Approved Minutes — original pdf
1 WATERFRONT PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD REGULAR MEETING MINUTES JANUARY 12, 2015 The Waterfront Planning Advisory Board convened in a regular meeting on 12 January 2015 in the Boards & Commissions Room in City Hall in Austin, Texas. Chair Brooke Bailey called the Board Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Brooke Bailey, Chair Eric Schultz, Vice-Chair Andy Hutton Dean Rindy Cory Walton Laura Toups and Tyler Zickert were absent. Staff in Attendance: Michael Simmons-Smith, Board Liaison A. CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS The first four (4) speakers signed up prior to the meeting will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. There were no citizen’s communications. B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approval of minutes from the September 8, 2014 regularly-scheduled meeting, and the October 13, 2014 regularly-scheduled meeting. The 11/10/2014 minutes were approved 4-0-2-1 on a motion by Mr. Rindy and a second by Mr. Hutton with Vice-Chair Schultz recused and Mr. Zickert and Ms. Toups absent. The 10/13/2014 minutes were deferred to the next meeting for of lack of eligible quorum. C. NEW BUSINESS 1. Block 188 (Nueces Street & 2nd Street) - Request a recommendation for waiver from LDC Section 25-2-738(E), which requires that a new structure within the North Shore Central Subdistrict of the Waterfront Overlay fit within an envelope delineated by a 70 degree angle starting at a line 45 feet above the property boundary nearest Shoal Creek 2 with the base of the angle being a horizontal plane extending from the line parallel to and away from the surface of Shoal Creek. The Board voted 3-2-2 to not recommend, on a motion by Mr. Walton and a second by Chair Bailey with Vice-Chair Schultz and Mr. Hutton dissenting with Mr. Zickert and Ms. Toups absent. Without the required minimum of four votes, there was no recommendation made. 2. Update, discussion and possible action on the South Central Waterfront Area Plan Initiative. Staff: Alan Holt, Planning & Development Review Department. 3. Uncle Billy’s Brewery and Smokehouse - Request a recommendation for Uncle Billy’s Brewery and Smokehouse Conditional Use Permit. The applicant is requesting a late hours permit for a restaurant/bar. Case Number: SPC-2014-0415W Location: 1530 Barton Springs Road Applicant: Consort, Inc. (Enrique Serna) Owner: UBBS, LLC (Rick Engel) As per LDC Section 25-2-808(C), a restaurant/bar that requires a late hours permit from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is a conditional use if 1) Article 10 (Compatibility Standards) applies to the restaurant, and 2) Article 10 is not waived in accordance with Article 10, Division 3 (Waivers). The motion to recommend was made by Vice-Chair Schultz and seconded by Mr. Hutton. With Chair Bailey, Mr. Rindy and Mr. Walton dissenting, and with Ms. Toups and Mr. Zickert absent, the vote was 2-3-2. The case will go before the Planning Commission on March 24 without a recommendation from the Waterfront Planning Advisory Board. 4. Discussion and possible action on proposed density bonus provisions for various Waterfront Overlay subdistricts. ADJOURNMENT Chair Bailey adjourned the meeting at 8:00 with no objection.