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Special Presentation - Memorial Day (Part 1 of 2)

Special Presentation - Memorial Day

Call to Order (Part 1 of 2)

9:55 AM – Invocation

Major Scott Crosley, Chaplain, Texas Army National Guard

Special Presentation - Memorial Day (Part 2 of 2)

Special Presentation - Memorial Day

Call to Order (Part 2 of 2)

9:55 AM – Invocation

Major Scott Crosley, Chaplain, Texas Army National Guard

Consent Agenda

Consent: 1 - 3, 5 - 7, 9, 10, 17 - 19, 23 - 34, 36, 41 - 44, & 46

Pulled: 11 - 16, 20, 22, 35, 37, 38, 40, 45, 70, & 71

Postponed: 21

Withdrawn: 4, 8, & 39

Item 20

Authorize negotiation and execution of a 25-year Parkland Improvement and Joint Access Agreement, with one 25-year renewal option, with YMCA of Austin for parking improvements located at Lamar Beach in Town Lake Metropolitan Park, in an amount not to exceed $375,000. District(s): District 9

Item 38

Approve a resolution supporting the City’s efforts related to opioid abuse and directing the City Manager to identify resources necessary to bolster the City’s ongoing efforts and provide related recommendations. Sponsors: Mayor Steve Adler, Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Council Member Ora Houston, Council Member Ann Kitchen, and Council Member Delia Garza

Item 40

Approve a resolution relating to mortgage assistance programs for low-income households. Sponsors: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Ann Kitchen, and Council Member Alison Alter

Item 45

Set a public hearing to receive citizen comments on the City’s draft Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Action Plan as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and required by Texas Local Government Code Chapter 373. (Suggested date and time: June 14, 2018, 4:00 p.m., at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, TX).

Item 70

Approve a settlement in Breaion King v. City of Austin et al, Cause No. 1:16-CV-01020-SS, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.

Item 71

Authorize negotiation and execution of multi-term cooperative contracts with Haworth Inc., Herman Miller Inc., Knoll Inc., The Hon Company, Southern Aluminum Manufacturing Corp. D/B/A Southern Aluminum, Steelcase Inc. and Trendway Corp. and their manufacturer approved distributors, to provide furniture including installation and other related services, for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $16,446,000 divided among the contractors. (Note: This procurement was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods and services required for this procurement, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).

Item 47

Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the Barton Creek-Oak Park Flood Risk Reduction Project for the fee simple title acquisition of Lot 25, Block 4 Resubdivision of Section No. 2 and Lots 1-21 Section No.3 of Oak Park Subdivision, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, according to the map or plat recorded in Volume 26, Page 24, Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, in the amount of $20,000. The owners of the needed property are Minoo R. and Lita R. Cooper. The property is located entirely in District 8, at 6109 Oakclaire Drive, Austin Texas 78735. The public uses necessitating, this acquisition is development of flood risk reduction structures, ecosystem restoration features and recreation features. The general route of the project is at the intersection of Oakclaire Drive and Highway 290. District(s): District 8

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 https://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2018/20180524-ahfc.htm ).

Citizens Communication: General

Gus Peña – TBD

Dr. Koo H. Kim – Democratization of Austin City Police Chief Brian Manley and his office and City Manager’s responsibility for Police Chief’s wrongful trespass and wrongful arrest and put innocent people.

Tony Farmer – Construction in Austin

Pat Valls–Trelles – Animal Services

Patrick Ebomwonyi – Where are the officers?

Lance Keltner – Republic EMS

Joshua Sanchez – Basic income

Tyson Heder – Booting fees for private lots

Susana Almanza – Rescind the East Riverside Corridor Plan – it’s causing major displacement and gentrification.

Kaitlin Swarts – TBD

Executive Session

53. Discuss the employment, duties, and evaluation of the City Manager (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).

Item 37

Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to prepare draft language for all necessary ordinances, actions and approvals to place the CodeNext petition-sponsored ordinance on the ballot. Sponsors: Council Member Ora Houston, Council Member Alison Alter, Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, and Council Member Leslie Pool

Item 66

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding Texas Gas Service's proposal to change customer rates.

Item 69

Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending the Regulating Plan for the Plaza Saltillo Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Station Area Plan to extend the boundaries to the blocks between East 4th Street to the north, Chicon Street to the east, 3rd Street to the south, and Comal Street to the west.

Zoning Consent Agenda

Consent: 54 & 55, 62, & 66 - 69

Postponed: 57 - 61, 64 & 65

Pulled: 56 & 63

Item 67

Conduct a public hearing on Amendment No. 2 to the Project and Financing Plan of the Waller Creek Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) No. 17 to update current project design and project cost estimates, to extend the length of time in which the TIRZ operates, and to provide the most recent estimates of underlying funding sources that are anticipated to pay for the design, construction, and operations and maintenance of projects within the district. The projects proposed within Amendment No. 2 include park, stream, and trail improvements to enhance the developed land in the Waller Creek District. (Related to Items 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and TIF #1).

Item 11

Approve a resolution appointing Mayor Steve Adler as Chair of the Board of Directors for Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) No. 17 and appointing City Council as the Board of Directors for the TIRZ (Related to Items 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 67, and TIF #1).

Items 12 - 16

12. Approve an ordinance approving Amendment No. 2 to the Project and Financing Plan for Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) No. 17 to update current project design and project cost estimates, to extend the length of time in which the TIRZ operates, and to provide the most recent estimates of underlying funding sources that are anticipated to pay for the construction of projects within the Waller Creek District. The projects are proposed to be expanded to include parks, stream and trail improvements to enhance the developed land in the Waller Creek District. (Related to items 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 67, and TIF #1).

13. Approve an ordinance authorizing negotiation and execution of an amendment to the Waller Creek District Joint Design, Development, Management and Operation Agreement and related documents between the City of Austin, Waller Creek Conservancy, and the Waller Creek Local Government Corporation concerning the revitalization of the Waller Creek District; approving the Amended Design Plan; and waiving certain City Code provisions relating to naming of features and new facilities within the District in furtherance of the agreements between the parties. (Related to Items 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 67, and TIF #1).

14. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Parks and Recreation Department Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20170913-001) to increase appropriations by $25,000,000 for improvements to parkland in the Waller Creek District. (Related to Items 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 67, and TIF #1).

15. Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from proceeds of certificates of obligations to be issued for the Chain of Parks and related infrastructure in the Waller Creek District in the total amount of $25,000,000. (Related to Items 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 67, and TIF #1).

16. Approve a resolution amending the Waller Creek Local Government Corporation’s Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws to appoint one additional City Manager designee as a director to the board of the corporation from the City of Austin (Related to Items 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 67, and TIF #1).

Live Music

Rick Broussard’s Two Hoots and a Holler

Proclamation 1

National Public Works Week – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by Richard Mendoza, Director, Public Works Department

Proclamation 2

Proclamation – Emergency Medical Services Week – To be presented by Council Member Jimmy Flannigan

Proclamation 3

Distinguished Service Award – Urcha Dunbar-Crespo – To be presented by Mayor Steve Adler and to be accepted by the honoree

Proclamation 4

Proclamation – Harvey Response Language Access and Equity Volunteers – To be presented by Council Member Greg Casar

Item 35

Approve a resolution directing the Manager to construct, build, or establish interim fire stations; to include funds to staff the interim fire stations in the recommended 2018-2019 budget; and, to develop a plan to fund, construct, and staff permanent fire stations.

Sponsors: Council Member Delia Garza, Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Council Member Ann Kitchen, and Council Member Ellen Troxclair

Item 56

C14-2017-0132 - 4515 South Congress Rezoning - District 3 - Approve second and third readings of 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-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. First Reading approved on April 26, 2018. Vote: 10-0, Council Member Troxclair was off the dais. 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.

District(s): District 3

Item 63

C14-2017-0139 - Ferguson Crossing- District 1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 3207 Ferguson Lane (Walnut Creek Watershed) from warehouse limited office-conditional overlay (W/LO-CO) combining district zoning, rural residence (RR) district zoning, neighborhood office-conditional overlay (NO-CO) combining district zoning, and single family residence large lot-conditional overlay (SF-1-CO) combining district zoning to warehouse limited office-conditional overlay (W/LO-CO) combining district zoning. Staff recommendation: To grant warehouse limited office-conditional overlay (W/LO-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant warehouse limited office-conditional overlay (W/LO-CO) combining district zoning on Tract 1 and to grant multifamily limited density-conditional overlay (MF-1-CO) combining district zoning on Tract 2. Owner/Applicant: Fergi AV Land, LLC. (Colin Armstrong). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Amanda Morrow). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122. District(s): District 1

Item 22

Discuss and take appropriate action to establish the process and procedures for conducting the City Council deliberations and subsequent action on the proposed comprehensive revision of the Land Development Code, commonly referred to as 'CodeNEXT'.

Adjourn
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