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CREATE	
  AUSTIN	
  LEADERSHIP	
  TEAM	
  TRANSITION	
  MEETING	
  May	
  5,	
  2010	
  
Participants:	
  Mark	
  Holzbach,	
  Mark	
  Yznaga,	
  Huey	
  Houston,	
  Don	
  Pitts,	
  Ann	
  Cicollela,	
  Robert	
  Faires,	
  
Kathy	
  Panoff,	
  Brent	
  Hasty,	
  Janet	
  Seibert,	
  Ann	
  Graham,	
  Latifah	
  Taormina,	
  Cookie	
  Ruiz,	
  Deborah	
  
Edward	
  
	
  
Goals:	
  
     1. Review	
  CreateAustin	
  plan	
  elements	
  that	
  have	
  been	
  addresses	
  and	
  those	
  that	
  still	
  need	
  action	
  
     2. Develop	
  a	
  next	
  step	
  action	
  plan	
  for	
  CreateAustin	
  Leadership	
  Team	
  
     3. Confirm	
  a	
  leadership/organizational	
  structure	
  
     4. Identify	
  measures	
  of	
  success	
  going	
  forward	
  
	
  
Discussion:	
  
     1. Review	
  of	
  plan	
  recommendations/implementation	
  to	
  date	
  
           A. Progress	
  towards	
  goals	
  to	
  date	
  
                • Over	
  50%	
  of	
  the	
  recommendations	
  from	
  the	
  CreateAustin	
  report	
  submitted	
  to	
  City	
  
                   Council	
  in	
  2008	
  have	
  been	
  addressed(see	
  attached	
  power	
  point	
  slides).	
  In	
  addition	
  the	
  
                   plan	
  and	
  the	
  process	
  have	
  resulted	
  in	
  a	
  stronger,	
  more	
  connected	
  creative	
  community	
  
                   and	
  a	
  set	
  of	
  recommendations	
  and	
  phrases	
  that	
  are	
  becoming	
  part	
  of	
  city	
  and	
  public	
  
                   conversations	
  about	
  a	
  creative	
  community.	
  
                • A	
  number	
  of	
  projects	
  are	
  being	
  done	
  by	
  the	
  city,	
  by	
  various	
  arts/culture	
  groups	
  and	
  by	
  
                   other	
  community	
  groups:	
  
                                 CITY	
  LED	
  ACTIVITIES:	
  
                                                1. Next	
  step	
  workshops	
  and	
  convenings	
  
                                                2. Inventory	
  of	
  built	
  environment	
  resources	
  in	
  progress	
  
                                                3. Music	
  Program	
  Office	
  
                                                4. Submitted	
  grant	
  from	
  NEA	
  (turned	
  down)	
  
                                                5. Work	
  with	
  Michael	
  Oden	
  researching	
  Artist	
  Centers	
  
                                                     	
  
                                 CREATE	
  AUSTIN	
  LEADERSHIP	
  TEAM	
  ACTIVITIES	
  (in	
  collaboration	
  or	
  individually)	
  
                                                1. Effort	
  to	
  get	
  City	
  Council	
  endorsement	
  of	
  CreateAustin	
  Plan	
  (Cookie)	
  
                                                2. Work	
  to	
  address	
  the	
  Hotel	
  Motel	
  Bed	
  Tax	
  issues	
  (Kevin	
  Patterson)	
  
                                                	
  
                                 COMMUNITY	
  LED	
  ACTIVITIES:	
  
                                                1. Shared	
  services	
  group	
  for	
  presenting	
  organizations	
  
                                                2. New	
  Works	
  Coalition	
  working	
  on	
  shared	
  resources	
  as	
  well	
  
                                                3. Creative	
  Alliance	
  transition	
  
                                                4. Candidates	
  forum	
  
                                                5. MindPOP	
  Summit,	
  Solutions	
  research,	
  funding	
  and	
  action	
  with	
  AISD	
  
                                                6. Participation	
  in	
  City	
  planning	
  efforts	
  
                                                7. Various	
  space	
  planning	
  efforts	
  –	
  Arts	
  Space@	
  Mueller	
  (Don	
  Toner),	
  
                                                     Seaholm	
  Space	
  (Ford	
  Foundation	
  planning	
  team	
  assembling	
  –	
  
                                                     Deborah	
  Edward),	
  Austin	
  Film	
  Society	
  Digital	
  Hub	
  (Rebecca	
  
                                                     Campbell),	
  Meredith	
  Property	
  proposals	
  (Will	
  Meredith),	
  Chestnut	
  
                                                     Hill	
  Neighborhood	
  ideas,	
  County	
  office	
  space	
  ideas	
  
     	
  
           B.      Urgent	
  and	
  important	
  issues	
  not	
  yet	
  addressed	
  or	
  “owned”	
  by	
  anyone	
  

                                                                                                                                                      1	
  

	
  
	
  


                 •   Philanthropy	
  recommendations	
  –	
  ILHIGH	
  is	
  clearer	
  about	
  its	
  own	
  priorities	
  
                 •   Reorganizing	
  City	
  departments	
  re	
  creative	
  enterprise	
  –	
  some	
  changes	
  in	
  the	
  situation	
  
                     need	
  to	
  be	
  factored	
  into	
  the	
  mix,	
  e.g.	
  Cultural	
  Arts	
  division	
  moving	
  out	
  of	
  City	
  Hall,	
  
                     changes	
  in	
  staffing	
  and	
  leadership	
  and	
  priorities	
  in	
  PARD	
  and	
  EGRO,	
  etc.	
  
             • Accountability	
  measures	
  	
  -­‐	
  waiting	
  on	
  Endorsement	
  by	
  City	
  Council.	
  
                     	
  
       3. Next	
  step	
  action	
  plans	
  
	
  
           A. What	
  needs	
  are	
  critical	
  –	
  urgent	
  and	
  important	
  –	
  that	
  CALI	
  should	
  be	
  
                  monitoring/addressing?	
  
           RE	
  CITY	
  GOVERNMENT	
  
           • Advocacy	
  (create	
  a	
  “downside”	
  for	
  not	
  supporting	
  creative	
  enterprise)	
  
           • Identifying	
  financial	
  levers	
  to	
  help	
  ensure	
  that	
  creative	
  enterprises	
  are	
  considered	
  in	
  
                  planning	
  
           • Secure	
  endorsement	
  by	
  city	
  council	
  
           • Maintain	
  pressure	
  to	
  get	
  City	
  government	
  to	
  create	
  an	
  Office	
  of	
  Creative	
  Enterprise	
  
           • Establish	
  the	
  city/community	
  accountability	
  function	
  
           • Examine	
  City	
  budget	
  to	
  understand	
  how	
  creative	
  enterprise	
  activities	
  are	
  presented	
  
           • Momentum	
  to	
  keep	
  focused	
  on	
  built	
  environment	
  
           • Mobilize	
  getting	
  CreateAustin	
  info	
  into	
  the	
  Imagine	
  Austin	
  Plan	
  
           	
  
           RE	
  COMMUNITY	
  INITIATIVES	
  
           • CALI	
  to	
  hand	
  over	
  projects	
  to	
  other	
  individuals	
  and	
  groups,	
  and	
  then	
  do	
  the	
  work	
  that’s	
  still	
  
                  left	
  
           • Need	
  for	
  rapid	
  response	
  	
  -­‐	
  a	
  SWAT	
  team	
  	
  -­‐	
  easy	
  to	
  mobilize	
  about	
  issues	
  that	
  emerge	
  
           • Invest	
  community	
  leadership	
  in	
  Comprehensive	
  Plan/Imagine	
  Austin	
  
           • Confirm	
  the	
  role	
  of	
  Creative	
  Alliance	
  in	
  addressing	
  needs	
  
           • Conduct	
  a	
  situation	
  analysis	
  of	
  community	
  leadership	
  to	
  determine	
  how	
  best	
  to	
  get	
  the	
  
                  other	
  recommendations	
  addressed	
  
           	
  
           B. What	
  is	
  the	
  structure	
  best	
  suited	
  to	
  our	
  next	
  phase	
  of	
  work?	
  
           1. OPTIONS	
  
           • CALI	
  to	
  become	
  an	
  advocacy	
  organization?	
  
           • CALI	
  to	
  become	
  the	
  lead	
  organization	
  managing	
  the	
  accountability?	
  
           • CALI	
  to	
  convene	
  a	
  strategic	
  plan	
  to	
  spell	
  out	
  tasks/timelines/etc.	
  for	
  the	
  community?	
  
           • CALI	
  to	
  convene	
  quarterly	
  meetings	
  to	
  update	
  one	
  another	
  on	
  progress	
  towards	
  goals?	
  
           • CALI	
  to	
  coordinate	
  ongoing	
  communication	
  with	
  leaders	
  in	
  creative	
  community?	
  
           • CALI	
  to	
  create,	
  coordinate	
  and	
  manage	
  tracks	
  of	
  work	
  within	
  Create	
  Austin	
  –	
  move	
  forward	
  
                  on	
  City	
  and	
  move	
  forward	
  on	
  Community	
  recommendations	
  
           • Keep	
  things	
  as	
  is	
  
           • Should	
  CALI	
  become	
  a	
  “social	
  movement”,	
  a	
  temporary	
  organization,	
  or	
  a	
  sustaining	
  
                  presence?	
  
           • Should	
  CALI	
  eschew	
  the	
  nonprofit,	
  board	
  led	
  model	
  and	
  look	
  at	
  other	
  structural	
  options?	
  
           	
  
           2.              URGENT	
  ISSUES	
  
           • Endorsement:	
  4	
  people	
  will	
  help	
  Cookie–	
  Ann	
  G,	
  Robert,	
  Cliff,	
  Mark,	
  Ann	
  C,	
  Latifah	
  
           	
   Don	
  to	
  get	
  this	
  in	
  front	
  of	
  Music	
  Commission	
  
                                                                                                                                                            2	
  

	
  
	
  


          • Establish	
  accountability	
  team	
  
          	
  
     3. CONCENSUS	
  RE	
  STRUCTURE	
  AND	
  FUNCTION	
  
     • Three	
  concentric	
  circles	
  of	
  work	
  which	
  overlap	
  in	
  a	
  communication	
  and	
  support	
  function.	
  Each	
  
          circle	
  may	
  have	
  responsibility	
  for	
  both	
  City	
  government	
  and	
  Community	
  led	
  efforts,	
  or	
  there	
  
          may	
  be	
  other	
  ways	
  to	
  organize.	
  Each	
  team	
  would	
  have	
  a	
  champion,	
  and	
  there	
  would	
  be	
  a	
  
          communication	
  function	
  coordinating	
  efforts.	
  What	
  should	
  the	
  three	
  circles	
  focus	
  on?	
  Initial	
  
          option:	
  
                 o Implementation/Projects	
  –	
  “bless	
  and	
  release”	
  partner	
  groups	
  to	
  get	
  things	
  
                        accomplished	
  and	
  then	
  fill	
  in	
  the	
  gaps	
  by	
  organizing	
  and	
  managing	
  the	
  work	
  still	
  left	
  	
  
                 o Accountability	
  –	
  develop	
  benchmarks	
  and	
  measures	
  to	
  monitor	
  progress	
  towards	
  vision	
  
                 o Advocacy	
  –	
  initial	
  focus	
  on	
  city	
  actions	
  –	
  political	
  advocacy	
  we	
  all	
  agree	
  on	
  
          • Quarterly	
  meetings.	
  	
  CALI	
  is	
  a	
  valuable	
  forum	
  to	
  share	
  information	
  and	
  stay	
  focused.	
  Need	
  a	
  
                 lead	
  person	
  to	
  schedule	
  and	
  host	
  meetings.	
  
     	
  
4.        Next	
  Steps	
  
          • Re	
  Future	
  Structure	
  -­‐	
  Ann,	
  Latifah,	
  Cookie,	
  Mark,	
  Janet,	
  Robert	
  will	
  	
  define	
  structure	
  options	
  
                 and	
  make	
  a	
  proposal	
  to	
  group	
  BEFORE	
  JUNE	
  7	
  
          (Ann	
  C	
  asks	
  group	
  to	
  consider:	
  how	
  does	
  the	
  internet	
  make	
  everything	
  you	
  do	
  possible?)	
  
          • Re	
  Endorsement	
  –	
  Cookie	
  will	
  work	
  with	
  Ann	
  G,	
  Robert,	
  Cliff,	
  Mark,	
  Ann	
  C,	
  Latifah,	
  Don	
  
          • Reconvene	
  -­‐	
  Meet	
  second	
  week	
  of	
  August	
  to	
  review	
  options	
  for	
  structure	
  (and	
  do	
  the	
  
                 handoffs	
  for	
  projects)	
  
	
  
          SEE	
  POWER	
  POINT	
  FOR	
  ADDITIONAL	
  INFORMATION	
  
          	
  
	
  
	
  




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