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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation Reverend Josh Robinson, Hope Presbyterian Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1, 6, 8 - 10, 13 - 33 & 59

Withdrawn: 2 & 12

Pulled: 3 - 5, 7, 11 & 14

Items 3 - 5 & 11

Budget 3. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20180911-001) to increase appropriations of the following departments for the following municipal purposes: Neighborhood Housing & Community Development Department by $42,000,000 for affordable housing; Austin Public Library Department by $3,700,000 for library facility improvements; Economic Development Department by $500,000 for creative spaces; Parks & Recreation Department by $28,150,000 for museum facility and parkland improvements; Watershed Protection Department by $61,650,000 for flood mitigation, open space, and water quality protection; Austin Public Health Department by $600,000 for a new neighborhood public health facility; Emergency Medical Services by $7,850,000 for emergency medical services station improvements; Austin Fire Department by $1,600,000 for fire station improvements; Austin Transportation Department by $2,550,000 for transportation infrastructure improvements; and Public Works Department by $2,600,000 for transportation infrastructure improvements. Related to Items #4, #5, and #11.

4. Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from 2018 General Obligation Bonds to be issued for expenditures in the total amount of $151,200,000. Related to Item #3.

Capital Contracting Office

5. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with URS Corporation for engineering services for the Redbud Trail Bridge over Lady Bird Lake project in the amount of $1,082,111, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,014,493. Related to Item #3. [Note: This amendment will be awarded in compliance with City Code 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). Current participation to date is 7.49% MBE and 3.40% WBE.] District(s): District 8

Office of Real Estate Services

11. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to purchase in fee simple a tract of land totaling approximately 251 acres out of a 599 acre tract of land in Hays County, located north of FM 150 and west of Jack C. Hays Trail from Mountain City - 150, L.P., a Texas limited partnership for a total amount not to exceed $9,810,721, including closing costs. Related to Item #3.

Item 7

Financial Services Approve a resolution objecting or not objecting to Travis County’s creation of the Velocity Crossing Public Improvement District (PID).

Item 25

Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council committees and other intergovernmental bodies and removal and replacement of members; and amendments to board and commission bylaws.

Item 14

Parks and Recreation Approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 8 relating to park administration, use, offenses, and penalties; alcohol; food and beverages; sound equipment; commercial activitity; special events; swimming; animals; glass containers; and amending references to “Town Lake” and captions.

Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting

10:30 AM - Austin Housing and 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 http://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2019/20190307-ahfc.htm)

Items 41 & 42

Public Hearings and Possible Actions

41. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance adopting local standards of care for the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Programs.

42. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance increasing the Homestead Preservation Reinvestment Zone Number 1 tax increment from 10 to 20 percent.

Item 43

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the construction of a new single-family residence at 4515 Avenue D within the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of Waller Creek.

Citizen Communications: General

12:00 PM - Citizen Communications: General

Elisabeth Collura-Rosenburg – Austin Veteran Art Festival and request of yellow bridge in October.

Andrea Greige – Animal Protection

Savanah Hernandez – TBD

Terry Colgan – TBD

Jeannie Ramirez – 1) Austin Water and homelessness. 2) Lack of communication of water crisis. 3) HR incident, Ethics Committee should be fired.

Glenn Towery – Austin Veterans Art Festival theater fees.

Wendy Murphy – Animal Services

Will Mckinney – N counts at the Animal Shelter

Jim Templeton – APD rape investigations

Ramesses II Setepenre – CITY HALL: Low wages, No benefits, & Homophobic Security

Executive Session

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

36. Consider matters related to Austin Energy generation resources (Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters - Section 551.086 of the Government Code).

37. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the City Clerk (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

38. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the City Auditor (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

39. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the Municipal Court Clerk (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

40. Discuss the employment, duties, and evaluation of the City Manager (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 46 - 52, 55, & 56

Postponed: 57 & 58

Pulled: 44, 45, 53 & 54

Items 44 & 45

44. C14-2017-0066 Braker Lane Rezoning Part A - Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 914 East Braker Lane (Walnut Creek Watershed) from single family residence standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to single family residence small lot (SF-4A) district zoning and community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning. First Reading approved on January 31, 2019. Vote: 10-0. Council Member Flannigan absent. Owner/Applicant: Richard Raymond Peterson and Carol Ann Peterson Starr. Agent: Carlson, Brigance & Doering, Inc. (Charles Brigance). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

45. C14-2017-0100 Braker Lane Rezoning Part B - Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 914 East Braker Lane (Walnut Creek Watershed) from single family residence standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to single family residence small lot (SF-4A) district zoning and community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning. First Reading approved on January 31, 2019. Vote: 10-0. Council Member Flannigan absent. Owner/Applicant: Richard Raymond Peterson and Carol Ann Peterson Starr. Agent: Carlson, Brigance & Doering, Inc. (Charles Brigance). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Items 53 & 54

53. NPA-2018-0012.02.SH - 2107 Alamo Street -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 020801-91, the Upper Boggy Creek Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, to change the land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 2107 Alamo Street (Boggy Creek Watershed) from Single Family to Multifamily land use. Staff recommendation: To deny Multifamily land use. Planning Commission recommendation: To be reviewed on February 26, 2019. Owner/Applicant: Anmol Mehra. Agent: Glen Coleman. City Staff: Jeff Engstrom, (512) 974-1621.

54. C14-2018-0100.SH 2107- Alamo Street - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 2107 Alamo Street (Boggy Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from single family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to multifamily residence moderate high density-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-4-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To deny multifamily residence moderate high density-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-4-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on February 26, 2019. Owner/Applicant: Anmol Mehra. Agent: South Llano Strategies (Glen Coleman). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512 974-2122.

Live Music

5:30 PM - Live Music

Cecelia + the Broken Hearts

Proclamation 3

Proclamation – Lee Ann Shenefiel Day – To be presented by Council Member Leslie Pool and to be accepted by the honoree.

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Distinguished Service Award – Joe Pantalion – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree.

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Distinguished Service Award – Michael Maddux – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

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