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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation Reverend Tom Grevlos, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1 - 5, 7 - 10, 12, 13, 15 - 22, 24 - 28, 31, 33, 35 & 36, 38 - 44, 83 & 84

Withdrawn: 29

Pulled: 14, 23, 30, 32, 34, 37

Postponed: 6, 11

Item 23

Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with GCA Services Group Mountain States LP, to provide continued janitorial services, for an increase in the amount of $818,000, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $2,453,932.

(Note: This contract was awarded in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this contract, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).

Item 32

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Section 12-1 (Traffic Regulation and Administration) and 12-2 (Bicycles) relating to the safe operation of micro-mobility devices.

Item 14

Amend Austin Strategic Direction 2023 to include the Mobility outcome strategies and metrics.

Item 45

Approve a resolution appointing two individuals to the Municipal Civil Service Commission, each for a term of three years, and designating a chair for the Municipal Civil Service Commission.

Item 51

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding a Pipeline Integrity Testing surcharge by Texas Gas Service.

Item 52

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Austin Independent School District establishing site development standards for Bowie High School to allow transfers of impervious cover to Bowie High School from certain campuses in the Barton Springs Zone. (This action concerns land located with the Barton Springs Zone).

Item 53

Conduct a public hearing for the full purpose annexation of approximately 42.064 acres in Travis County, located approximately four-tenths of a mile east of the intersection of River Place Blvd and Milky Way Drive.

Item 54

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance on second and third readings 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

Dr. Koo-Hyun Kim – Austin City Council made City of Austin better than heaven greater than the Kingdom of God. That explains and proves I enjoy living in Austin for 13 years 2006-2019. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott is American enemy, justice killer Democracy killer. He did not protect Texas – Mexico Border Lane for multi – years.

Susana Almanza – You’re invited to Annual Cesar E. Chavez March on Saturday, March 30th at 10am. March starts at Terrazas Library.

Matthew Rodriguez – Employment concerns re: Mexican-American Cultural Center.

Quintiel Fliland – Law, Criminal Law, Civil, Criminal Intent, Ban, Outlaw, County Law, Federal Law, Sectorial Law, Hospital Law, Program, Degree, Office of Police Monitor , council, Federal , Sectoral, Sectorial Bonds.

Michael R. Levy – TBD

William Mayor – Scooters in Austin.

Matthew Kim – Students for Climate Action Austin Chapter. (introduction) – Improved lighting in Austin, replace current lighting with all LEDs.

Maeve Verroye-Cannon – Students for Climate Action – Austin Chapter: Initiatives on pushing legislation towards 100% reusable energy by 2030-2050 in the City of Austin.

Silver White Mountain – TBD

Ted Gault – Graffiti Assessment

Executive Session

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

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

48. Discuss legal issues related to Perkins v. City of Austin et al., Cause No. 1:18-cv-00651-LY in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

49. Discuss legal issues related to Texas Association of Business et al. v. City of Austin et al., Cause No. D-1-GN-18-001968 in the 459th Judicial District, Travis County, Texas (Private consultation with legal counsel-Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Item 69

C14-2018-0111 - Westminster - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4100 Jackson Avenue (Shoal Creek and Johnson Creek Watersheds). Applicant Request: To rezone from general office (GO) district zoning and general office - mixed use - conditional overlay (GO-MU-CO) combining district zoning to general commercial services - mixed use - conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Staff and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services - mixed use - conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Westminster Manor Health Facilities Corporation (Charles Borst). Agent: Land Use Solutions, LLC (Michele Haussmann). City Staff: Scott Grantham, 512-974-3574.

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 55, 56, 59, 62 - 68, 71, 72, 75 - 77 & 78

Postponed: 60, 61, 79 & 80

Pulled: 70, 73, 74

Withdrawn: 57 & 58

Item 30

Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with WorkQuest, to provide cleanup services for overpasses and under bridges, for up to four years for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,560,000.

(Note: This procurement was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this procurement, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).

Item 34

Approve a resolution reaffirming the City Council’s commitment to Austin’s No Kill animal-sheltering policy and supporting Austin Animal Center’s goal of a 95% or greater live-release rate.

Item 37

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapters 2-3 and 2-7 regarding complaints alleging a violation of the Code of Ethics.

Items 81 & 82

81. Conduct a public hearing and consider an appeal by interested parties regarding the decision by the Development Services Department to issue an Outdoor Music Venue permit to Yard Bar, located at 6700 Burnet Rd.

82. Conduct a public hearing and consider a request by the agent for the owner of Charles Schwab Austin, located at 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, to waive the distance requirement of City Code Section 4-9-4(A), which requires a minimum of 300 feet between a business that sells alcoholic beverages and a public school.

Item 70

C14-2018-0136 1901 Ed Bluestein - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1901 Ed Bluestein Boulevard (Boggy Creek Watershed) from general commercial services-conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Sunbelt Cleveland Properties (Dayne Yeager). Agent: Metcalfe, Wolff, Stuart & Williams LLP (Michele Rogerson Lynch). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Items 73 & 74

73. NPA-2017-0016.02 - Flats on Shady - Conduct a public hearing and approve second and third readings of 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 1125 Shady Lane (Boggy Creek Watershed) from Single Family to Multifamily land use. First reading approved August 23, 2018. Vote: 10-1. Council Member Renteria voting nay. Owner/Applicant: BCC Shady Lane LLC (Justin Metcalf). Agent: Drenner Group (Dave Anderson). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.

74. C14-2017-0094 Flats on Shady - Conduct a public meeting and approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1125 Shady Lane (Boggy Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to multifamily residence-moderate-high density-neighborhood plan (MF-4-NP) combining district zoning. First reading approved multifamily residence moderate-high density-neighborhood plan (MF-4-NP) combining district zoning on August 23, 2018. Vote: 10-1. Council Member Renteria voted nay. Owner/Applicant: BCC Shady Lane LLC (Justin Metcalf). Agent: Drenner Group (Dave Anderson). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Item 50

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan (Ordinance No. 20120614-058) by adopting the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan.

Live Music

5:30 PM - Live Music

Grupo Preztigio

Proclamation 1

Proclamation – Public Health Week – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Stephanie Hayden, Director, Austin Public Health.

Proclamation 2

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

Proclamation 3

Certificates of Appreciation – Departing Board and Commission members – To be presented by Council Member Sabino “Pio” Renteria and to be accepted by the honorees.

Proclamation 4

Distinguished Service Award – Rodney Gonzales – To be presented by Council Member Jimmy Flannigan and to be accepted by the honoree.

Adjourn
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