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[00:00:01]

ALRIGHT, COLLEAGUES,

[Call to Order]

LET'S GO AHEAD AND CONVENE.

TODAY'S A CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

IT IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2002.

UH, IT IS, UH, 10 17.

WE ARE IN CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, UH, HERE, UH, IN DOWNTOWN AUSTIN.

WE HAVE A, A QUORUM, UH, PRESENT, UM, COUNCIL MEMBER.

UPPER MADISON IS, UH, WITH US, UH, VIRTUALLY THE REST ARE ON THE, UH, RESTAURANT.

UH, THE DAY IS COLLEAGUES.

WE HAVE A LOT OF STUFF BEFORE US TODAY, UH, CHART, UH, AGENDA, A HANDFUL OF DISCUSSION ITEMS ON ZONING.

UH, SOME ISSUES THAT'LL PROBABLY TAKE US A LITTLE BIT TO BE ABLE TO WORK THROUGH.

AND LOTS OF SPEAKERS WE HAVE OVER 200 SPEAKERS THAT HAVE SIGNED UP.

YOU'D EVER EMITTED.

WE GIVE TO SPEAKERS IS PROBABLY FOUR HOURS.

UH, SO I'M GOING TO RECOMMEND THAT WE GIVE ALL THE SPEAKERS TODAY ONE MINUTE, UM, SO THAT WE HAVE SOME TIME TO, TO ACTUALLY GET SOME WORK DONE TODAY AND, AND STRIKE THAT BALANCE.

BUT THAT'S MY INTENT.

UH, THE, UH, CONSENT AGENDA IS JUST A TIME TO ASK YOU A FEW QUICK QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT THE PROCESS.

OKAY.

SO, UM, THE, THE ZONING CASES, THOSE SPEAKERS WILL BE SPEAKING AT TWO O'CLOCK OR WHENEVER WE OPEN UP ZONING, RIGHT? THAT'S CORRECT.

OKAY.

THAT WOULD INCLUDE THE STATESMAN POD, WHICH WEREN'T A LOT OF PEOPLE SIGNED UP TO SPEAK ON.

OKAY.

AND SO WE HAVE, UH, I'M SORRY.

YOU MAY NOT KNOW, BUT DO WE, DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY WE HAVE SIGNED UP FOR THE ZONING ASPECTS? WE HAVE 115 SPEAKERS SIGNED UP FOR ZONING.

OKAY.

ALL RIGHT.

I, YOU KNOW, I, I UNDERSTAND THE REASONING AND I RESPECT WHAT YOU'RE SUGGESTING.

I JUST FIND IT, UM, YOU KNOW, I JUST PREFER TO GET MORE THAN A MINUTE, YOU KNOW, SO I DON'T KNOW.

WELL, THEY'LL, YOU KNOW, I SAY THAT WITH ALL DUE RESPECT TO THE MAYOR AND THE MAYOR IS JUST TRYING TO MAKE OUR MEETINGS GO WELL, AND I APPRECIATE THAT, OH, IT'S A CHOICE.

YOU KNOW, WE COULD DO SPEAKERS FOR EIGHT HOURS TODAY AND THEN THERE'S, WHICH IS WHAT ADDING ANOTHER MINUTE DOES.

BUT I UNDERSTAND THAT THERE'S A BALANCE.

WE WOULD ALL LIKE TO HAVE PEOPLE TO SPEAK FOR THREE MINUTES.

THAT WOULD BE 12 HOURS OF SPEAKER.

YEAH.

JUST MAKES IT REALLY HARD TO GET WORKED OUT AS WELL.

AND, AND MANY PEOPLE REACH OUT TO THE, TO THE OFFICES.

I'VE HEARD FROM A LOT OF PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY, BOTH CALLS AND EMAILS.

THERE'S LOTS OF OPPORTUNITY FOR, FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND FOR PEOPLE TO BE ABLE TO LET COUNCIL MEMBERS KNOW WHAT THEY'RE THINKING AS WELL AS OVER TOBO.

YEAH.

UM, I APPRECIATE YOU RAISING THAT COUNCIL MEMBER KITCHEN.

I, I THINK BETWEEN NOW AND TWO O'CLOCK, I'M NOT SURE MAYOR, IF YOU CALCULATED HOW MUCH JUST THE STATESMEN SPEAKERS ARE, I SAW THE LIST LAST NIGHT, BUT DIDN'T DO THE CALCULATIONS, BUT THAT IS A EXTRAORDINARILY MAJOR ZONING CASE.

AND RESTRICTING, RESTRICTING INDIVIDUALS DOWN TO ONE MINUTE DOES GIVE ME CONCERN.

I UNDERSTAND THE BALANCE YOU'RE TRYING TO STRIKE, BUT I'M GOING TO TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT GIVING TWO MINUTES FOR, FOR THAT BODY OF SPEAKERS LOOKS LIKE.

AND IF WE'RE PLANNING ON DISCUSSING AND NOT VOTING TODAY, THAT'S A DIFFERENT MATTER.

BUT IF WE ARE PLANNING ON CONSIDERING THIS ON SECOND READING AND POTENTIALLY TAKING ACTION, I REALLY THINK WE NEED TO HEAR FROM OUR SPEAKERS.

SURE.

TO TAKE A LOOK AT THAT.

MOST OF THE SPEAKERS SIGNED UP ON ZODY ARE AUTOMATIC QUESTION.

ALL RIGHT.

SO JUST TO TAKE A LOOK AT WHERE WE ARE, UH, ON THE, ON THE AGENDA, THE INTENT IS TO, UH, UH, GO THROUGH THE GEN ED, GET TO SPEAKERS AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN GIVEN THE NUMBER OF SPEAKERS WE HAVE.

I'M NOT SURE IF THERE'S ANYTHING THAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN THIS MORNING BEYOND LISTENING TO SPEAKERS.

UH, WE HAVE CITIZEN, UH, UH, PUBLIC RATHER, UM, OUR COMMUNICATION WE'LL GET TO THAT AS CLOSE TO NOON AS WE CAN.

WE'LL STOP.

UH, WE HAVE A EXECUTIVE SESSION TODAY.

MAYBE WE COULD RUN BACK AND CURRENTLY WITH, UH, WITH LUNCH, UH, SO THAT WE CAN MOVE FORWARD ON THAT.

UH, THERE ARE A FEW FOLLOW UP QUESTIONS ON THE, UH, UH, SOUTH CENTRAL WATERFRONT.

WE HAVE STAFF TO RESPOND TO THOSE, WE'LL PULL THAT UP SO WE CAN GET THAT DONE.

UH, OBVIOUSLY WE'LL TRY AND TAKE CARE OF THE SAID, UH, AS BEST WE CAN IN BETWEEN THAT.

UH, AND THAT IS CLOSE TO TWO O'CLOCK AS WE CAN, WE'LL CALL THE ZONING, UH, SPEAKERS.

ALL RIGHT.

SO THE CONSENT AGENDA FOR US TODAY IS ITEMS ONE THROUGH 91 AND ITEMS 1 33 THROUGH 1 38, 1 90 WORD, 1 33 TO 1 38, UH, PULLED ITEMS I'M SEEING ARE ITEM 85, THE AUSTIN ROWING CLUB, A POLL BY COUNCIL MEMBERS.

ALICE.

UH, I PULLED THAT.

I THINK ALSO, WHERE DID THAT ITEM PULLED AS WELL? ITEM NUMBER, UH, 90, UH, PULLED BY COUNCIL MEMBER VELA.

THAT'S

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THE LICENSE PLATE READER, UH, ISSUE.

AND THEN WE HAVE PULLED 1 36 WHERE I'M 37 AND 1 38.

UH, AND THOSE ARE THE, UH, UH, UH, THE PARKLAND DEDICATION.

UM, ONE OF THE PARK DEDICATION RESOLUTIONS THAT I BROUGHT, UH, 1 37 IS THE CONVENTION CENTER GARAGE FEE WHERE 38 IS THE CASTLEMAN BULL HOUSE.

I'M PULLING THE, UH, PARKER DEDICATION.

SO IT COULD BE CONSIDERED TOGETHER WITH ALL THE OTHER PARK DEDICATION MATTERS.

WE HAVE ITEM NUMBER 92, WHICH SETS, UH, UM, THE, THE FEES, A 1 0 2, WHICH IS JUST SPECIFIC TO, UH, COMMERCIAL, UH, PARKER DEDICATION HAS THE MEMBER RENTED A YET.

SO NOW I ALSO WANT TO BE SHOWN TO BE A CO-SPONSOR OF ITEM 86.

OKAY.

SO NOTED.

GOTCHA, COOL.

I WANT TO PULL ITEM 59, WHICH IS THE RENAMING OF CANCER PARK.

OKAY.

59, UH, THE RENAMING OF THE PARK FULL BY COUNCIL MEMBER, POOL COLLEAGUES.

IF THERE AREN'T A OBJECTION, I'M GOING TO RECOMMEND THAT THE CONSENT AGENDA TO SHOW THAT ON ITEM NUMBER 57, UH, I'M GOING TO RECOMMEND WE POSTPONE THAT TO, UH, SEPTEMBER 29TH.

UH, AND THEN WE BRING THAT BACK AS TWO SEPARATE ITEMS. SO WE STAFF COMBINED TWO SEPARATE THINGS WITH WARM.

IT'S JUST, THEY SEPARATE THEM AND BRING THEM BACK ON SEPTEMBER 29TH.

UH, MY UNDERSTANDING IS, IS THAT, UH, THE, THE ADVOCATES IN THE COMMUNITY, BOTH SIDES WORKING ON THIS ARE BOTH, UH, AGREED TO, TO THAT SUGGEST THAT'S REALLY HOW WE SHOULD PROCEED.

SO WITHOUT OBJECTION THAT COULD SAID WILL REFLECT THAT POSTPONEMENT DID THE DIVISION OF THAT QUESTION.

UH, THAT'S A TENANT RIGHT ISSUE.

I'D ADD, UH, 50, UH, SEVEN.

OKAY.

CATS WERE ELLIS.

THANK YOU, MAYOR.

I JUST WANTED TO FLAG, I'LL BE CIRCULATING A, UM, SMALL LANGUAGE UPDATE PROPOSAL TO 85.

AND IF IT'S SEEN AS FRIENDLY, I DON'T NEED TO PULL IT ANYMORE, BUT IF IT'S NOT, OR OTHER PEOPLE WANT TO DISCUSS, I'M HAPPY TO CONTINUE DISCUSSING THAT.

OKAY.

I THINK, I THINK THE MAYOR, I'M HAPPY TO TAKE A LOOK AT IT.

I THINK THE MAYOR AND, UH, AND COUNCIL MEMBER OF ENTRY, I PULLED IT ANYWAY.

OKAY.

DID YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR JUST AMENDMENTS? JUST AN AMENDMENT.

AND IT WAS THE ONE I TALKED ABOUT, UH, JUST, UH, TO, TO ASK THE, I THINK COUNCIL MEMBER READ THE RE IS BRINGING IN AMENDMENT, UH, JUST ASK THE STAFF TO, TO INVESTIGATE GREW UP WITH SOME RESOLUTION FOR THE SUBTENANT IN THAT SPACE AND BRING THAT BACK TO COUNCIL.

UM, AND I WOULD JUST, I KNOW I'M, I'M OPEN TO SEEING THOSE AMENDMENTS.

I'M SURE THEY'RE FINE.

I WOULD JUST CALL YOUR ATTENTION TO THE NEWER ONE THAT POSTED YESTERDAY THAT ADDRESSES EPIC.

I HADN'T REALIZED THAT BOAT VERSION HADN'T POSTED FRIDAY, BUT IT IS, IT DOES ADDRESS IT.

IT MAY NOT ASK FOR WHAT ONE OF YOU IS ASKING FOR, WHICH IS TO LOOK FOR ANOTHER SITE.

IF I SCREAMED IT, I SCANNED IT REAL QUICKLY.

AND THE LANGUAGE I SAW SPOKE TO WHEN IT WAS, THEY HAD TO MOVE OUT IN ORDER TO BE ABLE TO COMP ACCOMMODATE THE TRANSFER, WHICH I UNDERSTAND THE AMENDMENT.

I THINK THAT COUNSELOR GOES ONE STEP BEYOND THAT.

IT DOESN'T PRESCRIBE ANYTHING, BUT IT ASKED STAFF TO COME BACK.

AND I THINK I'M GOING TO BE FINE WITH THAT.

SO IF YOU WANT TO CIRCULATE THOSE AS LONG AS WE'RE WITHIN THE POSTING LANGUAGE, UM, I'M FINE.

I'M PROBABLY FINE WITH THAT IN CONCEPT.

AND WE COULD JUST CLEAR THAT OFF THE DECKS TOO, IF YOU WANT.

SOUNDS GOOD.

AND I UNDERSTAND THAT LEGAL'S CLEARED IT FROM POSTING GREAT MAYOR.

I'M JUST GOING TO ASK, IS THERE A CHANCE THAT WE COULD FIGURE OUT WHAT ON THE CONSENT AGENDA DOESN'T HAVE SPEAKERS TODAY AND JUST PASS THOSE SO THAT STAFF CAN FINALIZE THAT WORK? IS THAT DOABLE? I DON'T THINK WE SHOULD PASS ANYTHING UNTIL WE HAVE THE SPEAKER SPEAK, BUT IF THEY'RE JUST BECAUSE THEY HAVE THE STATE LAW AND WE DON'T PRESCRIBE SOMEONE COULD GET UP AND SPEAK ABOUT WHATEVER THEY WANT TO SPEAK ABOUT.

SO I'M NOT SURE WE CAN ANTICIPATE THAT WE HAVE TO GIVE PEOPLE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE ABLE TO SPEAK ON AN ISSUE BEFORE WE PASS IT.

RIGHT.

BUT IF THEY HAVEN'T SIGNED UP ON IT, THE LAW SAYS THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO SPEAK.

SO SOMEONE COULD GET UP INSIDE ABOUT 33 AND THEY COULD GET UP AND SAY, YOU KNOW, I'VE THOUGHT ABOUT IT.

AND NOW I REALLY WANT TO ADDRESS 45.

THERE'S NOTHING TO STOP SOMEWHERE FOR DOING THAT.

OKAY.

UH, COUNTS OVER BATTLING.

MAY I NEED TO RECUSE ON, UH, ITEM 64 AND I WOULD LIKE TO PULL ITEM 84 AND I WOULD LIKE TO BE SHOWN AS A CO-SPONSOR ON ITEM 86, SUPPORTING THE, UH, FREEDOM TO READ IF

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KAY.

OKAY.

AND JUST FOR MY WIFE IS EMPLOYED BY LEGAL AID WHO IS RECEIVING THE CONTRACT FROM THE CITY.

OKAY.

AND COLLEAGUES, I'M GOING TO, AGAIN, NOT TAKE A VOTE ON THE SAFE ALLIANCE QUESTION, WHICH IS, I DON'T REMEMBER 60, I DON'T HAVE A CONFLICT UNDER LAW, UH, BECAUSE I HAVE NO PERSONAL INTEREST.

MY FAMILY HAS NO PERSONAL FINANCIAL INTEREST.

UH, BUT DIANE IS AN OFFICER OF SAFE ON THEIR VOLUNTEER BOARD.

SO ONCE AGAIN, I WOULD LIKE THE RECORD TO SHOW UP, RIGHT.

THINKING OF EXERCISING A VOTE ON RIGHT QUESTION.

THAT'S WHERE HER KITCHEN, UH, I'D JUST LIKE TO BE SHOWN AS A CO-SPONSOR ON, UM, THE EIGHT, I THINK THAT'S THE, THE MURAL.

OKAY.

OKAY.

OKAY.

COLLEAGUES, ANYTHING BEFORE WE GET INTO THE SPEAKERS.

SO WE CAN LAUNCH IN THAT.

LET'S GO AHEAD AND DO THAT, THAT, UH, REGARDING TO CALL, I THINK WE SAID, UH, THE REMOTE SPEAKERS FIRST CAUSE THAT YES, MAYOR THAT'S CORRECT.

HOWEVER, WE DO HAVE A SPANISH SPEAKER HERE IN PERSON AND THE INTERPRETER IS ON THE LINE.

CAN WE GO AHEAD AND TAKE HER UP FIRST? OH.

AND BY THE WAY, BEFORE YOU CALL THAT PERSON, LET ME READ THE CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS INTO THE RECORD.

I'M SORRY.

ITEM NUMBER 30 AGE TO BE DISTRICT TO DISTRICT FOR ITEM 28 ITEM, UH, 33 A IS NOT TO EXCEED, UH, I MEAN, I'M SORRY.

ITEM 22.

NOT 33.

ITEM 33.

NOT TO EXCEED $500,000.

I HAD AN ABC.

OH.

WAS OUT OF ORDER.

OKAY.

ITEM 22.

THAT'S RIGHT.

ITEM 22 IS THE AMOUNT IS NOT TO EXCEED $500,000 ITEM, UH, 86, UH, SPONSORSHIP, UH, NOW INCLUDES COUNCIL MEMBERS, KITCHEN VELA, AND ELLIS ITEM, 99, PUBLIC HEARING RELATED TO THE URBAN RENEWAL PLAN TO BE TAKEN UP AFTER THE RELATED ZONING CASE ITEM ONE 15 ITEM 100, THERE'S A PUBLIC HEARING RELATED TO ANNEXATION.

SO IT WILL BE TAKEN UP AFTER THE ZONING CASE.

1 17, 1 15, A VALID PETITION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED IN OPPOSITION TO THIS REZONING ITEM, 1 38.

UM, UH, JOINING A SPONSORSHIP OF THAT IS COUNCIL MEMBERS, VELA POOL AND KITCHEN ITEM NUMBER ONE 40, UH, IT'S ORDINANCE NUMBER, UH, 2 0 2, 2 0 8 1 7.

UH, AND THE NUMBERS, UH, AFTER THAT, BUT IT'S NOT OH ONE IT'S OH FOUR.

ALL RIGHT.

WE HAVE LAID BACK UP IN ITEMS. FIVE, SEVEN FIFTY SEVEN, EIGHTY THREE, EIGHTY SIX, EIGHTY FIVE, EIGHTY NINE, NINETY NINETY TWO NINETY THREE NINETY NINE, ONE OH TWO, ONE OH FIVE, ONE OH SEVEN ONE OH EIGHT ONE OH NINE ONE TEN ONE TWELVE ONE THIRTEEN ONE FOURTEEN, ONE FIFTEEN ONE SEVENTEEN ONE NINETEEN ONE TWENTY ONE TWENTY TWO, ONE TWENTY FOUR, ONE TWENTY FIVE, ONE TWENTY SEVEN, ONE TWENTY EIGHT, ONE TWENTY NINE, ONE THIRTY ONE THIRTY ONE, ONE THIRTY SEVEN, ONE THIRTY EIGHT AT ONE 40 THAT'S WHEREVER TOVAR, MAYER.

UH, JUST QUICKLY, I'M GOING TO PULL ITEM SIX AND I HAVE QUESTIONS AND LIKELY WILL PULL IF I CAN'T RESOLVE THEM 21 AND 1 32.

I ALSO WANTED TO POINT OUT THAT ITEM, 12 NOTES, THE DOWNTOWN, UM, PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT ASSESSMENT AS IMPACTING DISTRICT FOUR AND NINE.

I THINK THAT'S JUST NINE.

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME THAT DISTRICT FOUR HAS POPPED UP, BUT I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANY PART OF THE DOWNTOWN PIT THAT'S IN DISTRICT FOUR.

AND I DON'T THINK IT'S, I THINK IT'S OKAY BECAUSE THE AGENDA SEEMS TO HAVE SPELLED MY NAME RIGHT.

BUT CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS SPELLED IT WRONG.

OKAY.

SO IF IT'S MEANINGFUL, WE CAN BREAK THAT.

COULD YOU REPEAT THOSE NUMBERS QUICKLY? SURE.

UH, 6 21 AND 1 32, BUT 21 AND 1 32.

I EXPECT I'M GOING TO BE ABLE TO GET ANSWERS AND PUT AND NOT HAVE TO PULL THOSE 21 IN 30 TO ONE 30 TO 1 32 ZONING ITEMS. NOW MY APOLOGIES LATER ON.

OKAY.

THEN I'LL BE ASKING YOU THAT QUESTION.

AND, AND THEN MY OTHER WAS JUST A CORRECTION ABOUT ITEM 12 BEING A DISTRICT NINE.

OKAY.

ALL RIGHT.

[Public Comments (Part 1 of 2)]

LET'S GO TO THE SPEAKER.

IS IN-PERSON SPEAKER WITH AN INTERPRETER? YES, NO.

LEAH CASTILLO.

JACQUELINE.

ARE YOU READY? YEAH.

OKAY, GREAT.

IS NORTHERN READY? C ONE OF THE S YOU KNOW,

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UM, INTERPRET GOOD MORNING.

MY NAME IS AND I'M A RESIDENT OF DISTRICT FOUR.

WELL TODAY I COME TO SUPPORT ARTICLE 48.

DO YOU HAVE ALL THOSE I'VE BEEN SUPPORTING THE PROGRAM OF VEGETABLES FOR GABA, WITH COOPERATION OF URBAN ROOTS FARM I'VE SEEN THE NEEDS OF THE RESIDENTS IN THE COMMUNITY AND THIS LAST SEASON, IT WAS GIVEN 7,000 POUNDS OF VEGETABLES OF THE RESIDENTS OF SOUTH AND NORTH OF BOSTON.

SO NOW IMAGINE WHERE WE COULD GET TO, IF WE WERE, IF WE WERE TO BUILD A COOPERATIVE OF FOOD IN OUR COMMUNITIES, IT'S TIME TO GIVE PRIORITY TO THE COMMUNITIES AND THE RESIDENTS THAT SUFFER OF NOT HAVING FOOD AND HAVING SECURITY.

WHEN IT COMES TO FOODS, ALL OF THE COMMUNITIES DESERVE EQUITY.

WHEN IT COMES TO ACCESS TO FOODS, ALL OF THE RESIDENTS AND COMMUNITY WILL NAVIGATE WITH THE NEW ACCESS IT FOR THE FOODS.

IF THEY GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY THIS WILL GIVE SUPPORT AND THE ROOT OF THE, OF THE RESULTS OF A, OF A POSITIVE SYSTEM, FOR EXAMPLE, FOR HOUSING, FOR WORK, FOR LABOR, THAT EDUCATION FOR TRANSPORTATION AND THE YOUTH OF THE LAND.

THANK YOU OF THE MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY.

AND I W AND I HOPE THAT THEY APPROVE ITEM 48 UNANIMOUSLY.

THANK YOU.

AND GOD BLESS.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

OKAY, MAYOR STARTING WITH REMOTE SPEAKERS.

I HAVE WILLIAM MUNCH FOR ITEM TWO AND FIVE.

MR. BUNCH, PLEASE.

ON MUTE.

HELLO? YES, PLEASE GO AHEAD.

OH, I NEED TO UNMUTE.

HELLO? YES, GO AHEAD.

UM, BILL BONDS WITH SAVE OUR SPRINGS ALLIANCE, UH, SPEAKING AGAINST THE SERVICE EXTENSION REQUESTS AND THE BARTON SPRINGS WATERSHED, UH, ABSENT SOME AFFIRMATION FROM THE OWNER THAT THEY AGREE WITH STEPS ASSESSMENT THAT THEIR DEVELOPMENT, WE SUBJECT TO THE SABRE SPRINGS ORDINANCE.

UH, THAT'S ASSERTED IN THE STAFF MEMO.

UH, I RECOGNIZE YOU CANNOT CONDITION A SERVICE EXTENSION REQUEST, UH, ON COMPLIANCE WITH SOS, BUT YOU CAN CERTAINLY ASK THE APPLICANT IF THEY AGREE WITH THAT ASSESSMENT, UM, BEFORE YOU, UH, TAKE A VOTE ON THIS, AND THAT'S A BASIC INFORMATION THAT SHOULD BE ASKED OF ALL APPLICANTS FOR SERVICE EXTENSION REQUESTS IN OUR DRINKING WATER PROTECTION

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ZONE.

THANK YOU FOR AGAINST THE SITUATION, BRIAN WHEAT ON ITEM 48.

OKAY.

UM, I'M ASSUMING YOU CAN HEAR ME.

MY NAME IS BRIAN.

I'M A RESIDENT OF DISTRICT.

MR. WHEAT.

WE CAN BARELY HEAR YOU IF YOU COULD SPEAK UP, PLEASE.

OKAY.

BETTER.

MY NAME IS BRIAN WHEAT AND IRONMAN DISTRICT.

UH, ONE RESIDENT I'M CALLING IN SUPPORT OF ITEM NUMBER 48 TODAY, OR THE GROCERY STORE CO-OP AND DISTRICT TWO.

I BELIEVE A FOOD INSECURITY IS A CRITICAL ISSUE IN OUR COMMUNITY.

I BELIEVE THE REPORT SAID, UM, SOMETHING AROUND 15% OF OUR TRAVIS COUNTY RESIDENTS ARE FOOD INSECURE.

AND I THINK THIS IS CRITICAL TO OUR PUBLIC HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE BECAUSE PRIMARILY PEOPLE NEED ACCESS TO PLANT-BASED FOODS, ESPECIALLY CONSIDERING WHERE WE'D NEED A NATION AND LACK OF ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE.

THIS, UH, FOOD INSECURITY ISSUE, UH, COMPOUNDS ITSELF WHEN, UM, UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES, UH, DON'T HAVE ACCESS TO A HEALTHY PLANT-BASED FOODS.

AND THEN THEY GET DIET RELATED DISEASES SUCH AS HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES.

UM, I BELIEVE THE ART PERFORMANCE CAN BEST BE USED BY CREATING A FOOD CO-OP.

SO THESE COMMUNITIES CAN HAVE ACCESS TO FOOD AND AVOID THESE PITFALLS, ELI CORTEZ ON ITEM 90.

UM, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK TODAY.

MY NAME IS ELI CORTEZ.

I'M A RESIDENT OF DISTRICT ONE, UM, AND I'M AN ORGANIZER AT TEXAS HARM REDUCTION ALLIANCE.

UM, I'M SPEAKING TODAY IN OPPOSITION OF FAVOR 90 AND OF ITEM 90, THESE LICENSE PLATE READERS.

UM, THEY'RE NOT TOOLS THAT ARE GONNA HELP WITH EFFICIENCY OR SOME KIND OF ADMINISTRATIVE AID TO POLICE.

UM, THIS TECHNOLOGY WHEN UTILIZED TO FURTHER, THE REACH OF SURVEILLANCE AND POLICING CAN NOT BE USED FOR ANYTHING OTHER THAN A WAR ON POVERTY.

UM, THIS TECHNOLOGY WILL TARGET PEOPLE WITH EXPIRED TAGS AND REGISTRATION PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE CRIMINAL LEGAL SYSTEM.

PEOPLE WITH WARRANTS FOR UNPAID TICKETS.

THESE ARE SINGLE MOTHERS.

THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOST THEIR JOBS WITH DISABILITIES.

THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE STILL STRUGGLING TO RECOVER FROM COVID.

UM, AND WHEN WE COMBINE THAT KNOWLEDGE WITH THE FACT THAT POLICING SURVEILLANCE PRACTICES ARE CONCENTRATED IN BLACK AND BROWN COMMUNITIES, WE KNOW WHAT THIS MEASURE WILL RESULT IN.

UM, IT SHOULD BE ESPECIALLY CONCERNING THAT THIS GROUNDWORK IS BEING LAID, UM, AND LAYS THE WAY FOR THE STATE TO TRACK WOMEN, TRYING TO ACCESS REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE, UM, TO KNOW THE MOVEMENTS OF UNDOCUMENTED FOLKS IN THEIR LOCATIONS, THE COMMUNITY IS WATCHING AND WE ARE DEMANDING THAT Y'ALL DO NOT MOVE FORWARD WITH THIS.

SO THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME MAYOR, IF I COULD JUST RESPOND TO ONE THING THERE.

UM, THANK YOU SO MUCH, SPEAKER FOR COMING BEFORE COUNCIL TO SPEAK TODAY.

YOU MENTIONED THAT THIS TECHNOLOGY WOULD BE USED TO TARGET CERTAIN GROUPS OF PEOPLE, SPECIFICALLY THOSE WITH WARRANTS.

AND I WANT TO BRING YOUR ATTENTION TO LINE 100 OF PAGE FIVE THAT SAYS THE LICENSE PLATE READER DATA COLLECTED BY THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL NOT BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING TRAFFIC, FINES, WARRANT, ROUNDUPS, OR ANY SIMILAR PURPOSE OF GENERATING REVENUE OR COLLECTING MONEY OWED BY THE PUBLIC.

I APPRECIATE YOUR COMMENTS TODAY.

THANK YOU, CONNOR BROPHY ON ITEM 90 GOOD MORNING TO EVERYONE DIES TODAY.

CONNOR BROPHY'S SPEAKING IN OPPOSITION OF ITEM 90 TO REJECT THE USE OF AUTOMATIC LICENSE PLATE OR METERS IN AUSTIN, AUSTIN PD, KEN, AND WE'LL USE THE AOPR TO TRACK AND SHARE THE WHEREABOUTS OF THOSE SEEKING ABORTIONS TO OUTSIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT THAT WILL UNDERMINE GREATEST PROTECTION UNTIL THE CITY HAS HAD A CHANCE TO VOTE ON THE AUSTIN POLICE OVERSIGHT ACT, BOTH THE APD AND THE CURRENT OVERSIGHT BOARD HAS NO INCENTIVE TO EMBARRASS THE DEPARTMENT OVER THE ALP MISUSE.

WE ALSO KNOW THAT THE ALP R'S ARE NOT A PROVEN ASSET IN CLEARING CRIMES, DESPITE AUSTIN'S CRIME VOLUME BEING IN LINE WITH THE NATIONAL AVERAGES, WE HAVE WATCHED POLICE BUDGET CONTINUALLY INCREASE WHILE CRIME CLEARANCES CONTINUALLY DECREASED EVERY YEAR, THE LPRS WERE ORIGINALLY AND USE THE LPRS AND NOTHING EXCEPT AN INVASIVE WEAPON.

AND THE POLICE HAVE SHOWN EVERY STEP OF THE WAY THAT THEY CAN HAVE MISUSED EVERY TOOL AT THEIR DISPOSAL AGAINST OUR COMMUNITY.

SO WHAT COULD POSSIBLY MAKE US BELIEVE THEY WILL NOT USE THIS, USE THIS AGAINST US TOO.

SO PLEASE TAKE TIME TO CONSIDER THE CONSEQUENCES OF ADDING YET ANOTHER WEAPON, THE ABTS ARSENAL, RATHER THAN INVESTING IN THE COMMUNITY.

THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR TIME AND CONSIDERATION TODAY.

SHANE RUSTING, ITEM 90.

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HELLO.

MY NAME IS SHANE ROOFING.

I WANTED TO ENCOURAGE THE COUNCIL TO RETHINK AND REASSESS BRINGING BACK THE H L R P O.

I'M SPEAKING ON ISSUE 90 IN MY MIND, THE PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE ISSUES WITH THE SPICES DOES NOT RENDER IN A SOLUTION TO ANY PROBLEM, BUT CAN CREATE MORE PROBLEMS. I UNDERSTAND THE DIFFICULT ISSUES WITH OUR POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT SAFE.

I SUPPORT LAW ENFORCEMENT AND WANT THEM TO HAVE REAL SOLUTIONS WITH LONGEVITY THAT WILL CREATE ISSUES FOR EVERYONE DOWN THE ROAD.

I HEARD THE COUNCIL TO THINK OF POLICING OUR CITY IN THE LONG-TERM ISSUE AND NOT USE AN EASY, QUICK BAND-AID FIX SUCH AS THE A L P R TO BRING ADDITIONAL PROBLEMS LIKE PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE ISSUE.

THAT BEING SAID, IF THE COUNCIL MOVES FORWARD, I'M OPTIMISTIC THAT THEY WILL CRAFT A RESOLUTION THAT WILL MINIMIZE THE NEGATIVE DISK ISSUE WITH A L P R AND TAKE THE CONCERN FOR OUR COMMUNITY AND YOUR ACCOUNT SPECIFICALLY, THE DATA RETENTION, THE DATA SHARING AND THE OVERSIGHT OF THE A L R P P R LOCATION AND PLACEMENTS.

THANK YOU.

CHRISTELLE ERICKSON, COLLINS ITEM 90.

HELLO.

MY NAME IS CHRISTELLE ERICKSON COLLINS.

PLEASE VOTE NO ON AUTOMATED LICENSE PLATE READERS, APDS NONCOMPLIANCE WITH COUNCIL'S DIRECTION AND POOR RELATIONSHIP WITH MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY HAS MADE ANY AMENDMENTS WHILE ADMIRABLE AND PRINCIPLE, NOT WORTHWHILE, PRACTICALLY GIVING DANGEROUS DATA LEAKS AND REPEATED MISUSES ABUSES OF SURVEILLANCE DATA IN THE UK IN CALIFORNIA.

THERE'S NO AMOUNT OF PRIVACY PROTECTION THAT WOULD MAKE THIS TECHNOLOGY WORK USING THE ERROR RATES ARE AS MUCH AS 35%.

THERE'S BEEN NO UPFRONT COMMUNITY EDUCATION INPUT OR DISCUSSION ON MEANINGFUL LIMITS OF THEIR USE AUDITING OR CONSEQUENCES FOR AN EQUITABLE POLICE ABUSE.

AS A MOTHER OF A YOUNG WOMAN IN AUSTIN, I APPLAUDED YOUR STANCE ON PROTECTING THE FREEDOM OF HER BODILY AUTONOMY, BUT THIS WILL JEOPARDIZE THESE EFFORTS.

AS WE KNOW THIS DATA, WHICH WILL BE WIDELY SHARED, WILL BE USED AGAINST FOLKS SEEKING REPRODUCTIVE OR GENDER AFFIRMING HEALTH CARE SERVICES.

IT WILL BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS FOR PEOPLE OF COLOR IMMIGRANTS, SURVIVORS OF STALKING OR INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE.

IT'S A REPRESSIVE AND PROGRESSIVE TOOL.

I URGE YOU TO CONTINUE ON THE PROGRESSIVE TRACK YOU'VE BEEN ON.

THANK YOU, RACHEL SHANNON ITEM 90 GOOD MORNING THERE ADLER MEMBERS OF COUNCIL.

MY NAME IS RACHEL SHANNON ON BEHALF OF THE RESIDENT DISTRICT ONE FOR OVER 21 YEARS, THAT A MEMBER OF UNDOING MITES FROM THE AUSTIN I'D LIKE TO PUSH BACK ON, UM, THE USE OF AUTOMATIC LICENSE PLATE READERS, AND ON THE IDEA THAT THERE CAN BE SOME SORT OF ACCOUNT THAT, THAT WE HAVE SOME SORT OF ACCOUNTABILITY IN PLACE.

WE DON'T SURVEILLANCE STANDS TO UNJUSTLY TRACK AND PERSECUTE TARGETED AND VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY.

AND, UM, WE CURRENTLY DON'T HAVE A ROBUST POLICE OVERSIGHT ACT AND REALLY THERE'S NO AMOUNT OF PRIVACY PROTECTION THAT JUSTIFIES USING THEM.

IT VIOLATES OUR FOURTH AMENDMENT PROTECTIONS AGAINST ILLEGAL SEARCH AND DIRECTLY CONTRADICTS THE COMPREHENSIVE AND THOUGHTFUL WORK OF THE CITY'S OWN REIMAGINE PUBLIC SAFETY TASK FORCE.

NOT TO MENTION WHAT THE RECENT ATTACK ON REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOMS. THIS HAS BEEN AN HOR OF, OF CHORUS AND RECKLESS UNDERMINING OF THE HEALTH PROTECTIONS SUPPORTED BY THE GRACE ACT.

UM, YOU KNOW, TOOLS LIKE ALP OURS GET MISUSED IN WAYS THAT SEVERELY AFFECT PEOPLE OF COLOR IMMIGRANTS, SURVIVORS OF STALKING OR INTIMATE PARTNER, VIOLENCE, ACTIVISTS, FOLKS SEEKING REPRODUCTIVE OR GENDER AFFIRMING HEALTH SERVICES AND CARE.

AND AS A QUEER RESIDENT OF AUSTIN, I FALL IN MANY OF THOSE CATEGORIES, BUT FAR MORE VULNERABLE COMMUNITY MEMBERS FALL IN MORE OF THEM.

UM, RIGHT NOW, EMERGING STATE AUDITS AND STUDY SHOWS THAT INCONSISTENT EFFECTIVITY OF THE A L P R.

THANK YOU.

DO BETTER.

TRANSPORT.

VERY MUCH SURVEYS WERE BIG WITH US TODAY.

CLAUDIA IMMUNOS ITEM 90.

HI, GOOD MORNING.

MY NAME IS .

I'M THE CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GRASSROOTS LEADERSHIP.

I'M CALLING FROM THE STRYCHNINE AND OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED IN DISTRICT FOUR.

I'M CALLING ON BEHALF OF MANY COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO HAVE BEEN SURVEILLED BY THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT.

THE FUSION CENTER HAS BEEN TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS THE ULTIMATE AUTOMATIC LICENSE PLATE READER, WHICH IS ALSO AS A SAFETY MEASURE, WHICH WE KNOW IT'S QUITE AN, AND IT'S NOT REALLY DOING WHAT HE SAYS IT WILL DO AS YOU WILL KNOW THEIR PATIENT CENTER, UM, WHICH ALSO USES INSURANCES.

TECHNOLOGY HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO SURVEILLING ACTIVE AND OFTEN IN CULTURAL EVENTS.

UH, AND THIS COULD BE USED TO ATTRACT PEOPLE, TAKEN ABORTIONS.

AS MANY PEOPLE MENTIONED, CONDO MEMBERS, TERRIBLE ALISON KITCHEN.

IT IS SUCH A SHAME AND DISAPPOINTMENT.

YOU ARE

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SPONSORING THESE ITEMS, JUST LOOK AT WHO IS FIERCELY DEFENDING IT.

UM, AND EVEN WHEN SOME OF THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS APL AS YOUR MAIN, A DANGER TO OTHER POLICE COMMUNITY MEMBERS, PARTICULARLY IMMIGRANTS, BECAUSE STATE LAW MANDATES THAT LICENSE PLATES MUST BE SHARED WITH ICE IT'S COLLECTED.

I DON'T UNDERSTAND HOW YOU THINK THAT.

AND YOU THINK OF THE, HAS TO DO WITH SURVEILLANCE AND POLICE SCENE.

UM, EVEN WITH THE AMENDMENT WILL KEEP ANY OF US AS IMMIGRANTS SAFE.

AND SO WE'RE ASKING YOU TO PLEASE VOTE, NO, WE DON'T NEED HIM AND WE JUST DON'T NEED TO DECIDE HIM.

SO PLEASE FOCUS ON FULLY FUNDING INITIATIVES THAT PROMOTE THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF OUR COMMUNITIES INSTEAD OF BACKTRACKING ON ALL THE PROGRAMS THAT WE HAVE CURRENTLY SPEAKER YOUR TIME AS A CONFINEMENT CLEO PATRICK ITEM 90.

HI, THANK YOU, COUNCIL MEMBER MCKENZIE FOR THIS ITEM, I STRONGLY SUPPORT THE REINSTATEMENT OF THE LICENSE PLATE READER PROGRAM.

SINCE OUR CITY COUNCIL VOTED TO DEFEND OUR POLICE DEPARTMENT IN 2020 AGAINST PRESIDENT BIDEN, WHO OBVIOUSLY WAS FOR, UH, OUR POLICE DEPARTMENT.

I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO MEET WITH AUSTINITES FROM ALL DISTRICTS.

AND ONE OF THE MAJOR CONCERNS HAS THE RAPID INCREASE OF CRIME, ESPECIALLY IN POOR DISTRICTS.

EAST AUSTIN HAS FELT THE DISASTROUS IMPACT OF UNDERMINING THE POLICE AND REMOVING POLICE PRESENCE AND PATROL FROM THESE NEIGHBORHOODS.

THERE HAS BEEN A DRAMATIC SPIKE IN VEHICLE RELATED CRIME LIKE REV AND DRUNK DRIVING FAKE AND EXPIRED, TEMPORARY PAPER, LICENSE PLATES, DRUG GANG, AND CARTEL ACTIVITY.

IN ADDITION TO THIS BURGLARY AND ENCROACHING HOMELESS ENCAMPMENTS, ESPECIALLY IN POOR AREAS, ACCORDING TO THE POLICE CHIEF'S LATEST MONTHLY REPORT, AUTO THEFT HAS CONSISTENTLY GONE UP 2,973 AUTO DEATHS.

SO FAR THIS YEAR, A 27% INCREASE FROM LAST YEAR AUTHORIZING THE LICENSE PLATE READER PROGRAM WILL MITIGATE THE HARM DONE BY REMOVING POLICE PRESENCE AND TRAFFIC PATROL AND DWI PATROL COUNCIL ACTIONS RELATED TO POLICE HAVE MADE OUR CITY OF SANCTUARY SELECT LAWLESSNESS AND CRIMINAL ACTIVITY.

THIS WHOLE HELP OUR POLICE DEPARTMENT TO ACT AND APPREHEND CRIMINALS QUICKLY LEADING TO THE DETERRENCE OF CRIME AND PREVENTING MORE OF YOUR TIME HAS EXPIRED FOR AUSTINITES FROM BEGINNING PICKED UP ON DAVID HENSLEY, ITEM 90.

THAT'S A CONCERNED EFF OFTEN BOARD MEMBER, CITIZEN, AND DISTRICT FOUR RESIDENT.

I URGE YOU TO CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ISSUES REGARDING THE, THE REINSTATEMENT OF THE ITEM 90 AND EIGHT LPRS PRIVACY SECURITY, BIG DATA, PREDICTIVE POLICING OF MARGINALIZED PEOPLE AND VENDOR ETHICS LPRS AS A GEOLOCATION DATA ON VEHICLES.

THERE'S A CITY THAT COULD BE JUST AS REVEALING AS PAI PII AR I SEE THE FUSION CENTER THAT OFTEN COLLABORATES WITH APD.

THAT'S ONE OF THE BLUE LEAKS DATA BREACH WITH JUNE 19TH, 2020 DNF CA WENT ON TO CONFIRM THE VALIDITY OF THE STOLEN DATA.

THE SAFETY YOU SAID, THIS IS INFORMATION THAT SEEMS VIA SURVEILLANCE DEVICES WERE LEFT AT THE MERCY OF THE HACKERS APDS.

PREVIOUS POLICY ON THE LPRS DISCUSSED REFERENCING SCANDAL, LICENSE PLATES, THE HOTLIST AS PART OF ITS ONGOING PURPOSES AND SCOPE HISTORICALLY SUCH DATABASES UNFAIRLY IMPACTED MARGINALIZED PEOPLES IN THEIR RESPECTIVE COMMUNITIES.

EXAMPLES INCLUDE CHICAGO PDS OWN HEATLESS WHOSE IMPLEMENTATION SHOWED AN INCREASE IN THE VERY TYPE OF PRIME THAT IT WAS ALLEGEDLY EMPLOYED TO REDUCE CALL GAINS THE CALIFORNIA DATABASE WHOSE PROTOCOLS AND FUNCTIONS HAD LITERAL INFANTS LISTED AS POSSIBLE GANG MEMBERS.

AND EVEN THE CHICAGO POLICE CHIEF EDDIE JOHNSON, WHO DISCOVERED THAT HIS OWN PHONE WAS THAT A DATABASE OF POSSIBLE GANG MEMBERS DO IT ALONE TOO, IS PROXIMITY WITH POLICE SYSTEMIC INSTRUCTIONAL ISSUES THAT AFFECT LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ARE INTEGRATED INTO THE AUTOMATION OF FORMULATION, OPERATION MAINTENANCE, AND EMPLOYMENT OF THESE DATABASES, LACK OF TRANSPARENCY AND SECRECY, THE AUDITING AND CHALLENGE OF ETHICS, SAM KIRSCH ITEM 90 GOOD MORNING.

THEY ARE ADLER AND COUNCIL MEMBERS.

MY NAME IS 10 CURSE ON THE RESIDENT OF DISTRICT FIVE.

I'M SPEAKING TODAY IN STRONG OPPOSITION OF ITEM 90, THE AUTOMATED LICENSE PLATE READERS WILL APPRECIATE THE EFFORTS OF SOME COUNCIL MEMBERS IN GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS WORKING ON ATTEMPTS TO REDUCE HARM IN THIS PROPOSAL.

COUNCIL MUST OUTRIGHT REJECT LICENSE SPLIT RAIDERS ALTOGETHER.

INSTEAD AT THE END OF THE DAY, THE CITY COUNCIL WOULD BE RELYING UPON APB TO FOLLOW THESE REGULATIONS IN POLICE THEMSELVES.

WE DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE A FUNCTIONING POLICE OVERSIGHT SYSTEM.

ANYBODY OFFICERS ROUTINELY COMMIT EGREGIOUS ACTS OF VIOLENCE AND WHITE SUPREMACY WITH NO REPERCUSSIONS OR EVEN ADMISSIONS OF WRONGDOING.

IF THIS PASSES DATA WILL BE PASSED TO OTHER POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND TO FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES.

SO ASK YOURSELF IF YOU REALLY THINK LPRS ARE WORTH IT BECAUSE IT'S NOT A RISK.

IT'S A GUARANTEE.

IF YOU PASS THE LPRS, YOU WERE ENDORSING DEATH SENTENCES FOR INNOCENT, BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE IN AUSTIN ON THE OFF CHANCE THAT YOU MIGHT SOLVE A COUPLE OF CRIMES.

SO VOTE NO ON ITEM 90 AND ALSO USE A BETTER BUILDER PRACTICES AT THE PUD.

AND IT SHOULD BE AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND NOT MORE HOTELS.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR

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TIME.

PRESTON MAN IS ITEM 90.

MY NAME IS PRESTON MARTINEZ.

I AM A RESIDENT AND PROPERTY TAX PAYER OF DISTRICT SIX IN NORTHWEST AUSTIN.

I AM CALLING IN FAVOR OF VITAMIN D SIX AND AGAINST ITEM 19.

THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT CONSISTENTLY RESISTS THE MEASURES, THE COMMUNITY REPORT, BUT OVERSIGHTS TREATING THEM AS BARGAINING CHIPS.

DURING CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS, 19 OF THEIR OFFICERS ARE UNDER INDICTMENT FOR MISCONDUCT AND MILLIONS HAVE BEEN PUT IN LEGAL SEDIMENTS.

WHEN AUSTINITES ELECTED TO RE-IMAGINE PUBLIC SAFETY, WE MADE DISTRUST OF APD CLEAR.

THE POLICE DOES THE ENFORCERS OF THE RULING CLASS AGAINST THE WORKING CLASS ARE AN INSTRUMENT OF CLASS DOMINATION.

THEIR INTEREST ARE NOT ALIGNED WITH OURS, GIVING THEM GREATER POWER IS A MISTAKE OR ITS COUNSEL NOT TO SUPPORT THE ALP PROGRAM AND TO RESIST THE APD BY ANY AND ALL LEGAL MEANS AVAILABLE.

I YIELD THE BALANCE OF MY TIME.

LAURA BLACKWELL ITEM 90.

HI, MY NAME IS LAURA BLACKWELL.

I'M FROM DISTRICT FOUR OPPOSING ITEM 90.

UM, I WANT TO VOICE CONCERNS ABOUT, UM, THE VIOLATION OF OUR FOURTH AMENDMENT, WHICH OPTION BEING THAT PROBIOTIC IS STORED FOR UP TO 30 DAYS.

THAT IS, UH, SURVEILLANCE WITH NO WARRANTS.

VERY, UH, VERY UPSETTING.

IT UNDERMINES OUR, UH, RE-IMAGINING PUBLIC SAFETY TASKS, TASK FORCE.

THE GREAT ACT, THE DECRIMINALIZATION OF CANNABIS IN OUR CITIES AND OUR, UH, STATUS AS A SANCTUARY CITY HERE IN AUSTIN.

UH, THE INACCURACY RATES REPORTED IN CALIFORNIA OF 35%, 37%.

IT GIVES US NO CONFIDENCE THAT THIS WILL BE A USEFUL TOOL FOR APD.

AND OF COURSE WE DON'T HAVE CONFIDENCE IN THE OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY THAT WE HAVE OVER ACB AT THIS TIME.

UM, PLEASE VOTE.

NO THAT ITEM.

I DO.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME.

SIBYL SIBYL ITEM 90.

YES.

UH, I'M CIVIL FOR BILL AND I AM THE GRASSROOTS LEADERSHIP AUSTIN ORGANIZER.

I AM IN ROUTE AND I'M HOPING THAT YOU GUYS, UH, IN ROUTE TO BE A RESIDENT IN AUSTIN AS OF TODAY.

SO I'M VOTING.

I WANT YOU ALL TO VOTE.

NO FOR ITEM 90, THE CITY OF AUSTIN MUST REJECT AUTOMATED LICENSE PLATE READER CONTRACTS BECAUSE THEY THREATENED RESIDENTS RIGHTS AND SAFETY AND PROMOTE PROFILING IN BLACK AND BROWN NEIGHBORHOODS.

AS MORE EVIDENCE EMERGES ABOUT THE LACK OF EFFICACY OF THE ALP OURS.

IT IS A GIFT OUR INTEREST TO INVEST OUR FUNDS IN TECHNOLOGIES THAT HAVE NO VALUE FOR ITS RESIDENTS.

I SINCERELY HOPE THAT YOU VOTE NO AGAINST THIS ITEM, THIS AUTOMATED LICENSE PLATE READERS.

I KNOW THAT YOU WILL DO THAT.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO THIS, BUT YOU'LL DO WHAT YOU WANT TO DO, BUT AT LEAST VOTE FOR THE RESTRICTED DATA THOUGH.

YES.

KELSEY HUGHES ITEM 90.

HI, I'M TOBY HUGHES.

I LIVE IN DISTRICT FIVE, BEGAN ITEM 90, AND I BELIEVE THE HARMS OF THESE LICENSE FLIPPERS, ANY POTENTIAL BENEFITS.

AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO OPPOSE OR AT LEAST DELAY BECAUSE WE HAVE A LACK OF DATA FROM THE POLICE ABOUT THEIR EFFECTIVENESS WHEN THEY HAD THEM.

BEFORE I ALSO WANTED TO SHARE THAT RENTAL CAR COMPANIES FREQUENTLY REPORT CARS AS STOLEN AND FAILED TO REPORT.

WHEN THOSE CARS ARE FOUND, A RECOVERED HERTZ IS CURRENTLY BEING SUED FOR THIS BECAUSE THEY'VE HAD SO MANY INNOCENT PEOPLE DRIVING RENTAL CARS THAT WERE PREVIOUSLY FLAGGED AS STOLEN.

AND THEN THEY ENDED UP BEING HELD AT GUNPOINT BY POLICE OFFICERS WHO BELIEVED THEY WERE APPREHENDING THE DRIVER OF A STOLEN CAR.

OTHER PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN ABOUT HOW INACCURATE REEDS ARE COMMON AND UP TO 30, 30% OR MORE.

AND THESE THINGS DON'T WORK WELL IN BAD WEATHER.

IN 2021, TEXAS A AND M FOUND THAT WEATHER CAN AFFECT THE CUSTOMER'S ABILITY TO READ THESE PLATES AND GENERATE FALSE POSITIVE HITS.

I DON'T WANT TO WHAT I DO NOT WISH TO LIVE IN A CITY WHERE WE STARTED AND MORE TOOLS TO PULL PEOPLE OVER AND HARASS THEM.

PLEASE MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICE TODAY AND OPPOSE THIS ITEM, OR AT LEAST DELAY IRISH, MY COUNCIL MEMBER, AND KITCHEN TO RECONSIDER THIS ITEM AND VOTE.

NO THANK YOU, SCOTT HERN ITEM 90.

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YES.

HELLO.

THANK YOU.

HELLO, MAYOR AND COUNCIL.

MY NAME IS SCOTT HERN REPRESENTING DISTRICT ONE.

I'M A RESIDENT THERE.

I STRONGLY OPPOSE THE INTRODUCTION OF LPRS.

UM, IF SOMEONE WAS TRAVELING OUT OF STATE, POLICE COULD LIKELY REPEATEDLY IDENTIFY WHERE THEIR LICENSE PLATE WAS SCANNED DURING THE TRIP AND THE TIMES IT WAS SCANNED WITH THAT INFORMATION, THEY MAY BE ABLE TO SKETCH OUT THE PERSON'S TRAVEL PATTERNS.

POLICE DON'T NEED A WARRANT TO OBTAIN THIS INFORMATION BECAUSE THE LICENSE PLATES ARE OUT IN THE OPEN CAN BE SEEN BY ANYONE, WHICH IS NOT NECESSARILY THE CASE.

WHEN THE POLICE WANTS TO OBTAIN SOMEONE'S LOCATION DATA FROM THEIR PHONE, OR USE ANOTHER TRACKING METHOD.

THE MORE DENSELY SITUATED LLP, A L P R SCANNERS ARE THE, WHERE THEY COME TO RESEMBLE GPS TRACKING.

WE NEED TO PROTECT OUR FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS, UH, AND, UH, UNREASONABLE SEARCH AND SEIZURE, WHICH I BELIEVE THIS DOES.

AND TRACKING OF CITIZENS MOVEMENTS THROUGHOUT THE CITY THAT WE LIVE IN.

PLEASE OPPOSE THE INTRODUCTION OF ALP ARES.

I ALSO HAVE MAJOR CONCERNS ABOUT DATA SECURITY AND RETENTION.

GIVEN THE RASH OF RANSOMWARE.

I WORKED IN THE CYBERSECURITY INDUSTRY AND AS A PRIVATE CITIZEN, I OPPOSE RETENTION OF THIS DATA ON PRIVATE CITIZENS.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

PLEASE VOTE.

NO ON ITEM 90 GUMBO VETROS ITEM 90, MR. VETROS PLEASE UNMUTE CASSANDRA SOLDER, GRIN ITEM 90.

HI, MY NAME IS KATHY SATTA GREEN.

I'M A DISTRICT NINE RESIDENT.

I'M SPEAKING BECAUSE I OPPOSE THE POTENTIAL PASSAGE OF THE ALP.

OUR DATA SHOWS ALP OURS ARE LARGELY INEFFECTIVE.

THESE ARE TOOLS OF MASS SURVEILLANCE THAT PERPETUATE HARM BY PUTTING RESIDENTS WHO ARE UNJUSTLY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST AT RISK, SUCH AS ABORTION SEEKERS, IMMIGRANTS AND OUR BLACK AND BROWN COMMUNITY MEMBERS.

WE CAN NOT TRUST APB WITH THIS KIND OF SURVEILLANCE.

IT WILL HARM MORE PEOPLE THAN IT WILL HELP STATING THAT THE OFFICE OF POLICE OVERSIGHT WILL AUDIT THIS PROGRAM.

ILLUMINATES THE FALSE SECURITY ALP OUR SUPPORTERS HAVE IN OUR UNACCOUNTABLE POLICE FORCE, ALP OURS GENERATE MILLIONS OF DATA POINTS ON THE MOVEMENTS OF PEOPLE, NOT SUSPECTED OF VIOLATING ANY LAW.

A PASSAGE OF ALP OURS WOULD SERVE AS EVIDENCE OF PERFORMATIVE SUPPORT FOR THE RECENTLY PASSED GRACE ACT.

AND IT WILL BE DULY NOTED BY YOUR CONSTITUENTS.

ALP OURS HAVE BEEN USED TO SURVEIL PEOPLE ENGAGING IN PROTECTED FIRST AMENDMENT SPEECH.

AND WE KNOW HERE IN AUSTIN, THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT SURVEILLED IN ONLINE KUNE TEENS CELEBRATION AND MEDITATION EVENTS.

AND THE ABSURDITY OF THAT IS PROVED THAT ALP ARE, HAS, HAVE NO PLACE IN OUR COMMUNITY.

FRANK NESTOR ITEM 90 AND PROUD DISTRICTS, ONE MEMBER OF AUSTIN DSI AND TEXAS STATE EMPLOYEES UNION.

I AM CALLING AGAINST ITEM 90 BECAUSE WHILE I UNDERSTAND THAT THERE ARE LOTS OF VERY NICE THINGS THAT YOU'RE SAYING ABOUT DATA OVERSIGHT.

YOU MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL WILL EVENTUALLY TERM OUT THE PEOPLE WHO ARE RUNNING APD WILL EVENTUALLY LEAVE IF THEY WERE EVER ACCOUNTABLE AT ALL.

AND NEW PEOPLE THAT WE DO NOT KNOW WILL BE UPHOLDING PROMISES THAT YOU ARE PINKY SWEARING.

UH, THAT IS UNACCEPTABLE.

THAT IS NOT SOMETHING THAT WE CAN BELIEVE IN.

UH, THE BEST, MOST SAFE DATA IS THE DATA THAT IS KEPT PRIVATE AND IT'S NEVER COLLECTED.

UH, IF YOU CAN'T TRUST A TESLA TO NOT CRASH INTO YOU, HOW CAN YOU DRESS IN AOPR? UH, THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR TIME AND ATTENTION.

AND I AM HOPING ALSO THAT YOU USE BETTER BUILDING PRACTICES FOR THE PUTT AS A BIG, THANK YOU SO MUCH LIKE ELIZABETH ROME.

HELLO.

MY NAME IS ELIZABETH REAM.

I'M SPEAKING AGAINST ITEM 90 AND I LIVE IN DISTRICT FIVE.

I WANT TO THANK COUNCIL MEMBER KITCHEN.

I REALLY DO APPRECIATE YOUR ENGAGEMENT ON THE MATTER OF LPRS.

AND, UM, KNOWING THAT NO GUARDRAILS ARE SUFFICIENT TO FULLY PROTECT AGAINST HARMFUL USE.

I HOPE YOU'LL VOTE TO OPPOSE LPRS IN AUSTIN.

DATA LEAKS DO HAPPEN.

MS. HANDLING AND MISUSE OF PERSONS, MISUSE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION DOES HAPPEN.

AND YOU CAN'T CREATE A SYSTEM LIKE THIS AND EXPECT THAT NOT TO HAPPEN.

EVEN IF THE INTENDED USE IS NOT FOR CONSTANT SURVEILLANCE.

THE TRUTH IS THAT THESE READERS WILL BE COLLECTING, GATHERING INFORMATION ON AUSTINITES WHEREABOUTS AT ALL TIMES.

SO JUST BECAUSE NO ONE IS SUPPOSED TO BE LOOKING AT THAT INFORMATION OUTSIDE OF A SPECIFIC USE, IT DOES NOT MEAN THOSE SCHOOLS WILL ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED.

AND THAT'S WHY IT IS MASS SURVEILLANCE.

IF INDIVIDUAL OFFICERS OR STAFF HAVE ACCESS TO THE DATA, IT CAN BE ABUSIVE MYRIAD WAYS.

AND I THINK IT WOULD BE NAIVE TO EXPECT THAT CITY POLICIES

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WOULD HOLD BACK ALL MISUSE OR ALL DATA LEAKS FOR ALL TIME.

IN THE WRITTEN MATERIALS YOU RECEIVE, INCLUDING AN OPEN LETTER FROM AGC, YOU CAN SEE MANY EXAMPLES OF SIMILAR SYSTEMS BEING MISHANDLED DESPITE LOCAL ORDINANCES OR BEST INTENTIONS.

SO I REALLY HOPE THAT DESPITE SOME PROS THAT YOU SEE TO LPR SYSTEM, THAT YOU WILL CHOOSE TO VOTE AGAINST THIS IN AUSTIN.

THANK YOU, GREG BOSLEY, ITEM 90.

HI, MY NAME'S .

I LIVE IN DISTRICT THREE.

I'M A MEMBER OF AND A MEMBER OF THE TEXAS STATE EMPLOYEE UNION.

I AM JOINING THE OTHER CALL AND ASK THEM THAT YOU WERE JETS FUNDING FOR ALP RS, THAT PEOPLE OFTEN DON'T SUPPORT FLEET SURVEILLANCE.

ANYONE WHO'S BEEN PAYING ATTENTION, UH, DURING THE UPRISING IN 2020 OR ANYONE WHO'S BEEN ATTENDING CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS KNOWS THAT ANY VOTE TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR APD OR APD TOOLS IS A VOTE AGAINST THE POPULAR WILL.

UM, CITY MANAGER, WHO IS AN UNELECTED BUREAUCRAT HAS ALREADY JOINED THE STATE LEGISLATORS, RIGHT WING BACKLASH AGAINST THE POPULAR MOVEMENT BY INCREASING, UH, ATD BY MILLIONS.

THE REASON WE DON'T SUPPORT LTRS IS THAT WE UNDERSTAND THAT SURVEILLANCE IS A THREAT TO PRIVACY AND TO THE FREEDOM OF WORKING CLASS AND ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS TO BUFFER BROWN PEOPLE, IMMIGRANTS, PEOPLE SEEKING ABORTIONS AND, UH, DEPARTMENT PARTNERS, UH, POLICE OFFICERS, APD HAD A LONG HISTORY OF ABUSING SURVEILLANCE TOOLS, INCLUDING STALKING.

UM, THEY HAVE A LONG HISTORY OF COMMITTING VIOLENCE WITH IMPUNITY AND IT'S SEEKING THE PEOPLE OF AUSTIN AND OUR REPRESENTATIVES.

AND WITHIN THIS THING THAT THEIR TALES OF SURVEILLANCE AND THEIR COMMUNITY AND VIOLENCE, WE CAN'T RELY ON OR PRIVATE SECURITY CONTRACTORS TO BE RESPONSIBLE.

THEY WORK WITH JULIE NOLAN ON ITEM 90.

HI.

SO I'VE BEEN LISTENING TO A LOT OF KIND OF ALEX JONES, ABORTION MONITORING THEORY AND VILLAINIZING POLICE.

SO WE SHOULD GET DOWN TO FACTS.

MY BROTHER WAS A TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF.

HERE'S HOW HE USED THE LICENSE PLATE READER.

THERE'S AN ABDUCTION.

SOMEONE'S ABDUCTED.

THERE'S A CAR DESCRIPTION.

THERE'S A LICENSE PLATE.

HE'S RUNNING DOWN THE HIGHWAY.

HE'S SCANNING LICENSE PLATES TO FIND THIS CHILD.

WHY, IF HE DOESN'T FIND THIS CHILD IN TIME, THEY'RE SHIPPED OUT OF A SHIPPING CRATE TO ANOTHER COUNTRY, DOPED UP ON HEROIN AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

SO TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE TO FIND THIS DAUGHTER, HUSBAND, SON, WHO'S BEEN ABDUCTED.

I WANT POLICE.

WE'RE LIKE THE TOP TECHNOLOGY PLACE.

AND WE CLAIM TO HAVE ALL THE TECHNOLOGY.

WHY DON'T WE GET IT TO POLICE? WHY DON'T WE LET THEM FIND VICTIMS? WHY DON'T WE LET THEM FIND CARDS? HAVE YOU EVER HAD YOUR CAR STOLEN? IT'S THREE MONTHS BEFORE YOU CAN MAKE AN INSURANCE CLAIM.

TRY BEING A SINGLE MOM WITHOUT A CAR FOR THREE MONTHS, STILL MAKING A PAYMENT ON IT.

YOU CAN'T GO ANYWHERE.

YOU CAN'T PAY FOR AN UBER.

YOU GOT TO HAVE YOUR CREDIT SAVED.

GIVE POLICE THESE TOOLS.

THEY ARE NOT VILLAINS.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME HAS EXPIRED AND POLICE OVERSIGHT, DAVID KING AND ITEM 92 AND 1 0 2.

THANK YOU.

ITEM 92 EFFECTIVELY DELAYS BADLY NEEDED INCREASES IN RESIDENTIAL PARKLAND DEDICATION FEES FOR ONE YEAR AND ESTABLISHES A LOWER BASELINE FOR FUTURE INCREASES.

IT ALSO DELAYS THE PAYMENT OF PARKLAND DEDICATION FEES UNTIL LATER IN THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS, BOTH OF THESE CHANGES WILL SHIFT THE COSTS FOR PARKLAND FROM LUXURY AND MARKET RATE DEVELOPERS TO LOW.

AND MIDDLE-INCOME TAXPAYERS.

PLEASE DO NOT REDUCE OR DELAY.

THE STAFF RECOMMENDED INCREASES IN THE RESIDENTIAL PARKLAND DEDICATION FEES.

STAFF INDICATED THAT THE PERCENTAGE OF AUSTIN RESIDENTS WITH ACCESS TO PARKS AND OPEN SPACES WILL DECLINE IN 2022 ITEMS 1 0 2 AND 1, 1 36, ESTABLISH A COMMERCIAL PARKLAND DEDICATION FEE, BUT HAVE SEVERAL PROPOSED AMENDMENTS THAT EFFECTIVELY REDUCE AND DELAY PARKLAND, DEDICATION FEES REQUIRED OF DEVELOPERS.

PLEASE DO NOT LOWER THE COMMERCIAL PARKLAND DEDICATION FEES IN THE URBAN CORE, WHERE LAND IS MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE AND MORE PARKLAND IS NEEDED FOR A DENSER POPULATION.

PLEASE APPROVE THE COMMERCIAL PARKLAND DEDICATION ORDINANCE WITHOUT THE PROPOSED POISON PILL AMENDMENTS.

THANK YOU, FRANCES AKUNA FOR 98 AND 1 0 1.

YES, WE CAN HEAR YOU PLEASE.

GO AHEAD.

UM, MY NAME IS .

I'M A DOVE SPRINGS RESIDENT AND I'M CALLING IN FAVOR OF, UH, CONDUCTING PUBLIC THEORY, BUT,

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BUT ALSO TO TAKE YOUR TIME WHEN CONSIDERING, UM, ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE RELATING TO REGULATION OF DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE 25 YEAR AND A HUNDRED YEAR FLOOD, PLAIN, UNTIL YOU ENSURE THAT THE RIGHT WORDING NEEDS IN PLACE, UH, TO ENSURE THAT NEARBY UP AND DOWN STREAM COMMUNITIES ARE NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODING.

I JUST NEED TO, UH, ENSURE THAT THAT WATERSHED DEPARTMENT IS, IS, WERE AWARE OF ALL THE FLOODING THAT IS GOING ON IN, IN THE WHOLE CITY OF AUSTIN.

UH, PARTICULARLY WE HAVE BEEN GETTING FLOODED IN THE SPRING, LIKE CONSTANTLY.

SO, UH, KEEP THAT IN MIND WHENEVER YOU MAKE YOUR DECISION, ALSO MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE, UH, ALL THE RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE ALONG THE RIVERS LAKES.

AND THANK YOU, YOUR TIME EXPIRED AND A GEAR, A ITEM 1 0 1 GOOD MORNING, MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS.

MY NAME IS ANN NACKEY BASTROP AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION AND PRESIDENT OF THE HOUSE.

AND HE, BECAUSE THE COUNCIL AND IMMEDIATE PESTERED, THE SOUTHEAST COMPANY NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN CONTACT TEAM, I'M SPEAKING ONLY FOR MYSELF ON ITEM 1 0 1.

THE CONTACT TEAM WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THIS PROJECT NEEDED.

IT WAS BROUGHT TO MY ATTENTION FOR ITS POTENTIAL TO CREATE ATRIAL SYSTEM AND FIELD.

THIS WAS A GOOD OPPORTUNITY IN SOUTHEAST BOSTON UPON REVIEWING THE CDS AND PARKS BOARD BACKUP INFORMATION THAT WAS ALLOWED TO SEE THE LACK OF ANY SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION THAT THE WATERSHED PROTECTION DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN INCLUDED OR INVOLVED IN THIS PROJECT.

THIS WATER MAIN WILL GO THROUGH AN AREA, NO BRIEF CATASTROPHIC FLOODING PATIENT SHARE THE PUBLIC STATEMENTS THAT WAS CONSIDERED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE DOVE SPRINGS AND DEL VALLEY NEIGHBORHOODS AND MCKINNEY, BOTH STATE PARKS, PLEASE INCLUDE THE WATERSHED PARTITION DEPARTMENT AND THE WAY BM PLANNING PROCESS FOR TREES REMOVED THESE PANTRIES IN THE DEPTH SPRINGS OF DEL VALLEY NEIGHBORHOODS, WHICH ARE CONSIDERED A DIAL-IN PLEASE CONSIDER ADDING A TRAIL SYSTEM AS PART OF THIS PROJECT.

I'M COMPETENT.

OUR RESIDENTS WILL SUPPORT THIS.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION AND SERVICE TO OUR COMMUNITY MAYER.

UM, WHEN WE CONSIDER ITEM 1 0 1, CAN WE HAVE A DIRECTOR WITH US TO SPEAK TO THAT ITEM AND WE CONSIDER THANK YOU.

THAT'S WATERSHED DIRECTOR.

THANK YOU, CARMEN.

YANAS PALITO ITEM ITEM SEVEN.

HELLO, MARY BULL.

UH, I KNOW YOU HAVE A LOADED AGENDA AND LOTS OF IMPORTANT STUFF.

I'M SPECIFICALLY SPEAKING ON, UM, THE STAKEHOLDER INITIATING STAKEHOLDER PROCESS FOR THE CITY FUNDED, AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS AND COMMUNITY BENEFIT.

UM, I'M NEUTRAL ON THIS ITEM MOSTLY BECAUSE WE JUST DON'T QUITE KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON.

SO WE ARE EAGER TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT THE INTENTIONS ARE FOR THIS PROCESS.

UM, OBVIOUSLY IN ADDITION TO GIVING COMMUNITY BENEFIT, ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY BENEFITS, UM, I AM VERY IN FAVOR OF THAT AND THINK THAT THAT SHOULD BE EXPLORED.

UM, HOWEVER, WE JUST HAVE SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT TACTICALLY, HOW THAT MIGHT HAPPEN, UH, WITH SOME OF THE STIPULATIONS, ANY EXISTING LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE AND THE WAY THE CURRENT PROJECTS ARE BEING DEVELOPED.

I, THAT YOU WILL INCLUDE LANGUAGE THAT ENSURES THAT STAKEHOLDERS ARE EQUITABLY REPRESENTED AND THAT STAKEHOLDERS IN THIS PROCESS, UM, THE ENGAGEMENT PROCESS INCLUDE THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE LIVED IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUNDED BY THE CITY OF BOSTON AND WHO WILL BE DIRECTLY IMPACTED.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO LEARNING MORE AND HOPE TO SUPPORT ENGAGEMENT IN THE PROCESS WHEREVER POSSIBLE.

UM, AND ALSO I THINK IT'S GREAT.

I JUST WANT TO SAY IT'S, IT'S GOOD FOR THE CITY TO BE PUTTING HIGHER STANDARDS ON OUR OWN FUNDED HOUSING, GUMBO BEDROOMS, ITEM 90.

OH, GOOD MORNING.

COUNCIL MEMBERS.

MY NAME IS GUMBO.

I USE THEY THEM PRONOUNS AND I'M A RESIDENT OF DISTRICT FIVE PROUD MEMBER OF ASPEN, 16, 24 IN AUSTIN DSA.

AND IT SHOULD BE VERY LITTLE SURPRISE TO YOU THAT I'M SPEAKING AGAINST ITEM 19 FOR THE ALP RS SEVERAL TIMES OVER THE PAST TWO MONTHS, YOU ALL HAVE BROUGHT THIS UP AND FLOATED IT AS A WAY OF ENSURING PUBLIC SAFETY.

SEVERAL TIMES WE'VE COME TO YOU AND MASS AND TOLD YOU IT'S NOT PUBLIC SAFETY TO AGGREGATE DATA AND FURTHER BUDGET MONEY LIKE THIS IN THE HANDS OF THE RACIST UNACCOUNTABLE INSTITUTIONS, SUCH AS DPD.

SO TODAY I INVITE YOU INSTEAD TO PLACE YOURSELF IN SOMEONE ELSE'S SHOES.

AND IMAGINE FOR A MOMENT THAT YOU'RE A YOUNG PERSON WHO'S JUST LEFT THE STATE TO OBTAIN AN ABORTION, OR MAYBE SOMEONE WHO HAS THE PAST RECORD OF PREVIOUS RUN INS WITH THE POLICE, MAYBE YOU'RE UNDOCUMENTED.

YOU RECENTLY WENT TO A PROTEST DEMANDING JUSTICE FOR BLACK LIVES AND THEN TO WAR.

AND WHILE YOU WERE THERE, THE POLICE TOOK DOWN LICENSE PLATE NUMBERS OF ALL THE CARS PARKED NEARBY OF WHICH YOURS WAS ONE JUST BROKEN, NO LAWS, AND YOU'RE PROTECTED AS THE FIRST AMENDMENT.

BUT IF 2020 IS ANY INDICATION

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THAT WILL NOT STOP POLICE AND OTHER LAW AGENCIES OF HARASSING YOU AND FINDING TRUMPED UP CHARGES, THROWING YOU, THEIR NLP, RS ONLY MAKE THIS EASIER.

YOU WERE SCARED AND RIGHTFULLY SO DATA GATHERING TECHNOLOGIES IN THE HANDS OF AN UNACCOUNTABLE FEW ARE NOT IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

THEY'RE IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLIC PARANOIA AMONG THE MULTIRACIAL WORKING CLASS AND THE INTEREST OF PROFITS AMONG THE TOP IN CONTRACTS.

WE ALREADY VOTED NO IN THESE YEARS AGO, MAYOR THAT CONCLUDES ALL THE REMOTE SMEARS.

IF YOU JUST GIVE ME ONE MINUTE, I WILL SWITCH TO IN-PERSON SPEAKERS.

OKAY.

THE FIRST IN-PERSON SPEAKER IS SANDY RAMIREZ FOR ITEM 19, FOLLOWED BY CLINTON RAREY AND COLLEAGUES AND NUMBERS.

I'M SHOWING HAD US WITH 30 REMOTE SPEAKERS AND 75 IN PERSON SPEAKERS HERE THIS MORNING.

PLEASE GO AHEAD.

GOOD DAY, EVERYONE.

I HAD SIGNED UP FOR BOTH 19 AND 90, BUT I'LL JUST SAY FOR 19, I'M A POST SPENDING MORE MONEY ON COVID IT'S COVID IT'S OVER ON 90, I'LL GIVE YOU FACTS.

THERE WERE A SOLUTION DIRECTS THE CITY MANAGER TO IDENTIFY FUNDING USE, TO BE USED FOR REINSTATEMENT THE PROGRAM, THE LICENSE PLATE READER, DATA COLLECTED BY THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL NOT BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING TRAFFIC, FINES, WARRANT, ROUNDUPS, OR ANY OTHER SIMILAR PURPOSES OF GENERATING REVENUE OR COLLECTING MONEY OWED BY THE PUBLIC DATA IS NOT RETAINED FOR 30 DAYS.

IT'S ONLY RETAINED FOR 30 DAYS.

I APOLOGIZE AND WILL ONLY BE USED FOR INVESTIGATING AND PROSECUTING CRIMINAL ACTIVITY.

WHEN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT HAD THE PROGRAM PREVIOUSLY, THERE WAS A 365 DAY RETENTION PERIOD, AN ANNUAL AUDIT AND REVIEW OF THE DATA AND THE PROGRAM WILL BE COMPLETED AND SHARE WITH THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE AND THE OFFICE POLICE OVERSIGHT, ANNUAL TRAINING OF ALL AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL WILL BE CONDUCTED ON THE POLICIES AND RESTRICTIONS CONCERNING LICENSE PLATE, READER, CAMERAS, AND DATA.

I WILL CLOSE OFF WITH SAYING THANK YOU FOR LISTENING TO ME, A PERSON OF COLOR AS A MOTHER, AS SOMEONE THAT HAS GOTTEN TICKETS.

I WANT THIS, I WANT YOU GUYS TO SUPPORT THIS.

IT'S ONLY FOR SAFETY WHEN SET, WHEN SECONDS REALLY COUNT A COMMUNITY NEEDS TO KNOW THAT YOU GUYS DO SUPPORT SAFETY.

THANK YOU, SIR.

THANK YOU, CLINTON.

RAREY AND THEN MARCY METZLER.

SO I'M SPEAKING ON 19 AND 90 I'M, UH, I'M AGAINST 19 SPENDING MORE MONEY ON COVID, ESPECIALLY 5 MILLION OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS FOR 90.

I KEEP ON HEARING THAT THIS IS GOING TO TARGET PEOPLE SEEKING ABORTIONS.

THAT WOULD BE A HIPAA VIOLATION ANYWAYS, FOR THE DMV AND THE POLICE TO HAVE THOSE RECORDS.

SO I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHY THEY'RE SPREADING THIS MISINFORMATION TO JUSTIFY NOT DOING POLICE SCANNERS.

UH, WE DEFINITELY NEED THIS MACKENZIE.

MCKELLY ALREADY OUTLINED WHAT THEY WILL NOT BE GOING AFTER.

SO SAYING THAT IT'S GONNA TARGET MINORITY, UH, NEIGHBORHOODS.

WE'RE ALREADY SEEING THAT THE HIGH CRIME IS HITTING THESE NEIGHBORHOODS.

WHEN THE MURDER RATE HAS GONE DOUBLE LAST YEAR, WHERE A MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLE THAT WERE KILLED WERE MINORITY PEOPLE AND THE FAMILIES THAT LOST THESE INDIVIDUALS WOULD PROBABLY SAY, I WANT MORE POLICE IN MY NEIGHBORHOODS AND THESE POLICE SCANNERS TO HELP GET THE CRIMINALS OFF THE STREETS AND, UH, HELP SOLVE A DUCK ABDUCTIONS.

UM, THAT'S ALL I HAVE MARCI METZLER FOR ITEM EIGHT, FOLLOWED BY LINDSEY, HAINES, MARCI, METZLER.

ARE YOU HERE? OKAY.

LINDSAY HAYNES FOR ITEM 57, FOLLOWED BY BIRTH BERTHA DELGADO, LINDSAY HAYNES, ARE YOU HERE? BERTHA DELGADO ITEM 59 FOLLOWED BY COVINO FERNANDEZ.

GOOD AFTERNOON.

MY NAME IS BERTHA DINGO AND DELGADO, THE CITY OF BOSTON HOUSING COMMISSIONER.

I'M ALSO A EAST AUSTIN RESONANCE AND I AM AS WELL HERE WITH ALL OF THE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATIONS OF OPPOSITION THAT WE'VE GIVEN YOU ALL.

WE HAVE A PETITION OF 800 AND SEMI SIGNATURES AS WELL AS, UH, WE'VE HAD A ONLINE SURVEY FROM PARKS THAT SAID 51% VOTES AGAINST RENAMING PAN-AM PARK.

WE ARE HERE NOT TO FIGHT WITH OUR COMMUNITY.

WE'RE ASKING THAT THIS DIOCESE RESPECT THE COMMUNITY AND THE PEOPLE THAT HAVE WRITTEN LETTERS TO OPPOSE ANY NAME CHANGING.

WE ARE AGAINST THIS.

WE DO NOT WANT ANY OF OUR PARKS

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AND ANY OF OUR DISTRICTS TO BE RENAMED.

AND WE ASKED THAT DISTRICT THREE COUNCIL MEMBER BE A RENTER.

MARIA, DO NOT SUPPORT YOUR FRIEND, YOUR COLLEAGUE TO BE READ TO NAME OUR NEIGHBORHOOD HISTORICAL PARK.

WE ARE EMOTIONAL.

WE ARE IRATE.

WE'VE BEEN FIGHTING FOR THE LAST FIVE TO SIX MONTHS IN OUR COMMUNITY.

WE ASK THAT THIS DIETS RESPECT US.

THANK YOU.

GAVINO FERNANDEZ FOLLOWED BY MARTIN LEMO, LEHIGH A HUNDRED DOWN THIS YEAR.

I'M THE PRESIDENT OF WHENEVER WE START A NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, ALSO THESE THOUGHTS AND LIONS CLUB PAST PRESIDENT OF THE, UH, EAST STARTS TO USE ASSOCIATION LITTLE LEAGUE.

THERE WAS FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE AUSTIN POLICE ASSOCIATION AND THEY STARTED THE ALLIANCE CLUB AND, UH, IT'S A CHAIN TO HAVE SO MANY NAMES AND ONE RECREATION CENTER.

I'M HERE TO OPPOSE, UH, WHAT THEY'RE TRYING TO DO TO THE PANAMERICA RECREATION CENTER AT MORE NAMES TO WHAT'S ALREADY THERE.

SO IF YOU WOULD AGREE WITH ME, IT IS NOT RIGHT TO DO WHAT THESE PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO DO.

I HAVE SEEN SOME OF THE WORK THAT HAS BEEN DONE BY THIS PERSON THAT IS TRYING TO NAME IT.

AND ONLY THING THAT I CAN REMEMBER THIS PERSON DOING WAS PLAYING A GOOD SHORTSTOP FOR THE JOKERS.

HE WAS A GOOD SOFTBALL PLAYER.

AND UH, SO, UH, APPRECIATE IT.

IF YOU WOULD CONSIDER THAT.

THANK Y'ALL VERY MUCH.

MARTIN LIMONE FOLLOWED BY ANA MARCIO.

CAN YOU REPEAT THE NAMES PLEASE? MARTIN LEE MOAN AND THEN ANA MASEO.

OKAY.

ON A MARCIEL AND THEN MARY ELENA MENDOZA RODRIGUEZ.

GOOD MORNING.

MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS.

MY NAME IS ANNA .

I'M THE PRESIDENT FOR THE OSWALDO BEACON THROUGH PAN-AMERICAN RECREATION CENTER.

AND I AM HERE ON BEHALF OF THE ADVISORY BOARD WHO OPPOSES THE RENAMING OF THE PAN-AM NEIGHBORHOOD PARK.

I DO THINK THAT WE NEED TO ACKNOWLEDGE MR. TONY CASTEEL, BUT BECAUSE RUBIN REALLY WANTS TO PLAY FOR Y'ALL TO GO, HEY, WE'RE GONNA DO THIS REAL QUICK, CAUSE I NEED YOUR HELP.

ALL OF YOU RIGHT NOW IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR Y'ALL TO PARTICIPATE.

BECAUSE THIS MORNING WE HAD A BREASTBONE ROOF.

THERE'S SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO RENAME THE PAN-AM NEIGHBORHOOD PARK, WHERE YOU'RE SITTING.

CAN YOU SAY THAT REAL LOUD? WE NEED TO TALK TO THE COUNCIL WHO WE GO ON THURSDAY TO LET THEM KNOW THAT THIS YOU'LL BE OFF TO THE COMMUNITY NOW AND ALSO IF YOU CAN SHOW UP AT CITY COUNCIL ON THURSDAY AT 10, WE HAVE PRESS CONFERENCES MORNING