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Call to Order

Call to Order and Invocation

Changes and Corrections

Changes and Corrections to the agenda

Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda Pulled Items: 3, 16, 33, 122, 17, 31, 32, 72, 85, 123, 124, 18

Item 17

Authorize negotiation and execution of a design and commission agreement with Ned Michael Kahn for artwork for the Austin Energy Art in Public Places Project, in an amount not to exceed $200,700.

Item 18 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution amending the City personnel policies establishing a voluntary leave bank which would provide for paid time off to be available to eligible employees with approved FMLA leave and a system of prioritization for leave-takers accessing the leave bank.

Item 72

Authorize negotiation, award, and execution of a 24-month contract with CULTURAL STRATEGIES, INC., (MBE/MH), or one of the other qualified offerors to RFP No. EAD0112 to provide a strategic media advertisement plan and campaign for the Public Works Department in an amount not to exceed $262,000. ( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified, therefore; no goals were established for this solicitation. )

Item 85

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to review and analyze recently enacted State laws relating to Public-Private Partnership proposals and identify any needed adjustments to City policies and procedures. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 1: Council Member Kathie Tovo CO 2: Council Member Mike Martinez )

Item 93

Briefing on City Code Chapter 245.

Items 31 & 32 (Part 1 of 2)

31. Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20080228-118 which granted an SOS limited adjustment; adopting a site-specific amendment to City Code Section 25-8-514 (Save Our Springs Initiative) and variances to City Code Sections 25-8-482 and 25-8-483 for property generally located at 5707 Southwest Parkway; and waiving City Code Sections 25-1-502 and 25-8-41 regarding processing of amendments and variances. This action concerns land located in the Barton Springs Zone. Related to Item #32.

32. Approve an ordinance granting a site-specific amendment to City Code Section 25-8-514 (Save Our Springs Initiative) and variances to City Code Sections 25-8-281 and 25-8-483 for property generally located at 3712 Ben Garza Lane; and waiving City Code Section 25-1-502 and 25-8-41 regarding processing of amendments and variances. This action concerns land located in the Barton Springs Zone. Related to Item #31.

Citizen Communications

Citizen Communications: General Roy Cavanaugh - Andy Mormon cooperation closing junkyard Spicewood Spgs Rd. Vara Keathley - Austin Energy. CAROLANNEROSE FROM THE DEAD KENNEDY - INCESSANT ARGUING WITH BOLOGNA SANDWICHES. Patrice Mallard - Residential Permitting. Steven McIntyre - Council must pass resolution to enter development agreement with Roy Cavanaugh. Robert Young - Closing junk yard on Spicewood Springs Road. Claude Welch - Redevelopment of ACE Auto Salvage on Spicewood Springs Road. Skip Cameron - Roy Cavanaugh's junk yard. Ricky Martin - The Police Department. Dan Walker - Commercial zoning on Red Bluff.

Executive Session

Executive Session

Zoning Consent & Postponement

Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED) Items 98 - 100

Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action) Items 102 - 108, & 112

Item 18 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution amending the City personnel policies establishing a voluntary leave bank which would provide for paid time off to be available to eligible employees with approved FMLA leave and a system of prioritization for leave-takers accessing the leave bank.

Item 3

Approve an ordinance amending Chapter 2-5 of the City Code setting a beginning date for the regular term of a council member; providing an end date for the terms of sitting council members; and providing a method for staggering the terms of council members elected from districts.

Live Music

Emily Bell

Proclamation 1

Certificates of Congratulations -- Business Success Skills Graduates -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honorees

Proclamation 2

presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honorees Proclamation -- Global Children's Vision & Learning Month -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Dr. Jennifer Idoni

Proclamation 4

Distinguished Service Award -- retirement -- Martin Aleman -- to be presented by Council Member Chris Riley and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 3

Proclamation -- KAZI's 31st Anniversary -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Leah Mercer

Proclamation 5

Austin Community Television

Public Hearing Postponement

Public Hearing Postponement Items 123 & 124

Item 126

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25 relating to the granting of special exceptions for existing residential structures.

Item 119

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances to allow construction of a retaining wall and fill at 101 Red River Street (proposed Fairmont Hotel) within the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of Waller Creek.

Item 121

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance adopting local standards of care for the Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Recreation Programs

Item 125

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2, Subchapter C, Article 3, Division 9 (University Neighborhood Overlay District Requirements) relating to affordable housing regulations in the university neighborhood overlay (UNO) district.

Item 31 & 32 (Part 2 of 2)

31. Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20080228-118 which granted an SOS limited adjustment; adopting a site-specific amendment to City Code Section 25-8-514 (Save Our Springs Initiative) and variances to City Code Sections 25-8-482 and 25-8-483 for property generally located at 5707 Southwest Parkway; and waiving City Code Sections 25-1-502 and 25-8-41 regarding processing of amendments and variances. This action concerns land located in the Barton Springs Zone. Related to Item #32. 32. Approve an ordinance granting a site-specific amendment to City Code Section 25-8-514 (Save Our Springs Initiative) and variances to City Code Sections 25-8-281 and 25-8-483 for property generally located at 3712 Ben Garza Lane; and waiving City Code Section 25-1-502 and 25-8-41 regarding processing of amendments and variances. This action concerns land located in the Barton Springs Zone. Related to Item #31.

Items 16, 33, & 122

16. Approve a resolution creating a permanent Music Venue Assistance Program, which is a microloan program designed to assist qualifying music venues with implementation of sound mitigation devices and technologies for improving the acoustic environment inside and outside of the venue in an effort to reduce the sound levels that impact nearby residents. Related to Items #33 and #122.

33. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 9-2 relating to permitting, operational and enforcement requirements for amplified sound, and creating a penalty. Related to Items #16 and #122.

122. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending Article 1 of City Code Chapter 25-12, the Building Code, to address noise mitigation for high rise residential Group R structures. Related to Items #16 and #33.

Item 101

C14-2013-0053 – Still Waters – Approve second/third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 515 East Slaughter Lane (Onion Creek Watershed) from multi-family residence-low density-conditional overlay (MF-2-CO) combining district zoning to multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3-CO) combining district zoning, with conditions. First Reading approved on August 8, 2013. Vote: 7-0. Owner/Applicant: Westwood Residential 48 LP (Jeff Lindsey). Agent: Jones & Carter, Inc. (James M. Schissler). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 974-7719.

Item 117

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comments on growth-related projects within the Drinking Water Protection Zone to be included in the FY 2013-2014 Capital Budget.

Item 118

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed increase to the drainage fee of the Watershed Protection Department as part of the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Proposed Budget.

Item 120

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed rate and fee changes for the Austin Resource Recovery Department as part of the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Proposed Budget.

Item 113 (Part 1 of 3)

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the City of Austin Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Proposed Budget.

Items 109 & 110

109. C14-2013-0031 - Clawson Patio Homes - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3907 Clawson Road (West Bouldin Creek Watershed) from family residence (SF-3) district zoning to urban family residence (SF-5) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant urban family residence-conditional overlay (SF-5-CO) combining district zoning, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant urban family residence-conditional overlay (SF-5-CO) combining district zoning with conditions. Owner: Dean Chen. Applicant: Bleyl Interests, Inc. (Vincent G. Huebinger). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 974-7604. 110. C14-2013-0032 - Clawson Patio Homes II - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3903 Clawson Road (West Bouldin Creek Watershed) from family residence (SF-3) district zoning to townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning, as amended. Staff Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-limited density-conditional overlay (MF-1-CO) combining district zoning with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence-conditional overlay (SF-6-CO) combining district zoning with conditions. Owner: Roy G. Crouse. Applicant: Bleyl Interests, Inc. (Vincent G. Huebinger). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 974-7604.

Item 111

C14-2013-0048 - Westlake Zoning - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3715 Westlake Drive (Lake Austin Watershed) from lake austin (LA) 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 forward to Council without a recommendation. Applicant: John Mayes. Agent: Permit Partners, Inc. (David Cancialosi). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 974-7691.

Item 114

Conduct a public hearing on the proposed property (ad valorem) tax rate for Fiscal Year 2013-2014.

Item 115

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed rate and fee changes for Austin Energy as part of the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Proposed Budget.

Item 116

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed rate and fee changes for the Austin Water Utility as part of the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Proposed Budget.

Item 113 (Part 2 of 3)

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the City of Austin Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Proposed Budget.

Item 113 (Part 3 of 3)

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the City of Austin Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Proposed Budget.
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