Add section for housing:
-Address our listing in the Austin Area Median Income as it relates to LIHTC projects
-Address title insurance requirements for newer homes that should start with clean titles
-Address funding needs for transitional housing, continuum of care, and case management
Add section for Public Safety:
-Address impact of "constitutional carry" on violent crime
-Police accountability and access to records
"Laws restricting women’s access to reproductive care and abortion can place women at further risk, since control over a woman’s reproductive choices often plays a role in intimate partner violence, Lawn said in an October 20 U.S. News & World Report article. Lenient firearms legislation can also increase the risk. "
Add to Preemption section:
-Charge vacant property owners a registration fee, as well as a rate for police/fire/ems responses to their buildings
-Addressing TXST and other University regulations that keep us from charging them for Fire response, wastewater, taxes, etc.
-Remove SMART terminal, which is now trying to expand to become a 2,000 acre HI development as opposed to it's original 900ish acres....
-Add the need for sustainable development which prioritizes a reduction of fossil fuel usage
Response provided by Lauren Surley, Director of Communications & Intergovernmental Relations:
Thank you for submitting these additions. We have provided this information to our state legislative consultant and are hoping to have her on hand and prepared to answer any questions that might arise.