Item1b_SAPJC_February 9_2022_Draft_Minutes — original pdf
SMALL AREA PLANNING JOINT COMMITTEE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2022 11:30 AM PERMITTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER, ROOM 1401 and 1402 6310 WILHELMINA DELCO DRIVE Some members of the Small Area Plan Joint Committee may be participating by video conference. 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 512-978-1725 or email@example.com. SPECIAL CALLED MEETING CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Patrick Howard Jennifer Mushtaler James Shieh, Chair Jeffrey Thompson Cesar Acosta David King, Vice-Chair Betsy Greenberg (Planning Commission) (Planning Commission) (Planning Commission) (Planning Commission) (Zoning and Platting Commission) (Zoning and Platting Commission) (Zoning and Platting Commission) Members Absent Jennifer Mushtaler Staff in Attendance Mark Walters Susan Watkins Wendy Rhoades Members in Attendance Patrick Howard James Shieh, Chair Jeffrey Thompson Cesar Acosta David King, Vice-Chair Betsy Greenberg Applicants in Attendance Leah Bojo, Drenner Group Anaiah Johnson, Drenner Group DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Shieh called the meeting to order at 11:33 am with 5 members present. Commissioner Acosta joined the meeting at 11:40 am. Commissioner Howard left the meeting at 12:09 pm. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first three speakers who register to speak no later than noon the day before the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. No speakers signed up to speak. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of minutes from the December 8, 2021, Small Area Planning Joint Committee meeting. Approval of the December 8, 2021, minutes was postponed to a future meeting due to a revision. 2. OLD BUSINESS None NEW BUSINESS 3. a. 200 S. Congress - Rezoning in Waterfront Overlay (C14-99-0069.01). The Applicant is proposing amendments to the current Planned Development Agreement (PDA) site development standards. The Committee will review the proposed rezoning request in the South Shore subdistrict of the Waterfront Overlay. (Discussion and/or Possible Action) Wendy Rhoades briefed the committee. Leah Bojo spoke on behalf of the applicant and discussion occurred. Vote to close the public hearing: On Commissioner Greenberg’s motion, Commissioner Thompson’s second, the SAPJC voted to close the public hearing on a 5-0-0 vote with Commissioners Howard and Mushtaler absent. On Commissioner Greenburg’s motion, Commissioner Thompson’s second, the SAPJC voted to recommend to the Planning Commission that they accept staff’s recommendation with the additions outlined below. The motion passed on a 5-0-0 vote with Commissioners Howard and Mushtaler absent. Recommended Additions: 1) Prohibit drive-through use 2) Require ADA access from South Congress Avenue 3) Explore public access through the site to the hike-and-bike trail beyond business hours 4) Reduce impervious cover on the site b. The Austin Public Safety Wellness Center, 517 South Pleasant Valley Road (SP- 2021-0240D) The committee will review a site plan for 517 South Pleasant Valley Road, the Austin Public Safety Wellness Center, for the repaving and restriping of the parking lot and for repaving concrete sidewalks. City of Austin Program Manager, Mark Northcutt (512-974-3972). Engineer, Brittany Johs-Gori, PE, BGE, Inc. (512-879-0406). (Discussion and Possible Action) Vote to close the Public Hearing: On Commissioner Greenberg’s motion, Commissioner Thompson’s second, the SAPJC closed the public hearing on a 5-0-0 vote with Commissioners Howard and Mushtaler absent. On Commissioner Thompson’s motion, Commissioner Acosta’s second, the committee voted to deny the site plan request, but support ADA improvements, restore the parking lot to a natural state, and add TDM oversight to overall Austin Public Safety Wellness Center site. The motion passed on a 5-0-0 vote, with Commissioners Howard and Mushtaler absent. c. South Central Waterfront Plan. The committee will discuss a possible recommendation regarding the South Central Waterfront Plan (discussion and/or possible action). Discussion was held regarding the South Central Waterfront Plan. The SAPJC directed staff to provide them with the goals of each subdistrict and the projects approved in each one for the past five years. The committee will then discuss performance and a recommendation for the area at a future meeting. PUBLIC HEARINGS 4. a. None 5. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. None FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT Chair Shieh adjourned the meeting at 1:04 pm. 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. 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