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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Opening Moment

It is our custom here at City Council to start our meetings with a peaceful moment by inviting different people from walks of life and different faiths to share their prayers or moments of reflection. This is an important way that we celebrate the diversity that exists in our city and begin our meetings with everyone focused and aligned for the greater good. Earlyssa “Earl the Poet” Cooper, Poet Laureate, Huston-Tillotson University

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1 - 7, 9, 10, 12 - 23, 26 - 28, 68 - 78

Pulled: 8, 11, 24, 25, 29 - 33

Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting (Part 1 of 2)

AGENDA The Board may go into a closed session as permitted by the Texas Open Meetings Act, (Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code) regarding any item on this agenda.

Consent

1. Approve the meeting minutes of the September 10, 2019 and September 19, 2019 board meetings of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation.

2. Approve an inducement resolution, which will be submitted to the Texas Bond Review Board, for private activity bond financing for an allocation of up to $24,000,000 in private activity volume cap multi-family non-recourse bonds, by Vi Collina, LLC, or an affiliated entity, for a proposed affordable multi-family development to be known as Vi Collina, located at or near 2401 E. Oltorf Street. District(s): District 3

3. Approve an inducement resolution, which will be submitted to the Texas Bond Review Board, for private activity bond financing for an allocation of up to $21,000,000 in private activity volume cap multi-family non-recourse bonds, by Diamond Forty-Two LLC, an affiliate of O-SDA Industries LLC and Saigebrook Development LLC, for a proposed affordable multi-family development to be known as Diamond Forty-Two, located at or near 5511-5519 Jackie Robinson Street. District(s): District 1

4. Approve an inducement resolution, which will be submitted to the Texas Bond Review Board, for private activity bond financing for an allocation of up to $20,000,000 in private activity volume cap multi-family non-recourse bonds, by FC Lakeline Mall Housing, LP, or an affiliated entity, for a proposed affordable multi-family development to be known as Lakeline Station Phase 2, located at or near 13653 Rutledge Spur. District(s): District 6

Adjourn

Items 11 & 41

11. Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance, by Austin Affordable PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, in an amount not to exceed $15,000,000 in Multi-family Private Activity Bonds to finance, in part, the acquisition and rehabilitation of an affordable rental development located at or near 9125 North Plaza. District(s): District 4

41. Conduct a public hearing related to an application by Oaks on North Plaza, LP or an affiliated entity, for housing tax credits for a multi-family development that will be financed through the private activity bond program, to be known as Oaks on North Plaza, located at or near 9125 North Plaza; and consider a resolution that relates to the proposed development, the application, and the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds in the City and near the proposed development. District(s): District 9

Items 8 & 37

8. Authorize negotiation and execution of a management agreement with the South Congress Improvement Association for management of public services funded by the South Congress Preservation and Improvement District for a period of five years in an amount not to exceed $504,282 per year. Related to Item #37. District(s): District 9

37. Conduct a public hearing and approve a resolution re-authorizing the South Congress Preservation and Improvement District. Related to item #8. District(s): District 9

Item 33 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution establishing Let Texas Vote Day to encourage civic engagement, amending the City’s Personnel Policies to designate Let Texas Vote Day as a City holiday each year beginning in 2020 and expanding administrative leave for the purpose of voting, and adding voting rights priorities to the City’s state and federal legislative agendas.

Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting (Part 2 of 2)

3. Approve an inducement resolution, which will be submitted to the Texas Bond Review Board, for private activity bond financing for an allocation of up to $21,000,000 in private activity volume cap multi-family non-recourse bonds, by Diamond Forty-Two LLC, an affiliate of O-SDA Industries LLC and Saigebrook Development LLC, for a proposed affordable multi-family development to be known as Diamond Forty-Two, located at or near 5511-5519 Jackie Robinson Street. District(s): District 1

Item 35

Adopt the fiscal year 2020 Proposed Audit Plan.

Item 38

Conduct a public hearing related to an application by Austin Leased Housing Associates III, Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Dominium, for housing tax credits for a multi-family development that will be financed through the private activity bond program, to be known as Franklin Park Apartments, located at or near 4509 St. Elmo Road; and consider a resolution that relates to the proposed development, the application, and the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds in the City and near the proposed development.

Item 25

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 3 and City Code Section 2-1-102 relating to: (a) impounded animal regulations - adding definitions, requiring core immunizations, mandating sterilization, addressing fee waivers, requiring notice to rescue organizations and revising reporting requirements; and (b) expanding advisory scope of the Animal Advisory Commission, respectively.

Citizen Communications: General

Steve Swanson – City of Austin planning Silver White Mountain – A song for the homeless Valerie Romness – Challenger newspaper Paula Kothman – TBD Amy Morrow – Rental waiver for Mexican-American Cultural Center Jewel Griffin – Victim of government and police corruption Carlos León – 1) God, Jesus Christ, & The Holy Spirit shine the light of truth on evil hiding in the shadows; 2) Geoengineering chemtrail cocktail poison has no place in Austin or on Earth; 3) Losing your marbles Vol. IV, part ? Steve Mcdermott – Problem with City Housing utilities Heaven Gunter – TBD Jamie Dorobek – TBD

Executive Session

24. Approve a resolution requesting the Board of Directors of Austin Convention Enterprises, Inc. to consider a resolution concerning employee organizing at the Austin Hilton Hotel, directing that Board to present agreements for the operation of the hotel to the Council for approval, and establishing the City’s policy to approve operating agreements for the hotel only if such agreements protect the City from the effects of labor disputes by requiring a labor peace agreement. Sponsors: Council Member Gregorio Casar, Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza, Council Member Kathie Tovo, and Council Member Ann Kitchen

44. Discuss purchase, exchange, lease, or value of an interest in the real property commonly known as the HealthSouth Property, located at 1215 Red River St. in Austin, Texas 78701 (Real Property - Section 551.072 of the Government Code).

45. Discuss purchase, exchange, lease, or value of an interest in the real property commonly known as the Palm School, located at 100 North IH-35 in Austin, Texas 78701(Real Property - Section 551.072 of the Government Code).

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 50, 56, 59, 60, 64, 67, 79

Pulled: 46 - 48, 51, 52, 63

Postponed: 53 - 55, 57, 61, 62, 65, 66

Items 29, 30 & 32 (Part 1 of 2)

29. Discuss and take possible action on an ordinance related to City Code Sections 9-4-11 (Camping in Public Area Prohibited) and 9-4-14 (Obstruction in the Downtown Austin Community Court Area Prohibited); and creating offenses.

30. Approve a resolution related to camping and other related issues frequently faced by people experiencing homelessness in the City of Austin.

32. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to assess additional opportunities and make recommendations for immediate and short-term actions to engage and assist individuals experiencing homelessness.

Item 47 (Part 1 of 2)

C14-2018-0027 E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tracts 3 & 5 - Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4700 East Riverside Drive and 1515 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning to East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict from neighborhood mixed use (NMU) and urban residential (UR) to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. First reading approved on August 8, 2019. Vote: 9-2, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Member Casar voted nay. Second reading approved on August 22, 2019. Vote: 6-5, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Members Casar, Pool, Alter and Tovo voted nay. Owner/Applicant: NRE Zone, LLC and NRE Edge, LLC (Mark Farrell). Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, 512-974-3207.

Live Music

5:30 PM - Live Music

Tiarra Girls

Proclamation #1

5:30 PM – Proclamations

Proclamation – Annie Mae City Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation #2

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

Proclamation #3

Proclamation – Intersex Awareness Day – To be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza and to be accepted by Alicia Weigel, interACT Advocates.

Item 33 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution establishing Let Texas Vote Day to encourage civic engagement, amending the City’s Personnel Policies to designate Let Texas Vote Day as a City holiday each year beginning in 2020 and expanding administrative leave for the purpose of voting, and adding voting rights priorities to the City’s state and federal legislative agendas.

Additional Item

Additional Item

Items 29, 30 & 32 (Part 2 of 2)

29. Discuss and take possible action on an ordinance related to City Code Sections 9-4-11 (Camping in Public Area Prohibited) and 9-4-14 (Obstruction in the Downtown Austin Community Court Area Prohibited); and creating offenses.

30. Approve a resolution related to camping and other related issues frequently faced by people experiencing homelessness in the City of Austin.

32. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to assess additional opportunities and make recommendations for immediate and short-term actions to engage and assist individuals experiencing homelessness.

Item 31

31. Discuss and potentially take action regarding an ordinance creating the Rainey Street District Special Revenue Fund funded with right-of-way fees, alley vacation sales payments, and license agreement fees for developments within the Rainey Street Historic District and Subdistrict for Improvements within the Rainey Street Historic District and Subdistrict.

Sponsors: Council Member Kathie Tovo, Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria, Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza, Council Member Gregorio Casar, and Council Member Leslie Pool

Items 46 - 48, 51 & 52

46. C14-2018-0026 E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tract 4 - Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1600 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning to East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict from neighborhood mixed use (NMU) to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. First reading approved on August 8, 2019. Vote: 9-2, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Member Casar voted nay. Second reading approved on August 22, 2019. Vote: 6-5, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Members Casar, Pool, Alter, and Tovo voted nay. Owner/Applicant: BP Riverside West, LLC (Mark Farrell). Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, 512-974-3207.

District(s): District 3

47. C14-2018-0027 E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tracts 3 & 5 - Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4700 East Riverside Drive and 1515 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning to East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict from neighborhood mixed use (NMU) and urban residential (UR) to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. First reading approved on August 8, 2019. Vote: 9-2, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Member Casar voted nay. Second reading approved on August 22, 2019. Vote: 6-5, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Members Casar, Pool, Alter and Tovo voted nay. Owner/Applicant: NRE Zone, LLC and NRE Edge, LLC (Mark Farrell). Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, 512-974-3207.

District(s): District 3

48. C14-2018-0028 - E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tracts 1 & 2 - Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1109 and 1225 South Pleasant Valley Road (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning to East Riverside Corridor (ERC) district zoning, to change the subdistrict from urban residential (UR) to corridor mixed use (CMU), with conditions. First reading approved on August 8, 2019. Vote: 9-2, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Member Casar voted nay. Second reading approved on August 22, 2019. Vote: 6-5, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Members Casar, Pool, Alter and Tovo voted nay. Owner/Applicant: NRE Town Lake Property Owner, LLC and Ballpark Austin, LLC (Andrew Winograd). Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, 512-974-3207.

District(s): District 3

51. C14-97-0010 (RCT) E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tract 4 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on a property locally known as 1600 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant request: To terminate the public restrictive covenant associated with zoning case C14-2018-0026. Staff recommendation and Planning Commission recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owner/Applicant: BP Riverside West, LLC (David Nazarian). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, (512) 974-3207.

District(s): District 3

52. C14-72-204(RCA5) E. Riverside Dr. and S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Tracts 1-5- Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant amendment on a property locally known as 1109 and 1225 South Pleasant Valley Road, 4700 East Riverside Drive, 1515 and 1600 Wickersham Lane (Country Club West Watershed). Applicant request: To amend the public restrictive covenant associated with zoning cases C14-2018-0026, C14-2018-0027, and C14-2018-0028. Staff and Planning Commission recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Owner/Applicant: NRE Town Lake Property Owner, LLC (Andrew Winograd); Ballpark Austin, LLC (Andrew Winograd); NRE Zone, LLC (Mark Farrell); NRE Edge, LLC (Mark Farrell) and BP Riverside West, LLC (Mark Farrell). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jerry Rusthoven, (512) 974-3207.

District(s): District 3

Item 24

Approve a resolution requesting the Board of Directors of Austin Convention Enterprises, Inc. to consider a resolution concerning employee organizing at the Austin Hilton Hotel, directing that Board to present agreements for the operation of the hotel to the Council for approval, and establishing the City’s policy to approve operating agreements for the hotel only if such agreements protect the City from the effects of labor disputes by requiring a labor peace agreement.

Sponsors: Council Member Gregorio Casar, Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza, Council Member Kathie Tovo, and Council Member Ann Kitchen

Item 63

C14-2019-0090 - 7410 Cooper Lane - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 7410 Cooper Lane (South Boggy Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning to townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6). Owner/Applicant: Scott Branyon and Kathy Steinke. Agent: Thrower Design (A. Ron Thrower). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
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