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THE MEETING OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL TUITION TO ORDER ALL SEPTEMBER 16TH, 2020 FROM 3:00 PM TO 4:30 PM.

VIA VIDEO CONFERENCING.

I HAVE ABOUT 303 RIGHT NOW AND I'M GOING TO DO ROLL CALL FIRST.

HERE WE GO.

COMMISSIONER KRILL, COMMISSIONER SMITH WILL BE JOINING US 30 MINUTES LATER.

WE'LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS.

COMMISSIONER THOMPSON, COMMISSIONER NEELEY, COMMISSIONER NEELEY.

I'LL COME BACK TO MR. COIN HERE.

COMMISSIONER MACIO HERE.

MR. WEINBERG, COMMISSIONER GUERRERO, PRESENT COMMISSIONER BORDEN, COMMISSIONER BEDFORD HERE, COMMISSIONER.

THERE WE GO.

THANK YOU.

YOU CAN MUTE NOW.

THANKS.

OKAY, SO THAT IS ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT COMMISSIONERS.

UM,

[4b. Name: 8921 US Hwy 290 W Wastewater Service Extension Request #4796]

BEFORE WE GET STARTED, WE DO HAVE A REQUEST TO POSTPONE ITEM FOUR B AND UM, I HAD HEARD SOMEONE WOULD BE HERE POSSIBLY TO SPEAK TO THIS POSTPONEMENT.

CHRIS, CAN YOU GIVE US ANY INFORMATION REGARDING FOUR B AT THIS TIME, CHRIS HARRINGTON, ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER.

SO STAFF ARE REQUESTING AN INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THIS ITEM AS WE RESOLVE A FEW MORE ISSUES AND THEN WE BRING IT BACK TO YOU.

UH, THE APPLICANT IS ON THE LINE AS OUR STAFF FROM AUSTIN WATER.

IF THE COMMISSION WISHES TO DEBATE ON THE POSTPONEMENT, WE CAN CERTAINLY HEAR FROM THE APPLICANT OR IF THE APPLICANT WISHES TO MAKE A CASE AGAINST POSTPONEMENT, THEN THEY'RE WELCOME TO SPEAK AS WELL.

OKAY.

FIRST OF ALL, UM, IS THERE ANY OBJECTIONS FROM ANY COMMISSIONERS REGARDING THIS POSTPONEMENT? NO.

SO IT LOOKS LIKE THE COMMISSIONERS ARE IN FAVOR OF THIS POSTPONEMENT TODAY.

CAN WE STILL NEED TO HEAR FROM THE APPLICANT, JOE OR MICHAEL? IF YOU'RE ON THE LINE YOU MAY UNMUTE AND SPEAK.

IF YOU WISH TO OTHERWISE WE'LL PROCEED WITHOUT IT.

DISCUSSION OF THIS ITEM.

MADAM CHAIR, CHRIS HARRINGTON.

I RECOMMEND WE GO AHEAD AND PROCEED AND POSTPONE THIS ITEM.

VERY GOOD.

ALL RIGHT.

SO WE'RE GOING TO PULL THIS ITEM OFFICIALLY FROM OUR AGENDA TODAY AND MOVE FORWARD.

OKAY, SO WE

[1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND ACTION]

HAVE ONE, A APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM SEPTEMBER 2ND.

DO WE HAVE A MOTION TO APPROVE THOSE MINUTES TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING? THIS IS MARY.

WE HAVE A SECOND FROM MS. COMMISSIONER NALY ANY EDITS CHANGES BEFORE THE VOTE HEARING NONE.

ALL IN FAVOR, SAY AYE, MOTION CARRIES UNANIMOUSLY.

ALL RIGHT,

[2. STAFF BRIEFINGS]

LET'S MOVE ON TO, TO A STAFF BRIEFINGS.

WE'RE GOING TO HAVE AN UPDATE ON THE 2019 STATE OF OUR ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT.

THANK YOU.

YEAH.

OKAY.

AND CAN YOU SEE MY SCREENING TO SEE AN IMAGE OF A BEAUTIFUL GOLDEN CHEEK? WARPER OKAY.

SO THANK YOU.

THIS IS KATIE TIFFIN WITH THE WATERSHED PROTECTION DEPARTMENT.

TODAY, I'M HERE TO SHARE THE FINAL DRAFT OF THE 2019 STATE OF OUR ENVIRONMENT REPORT.

ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICERS REQUIRED TO DELIVER AN ANNUAL REPORT ON AUSTIN'S ENVIRONMENT TO THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY COUNCIL.

ALTHOUGH THE FORMAT OF THE REPORT HAS EVOLVED OVER TIME.

IT TRADITIONALLY HAS BEEN A PRINTED DOCUMENT DETAILING THE CURRENT CONDITION

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OF AUSTIN'S AIR, LAND, WATER.

AND FIRST THE FORMAT HAS CONTINUED TO EVOLVE OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS, AND IT NOW EXISTS AS AN ONLINE SITE THAT CAN BE ACCESSED AT AUSTIN, TEXAS.GOV/ENVIRONMENT 2019, BESIDES TEACHERS, A CITYWIDE STORY JUST HERE AND THIS, UH, AND THIS CITY STORY IS ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS ON AUSTIN'S RESERVOIRS AND THE COLORADO.

WE'RE GOING TO 2019 NOW ALSO INCLUDES METRICS DISTRICT DESCRIBING THE CONDITION OF KEY COMPONENTS OF AUSTIN'S NATURAL RESOURCES AS A TIME REPORT IS AVAILABLE IN BOTH ENGLISH AND SPANISH.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR HAVE ANY FEEDBACK FOR US TO CONSIDER BEFORE WE FINALIZE AND DISTRIBUTE THIS REPORT TO THE HEARING COUNSEL, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO REACH OUT TO ME OR CHRIS HERRING.

THANK EXCELLENT.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THAT UPDATE.

WE ARE NOW LOOKING TO MOVE TO ITEM THREE A OH, THEY HAVE NOTHING FOR THREE DAYS, SO WE CAN, WE CAN JUST KEEP GOING OR AT FOR

[4a. Name: Koenig Lane Commercial, SP-2019-0561C]

A PUBLIC HEARING AND POSSIBLE ACTION.

SURE.

A IS COGNITIVE LANE, COMMERCIAL S P 2019 DASH ZERO FIVE SIX ONE C.

WE HAVE AN APPLICANT TO IS GOING TO MAKE A PRESENTATION AND WE HAVE STAFF HERE.

WHO'S GOING TO GO FIRST.

YEAH, COMMISSIONERS.

MY NAME IS JOHNNY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT.

THEY DO NOT BELIEVE THE APPLICANT WISHES TO MAKE A PRESENTATION OUT OF IT.

THEY ARE ON THE LINE AND THAT IS YOUR QUESTIONS.

I'M HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTION.

IT'S MOSTLY DEVELOPMENT THAT CAN LAND COMMERCIAL, WHICH IS ON K TO 12 WEST LANE IN CASE NUMBER .

AND THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED IN AN URBAN PARSON CLASSIFICATION BESIDES THE 0.1 ACRE LOT SINGLE FAMILY, OR TOTAL 33% GROSS AREA.

YEAH, 25 DASH EIGHT DASH TWO SIX ONE TO ALLOW PRIVATE DRIVEWAY PARKING OFF IN A CRITICAL WAR ZONE.

I TALKED TO THE COMMERCIAL USE AND THE SURROUNDING PROPERTIES HAS BEEN A LOT OF REASON BASED ON THE SQUARE FOOTAGE OF COMMERCIAL FITBIT, THIS PROPERTY BY THE BATHROOM AND DUE TO THE TRAFFIC CABLE BOX.

AND THEY DRIVE ON THE STREET.

PARKING IS NOT AN OPTION, THEREFORE, IN ORDER TO PROVIDE IT, WHICH MUST BE THE CASE WITH THE CRITICAL WORK WITHIN THIS VERY ACTIVE POSTBELLUM OVERALL VERBIAGE, 55% PER SITE AREA, AND THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE, 70% FOR US THAT ORIGINALLY 67% WE'RE WORKING WITH THAT TO MINIMIZE THE CONSEQUENCES.

THE APNEA IS PROPOSING FILTERS THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY THAT WILL CAPTURE ENTRY STORM OUR, BUT OFF THEY'RE WORKING TRAINING STORM SCORES AND THEY'RE PROVIDING FOUR STANDARDS FOR ALL PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY, NEITHER RAIN GARDEN, OR FEASIBLE FOR THE ROOF DRAIN GATE, NOR A LARGE AREA FOR LEVEL SPRINTER THAT WOULD BE REQUIRED FOR THE RAINS.

OUR OUTFALL STAFF HAS DETERMINED THE PRISONS PROVIDE PROTECTION BECAUSE OF THAT LOCKED WITH A REAL FUNCTIONING, PERFECT WATERFALL TREATMENT, BUT NOT BE REQUIRED, NOT EVEN BE IN ROUTE IN ADOPTION.

THEREFORE STAFF HAS DETERMINED THAT ALL MARRIAGE IS A PROPOSED PROJECT.

PROTECTION IS ACHIEVABLE WITHOUT PARENTS STAFF WORKING WITH PARENTS WITH THE PUBLIC ISSUE, PROVIDE BURDEN STRIPS, AND THE DRIVER PROVIDE THAT WILL PROVIDE QUALITY TREATMENT IN THE DOMAIN, THE DRIVEWAY, AND PROVIDE THE PEDESTRIAN WALKWAYS TO REDUCE THE OVERALL NUMBER AND BITE ON THE SITE.

AND FROM THE FACEBOOK STORMWATER, I'M AVAILABLE TO ANSWER ANY QUESTION, UH, JUST FOR THE RECORD, I'D LIKE TO NOTE THAT, UH, MINISTER KRILL HAS JOINED US.

AND, UM, I FORGOT TO SAY IT'S AT 15, 12 DASH PATH WEST COUNTY CLAIM, AUSTIN, TEXAS 77 OH SEVEN SEVEN EIGHT SEVEN FIVE SEVEN DISTRICT SEVEN.

UM, YOU BROKE UP QUITE A BIT.

WE'VE ALL READ OUR BACK UP.

DOES

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ANYONE HAVE ANY QUESTIONS AT THIS POINT? EVEN THOUGH WE, WE HAVE ALL THE CONDITIONS LISTED ALREADY THAT HE, HE DESCRIBED QUESTIONS.

I HAVE A MOTION.

I'LL LET EVERYBODY MAYBE HAVE ANOTHER 30 SECONDS.

OKAY.

AND WE NEED TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING GORDON AND I HAVEN'T SLEPT.

OKAY.

MY QUESTION PERTAINS TO THE CHORUS PAVEMENT.

SO, AND I GUESS IN LIKE IN PERPETUITY, DOES THIS REMAIN POROUS OR IS IT SUBJECT TO COMPACTION? OH, SORRY.

I'LL GET BACK TO THAT.

CAITLIN.

OKAY.

SORRY.

THE ECHO KIND OF THREW ME OFF.

UM, HEY, UM, SO WE'RE GOING TO ACTUALLY, YOU, WE, UM, FOR A STATEMENT FOR THE DRIVEWAY, UM, AND AREA FOUR LOADED, SO IT'LL ALREADY BE COMPACTING AND THAT WAY, UM, AND THEN AS FAR AS ALL THE OTHER WALKWAYS WE DO HAVE AROUND THE BUILDING, BOTH WILL BE THE NORMAL KIND OF PAVEMENT WITH THE, UM, THEY'LL HAVE SPACE FOR WATER TO GO THROUGH.

OKAY.

THANKS.

MADAM CHAIR HEARD NO ADDITIONAL COMMENTS.

I MOVED TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC.

WE THOMPSON.

WE HAVE SOME CONSTANT COMMENTS CHAIR.

I'LL SECOND THAT MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING.

I WAS ONLY SECONDING THE MOTION.

MADAM CHAIR.

YOU'RE MUTED.

OKAY.

COMMISSIONER MADE THE SECOND.

IS THAT CORRECT? OKAY.

MOTION CARRIES NINE.

ALRIGHTY.

I HAVE A MOTION CHAIR.

IF YOU'RE READY.

ITEM FOUR.

THE SUBJECT CAME TO GLEAN AND COMMERCIAL S P DASH 2019 THAT SHOW FIVE, SIX ONE C.

WHEREAS THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION RECOGNIZES THE APPLICANT IS REQUESTING A VARIANCE FROM LDC 25 DASH EIGHT DASH TWO SIX ONE TO ALLOW PRIVATE DRIVEWAY AND PARKING IN A CRITICAL WATER QUALITY ZONE.

WHEREAS THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION RECOGNIZES THE SITE WAS LOCATED IN THE SHOAL CREEK WATERSHED, URBAN CLASSIFICATION AND DESIRE DEVELOPMENT ZONE.

AND WHEREAS THE BROWNLOW COMMISSION RECOGNIZES THAT STAFF RECOMMENDS THIS VARIANCE WITH CONDITIONS.

HAVING DETERMINED, THE REQUIRED FINDINGS OF FACT HAVE MET.

THEREFORE THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION RECOMMENDS THE VARIANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING STAFF CONDITIONS.

THE ONE TO PROVIDE WEBBING STRIPS FOR THE DRIVE AISLES TO, TO PROVIDE VEGETATED FILTERS TRIPS THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY TO CAPTURE AND TREAT STORM WATER RUNOFF, AND NUMBER THREE, PROVIDE POROUS CONCRETE FOR PEDESTRIAN PATHS TO REDUCE THE LEVEL OF IMPERVIOUS COVER AND PROMOTE THE WORK AND FILTRATION ON SITE.

SECOND TAMISHA WHO MADE THE SECOND BEDFORD.

THANK YOU.

COMMISSIONER BEDFORD.

SECOND THAT THE TEMPO CALL BEFORE WE DO LINDA MIGHT HAVE ONE QUESTION.

WE'LL HAVE DISCUSSION HERE.

UM, AND THIS MAY HAVE ALREADY BEEN COVERED, BUT ONE ROAD IS NOT PROPOSED OVER THE VEGETATIVE FILTER STRIPS.

MY, MY ONLY CONCERN IS THE NARROWNESS OF THE VEGETATIVE FILTER SHIPS MIGHT PROVE SOMEWHAT INEFFECTIVE IN PROVIDING ANY KIND OF WATER QUALITY CONTROL.

WAS THAT COVERED AT ALL? YES.

DO YOU

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NEED US TO REPEAT THAT? OKAY.

I DON'T THINK SO.

NO.

OKAY.

IT WAS COVERED IN THE DISCUSSION IN THE PRESENTATION.

THEY CAN'T DO IT.

THERE'S NOWHERE.

OKAY.

LET'S VOTE.

I'M DOING ROLL CALL COMMISSIONER KRILL.

YES.

MR. THOMPSON IS COMMISSIONER IMMEDIATELY.

POINT COMMISSIONER MACIO COMMISSIONER RAINBIRD YES.

YES.

COMMISSIONER BORDEN.

YES.

COMMISSIONER BEDFORD.

YES.

CARRIES THANK YOU SO MUCH.

THIS CONCLUDES OUR MEETING TODAY.

THANK Y'ALL SO MUCH.

WE HAVE POSTPONE FOR B AND

[5. COMMITTEE REPORTS]

A THERE'S NO COMMITTEE REPORTS AT THIS TIME.

IS THERE AS A QUESTION I GUESS.

AND WHEN THE COMMITTEE REPORTS HEARING, KNOWING THAT I AM GOING TO ADJOURN THIS MEETING AT THREE 19.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION.

ADIOS.

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