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Call to Order

9:55 AM – Invocation Pastor Bill Clark, Westminster Presbyterian Church

10:00 AM – City Council Convenes

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1, 3 - 6, 9, 13 - 26, 29, 32 - 35, 37, 39 - 47, 86

Pulled: 8, 10 - 12, 27 & 28, 30 & 31, 36, 38, 90

Withdrawn: 2, 7

Item 8

Economic Development Department

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 9-2 relating to decibel limits and hours to operate sound equipment at outdoor music venues located in the area between 7th and 12th Streets and between Trinity Street and Waller Creek (also known as the Red River Cultural District).

Item 31

Approve a resolution relating to comprehensive eviction counseling services and representation for residential tenants.

Item 48 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-1-206 relating to the Joint Sustainability Committee bylaws.

Item 49 (Part 1 of 2)

Update on Homelessness; A System of Care.

Citizens Communication: General

Ruben Rivera-Clemente Sr. – Police brutality.

Tom Friedly – City of Austin people living on the streets.

Zenobia Joseph – Title 6, Civil Rights Act of 1964. Capital Metro’s failure to equitably distribute resources under connections 2025.

John Goldstone – Bond deception.

Pinaki Ghosh – Constructions in East Austin and CodeNEXT.

Item 49 (Part 2 of 2)

Update on Homelessness; A System of Care.

Executive Session (Part 1 of 2)

87. Discuss and approve an ordinance relating to appointment of municipal court judges, and declaring an emergency.

52. Discuss legal issues related to a potential election in November 2018 concerning CodeNEXT and other potential ballot measures (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

10. Approve a resolution to clarify membership requirements applicable to the Planning Commission under the City Charter.

27. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 14-9, (Traffic or Sidewalk Obstructions) to expand the types of acts that are prohibited; creating a City-wide services license; and declaring an emergency.

Item 48 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 2-1-206 relating to the Joint Sustainability Committee bylaws.

Executive Session (Part 2 of 2)

87. Discuss and approve an ordinance relating to appointment of municipal court judges, and declaring an emergency.

52. Discuss legal issues related to a potential election in November 2018 concerning CodeNEXT and other potential ballot measures (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

10. Approve a resolution to clarify membership requirements applicable to the Planning Commission under the City Charter.

27. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 14-9, (Traffic or Sidewalk Obstructions) to expand the types of acts that are prohibited; creating a City-wide services license; and declaring an emergency.

Item 30

Approve a resolution endorsing Austin’s Action Plan to End Homelessness and directing the City Manager to provide regular updates regarding community needs related to homelessness.

Items 77 & 78 (Part 1 of 2)

77. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance renaming “Jeff Davis Avenue” to “Will Holland Avenue” or other name.

78. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance renaming “Robert E. Lee Road” to “Azie Taylor Morton Road” or other name.

Item 38

Approve an ordinance naming the Old Bakery and Emporium open space to the Pat Crow Memorial Plaza and waiving certain provisions of City Code Chapter 14.

Items 77 & 78 (Part 2 of 2)

77. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance renaming “Jeff Davis Avenue” to “Will Holland Avenue” or other name.

78. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance renaming “Robert E. Lee Road” to “Azie Taylor Morton Road” or other name.

Live Music

5:30 PM - Live Music El Tule

Proclamation 1

Proclamation- Authors in the Park Day – To be presented by Council Member Jimmy Flannigan.

Proclamation 7

Proclamation – National Immunization Week – To be presented by Council Member Delia Garza

Proclamation 6

Proclamation – March for Our Lives – To be presented by Council Member Leslie Pool

Proclamation 2

Proclamation- Community Wildfire Preparedness Day – To be presented by Council Member Ora Houston

Additional Item 1

Additional Item 1

Proclamation 3

Proclamation- National Small Business Week – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler

Proclamation 4

Distinguished Service Award – Lauraine Rizer – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 5

Distinguished Service Award – Coby Ramirez – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Additional Item 2

Additional Item 2

Item 12

Office of Real Estate Services

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 17-month license agreement, with a 12-month extension option, with TRAVIS COUNTY for the use of 45 parking spaces for the Office of Innovation, the Communication and Technology Management Department, and the Austin Public Library within the 700 Lavaca Garage, located at 316 West 8th Street, in an amount not to exceed $195,750.00 (District 9).

District(s): District 9

Austin Housing 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 https://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2018/20180426-ahfc.htm ).

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 53 - 56, 64, 65, 68

Postponed: 57 - 62

Pulled: 63, 66, 67, 69 - 76

Item 39

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to initiate discussions with Union Pacific Railroad to determine if there are additional steps beyond creating a Quiet Zone that would mitigate the noise caused by Union Pacific Railroad’s cargo trains.

Sponsors: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Leslie Pool, and Council Member Ann Kitchen

Item 87

Discuss and approve an ordinance relating to appointment of municipal court judges, and declaring an emergency.

Item 90 (Part 1 of 2)

Adopt a citizen-initiated ordinance, supported by a petition certified sufficient on April 23, to amend the City Code, relating to comprehensive revisions of the Land Development Code.

Item 63

C14-2017-0149 - Rezoning of 5521 Springdale Road- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 5521 Springdale Road (Little Walnut Creek Watershed) from community commercial-neighborhood plan (GR-NP) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Kingdom of God Christian Center, Inc. (Fredrick Moore). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Amanda Morrow). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Item 79

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding CenterPoint Energy’s proposal to change customer rates.

Item 66 (Part 1 of 2)

C814-2017-0001 - 425 W. Riverside PUD - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve on second and third readings an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 425 W. Riverside Drive (Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from Commercial-Liquor Sales - Vertical Mixed Use Building - Neighborhood Plan (CS-1-V-NP) combining district zoning to Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan (PUD-NP). Staff Recommendation: To grant Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP). Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP). The ordinance may include waiver of fees, alternative funding methods, modifications of City regulations, and acquisition of property. City Council Action: Approved Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP) on first Reading March 22, 2018, Vote 9-0 [CM Pool and Troxclair - Absent]. Owner/Applicant: Ronald A. Nelson, Trustee and Molley Belle Properties LP (Ronald A. Nelson). Agent: Armbrust & Brown (Richard T. Suttle, Jr.). City Staff: Andrew Moore, 512-974-7604.

Item 11

Approve an ordinance amending City Code chapter 2-5 relating to council committees.

Items 66 (Part 2 of 2) & 85

66. C814-2017-0001 - 425 W. Riverside PUD - District 9 - Conduct a public hearing and approve on second and third readings an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 425 W. Riverside Drive (Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from Commercial-Liquor Sales - Vertical Mixed Use Building - Neighborhood Plan (CS-1-V-NP) combining district zoning to Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan (PUD-NP). Staff Recommendation: To grant Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP). Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Planned Unit Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP). The ordinance may include waiver of fees, alternative funding methods, modifications of City regulations, and acquisition of property. City Council Action: Approved Planned Unit

Development - Neighborhood Plan with conditions (PUD-NP) on first Reading March 22, 2018, Vote 9-0 [CM Pool and Troxclair - Absent]. Owner/Applicant: Ronald A. Nelson, Trustee and Molley Belle Properties LP (Ronald A. Nelson). Agent: Armbrust & Brown (Richard T. Suttle, Jr.). City Staff: Andrew Moore, 512-974-7604.

85. Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution to expand the Austin Downtown Public Improvement District by adding one parcel of land, at 425 West Riverside Drive, as requested by the property owner.

Item 67

67. C14-2018-0018 - 4101 Manchaca Condos - District 5 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4101 Manchaca Road (West Bouldin Creek Watershed). Applicant request: to rezone from Family Residence (SF-3) district zoning to Multi-Family Residence Low Density (MF-2) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant General Office - Mixed Use (GO-MU) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant General Office - Mixed Use (GO-MU) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Two Pura Vida Design (Charlotte Aceituno). City Staff: Andrew Moore, 512-974-7604.

District(s): District 5

Item 69 (Part 1 of 2)

C14-2017-0123 - South Chisholm Professional Offices - District 5 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1109 West Slaughter Lane (Slaughter Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to limited office-mixed use (LO-MU) combining 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-conditional overlay (LO-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Mario Solis. Agent: Land Answers, Inc. (Jim Wittliff). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

Items 70 - 75 (Part 1 of 2)

70. C14-2018-0006 - Loyola Landing - District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6651 Ed Bluestein Boulevard and 5601 Durango Pass (Walnut Creek Watershed) from community commercial (GR) district zoning, limited office (LO) district zoning, multifamily residence medium density (MF-3) district zoning and family residence (SF-3) district zoning to community commercial-mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning on Tract 1 and general commercial services-mixed use (CS-MU) combining district zoning on Tract 2. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning on Tract 1 and general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning on Tract 2. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning on Tract 1 and general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning on Tract 2. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests, Harold K. Kaermerle, Jr., Sharie Kaermele, and Patrick T. Kaermerle (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122. District(s): District 1

71. C14-75-042 - (RCT1) Loyola Landing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 6651 Ed Bluestein Boulevard (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

72. C14-75-042 - (RCT2) - Loyola Landing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 6651 Ed Bluestein Boulevard (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

73. C14-84-346 - (RCT1) Loyola Landing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 5601 Durango Pass (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests, Harold K. Kaermerle, Jr., Sharie Kaermele, and Patrick T. Kaermerle (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

74. C14-84-346 - (RCT2) Loyola Landing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 5601 Durango Pass (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests, Harold K. Kaermerle, Jr., Sharie Kaermele, and Patrick T. Kaermerle (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

75. C14-76-083 - (RCA2) Loyola Landing- (District 1) - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant amendment on property locally known as 5601 Durango Pass (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests, Harold K. Kaermerle, Jr., Sharie Kaermele, and Patrick T. Kaermerle (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Item 69 (Part 2 of 2)

C14-2017-0123 - South Chisholm Professional Offices - District 5 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1109 West Slaughter Lane (Slaughter Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to limited office-mixed use (LO-MU) combining 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-conditional overlay (LO-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Mario Solis. Agent: Land Answers, Inc. (Jim Wittliff). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

Items 70 - 75 (Part 2 of 2)

70. C14-2018-0006 - Loyola Landing - District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6651 Ed Bluestein Boulevard and 5601 Durango Pass (Walnut Creek Watershed) from community commercial (GR) district zoning, limited office (LO) district zoning, multifamily residence medium density (MF-3) district zoning and family residence (SF-3) district zoning to community commercial-mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning on Tract 1 and general commercial services-mixed use (CS-MU) combining district zoning on Tract 2. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning on Tract 1 and general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning on Tract 2. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning on Tract 1 and general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning on Tract 2. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests, Harold K. Kaermerle, Jr., Sharie Kaermele, and Patrick T. Kaermerle (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122. District(s): District 1

71. C14-75-042 - (RCT1) Loyola Landing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 6651 Ed Bluestein Boulevard (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

72. C14-75-042 - (RCT2) - Loyola Landing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 6651 Ed Bluestein Boulevard (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

73. C14-84-346 - (RCT1) Loyola Landing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 5601 Durango Pass (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests, Harold K. Kaermerle, Jr., Sharie Kaermele, and Patrick T. Kaermerle (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

74. C14-84-346 - (RCT2) Loyola Landing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 5601 Durango Pass (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests, Harold K. Kaermerle, Jr., Sharie Kaermele, and Patrick T. Kaermerle (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

District(s): District 1

75. C14-76-083 - (RCA2) Loyola Landing- (District 1) - Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant amendment on property locally known as 5601 Durango Pass (Walnut Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Owners/Applicants: 3 S & D Interests, Harold K. Kaermerle, Jr., Sharie Kaermele, and Patrick T. Kaermerle (David Kalisz). Agent: A. Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.

Item 76

C14-2017-0132 - 4515 South Congress Rezoning - District 3 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4515 South Congress Avenue and 134 Sheraton Avenue (Williamson Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from general commercial services-mixed use-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-NP) combining district zoning and general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner: Life Storage LP (Michael J. Rogers). Applicant: LEMCO Holdings, LLC (David Cox). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael Whellan). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.

Item 80

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan by adopting the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan for the area bounded by Research Boulevard to the north, Burnet Road to the east, Anderson Lane to the south, and Mopac Expressway to the west.

Item 82

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for permanent use of approximately 273 sq. ft. of dedicated parkland, known as Little Stacy Neighborhood Park, for dedication as public right of way at the intersection of Sunset Lane and Eastside Drive, in accordance with Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code.

Item 83

Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution for the permanent use of approximately 514 sq. ft. of dedicated parkland, known as Little Walnut Creek Greenbelt, for permanent wastewater line use, to construct, use, maintain, repair, and replace wastewater lines for a portion of the 183 South Utility Relocations - Package 6, Loyola Lane to 51st Street project, in accordance with Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code.

Item 84

Conduct a public hearing and consider citizen input on community needs related to the City's Draft Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Action Plan, as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 373.

Item 10

Approve a resolution to clarify membership requirements applicable to the Planning Commission under the City Charter.

Item 27 (Part 1 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 14-9, (Traffic or Sidewalk Obstructions) to expand the types of acts that are prohibited; creating a City-wide services license; and declaring an emergency.

Item 28

Approve a resolution consistent with the contract with the voters established by Resolution No. 20160818-074 relating to the 2016 Transportation and Mobility General Obligation bonds, to implement transportation and mobility improvements on nine corridors as part of the 2016 Mobility Bond Corridor Construction Program.

Item 27 (Part 2 of 2)

Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 14-9, (Traffic or Sidewalk Obstructions) to expand the types of acts that are prohibited; creating a City-wide services license; and declaring an emergency.

Item 90 (Part 2 of 2)

Adopt a citizen-initiated ordinance, supported by a petition certified sufficient on April 23, to amend the City Code, relating to comprehensive revisions of the Land Development Code.

Item 36

Approve a resolution adopting the process and procedures for conducting the public hearings before City Council on the proposed comprehensive revision of the Land Development Code and zoning map, commonly referred to as “CodeNEXT”.
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