Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Thursday, December 12, 2013


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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 amended minutes of the Austin City Council regular meeting of September 26, 2013 and minutes of the Austin City Council work session of November 19, 2013 and regular meeting of November 21, 2013.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Austin Energy
2Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with 9900 Spectrum LLC, to provide a performance-based incentive for the generation of solar energy at its facility located at 9900 Spectrum Dr., Austin, Texas 78717, for an estimated $41,564 per year, for a total amount not to exceed $415,640 over a 10-year period.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
3Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Austin Central/Texas Realty Information Service, to provide a performance-based incentive for the generation of solar energy at its facility located at 4800 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78759, for an estimated $16,590 per year, for a total amount not to exceed $165,900 over a 10-year period.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
4Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Expo 2 Partners, Ltd., to provide a performance-based incentive for the generation of solar energy at its facility located at 6411 Burleson Road, Austin, Texas 78744, for an estimated $41,599 per year, for a total amount not to exceed $415,990 over a 10-year period.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
5Approve issuance of a rebate to HEB Grocery Company, LP, for the installation of energy efficient equipment at its facility located at 1801 E. 51st St., Austin, Texas 78752, in an amount not to exceed $67,901.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
6Approve issuance of a rebate to US Farathane Corporation, for the installation of energy efficient equipment at its facility located at 820 W. Howard Lane, Austin, Texas 78753, in an amount not to exceed $70,498.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Austin Resource Recovery
7Authorize execution of an interlocal agreement with Travis County to promote and implement Zero Waste goals, programs, and initiatives shared between Travis County and the City of Austin.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
Austin Water Utility
8Authorize negotiation and execution of a Community Facilities Agreement with Seaholm Power Development, LLC, or the successor developer, for the design and construction of certain reclaimed water improvements and water main improvements required with the development of the Seaholm Power Plant Redevelopment Project and the new Central Library, for a cost reimbursement amount not to exceed $191,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
9Authorize negotiation and execution of a Community Facilities Agreement with Green Water Master Developer, LLC, or the successor developer, for the design and construction of certain reclaimed water improvements required with the development of the GWTP Development Project, for a cost reimbursement amount not to exceed $125,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Contract Management
10Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with TRC ENGINEERS, INC. or one of the other qualified responders to RFQ Solicitation No. CLMP134, to provide engineering services necessary for Telecom/Fiber Make-Ready Work, in an amount not to exceed $2,500,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
11Authorize execution of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity construction contract with MUNIZ CONCRETE & CONTRACTING, INC., for Americans with Disabilities Act Sidewalk & Ramp Improvements 2013 Group #15 City Wide in an amount not to exceed $6,000,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
12Authorize execution of a change order to the construction contract with TEXAS STERLING CONSTRUCTION COMPANY for the Shoal Creek – Allandale Storm Drain Improvements in the amount of $161,735.08, for a total contract amount not to exceed $6,894,196.73.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
13Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with RVi for landscape-architectural services for the Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park in the amount of $40,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $364,615.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
14Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with KBR/RPS Espey Joint Venture for engineering services related to coordination of the Waller Creek Tunnel Program with the Waller Creek Conservancy Design in the amount of $600,000 for a total contract amount not to exceed $850,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Economic Development Department
15Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Economic Development Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20130909-01) to adopt a budget for the Austin Downtown Public Improvement District, with a beginning balance of $318,523, revenue of $3,710,084, and requirements of $3,740,551.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
16Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Economic Development Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20130909-001) to adopt a budget for the East Sixth Street Public Improvement District, with a beginning balance of $84,124, revenue of $106,611, and requirements of $118,273.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
17Approve a resolution committing City support for the federal Promise Zone Initiative program, which provides a program for local governments to work with the federal government to accelerate revitalization in areas meeting certain poverty, crime and population levels and other criteria, if the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development approves the City's application to designate the Rundberg area as a Promise Zone.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
18Approve an ordinance authorizing acceptance of $3,000 in grant funds from the Texas Music Office, a division of the Governor’s Office, and amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Economic Development Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20130909-01) to appropriate $3,000 for free live music concerts at Plaza Saltillo..
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Financial Services
19Authorize the negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with LONE STAR RAIL DISTRICT (LSRD) to create a transportation infrastructure zone comprised of several proposed rail stations and adjacent areas within the territory of the City of Austin to facilitate the City’s contribution of financing to the LSRD rail.
 APPROVED
Health and Human Services
20Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 10-8 relating to the delegation of public education and enforcement responsibilities concerning the feeding of deer.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
21Approve execution of an amendment to an interlocal agreement with TRAVIS COUNTY for the Summer Youth Employment Program to clarify that funds appropriated by the City and the County are available to pay for services provided during both the initial term of the agreement and the 2013 renewal term.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
22Authorize negotiation and execution of a one-year agreement for social services with The Salvation Army, Inc.to fund the continuation of the Safe Sleep program for single women at the downtown Pathways shelter in an amount not to exceed $200,000 in grant funds from the TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, HOMELESS HOUSING AND SERVICES PROGRAM.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
23Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment # 6 to the agreement with AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN AND BOYS HARVEST FOUNDATION, Inc., Austin, TX to increase funding in an amount not to exceed $102,000 for programs that enhance the quality of life for African American youth and families for the period October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014, for a total contract amount not to exceed $715,430.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
24Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Sustainability Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20130909-001) to increase the beginning balance in the amount of $250,795, and to appropriate $102,000 for the African American Men and Boys Harvest Foundation.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Law
25Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to a legal services contract with Greenberg Traurig, LLP for services related to a contractual dispute with NAES Corporation over payment for boiler repair work at the Sand Hill Energy Center, in the amount of $300,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $356,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Municipal Court
26Approve a resolution authorizing the City's Municipal Court to record proceedings before the court, as allowed by the Texas Government Code, instead of providing a court reporter.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Office of Real Estate Services
27Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to purchase in fee simple a tract of land totaling approximately 15.60 acres in Travis County, Texas, located along Old Manor Road from the APOSTOLIC ASSEMBLY OF THE FAITH IN CHRIST JESUS, INC., for city parkland in a total amount not to exceed $747,489.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
28Authorize the negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to purchase in fee simple a tract of land totaling approximately 606.7 acres in Hays County, Texas, located on FM 967, from JEREMIAH VENTURE, LP, through an assignment of an Option Contract for the Purchase of Real Estate, assigned by The Nature Conservancy, for a total amount not to exceed $18,060,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
29Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to purchase in fee simple Lots 63, 64, 65 and 66, in Austin, Travis County, Texas, located at 1704, 1708, 1712 and 1716 Astor Place, from the AUSTIN HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION, A TEXAS NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, for city parkland in a total amount not to exceed $221,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
30Approve negotiation and execution of a 24-month lease renewal for approximately 1,893 square feet of office space for the Construction Inspection Division of the Public Works Department, located at 105 West Riverside Drive, Suite 220, from BY WELL I, LTD., in an amount not to exceed $73,824.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
31Approve second and third readings of an ordinance vacating approximately 6,215 square feet of alley right-of-way in the City of Austin, being a portion of a 20 foot wide alley located in Block 2, Driskill's and Rainey's Subdivision of a part of Outlots 72 and 73, Division E, Austin, Texas, known as "South East End", a Subdivision of record in Book 1, Page 22 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas to AUSTIN RAINEY ST. D/E/P, LLC.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
Parks and Recreation
32Approve the installation of parking meters at the Butler Shores Ball Fields located at 1540 Toomey Road, Austin, Texas 78704. Related to Item #133.
 APPROVED
33Approve the final design of the Auditorium Shores Improvement Project.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
34Authorize negotiation and execution of a new management and operation agreement with Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum (USGM) with an initial term of 50 years with two 25 year renewal options in exchange for USGM's commitment to develop the home and studio property and manage and operate the museum and sculpture garden.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
35Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Parks and Recreation Special Revenue Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20130909-001) to accept and appropriate up to $275,000 from the Trail of Lights Foundation, and authorize the waiver of certain fees and requirements for the 2013 Trail of Lights Event in an amount not to exceed $166,699.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Public Works
36Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with Travis County to reimburse Travis County for utility relocations needed for the Slaughter Lane – Goodnight Ranch Road Improvement Project, in an amount not to exceed $25,622.50.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Purchasing Office
37Authorize award and execution of a 12-month requirements service agreement with IMS INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT, to provide pavement data collection services for the Public Works Department, in an amount not to exceed $108,750, with three 12-month extension options in amounts not to exceed $119,350 for the first extension option, $108,750 for the second extension option, and $119,350 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $456,200.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
38Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply agreement with MCCAIN, INC. for the purchase of automated traffic signal controllers for the Transportation Department in an amount not to exceed $764,250, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $254,750 for each extension option, a total contract amount not to exceed $1,528,500.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
39Authorize award and execution of three 24-month requirements supply contracts for ball and gate valves, cold water meters, and brass fittings for the Austin Water Utility with HD SUPPLY WATERWORKS, in an amount not to exceed $591,932 with two 12-month options in an amount not to exceed $295,966 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,183,864; with BADGER METER, INC., in an amount not to exceed $223,526 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $111,763 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $447,052; and TEXAS IRRIGATION SUPPLY, in an amount not to exceed $109,952 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $54,976 per extension option for a total contract amount not to exceed $219,904.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
40Authorize negotiation and execution of a 12-month requirements service contract with JB TEMPLETON CONSULTING or the other qualified offeror to RFP No. GAL0013, JIN SIM & ASSOCIATES, INC. for the purchase of power transformer consulting services for Austin Energy in an amount not to exceed $50,000, with four 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $50,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $250,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
41Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with TITUS SYSTEMS, LP, to provide installation and maintenance of single mode fiber optic cable for the Transportation Department in an amount not to exceed $1,020,613, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $340,204 for each extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,041,227.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
42Authorize negotiation and execution of a three-year agreement with CHARGEPOINT, INC. for subscription to its electric vehicle plug-in charging station software platform, network applications, and support services, in an amount not to exceed $210,540.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
43Authorize award and execution of five 24-month requirements supply agreements for the purchase of lighting supplies for Austin Energy with: BATTERIES PLUS #142 in an amount not to exceed $59,706 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $29,853 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $119,412; FACILITY SOLUTIONS GROUP in an amount not to exceed $35,398 with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $17,699 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $70,796; POWER SUPPLY INC. in an amount not to exceed $21,240, with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $10,620 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $42,480; TECHLINE INC. in an amount not to exceed $12,160, with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $6,080 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $24,320 and with CRAWFORD ELECTRIC SUPPLY in an amount not to exceed $6,976, with two 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $3,488 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $13,952. The amount for all lighting supplies required under these contracts will be for a total each and combined amount not to exceed $67,740.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
44Authorize award and execution of a purchase with 5 STAR FILTER for intake air filters for a combustion turbine at Austin Energy’s Sand Hill Energy Center in an amount not to exceed $69,687.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
45Authorize negotiation and execution of a supply contract with TBEA USA CORPORATION, for the purchase of 362kV voltage transformers to be installed at Austin Energy’s Lost Pines Substation in an amount not to exceed $157,500.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
46Authorize award and execution of a 36-month sole source requirements service agreement with three 12-month extension options periods with TEXAS EXCAVATION SAFETY SYSTEM INC., to provide one-call notification of excavation request for the Austin Water Utility in a contract amount not to exceed $48,450, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $16,150 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $96,900.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
47Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 4 to a services agreement through the STATE OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) cooperative purchasing program with TIME WARNER TELECOM, for the purchase of telecommunications and internet services at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in an amount not to exceed $45,181 for Option 1, $65,458 for Option 2, $88,777 for Option 3, and $115,593 for Option 4, for a total contract amount not to exceed $815,009.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
48Authorize ratification of a 24-month requirements contract through the STATE OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES (DIR) cooperative purchasing program with SHI, for a Microsoft Enterprise License Agreement and software assurance in an amount not to exceed $3,045,393 for Year 1 and $3,045,393 for year 2 plus a 20% contingency for annual true–up in an amount not to exceed $1,218,157, for a total contract amount not to exceed $7,308,943.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
49Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with ON SITE AUTO TRIM INC. DBA AUSTIN AUTO INTERIORS, to provide upholstery repair services for vehicles and equipment for the Fleet Services Department in an amount not to exceed $144,863, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $53,093 for the first extension option, $55,698 for the second extension option, and $58,433 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $312,087.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
50Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with LONGHORN MOBILE GLASS SERVICE INC., or one of the other qualified bidders for IFB-BV JSD0219REBID, to provide automotive glass repair and replacement services for automobiles, trucks, and other City equipment for the Fleet Services Department in an amount not to exceed $273,438, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $98,322 for the first extension option, $102,663 for the second extension option, and $107,221 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $581,644.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
51Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with SAN ANTONIO BRAKE & CLUTCH SVC, INC. DBA LONE STAR BRAKE & CLUTCH, to provide parts and repair services for custom hitches, trailers, and accessories in a total amount not to exceed $94,270 with three 12-month extension options in a total amount not to exceed $34,414 for the first extension option, $36,034 for the second extension option, and $37,736 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $202,454.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
52Authorize ratification of a 12-month Interlocal Agreement with THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS OFFICE OF TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES for Internet Services through THEnet (Texas Higher Education Network) in the amount of $60,113 with one 12-month option in an amount not to exceed $64,202 for a total contract amount not to exceed $124,315.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
53Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of Amendment No. 7 to a requirements service contract with CSDC SYSTEMS, INC., to add four 12-month extension options for maintenance and support for the AMANDA software system and for additional licenses, modules, and services as part of the system upgrade in an estimated amount not to exceed $1,537,079 for Option No. 6, $1,365,176 for Option No. 7, $723,968 for Option No.8, and $662,347 Option No. 9 for a total revised contract amount not to exceed $6,257,319.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
54Authorize award and execution of a 12-month requirements service agreement with AGH20 HOLDINGS, LLC for spoils removal for the Parks and Recreation Department in an amount not to exceed $43,000, with four 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $43,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $215,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
55Authorize award and execution of a contract through the Texas Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (BuyBoard) with PROFESSIONAL TURF PRODUCTS, LP for the purchase of seven mowers for the Parks and Recreation Department in an amount not to exceed $92,230.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
56Authorize award and execution of a contract with SOUTHWEST DESTRUCTORS, A DIVISION OF SOUTHWEST CONSTRUCTORS, INC. for the removal of low water crossing structure and natural area restoration on Tabor Tract of the Austin Water Utility’s Water Quality Protection Lands, for a total contract amount not to exceed $88,880.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
57Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with RICHARD HOFFPAUIR CONSULTING, for water rights and water supply related hydrological analyses in the Colorado River basin and associated basins for the Austin Water Utility in an amount of $55,000, with four 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $55,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $275,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
58Authorize award and execution of a requirements service contract through the U.S. Communities cooperative with UNICOM GOVERNMENT, INC., for the agreement of upgraded television editing and broadcasting systems related to the City of Austin television channel facilities in an amount not to exceed $2,300,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
59Authorize negotiation and execution of a 3-year Interlocal Agreement with AUSTIN STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTER (ASSLC), to provide packet assembly, material storage, and deliveries for employee and retiree benefit materials in an amount not to exceed $150,000, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $50,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $300,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
60Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply contract with ADVANCED FILTRATION PRODUCTS, LLC, to provide air conditioning and heating equipment replacement filters for the Aviation Departments in an amount not to exceed $38,544, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $12,848 per extension option, a total contract amount not to exceed $77,088.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
61Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with GIVENS COURT REPORTING to provide court reporting services in an amount not to exceed $100,238, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $33,413 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $200,475.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
62Authorize award and execution of a 36-month requirements supply contract with DRIVETRAIN SPECIALIST, LLC, to provide vehicle driveline components and installation for the Fleet Services Department in an amount not to exceed $116,338, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $42,517 for the first extension option, $44,543 for the second extension option, and $46,670 for the third extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $250,068.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
63Authorize award, negotiation, and execution of a 36-month requirements service contract with ATHLETES SERVICES NETWORK AMERICA, or other qualified offered for RFP No. TVN0033, to provide late night youth recreation services in an amount not to exceed $342,000, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $114,000 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $684,000.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
64Authorize award and execution of a 24-month service requirements agreement with ALL POINTS INSPECTION SERVICES, INC, (WBE/FB) or one of the other qualified bidders for IFB SDC0185, for cleaning and closed circuit television inspection of storm drain infrastructure for the Watershed Protection Department in an amount not to exceed $738,149, with three 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $369,075 per option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,845,375.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
65Authorize award and execution of a 12-month requirement service agreement with the CENTER FOR CHILD PROTECTION for program expenses related to the protection of abused children in an amount not to exceed $369,396, with five 12-month extension options in an amount not to exceed $369,396 per extension option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,216,376.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Telecommunications and Regulatory Affairs
66Approve an ordinance amending the City Code relating to utility infrastructure joint-use agreements and management of utility infrastructure in City rights-of-way.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014 PER CHANGES AND CORRECTIONS
Transportation
67Approve a resolution endorsing the City Manager's Phase 1 recommendation for Project Connect, a regional, long-range, high-capacity transit system plan, to further evaluate and analyze the East Riverside and Highland Sub-Corridors or alternative sub-corridors as the Central Corridor priority, and directing the City Manager to present a possible Locally Preferred Alternative as part of Phase 2 of the Project effort for Council consideration.
 APPROVED
Treasury Office
68Approve a resolution approving the form of the Paying Agent/Registrar Agreement relating to the issuance of City of Austin, Texas, 4.5% Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2013.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Item(s) from Council
69Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council subcommittees and other intergovernmental bodies and removal and replacement of members.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
70Approve a resolution adopting the proposed public and non-profit sites for the Google Fiber Community Connection Program.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
71Approve an ordinance appointing the Presiding Judge, Associate Judges, including the Downtown Austin Community Court Judge, and Substitute Judges to the Municipal Court of the City of Austin for a term beginning January 1, 2014, and ending December 31, 2017, and establishing compensation and benefits.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
72Approve a resolution directing the City Manager and City Clerk to work together to create a team of stakeholders from relevant City departments that will develop recommendations for implementing compliance and monitoring to ensure that personally identifiable information that is collected or stored by the City is effectively protected in a way that is consistent with the Public Information Act and other applicable law.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
73Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to negotiate and execute amendments to the agreements between the City of Austin, the Circuit of the Americas, and the Circuit Events Local Organizing Committee to (1) provide for submission of a sustainable site operations and maintenance plan by the end of the year in lieu of achieving 2 Stars in the Sustainable Sites Initiative and (2) clarify that the Circuit of the Americas and/or the Circuit Events Local Organizing Committee will submit a plan to reduce emissions of particulate matter NOx (nitrogen oxides) and CO2 (carbon dioxide) before any F1 U.S. Grand Prix Event being held between April 1 and October 31 of any year.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
74Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to pursue strategies to address problems associated with mental health and self-medication identified in by the African American Resource Advisory Commission in a resolution dated October 2, 2013.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
75Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to launch the formal process required to designate Hazardous Materials Routes through the City of Austin and to keep City Council apprised as funding sources are identified and implementation strategies are developed for the related Commodities Flow Study.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
76Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to communicate to relevant agencies the City's concerns about the construction of MoPac sound wall #3 north of Bullard Drive; to re-poll eligible individuals about whether they are in favor of the construction of sound wall #3; and to report back to Council with poll results and an outline of available options related to sound wall #3.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
77Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to consider entering into discussions with Ecology Action regarding their future facility needs and possible lease of City property.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
78Approve an ordinance reimbursing certain fees required for the Austin Empty Bowl Project event which was held on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Marchesa Hall & Theatre in Lincoln Village.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
79Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees and costs, and waiving certain requirements for the 2014 Austin Farmer’s Markets and the 2014 HOPE Farmer’s Market at Plaza Saltillo, City co-sponsored events, during the 2014 calendar year.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
80Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to create and implement a comprehensive Complete Streets program for street design that includes features such as traffic calming elements, street trees, wide sidewalks, and pedestrian, bicycle, and transit access throughout Austin, considering the safety needs of people of all ages and abilities.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
81Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to propose an appointment process for utility billing hearings officer and necessary code amendments that ensures the highest levels of impartiality and customer service in the dispute process
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
82Approve an ordinance reimbursing certain temporary vending permit fees required under City Code Chapter 10-3 for the Jamaica 2013 event which was held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Sta. Julia Catholic Church.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
83Approve a resolution initiating the Land Development Code amendment process for code changes necessary to allow commercial landscaping to use aggregate instead of plant mulch under circumstances and conditions that will protect the City’s environmental and sustainability goals.
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
Eminent Domain
84Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the West Bank and Los Altos Lift Stations Rehabilitation Project for approximately 578 square feet of land for a permanent wastewater easement, being a portion of Lot 24, Laguna Loma Subdivision, of Record in Volume 76, Page 208 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas; Lot 24 is owned as Tenants in Common by each lot owner and each lot owner shall have a 1/23rd undivided interest, as recorded on said Laguna Loma Subdivision Plat, in the amount of $2,204. The owners of the needed property interests are BRUCE E. NAKFOOR, AND WENDY WILLIAMSON NAKFOOR (Lot 4), RANDALL W. MCINTYRE AND MARY ELLEN HAMEL (Lot 5), CHERYL COX, INDIVIDUALLY AND CHERYL COX, TRUSTEE, OR ANY SUCCESSORS IN TRUST, UNDER THE JUST TRUST DATED JANUARY 2, 2010 (Lot 6), JOHN S. HOGG AND JANELL C. WHITT (Lot 7), BRIAN ERICKSON (Lot 8), JEV SIKES A/K/A J. NEVILLE SIKES, AND SYDNOR SIKES (Lot 9), CECELIA F. REED, REED-EBANO, LTD., AND UNNAMED TRUSTEE OF THE REED TRUST, AN IRREVOCABLE TRUST CREATED UNDER A TRUST AGREEMENT DATED JUNE 10, 2005 (Lot 10), TRACY S. DAHLBY AND TOSHIKO M. DAHLBY (Lot 11), MICHAEL H. NIXON AND GAYLE A NIXON (Lot 12), JONATHAN R. KASLING (Lot 13), DOROTHY J. MELE AND RICHARD J. BINDER (Lot 14), RICHARD J. BINDER AND DOROTHY J. MELE (Lot 15), MARK RICE AND LINNEA RICE (Lot 16), JAMES L. NEGLEY (Lot 17), DAVID WOLTERS AND MARY M. WOLTERS (Lot 18), RHETT STONE AND CANDACE C. STONE (Lot 19), CHARLES D. HUSTON (Lot 20), MARTIN RIEZEBEEK AND MARGERY K. BADER-RIEZEBEEK (Lot 21), NATHAN A. STEINBERG (Lot 22), ADAM SOLOMON LIPP AND JAMIE STONE LIPP (Lot 23), GARY T. MIZE (Lot 1A), LAWRENCE G. GRIFFIS (Lot 2A), AND WARREN BOWKER AND ROSIE BOWKER, CO-TRUSTEES OF THE BOWKER FAMILY TRUST, SUCH TRUST HAVING BEEN ESTABLISHED UNDER THAT CERTAIN REVOCABLE TRUST AGREEMENT DATED MARCH 15, 2001, BY AND BETWEEN WARREN BOWKER AND ROSIE BOWKER, AS GRANTORS, AND WARREN BOWKER AND ROSIE BOWKER, AS CO-TRUSTEES (LOT 3A). The property is located at the terminus of Lakeshore Drive at Lake Austin, in Austin, Travis County, Texas. The general route covered by this project includes the area west of Lake Austin, in the general vicinity of the West Bank Lift Station, located at 1701 1/2 Lakeshore Drive, and in the general vicinty of the Los Altos Lift Station, located at 1804 Westlake Drive in Austin, Travis County, Texas.
 APPROVED
Action on Item(s) with Closed Public Hearings - per City Code Section 2-5-27, additional speakers will not be registered
85Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending the Residential Code, codified in City Code Chapter 25-12, to require additional visitability (accessibility) standards for residential single-family and duplex construction. THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS ITEM WAS HELD AND CLOSED ON MAY 23, 2013.
 APPROVED ON SECOND READING ONLY
86Approve second and third readings of an ordinance to annex the Ace Auto Salvage area for full purposes (approximately 6 acres in northwestern Travis County north of Spicewood Springs Road approximately 250 feet west of the intersection of Spicewood Springs Road and Yaupon Drive); and approve a service plan. PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR THIS ITEM WERE HELD AND CLOSED ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 AND OCTOBER 3, 2013.
 APPROVED
10:30 AM - Morning Briefings
87Project Connect Central Corridor Update.
 CONDUCTED
88Social Services Request for Application (RFA) Briefing.
 CONDUCTED
Executive Session
89Discuss legal issues related to Open Government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
 CONDUCTED
90Discuss 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
91Discuss legal issues related to the city council/city manager form of government (Private consultation with legal counsel – Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
 CONDUCTED
2:00 PM - Zoning Ordinances / Restrictive Covenants (HEARINGS CLOSED)
92C14-2013-0048 - Westlake Zoning - Approve third reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 3715 Westlake Drive (Lake Austin Watershed) from lake austin (LA) to single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning. First reading approved on August 22nd 2013. Vote 6-1. Council Member Tovo voted nay. Second reading approved on October 24th, 2013. Vote 7-0. Applicant: John Mayes. Agent: Permit Partners, Inc. (David Cancialosi) City Staff: Clark Patterson, (512) 974-7691.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
93NPA-2013-0025.01 – 5816 Harper Park Drive (Harper Park Residential) – Approve third reading of an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20081211-096, the Oak Hill 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 5816 Harper Park Drive (Barton Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from Office to Mixed Use/Office land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use/Office land use. City Council: First Reading approved on October 17, 2013. Vote: 6-1, Council Member Morrison voted nay. Second Reading approved on November 21, 2013. Vote: 5-1, Council Member Morrison voted nay; Council Member Martinez was off the dais. Owner/Applicant: Harper Park Two LP (Gail M. Whitfield). Agent: The Whitfield Company (Marcus Whitfield). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 512- 974-2695.
 APPROVED
94C14-2013-0006 – Harper Park Residential – Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 5816 Harper Park Drive (Barton Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from limited office-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LO-CO-NP) combining district zoning to limited office-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (LO-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. First Reading approved on October 17, 2013. Vote: 6-1, Council Member Morrison voted nay. Second Reading approved on November 21, 2013. Vote: 5-1, Council Member Morrison voted nay; Council Member Martinez was off the dais. Owner: Harper Park Two, L.P. (Gail M. Whitfield). Applicant: The Whitfield Company (Marcus Whitfield). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 512-974-7604.
 APPROVED
2:00 PM - Zoning and Neighborhood Plan Amendments (Public Hearings and Possible Action)
95C14R-86-077(RCA) – Harper Park Residential RCA – Amend a restrictive covenant on property locally known as 5816 Harper Park Drive (Barton Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) to incorporate necessary conditions of an associated rezoning case. Owner: Harper Park Two, L.P. (Gail M. Whitfield). Applicant: The Whitfield Company (Marcus Whitfield). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 512-974-7604. The public hearing for this item was held and closed on October 17, 2013.
 
96NPA-2013-0008.01 – 2804 Sol Wilson Avenue – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 011129-67, the Rosewood 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 2804 Sol Wilson Avenue (Boggy Creek Watershed) from Commercial to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: Bih-Jau Sheu. Agent: Noa Levy. City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 512-974-2695.
 APPROVED
97C14-2013-0091 – 2804 Sol Wilson-Zoning Change – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 2804 Sol Wilson Avenue (Boggy Creek Watershed) from general commercial services-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-CO-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner: Bih-Jau Sheu. Applicant: Noa Levy. City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 APPROVED
98NPA-2013-0010.01 - 2416 East Sixth Street - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 011213-43, the Holly 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 2416 East 6th Street (Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from Industry to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on December 10, 2013. Owner/Applicant: 2416 East Sixth Street, LP. Agent: Big Red Dog Engineering (Bob Brown). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 512-974-2695.
 POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 13, 2014 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
99C14-2013-0083 - 2416 E. 6th Street - Conduct a public hearing and approve 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 multi-family residence (highest density)-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-6-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on December 10, 2013. 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 FEBRUARY 13, 2014 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
100NPA-2013-0011.02 – 4914 Bennett Avenue (Tomlinson’s Feed & Pets, Inc.) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 020523-30, the North Loop 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 4914 Bennett Avenue (Tannehill Branch Watershed) from Single Family to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use/Office land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: Tomlinson’s Feed & Pets, Inc. (Scott Click). Agent: Thrower Design (A. Ron Thrower). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, 512-974-2695.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014 AT REQUEST OF APPLICANT
101C14-2013-0021 – Tomlinson’s Feed & Pets Rezoning – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 4914 Bennett Avenue (Boggy Creek 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 general office-mixed use-neighborhood plan (GO-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general office-mixed use- neighborhood plan (GO-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Applicant: Tomlinson’s Feed & Pets, Inc. (Scott Click). Agent: Thrower Design (Ron Thrower). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 512-974-7691.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
102NPA-2013-0019.01 - 710 East 41st Street (Commodore Perry Estate) - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 040826-056, the Central 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 710 East 41st Street (Waller Creek Watershed) from Civic to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: Perry Estate, L.L.C. (Clark Lyda). Agent: Smith, Robertson, Elliott, Glen, Klein & Douglas, L.L.P. (David Hartman). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.
 APPROVED FIRST READING ONLY
103C14-2013-0040 - Commodore Perry Estate - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Chapter 25-2 of the Austin City Code by rezoning property locally known as 710 East 41st Street (Waller Creek Watershed) from family residence-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (SF-3-CO-NP) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tracts 1 and 2, and community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-H-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1A. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tracts 1 and 2, and community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-H-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1A. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tracts 1 and 2, and community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-H-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1A. Applicant: Perry Estate, L.L.C. (Clark Lyda). Agent: Smith, Robertson, Elliot, Glen, Klein & Douglas, L.L.P. (David Hartman). City Staff: Clark Patterson, (512) 974-7691.
 APPROVED FIRST READING ONLY
104C14-2013-0070 – Old Manor Road Development (37.74 Acres) – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 7805 ½ Old Manor Road (Walnut Creek Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to family residence (SF-3) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning, with conditions. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant single family residence (SF-2) district zoning, with conditions. Owner: Kanton Labaj. Applicant: Hector Avila. City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 APPROVED
105C14-2013-0071 – Old Manor Road Development – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 7701 ½ Old Manor Road (Walnut Creek Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to general commercial services (CS) district zoning and multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial (GR) district zoning and multi-family residence-low density-conditional overlay (MF-2-CO) combining district zoning, with conditions. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial (GR) district zoning and multi-family residence-low density-conditional overlay (MF-2-CO) combining district zoning, with conditions. Owner: Kanton Labaj. Applicant: Hector Avila. City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 APPROVED
106C14-2013-0087 – 1402 West Ave. – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1402 West Avenue (Shoal Creek Watershed) from limited office-historic landmark (LO-H) combining district zoning to downtown mixed use-historic landmark (DMU-H) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant downtown mixed use-historic landmark-conditional overlay (DMU-H-CO) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant downtown mixed use-historic landmark-conditional overlay (DMU-H-CO) combining district zoning. Applicant: Saleem Tawil. Agent: Husch Blackwell, L.L.C. (Jerry Harris). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 512-974-7691.
 APPROVED
107C14-2013-0089 – Marbella Multifamily Phase 2 and Marbella Multifamily Phase 1 – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning and rezoning property locally known as 8001 and 8111 South IH 35 Service Road Northbound (South Boggy Creek Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning and general office (GO) 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, with conditions. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning, with conditions. Owner/Applicant: Kalogridis & Kalogridis Development, LLC (Mitchell Kalogridis); Ethos (Austin) LP (Donald L. Hudgins, Jr.). Agent: Urban Design Group (John Noell). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED
108C14-2013-0092 – Eastside Lumber Rezoning – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 2915 and 3013 East Cesar Chavez Street (Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district for Tract One, and from general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning to family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning for Tract Two. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district for Tract One, and family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning for Tract Two. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on December 10, 2013. Owner: RAM Ventures LLC (Randall A. Meek). Applicant: Land Answers, Inc. (Jim Wittliff). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
109C14-2013-0105 – Central Freight Industrial Lot – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 8601 Tuscany Way (Walnut Creek Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to limited industrial services (LI) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant limited industrial services-conditional overlay (LI-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant limited industrial services-conditional overlay (LI-CO) combining district zoning. Owner: Austin Shared Logistics LLC (Larry Farrell). Applicant: Land Answers, Inc. (Jim Wittliff). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 APPROVED AS AMENDED
110C14-2013-0106 – The Azur Tract – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 5016 1/2 East Ben White Boulevard Westbound (Carson Creek Watershed; Country Club West Watershed) from community commercial-neighborhood plan (GR-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and community commercial-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2, with conditions. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and community commercial-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and community commercial-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-CO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2, with conditions. Owner: Azur Property Investments (USA) Inc. (Haidar Khazen). Applicant: Land Strategies (Erin Welch). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 512-974-7604.
 APPROVED
111C14-2013-0109 - River Place Center - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 10819 FM 2222 Road (Bull Creek Watershed; Panther Hollow Watershed) from community commercial (GR) district zoning and limited office (LO) 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. Applicant: Capella Commercial-Riverplace, L.L.C. (Todd Daily). Agent: Jones Carter, Inc. (Darren Webber). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 512-974-7691.
 APPROVED
112C14-2013-0112 – Parmer US 290 Retail – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 9513 ½ East Parmer Lane (Gilleland Creek Watershed) from development reserve (DR) district zoning to commercial highway services-conditional overlay (CH-CO) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant commercial highway services-conditional overlay (CH-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant commercial highway services-conditional overlay (CH-CO) combining district zoning. Owner: Spirit of Texas Retail Partners, Ltd. (Andy Pastor). Applicant: Endeavor Real Estate Group (Dan Frey). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 APPROVED
113C14-2013-0114 – 2439 SH 71 East Rezoning – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 2439 East State Highway 71 Westbound (Colorado River Watershed) from interim-single family residence-standard lot (I-SF-2) district zoning to general commercial services (CS) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: William E. Kunz. Agent: Thrower Design (Ron Thrower). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED
114C14-2013-0115 – 2415 SH 71 East Rezoning – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 2415 East State Highway 71 Westbound (Colorado River Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to general commercial services (CS) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-conditional overlay (CS-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Byrdson Ramsey Ltd. (Tim Ramsey). Agent: Thrower Design (Ron Thrower). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED
115C14-2013-0122 – Holy Cross Lutheran Church – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 4622 South Lamar Boulevard Southbound (Barton Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to limited office-conditional overlay (LO-CO) combining district zoning, as amended. Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant limited office-conditional overlay (LO-CO) combining district zoning. Owner: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Magdalene Holm-Roesler). Applicant: Kari Blachly. City Staff: Lee Heckman, 512-974-7604.
 APPROVED
116C14-2013-0124 – Oaks at Techridge, Lot 4B – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 14400 The Lakes Boulevard (Walnut Creek Watershed; Harris Branch Watershed) from multi-family residence-medium density (MF-3) district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use (CS-MU) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use (CS-MU) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use (CS-MU) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Tech Ridge Spectrum B.C., L.P. Agent: Smith, Robertson, Elliott, Glen, Klein & Douglas, L.L.P. (David Hartman). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 APPROVED
117C14-2013-0125 – Sawmill Rezoning – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning property locally known as 4010 Sawmill Drive (Slaughter Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant single family residence-standard lot-conditional overlay (SF-2-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Atlas Cook, IV. Agent: Frie Planning, Development & Construction (Ross Frie). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED
118C14-2013-0127 – 3109 South Lamar – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 3109 South Lamar Boulevard (West Bouldin Creek Watershed) from general commercial services-vertical mixed use building (CS-V) combining district zoning to commercial-liquor sales-vertical mixed use building (CS-1-V) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant commercial-liquor sales-vertical mixed use building (CS-1-V) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant commercial-liquor sales-vertical mixed use building (CS-1-V) combining district zoning. Owner: Residences at the Spoke, LLC (by Josh Delk with Transwestern). Applicant: Bury + Partners, Inc. (Melissa Neslund). City Staff: Lee Heckman, 512-974-7604.
 APPROVED
119C14-2013-0128 – Planet K – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by zoning and rezoning property locally known as 10730 South IH 35 Service Road Southbound (Onion Creek Watershed) from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning and single family residence-standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use (CS-MU) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: AusPro Enterprises LP (Michael Kleinman). Agent: Moncada Consulting (Phil Moncada). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
 APPROVED
120C14-2013-0130 – Domain Entertainment District – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 11824 Burnet Road (Walnut Creek Watershed) from major industrial-planned development area (MI-PDA) district zoning to major industrial-planned development area (MI-PDA) district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant major industrial-planned development area (MI-PDA) district zoning, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant major industrial-planned development area (MI-PDA) district zoning, with conditions. Owner/Applicant: RREEF Domain LP (Ben Bufkin). Agent: Endeavor Real Estate Group (Dan Frey). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
 APPROVED
121C14-2013-0135 – UMCB – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1701 Red River Street (Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from multi-family residence- moderate-high density (MF-4) district zoning, general commercial services (CS) district zoning and general office (GO) district zoning to public (P) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant public (P) district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant public (P) district zoning. Applicant: Board of Regents of The University of Texas System (Florance P. Mayne). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (David Armbrust). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 512-974-7691.
 APPROVED
122C14-2013-0137 – Austin Aquatics - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 5513 Southwest Parkway  (Barton Creek Watershed – Barton Springs Zone) from general office-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GO-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP ) combining district zoning.  Staff Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning.  Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning.  Owner:  KBT Family Partnership, LP (Kevin B Thompson and Patricia S Thompson).  Applicant: Metcalfe, Wolff, Stuart, & Williams, LLP (Michele Rogerson Lynch).  City Staff: Lee Heckman, 974-7604.
 APPROVED
123C814-88-0001.10 – Canyons @ Rob Roy Rezoning – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 800 North Capital of Texas Highway (Bee Creek Watershed) from planned unit development (PUD) district zoning to planned unit development (PUD) district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant planned unit development (PUD) district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant planned unit development (PUD) district zoning, the change a condition of zoning. Applicant: Brandywine Acquisition Partners (Ralph Bistline). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Richard Suttle). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 512-974-7691. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning request.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014 AT REQUEST OF NEIGHBORHOOD
124C814-88-0001(RCA) – Canyons @ Rob Roy Rezoning – Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant amendment on property locally known as 800 North Capital of Texas Highway (Bee Creek Watershed) as it relates to certain uses and development standards. Staff Recommendation: To grant an amendment to a portion of the Restrictive Covenant as it relates to certain uses and development standards. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant an amendment to a portion of the Restrictive Covenant as it relates to certain uses and development standards. Applicant: Brandywine Acquisition Partners (Ralph Bistline). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Richard Suttle). City Staff: Clark Patterson, 512-974-7691.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014 AT REQUEST OF NEIGHBORHOOD
125C14-02-0183(RCT) – Restrictive Covenant Termination – Conduct a public hearing and approve a restrictive covenant termination on property locally known as 1120 Tillery Street (Boggy Creek Watershed). Staff Recommendation: To grant the restrictive covenant termination. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on December 10, 2013. Owner: Paul Saustrup. Applicant: Hector Avila. City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
126C14H-2013-0004 – Halm-Mallory House – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1501 Wooldridge Drive (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 grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Applicants: Tommy and Laura Craddick, owners. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Development Review Department, 512-974-6454.
 APPROVED
127C14H-2013-0006 – Eloy and Soledad Guajardo House – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 805 Lydia Street (Boggy 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 grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Applicants: David and Mary Anne Ocasio, owners. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Development Review Department, 512-974-6454.
 APPROVED
128C14H-2013-0007 – Cranfill-Beacham Apartments – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1911 Cliff Street (Shoal Creek Watershed) from multi-family residence-low density-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-2-CO-NP) combining district zoning to multi-family residence-low density-historic landmark-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-2-H-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-low density-historic landmark-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-2-H-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-low density-historic landmark-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-2-H-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant multi-family residence-low density-historic landmark-conditional-overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-2-H-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Applicant: Ernesto Cragnolino. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Development Review Department, 512-974-6454.
 APPROVED
129C14H-2013-0008 – Ethel Pearl’s Beauty Salon – Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-2 by rezoning property locally known as 1504 East 11th Street (Boggy 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 grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence-historic landmark-neighborhood plan (SF-3-H-NP) combining district zoning. Applicants: Curtis and Nina Batts, owners. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Development Review Department, 512-974-6454.
 APPROVED
3:00 PM - Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting
130The 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=497&doctype=AGENDA)
 CONDUCTED
4:00 PM - Public Hearings and Possible Actions
131Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapters 25-1 and 25-5 relating to vested development rights under Chapter 245 and Section 43.002 of the Texas Local Government Code.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 30, 2014
132Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan by correcting typographical errors.
 APPROVED
133Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution regarding the installation of parking meters on parkland at Butler Shores Ball Fields located at 1540 Toomey Road, Austin Texas, in accordance with Sec. 26.001 et seq. of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code. Related to Item #32.
 APPROVED
134Conduct a public hearing and consider approving the Master Plan for Holly Shores/Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Festival Beach, Fiesta Gardens as developed in conjunction with Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates, Inc. and the Austin Parks and Recreation Department. The Master Plan area includes approximately 9 acres of newly dedicated parkland and approximately 90 acres of existing parkland along the north shore of Lady Bird Lake from I-35 east to Pleasant Valley Road and south of Canterbury Street.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 30, 2014
135Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to allow placement of Americans with Disabilities Act compliant ramps in required yards setback.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014
136Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance approving a consent agreement for the Cascades Municipal Utility District No. 1 ("MUD") subject to adoption of an ordinance approving a strategic partnership agreement between the City and the MUD.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014
137Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 to allow commercial images to be temporarily projected onto building facades in the downtown area during certain special events and to establish permitting requirements.
 POSTPONED TO JANUARY 23, 2014
138Conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution regarding local consent to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice proposal to construct an office building at 3928 Promontory Point Drive to be used as a parole office.
 PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED
AHFC1Approve a resolution re-appointing Elizabeth A. Spencer to the position of Treasurer of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation.
 APPROVED
139Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to consider the viability of transplanting a Live Oak tree located near the TXDOT construction project at Highway 290 and William Cannon and authorizing the expenditure of funds for that purpose, in an amount not to exceed $85,000. ( Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member William Spelman CO 1: Council Member Laura Morrison )
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
140Approve an ordinance amending Resolution No. 021003-40 to make the Merry Memories event, hosted by River City Youth Foundation, a City Co-sponsored event and waiving certain fees and requirements for the event which, for Fiscal Year 2013-14, was held on December 7, 2013. (Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Mike Martinez CO 1: Council Member Laura Morrison CO 2: Council Member Kathie Tovo )
 APPROVED ON CONSENT
141Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance regarding floodplain variances for the remodeling and construction of an addition to an existing single-family residence at 4508 Speedway as requested by the owner of the property. The property is entirely in the 25-year and 100-year floodplains of Waller Creek.
 APPROVED

Adjourn

 

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