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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation Pandit Sri Aditya Sarma, Austin Hindu Temple

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1 - 15, 16 - 18, 21 - 61, 94, 95, 97, 98

Pulled: 16, 19, 20, 96

Item 16

Authorize negotiation and execution of a one-year service agreement with the Austin Housing Finance Corporation to manage and operate various housing programs on the City of Austin’s behalf during Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019 using funds received by the City from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, in addition to local City funds, in an amount not to exceed $16,878,323.

Item 19

Approve an ordinance adopting the Amended and Restated Strategic Partnership Agreement between the City and the Cascades Municipal Utility District (MUD), and annexing the MUD for full-purposes (approximately 136 acres in southern Travis County east of IH-35 South, approximately four-tenths of a mile south of the intersection of IH-35 South and Onion Creek Parkway).

District(s): District 5

Item 20

Approve an ordinance authorizing the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement regarding the release of approximately 33 acres of extraterritorial jurisdiction (“ETJ”) to the City of Dripping Springs.

Item 96

Approve a resolution initiating zoning, rezoning, and where appropriate, Future Land Use Map (FLUM) amendments for properties located at 7901 East Ben White Boulevard; 810 Bastrop Highway Southbound; 4811 South Congress Avenue; 711 West Powell Lane; 101 Hergotz Lane; 1709 East State Highway 71 Westbound; 401 Chaparral Road; 4511 Lucksinger Lane; 11606 North Lamar Boulevard; 6111 South Congress Avenue; 3201 Burleson Road; 7501 Bluff Springs Road; 1301 West Oltorf Street; 2807 Cameron Loop; 1308 Thornberry Road; 7100 East US Highway 290; 8001 Lee Hill Drive; 423 Thompson Lane; 2815 East State Highway 71 Westbound Service Road; and 6402 McNeil Drive to the appropriate mobile home residence (MH) district; and initiating City Code Title 25 amendments, as necessary, to implement the zoning changes. Sponsors: Council Member Gregorio Casar, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Delia Garza, and Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria

Item 64

Discussion regarding legal representation for the Board of Adjustment during consideration of interpretation appeals.

Sponsors: Audit and Finance Committee

Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting

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://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2018/20180920-ahfc.htm).

Citizen Communications: General

Tony Farmer – City Council Communication

Dr. Koo Kim – Democratization of Austin City Council’s dictatorship and Austin City police chief’s dictatorship and broken democracy. What is democracy? What is homeland security?

Paul Robbins – City and budget issues. Customer assistance program.

Silver White Mountain (Sylvia Mendoza) – I got a new name but I’m the same person.

Sherri Guess – Mothers for animal protection.

Susana Almanza – Reclaim, Remain and Rebuild Our City for People of all Incomes.

Jim Richardson – City Business.

Samuel Maxie – Waste and Abuse of City Resources.

Carlos León – 1) God, Jesus Christ, & The Holy Spirit rock Austin 24/7; 2) Chemtrails are alien to Austin airspace and are anti – human; 3) Losing your marbles Vol. IV, Part VI.

Jose Vera – MWBE Participations with public land developments.

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 67 - 80, 82 - 88

Pulled: 81, 89, 90

Item 28

Approve a resolution that adopts a newly updated list of projects approved for Quarter Cent funding.

Executive Session

99. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the City Manager (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

100. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the City Auditor (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

101. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the City Clerk (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

102. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the Clerk of the City of Austin Municipal Court (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

103. Discuss legal issues related to oversight of the Austin Police Department (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

104. Discuss legal issues related to City of Austin v. Stewart, Cause No. D-1-GN-18-003677 in the 200th Judicial District for Travis County, Texas (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Item 81

C14-2018-0068 - James Casey Medical - District 3 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4319 James Casey Street (West Bouldin Creek Watershed; Williamson Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from limited office-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (LO-V-NP) combining district zoning to general office-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (GO-V-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general office-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (GO-V-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general office-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Raymond and Grace Chan. Agent: Land Answers, Inc. (Jim Wittliff). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

Items 89 & 90

89. NPA-2018-0026.02 - Powell Lane Apartments -District 4 - Conduct a public hearing and approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20100624-110, the North Lamar Combined 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 411 & 601 E. Powell Lane & 410, 500, 502, 504, 508 and 606 E. Wonsley Drive (Little Walnut Creek Watershed) from Neighborhood Mixed Use and Mixed Use/Office to Multifamily land use. Approved on first reading on August 30, 2018. Vote: 10-0, Council Member Troxclair-off the dais. Applicant: JCI Residential, LLC (Sam Kumar). Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.

90. C14-2018-0024 - Powell Lane Apartments - District 4 - Conduct a public hearing and approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 411 & 601 East Powell Lane and 410, 500, 502, 504, 508, and 606 East Wonsley Drive (Little Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from limited office-mixed use-neighborhood plan (LO-MU-NP) combining district zoning and neighborhood commercial-mixed use-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-NP) combining district zoning to multifamily residence-moderate-high density-neighborhood plan (MF-4-NP) combining district zoning. First reading approved multifamily residence-moderate-high density-neighborhood plan (MF-4-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions, on August 30, 2018. Vote: 10-0, Council Member Troxclair-off the dais. Owner: HDF Investments, Ltd. (Helen Doris Clark Foster) and Behzad Bahrami. Applicant: JCI Residential, LLC (Sam Kumar). Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.

Item 91

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

Item 92

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution relating to an application by AMTEX Multi-Housing, LLC, or an affiliated entity, to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for Low Income Housing Tax Credits for the construction of an affordable multi-family development to be known as the Limestone Ridge Senior Apartments, located at 6907 & 7011 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, Texas 78744, which is in the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Item 93

Conduct a public hearing and consider an appeal by David Knapp, represented by Nikelle Meade, of the Zoning and Platting Commission’s denial of a preliminary plan and associated environmental variance for Live Oak Springs preliminary plan, located at 9406 Morninghill Drive.

Adjourn

Live Music

5:30 PM - Live Music Capital City Men’s Chorus

Proclamation 1

5:30 PM – Proclamations

Proclamation – Dyslexia Awareness Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler.

Proclamation 2

Proclamation – Austin Museum Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler.

Proclamation 4

Proclamation – Domestic Violence Awareness Month – To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston and to be accepted by Kirsha Haverlah, Travis County Justice Planning

Adjourn
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