Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Thursday, April 17, 2014


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Details of Council's votes are not captured below but will be incorporated in the minutes approved by the City Council at a subsequent Council Meeting and posted to the web.

Approval of Minutes
1Approve the minutes of the Austin City Council work session of April 8, 2014 and regular meeting of April 10, 2014.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Austin Water Utility
2Approve Service Extension Request No. 3368 for water service to a 11.92 acre tract at 10910 N FM 620 Road located entirely within the Drinking Water Protection Zone and in the City's 2-mile extraterritorial jurisdiction. Related to Item #3.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
3Approve Service Extension Request No. 3369 for wastewater service to an 11.92 acre tract at 10910 N FM 620 Road located entirely within the Drinking Water Protection Zone and in the City's 2-mile extraterritorial jurisdiction. Related to Item #2.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
4Approve a resolution to repeal Resolution Nos. 20090924-007 and 20120802-010, and adopt the Utility Profile & Water Conservation Plan for Municipal and Wholesale Water Use as required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Contract Management
5Authorize execution of a construction contract with SMITH CONTRACTING CO. INC., for Springwoods Non-MUD and Kruger Wastewater Improvements Project in the amount of $943,246.15 plus a $94,324.61 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,037,570.76.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
6Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with CLOUGH HARBOUR & ASSOCIATES, INC.; CORGAN ASSOCIATES, INC.; and REYNOLDS SMITH AND HILLS, INC. for architectural and engineering services for the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Architectural & Engineering Rotation List for the years 2012 through 2014 or until available funding authorization is expended, in the amount of $2,250,000 in additional authorization, for a total not to exceed amount of $9,750,000. The additional authorization will be distributed as follows: $750,000 will be allocated to CLOUGH HARBOUR & ASSOCIATES, INC.; $750,000 will be allocated to CORGAN ASSOCIATES, INC.; and $750,000 will be allocated to REYNOLDS SMITH AND HILLS, INC.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
7Authorize funding for the New Central Library Project Construction Manager at Risk Contract with HENSEL PHELPS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY in the revised contractual construction cost limitation amount of $116,358,200 with a $1,842,000 contingency, for a total not to exceed amount of $118,200,200, for the construction of the New Central Library and Related Improvements Project including the 2nd Street bridge, utilities, and roadway improvements.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
8Authorize execution of additional contingency to the construction contract with QUEST CIVIL CONSTRUCTORS TEXAS, LLC for the Barton Springs Pool - General Grounds Improvements Project in the amount of $312,727.20 for a total contract amount not to exceed $3,368,726.40. Related to Item #17.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
9Authorize execution of a construction contract with SMITH CONTRACTING COMPANY, INC. for the 3rd Street Reconstruction Phase 3 Rebid Project, Congress Avenue to Guadalupe Street, in the amount of $3,898,248.50 plus a $389,824.85 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $4,288,073.35.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Economic Development Department
10Approve an ordinance authorizing the negotiation and execution of a developer participation agreement with GW APARTMENTS, LLC, for cost participation in the construction of streetscape infrastructure associated with Block One of the Green Water Treatment Plant Redevelopment project in an amount not to exceed $641,000.00, and authorize the use of the Construction Manager at Risk method under Chapter 2269 of the Texas Government Code by TC Green Water Master Developer, its permitted assigns, and construction manager, as a method of providing better value to the city, as required by Section 252.022(d) of the Local Government Code, for the development and construction of the Green Redevelopment Project's Streetscape Improvement Project(s), the Nueces Street Extension, the Environmental Remediation Project(s), and, to the extent applicable, the Reclaimed Water Line and Chilled Water Line Projects.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Financial Services
11Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement for development and construction of new cultural facilities for public use funded in part with bond funds with the Film Society of Austin, Inc. (Austin Film Society), a Texas non-profit organization, for the City improvements and renovations to the Austin Studios facilities; and approve an ordinance waiving certain requirements of City Code Chapter 14 to authorize Austin Film Society to name buildings subject to ratification by council and areas within the buildings subject to review by the City Manager or his designee.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Fire
12Approve recommendations related to the purchase of a wildfire detection system by the City and recommendations to establish coordinated operations of wildfire detection systems owned by the City, Travis County, and the City of Westlake.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 1, 2014
Office of Real Estate Services
13Authorize negotiation and execution of an encroachment agreement with GW APARTMENTS LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, for the retention of the six foot encroachment of a section of a retaining wall in a 451 square foot section of the right-of-way of Cesar Chavez and the extension of a section of decking improvements up to the retaining wall adjacent to and abutting that portion of Block 1 of the Green Water Treatment Plant Redevelopment Project, at the request of the City Arborist in order to preserve the arboreal integrity of designated heritage trees. Related to Item #14.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
14Approve an ordinance waiving the requirements of an appraisal and the payment of appraised value under Section 14-11-52 of the City Code and approving the reimbursement of the $1,000 encroachment agreement application fee for the retention and maintenance of the encroachment of a section of a retaining wall in a 451 square foot section of the right-of-way of Cesar Chavez and the extension of a section of decking improvements up to the retaining wall at the request of the City of Austin under an Encroachment Agreement with GW APARTMENTS LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY in connection with the Green Water Treatment Plant Block 1 Redevelopment Project. Related to Item #13.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Parks and Recreation
15Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with Travis County to conduct a jointly funded market and feasibility study on future uses and improvements of the Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park and Travis County Exposition Center. Related to Item #16.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
16Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Special Revenue Fund Operating Budget of the Parks and Recreation Department (Ordinance No. 20130909-001) to accept and appropriate $50,000 from Travis County and $25,000 from the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo for the market and feasibility study on future uses and improvements of the Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park and Travis County Exposition Center. Related to Item #15.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
17Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Parks and Recreation Department Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20130909-002) to increase appropriations from donations by $239,406 for improvements to the Barton Springs Pool. Related to Item #8.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Planning and Development Review
18Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20140213-081 for the property known as South Shore District Planned Unit Development located at 1201 Town Creek Drive to replace an incorrect version of Sheet 2 of the Land Use Plan that was inadvertently attached to the ordinance.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Police
19Approve execution of an amendment to the interlocal agreement for the Austin Regional Intelligence Center to include the following agencies as new partners: Austin Community College through its Police Department, Texas State University through its Police Department, the City of Cedar Park through its Police Department, Pflugerville Independent School District through its Police Department, the City of Kyle through its Police Department, and the City of Buda through its Police Department. Related to Item #20.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
20Approve execution of an amendment to the interlocal agreement for the Austin Regional Intelligence Center (ARIC) to include the following new partner agencies in the funding mechanism established to sustain the operations of ARIC: Austin Community College through its Police Department, Texas State University through its Police Department, the City of Cedar Park through its Police Department, Pflugerville Independent School District through its Police Department, the City of Kyle through its Police Department, and the City of Buda through its Police Department. Related to Item #19.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
Public Works
21Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the interlocal agreement between the City and Travis County for the Howard Lane II from Cameron Road (Harris Branch Parkway) to State Highway 130 project in an amount not to exceed $458,098.01 for a total amount not to exceed $13,218,395.93.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
22Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement between the City and the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) for relocation of existing water and wastewater lines in conflict with TXDOT roadway improvements to be made as part of TXDOT's South Congress Ave.: North Bluff Dr. to Foremost Dr. Project (CSJ: 0116-01-111) in the amount of $417,756.00 plus a $41,775.60 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $459,531.60.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Purchasing Office
23Authorize award and execution of a 36-month supply agreements contract through U.S. Communities with THE HOME DEPOT U.S.A., and through The Cooperative Purchasing Network with LOWE'S HOME CENTERS, LLC, for the purchase of building supplies and equipment, in an amount not to exceed $4,500,000 each and combined, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 each and combined per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $9,000,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
24Authorize award and execution of Amendment No. 3 to the contract through the State of Texas Procurement and Support Services Cooperative Purchasing Program (State of Texas Coop) with LIBERTY TIRE RECYCLING, LLC, for removal and proper disposal of scrap tires, to increase the current contract period in an amount not to exceed $75,000 and the remaining three 12-month extension options in amounts not to exceed $75,000 additional per extension option, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $494,365.
 WITHDRAWN
25Authorize award and execution of three 36-month requirements supply agreements for the purchase of tape and adhesive products for Austin Energy and the Aviation Department with: TECHLINE INC. in an amount not to exceed $143,511 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $47,837 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $287,022; WILDCAT ELECTRIC SUPPLY in an amount not to exceed $46,440 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $15,480 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $92,880; and with NUNN ELECTRIC SUPPLY in an amount not to exceed $20,943, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $6,981 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $41,886. The annual amount for all tape and adhesive products required under these contracts will be for a total each and combined amount not to exceed $70,298; or, consistent with the City's authority under state statute to consider a bidder's local presence in awarding contracts, authorize award and execution of two 36-month requirements supply agreements for the purchase of tape and adhesive products for Austin Energy and the Aviation Department with: TECHLINE INC. in an amount not to exceed $190,311 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $63,437 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $380,622; and with NUNN ELECTRIC SUPPLY in an amount not to exceed $20,943, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $6,981 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $41,886. The annual amount for all tape and adhesive products required under these contracts will be for a total each and combined amount not to exceed $70,418.
 APPROVED
26Authorize award and execution of two 36-month requirements supply agreements for the purchase of rope, cords and slings for Austin Energy and the Austin Water Utility with: STUART C. IRBY CO. in an amount not to exceed $62,016 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $20,672 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $124,032; and with TECHLINE INC. in an amount not to exceed $44,505 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $14,835 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $89,010. The annual amount for all rope, cords and slings required under these contracts will be for a total each and combined amount not to exceed $35,507; or, consistent with the City's authority under state statute to consider a bidder's local presence in awarding contracts, authorize award and execution of two 36-month requirements supply agreements for the purchase of rope, cords and slings for Austin Energy and the Austin Water Utility with: STUART C. IRBY CO. in an amount not to exceed $51,591 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $17,197 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $103,182; and with TECHLINE INC. in an amount not to exceed $55,158, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $18,386 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $110,316. The annual amount for all rope, cords and slings required under these contracts will be for a total each and combined amount not to exceed $35,583.
 APPROVED
27Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a 24-month requirements supply and service agreement with NEC CORPORATION OF AMERICA, to provide maintenance and support for the Private Branch Exchange at Austin- Bergstrom International Airport in an amount not to exceed $1,035,000, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $446,000 for the first option, $321,000 for the second option, and $321,000 for the final option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,123,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
28Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 8 to the contract with POWERPLAN CONSULTANTS, INC., for the purchase of software upgrades and continued maintenance and support services for Austin Energy’s utility asset accounting software, PowerPlant, to add five one-year extension options in amounts not to exceed $885,499, $345,758, $359,588, $373,972 and $388,930 respectively, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $4,017,247.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
29Authorize award and execution of a 24-month requirements supply contract with BRENNTAG SOUTHWEST, INC. for sodium hypochlorite for the Austin Water Utility to be used at the South Austin Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in an amount not to exceed $1,395,249 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $697,625 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,790,498 or the following qualified bidder, consistent with local preference law, FSTI, INC. in amount not to exceed $1,412,550 with two 12-month options in an amount not to exceed $706,275 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,825,100.
 APPROVED
30Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply contract with FSTI, INC. for sodium hypochlorite for the Austin Water Utility in an amount not to exceed $57,000 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $19,000 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $114,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
31Authorize award and execution of a contract through the U.S. Communities cooperative with GRAYBAR ELECTRIC CO. INC., for the removal of two programmable logic controllers and replace with current technology for a total contract amount not to exceed $394,750.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
32Authorize award and execution of a sole source contract with SEEPEX, Inc., for the purchase of two progressive sludge cavity pumps for the Austin Water Utility in a total contract amount of $60,720.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
33Authorize award and execution of a sole source contract with SEEPEX, Inc., for the purchase of six progressive polymer cavity pumps for the Austin Water Utility in a total contract amount of $58,638.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
34Authorize award and execution of a 24-month requirements supply agreement with HACH COMPANY, for the purchase of specialized water quality testing equipment, supplies and chemicals for the Austin Water Utility in an amount not to exceed $360,000 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $180,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $900,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
35Authorize award, negotiation and execution of a contract with AUTOMATED LOGIC CONTRACTING SERVICES, INC., for the purchase and installation of a remote monitoring system for the heating, ventilation and air conditioning controls at Austin Energy’s Sand Hill Energy Center, in an amount not to exceed $64,796.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
36Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply agreement with MCCAIN INC. to provide various sizes of section traffic signal heads in an amount not to exceed $187,900, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $133,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $586,900.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
37Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with TEXAS DISPOSAL SYSTEMS, INC., or one of the other qualified bidders for IFB-BV No. JRD0100, to provide refuse and recycling collection and hauling services within the Downtown Central Business District of Austin in an amount not to exceed $6,234,879, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $2,078,293 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $12,469,758.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
38Authorize award and execution of Amendment No. 4 to the contract with CHASE PAYMENTECH SOLUTIONS, LLP, for credit card processing services, in an amount not to exceed $424,338 for the first extension option and $474,343 for the second extension option for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $6,839,647.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
39Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a service contract with INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONAL SOLUTIONS INC, or another qualified offeror to RFP EAD0115 for EMS Promotional Examination Services for Emergency Medical Services Department in an amount not to exceed $1,007,732 with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $335,911 for each extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,015,464.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
40Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply contract with LEIF JOHNSON FORD DBA TRUCK CITY FORD to provide Repair Services with associated repair parts for Ford Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles in a total amount not to exceed $1,046,694, with three 12-month extension options in a total amount not to exceed $348,898 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,093,388.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
41Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a 24-month revenue contract with ECS REFINING, LLC, or one of the other qualified offerors to RFP No. JRD0301, to provide electronics recycling services which will generate for the City an estimated revenue of $76,436, with four 12-month extension options with estimated generated revenue of $38,218 per extension option, for a total estimated revenue for the City of $229,308.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
42Authorize award and execution of a 12-month requirements supply/service agreement with THOMAS TURFGRASS to provide sod and turfgrass in an amount not to exceed $208,802, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $208,802 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $835,208.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
43Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with SCHINDLER ELEVATOR CORP., or one of the other qualified offerors to RFP No. PAX0107, for elevator and escalator preventive maintenance, repair, and modernization services for various City departments, in an amount not to exceed $10,323,048, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $1,366,416 per option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $14,422,296.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Transportation
44Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 12-5-5 to add a new section establishing regulations authorizing commercial service vehicles to conduct loading and unloading activities from a metered space, commercial loading zone, or curb-side travel lane.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 1, 2014
Treasury Office
45Approve an ordinance authorizing a Letter of Credit and Reimbursement Agreement between the City and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation related to the City’s Airport System Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2005, and approving and authorizing all related documents, agreements, and fees.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
46Approve an ordinance authorizing the extension of credit agreements with JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association related to the City’s Hotel Occupancy Tax Subordinate Lien Variable Rate Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2008; and approving and authorizing the execution and delivery of all related agreements, documents, and fees.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Item(s) from Council
47Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council subcommittees and other intergovernmental bodies and removal and replacement of members.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
48Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to process an ordinance that amends Chapter 5-1 (Housing Discrimination) of the City Code to prohibit discrimination based on an individual's “source of income,” to seek stakeholder recommendations, to present the proposed code amendment to certain City commissions, and to bring the proposed code amendment back to Council by a date certain.
 APPROVED
49Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to identify City-owned properties suitable for development of affordable housing and provide this inventory to the City Council by June 12, 2014.
 APPROVED
50Approve a resolution establishing a policy to require entities that contract with the City to provide their non-retaliation policy to the City, and prohibiting such entities from retaliating against employees who disclose their pay.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
51Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to report back to Council with an implementation plan to require pay equity reporting for entities that contract with the City by providing reports on compensation data paid to employees by race and gender.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
52Approve a resolution stating the City’s goal of providing $11 as a minimum hourly wage for all City employees, including those working part-time, and directing the City Manager to prepare an analysis of the impact of this adjustment for consideration during the Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget process.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
53Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing fees and waiving certain requirements for the 8th Annual Make A Movie, Make A Difference event sponsored by the Travis County Sheriff’s Office which is to be held Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
54Approve a resolution initiating amendments to City Code Chapters 25-10 and 14-9 relating to the regulation of sidewalk signs and the placement of merchandise and accessories on sidewalks adjacent to a business.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
55Approve a resolution declaring that freedom from domestic violence is a fundamental human right, directing the City to incorporate this principle into its policies, and requesting that the Austin/Travis County Family Violence Task Force study the issue and report periodically to the council.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
56Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance no. 20121011-069, relating to pedicabs, by extending the moratorium on new pedicab permits until July 23, 2014, and providing for emergency passage.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
57Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the 16th Annual Austin Dragon Boat Festival which is to be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Festival Beach.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
58Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to conduct a parking occupancy study of the parking lot serving the Terrazas Branch of the Austin Public Library and to make excess capacity available to the public at large or nearby businesses, and to work with the neighborhood on ways to use the property more efficiently in the long term, such as for affordable housing or other uses, while integrating parking for that library branch.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Item(s) to Set Public Hearing(s)
59Set a public hearing to consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the construction of a new single-family residence at 1120 Eleanor Street as requested by the owner of the property. The property is partially in the 25-year and entirely in the 100-year floodplains of Fort Branch. (Suggested date and time: May 1, 2014, 4:00 p.m. at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street).
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
10:30 AM - Morning Briefings
60Creative Content Program Briefing.
 CONDUCTED
61Briefing on universal city-wide Translation Service Policy (Follow-up from Council Resolution No. 20131017-038).
 POSTPONED TO MAY 1, 2014
Executive Session
62Discuss legal issues related to Open Government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
 WITHDRAWN
63Discuss 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).
 WITHDRAWN
64Provide mid-year performance guidance to the City Manager (Personnel Matter section 551.074 of the Government Code).
 WITHDRAWN
65Provide mid-year performance guidance to the City Auditor (Personnel Matter Section 551.074 of the Government Code).
 WITHDRAWN
66Provide mid-year performance guidance to the City Clerk (Personnel Matter Section 551.074 of the Government Code).
 WITHDRAWN
67Provide mid-year performance guidance to the Municipal Court Clerk (Personnel Matter Section 551.074 of the Government Code).
 WITHDRAWN
68Discuss legal issues related to the City's water supply and water management in the Lower Colorado River Basin. (Private consultation with legal counsel- Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
 WITHDRAWN
69Discuss legal issues related to AFD hiring and collective bargaining (Private consultation with legal counsel-Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
 CONDUCTED
2:00 PM - Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED)
70C14-2013-0083 - 2416 E. 6th Street - Approve second/third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 2416 East 6th Street (Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from limited industrial service-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LI-CO-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. First reading approved on February 13, 2014. Vote: 6-0 (Mayor Pro Tem Cole-off the dais). Owner: 2416 East Sixth Street LP (M. Timothy Clark). Applicant: Big Red Dog - Austin, LLC (Bob Brown). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 1, 2014 AT THE REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT
2:00 PM - Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action)
71C14-2013-0136 - Austin Elm Terrace, LP - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3215 Exposition Boulevard (Taylor Slough South Watershed) from unzoned (UNZ) and family residence (SF-3) district zoning to multi-family residence-low density (MF-2) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant townhouse & condominium residence-conditional overlay (SF-6-CO) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse & condominium residence-conditional overlay (SF-6-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Austin Elm Terrace, LP (Steve Beuerlein). Agent: Husch Blackwell, LLP (Jerry L. Harris). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 1, 2014
72C14-2013-0147 - 707 West Avenue Rezoning - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 707 West Avenue (Shoal Creek Watershed) from general commercial services-conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning to downtown mixed use (DMU) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant downtown mixed use-conditional overlay (DMU-CO) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant downtown mixed use-conditional overlay (DMU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner: Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Thurman Case). Applicant: Armbrust & Brown, P.L.L.C. (Richard Suttle). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 1, 2014 AT THE REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT
73C14-2014-0007 - Drew Lane Zoning - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 2507 Mitchell Lane (Slaughter Creek Watershed) from single family residence-standard lot-conditional overlay (SF-2-CO) combining district zoning to single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning, as amended. Staff Recommendation: To grant family residence-conditional overlay (SF-3-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant single family residence-standard lot-conditional overlay (SF-2-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Brian Winterowd; Geryl W. Winterowd. Agent: Site Specifics (John Hussey). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
74C14-2014-0021 – Town & Country Village Addition, Section 1 – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 12845 North U. S. Highway 183 (Rattan Creek Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning  to community commercial (GR) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Town & Country Village Park, Ltd. (Darcy Shorman). Agent: Cunningham-Allen, Inc. (Jana Rice). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 APPROVED
75C14H-2014-0001 - Baylor House - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1607 West 10th Street (Shoal Creek Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To forward to Planning Commission without a recommendation. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To forward to City Council without a recommendation. Applicant: Historic Landmark Commission. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Development Review Department, 512-974-6454.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 1, 2014 AT THE REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT
3:00 PM - Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting
76The 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=552&doctype=Agenda)
 CONDUCTED
4:00 PM - Public Hearings and Possible Actions
77Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution regarding the approval of the permanent use of approximately 1,406 square feet of land and temporary working space use of approximately 1,269 square feet of land for construction, use, maintenance, repair, and replacement of a mounted transformer pad and electric facilities for the Barton Springs Solar Project, through dedicated parkland known as Auditorium Shores at Town Lake Metro Park in accordance with Chapter 26 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code.
 APPROVED
78Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the construction of a new single-family residence and a second dwelling at 5505 Jim Hogg Avenue as requested by the owner of the property. The property is partially in the 25-year floodplain and entirely in the 100-year floodplain of the Hancock Branch of Shoal Creek.
 POSTPONED TO JUNE 26, 2014
79Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending sections of City Code Chapters 25-1, 25-2, 25-5, 25-7 and 25-8 relating to Lake Austin (LA) District zoning regulations and general regulations for boat dock and shoreline development. Related to Item #80.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 15, 2014
80Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 to create a Lake Austin (LA) district zoning overlay extending environmental protections from the LA base zoning district to certain properties within 1,000 feet of Lake Austin. Related to Item #79.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 15, 2014
81Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapters 25-1 and 25-5 relating to vested development rights and continuing use rights under the Texas Local Government Code and amending Chapters 25-4 and 30-2 relating to subdivision plats.
 POSTPONED TO MAY 1, 2014
82Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to allow breweries to sell beer and ale produced on-site, for on-site consumption.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
AHFC1Approve the minutes of the January 23, 2014 and February 13, 2014 Board meetings of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation.
 APPROVED
AHFC2Approve the negotiation and execution of a loan to the University of Texas Inter-Cooperative Council, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $628,089 to assist with the development of a low-cost, cooperatively managed housing facility for post-secondary students, located at 915 West 22nd Street in the University Neighborhood Overlay District.
 APPROVED
AHFC3Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with MEALS ON WHEELS AND MORE, INC. for the repair of 45 single family units eligible through the GO Repair! Program for an estimated amount of $800,000 with the option of increasing the contract by $368,000 for a total contract not to exceed $1,168,000 for the repair of additional units.
 APPROVED
AHFC4Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with AUSTIN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC. for the repair of 23 single family units eligible through the GO Repair! Program for an estimated amount of $400,000 with the option of increasing the contract by $368,000.00 for a total contract not to exceed $768,000 for the repair of additional units.
 APPROVED

Adjourn

 

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