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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation

Rev. Erin Hensley, Rector, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1, 3 - 14, 16, 17, 19, 21 - 34, 36, 38, 39, 41, 42, 61

Pulled: 2, 15, 18, 35, 37, 40, 60, 62

Withdrawn: 20

Postponed: 18

Item 2

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 15-9 to allow the remetering and resale of electric service for the purpose of electric vehicle charging.

Item 15

Approve a resolution adopting the City's State Legislative Program for the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

Item 40

Approve a resolution that encourages employers to inform and allow employees to take paid time off to vote in elections and that directs the City Manager to explore whether a company’s efforts to promote civic engagement may be considered as a way of meeting the requirement of providing a community benefit when awarding city program or economic development incentive funds.

Sponsors: Council Member Delia Garza, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Ann Kitchen, Council Member Gregorio Casar, and Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria

Item 35

Approve the waiver of City Code Section 14-8-28 (Approval of Permit) and issuance of a street closure permit for the Austin Marathon to be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

District(s): District 1; District 3; District 9; District 10

Item 60

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Capital Budgets of the Parks and Recreation and Library Departments (Ordinance No. 20180911-001) by appropriating from the Economic Development Department Historic Preservation Fund Operating Budget $8,888,715 for allowable historic restoration and preservation projects or activities as authorized by the Texas Tax Code Section 351.101(a)(5) which permits hotel occupancy tax to be used for activities and projects that promote tourism and the convention industry, including historic restoration projects and activities that are in specific locations in the City.

Citizen Communications: General

Bob Spragins – AAC issues

Susan Reda – Austin Animal Center shortage of staff.

Julian Reyes – TBD

Patrick Ebomwonyi – Cyber Crime.

Thomas Woodward – TBD.

Karen Flanagan – City fees.

Nancy Weston – Parking time.

Debbie Pye – City fees

Dane Hurt – Pedicab concerns.

Susan Spataro – TBD.

Executive Session

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

44. Discuss real estate and legal matters related to the purchase, exchange, lease or value of an interest in real property and improvements for a fire station (Real property - Section 551.072 of the Government Code and private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

45. Discuss real estate and legal matters related to the purchase, exchange, lease or value of an interest in real property and improvements for the municipal court (Real property - Section 551.072 of the Government Code and private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 46, 54

Pulled: 64

Withdrawn: 56

Postponed: 47 - 53, 55

Item 37

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to research best practices and provide a report on the implementation of a public plaza program.

Sponsors: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Council Member Delia Garza, Council Member Sabino "Pio" Renteria, and Council Member Ora Houston

Item 62

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 120 month lease agreement, with one ten year extension option, with CCI- Burleson I, a Texas Limited Partnership, for approximately 96,000 square feet of office space for Austin Municipal Court at the Bergstrom Tech Center, Building 310, located at 6800 Burleson Road in an amount not to exceed $29,977,960.

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 http://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2018/20181018-ahfc.htm)

Item 64

C14-86-023.01 - Camelback PUD - District 10 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6507 Bridge Point Parkway (Coldwater Creek Watershed, Lake Austin Watershed). Applicant's Request: To rezone from planned unit development (PUD) district zoning to planned unit development (PUD) district zoning, to change conditions of zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant planned unit development (PUD) district zoning with conditions. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant planned unit development (PUD) district zoning with conditions. Owner/Applicant: Loop 360 Land LP (Jonathan Coon). Agent: McClean & Howard, L.L.P. (Jeffrey S. Howard). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719. The ordinance may include entitlements triggered by actions on a nearby tract (Champion Tract 3), exemption from or waiver of fees, alternative funding methods, modifications of City regulations, and acquisition of property.

Adjourn

Live Music

5:30 PM - Live Music

CMurphy Sax

Proclamation 1

Proclamation – Archives Month – To be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo.

Proclamation 2

Proclamation – Rainforest Partnership Week: Amazon in Austin – To be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and to be accepted by Niyanta Spelman.

Proclamation 3

Proclamation – Austin Reuse Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Amy Stansbury, Austin EcoNetwork.

Proclamation 4

Proclamation – Carol Lee Day – To be presented by Council Member Alison Alter and to be accepted by Peter Sawyer.

Proclamation 5

Proclamation – Austin Film Festival 25th Anniversary Day – To be presented by Council Member Ann Kitchen.

Adjourn
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