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Explain what important aspects of the land development code revision you support.

In general, I support an effort to accommodate growth with appropriate development and to strengthen city affordability programs, although CodeNext failed to achieve these goals. I support a revision to increase density in compatible ways, to strengthen community benefit requirements for projects with added entitlements and to extend the affordable housing density bonus program to commercial properties. I also strongly support measures to strengthen watershed protections and flood mitigation, an increasingly critical safety issue in light of climate change and Austin’s continued growth.