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Call to Order

Call to Order

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 11 - 13, 20, 22 - 24, 26, 27, 30, 34 - 46, & 48 - 65

Pulled: 5, 8 - 10, 14 - 19, 21, 25, 28, 29, 31 - 33, & 47

Postponement: 3

Item 5

Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with HARUTUNIAN ENGINEERING INC., for additional engineering services for the Davis Water Treatment Plant Power Distribution Upgrade project in the amount of $3,000,000 for a total contract amount not to exceed $7,000,000. (District 10) ( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2- 9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) with 19.29% MBE and 66.29% WBE participation to date. )

Item 8

Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with FACILITIES REHABILITATION, INCORPORATED, for the Justin Lane, Burnet to Lamar Street Reconstruction and Utility Adjustments project, in the amount of $4,891,005, plus an allowance of $150,000 and a $252,050.25 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $5,293,055.25. (District 7) ( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 72.53% MBE and 2.45% WBE participation. )

Item 9

Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC., for the City-Wide Traffic Signal Modifications and Upgrades - Bicycle Detection and Signal Installation project, in a contract amount not to exceed $297,679. (Districts 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10) ( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with 49 CFR Part 26 with race-neutral DBE participation of 4.06%. )

Item 10

Authorize the negotiation and execution of an agreement with the Capital of Texas Public Telecommunications Council, KLRU TV-18 Austin, for production underwriting of the Austin City Limits television concert series from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2021 in an amount not to exceed $250,000 annually, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,250,000.

Item 14

Approve an ordinance authorizing acceptance of $75,000 in grant funds from Living Cities; and amending the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Management Services Department Special Revenue Grant Fund (Ordinance No. 20150908-001) to appropriate these funds to help the City develop and implement an equity action plan.

Item 21

Approve a resolution adopting the City of Austin Hazard Mitigation Action Plan Update.

Item 25

Authorize negotiation and execution of a one-year parking license agreement renewal with Travis County to use and occupy up to 110 parking spaces for employees of the Faulk Central Library and the Austin History Center of the Austin Public Library, located at 800 Lavaca Street, also known as the 700 Lavaca Building Parking Garage, in an amount not to exceed $198,000 (District 9).

Items 28 & 29

28. Approve a resolution authorizing the acceptance of $750,000 in grant funding from the State of Texas, Governor's Office, Criminal Justice Division to implement the Austin Police Department's APD Body-Worn Camera Program. Related to Item #29. 29. Approve an ordinance accepting $750,000 in grant funds from the State of Texas, Governor's Office, Criminal Justice Division; and amending the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Austin Police Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20150908-001) to appropriate $750,000 for the Austin Police Department's Body-Worn Camera Program. Related to

Item 31

Approve an ordinance authorizing negotiation and execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement with Texas Department of Transportation for the construction of an urban trail from E. 12 Street to the Capital Metro MLK Jr. Metrorail Station; and amending the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Public Works Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20150908-001) to accept grant funds in the amount of $1,114,326 from the Texas Department of Transportation; and amending the Fiscal Year 2015- 2016 Public Works Department Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20150908- 002) to transfer in and appropriate $1,114,326 from the Public Works Department Operating Budget Special Revenue fund for an urban trail. (District 1).

Item 32

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 36-month contract with MIDWEST TAPE, LLC, or one of the other qualified offerors to Request For Proposals JRD0312, to provide musical compact discs and related services in an amount not to exceed $450,000, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $150,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $900,000. ( Notes: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods and services required for this solicitation, there were an insufficient number of certified M/WBEs; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established. )

Citizen Communications

Citizen Communications: General Susana Almanza - New Cactus Rose Trailer Park at 7201 Levander Loop. Carlos León - 1) God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit are the highest and mightiest; 2) Chemtrail contamination of Austin airspace is an "obamanation" to end yesterday; 3) Losing your marbles Vol.II, part ? Daniel Llanes - New Cactus Rose Trailer park at 7201 Levander Loop. Quianna Canada - Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance. Ed English - Housing and labels. Anthony Walker - Race relations in Austin/Police. James Wofford - Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance. Allen Schroeder - Universal recycling ordinance. Jared Lamb - TBA. Stephanie Nakano - Initiative for fitness, gaming and community bonding.

Executive Session

72. Discuss legal issues related to a general obligation bond election (Private consultation with legal counsel – Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Item 33

Authorize execution of a 12-month contract through the GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION cooperative purchasing program with GENERAL SALES ADMINISTRATION, INC. DBA MAJOR POLICE SUPPLY to provide the Vigilant Solutions Automatic License Plate Recognition System in an amount not to exceed $350,000, with five 12- month extension options in an amount not to exceed $110,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $900,000. ( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program through the achievement of good faith efforts. )

Item 47

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 26-month contract with MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC., for the purchase of equipment, accessories, and services for the Greater Austin-Travis County Regional Radio System in an amount not to exceed $35,000,000. ( Notes: This contract is exempt from the City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established. )

Item 66

Approve an ordinance amending section 2-1-102 of the City Code related to the Animal Advisory Commission.

Items 67 & 68

67. Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the Onion Creek Floodplain Buyout Program Project for the fee simple acquisition of Lot 14, Block "C", of Onion Creek Plantations Section One, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, according to the map or plat of record in Volume 64, Page 50, of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, in the amount of $124,000. The owners of the needed property interests are Arnulfo Mercado and Ana B. Mercado. The property is located entirely in District 2, at 6209 Orleans Drive, Austin, Texas 78744-6611. The public use necessitating this acquisition is development of flood damage reduction features, ecosystem restoration features and recreation features. The general route covered by this project includes the area along Lower Onion Creek, in the Onion Creek Forest, Onion Creek Plantation and Yarrabee Bend neighborhoods, near the intersection of South Pleasant Valley Road and East William Cannon Drive, in Austin, Travis County, Texas (District 2). 68. Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the Onion Creek Floodplain Buyout Program Project for the fee simple acquisition of Lot 7A, Yarrabee Bend Section 2A, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Volume 79, Page 277, Plat Records, Travis County, Texas, in the amount of $125,264. The owners of the needed property interest are Vinh T. Truong and wife, Quynh T. Pham. The property is located entirely in District 2, at 7305 South Pleasant Valley Road, Austin, Texas 78744-6462. The public use necessitating this acquisition is development of flood damage reduction features, ecosystem restoration features and recreation features. The general route covered by this project includes the area along Lower Onion Creek, in the Onion Creek Forest, Onion Creek Plantation and Yarrabee Bend neighborhoods, near the intersection of South Pleasant Valley Road and East William Cannon Drive, in Austin, Travis County, Texas (District 2).

Item 69

C14-2014-0198 - One Two East - District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1109, 1105, and 1107 North IH 35 Service Road Northbound (Waller Creek Watershed) from general commercial servicesneighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (CSNCCD- NP) combining district zoning to general commercial servicesneighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (CSNCCD- NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1, and from commercialliquor sales-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (CS-1-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning to commercial-liquor sales-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (CS- 1-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (CS-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning for Tract 1, and commercial-liquor salesneighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (CS-1- NCCD-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning for Tract 2. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-neighborhood conservation combining districtneighborhood plan (CS-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning for Tract 1, and commercial-liquor sales-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (CS-1-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning for Tract 2. Owner: JH West 12th Street Partners, Ltd. (Haythem Dawlett). Agent: Drenner Group (Jewels Watson). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Item 73

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=1186&doctype=Agenda)

Item 70

C14-2016-0023.SH - Elysium Park - District 7 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3300 Oak Creek Drive (Walnut Creek Watershed) from industrial park-conditional overlay (IP-CO) combining district zoning and rural residence (RR) district zoning to multifamily residence-moderatehigh density-conditional overlay (MF-4-CO) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant multifamily residence-moderate-high densityconditional overlay (MF-4-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant multifamily residencemoderate- high density-conditional overlay (MF-4-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Two-Way Land, L.P. (John K. Condon). Agent: Waeltz & Prete, Inc. (Antonio A. Prete). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974- 3057. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning request.

Items 15 - 19

15. Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance of multi-family private activity bonds by Austin Affordable PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, in an amount not to exceed $12,000,000 to finance, in part, the rehabilitation of an existing multi-family rental development to be known as the Pathways at North Loop Apartments, located at 2300 West North Loop Boulevard. (District 7) 16. Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance of multi-family private activity bonds by Austin Affordable PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, in an amount not to exceed $11,000,000 to finance, in part, the rehabilitation of an existing multi-family rental development to be known as the Pathways at Georgian Manor Apartments, located at 110 Bolles Circle. (District 4) 17. Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance of multi-family private activity bonds by Austin Affordable PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 to finance, in part, the rehabilitation of an existing multi-family rental development to be known as the Pathways at Manchaca Village Apartments, located at 3628 Manchaca Road. (District 5) 18. Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance of multi-family private activity bonds by Austin Affordable PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, in an amount not to exceed $7,000,000 to finance, in part, the rehabilitation of an existing multi-family rental development to be known as the Pathways at Northgate Apartments, located at 9120 Northgate Boulevard. (District 4) 19. Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance of multi-family private activity bonds by Austin Affordable PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, in an amount not to exceed $7,000,000 to finance in part the rehabilitation of an existing multi-family rental development to be known as the Pathways at Shadowbend Ridge Apartments located at 6328 Shadow Bend. (District 2)

Items 74 - 79

74. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution supporting an application to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by HACA Pathways I, LP, or an affiliated entity, for the rehabilitation of an affordable multi-family development to be called the Pathways at North Loop Apartments, located at 2300 West North Loop Boulevard. (District 7) 75. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution supporting an application to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by HACA Pathways I, LP, or an affiliated entity, for the rehabilitation of an affordable multi-family development to be called the Pathways at Georgian Manor Apartments, located at 110 Bolles Circle. (District 4) 76. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution supporting an application to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by HACA Pathways I, LP, or an affiliated entity, for the rehabilitation of an affordable multi-family development to be called the Pathways at Manchaca Village Apartments, located at 3628 Manchaca Road. (District 5) 77. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for an application to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by HACA Pathways I, LP, or an affiliated entity, for the rehabilitation of an affordable multi-family development to be called the Pathways at Shadowbend Ridge Apartments, located at 6328 Shadow Bend. (District 2) 78. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for an application to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by HACA Pathways I, LP, or an affiliated entity, for the rehabilitation of an affordable multi-family development to be called the Pathways at Northgate Apartments, located at 9120 Northgate Boulevard. (District 4) 79. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to establish requirements for tenant notification and tenant relocation assistance for certain multi-family and mobile home projects.

Item 79

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to establish requirements for tenant notification and tenant relocation assistance for certain multi-family and mobile home projects.

Item 80

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 15-2 relating to the drainage charge.

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Proclamation 1

Proclamation - University of Texas Tower Garden Memorial Month - To be presented by Council Member Leslie Pool and to be accepted by Jim Bryce and the UT Tower Memorial Committee

Proclamation 3

Proclamation - Supply the Teacher Day - To be presented by Council Member Ellen Troxclair and to be accepted by Melinda McKenna

Proclamation 2

Proclamation - Austin Duck Derby Day - To be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and to be accepted by Jacqueline Storey

Proclamation 4

Proclamation - Scooter Cheatham Day - To be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 5

Proclamation - WGU Texas 5th Anniversary Day - To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Chancellor Veronica Stidvent

Proclamation 6

Proclamation - Olyvia Green Day - To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston and to be accepted by the honoree
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