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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation

Pastor Michael Dennis, North Village Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Changes and Corrections

Changes and Corrections: 19, 30, 36, 45 Postponed: Item 40

Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda: Items 1-10, 12-18, 20-28, 30-35, 38-60

Item 19

Authorize award and execution of a 24-month requirements service contract with ALLIED WASTE SERVICES #843, for the management and disposal of industrial Class 2 non-hazardous waste for Austin Energy in an estimated amount not to exceed $529,640, with three 12-month extension options in an estimated amount not to exceed $264,820 per extension option, for a total estimated contract amount not to exceed $1,324,100. ( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

Item 61

Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 pertaining to downtown off- street parking requirements. THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON FEBRUARY 28, 2013.

Item 36

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-11 relating to the lifespan of demolition permits; and waiving Section 25-1-502. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Chris Riley CO 1: Mayor Lee Leffingwell )

Item 37 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Parks and Recreation Department Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20120910-001) to reduce expenditures in the amount of $150,000 that were to be used to fund the Austin Playhouse; and amending the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Health and Human Services Department Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20120910- 001) to increase expenditures in the amount of $150,000 to provide additional funding for Skillpoint Alliance. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 2: Council Member William Spelman )

Citizen Communications

Citizen Communications: General Tom "Smitty" Smith - Austin Energy governance Clay DaFoe - How the Austin City Council violated my civil rights and undercover APD Davidson #6165 twisted my arm. Andrew Cates - Young professional involvement in City Council Kurt Blaschke - Barton Springs Ground Improvements Jere Locke - Respect democratic process in elected board Karen Kreps - Barton Springs Pool Ground Construction Project Marion Mlotok - Austin Energy governance Alan Roddy - 2700 Edgewater perjury, fraud and the City of Austin Jeannie Ramirez - Homelessness and wants more speaker slots for the Citizen Communication process Malcolm Yeatts - Parks in the EROC area

Executive Session

64. Discuss legal issues related to Byron Carter Sr., et al v. City of Austin et al, Cause No. A-11-CA-997-LY in the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071). 65. Discuss legal issues related to Austin Fire Department cadet hiring processes (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071). 66. Discuss legal issues related to the proposed ordinance to create an independent board of trustees to govern Austin Energy and an advisory panel to advise the board on matters concerning Austin Energy (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071).

Zoning Consent & Postponement

Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED): Approval: Items 68, 70 Postponed: Items 67, 69

2:00 PM - Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action): Approval: Item 76 Postponed: 71-75

Item 77

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 https://austin.siretechnologies.com/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=397&doctype=AGENDA

Item 78

The Mayor will recess the City Council meeting to conduct a Board of Directors' Meeting of the ABIA Development Corporation. Following adjournment of the ABIA Development Corporation meeting the City Council will reconvene. (The agenda is temporarily located at https://austin.siretechnologies.com/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=402&doctype=Agenda).

Item 37 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Parks and Recreation Department Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20120910-001) to reduce expenditures in the amount of $150,000 that were to be used to fund the Austin Playhouse; and amending the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Health and Human Services Department Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20120910- 001) to increase expenditures in the amount of $150,000 to provide additional funding for Skillpoint Alliance. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 2: Council Member William Spelman )

Public Hearing Postponements

Public Hearing Postponement Consent: Items 81, 83-85

Items 11 & 45 (Part 1 of 4)

11. Approve first reading of an ordinance relating to the creation of an independent board of trustees to govern Austin Energy and the creation of an advisory panel to advise the board and council on matters concerning Austin Energy.

45. Approve a resolution amending the City’s legislative agenda to include support for Senate Bill 410 and House Bill 1024, relating to creation of a board to manage the operations of Austin Energy. (Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 1: Council Member William Spelman)

Live Music

Les Rav

Proclamation 1

Proclamation -- CARY Youth Violence Awareness Week -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Adrian Moore

Proclamation 2

Certificate of Congratulations -- Healthy Connections Program for United Health Care Award -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Mark Washington

Proclamation 3

Proclamation -- Andy Roddick Foundation -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Andy Roddick

Proclamation 4

Proclamation -- Fair Housing Month -- to be presented by Council Member Mike Martinez and to be accepted by Jonathan Babiak

Proclamation 5

Proclamation -- Jazz Week -- to be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole and to be accepted by Fito Kahn

Proclamation 6

Proclamation -- George Washington Carver Ambassadors 10th Anniversary -- to be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole and to be accepted by the Arthur Sauls

Proclamation 7

Proclamation -- National Record Store Day -- to be presented by Council Member Laura Morrison and to be accepted by John Kuntz

Items 11 & 45 (Part 2 of 4)

11. Approve first reading of an ordinance relating to the creation of an independent board of trustees to govern Austin Energy and the creation of an advisory panel to advise the board and council on matters concerning Austin Energy.

45. Approve a resolution amending the City’s legislative agenda to include support for Senate Bill 410 and House Bill 1024, relating to creation of a board to manage the operations of Austin Energy. (Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 1: Council Member William Spelman)

Items 11 & 45 (Part 3 of 4)

11. Approve first reading of an ordinance relating to the creation of an independent board of trustees to govern Austin Energy and the creation of an advisory panel to advise the board and council on matters concerning Austin Energy.

45. Approve a resolution amending the City’s legislative agenda to include support for Senate Bill 410 and House Bill 1024, relating to creation of a board to manage the operations of Austin Energy. (Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 1: Council Member William Spelman)

Items 11 & 45 (Part 4 of 4)

11. Approve first reading of an ordinance relating to the creation of an independent board of trustees to govern Austin Energy and the creation of an advisory panel to advise the board and council on matters concerning Austin Energy.

45. Approve a resolution amending the City’s legislative agenda to include support for Senate Bill 410 and House Bill 1024, relating to creation of a board to manage the operations of Austin Energy. (Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 1: Council Member William Spelman)

Item 79

Conduct a public hearing in accordance with Texas Parks and Wildlife Code, Section 26.001 et seq. and consider a resolution approving the permanent use of approximately 26,346 square feet of land for construction, use, maintenance, repair, and replacement of a shoring or soil retention system, building canopy, bridge, and roadway for the New Central Library/2nd Street Bridge and Extension Project through dedicated parkland known as Shoal Creek Greenbelt.

Item 80

Conduct a public hearing to receive citizen input on community needs for comments on the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Action Plan and the Community Development 2013-2014 Program, as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 373.

Item 82 (Part 1 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance granting a site specific amendment to City Code Section 25-8-514 (Save Our Springs Initiative) and a variance to City Code Sections 25-8-482 (Critical Water Quality Zone) and 25-8-483 (Water Quality Transition Zone) to allow construction of the Barton Springs Pool General Grounds Improvement Project in the Critical Water Quality Zone and Water Quality Transition Zone of Barton Creek and to exceed impervious cover requirements. This action concerns land located within the Barton Springs Zone.

Item 82 (Part 2 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance granting a site specific amendment to City Code Section 25-8-514 (Save Our Springs Initiative) and a variance to City Code Sections 25-8-482 (Critical Water Quality Zone) and 25-8-483 (Water Quality Transition Zone) to allow construction of the Barton Springs Pool General Grounds Improvement Project in the Critical Water Quality Zone and Water Quality Transition Zone of Barton Creek and to exceed impervious cover requirements. This action concerns land located within the Barton Springs Zone.
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