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Zilker Park Vision Plan: TAG Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
John Nixon
26:43
Apologies for the delay joining, I'm meeting hopping today.
Caitlin Admire, COA Office of Sustainability
28:51
FYI - "SANA" to me that has always stood for "South Austin Neighborhood Association" - don't know if this will cause confusion within the community. Maybe it's not a big deal, but wanted to note it.
PARD Justin Schneider, Community Engagement
34:36
To clarify and update: 81,011 responses (comments or responses to questions) from 2,952 participants.
E. Loucks
43:40
Old Mill, but Sunken Garden is preferred
PARD D'Anne Williams
01:10:32
Good to see you Charlie. Welcome back to Austin!
Cynthia Klemmer
01:29:46
It's a lot to digest, but really some good information!
Jessica Gilzow, PARD
01:30:06
Agreed!
Jessica Gilzow, PARD
01:30:35
Thank you, Amanda!
Cynthia Klemmer
01:32:29
To Amanda's point on programming, I think it might be a helpful addition to have a couple of maps that show programming use-- perhaps intensity levels of use?-- across the park as well as seasonally. It would provide some helpful insights to consider along with the major events.
Claire Hempel | Design Workshop
01:32:54
Great suggestion!
Jessica Gilzow, PARD
01:33:20
Great suggestion, Cindy!!!
Jason Maurer, PARD Events
01:34:12
Where do we make "edit" comments? For example - events started over 80 years ago (kite festival) - shows 2000 on main slide with timeline overview. Not sure what benchmark timewise should be used by several events are over 50 years old.
Claire Hempel | Design Workshop
01:35:21
Jason - you can save the PDF to your computer and mark up in Adobe.
Cynthia Klemmer
01:36:41
Is there a combined edit option? Would be helpful to see comments of others.
Claire Hempel | Design Workshop
01:37:45
Great idea - we can upload the document to the OneDrive and I believe you can markup there, like a Google doc.
Kim McKnight, PARD
01:38:56
I had to step away for a phone call so will need to re-watch the presentation. If you can send the recording as soon as possible, I would like to provide feedback while it's fresh on my mind.
Claire Hempel | Design Workshop
01:40:54
We will provide the Zoom recording after the meeting, as well as the link to the SANA report.
Caitlin Admire, COA Office of Sustainability
01:46:16
I would love to see the Climate Equity Plan included in the adjacent/related plans section at the end of the doc - I would be happy to provide a short blurb for you to include. To note, it is a proposed plan update, not yet adopted by Council but that's expected to happen later this year.
Claire Hempel | Design Workshop
01:46:57
Caitlin - yes, please. That's an important plan to acknowledge how Zilker can contribute.
Kim McKnight, PARD
01:48:16
https://www.grandcanyon.org/
Caitlin Admire, COA Office of Sustainability
01:49:19
Great, I will email you. I would also be happy to help with any content re: how this park/parks in general contribute to climate change mitigation/adaptation/resilience. I don't think I saw too much of that in the report, except at related to tree canopy.
Amanda Ross
01:52:18
As part of the site analysis, it might also be good to look at different audiences that come to the park particularly in the community section--school groups, families, swimmers, sports clubs, volunteers, staff, dog owners, tourist, exercisers (individual and group); etc.
E. Loucks
01:53:28
Repairs to existing failing infrastructure, maintainability, safety
Claire Hempel | Design Workshop
01:53:46
1. Economics2. Environment3. Community4. Character/Placemaking/Art5. Accessibility6. Equity and Inclusion
Caitlin Admire, COA Office of Sustainability
01:53:47
@amanda, I love the idea of doing user profiles!
Cynthia Klemmer
01:56:13
Science, yes-- we do that well, programmatically, but also reverence for nature and value for the quiet spaces provided and respect for them.
Caitlin Admire, COA Office of Sustainability
01:56:59
Precisely, Cynthia! That is so important in creating more/better stewards!
Kim McKnight, PARD
01:58:13
I would like to see a more explicit call out to history and historic resources in the guiding principles
Jessica Gilzow, PARD
02:00:28
Thank you for saying that Amanda!
Drenner Group - Dave Anderson
02:02:26
I've heard the idea of "weaving together" at several different parts of today's presentation. Weave together access, weave together different uses, weave together different parts of the park, weave together science-based education throughout park, weave together... Interesting theme coming forward.
Amanda Ross
02:03:12
Great ideas Cindy!
Jessica Gilzow, PARD
02:05:46
Agreed, Cindy! Wayfinding signage and a holistic branding for Zilker Park might help with that.
Caitlin Admire, COA Office of Sustainability
02:09:38
Balboa Park would be a great case study for Zilker...beloved by locals but also utilized by visitors.
Charlie McCabe, Consultant
02:11:25
Thanks Caitlin, Balboa is much bigger (1300 acres) and has a lot more cultural institutions than Zilker, but some similar issues. Its a bit of an outlier, but I have done a fair amount of work with the parks conservancy.
Caitlin Admire, COA Office of Sustainability
02:14:09
@Charlie, point taken :) I've spent some time there and definitely some noted similarities (and differences)
Charlie McCabe, Consultant
02:14:57
@Caitlin, happy to fold Balboa in.