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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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Item3a_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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2022-02-28_URB_Agenda original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD SPECIAL CALLED MEETING February 28, 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 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. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the January 10, 2022, Regular Meeting Minutes. a. Discussion and possible action regarding recommendations to City Council related to the FY 2022-23 annual budget. b. Discussion regarding future activities of the Urban Renewal Board. 2. NEW BUSINESS 2. OLD BUSINESS c. Briefing from the Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. 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. 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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Item2a_FY23 Budget Calendar Memo original pdf

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MEMORANDUM ______ February 2, 2022 Boards and Commissions Kerri Lang, FSD - Budget Officer FY 2022-23 Budget Process and Calendar TO: FROM: DATE: SUBJECT: Resident and stakeholder feedback on budget priorities, including input from the City’s various boards and commissions, remains a key component of the annual budget development process. The FY 2021-22 Budget included investments in community priorities such as, critical infrastructure, cultural and creative spaces, and a renewal in our commitment to advancing progress within the transformative Reimagining Public Safety (RPS) framework. Since the 3.5% tax revenue cap took effect in FY 2020-21, the City has implemented measures aimed at flattening the organization’s cost curve, as well as identifying potential new revenue streams. These measures have helped allow the City to propose a balanced budget. However, the financial outlook for the City continues to project expenditures exceeding revenue. Thus, it remains crucial to focus recommendations and to provide feedback on the efficiency, equity, and effectiveness of the City’s existing services and programs. As in previous years, the Budget Office will coordinate with City departments to review recommendations passed by boards and commissions. We are requesting recommendations be submitted online at www.austintexas.gov/budget. All recommendations must be received by March 31, 2022. This will allow the Budget Office the necessary time to review the recommendations with Department staff. For your information, the Council-approved calendar for the FY 2022-23 budget is shown below: • March 31 • May 6 • July 15 • July 27 • August 17 Board and Commission recommendations due to the Budget Office Department budgets due to the Budget Office Presentation of the FY 2022-23 Proposed Budget to City Council Community Input Session Budget Adoption Additional information can be found at www.austintexas.gov/budget. Should you have any questions, please contact our office at BudgetQA@austintexas.gov. cc: Spencer Cronk, City Manager Assistant City Managers Ed Van Eenoo, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services Department

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Item1a_2022-01-10_DRAFT_URB_Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING January 10, 2022 AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey Staff in Attendance Mandy DeMayo Laura Keating Megan Santee, URB legal counsel CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Jacqueline Watson Danielle Skidmore Kobla Tetey Members Absent Amit Motwani Nathaniel Bradford 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. to oversee is DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:12pm with 5 members present. 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 December 13, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes. On Commissioner Watson’s motion, Commissioner Tetey’s second, the December 13, 2021, minutes were approved on a 4-0-1 vote with the edit that Commissioner Motwani was absent. Commissioner Pierce abstained due to his absence at the December 13th meeting. 2. NEW BUSINESS Item was postponed. a. Briefing from Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. 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, the draft engagement plan, draft scope for predevelopment services, and proposed calendar for the Partnership Working Group. Anne Gatling Haynes presented. Discussion occurred; no action was taken. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS • Discussion regarding the future of the URB ADJOURNMENT Chair Escobar adjourned the meeting at 7:07pm 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 Laura Keating at Housing and Planning …

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Item2a_FY23 Budget Presentation original pdf

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FY 2021-22 Budget Overview Quality of Life Commissions Meeting Public Safety and Health Financial Services | Budget Office Mural: Rex Hamilton | Photography: Joe Ybarra Presentation Topics • FY 2021-22 Budget Overview • FY 2022-23 Budget Outlook • Budget Engagement Timeline • Q&A Mural: Uloang Art | Photography: Joe Ybarra # FY 2022 City All-Funds Uses of $4.7 Billion Austin Water 13% Internal Service Operations 8% General Fund Operations 25% Austin Energy 30% Other Expenses 5% GO Debt Services 5% Aviation 4% Austin Resource Recovery 2% Watershed Protection 2% Public Works 2% Convention Center 2% Austin Transportation 2% 2/26/2022 3 FY 2022 Approved City General Fund Uses of Funds: $1.2 Billion Parks 9.1% Austin Public Health 9.4% Fire 18.7% Police 37.9% Emergency Medical Services 9.0% Library 5.2% Municipal Court 3.0% Housing and Planning 1.5% Animal Services 1.4% Other Requirements 4.8% 2/26/2022 4 Five Year General Fund Outlook FY 2022-26 General Fund Forecast Projected General Fund Expenditures Projected General Fund Revenue $13.8 million deficit in FY26 $6.4 million deficit in FY23 FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 FY 2023-24 FY 2024-25 FY 2025-26 2/26/2022 5 Addressing Budget Gap • Continue to monitor current and future impacts of 3.5% property tax revenue cap • Develop fiscally sustainable plans for City retirement systems • Limit budget increases other than base cost drivers, such as wages and benefits 2/26/2022 6 FY 2022-23 Engagement Focus on Public Safety and Health Examining Public Safety Parks and Recreation DEPARTMENT EXAMPLE PROGRAMS • Expansion of the Park Ranger program by adding $615,000 and six full-time positions to enforce park rules, and assistance park visitors, and connect people experiencing homelessness to services. • As part of Council Resolution 20180524-035, Council’s top five sites for new Fire/EMS: 1. Del Valle/Moore’s Crossing – now open 2. Travis Country – now open 3. 4. Goodnight Ranch – design phase 5. Canyon Creek – design phase Loop 360 – estimated to open in 2023 Austin Fire Department & Austin-Travis County EMS Austin Police Department • $4.2 million and 44 victim services counselors to provide crisis response to victims and their families 2/26/2022 7 FY 2022-23 Engagement Focus on Public Safety and Health Cont. Examining Health DEPARTMENT Parks and Recreation Austin Public Health EXAMPLE PROGRAMS • • • $615,000 and 7.5 new positions for the Parks and Recreation Department to maintain newly acquired parkland and renovate facilities $1.5 million to add 9 temporary employees, increase contracts …

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2022-02-28_URB_Approved_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 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. 2. 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 next 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 to …

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING January 10, 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 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. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the December 13, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Briefing from the Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. 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, the draft engagement plan, draft scope for predevelopment services, and proposed calendar for the Partnership Working Group. 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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Item1a_2021-12-13_DRAFT_URB_Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING December 13, 2021 at 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey Staff in Attendance Mandy DeMayo Laura Keating Megan Santee, URB legal counsel CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar, Chair Amit Motwani Jacqueline Watson Nathaniel Bradford Danielle Skidmore Kobla Tetey Members Absent Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair 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. to oversee is DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:06pm with 5 members present. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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 agenda items and items not posted on the agenda. No speakers signed up to speak. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the November 15, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes. On Commissioner Skidmore’s motion, Commissioner Watson’s second, the November 15, 2021, minutes were unanimously approved. b. Approval of the November 30, 2021, Special Called Meeting Minutes. On Commissioner Skidmore’s motion, Commissioner Watson’s second, the November 30, 2021, minutes were unanimously approved. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Staff update regarding City Council consideration of previously approved Memorandum of Understanding and Interlocal Agreement Addendum with Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St). Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding Urban Renewal Agency participation under the Memorandum of Understanding, including without limitation determination of working group members. Discussion occurred. On Commissioner Watson’s motion, Chair Escobar’s second, Chair Escobar was approved the designated representative, and to serve as Commissioners Skidmore and Tetey were approved to serve as the working group partners, per the Memorandum of Understanding. The motion was unanimously approved. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation from City staff on the status of the Urban Renewal Plan and Neighborhood Conservation Combining District amendments, discussion, and possible action. Discussion occurred. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS Briefing from the Mayor Pro-Tem’s office in regards the Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases for the January meeting. …

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Implementing inclusive and equitable public development services as a non-profit partner to the City of Austin January 10, 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 • Overall Schedule Dec 9 2021- March 9 2021 March 9 1991-June 9, 2021 Dates (from the Effective Date) Project Phase Weeks 1 through 12 (3 months) Establish Project Plan: Project planning, outreach manager hired, consultants secured Weeks 12 through 24 (3 months) Pre Development : Market research, market outreach, community engagement, feasibility, site diligence, draft Solicitation Week _24 through 36 Release Solicitation (RFP) : includes solicitation distribution, technical assistance to respondents Weeks 36 through 48 (3 months) Evaluation and pre-selection activities—technical analysis, facilitating committee review, and scoring. Weeks 48 through 72 (6 months) Estimated transaction negotiation Week 76 through 88 (3 months) URA, AEDC and City approval and financial close ("Closing") Project Planning Phase URA January 10 2022 URA February 7 2022 WG WG WG URA March 21 2022 s t n a t l u s n o C t c e e S l URA April 2022 AE DC t c a r t n o C e v o r p p A Scope Summarize Prior Program Draft RFP for Consultant Services Procure Consultants Interviews/ Scoring Assemble Prior Planning/Appraisal, Environmental, additional policy frameworks and data Contracting Engagement Planning/Prep External Communications Pre Development Draft Scope (from 12.13.21 Discussion). Program & Urban Design Engineering & Technical Economic Feasibility • Program Finalization • District Map with • updated land use/zoning, view corridor, jurisdictions • opportunity sites • urban planning strategies (side street, pedestrian ways, views, adjacencies) • Continuity/connectivity Test Fit Scenarios of Blocks16/18 including massing, envelope, access, envelope characteristics to create welcoming and accessible building Interim site uses • • District precedents Austin EDC • Environmental mitigation strategy (environmental analysis completed) • Mobility strategies • Parking strategies • Traffic analysis/Transportation Demand Management • Site based infrastructure • Green building/sustainability strategies strategies • Develop implementation and phasing strategy, considering existing uses. • Pro Forma scenarios to align with test fits • Consider the cultural anchor • Consider the type of housing to be accomodated/identified in RFP and align various financial tools Qualitative characteristics of consulting team? 5 Immediate Next Steps ▪ First Partnership Working Group: Schedule! ▪ Homework: Districts …

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING January 10, 2022 AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey Staff in Attendance Mandy DeMayo Laura Keating Megan Santee, URB legal counsel CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Jacqueline Watson Danielle Skidmore Kobla Tetey Members Absent Amit Motwani Nathaniel Bradford 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. to oversee is MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:12pm with 5 members present. 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 December 13, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes. On Commissioner Watson’s motion, Commissioner Tetey’s second, the December 13, 2021, minutes were approved on a 4-0-1 vote with the edit that Commissioner Motwani was absent. Commissioner Pierce abstained due to his absence at the December 13th meeting. 2. NEW BUSINESS Item was postponed. a. Briefing from Council Member Harper-Madison’s office regarding Urban Renewal Plan and NCCD zoning cases, discussion, and possible action. 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, the draft engagement plan, draft scope for predevelopment services, and proposed calendar for the Partnership Working Group. Anne Gatling Haynes presented. Discussion occurred; no action was taken. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS • Discussion regarding the future of the URB ADJOURNMENT Chair Escobar adjourned the meeting at 7:07pm 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 Laura Keating at Housing and Planning Department, …

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING December 13, 2021 AT 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A 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 CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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 agenda items and items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the November 15, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes. b. Approval of the November 30, 2021, Special Called Meeting Minutes. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Staff update regarding City Council consideration of previously approved Memorandum of Understanding and Interlocal Agreement Addendum with Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St). Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding Urban Renewal Agency participation under the Memorandum of Understanding, including without limitation determination of working group members. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation from City staff on the status of the Urban Renewal Plan and Neighborhood Conservation Combining District amendments, discussion, and possible action. 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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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING November 15, 2021 at 6:00PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey Staff in Attendance Mandy DeMayo Laura Keating Megan Santee, URB legal counsel CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Amit Motwani Jacqueline Watson Nathaniel Bradford Danielle Skidmore Members Absent Kobla Tetey 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. to oversee is DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:09pm with 6 members present. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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 agenda items and items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the October 18, 2021, regular meeting minutes. On Commissioner Motwani’s motion, Commissioner Bradford’s second, the October 18, 2021, minutes were unanimously approved. 2. NEW BUSINESS 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation from the East Austin Creative Coalition regarding the organization’s work and Resolution #20210902-048, and discussion. Harold McMillan addressed the board. Discussion occurred. a. Presentation from City staff on the status of the Urban Renewal Plan and Neighborhood Conservation Combining District amendments, discussion, and possible action. On Chair Escobar’s motion, Commissioner Watson’s second, the memo with the additional statement and clarification discussed was unanimously approved with Commissioner Bradford off the dais. b. Discussion regarding letter from Austin Revitalization Authority (ARA) to the Urban Renewal Agency (URA) related to URA owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St), procedure around unsolicited proposals for property disposition, and the response the Board received related to the letter. Discussion occurred. c. Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding Memorandum of Understanding and Interlocal Agreement Addendum with AEDC related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St). On Chair Escobar’s motion, Commission Skidmore’s second, the approval of the Memorandum of Understanding with AEDC failed 3-2. Those voting aye were: Chair Escobar, Commissioners Skidmore and Watson. Those voting nay were: Vice Chair Pierce and …

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Item1b_2021-11-30_URB_DRAFT_Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD SPECIAL CALLED MEETING November 30, 2021 at 6:30 PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A Nathaniel Bradford Jacqueline Watson Kobla Tetey Staff in Attendance Mandy DeMayo Laura Keating Megan Santee, URB legal counsel CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Manuel Escobar, Chair Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Danielle Skidmore Amit Motwani Members in Attendance Manuel Escobar Amit Motwani Jacqueline Watson Nathaniel Bradford Danielle Skidmore Members Absent Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Kobla Tetey 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. to oversee is DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:32pm with 4 members present. Commissioner Motwani joined at 6:38pm. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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 agenda items and items not posted on the agenda. 1. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding Memorandum of Understanding and Interlocal Agreement Addendum with Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St). Discussion occurred. On Commissioner Watson’s motion, Commissioner Skidmore’s second, the Memorandum of Understanding with the AEDC was approved 4-1. Commissioner Motwani voted nay. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS Chair Escobar adjourned the meeting at 7:24 pm without objection. 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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Item2a_2012_DevStrategy_Engagement_Summary original pdf

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May 25, 2021 Prepared for Scoring Criteria Working Group by City Staff The following is taken from the appendix of the “East 11th and 12th Street Development Strategy” technical report prepared for the City in 2012. Engagement for this report consisted of multiple public meetings, an online survey and stakeholder interviews. Below are items from Appendix E: Public Engagement Summary that relate to the use of Block 16 and 18 on East 11th Street. However, the appendix has a good overview of the engagement and major takeaways that should be reviewed for context. Public Meeting #1 Survey: “Respondents tend to live near 11th Street and go to businesses on 11th Street, which is consistent with development and services offered in the respective corridors.” From summary of comments: Stakeholder Interviews • Dispose of City Land. Most of the city-owned land was purchased with Federal money and comes with many restrictions for development including land use and financing limitations. The City did not develop it within a timely manner, and residents do not trust the City to develop the properties in the ways they want. There was mention of a mismanagement of funds. Others felt the City spent too much on projects for 11th Street and now there is no funding projects on 12th Street. • A rental or rent-to-own component could be successful in the neighborhood. An affordable housing developer said he has a waiting list, a for-profit developer said the rental-market is strong now, and another developer believed that rent-to-own development would allow young professionals to get emotionally invested in the area before being financially capable of owning their own home. • Those active in the community want to be sensitive to gentrification and displacement. Some residents wanted to explore property tax relief for those who have lived in the community for years as part of the development strategy. • Those who have lived the community for years want development to preserve and promote the local businesses. The leaders of African American heritage organizations want to preserve the history of the neighborhood while adapting to the current needs of the broader community. • Most stakeholders identified a need for healthy eating options like a grocery store and health- conscious restaurants. • A few stakeholders want to see more services provided for the poor and needy in the community. They want to see the crime problems addressed instead of simply moved …

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Item2a_AEDC_Pres_12-13-21 original pdf

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Implementing inclusive and equitable public development services as a non-profit partner to the City of Austin December 13, 2021 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 • Immediate Next Steps Dec 9 2021- March 9 2021 March 9 1991-June 9, 2021 Dates (from the Effective Date) Project Phase Weeks 1 through 12 (3 months) Establish Project Plan: Project planning, outreach manager hired, consultants secured Weeks 12 through 24 (3 months) Pre Development : Market research, market outreach, community engagement, feasibility, site diligence, draft Solicitation Week _24 through 36 Release Solicitation (RFP) : includes solicitation distribution, technical assistance to respondents Weeks 36 through 48 (3 months) Evaluation and pre-selection activities—technical analysis, facilitating committee review, and scoring. Weeks 48 through 72 (6 months) Estimated transaction negotiation Week 76 through 88 (3 months) URA, AEDC and City approval and financial close ("Closing") Urban Renewal Agency | AEDC December ‘21-May ‘22 Summer 23 Plan & Pre Development Feasibility AEDC: • Community relations Manager hired Facilitate engagement plan, pre-dev feasibility & economic pre-analysis Complete Phase II environmental (with City) Draft RFP Summarize prior studies/community feedback Review proposed scope for engagement and feasibility Participate pre-development • URA: • • • • • May 22- Spring 23 RFP Solicitation Through Approvals Issue RFP (URA Approval) AEDC: • • Marketing for RFP TA for respondents • Facilitate evaluation committee • Transaction negotiations • Facilitate URA/Council • approvals URA: • Nominate Committee & Participate in Evaluation Review and Approve Developer (City Council Final Approval) • Development Post Occupancy AEDC: • • Development support If applicable, Cultural Trust investment support URA: • Oversee development • process through regular reports by AEDC Consider additional efforts to support district development activity AEDC: • Asset Management for any City owned property (e.g. Ground Lease, Cultural Anchor) URA: • District role to be determined Transaction Fee Asset Management Fee Immediate Next Steps for Discussion ▪ Identify Designated Representative ▪ Form Partnership Working Group ▪ Develop Engagement Plan ▪ Develop Scope for Pre-Development Services ▪ Summarize Prior Community Feedback-’initial program’ (HPD) ▪ Receive/review prior studies/zoning analysis (HPD) ▪ Test-fit of program on Blocks 16+18-develop scenarios ▪ Develop economic strategies/pro-formas aligned with scenarios ▪ Updated district map with opportunity sites ▪ Review district precedents (other Urban Renewal Districts) Austin EDC 5

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD SPECIAL CALLED MEETING November 30, 2021 AT 6:30 PM 1000 East 11th Street, Room 400A 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 CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 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 agenda items and items not posted on the agenda. 1. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding Memorandum of Understanding and Interlocal Agreement Addendum with AEDC related to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St). 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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