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Oct. 18, 2021

Item1b_2021-09-20_URB_Draft_Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING September 20, 2021 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 Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Amit Motwani Kobla Tetey Jacqueline Watson Danielle Skidmore Members Absent 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. Staff in Attendance Erica Leak Travis Perlman Nefertitti Jackmon Laura Keating Megan Santee, URB legal counsel to oversee is DRAFT MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:05 pm called to order with 5 members present. Commissioner Tetey joined the meeting at 6:09 pm. 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 August 16, 2021, Regular Called Meeting Minutes. Draft minutes were not posted in backup. Item postponed. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Presentation from City staff on the status of the Urban Renewal Plan and Neighborhood Conservation Combining District amendments and discussion. Laura Keating presented, and discussion occurred. b. Presentation from City staff regarding Council resolution approved September 2, 2021, item 48, related to the African American Cultural Arts District and Urban Renewal Agency owned property and discussion. Laura Keating presented, and discussion occurred. c. Discussion and possible action to approve an amendment extending the license agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and DiverseArts Cultural Works. Harold McMillan and Travis Perlman addressed the Board and discussion occurred. On Vice Chair Pierce’s motion, Commissioner Watson’s second, the extension of the license agreement was approved unanimously. d. Staff update on the status of agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin and discussion. Laura Keating presented, and discussion occurred. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation, discussion, and possible action from the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) and City staff regarding an approach to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St) Anne Gatling Haynes with …

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Oct. 18, 2021

Item2c_2021-10-15_C14-2021-0033_11thSt_Petitions original pdf

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11THCONCHOBRANCHSAN MARCOSNAVASOTAWALLERCURVE9THJUNIPER10THSHORT HACKBERRY8THLYDIAOLIVEANGELINAROSEWOODWHEELESSMYRTLESAN BERNARDHACKBERRYCOMALE. 11th St. NCCD Petition SummaryLegendE 11th St NCCD200' BufferPetitioning Properties11-A11-B11-C11-D10/15/2021This map shows all of the petitions thatstaff has received of as 10/15/2021. Staffis still working to validate filed petitions.This map reflects a mix of validated andnon-validated petitions. E. 11th St. Petition Summary 11-A Petition Language: We the undersigned, owners of real property in District 1, object to the proposed building heights along Rosewood Avenue between Navasota and Angelina St to include 1223 Rosewood Ave, 1305 Rosewood Ave, 1309 Rosewood Ave, 1317 Rosewood Ave, 1319 Rosewood Ave. We object to any allowed building height greater than 35 feet. 11-B Petition Language: We, the undersigned owners of property affected by the requested zoning change described in the referenced file, do hereby protest against any changes to the East 11th St. NCCD and Urban Renewal Plan that increase allowable heights, increase allowable Floor to Area Ratio and makes hotel use a permitted use along the 1000 through 1200 blocks of East 11th St. and Rosewood Ave. The East 11th Street NCCD already grants waivers to compatibility. The E. 11th Street area has been redeveloping in ways that are creating a vibrant, diverse neighborhood. The recommendations of the Planning Commission recognize this fact and offer ways to improve the NCCD and URP better than the staff and Urban Renewal Board recommendations because they take a more holistic view. East 11th Street and East 12th Street do not exist in isolation, but rather are woven into the broader fabric of established neighborhood residential, civic and religious uses. The Planning Commission recommendations acknowledge this more thoroughly than either the staff or URB recommendations. 11-C Petition Language: We, the undersigned owners of property affected by the requested zoning change described in the referenced file, do hereby protest against any change to the East 11th Street NCCD and Urban Renewal Plan other than the recommendations of the Planning Commission for the for the specific parcels identified below. Except that the undersigned property owners are also opposed to any increase in height above the current limit of 35 feet at the southwest corner of East 11th Street and Waller Street. The proposed height of 60 feet is inappropriate for these properties because the Salvatore Bailetti House, a designated City of Austin Historic Landmark, the St. Joseph Grand Lodge, a structure of historical value, and The Dr. Charles E. Urdy Plaza exist there and should remain. …

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Oct. 18, 2021

Item2c_2021-10-15_C14-2021-0037_12thSt_Petitions original pdf

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ALAMO11THNAVASOTA35ROSEWOOD12TH14THSAN MARCOSCHICONPOQUITOLINCOLN10TH15THLYDIACOMALBRANCHCATALPA13THS L DAVISGREGORYPEOPLESJUNIPEREMBASSYSAN BERNARDCOTTON9THSHORT HACKBERRYAMBERHAMILTONPENNSYLVANIA16THCURVEANGELINAOLIVELEONANEW YORKWALLERWHEELESSMYRTLEBOB HARRISONCONCHOOLANDERHACKBERRYCORNELLLAWSONSALINAN IH 35 SB TO 12THNIH35NBTO15THE12THTOIH35NBE. 12th St. NCCD Petition SummaryLegendE 12th St NCCD200' BufferPetition_Number12-A12-B10/15/2021This map shows all of the petitions thatstaff has received as of 10/15/2021. Staffis still working to validate filed petitions.This map reflects a mix of validated andnon-validated petitions. E. 12th St. Petition Summary 12-A Petition Language: We, the undersigned owners of real property located in District #1 and affected by the proposed East 12th Street Neighborhood Conservation Combining District ("NCCD") amendment, Zoning Case Number Cl4-2021-0037, do hereby protest against any change in the existing NCCD development regulations, including, but not limited to, the proposed changes recommended by the Planning Commission on June 22, 2021 (Items B. 12-14) that will lower the maximum heights, reduce the allowed F.A.R. and restrict uses within the 12th Street NCCD. This petition is circulated pursuant to the zoning protest procedure in Section 25-2-284, and any other applicable section of the City of Austin Land Development Code. We oppose the proposed amendment as recommended by the Planning Commission. The attachment map lists the individual property information. 12-B Petition Language: I, Suraj Demla am the person authorized by the DBG AUSTIN VENTURE LLC to sign this petition protesting the proposed change in zoning that would make a Hotel/Motel Use a conditional use. My family's ability to make significant improvements or redevelop the existing motel, located at 900 E 12 ST AUSTIN TX78702 would be adversely affected by the zoning change. I respectfully request that City Council increase the allowable height for this site to 150. Due to my residence in Plano Texas and the ongoing pandemic I was unable to participate in discussions regarding this property.

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Oct. 18, 2021

Item2e_URA_LetterOct2021 original pdf

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Oct. 18, 2021

Item3a_Addendum No 4 to Interlocal Agreement_20211018_mtg original pdf

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WINSTEAD Draft 9.16.21 ADDENDUM NO. 4 EAST 11TH AND 12TH STREET NEIGHBORHOOD URBAN RENEWAL PROJECT This Addendum No. 4 (this "Addendum") pertains to the East 11th Street and 12th Street Neighborhood Urban Renewal Project and related services (the "Project") and is entered into between the City of Austin, Texas (the "City") and the Austin Economic Development Corporation (the "AEDC"), effective [Month] [Day], 2021, pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement entered into by and among the AEDC, the City and the Austin Industrial Development Corporation June 10th, 2021 (the "Interlocal Agreement"). The City and the AEDC may be referred to individually as a Party or collectively as the Parties. Terms not otherwise defined have the meanings ascribed to them in the Interlocal Agreement. 1. Background On October 1, 2019, the City entered into an "Agreement Concerning Implementation of East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan" (as amended, the "URA Agreement") with the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Austin, a Texas urban renewal agency (the "URA"). The URA Agreement discusses the coordination and implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan prepared by the URA and approved by the City pursuant to Chapter 374 of the Texas Local Government Code (the "UR Plan"). As a component of the UR Plan, the City transferred two parcels of land within the redevelopment area known as Block 16 and Block 18, totaling approximately 2.05 acres, as more fully described in Exhibit A attached hereto (the "Land"), and the URA has agreed to undertake the redevelopment of the Land in a manner that supports the goals of the UR Plan. In January 2019, the URA received public input and began identifying development priorities for the Land. These priorities included (i) project creativity and need, (ii) additional affordable housing, (iii) community parking, (iv) incorporation of the African American Cultural & Heritage Facility or the Historic Victory Grill, (v) minority and women owned business, (vi) green building, and (vii) other public benefits (the "Development Priorities"). The AEDC and the URA have recommended that the redevelopment of the Land be achieved through a long-term master lease, ground lease, or public-private partnership transaction to be agreed upon pursuant to a competitive solicitation process. This process is most likely to result in the highest and best use of the Land as modified by the Development Priorities and the priorities set forth in the UR Plan. …

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Oct. 18, 2021

Item3a_Memorandum of Understanding (Blocks 16 18)_20211018_mtg original pdf

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WINSTEAD Draft 10.5.21 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING This MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (this "MOU") is made as of {Effective Date} (the "Effective Date"), by and between THE AUSTIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, a Texas local government corporation (the "AEDC"), and THE URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN, a Texas urban renewal agency (the "URA"). AEDC and URA are each referred to herein individually as a "Party" and collectively as the "Parties". BACKGROUND: A. On October 1, 2019, the City of Austin (the "City") and the URA entered into an "Agreement Concerning Implementation of East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan" (as amended, the "URA Agreement"). The URA Agreement discusses the coordination and implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan prepared by the URA and approved by the City pursuant to Chapter 374 of the Texas Local Government Code (the "UR Plan"). B. As a component of the UR Plan, the City transferred two parcels of land within the redevelopment area known as Block 16 and Block 18, totaling approximately 2.05 acres, as more fully described in EXHIBIT A attached hereto (the "Land"), and the URA has agreed to undertake the redevelopment of the Land in a manner that supports the goals of the UR Plan (the "Project"). C. Public input activities regarding the Land have taken place continuously over the past twenty (20) years. As such, numerous planning documents incorporating public input have been introduced, such as the 1999 Central East Austin Master Plan, the 2001 Central East Austin Neighborhood Plan, a 2009 RFP that was the product of a public engagement process, and the 2012 East 11th-12th Street Development Strategy plan. More recently, in January 2019, the URA accumulated the years of public input and began identifying development priorities for the Land. These priorities included (i) project creativity and need, (ii) additional affordable housing, (iii) community parking, (iv) incorporation of the African American Cultural & Heritage Facility or the Historic Victory Grill, (v) minority and women owned businesses, (vi) green building, and (vii) other public benefits (the "Development Priorities"). D. At the recommendation of the AEDC and the URA, the City has approved an "Addendum No. 4 (East 11th and 12th Street Neighborhood Renewal Project)" (the "Addendum") pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement entered into by and among the AEDC, the City and the Austin Industrial Development Corporation June 10th, 2021 (the "Interlocal Agreement"). The …

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Oct. 18, 2021

Item2a_Approved_URB_2022_MeetingCalendar original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD 2022 MEETING SCHEDULE Date: Location: Street-Jones Building, 1000 East 11th Street Third Monday of the month (unless specified by the Board) Time: 4th floor, Room 400A 6:00 p.m. January 10, 2022 (2nd Monday) February 7, 2022 (1st Monday) March 21, 2022 April 18, 2022 May 16, 2022 June 13, 2022 (2nd Monday) July 18, 2022 August 15, 2022 September 19, 2022 October 17, 2022 November 14, 2021 (2nd Monday) December 19, 2021

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Oct. 18, 2021

Item3a_Presentation_URB 10.18.21 original pdf

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Urban Renewal Agency | AEDC Nov 21-May 22 Spring 23 Pre Development Feasibility May 22- Dec 22+ RFP Solicitation Through Approvals Development Post Occupancy AEDC: • • • • URA: • Community relations and outreach Facilitate feasibility & economic pre-analysis Complete Phase II environmental (with City) Participate in feasibility & Economic pre-analysis Align Urban Renewal Plan COA Reimbursement for Pre Development Costs AEDC: • Draft & issue RFP (URA Approval) • Marketing for RFP TA for respondents • Facilitate evaluation committee • Transaction negotiations • Facilitate URA/Council • approvals URA: • Nominate Committee & Participate in Evaluation Approve Developer (City Council Final Approval) • 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 Urban Renewal Agency: Disposition Plan for Block 16 & 18 OCT NOV DEC JAN 22 FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JULY AUG SEPT OCT Kick Off Release RFP NOV/ DEC Selection MOU Project Plan Complete Phase II Procure Consultants Project Feasibility Community Engagement Market Outreach Draft RFP RFP WORKING SCHEDULE DRAFT-SUBJECT TO CHANGE Evaluation STAFF ANALYSIS COMMITTEE NEGOTIATIONSS APPROVALS AEDC ORGANIZATIONAL CHART- IN PROGRESS Key: Fiscal Years 2021 2022 Int 2022 2023 Future Board of Directors TBD TBD Exec Comm CTAC CEO JAN 22 Exec Assistant JUL 22 CFO COO CXO JUL 22 JAN 22 SEPT 21 Community Outreach Mgr JAN 22 RE/Asset Manager JUL 22

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Oct. 18, 2021

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Oct. 18, 2021

20211018-2c: Regarding 11th St NCCD original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD RECOMMENDATION 20211018-2c Seconded By: Pierce Date: October 18, 2021 Subject: Update to 11th Street Neighborhood Conservation Combining District (NCCD) Recommendation Motioned By: Escobar Recommendation Revise the Board’s recommendation to Planning Commission and Council that the Board no longer advocates for the creation of a Subdistrict 4 and instead those properties along and adjacent to Rosewood remain in Subdistrict 1 and Subdistrict 2 as proposed by staff’s recommendation. Description of Recommendation to Council The URB was tasked with bringing the Urban Renewal Plan (URP) and the NCCDs into alignment. The URB originally proposed the creation of Subdistrict 4 along Rosewood Avenue because these properties fall outside the boundaries of the URP. After the URB’s deliberation on the NCCD, staff’s analysis revealed that if properties within the newly created Subdistrict 4 are subject to their base zoning district, entitlements will be reduced for some properties. This does not align with the URB’s intention with its original recommendation, therefore the URB is supportive of staff’s recommendation that these properties remain in Subdistrict 1 and 2 (see attached maps). Vote For: Escobar, Pierce, Motwani, Tetey, Skidmore, Bradford Against: None Abstain: None Absent: Watson Attest: Laura Keating 1 of 2 Urban Renewal Board Original Recommendation Staff Recommendation (supported by the URB) 2 of 2

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Oct. 18, 2021

2021-10-18_URB_Approved_Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING October 18, 2021 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 Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Amit Motwani Kobla Tetey Nathaniel Bradford Danielle Skidmore Members Absent 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 Mandy DeMayo Travis Perlman Laura Keating Megan Santee, URB legal counsel to oversee is MINUTES CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:08 pm called to order with 5 members present. Vice Chair Pierce joined the meeting at 6:10 pm. 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. Harold McMillan addressed the Board. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approval of the August 16, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes. b. Approval of the September 20, 2021, Regular Meeting Minutes. 2. NEW BUSINESS On Commissioner Tetey’s motion, Commissioner Bradford’s second, the August 16, 2021 and September 20, 2021 meeting minutes were approved unanimously. a. Discussion and possible action regarding 2022 Meeting Calendar. Discussion occurred. On Chair Escobar’s motion, Commissioner Skidmore’s second, the 2022 Meeting Calendar with edits was approved 5-0 with Commissioner Bradford off the dais. b. Election of URB Chair and Vice Chair to serve the 2021-2022 term of office, November 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021. Discussion occurred. On Commissioner Bradford’s motion, Commissioner Skidmore’s second, the re-election of Chair Escobar and Vice Chair Pierce to serve the 2021-2021 term of office was approved unanimously. c. Presentation from City staff on the status of the Urban Renewal Plan and Neighborhood Conservation Combining District amendments, discussion, and possible action. Discussion occurred. On Chair Escobar’s motion, Vice Chair Pierce’s second, revise the Board’s recommendation to Planning Commission and Council that the Board no longer advocates for the creation of a Subdistrict 4 and instead those properties along and adjacent to Rosewood remain in Subdistrict 1 and Subdistrict 2 as proposed by staff’s recommendation. d. Update …

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Sept. 20, 2021

Agenda original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING September 20, 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 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 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 August 16, 2021, Regular Called Meeting Minutes. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Presentation from City staff on the status of the Urban Renewal Plan and Neighborhood Conservation Combining District amendments and discussion. b. Presentation from City staff regarding Council resolution approved September 2, 2021, item 48, related to the African American Cultural Arts District and Urban Renewal Agency owned property and discussion. c. Discussion and possible action to approve an amendment extending the license agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and DiverseArts Cultural Works. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation, discussion, and possible action from the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) and City staff regarding an approach 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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Sept. 20, 2021

Revised Agenda original pdf

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REVISED AGENDA URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING September 20, 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 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 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 August 16, 2021, Regular Called Meeting Minutes. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Presentation from City staff on the status of the Urban Renewal Plan and Neighborhood Conservation Combining District amendments and discussion. b. Presentation from City staff regarding Council resolution approved September 2, 2021, item 48, related to the African American Cultural Arts District and Urban Renewal Agency owned property and discussion. c. Discussion and possible action to approve an amendment extending the license agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and DiverseArts Cultural Works. d. Staff update on the status of agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin and discussion. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation, discussion, and possible action from the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) and City staff regarding an approach 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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Sept. 20, 2021

Item_2b_20210902-048_Draft Resolution_V3-MPT_Harper-Madison original pdf

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RESOLUTION NO. ITEAI 48 1.3 WHEREAS, Resolution No. 20071213-058 created the African American Cultural Arts District with the following boundaries: (1) West Boundary: 1-35 East frontage road East Boundary: Airport Blvd. North Boundary: Manor Rd. South Boundary: Beginning on East 11th St., then South on Chalmers Ave., then East on East 7th St., then North on Chicon St., then East on Rosewood Ave., then merge into Oak Springs Dr. until connection with the East Boundary (Airport Blvd); and WHEREAS, Resolution No. 20080214-056 renamed the African American Cultural Arts District to the African American Cultural Heritage District; and . I WHEREAS, in addition to being located adjacent to downtown, the State Capitol, numerous City and State cultural and heritage sites, and the Red River Cultural District, the African American Cultural Heritage District has within its boundaries significant economic, historical, cultural and heritage tourism assets, such as: . I the oldest institution of higher learning in the City, Huston-Tillotson University, and the National Register historically-designated buildings on campus, the State Cemetery, the Oakwood Cemetery, the French Legation, (2) (3) (4) (1) (2) (3) (4) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) the Victory Grill, the historic East 11th and 12th Street African American Music and Commercial Corridors (The East End), the original Austin Public Library Building and George Washington Carver Museum, three of the City's oldest religious congregations, African American or otherwise: the Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Metropolitan AME, and the Wesley United Methodist Church; ? historic site locations of the City' s first and only African American owned pharmacy; (10) the home of famed jazz musician Kenny Dorham; (11) the temporary home of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; (12) the first federal Public Housing Projects in the nation; (13) scores of designated historically significant homes and buildings; (14) prime examples o f period architectures and (15) the core of the Historic African American Community of Austin; and, - WHEREAS, on October 27,2005, City staff briefed the City Council on the African American Quality of Life Initiative; and WHEREAS, under the Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Recommendation . I from the African American Quality of Life Initiative, a need …

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Sept. 20, 2021

Item2c_DiverseARTS_License_4th_Amendment 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, 2022 at 11:59pm (the “Term”) AGENCY MAY ON ANY DATE AND AT ANY TIME BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 2022, 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 FORM: …

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Sept. 20, 2021

Item3a_Addendum No 4 to Interlocal Agreement_Draft original pdf

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WINSTEAD Draft 9.16.21 ADDENDUM NO. 4 EAST 11TH AND 12TH STREET NEIGHBORHOOD URBAN RENEWAL PROJECT This Addendum No. 4 (this "Addendum") pertains to the East 11th Street and 12th Street Neighborhood Urban Renewal Project and related services (the "Project") and is entered into between the City of Austin, Texas (the "City") and the Austin Economic Development Corporation (the "AEDC"), effective [Month] [Day], 2021, pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement entered into by and among the AEDC, the City and the Austin Industrial Development Corporation June 10th, 2021 (the "Interlocal Agreement"). The City and the AEDC may be referred to individually as a Party or collectively as the Parties. Terms not otherwise defined have the meanings ascribed to them in the Interlocal Agreement. 1. Background On October 1, 2019, the City entered into an "Agreement Concerning Implementation of East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan" (as amended, the "URA Agreement") with the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Austin, a Texas urban renewal agency (the "URA"). The URA Agreement discusses the coordination and implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan prepared by the URA and approved by the City pursuant to Chapter 374 of the Texas Local Government Code (the "UR Plan"). As a component of the UR Plan, the City transferred two parcels of land within the redevelopment area known as Block 16 and Block 18, totaling approximately 2.05 acres, as more fully described in Exhibit A attached hereto (the "Land"), and the URA has agreed to undertake the redevelopment of the Land in a manner that supports the goals of the UR Plan. In January 2019, the URA received public input and began identifying development priorities for the Land. These priorities included (i) project creativity and need, (ii) additional affordable housing, (iii) community parking, (iv) incorporation of the African American Cultural & Heritage Facility or the Historic Victory Grill, (v) minority and women owned business, (vi) green building, and (vii) other public benefits (the "Development Priorities"). The AEDC and the URA have recommended that the redevelopment of the Land be achieved through a long-term master lease, ground lease, or public-private partnership transaction to be agreed upon pursuant to a competitive solicitation process. This process is most likely to result in the highest and best use of the Land as modified by the Development Priorities and the priorities set forth in the UR Plan. …

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Item3a_Memorandum of Understanding (Blocks 16 & 18)_Draft original pdf

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WINSTEAD Draft 9.16.21 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING This MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (this "MOU") is made as of {Effective Date} (the "Effective Date"), by and between THE AUSTIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, a Texas local government corporation (the "AEDC"), and THE URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN, a Texas urban renewal agency (the "URA"). AEDC and URA are each referred to herein individually as a "Party" and collectively as the "Parties". BACKGROUND: A. On October 1, 2019, the City of Austin (the "City") and the URA entered into an "Agreement Concerning Implementation of East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan" (as amended, the "URA Agreement"). The URA Agreement discusses the coordination and implementation of the East 11th and 12th Streets Urban Renewal Plan prepared by the URA and approved by the City pursuant to Chapter 374 of the Texas Local Government Code (the "UR Plan"). B. As a component of the UR Plan, the City transferred two parcels of land within the redevelopment area known as Block 16 and Block 18, totaling approximately 2.05 acres, as more fully described in EXHIBIT A attached hereto (the "Land"), and the URA has agreed to undertake the redevelopment of the Land in a manner that supports the goals of the UR Plan (the "Project"). C. In January 2019, the URA received public input and began identifying development priorities for the Land. These priorities included (i) project creativity and need, (ii) additional affordable housing, (iii) community parking, (iv) incorporation of the African American Cultural & Heritage Facility or the Historic Victory Grill, (v) minority and women owned business, (vi) green building, and (vii) other public benefits (the "Development Priorities"). D. At the recommendation of the AEDC and the URA, the City has approved an "Addendum No. 4 (East 11th and 12th Street Neighborhood Renewal Project)" (the "Addendum") pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement entered into by and among the AEDC, the City and the Austin Industrial Development Corporation June 10th, 2021 (the "Interlocal Agreement"). The Addendum authorizes the AEDC to aid and act on behalf of the City by providing assistance and services with respect to the redevelopment of the Land be achieved through a long-term master lease, ground lease, or public-private partnership transaction to be agreed upon pursuant to a competitive solicitation process. This process is most likely to result in the highest and best use of the Land as modified by the …

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2021-09-20_URB_Appr_Minutes original pdf

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URBAN RENEWAL BOARD REGULAR MEETING September 20, 2021 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 Darrell W. Pierce, Vice Chair Amit Motwani Kobla Tetey Jacqueline Watson Danielle Skidmore Members Absent 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. Staff in Attendance Erica Leak Travis Perlman Nefertitti Jackmon Laura Keating Megan Santee, URB legal counsel to oversee is Approved Minutes CALL TO ORDER Chair Escobar called the meeting to order at 6:05 pm called to order with 5 members present. Commissioner Tetey joined the meeting at 6:09 pm. 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 August 16, 2021, Regular Called Meeting Minutes. Draft minutes were not posted in backup. Item postponed. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Presentation from City staff on the status of the Urban Renewal Plan and Neighborhood Conservation Combining District amendments and discussion. Laura Keating presented, and discussion occurred. b. Presentation from City staff regarding Council resolution approved September 2, 2021, item 48, related to the African American Cultural Arts District and Urban Renewal Agency owned property and discussion. Laura Keating presented, and discussion occurred. c. Discussion and possible action to approve an amendment extending the license agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and DiverseArts Cultural Works. Harold McMillan and Travis Perlman addressed the Board and discussion occurred. On Vice Chair Pierce’s motion, Commissioner Watson’s second, the extension of the license agreement was approved unanimously. d. Staff update on the status of agreement between the Urban Renewal Agency and the City of Austin and discussion. Laura Keating presented, and discussion occurred. 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Presentation, discussion, and possible action from the Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) and City staff regarding an approach to the property disposition of Urban Renewal Agency owned property (1100 E 11th St and 920 E 11th St) Anne Gatling Haynes with …

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2021-08-16_URB_Agenda original pdf

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Versión en español a continuación. Urban Renewal Board Meeting August 16, 2021, 5:30 – 9:30 pm Urban Renewal Board to be held August 16, 2021 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (August 15, 2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the August 16, 2021 Urban Renewal Board Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-974-3458 or laura.keating@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to laura.keating@austintexas.gov by noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del Urban Renewal Board FECHA de la reunion (16 Agosto, 2021, 5:30 – 9:30 pm) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (15 Agosto, 2021 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: junta en 512-974-3458 or • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de laura.keating@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para …

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