Commission application number 140 submitted by William Padgett on 06/16/2020

First Name William
Middle Name/Initial Bruce
Last Name Padgett
Voter Unique Identification number 1130387594
Ethnicity White
Gender Non-binary
Age 65+
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Major Pursued Math with emphasis in Statistics for the Social Sciences
What is your occupation? retired 2010, City of Austin. Communications & Technology Dept
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78703
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78703
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
Spouse/Domestic Partner First Name Barbara
Spouse/Domestic Partner Middle Name/Initial Bolton
Spouse/Domestic Partner Last Name Benson-Padgett
Are you applying to be the student member of the commission? No
Have you been continuously registered to vote in the City of Austin for the last five years? Yes
Have you voted in 3 of the last 5 City of Austin general elections (or corresponding runoff if applicable)? Yes
Been appointed to a state or city office? No
Been elected to a state or city office? No
Been a candidate for a state or city office? No
Served as an officer, employee, or paid consultant of a political party? No
Served as an officer, employee, or paid consultant of the campaign committee of a candidate for elective state, county, or city office? No
Been a registered state or local lobbyist? No
A paid employee of the City of Austin? No
A person performing paid services under a professional services contract with the City of Austin? No
A person performing paid services under a professional or personal services contract to the City Council of the City of Austin or to any individual member of the City Council of the City of Austin? No
A controlling person of a person performing paid services under a professional or personal services contract to any member of the City Council of the City of Austin? No
Contribute or bundle one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more in aggregate to candidates for City of Austin elective office? No
Please describe your relevant analytical skills. Worked on CoA mapping applications (ESRI's ArcInfo product) for 9-1-1 & Development Services & Inspections. Developed information extract to feed information to the annual Growth Watch Report.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. Consider myself to be an Independent; no political party affiliation. Have friends & relatives of various political persuasions & they all still speak to me (this balance requires certain social skills & tact). Selected twice for jury duty & both times selected to be foreman (did not volunteer but by unanimous choice of rest of panel, over my objections).
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. Help to start & administer several youth sports leagues south of the river in 1970s thru 1990s. Worked with leagues City-wide at tournament time & served as officiating coordinator for several baseball brackets, which required traveling to youth ball fields from East Austin to Balcones, Town & Country (620 & 183 area) while living in Manchaca area.
Please provide your employment history. 1969-1980: UT Austin & UT System (downtown Austin campus) admin 1980-1984: Austin Community College central administration IT apps 1984-2010: City of Austin, IT support for Dev Serv & City Utility Billing 2010: U. S. Bureau of Census, neighborhood enumerator 2013-2018: Texas State Preservation Board, tour guide at Capitol, Governor's Mansion & State Cemetary 2019-2010: Bureau of Census, housing inventory, area supervisor
Please provide any other information you wish to be considered during the selection of the most qualified applicants for the Commission. Only possible conflict will be if 2020 Census responsibilities continue beyond the Fall months. Do not know when this commission will start its work but am assuming most of work will occur after the census results are released.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Radio
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Disclaimer Signature William Bruce Padgett
District District 10
Does this application qualify? Yes