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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation Reverend Larry Bethune, University Baptist Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Pulled Items: 7, 13, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24

Postponed: 23

Consent Items: 1 - 29

Items 32 & 33

32. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Sections 2-1-170 and 1-2-206 to change the name of the Sustainable Food Policy Board. ( Notes: Committee )

33. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Section 2-1-182 relating to the Zero Waste Advisory Commission. ( Notes: Committee )

Item 34 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-1 relating to the vote necessary for certain large City boards to take action. ( Notes: Committee )

Item 31

Approve amendments to the City Auditor’s Fiscal Year 2016 Audit Plan to accommodate an affordability review project. ( Notes: City Auditor's Office )

Item 34 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-1 relating to the vote necessary for certain large City boards to take action. ( Notes: Committee )

Item 30

Approve a resolution regarding the renaming of the Austin Tennis Center, located at 7800 Johnny Morris Road.

Item 15

Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with CAPITOL MARKET RESEARCH for an economic impact study of transportation corridor development areas, in an amount not to exceed $250,000. ( Notes: This contract is exempt from City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established. )

Item 19

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to conduct a comprehensive review of the City’s music and creative ecosystem, and return to City Council in ninety days with options and needed resources, such as development changes, financial partnerships and research to address the continued and future success of all aspects of the City’s music and creative ecosystem. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Steve Adler CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 2: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 3: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria )

Item 44 (Part 1 of 2)

Addendum Item

Audit and Finance Committee

Approve the appointment of one individual to fill an unexpired term on the Municipal Civil Service Commission.

Item 20 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to develop recommendations for addressing food access issues and incorporate food access as one of the focus areas for the City of Austin Equity Office. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Delia Garza CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 2: Council Member Leslie Pool CO 3: Mayor Steve Adler )

Item 37

C14-2015-0112 – 4517 Triangle Avenue – District 9 – Approve second and third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 4517 Triangle Avenue (Waller Creek Watershed) from community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay (GR-MU-CO) combining district zoning to multifamily residence-highest density-conditional overlay (MF-6-CO) combining district zoning. First Reading approved on December 10, 2015. Vote: 10-0, Mayor Adler was absent. Owner/Applicant: SV Triangle LP (R. Warren Walters). Agent: McLean & Howard, LLP (Jeff Howard). City Staff: Victoria Haase, 512-974-7691.

Item 18

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to initiate amendments to the affordable housing and fee waiver portion of the Pilot Knob Planned Unit Development zoning ordinance (Ordinance No. 20151217-080). ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ellen Troxclair CO 1: Council Member Don Zimmerman CO 2: Council Member Ora Houston CO 3: Council Member Leslie Pool )

Citizen Communications

Citizen Communications General

Paul Robbins - City and Budget issues.

Carlos León - 1) God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost are the best, brightest, and greatest. 2) Clean Austin air requires zero chemtrails. 3) Losing your marbles - Vol. 2, Part I

David Russell - Not enough lighting on streets - can't see at night.

Linh Tu - Concerns for future healthcare in Austin.

Robin Saxton - Eminent Domain.

Akwasi Evans - Economic racism in Austin.

Item 13

Authorize negotiation and execution of a one-time contract with MATRIX CONSULTING GROUP, or one of the other qualified offerors to Request for Qualification Statements EAD0301, for a community policing consultant for a total contract amount not to exceed $200,000. ( Notes: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods and services required for this solicitation, there were insufficient subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established. )

Item 21

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to amend the schedule for the Austin Energy rate case. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Leslie Pool CO 1: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 2: Council Member Ann Kitchen CO 3: Council Member Delia Garza CO 4: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo )

Item 20 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to develop recommendations for addressing food access issues and incorporate food access as one of the focus areas for the City of Austin Equity Office. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Delia Garza CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 2: Council Member Leslie Pool CO 3: Mayor Steve Adler )

Item 43

Public Hearings and Possible Actions

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for the use of dedicated parkland, known as Metz Park (District 3), for approximately 2,049 square feet of permanent access for operation and control of the Pedernales Substation as part of the Holly Street Power Plant Decommissioning and Demolition Project, in accordance with Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code.

Item 18

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to initiate amendments to the affordable housing and fee waiver portion of the Pilot Knob Planned Unit Development zoning ordinance (Ordinance No. 20151217-080). ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ellen Troxclair CO 1: Council Member Don Zimmerman CO 2: Council Member Ora Houston CO 3: Council Member Leslie Pool )

Item 36

Approve second and third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to limit the ability of using small lot amnesty to disaggregate contiguous substandard lots to create a site that is smaller than the minimum lot area requirement. (THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON FEBRUARY 11, 2016).

Live Music

Live Music - Jon Dee Graham

Proclamation 1

Proclamation - City of Austin Combined Charities Campaign Wrap-Up - To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Rosie Truelove, COACCC Chair

Distinguished Service Award

Distinguished Service Award - Al Bastidas - To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 2

Proclamation - Women's Veteran Appreciation Month - To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by TBA

Proclamation 3

Proclamation - National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS - To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston and to be accepted by Stephanie Hayden

Proclamation 4

Proclamation - Rodeo Austin Day - To be presented by Council Member Sheri Gallo and to be accepted by Bucky Lamb and Rodeo Austin Executive Committee members

Proclamation 5

Proclamation - Supply Management Month - To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Jerry Binder, Institute for Supply Management Austin Affiliate President

Item 7

Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20140320-062 related to dwelling occupancy limit to repeal the expiration date and report requirement.

Item 38

C14-2015-0047 - 2303 & 2309 Thornton Road - District 5 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 2303 and 2309 Thornton Road (West Bouldin Creek Watershed) from general commercial services (CS) district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-(CS-MU-V) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To forward to Council without a recommendation. Owner/Applicant: UT Land Company, Ltd./Jimmy Nassour. Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting/Alice Glasco. City Staff: Andrew Moore, 512-974-7604.

Item 44 (Part 2 of 2)

Addendum Item

Audit and Finance Committee

Approve the appointment of one individual to fill an unexpired term on the Municipal Civil Service Commission.

Item 24

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-5 relating to council committees and procedures for council meetings. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 1: Mayor Steve Adler CO 2: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 3: Council Member Delia Garza )

Adjourn
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