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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1, 2, 4, 6 - 12, 15, 16, 18, 21, 23 - 25, 27, 29 - 36, 38 - 42, 45, 47 - 53, 55, 57, 58, 60, 64, 65, 92, 94, 96, 97

Pulled: 3, 5, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 22, 26, 28, 43, 44, 46, 54, 56, 59, 61, 66 - 68, 87 - 91, 93, 95, 98, 99

Withdrawn: 18, 29, 30, 50, 63

Postponed: 25, 37, 45, 62, 82, 83, 92

Item 59

Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council committees and other intergovernmental bodies and removal and replacement of members; and amendments to board and commission bylaws.

Item 43

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-1 to establish the College Student Commission.

Item 13

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Economic Development Department Cultural Arts Fund (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to increase expenditures by $240,000 in order to provide funding for Council Budget Rider C-29 related to expanded hours at Parks and Recreation Department Cultural Centers for artists and arts programs that attract tourists and convention delegates.

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/2017/20171214-ahfc.htm).

Item 37

Approve negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 5 to the agreement with Worksource Greater Austin Area Workforce Development Board, dba Workforce Solutions - Capital Area Workforce Board to increase funding for workforce development and education services in an amount not to exceed $67,963 for the 37-month term ending September 30, 2018, and increase funding for the three extension options in an amount not to exceed $67,963 per extension option, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $16,576,900.

Item 69

Approve the appointment of Reginald Smith to the Board of Directors of the Austin/Travis County Sobriety Center Local Government Corporation.

Item 93

Approve negotiation and execution of an agreement with Ending Community Homelessness Coalition, Inc. for the provision of homeless navigation services in an amount not to exceed $130,000, with four 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $130,000 per extension option, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $650,000.

Item 26

Approve a resolution appointing directors to the board of the Austin Rosewood Community Development Corporation.

Item 46

Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Asakura Robinson Company, LLC, to provide strategic housing blueprint implementation services, for a term of one year in an amount not to exceed $130,000.

(This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established.).

Item 28

Authorize negotiation and execution of a subaward agreement with Measure Austin in the amount of $244,676 for the City of Austin Community Based Crime Reduction Program.

Item 100

Morning Briefings

Employer sick pay resolution update.

Citizen Communications: General

Steve Johnson – Aquatics master plan task force recommendation.

Joshua Green – The crisis of art venues closing.

Shea Little – TBA

Glenn Towery – Austin Veterans Art Festival

Paul Robbins – City and Budget issues.

CAROLANNEROSE KENNEDY – MILLENIUM CHRISTMAS 2017.

Executive Session

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

72. Discuss legal issues related to Albina Roque et al v. City of Austin et al, Cause No. 1:17-cv-932 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code) (Related to May 2, 2017 officer-involved shooting).

73. Discuss legal issues related to the Planning Commission (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Item 19

Approve an ordinance establishing specialized functions, certifications, assignments, and additional pay, and authorizing vacation accumulation leave for emergency medical services personnel employed by the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service Department.

Item 20

Discuss and take appropriate action regarding the proposed Meet and Confer Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin-Travis County EMS Employees Association relating to wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for medics employed by Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services.

Items 89 & 90

89. Authorize execution of an interlocal agreement with the Texas Facilities Commission for development of Phase One of the 2016 Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan.

90. Approve an ordinance waiving fees in an amount not to exceed $6,800,000 and requirements related to the vacation of right-of-way, associated with the development of Phase One of the 2016 Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan.

Item 91

Discussion and action regarding the potential disclosure of records subject to a subpoena issued by the Ethics Review Commission in Complaint No. 20170425, in the matter of Nathan Wiebe, complainant, v. Margo Frasier, respondent.

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 84

Postponed: 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79 ,81, 82, 83, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 109

Pulled: 80, 101, 102, 105, 110, 111

Item 95

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 13-2 (Ground Transportation Passenger Services) related to Chauffeur permits, Limousine Service, Transportation Network Company Service, and Charter Services.

Item 3

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 15-year power purchase agreement with a subsidiary of INTERSECT POWER for the full output of electricity from a utility-scale solar generation facility with capacity of 150 to 180 megawatts, in an estimated amount of $10,000,000 to $12,000,000 per year, and a total estimated amount of $150,000,000 to $180,000,000.

Item 44

Authorize the negotiation and execution of an amendment to the Interlocal Agreement the Texas Department of Transportation for the relocation and improvement of water and wastewater utilities in connection with the TxDOT-Loop 1 Roadway Improvements Project from Davis Lane to La Crosse Avenue, to increase the amount by $587,162.61, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,407,245.56.

Item 87

Authorize negotiation and execution of a concession agreement with Host International, Inc. and its joint venturers (Host) or one of the other qualified offerors to the Request for Proposals for Terminal Concessions (RFP-8100-ABIA-004), to lease, design, construct, operate, and maintain a food, beverage, and retail concession at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for a term not to exceed ten years. (Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program requirements (49 CFR Part 23) by meeting the goals with 25.00% ACDBE participation.)

Item 61

Approve an ordinance extending the hours an outdoor music venue may operate sound equipment on December 31, 2017 and January 1, 2018.

Item 14

Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Sustainable Development to conduct a study regarding the Austin Convention Center relating to the physical and economic planning implications of alternative convention center scenarios.

Item 101

C814-2017-0024 - Holdsworth Center PUD - District 10 - Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4907 RM 2222 Road (Lake Austin Watershed). Applicant's Request: To rezone from Lake Austin residence (LA) district zoning and single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to planned unit development (PUD) district zoning. First Reading approved on November 9, 2017. Vote: 11-0. Owner/Applicant: Holdsworth Center For Excellence In Education Leadership, LLC. Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (David Armbrust). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

Executive Session

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

72. Discuss legal issues related to Albina Roque et al v. City of Austin et al, Cause No. 1:17-cv-932 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code) (Related to May 2, 2017 officer-involved shooting).

73. Discuss legal issues related to the Planning Commission (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Live Music

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Proclamation 1

Pastor Ed Craig Day – To be presented by Council Member Delia Garza

Proclamation 2

Austin History Center Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Mike Miller, City Archivist, and Roosevelt Weeks, Director, Austin Public Library

Proclamation 3

Distinguished Service Award – Timothy P. Vogt – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 4

Jacquie Porter Day – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 5

Circle C Metropolitan Park Dedication – To be presented by Council Member Ellen Troxclair and to be accepted by Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr, Austin Fire Department; Chief Brian Manley, Austin Police Department; Assistant Chief Jasper Brown, Emergency Medical Services; and Jim Brown, Trustee, Austin Retired Police Association

Item 54

Authorize the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the Austin Independent School District (AISD) to contribute up to $353,462.26 from fees collected by the City from Austin's cable providers for public, educational, and governmental access channels to AISD's purchase of equipment necessary for the operation of the AISD educational access channel.

Item 56

Approve a resolution authorizing the submittal of a list of potential transportation projects as candidates for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) 2019-2022 Call for Projects administered by CAMPO and the Texas Department of Transportation.

Item 68

Discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of a City Manager.

Item 85

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for an application to be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs by AMTEX McKinney Fund, LP, or an affiliated entity, for the new construction of an affordable multi-family development to be known as the McKinney Falls Apartments, located at 6609 McKinney Falls Parkway, in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of the City of Austin.

Item 46

Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Asakura Robinson Company, LLC, to provide strategic housing blueprint implementation services, for a term of one year in an amount not to exceed $130,000.

(This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established.).

Item 105

C14-2017-0028 - Great Hills Mixed Use - District 10 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 9828 Great Hills Trail and 10224 Research Boulevard (Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from community commercial (GR) district zoning and limited office (LO) district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use- vertical mixed use building (CS-MU-V) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use- vertical mixed use building (CS-MU-V) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use- vertical mixed use building (CS-MU-V) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Great Hills Retail, Inc. Agent: Drenner Group, PC (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.

Item 111

C14-2017-0109 - J.D. Warehouse- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6506 Decker Lane (Elm Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from community commercial (GR) district zoning to limited industrial (LI) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services (CS) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-conditional overlay (CS-CO) combing district zoning. Owner: Gold A&A Inc. (Adam Ahmad). Applicant: Moncada Enterprises (Phil Moncada). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512- 974-2122.

Item 17

Approve second and third reading of an ordinance authorizing execution of the first amendment to a settlement agreement relating to the development of property located at 6409 City Park Road (Champion Tract); amending Ordinance No. 960613-J; modifying provisions of the Lake Austin Watershed Regulations in Ordinance No. 840301-F; and modifying provisions of the Hill Country Roadway Regulations in City Code Chapter 25-2.

Item 99

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to make recommendations concerning application and hearing notice requirements and agenda posting language relating to ordinances and agreements that grant development rights.

Item 102

C14-2017-0042 - 12602 Blackfoot Trail - District 6 - Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by zoning property locally known as 6610 McNeil Drive/12602 Blackfoot Trail (Rattan Creek Watershed). Applicant's Request: To rezone from neighborhood commercial-conditional overlay combining (LR-CO) district zoning and single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to general commercial-mixed use combining (CS-MU) district zoning. First reading approved community commercial-mixed use combining (GR-MU) district zoning on October 19, 2017. Vote: 8-3. Council members Alter, Pool and Tovo-No. Second reading approved community commercial-mixed use combining (GR-MU) district zoning, with conditions, on December 7, 2017. Vote: 6-3. Council members Alter, Pool and Tovo-No. Owner/Applicant: Abraham Birgani. Agent: Shaw Hamilton Consultants (Shaw Hamilton). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.

Item 110

C14-98-0146(RCT) - 6610 McNeil Drive Termination of Restrictive Covenant - District 6 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on a property locally known as 6610 McNeil Drive and 12602 Blackfoot Trail (Rattan Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation:To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owner/Applicant: Abraham Birgani. Agent: Shaw Hamilton Consultants (Shaw Hamilton). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.

Item 5

Approve an ordinance amending Section 11-2-7 of the City Code relating to the allocation of Hotel Occupancy Taxes for authorized uses.

Item 66

Approve a resolution to initiate code amendments relating to lead and asbestos testing and abatement during the demolition process, licensing requirements for demolitions, and other requirements that reflect staff and stakeholder recommendations.

Item 67 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to recommend an analytic process to determine an appropriate compensation that property owners would provide to the City to demolish single-family and multi-family residential structures.

Item 80

C14-2016-0135 - 2500 N. Lamar - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1200 W 25th Street (Shoal Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from general office-mixed useconditional overlay- neighborhood plan (GO-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning to general office-mixed use-vertical mixed use building- conditional overlay- neighborhood plan (GO-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general office-mixed use-vertical mixed use building- conditional overlay- neighborhood plan (GO-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general office-mixed use-vertical mixed use building- conditional overlay- neighborhood plan (GO-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: 2500 N. Lamar LLC. Agent: Drenner Group (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Scott Grantham, 512-974-3574.

Item 86

Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment and approve an ordinance amending Austin Energy’s rates and fees included in the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget (Ordinance No. 20170913-002) to add a Customer Assistance Program customer community solar rate.

Item 98

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an interlocal agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDoT) to initiate a pilot program to address public health and safety issues under and near TXDoT property near the US290/SH 71 overpass at Manchaca Road and Packsaddle Pass.

Item 88

Authorize negotiation and execution of a concession agreement with XpresSpa Austin Airport, LLC and its joint venturers (XpresSpa) or one of the other qualified offerors to the Request for Proposals for Terminal Concessions (RFP-8100-ABIA-004), to lease, design, construct, operate, and maintain a food, beverage, and retail concession at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for a term not to exceed ten years. (Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program requirements (49 CFR Part 23) by meeting the goals with 12.00% ACDBE participation.)

Item 67 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to recommend an analytic process to determine an appropriate compensation that property owners would provide to the City to demolish single-family and multi-family residential structures.
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