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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation Rabbi Alan Freedman, Temple Beth Shalom

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1-5, 7-15, 17, 19, 21, 24-35, 37-50

Pulled: 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 36, 73, 74

Withdrawn: 6

Item 73

Capital Contracting Office

Authorize negotiation and execution of a design build agreement with JE Dunn Construction, for design and construction services for New Fire / EMS Stations project in an amount not to exceed $12,000,000. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals 28.90% MBE and 18.50% WBE participation.]. District(s): District 2; District 6; District 8; District 10

Item 17

Management Services

Approve a resolution confirming the City Manager's appointment of Joel Baker as Chief of the Austin Fire Department in accordance with Section 143.013 of the Texas Local Government Code.

Item 18

Office of Real Estate Services

Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to transfer in fee simple Lot 1, Brykerwoods Annex, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, located at 3000 Funston Street to the Austin Housing Finance Corporation for the development of affordable residential housing.

Items 20, 22 & 36

20. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Schedule of Fees, Fines, and Other Charges to be set or charged by the City (Ordinance No. 20180911-002) to revise the Parks and Recreation Department’s Cemetery Operations fees to fund increased contract fees from the vendor for interment services.

22. Approve an ordinance amending the fiscal year 2018-2019 Parks and Recreation Department Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20180911-001) for increased expenses and revenue associated with the amended contract for burial services at City cemeteries.

36. Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with Interment Services, Inc., for continued interment and burial services at city cemeteries, to increase the amount by $4,650,000 and to extend the term for up to five years, for a total revised contract amount not to exceed $8,584,000. (Note: This contract amendment will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program).

Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting

10:30 AM - 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/2018/20181115-ahfc.htm)

Item 51

Eminent Domain

Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the Wastewater Collection System Replacement Lines Group A Project for the acquisition of approximately 0.0137 of one acre (596 square feet) of land for a temporary working space easement and approximately 0.1488 of one acre (6,483 square feet) of land for a temporary access easement, all being out of Lot 1, Spicewood Springs Road Office Park, a Subdivision of Record in Book 85, pages 124A-124B, Plat Records, Travis County, Texas, said Lot 1 being described in a deed to Spicewood Forest Office Condominiums, of Record in Volume 12654, Page 1588, Real Property Records, Travis County, Texas, and in Volume 12840, page 2839, Real Property Records, Travis County, Texas, in the amount of $11,657. The owner of the needed property is Spicewood Forest Owner’s Association. The property is located entirely in District 10, at 4131 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78731. The general route of the project starts at the access driveway located at approximately 4131 Spicewood Springs Road and proceeds southwest for approximately 550 feet as a temporary access easement that encompasses approximately three parking spaces.

Items 16 & 74 (Part 1 of 2)

Management Services 16. Approve an ordinance amending the City Code to add a new Chapter 2-15 to create the Office of Police Oversight.

Management Services 74. Discuss and take appropriate action regarding the proposed Meet and Confer Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Police Association relating to wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for police officers employed by the Austin Police Department.



Executive Session

Executive Session 53. Discuss legal issues related to open government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

54. Discuss legal issues related to Lake Austin property tax issues (Private consultation with legal counsel-Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

55. Discuss legal issues related to Union Pacific Railroad and downtown noise (Private Consultation with legal counsel-Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Citizen Communications: General

12:00 PM - Citizen Communications: General

Richard Colgan - TBD Kathy Muelker – Animal Services Paul Robbins – City and budget issues Susana Almanza – Reclaim, Rename , and Rebuild our city for people of all incomes Dr. Koo Hyun Kim – I sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Criminal Supreme Court but he did not respond and failed to respond. He must go out of the office of Texas governor and he can’t be re-elected at all. Johnette Mason – Stopping automatic tax increases on historic home properties Mark Nowacki – Code enforcement Brian Seay – Update: Traffic congestion Project Anthony Farmer – Fiscal Responsibility Mckinley Gipson – The Arch Homeless shelter/Homelessness

Item 23

Planning and Zoning

Approve an ordinance authorizing the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement regarding the release of approximately 33 acres of extraterritorial jurisdiction to the City of Dripping Springs. This action concerns land located within the Barton Springs Zone.

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 56, 66

Withdrawn:

Postponed: 57, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65

Pulled: 58, 59, 67, 68

Items 58 & 59

58. NPA-2018-0023.01 -Berkman Terraces -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20070809-55, the University Hills/Windsor Park 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 6203, 6205, 6207 Berkman Drive & 6210 Hickman Avenue (Fort Branch Watershed) from Higher Density Single Family to Mixed Use land use. Staff recommendation: To approve an alternative recommendation of Neighborhood Mixed Use land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: Berkman Terraces, LLC (Pierre Fay, Manager). Agent: Keepers Consulting (Ricca Keepers). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.

59. C14-2018-0037- Berkman Terraces - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6203, 6205, and 6207 Berkman Drive and 6210 Hickman Avenue (Boggy Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from neighborhood commercial -mixed use-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-NP) combining district zoning and townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district to community commercial -mixed use-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial -mixed use-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Berkman Terraces, LLC (Pierre Fay). Agent: Keepers Consulting (Ricca Keepers). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512 974-2122.

Items 67 & 68

67. NPA-2018-0028.01 -Dessau Homes -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20110113-059, the Heritage Hills/Windsor Hills 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 10300 Dessau Road (Walnut Creek Watershed) from Single Family to Higher Density Single Family land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Higher Density Single Family Use land use. Planning Commission recommendation: To grant Higher Density Single Family land use. Owner/Applicant: Central Texas Group, LLC. (Preya Sundaram). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.

68. C14-2018-0075 -Dessau Homes - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 10300 Dessau Road (Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant to townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence-conditional overlay - neighborhood plan (SF-6-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Central Texas Group, LLC (Preya Sundaram). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Items 16 & 74 (Part 2 of 2)

Management Services 16. Approve an ordinance amending the City Code to add a new Chapter 2-15 to create the Office of Police Oversight.

74. Discuss and take appropriate action regarding the proposed Meet and Confer Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Police Association relating to wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for police officers employed by the Austin Police Department.

Item 69

4:00 PM - Public Hearings and Possible Actions

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding Texas Gas Service's revised Conservation Adjustment Clause Tariff and its proposal to change customer gas rates and the complaint of an affected person under the Texas Utilities Code.

Item 70

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 71

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution relating to an application by RISE Residential Construction, L.P., or an affiliated entity, to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the construction of a multi-family development to be known as Lakeway Apartment Homes, located on FM 620 at Storm Drive, in the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction and acknowledging certain facts related to the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds within the City and near the proposed development.

Item 72

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution relating to an application by RISE Residential Construction, L.P., or an affiliated entity, to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the construction of a multi-family development to be known as Austin Parmer II Apartment Homes, located near the intersection of Bellingham and East Parmer Lane, in the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction and acknowledging certain facts related to the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds within the City and near the proposed development.

Live Music

5:30 PM - Live Music Aldo Ramon

Proclamation 1

Wildland Conservation Volunteer Appreciation Day – To be presented by Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and to be accepted by Samantha Eberhardt and Wildland volunteers.

Proclamation 2

Habitat for Humanity Electrical Crew Volunteer Recognition Day – To be presented by Council Member Ann Kitchen and to be accepted by Barry Fisette, Kirby Watson, and Jon Wells.

Adjourn
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