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Call to Order

10:00 AM City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent Items: 1 - 16

Withdrawn Items: 6

Postponed Items: 10

Pulled Items: 14 & 15

Item 48

Morning Briefings

U.S. Department of Transportation Smart Cities Challenge

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 22 - 45

Postponed: 24 - 29, 31, 33, 34, 37

Pulled: 35, 46 & 47

Item 18

Austin Energy Utility Oversight Committee

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to prepare a report about the impact of reducing Austin Energy's transfers to the General Fund and the Economic Development Fund. ( Notes: Committee )

Item 17

Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20150908-001) to re-appropriate funds from nonsworn positions vacant 12 months or longer.

Item 21

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 14-1 relating to the naming or renaming of park facilities. ( Notes: Parks and Recreation Department )

Item 35 (Part 1 of 2)

C14-2015-0139 - New Office/Retail Space - District 6 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 11812 Millwright Parkway (Lake Creek Watershed) from interim-single family residence-standard lot (I-SF-2) district zoning to neighborhood commercial (LR) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant limited office-mixed use (LO-MU) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant limited office-mixed use (LO-MU) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: NZ Lands, Inc. (Zulfiqar Ali Prasla and Nizar Ali Prasla). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.

Citizens Communication

12:00 PM - Citizen Communications: General Karen Flanagan - Flooding in Angus Valley. Laura Arbilla - Angus Valley flooding. Sylvia Mendoza - Various topics. Tim Tobin - How does a classified indigent person specified by our court system pay the cost of a police report when he is the victim? Thomas Reames - City commitment to upgrade Angus Valley. Nailah Sankofa - Fashion boot camp program and Fashion industry initiative. Susana Almanza - Invite public to Cesar Chavez march on Saturday, March 26th at 10 AM. John Moore - City award given to Houston McCoy many years ago. Michael Fossum – Animal issues.

Executive Session

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

50. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for the City Clerk (Personnel matters – Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

51. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for the City Auditor (Personnel matters – Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

52. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for the Clerk of the Austin Municipal Court (Personnel matters – Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

Item 35 (Part 2 of 2)

C14-2015-0139 - New Office/Retail Space - District 6 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 11812 Millwright Parkway (Lake Creek Watershed) from interim-single family residence-standard lot (I-SF-2) district zoning to neighborhood commercial (LR) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant limited office-mixed use (LO-MU) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant limited office-mixed use (LO-MU) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: NZ Lands, Inc. (Zulfiqar Ali Prasla and Nizar Ali Prasla). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.

Items 46 & 47

46. C14-91-0038(RCA) - 507 W 23rd Street - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by amending a restrictive covenant as it relates to property locally known as 507 West 23rd Street (Shoal Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Owner/Applicant: Austin City Realty LLC (David Kanne). Agent: Mike McHone Real Estate (Mike McHone). City Staff: Victoria Haase, 512-974- 7691.

47. C14H-2015-0007 - Clyde and Henrietta Littlefield House - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 903 Shoal Cliff Court from multifamily residence-moderate-high density-conditional overlayneighborhood plan (MF-4-CO-NP) combining district zoning to multifamily residence-moderate-high density-historic landmark-conditional overlayneighborhood plan (MF-4-H-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant multifamily residence-moderate-high densityhistoric landmark-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-4-H-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant multifamily residence-moderate-high densityhistoric landmark-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-4-H-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To forward to Council without a recommendation. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Zoning Department, 512-974- 6454.

Item 53

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for the use of dedicated parkland, known as Lady Bird Lake at Auditorium Shores Park, Butler Park, Shoal Beach Park, Duncan Park, and Republic Square Park (District 9), for approximately 18,456 square feet of permanent reclaimed water transmission and distribution main use, approximately 38,836 square feet of temporary working space use, and approximately 6,502 square feet of temporary staging area and materials storage site use, to construct, use, maintain, repair, and replace reclaimed water transmission and distribution mains for construction of a portion of the Main to Junction 420 (Downtown Area) project, in accordance with Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code.

Item 14

Approve a resolution concerning ways to strengthen protections for city employees from workplace discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 1: Council Member Ann Kitchen CO 2: Council Member Delia Garza CO 3: Council Member Leslie Pool CO 4: Mayor Steve Adler )

Items 15 & 20

15. Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 030508-031 regarding adopted wages to be paid on city projects. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Gregorio Casar CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo CO 2: Council Member Delia Garza CO 3: Council Member Ann Kitchen )

20. Approve a resolution adopting a living wage policy to apply to City non- construction procurement agreements.

Item 19

Economic Opportunity Committee

Approve an ordinance establishing fair chance hiring standards in the City of Austin, creating a civil penalty, and creating an offense. ( Notes: Committee )
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