Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Thursday, February 26, 2015


All the information on this page is tentative and subject to change without notice.
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 special called meeting of February 9, 2015, work session of February 10, 2015 and regular meeting of February 12, 2015.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Contract Management
2Authorize the use of the construction manager-at-risk method of contracting for construction of the new Parking Garage with Administration Offices Project at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE
3Authorize execution of a construction contract with SMITH CONTRACTING CO., INC. for the Mabel Davis Channel Structure Reconstruction and Retrofit Project in the amount of $367,140 (base bid plus alternates) plus an $18,357 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $385,497.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
4Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with R.E.C. INDUSTRIES, INC. for the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Terminal Boiler Replacement Project in the amount of $422,487 plus a $42,248 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $464,735.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Emergency Medical Services
5Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with Austin Independent School District for the provision of emergency medical technician-basic training at an Austin High School for an initial term of one year, with two 12-month renewal options.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Health and Human Services
6Approve an ordinance authorizing acceptance of $91,894 in grant funds from the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, and amending the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Health and Human Services Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20140908-001) to appropriate $91,894 for the Ryan White Part A HIV Emergency Relief Grant Program and Minority AIDS Initiative that provides medical and supportive services to people with the human immunodeficiency virus.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Law
7Authorize negotiation and execution of a legal services agreement with Webb & Webb, Attorneys at Law, for legal representation, advice, and counsel relating to the administrative appeal to the Public Utility Commission of Texas of retail water and wastewater rates charged to customers within River Place, for a total contract amount not to exceed $777,000.
 APPROVED
Parks and Recreation
8Approve a resolution renaming the Zilker Park Clubhouse located at 200 Zilker Clubhouse Road.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
9Approve a resolution renaming the Parks and Recreation Department Main Office located at 200 South Lamar Boulevard.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
10Authorize execution of an amendment to the August 2013 Parkland Improvement and Use Agreement with the West Austin Youth Association regarding Lamar Beach and Town Lake Metropolitan Park.
 MOVED TO A COMMITTEE
11Authorize negotiation and execution of a Parkland Improvement and Land Use Agreement with the Lonestar Soccer Club of Austin in connection with the use of the Slaughter Creek Fields.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Police
12Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 13-6 to authorize contracting with a private vendor to manage tow truck responses to accident scenes and other police requests for towing, and amending Ordinance No. 20140908-003, relating to nonconsent towing fees. Related to Item #17
 MOVED TO A COMMITTEE
13Approve a resolution authorizing the application for and acceptance of $100,000 in grant funding from the State of Texas, Governor's Office, Criminal Justice Division to implement the Austin Police Department Incident-Based Reporting Project. Related to Item #14.
 APPROVED
14Approve an ordinance accepting $100,000 in grant funds from the State of Texas, Governor's Office, Criminal Justice Division, Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program; and amending the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Austin Police Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20140908-001) to appropriate $100,000 for the Austin Police Department Incident-Based Reporting Project. Related to Item #13.
 APPROVED
Public Works
15Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Public Works Department Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20140908-002) to appropriate $85,584 from contributions for use in the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Sidewalk Transition Program which implements the council- adopted Sidewalk Master Plan and ADA Transition Plan to bring sidewalks into compliance with the ADA.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Purchasing Office
16Authorize award and execution of a 36-month contract with CDW GOVERNMENT, LLC., to provide electric visual display systems for Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in an amount not to exceed $1,600,000, with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $200,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,000,000.
 MOVED TO COMMITTEE
17Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a 36-month revenue contract with TEGSO, LLC DBA AUTORETURN, or another qualified offeror to RFP EAD0119REBID, for total management of dispatch, towing, and impound services for the Austin Police Department for estimated revenue of $2,400,000, with three 12-month extension options with an estimated revenue of $800,000 for each extension option, for a total estimated revenue amount of $4,800,000. Related to Item #12.
 RECONSIDERED AND MOVED TO COMMITTEE
18Authorize award and execution of a 36-month contract with TEXAS INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND AND HANDICAPPED INDUSTRIES, INC. to provide for right-of-way and orphan property maintenance services in an amount not to exceed $1,250,001, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $416,667 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,500,002.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
19Authorize award and execution of a 24-month contract with NEENAH FOUNDRY COMPANY to provide detectable warning plates in an amount not to exceed $160,114. with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $80,057 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $320,228.
 APPROVED
20Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of three 24-month contracts with KEMA, INC., GDS ASSOCIATES, INC. and LEIDOS INC., or one of the other qualified offerors to RFP No. OPJ0112, for demand side management consulting services in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 each and combined with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $500,000 each and combined, for a total amount not to exceed $2,000,000.
 MOVED TO COMMITTEE
21Authorize award and execution of a 36-month contract with MITCHELL ADDING MACHINE COMPANY, INC. DBA MITCHELL TIME & PARKING, to provide parking garage equipment maintenance and repair services and software maintenance and support services for Convention Center parking garages in an amount not to exceed $678,816, with one 36-month extension option in an amount not to exceed $218,548, for a total contract amount not to exceed $897,634.
 APPROVED
22Authorize award and execution of a contract through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) with FARBER SPECIALTY VEHICLES for a van in an amount not to exceed $149,983.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
23Authorize award and execution of a 36-month contract with LONGHORN INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS LTD. to provide parts and repairs for Navistar engines in an amount not to exceed $1,209,540, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $403,180 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,419,080.
 APPROVED
24authorize award and execution of a contract in accordance with Texas Local Government Code Section 271.901 with TEXAS METER & DEVICE CO. LLC, WATTHOUR ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC., or RADIAN RESEARCH, INC., who submitted identical bids, to provide portable three-phase meter testers/analyzers for Austin Energy in an amount not to exceed $62,036.
 WITHDRAWN PER CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS
25Authorize award and execution of two contracts through the Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative for heavy duty equipment with CLOSNER EQUIPMENT CO INC. for the purchase of one slip form paver in an amount not to exceed $354,635 and SANTEX TRUCK CENTER, LTD. for the purchase of six heavy duty vehicles in an amount not to exceed $624,147, for a total amount not to exceed $978,782.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
26Authorize award and execution of 15 contracts through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) for medium, and heavy-duty vehicles and pieces of equipment with CENTERLINE SUPPLY, LTD. for three striping machines in an amount not to exceed $38,493, CENTRAL TEXAS EQUIPMENT for LED message boards and air compressors in an amount not to exceed $275,390, CLARK EQUIPMENT COMPANY DBA BOBCAT COMPANY for one skid-steer loader and two utility vehicles in an amount not to exceed $54,176, COOPER EQUIPMENT CO. for two crack sealers and one asphalt distributor in an amount not to exceed $223,181, COUFAL PRATER EQUIPMENT, LTD. for four pieces of equipment and three all-terrain vehicles in an amount not to exceed $91,563, JOHN WRIGHT ASSOCIATES, INC. for six vehicles in an amount not to exceed $98,333, KINLOCH EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLY, INC. for eight sand spreaders in an amount not to exceed $173,960, MAGNUM TRAILERS for eight trailers in an amount not to exceed $48,025, PIONEER ATHLETICS for two paint striping machines in an amount not to exceed $17,020, PROFESSIONAL TURF PRODUCTS for two mowers in an amount not to exceed $105,412, RDO EQUIPMENT for 14 pieces of equipment in an amount not to exceed $1,766,829, RIVER CITY MARKETING DBA MISSION GOLF CARS for one utility vehicle in an amount not to exceed $14,562, R.S. EQUIPMENT CO. LLC for one trailer in an amount not to exceed $12,415, VERMEER EQUIPMENT OF TEXAS, INC. for one brush chipper in an amount not to exceed $34,885, and WIRTGEN AMERICA, INC. for three pieces of construction equipment in an amount not to exceed $670,233 for a total amount not to exceed $3,624,477.
 APPROVED
27Authorize award and execution of four contracts through Texas Multiple Award Schedule Cooperative for medium and heavy duty vehicles and pieces of equipment with AMERICAN MATERIAL HANDLING, INC. for four pieces of equipment in an amount not to exceed $124,083, POLARIS SALES, INC. for two all-terrain vehicles in an amount not to exceed $29,526, TENNANT SALES AND SERVICE COMPANY for four sweepers in an amount not to exceed $91,805, and TIME MANUFACTURING, CO. DBA VERSALIFT SOUTHWEST for two aerial lift trucks in an amount not to exceed $203,975, for atotal amount not to exceed $449,389.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
28Authorize award and execution of a contract through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative BuyBoard Program with FSG ENERGY, FACILITY SOLUTIONS GROUP for the installation of 90 remote telemetry units in an amount not to exceed $242,334.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
29Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a 12-month contract with UNGERBOECK SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL for the purchase and implementation of an event booking software system in an amount not to exceed $600,000, with five 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $120,000 each, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,200,000.
 APPROVED
30Authorize award and execution of a 12-month contract through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) with ARNOLD OIL COMPANY OF AUSTIN, LP for oil, grease, and lubricants in an amount not to exceed $349,031, with two 12-month extension options in a total amount not to exceed $349,031 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,047,093.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
31Authorize award, and execution of a 30-month interlocal agreement with the TEXAS FACILITIES COMMISSION to provide the disposal of the City's surplus property in an amount not to exceed $62,500, with three 24-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $50,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $212,500.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
32Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a contract with HUNDEN STRATEGIC PARTNERS, or one of the other qualified offerors to RFP No. TVN0041, to complete a feasibility study for the Travis County Exposition Center and surrounding property, for a total contract amount not to exceed $125,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Item(s) from Council
33Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council committees and other intergovernmental bodies and removal and replacement of members.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
34Approve an ordinance amending the fee schedule for temporary food permits.
 MOVED TO FEE ADVISORY BOARD
35Approve a resolution authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with The Mayor's Better Austin Foundation Inc. to accept donated staff for the public purpose of assisting the new council committees and providing other policy support.
 WITHDRAWN PER CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS
36Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to estimate the costs to the City relating to uninsured City workers and to estimate the cost to provide health care coverage to all categories of City workers not currently offered coverage, (including part-time, temporary and contract workers) and including workers in all City entities (such as Austin Energy and Austin Water Utility) during the next budget cycle.
 APPROVED
37Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the Central Austin Sox baseball practice sponsored by Conrad Sanchez which was held on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the Govalle Baseball Fields.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
38Approve a resolution initiating amendments to City Code Title 25 related to adult oriented business use.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
39Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the 2015 South Asian New Year Festival sponsored by Texas Bengali Cultural Alliance which is to be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Zilker Hillside Theater.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
40Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to identify funding options from the current budget for five full-time equivalent staff positions for the Mayor’s Office and $25,000 for each council office for the purpose of providing enhanced constituent services.
 MOVED TO AUDIT & FINANCE COMMITTEE
Action on Item(s) with Closed Public Hearings - per City Code Section 2-5-27, additional speakers will not be registered
41Authorize negotiation and execution of a 50-year license agreement with DECKER LAKE GOLF, LLC to provide funding, design, development, management, and maintenance services for a golf course at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park. (THE PUBLIC COMMENT FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON NOVEMBER 20, 2014).
 POSTPONED TO MARCH 5, 2015
42Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-6 to allow metered parking spaces to be counted towards the minimum off-street parking required for non-residential uses. (THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON DECEMBER 11, 2014).
 MOVED TO COMMITTEE
43Consider an appeal by DeWayne Lofton of a Planning Commission decision to approve a conditional use permit (Springdale Multifamily, SPC-2014-0086C, located at 5605 Springdale Road). (THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON JANUARY 29, 2015).
 APPROVED
Executive Session
44Discuss legal issues related to Open Government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
 WITHDRAWN
2:00 PM - Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED)
45C14-2014-0192 – Harold’s Rezoning – (District 10) – Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 8611 North Mopac Expressway (Shoal Creek Watershed) from commercial-liquor sales (CS-1) district zoning to community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning. First Reading approved on February 12, 2015. Vote: 11-0. Owner/Applicant: 8611 MoPac Investors, LP. Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Amanda Morrow). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 APPROVED
2:00 PM - Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action)
46C14-72-204(RCA3) – 1401 South Pleasant Valley Road – (District 3) – Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant amendment on property locally known as 1401 South Pleasant Valley Road and 4420 Elmont Drive (Country Club West Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant amendment. Owner/Applicant: Kenmare Partners, Ltd. (Charlyn Daugherty). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Eric deYoung). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED
47NPA-2014-0015.01 – City School – (District 1) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20021107-Z-11 the East MLK Combined Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, to change the land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 6005 Wilcab Road (Fort Branch Watershed) from Industry to Commercial land use. Staff Recommendation: To deny Commercial land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on March 24, 2015. Owner: Bill Gaston, Inc. (Brian Gaston). Applicant: City School (John Rees). Agent: McLean & Howard, LLP (Jeffrey S. Howard). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 512-974-2695.
 POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2015
48NPA-2014-0016.01 - 2nd and Broadway - (District 3) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 030327-12, the Govalle/Johnson Terrace Combined Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, to change the land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 203 Broadway and 2901 East 3rd Street (Colorado River Watershed) from Single Family to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Higher Density Single Family land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on February 24, 2015. Owner/Applicant: McAdam's Enterprises, L.L.C. City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.
 POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2015
49C14-2014-0115 - 2nd and Broadway - (District 3) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 203 Broadway and 2901 East 3rd Street (Colorado River Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant urban family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-5-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on February 24, 2015. Owner/Applicant: McAdams Enterprises, LLC (Casey McPherson). Agent: RJ Madden, Inc. (Amy Torres). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2015
50C14-2014-0011A - Garza Ranch - (District 8) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3800 Ben Garza Lane (Williamson Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To forward to Council without a recommendation. Owner/Applicant: Rancho Garza, Ltd. (Ron White). Agent: Cunningham-Allen, Inc. (Jana Rice). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED ON FIRST READING ONLY
51C14-2014-0011B - Garza Ranch - (District 8) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3510 and 4003 Ben Garza Lane (Williamson Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To forward to Council without a recommendation. Owner/Applicant: Rancho Garza, Ltd. (Ron White). Agent: Cunningham-Allen, Inc. (Jana Rice). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED ON FIRST READING ONLY
52C14-2014-0111 - 4500 Speedway - (District 9) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 4500 Speedway (Waller Creek Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning to neighborhood office-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (NO-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant neighborhood office-neighborhood conservation combining district-neighborhood plan (NO-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on February 24, 2015. Owner: Navid Hoomanrad. Applicant/Agent: Husch Blackwell, LLP (Alexandra Jashinsky). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2015
53C14-2014-0114 - 11712 North Lamar Rezoning - (District 7) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 11712 North Lamar Boulevard (Walnut Creek Watershed) from limited office (LO) district zoning to general commercial services (CS) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and limited office-conditional overlay (LO-CO) combining district zoning for Tract 2. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and limited office-conditional overlay (LO-CO) combining district zoning for Tract 2, with conditions. Owner: Sheahan Business Center (Dennis W. Sheahan). Applicant/Agent: Thrower Design (A. Ron Thrower). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 APPROVED ON FIRST READING ONLY PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED
54C14-2014-0175A - Scott Airport Parking - (District 2) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 2426 Cardinal Loop (Colorado River Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to aviation services (AV) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant aviation services (AV) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant aviation services (AV) district zoning. Owner/Applicant: City of Austin-Aviation Department (Jim Smith). Agent: Scott Airport Parking, LLC (Chris Von Dohlen). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2015
55C14-2014-0175B - Scott Airport Parking - (District 2) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 2411 and 2419 Cardinal Loop, and 2525 East State Highway 71 Westbound (Colorado River Watershed) from rural residence (RR) district zoning and community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning to aviation services (AV) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant aviation services (AV) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant aviation services (AV) district zoning. Owner/Applicant: City of Austin-Aviation Department (Jim Smith). Agent: Scott Airport Parking, LLC (Chris Von Dohlen). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2015
56C14-2014-0176 – Cuellar Rezoning – (District 3) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 617 Thrasher Lane (Country Club East Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to single family residence-small lot-neighborhood plan (SF-4A-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant single-family residence-small lot-neighborhood plan (SF-4A-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on February 24, 2015. Owner/Applicant: Susan C. Garza. Agent: I.T. Gonzalez Engineers (Bill Graham). City Staff: Tori Haase, 512-974-7691.
 POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2015
57C14-2014-0185 – Parmer South Retail Lot 1 – (District 7) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 12601 Tech Ridge Boulevard (Walnut Creek Watershed) from community commercial (GR) district zoning to commercial-liquor sales (CS-1) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant commercial-liquor sales-conditional overlay (CS-1-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant commercial-liquor sales-conditional overlay (CS-1-CO) combining district zoning. Owner: Parmer South 97 Ltd. (Grant Gottesman). Applicant/Agent: Jones & Carter, Inc. (James Schissler). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 APPROVED
58C14-2014-0195 – Audubon Square – (District 6) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 12425 Mellow Meadow Drive (Lake Creek Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Investors Capital Group, LLC (Michael Christian/ Lindsay Gilmore). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 APPROVED
59C14-2014-0196 – Polo Club – (District 6) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 8519 Cahill Drive (Lake Creek Watershed; Rattan Creek Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Investors Capital Group, LLC (Michael Christian/ Lindsay Gilmore). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 APPROVED
60C14-2014-0197 – Callahan’s General Store of Austin, Inc. – (District 2) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 3329 East State Highway 71 Westbound (Colorado River Watershed) from interim-single family residence-standard lot (I-SF-2) district zoning to neighborhood commercial (LR) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial (LR) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial (LR) district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Callahan’s General Store of Austin, Inc. (Verlin Callahan). Agent: Metcalfe Stuart Wolff & Williams, LLP (Michele R. Lynch). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED
61C14-2015-0004 – Mesa Plaza Ltd. – (District 10) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 8030 Mesa Drive (Shoal Creek Watershed) from community commercial (GR) district zoning to commercial-liquor sales (CS-1) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant commercial-liquor sales (CS-1) district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant commercial-liquor sales (CS-1) district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Mesa Plaza Ltd. (Rip Miller). Agent: Thrower Design (Ron Thrower). City Staff: Tori Haase, 512-974-7691.
 APPROVED
4:00 PM - Public Hearings and Possible Actions
62Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Section 8-5-42 related to fishing in Lady Bird Lake and creating an offense.
 WITHDRAWN
63Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the construction of a new duplex and an accessory building at 5613 Joe Sayers Avenue as requested by the owner of the property. The property is entirely in the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of the Hancock Branch of Shoal Creek.
 VARIANCE DENIED
64Approve an ordinance authorizing acceptance of $286,188 in grant funds from the Corporation for National and Community Service, amending the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Human Resources Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund to appropriate these funds to provide funding to implement the AmeriCorps VISTA Program, and ratifying execution of related grant documents.
 APPROVED
65Cast lots and authorize award and execution of a contract in accordance with Texas Local Government Code Section 271.901 with TEXAS METER & DEVICE CO. LLC, WATTHOUR ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC., or RADIAN RESEARCH, INC., who submitted identical bids, to provide portable three-phase meter testers/analyzers for Austin Energy in an amount not to exceed $62,036.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT

Adjourn

 

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