Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Monday, December 18, 2017

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 Judicial Committee meeting of November 6, 2017.

Citizen Communication: General

2. The first five speakers signed up before the meeting is called to order will each be allowed to speak two minutes on an any item not on this agenda.

Discussion and Possible Action

3. Discussion and possible action on process and timeline for the evaluation and appointment of Austin Municipal Court Judges.
4. Discussion and possible action on objectives and metrics that may be used to evaluate judicial applicants based on Council Resolution No. 20171214-060.
5. Discussion and possible action on job descriptions for judicial applicants.
6. Discussion and possible action on full 2018 Council Judicial Committee calendar.


7. Briefing on Austin Municipal Court needs assessment and discussion on total number of FTEs and salaries.

Executive Session

8. Discuss personnel issues related to Municipal Court judicial appointments (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).
9. Discuss legal issues related to Municipal Court judicial appointments (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).

Future Items

10. Discussion of future agenda items.

11. Discussion on the health and safety of the Austin Municipal Court Building.


The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request.
For assistance please calL 974-3256 OR 974-2445 TDD.

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not later than two hours before the scheduled time of the item on which the person wishes to speak.
Please call 974-3256 in advance or inform the City Clerk’s staff present at the council meeting.

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Secretario/a Municipal a no más tardar de dos horas antes de la hora determinada para el asunto sobre el cual
la persona desea comentar. Por favor llame al 974-3256 con anticipo o informe al personal del
Secretario/a Municipal presente en la sesión del Consejo.