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Invocation

9:55 AM -- Invocation: Imam Islam, North Austin Muslim Community Center

Item 1

Approve the minutes of the Austin City Council special called meetings of November 15 and 17, 2010, regular meeting of November 18, 2010 and special called meeting of December 2, 2010.

Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda Items: 1-2, 4-8, 11-13, 15, 18-20, 22-29, 31-35, 37-43, 45-53.

Item 10

Authorize the negotiation and execution of a month-to-month lease renewal with funding authorization for up to 12-months, for up to 125 parking spaces for employees of the Faulk Central Library and the Austin History Center of the Austin Public Library Department, located at 800 Lavaca, with TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS, Austin TX, in an amount not to exceed $157,500. Funding in the amount of $118,125 is available in the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Operating Budget of the Library Department. Funding for the remaining lease term is contingent upon available funding in future budgets.

Item 21

Approve a resolution authorizing a fee-in-lieu of providing affordable housing on site in exchange for a development bonus in the Plaza Saltillo Transit-Oriented Development district for the property at 916 East 7th Street (the Bonneville Mixed Use project).

Item 30

Approve the Architectural Building Program Narrative for the New Central Library Project, adopt a project funding plan that increases the project budget from $90 million to $120 million, and authorize the City Manager to proceed with the design phase based on the revised funding plan. November 22, 2010 - Library Commission Briefed (scheduled)

Item 44

Authorize award and execution of a 15-month requirements supply contract through The Cooperative Procurement Network (TCPN) with OFFICEMAX, INC., Naperville, IL, for purchasing of office supplies in an estimated amount not to exceed $3,250,000, with three 12-month extension options in an estimated amount not to exceed $2,600,000 per extension option, for a total estimated contract amount not to exceed $11,050,000. Funding in the amount of $2,166,667 is available in the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Operating Budgets for all City Departments. Funding for the remaining five months of the original contract period and extension options is contingent upon available funding in future budgets. This Cooperative Contract is exempt from the MBE/WBE Ordinance. This exemption is in compliance with Chapter 2-9D of the City Code (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. Recommended by the Electric Utility Commission. To be reviewed by the Water and Wastewater Commission on December 8, 2010.

Item 3

Approve an ordinance amending Chapter 2-1 of the City Code relating to City boards and commissions; amending Chapter 4-8 of the City Code relating to the regulation of lobbyists; repealing Subsection 14-2-19(C) of the City Code relating to the duties of the Renaissance Market Commission; and dissolving the Renaissance Market Commission.

Item 9

Authorize the negotiation and execution of a one (1) year lease with AUSTIN TRAVIS COUNTY INTEGRAL CARE, INC., for the use of a 4,350 square foot free standing building located at 5307 E. Riverside Drive, for the purpose of providing shelter and care to special needs homeless. The lease revenue is $1 annually.

Items 14, 16, and 17

14. Authorize a modification to Amendment No. 3 to the Interlocal Agreement with AUSTIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT for the Teen Parent Child Services Program to increase the total contract amount by $9,000, not to exceed $658,576. Funding is available in the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Operating Budget of the Neighborhood Housing and Community Services Office through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The initial period of the Agreement was October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010. The renewal period is October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011. 16. Authorize the execution of an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Austin and the VILLAGE OF SAN LEANNA for environmental complaint investigation services during the period of October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011 in an amount payable of $1,440 to the City of Austin with four one-year renewal options in an amount of $1,440 per renewal option for a total contract amount not less than $7,200. $1,440 in revenue is included in the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Health and Human Services Department Operating Budget. 17. Approve an ordinance accepting $679 in grant funds from the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, Community Services Block Grant, and amending the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Health and Human Services Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund of Ordinance No. 20100913-002 to appropriate $679 for the delivery of basic needs, case management, employment support and preventive health services to low-income residents. These additional grant funds bring the total grant amount to $892,679. Funding is available from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Community Services Block Grant. The grant period is January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010. No City match is required.

Item 36

Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a 24-month requirements service contract with PIKE ELECTRIC, INC., Mount Airy, NC, or one of the other qualified offerors to RFP No. TVN0013 for Transmission and Distribution electrical services in an estimated amount not to exceed $10,000,000, with three 12-month extension options in an estimated amount not to exceed $8,000,000 per extension option, for an estimated total contract amount not to exceed $34,000,000. Funding in the amount of $181,500 is available in the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Operating Budget of Austin Energy. Funding in the amount of $5,940,932 is available in the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Capital Budget of Austin Energy. Funding for the remaining 15 months of the original contract period and extension options is contingent upon available funding in future budgets. Best evaluated proposal of six proposals received This contract will be awarded in compliance with Chapter 2-9C of the City Code (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) through the achievements of Good Faith Efforts with 4.85% MBE and 1.33% WBE subcontractor participation. Recommended by the Electric Utility Commission.

Item 55

African American Resource Commission briefing

Citizen Communications

Stanton Strickland, President, Robertson Hill Neighborhood Association - Marshall Apartments Proposal/Permanent Supportive Housing Tracy Witte - East 12th Street issues Chris Wilson - Increase of crime in Cherrywood neighborhood John Goldstone - East 12th Street Joe Wheeler - Jollyville transmission main Norma A. Walker - Impact of the Community Tax Centers services to the City Council Alpha Balde - Impact of the Community Tax Centers services to the City Council Scott E. Way - E. 12th Street property owner's position on the proposed Marshall Arms project Rene Valadez - Contract and grant administration Robert L. Thomas - Neighbor and Industrial Relations at the Rosewood Parks and Recreation Center

Executive Session

57. Discuss legal issues relating to Fayette Power Plant. (Private Consultation with Attorney - Section 551.071) 58. Discuss legal issues relating to customer charges for electric franchise fee costs. (Private Consultation with Attorney- Section 551.071)

Item 21

Approve a resolution authorizing a fee-in-lieu of providing affordable housing on site in exchange for a development bonus in the Plaza Saltillo Transit-Oriented Development district for the property at 916 East 7th Street (the Bonneville Mixed Use project).

Item 54

Austin Energy Resource Plan and Affordability Forecast

Item 56

A briefing on the Small Business Workforce Development Pilot Program

Zoning Consent & Postponements

Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments Items 59-67 and 70-73

Item 69

C814-2008-0145 – The Park PUD – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 801 Barton Springs Road (Bouldin Creek Watershed) from commercial-liquor sales-vertical mixed use building, neighborhood plan (CS-1-V-NP) combining district zoning to planned unit development, neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To deny planned unit development-neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To deny planned unit development, neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) combining district zoning. Applicant: Texas American Resources (David Honeycutt). Agent: Drenner & Golden Stuart Wolff, LLP. (Michele Haussmann). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 974-7691.

Items 67-68

67 PH. C14H-2010-0023 – Knippa-Huffman House - Conduct a public hearing and approve all three readings of an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 2414 Harris Boulevard (Shoal Creek Watershed) from family residence (SF-3) district zoning to family residence–historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant family residence–historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence–historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence–historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Applicants: Clay and Mollie Duckworth, owners. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, 974-6454. 68 PH. C14H-2010-0024 – Wilder House - Conduct a public hearing and approve all three readings of an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 1412 Wathen Avenue (Shoal Creek Watershed) from family residence (SF-3) district zoning to family residence–historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant family residence–historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence–historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence–historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Applicant: Bill Davenport, owner. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, 974-6454.

Austin Housing Finance Corporation...(Part 1 of 2)

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 re-convene.

Austin Housing Finance Corporation...(Part 2 of 2)

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 re-convene.

Live Music

Live Music - Austin Children's Choir

Proclamations

Certificate of Congratulations -- Austin Baldrige Award Winners -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Ken Schiller and Brian Nolen Proclamation -- SBDP Entrepreneurial Students -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honorees Distinguished Service Award -- Dr. Joe Gonzales, principal, Austin Can! Academy -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honoree Certificates of Graduation -- Austin CityWorks Academy students -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and City Manager Marc Ott and to be accepted by the honorees

Item 74

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance creating an economic development program and authorizing the negotiation and execution of an economic development agreement with SUNPOWER, INC.

Item 75

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending sections in City Code Title 25 (Land Development) relating to docks, bulkheads and shoreline access.

Item 76

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding the Downtown Austin Public Improvement District (PID) 2011 assessments and levying 2011 assessments. Funding at the approved 2011 assessment rate of $0.10/$100 valuation is estimated to produce $2,474,087 at a 96% collection rate.

Item 77

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding the East 6th Street Public Improvement District (PID) 2011 assessment roll and levying 2011 assessments. Funding at the approved 2011 assessment rate of $0.15/$100 valuation is estimated to produce $62,837 at a 90% collection rate.

Item 78

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances requested by the owner’s engineer, Mr. Bradley Lingvai, on behalf of the owners to construct a new single-family house at 419 W. Johanna Street, which is in the 100-year floodplain of East Bouldin Creek. October 12, 2009- Board of Adjustments approved a variance from LDC Section 25-2-774(C)(2) to construct a principal structure to the rear of the lot and to change the use of the existing lot to create a two-family residential use in a SF-3-NP, Family Residence–Neighborhood Plan Z.
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