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Invocation

Invocation

Pastor A. W. Anthony Mays, Sr. Pastor, Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church

Changes to Agenda

Items Postponed: 11

Items Withdrawn: 35

Items moved: 5 & 6

Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda Items: 1-4, 8-12, 15 & 16, 18

Item 7

Approve an ordinance renaming the Oak Springs Branch Library, located at 3101 Oak Springs Drive, the Willie Mae Kirk Branch Library.

Item 16

Authorize the City Manager to execute a co-sponsorship agreement with the Nosotros Los Tejanos Parade Committee to waive special event fees and police and barricade costs in an amount not to exceed $15,778 for the Nosotros Los Tejanos Parade to be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012.

Item 13

Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20100225-052 relating to taxicab rates of fare and amending City Code Chapter 13-2 relating to taxicab operations, including passenger limits.

Item 14

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to change the name of the Downtown Venue Relocation Program to the Music Venue Assistance Program; to initiate, fund, and oversee a sound mitigation case study of a music venue in an amount up to $40,000 from the Downtown Development Fund; to report recommendations on sound mitigation at music venues to Council; and subject to Council approval and availability of funds, to add $100,000 per fiscal year to the Downtown Development Fund until there is a balance of $750,000 for the program.

Item 20 (Part 1 of 3)

Staff briefing on proposed electric rates.

Item 17

Approve an ordinance waiving certain fees for the use of the Austin Fire Department Drill field by the Austin Independent School District for the LBJ Field Academy.

Item 19

Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance amending the electric rate schedule in Ordinance No. 20110912-007 to implement new Austin Energy electric rates. (Suggested date and time: February 9, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, TX).

Executive Session

Items: 21 & 22Executive Session 21. Discuss legal issues related to Open Government matter (Private consultation with legal counsel pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

22. Discuss legal issues related to Southern Walnut Creek Hike & Bike Trail (Private consultation pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Government Code). Related to Item #6.

Citizen Communications: General

Citizen Communications: General Walter Olenick- Water Fluoridation

Heather Fazio- City Issues

Carlos León- 1. Chem Trail update 2. TBD

Linda Greene- Fluoride resolution

Executive Session

Items: 21 & 22Executive Session 21. Discuss legal issues related to Open Government matter (Private consultation with legal counsel pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

22. Discuss legal issues related to Southern Walnut Creek Hike & Bike Trail (Private consultation pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Government Code). Related to Item #6.

Zoning Consent

Approval Items: 23-30

Postponed Items: 33

Items 5 & 6

5. Authorize execution of a construction contract with MAC, INC, Austin, TX for the Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail project, in the amount of $8,047,368.50 plus a $402,368 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $8,449,736.50.

6. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with HALFF ASSOCIATES, INC.,for additional engineering design and construction phase services for the Southern Walnut Creek Hike & Bike Trail in an amount not to exceed $102,673 for a total authorization of $1,752,210.97. Related to Item #22.

Items 31 & 32 (Part 1 of 2)

31. NPA-2011-0023.01 – 6500 Manor Road – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20070809-55, the University Hills/Windsor Park Combined Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Austin Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan, to change the land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 6500 and 6502 Manor Road (Little Walnut Creek Watershed) from Office land use to Commercial land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Neighborhood Mixed Use land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Neighborhood Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: Kennie and Mildred Sneed. City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 974-2695.

32. C14-2011-0087 – 6500 Manor Road – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 6500 Manor Road and 6502 Manor Road (Little Walnut Creek Watershed) from limited office-neighborhood plan (LO-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-neighborhood plan (CS-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Sneed Realtors (Mildred and Kennie Sneed). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 974-7719.

Items 31 & 32 (Part 2 of 2)

31. NPA-2011-0023.01 – 6500 Manor Road – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20070809-55, the University Hills/Windsor Park Combined Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Austin Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan, to change the land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 6500 and 6502 Manor Road (Little Walnut Creek Watershed) from Office land use to Commercial land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Neighborhood Mixed Use land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Neighborhood Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: Kennie and Mildred Sneed. City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 974-2695.

32. C14-2011-0087 – 6500 Manor Road – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 6500 Manor Road and 6502 Manor Road (Little Walnut Creek Watershed) from limited office-neighborhood plan (LO-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-neighborhood plan (CS-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Sneed Realtors (Mildred and Kennie Sneed). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 974-7719.

Item 20 (Part 2 of 3)

Staff briefing on proposed electric rates.

Item 20 (Part 3 of 3)

Staff briefing on proposed electric rates.

Item 34



Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Section 25-1-21 and Chapter 25-4 relating to requirements for flag lots.

Live Music

Live Music-Cass Brostad

Proclamations

Proclamations Proclamation -- H.E.L.P. for Seniors Month -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Joyce Lauck Proclamation -- KOOP Radio's 17th Birthday Bash -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Kim McCarson

Distinguished Service Award -- Leslie Browder -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation -- Naming the McElhenny Grove -- to be presented by Council Member Mike Martinez and to be accepted by the McElhenny Family

Adjourn
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