Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Thursday, November 14, 2019

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

1. Approve the minutes of the Austin City Council discussion of October 24, 2019, work session of October 29, 2019, discussion of October 30, 2019, and regular meeting of October 31, 2019.
Approved on Consent

Budget

2. Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from Contractual Obligations in the amount of $150,000 to purchase vehicles for community health paramedics.
Approved

Capital Contracting Office

3. Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with Majestic Services, Inc. (WBE) for Zilker Metro Park - Barton Creek Trailhead Restroom and Water Quality Improvements Rebid project in the amount of $772,000 plus a $115,800 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $887,800. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) through the achievement of Good Faith Efforts with 7.34% MBE and 32.81% WBE participation.]
Approved on Consent
4. Authorize negotiation and execution of a job order assignment with Jamail & Smith Construction, LP, one of the City’s facilities improvement job order contractors, for the Castleman Bull House Exterior Restoration project for a total amount not to exceed $1,000,000. [Note: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 13.69% MBE and 7.40% WBE participation.]
Approved
5. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with MWM DesignGroup, Inc, (WBE) (staff recommendation), or one of the other qualified responders for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP281, to provide architectural design services for EMS facility renovations, in an amount not to exceed $5,265,000. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 15.80% MBE and 15.80% WBE participation.]
Approved on Consent
6. Authorize negotiation and execution of a design-build agreement with Flintco, LLC for design and construction services for CLMA029, Fire and EMS Stations Rebuild and Renovations project in an amount not to exceed $16,000,000. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 92.00% MBE and 8.00% WBE participation.]
Approved on Consent

Communications and Technology Management

7. Authorize negotiation and execution of a 12-month interlocal agreement, including four annual renewal options, with the University of Texas for internet services through Texas Higher Education Network, with an option for the City to expand connections into the cloud exchange for an amount not to exceed $700,000.
Approved on Consent

Development Services

8. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 4-16 (Commercial Facilities) to add regulations for diaper changing stations.
Approved on Consent

Economic Development Department

9. Approve a resolution to nominate SHI International Corp. for designation by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism as a single Texas Enterprise Project in accordance with Chapter 2303 of the Texas Government Code.
Approved on Consent
10. Approve a resolution to nominate NXP USA, Inc. for designation by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism as a single Texas Enterprise Project in accordance with Chapter 2303 of the Texas Government Code.
Approved on Consent
11. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 9-2 (Noise and Amplified Sound) relating to temporary amplified sound permits and hours to operate sound equipment on New Year’s Eve.
Approved on Consent
12. Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20120524-014 to update the composition and terms of Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone #18 (Seaholm TIF) Board of Directors.
Approved on Consent
13. Approve a resolution appointing Steve Adler, Natasha Harper-Madison, Paige Ellis, Delia Garza, Sabino Renteria, Gregorio Casar, Ann Kitchen, James Flannigan, Leslie Pool, and Alison Alter and reappointing Kathie Tovo to the Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone #18 (Seaholm TIF) Board of Directors and appointing Steve Adler as the Chairperson of the Board.
Approved on Consent
14. Approve a resolution appointing Steve Adler, Natasha Harper-Madison, Paige Ellis, Delia Garza, Sabino Renteria, Gregorio Casar, Ann Kitchen, James Flannigan, Leslie Pool, Steve Adler, and Alison Alter and reappointing Kathie Tovo to the Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone #15 (2nd Street TIF) Board of Directors, and appointing Steve Adler as Chairperson of the Board.
Approved on Consent
15. Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 990826-92 to update the composition and terms of Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone #15 (2nd Street TIF) Board of Directors.
Approved on Consent

Fire

16. Approve negotiation and execution of an automatic aid agreement with Travis County Emergency Service Districts (ESDs), Williamson County ESDs, and the cities of Leander, Cedar Park, Round Rock, and Georgetown to provide services that are mutually beneficial to the fire service agencies and residents in their respective jurisdictions, for an initial term of one year with up to nine additional one-year terms.
Postponed to December 5, 2019

Human Resources

17. Approve a resolution confirming the reappointment of Ronald Morgan to the Firefighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission for a term expiring December 6, 2022.
Approved on Consent

Law

18. Approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20190919-103 to correct an error in the amendment number referenced in the ordinance.
Approved on Consent
19. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the legal services contract with Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C., in the amount of $250,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $975,000 for legal representation in Public Utility Commission Docket No. 49189 (SOAH Docket No. 473-19-6297) regarding wholesale water and wastewater rates charged to four water districts.
Approved on Consent

Management Services

20. Authorize negotiation and execution of a 12-month interlocal agreement with the Capital Area Council of Governments to provide funding in support of air quality program activities including air quality monitoring, Central Texas Clean Air Coalition coordination, outreach activities, air quality planning, data collection and analysis in an initial amount not to exceed $160,000, with three additional 12-month terms for a total amount not to exceed $800,160 over four years.
Approved on Consent

Neighborhood Housing and Community Development

21. Approve a resolution consenting to the issuance of Multi-Family Private Activity Bonds by Austin Affordable PFC, Inc., an affiliate of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, in an amount not to exceed $15,000,000 to finance, in part, the acquisition and construction of an affordable rental development located at or near 4509 St. Elmo Road.
Approved on Consent

Parks and Recreation

22. Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the University of Texas Health Science Center to conduct a grant-funded study of green schoolyards as a tool for urban heat island adaptation and health promotion in underserved communities.
Approved on Consent

Police

23. Approve a resolution authorizing the acceptance of grant funding from the State of Texas, Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to implement the Austin Police Department project entitled APD Violence Against Women Investigative Project.
Approved on Consent
24. Approve a resolution authorizing the acceptance of grant funding from the State of Texas, Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to implement the Austin Police Department program titled Special Operations EOD Project.
Approved on Consent
25. Approve a resolution authorizing the acceptance of grant funding from the State of Texas, Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to implement the Austin Police Department project entitled APD Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Project.
Approved on Consent

Public Health

26. Approve an ordinance authorizing acceptance of $81,642 in additional grant funds from the Texas Department of State Health Services and amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Austin Public Health Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20190910-001) to appropriate $81,642 for the STD/HIV Prevention Services Grant.
Approved on Consent

Purchasing Office

27. Authorize award of a multi-term contract with Clean Earth of Alabama, Inc., to provide collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of hazardous waste, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $4,565,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
28. Authorize award of a multi-term contract with United Site Services of Texas, Inc., to provide temporary fencing services, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,375,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
29. Authorize negotiation and execution of four multi-term contracts for electrical repairs and related services with Alterman, Inc.; Elk Electric, Inc.; Facility Solutions Group, Inc. D/B/A FSG Facility Solutions Group, Inc.; and J.S. Electric, Inc. (MBE); each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $10,885,000 divided among the contractors. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
30. Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with Great Western Managed Services Corporation, or one of the other qualified offerors to Request For Proposals 1100 JMF3001REBID, to provide grounds maintenance services for Austin Energy substations and adjacent areas, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $600,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved
31. Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with Capital Investing in Development & Employment of Adults, Inc. D/B/A Capital IDEA, for continued workforce development services, for an increase in the amount of $838,000, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $11,510,100. (Note: The contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established).
Approved on Consent
32. Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with Texas Land Conservancy, to provide land acquisition and consulting services for the acquisition of land interests to preserve water quality and quantity, for up to 10 years to be paid from funds previously approved by Council in an amount not to exceed $750,000, to be divided between the Texas Land Conservancy, Hill Country Conservancy, and The Nature Conservancy. (Note: This procurement was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9B Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this procurement, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
33. Authorize negotiation and execution of cooperative contracts through the Local Government Purchasing Cooperative, administered by Texas Association of Schoolboards (Buyboard) with Commercial Swim Management, LLC, Kraftsman Commercial Playground & Water Parks, and various other contractors, to provide aquatic maintenance, repairs, supplies and services, for a term of 34 months in an amount not to exceed $24,000,000. (Note: These procurements were reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods and services required for these procurements, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
34. Authorize award of a multi-term contract with Vulcan, Inc., to provide blank aluminum and prefabricated signs, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,500,000. (Note: This solicitation 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 required for this solicitation there were no subcontracting opportunities therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
35. Authorize award of a multi-term contract with Neenah Foundry Company, to provide detectable warning plates, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $740,000. (Note: This solicitation 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 required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities, therefore no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
36. Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Teleflex, LLC, to provide the EZ-IO® intraosseous infusion systems and supplies, for a term of five years in an amount not to exceed $871,000. (Note: Sole source contracts are exempt from the City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
37. Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with FirstIdea, Inc. D/B/A Booth Research Group, to provide Emergency Medical Services promotional testing, for up to six years for a total contract amount not to exceed $900,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
38. Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with Austin Community Foundation, to provide grants and grant administration services, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,550,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
39. Authorize award of a multi-term contract with GAC Equipment LLC D/B/A Austin Crane Service, to provide industrial crane services, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,800,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
40. Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term cooperative contract with Oracle America, Inc., to provide technical cloud analytic services, for up to three years for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,208,000. (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 services required for this procurement, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
41. Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Hitachi Vantara Corporation, to provide public safety cameras and related hardware, software, installation, maintenance and support, for a term of five years in an amount not to exceed $1,200,000. (Note: Sole source contracts are exempt from the City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
42. Authorize negotiation and execution of a cooperative contract with Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc. D/B/A Sirius Computer Solutions, for the purchase of International Business Machines’ software licenses, maintenance and support, software as a service, subscription services, and related professional services, for a term of four years for a total contract amount not to exceed $43,000,000. (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).
Approved on Consent
43. Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with SimGenics, LLC, to provide onsite power plant simulator training, for up to five years in an amount not to exceed $500,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
44. Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with P3 Works, LLC, to provide public improvement district administration services, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,500,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Postponed to December 5, 2019
45. Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the National Association of State Procurement Officials, a governmental group purchasing organization, to allow the City to participate in this organization's cooperative purchasing program to purchase various types of goods and services offered on contracts available to the City. (Note: This contract is exempt from the City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
46. Authorize negotiation and execution of three contracts, for airport financial and consulting services, with Ricondo & Assoc Inc., Unison Consulting Inc., and LeighFisher Inc., each for a term of two years for total contract amounts not to exceed $1,500,000 divided among the contractors. (Note: These procurements were reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for these procurements, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent

Transportation

47. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Austin Transportation Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20190910-001) to accept up to $2,000,000 from the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority; and amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Austin Transportation Department Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20190910-001) to transfer in and appropriate up to $2,000,000 from the Austin Transportation Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund in support of the development and construction of transit improvements.
Approved on Consent

Treasury Office

48. Approve a resolution approving issuance by Northtown Municipal Utility District of Unlimited Tax and Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2019, in a principal amount not to exceed $6,650,000.
Approved on Consent

Item(s) from Council

49. Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council committees and other intergovernmental bodies and removal and replacement of members; and amendments to board and commission bylaws.
Approved on Consent
50. Discuss and potentially take action regarding an ordinance creating the Rainey Street District Special Revenue Fund funded with right-of-way fees, alley vacation sales payments, and license agreement fees for developments within the Rainey Street Historic District and Subdistrict for Improvements within the Rainey Street Historic District and Subdistrict.
Approved
51. Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the “Diwali Celebration” event, sponsored by the Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj of Austin, which was held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Asian American Resource Center.
Approved on Consent
52. Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for an Austin High School Cross Country Team event, hosted by Austin High School, at the Zilker Clubhouse to be held on November 12, 2019.
Approved on Consent
53. Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the fall 2019 Rosedale Shakespeare event, hosted by the Something for Nothing Theater Company at Ramsey Park on October 17-19, 24-26, 31, and November 1-2, 2019.
Approved on Consent
54. Approve an ordinance waiving and modifying certain City Code requirements for the South by Southwest conferences and festival (SXSW) to be held March 9-22, 2020.
Approved on Consent
55. Approve a resolution relating to funds, procurement policies, and expenditures involving Austin Convention Enterprises, Inc.
Approved
56. Approve a resolution opposing the practice of anti-LGBTQ+ conversion therapy in the City of Austin and directing the City Manager to prohibit direct and indirect City support for the practice of conversion therapy.
Approved on Consent
57. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to explore a partnership with the Red Line Parkway Initiative for the creation of a Red Line Parkway Plan and a strategy for the development, management, and operation of the plan.
Approved

Item(s) to Set Public Hearing(s)

58. Set a public hearing to consider a resolution regarding the expansion of the Austin Downtown Public Improvement District by adding two parcels at 300 San Antonio and 311 Nueces Street, Austin, TX 78701, as requested by the property owner. (Suggested date: December 5, 2019 at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, TX.)
Approved on Consent
59. Set a public hearing concerning full purpose annexation of approximately 68 acres located in Travis County, at 6507 McKinney Falls Parkway, southeast of the intersection of McKinney Falls Parkway and Dee Gabriel Collins Road, and authorize negotiation and execution of a written agreement with the owner of the land for the provision of services. The property is currently in the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction and is adjacent to Austin Council District #2. (Suggested date: December 5, 2019, Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, TX.)
Approved on Consent

10:30 AM - Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting

60. 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 http://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2019/20191114-ahfc.htm).
Conducted

10:30 AM - Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone #15

61. The Mayor will recess the City Council meeting to conduct a Board of Directors' Meeting of the Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone #15. Following adjournment of the TIF #15 Board meeting the City Council will reconvene. (The TIF #15 agenda is temporarily located at http://www.austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2019/20191114-tif.htm).
Conducted

10:30 AM - Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone #18

62. The Mayor will recess the City Council meeting to conduct a Board of Directors' Meeting of the ax Increment Financing #18 Board of Directors. Following adjournment of the TIf #18 Board meeting the City Council will reconvene. (The AHFC agenda is temporarily located at http://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2019/20191114-tif.htm.
Conducted

Public Hearings and Possible Actions

63. Conduct a public hearing to gather feedback about the State required non-radioactive hazardous materials route designation study and its draft recommended route through Austin and approve a resolution approving the recommended route.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved
64. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance to amending City Code Chapters 25-2, 25-7, 25-8, 25-12, 30-4, and 30-5 relating to regulation of development within the 25-year and 100-year floodplains.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved
65. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the construction of a new single-family residence and secondary apartment at 1130 Spur Street within the 100-year floodplain of Tannehill Branch.
Public Hearing Closed, No Action Taken on Variance Ordinance
66. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20120628-138 to add Colony Park/Lakeside Neighborhood Association, Inc., Harris Branch Master Association, Inc., and North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Planning Area to the map indicating areas with additional regulations applying to mobile food establishments in accordance with City Code Section 25-2-812.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved
67. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 relating to allowable uses, building heights, parking requirements, and sign regulations in the University Neighborhood Overlay (UNO) district.
Approved Staff Recommendation on all three readings
68. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20071018-008 to recognize other local incentives and economic development tools available to qualifying enterprise zone projects.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved
69. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan by adopting the Parks and Recreation Long Range Plan for Land, Facilities and Programs.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved
70. Conduct a public hearing in accordance with Texas Parks and Wildlife Code Chapter 26 and consider a resolution authorizing a change in use of dedicated parkland, known as Lamar Beach at Town Lake Metro Park, for Austin Water and Austin Energy to construct, install, use, maintain, and repair approximately 13,431 square feet of permanent water line and electric utilities, as well as approximately 10,745 square feet of temporary work area.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved

Executive Session

71. Discuss legal issues related to open government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn
72. Discuss the employment, duties, and evaluation of the City Manager (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).
Conducted
73. Discuss matters related to Austin Energy generation resources (Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters - Section 551.086 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn

2:00 PM - Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED)

74. C14-2018-0155 - 3303 Manor Road - Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 2205 Tillery Street, 2213 Tillery Street, and 3303 Manor Road (Tannehill Branch Watershed) from general commercial services-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-CO-NP) combining district zoning, and general commercial services-vertical mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning, and family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-vertical mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. First reading approved on October 17, 2019. Vote 10-0, Council member Tovo- off the dais. Owner/Applicant: The Austin Groundskeeper, Inc. (Glenn F. Cooper). Agent: Drenner Group PC (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved on Second and Third Reading

2:00 PM - Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action)

75. C14-2019-0090 - 7410 Cooper Lane - Conduct a public hearing and approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 7410 Cooper Lane (South Boggy Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning to townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning. First Reading approved on October 17, 2019. Vote: 9-0, Mayor Pro Tem Garza and Council Member Tovo - Off the dais. Owner/Applicant: Scott Branyon and Kathy Steinke. Agent: Thrower Design (A. Ron Thrower). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
Approved on second and third reading
76. NPA-2019-0020.04 - 600 Industrial Blvd - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20050818-Z001, the South Congress 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 600 Industrial Boulevard, (Blunn Creek Watershed) from Industry to Mixed Use land use. Staff recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To Grant Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: KC 600 Industrial LLC. Agent: David Hartman; Smith Robertson, L.L.P. City Staff: Jesse Gutierrez, (512) 974-1606.
Approved on first reading only, keep public hearing open
77. C14-2019-0082 - 600 Industrial Boulevard Mixed Use - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 600 Industrial Boulevard (Blunn Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from limited industrial services-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LI-CO-NP) combining district zoning to limited industrial services-planned development area-neighborhood plan (LI-PDA-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant limited industrial services-planned development area-neighborhood plan (LI-PDA-NP) combining district zoning. Owner: KC 600 Industrial LLC (Mitchell S. Johnson). Agent: Smith Robertson, L.L.P. (David Hartman). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
Approved on first reading only, keep public hearing open
78. C14-2019-0100 - 7505 Cooper Lane - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 7501, 7503, 7505, 7507, 7509, and 7511 Cooper Lane (South Boggy Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning and single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning, with conditions. Owner/Applicant: Estate of Nelma Mueller (Donnie Carter and Darlene Graber, Independent Executors); Donnie Carter. Agent: David Weekley Homes (Evan Caso). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved on First Reading Only
79. C14-2017-0148 -Eightfold -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 3443 Ed Bluestein Boulevard (Walnut Creek and Boggy Creek Watersheds). Applicant Request: To rezone from limited industrial-neighborhood plan (LI-NP) combining district zoning to limited industrial-planned development area-neighborhood plan (LI-PDA-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant limited industrial-planned development area-neighborhood plan (LI-PDA-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed November 12, 2019. Owner/Applicant: 3443 Zen Garden, LP (Adam Zarafshani) Agent: Sprouse Shrader Smithfield (Terrence L. Irion). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Postponed to December 5, 2019 at the request of staff
80. C14-2019-0107.SH - Diamond Forty-Two-Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 5511, 5515, 5517, and 5519 Jackie Robinson Street (Fort Branch Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to multifamily residence-low density-neighborhood plan (MF-2-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant multifamily residence-low density-neighborhood plan (MF-2-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed November 12, 2019. Owner/Applicant: William D. Mosley. Agent: O-SDA Industries, LLC (Megan Lasch). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Postponed to December 5, 2019 at the request of staff
81. NPA-2019-0027.02- 2410 Winsted Lane - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20100923-102, the Central West Austin 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 2401 Winsted Lane (Johnson Creek Watershed) from Single Family to Neighborhood Mixed land use. Staff recommendation and Planning Commission recommendation: To grant Neighborhood Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: David Kanne, Lincoln Ventures LLC. Agent: Drenner Group (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Kathleen Fox, (512) 974-7877).
Postponed to December 5, 2019
82. C14-2018-0049 - 2401 Winsted - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 2401 Winsted Lane (Johnson Creek Watershed) Applicant Request: To rezone from multifamily residence low density-neighborhood plan (MF-2-NP) combining district zoning to neighborhood commercial-mixed use-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial-mixed use-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Estate of Clyde Raab Littlefield (Wesley G. Ritchie). Agent: Drenner Group PC (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Public Hearing Closed, Approved on First Reading Only
83. C14-2019-0121 - Dawson Rezoning - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 7731 Manchaca Road (South Boggy Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning to general office-mixed use (GO-MU) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general office-mixed use (GO-MU) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Mary M. Stinson. Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Richard T. Suttle, Jr.). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
Approved on all three readings
84. C14-2019-0078 - All Points Construction Services - District 3 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4507 and 4511 Vinson Drive (Williamson Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Owner and Applicant: All Points Construction Services (Adrian DeLeon). Agent: All Points Construction Services (Paul Thiessen). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning request.
Public Hearing Conducted, Disapproved
85. C14-2019-0101-1010 - Clermont- Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1010 Clermont Street (Lady Bird Lake Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from community commercial-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-vertical mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Owner/Applicant: Cooee Yakka LLC (Paul Stables). Agent: Hector Avila City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Approved on all three readings
86. C14-2019-0102 -Wonderspaces- Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as locally known as 1205 Sheldon Cove, Building 2, Units A-H (Little Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from limited industrial-neighborhood plan (LI-NP) combining district zoning to commercial liquor sales-neighborhood plan (CS-1-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant commercial liquor sales-neighborhood plan (CS-1-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed November 12, 2019. Owner/Applicant: Metis Capital LLC (Colin Laitner). Agent: Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody (Peter J. Cesaro). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Postponed to December 5, 2019 at the request of staff
87. C14-75-126(B)(RCT) - Restrictive Covenant Termination - 6111 F.M. 969- Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on a property locally known as 6111 F.M. 969 Road (Country Club East Watershed). Applicant Request: To terminate the public restrictive covenant associated with zoning case C14-75-126(B). Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant restrictive covenant termination. Owners/Applicants: Masoud Arami, Majid Kamalipour, and Mohammed Arami. Agent: Drenner Group LLC (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Approved
88. C814-04-0055.04.SH -Mueller-Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as locally known as N. IH 35 at E. 51st Street (Boggy Creek and Tannehill Branch Watersheds). Applicant Request: To rezone from planned unit development (PUD) district zoning to planned unit development (PUD) district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. This ordinance may include waiver of fees, alternative funding methods, modifications of City regulations and acquisition of property. Staff Recommendation: To grant planned unit development (PUD) district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed November 12, 2019. Owner/Applicant: City of Austin Economic Development Department (Pamela Hefner). Agent: McCann Adams Studio (Jana McCann). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Postponed to December 5, 2019 at the request of staff
89. NPA-2019-0005.03 - 1411 Montopolis Drive -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20010927-05, the Montopolis 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 1411 Montopolis Drive (Carson Creek Watershed) from Single Family to Mixed Use land use. Withdrawn by Applicant due to amended rezoning request. Owner/Applicant: EBC Construction, LLC, (Erasmo Benitez). Agent: Moncada Enterprises, LLC (Phil Moncada). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.
Withdrawn
90. C14-2019-0093 - 1411 Montopolis Rezoning -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property known as 1411 Montopolis Drive (Carson Creek Watershed). Applicant request: To rezone from Family Residence - Neighborhood Plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to Townhouse and Condominium residence - Neighborhood Plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Staff recommendation: To grant Townhouse and Condominium residence- Neighborhood Plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission recommendation: To be reviewed on November 12, 2019. Owner: UWSCO (Erasmo Benitez). Agent: Moncada Enterprises, LLC (Phil Moncada). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237.
Approved on all three readings
91. C14-2019-0126 - Fiesta CS-1 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property known as 5500 South IH-35 Service Road Southbound, Suite 210 (Williamson Creek Watershed). Applicant request: To rezone from Community Commercial - Neighborhood Plan (GR-NP) combining district zoning to Commercial - Liquor Sales - Neighborhood Plan (CS-1-NP) combining district zoning. Staff recommendation and Planning Commission recommendation: To grant Commercial - Liquor Sales - Neighborhood Plan (CS-1-NP) combining district zoning. Owner: LRF1 Stassney Heights Plaza, LLC. Agent: Thrower Design (Ron Thrower). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237.
Approved on all three readings
92. C14H-2019-0112 - Herrera House, 1805 E. 3rd Street - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1805 E. 3rd Street. Applicant request: To rezone 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, Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence - historic landmark - neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Applicant: Historic Landmark Commission. Owner: Rex Bowers. City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Zoning Department, 512-974-1446.
Postponed to January 23, 2020 at the request of the applicant

TIF1501. Approve the minutes of the June 12, 2014 Regular Board Meeting of the Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone #15 Board. District(s) Affected: District 9.
Approved
TIF1502. Approve the appointment of Delia Garza as Vice Chair of Tax Increment Financing #15 Board. Adjourn
Approved
TIF1801. Approve the minutes for the April 26, 2012 regular board meeting. District(s) Affected: District 9.
Approved
TIF1802. Approve the appointment of Delia Garza as Vice Chair of Tax Increment Revitalization Zone #18 Board. District(s) Affected: District 9.
Approved
93. Approve a resolution canvassing the results of the November 5, 2019 special elections.
Approved on Consent
94. Approve an ordinance adopting and authorizing execution of the third amendment to the compromise settlement agreement related to Cause No. 94-07160, Josie Ellen Champion, et all v. City of Austin in the 353rd Judicial District Court of Travis County; amending Ordinance No. 960613-J, Ordinance No. 20181215-013, and Ordinance No. 20181101-009; and modifying provisions of the Lake Austin Watershed regulations in Ordinance No. 840301-F.
Approved on Consent
95. Authorize the negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary to purchase in fee simple approximately 1.3139 acres of land and a building containing approximately 31,980 square feet out of Lot 1, Excel Subdivision 1, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, according to map or plat of record in Volume 99, Page 33, of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, known locally as 2711 South Interstate 35, Austin, Texas 78741 from Super Success, Inc., Texas Corporation for a total amount not to exceed $6,400,000 including closing costs. District(s) Affected: District 3.
Approved
96. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Office of Real Estate Services Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20190910-001) to increase appropriations by $8,000,000 to acquire and renovate a building to provide shelter and support services to those experiencing homelessness.
Approved
97. Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from proceeds of certificates of obligation to be issued for expenditures in the total amount of $8,000,000 to acquire and renovate a building to provide shelter and support services to those experiencing homelessness.
Approved
98. Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Matthew Kwatinetz D/B/A QBL Partners LLC, to provide consulting services for the creation of an economic development entity to promote affordable housing development, creative space developments, public-private partnerships, and supporting structures, in an amount not to exceed $165,000. (Note: This procurement was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the services required for this procurement, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
99. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to provide Austin Duck Adventures temporary and limited access to Lady Bird Lake. Council Sponsors: Council Member Sabino 'Pio' Renteria, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison, Council Member Jimmy Flannigan.
Approved on Consent
100. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to work with Capital Metro on the completion of the Broadmoor Rail Station and the McKalla Place Rail Station, assessing various public financing options that can leverage private development and funding, and provide Council with the findings of the analysis. Council Sponsors: Council Member Leslie Pool, Council Member Ann Kitchen, Council Member Jimmy Flannigan, Council Member Sabino 'Pio' Renteria, Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison.
Approved
101. Discuss real estate and legal matters related to the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of an interest in real property for a shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness (Real Property - Section 551.072 of the Government Code and Consultation with Attorney- Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn
AHFC001. Authorize negotiation and execution of 13-month contracts that include one 12-month contract extension option with each of the following seven non-profit agencies: American Youthworks, Austin Area Urban League, Austin Habitat for Humanity, Inc., Easter Seals-Central Texas, Inc., Interfaith Action of Central Texas, Meals on Wheels and More, Inc., and Rebuilding Austin Together for repair of homes eligible through the General Obligation (G.O.) Repair! Program for a combined total amount not to exceed $11,150,000.
Approved
AHFC002. Approve negotiation and execution of a loan agreement and related documents with McDowell Housing Partners, LLC, or an affiliated entity in an amount not to exceed $4,000,000, for a multi-family rental development to be known as City Heights, to be located at or near 4500 Nuckols Crossing Road. District(s) Affected: District 2.
Approved
AHFC003. Approve negotiation and execution of a loan agreement and related documents with O-SDA Industries, LLC, or an affiliated entity in an amount not to exceed $3,500,000, for a multifamily rental development to be known as Vi Collina, to be located at or near 2401 E. Oltorf. District(s) Affected: District 3.
Approved
AHFC004. Approve negotiation and execution of a loan agreement and related documents with Clarksville Community Development Corporation, or an affiliated entity, in an amount not to exceed $77,950 for a rental development to be known as 1611 West 10th Street, to be located at 1611 West 10th Street. District(s) Affected: District 9.
Approved
AHFC005. Approve negotiation and execution of an additional or amended loan agreement and related documents with Project Transitions, Inc., or an affiliated entity, in an amount not to exceed $3,098,008 for a multi-family rental development to be known as Burnet Place, to be located at or near 8007 Burnet Road. District(s) Affected: District 7.
Approved
AHFC006. Approve negotiation and execution of an additional or amended loan agreement and related documents with DMA Development Company, LLC, or an affiliated entity in an amount not to exceed $500,000, for a multi-family rental development to be known as Travis Flats, to be located at or near 5310 Helen Street. District(s) Affected: District 4.
Approved
AHFC007. Approve negotiation and execution of a loan agreement and related documents with DMA Development Company, LLC, or an affiliated entity, in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000, for a multi-family rental development to be known as Talavera Lofts, to be located at or near the southeast corner of East 5th and Navasota Streets. District(s) Affected: District 3.
Approved
AHFC008. Approve negotiation and execution of an additional or amended loan agreement and related documents with Accessible Housing Austin!, or an affiliated entity in an amount not to exceed $300,000, for a multi-family rental development to be known as AHA! at Briarcliff to be located at 1915 Briarcliff Boulevard. District(s) Affected: District 1.
Approved
AHFC009. Approve the meeting minutes of the October 3, 2019 board meeting of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation.
Approved

Adjourn



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