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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation

Dusty Brian, Trinity Baptist Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1 - 5, 7 - 11, 16 - 18, 21 - 31, 33 - 38, 40, 41, 43 - 47, 49 - 51, 53 - 59, 62 - 66, 68 & 110

Pulled: 6, 13 - 15, 19, 32, 42, 48, 52, 61, 67, 108, 109, 111 - 113

Withdrawn: 12

Postponed: 20, 39, 60

Item 32

Approve an ordinance creating City Code Chapter 13-7 to enact regulations for vehicle immobilization services (vehicle booting); authorizing related fees; and creating offenses.

Item 42

Authorize award and execution of a multi-term contract with Emancipet, Inc., to provide heartworm treatment services for dogs, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $675,000.

(Note: 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).

Citizen Communications: General

Paul Robbins – City and budget issues including the Customer Assistance Program

Susan Reda – TBA

Angela Gettis – Ruth Program- Women helping women with a hand up

Dr. Koo-Hyun Kim – Democratization at Austin City Council equal protection of all persons – the City of Austin and due process to protect Jesus and Democracy – rule of law City has multi-million dollars for homeless animals no penny for Dr. Kim.

Tom Rott – The Austin Animal Center

Sylvia Mendoza – TBA

Lesa Walker – TBA

Adette Quintana – Dog related issues

Joyce Beck TBD

Lotta Smagula – Dog Walking Enrichment Program

Executive Session

71. Discuss legal issues related to open government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

72. Discuss legal issues related to Austin Country Club v. City of Austin, Cause No. D-1-GN-17-006525 in the 126th Judicial District for Travis County, Texas (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

73. Discuss legal issues related to Nelson Linder et al v. City of Austin et al, Cause No. D-1-GN-18-002688 in the 201st Judicial District for Travis County, Texas. (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

74. Discuss legal issues related to the November 2018 election (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

75. Discuss real estate and legal matters related to the purchase, exchange, lease or value of an interest in real property and improvements for a Major League Soccer stadium to be located at 10414 McKalla Place (Real property - Section 551.072 of the Government Code and Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

113. Approve an ordinance ordering a general municipal election to be held on November 6, 2018, for the purpose of electing a Mayor (at large) and City Council Members (single member districts) for District 1, District 3, District 5, District 8, and District 9; ordering a special election to submit to the voters proposed charter amendments; ordering a special election to submit to the voters a proposed citizen-initiated ordinance, certified sufficient on April 23, 2018, regarding whether there must be both a waiting period and subsequent voter approval before any comprehensive revisions of the City’s land development laws may go into effect; ordering a special election to submit to the voters a proposed citizen-initiated ordinance, certified sufficient on August 3, 2018, relating to an efficiency study of the city’s operational and fiscal performance; ordering a special election for the purpose of authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds; providing for the conduct of the general and special elections, 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.

Zoning Consent Agenda (Part 1 of 2)

Consent: 76, 93 - 95, 97 - 99

Postponed: 77 - 89, 91, 92 & 96

Pulled: 90

Item 90

C14-2018-0035 - Metric at Howard - District 7 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 13614 Metric Boulevard (Little Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6), general office (GO) and community commercial (GR) district zoning to general office (GO) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general office (GO) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general office-conditional overlay (GO-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Catoosa Springs Partners, LP (John Bultman). Agent: Drenner Group, PC (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.

Item 78

Briefing on the Project Assessment Report for the Circuit of the Americas Planned Unit Development, located at 9201 Circuit of the Americas Boulevard, within the Dry Creek Watershed (CD-2018-0004).

Item 108

Approve a resolution adopting a maximum proposed property (ad valorem) tax rate of 44.82 cents per $100 taxable value that the City Council will consider for Fiscal Year 2018-2019; and setting the date that the Council will adopt the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 property (ad valorem) tax rate (Suggested date and time: September 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Austin City Hall, 301 West Second Street, Austin TX).

Item 67

Set public hearings on the proposed property (ad valorem) tax rate for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 (Suggested dates and times: August 22, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. and August 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., Austin City Hall, 301 West Second Street, Austin, TX).

Item 52

Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with Health Care Service Corporation D/B/A Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, to provide self-funded medical program administration services, pharmacy benefit management services, and stop-loss insurance coverage, for up to five years, for a total contract amount not to exceed $97,870,000.

(Note: 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).

Item 48

Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with GILA LLC, D/B/A Municipal Services Bureau D/B/A MSB or one of the other qualified offerors to Request For Qualification Statements 4600 EAD0302, to provide collection of delinquent Municipal Court case balances, for a term of five years.

(Note: 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).

Item 77

Briefing on the Project Assessment Report for the 218 South Lamar Planned Unit Development, located at 218 South Lamar Boulevard, within the Lady Bird Lake Watershed within the Urban Watershed (CD-2018-0003).

Item 61 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution relating to guidance for implementation of general obligation bond projects and programs for the November 2018 bond election.

Item 101

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance levying 2019 assessments for property of Whisper Valley Public Improvement District.

Items 102 - 106

102. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance levying 2019 assessments for property in the Estancia Hill Country Public Improvement District.

103. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance levying 2019 assessments for property in the Indian Hills Public Improvement District.

104. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance setting the assessment rate and approving the certified 2019 assessment roll for the South Congress Preservation and Improvement District. Related to Item #16.

105. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance setting the assessment rate and approving the certified 2019 assessment roll for the East Sixth Street Public Improvement District (PID). Related to Item #17.

106. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance setting the assessment rate and approving the certified 2019 assessment roll for the Austin Downtown Public Improvement District. Related to Item #18.

Item 107

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for an application to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by Pedcor Investments-2018-CLXXI, L.P., or an affiliated entity, for the construction of an affordable multi-family development to be known as the Grand Station Apartments, located at the 16,000 block of Bratton Lane, in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of the City of Austin.

Item 111

Approve a resolution finding that CodeNEXT is no longer a suitable mechanism to achieve its stated goals and directing the City Manager to develop and propose a new process leading to a Land Development Code that achieves the stated goals of the City as outlined in the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, the Strategic Housing Blueprint, and the Austin Strategic Direction 2023 Plan.

Items 13 - 15

13. Approve an ordinance establishing a Business Expansion Program pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Chapter 380.

14. Approve an ordinance repealing Part 2 of Ordinance No. 20090312-005 to the extent necessary to authorize the City Manager to develop the Locational Enhancement Program for Economic Development under Chapter 380 of the Texas Local Government Code and to return to council with this program for Council review and possible approval.

15. Approve an ordinance repealing Part 2 of Ordinance No. 20090312-005 to the extent necessary to authorize the City Manager to develop the Locational Enhancement Program for Economic Development under Chapter 380 of the Texas Local Government Code and to return to council with this program for Council review and possible approval.

Item 70

Approve second and third readings of an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the construction of a multi-family building and associated parking at 1301 W. Koenig Lane within the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of the Grover Tributary of Shoal Creek. (THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON June 28, 2018).

Item 100

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan by adopting the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan for the area bounded by Research Boulevard to the north, Burnet Road to the east, Anderson Lane to the south, and Mopac Expressway to the west.

Live Music

Andrea Smith

Proclamation 5

Austin Water Platinum Certification – To be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and to be accepted by Daryl Slusher, Assistant Director, Austin Water.

Proclamation 4

Americans with Disabilities Act 28th Anniversary – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by David Ondich, ADA Program Manager.

Proclamation 6

Derrick Lewis Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree.

Proclamation 7

Certificates of Recognition – District 7 Artists – To be presented by Council Member Leslie Pool and to be accepted by the honorees.

Proclamation 2

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

Proclamation 3

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

Items 19 & Additional Item (Part 1 of 5)

19. Authorize negotiation and execution of agreements with Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC, or its affiliates, related to the construction, lease, and occupancy of a sports stadium and associated infrastructure and development on a city-owned site located at 10414 McKalla Place, under terms outlined in a term sheet.

Additional Item

Item 61 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution relating to guidance for implementation of general obligation bond projects and programs for the November 2018 bond election.

Items 19 & Additional Item (Part 2 of 5)

19. Authorize negotiation and execution of agreements with Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC, or its affiliates, related to the construction, lease, and occupancy of a sports stadium and associated infrastructure and development on a city-owned site located at 10414 McKalla Place, under terms outlined in a term sheet.

Additional Item

Items 19 & Additional Item (Part 3 of 5)

19. Authorize negotiation and execution of agreements with Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC, or its affiliates, related to the construction, lease, and occupancy of a sports stadium and associated infrastructure and development on a city-owned site located at 10414 McKalla Place, under terms outlined in a term sheet.

Additional Item

Items 19 & Additional Item (Part 4 of 5)

19. Authorize negotiation and execution of agreements with Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC, or its affiliates, related to the construction, lease, and occupancy of a sports stadium and associated infrastructure and development on a city-owned site located at 10414 McKalla Place, under terms outlined in a term sheet.

Additional Item

Items 19 & Additional Item (Part 5 of 5)

19. Authorize negotiation and execution of agreements with Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC, or its affiliates, related to the construction, lease, and occupancy of a sports stadium and associated infrastructure and development on a city-owned site located at 10414 McKalla Place, under terms outlined in a term sheet.

Additional Item

Items 112 & 113

112. Adopt a citizen-initiated ordinance, supported by a petition certified sufficient on August 3, 2018, to amend the City Code, relating to a city efficiency study of the City’s operational and fiscal performance.

113. Approve an ordinance ordering a general municipal election to be held on November 6, 2018, for the purpose of electing a Mayor (at large) and City Council Members (single member districts) for District 1, District 3, District 5, District 8, and District 9; ordering a special election to submit to the voters proposed charter amendments; ordering a special election to submit to the voters a proposed citizen-initiated ordinance, certified sufficient on April 23, 2018, regarding whether there must be both a waiting period and subsequent voter approval before any comprehensive revisions of the City’s land development laws may go into effect; ordering a special election to submit to the voters a proposed citizen-initiated ordinance, certified sufficient on August 3, 2018, relating to an efficiency study of the city’s operational and fiscal performance; ordering a special election for the purpose of authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds; providing for the conduct of the general and special elections, 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.

Adjourn
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