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4-1: Draft Recommendation on CUP Approvals original pdf

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WHEREAS, the intended purpose of governing public recreation areas is to secure and preserve the fullest enjoyment of public recreations areas by the public; and WHEREAS, city code prohibits the sale, possession, and consumption of alcoholic beverages within a public recreation area; and WHEREAS, city code permits alcoholic beverages in the spectating area of Krieg and Havins Softball Complexes, at a golf course, in a campsite, which is reserved for a specific person or event, or when an approval authorizes the possession, sale, or consumption by a person or for an event at a public recreation area; and WHEREAS, the process is in place already for sales of alcohol during special events; and WHEREAS, food and beverage vendors at city parks have requested conditional use permits to allow for permanent alcohol sales, and more may be requested in the future; and WHEREAS, approving a Conditional Use Permit rezones the area permanently for alcohol sales on public park property; and WHEREAS, the sites requested for alcohol sales could be close to designated children’s areas, bodies of water, or other recreation amenities which could pose a safety hazard; and WHEREAS, some members of the public have expressed the need for public recreation areas that are free of alcohol, and it is important to maintain equitable and safe access for all; WHEREAS, alcohol sales in city parks could necessitate increased staffing and enforcement within the Parks and Recreation Department, Austin Police Department, or other city departments; and WHEREAS, City Code contains no guiding factors or conditions to consider in deciding on the land use change to the property which is designated in the conditional use permit. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Parks and Recreation Board recommends the following criteria in determining whether to recommend approval of a CUP to the Planning Commission: The application must • credibly justify a change of city and park policy to allow sales of alcoholic beverages; • demonstrate the benefit to the city of the change of zoning at the location; • demonstrate sufficient plans, policies, staffing and infrastructure to comply with existing laws and contractual obligations related to alcohol sales and consumption; • locate the alcohol sales and consumption a safe distance from water bodies and children's areas, as well as any other potential hazards in the park’s unique location; • demonstrate valid community engagement processes and results of feedback from park users, community groups …

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18-1: PARD Director's Report, July 2022 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD DIRECTOR’S REPORT DATE: July 2022 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS: Waterloo Park & Moody Amphitheater – Austin Energy Green Building Award Ceremony: An official plaque ceremony commemorating the park and amphitheater’s 4-star rating earned through the Austin Energy Green Building program for its innovative and sustainable design and construction strategies will take place on Sunday, July 31st at 9:30 AM. The ceremony will be followed by a tour of the site’s environmental features. This event is part of Waterloo Greenway’s recurring Tales on the Trail series that will continue through the fall. Districts 1 and 9 https://waterloogreenway.org/events/tales-on-the-trail-july-31/ Photo of the Waterloo Park and Moody Amphitheater, courtesy of Ben Porter 1 PLANNING UPDATES: Project Connect: Parks and Recreation Department (Department) staff continue to collaborate with the Project Connect, Blue Line, and Orange Line teams. Recent activities included: • The Department is working with Austin Transit Partnership and Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) on Section 6F of the Land and Water Conservation Act and 4F of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act. The Waller Beach portion will go through a 6F conversion, which requires a 1:1 replacement of land. TPWD is discussing 6F for Auditorium Shores where the line will be subterranean. • Per TPWD, replacement properties cannot be acquired through condemnation. The Department continues to search for replacement properties along the shores of the Colorado River, which would match the appraised value of Waller Beach. Candidate properties would either be owned by willing sellers or could be transferred to the Department through parkland dedication or from another City department. In the latter scenario, the Department would receive cash for the conversion which could be allocated to land acquisition or a project of the Department’s choice. More information can be found at the project website: https://projectconnect.com/ Districts: Multiple Zilker Metropolitan Park Vision Plan: The Department and consultant team are working to create a final draft plan concept. In July, the team hosted a work session with the Austin Transportation Department and will continue discussions focused on transportation and parking options in and around Zilker Park. Additionally, the team met with researchers from the Biophilic Cities Network, an international group led by the University of Virginia, interested in the vision plan's ecological approach to restoration in an urban environment. More information including the concepts and meeting recordings may be found on the project website: https://www.austintexas.gov/ZilkerVision Districts 5 and 8 305 S. …

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July 25, 2022

8-1: REVISED Parkland Dedication Requirements for Commercial Developments Presentation original pdf

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Austin Parks and Recreation Department Presentation on: Parkland Dedication Requirements for Commercial Developments Paul Books, Planner III; Robynne Heymans, Planner Senior; Thomas Rowlinson, Principal Planner; Randy Scott, Program Manager - Parks and Recreation Department July 25th, 2022 Proposed Formula Required Parkland = 9.4 acres X Functional Population 1,000 people • 9.4 acres per 1,000 people equals the established parks level of service • Functional Population • The estimated commuter workforce of a new development discounted by their relative opportunity to access parkland, representing the full-time equivalent population of new development • Functional Population = Total Employees X Occupancy Rate X Operation Time X Percent Commuter from Outside City Limits x Percent working on-site (applies to office only, other uses are assumed 100%) Employee Density (SF Per Employee) Occupancy Rate Operational Hours Percent Commuter Industrial Retail Office Hotel 2,500 SF 550 SF 300 SF 1,500 SF 94% 95% 92% - 70.8% 37.5% 23.8% 70.8% 58% 58% 58% 58% Percent Working On- Site 100% 100% 86.6% 100% 2 Proposed Requirements Land Dedication – 9.4 Acres per 1,000 functional population Fee-in-Lieu – $3,781.32 per functional population Development Fee – $351.85 per functional population Per SF by Use Category: Fee-in-Lieu Development Fee Office $1.3862/SF $0.1290/SF Total: $1.5152/SF Retail $1.4206/SF $0.1322/SF $1.5528/SF Industrial $0.5838/SF $0.0543/SF $0.6382/SF Hotel $1.0352/SF $0.0963/SF $1.1315/SF Figures are preliminary and subject to change 3 Example of Application - Mixed Use Commercial Step 1: Calculate Estimated Employees in Office Space Total SF SF/Employee Total Employees 136,000 300 453 Commercial Step 2: Derive Functional Population of Office Space Total Employees Occupancy Operation Hours Percent Commuter Percent Work On Site Functional Population 453 A 92% B 23.8% C 58% D 86.6% 49.51 E Formula = A * B * C * D*E Commercial Step 3: Calculate Requirements of Office Space Commercial Land Owed 0.47 acres Formula = (Functional Population/1000) x 9.4 acres Commercial Fee-In-Lieu $188,523 Commercial Development Fee $17,544 Formula = SF of Development x $1.3862 Formula = SF of Development x $0.1290 Total Requirement: Land Owed 5.48 acres Fee-In-Lieu $1,088,383 Development Fee $180,299 Residential Step 1: Calculate Residential Population Residential Step 2: Calculate Residential Requirements Total Units SMART Units Resident Population 309 0 525 Residential Land Owed 4.94 acres Residential Fee-In-Lieu $899,681 Residential Development Fee $162,685 Figures are approximate Formula = (Total Units x 1.7 / 1,000)*9.4 Formula = People x $2,912.17 Formula = People x $526.49 4 Urban Office Hypothetical Example of …

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July 25, 2022

20220725-008: Ordinance Amending City Code Title 25-1 to Require Parkland Dedication for Commercial Developments original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOAR RECOMMENDATION 20220725-8 Date: July 25, 2022 Subject: Ordinance Amending City Code Title 25-1 to Require Parkland Dedication for Commercial Developments Motioned By: Board Member Lewis Seconded By: Board Member DePalma Recommendation The Parks and Recreation Board recommends to Austin City Council to accept the Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance as written. Board Member Lewis made a motion to recommend to Austin City Council to accept the Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance as written. Board Member DePalma seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0 with Board Member Rinaldi abstaining. Chair Cottam Sajbel, Vice Chair Faust, Board Members Di Carlo, Moore, Flowers, Hugman, Barnard, Taylor, Lewis and DePalma. Abstain: Board Member Rinaldi. Vote For: Against: Absent: Attest: 1 of 1

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20220725-004: Guidelines for making decisions about conditional use permits to allow for the sale of alcohol in Parks original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD RECOMMENDATION 20220725-4 Guidelines for making decisions about conditional use permits to allow for the sale of alcohol in Parks Seconded By: Vice Chair Faust Date: Subject: July 25, 2022 Motioned By: Chair Cottam Sajbel Recommendation The application must: The Parks and Recreation Board recommends the following criteria in determining whether to recommend approval of a CUP to the Planning Commission: • credibly justify a change of city and park policy to allow sales of alcoholic beverages; • demonstrate the benefit to the city of the change of zoning at the location; • demonstrate sufficient plans, policies, staffing and infrastructure to comply with existing laws and contractual obligations related to alcohol sales and consumption; • locate the alcohol sales and consumption a safe distance from water bodies and children's areas, as well as any other potential hazards in the park’s unique location; • demonstrate valid community engagement processes and results of feedback from park users, community groups and surrounding neighborhoods on the issue of alcohol sales at the proposed location; and • address any other unique issues that may inhibit safe and equitable access of the park for which the CUP is requested. Rationale: WHEREAS, the intended purpose of governing public recreation areas is to secure and preserve the fullest enjoyment of public recreations areas by the public; and WHEREAS, city code prohibits the sale, possession, and consumption of alcoholic beverages within a public recreation area; and WHEREAS, city code permits alcoholic beverages in the spectating area of Krieg and Havins Softball Complexes, at a golf course, in a campsite, which is reserved for a specific person or event, or when an approval authorizes the possession, sale, or consumption by a person or for an event at a public recreation area; and WHEREAS, the process is in place already for sales of alcohol during special events; and WHEREAS, food and beverage vendors at city parks have requested conditional use permits to allow for permanent alcohol sales, and more may be requested in the future; and 1 of 3 WHEREAS, approving a Conditional Use Permit rezones the area permanently for alcohol sales on public park property; and WHEREAS, the sites requested for alcohol sales could be close to designated children’s areas, bodies of water, or other recreation amenities which could pose a safety hazard; and WHEREAS, some members of the public have expressed the need for public recreation …

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July 25, 2022

20220725-005: Recommendation to Approve the Conditional Use Permit at Republic Square for the Sale of Alcohol original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD RECOMMENDATION 20220725-5 Date: Subject: July 25, 2022 Recommendation to Approve the Conditional Use Permit at Republic Square for the Sale of Alcohol. Motioned By: Board Member Rinaldi Recommendation Recommendation to approve the conditional use permit at Republic Square for the sale of alcohol. Description of Recommendation to Council Vote Seconded By: Board Member DePalma Board Member Rinaldi made a motion to recommend approval of the conditional use permit at Republic Square for the Sale of Alcohol. Board Member DePalma seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 7-2 with Vice Chair Faust and Board Members Rinaldi, Di Carlo, Moore, Flowers, Barnard and DePalma voting in favor, Chair Cottam Sajbel and Board Member Hugman voting against, and Board Members Taylor and Lewis abstaining. Vice Chair Faust, Board Members Rinaldi, Di Carlo, Moore, Flowers, Barnard and DePalma Chair Cottam Sajbel, Board Member Hugman Board Members Taylor and Lewis For: Against: Abstain: Absent: Attest: 1 of 1

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20220725-006: Interlocal Agreement with LCRA for the Installation, Maintenance, and Replacement of Buoys original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD RECOMMENDATION 20220725-6 Date: Subject: July 25, 2022 Interlocal Agreement with LCRA for the Installation, Maintenance, and Replacement of Buoys Seconded By: Board Member Di Carlo Motioned By: Vice Chair Faust Recommendation Recommendation that Austin City Council authorize the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the Lower Colorado River Authority for the installation, maintenance, and replacement of buoys to assist boaters in recognizing hazards on Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, Decker Lake, and the area surrounding Handcox Water Treatment Plant on Lake Travis. Vote Vice Chair Faust made a motion to recommend that Austin City Council authorize the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the Lower Colorado River Authority for the installation, maintenance, and replacement of buoys to assist boaters in recognizing hazards on Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, Decker Lake, and the area surrounding Handcox Water Treatment Plant on Lake Travis. Board Member Di Carlo seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0 with Board Member Rinaldi off the dais. Chair Cottam Sajbel, Vice Chair Faust, Board Members Di Carlo, Moore, Flowers, Hugman, Barnard, Taylor, Lewis and DePalma. For: Against: Abstain: Absent: Attest: Board Member Rinaldi. 1 of 1

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July 25, 2022

Approved Minutes original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEETING MINUTES JULY 25, 2022 PARKS ANR RECREATION BOARD REGULAR MEETING MINUTES MONDAY, JULY 25, 2022 The Parks and Recreation Board convened in a regular meeting on July 25, 2022, at 301 W. 2nd Street in Austin, Texas. Chair Cottam Sajbel called the Parks and Recreation Board Meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance: Laura Cottam Sajbel, Sarah Faust, Nancy Barnard, Richard DePalma, Anna Di Carlo, Katherine Flowers, Lisa Hugman, Patrick Moore, Nina Rinaldi. Board Members/Commissioners in Attendance Remotely: Dawn Lewis, Kim Taylor. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Anna Aguirre - GAVA Blanca Ortiz – Where the Water Runs Elena Rodriguez – Where the Water Runs Enedina Sanchez – Where the Water Runs Malcom Yeatts – EROC Contact Team Scott Cobb – Barton Springs Lifeguard Antony McGregor Day – Springdale Park Neighbors Bill Bunch – Save Our Springs Alliance and Zilker Neighborhood Association Kevin Reinis – Austin Rowing Club Kermit Maxwell – Springdale Park Neighbors 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board Regular Meeting on June 27, 2022. The minutes from the meeting of June 27, 2022 were approved on Vice Chair Faust’s motion, Board Member Moore’s second on a 10-0 vote with Board Member Barnard abstaining. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Presentation, discussion and possible action on the history of Waller Creek as it pertains to upcoming naming opportunities 1 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEETING MINUTES JULY 25, 2022 Dr. Katherine Pace, Urban Environmental Historian and Dr. Ted Gordon, Founding Chair Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas at Austin gave a presentation and answered questions. No action was taken on this item. 3. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the Where The Water Runs/Donde Corre El Agua community activated park project proposal for East Williamson Creek trailhead and greenbelt with the Dove Spring Community. Christine Chute Canul, Partnership Manager, Parks and Recreation, Frances Acuña, Go Austin Vamos Austin, Blanca Ortiz, Elena Rodriguez and Enedina Sánchez, E. Williamson Creek Adopters, Bjørn Sletto, School of Architecture at the university of Texas at Austin gave a presentation and answered question. No action was taken on this item. 4. Discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation to Austin City Council on guidelines for making decisions about conditional use permits to allow for the sale of alcohol in Parks. The motion to approve the recommendation to establish criteria in …

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July 15, 2022

Agenda original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD CONTRACTS AND CONCESSIONS COMMITTEE JULY 15, 2022 – 10:00 AM BRITTON, DURST, HOWARD AND SPENCE BUILDING 1183 CHESTNUT AVE AUSTIN, TEXAS 78702 Some members of the committee may be participating by videoconference. 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 Tim Dombeck, (512) 974-6716, tim.dombeck@austintexas.gov CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Anna L. Di Carlo (D-2), Chair Nina Rinaldi (D-1) Nancy Barnard (D-7) CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL AGENDA Dawn Lewis (D-10) VACANT Laura Cottam Sajbel (D-9), Ex-Officio The first ten 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 Contracts and Concessions Committee on June 17, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS Staff briefing regarding a contract between the City of Austin and Houston-Tillotson University for a Lake Capacity Study for Lady Bird Lake. (SD23 Strategies: Economic Opportunity & Affordability, Health & Environment, Safety, Govt that Works for All; PARD Long Range Strategies: Relief from Urban Life, Urban Public Spaces, Park Access for All). Presenter(s): Patricia Rossett, Business Process Consultant, Parks and Recreation Department. 1. 2. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 3. Presentation, discussion and possible action on a recommendation to the Parks and Recreation Board to recommend that City Council authorize the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the Lower Colorado River Authority for the installation, maintenance, and replacement of buoys to assist boaters in recognizing hazards on Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, Decker Lake, and the area surrounding Handcox Water Treatment Plan on Lake Travis. (SD23 Strategies: Health & Environment, Safety, Govt that Works for All; PARD Long Range Strategies: Relief from Urban Life, Operation Efficiency, Park Access for All). Presenter(s): Gabrielle Restive, Contract Management Specialist IV and Amanda Ross, Division Manager, Parks and Recreation Department. 4. Discussion and possible action on a recommendation for Council to issue direction on the sale of alcohol within parks. (Sponsors: Di Carlo, Rinaldi, Lewis) DISCUSSION ITEMS 5. Discussion on the monthly …

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July 15, 2022

1-1: Draft Minutes of June 17, 2022 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD CONTRACTS AND CONCESSIONS COMMITTEE FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022 – 10:00 AM MINUTES The Contracts and Concessions Committee convened in a regularly called meeting on Friday, June 17, 2022, at 1183 Chestnut Avenue in Austin, TX. Chair Di Carlo called the meeting to order at 10:12 AM. Board Members in attendance: Anna Di Carlo, Nancy Barnard, Nina Rinaldi, Dawn Lewis (WebEx). Board Members absent: Laura Cottam Sajbel (Ex-Officio). PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL None A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Board Member Rinaldi made a motion to approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board Contracts and Concessions Committee regular of April 15, 2022. Chair Di Carlo seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 4-0 with one vacancy. B. NEW BUSINESS: PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Discussion and possible action regarding the City of Austin’s Contract with C3 Concerts for the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Board Members discussed this item and staff answered questions. No action was taken on this item. 2. Discussion and possible action regarding researching guidelines and creating recommendations for City Council on alcohol sales in public parks and other parkland facilities. Chair Di Carlo made a motion to refer a draft recommendation on alcohol sales in public parks and other parkland facilities to the Parks and Recreation Board. Board Member Barnard seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 3-1 with Page 1 of 2 Board Members Di Carlo, Barnard and Lewis voting in favor, Board Member Rinaldi voting against and one vacancy. C. MONTHLY REPORT ON NEW AND ONGOING CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT Staff gave a presentation and answered questions. No action was taken on this item. D. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS Lewis – Contract intentions, parameters and limitations (memo). Chair Di Carlo adjourned the meeting at 11:12 AM. Page 2 of 2

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2-1: Update on Lake Capacity Study Contract original pdf

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UPDATE ON CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF AUSTIN AND HUSTON- TILLOTSON UNIVERSITY FOR LADY BIRD LAKE CAPACITY STUDY JULY 15, 2022 PRESENTER: PATRICIA ROSSETT Background Information: Parks and Recreation Board and Environmental Commission Annual Concession Report Recommendations: Page 1 of 5 UPDATE ON CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF AUSTIN AND HUSTON- TILLOTSON UNIVERSITY FOR LADY BIRD LAKE CAPACITY STUDY JULY 15, 2022 PRESENTER: PATRICIA ROSSETT In response to Parks and Recreation Board and Environmental Commission recommendations received as part of the Annual Concession Report, PARD staff has contracted with Huston- Tillotson University (HTU), specifically the Business Administration, Natural Sciences, and Environmental Justice departments, to conduct a Lake Capacity Study. HTU is the most qualified vendor to conduct the study and report its findings because:  The university has an Environmental Justice (EJ) program and major, making it the only undergraduate institution in Central Texas to offer this degree at the undergraduate level. The faculty, in the EJ program, are thus uniquely qualified to conduct an environmental assessment integrated with an environmental justice analysis.  This perspective is critical to the lake capacity study for several reasons. o First, environmental justice addresses the human consequences of environmental issues and how these often disproportionately impact systematically marginalized communities. This perspective mirrors a multi-lens approach to lake capacity, which must consider environmental, economic, and human parameters to understand capacity and impact. o Second, the economic assessments must similarly be anchored in an appreciation for the systemic factors that can lead to disproportionate economic impacts for vendors and consumers that ultimately impact opportunity and access. o In addition, HTU is a highly collaborative liberal arts institution that applies a multidisciplinary approach to student instruction and research. Agreement Overview The purpose of this contract is to work collaboratively with HTU to define lake capacity, determine the capacity of Lady Bird Lake (LBL) based on this definition, to make recommendations regarding safe recreational use of the lake and to report on current and future environmental impact of watercraft recreational activities on LBL. The study will include:  Environmental Study – For example, students and faculty will collect and analyze water samples before, during, and after a peak-use period for standard water quality metrics and algal toxins.  Vendor and Stakeholder Study – HTU will survey current watercraft vendors, both PARD and non-PARD concessions, to craft inventory, usage patterns, usage distribution, customer profile and growth plans/concerns.  …

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3-1: Interlocal Agreement with the Lower Colorado River Authority for Buoys original pdf

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INTERLOCAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF AUSTIN AND THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER AUTHORITY REGARDING BUOYS AT LAKE AUSTIN, LADY BIRD LAKE, DECKER LAKE, AND THE AREA SURROUNDING HANDCOX WATER TREATMENT PLANT ON LAKE TRAVIS Agreement Overview: City of Austin agrees to work with the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) to install, maintain, and replace buoys, signs, cables and/or markers and appurtenances (Buoys) to assist boaters in recognizing hazards associated with Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, Decker Lake, and the area surrounding Handcox Water Treatment Plant on Lake Travis. What is the Purpose of the Agreement? Following major renovations to Tom Miller Dam in 2005, the City entered into an agreement with LCRA on July 26, 2007, for Buoy installation and maintenance to alert boaters to the hazards associated with the floodgates and spillway of Tom Miller Dam. On July 16, 2013, this agreement was amended to incorporate the City’s water treatment plants and other improvements abutting or adjacent to bodies of water within the City of Austin's controlling jurisdiction, including all of Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, Decker Lake, and the area surrounding Handcox Water Treatment Plant on Lake Travis. This agreement is set to expire on December 30, 2022. The proposed interlocal agreement between the City and LCRA will replace the expiring agreement. What is the Required Reciprocity from each Governmental Agency? LCRA Services to be Provided and Deliverables • LCRA will work with the City to mutually determine the location, type, number, and anchoring of the Buoys. • LCRA will work with the City to establish processes and procedures for the purchase and installation of Buoys in the aforementioned waterways. • LCRA will provide all labor and equipment for Buoy installation. • LCRA agrees to use best efforts to maintain, repair, or replace damaged Buoys subject to staffing, funding, and water and weather conditions. • LCRA agrees to mutually loan equipment to the City for purposes of the agreement. City of Austin Deliverables • City’s Contract Manager will work with LCRA to mutually determine the location, type, number, and anchoring of the Buoys. • City will work with LCRA to establish processes and procedures for the purchase and installation of Buoys in the aforementioned waterways. Page 1 of 2 INTERLOCAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF AUSTIN AND THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER AUTHORITY REGARDING BUOYS AT LAKE AUSTIN, LADY BIRD LAKE, DECKER LAKE, AND THE AREA SURROUNDING …

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4-1: Draft Recommendation Alcohol in Parks original pdf

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BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION (Parks and Recreation Board) Recommendation Number: (YYYYMMDD-XXX): Alcohol Sales in Parks WHEREAS, city code prohibits the sale, possession, and consumption of alcoholic beverages within a public recreation area; and WHEREAS, city code permits alcoholic beverages in the spectating area of Krieg and Havins Softball Complexes, at a golf course, in a campsite, which is reserved for a specific person or event, or when an approval authorizes the possession, sale, or consumption by a person or for an event at a public recreation area; and WHEREAS, food and beverage vendors at city parks are requesting conditional use permits to allow for permanent alcohol sales; and WHEREAS, there is no guidance from City Council or other city departments on the proper restrictions or considerations for permanent alcohol sales on public park property; and WHEREAS, the site location of vendors requesting permission to sell alcoholic beverages could be close to designated children’s areas, bodies of water, or other recreation sites which could pose a safety hazard; and WHEREAS, alcohol sales on city property could necessitate increased staffing within the Parks and Recreation Department, Austin Police Department, or other city departments. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Parks and Recreation Board encourages the Austin City Council to direct the Parks and Recreation Department in prohibiting or permitting alcoholic beverage sales by vendors within public recreation areas through updating city code to provide guidance and parameters. Date of Approval: _____________________________ Record of the vote: (Unanimous on a 7-0 vote, 4-3 vote with names of those voting no listed) Attest: _____________________________________________ (Staff or board member can sign)

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5-1: Monthly Contract Report - July 2022 original pdf

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Parks and Recreation Department Contracts Under Development Concessions and Contracts Committee Jul-22 Phase P/D NCP NA S / NS NS CCC Nov-21 PARB Nov-21 Council Dec-21 P/D NA NS Jul-22 Jul-22 Sep-22 Contract/Project Interlocal Agreement between the City of Austin and AISD for Use of Athletic Fields Contract Type Interlocal Agreement Interlocal Agreement between the City of Austin and Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Regarding Installation of Buoys Interlocal Agreement Recreation Management System Software Services P/D NA S Apr-23 Apr-23 May-23 P/D - Planning & Development LEGEND A - Advertised E - Evaluation N - Negotiation NS - Non-Solicited S - Solicited NCP - No Contact Period in Effect NA - Not Applicable 6/28/2022 Notes This agreement would allow AISD the annual use of Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center softball field and Delores Duffie Recreation Center softball field for girls' fast pitch softball and boys' baseball from January 1- May 31 each year for the duration of the agreement. This agreement is pending AISD Board of Trustees approval. This is an agreement with LCRA for the installation of buoys at Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, Decker Lake, and the area surrounding Water Treatment Plant #4 on Lake Travis. This agreement will replace the current agreement expiring on December 30, 2022. Per the agreement, PARD and LCRA agree to mutually determine locations and number of buoys needed at each identified location. LCRA will purchase and install buoys with PARD reimbursing LCRA for materials and labor. The contract with the current vendor, Vermont Systems (RecTrac), for recreation management software, expires in September 2022. PARD, with the assistance of the Communications and Technology Management Department (CTM), published a Request for Information (RFI) to survey current technology solutions in the Recreation Management Industry. PARD/CTM received three responses and conducted vendor question and answer sessions and vendor system demonstrations, along with meetings with current user organizations, between September and October 2021. Based on information gathered, PARD will work with CTM to establish a scope of work (SOW) and conduct a formal solicitation for a future Recreation Management Software System. As CTM is the principal information technology department that focuses on the delivery and operations of vital IT infrastructure network and telecommunications services for the City, they will facilitate the competitive solicitation process. This includes establishing a CTM project manager and creating a timeline for the solicitation process. CTM project manager assignment and timeline for PARD are …

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July 11, 2022

Agenda original pdf

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD FINANCE COMMITTEE JULY 11, 2022 – 12:00 PM BRITTON, DURST, HOWARD, AND SPENCE BUILDING 1183 CHESTNUT AVE AUSTIN, TEXAS 78702 Some members of the committee may be participating by videoconference. 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 Tim Dombeck, (512) 974-6716, tim.dombeck@austintexas.gov. CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Sarah Faust (D-5), Chair Richard DePalma (Mayor) Patrick Moore (D-3) Lisa Hugman (D-6) Kimberly Taylor (D-8) Laura Cottam Sajbel (D-10), Ex-Officio CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL AGENDA The first ten 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 Finance Committee on March 21, 2022. STAFF BRIEFINGS Staff briefing regarding the development of the Parks and Recreation Department’s FY2023 Proposed Budget. (SD23 Strategies: Govt that Works for All; PARD Long Range Strategies: Operational Efficiency) Presenter(s): Vanorda Richardson, Financial Manager III, Parks and Recreation Department 1. 2. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 3. Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding the Parks and Recreation Department’s current and proposed fees. (SD23 Strategies: Govt that Works for All; PARD Long Range Strategies: Operational Efficiency) Presenter(s): Vanorda Richardson, Financial Manager III and Ed Morris, Financial Analyst III, Parks and Recreation Department. 4. Conduct officer elections for the Chair of the Parks and Recreation Board Finance Committee. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT 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 Tim Dombeck at Parks and Recreation Department, at (512) 974-6716 tim.dombeck@austintexas.gov, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Parks and Recreation Board, please contact Tim Dombeck at (512) 974-6716 tim.dombeck@austintexas.gov.

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2-1: FY 2023 Budget Development Update original pdf

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Austin Parks and Recreation Department FY 2023 Budget Development Update July 2022 PARD Proposed Budget FY 2022 Amended Budget $115 Million 769.25 FTEs FY 2023 Proposed Budget Submittal (May 6, 2022) $118 M 771.25 FTEs FY 2023 Proposed Budget (June 28, 2022) $123 M 792.00 FTEs 2 Proposed Budget – Yearly Comparison PARD Budget (in $ millions) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023* Department Budget Overview $110 $123 Data and Highlights $100 $115 $89 $92 $106 130 120 110 100 90 80 830 780 680 Budget Full Time Employees 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023* 730 695.75 744.75 719.25 694.75 734.75 792 769.25 FTE 3 FY 2023 Proposed Budget As of June 28th, PARD’s Proposed Budget contains an incremental increase of $7.6 million, including 22.75 FTEs: Standard City-Wide Cost Drivers - $6.3 M  Living Wage Adjustment Increases; $2.8M  Other Wage Adjustment Increases; $1.4M  Fleet Maintenance and Fuel; $0.7M  City Support Services; $1.4M Requested Department-Wide Cost Drivers - $0.8 M  Operations & Maintenance Support; $428K (2.0 FTEs)  Mueller Maintenance Agreement; $33K  Millennium Youth Entertainment Center maintenance; $20K  Golf Enterprise Fund appropriation adjustment for cost inflation and temp-to-perm conversions; $304K (4 FTEs) Additional Items approved by City Management - $0.5 M  Permanent Barton Springs Lifeguard positions; $203K (4 FTEs)  Asian American Resource Center Ballroom dividers; $200K  Budget Transfer to Austin Public Health for AARC non-profit; -$107K  Park Planning, Development and Community Outreach Support; $209K (10.75 FTEs) 4 FY2023 Proposed Budget Requested Department-Wide Cost Drivers Operations & Maintenance Support; $428K (2.0 FTEs) Support for the Operation and Maintenance of new land acquisition and , Expanded, and redeveloped Parkland, Facilities, and pools.; new Maintenance Workers positions Mueller Maintenance Agreement; $33K Increase to current agreement with the Mueller Property Owner’s Association due to inflation Millennium Youth Entertainment Center maintenance; $20K Will aid in addressing MYEC on-going facility and technology maintenance needs and accessibility issues Golf Enterprise Fund appropriation adjustment for cost inflation and temp-to-perm conversions; $304K (4 FTEs) Increased funding will go to offset the inflation demand on the agricultural industry; Reduction in temp budget will offset conversion cost; Park Grounds Assistant positions. 5 FY2023 Proposed Budget Additional Items Approved by City Management Permanent Barton Springs Lifeguard positions; $203K (4 FTEs) Provide stable lifeguard workforce to provide adequate safety in proportion to increase in patrons Asian American Resource Center Ballroom dividers; …

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1-1: Draft Minutes of March 21, 2022 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD FINANCIAL COMMITTEE MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2022 – 12:00PM MINUTES The Financial Committee convened in a regular meeting on Monday, March 21, 2022, at 1183 Chestnut Avenue in Austin, TX Chair Faust called the meeting to order at 12:07 PM. Committee Members in Attendance: Sarah Faust, Richard DePalma, Patrick Moore, Dawn Lewis (Ex-Officio). Committee Members Absent: Kimberly Taylor, Lisa Hugman. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Sofia Pena – Barton Springs Lifeguard A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES The minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board Financial Committee regular meeting of November 18, 2021, and special called meeting of February 28, 2022, were approved. Board Member DePalma made a motion to approve the minutes. Board Member Moore seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0 with Board Members Kimberly Taylor and Lisa Hugman absent. B. NEW BUSINESS: PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a recommendation to the Parks and Recreation Board as it related to the Parks and Recreation Department Fiscal Year 2023 budget. Nicholas Johnson and Ed Morris, Parks and Recreation Department, gave a presentation and answered questions. Chair Faust made a motion to recommend the draft motion titled Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to the Parks and Recreation Board for approval. Board Member DePalma seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0 with Board Members Kimberly Taylor and Lisa Hugman absent. 2. Discussion and possible action regarding FY23 PARD Under Resourced Service Page 1 of 2 Expectations. Board Members discussed this item. Chair Faust made a motion to recommend the draft motion titled Regarding Fiscal Year 2023 Under Resourced Service Expectations to the Parks and Recreation Board for approval. Board Member DePalma seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0 with Board Members Kimberly Taylor and Lisa Hugman absent. 3. Discussion and possible action regarding financial implications of Barton Springs Pool schedule modifications and lifeguard pay structure required to maintain expected community service levels of pools. Board Members discussed this item. Chair Faust made a motion to recommend the draft motion titled Regarding Lifeguards and Seasonal Employees to the Parks and Recreation Board for approval. Board Member DePalma seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0 with Board Members Kimberly Taylor and Lisa Hugman absent. 4. Discussion of proposed Parks and Recreation Board Financial Committee agenda topics for 2022. Board Members discussed …

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3-1: PARD Fee Schedule Changes from FY22 to FY23 (Proposed) original pdf

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PARD Fee Schedule Changes from FY22 to FY23 (proposed) as of 7/11/2022 Category Sound Fees Fee Description Sound Permit ‐ Commercial/Advertising Sound Permit ‐ Private Party Sound Permit ‐ Public Interest or Political Campaign Sound Permit Parking Fees ‐ Facilities, Parks and Scheduled Special Events 2022 Approved 2022 Amended 2023 Proposed Note $30.00 $20.00 $10.00 N/A $30.00 $20.00 $10.00 N/A To be Deactivated To be Deactivated To be Deactivated $20.00 Parking on Parkland & All Parking Areas (includes Special Events and all City of Austin recognized holidays) Trail of Lights Parking Parking on Parkland & All Parking Areas (includes Special Events and all City of Austin recognized holidays including Trail of Lights) $3.00 ‐ $15.00 $10.00 ‐ $15.00 $3.00 ‐ $15.00 $10.00 ‐ $15.00 To be Deactivated To be Deactivated N/A N/A $3.00 ‐ $25.00 Per Vehicle Cemetery Support Disinterments / Reinterments Infant/Cremation Disinterment Infant/Cremation Disinterment & Reinterment Cremated Remains Disinterment Infant Disinterment Infant Disinterment & Reinterments N/A N/A $400.00 $435.00 $525.00 N/A N/A $540.00 $575.00 $600.00 $725.00 $1,150.00 To be Deactivated To be Deactivated To be Deactivated Space Sales Austin Memorial Park All Sections, Full Burial Space Infant Spaces/Cremation Spaces Isolated, Single Adult Spaces City Selected Cemetery Maintenance Surcharge Evergreen All Sections, Full Burial Space Infant Spaces/Cremation Spaces Parkland Dedication Fees, as established by the Parkland Dedication (PLD) Ordinance Park Planning & Design: Low Density (LD), Medium Density (MD), Hight Density (HD), Hotel/Motel Density (HMD) Fee in Lieu of Land HD – 1.7 PPH X $3,781.32 = $6,428.24 per unit HMD ‐ 1.0608 PPR X $3,781.32 = $4,011.22 per room LD – 2.8 PPH X $3,781.32 = $10,587.70 per unit MD – 2.2 PPH X $3,781.32 = $8,318.90 per unit Park Development Fee HD – 1.7 PPH X $351.85 = $598.15 per unit HMD ‐ 1.0608 PPR X $351.85 = $373.24 per room LD – 2.8 PPH X $351.85 = $985.18 per unit Page 1 of 2 $2,775.00 $900.00 $1,380.00 15% $2,775.00 $900.00 $1,380.00 15% $3,050.00 $1,000.00 $1,500.00 20% $1,850.00 $850.00 $1,850.00 $850.00 $2,125.50 $950.00 $2,912.17 $1,252.23 $4,796.51 $3,768.69 $526.49 $226.39 $867.16 $2,912.17 $1,252.23 $4,796.51 $3,768.69 $526.49 $226.39 $867.16 $6,428.24 $4,011.22 $10,587.70 $8,318.90 $598.15 $373.24 $985.18 PARD Fee Schedule Changes from FY22 to FY23 (proposed) as of 7/11/2022 Category Fee Description 2022 Approved 2022 Amended 2023 Proposed Note $681.34 $681.34 $774.07 MD – 2.2 PPH X $351.85 = $774.07 per unit Total Fee in Lieu of Land and Park …

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3-2: July 2022 Current and Proposed Fees Presentation original pdf

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Austin Parks and Recreation Department July 2022 Current and Proposed Fees General Fund Department Revenue Forecast FY22 Budget Revenue of $13.3 million FY22 Projected Revenue of $13.8 million The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on PARD’s FY22 revenue budget. FY23 Proposed Revenue : $14.2 million The growth estimate factors in elements, such as (but not limited to): concession contracts, interment services, pool entry fees, and summer camp registration. $15.0 $10.0 $5.0 $0.0 FY19-FY22 Budgeted Revenue Vs Actual Revenue ($ Millions) $14.3 $14.4 $14.8 $14.5 $13.3 $13.8 $6.8 $7.9 2019 2020 2021 2022 Budgeted Revenue Actual Revenue 2 FY2023 Projected General Fund Revenue by Program ACL Revenue Special Events, $1,606,017 , 11% Pool Entry Fees: $2- $9 Operations and Maintenance, $1,619,496 , 12% Concession Revenue Aquatics, $3,908,453 , 28% Programming Fees: $1-$300 Community Services, $5,015,831 , 36% Cemetery , $1,864,786 , 13% Adult Internment Fees (weekdays): $1,540 3 City of Austin “FEE CHANGES/ADDITIONS FORM” • A Cost Recovery Worksheet (Excel spreadsheet) also accompanies the Fee Change form • Fees cannot exceed the cost of service • All new fees and additions must be approved by the City Budget Office 4 Current FY2023 FEE CHANGES/ADDITIONS Current FY2023 FEE CHANGES/ADDITIONS Consolidate 3 different sound fees (commercial/advertising for $30, private party for $20, and public interest or political campaign for $10) into a single amplified sound fee of $20. Consolidate 2 different variable parking fees (Parking on Parkland & Special Events and Trail of Lights) into a single variable parking fee of $3 - $25. Sound fees Parking fees Cemetery: • Disinterment / Reinterment Update certain unclear language and fees; fees range from $400 to $3,500 per service $950 to $3,050 per space • Spaces Increase space fees for Austin Memorial Park and Evergreen; fee range from 5 Current FY2023 FEE CHANGES/ADDITIONS (continued) Park Planning – Parkland Dedication Fees Per Ordinance, proposed increase were made to the following categories: Fee in Lieu of Land, Parkland Development Fee, and Total Fee in Lieu of Lan and Parkland Development. This new PLD Fee structure is proportionate to the need created by a new residential development based on the City of Austin’s current level of service. Fees range from $373 to $11,573 per unit. Aquatics - Initial Lifeguard Certification Fees Changing the Initial Lifeguarding course fees to “varies” allows the Aquatics Division to adjust course fees to attract new applicants to get certified. Lifeguard class …

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