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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation Pastor Tory Mayo, The Well

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1 - 3, 5 - 7, 9 - 15, 17 - 25, 27 - 32, 45 & 46, 48 - 56 & 60, 97 & 98

Pulled: 8, 16, 26, 33 - 44, 47, 99

Postponed: 4, 57 - 59

Withdrawn: 48

Item 47 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution providing direction to the City Manager regarding Austin Police Department staffing recommendations.

Citizens Communication: General (Part 1 of 2)

Barbara Szalay – Next CODE: Heavy Load.

Daniel Corral-Dawson – Funding to secure property.

Celine Rendon – 17th Annual Cesar E. Chavez March.

Owen Shroyer – TBA.

Carlos León – 1. God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit cannot be beat; 2. Chemtrail poisoning of Austin airspace must be permanently stopped; 3. Losing your marbles Vol. II, Part 2.

Tracey Calloway – TBA.

Elyssa Parven – Verizon Cell Tower project in District 6.

Tim Arndt – TBA.

Item 47 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution providing direction to the City Manager regarding Austin Police Department staffing recommendations.

Citizens Communication: General (Part 2 of 2)

Barbara Szalay – Next CODE: Heavy Load.

Daniel Corral-Dawson – Funding to secure property.

Celine Rendon – 17th Annual Cesar E. Chavez March.

Owen Shroyer – TBA.

Carlos León – 1. God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit cannot be beat; 2. Chemtrail poisoning of Austin airspace must be permanently stopped; 3. Losing your marbles Vol. II, Part 2.

Tracey Calloway – TBA.

Elyssa Parven – Verizon Cell Tower project in District 6.

Tim Arndt – TBA.

Executive Session

64. Discuss legal issues related to the citizen initiated petition regarding CodeNext and the November 2018 general election (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

67. Discuss legal issues related to City of Austin 2018 labor negotiations with the Austin Police Association concerning employees in the Austin Police Department (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

8. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Historic Preservation Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to appropriate up to $5,293,991; and amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Capital Budgets of City Departments including the Parks and Recreation Department, the Austin Transportation Department, and the Austin Public Library Department (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to transfer in and appropriate these funds for allowable historic restoration and preservation projects or activities as reflected in the Texas Tax Code Section 351.101(a)(5) which authorizes hotel occupancy tax to be used for historic restoration projects and activities that promote tourism and the convention industry and that are in specific locations in the City.

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 69, 79, 80, 85, 86, 90

Postponed: 70 - 76, 81 - 83, 87, 88

Pulled: 77, 78, 84, 89, 91, 92

Item 16

Discuss and take appropriate action regarding the proposed Interim Meet and Confer Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Travis County Emergency Medical Services Employees Association relating to wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for medics employed by the Austin -Travis County Emergency Medical Service Department.

Item 26

Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with Republic Services Inc. D/B/A BFI Waste Services of Texas, LP, to provide continued refuse and recycling collection services for City departments, for an increase in the amount of $1,511,385 and to increase the term by 19 months, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $7,556,925.

(Note: This contract was awarded in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore no subcontracting goals were established).

Item 37

Approve a resolution consistent with the contract with the voters established by Resolution No. 20160818-074 relating to the 2016 Transportation and Mobility General Obligation bonds, to implement transportation and mobility improvements on nine corridors as part of the 2016 Mobility Bond Corridor Construction Program.

Items 33 - 36 & 38 - 44

33. Approve a resolution authorizing negotiation and execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the City to design and construct corridor mobility improvements on Burnet Road from US183 to MoPac/Loop 1 in an amount not to exceed $26,600,000.

34. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with Halff Associates, Inc., for design phase services for the YBC Urban Trail Route Segment 1 project in the amount of $1,038,788.58, using existing funds and authorizing an additional $750,018.17, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,550,018.17.

(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 11.88% MBE and 11.40% WBE.)

35. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., for engineering services for the Corridor Improvements Project in the amount of $12,000,000 for a total contract amount not to exceed $20,000,000.

(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 13.02% MBE and 15.10% WBE.)

36. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with the following eleven firms recommended by staff (or other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP240: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.; Halff Associates, Inc.; Freese and Nichols, Inc.; AECOM Technical Services, Inc.; CDM Smith, Inc.; CP&Y, Inc.; Binkley & Barfield, Inc.; Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.; Alliance - Texas Engineering Company DBA Alliance Transportation Group, Inc.; Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.; and Dannenbaum Engineering Company - Austin LLC for engineering services for the 2018 Corridor Program Engineering Services Rotation List for an estimated period of seven years or until financial authorization is expended, with the total amount not to exceed $75,000,000 divided among the eleven firms.

(Note: 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.)

38. Approve a resolution authorizing negotiation and execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the City to design and construct corridor mobility improvements on Airport Boulevard from US183 to East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in an amount not to exceed $26,600,000.

39. Approve a resolution authorizing negotiation and execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the City to design and construct corridor mobility improvements on East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from US183 to Decker Lane in an amount not to exceed $7,900,000.

40. Approve a resolution authorizing negotiation and execution of Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the City to design and construct corridor mobility improvements on North Lamar Boulevard from US183 to Howard Lane in an amount not to exceed $66,800,000.

41. Approve a resolution authorizing negotiation and execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the City to design and construct corridor mobility improvements on South Lamar Boulevard/Loop 343 from West Riverside Drive to US290 in an amount not to exceed $36,200,000.

42. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Austin Transportation Department Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to increase appropriations by $60,000,000 for corridor mobility projects to be funded from 2016 Transportation and Mobility General Obligation bonds.

43. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Austin Transportation Department Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to increase appropriations by $61,032 and to increase the number of authorized staff positions by five full-time equivalent staff positions to implement the 2016 Mobility Bond program.

44. Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from proceeds of general obligation bonds to be issued for transportation and mobility-related expenditures in the total amount of $60,000,000. Related to Item #37.

Item 94

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance on first reading regarding the application submitted by American Medical Response of Texas, Inc. to renew a non-emergency medical transfer franchise under Chapter 10-2 of the City Code.

Item 89

C14H-2015-0008 - Rosewood Courts - District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as Rosewood Courts, 2001 Rosewood Avenue from multi-family residence - neighborhood plan (MF-4-NP) combining district zoning to multifamily residence-moderate-high density-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (MF-4-H-NP) combining district zoning for a portion of the property. Staff Recommendation: To grant multifamily residence-moderate-high density-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (MF-4-H-NP) combining district zoning for a portion of the property. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant multifamily residence-moderate-high density-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (MF-4-H-NP) combining district zoning for a portion of the property. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed March 13, 2018. Applicant: Housing Authority of the City of Austin. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Zoning Department, 512-974-6454.

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Proclamation 1

Distinguished Service Award – Bob Guz, Office of the City Clerk –To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree.

Proclamation 2

Proclamation – Public Health Week – To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston

Proclamation 3

90th Anniversary of the 1928 City of Austin Master Plan – To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston

Proclamation 4

Austin-Koblenz Student Exchange – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler

Proclamation 5

Fair Housing Month – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler

Item 93

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for use of dedicated parkland, known as Bauerle Ranch at Slaughter Creek Greenbelt, for an approximately 49,184 sq. ft. permanent wastewater line and a 22,024 sq. ft. for a temporary staging area; to construct, use, maintain, repair, and replace a wastewater line as part of the Southland Oaks Waste Water Improvements Project, in accordance with Section 26.001 et seq. of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code. (District 5).

Item 61

Item(s) Referred from Council Committee(s)

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to provide City Council with different scenarios showing what percentage of tax increment in the Homestead Preservation Reinvestment Zone No. 1 should be set aside to result in the creation of different numbers of affordable units and varying levels of affordability that could be achieved by 2030.

Sponsors: Housing and Planning Committee

Item 62

Council Discussion Discussion and possible action regarding potential cancellation of the April 12, 2018 City Council meeting, including possible rescheduling of the meeting to a future date.

Item 8 (Part 1 of 2)

Budget

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Historic Preservation Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to appropriate up to $5,293,991; and amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Capital Budgets of City Departments including the Parks and Recreation Department, the Austin Transportation Department, and the Austin Public Library Department (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to transfer in and appropriate these funds for allowable historic restoration and preservation projects or activities as reflected in the Texas Tax Code Section 351.101(a)(5) which authorizes hotel occupancy tax to be used for historic restoration projects and activities that promote tourism and the convention industry and that are in specific locations in the City.

Items 77 & 78

77. NPA-2017-0016.06 - Leija Villas - District 3 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 030327-12, the Govalle/Johnston Terrace Combined 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 3305 and 3309 Hidalgo Street (Boggy Creek Watershed) from Single Family to Mixed Use/Office land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use/Office land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use/Office land use. Owner/Applicant: Dr. Graciela Leija, M.D. Agent: Michael Moran. City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 512-974-2695.

District(s): District 3

78. C14-2017-0150 - Leija Villa - District 3 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 3305 and 3309 Hidalgo Street (Boggy Creek Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning and family residence-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (SF-3-CO-NP) combining district zoning to limited office-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LO-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant limited office-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LO-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant limited office-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LO-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Lunaire Group LP (Graciela Leija). Agent: Michael Moran. City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 3

Item 84

C14-01-0046.02 - The Baker School - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by zoning property locally known as 3908 Avenue B (Waller Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To zone from Unzoned (UNZ) district to general commercial services - historic area - neighborhood conservation - neighborhood plan (CS-HD-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial - historic area - neighborhood conservation - neighborhood plan (GR-HD-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial - historic area - neighborhood conservation - neighborhood plan (GR-HD-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on March 13, 2018. Owner: Austin Public Schools. Applicant: Weiss Architecture Inc. (Richard Weiss). City Staff: Scott Grantham, 512-974-3574.

District(s): District 9

Item 91

C14-2017-0067 - Champion Tract 1C - District 10 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6500 FM 2222 Road (West Bull Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from neighborhood commercial- conditional overlay (LR-CO) combining district zoning to general commercial services- conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services- conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To deny general commercial services- conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Champion, Meier Assets, Ltd. (Terry Bray). Agent: Ambrust & Brown, L.L.P (Richard T. Suttle, Jr.). City Staff: Scott Grantham, 512-974-3574.

Item 47

Approve a resolution providing direction to the City Manager regarding Austin Police Department staffing recommendations.

Sponsors: Council Member Ora Houston, Council Member Alison Alter, Council Member Ann Kitchen, Council Member Jimmy Flannigan, and Council Member Ellen Troxclair

Item 8 (Part 2 of 2)

Budget

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Historic Preservation Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to appropriate up to $5,293,991; and amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Capital Budgets of City Departments including the Parks and Recreation Department, the Austin Transportation Department, and the Austin Public Library Department (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to transfer in and appropriate these funds for allowable historic restoration and preservation projects or activities as reflected in the Texas Tax Code Section 351.101(a)(5) which authorizes hotel occupancy tax to be used for historic restoration projects and activities that promote tourism and the convention industry and that are in specific locations in the City.

Item 92

C814-2017-0001 - 425 W. Riverside PUD - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 425 W. Riverside Drive (Lady Bird Lake Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from Commercial-Liquor Sales - Vertical Mixed Use - Neighborhood Plan (CS-1-V-NP) combining district zoning to Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan (PUD-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP). Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP). Owner/Applicant: Ronald A. Nelson, Trustee and Molley Belle Properties LP (Ronald A. Nelson). Agent: Armbrust & Brown (Richard T. Suttle, Jr.). City Staff: Andrew Moore, 512-974-7604.

Item 96 (Part 1 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending Title 25 to remove the applicability of the Central Urban Redevelopment (CURE) combining district boundaries east of IH-35.

Item 95

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the remodel of a commercial building at 1200 Barton Springs Road within the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of West Bouldin Creek.

Item 96 (Part 2 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending Title 25 to remove the applicability of the Central Urban Redevelopment (CURE) combining district boundaries east of IH-35.

Item 99

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to conduct further analysis of 10414 McKalla Place as a major league soccer stadium site and to provide a detailed assessment of potential community benefits that could be generated by such a use.

Sponsors: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Leslie Pool, Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria, and Council Member Ann Kitchen

Adjourn
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