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Call to Order

Call to Order Citizen Communications: General

Reconvene

Recess

Consent Agenda

Consent Items: 1 - 51

Pulled: 12, 13, 15, 16, 33, & 48

Withdrawn: 44 & 50

Postponed: 42, 43, 45, & 49

Executive Session

56. Discuss legal issues related to open government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

57. Discuss legal issues related to February 8, 2016 officer-involved shooting (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

58. Discuss legal issues related to Public Utility Commission of Texas Docket No. 42857, Petition by North Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1, Northtown Municipal Utility District, Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 10, and Wells Branch Municipal Utility District appealing the wholesale water and wastewater rates of the City of Austin (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

59. Discuss legal issues related to the adoption of affordable housing requirements as a condition of development approval, also known as inclusionary zoning (Private Consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Item 12

Authorize negotiation of a professional services agreement with CDM SMITH, INC. (staff recommendation) or one of the other qualified responders to Request For Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP179, to provide consulting services for the Integrated Water Resource Plan in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000. ( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program by meeting the goals with 15.80% MBE and 15.80% WBE participation. )

Item 13

Approve a resolution authorizing the City Manager and other city officers to negotiate and execute all documents necessary to enter into a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development loan in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 under Section 108 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended to finance the Family Business Loan Program.

Item 15

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20150908-001) to transfer out $160,000 to the General Fund; and amending the General Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20150908-001) to transfer in $160,000 from the Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund; and to appropriate $160,000 to increase expenditures in the Health and Human Services Department Operating Budget for childcare services for families in the Passages Program.

Item 16

Approve a resolution establishing a process for performance reviews of the City Manager, City Clerk, City Auditor, and Clerk of the Municipal Court.

Item 48 (Part 1 of 3)

Approve a resolution initiating historic zoning for Rosewood Courts located at 2001 Rosewood Avenue, Austin, Texas 78702 and supporting the nomination and inclusion of Rosewood Courts in the National Register of Historic Places. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ora Houston CO 1: Council Member Leslie Pool CO 2: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 3: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo )

Item 48 (Part 2 of 3)

Approve a resolution initiating historic zoning for Rosewood Courts located at 2001 Rosewood Avenue, Austin, Texas 78702 and supporting the nomination and inclusion of Rosewood Courts in the National Register of Historic Places. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ora Houston CO 1: Council Member Leslie Pool CO 2: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 3: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo )

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Proclamation 1

Texas State Representative Elliott Naishtat retirement - to be presented by Council Member Leslie Pool and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 2

Digital Inclusion Leadership Award - to be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by representatives of the Unlocking the Connection Program

Proclamation 3

Beverly Piper, Municipal Court - to be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 4

Ishmael Soto - to be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 5

Lawrence Jolly, 2015 People's Choice Award artwork - to be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and Council Member Don Zimmerman and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 6

Bill Pickett 145th birthday - to be presented by Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria and to be accepted by Gerald Anderson

Additional Item

Additional Item

Item 45

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to convene stakeholders to develop a conceptual plan that identifies a vision for the streets, parks and plazas around the MetroRail Downtown Station. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 1: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 2: Council Member Ora Houston CO 3: Council Member Ann Kitchen )

Item 33

Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract through the National Joint Powers Alliance Cooperative with W.W. GRAINGER INC for two floor scrubbers in an amount not to exceed $93,587. ( Notes: This cooperative contract was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods and services required for this contract, there were insufficient subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established.)

Item 54

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 14-1 relating to the naming or renaming of park facilities. ( Notes: Parks and Recreation Department )

Item 53

Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the University of Texas Center for Transportation Research, in the amount not to exceed $2,500,000 for five years for transportation research and analysis support. (Notes: Transportation Department)

Austin Housing & Finance Corporation Meeting

The Mayor will recess the City Council meeting to conduct a Board of Directors' Meeting of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation. Following adjournment of the AHFC Board meeting, the City Council will reconvene. (The AHFC agenda is temporarily located at https://austin.siretechnologies.com/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=1049&doctype=Agenda)

Items 63 & 64

63. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance granting a site specific amendment to City Code Section 25-8-514 and granting variances to City Code Sections 25-8-261 and 25-8-482 to allow redevelopment of St. Catherine of Siena Church (SP-2014-0476C). This action requires a site specific amendment to the Save Our Springs Initiative and concerns property in the Barton Springs Zone (District 8). Related to Item #64.

64. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the redevelopment of St. Catherine of Siena Church located at 4800 Convict Hill Road as requested by the owner of the property (District 8). The property is partially in the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of the Kincheon Branch, a tributary of Williamson Creek. Related to Item #63.

Item 48 (Part 3 of 3)

Approve a resolution initiating historic zoning for Rosewood Courts located at 2001 Rosewood Avenue, Austin, Texas 78702 and supporting the nomination and inclusion of Rosewood Courts in the National Register of Historic Places. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ora Houston CO 1: Council Member Leslie Pool CO 2: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 3: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo )

Item 61

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for the temporary use of approximately 1,870 square feet of indoor space within the Turner Roberts Recreation Center, located on dedicated parkland known as Colony District Park, 7201 Colony Loop Drive, Austin, Texas 78724, for the purpose of providing temporary health clinic services to the surrounding community, in accordance with Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code.

Item 62

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance adopting the local standards of care for the Parks and Recreation Department’s youth recreation programs.

Item 65

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding the South Congress Preservation and Improvement District 2016 assessment roll and authorize the levying of 2016 assessments.

Item 52

Discussion regarding compensation for the Municipal Civil Service Commissioners. ( Notes: Committee )

Item 55

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to prepare a report of possible reductions to Austin Water’s General Fund transfer. ( Notes: Committee )

Item 67

Approve a resolution related to the identification of additional homestead preservation districts and homestead preservation reinvestment zones. ( Notes: Committee )
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