Episode 37: Patrick Howard, Austin Planning Commissioner (District 1)
(Run time - 9:53)
“I’m really more of what you call a community builder.” - Patrick Howard
On today’s episode we speak with returning guest Patrick Howard, recently appointed to Austin’s Planning Commission by Council Member Natasha Harper Madison (District 1). Outside of the commission Patrick serves Executive Director and CEO of the Housing Authority of Travis County.
With now one meeting under his belt, Patrick and Bingham Group CEO A.J. Bingham discuss what his approach will be on the commission, as well as thoughts on a pending second try at a land use code re-write.
Prior to his current role, Patrick served as the Director of Planning & Development Services for the City of San Angelo (TX), and the Assistant Director of Planning and Community Development for the City of San Antonio.
Stay tuned after the show for bonus comments from Commissioner Howard on Affordability Unlocked resolution passed two weeks ago.
You can learn more about Patrick, here.
This episode was recorded on February 28, 2019.
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