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URB-Agenda-7-11-2022 original pdf

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1. 2. 3. SPECIAL CALLED MEETING of the URBAN RENEWAL BOARD JULY 11, 2022, 6:00 PM STREET-JONES BUILDING, ROOM 200A 1000 E. 11TH ST. AUSTIN, TEXAS 78702 Some members of the Urban Renewal Board 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 Lisa Rodriguez, 512-974-3119 or lisa.rodriguez@austintexas.gov. Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W, Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL AGENDA The first 10 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. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the URB’s regular meeting June 13, 2022. DISCUSSION ITEMS Discussion regarding renewal of the license agreement with Diverse Arts organization for its use of lot 18 (Harold McMillan, Director of Diverse Arts) DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Conduct officer elections for Chair and Vice Chair. 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 Lisa Rodriguez at Housing and Planning Department, at (512-974-3119), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Urban Renewal Board please contact Lisa Rodriguez at 512-974- 3119.

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Item1_2022-06-13-URB-DRAFT-MINUTES original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING June 13, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A 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, please contact Lisa Rodriguez at 512-974-3119 or lisa.rodriguez@austintexas.gov. Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar, Chair Nathaniel Bradford Amit Motwani Danielle Skidmore PURPOSE: The Board of Commissioners primary responsibility the implementation and compliance of approved Urban Renewal Plans that are adopted by the Austin City Council. An Urban Renewal Plan's primary purpose is to eliminate slum and blighting influence within a designated area of the city. Members Absent Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Kobla Tetey Jacqueline Watson Staff in Attendance Mandy Moore James May Greg Dutton to oversee is DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:08pm with four members present. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 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. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the May 16, 2022, Meeting Minutes On Commissioner Skidmore’s motion, Commissioner Bradford’s second, the May 16, 2022, minutes were approved unanimously. 2. NEW BUSINESS 3. OLD BUSINESS Discussion and possible action regarding the extension of the agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin concerning the implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan which ends September 30, 2022 (HPD Staff) Discussion occurred; Mandy DeMayo responded to questions. a. Discussion regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, and review of related document(s) provided by Lauren Hartnett, Policy Director with Council Member Harper-Madison’s office Discussion occurred. b. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E. 11th St and 920 E. 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) including, without limitation, updated project schedule, update on selection process for pre- development consulting services (Anne Gatling Haynes, Austin Economic Development Corporation) …

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Item2c_DiverseARTS_License_4th_Amendment_FY2023 EDIT original pdf

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Fourth Amendment to DiverseArts License Agreement FOURTH AMENDMENT TO LICENSING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN AND DIVERSEARTS This Fourth Amended Licensing Agreement (“Fourth Amendment”) is made and entered into between the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Austin (“Agency”), with offices located at 1000 East 11th Street, Ste 200, Austin, Travis County, Texas 78702, and DiverseArts Culture Works with offices located at 904 Juniper Street, Austin, Travis County, Texas 78702 (“Licensee”) (collectively referred to herein as “Parties” and individually as a “Party”). WHEREAS, Agency and Licensee entered into that certain License Agreement on the first day of November, 2018; and WHEREAS, the term of the First Amendment to the License Agreement expired on October 31, 2019; and WHEREAS, the term of the Second Amendment to the License Agreement expired on June 30, 2020; and WHEREAS, the term of the Third Amendment to the License Agreement expires on September 30, 2021; and WHEREAS, the parties wish to extend the term of the License Agreement to September 30, 2022; and WHEREAS, the Agency’s Board of Commissioners approved this Fourth Amendment at a public meeting properly noticed in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act on the 20th day of September, 2021; and WHEREAS, Licensee’s board of directors approved this Fourth Amendment on the ____ day of ______________, 2021. NOW THEREFOR IN CONSIDERATION OF the duties, obligations and covenants of the Parties, and other good and valuable consideration, Agency and Licensee agree that Section 2 (entitled “Term”) of the License Agreement is amended to read as follows: TERM: LICENSEE The Agreement commences upon 1 November 2018 at 12:01am UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT THIS LICENSE IS REVOCABLE AND and ends on September 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (the “Term”) AGENCY MAY ON ANY DATE AND AT ANY TIME BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 202(cid:885), TERMINATE THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE AND LICENSEE SHALL VACATE PREMISES WITHIN THE TIME PRESCRIBED IN SECTION 7.B.ii. .. Page 1 of 2 Fourth Amendment to DiverseArts License Agreement Except as expressly amended herein the License Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Fourth Amendment is hereby effective as of the last date of execution below. Licensee: DiverseArts Culture Works ______________ Date ______________ Date _______________________________________________________ Harold McMillan, Founder/Director Agency: Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Austin ____________________________________________________ Manuel Escobar, Board Chair APPROVED AS TO …

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Item2_URB-DiverseARTS-Amended TERM paragraph FY23 original pdf

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TERM: The Agreement commences upon 1 November 2018 at 12:01am and ends on September 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (the “Term”) LICENSEE UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT THIS LICENSE IS REVOCABLE AND AGENCY MAY ON ANY DATE AND AT ANY TIME BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 2023, TERMINATE THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE AND LICENSEE SHALL VACATE PREMISES WITHIN THE TIME PRESCRIBED IN SECTION 7.B.ii... ""Given that the Premises is currently set for disposition via a public RFP process, in the event the AGENCY takes no other action to revoke this License prior to September 30, 2023, the AGENCY agrees to negotiate with Licensee a timeline for termination of the License that provides ‘reasonable notice’ to shut down operations and vacate the Premises.""

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2022-06-13-URB-Agenda original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING June 13, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A 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, please contact Lisa Rodriguez at 512-974-3119 or lisa.rodriguez@austintexas.gov. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani PURPOSE: The Board of Commissioners primary responsibility the implementation and compliance of approved Urban Renewal Plans that are adopted by the Austin City Council. An Urban Renewal Plan's primary purpose is to eliminate slum and blighting influence within a designated area of the city. Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey to oversee is AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 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. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the May 16, 2022, Meeting Minutes. 2. NEW BUSINESS Discussion and possible action regarding the extension of the agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin concerning the implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan which ends September 30, 2022 (HPD Staff) 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Discussion regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, and review of related document(s) provided by Lauren Hartnett, Policy Director with Council Member Harper-Madison’s office b. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E. 11th St and 920 E. 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) including, without limitation, updated project schedule, update on selection process for pre- development consulting services (Anne Gatling Haynes and Theresa Alvarez, Austin Economic Development Corporation) 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 Lisa Rodriguez at Housing and Planning Department, …

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Item1_2022-05-16_URB_Draft-Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD (URB) REGULAR MEETING May 16, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A 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 please contact Lisa Rodriguez at 512-974-3119 or lisa.rodriguez@austintexas.gov. Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey Members Absent Darrell Pierce, Vice Chair Amit Motwani Kobla Tetey Staff Present Mark Walters Lisa Rodriguez CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members Present Manuel Escobar, Chair Nathaniel Bradford Danielle Skidmore Jacqueline Watson Megan Santee, Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C. (Urban Renewal Board’s attorney) DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:04pm with four members present. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 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. Susan Oringer, Vice President Davis Thompson, representing OCEAN, spoke to the URB. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the February 28, 2022, Special Called Meeting Minutes On Commissioner Watson’s motion, Commissioner Bradford’s second, the February 28, 2022, minutes were approved unanimously. 2. NEW BUSINESS Discussion and possible action regarding the extension of the agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin concerning the implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan which ends September 30, 2022. This item was postponed to a future meeting. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Briefing from Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. Lauren Hartnett, Policy Director with Council Member Harper-Madison’s office, presented. b. Discussion regarding future activities of the Urban Renewal Board. Presentation from counsel and staff regarding Local Government Code Chapter 374, and San Antonio’s Office of Urban Redevelopment activities. Megan Santee, Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C., and Mark Walters, Planner Principal with Housing and Planning, presented. c. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E. 11th St and 920 E. 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation …

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Item3b-AustinEconomicDevPresentation original pdf

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Implementing inclusive and equitable public development services as a non-profit partner to the City of Austin June 13, 2022 Urban Renewal Agency Urban Renewal District Blocks 16 & 18 Program from: Urban Renewal • Plan/NCCD zoning overlay, • Multiple planning community engagements, Recent Council resolution related to African American Cultural District • Primary Consultant Team Introduction Hayat Brown I Market and Economic Analysis DM/WBE Certifed with multiple agencies Page I Architecture, Planning, Urban Design, Community Engagement Jay Brown Project Director Daughan Pitts Real Estate Director Jen Boss Real Estate Strategy Ryan Losch Project Manager / Urban Design Lead Jamie Flatt Strategic Analyst • African American, woman-owned small business • Engineering and advisory services to support infrastructure • Largest integrated design firm in Austin • Interdisciplinary team of planners, urban designers, architects, capital improvement projects • P3 / Infrastructure / Real Estate Advisory specialty • Dedicated to municipal and institutional entities • Provide real estate and social infrastructure strategies to meet financial, facilities, and mission-focused goals landscape architects, and programmers • Expertise navigating complex regulatory hurdles in the City of Austin • Dedicated to supporting the ongoing evolution of urban areas • Work encourages development and redevelopment suited to the particular conditions of each site The Bingham Group I Engagement Partner | Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) • Full service lobbying firm • Represents and advises clients on government affairs, public affairs, and procurement matters in the Austin metro and throughout Central Texas A.J. Bingham Engagement Lead Nhat Ho Civil Engineer Civilitude I Engineering Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) • Local, Asian minority-owned • Engineering and planning firm Technical and permitting knowhow • Positive working relationships with City staff • Experience interfacing with neighborhoods and other community stakeholders 3 Primary Consultant Scope SCOPE 1 Predevelopment Planning SCOPE 2 Real Estate Analysis SCOPE 3 Engagement Strategy Program, Urban Design, & Technical Feasibility Program Finalization Cultural Anchor / retail, cafes, collaborative workspaces, improved, urban realm, and housing Economic Feasibility Phasing Strategy Pro Forma Scenarios Cultural Anchor Structure District Map Test-Fit Scenarios Interim Site Use Strategies District Precedents Project Administration Environmental, Mobility, Infrastructure, Sustainability Housing Market Analysis and Structure Post development respondent project review and analysis Identify creative proactive community communication and feedback strategies for effective construction and development communication processes Work collaboratively with URA & AEDC Partnership Working group and AEDC Community Relations Manager to achieve a ‘boots on the ground’ approach to district engagement …

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2022-06-13-URB-Approved Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING June 13, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A 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, please contact Lisa Rodriguez at 512-974-3119 or lisa.rodriguez@austintexas.gov. Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar, Chair Nathaniel Bradford Amit Motwani Danielle Skidmore PURPOSE: The Board of Commissioners primary responsibility the implementation and compliance of approved Urban Renewal Plans that are adopted by the Austin City Council. An Urban Renewal Plan's primary purpose is to eliminate slum and blighting influence within a designated area of the city. Members Absent Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Kobla Tetey Jacqueline Watson Staff in Attendance Mandy DeMayo James May Greg Dutton to oversee is MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:08pm with four members present. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 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. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the May 16, 2022, Meeting Minutes On Commissioner Skidmore’s motion, Commissioner Bradford’s second, the May 16, 2022, minutes were approved unanimously. 2. NEW BUSINESS 3. OLD BUSINESS Discussion and possible action regarding the extension of the agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin concerning the implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan which ends September 30, 2022 (HPD Staff) Discussion occurred; Mandy DeMayo responded to questions. a. Discussion regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, and review of related document(s) provided by Lauren Hartnett, Policy Director with Council Member Harper-Madison’s office Discussion occurred. b. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E. 11th St and 920 E. 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) including, without limitation, updated project schedule, update on selection process for pre- development consulting services (Anne Gatling Haynes, Austin Economic Development Corporation) Anne …

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2022-05-16_URB_Agenda original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING May 16, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A 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 please contact Lisa Rodriguez at 512-974-3119 or lisa.rodriguez@austintexas.gov. CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani PURPOSE: The Board of Commissioners primary responsibility the implementation and compliance of approved Urban Renewal Plans that are adopted by the Austin City Council. An Urban Renewal Plan's primary purpose is to eliminate slum and blighting influence within a designated area of the city. Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey to oversee is AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 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. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the February 28, 2022, Special Called Meeting Minutes. 2. NEW BUSINESS 3. OLD BUSINESS Discussion and possible action regarding the extension of the agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin concerning the implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan which ends September 30, 2022. a. Briefing from Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. b. Discussion regarding future activities of the Urban Renewal Board. Presentation from counsel and staff regarding Local Government Code Chapter 374, and San Antonio’s Office of Urban Redevelopment activities. c. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E. 11th St and 920 E. 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) including, without limitation, updated project schedule, update on selection process for pre- development consulting services. 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 …

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Item1_2022-02-28_URB_DRAFT_Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD SPECIAL CALLED MEETING February 28, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar, Chair Amit Motwani Danielle Skidmore Kobla Tetey Members Absent Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson PURPOSE: The Board of Commissioners primary responsibility the implementation and compliance of approved Urban Renewal Plans that are adopted by the Austin City Council. An Urban Renewal Plan's primary purpose is to eliminate slum and blighting influence within a designated area of the city. Staff in Attendance Laura Keating, Liaison Mandy DeMayo, Deputy Director Megan Santee, URB legal counsel to oversee is DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:13pm with 5 members present. Commissioners Bradford and Watson were absent. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Speakers signed up prior to the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding agenda items and items not posted on the agenda. No speakers signed up to speak. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the January 10, 2022, Regular Meeting Minutes. On Commissioner Skidmore’s motion, Commissioner Tetey’s second, the January 10, 2022, minutes were approved unanimously. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Discussion and possible action regarding recommendations to City Council related to the FY 2022-23 annual budget. Discussion occurred. This item will be taken up again at the next meeting. b. Discussion regarding future activities of the Urban Renewal Board. Discussion occurred; this will be a standing item for future meetings. 3. OLD BUSINESS c. Briefing from the Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. Lauren Hartnett presented, and discussion occurred. An update will be provided at the April meeting. d. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) including, without limitation, the draft engagement plan, draft scope for predevelopment services, and proposed calendar for the Partnership Working Group. Anne Gatling Haynes presented, and discussion occurred. No action was taken. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT Chair Escobar adjourned the meeting at 7:24 pm without objection. The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access …

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Item3b_2022-03-21_OURSA original pdf

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Office of Urban Redevelopment, San Antonio Urban Renewal Board Meeting 3/21/22 Office of Urban Redevelopment (OUR SA)  Established in 1957 as San Antonio Development Agency  Rebranded to OUR SA in 2010  In 1993, the mission of the Agency was redefined to focus on affordable housing efforts inside Loop 410  In 1995, San Antonio Affordable Housing, Inc. (SAAH) was established by City Ordinance as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit component of OUR SA  Board members of SAAH are either the existing Commissioners of OUR SA or may be appointed by the OUR SA board in accordance with the Corporation’s Bylaws 2 Mission  OUR SA mission: To development and implement strategies to eliminate community slums and blighted areas and also meet the revitalization, redevelopment, rehabilitation and conservation directives as identified by City management and approved by City Council.  SAAH mission: To develop affordable housing, improve the existing affordable housing stock, and combat community deterioration through housing and community development related programs and activities. 3 Projects  REnewSA Housing Program  SAAH/OUR SA Disposition Program  Infill Pilot Program (completed)  Neighborhood Stabilization Program Land Banking Program (completed) (completed)  City of San Antonio Foreclosed Properties in District 2 4 Infill Pilot Program (IPP)  In 2011, the IPP was with a budget of $1.5 million from the General Fund  Vacant lots were acquired by SAAH and sold to builders for the construction of new energy efficient, affordable homes  Construction financing, City fee waivers, grants and discounted lot pricing were provided to the builders to ensure affordability  The Program was completed and the remaining construction funds of $616,000 were reassigned to the REnewSA Affordable Housing Program 5 REnewSA Housing Program  Through SAAH, this program strategically deploys community development tools to create value from vacant through neglected and underutilized properties  Has acquired vacant infill lots to sell to builders for the construction of new energy efficient affordable homes  Similar to the Infill Pilot Program  This program is mentioned int San Antonio Tomorrow, the City’s comprehensive plan 6 SAAH/OUR SA Disposition Program  OUR SA and SAAH had an inventory of 64 vacant lots in 2009 to sell to builders/developer for economic development purposes  In 2009, the Board charged OUR SA staff to dispose of these properties according to the respective funding source restriction  To date, all have been …

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Item3b_TLGC_Chapter_374 original pdf

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TEXAS URBAN RENEWAL LAW LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS • SLUM AND BLIGHTED AREAS EXIST IN MUNICIPALITIES IN THIS STATE AND THOSE AREAS: • ARE A SERIOUS AND GROWING MENACE THAT IS INJURIOUS AND INIMICAL TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, MORALS AND WELFARE OF THE RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE; • CONTRIBUTE SUBSTANTIALLY AND INCREASINGLY TO THE SPREAD OF DISEASE AND CRIME, REQUIRE EXCESSIVE AND DISPROPORTIONATE EXPENDITURES OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY, CRIME PREVENTION AND MAINTENANCE OF ADEQUATE PUBLIC SERVICES AND FACILITIES; AND • CONSTITUTE AN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL LIABILITY, IMPAIRING GROWTH AND REDUCE HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS. TEXAS URBAN RENEWAL LAW LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS • FOR THESE REASONS, PREVENTION AND ELIMINATION OF SLUM AND BLIGHTED AREAS ARE MATTERS OF STATE POLICY AND CONCERN THAT MAY BE BEST ADDRESSED BY THE COMBINED ACTION OF PRIVATE ENTERPRISE, MUNICIPAL REGULATION AND OTHER PUBLIC ACTION THROUGH APPROVED URBAN RENEWAL PLANS. • REPAIR AND REHABILITATION OF BUILDINGS AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS IN AFFECTED AREAS • PUBLIC ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY • DEMOLITION OF BUILDINGS AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS IN AFFECTED AREAS • DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY ACQUIRED IN AFFECTED AREAS AND INCIDENTAL TO THESE PURPOSES • OTHER PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO ELIMINATE THOSE CONDITIONS TEXAS URBAN RENEWAL LAW KEY TERMS • URBAN RENEWAL ACTIVITIES - Includes slum clearance, redevelopment, rehabilitation, and conservation activities to prevent further deterioration of an area that is tending to become a blighted or slum area. • URBAN RENEWAL AREA - Means a slum area, blighted area, or a combination of those areas that the governing body of a municipality designates as appropriate for an urban renewal project. TEXAS URBAN RENEWAL LAW KEY TERMS URBAN RENEWAL PLAN - Means a plan for an urban renewal project that conforms to the general municipal plan except as provided by Section 374.903; and includes: • any zoning and planning changes; • building requirements; • land uses; • maximum densities; • land acquisition; • redevelopment; • rehabilitation; • demolition and removal of structures; and • a description of the plan’s relationship to local objectives relating to public transportation, traffic conditions, public utilities recreational and community facilities, and other improvements. TEXAS URBAN RENEWAL LAW KEY TERMS URBAN RENEWAL PROJECT - includes any of the following activities undertaken in accordance with an urban renewal plan: (A) municipal activities in an urban renewal area that are designed to eliminate or to prevent the development or spread of slums and blighted areas; …

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Item3a-MotionSheet-CM H_M Items-31-53-54 original pdf

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MOTION SHEET Items 31, 53, and 54 CM Harper-Madison I move to approve the Urban Renewal Board and Staff recommendations for Items 31, 53, and 54 on first reading only with the following changes: A. East 12th Street NCCD: 1. Except for telecommunications tower use, if a use is permitted, permitted with conditions, or conditional today, the use should be the same in the NCCD. 2. Make cocktail lounges that are 3,500 square feet or less a conditional use on 12th Street. B. East 11th Street NCCD: 1. In Subdistrict 1 – a. make the following uses permitted uses: i. ii. iii. iv. v. vi. vii. viii. ix. x. xi. xii. commercial and general day cares services; business support services; commercial off-street parking; communications services; consumer convenience services; financial services; food sales; general and convenience retail sales; indoor sports and recreation; pet services; limited and general restaurants; and theater b.make the following uses conditional uses: business or trade school; cocktail lounges; and transportation terminals. i. ii. iii. 2. In Subdistrict 2 - Make Group residential and day care services (general) 3. Make cocktail lounges a permitted use on the 900 and 1100 blocks of 11th Street permitted uses. (a/k/a Blocks 16 and 18) C. Urban Renewal Plan: The Plan should match the applicable provisions of both NCCDs.

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11TH AND 12TH STREET NCCD/URBAN RENEWAL PLAN UPDATE – COMMUNITY SURVEY 551 responses Which statements describe your relationship to the 11th and 12th Street area shown in blue in the map below? (Check all that apply) 551 I shop/dine/drink here regularly. 345 resp. 62.6% I live within 0.5 miles of here. 300 resp. 54.4% I own a residence within or in proximity to the blue boundaries. 135 resp. 24.5% I work within 0.5 miles of here. 115 resp. 20.9% I have generational ties here. 58 resp. 10.5% I own property within the blue boundaries. 51 resp. 9.3% I rent a residence within or in proximity to the blue boundaries. 44 resp. 8% I worship here regularly. 28 resp. 5.1% I rent property within the blue boundaries. 22 resp. 4% I own a business within the blue boundaries. 8 resp. 1.5% out of 551 answered Housing options available at every income level 551 4.2 Average rating 5.1% 28 resp. 6.4% 35 resp. 8.2% 45 resp. 20% 110 resp. 60.4% 333 resp. 1 2 3 4 5 not at all i... most importa... out of 551 answeredindierent A wide variety of housing types (single-family homes, fourplexes, townhomes, apartments, etc.) 551 3.8 Average rating 7.8% 43 resp. 7.6% 42 resp. 18.1% 100 resp. 25.6% 141 resp. 40.8% 225 resp. 1 2 3 4 5 not at all i... most importa... out of 551 answeredindierent Walkable neighborhoods with amenities 551 4.7 Average rating 1.1% 6 resp. 1.3% 7 resp. 3.4% 19 resp. 17.6% 97 resp. 76.6% 422 resp. 1 2 3 4 5 not at all i... most importa... out of 551 answeredindierent Diversity among residents and neighborhoods 551 4.4 Average rating 3.3% 18 resp. 3.6% 20 resp. 9.6% 53 resp. 17.2% 95 resp. 66.2% 365 resp. 1 2 3 4 5 not at all i... most importa... out of 551 answeredindierent Access to frequent and rapid public transit options 551 4.2 Average rating 4.7% 26 resp. 4% 22 resp. 11.6% 64 resp. 23.4% 129 resp. 56.3% 310 resp. 1 2 3 4 5 not at all i... most importa... out of 551 answeredindierent Access to public green space 551 4.4 Average rating 1.1% 6 resp. 2.5% 14 resp. 8.9% 49 resp. 29% 160 resp. 58.4% 322 resp. 1 2 3 4 5 not at all i... most importa... out of 551 answeredindierent Sidewalks and protected bike lanes 551 4.5 Average rating 2.5% 14 …

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May 16, 2022

2022-05-16_URB_ApprovedMinutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD (URB) REGULAR MEETING May 16, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A 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 please contact Lisa Rodriguez at 512-974-3119 or lisa.rodriguez@austintexas.gov. Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey Members Absent Darrell Pierce, Vice Chair Amit Motwani Kobla Tetey Staff Present Mark Walters Lisa Rodriguez CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members Present Manuel Escobar, Chair Nathaniel Bradford Danielle Skidmore Jacqueline Watson Megan Santee, Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C. (Urban Renewal Board’s attorney) APPROVED MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:04pm with four members present. PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 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. Susan Oringer, Vice President Davis Thompson, representing OCEAN, spoke to the URB. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the February 28, 2022, Special Called Meeting Minutes On Commissioner Watson’s motion, Commissioner Bradford’s second, the February 28, 2022, minutes were approved unanimously. 2. NEW BUSINESS Discussion and possible action regarding the extension of the agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin concerning the implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan which ends September 30, 2022. This item was postponed to a future meeting. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Briefing from Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. Lauren Hartnett, Policy Director with Council Member Harper-Madison’s office, presented. b. Discussion regarding future activities of the Urban Renewal Board. Presentation from counsel and staff regarding Local Government Code Chapter 374, and San Antonio’s Office of Urban Redevelopment activities. Megan Santee, Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C., and Mark Walters, Planner Principal with Housing and Planning, presented. c. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E. 11th St and 920 E. 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation …

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April 18, 2022

2022-04-18_URB_Agenda original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING April 18, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani the PURPOSE: The Board of Commissioners primary responsibility implementation and compliance of approved Urban Renewal Plans that are adopted by the Austin City Council. An Urban Renewal Plan's primary purpose is to eliminate slum and blighting influence within a designated area of the city. Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey to oversee is AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Speakers signed up prior to the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding agenda items and items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the February 28, 2022, Special Called Meeting Minutes. a. Presentation from Pam Owens with Six Square regarding the organization’s history and 2. NEW BUSINESS ongoing work. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Briefing from the Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. b. Discussion regarding future activities of the Urban Renewal Board. Presentation from counsel and staff regarding Local Government Code Chapter 374, and San Antonio’s Office of Urban Redevelopment activities. c. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) including, without limitation, updated project schedule, update on selection process for pre- development consulting services. 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 Laura Keating at Housing and Planning Department, at (512-974-3458 or laura.keating@austintexas.gov), for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Urban Renewal Board, please contact Laura Keating at (512-974-3458 or laura.keating@austintexas.gov).

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April 18, 2022

Item1_2022-02-28_URB_DRAFT_Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD SPECIAL CALLED MEETING February 28, 2022, AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar, Chair Amit Motwani Danielle Skidmore Kobla Tetey Members Absent Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson PURPOSE: The Board of Commissioners primary responsibility the implementation and compliance of approved Urban Renewal Plans that are adopted by the Austin City Council. An Urban Renewal Plan's primary purpose is to eliminate slum and blighting influence within a designated area of the city. Staff in Attendance Laura Keating, Liaison Mandy DeMayo, Deputy Director Megan Santee, URB legal counsel to oversee is DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:13pm with 5 members present. Commissioners Bradford and Watson were absent. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Speakers signed up prior to the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding agenda items and items not posted on the agenda. No speakers signed up to speak. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the January 10, 2022, Regular Meeting Minutes. On Commissioner Skidmore’s motion, Commissioner Tetey’s second, the January 10, 2022, minutes were approved unanimously. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Discussion and possible action regarding recommendations to City Council related to the FY 2022-23 annual budget. Discussion occurred. This item will be taken up again at the next meeting. b. Discussion regarding future activities of the Urban Renewal Board. Discussion occurred; this will be a standing item for future meetings. 3. OLD BUSINESS c. Briefing from the Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. Lauren Hartnett presented, and discussion occurred. An update will be provided at the April meeting. d. Presentation, discussion, and possible action related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St) and the Agency’s partnership with the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) including, without limitation, the draft engagement plan, draft scope for predevelopment services, and proposed calendar for the Partnership Working Group. Anne Gatling Haynes presented, and discussion occurred. No action was taken. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT Chair Escobar adjourned the meeting at 7:24 pm without objection. The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access …

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