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Special Presentation - Memorial Day

Invocation Major Jeremy Stirm, Chaplain, Texas Army National Guard; Memorial Day proclamation - To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the family of Danny Dietz

Call to Order

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1, 3 - 10, 16, 17, 19 - 23, 25, 27, 30 - 39, 42 - 44, 46, 47, 49 Pulled: 2, 12 - 15, 24, 26, 28, 29, 41, 45, 48, 50, & 51

Withdrawn: 40

Postponed: 11, 18

Item 52 (Part 1 of 2)

Health and Human Services Committee

Approve the appointments of Julie Oliver and Maram Museitif to the Central Health Board of Managers.

Item 2 (Part 1 of 2)

Austin Water

Authorize negotiation and execution of interlocal agreements with the cities of Round Rock, Cedar Park, and Leander for the reimbursement of costs related to the expansion of the Brushy Creek Regional Wastewater System. (District 6)

Item 13

Law

Approve payment of a settlement in Montez v. City of Austin, Cause No. D-1-GN-15-005354 in the 201st Judicial District for Travis County, Texas.

Item 50

Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance amending City Code Section 25-1-21 (Definitions) and 30-1-21 (Definitions), amending City Code Chapter 25-2 relating to Planned Unit Development green building criteria, amending City Code Chapters 25-7 (Drainage) and 30-4 (Drainage), and amending City Code Chapters 25-8 (Environment) and 30-5 (Environment). This ordinance will amend Chapter 25-8, Subchapter A, Article 13 (Save Our Springs Initiative) and Chapter 30-5, Subchapter A, Article 13 (Save Our Springs Initiative) This action concerns land located within the Barton Springs Zone. (Suggested date and time: June 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street)

Item 51

Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance amending City Code Section 25-8-26 (Redevelopment Exception in the Barton Springs Zone), City Code Section 25-8-27 (Redevelopment Exception in the Water Supply Rural and Water Supply Suburban Watersheds), City Code Section 25-8-211 (Water Quality Control Requirement), and City Code Section 30-5-211 (Water Quality Control Requirement). This action concerns land located within the Barton Springs Zone. (Suggested date and time: August 3, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street.)

Item 48

Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance regarding a floodplain variance for the construction of a new building and associated parking at 7604 FM 969 as requested by the owner of the property. (Suggested date and time: June 8, 2017, 4:00 p.m. at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street) (District 1).

Item 24

Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with ZAPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC., to provide two wastewater monitoring devices, in an amount not to exceed $141,580. ( Notes: This contract is exempt from the City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established. )

Item 41

Approve a resolution initiating the rezoning and future land use map amendment of approximately 205 acres of land known as Little Walnut Creek Greenbelt, located at 5100 E. 51st Street, and directing the City Manager to process the rezoning and amendment cases. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ora Houston CO 1: Council Member Alison Alter CO 2: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 3: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 4: Council Member Leslie Pool )

Item 53

Conduct a public hearing and consider an appeal of the decision of the Historic Landmark Commission to grant a demolition permit for property located at 1207 W. 22½ Street and 1209 W. 22½ Street. (HDP-2016-0468 and HDP-2016-0469) (District 9)

Citizen Communications: General

Cathy Olive - Constant noise over 85 db's at Circuit of the Americas.

Nicky Goldstein - Noise from race cars during the Circuit of the Americas events.

Aubrey Smith - No changing Givens Park into a dog park.

Sylvia Mendoza - Illegal immigration.

Carlos León - 1) God, Jesus Christ & The Holy Spirit are shining lights of Good against dark, shadowy evil; 2) Make Austin air clean, clear, & healthy by banning Chemtrails; 3) Losing your marbles Vol. III,

Zenobia C. Joseph - 1) Lack of Transparency 2) ACC (Cedar Park) Free Service, 3 years Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Federal Transit Administration non-compliance 3) Bathroom policy practices

Jere Locke - Abrupt climate change.

Gus Pena - 1) Memorial Day is May 29th 2017. This is the Day we remember and honor all military veterans who died in all wars of the United States. You all will have the day off. We military veterans still hurt because of the deaths of our fallen comrades. United States Marines, Navy, Army, Air force. Please remember especially my fellow classmates from Johnston High: Alex Quiroz Army, my fellow classmate at Zavala Elementary, Allan Jr. and Johnston High, Toby Rodriguez, Wiley Guerrero, Booker Lofton. I miss you all my friends who died in Vietnam. I will never let any body forget you all especially on Memorial Day. Honor and remember all veterans of all wars. God Bless America and our fallen heroes (veterans) you are not forgotten.

Steve Swanson - Imagine Austin plan - work plans.

Alan Roddy - Lake Austin task force.

Item 52 (Part 2 of 2)

Health and Human Services Committee

Approve the appointments of Julie Oliver and Maram Museitif to the Central Health Board of Managers

Zoning Consent Agenda

Zoning Consent: 56, 63, & 64 Items Pulled: 57 & 58 Postponement: 59 - 62, 65 - 67

Item 2 (Part 2 of 2)

Authorize negotiation and execution of interlocal agreements with the cities of Round Rock, Cedar Park, and Leander for the reimbursement of costs related to the expansion of the Brushy Creek Regional Wastewater System. (District 6)

Item 12

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20160914-001) to transfer out $3,500,000 to the General Fund; and amending the General Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20160914-001) to increase the transfer in by $3,500,000 from the Budget Stabilization Reserve Fund; and appropriating $3,500,000 to increase expenditures in the Austin Fire Department Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20160914-001) to provide additional overtime funds that are needed due to the high number of sworn fire vacancies and the requirement to maintain four-person staffing requirements.

Items 14 & 15

14. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-5 relating to procedures for City Council meetings, public hearings, appeals, and committees, and City Code Chapter 15-9 relating to utility rate hearings. Related to Item #15

15. Approve a resolution adopting procedures for City Council meetings, public hearings, and appeals. Related to Item #14

Item 26

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 36-month contract with CULTURAL STRATEGIES INC. (MBE), or one of the other qualified offerors to Request For Proposals SLW0516-1, to provide education and outreach services for Austin Resource Recovery’s composting collection services, in an estimated amount of $600,000, with two 12-month extension options in an estimated amount of $200,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,000,000. ( Notes: This solicitation 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 solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established. )

Items 28 & 29

28. Authorize negotiation and execution of a 24-month contract with ASPLUNDH TREE EXPERT CO., or one of the other qualified offerors to Request For Proposals TVN0061, to provide energized transmission line clearance services in an amount of $6,000,000, with three 12-month extension options in an amount of $2,500,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $13,500,000. ( Notes: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program and subcontractor goals were applied to the solicitation. The subcontracting goals were met and the resulting contract will include 4.21% MBE and 1.86% WBE participation. )

29. Authorize negotiation and execution of two contracts with ASPLUNDH TREE EXPERT CO. and WRIGHT TREE SERVICE INC., or one of the other qualified offerors to Request For Proposals TVN0062, to provide energized distribution line clearance services, with an initial 24-month term in an amount of $34,000,000, with three 12-month extension options in an amount of $12,000,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $70,000,000, divided between the contractors. ( Notes: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program and subcontractor goals were applied to the solicitation. The subcontracting goals were met and the resulting contracts will include 4.20% MBE and 1.86% WBE participation. )

Items 57 & 58

57. NPA-2016-0005.03 - 2509 Montopolis Drive - District 3 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20010927-05, the Montopolis 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 2507, 2509 and 2511 Montopolis Drive, in addition to adjacent 1.36 acre tract (Country Club East Watershed) from Industry land use to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: To deny Mixed Use land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: John Robert Stratton. City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 512-974-2695.

58. C14-2016-0113 - 2509 Montopolis - District 3 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 2507, 2509 and 2511 Montopolis Drive (Country Club East Watershed) from general commercial services-neighborhood plan (CS-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To deny general commercial services-mixed use-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Agent: Drenner Group (Leah Bojo). Owner: John Robert Stratford. City Staff: Andrew Moore, 512-974-7604.

Item 69

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending the Land Development Code (Title 25) relating to voting requirements applicable to recommendations by the Historic Landmark Commission.

Item 70

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 020829-58, relating to restricted parking, to authorize the addition of one new neighborhood association to "Exhibit A" of Ordinance No. 020829-58 under Section 12-5-29 of the City Code.

Item 68

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding ATMOS Energy Corporation's proposal to increase customer gas rates.

Item 45

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to take appropriate legal action related to Senate Bill 4 (a state law relating to enforcement of immigration law by local governmental entities). ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 1: Council Member Delia Garza CO 2: Council Member Ann Kitchen CO 3: Council Member Jimmy Flannigan )

Live Music

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J. R. Gomez

Proclamation 1

Distinguished Service Award – Michael Knox, Economic Development Department – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 2

Distinguished Service Award – Marianne Martinez, Economic Development Department – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 3

Proclamation – UTeach Natural Sciences Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Michael Marder and Larry Abraham, Co-Directors, UTeach

Proclamation 4

Certificates of Congratulations – Grant for Technology Opportunities Program awardees – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honorees

Proclamation 5

Proclamation – 34th Annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day – To be presented by Council Member Jimmy Flannigan and to be accepted by Eric Crabtree, Austin/Central Texas AIDS Candlelight Memorial Coordinator

Proclamation 6

Proclamation – Emergency Medical Services Week – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by EMS Chief of Staff Jasper Brown

Proclamation 7

Proclamation – Lyme Disease Awareness Month – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Joy Sablatura Rockwell, Co-founder, Texas Lyme Disease Association

Proclamation 8

Proclamation – Tawny Hammond Day – To be presented by Council Member Leslie Pool and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 9

Proclamation – Jill Harding Day – To be presented by Council Member Leslie Pool and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 10

Proclamation – National Public Works Week – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Richard Mendoza, Director, Public Works Department

Adjourn
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