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Call to Order

Call to Order Invocation Elder Jack D. Gause, St. Peter's United Methodist Church

Changes and Corrections

Changes and Corrections to the Agenda.

Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda

Items 1 - 83 & 139 & 140



Approval of Minutes



1.

Approve the amended minutes of the Austin City Council regular meeting of September 26, 2013 and minutes of the Austin City Council work session of November 19, 2013 and regular meeting of November 21, 2013.





Austin Energy



2.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with 9900 Spectrum LLC, to provide a performance-based incentive for the generation of solar energy at its facility located at 9900 Spectrum Dr., Austin, Texas 78717, for an estimated $41,564 per year, for a total amount not to exceed $415,640 over a 10-year period.



3.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Austin Central/Texas Realty Information Service, to provide a performance-based incentive for the generation of solar energy at its facility located at 4800 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78759, for an estimated $16,590 per year, for a total amount not to exceed $165,900 over a 10-year period.



4.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Expo 2 Partners, Ltd., to provide a performance-based incentive for the generation of solar energy at its facility located at 6411 Burleson Road, Austin, Texas 78744, for an estimated $41,599 per year, for a total amount not to exceed $415,990 over a 10-year period.



5.

Approve issuance of a rebate to HEB Grocery Company, LP, for the installation of energy efficient equipment at its facility located at 1801 E. 51st St., Austin, Texas 78752, in an amount not to exceed $67,901.



6.

Approve issuance of a rebate to US Farathane Corporation, for the installation of energy efficient equipment at its facility located at 820 W. Howard Lane, Austin, Texas 78753, in an amount not to exceed $70,498.





Austin Resource Recovery



7.

Authorize execution of an interlocal agreement with Travis County to promote and implement Zero Waste goals, programs, and initiatives shared between Travis County and the City of Austin.





Austin Water Utility



8.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a Community Facilities Agreement with Seaholm Power Development, LLC, or the successor developer, for the design and construction of certain reclaimed water improvements and water main improvements required with the development of the Seaholm Power Plant Redevelopment Project and the new Central Library, for a cost reimbursement amount not to exceed $191,000.

9.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a Community Facilities Agreement with Green Water Master Developer, LLC, or the successor developer, for the design and construction of certain reclaimed water improvements required with the development of the GWTP Development Project, for a cost reimbursement amount not to exceed $125,000.





Contract Management



10.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with TRC ENGINEERS, INC. or one of the other qualified responders to RFQ Solicitation No. CLMP134, to provide engineering services necessary for Telecom/Fiber Make-Ready Work, in an amount not to exceed $2,500,000.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



11.

Authorize execution of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity construction contract with MUNIZ CONCRETE & CONTRACTING, INC., for Americans with Disabilities Act Sidewalk & Ramp Improvements 2013 Group #15 City Wide in an amount not to exceed $6,000,000.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 70.85% MBE Prime participation, and 10.46% MBE and 2.79% WBE subcontractor participation. )



12.

Authorize execution of a change order to the construction contract with TEXAS STERLING CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for the Shoal Creek – Allandale Storm Drain Improvements in the amount of $161,735.08, for a total contract amount not to exceed $6,894,196.73.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Program) with 20.12% MBE and 1.99% WBE subcontractor participation to date including this change order. )



13.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with RVi for landscape-architectural services for the Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park in the amount of $40,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $364,615.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) with 9.11% MBE and 9.04% WBE subconsultant participation to date. )

13.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with RVi for landscape-architectural services for the Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park in the amount of $40,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $364,615.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) with 9.11% MBE and 9.04% WBE subconsultant participation to date. )



14.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with KBR/RPS Espey Joint Venture for engineering services related to coordination of the Waller Creek Tunnel Program with the Waller Creek Conservancy Design in the amount of $600,000 for a total contract amount not to exceed $850,000.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )





Economic Development Department



15.

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Economic Development Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20130909-01) to adopt a budget for the Austin Downtown Public Improvement District, with a beginning balance of $318,523, revenue of $3,710,084, and requirements of $3,740,551.



16.

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Economic Development Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20130909-001) to adopt a budget for the East Sixth Street Public Improvement District, with a beginning balance of $84,124, revenue of $106,611, and requirements of $118,273.



17.

Approve a resolution committing City support for the federal Promise Zone Initiative program, which provides a program for local governments to work with the federal government to accelerate revitalization in areas meeting certain poverty, crime and population levels and other criteria, if the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development approves the City's application to designate the Rundberg area as a Promise Zone.



18.

Approve an ordinance authorizing acceptance of $3,000 in grant funds from the Texas Music Office, a division of the Governor’s Office, and amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Economic Development Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20130909-01) to appropriate $3,000 for free live music concerts at Plaza Saltillo..



Financial Services



19.

Authorize the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with LONE STAR RAIL DISTRICT (LSRD) to create a transportation infrastructure zone comprised of several proposed rail stations and adjacent areas within the territory of the City of Austin to facilitate the City’s contribution of financing to the LSRD rail.





Health and Human Services



20.

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 10-8 relating to the delegation of public education and enforcement responsibilities concerning the feeding of deer.



21.

Approve execution of an amendment to an interlocal agreement with TRAVIS COUNTY for the Summer Youth Employment Program to clarify that funds appropriated by the City and the County are available to pay for services provided during both the initial term of the agreement and the 2013 renewal term.



22.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a one-year agreement for social services with The Salvation Army, Inc.to fund the continuation of the Safe Sleep program for single women at the downtown Pathways shelter in an amount not to exceed $200,000 in grant funds from the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, HOMELESS HOUSING AND SERVICES PROGRAM.



23.

Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment # 6 to the agreement with AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN AND BOYS HARVEST FOUNDATION, Inc., Austin, TX to increase funding in an amount not to exceed $102,000 for programs that enhance the quality of life for African American youth and families for the period October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014, for a total contract amount not to exceed $715,430.



24.

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Sustainability Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20130909-001) to increase the beginning balance in the amount of $250,795, and to appropriate $102,000 for the African American Men and Boys Harvest Foundation.





Law



25.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to a legal services contract with Greenberg Traurig, LLP for services related to a contractual dispute with NAES Corporation over payment for boiler repair work at the Sand Hill Energy Center, in the amount of $300,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $356,000.





Municipal Court



26.

Approve a resolution authorizing the City's Municipal Court to record proceedings before the court, as allowed by the Texas Government Code, instead of providing a court reporter.





Office of Real Estate Services



27.

Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to purchase in fee simple a tract of land totaling approximately 15.60 acres in Travis County, Texas, located along Old Manor Road from the APOSTOLIC ASSEMBLY OF THE FAITH IN CHRIST JESUS, INC., for city parkland in a total amount not to exceed $747,489.



28.

Authorize the negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to purchase in fee simple a tract of land totaling approximately 606.7 acres in Hays County, Texas, located on FM 967, from JEREMIAH VENTURE, LP, through an assignment of an Option Contract for the Purchase of Real Estate, assigned by The Nature Conservancy, for a total amount not to exceed $18,060,000.



29.

Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to purchase in fee simple Lots 63, 64, 65 and 66, in Austin, Travis County, Texas, located at 1704, 1708, 1712 and 1716 Astor Place, from the AUSTIN HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION, A TEXAS NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, for city parkland in a total amount not to exceed $221,000.



30.

Approve negotiation and execution of a 24-month lease renewal for approximately 1,893 square feet of office space for the Construction Inspection Division of the Public Works Department, located at 105 West Riverside Drive, Suite 220, from BY WELL I, LTD., in an amount not to exceed $73,824.

31.

Approve second and third readings of an ordinance vacating approximately 6,215 square feet of alley right-of-way in the City of Austin, being a portion of a 20 foot wide alley located in Block 2, Driskill's and Rainey's Subdivision of a part of Outlots 72 and 73, Division E, Austin, Texas, known as "South East End", a Subdivision of record in Book 1, Page 22 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas to AUSTIN RAINEY ST. D/E/P, LLC.





Parks and Recreation



32.

Approve the installation of parking meters at the Butler Shores Ball Fields located at 1540 Toomey Road, Austin, Texas 78704. Related to Item #133.



33.

Approve the final design of the Auditorium Shores Improvement Project.



34.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a new management and operation agreement with Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum (USGM) with an initial term of 50 years with two 25 year renewal options in exchange for USGM's commitment to develop the home and studio property and manage and operate the museum and sculpture garden.



35.

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Parks and Recreation Special Revenue Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20130909-001) to accept and appropriate up to $275,000 from the Trail of Lights Foundation, and authorize the waiver of certain fees and requirements for the 2013 Trail of Lights Event in an amount not to exceed $166,699.





Public Works



36.

Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with Travis County to reimburse Travis County for utility relocations needed for the Slaughter Lane – Goodnight Ranch Road Improvement Project, in an amount not to exceed $25,622.50.





Purchasing Office



37.

Authorize award and execution of a 12-month requirements service agreement with IMS INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT, to provide pavement data collection services for the Public Works Department, in an amount not to exceed $108,750, with three 12-month extension options in amounts not to exceed $119,350 for the first extension option, $108,750 for the second extension option, and $119,350 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $456,200.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



38.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply agreement with MCCAIN, INC. for the purchase of automated traffic signal controllers for the Transportation Department in an amount not to exceed $764,250, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $254,750 for each extension option, a total contract amount not to exceed $1,528,500.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



39.

Authorize award and execution of three 24-month requirements supply contracts for ball and gate valves, cold water meters, and brass fittings for the Austin Water Utility with HD SUPPLY WATERWORKS, in an amount not to exceed $591,932 with two 12-month options in an amount not to exceed $295,966 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,183,864; with BADGER METER, INC., in an amount not to exceed $223,526 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $111,763 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $447,052; and TEXAS IRRIGATION SUPPLY, in an amount not to exceed $109,952 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $54,976 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $219,904.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore no goals were established for this solicitation. )



40.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 12-month requirements service contract with JB TEMPLETON CONSULTING or the other qualified offeror to RFP No. GAL0013, JIN SIM & ASSOCIATES, INC. for the purchase of power transformer consulting services for Austin Energy in an amount not to exceed $50,000, with four 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $50,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $250,000.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )

41.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with TITUS SYSTEMS, LP, to provide installation and maintenance of single mode fiber optic cable for the Transportation Department in an amount not to exceed $1,020,613, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $340,204 for each extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,041,227.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



42.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a three-year agreement with CHARGEPOINT, INC. for subscription to its electric vehicle plug-in charging station software platform, network applications, and support services, in an amount not to exceed $210,540.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )



43.

Authorize award and execution of five 24-month requirements supply agreements for the purchase of lighting supplies for Austin Energy with: BATTERIES PLUS #142 in an amount not to exceed $59,706 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $29,853 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $119,412; FACILITY SOLUTIONS GROUP in an amount not to exceed $35,398 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $17,699 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $70,796; POWER SUPPLY INC. in an amount not to exceed $21,240, with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $10,620 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $42,480; TECHLINE INC. in an amount not to exceed $12,160, with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $6,080 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $24,320 and with CRAWFORD ELECTRIC SUPPLY in an amount not to exceed $6,976, with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $3,488 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $13,952. The amount for all lighting supplies required under these contracts will be for a total each and combined amount not to exceed $67,740.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )

44.

Authorize award and execution of a purchase with 5 STAR FILTER for intake air filters for a combustion turbine at Austin Energy’s Sand Hill Energy Center in an amount not to exceed $69,687.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



45.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a supply contract with TBEA USA CORPORATION, for the purchase of 362kV voltage transformers to be installed at Austin Energy’s Lost Pines Substation in an amount not to exceed $157,500.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



46.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month sole source requirements service agreement with three 12-month extension options periods with TEXAS EXCAVATION SAFETY SYSTEM INC., to provide one-call notification of excavation request for the Austin Water Utility in a contract amount not to exceed $48,450, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $16,150 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $96,900.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore no goals were established for this solicitation. )



47.

Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 4 to a services agreement through the STATE OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) cooperative purchasing program with TIME WARNER TELECOM, for the purchase of telecommunications and internet services at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in an amount not to exceed $45,181 for Option 1, $65,458 for Option 2, $88,777 for Option 3, and $115,593 for Option 4, for a total contract amount not to exceed $815,009.

( Notes: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )

48.

Authorize ratification of a 24-month requirements contract through the STATE OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) cooperative purchasing program with SHI, for a Microsoft Enterprise License Agreement and software assurance in an amount not to exceed $3,045,393 for Year 1 and $3,045,393 for year 2 plus a 20% contingency for annual true–up in an amount not to exceed $1,218,157, for a total contract amount not to exceed $7,308,943.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )



49.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with ON SITE AUTO TRIM INC. DBA AUSTIN AUTO INTERIORS, to provide upholstery repair services for vehicles and equipment for the Fleet Services Department in an amount not to exceed $144,863, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $53,093 for the first extension option, $55,698 for the second extension option, and $58,433 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $312,087.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



50.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with LONGHORN MOBILE GLASS SERVICE INC., or one of the other qualified bidders for IFB-BV JSD0219REBID, to provide automotive glass repair and replacement services for automobiles, trucks, and other City equipment for the Fleet Services Department in an amount not to exceed $273,438, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $98,322 for the first extension option, $102,663 for the second extension option, and $107,221 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $581,644.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



51.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with SAN ANTONIO BRAKE & CLUTCH SVC, INC. DBA LONE STAR BRAKE & CLUTCH, to provide parts and repair services for custom hitches, trailers, and accessories in a total amount not to exceed $94,270 with three 12-month extension options in a total amount not to exceed $34,414 for the first extension option, $36,034 for the second extension option, and $37,736 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $202,454.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



52.

Authorize ratification of a 12-month Interlocal Agreement with THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS OFFICE OF TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES for Internet Services through THEnet (Texas Higher Education Network) in the amount of $60,113 with one 12-month option in an amount not to exceed $64,202 for a total contract amount not to exceed $124,315.

( Notes: This Interlocal Agreement is exempt from the MBE/WBE Ordinance. This exemption is in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority–Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )



53.

Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of Amendment No. 7 to a requirements service contract with CSDC SYSTEMS, INC., to add four 12-month extension options for maintenance and support for the AMANDA software system and for additional licenses, modules, and services as part of the system upgrade in an estimated amount not to exceed $1,537,079 for Option No. 6, $1,365,176 for Option No. 7, $723,968 for Option No.8, and $662,347 Option No. 9 for a total revised contract amount not to exceed $6,257,319.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )



54.

Authorize award and execution of a 12-month requirements service agreement with AGH20 HOLDINGS, LLC for spoils removal for the Parks and Recreation Department in an amount not to exceed $43,000, with four 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $43,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $215,000.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



55.

Authorize award and execution of a contract through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) with PROFESSIONAL TURF PRODUCTS, LP for the purchase of seven mowers for the Parks and Recreation Department in an amount not to exceed $92,230.

( Notes: This Cooperative Purchase is exempt from the MBE/WBE Ordinance. This exemption is in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )



56.

Authorize award and execution of a contract with SOUTHWEST DESTRUCTORS, A DIVISION OF SOUTHWEST CONSTRUCTORS, INC. for the removal of low water crossing structure and natural area restoration on Tabor Tract of the Austin Water Utility’s Water Quality Protection Lands, for a total contract amount not to exceed $88,880.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore no goals were established for this solicitation. )



57.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with RICHARD HOFFPAUIR CONSULTING, for water rights and water supply related hydrological analyses in the Colorado River basin and associated basins for the Austin Water Utility in an amount of $55,000, with four 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $55,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $275,000.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority –Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )



58.

Authorize award and execution of a requirements service contract through the U.S. Communities cooperative with UNICOM GOVERNMENT, INC., for the agreement of upgraded television editing and broadcasting systems related to the City of Austin television channel facilities in an amount not to exceed $2,300,000.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). The Small and Minority Business Resource Department will work with the vendor to meet the 4.88% MBE and 0.40% WBE subcontractor participation goals established for this contract. )



59.

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 3-year Interlocal Agreement with AUSTIN STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTER (ASSLC), to provide packet assembly, material storage, and deliveries for employee and retiree benefit materials in an amount not to exceed $150,000, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $50,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $300,000.

( Notes: This Interlocal Agreement is exempt from the MBE/WBE Ordinance. This exemptions is in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )



60.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply contract with ADVANCED FILTRATION PRODUCTS, LLC, to provide air conditioning and heating equipment replacement filters for the Aviation Departments in an amount not to exceed $38,544, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $12,848 per extension option, a total contract amount not to exceed $77,088.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



61.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with GIVENS COURT REPORTING to provide court reporting services in an amount not to exceed $100,238, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $33,413 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $200,475.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



62.

Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply contract with DRIVETRAIN SPECIALIST, LLC, to provide vehicle driveline components and installation for the Fleet Services Department in an amount not to exceed $116,338, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $42,517 for the first extension option, $44,543 for the second extension option, and $46,670 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $250,068.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



63.

Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with ATHLETES SERVICES NETWORK AMERICA, or other qualified offered for RFP No. TVN0033, to provide late night youth recreation services in an amount not to exceed $342,000, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $114,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $684,000.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



64.

Authorize award and execution of a 24-month service requirements agreement with ALL POINTS INSPECTION SERVICES, INC, (WBE/FB) or one of the other qualified bidders for IFB SDC0185, for cleaning and closed circuit television inspection of storm drain infrastructure for the Watershed Protection Department in an amount not to exceed $738,149, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $369,075 per option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,845,375.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this solicitation. )



65.

Authorize award and execution of a 12-month requirement service agreement with the CENTER FOR CHILD PROTECTION for program expenses related to the protection of abused children in an amount not to exceed $369,396, with five 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $369,396 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,216,376.

( Notes: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract. )





Telecommunications and Regulatory Affairs



66.

Approve an ordinance amending the City Code relating to utility infrastructure joint-use agreements and management of utility infrastructure in City rights-of-way.





Transportation



67.

Approve a resolution endorsing the City Manager's Phase 1 recommendation for Project Connect, a regional, long-range, high-capacity transit system plan, to further evaluate and analyze the East Riverside and Highland Sub-Corridors or alternative sub-corridors as the Central Corridor priority, and directing the City Manager to present a possible Locally Preferred Alternative as part of Phase 2 of the Project effort for Council consideration.





Treasury Office



68.

Approve a resolution approving the form of the Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement relating to the issuance of City of Austin, Texas, 4.5% Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2013.





Item(s) from Council



69.

Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council subcommittees and other intergovernmental bodies and removal and replacement of members.



70.

Approve a resolution adopting the proposed public and non-profit sites for the Google Fiber Community Connection Program.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley )



71.

Approve an ordinance appointing the Presiding Judge, Associate Judges, including the Downtown Austin Community Court Judge, and Substitute Judges to the Municipal Court of the City of Austin for a term beginning January 1, 2014, and ending December 31, 2017, and establishing compensation and benefits.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Lee Leffingwell CO 1: Council Member Mike Martinez CO 2: Council Member William Spelman )



72.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager and City Clerk to work together to create a team of stakeholders from relevant City departments that will develop recommendations for implementing compliance and monitoring to ensure that personally identifiable information that is collected or stored by the City is effectively protected in a way that is consistent with the Public Information Act and other applicable law.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Council Member Laura Morrison )



73.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to negotiate and execute amendments to the agreements between the City of Austin, the Circuit of the Americas, and the Circuit Events Local Organizing Committee to (1) provide for submission of a sustainable site operations and maintenance plan by the end of the year in lieu of achieving 2 Stars in the Sustainable Sites Initiative and (2) clarify that the Circuit of the Americas and/or the Circuit Events Local Organizing Committee will submit a plan to reduce emissions of particulate matter NOx (nitrogen oxides) and CO2 (carbon dioxide) before any F1 U.S. Grand Prix Event being held between April 1 and October 31 of any year.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Chris Riley CO 1: Council Member William Spelman CO 2: Council Member Mike Martinez )



74.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to pursue strategies to address problems associated with mental health and self-medication identified in by the African American Resource Advisory Commission in a resolution dated October 2, 2013.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley CO 2: Council Member Kathie Tovo )



75.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to launch the formal process required to designate Hazardous Materials Routes through the City of Austin and to keep City Council apprised as funding sources are identified and implementation strategies are developed for the related Commodities Flow Study.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 2: Council Member Chris Riley )



76.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to communicate to relevant agencies the City's concerns about the construction of MoPac sound wall #3 north of Bullard Drive; to re-poll eligible individuals about whether they are in favor of the construction of sound wall #3; and to report back to Council with poll results and an outline of available options related to sound wall #3.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Kathie Tovo CO 1: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 2: Council Member William Spelman )



77.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to consider entering into discussions with Ecology Action regarding their future facility needs and possible lease of City property.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Mike Martinez CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley CO 2: Mayor Lee Leffingwell )



78.

Approve an ordinance reimbursing certain fees required for the Austin Empty Bowl Project event which was held on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Marchesa Hall & Theatre in Lincoln Village.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Mike Martinez CO 1: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 2: Council Member Kathie Tovo )



79.

Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees and costs, and waiving certain requirements for the 2014 Austin Farmer’s Markets and the 2014 HOPE Farmer’s Market at Plaza Saltillo, City co-sponsored events, during the 2014 calendar year.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley CO 2: Council Member Mike Martinez )



80.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to create and implement a comprehensive Complete Streets program for street design that includes features such as traffic calming elements, street trees, wide sidewalks, and pedestrian, bicycle, and transit access throughout Austin, considering the safety needs of people of all ages and abilities.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Chris Riley CO 1: Council Member Mike Martinez )



81.

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to propose an appointment process for utility billing hearings officer and necessary code amendments that ensures the highest levels of impartiality and customer service in the dispute process

( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 2: Council Member Kathie Tovo )



82.

Approve an ordinance reimbursing certain temporary vending permit fees required under City Code Chapter 10-3 for the Jamaica 2013 event which was held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Sta. Julia Catholic Church.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Council Member Mike Martinez )



83.

Approve a resolution initiating the Land Development Code amendment process for code changes necessary to allow commercial landscaping to use aggregate instead of plant mulch under circumstances and conditions that will protect the City’s environmental and sustainability goals.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley CO 2: Council Member Mike Martinez )



Item 7



Austin Resource Recovery



Authorize execution of an interlocal agreement with Travis County to promote and implement Zero Waste goals, programs, and initiatives shared between Travis County and the City of Austin.

Item 88



Social Services Request for Application (RFA) Briefing.

Item 19

Authorize the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with LONE STAR RAIL DISTRICT (LSRD) to create a transportation infrastructure zone comprised of several proposed rail stations and adjacent areas within the territory of the City of Austin to facilitate the City’s contribution of financing to the LSRD rail.

Item 31

Approve second and third readings of an ordinance vacating approximately 6,215 square feet of alley right-of-way in the City of Austin, being a portion of a 20 foot wide alley located in Block 2, Driskill's and Rainey's Subdivision of a part of Outlots 72 and 73, Division E, Austin, Texas, known as "South East End", a Subdivision of record in Book 1, Page 22 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas to AUSTIN RAINEY ST. D/E/P, LLC.

Citizens' Communication

Citizens' Communication

Al Braden - Resolution Requesting Analysis of Fayette Power Project





Susana Almanza - Latino/Hispanic quality of life issues





Jerre Locke - City planning for drought





Naomi Payette - Code Compliance





Scott Johnson - Ethanol and air quality





Will McLeod - 1. Bag Ordinance 2. TBD





Gus Peña - 1. Discuss issues with Social Service Agencies 2. Austin has a big poverty and homeless population. We need to do a better job helping the less fortunate. 3. The gap widens between the haves and the have-nots. 4. Prepare earlier for the budget process. Merry Christmas and a Blessed Happy New Year!





Carlos Leon - 1. Chemtrails sprayed in Austin skies on Thanksgiving, disgracefully disrespecting an American tradition 2. Truth destroys lies 3.) Repent. Fear GOD. Pray to the LORD to help us defeat evil and rebuild the Republic.





Paul Robbins - City and budget issues





Ronnie Reeferseed - Peace, liberty and saving our world.

Executive Session



Executive Session



89.

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



90.

Discuss legal issues related to the transition to electing the council from single-member districts (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).



91.

Discuss legal issues related to the city council/city manager form of government (Private consultation with legal counsel – Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Zoning Consent & Postponement

Zoning Consent:

Items 92, 96, 97, 102 - 107, 109 - 129

Postponed: 98, 99, 100, 101, 108,

Item 130

Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting



130.

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 https://austin.siretechnologies.com/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=497&doctype=AGENDA)

Item 33

Approve the final design of the Auditorium Shores Improvement Project.

Item 84

Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the West Bank and Los Altos Lift Stations Rehabilitation Project for approximately 578 square feet of land for a permanent wastewater easement, being a portion of Lot 24, Laguna Loma Subdivision, of Record in Volume 76, Page 208 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas; Lot 24 is owned as Tenants in Common by each lot owner and each lot owner shall have a 1/23rd undivided interest, as recorded on said Laguna Loma Subdivision Plat, in the amount of $2,204. The owners of the needed property interests are BRUCE E. NAKFOOR, AND WENDY WILLIAMSON NAKFOOR (Lot 4), RANDALL W. MCINTYRE AND MARY ELLEN HAMEL (Lot 5), CHERYL COX, INDIVIDUALLY AND CHERYL COX, TRUSTEE, OR ANY SUCCESSORS IN TRUST, UNDER THE JUST TRUST DATED JANUARY 2, 2010 (Lot 6), JOHN S. HOGG AND JANELL C. WHITT (Lot 7), BRIAN ERICKSON (Lot 8), JEV SIKES A/K/A J. NEVILLE SIKES, AND SYDNOR SIKES (Lot 9), CECELIA F. REED, REED-EBANO, LTD., AND UNNAMED TRUSTEE OF THE REED TRUST, AN IRREVOCABLE TRUST CREATED UNDER A TRUST AGREEMENT DATED JUNE 10, 2005 (Lot 10), TRACY S. DAHLBY AND TOSHIKO M. DAHLBY (Lot 11), MICHAEL H. NIXON AND GAYLE A NIXON (Lot 12), JONATHAN R. KASLING (Lot 13), DOROTHY J. MELE AND RICHARD J. BINDER (Lot 14), RICHARD J. BINDER AND DOROTHY J. MELE (Lot 15), MARK RICE AND LINNEA RICE (Lot 16), JAMES L. NEGLEY (Lot 17), DAVID WOLTERS AND MARY M. WOLTERS (Lot 18), RHETT STONE AND CANDACE C. STONE (Lot 19), CHARLES D. HUSTON (Lot 20), MARTIN RIEZEBEEK AND MARGERY K. BADER-RIEZEBEEK (Lot 21), NATHAN A. STEINBERG (Lot 22), ADAM SOLOMON LIPP AND JAMIE STONE LIPP (Lot 23), GARY T. MIZE (Lot 1A), LAWRENCE G. GRIFFIS (Lot 2A), AND WARREN BOWKER AND ROSIE BOWKER, CO-TRUSTEES OF THE BOWKER FAMILY TRUST, SUCH TRUST HAVING BEEN ESTABLISHED UNDER THAT CERTAIN REVOCABLE TRUST AGREEMENT DATED MARCH 15, 2001, BY AND BETWEEN WARREN BOWKER AND ROSIE BOWKER, AS GRANTORS, AND WARREN BOWKER AND ROSIE BOWKER, AS CO-TRUSTEES (LOT 3A). The property is located at the terminus of Lakeshore Drive at Lake Austin, in Austin, Travis County, Texas. The general route covered by this project includes the area west of Lake Austin, in the general vicinity of the West Bank Lift Station, located at 1701 1/2 Lakeshore Drive, and in the general vicinty of the Los Altos Lift Station, located at 1804 Westlake Drive in Austin, Travis County, Texas.

Item 70 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution adopting the proposed public and non-profit sites for the Google Fiber Community Connection Program.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley )

Public Hearing Consent & Postponement

Public Hearings and Possible Actions - Postponed

Postponed: 131, 135, 136, 137,

Consent Action: 132

Items 71 & 70 (Part 2 of 2)

71. Approve an ordinance appointing the Presiding Judge, Associate Judges, including the Downtown Austin Community Court Judge, and Substitute Judges to the Municipal Court of the City of Austin for a term beginning January 1, 2014, and ending December 31, 2017, and establishing compensation and benefits.

70. Approve a resolution adopting the proposed public and non-profit sites for the Google Fiber Community Connection Program.

( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 1: Council Member Chris Riley )

Live Music

6th Street Cowboy

Proclamation 1



Proclamation -- Blue Santa -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by Blue Santa, Chief Art Acevedo and Bob Cole

Proclamation 2



Distinguished Service Award - Retirement - Judge Evelyn McKee -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 3



Distinguished Service Awards -- Retirement -- Steve Manning and Mary Gilroy, Watershed Protection Department -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honorees

Proclamation 4



Distinguished Service Award -- Retirement -- Nick Naccarato, Economic Development Department -- to be presented by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 5



Distinguished Service Award - Retirement -- Nancy Coplin, Aviation -- to be presented by Council Member Mike Martinez and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 6

Certificates of Appreciation -- Halloween Flood Relief -- to be presented by Council Member Mike Martinez and to be accepted by Edward Reyes, Ricardo Zavala, George Morales III and Mona Gonzalez

Proclamation 7



Proclamation -- Lammes Candies -- to be presented by Council Member Laura Morrison and to be accepted by Pam Teich and Lammes Candies employees

Item 86

Approve second and third readings of an ordinance to annex the Ace Auto Salvage area for full purposes (approximately 6 acres in northwestern Travis County north of Spicewood Springs Road approximately 250 feet west of the intersection of Spicewood Springs Road and Yaupon Drive); and approve a service plan. PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR THIS ITEM WERE HELD AND CLOSED ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 AND OCTOBER 3, 2013.

Item 67



Approve a resolution endorsing the City Manager's Phase 1 recommendation for Project Connect, a regional, long-range, high-capacity transit system plan, to further evaluate and analyze the East Riverside and Highland Sub-Corridors or alternative sub-corridors as the Central Corridor priority, and directing the City Manager to present a possible Locally Preferred Alternative as part of Phase 2 of the Project effort for Council consideration.

Item 85



Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending the Residential Code, codified in City Code Chapter 25-12, to require additional visitability (accessibility) standards for residential single-family and duplex construction. THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON MAY 23, 2013.

Items 93 - 95



93.

NPA-2013-0025.01 – 5816 Harper Park Drive (Harper Park Residential) – Approve third reading of an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20081211-096, the Oak Hill 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 5816 Harper Park Drive (Barton Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from Office to Mixed Use/Office land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use/Office land use. City Council: First Reading approved on October 17, 2013. Vote: 6-1, Council Member Morrison voted nay. Second Reading approved on November 21, 2013. Vote: 5-1, Council Member Morrison voted nay; Council Member Martinez was off the dais. Owner/Applicant: Harper Park Two LP (Gail M. Whitfield). Agent: The Whitfield Company (Marcus Whitfield). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 512- 974-2695.



94.

C14-2013-0006 – Harper Park Residential – Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 5816 Harper Park Drive (Barton Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from limited office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LO-CO-NP) combining district zoning to limited office-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LO-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. First Reading approved on October 17, 2013. Vote: 6-1, Council Member Morrison voted nay. Second Reading approved on November 21, 2013. Vote: 5-1, Council Member Morrison voted nay; Council Member Martinez was off the dais. Owner: Harper Park Two, L.P. (Gail M. Whitfield). Applicant: The Whitfield Company (Marcus Whitfield). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 512-974-7604.

95.

C14R-86-077(RCA) – Harper Park Residential RCA – Amend a restrictive covenant on property locally known as 5816 Harper Park Drive (Barton Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) to incorporate necessary conditions of an associated rezoning case. Owner: Harper Park Two, L.P. (Gail M. Whitfield). Applicant: The Whitfield Company (Marcus Whitfield). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 512-974-7604. The public hearing for this item was held and closed on October 17, 2013.



Item 117



C14-2013-0125 – Sawmill Rezoning – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 4010 Sawmill Drive (Slaughter Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant single family residence-standard lot-conditional overlay (SF-2-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Atlas Cook, IV. Agent: Frie Planning, Development & Construction (Ross Frie). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

Item 133



Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution regarding the installation of parking meters on parkland at Butler Shores Ball Fields located at 1540 Toomey Road, Austin Texas, in accordance with Sec. 26.001 et seq. of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code. Related to Item #32.

Item 134

Conduct a public hearing and consider approving the Master Plan for Holly Shores/Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Festival Beach, Fiesta Gardens as developed in conjunction with Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates, Inc. and the Austin Parks and Recreation Department. The Master Plan area includes approximately 9 acres of newly dedicated parkland and approximately 90 acres of existing parkland along the north shore of Lady Bird Lake from I-35 east to Pleasant Valley Road and south of Canterbury Street.

Item 138

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution regarding local consent to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice proposal to construct an office building at 3928 Promontory Point Drive to be used as a parole office.

Item 141

Item 141

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