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June 27, 2022

20220627-B1: Permanent Wastewater Use and Temporary Work Area on Parkland original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD RECOMMENDATION 20220627-B1 June 27, 2022 Permanent Wastewater Use and Temporary Work Area on Parkland Date: Subject: Motioned By: Vice-Chair Faust Recommendation The Parks and Recreation Board recommends to Austin City Council to approve the Permanent Wastewater Use and Temporary Work Area, not to exceed 600 Calendar Days on parkland located at Jimmy Clay Golf Course, Roy Kizer Golf Course, Onion Creek Soccer Complex, Onion Creek Metropolitan Park N. Entrance, and Onion Creek Metropolitan Park S. Entrance, for a Total Mitigation of $818,542. Vote Seconded By: Board Member Moore Vice-Chair Faust made a motion to recommend Austin City Council to approve the Permanent Wastewater Use and Temporary Work Area, not to exceed 600 Calendar Days on parkland located at Jimmy Clay Golf Course, Roy Kizer Golf Course, Onion Creek Soccer Complex, Onion Creek Metropolitan Park N. Entrance, and Onion Creek Metropolitan Park S. Entrance, for a Total Mitigation of $818,542. Board Member Moore seconded the motion. The Motion passed on a vote of 7-0 with Board Members Hugman, Barnard, Taylor and DePalma absent. Chair Laura Cottam Sajbel, Vice-Chair Sarah Faust, Board Members Nina Rinaldi, Anna Di Carlo, Patrick Moore, Kathryn Flowers and Dawn Lewis. Board Members Lisa Hugman, Nancy Barnard, Kim Taylor and Richard DePalma. For: Against: Abstain: Absent: 1 of 1

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June 27, 2022

20220627-B6: Proposed Renaming of Pan American Neighborhood Park original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD RECOMMENDATION 20220627-B6 June 27, 2022 Seconded By: Board Member Lewis Proposed Renaming of Pan American Neighborhood Park Date: Subject: Motioned By: Board Member Moore Recommendation: The Parks and Recreation Board recommends to Austin City Council that, in lieu of renaming Pan American Neighborhood Park, a plaque be added to the park to honor Mr. Castillo and his numerous contributions and achievements to this area, and that any related application or administrative costs be waived to the applicant by Council. Rationale: WHEREAS, Pan American Neighborhood Park is located in District 3 of East Austin and has grown to serve as an important cultural, historical and recreation area for the community and visitors; and WHEREAS, a comprehensive and competitive community-driven naming competition was held which led to the current designation of this space as Pan American Neighborhood Park; and WHEREAS, the described purpose of this name was to honor unity across North, Central and South America, and it was significantly supported by Korean War veterans returning to East Austin at the time; and WHEREAS, Coach Augustine "Tony" Castillo has provided a culturally significant contribution to the community, including, but not limited to, founding competitive sports teams, hosting league tournaments for neighborhood youth, coaching high school sports, serving on the Pan American Community Advisory Board and functioning in a mentor role and providing a positive influence for the community; and WHEREAS, upon receiving an application in accordance with City of Austin ordinance, Parks and Recreation Department staff conducted a community engagement process to determine public support for the renaming of Pan American Neighborhood Park; and WHEREAS, though results of the proposed renaming showed an incredible degree of gratitude and reverence for Mr. Castillo, the engagement results specific to District 3 in which this Park is located did not show decisive support to rename Pan American Neighborhood Park at this time; and WHEREAS, public input cited additional individuals who have also made significant contributions to the evolution of Pan American Neighborhood Park as a cultural, historical and recreational resource; and 1 of 2 WHEREAS, a plaque recognizing a deserving individual or group may be placed by the park feature without naming or renaming the park facility in which the plaque is placed, and additional plaques recognizing other individuals or groups may be placed at the same feature location; and WHEREAS, naming a park feature can be done administratively without City …

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June 27, 2022

Approved Minutes original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD JUNE 27, 2022 MINUTES The Parks and Recreation Board convened in a regular meeting on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 301 W. Second Street, Austin Texas Chair Cottam Sajbel called the meeting to order at 6:02 PM. Board Members in Attendance: Laura Cottam Sajbel, Sarah Faust, Nina Rinaldi, Anna Di Carlo, Patrick Moore, Kathryn Flowers, Dawn Lewis. Board Members Absent: Lisa Hugman, Nancy Barnard, Kim Taylor, Richard DePalma. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Chase Wright – Springdale Park Neighbors Peggy Vasquez Anna Maciel – Oswaldo AB Cantu Recreation Center Antony McGregor Day – Springdale Park Neighbors Scott Cobb – Barton Springs Lifeguard Jim Ruddy – Austin Rowing Club Gavino Fernandez A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Board Member Lewis made a motion to approve the minutes of Parks and Recreation Board Regular Meeting of May 23, 2022. Board Member Rinaldi seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0 with Board Members Hugman, Barnard, Taylor and DePalma absent. B. NEW BUSINESS: PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Presentation, discussion and possible action on Permanent Wastewater Use and Temporary Work Area, not to exceed 600 Calendar Days on parkland located at Jimmy Clay Golf Course, Roy Kizer Golf Course, Onion Creek Soccer Complex, Onion Creek Metropolitan Park N. Entrance, and Onion Creek Metropolitan Park S. Entrance. Total Mitigation is $818,542. Greg Montes, Program Manager II, Parks and Recreation Department and Brent Crawford, Project Manager, Austin Water gave a presentation and answered questions. Vice Chair Faust made a motion to recommend that Austin City Council approve a Permanent Wastewater Use and Temporary Work Area, not to exceed 600 Calendar Days on parkland located at Jimmy Clay Golf Course, Roy Kizer Golf Course, Onion Creek Soccer Complex, Onion Creek Metropolitan Park N. Entrance, and Onion Creek Metropolitan Park S. Entrance. Total Mitigation is $818,542. Board Member Moore seconded the motion. The Page 1 of 3 motion passed on a vote of 7-0 with Board Members Hugman, Barnard, Taylor and DePalma absent. 2. Briefing on Equity Office history, purpose, and updates on the work within the City and Parks and Recreation department. Sona Shah, Equity and Equality Program Manager, Parks and Recreation Department and Ana Perez and Amanda Jasso, Equity Office gave a briefing and answered questions. No action was taken on this item. 3. Briefing on the progress of the draft Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance for commuters and associated community …

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June 17, 2022

Agenda original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD CONTRACTS AND CONCESSIONS COMMITTEE FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2022 – 10:00 AM BRITTON, DURST, HOWARD AND SPENCE BUILDING 1183 CHESTNUT AVENUE, AUSTIN, TX 78702 Some members of the Parks and Recreation Board will be participating by videoconference. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-6716 or Tim.Dombeck@austintexas.gov COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Anna L. Di Carlo (D-2), Chair Nina Rinaldi (D-1) Nancy Barnard (D-7) Dawn Lewis (D-10) VACANT Laura Cottam Sajbel (D-9), Ex-Officio AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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. A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Contracts and Concessions Committee regular meeting of April 15, 2022. 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 (Sponsors: Di Carlo, Barnard, Lewis) 2. Discussion and possible action regarding researching guidelines and creating recommendations for City Council on alcohol sales in public parks and other parkland facilities. (Sponsors: Barnard, Di Carlo, Rinaldi, Lewis) Page 1 of 2 C. MONTHLY REPORT ON NEW AND ONGOING CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT Presenter(s): Denisha Cox, Contract Management Supervisor II, Parks and Recreation Department (Sponsors: Di Carlo, Barnard) D. 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, with the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, at 512-974- 6716, for additional information; TTY users’ route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Parks and Recreation Board, please contact Tim Dombeck Tim.Dombeck@austintexas.gov or by phone at 512-974-6716. Page 2 of 2

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June 17, 2022

A1-1: Draft Minutes of April 15, 2022 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD CONTRACTS AND CONCESSIONS COMMITTEE FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2022 – 10:00 AM MINUTES The Contracts and Concessions Committee convened in a special called meeting on Friday, April 15, 2022, at 1183 Chestnut Avenue in Austin, TX Chair Di Carlo called the meeting to order at 10:13 AM Board Members in attendance: Anna Di Carlo, Nina Rinaldi, Laura Cottam-Sajbel (WebEx), Dawn Lewis (WebEx, Ex-Officio) Board Members absent: Nancy Barnard Staff in attendance: Denisha Cox, Patricia Rosette, Suzanne Piper, Tim Dombeck PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL None A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES The minutes of Parks and Recreation Board Contracts and Concessions Committee regular meeting of November 9, 2021 were approved. Board Member Rinaldi made the motion to approve. Board Member Cottam-Sajbel seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0 with Board Member Barnard absent and one vacancy. B. NEW BUSINESS: PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Discussion and possible action regarding changing the Parks and Recreation Board Contracts and Concessions Committee regular meeting schedule to the third Friday of each month for the remainder of calendar year 2022, except December. Regularly scheduled committee meeting dates will be as follows: May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 14, November 18. Chair Di Carlo made a motion to change the Parks and Recreation Board Contracts and Concessions Committee regular meeting schedule to the third Friday of each month at 10:00 AM for the remainder of calendar year 2022, except December. Board Page 1 of 2 Member Rinaldi seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0 with Board Member Barnard absent and one vacancy. 2. Discussion and possible action regarding Austin City Limits contract. Presenter(s): Dawn Lewis, Parks and Recreation Board Chair Di Carlo made a motion to postpone this item to the next Contracts and Concessions Committee Meeting agenda. Board Member Cottam Sajbel seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 3-0 with Board Member Barnard absent and one vacancy. 3. Discussion and possible action regarding Zilker Café concessions contract Presenter(s): Dawn Lewis, Parks and Recreation Board Board Members discussed this agenda item and staff answered questions. Chair Di Carlo made a motion to postpone this item to the next Contracts and Concessions Committee Meeting agenda. Board Member Rinaldi seconded the motion. The motion failed on a vote of 2-1 with Board Members Di Carlo and Rinaldi voting in favor, …

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June 17, 2022

C1-1: Monthly Contract Report - June 2022 original pdf

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Parks and Recreation Department Contracts Under Development Concessions and Contracts Committee Jun-22 Phase P/D NCP NA S / NS NS CCC Nov-21 PARB Nov-21 Council Dec-21 P/D NA NS Nov-21 Nov-21 Jul-22 P/D NA NS Jul-22 Jul-22 Sep-22 Contract/Project Interlocal Agreement between the City of Austin and AISD for Support of the Literacy First Program Contract Type Interlocal Agreement Interlocal Agreement between the City of Austin and AISD for Use of Athletic Fields 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 LEGEND 6/1/2022 Notes Recognizing the importance of early intervention to improve the reading and writing skills of youth, the City of Austin supports the fundamental concept of Literacy First, a K-2nd grade Reading Tutoring Intervention Program offered at various Eastside Vertical Team Elementary Schools. The purpose of the agreement is to support the funding of the Literacy First program at the aforementioned elementary schools. Final contract execution is underway. The contract was executed on May 11th. 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 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. 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 …

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June 17, 2022

B2-1: 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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B1-1: ACL Contract Questions and Answers original pdf

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AUSTIN PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD Question related to Austin City Limits May 31, 2022 The responses below have been formulated based on a Contracts and Concessions Committee item on April 15th and subsequent follow up questions from board members via email that stemmed from the sharing of the Austin City Limits contract. Please tell us about traffic control signage. The engineered traffic control plan is monitored by both the organizer/organizer’s traffic control company agent. In addition, City of Austin Right of Way Inspectors working as part the paid traffic control permit fees do daily inspections of the traffic control. How is the traffic control messaged? In order to assist traffic management weeks before Austin City Limits Music Festival, the City of Austin posts event and traffic alert information. The closure map, a closure schedule, and interactive traffic and park access map is posted on the following six (6) City of Austin managed webpages. Those pages are: • Austin Center for Events Page • Park Events Page • Zilker Park Page • Barton Springs Pool Page • Austin Nature and Science Center Page • Zilker Botanical Gardens Page The interactive park closure and traffic map hosted on the Park Events and Austin Center for Events webpages received over 30,000 views specific to the 2021 ACL event. o 2021 Interactive Park/Closure Map o Closure Schedule (attachment A) o Closure Map (attachment B) In addition, both prior and during the Event: • The City posts daily alerts on the variable message boards permanently installed throughout the city. Of note is the message board at Barton Springs and Mopac. • The City coordinates with department Public Information Officers to publish social media and promote media information prior to and during the event. • The event posts notice signage at the park 14 days prior to accessing the park. It includes directive information to the City’s website for closure and alternative use area information. ** As an additional note, Barton Springs Road is not fully closed until the overnight hours Thursday evening before the event. What headcount data is available to the City of Austin Event Operations Center at the event? As a digital scan in event, the Operations Center personnel at the festival have real time access to the total amount of wristbands scanned for entrance into the event. The Event Operations Center includes multiple City of Austin Departments. The City of Austin Event …

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June 17, 2022

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May 23, 2022

A1-1: Draft Minutes of April 25, 2022 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD APRIL 25, 2022 MINUTES The Parks and Recreation Board convened in a regular meeting on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 301 W. Second Street, Austin Texas Chair Lewis called the meeting to order at 6:08 PM Board Members in Attendance: Dawn Lewis, Richard DePalma, Nina Rinaldi, Anna Di Carlo, Patrick Moore, Sarah Faust, Nancy Barnard, Kim Taylor, Laura Cottam Sajbel Board Members in Attendance Remotely: Lisa Hugman PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Joe Thompson – Boys & Girls Club of the Austin Area Kevin Reinis – Austin Rowing Club Sharon Blythe – Friends of Austin Memorial Park Scott Cubb – Barton Springs Lifeguard Eric Paulus – Ecology Action A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Chair Lewis made a motion to approve the amended minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board regular meeting of March 28, 2022. Vice-Chair DePalma seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0 with one vacancy. B. NEW BUSINESS: PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Presentation and discussion related to the community engagement and outreach efforts for Zilker metropolitan Park Vision Plan. Greg Montes and Claudia Conner, Parks and Recreation Department, and Clair Hempel, Design Workshop, gave a presentation and answered questions. No action was taken on this item. 2. Presentation, discussion and possible action on Zilker Park Re-Wilding plan. Board Member Rinaldi made a motion to hear agenda item B2 out of order. Vice-Chair DePalma seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0 with one vacancy. Robin Rather and Gail Rothe, Zilker Neighborhood Association, gave a presentation and answered questions. No action was taken on this item. Page 1 of 3 3. Briefing on Dove Springs Health Facility. Kymberly Maddox, Austin Public Health, gave a presentation and answered questions. No action was taken on this item. 4. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the Parks and Recreation Department community engagement process. Board Member Taylor made a motion to table agenda item B4. Board Member Di Carlo seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0 with one vacancy. 5. Briefing on the creation of a new parkland dedication ordinance for commercial developments, as described in this presentation and associated Study, for adoption by City Council. Chair Lewis motioned to hear agenda item B5 out of order. Vice-Chair DePalma seconded the motion. The motion passed on a vote of 10-0 with one vacancy. Randy Scott, Paul Books, Robynne …

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May 23, 2022

B2-1: Briefing on Park Operations and Maintenance Agreement with The Trail Foundation original pdf

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Briefing on the terms of the Park Operations and Maintenance Agreement with The Trail Foundation for portions of the Town Lake Metropolitan Park Parks and Recreation Board Parks and Recreation Department, City of Austin Christine Chute Canul, Partnership Manager, PARD Heidi Anderson, CEO, The Trail Foundation May 23, 2022 Council Resolution - 20200312-041 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN: The City Council expresses support for the concept of parkland agreements between nonprofit organizations and PARD if the agreements further the mission And vision of the department with regard to non- enterprise fund public parks and trails in an effective, efficient, and inclusive manner. BE IT RESOLVED: The City Council directs the City Manager to work with parks nonprofit partners that have established relationships with PARD, including but not limited to The Trail Foundation and the Pease Park Conservancy, to create opportunities for partnership agreements that benefit the community, and to outline roles and responsibilities between those groups and PARD. 2 The Trail Foundation (TTF) A 501(c)3 dedicated to protecting, enhancing, and connecting the Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake for the benefit of all. TTF/City of Austin Partnership Timeline 1971 – Public-private civic effort formed led by the Citizen’s Committee for a More Beautiful Town Lake 2003 – Town Lake Trail Foundation (now The Trail Foundation) was formed to continue the work of the Citizen’s Committee and ensure that the Trail remains one of Austin’s outstanding places 2014 – Boardwalk opens, completes the 10+ mile loop of the Ann and Roy Butler Trail 2015 – TTF adopted the Butler Trail at Lady Bird Lake Urban Forestry and Natural Areas Management Guidelines, developed by Siglo Group in consultation with TTF, Austin Parks and Recreation (PARD) and the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department (WPD). 2018 – PARD and TTF begin discussions to formalize partnership 2020 – Formal process begins to enter into phased Parkland Operations & Maintenance Agreement (POMA) with PARD ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ ◼ 3 The Trail Foundation (TTF) A 501(c)3 dedicated to protecting, enhancing, and connecting the Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake for the benefit of all. 4 Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail TTF Capital Projects 5 TTF Investment & Public Benefit Since 2003, TTF has invested more than $19,830,000 on the Butler Trail and the Town Lake Metro Park, including infrastructure projects, ecological restoration, …

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May 23, 2022

B2-2: Park Operations and Maintenance Agreement original pdf

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PARK OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT (Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail) This Park Operations and Maintenance Agreement (Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail) (this “Agreement") is entered into by and between the CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS, a Texas home-rule municipal corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Texas (the “City”), and THE TRAIL FOUNDATION, a Texas nonprofit corporation (“Partner”). RECITALS WHEREAS, Town Lake Metropolitan Park (the “Park”) is a public park and trail system in Austin, Texas bounded roughly by the Roberta Crenshaw Bridge, South Pleasant Valley Road, Riverside Drive, and Cesar Chavez Street, as shown on the map attached hereto as Exhibit “A” (the “Park Map”); and WHEREAS, the City owns or holds an interest in the real property upon which the Park is located; and WHEREAS, Partner is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) exempt organization dedicated to maintaining the essential character of the Park, to preserving the Park for current and future generations of Austinites and visitors, and to improving the Park through volunteer work, partnership with the City, and the expenditure of private funds; and WHEREAS, the City and Partner share a goal to enhance and improve the Park; and WHEREAS, the City and Partner desire to enter into an agreement whereby Partner would, in coordination with the City, manage, maintain, program, and operate the Park, as more particularly set forth herein. AGREEMENT In consideration of the agreements hereinafter set forth to be kept and performed by the parties hereto, the City hereby authorizes Partner, and Partner hereby agrees, to operate, manage, program, maintain and use the Park for the Term (as defined herein), subject to and upon the following terms, conditions, and agreements: Additional Definitions. 1. Additional Reserve Fund Deposit shall have the meaning set forth in Section 8.d.ii hereof. AIPP shall have the meaning set forth in Section 5.g hereof. Page 1 Annual Implementation Document shall have the meaning set forth in Section 5.a.iii hereof. Annual Programming Plan shall have the meaning set forth in Section 6.c hereof. Appropriation Notice shall have the meaning set forth in Section 9.f hereof. Baseline Requirements shall have the meaning set forth in Section 5.b.ii hereof. Capital Repair Fund shall have the meaning set forth in Section 8.e hereof. Chief Executive Officer means the chief executive officer of Partner or such other officer as Partner may determine. City has the meaning set forth in the recitals hereto. …

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May 23, 2022

B3-1: Parkland Dedication Requirements for Commercial Developments original pdf

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Austin Parks and Recreation Department Briefing on: Parkland Dedication Requirements for Commercial Developments Parks and Recreation Board May 23, 2022 Paul Books, Planner III; Robynne Heymans, Planner Senior; Thomas Rowlinson, Principal Planner; Randy Scott, Program Manager - Parks and Recreation Department 1 Community Input Timeline – Complete or in process • PARD Staff briefed The Parks and Recreation Board on the Draft Commercial Parkland April 25, 2022 Dedication Study • PARD Staff begins drafting Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance language. Informational campaign launches across social media platforms and City blog April 26, 2022 • Commercial Parkland Dedication Project Webpage, SpeakUP Austin community survey/forum, Storymap and Press Release all made available to the public. Public comments open through June 12 May 9 – June 12, 2022 2 Community Informational Campaign Blog post Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts 3 Project Webpage Storymap 3 Community Input Survey link: https://www.speakupaustin.org/parkland-dedication/survey_tools/pld-commercial- development-input Dedicated contact for feedback and to request more information: pld.commercial@austintexas.gov Speak UP! Austin Community Survey and Forum 4 4 Community Input Timeline – Future engagement • Meetings with key stakeholders in small groups to receive feedback on ordinance language • Presentation on Draft Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance Language to Codes and Ordinances June 15, 2022 Joint Committee • Presentation on Draft Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance Language to Planning Commission • Tentative presentation on Draft Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance Language to City Council May – June, 2022 June 28, 2022 July 28, 2022 5 Thank you If you have any questions, Please contact: PLD.Commercial@austintexas.gov Randy Scott, Parkland Acquisition/PLD Program Manager, randy.scott@austintexas.gov Robynne Heymans, Senior Planner, robynne.heymans@austintexas.gov Paul Books, Planner III, paul.books@austintexas.gov Thomas Rowlinson, Principal Planner, thomas.rowlinson@austintexas.gov 6 6

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B4-1: Republic Square Conditional Use Permit original pdf

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Republic Square Conditional Use Permit Parks Board Meeting May 23, 2022 City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department: Reynaldo Hernandez, PLA Project Manager Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation: Molly Anderson, Executive Director Angela Navarro, Community Outreach Coordinator WHO, WHAT AND WHY WHO is involved: City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department and the Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation WHAT is the purpose: Permit the consumption of alcohol at the designated areas in Republic Square WHY are we here: To align current permit with City of Austin Land Development Code Republic Square Conditional Use Permit (CUP) OVERVIEW AND BACKGROUND Republic Square park renovation completed in Fall 2017 Salt & Time Café received a TABC permit and began the sale of alcohol from vendor on park premises in 2020 CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT CUP required for sale of alcohol on public property CUP changes the zoning of the property from ‘PUBLIC’ to PARK AND RECREATION SERVICES (SPECIAL)’ which will permit the sale of alcohol on the grounds The CUP does not apply to special events. Events at Republic Square will continue to need a separate agreement for alcohol sales. Republic Square Conditional Use Permit (CUP) CUP PROCESS SUBMITTAL TO DEVELOPMENT SERVICES START JANUARY 2022 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Open House APRIL 13, 2022 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD PLANNING COMMISSION MAY 2022 COMPLETE AUG./SEPT. 2022 The CUP does not apply to special events Events at Republic Square have a separate agreement for alcohol sale and area. Republic Square Conditional Use Permit (CUP) Republic Square Park Context TEXAS ALCOHOL BEVERAGE COMMISION • The license allows for the sale of alcohol on-premises and in designated areas. • Permit issued for a 2-year duration and is renewable. • Austin Police Department can issue citations for consumption of alcohol outside • No one under the age of 18 can sell alcohol. No one under the age of 21 can of defined boundaries. consume alcohol. Republic Square Conditional Use Permit (CUP) OPERATIONAL PLAN • Downtown Austin Alliance Park Ambassadors are present to ensure compliance with CUP from 6 am to 10 pm daily. • Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation agreement with the vendor to adhere to TABC guidelines. Republic Square Conditional Use Permit (CUP) EXAMPLES OF URBAN PARKS WHERE ALCOHOL SALE IS ALLOWED DALLAS • Klyde Warren Park • Tietze Park • Crowley Park HOUSTON • Discovery Green • Market Square Park San Antonio • Hemis Fair • Tower of the Americas • La …

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May 23, 2022

Agenda original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD May 23, 2022 – 6:00pm City Hall Chambers, Room 1001 301 W. Second Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Some members of the Parks and Recreation Board will be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-6716 or Tim.Dombeck@austintexas.gov PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEMBERS: Laura Cottam Sajbel (D-9), Chair Sarah Faust (D-5), Vice-Chair Nina Rinaldi (D-1) Anna Di Carlo (D-2) Patrick Moore (D-3) Vacant (D-4) Lisa Hugman (D-6) Nancy Barnard (D-7) AGENDA Kim Taylor (D-8) Dawn Lewis (D-10) Richard DePalma (Mayor) CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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. A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board regular meeting of April 25, 2022. B. NEW BUSINESS: PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the City of Austin’s food plan development process. (Sponsors: Cottam Sajbel, Di Carlo) Presenter(s): Edwin Marty, Food Policy Manager and Sergio Torres-Peralta, Food and Resilience Coordinator, Office of Sustainability. 2. Briefing on the terms of the Park Operations and Maintenance Agreement with The Trail Foundation for portions of the Town Lake Metropolitan Park. (Sponsors: Cottam Sajbel) (SD23 Strategies: Health & Environment; PARD Long Range Strategies: Operational Efficiency, Urban Public Spaces, Program Alignment) Presenter(s): Christine Chute Canul, Program Manager II, Parks and Recreation Department and Heidi Anderson, CEO, the Trail Foundation. Page 1 of 2 3. Briefing on the progress of the draft Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance and associated community feedback and resources. (Sponsors: Barnard) (SD23 Strategies: Economic Opportunity & Affordability, Health & Environment, Culture & Lifelong Learning, Mobility, Govt that Works for All; PARD Long Range Strategies: Relief from Urban Life, Urban Public Spaces, Park Access for All) Presenter(s): Paul Books, Planner III, Robynne Heymans, Planner Sr. Thomas Rowlinson, Principal Planner; Randy Scott, Program Manager, Parks and Recreation Department. 4. Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding the recommendation to …

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B2-3: Annual Programming Plan 2022 original pdf

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The Ann and Roy Butler Trail at Town Lake Metropolitan Park ANNUAL PROGRAMMING PLAN 2022 VERSION 2022.05.05 (date last updated) CONTENTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION History and Location Strategic Plan Alignment 2.0 GUIDING PRINCIPLES Mission Vision Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 3.0 PROGRAMMING Event and Programming Spaces Proposed Uses and Programming 2022 Community Event Series 2022 Partnership Programming Butler Trail Arts+Culture Plan Public Information Activities & Trail Signage Revenue Generating Events 4.0 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Community Engagement with PARD Capital Project Community Engagement Other 2022 Community Engagement 1 | P a g e TTF Annual Programming Plan // V.04.28.2022 (date last updated) 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 History and Location In the heart of Austin is the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake, a lush, urban path that meanders along the water’s edge and passes by skyscrapers, neighborhoods, ball fields and cultural attractions. With more than 4.9 million visits a year, the 10+ mile hike-and-bike trail is Austin’s most recognized and popular recreational area. But the Trail is more than a great pathway—it is a place where Austin thrives. For many citizens and visitors, it represents the best Austin has to offer: outdoor recreation; a scenic, natural environment; and a diverse, vibrant mix of people. The Butler Trail was established in the 1970s. Since then, the City of Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department (CoA PARD) has exercised responsibility for operating and maintaining the Trail. In 2003, The Trail Foundation (TTF), a 501(c)(3) was formed to enhance the Trail. Since that time, TTF has invested more than $19 million in various improvements, programs, and community engagement opportunities to this public asset, most notably the Boardwalk on the south side of the lake. 1.2 Strategic Plan Alignment TTF Strategic Plan In 2019, TTF entered discussions with the City’s PARD and Watershed Protection Department (WPD) about expanding its role beyond project development to encompass some aspects of maintenance and operations and activation. Toward that end, in 2018 TTF engaged both the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and ETM Associates to consider its vast potential for the future. In early 2020, TTF committed to the development of a multi-year Strategic Plan. The plan incorporates input from various consultants, TTF’s board and staff, and representatives of the City of Austin. One of the main priorities that came out of the Strategic Plan was to engage the community more fully. 2 | P a g e TTF Annual Programming …

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Revised Agenda original pdf

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REVISED PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD May 23, 2022 – 6:00pm City Hall Chambers, Room 1001 301 W. Second Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Some members of the Parks and Recreation Board will be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live. Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely by telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation. To register call or email the board liaison at 512-974-6716 or Tim.Dombeck@austintexas.gov PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEMBERS: Laura Cottam Sajbel (D-9), Chair Sarah Faust (D-5), Vice-Chair Nina Rinaldi (D-1) Anna Di Carlo (D-2) Patrick Moore (D-3) Vacant (D-4) Lisa Hugman (D-6) Nancy Barnard (D-7) Kim Taylor (D-8) Dawn Lewis (D-10) Richard DePalma (Mayor) CALL TO ORDER AGENDA PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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. A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Parks and Recreation Board regular meeting of April 25, 2022. B. NEW BUSINESS: PRESENTATION, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS 1. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the City of Austin’s food plan development process. (Sponsors: Cottam Sajbel, Di Carlo) Presenter(s): Edwin Marty, Food Policy Manager and Sergio Torres-Peralta, Food and Resilience Coordinator, Office of Sustainability. 2. Briefing on the terms of the Park Operations and Maintenance Agreement with The Trail Foundation for portions of the Town Lake Metropolitan Park. (Sponsors: Cottam Sajbel) (SD23 Strategies: Health & Environment; PARD Long Range Strategies: Operational Efficiency, Urban Public Spaces, Program Alignment) Presenter(s): Christine Chute Canul, Program Manager II, Parks and Recreation Department and Heidi Anderson, CEO, the Trail Foundation. Page 1 of 2 3. Briefing on the progress of the draft Commercial Parkland Dedication Ordinance and associated community feedback and resources. (Sponsors: Barnard) (SD23 Strategies: Economic Opportunity & Affordability, Health & Environment, Culture & Lifelong Learning, Mobility, Govt that Works for All; PARD Long Range Strategies: Relief from Urban Life, Urban Public Spaces, Park Access for All) Presenter(s): Paul Books, Planner III, Robynne Heymans, Planner Sr. Thomas Rowlinson, Principal Planner; Randy Scott, Program Manager, Parks and Recreation Department. 4. Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding the recommendation …

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B1-1: A Food Plan for Austin original pdf

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A Food Plan for Austin Developing the City’s first -ever Food Plan What is a Food System? The Office of Sustainability defines the food system a s a n interconnected network th a t in clu des everyth in g th a t h a ppen s w ith food —w h ere a n d h ow it is grow n , dis tribu ted a n d s old, con s u m ed, a n d idea lly recovered. Th e food s ys tem is s h a ped by its s ta k eh olders , pra ctices , a n d th e la w s th a t regu la te both . Post Consumption & Waste Diversion Processing & Distribution Production Food Justice Consumption & Access Markets & Retail Did you know? ● 14.7% food insecurity in Travis County and 18 out of 47 zip codes in Travis County don’t have a full service grocery store ● 16.8 acres of farmland are lost every day in Travis ● Less than 1% of food consumed in Austin -Travis County is locally produced ● 1.24 million pounds of food is wasted every day in County Austin When disaster strikes ● Lack of supplies and limited organized means of distribution what they need ● Road conditions can prevent people from getting ● Support services closed ● Long lines and bare shelves ● Emergency supplies lack food that meets culture and dietary needs Disaster Food & Water Appendix ● Working with Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HSEM) and other departments ● Creating a plan to supplement the Emergency Operations Plan ● Will include learnings from Winter Storm Uri, COVID-19, boil water notices, and other possible scenarios Developing Austin’s firs t ever Food Pla n Why do we need a Food Plan? ● The impact of the Covid -19 pandemic & Winter Storm Uri exposed and exacerbated deficiencies in our food system. ● A Food Plan will set clear Goals and Strategies to m itiga te th e im pa ct of fu tu re cris es , correct th e s ys tem ’s in equ a lities , a n d m ove tow a rd a m ore equ ita ble, s u s ta in a ble & res ilien t food s ys tem th a t s erves everyon e. ● …

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C2-1: Off-Leash Dog Working Group Summary original pdf

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Off-Leash Dogs Working Group Summary Working Group Members Animal Advisory Commission • Craig Nazor • Jo Anne Norton Parks and Recreation Board • Dawn Lewis • Nancy Mohn Barnard City of Austin Staff Kimberly McNeeley, Director, Parks and Recreation Don Bland, Director, Austin Animal Center Jason Garza, Assistant Director, AAC Mark Sloat, Manager, Animal Protection, AAC Kelsey Cler, Communications Manager, AAC Belinda Hare, Executive Assistant, AAC Citizens’ Concerns SOURCES: NextDoor, emails, conversations about off-leash dogs in on-leash areas and neighborhoods • Chase bikes potentially causing accidents • Run up to strollers or citizens with walking aides • Poop not scooped • Not enough tickets written for violators • Dogs run up to random adults and children • Dog owners are not trained to break up dog fights Issues Considered by the Working Group • Misinformation about existing laws • New Austinites may not know about existing laws • Off-leash dogs on parkland that is on-leash only – Citizens cannot safely enjoy City parkland • Citizen ability to request an official off-leash area – Austin growth outpacing off-leash areas • Options for citizens to report issues • Enforcement of all Leash Codes Laws - Austin City Code Title 3 • Keep dogs on a leash and under control in all areas that are not designated as “off-leash” • Pick up and sanitarily dispose of pet waste left on public or private property • Provide adequate shelter • Ensure pets have current rabies vaccinations • Confine pets transported in unenclosed vehicles in a manner that prevents the animal from falling or jumping from the vehicle or being injured • DO NOT leave a pet alone on a chain or tether • It’s unlawful to sell a puppy or kitten that is not spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped Enforcement Affected by Staffing • 21 Animal Protection Officers – 7 days a week, 7a-Midnight - Service 900 Sq Miles of Travis County – Handle a multitude of animal related issues – Can write tickets for off-leash dog violations • Tickets are $217 - can be increased by a judge to $500 or dismissed entirely • 25 Park Rangers – 7 days a week - Service 330 City Parks - 19,000 acres of parkland – Handle a multitude of parkland related issues – Cannot write tickets for off-leash dog violations Solutions Discussed Enforcement capabilities limited. Alternative solutions considered: • Education campaign (Speakers Bureau, Focus groups) • …

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D1-1: PARD Director's Report, May 2022 original pdf

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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD DIRECTOR’S REPORT DATE: May 2022 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS: Montopolis Community Pool Renovation and Beverly S Sheffield Northwest District Park Pool Renovation: The pool renovation projects at Montopolis Neighborhood Park and Beverly S Sheffield Northwest District Park are entering the community engagement phase. At both locations, the Department will host community events during the summer pool season to gather feedback on the proposed improvements. The meeting dates are anticipated for mid-June and are pending final approval. An online community survey is available on the project websites (Montopolis Pool Project | AustinTexas.gov and Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest Aquatic Facility Renovation | AustinTexas.gov) to gather data on community priorities for the renovation. The online survey closes on May 23. Districts 3 and 7 Downs Field Grandstands Dedication: To celebrate the completion of the historic Downs Field Grandstands Renovation, the Department has scheduled a dedication event on June 10, 2022. The date is still pending final confirmation from Huston-Tillotson University. The 1947 Downs Field Grandstands and field are a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. District 1 Volma Overton Sr. Beach Dedication Ceremony: On June 11, the Department will hold a ceremony to officially dedicate Volma Overton Sr. Beach at Town Lake Metropolitan Park. Formally known as Lamar Beach, the park was formally renamed by Austin City Council in early 2022. Volma Overton Sr. (1924-2005) was a highly significant and influential Austin leader. A World War II veteran and graduate of Huston-Tillotson University, Overton served as president of the Austin NAACP from 1963- 1983, during which time he participated in the March on Washington in 1963 and the Selma to Montgomery March in 1965. He received the Arthur B. DeWitty award in 1967 and many other awards for his service. He was also honored for his contribution to Civil Rights by the LBJ School of Public Affairs on March 25, 2004. District 9 Volma Overton Sr. photo courtesy of George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center 1 PLANNING UPDATES: Zilker Metropolitan Park Vision Plan: The Parks and Recreation Department (Department) and the consultant team continue to compile and analyze the input received on the plan's three draft concepts via survey data, comments, small group discussions, and pop-up events. The last month included discussions with the Boys & Girls Club of Austin, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin's I-MOM Program, The Rise School of Austin (all abilities/inclusive preschool), as well …

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