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Feb. 26, 2024

12-1: Draft Soccer City Recommendation original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD RECOMMENDATION YYYYMMDD-XXX Seconded By: Establish Austin as a Recognized Soccer City Date: Subject: Motioned By: Recommendation The Parks and Recreation Board Recommends that the Austin City Council approve a resolution to establish Austin as a recognized soccer city and direct the City Manager to analyze challenges and needs in soccer field development and soccer programming and to provide recommendations. Rationale: Whereas, the city of Austin has demonstrated a growing interest and participation in the sport of soccer, with a vibrant community of players, fans, and organizations dedicated to its promotion and development; Whereas, Austin's diverse population embraces soccer as a unifying force, bringing together people of various backgrounds, cultures, and ages in the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie; Whereas, soccer serves as a catalyst for promoting equity and community health, offering opportunities for social inclusion, physical activity, and youth development across all neighborhoods and demographics in Austin; Whereas, ensuring equitable access to soccer fields and programming is integral to addressing disparities and promoting wellness among underserved communities in Austin; Whereas, the emergence of professional soccer teams, such as Austin FC, has captured the enthusiasm and support of residents, contributing to the city's identity as a dynamic and inclusive soccer city; Whereas, the availability and accessibility of quality soccer facilities and programming are essential to nurturing talent, fostering youth development, and promoting healthy lifestyles among Austin's residents; Whereas, there exists a need to assess and address the challenges and requirements associated with soccer field development, maintenance, and programming to ensure equitable access and utilization across Austin's communities; Whereas, recognizing the importance of strategic planning and resource allocation in advancing soccer initiatives, it is imperative to empower the City Manager to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the current landscape of soccer facilities, programming, and associated needs within Austin; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Board: 1 of 2 1. Recommends that the Austin City Council approve a resolution to establish Austin as a recognized soccer city and direct the City Manager to analyze challenges and needs in soccer field development and soccer programming and to provide recommendations. Vote For: Against: Abstain: Absent: Attest: [Staff or board member can sign] 2 of 2

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Jan. 22, 2024

Agenda original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD JANUARY 22, 2024 – 6:00 PM CITY HALL CHAMBERS, ROOM 1001 301 W. 2ND STREET AUSTIN, TEXAS 78701 Some members of the Parks and Recreation Board may 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 via telephone. For remote participation, registration must be completed no later than noon the day before the meeting. To register to speak, click here: https://forms.office.com/g/U6HTDwmZki or call or email Tim Dombeck, (512) 974-6716, Tim.Dombeck@austintexas.gov. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and may be allowed up to three (3) minutes to provide their comments. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Pedro Villalobos (D-2), Chair Kathryn Flowers (D-4), Vice Chair Shelby Orme (D-1) Nicole Merritt (D-3) Stephanie Bazan (D-5) Lisa Hugman (D-6) Julie Hayes (D-7) Kim Taylor (D-8) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Jennifer Franklin (D-9) Holly Reed (D-10) Lane Becker (Mayor) The first 10 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 Parks and Recreation Board regular meetings of October 23, 2023 and November 27, 2023. Approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board Finance Committee meeting of March 23, 2023. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Discussion and possible action on letters of support for PARD Staff and Community Groups that participated in a 50,000 square foot graffiti abatement and park maintenance project at the Heath Eiland and Morgan Moss BMX Skate Park, and for PARD staff that prepared six recreation centers to accept portable generators as a supplemental/alternative power source should electric power be unavailable. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation to Austin City Council to approve negotiation and execution of a one-year contract extension with Zilker Park Boat Rentals. (PARD Long Range Strategies: Relief from Urban Life, Urban Public Spaces, Park Access for All). Presenter(s): Pat Rossett, Business Process Consultant, Parks and Recreation Department. Page 1 of 3 1. 2. 3. 4. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation to Austin City Council to approve an ordinance to amend Title 25 related to the environmental protections at the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail. (PARD Long Range Strategies: Urban Public Spaces, Park …

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Jan. 22, 2024

01-1: Draft Minutes of October 23, 2023 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEETING MINUTES OCTOBER 23, 2023 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OCTOBER 23, 2023 The PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD convened in a REGULAR meeting on October 23, 2023 at 301 W. 2nd Street in Austin, Texas. Chair Villalobos called the PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD Meeting to order at 6:02 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Pedro Villalobos, Kathryn Flowers, Lisa Hugman, Holly Reed, Stephanie Bazan, Nicole Merritt, Jennifer Franklin. Board Members in Attendance Remotely: Lane Becker, Kim Taylor, Julie Hayes, Shelby Orme. Board Members Absent: None. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Dorothy Lopez-Barnett - Zilker Park Boat Rental Kayla Reese - Austin Parks Foundation Joel Manzo - Baseball facilities Scott Cobb - Barton Springs Bathhouse Naming Liz Barhydt - Austin Rowing Club Chris Flores - Assigned reserved parking for Barton Springs Lifeguards Santiago - Heritage tree at Edward Rendon Park Tanya Payne - Rewild Zilker and ACL Fest Questions Diana Prechter - Zilker Equitable Access issues APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board regular meeting of September 25, 2023. The motion to approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board regular meeting of September 25, 2023 was approved on Board Member Franklin’s motion, Board Member Hugman’s second on a 11-0 vote . DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation to Austin City Council to approve the Parkland Maintenance Agreement between the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department and the Mueller Property Owner’s Association. Ricardo Soliz, Division Manager, Parks and Recreation Department and Jill Fagan, Project Manager, Economic Development Department gave a presentation and answered questions on 2. 1 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEETING MINUTES OCTOBER 23, 2023 skate park and pump track maintenance, impacts to the City budget, parkland use by non- Mueller residents, the fee to access Mueller pool, pool hours and the term of the contract. The motion to recommend to Austin City Council to approve the Parkland Maintenance Agreement between the City of Austin Park and Recreation Department and the Mueller Property Owner’s Association was approved on Board Member Becker’s motion, Board Member Franklin’s second on an 11-0 vote. 3. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation to Austin City Council to approve the Parkland Dedication Ordinance term sheet. Robynne Heyman, Planner Principal, Parks and Recreation Department gave a presentation and answered questions on available options that the City has when …

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Jan. 22, 2024

01-2: Draft Minutes of November 27, 2023 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEETING MINUTES NOVEMBER 27, 2023 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD REGULAR MEETING MINUTES NOVEMBER 27, 2023 The PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD convened in a REGULAR meeting on November 27, 2023 at 301 W. 2nd Street in Austin, Texas. Chair Villalobos called the PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD Meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Pedro Villalobos, Kathryn Flowers, Holly Reed, Stephanie Bazan, Nicole Merritt, Lane Becker. Board Members in Attendance Remotely: Julie Hayes, Shelby Orme, Jennifer Franklin. Board Members Absent: Kim Taylor, Lisa Hugman. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Malcom Yeatts - EROC Contact Team Liz Barhydt - Austin Rowing Club Chris Flores - Citizen Working Group Barton Springs Pool Rehab Plan and Café Diana Prechter - Trail of Lights and Zilker Polo Field Parking Joel Manzo - Access to baseball fields and Govalle condition Scott Cobb - Barton Springs Bathhouse Renaming Adhy Singh - Expedition School Adam Shedlosky - Expedition School Laura Spraggins - Festival Beach Community Garden Grace Gilker - Festival Beach Community Garden APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board regular meeting of October23 , 2023. The motion to approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board regular meeting of October 23, 2023 was approved on Board Member Bazan’s motion, Board Member Reed’s second on a 9-0 vote. Board Members Hugman and Taylor absent. After the meeting, staff discovered that the posted draft minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board regular meeting of October 23, 2023 were incomplete. The minutes will be updated and approved at the January 2024 Parks and Recreation Board meeting. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 2. Presentation, discussion and possible action on a recommendation to Austin City Council to support a special use senior facility at Gus Garcia Recreation Center. 1 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEETING MINUTES NOVEMBER 27, 2023 Martha Langford, Member of the Gus Garcia Senior Community gave a presentation. Board Members discussed the price of a senior activity center and bond funding. The motion to recommend to Austin City Council that they prioritize a Bond election to include a Senior Activity Center serving District 4 and nearby northern districts, to be located north of 183, and that the property where Gus Garcia Recreation Center currently resides be investigated as a high potential possible location. PARB also recommends that improvements to Gus Garcia Recreation Center be prioritized and budgeted for in the …

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Jan. 22, 2024

02-1: Draft Minutes of Parks Board Finance Committee, March 23, 2023 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD FINANCE COMMITTEE SPECIAL CALLED MEETING MARCH 23, 2023 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD FINANCE COMMITTEE SPECIAL CALLED MEETING MINUTES THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2023 The PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD FINANCE COMMITTEE convened in a SPECIAL CALLED meeting on THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2023, at 1183 Chestnut Ave. in Austin, Texas. Chair Moore called the PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD FINANCE COMMITTEE Meeting to order at 12:02 p.m. Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance: Patrick Moore and Lisa Hugman. Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance Remotely: Kathryn Flowers. Board Members Absent: Laura Cottam Sajbel (Ex-Officio) and Sarah Faust. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL None 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board Finance Committee Meeting on February 23, 2023. The minutes from the meeting of February 23, 2023 were approved on Board Member Flowers’ motion, Chair Moore’s second on a 3-0 vote with one vacancy. Board Member Faust absent. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. Staff briefing on the Parks and Recreation Department’s under resourced service expectations for Fiscal Year 2024. Vanorda Richardson, Financial Manager III Parks and Recreation Department gave a briefing and answered clarifying questions on ballfield light replacement. No action was taken on this item. 1 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD FINANCE COMMITTEE SPECIAL CALLED MEETING MARCH 23, 2023 3. Staff briefing on the Parks and Recreation Department’s forecasted Fiscal Year 2024 budget. Vanorda Richardson, Financial Manager III and Nicholas Johnson, Financial Analyst III, Parks and Recreation Department gave a briefing and answered clarifying questions on impediments to PARD's flexibility in moving funds appropriated by Council. No action was taken on this item. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 4. Discussion and possible action regarding the Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Fiscal Year 2024 budget. The motion to recommend to the Austin City Council: 1) The approval of the PARD FY 2024 Operating Budget as presented in the FY 2024 Budget Forecast; 2) The allocation of additional funding on top of the proposed PARD FY 2024 Budget Forecast in such an amount as to fully fund the attached Under Resourced Service Expectations document ; and, 3) The allocation of sufficient additional funding on top of the proposed PARD FY 2024 Budget Forecast to fully fund a study regarding parkland visitation methodology, cost and best practices with the goal of recommending specific methods for parkland visitation tracking in the City of Austin, along with estimated cost figures was approved on Board Member Hugman’s motion, Board Member …

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Jan. 22, 2024

04-1: Zilker Park Boat Rental Extension Presentation original pdf

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BOATING CONCESSION ON BARTON CREEK CONTRACT EXTENSION Presented by: Patricia Rossett Business Process Consultant 1 Parks and Recreation Board January 22, 2024 BACKGROUND • Zilker Park Boat Rental opened for business in 1969 as a canoe rental service for Barton Creek and Lady Bird Lake. • Later, they added kayaks and stand-up paddle boards (SUPs) to their watercraft inventory. • Zilker Park Boat Rental has been in continuous operation for over 50 years. • In 2006, the City of Austin entered into a revenue concession agreement with the Zilker Park Boat Rentals for the use of the property, located downstream from Barton Springs Pool, as a watercraft concession. • Current contract: • Initial Term (02/28/2006 – 03/01/2011) • Extension #1 (03/01/2011 – 02/29/2016) • Extension #2 (03/01/2016 – 02/28/2021) • Extension #3 (02/28/2021 – 02/28/2022) • Extension #4 (02/28/2022 – 02/28/2024) • Extension #5 (02/28/2024 – 02/28/2025) 2 BACKGROUND (cont’d.) • Payment of minimum of $18,000 annually plus 10% of any amount over $180,000 gross • $35,000 on-site improvement in first 7 years of contract term. • Monthly sales report including daily sales by items sold, with daily tallies of revenue, sales tax, and gross revenue, monthly totals and daily cash register Z-tapes. • Revenue Obligations revenue. • Reinvestment Obligations • Major Contract Deliverables • Living wage of $14/hr. • Annual IRS tax return. 3 HISTORICAL GROSS SALES, REPORTED EXPENDITURES, AND REVENUE PAYMENTS $1,400,000 $1,200,000 $1,000,000 $800,000 $600,000 $400,000 $200,000 $- Gross Sales Expenditures Payments FY19 $676,775 $332,002 $62,519 FY20 $358,344 $238,765 $33,401 FY21 $967,115 $342,223 $91,589 FY22 $1,456,423 $602,506 $134,608 FY23 $1,077,564 $615,248 $99,548 Gross Sales Expenditures Payments 4 Next Steps • PARD staff is in the process of developing a new scope of work for a vendor to manage and operate the watercraft concession on Barton Creek. • Once the new scope of work is completed, it will be submitted to Central Procurement for review and approval. Then, a new solicitation will be released. • The anticipated timeline for the solicitation process is as follows: • Solicitation Process (Solicitation Release and Closing) – March 2024 – May 2024 • Evaluation Process – May 2024 – July 2024 • Committee and Board Presentations – August 2024 • Council Action – September 2024 • Contract Negotiation and Execution – October 2024 - February 2025 5 STAFF RECOMMENDATION AND REQUEST FOR COMMITTEE ACTION • PARD recommends the extension of the revenue …

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Jan. 22, 2024

05-1: Butler Trail Code Amendment Presentation original pdf

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Butler Trail Code Amendment Leslie Lilly Environmentall Program Coordinator N I T S U A F O Y T I C W A T E R S H E D P R O T E C T I O N D E P A R T M E N T N I T S U A F O Y T I C 2 Background • Construction of Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail began in 1971 • Code compliant at time of construction • 2017 code amendment restrictions on 50 ft setback • Current use today averages ~ 5 million users annually W A T E R S H E D P R O T E C T I O N D E P A R T M E N T N I T S U A F O Y T I C 3 Background Amendment initiated by council on May 18th, 2023 W A T E R S H E D P R O T E C T I O N D E P A R T M E N T Site Conditions 4 N I T S U A F O Y T I C W A T E R S H E D P R O T E C T I O N D E P A R T M E N T N I T S U A F O Y T I C 5 The Trail Conservancy • Urban Forestry and Natural Areas Management Guidelines • Safety and Mobility Study • Parkland Operations And Maintenance Agreement W A T E R S H E D P R O T E C T I O N D E P A R T M E N T 6 Existing Language N I T S U A F O Y T I C § 25-8-261 - CRITICAL WATER QUALITY ZONE DEVELOPMENT. In all watersheds, development is prohibited in a critical water quality zone except as provided in this Division. Development allowed in the critical water quality zone under this Division shall be revegetated and restored within the limits of construction as prescribed by the Environmental Criteria Manual. (B) Open space is permitted in a critical water quality zone if a program of fertilizer, pesticide, and herbicide use is approved by the Watershed Protection Department, subject to the conditions in this Subsection. (3) A hard surfaced trail …

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Jan. 22, 2024

05-2: Butler Trail Code Amendment Memo from Watershed Protection original pdf

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M E M O R A N D U M TO: FROM: THROUGH: DATE: SUBJECT: Kevin Ramberg, Environmental Commission Chair and Commissioners Katie Coyne, AICP, Certified Ecologist – ESA Environmental Officer / Assistant Director Watershed Protection Department Leslie Lilly, Environmental Program Coordinator, Watershed Protection Department December 1st, 2023 Code Amendments related to the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail and environmental protection. On December 6th, 2023, the Environmental Commission will consider a proposed amendment to City Code Title 25 (Land Development) as it relates to the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail (Butler Trail) and environmental protections. The Watershed Protection Department requests a recommendation from the Environmental Commission to approve the amendment to allow the Butler Trail to be built and reconstructed within the existing 50 ft Critical Water Quality Zone (CWQZ) setback while also providing protection of the shoreline through mitigation or alternative means. Project Description and Background In 1971, Lady Bird Johnson, Ann Butler, and the Town Lake Beautification Committee worked together to establish the Town Lake Metropolitan Park Trail, now known as the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail. The Butler Trail was constructed by the City of Austin, in accordance with the Land Development Code rules and regulations in place at the time of its construction and extends from MoPac Expressway to Pleasant Valley Road, forming a 10 mile loop that serves almost 5,000,000 users annually. In 2017, provisions were added to the Land Development Code section 25-8-261 (CRITICAL WATER QUALITY ZONE DEVELOPMENT) restricting development within the 50 ft setback of Lady Bird Lake including the construction of trails like the existing Butler Trail, approximately 85% of which is currently located within the 50 ft setback of Lady Bird Lake. This restriction makes it more difficult to enhance, reconstruct and build the Butler Trail in its current alignment. Code Amendment and Variance While the intent of the 2017 CWQZ code update was done to protect the shoreline of Lady Bird Lake, it unintentionally impacted the existing Butler Trail by making the majority of the trail system non- compliant. Staff requests an update to the language that would accommodate the current Butler Trail alignment and width while continuing to provide protection to the shoreline through mitigation and Page 1 of 2 improvements to the health of the floodplain. Mitigation would include restoration to areas within the CWQZ in a ratio of …

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Jan. 22, 2024

05-3: Butler Trail Ordinance Amendment Review Sheet original pdf

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C20-2023-013 ORDINANCE AMENDMENT REVIEW SHEET Amendment: C20-2023-013 Butler Trail Code Amendment Description: Amendments to City Code Title 25 (Land Development) to allow the Butler Trail to remain within the setbacks applicable to Lady Bird Lake; and to allow capital improvements made to the Butler Trail to comply with the recommendations from the 2015 Butler Trail Urban Forestry and Natural Area Management Guidelines, maintenance standards of care listed in the Butler Trail POMA, and the recommendations provided in the Butler Trail Safety and Mobility Study. Proposed Language: Consider an ordinance to amend Title 25 related to environmental protections at the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail. Summary of proposed code amendment In 2017, provisions were added to the Land Development Code section 25-8-261 (CRITICAL WATER QUALITY ZONE DEVELOPMENT) restricting development within the 50 ft setback of Lady Bird Lake including the construction of trails like the existing Butler Trail, approximately 85% of which is currently located within the 50 ft setback of Lady Bird Lake. This restriction makes it more difficult to enhance, reconstruct and build the Butler Trail in its current alignment. Staff requests an update to the language that would accommodate the current Butler Trail alignment and width while continuing to provide protection to the shoreline through mitigation and improvements to the health of the floodplain. Three amendments to 25-8-261 (CRITICAL WATER QUALITY ZONE DEVELOPMENT) are proposed: • • 25-8-261 (B)(3)(c) to allow the Butler Trail to exceed 12 feet width 25-8-261 (B)(3)(f-g) to allow the Butler Trail to be located within 50 feet of the shoreline of Lady Bird Lake with mitigation for impact. 25-8-261 (C)(2) to remove the requirement for additional restoration for shoreline disturbance associated with shoreline access for the Butler Trail. • Background: On May 18th , 2023, City Council approved Resolution No. . 20230518-044 to initiate amendments to City Code Title 25 (Land Development) to allow the Butler Trail to remain within the setbacks applicable to Lady Bird Lake; and to allow capital improvements made to the Butler Trail to comply with the recommendations from the 2015 Butler Trail Urban Forestry and Natural Area Management Guidelines, maintenance standards of care listed in the Butler Trail POMA, and the recommendations provided in the Butler Trail Safety and Mobility Study. Board and Commission Actions December 6th, 2023, Recommendation of approval by the Environmental Commission; 7-0 1 C20-2023-013 December 13th, 2023, Considered by the Codes …

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Jan. 22, 2024

05-4: Butler Trail Site Analysis original pdf

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ANN and ROY BUTLER HIKE AND BIKE TRAIL SITE ANALYSIS and RECOMMENDATION Executive Summary Watershed Protection Department staff recognize the need to accommodate necessary improvements and updates to the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail (Butler Trail) for the benefit of the community. Staff also recognizes the importance of providing improvements related to safety and mobility while demonstrating enhancements to water quality protection and the restoration of environmental function. Therefore, the following report and analysis provide a recommendation for a code amendment to the current 50’ setback from Lady Bird Lake and development in the Critical Water Quality zone to provide a feasible pathway that will allow future capital improvement projects to the Butler Trail while providing improved environmental protections. The proposed code amendment would allow the improvement and reconstruction of the Butler Trail in its current alignment provided that 2:1 mitigation is provided for sections of the reconstructed trail that are located within the inner half Critical Water Quality Zone and in accordance with proposed Environmental Criterial Manual guidelines. Introduction The Trail The 10-mileButler Trail loop is located along the shores of Lady Bird Lake in Central Austin, within the Town Lake Metropolitan Park and is primarily a soft surface trail constructed with decomposed granite. Originally constructed in the 1970’s, the Butler Trail has developed considerable cultural significance in the community and represents one of the most popular regional recreational amenities. Its popularity is due in part to the natural setting and views of Lady Bird Lake. The land through which the Trail runs includes several important ecological habitats and sensitive environmental areas, including Critical Environmental Features (CEFs) and Critical Water Quality Zones (CWQZ) as defined in the City of Austin’s land development code. Additionally, 80% of the Trail is located within the Atlas-14 fully developed 100-year floodplain, making it vulnerable to the impacts of flooding. Given its age and the environmental vulnerabilities associated with its location, the following report examines the current conditions of the Trail and the applicable Land Development Code that impact future redevelopment and reconstruction. 1 2 Urban Forestry and Natural Areas Management Guidelines The natural areas around the Trail not only function as a natural respite for the community but they also perform the role of reducing urban temperatures, improving air and water quality, providing wildlife habitat, and reducing erosion. A detailed documentation of these areas was developed in 2015 by The …

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Jan. 22, 2024

06-1: Old Lampasas Dam Presentation original pdf

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Old Lampasas Dam TX07295 Parks and Recreation Board January 22, 2024 Introductions Project Sponsor Team: Marie Lancaster, E.I.T. Henry Price, P.E. Project Manager: Minda Sarmiento, P.E. Project Consultant: Kim Patak, P.E. “Watershed Protection protects lives, property and the environment of our community by reducing the impact of flood, erosion and water pollution.” Project Location Project MAP Project Location Old Lampasas Dam Project History 1984 1997 2010 Summer 2011 Spring 2013 PROJECT HALT Fall 2022 Fall 2024 Spring 2018 Project restarts DESIGN PHASE CITY SITE PLAN PERMITTING Construction starts ~18 months Dam built Parcel annexed as parkland Tropical Storm Hermine Preliminary Engineering Report starts Project starts • • Service spillway damage Embankment damage • Coordination with: ➢ PARD mitigation ➢ USACE permit ➢ USFWS permit TCEQ Dam Safety Program Texas Administrative Code Title 30, Part 1, Chapter 299: Dams and Reservoirs ➢ Old Lampasas is a high hazard dam in poor conditions Inundation Map ➢Over 30 downstream structures at risk of flooding ➢2 roads at risk of flooding ➢6 low water crossings at risk of flooding ➢Pedernales Electric substation Low water crossing Pedernales Electric Holes on slope Erosion on slope Trees on embankment Collapsed slope Project Scope • Replace damaged, existing principal spillway with new 42-inch diameter pipe • Replacement of the existing wastewater line through the embankment of the dam • Removal of existing trees and boulders on dam footprint • Installation of a new Flood Early Warning System instrumentation Project Scope • Armoring of the existing plunge pool to reduce future erosion impacts • Construction of a new auxiliary spillway • New maintenance drive to give the City access to maintain the dam • Raise and reinforce dam structure to contain the worst case scenario flood and meet City and State Dam Safety criteria Project Scope • Propose new outflow structure that provides extended detention for additional water quality benefits • Improve habitat for Jollyville Plateau Salamander • Estimated construction cost $12.8M Project Design Scope Possible Construction Impacts and Benefits to Parkland ➢Impacts: • Trail closures (detours) • Truck staging and traffic (no closure) • Boulder and tree removal • Material and equipment staging areas ➢Benefits: • Reuse of tree material and boulders for • City parks Improvements to the dam to meet City and State criteria (safer park and trails) • Modernization and rehabilitation of City infrastructure on parkland N WPD Request ➢Make a recommendation to City Council …

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Jan. 22, 2024

06-2: Attachment A Mitigation Worksheet original pdf

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ATTACHMENT "A" - M.O.U. MITIGATION FEES CALCULATION WORKSHEET - SUMMARY Temporary Use - Staging and Storage Calculated Fee $70,652 Project: Old Lampasas Dam Modernization 7492.029 MOU 24-001 TOTAL = $70,652 ATTACHMENT "A" - M.O.U. MITIGATION FEES CALCULATION WORKSHEET Temporary Use TCAD Land Value of Adjacent Properties ($): $285,000 Project: Old Lampasas Dam Modernization 7492.029 MOU 24-001 Average Lot Size (sq. ft.): 13,838 Average for Selected Lots Value per Square Ft. ($): $21 Average Requested Area (sq. ft.): 15,246 Submitted by Requesting Department/Entity Preliminary Annual Value of Requested Area ($) $314,010 Area requested multiplied by Value per Square Ft. Adjusted Annual Value of Requested Area ($) $47,101 (15% Rate of Return) Monthly Value of Requested Area ($) $3,925 Adjusted Annual Value divided by 12 Daily Temporary Use Rate ($): $131 Monthly Value divided by 30 (Average number of days in a month) Days Requested: 540 Submitted br Requesting Department/Entity Temporary Use Rate ($): $70,652 Daily Temporary Use Fee multiplied by Days Requested Prop ID Avg Sq Ft Land Value 164664 164668 543167 543170 12,670 20,057 7,671 14,952 13,838 $440,000 $400,000 $150,000 $150,000 $285,000 Totals 10204 Luckleven Cv 10203 Luckleven Cv 8620 Toro Creek Cv 8617 Toro Creek Cv

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Jan. 22, 2024

06-3: Attachment B Location Map original pdf

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Project Location Old Lampasas Dam 9111 Old Lampasas Trl

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06-4: Attachment C Work Performed Haul Off original pdf

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DRAFT THIS DOCUMENT IS RELEASED FOR THE PURPOSE OF INTERIM REVIEW UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF KIMBERLY K. PATAK, P.E., TEXAS NO. 97367 ON 07/11/2023. IT IS NOT TO BE USED FOR CONSTRUCTION, BIDDING OR PERMIT PURPOSES. FREESE AND NICHOLS, INC. TEXAS REGISTERED ENGINEERING FIRM F- 2144 PROJECT NAME CLIENT % SUBMITTAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS OPINION OF PROBABLE CONSTRUCTION COST Bull Creek - Old Lampasas #3 Dam Modernization (Pond ID No. 1475) City of Austin 100% Design Submittal - Boulder and Tree Removal and Haul Off ESTIMATED BY SLB/PSK/EA DATE GROUP PM QC CHECKED BY WEH/JR 7/11/2023 1149 Kimberly Patak FNI PROJECT NUMBER AU311230 ITEM Contingency DESCRIPTION QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL DAM INFRASTRUCTURE AND E&S CONTROLS SS000100-A SS000100-B SS000100-C SS000100-D * Removal and Haul-Off of Boulders Tagging, Removal, and Haul Off of Trees under 8" Diameter Tagging, Removal, and Haul Off of Trees between 8" and 19" Diameter Tagging, Removal, and Haul Off of Trees over 19" Diameter 1,327,200 776,250 261,105 12,155 2,376,710 475,342 2,852,052 142,603 2,994,655 66,182 3,060,836 OPINION OF PROBABLE TOTAL CONSTRUCTION COST (2023 COSTS) 229,563 COST ESCALATION FACTOR 3,290,399 OPINION OF PROBABLE TOTAL CONSTRUCTION COST (2024 COSTS) The Engineer has no control over the cost of labor, materials, equipment, or over the Contractor's methods of determining prices or over competitive bidding or market conditions. Opinions of probable costs provided herein are based on the information known to Engineer at this time and represent only the Engineer's judgment as a design professional familiar with the construction industry. The Engineer cannot and does not guarantee that proposals, bids, or actual construction costs will not vary from its opinions of probable costs. 9,480 1,125 309 13 SUBTOTAL CONTINGENCY SUBTOTAL 5 SUBTOTAL ROCIP VIII CHARGE $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ Total Mobilization Payment 140 690 845 935 5% 2.21% CY EA EA EA 20% 15% 700S-TM 7.5% % NOTES: 1 2 3 FNI OPCC classified as an AACE Class 3 Estimate with accuracy range or -15 to + 20. FNI OPCC does not include costs associated with engineering fees, permits, surveying, etc. * = 20% Contingency was added to this bid item as it has been determined to be an Item of Risk Page 1 of 1

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06-5: Draft Old Lampasas Dam MOU original pdf

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M E M O R A N D U M O F U N D E R S T A N D I N G M.O.U. # 24-001 Jorge L. Morales, P.E., CFM Director, Watershed Protection Department Kimberly McNeeley, CPRP Director, Parks and Recreation Department CIP ID: 7492.029 FDU: 4850 6307 2105 1/10/2024 TO: FROM: SUBJECT: Old Lampasas Dam Modernization DATE: The Watershed Protection Department (WPD) plans to implement repair and modernization improvements on a dam facility located on the Upper Bull Creek Greenbelt within an existing drainage and public utility easement. The project will provide upgrades that are required to meet dam safety rules of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and City of Austin Drainage Criteria Manual. WPD has requested the use of parkland located at 8020 Spicewood Springs Rd, the southeast corner of Spicewood Springs Road and Old Lampasas Trail, for a temporary construction storage and staging area as shown on Attachment B (Location Map). Parkland mitigation was calculated as shown on Attachment A (Mitigation Calculation Worksheet). WPD agrees to provide materials to benefit the PARD Cities Connecting Children to Nature Program which will be transferred at WPD’s expense to the PARD Maintenance Facility at 9608 Decker Lane. Temporary Use: 15,246 sq. ft. = Total Parkland Mitigation Amount = Credit for materials and work performed = Mitigation Balance = Chapter 26 Administrative Fee = WPD agrees to perform future inspections and maintenance of the dam and related structures, including mowing or maintaining vegetative cover, removal of debris, maintenance of drainage features, gates, fencing, bollards, access drives and any other related structural repairs as needed. The estimated project start date is September 2024. The estimated duration of parkland use is 540 Calendar Days. Estimated Date of Final Completion (restoration complete and accepted by Environmental Inspector and PARD; parkland open for public use) is February 2026. Extension/modification of parkland use must receive prior written approval from PARD. Additional fees may be required. $70,652 $70,652 $3,290,399 (Attachment C) $-0- $4,000 1 of 2 Phone Number: 512-974-1347 Phone Number: 512-974-9458 Watershed Protection Point of Contact: Marie Lancaster E.I.T Parks and Recreation Point of Contact: Gregory Montes ____________________________________________________________ Kimberly McNeeley, CPRP Director, Parks and Recreation Department CONCURRENCE ____________________________________________________________ Jorge L. Morales, P.E., CFM Director, Watershed Protection Department Date Date Attachments: A (Mitigation Calculation Worksheet) B (Location Map) C (Work Performed Cost Estimate) 2 of 2

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07-1: The Trail Conservancy Holly Project Presentation original pdf

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The Trail Conservancy | Holly Project Parks and Recreation Board Christine Chute Canul, Partnership Manager Nick Blok, The Trail Conservancy January 2024 Vision Plan & Existing Conditions Existing Conditions Holly Shores/ Edward Rendon Sr. at Festival Beach Vision Plan ( plan identifies ADA accessible paths, improved pedestrian and cycle trails, and enhanced lake edge habitat) View from new Lakefront Trail 2 Community Engagement Community Engagement 1: In-person event on June 8th, 2019 Community Engagement 2: In-person event on December 7th, 2019 Community Engagement 3: Virtual event on June 24th, 2021 “Realigning the path along the waterfront and adding a fishing pier are great additions to this area of the Trail. It should remain primarily a neighborhood park and these plans will accomplish that while also stabilizing the banks.” “Build it!” “I love the addition of the ADA accessible fishing pier. It gives a safe space to view the water & reduces erosion caused by not having a designated space.” How well do the recommendations in this plan preserve the natural character of the area while providing functional gathering space under the tree canopy and along the waterfront? Community Engagement 2019 April – In-depth Interviews – Community Leaders April 29 – ETLCNA Town Hall – 6 to 8 p.m. May 18 – Project Kick-off Event – Camacho Activity Center – 9 to 12 p.m. June 8 – Public Open House – Camacho Activity Center – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 12 – Festival Beach Community Garden – Terrazas Branch Library – Group Presentation – 6 to 8 p.m. June 13 – Rebekah Baines Johnson Center (RBJ Center) – Group Presentation – 3 to 4 p.m. June 15 – Holly Project – Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail – Tabling/Intercepts – 8 to 10 a.m. June 19 – East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Contact Team – Group Presentation – Terrazas Branch Library – 6 to 8:30 p.m. August 1 – ETLCNA – Neighborhood Meeting – 6 to 7:30 p.m. December 7 – Public Open House – Camacho Activity Center – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 24 – Public Open House – Virtual Meeting – 6 to 7 p.m. 2021 4 Site Plan Site Plan 5 Project Materials Fishing Pier Perspective Project Material Inspiration 6 Recommendation Make a recommendation to Council to approve the negotiation and execution of a Parkland Improvement and Maintenance Agreement with The Trail Conservancy for the Holly Project. 7

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08-1: Local Standards of Care Info Slide original pdf

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LOCAL STANDARDS OF CARE • State of Texas Human Resource Code Ch. 42 exempts municipalities of Child Care Licensure • Annually adopts standards of care by ordinance after a public hearing • Specific to elementary-age (ages 5-13) programs • Ordinance must include: • Minimum staffing/supervision ratios • Minimum staff qualifications • Minimum facility, health and safety standards • Mechanisms for monitoring and enforcing ordinance • Means of distribution Athletic Programs • Adult and Youth Sports • Youth Sport Organizations • Tournament/Facility Rentals • Tennis Facilities and Contract Instructors • Community Volunteer Program

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08-2: 2023 Approved Local Standards of Care original pdf

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ORDINANCE NO. 20230413-055 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING LOCAL STANDARDS OF CARE FOR THE PARKS AND RECREAT ON DEPARTMENT'S YOUL PECREA ONAL PROGRAMS. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN: PART 1. AUTHORITY. The Council adopts these local standards of care for the Parks and Recreation Department' s youth recreational programs pursuant to Texas Human Resources Code Section 42.041 (Required License) and its home rule authority. PART 2. DEFINITIONS. In this ordinance: (A) ACTIVITY LEADER means a person responsible for the direct care or supervision of participants. The term excludes a person whose primary duties include administration, clerical support, food preparation, or facility maintenance. (B) DEPARTMENT means the Parks and Recreation Department. (C) DIRECTOR means the director of the Parks and Recreation Department. (D) DESIGNEE means a person appointed by the director to act on the director's behalf. (E) (F) FACILITY means a building or improvement operated or used by the department in conducting a recreational program. PARTICIPANT means a child aged five to 13 years old who is enrolled in a recreational program and is under the supervision of department staff. (G) RECREATIONAL PROGRAM means a fee-based children's program or activity offered and supervised by the department that requires a participant to enroll or register to participate. (H) VOLUNTEER means a person assisting without remuneration in the care or supervision of participants. Page 1 of 7 PART 3. PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION. (A) The department shall operate recreational programs in compliance with appropriate State law, this ordinance, and the department's rules adopted by this ordinance. (B) The director, or designee, shall administer the programs. PART 4. PROGRAM RULES; MONITORING. The director shall adopt rules relating to the operation of the programs. A rule adopted under this ordinance may be more restrictive than the minimum standards adopted by this ordinance. The director shall monitor the programs to ensure compliance with the standards adopted by this ordinance and the rules. PART 5. REQUIRED SUPERVISION FOR NON-AQUAT C RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS. (A) (B) (A) Except as provided in Subsection (B) and Part 6 (Required Supervisionfor Aquatic Recreational Programs) below, the department shall provide activity leaders during a recreational program at a minimum as follows: one activity leader for each 12 participants five to nine years old; and one activity leader for each 15 participants ten to 13 years old. (B) The department shall provide activity leaders during a recreational program designed for …

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10-1: Draft Recommendation on Zilker Park Transportation original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD RECOMMENDATION YYYYMMDD-XXX Seconded By: Date: Subject: Zilker Park Transportation Motioned By: Whereas Zilker Park, is a major summer tourist destination with a sample peak-use day of July 2, 2023, with recorded Barton Springs Pool admissions of over 11.5K visitors in one day1 Whereas over 70% of peak-day visitors to the water zones of Zilker Park are tourists from out-of-town who may need tailored information for how to access the crowded water zones of the park;2 Whereas during the Barton Springs Bathhouse Rehabilitation project, commencing in early 2024 Zilker Park associated roadways and 140 parking spaces will be obstructed by construction equipment and supplies, limiting access to the north entrance of the bathhouse during the 14 months of construction; Whereas the Parks and Recreation Board (PARB) recently passed a recommendation “that the Austin City Council direct the Transportation and Public Works Department to develop a Transportation Plan for visitors to Barton Springs during the Bathhouse Rehabilitation construction”;3 Whereas the PARB created a Zilker Shuttle Working Group to address transportation issues within Zilker Park Whereas several requests to perform transportation studies of Zilker Park and vicinity have yet to be fulfilled, including a Council Resolution No. 20180628-072 from 2018 to “Conduct a traffic and parking study to be completed no later than December 21, 2019, and brief Council by January 30, 2020, regarding determinations and recommendations for improvements”; Whereas in May of 2022 Council Member Ann Kitchen requested a Work Session briefing regarding transportation challenges around Zilker Park with a presentation by ATD and CapMetro with potential solutions to moving more people without cars into and around this area;4 Whereas, on May 12, 2022, Asst. City Manager Gina Fiandaca acknowledged CM Kitchen’s request, and recommended that Austin Transportation Department be the lead and that a Traffic Impact Analysis, and a Transportation Demand Management / Mobility study be performed5 Whereas, both CM Ann Kitchen and ACM Gina Fiandaca believed that shuttles would likely be a part of the solution 1 Visitor count on Sunday July 2nd, 2023.pdf 2 C201348_PARD_Final_Binder2_Redacted.pdf 3 https://services.austintexas.gov/edims/document.cfm?id=416247 4 Email #1 - 05-05-2022 CM Ann Kitchen to City Managers requesting ATD and CapMetro presentation to upcoming work session.png 5 Email #2 - 05-12-2022, Fiandaca, Gina request staff in multiple departments to collaborate to create the requested presentation.png 1 of 2 Whereas, several dynamic changes inside the park in 2024 will make a transportation professional’s analysis and …

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10-2: Visitor Count on Sunday July 2, 2023 original pdf

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Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: "Cain, DeAndre" <DeAndre.Cain@austintexas.gov> Date: July 5, 2023 at 9:47:04 AM EDT To: Diana Prechter <dianaprechter@gmail.com> Subject: Re: Visitor count on Sunday July 2nd? Hello, It was a pleasure speaking with you, I have added all the attendance records from the various sources we use and I can give you an approximate number. It looks like we had around 11,565 people enter the gate on Sunday July 2nd. Hope this information helps, DeAndre’ Cain Aquatic Supervisor City of Austin, Parks and Recreation Aquatic Division Office: 512-974-9349 deandre.cain@austintexas.gov From: Diana Prechter <dianaprechter@gmail.com> Sent: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 3:06 PM To: Cain, DeAndre <DeAndre.Cain@austintexas.gov> Subject: Visitor count on Sunday July 2nd? You don't often get email from dianaprechter@gmail.com. Learn why this is important External Email - Exercise Caution Hello Deandre, I was so pleased to meet you and speak with you today. Thanks for taking the time. I am gathering data from Sunday July 2, 2023. Can you tell me the total number of visitors that day at Barton Springs Pool? Thanks for your help. Cheers, Diana Prechter 512-922-0113 CAUTION: This is an EXTERNAL email. Please use caution when clicking links or opening attachments. If you believe this to be a malicious or phishing email, please report it using the "Report Message" button in Outlook or forward to cybersecurity@austintexas.gov.

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