AUSTIN CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The Austin City Council will convene at 9:00 AM on

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Austin City Hall

301 W. Second Street , Austin, TX

 

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Mayor Lee Leffingwell

Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole

Council Member Chris Riley, Place 1

Council Member Mike Martinez, Place 2

Council Member Kathie Tovo, Place 3
Council Member Laura Morrison, Place 4

Council Member William Spelman, Place 5

 

 

For meeting information, contact the City Clerk, (512) 974-2210

 

 

The City Council may go into a closed session as permitted by the Texas Open Meetings Act, (Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code) regarding any item on this agenda.

 

 

 

All of the following items may be acted upon by one motion. No separate discussion or action on any of the items is necessary unless desired by a Council Member.

 

 

 

9:00 AM – City Council Convenes

 

A.

Pre-Selected Agenda Items

 

B.

Council Discussion

 

C.

Council Items of Interest

 

D.

Briefings

 

D.1

General Obligation Bond Capacity Briefing.

 

Consent

 

 

Approval of Minutes

 

1.

Approve the minutes of the Austin City Council work session of April 15, 2014, regular meeting of April 17, 2014 and budget work session of April 24, 2014.

 

 

Austin Energy

 

2.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with International Biomedical to provide a performance-based incentive for the generation of solar energy at its facility located at 8206 Cross Park Drive #100, Austin, Texas, for an estimated $36,497 per year, for a total amount not to exceed $364,970 over a 10-year period.

 

 

Contract Management

 

3.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with the following three firms;  TERRACON CONSULTANTS, INC., BAER ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING, INC., and JENKINS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING, LLC. or one of the other qualified responders for consultant services for the 2014 Asbestos, Lead Paint, and Mold Rotation List (CLMP143) for an estimated period of three years or until financial authorization is expended, for a total amount not to exceed $1,800,000 divided evenly among the three firms.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

4.

Approve ratification of a construction contract with RESTEK, INC., for Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Terminal Area Spalling Improvements Project in the amount of $294,345 plus a $30,000 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $324,345.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprises Procurement Program).  This is a health and safety contract, therefore it is exempt under Chapter 252.022 of the Texas Local Government Code and no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

5.

Approve ratification of a construction contract with AUSTIN FILTER SYSTEMS, INC., for the River Plantation Drive Bridge over Onion Creek project in the amount of $582,558 plus $116,512 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $699,070.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program) and City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goal with 24.56% DBE subcontractor participation. )

 

 

Economic Development Department

 

6.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with Travis County for the City to provide fiscal impact analysis services to the County in an amount of $1,000 for five analyses and up to $750 for each additional analysis.

 

 

Fire

 

7.

Authorize execution of an interlocal agreement with the Texas A & M Forest Service to establish a National Wildfire Coordinating Group wildland firefighter standard.

 

8.

Authorize execution of an interlocal agreement with the Texas A & M Forest Service regarding fire protection services.

 

9.

Approve recommendations related to purchasing a wildfire detection system by the City and related to establishing coordinated operations of  wildfire detection systems owned by the City, Travis County, and the City of Westlake.

 

10.

Authorize settlement of all remaining claims with Emergency Service District No. 11 related to the November 8, 2012, annexation of the area around the Circuit of the Americas in the amount of $87,067.

 

 

Neighborhood Housing and Community Development

 

11.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a modification to the Neighborhood Commercial Management Program (NCMP) loan to SOUTHWEST KEY PROGRAM, INC., to amend the terms of the loan to "deferred forgivable" through 2030.

 

12.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to a development agreement with the Austin Revitalization Authority for the restoration and preservation of the structure located at 1154 Lydia Street, originally known as the Herman Schieffer House, a.k.a. East Room, to increase the contract  in an amount not to exceed $350,000, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $580,000.

 

13.

Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance of $25,000,000 in multi-family housing revenue bonds by Austin Affordable, PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, to finance, in part, a proposed multi-family rental development to be located at 7000 East Ben White Boulevard.

 

14.

Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance of $17,000,000 in multi-family housing revenue bonds by Austin Affordable, PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, to finance, in part, a proposed multi-family rental development for seniors to be located at 6934 East Ben White Boulevard.

 

 

Parks and Recreation

 

15.

Approve a resolution authorizing the negotiation and execution of a multi-use agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for use of right-of-way under MoPac along Slaughter Creek and  the Kincheon Branch of Williamson Creek as a trail.

 

16.

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Schedule of Fees, Fines, and Other Charges (Ordinance No. 20130909-003) to allow the Austin Parks and Recreation Department to offer 2-hour and 3-hour block facility rental options.

 

17.

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapters 8-3 and 10-6 relating to alcohol consumption and smoking on a pedestrian bridge.

 

18.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with Austin Independent School District (AISD) to provide the Fossils and Faults Field Experience for up to 600 participants in AISD's elementary science summer camp.

 

19.

Approve an ordinance naming the baseball fields at Dove Springs District Park located at 5801 Ainez Drive.

 

 

Planning and Development Review

 

20.

Approve a resolution authorizing the City Manager to include a partial exemption from ad valorem taxes for certain historically-designated properties in budget calculations for the coming year; to provide this resolution to the Austin Independent School District; and to prepare an ordinance approving these partial exemptions to be considered by Council concurrently with the annual tax levy.

 

 

Purchasing Office

 

21.

Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a professional services contract with CONVERGINT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, to provide a security system upgrade for the access control system and video management system software at Austin Bergstrom International Airport in an amount not to exceed $140,000.

( Notes: This professional services contract is exempt from the MBE/WBE ordinance.  This exemption is in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )

 

22.

Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of various supply and service agreements for 36-month period with vendors through TEXAS LOCAL GOVERNMENT PURCHASING COOPERATIVE (BUYBOARD) with COMMERCIAL SWIM, T.F. HARPER, KRAFTSMAN LP and any other qualified vendor for equipment installation, maintenance and repair of Aquatic Facilities for the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department, in an amount not to exceed $1,940,000.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )

 

23.

Authorize award and execution of Amendment No. 4 to the contract with COPLOGIC, INC. for maintenance and support, updates and hosting for the DeskOfficer Online Reporting System (DORS) for the Austin Police Department to add three 12-month extension options in amounts not to exceed $7,354 for the first option, $7,722 for the second option and $8,108 for the third option for a total contract amount not to exceed $77,177.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )

 

24.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with LONE STAR MEDWASTE, LTD. dba MEDICAL WASTE, for medical waste disposal services for various City departments in an amount not to exceed $41,400, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $13,800 for each extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $82,800.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

25.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply agreement with C SPECIALTIES, INC., to provide cardboard pet carriers for the Animal Services Department, in an amount not to exceed $45,375, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $15,125 for each extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $90,750.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

26.

Authorize award and execution of a 12-month requirements service contract with WATSON CONSOLIDATED, TLI & ENVIRONMENTAL SVCS. (MB), VALDEZ REMODELING & WEATHERIZATION, INC. (WBE/FW), for lead hazard control and healthy homes services in an amount not to exceed $698,824 each and combined, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $698,824 per option, each and combined for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,096,472, each and combined.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

27.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with UNIQUE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC dba UNIQUE NATIONAL COLLECTIONS, to provide collection of delinquent library materials, fines, and fees in an amount not to exceed $112,770 with three 12-month extension options in amounts not to exceed $37,590 for each extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $225,540.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

28.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply agreement with EBSCO INDUSTIRES, LLC to provide magazine and newspaper subscriptions in an amount not to exceed $149,061 with three 12-month extension options in amounts not to exceed $49,687 for each extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $298,122.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

29.

Authorize award and execution of contract with SIRSI CORPORATION dba SIRSIDYNIX to provide radio-frequency identification tags in an amount not to exceed $137,272.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

30.

Authorize award and execution of a contract through the United States General Services Administration's with LENCO INDUSTRIAL INC. for the purchase of an armored SWAT vehicle in an amount not to exceed $270,315.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

31.

Authorize award and execution of Amendment No. 4 to the contract with WASTE MANAGEMENT OF TEXAS, INC., for refuse and recycling collection and hauling services within the Downtown Central Business District, to increase the authorized contract funding in an amount not to exceed $250,000 for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $2,475,380.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )

 

32.

Authorize award and execution of a 12-month supply contract with ACE CONTRACTOR SUPPLY for the purchase of arc-rated safety vests for Austin Energy personnel in an amount not to exceed $71,739, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $14,348 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $114,783.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

33.

Authorize award and execution of a 24-month requirements supply contract with ENGINEERED ENDEAVORS for the purchase of substation structural steel for Austin Energy in an amount not to exceed $1,950,030, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $975,015 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $4,875,075.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).  No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

 

 

Transportation

 

34.

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 12-5 to authorize commercial service vehicles to conduct loading and unloading activities from a metered space, commercial loading zone, or curb-side travel lane.

 

 

Item(s) from Council

 

35.

Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council subcommittees and other intergovernmental bodies and removal and replacement of members.

 

36.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to explore sources of alternative funding for special events and to create a fee waiver process for large-scale events.

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Council Member Kathie Tovo CO 1: Council Member William Spelman CO 2: Council Member Mike Martinez )

 

37.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to explore a public-private partnership for the creation of a Shoal Creek Watershed Management, Trail, Parks & Open Space Plan; to explore a strategy for the development, management, and operation of this plan; and to provide Council with a recommendation for the structure of this partnership, potential roles and responsibilities, and an implementation schedule.

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 2: Council Member Chris Riley )

 

38.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to draft an ordinance relating to the use of solid waste, composting, recycling, and used oil receptacles by mobile food establishments.

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Council Member Chris Riley CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 2: Council Member Mike Martinez )

 

39.

Approve a resolution establishing a Joint Working Group on Public Safety with Travis County.

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Council Member Chris Riley CO 1: Council Member Mike Martinez )

 

40.

Approve a resolution stating the Council’s commitment to a secure and healthy financial future for the Austin Water Utility and directing the City Manager to work with the Joint Financial Subcommittee to develop recommendations for financial plans to strengthen the financial stability of Austin Water Utility

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley CO 2: Mayor Lee Leffingwell )

 

41.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to plan for full cost recovery of Austin Energy line extensions, with an exemption for certain affordable housing, beginning October 1, 2014.

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Council Member Kathie Tovo CO 1: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 2: Council Member Mike Martinez )

 

42.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to work with the South Lamar Neighborhood to propose a mitigation plan for needs in the neighborhood that address the challenges of infill development, utilize the area to develop and enhance tools to better anticipate the cumulative effects of increasing density, identify opportunities to coordinate with the rewrite of the Land Development Code, and report back to Council and the Comprehensive Plan and Transportation Council Committee.

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 2: Council Member Kathie Tovo )

 

43.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to address digital inclusion, which deals with community-wide access to and adoption of digital technology, in the recommendation for the 2014 annual update to the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan.

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 1: Mayor Lee Leffingwell )

 

44.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to review existing development regulations and to make recommendations to facilitate the development of point towers.

( Notes:        SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 2: Council Member Chris Riley )

 

 

Item(s) to Set Public Hearing(s)

 

45.

Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance repealing and replacing City Code Section 25-1-462 (Criminal Enforcement) to allow for enhanced criminal penalties for violations of the International Property Maintenance Code and similar codes.  (Suggested date and time:  May 15, 2014, 4:00 p.m.)

 

46.

Set a public hearing regarding Texas Gas Service's proposal to increase customer gas rates.  (Suggested date and time; May 15, 2014; 4:00 p.m. at City Hall; 301 W. Second Street, Austin, TX)

 

47.

Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to allow placement of accessible ramps in required setbacks and to exclude accessible ramps from impervious cover calculations.  (Suggested date and time: May 22, 2014, 4:00 p.m. at City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, TX).

 

48.

Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance granting additional floor-to-area ratio to the project at 718 West 5th Street in accordance with the Downtown Density Bonus Program. (Suggested date and time: May 22, 2014, 4:00 p.m. at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, TX).

 

49.

Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance that continues and readopts City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to juvenile day and night time curfews.  (Suggested date and time: May 15, 2014, 4:00 p.m. at Austin City Hall, 301 West Second Street, Austin, TX.)

 

Non-Consent

 

 

Morning Briefings

 

50.

Seaholm Intake Project Briefing.

 

51.

Briefing on a universal city-wide translation service policy (Follow-up from Council Resolution No. 20131017-038).

 

 

Executive Session

 

52.

Discuss legal issues related to Open Government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel – Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

 

53.

Discuss legal issues related to the transition to electing the council from single-member districts (Private consultation with legal counsel – Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

 

54.

Discuss legal issues related to GHI Investments v. City of Austin et al., Cause No. D-1-GN-11-002658 in the 353rd Judicial District Court of Travis County (Private consultation with legal counsel- Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

 

55.

Discuss legal issues related to Spicewood Springs Coalition et al. v. City of Austin et al., Appeal No. 13-0557 in the Supreme Court of Texas, on Petition for Review from the Third Court of Appeals, Appeal No. 03-11-00260 (Private consultation with legal counsel-Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

 

 

Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED)

 

56.

C814-2012-0055.02 – Covered Bridge Planned Unit Development – Approve second/third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 6714 Covered Bridge Drive (Williamson Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from planned unit development-neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) combining district zoning to planned unit development-neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. The land in the PUD is within the area known as the Barton Springs Zone in which the City's Save Our Springs (SOS) ordinance applies. PUD zoning may modify City ordinances applicable to development of the land. First reading approved on April 10, 2014. Vote: 7-0. Owner:  PPF AMLI Covered Bridge Drive, LLC; Covered Bridge Section 8, LLC. Applicant:  Thrower Design (Ron Thrower). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

 

57.

C14-2013-0083 - 2416 E. 6th Street - Approve second/third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 2416 East 6th Street (Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from limited industrial service-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LI-CO-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. First reading approved on February 13, 2014. Vote: 6-0 (Mayor Pro Tem Cole-off the dais). Owner:  2416 East Sixth Street LP (M. Timothy Clark). Applicant: Big Red Dog - Austin, LLC (Bob Brown). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

 

 

Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action)

 

58.

C14-2013-0081 - Apostolic 1.5 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 517 East Oltorf Street (Blunn Creek Watershed) from single family  residence standard lot-neighborhood plan (SF-2-NP) combining district zoning to general office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-NP) combining district zoning, as amended. Staff Recommendation: To grant general office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To deny general office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. Owner: Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus, Inc. (Frank Balboa). Applicant: Jim Bennett Consulting (Jim Bennett). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 512-974-7604.

 

59.

C14-2013-0136 - Austin Elm Terrace, LP - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3215 Exposition Boulevard (Taylor Slough South Watershed) from unzoned (UNZ) and family residence (SF-3) district zoning to multi-family residence-low density (MF-2) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant townhouse & condominium residence-conditional overlay (SF-6-CO) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse & condominium residence-conditional overlay (SF-6-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Austin Elm Terrace, LP (Steve Beuerlein). Agent: Husch Blackwell, LLP (Jerry L. Harris). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.

 

60.

C14-2013-0118 – Cooper Commercial – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 7200 Cooper Lane (South Boggy Creek Watershed) from single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to community commercial (GR) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: Pending. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on May 6, 2014. Owner/Applicant: 38 ½ Street LC (Guy Oliver). Agent: Husch Blackwell, LLP (Nikelle Meade). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

 

61.

C14-2014-0003 - 1307 Waller Street – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1307 Waller Street (Waller Creek Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to single family residence (small lot)-neighborhood plan (SF-4A-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant single family residence (small lot)-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (SF-4A-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on May 13, 2014. Owner: Blake and Toria English; Applicant:  McLean & Howard, LP (Katie Van Dyk). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

 

62.

C14-2014-0008 – All Saints Episcopal Church Annex – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 209-1/2 West 27th Street (Waller Creek Watershed) from multi-family residence-high density-historic landmark (MF-5-H) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use (CS-MU) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Protestant Episcopal Church Council of the Diocese of Texas (Mike McChesney). Agent: Winstead P.C. (John Philip Donisi). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

 

63.

C14-2014-0009 – All Saints Episcopal Church – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 209 West 27th Street (Waller Creek Watershed) from multi-family residence-high density (MF-5) district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use (CS-MU) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Protestant Episcopal Church Council of the Diocese of Texas (Mike McChesney). Agent: Winstead P.C. (John Philip Donisi). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

 

64.

C14-2014-0035 - Adams House - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 4300 Avenue G (Waller Creek Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning to family residence-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant family residence-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed May 13, 2014. Owner:  Sidney Lock; Applicant:  McHone Real Estate (Mike McHone). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

 

65.

C14-2013-0147 - 707 West Avenue Rezoning - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 707 West Avenue (Shoal Creek Watershed) from general commercial services-conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning to downtown mixed use (DMU) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant downtown mixed use-conditional overlay (DMU-CO) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant downtown mixed use-conditional overlay (DMU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner: Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Thurman Case). Applicant: Armbrust & Brown, P.L.L.C. (Richard Suttle). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

 

66.

C14H-2014-0001 - Baylor House - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1607 West 10th Street (Shoal Creek Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To forward to Planning Commission without a recommendation. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To forward to City Council without a recommendation. Applicant: Historic Landmark Commission. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Development Review Department, 512-974-6454.

 

67.

NP-2013-0030 - Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan by adopting the South Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan. The boundaries for the South Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Area are Ben White Blvd. on the north, South 1st St. on the east, William Cannon Drive on the south, and the Sunset Valley City Limits on the west.

 

68.

C14-2014-0017 - Westgate Neighborhood Plan Area Rezonings - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as the Westgate Neighborhood Planning Area, generally bounded by West Ben White Boulevard on the north, Manchaca Road on the east, West Stassney Lane on the south, and generally along the lot line and Westgate Boulevard on the west (Williamson Creek Watershed). The proposed zoning changes will create a Neighborhood Plan Combining District (NPCD) covering the entire area described above. The proposed zoning changes also implement the land use recommendations of the South Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan, NP-2013-0030, on 537.02 acres. Under the proposed Westgate NPCD, the following are proposed to be applied area-wide: 1) infill options including small-lot amnesty, cottage lot, urban home, secondary apartments and corner store; 2) design tools including parking placement and impervious cover restrictions, garage placement, and front porch setback, and 3) mobile food establishment restrictions.  Staff Recommendation: To grant rezonings that implement the land use recommendations of the Westgate Neighborhood Plan. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on June 24, 2014. Applicant and Agent: City of Austin, Planning and Development Review Department. City Staff: Francis Reilly, 512-974-7657.

 

69.

C14-2014-0019 - Garrison Park Neighborhood Plan Area Rezonings - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as the Garrison Park Neighborhood Planning Area, generally bounded by West Stassney Lane on the north, South 1st Street on the east, West William Cannon Drive on the south, and Deatonhill Drive and generally along the lot line, and Westgate Boulevard on the west (Williamson Creek Watershed). The proposed zoning changes will create a Neighborhood Plan Combining District (NPCD) covering the entire area described above. The proposed zoning changes also implement the land use recommendations of the South Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan, NP-2013-0030, on 1,257.6 acres. Under the proposed Garrison Park NPCD, the following are proposed to be applied area-wide: 1) infill options including small-lot amnesty, cottage lot, urban home, secondary apartments and corner store; 2) design tools including parking placement and impervious cover restrictions, garage placement, and  front porch setback, and 3) mobile food establishment restrictions. Staff Recommendation: To grant rezonings that implement the land use recommendations of the Garrison Park Neighborhood Plan. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on June 24, 2014. Applicant and Agent: City of Austin, Planning and Development Review Department. City Staff: Francis Reilly, 512-974-7657.

 

70.

C14-2014-0018 - South Manchaca Neighborhood Plan Area Rezonings - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as the South Manchaca Neighborhood Planning Area, generally bounded by West Ben White Boulevard on the north, South 1st Street on the east, West Stassney Lane on the south, and Manchaca Road on the west (West Bouldin Creek Watershed; Williamson Creek Watershed). The proposed zoning changes will create a Neighborhood Plan Combining District (NPCD) covering the entire area described above. The proposed zoning changes also implement the land use recommendations of the South Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan, NP-2013-0030, on 889 acres. Under the proposed South Manchaca NPCD, the following are proposed to be applied area-wide: 1) infill options including small-lot amnesty, cottage lot, urban home, secondary apartments and corner store; 2) design tools including parking placement and impervious cover restrictions, garage placement, and  front porch setback, and 3) mobile food establishment restrictions.  Staff Recommendation: To grant rezonings that implement the land use recommendations of the South Manchaca Neighborhood Plan. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on June 24, 2014. Applicant and Agent: City of Austin, Planning and Development Review Department. City Staff: Francis Reilly, 512-974-7657.

 

 

Public Hearings and Possible Actions

 

71.

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the construction of a new single-family residence at 1120 Eleanor Street as requested by the owner of the property. The property is partially in the 25-year floodplain and entirely in the 100-year floodplain of the Fort Branch.

 

72.

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapters 25-1 and 25-5 relating to vested development rights and continuing use rights under the Texas Local Government Code and amending Chapters 25-4 and 30-2 relating to subdivision plats.

 

Adjourn

 

 

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