Environmental CommissionJuly 6, 2022

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Regular Meeting of the Environmental Commission July 6, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. Permitting and Development Center, Events Center, Room 1405 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive Austin, Texas 78752 Some members of the Environmental Commission will be participating by videoconference. The meeting may 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. To register to speak remotely, call or email the Kaela Champlin, Watershed Protection Department, at (512) 974-3443, Kaela.Champlin@austintexas.gov, no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). CURRENT COMMISSIONERS: Haris Qureshi Rachel Scott Pam Thompson Melinda Schiera Audrey Barrett Bixler CALL TO ORDER Colin Nickells Jennifer Bristol, Secretary Kevin Ramberg, Chair Ana Aguirre Richard Brimer Perry Bedford, Vice-Chair AGENDA PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers who register to speak no later than noon the day before the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND ACTION 1. Approval the minutes of the Environmental Commission Regular Meeting on June 15, 2022. (5 minutes) 1 PUBLIC HEARINGS Name: Bull Creek PUD Amendment #3, Case No. C814-2009-0139.03 Applicant: David Armbrust, Armbrust & Brown Location: 5305, 5400, 5404, 5408, 5505, Paradox Cove; 4909, 4915-1/2, 4929 FM 2222 Road Council District: District 10 Staff: Leslie Lilly, Environmental Program Coordinator, Watershed Protection Department Watershed: Bull Creek Watershed, Water Supply Suburban, Drinking Water Protection Zone Requests: To amend a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Staff Recommendation: Staff recommended with conditions (1 hour) Name: Mercedes Benz South Austin, SP-2021-0127C Applicant: Gemsong Ryan Location: 10900 S IH 35, Austin, Texas 78748 Council District: District 5 Staff: Tunde Daramola, Environmental Review Specialist Senior, Development Services Department Watershed: Onion Creek, Suburban Watershed, Desired Development Zone Requests: Request to vary from LDC 25-8-261 to allow a private driveway access point to the site through a Critical Water Quality Zone Buffer Staff Recommendation: Recommended with conditions (30 minutes) Urban Forestry Committee – Richard Brimer (Committee Chair), Pam Thompson, Rachel Scott, and Colin Nickells Report on the Joint Sustainability Committee – Haris Qureshi (member) and Richard Brimer (alternate member) Report on the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan Citizen’s Advisory Committee – Jennifer Bristol Report on the Joint Committee of the Environmental Commission and Parks and Recreation Board –Pam Thompson, Rachel Scott, Perry Bedford, and Haris Qureshi Report on the South Central Waterfront Advisory Board – Ana Aguirre COMMITTEE REPORTS FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 2 The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Kaela Champlin, Watershed Protection Department, at (512) 974-3443, Kaela.Champlin@austintexas.gov for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Environmental Commission, please contact Kaela Champlin, Watershed Protection Department, at (512) 974-3443, Kaela.Champlin@austintexas.gov. 3