Small Area Planning Joint CommitteeApril 13, 2022

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SMALL AREA PLANNING JOINT COMMITTEE DECEMBER 8, 2021 11:30 AM STREET-JONES BUILDING, ROOM 400A 1100 EAST 11TH STREET CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Patrick Howard Jennifer Mushtaler James Shieh, Chair Jeffrey Thompson Cesar Acosta David King, Vice-Chair Betsy Greenberg (Planning Commission) absent (Planning Commission) absent (Planning Commission) present (Planning Commission) present (Zoning and Platting Commission) absent (Zoning and Platting Commission) present (Zoning and Platting Commission) present DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Shieh called the meeting to order at 11:35am. 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 citizens signed up to speak. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of minutes from the June 2, 2021 and August 16, 2021 Small Area Planning Joint Committee meetings. (Discussion and/or Possible Action) On Commissioner King’s motion, Chair Shieh’s second, the June 2, 2021 and August 16, 2021, minutes were approved unanimously. 2. OLD BUSINESS a. None 3. NEW BUSINESS a. Approve 2022 Small Area Planning Meeting Schedule. The Committee will consider approving its regular meeting schedule for 2022. (Discussion and/or Possible Action) On Commissioner Greenberg’s motion, Commissioner Thompson’s second, the 2022 Small Area Planning Joint Committee Meeting Schedule was approved. The motion passed on a 4-0-0 vote with Commissioners Acosta, Howard and Mushtaler absent. b. 305 S. Congress PUD - Rezoning in Waterfront Overlay (C814-89-0003.02). The Applicant is proposing to amend the existing PUD ordinance to modify the permitted land uses and site development regulations. The Committee will review the proposed rezoning request from planned unit development-neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) to planned unit development-neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) in the South Shore subdistrict of the Waterfront Overlay. (Discussion and/or Possible Action) Jerry Rusthoven briefed the committee. Richard Suttle spoke on behalf of the PUD applicant, and discussion occurred. Following discussion, on Commissioner Thompson’s motion, Commissioner King’s second, the board unanimously approved a motion to recommend support of the PUD, while addressing several concerns regarding the development. Consideration and support of the relevant boards is recommended, including: the Environmental Commission, Parks and Recreation Board, and the South Central Waterfront Advisory Board, as well as staff recommendations. The board will discuss possible recommendations for a possible letter regarding the South Central Waterfront Plan at an upcoming meeting. The motion passed on a 4-0-0 vote with Commissioners Acosta, Howard and Mushtaler absent. PUBLIC HEARINGS 4. a. None 5. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Equitable Transit Oriented Development (ETOD). Representatives from Capital Metro and the Housing & Planning Department will present an overview and answer questions about the Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (ETOD) project to plan for equitable outcomes for area residents of all incomes and backgrounds along Project Connect corridors (discussion and/or possible action). Greg Dutton and Rose Lisska gave the briefing, and discussion occurred. • Change to the SAPJC Bylaws to allow for a permanent adjustment in the 2022 meeting schedule FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT Chair Shieh adjourned the meeting at 1:37pm without objection. 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 Mark Walters at Housing and Planning Department, at (512-974-7695 or, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Small Area Planning Joint Committee, please contact Mark Walters at the Housing and Planning Department, at (512-974-7695 or