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Invocation

Dr. B. W. McClendon, Sr., St. James Missionary Baptist Church

Changes and Corrections

Changes and Corrections to the Agenda.

Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda Items 1 - 55

Pulled Items 15, 17 - 21, 24, 25, 36, 43, & 90 - 92

Item 24

Authorize the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Austin to negotiate and execute all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to sell an approximately 13,200-square-foot vacant lot, locally known as 1120 E. 12th Street, to BUTLER EQUITY HOLDINGS, LTD., in accordance with Local Government Code Section 374.017, in the amount of $451,000, excluding any applicable closing costs, for the development of a five-story vertical mixed use building.

Item 25

Authorize the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Austin to negotiate and execute all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to sell approximately 26,206 square feet of vacant land, locally known as 1322, 1324, 1326, 1328, 1330, 1332, 1334 and 1336 E. 12th Street, to BUTLER EQUITY HOLDINGS, LTD., in accordance with Local Government Code Section 374.017, in the amount of $901,000, excluding any applicable closing costs, for the development of a five-story vertical mixed use building.

Item 58 (Part 1 of 2)

Economic Development Annual Report

Citizen Communications

Kunda Wicce - 1000 MW gas-fired plant proposal

Homero Urbina - Homelessness and a jingle for the State of Texas car registration. All proceeds from the jingle will go to the State of Texas.

Robert Macdonald - Homelessness

Paul Robbins - City and budget issues

Mark McCammon - Surveillance

Alejandro Puyana - Sewage back-up

Kim Bernson - Damage to water pipes due to City of Austin Water dept.

Carlos León - 1.( Repent; place God front and center; Follow the Lord, Fight the enemy, Finish the race 2.) Stop Chemtrailing us; Stop poisoning us. 3.) Truth hammers lies.

Mike Johnson - Item 30253 Award of Domain District Cooling Plant

Executive Session

Executive Session Items 62 & 86 Pulled Items 60 & 61

Item 15

Approve settlement of a claim from Alexandria Gladney against the City of Austin (Related to the July 26, 2013 officer-involved shooting).

Zoning Consent & Postponement 1

Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED) Items 63 - 65

Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action) Items 66 - 72, 74 - 76, & 79 - 81

Item 58 (Part 2 of 2)

Economic Development Annual Report

Item 59

Staff presentation regarding a proposal to create an economic development program for Websense and an economic development program for Dropbox. (Public comment is permitted on this staff presentation).

Item 36

Authorize award, negotiation and execution of a contract with JOHNSON CONTROLS INC. or another qualified offeror to RFP No. OPJ0107, for the purchase and installation of a 2500 ton chiller to be installed at Austin Energy’s Domain District Cooling Plant, in an amount not to exceed $2,402,517. (Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 1.08% MBE and 6.17% WBE subcontractor participation.)

Item 43

Approve an ordinance authorizing the waiver of certain fees and requirements under City Code Chapter 14-8, authorizing the waiver of certain other fees and requirements, and authorizing payment of certain costs for the City co-sponsored 2014 South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals, to be held March 7-16, 2014. (Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Council Member Mike Martinez )

Public Hearing Consent & Postponement

Public Hearings and Possible Actions Items 83, 85, & 87

Item 56

Approve third reading of ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2, Subchapter C, Article 3, Division 9 (University Neighborhood Overlay District Requirements) relating to affordable housing regulations in the university neighborhood overlay (UNO) district. THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON AUGUST 22, 2013.

Live Music

Sphynx

Proclamation 0

Special Proclamation not listed on the agenda.

Proclamation 3

Distinguished Service Award -- Matt Hinsley, Austin Guitar Society -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 1

Proclamation -- Engineers Week and Discover Engineering 2014 and Distinguished Service Award - Rick McMaster -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Rick McMaster

Proclamation 4

Proclamation -- Austin Energy Regional Science Festival -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Ingrid Weigand

Proclamation 5

Proclamation -- Wildlife Austin Habitat Challenge Winners -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by representatives of the winning neighborhoods

Proclamation 7

Proclamation -- Connecther and International Women's Day -- to be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole and to be accepted by Lila Ingram

Proclamation 8

Special Proclamation not listed on the agenda.

Items 90 - 92

90. Approve the waiver of certain closure notice requirements that allow affected individuals and neighborhood associations to object to street closures under City Code Chapter 14-8 for the Fun Fun Fun Festival which is to be held on November 7, 8, and 9, 2014. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Mike Martinez CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley CO 2: Council Member William Spelman ) 91. Approve the waiver of certain closure notice requirements that allow affected individuals and neighborhood associations to object to street closures under City Code Chapter 14-8 for the 9th Annual Austin Urban Music Festival which is to be held on March 28 and 29, 2014. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Mike Martinez CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley CO 2: Council Member William Spelman ) 92. Approve the waiver of certain closure notice requirements that allow affected individuals and neighborhood associations to object to street closures under City Code Chapter 14-8 for the 2014 Austin Reggae Festival which is to be held on April 18, 19, and 20, 2014. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Mike Martinez CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley CO 2: Council Member William Spelman )

Items 17 - 21

17. Approve a resolution for the commitment of a loan in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 to Foundation Communities, Inc. for a proposed 120-unit affordable rental development, to be known as Bluebonnet Studios, located at 2301 South Lamar Boulevard, with funding being conditional upon the award of tax credits to Foundation Communities, Inc. by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the proposed project. 18. Approve a resolution for the commitment of a loan in an amount not to exceed $2,805,000 to Foundation Communities, Inc. for a proposed 170-unit affordable rental development, to be known as Cardinal Point, located at 11108 and 11300 Zimmerman Lane, with funding being conditional upon the award of tax credits to Foundation Communities, Inc. by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the proposed project. 19. Approve a resolution for the commitment of a loan in an amount not to exceed $1,250,000 to Foundation Communities, Inc. for a proposed 60-unit expansion of its existing multi-family development, Southwest Trails, to be known as Southwest Trails Phase II, located at 8500 U.S. Highway 71, with funding being conditional upon the award of tax credits to Foundation Communities, Inc. by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the proposed project. 20. Approve a resolution for the commitment of a loan in an amount not to exceed $2,200,000 to DDC Merritt Lakeline Station, Ltd. for a proposed 200-unit mixed-income rental development, Merritt Lakeline Station Apartments, located at 10701 Lakeline Mall Drive, with funding being conditional upon the award of tax credits to DDC Merritt Lakeline Station, Ltd. by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the proposed project. 21. Approve a resolution for the commitment of a loan in an amount not to exceed $2,475,000 to Foundation Communities, Inc. for a proposed 150-unit affordable rental development, to be known as Rutledge Spur Apartments, located at the northeast corner of Rutledge Spur and FM 620, with funding being conditional upon the award of tax credits to Foundation Communities, Inc. by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the proposed project.

Zoning Consent & Postponement 2

Postponed: Item 73

Items 77 & 78 (Part 1 of 2)

77. C14-2013-0148 – Dabney Horne House – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 507 West 23rd Street (Shoal Creek Watershed) from general office-conditional overlay-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-H-NP) combining district zoning to general office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To forward without a recommendation. Owner: University Cooperative Society, Inc. (George Mitchell). Applicant: Mike McHone Real Estate (Mike McHone). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122. 78. C14-91-0038 (RCT) – Dabney Horne House – Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 507 West 23rd Street (Shoal Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owner: University Cooperative Society, Inc. (George Mitchell). Applicant: Mike McHone Real Estate (Mike McHone). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Items 77 & 78 (Part 2 of 2)

77. C14-2013-0148 – Dabney Horne House – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 507 West 23rd Street (Shoal Creek Watershed) from general office-conditional overlay-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-H-NP) combining district zoning to general office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To forward without a recommendation. Owner: University Cooperative Society, Inc. (George Mitchell). Applicant: Mike McHone Real Estate (Mike McHone). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122. 78. C14-91-0038 (RCT) – Dabney Horne House – Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 507 West 23rd Street (Shoal Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owner: University Cooperative Society, Inc. (George Mitchell). Applicant: Mike McHone Real Estate (Mike McHone). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Item 84

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 regarding density bonus regulations in the Downtown Density Bonus Program and the Rainey Street Subdistrict.

Item 88

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-10 to establish regulations for special event signs.

Item 89

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance approving a consent agreement for the Cascades Municipal Utility District No. 1 ("MUD") subject to adoption of an ordinance approving a strategic partnership agreement between the City and the MUD.

Item 57

Approve second and third readings of an ordinance to annex the Cascades at Onion Creek annexation area for full purposes (approximately 136 acres in southern Travis County east of IH 35 South approximately four tenths of a mile south of the intersectin of IH 35 South and Onion Creek Parkway). THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR THIS ITEM WERE HELD AND CLOSED ON OCTOBER 17, 2013 AND OCTOBER 23, 2013.

Item 86 (Part 1 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to amend the occupancy limit for unrelated individuals in single-family zoned property.

Item 86 (Part 2 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to amend the occupancy limit for unrelated individuals in single-family zoned property.

Item 86 (Part 3 of 3)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to amend the occupancy limit for unrelated individuals in single-family zoned property.

Adjournment
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