Historic Landmark CommissionDec. 7, 2022

10.18 Draft Minutes — original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING of the PRESERVATION PLAN COMMITTEE of the HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18 – 11:00 A.M. STREET-JONES BUILDING, ROOM 400A 1000 E. 11TH STREET AUSTIN, TEXAS Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely via 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 the board liaison at (512) 974-3393 or preservation@austintexas.gov. CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS: x Beth Valenzuela, Chair x Harmony Grogan x Ben Heimsath ab Carl Larosche DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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. There were no speakers APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. 2. June 29, 2022 August 15, 2022 MOTION: Approve the minutes on a motion by Commissioner Heimsath, seconded by Commissioner Valenzuela. Vote 3-0. DISCUSSION ITEMS 3. ULI Technical Assistance Panel update  Recommendations from the draft TAP report aligned closely with the equity- based preservation plan’s draft recommendations  ULI will send the final report in November. 4. Preservation plan handoff workshop recap  Special called Commission meeting canceled due to lack of quorum.  Attendees had an informal conversation about helpful clarifications to the draft plan; no major changes were discussed.  City Council fully funded the equity-based preservation plan for FY23. 5. Project website updates  New project website is up: www.publicinput.com/ATXpresplan.  Katie Enders, our summer intern, developed a survey to collect feedback on  Community members can also share how they prefer to be involved in planning  The draft equity-based preservation plan will be posted to the project website community priorities. processes (online survey). soon. 6. Communications about draft plan this fall  Flyers will be posted soon in City facilities and other strategic locations. Focus: raising awareness about historic preservation.  Short videos have been posted on online platforms and will be promoted through 2022. Focus: raising awareness about historic preservation.  A press release will be sent out when the draft plan is posted online.  Staff will send an update memo to related City Boards & Commissions and offer to do briefings at meetings if desired. This follows an update memo and briefings in early 2022. 7. Engagement around draft plan  The City will hire a public engagement consultant in early 2023.  Newly created permanent staff position will begin hiring process soon (timing  Look into combining Committee and Working Group meetings for future TBD). meetings in 2023. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS  Public engagement consultant scope  Community Ambassador recruitment  City Council and Commissioner reappointment/appointment date (2/28/2022) o Bringing new appointments up to speed ADJOURNMENT – 12:36pm MOTION: Adjourn the meeting on a motion by Commissioner Heimsath, Commissioner Valenzuela seconded the motion. Vote 3-0. 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 the board liaison at the Historic Preservation Office at (512) 974-3393 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Preservation Plan Committee, please contact Cara Bertron at (512) 974-1446.