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Call to Order (Part 1 of 2)

9:55 AM – Invocation Rev. Brian Ferguson, Wildflower Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

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Call to Order (Part 2 of 2)

9:55 AM – Invocation Rev. Brian Ferguson, Wildflower Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1 - 13, 15, 20, 21, 25 - 27, 29, 31 - 45, 47, 54, 92

Pulled: 14, 16, 18, 19, 22 - 24, 46, 48 - 53, 91

Withdrawn: 17, 28, 30, 55, 57

Item 14 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending Chapter 2-7 (Ethics and Financial Disclosure) related to the subpoena authority and complaint process of the Ethics Review Commission.

Item 53

Approve the waiver or reimbursement of certain fees under City Code Chapter 14-8 for the ATX Student Walkout, sponsored by We The Students, which was held on Friday, April 20, 2018, at the State Capitol.

Item 49

Approve a resolution relating to the City’s support of Austin Independent School District’s (AISD) 2017 Bond implementation and amending Resolution No. 20160623-082 relating to the processing of demolition applications for AISD properties subject to the Bond.

Sponsors: Council Member Alison Alter, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Ann Kitchen, and Council Member Leslie Pool

Item 93

Approve a resolution appointing two commissioners to the Municipal Civil Service Commission for a three-year term and designating a chair.

Sponsors: Audit and Finance Committee

Item 16 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution to clarify membership requirements applicable to the Planning Commission under the City Charter.

Citizens Communication: General

Susan Spataro – Incentives

Carlos Leon – 1.) God, Jesus Christ, & The Holy Spirit are the truth-true light, true salt, true rock; 2.) 4/18/18 Chemtrail spraying attack in Austin’s skies was alien to humanity; 3) Losing your marbles Vol. IV, part IV.

Sharon Weintraub – Proposed Austin cemetery rules & regulations.

Laurel Marotta – Traffic situation on Palace Parkway.

Sharon Blythe – TBD

Caroline Staley – Homelessness

Richard Franklin – TBD

Nailah Sankofa – Public transportation.

Item 16 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution to clarify membership requirements applicable to the Planning Commission under the City Charter.

Item 14 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending Chapter 2-7 (Ethics and Financial Disclosure) related to the subpoena authority and complaint process of the Ethics Review Commission.

Item 46

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to review and analyze the “People’s Plan” recommendations and provide an analysis to Council and the Anti-Displacement Task Force.

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

Item 56 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-1-206 relating to the Joint Sustainability Committee bylaws.

Sponsors: Audit and Finance Committee

Item 91

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 120-month lease agreement with one option to extend for an additional ten years, for approximately 96,000 square feet of office space for Municipal Court with Met Center Partners-11, Ltd., a Texas Limited Partnership, located at Met Center II, Building 3, 7000 Metropolis Drive, in an amount not to exceed $31,278,785.

District(s): District 2

Item 56 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-1-206 relating to the Joint Sustainability Committee bylaws.

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 64, 68 - 69, 79 - 82

Postponed: 65 - 67, 70 - 77, 84 - 85

Pulled: 68, 73

Item 18

Approve third reading of an ordinance relating to special events and high capacity event venues, repealing and replacing City Code Chapter 14-8 relating to right-of-way closures for special events and neighborhood block parties, amending requirements for temporary food establishments during a special event, repealing City Code Section 14-6-3 relating to closures for a street festivity, amending City Code Chapter 9-2 relating to 24-hour live music and multi-day special event permits; and creating offenses and establishing penalties.

Item 19

Approve an ordinance amending City Code chapter 2-5 relating to council committees.

Item 86

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding Atmos Energy Corporation’s proposal to reduce customer rates.

Item 87

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for a remodel and addition to a single-family residence at 7906 South 1st Street within the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of South Boggy Creek.

Live Music

Hai Zheng

Proclamation 1

CelebrASIA Austin: Asian Pacific American Food and Heritage Festival Day – To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston

Proclamation 2

Mental Health Month – To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston

Proclamation 3

Proclamation – Alejandrina Guzman Day – To be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and to be accepted by the honoree.

Proclamation 4

Proclamation and Certificates of Recognition – Public Service Recognition Week – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by City Manager Spencer Cronk and City departmental honorees

Items 83 & 90

83. C814-2017-0001 - 425 W. Riverside PUD - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve on third reading an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 425 W. Riverside Drive (Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from Commercial-Liquor Sales - Vertical Mixed Use Building - Neighborhood Plan (CS-1-V-NP) combining district zoning to Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan (PUD-NP). The ordinance may include waiver of fees, alternative funding methods, modifications of City regulations, and acquisition of property. City Council Action: Approved Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP) on first Reading March 22, 2018, Vote 9-0 [CM Pool and Troxclair - Absent]. Approved Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP) on 2nd Reading on April 24, 2018. 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.

90. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution to expand the Austin Downtown Public Improvement District by adding one parcel of land, at 425 West Riverside Drive, as requested by the property owner.

Items 22 - 24, 50 - 52, 88, 89 & Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting

22. Approve a resolution declaring a need for Texas Housing Foundation, a regional housing authority, to operate an affordable multi-family development to be known as the Oaks on Lamar, located at 8071 North Lamar Boulevard (currently known as Santa Maria Village) within the city limits of Austin, Texas, and authorizing a cooperation agreement between the City and Texas Housing Foundation.

23. Approve a resolution declaring a need for the Marble Falls Housing Authority, a Texas municipal housing authority, to provide project-based housing vouchers to the Oaks on Lamar (currently known as Santa Maria Village), located at 8071 North Lamar Boulevard within the city limits of Austin, Texas, and authorizing a cooperation agreement between the City and Marble Falls Housing Authority.

24. Approve a resolution declaring a need for the Texas Housing Foundation, a regional housing authority, to operate an affordable multi-family development to be known as the Riverside Townhomes, located at 6118 Fairway Street (currently known as Fairway Village) within the city limits of Austin, Texas, and authorizing a cooperation agreement between the City and the Texas Housing Foundation.

50. Approve a resolution initiating code amendments to City Code Title 25 and uncodified ordinances to prohibit source of income discrimination and to require eviction protections for tenants of developments that participate in the City’s density bonus and other similar incentive programs.

51. Approve a resolution relating to private activity bonds for residential rental developments and protections for tenants.

52. Approve a resolution relating to tenant protections for a rental property required to register under City Code Chapter 4-14 (Registration of Rental Property).

88. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by THF Oaks on Lamar, LP, or an affiliated entity, supporting an allocation of low income housing tax credits for the proposed rehabilitation of an affordable multi-family development to be known as Oaks on Lamar located at 8071 North Lamar Boulevard (currently known as Santa Maria Village), and acknowledging that the City of Austin has more than twice the state average of units per capita supported by low income housing tax credits or private activity bonds at the time of application.

89. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for an application to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by THF Riverside Townhomes, LP, or an affiliated entity, for the rehabilitation of an affordable multi-family development to be known as the Riverside Townhomes, located at 6118 Fairway Street (currently known as Fairway Village); and acknowledging that the City has more than twice the state average of units per capita supported by low income housing tax credits or private activity bonds at the time of application.

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://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2018/20180510-ahfc.htm ).

Item 48

Approve a resolution supporting sanctuary for three individuals living at houses of worship in Austin, and urging federal officials to prevent their deportation.

Item 78

C14H-2018-0013 - Smoot/Terrace Park Historic District - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property within the proposed boundaries of the Smoot/Terrace Park Historic District, roughly bounded by Pressler Street on the east, including the parcels on both sides of the street; W. 9th Street on the north, including the parcels on both sides of the street; W. 6th Street on the south, including only the parcels on the north side of the street; and Highland Avenue on the west, including the parcels on both sides of the street by adding historic area (HD) combining district overlay to all existing base zoning, but making no other zoning changes. Staff Recommendation: To grant historic area (HD) combining district overlay to all existing base zoning for all parcels within the proposed historic district. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation To grant historic area (HD) combining district overlay to all existing base zoning for all parcels within the proposed historic district. Planning Commission Recommendation: Forwarded to council without a recommendation. City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Zoning Department, 512-974-1446.
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