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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Opening Moment 10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2)

Consent: 1 - 14, 18 - 23, 29, 31, 34 - 70, 72, 74, 79, 80, 82, 83 - 88, 90 - 98, 100 - 114, 116 - 121, 123 - 134, 136 - 143 - 145, 146, 149

Withdrawn: 16, 76, 89, 140, 146

Pulled: 15, 17, 24 - 27, 30, 32, 33, 71, 75, 77, 78, 81, 148

Postponed: 28, 73, 99, 115, 122, 135, 147, 149

Item 148 (Part 1 of 2)

Convention Center

Approve an ordinance adopting a Capital Improvement Plan for the expansion of the Convention Center Facility; authorizing an increase in the City of Austin Municipal Hotel Occupancy Tax from 7% to 9% effective August 8, 2019 for the purpose of funding the Convention Center Expansion; and declaring an emergency.

Consent Agenda (Part 2 of 2)

Consent: 1 - 14, 18 - 23, 29, 31, 34 - 70, 72, 74, 79, 80, 82, 83 - 88, 90 - 98, 100 - 114, 116 - 121, 123 - 134, 136 - 143 - 145, 146, 149

Withdrawn: 16, 76, 89, 140, 146

Pulled: 15, 17, 24 - 27, 30, 32, 33, 71, 75, 77, 78, 81, 148

Postponed: 28, 73, 99, 115, 122, 135, 147, 149

Item 78 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution declaring a climate emergency and calling for immediate and coordinated mobilization by the City to address the causes and consequences of climate change and directing the City Manager to take appropriate action.

Sponsors: Council Member Alison Alter, Council Member Leslie Pool, Council Member Ann Kitchen, Council Member Kathie Tovo, and Council Member Gregorio Casar

Consent Agenda (part 3 of 3)

Consent: 1 - 14, 18 - 23, 29, 31, 34 - 70, 72, 74, 79, 80, 82, 83 - 88, 90 - 98, 100 - 114, 116 - 121, 123 - 134, 136 - 143 - 145, 146, 149

Withdrawn: 16, 76, 89, 140, 146

Pulled: 15, 17, 24 - 27, 30, 32, 33, 71, 75, 77, 78, 81, 148

Postponed: 28, 73, 99, 115, 122, 135, 147, 149

Item 71

Approve a resolution relating to the identification of at least 10 locations within the boundaries of I-35, 15th Street, Lady Bird Lake, and Lamar Boulevard that are suitable to install free, ADA compliant, 24-hour drinking fountains; the formulation of a budget estimate for the installation, operations, and maintenance of drinking fountains; and an expedited procurement process.

Sponsors: Council Member Kathie Tovo, Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria, Council Member Paige Ellis, Council Member Alison Alter, and Council Member Leslie Pool District(s): District 1; District 9

Citizens Communication: General

Katie Deolloz - Rehumanize mobility Paul Robbins - Solid waste and other city issues Koo Hyun Kim - “ Texas Austin City Travis County commissioner court are American enemies president Trump enemies” Audrina Torres - Zero Waste Alliance land sale Dylan Grams - Landfill, waste management Melanie Mcafee - Zero waste and Landfield Karole Fedrick - Address library issues Cleo Petricek - Homeless ordinance and shelter Tracy Shannon - Drag Queens story hour at the Library John D, Miller - Drag Queens story hour at the Library

Executive Session (Part 1 of 2)

103. Discuss legal issues related to the November 2019 election. (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

106. Discuss legal issues related to Flores v. City of Austin, Cause No. C-1-CV-18-009175, in the County Court at law No. 1, Travis County, Texas (Private consultation with legal counsel-Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

148. Approve an ordinance adopting a Capital Improvement Plan for the expansion of the Convention Center Facility; authorizing an increase in the City of Austin Municipal Hotel Occupancy Tax from 7% to 9% effective August 8, 2019 for the purpose of funding the Convention Center Expansion; and declaring an emergency.



Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 122, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 133, 135, 136, 139

Pulled: 107 - 113, 115, 122, 123, 134

Postponed: 114, 116 - 121, 123 - 125, 131, 132, 137, 138

Items 107 - 111 (Part 1 of 2)

107. C14-2018-0028 - E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tracts 1 & 2 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1109 and 1225 South Pleasant Valley Road (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning to East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict from urban residential (UR) to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. Staff Recommendation: To grant East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict to corridor mixed use (CMU) on a portion of Tracts 1 & 2, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. Owner/Applicant: NRE Town Lake Property Owner, LLC and Ballpark Austin, LLC (Andrew Winograd). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, 512-974-3207.

108. C14-2018-0027 - E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tracts 3 & 5 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4700 East Riverside Drive and 1515 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning to East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict from neighborhood mixed use (NMU) and urban residential (UR) to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. Owner/Applicant: NRE Zone, LLC and NRE Edge, LLC (Mark Farrell). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, 512-974-3207.

109. C14-2018-0026 - E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tract 4 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1600 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning to East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict from neighborhood mixed use (NMU) to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. Owner/Applicant BP Riverside West, LLC (Mark Farrell). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, 512-974-3207.

110. C14-97-0010 (RCT) E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tract 4-Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on a property locally known as 1600 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant request: To terminate the public restrictive covenant associated with zoning case C14-2018-0026. Staff recommendation and Planning Commission recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owner/Applicant: BP Riverside West, LLC (David Nazarian). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, (512) 974-3207.

111. C14-72-204(RCA5) E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tracts 1-5- Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant amendment on a property locally known as 1109 and 1225 South Pleasant Valley Road, 4700 East Riverside Drive, 1515 and 1600 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant request: To amend the public restrictive covenant associated with zoning cases C14-2018-0026, C14-2018-0027, and C14-2018-0028. Staff and Planning Commission recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment.. Owner/Applicant: NRE Town Lake Property Owner, LLC (Andrew Winograd); Ballpark Austin, LLC (Andrew Winograd); NRE Zone, LLC (Mark Farrell); NRE Edge, LLC (Mark Farrell) and BP Riverside West, LLC (Mark Farrell). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, (512) 974-3207.

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Proclamation 1

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

Proclamation 2

Proclamation – Americans with Disabilities 29th Anniversary Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by David Ondich, ADA Program Administrator.

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Proclamation 3

Distinguished Service Award – Alan Holt – To be presented by Council Member Kathie Tovo and to be accepted by the honoree.

Proclamation 4

Proclamation – Dr. Santiago Zamora Day – To be presented by Council Member Sabino “Pio” Renteria and to be accepted by the honoree.

Proclamation 5

Proclamation – Austin Pride Day – To be presented by Council Member Jimmy Flannigan.

Executive Session (Part 2 of 2)

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103. Discuss legal issues related to the November 2019 election. (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Item 78 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution declaring a climate emergency and calling for immediate and coordinated mobilization by the City to address the causes and consequences of climate change and directing the City Manager to take appropriate action.

Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting

90. 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 http://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2019/20190808-ahfc.htm).

Item 30

Approve an ordinance authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an amended and restated agreement with the Zilker Botanical Garden Conservancy (Conservancy) to authorize the Conservancy to manage and operate the Zilker Botanical Garden admissions; and amending the schedule of Fees and Fines and Other Charges to be set or charged by the City (Ordinance No. 20180911-002) to increase the fee charged for admission for visitors who are not Conservancy members.

Item 115

C14-2018-0124- River Place - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as Milky Way Drive (West Bull Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning to townhouse & condominium residence-conditional overlay (SF-6-CO) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant single-family residence-large lot-conditional overlay (SF-1-CO) combining district zoning, with conditions. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: Forwarded to Council without a recommendation due to lack of an affirmative vote. Owner/Applicant: Milky Way Holdings GP, LLC (Garrett S. Martin). Agent: McLean & Howard, LLP (Jeff Howard). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057. Related to item #32. 115. District(s): District 6; District 10

Items 110 & 111 (Part 2 of 2)

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110. C14-97-0010 (RCT) E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tract 4-Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on a property locally known as 1600 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant request: To terminate the public restrictive covenant associated with zoning case C14-2018-0026. Staff recommendation and Planning Commission recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owner/Applicant: BP Riverside West, LLC (David Nazarian). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, (512) 974-3207.

111. C14-72-204(RCA5) E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tracts 1-5- Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant amendment on a property locally known as 1109 and 1225 South Pleasant Valley Road, 4700 East Riverside Drive, 1515 and 1600 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant request: To amend the public restrictive covenant associated with zoning cases C14-2018-0026, C14-2018-0027, and C14-2018-0028. Staff and Planning Commission recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment.. Owner/Applicant: NRE Town Lake Property Owner, LLC (Andrew Winograd); Ballpark Austin, LLC (Andrew Winograd); NRE Zone, LLC (Mark Farrell); NRE Edge, LLC (Mark Farrell) and BP Riverside West, LLC (Mark Farrell). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, (512) 974-3207.

Item 33

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to include a partial exemption from ad valorem taxes for certain historically-designated properties in budget calculations for the coming year; to provide this resolution to the Austin Independent School District; and to prepare an ordinance approving these partial exemptions to be considered by Council concurrently with the annual tax levy.

Item 122

C14-2019-0054 - Chisholm Lane - District 5 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 9110 Chisholm Lane (Slaughter Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning to single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant single family residence-standard lot conditional overlay (SF-2-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Paula Lantz. Agent: Spyglass Realty & Investments (Matthew Edwards). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning request.

District(s): District 5

Item 77

Approve a resolution relating to the creation of a local government corporation to address homelessness issues.

Sponsors: Council Member Kathie Tovo, Council Member Ann Kitchen, Council Member Alison Alter, Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria, and Mayor Steve Adler

Item 148 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution declaring a climate emergency and calling for immediate and coordinated mobilization by the City to address the causes and consequences of climate change and directing the City Manager to take appropriate action.

Item 15

Approve an ordinance ordering a special municipal election to be held on November 5, 2019, for the purpose of submitting to the voters a proposed citizen-initiated ordinance, certified sufficient on February 11, 2019, regarding the conveyance of city-owned property for sports or entertainment facilities; providing for the conduct of the special election, including authorizing the City Clerk to enter into joint election agreements with other local political subdivisions as may be necessary for the orderly conduct of the elections; and declaring an emergency.

Item 17

Approve an ordinance ordering a special municipal election to be held on November 5, 2019, for the purpose of submitting to the voters a proposed citizen-initiated ordinance, supported by a petition certified sufficient on July 26, 2019, to amend the City Code regarding the use of Austin’s Hotel Occupancy Tax revenue; providing for the conduct of the special election, including authorizing the City Clerk to enter into joint election agreements with other local political subdivisions as may be necessary for the orderly conduct of the elections.

Items 112 & 113

112. NPA-2019-0005.02 - Palm Harbor Homes M/H Park - 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 810 Bastrop Hwy SB (Carson Creek Watershed) from Commercial to Higher Density Single Family land use. Staff Recommendation: To deny Higher Density Single Family land use. Planning Commission recommendation: Forwarded to Council without a recommendation on an affirmative vote. Owner. Palm Harbor Homes, Inc. Applicant: City of Austin, Planning & Zoning Dept. Staff: Maureen Meredith (512) 974-2695.

District(s): District 3

113. C14-2019-0028 - Palm Harbor Homes Mobile Home Park - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 810 Bastrop Highway Southbound (Carson Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from general commercial services - neighborhood plan (CS-NP) combining district zoning to mobile home residence - neighborhood plan (MH-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To deny mobile home residence - neighborhood plan (MH-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: Forwarded to Council without a recommendation on an affirmative vote. Owner: Palm Harbor Homes, Inc. City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237.

District(s): District 3

Item 123

C14-2019-0041 - 3706 Goodwin- Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 3706 Goodwin Avenue (Boggy Creek Watershed) from general commercial services-mixed use-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To deny to general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: GBME LLC (Matt Albrecht). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

Item 134

C14-2019-0031 - Springdale Farms - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 735 Springdale Road (Boggy Creek Watershed) from general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Owner/Applicant: PSW-Springdale, LLC (Jarred Corbell). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 3

Item 75

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to prioritize the completion of the Cypress and Shoal Creek Project (Project); conduct a feasibility and financial analysis of the extension of the Seaholm Tax Increment Financing District (District); and provide Council with, no later than the end of this fiscal year: (1) a written update of the Project and (2) a feasibility and financial analysis of the extension of the District.

Sponsors: Council Member Kathie Tovo, Council Member Leslie Pool, Council Member Ann Kitchen, Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison, and Council Member Alison Alter

Adjourn
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