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I'M GOING TO CAN MAINLY THE AUSTIN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

[Consent]

CORPORATION, UH, HERE ON MARCH 25TH, 2021, UH, AT 12:56 PM.

UH, WE HAVE, UH, THREE ITEMS ON AN AGENDA.

UH, THE, UH, QUORUM OF THE BOARD IS, UH, IS, IS PRESENT.

UM, STAFF.

DO YOU WANT TO LAY OUT THE THREE ITEMS ON CONSENT? YES, MAYOR.

THANK YOU.

SO THERE'LL BE A WHOLE RAP ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND WE HAVE THREE ITEMS FOR ON CONSENT FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION.

APPROVING THE OFFICERS FOR THE AUSTIN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT COURT, APPROVING THE CHAIR AND THE VICE CHAIR.

AND THE THIRD ITEM IS APPROVING THE BUDGET.

OKAY.

SO OUR MOTION TO APPROVE THE THREE ITEMS COUNCIL MEMBER TOBO MAKES THE MOTION SECONDED BY COUNCIL MEMBER POOL AND HIS DISCUSSION MAYOR PRO TEM.

I WOULD JUST LIKE TO SPEAK BRIEFLY TO ITEM NUMBER 72, BUT I CAN HOLD OFF IF, UH, IF YOU'D LIKE TO VOTE FIRST.

UH, YES, LET'S LET'S GO AHEAD.

AND, AND, WELL, THIS IS, THIS IS THE VOTE TO APPROVE THE THREE ITEMS ON 72.

YOU WANT TO SPEAK AFTER WE TAKE IT? IT'S UP TO YOU.

I'M I'M I'M GOING TO SPEAK.

I MEAN, I'M GOING TO VOTE IN THE AFFIRMATIVE SO I CAN MAKE MY COMMENTARY WHENEVER YOU PREFER.

THOSE ARE FAVORABLY.

IS THERE A MOTION TO, BUT ACTUALLY WE JUST HAD THE MOTION A SECOND AGO AND I WAS IN FAVOR OF THE CONSENT AGENDA PASSAGE.

PLEASE RAISE YOUR HANDS.

THAT WAS A POSITIVE BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, COUNCIL MEMBER.

I MEAN DIRECTOR HARPER, MADISON.

DO YOU WANT TO VICE CHAIR? DO YOU WANT TO SPEAK BEFORE WE ADJOURN? I WOULD LIKE TO PLEASE.

THANK YOU.

I JUST WANTED TO MAKE SURE TO POINT OUT THAT THIS IS ONE OF THOSE ITEMS, YOU KNOW, YOU WERE TALKING EARLIER ABOUT THE CONSENT AGENDA IS THIS ONE OF THOSE ONES THAT PEOPLE CAN SCROLL RIGHT PAST, UM, AND YOU KNOW, JUST KIND OF SKIP OVER, BUT I HAVE TO SAY IT'S IT.

THIS IS REALLY EXCITING.

I THINK THIS ITEM COULD SERVE AS A MECHANISM TO HELP, UM, TO IDENTIFY UNDER-UTILIZED PROPERTIES MORE QUICKLY AND REALLY DETERMINE WHAT KIND OF COMMUNITY BENEFITS WE CAN GET OUT OF THEM.

UM, ADDITIONALLY, I REALLY LOOK FORWARD TO THE AEDC, UM, AND ITS ABILITY TO ALLOW US TO REACT AT MARKET SPEED WHILE REALLY KEEPING THE PUBLIC GOOD FRONT AND CENTER.

SO I'M EXCITED.

WE'RE GETTING ON THE DESKTOP FOR THIS, SO TOOLBOX AND, AND USING IT IN NEW WAYS AND LOOKING FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

GREAT.

THANK YOU WITH THAT.

WE'RE GOING TO ADJOURN THE MEETING HERE AT 1259.

* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Speech-to-Text.