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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation Chaplain David Smith, APD's Chaplaincy Program

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Changes and Corrections

Items: Withdrawn: 6 Postponed: 7 Changes: 13, 36

Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda: Items 1-11, 14-17, 19-34, 36, 41-45

Pulled: 12, 13, 18, 35, 37-40

Item 37

Approve an ordinance waiving certain fees for the Pause for Paws event sponsored by Austin PetsAlive in partnership with Girl Scout Junior Troop 792 which is to be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Brentwood Park.

Item 12

Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with Austin Community College and the University of Texas at Austin to implement the Colony Park Challenge Grant Public Engagement Plan in an amount not to exceed $300,000.

Item 18



Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-1 relating to project duration and project dormancy, initiating code amendments to Chapter 25-1 relating to vested rights applications, waiving the review procedures of Section 25-1-502, and declaring an emergency.

Item 48

Staff presentation regarding a proposal to create an economic development program for National Instruments Corporation. (Public comment is permitted on this staff presentation).

Item 47 (Part 1 of 2)

Austin Energy Quarterly Briefing.

Citzen Communications

12:00 PM - Citizen Communications: General

Executive Session

Executive Session

Zoning Consent & Postponement

2:00 PM - Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED): Postponed-Items 54 Approval- Items 56

2:00 PM - Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action): Postponed- Items 58-63, 67, 70 Approval- 64-66, 68, 69, 71

Item 47 (Part 2 of 2)

Austin Energy Quarterly Briefing.

Item 38

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to develop recommendations for a local and healthy food purchasing policy for the City and a healthy vending machine policy for City facilities.

Item 39

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to develop a revised design of Bartholomew Pool that incorporates community input and remedies the site’s groundwater challenges.

Item 40

Approve a resolution initiating code amendments to City Code Title 25 (Land Development) relating to the regulation of short-term rentals and directing the City Manager to implement related improvements to the permitting, licensure, and enforcement process.

Item 13

Approve a resolution for a conditional commitment of a loan in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 to 2007 Travis Heights, LP, an affiliate of Eureka Holdings, Inc., for the proposed demolition of existing structures and the new construction of 170 units located at 2324 Wilson Street, with funding being conditional upon the award of tax credits to 2007 Travis Heights, LP by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the proposed project.

Item 46

Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the Williamson Creek Tributary 2 Spring Meadow Road - Lark Creek Drive Stream Rehabilitation Creek Project for 4,843 square feet of land for a temporary working space easement, 8,560 square feet of land for a drainage and access easement, and 1,855 square feet of land for a drainage easement, all out of the Santiago Del Valle Grant, Abstract No. 24, in Travis County, Texas, being out of and a part of that certain 0.5609-acre parcel of land known as “Tract 5;” and for 1,425 square feet of land for a drainage easement out of the Santiago Del Valle Grant, Abstract No. 24, in Travis County, Texas, being out of and a part of that certain 0.063-acre parcel of land known as “Tract 1,” in the amount of $834. The owners of the needed property interests are MICHAEL R. ELEDGE, THOMAS M. MAYS, MARK N. HARDEMAN AKA MARK HARDEMAN, AND FRANCINE FIELDS HARDEMAN. The property is located on the east side of Stassney Lane at Williamson Creek in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas. The general route covered by this project will include Williamson Creek Tributary 2 from Nuckols Crossing to east Stassney Lane, traversing along the stream bank between Spring Meadow Road and Lark Creek Drive.

Item 35

Approve a resolution signifying the City Council's intent to endorse efforts to develop a comprehensive approach to reducing gun crime.

Item 73

Conduct a public hearing and consider an 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.

Item 72

Approve second reading of an ordinance renewing a non-emergency transfer franchise to American Medical Response of Texas, Inc. under City Code Chapter 10-2.

Item 78

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the City Code to allow community events use for the Zach Scott Theatre area.

Item 55

C14-2012-0097 - Little Woodrow's Bar & Restaurant - Approve third reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 5425 Burnet Road (Waller Creek Watershed) from general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning to commercial liquor sales-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-1-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. First reading approved on December 13, 2012. Vote 4-2, Council Members Morrison and Tovo voted nay. Council Member Martinez off the dais. Second reading approved on January 31, 2013. Vote 4-3, Council Members Martinez, Morrison, and Tovo voted nay. Applicant: Rick Engel. Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting, Inc. (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 974-7691.

Item 57

C14-2012-0130 - 4th & Guadalupe Rezoning - Approve second/third readings of an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 401 Guadalupe Street, 304 West 4th Street and 400 Lavaca Street (Town Lake Watershed) from central business district (CBD) district zoning to central business district-central urban redevelopment district (CBD-CURE) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant central business district-central urban redevelopment district (CBD-CURE) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant central business district -central urban redevelopment district (CBD-CURE) combining district zoning. Applicant: LG Guadalupe, L.P. (Ben Pisklak) & Austin Trust Company (Ann Graham & Susan Harris). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Richard Suttle). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 974-7691.

Live Music- Ulrich Ellison and Tribe

5:30 PM - Live Music Ulrich Ellison and Tribe

Proclamation 1

Proclamation -- Texas Monthly Day -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Jake Silverstein

Proclamation 2

Proclamation -- The Wright House Wellness Center's 25th Anniversary -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Leah Graham

Proclamation 3

Proclamation -- Women in Construction Week -- to be presented by Council Member Laura Morrison and to be accepted by Terri Underhill

Proclamation 4

Proclamation -- National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS -- to be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole and to be accepted by Paul Scott

Proclamation 5

Proclamation -- Grand Opening of the African American Cultural & Heritage Facility -- to be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole and to be accepted by Nelson Linder

Proclamation 6

Proclamation -- Delta Sigma Theta's 100th Anniversary -- to be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole and to be accepted by Emily Thompson

Item 74

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapters 25-1, 25-2, and 25-5 to require Land Use Commission approval for construction of outdoor amphitheaters and similar structures, whether associated with a principal or accessory use or not.

Item 75

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 to make electronic prototype assembly and electronic testing conditional uses in the downtown mixed use (DMU) base zoning district.

Item 76

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2, to make cocktail lounges a conditional use in the Rainey Street subdistrict of the Waterfront Overlay.

Item 77 (Part 1 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-6 relating to downtown parking and off-street loading requirements

Item 77 (Part 2 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-6 relating to downtown parking and off-street loading requirements
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