Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Monday, September 08, 2014


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.

Budget
1Approve an ordinance adopting the Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015, beginning on October 1, 2014 and ending on September 30, 2015.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
2Approve an ordinance adopting the Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015, beginning on October 1, 2014 and ending on September 30, 2015.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
3Approve an ordinance authorizing fees, fines, and other charges to be set or charged by the City for Fiscal Year 2014-2015, beginning on October 1, 2014, and ending on September 30, 2015.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
4Approve an ordinance establishing classifications and positions in the classified service of the Austin Fire Department; creating certain positions; and repealing Ordinance No. 20130909-004 relating to Fire Department classifications and positions.
 APPROVED
5Approve an ordinance establishing classifications and positions in the classified service of the Austin Police Department; creating certain positions; establishing pay rates; and repealing Ordinance No. 20130909-005 relating to Police Department classifications and positions.
 APPROVED
6Approve an ordinance establishing classifications and positions in the classified service of the Emergency Medical Services Department; creating certain positions; establishing pay rates; and repealing Ordinance No. 20140626-019 relating to Emergency Medical Services Department classifications and positions.
 APPROVED
7Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from the proceeds of tax-exempt obligations in an aggregate maximum principal amount of $143,000,000 for expenditures related to the acquisition and construction of electric utility capital improvement projects.
 APPROVED
8Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from: November 2012 Proposition 12 General Obligation bonds in the amount of $46,115,000 related to transportation and mobility; November 2012 Proposition 14 General Obligation bonds in the amount of $25,800,000 related to parks and recreation; November 2012 Proposition 16 General Obligation bonds in the amount of $10,362,000 related to public safety; November 2012 Proposition 17 General Obligation bonds in the amount of $4,035,000 related to health and human services; November 2012 Proposition 18 General Obligation bonds in the amount of $4,650,000 related to library, museum, and cultural arts; November 2013 Proposition 1 General Obligation bonds in the amount of $10,000,000 for affordable housing; and Certificates of Obligation in the amount of $5,000,000 for building improvements, $12,500,000 for the new Central Library, $3,000,000 for the [re]Manufacturing Hub project, and $1,300,000 for golf course improvements.
 APPROVED
9Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from the proceeds of tax-exempt obligations to be issued through October 2015 for acquisition and construction costs in an aggregate maximum principal amount of $200,000,000 related to Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Austin Water Utility Capital Improvement Projects.
 APPROVED
10Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin’s official intent to reimburse itself from revenue bonds in the amount of $226,360,000 for Austin-Bergstrom International Airport improvements.
 APPROVED
11Approve a resolution declaring the City of Austin's official intent to reimburse itself from Certificates of Obligation in the amount of $78,000,000 for buyouts of single family houses in flood-prone areas and related improvements, $5,425,000 for Austin Animal Center improvements, $5,350,000 for West Avenue improvements, and $5,800,000 for a Magistrate Center.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
12Ratify the property tax increase reflected in the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.
 APPROVED
13Approve an ordinance adopting and levying a property (ad valorem) tax rate for the City of Austin for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.
 APPROVED
Item(s) from Council
14Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to negotiate and execute all documents related to the acquisition of approximately 75.19 acres of real property located at the intersection of Bull Creek Road and 45th Street, Austin, Texas in an amount not to exceed $28,900,000 and authorizing the City Manager to declare official intent to reimburse costs and expenditures of the acquisition from the proceeds of tax-exempt debt.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
Executive Session
15Discuss legal issues related to City of Austin 2014 labor negotiations with employees in the Fire department (Private consultation with legal counsel-Section 551.071).
 CONDUCTED
10:45 AM - Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting
16The 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=620&doctype=Agenda)
 CONDUCTED
10:45 AM - Mueller Local Government Corporation Meeting
17The Mayor will recess the City Council meeting to conduct a Board of Directors' meeting of the Mueller Local Government Corporation. Following adjournment of the MLGC Board meeting the City Council will re-convene (The MLGC agenda is temporarily located at https://austin.siretechnologies.com/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=609&doctype=Agenda).
 CONDUCTED
MLGC1Approval of minutes for the August 28, 2014 regular Board meeting.
 APPROVED
MLGC2Approve a resolution adopting the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Mueller Local Government Corporation Operating Budget in the amount of $3,160,378 for the Mueller Redevelopment Project.
 APPROVED
MLGC3Approve a resolution adopting the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Mueller Local Government Corporation Capital Budget in the amount of $18,265,000 for the Mueller Redevelopment Project
 APPROVED
AHFC1Approve a resolution adopting the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Austin Housing Finance Corporation Grant Operating Budget in the amount of $6,327,141 and the Housing Assistance Fund Budget in the amount of $350,000 for a total budget of $6,677,141; authorizing the development of program guidelines for the named housing programs for Fiscal Year 2014-2015; and establishing administrative approval limits for the general manager.
 APPROVED
AHFC2Approve a resolution adopting the Austin Housing Finance Corporation Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 in the amount of $10,000,000 from Affordable Housing Bonds to be spent in accordance with the Affordable Housing Bond Program Guidelines.
 APPROVED

Adjourn

 

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