ULI Austin October Breakfast: Austin Code Rewrite


Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
7:30am - 9:00am CDT


The Headliners Club 221 W 6th St 21st fl Austin, TX 78701 UNITED STATES
The City of Austin released the latest draft of the code rewrite on October 4.  At the October breakfast, city representatives involved with the rewrite responded to ULI Austin's questions about the latest draft. 

Speakers from City of Austin:
  • Annick Beaudet, Assistant Director for Austin Transportation (Leadership Team on the Land Development Code Rewrite)
  • Brent Lloyd, Development Officer for the Development Services Department (Leadership Team on the Land Development Code Rewrite)
  • Erica Leak, Housing Policy and Planning Manager for the Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Department (Subject Matter Lead on the Land Development Code Rewrite)
Moderator: Stephen Oliver, AIA – Principal, OPA Design Studio, Inc. and Former Planning Commission Chair
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Brent Lloyd

Development Officer, Development Services Department , City of Austin

Brent Lloyd is an experienced land use attorney who currently serves as Development Officer in the Development Services Department, where he helps guide interpretation and administration of the City’s Land Development Code. A graduate of McCallum High School and a longtime Austin resident, Brent has worked on several significant regulatory initiatives over the last 10+ years and has advised all units of City government on land use issues. As an attorney in Washington State, Brent defended municipalities in litigation against developers and received an award from the governor for helping to develop a program incentivizing environmental protection through density transfers. He has published several articles on the law of urban planning, including an academic paper on the use of national constitutions to protect the environment and a widely cited article on comprehensive planning.


Annick Beaudet

Assistant Director, Transportation, City of Austin

Annick Beaudet is an urban planner certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and an Assistant Director with the Austin Transportation Department where she is responsible for transportation planning, engineering and street design. She has worked in the areas of land use, entitlements and transportation for over 20 years, in both the public and private sectors. Her experience at the City of Austin spans multiple departments including Public Works, Planning, Development Review, Capital Planning and Transportation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Geography from the University of Texas at Austin and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration from the Penn State School of Public Affairs.


Erica Leak

Officer, City of Austin Neighborhood Housing & Community Development

Erica Leak is the Acting Assistant Director of the City of Austin’s Housing Department and heads the Housing Policy division, which focuses on planning and policy initiatives for increasing household affordability in the City of Austin. She was instrumental in the creation of Austin’s first Strategic Housing Blueprint, which sets affordable housing goals, priorities and strategies for the city. Prior to that, Erica worked in the City of Austin’s Planning Department, leading area planning processes and developing multiple density bonus programs in the City of Austin resulting in the creation of income-restricted affordable housing. Erica has a master's degree in architecture from the University of Washington, Seattle, and has over a decade of experience in planning, affordable housing, and public policy. She grew up in Missouri and has lived in Austin for nearly a decade and a half.

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