings of fact, conclusions of law and recommended order for repairs in all 19 cases with modifications, i.e., to shorten the timeframe from for repair to 30 days from the date the orders are mailed. Also, Commissioner Stostad added to the order concerning the Pool, for the enclosure be secured 24 hours from the date of the hearing. Commissioner Thompson seconded, and the motion carried on a 7-1-1 vote. Chair Freiburger voted against and Commissioner Benigno abstained. Vice Chair Avila and Commissioner Ogunbode were absent. 2. CL …

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BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING Friday, February 11, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. Boards and Commissions Room 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701 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. SPECIAL CALLED MEETING RETREAT AGENDA Edward Selig Michael Francis Thomas Vocke, Fire Marshall (Ex Officio) Timothy Stostad Elizabeth Mueller Sade Ogunbode Edgar Farerra 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 CALL TO ORDER WELCOME Presenter: José Roig, Director, Austin Code Department GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE RETREAT Presenter: Robert Moore, Division Manager - CRED, Austin Code Department CITIZEN 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. EXECUTIVE SESSION Discuss legal issues related to the Commission’s authority under state law and the City Code (Private Page 1 consultation with legal Council – Section 551.071 of the government Code). DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Case Review & Escalations Division Overview Presenter: Robert Moore, Division Manager – CRED, Code Department • Life of a Case from Cradle to Grave • Permitting • Appeals • Building and Standards Commission Processing Expense 2. Commission Jurisdiction, Procedures, Authority, Obiligations and Appeals Presenter: Lauren Khoury, Assistant City Attorney, Law Department CLOSING REMARKS Presenter: José Roig, Director, Austin Code Department FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair …

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