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Call to Order (Part 1 of 2)

9:55 AM – Invocation

Pastor Brad Highum, Abiding Love Lutheran Church

Special Presentation

Honorary Citizen certificates to Dominican Republic delegation.

Call to Order (Part 2 of 2)

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Pulled: 15, 16, 18, 25, 44, 50, 52, 55, 56 , 41

Withdrawn: 7

Postponed: 11, 46, 51 , 19

Item 18 (Part 1 of 2)

Fire

Approve a resolution ratifying the collective bargaining agreement between the City and the Austin Firefighters Association relating to wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for Austin firefighters.

Item 101

Addendum

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to establish criteria for requiring small area planning in designated areas along major corridors and to incorporate this criteria in the CodeNext rewrite of the Land Development Code.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ann Kitchen CO 1: Mayor Steve Adler CO 2: Council Member Leslie Pool CO 3: Council Member Gregorio Casar )

Item 56 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution authorizing negotiation of the acquisition, restoration, programming, and maintenance of 500 Montopolis Drive as a historic museum that would attract tourists. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Steve Adler CO 1: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 2: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 3: Council Member Ora Houston )

Item 16 (Part 1 of 2)

Economic Development Department

Approve a resolution authorizing the City Manager to grant agreements for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 in an amount not to exceed $8,624,405, and authorizing payment in the amount of $60,000 for Zachary Scott Theatre Center maintenance required under a separate operations agreement.

Item 44

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-7, Article 6 relating to anti-lobbying and procurement.

Item 56 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution authorizing negotiation of the acquisition, restoration, programming, and maintenance of 500 Montopolis Drive as a historic museum that would attract tourists. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Steve Adler CO 1: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 2: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 3: Council Member Ora Houston )

Item 41

Authorize award and execution of a contract with Elastec, Inc., to provide two pontoon boats, motors, and trailers, in an amount not to exceed $116,080.

(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 required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established.)

Item 52

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to explore funding options such as public improvement districts, tax increment financing, public-private partnerships, and increases in hotel occupancy taxes to fund improvements to downtown Austin, to address homelessness in downtown Austin, to support the local music industry, and to fund park, civic, and historic facilities and districts including expansion of the Convention Center. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Steve Adler CO 1: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 2: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 3: Council Member Jimmy Flannigan CO 4: Council Member Ann Kitchen )

Citizen Communications: General

Karen Flanagan - Development in established neighborhoods.

Rick Hernandez - Talk over item #101

Cynthia Valadez - Completion of funding for MACC and other Latino projects impacting our community and highlighting our history, culture, and contributions to the COA.

Jill Ramirez - Mayors proposal.

Maria Isabel Lopez - Downtown puzzle.

Negar Kidman - Inspection fee for residential water tap line.

Jeffrey Pease - Luke Parsons contract and the City of Austin not doing anything to pursue investigation or prosecution.

David King - TBD.

Paul Robbins - City issues.

Executive Session

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

67. Discuss legal issues related to Breaion King v. Officer Bryan Richter et al, Cause No. 1:16-cv-01020, in the United States District Court for the Western Division of Texas (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Item 15

Convention Center

Approve a resolution adopting the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau (doing business as Visit Austin) 2017-2018 Marketing Plan and Proposed Budget; setting the contract payment as required by the Chapter 351 of the Texas Tax Code; and authorizing the City Manager to file the approved documents with the City Clerk's Office as required by the Texas Tax Code.

Item 18 (Part 2 of 2)

Fire

Approve a resolution ratifying the collective bargaining agreement between the City and the Austin Firefighters Association relating to wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for Austin firefighters.

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 68 - 71, 83, 86, 88 - 90, 93

Postponed: 72 - 84, 87, 92

Pulled: 85

Item 85

C14-2017-0052 - 4920 Spicewood Springs Road - District 10 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4920 Spicewood Springs Road (Bull Creek Watershed). Applicant's Request: To rezone from limited officeconditional overlay (LO-CO) combining district zoning to limited officeconditional overlay (LO-CO) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant limited officeconditional overlay (LO-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To deny Applicant's request for rezoning limited office-conditional overlay (LO-CO) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Owner/Applicant: Richard Haberman Trust (Danny Haberman, Trustee). Agent: CivilE, LLC (Lawrence M. Hanrahan, P.E.). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning request.

Items 95 & 98

95. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance adopting the 2015 International Fire Code, and related local amendments.

98. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding a floodplain variance for the construction of a church building and associated parking at 7604 FM 969 as requested by the owner of the property. The property is partially in the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of Walnut Creek. (District 1).

Item 25

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’s behalf during Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018 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 $17,782,983.

Item 16 (Part 2 of 2)

Economic Development Department

Approve a resolution authorizing the City Manager to grant agreements for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 in an amount not to exceed $8,624,405, and authorizing payment in the amount of $60,000 for Zachary Scott Theatre Center maintenance required under a separate operations agreement.

Item 50

Approve a resolution relating to the creation of Neighborhood Empowerment Zones and a Multifamily Property Tax Exemption Program to improve access to affordable housing. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 1: Mayor Steve Adler CO 2: Council Member Ora Houston CO 3: Council Member Ann Kitchen CO 4: Council Member Sabino “Pio” Renteria)

Item 103 (Part 1 of 4)

Public Hearings and Possible Action

Conduct a public hearing to receive recommendations from the stakeholders group established by City Council to make recommendations concerning non-criminal alternatives to City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to a juvenile curfew, and to consider an ordinance that continues, readopts, or amends City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to a juvenile curfew.

Item 94

Public Hearings and Possible Actions

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance adopting the 2017 National Electrical Code, and related local amendments.

Item 96

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance adopting the 2015 International Building Code, the 2015 International Existing Building Code, and related local amendments.

Item 103 (Part 2 of 4)

Public Hearings and Possible Action

Conduct a public hearing to receive recommendations from the stakeholders group established by City Council to make recommendations concerning non-criminal alternatives to City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to a juvenile curfew, and to consider an ordinance that continues, readopts, or amends City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to a juvenile curfew.

Item 97

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance adopting the 2015 International Property Maintenance Code and related local amendments.

Live Music

5:30 PM - Live Music

Will Dupuy

Proclamations

Distinguished Service Award – Susan Janek – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation – National Cyber Security Awareness Month – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler

Proclamation – PGA Tour and Dell Technologies Charitable Donations – to be presented by Mayor Steve Adler

Proclamation – Domestic Violence Awareness Month – To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston and to be accepted by Kirsha Haverlah

Proclamation – Public Power Week – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler

Proclamation and Certificates of Completion – Small Business Program – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honorees

Items 99 (Part 1 of 2) & 103 (Part 3 of 4)

99. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Section 25-2-355 relating to voting requirements applicable to zoning recommendations by the Historic Landmark Commission.

103. Conduct a public hearing to receive recommendations from the stakeholders group established by City Council to make recommendations concerning non-criminal alternatives to City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to a juvenile curfew, and to consider an ordinance that continues, readopts, or amends City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to a juvenile curfew.

Item 52 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to explore funding options such as public improvement districts, tax increment financing, public-private partnerships, and increases in hotel occupancy taxes to fund improvements to downtown Austin, to address homelessness in downtown Austin, to support the local music industry, and to fund park, civic, and historic facilities and districts including expansion of the Convention Center. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Steve Adler CO 1: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 2: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 3: Council Member Jimmy Flannigan CO 4: Council Member Ann Kitchen )

Item 52 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to explore funding options such as public improvement districts, tax increment financing, public-private partnerships, and increases in hotel occupancy taxes to fund improvements to downtown Austin, to address homelessness in downtown Austin, to support the local music industry, and to fund park, civic, and historic facilities and districts including expansion of the Convention Center. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Steve Adler CO 1: Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria CO 2: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 3: Council Member Jimmy Flannigan CO 4: Council Member Ann Kitchen )

Item 55

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to convene a stakeholder process to gain feedback on elements of a paid sick days policy for private employers in Austin. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 1: Council Member Delia Garza CO 2: Council Member Ann Kitchen CO 3: Mayor Steve Adler )

Item 99 (Part 2 of 2)

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Section 25-2-355 relating to voting requirements applicable to zoning recommendations by the Historic Landmark Commission.

Item 103 (Part 4 of 4)

Conduct a public hearing to receive recommendations from the stakeholders group established by City Council to make recommendations concerning non-criminal alternatives to City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to a juvenile curfew, and to consider an ordinance that continues, readopts, or amends City Code Chapter 9-3, relating to a juvenile curfew.
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