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Overview of the Collection

Administrative History

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Administrative Records, 2001-2003

Austin History Center

Austin (Tex.). Boards and Commissions. Renaissance Market Commission Records

An Inventory of the Collection



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Austin (Tex.). Renaissance Market Commission
Title: Austin (Tex.). Boards and Commissions. Renaissance Market Commission Records
Inclusive Dates: 2001-2003
Abstract: In 1972, the Austin City Council established the Vending Commission to regulate vendors in an area of the city known as the People's Renaissance Market. In 1983, the name of the commission was changed to the Market Renaissance Commission, and, in 2010, the commission was dissolved. The collection consists of the Renaissance Market Commission's annual reports from 2001 to 2003.
Identification: AR.2014.014
Quantity: .2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: Archives Stacks
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library,  810 Guadalupe,  PO BOX 2287,  Austin, TX 78768

Administrative History

Boards and commissions are an established feature of Austin's municipal government. State, federal, and charter provisions establish several of the city's boards and commissions, but most result from the passage of ordinances. Boards and commissions address a multitude of topics, including planning, zoning, transportation, parks, libraries, and the airport. The influence and value of boards and commissions is significant because, by offering citizens an opportunity to participate in the city's governmental process, they lend a more diverse viewpoint for the city council to consider. A full list of the current City of Austin boards and commissions is available on the City of Austin website.

In 1972, the city council established as the People’s Renaissance Market an area on 23d St. between Guadalupe and San Antonio Streets that was being used as a place of business fore some local artisans. In 1976, the city council established, pursuant to city ordinance no. 760513-F, the Vending Commission to regulate vendors in the People’s Renaissance Market Area. In 1983, the City Council, pursuant to city ordinance no. 83 1013-1, changed the name of the commission to the Market Renaissance Commission. In 2010, the city council, pursuant to city ordinance no. 20101209-003, dissolved the commission.

Sources:

Ordinance no. 760513-F, establishing the Vending Commission-- http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=33926 (accessed on April 3, 2014)

Ordinance no. 83 1013-I, changing the name to the Renaissance Market Commission-- http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=17361 (accessed on April 3, 2014)

Ordinance no. 20101209-003, dissolving the Renaissance Market Commission-- http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/edims/document.cfm?id=146297 (accessed on April 3, 2014)

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Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of one series, Administrative Records (2001-2003), which contains annual reports.

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Arrangement

The records in the sole series, Administrative Records, are arranged in chronological order.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

The Austin History Center (AHC) is the owner of the physical materials in the AHC collections and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the AHC before any publication use. The AHC does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Organizations:
Austin (Tex.). Renaissance Market Commission.
Austin (Tex.). Vending Commission.
Places:
Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
Street vendors--Texas--Austin.
Vending stands--Texas--Austin.
Document Types:
Annual Reports.

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Related Material

Archives and Manuscripts


  • AR.2009.057 Austin (Tex.). City Council. Max Nofziger Records

Austin Files


  • AF Subject Files AF Street Vendors - Renaissance Market S5680 (4) P T

Recordings Collection


  • Video recordings of meetings on 1995 September 11; 1995 November 06; 1997 February 18

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Austin (Tex.). Boards and Commissions. Renaissance Market Commission Records (AR.2014.014). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Transferred to the Austin History Center in accordance with the City of Austin Records Control Schedule.

Processing Information

Processing, finding aid, and encoding by Roger Simon, April 2014.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Administrative Records, 2001-2003

Box Folder
1 1 Annual report, 2001
2 Annual report, 2002
3 Annual report, 2003

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