Commission application number 88 submitted by Christian Kurtz on 06/09/2020

First Name Christian
Middle Name/Initial Cade
Last Name Kurtz
Voter Unique Identification number 1132928803
Ethnicity White
Gender Male
Age 45-54
Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Major Pursued Philosophy/Ethics
What is your occupation? Community and Economic Development
Submitted Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78753
Verified Address
City Austin
State TX
Zip 78753
Do you have a spouse or domestic partner? Yes
Spouse/Domestic Partner First Name Paulette
Spouse/Domestic Partner Middle Name/Initial C
Spouse/Domestic Partner Last Name Lebedzinski-Kurtz
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. My work in Community and Economic Development requires analysis of performance data of the community and benchmarking for our organization as well as others within our community.
Please describe your ability to be impartial. I work within a municipal quasi-governmental agency, outside of Austin, and we strive for impartiality in the review of projects on a daily basis. Being able to sort through data and studying trends to determine the best course of action helps us prioritize projects and determine actions.
Please describe your appreciation for the City of Austin's diverse demographics and geography. The City of Austin has an incredibly diverse population. This commission will be tasked with how this diversity is best represented in the City Council. I believe strongly this is the key to an equitable City.
Please provide your employment history. - Director of Business Development, Pflugerville Community Development Corporation - Operations Director, Pflugerville Community Development Corporation - Musician
Please provide any other information you wish to be considered during the selection of the most qualified applicants for the Commission. I am from Texas and have lived in Austin for over 24 years. I love this City and want to see the most equitable representation for what is surely one of it's strongest characteristics, it's diversity.
How did you hear about redistricting/Applicant Review Panel? Other (please describe)
How did you hear "Other" option detail email
Disclaimer Agreement Checked
Disclaimer Signature Christian Kurtz
District District 4
Does this application qualify? Yes