Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Thursday, March 26, 2020

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 March 9, 2020, work session of March 10, 2020, and regular meeting of March 12, 2020.
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF

Austin Energy

2. Approve the Austin Energy Resource, Generation and Climate Protection Plan to 2030.
Approved on Consent

Austin Water

3. Approve Service Extension Request No. 4629 for wastewater service to a 14.7 acre tract located at 11210 N. FM 620 within the Drinking Water Protection Zone, the City’s 2-mile Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction, and Austin Water’s service area.
Approved on Consent
4. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Austin Water Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20190910-001) to increase the transfer in from the Capital Improvement Program by $5,428,000 and increase the transfer out appropriations by $5,287,000 for a net reduction to the ending balance of $141,000; and amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Combined Utility Revenue Bond Redemption Fund (Ordinance No. 20190910-001) to increase the transfer in from Austin Water Operating Budget by $15,287,000 and increase other operating requirement expenditures by $15,287,000 to fund debt defeasance. Related to Item #46.
Approved on Consent

Capital Contracting Office

5. Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with Santa Clara Construction, Ltd. (MBE), for the Brentwood/Arcadia Water and Wastewater Pipeline Renewal project in the amount of $5,534,268.00 plus a $553,426.80 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $6,087,694.80. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 70.05% MBE and 1.10% WBE participation.].
Approved on Consent
6. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with the following five staff recommended firms (or other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP275: Nodal Partners, LLC D/B/A Bee (MBE), Jasmine Engineering, Inc., TEESI D/B/A Texas Energy Engineering Services, Inc. (MBE), Page Southerland Page, Inc., and Goodwin Engineering, Inc. for building commissioning services for the 2020 Building Commissioning (CX) Services Rotation List in an amount not to exceed $3,750,000. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No goals were established for this solicitation.]
Approved on Consent
7. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with the following five staff recommended firms (or other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP285: Kleinfelder, Inc., HVJ South Central Texas - M&J, Inc. (MBE), Rodriguez Engineering Laboratories, LLC (MBE), Fugro USA Land, Inc., and Raba Kistner, Inc., for construction materials testing services for the 2020 DSD Construction Materials Testing Rotation List in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No goals were established for this solicitation.]
Approved on Consent
8. Authorize an amendment to the construction contract with PGC General Contractors, LLC (previously Peabody Construction, LLC), for the 2017 Facilities and Force Main Services Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for additional funding in the amount of $3,750,000 for a total contract amount not to exceed $18,750,000. [Note: This contract was awarded in compliance with City Code 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). Current participation to date is 8.10% MBE and 11.50% WBE.].
Approved on Consent
9. Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with Intermountain Slurry Seal, Inc., for the Miscellaneous Streets Slurry Seal and Fog Seal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Rebid contract in the amount of $2,000,000 for an initial 1-year term with three 1-year extension options in the amount of $2,000,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $8,000,000. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 11.15% MBE and 0.20% WBE participation.].
Approved on Consent
10. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Inc. for construction phase engineering services for the Parmer Lane Interceptor project in an amount not to exceed $700,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $7,500,000. [Note: This amendment will be awarded in compliance with City Code 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). Current participation to date is 7.64% MBE and 10.22% WBE.].
Approved on Consent
11. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with the following five staff recommended firms (or other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP277: Halff Associates, Inc., Austin Modeling and Mapping Partners, HDR Engineering, Inc., AECOM Technical Services, Inc., and Scheibe Consulting, LLC., for floodplain mapping and modeling services for the 2020 Stormwater Mapping and Modeling Rotation List in an amount not to exceed $14,000,000. [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 15.80% MBE and 15.80% WBE participation.].
Approved on Consent
12. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with Black & Veatch Corporation, staff recommendation, for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP284 to provide engineering services for the Walnut Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Primary Clarifier and Flow Equalization Basin Rehab project in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000. [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 8.70% MBE and 3.04% WBE participation.].
Approved on Consent
13. Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with PLW Waterworks, LLC, for the Walnut Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumping System Improvements project in the amount of $14,124,000 plus a $1,412,400 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $15,536,400. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) by meeting the goals with 31.31% MBE and 1.36% WBE participation.].
Approved on Consent
14. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with Square One Consultants, Inc. (MBE), staff recommendation (or one of the other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP292, to provide project management services for the Dougherty Arts Center Replacement-Project Management Services project, in an amount not to exceed $900,000. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No goals were established for this solicitation.]
Approved on Consent
15. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with ECM International, Inc., staff recommendation (or one of the other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP291, to provide project management services for the Colony Park District Park and Givens Aquatic Facilities project in an amount not to exceed $900,000. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). No goals were established for this solicitation.]
Approved on Consent

Community Court

16. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Family Eldercare to provide housing-focused support services for individuals experiencing homelessness, for an initial six-month term ending September 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $63,717, with four 12-month renewal options not to exceed $127,434 per option, for a total contract amount not to exceed $573,453.
Approved on Consent

Economic Development Department

17. Consent to the proposed sale by Catellus Austin, LLC or related entity of approximately 3.7 acres along Aldrich Street between 51st Street and Barbara Jordan Boulevard to Teacher Retirement System of Texas to be used for administrative offices.
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF

Law

18. Approve a settlement in City of Austin v. SAFA Trading Establishment Inc., Cause No. C-1-CV-15-003281 in Probate Court No. 1 of Travis County, Texas.
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF

Management Services

19. Approve negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the Texas Engineering Extension Service through the Texas A&M University System for medical oversight of the Texas Division of Emergency Management programs.
Approved on Consent

Neighborhood Housing and Community Development

20. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Department’s Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20190910-001) to appropriate $500,000 from the University Neighborhood Overlay Housing Trust Fund for housing programs.
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF
21. Approve a resolution related to an application by Vi Collina, LLC, or an affiliated entity, for housing tax credits for a multi-family development that will be financed through the private activity bond program to be known as Vi Collina, located at or near 2401 East Oltorf Street, within the City.
Approved on Consent

Office of Real Estate Services

22. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to acquire one Sidewalk, Trail and Recreational Easement and one Temporary Working Space Easement at 4600 Sheringham Drive, Austin, TX 78741. The Sidewalk, Trail and Recreational Easement being approximately 0.277 acre (12,063 sq.ft.) of land, comprised of two tracts :Tract 1, containing 0.117 of an acre of land (5,077 sq.ft.), out of Lot 1, Block A, Lot 1, Chevy Chase South, Phase Six Resubdivision, Travis County, Texas; and Tract 2, containing 0.160 acre of land (6,986 sq.ft.), out of Lot 1 and the North one-half of Lot 4, Block A, of said Lot 1, Chevy Chase South, Phase Six Resubdivision, Travis County, Texas. The Temporary Working Space Easement being approximately 0.167 acre (7,293 sq.ft.) of land out of Lot 1, Block A, Lot 1, Chevy Chase South, Phase Six Resubdivision, Travis County, Texas. Both easements to be acquired from Post Riverside Country Club, LLC, for a total amount not to exceed $455,749, including closing costs.
Approved on Consent
23. Authorize negotiation and execution of any and all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to purchase in fee simple a tract of land totaling approximately 450 acres of land in Hays County, located North of Chaparral Road and West of Bliss Spillar Road from Davaus Three, L.P., a Texas limited partnership, for a total amount not to exceed $4,506,000 including closing costs.
Approved on Consent

Planning and Zoning

24. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 11-1 to remove the requirement for the City to submit an annual Letter of Verification for the historic tax abatement to the Travis Central Appraisal District.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020
25. Approve an ordinance adopting the Third Amendment to the First Amended and Restated Agreement Concerning the Creation and Operation of Senna Hills Municipal Utility District to change uses and impose certain conditions. This action concerns land located within the Barton Springs Zone.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020

Public Health

26. Approve negotiation and execution of an agreement with OutYouth to provide mental health services to the LGBTQIA+ community for a 12-month term beginning April 1, 2020, with two 12-month extension options, each in an amount not to exceed $100,000, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $300,000.
Approved on Consent
27. Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 7 to the agreement with Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center, dba Integral Care to increase funding for the expansion of homeless outreach services provided by the Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (or PATH) Team for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2020 and the one remaining 12-month extension option, each in an amount not to exceed $150,000, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $9,687,380.
Approved on Consent
28. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Payor Alliance for AT Home LLC for a Pay for Success Project delivering permanent supportive housing services for a 54-month term, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $6,000,000.
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF

Public Works

29. Authorize negotiation and execution of an Advance Funding Agreement with Texas Department of Transportation for the relocation and adjustment of existing water lines and appurtenances in conflict with the Texas Department of Transportation SH71 from East of SH 130 to Kellam Road Project in the amount of $161,560.50 plus a 20% contingency of $32,312.10, for a total amount not to exceed $193,872.60.
Approved on Consent
30. Authorize negotiation and execution of an Interlocal Agreement with Austin Independent School District for the development and cost-sharing of projects related to improving shared-use paths, sidewalks, and pedestrian crossing within the City right-of-way in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.
Approved on Consent

Purchasing Office

31. Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with Bike Share of Austin, to provide maintenance of the City’s bike share program bicycles and infrastructure assets, for up to two years for a total contract amount not to exceed $336,000. (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 as amended for 9 months with 1 year extension
32. Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with B-Cycle, LLC, to provide bicycles, kiosks, and software for the Austin Bike Share Program, for an increase in the amount of $439,000, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $2,500,000. (Note: The contract was awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. No subcontracting opportunities were identified; therefore, no goals were established for this contract).
Approved on Consent
33. Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Lakeside Equipment Corporation, to provide a Raptor® fine screen with tank, in an amount not to exceed $130,000. (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
34. Authorize negotiation and execution of two multi-term contracts with Ace Floor Solutions LLC (MBE) and Corza Construction LLC (MBE), to provide flooring installation and repair services, each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $16,885,000, divided between 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
35. Authorize negotiation and execution of cooperative contracts through the Houston-Galveston Area Council; Sourcewell; Local Government Purchasing Cooperative, administered by Texas Association of School Boards, Inc. (BuyBoard); and Texas Multiple Award Schedule cooperative purchase programs with various contractors, to provide vehicles and equipment, each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $289,000,000, divided among the contractors. (Note: These procurements were 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 these procurements, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
36. Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with GE Digital, LLC, to provide software licensing and technical support, for a term of two years in an amount not to exceed $198,149. (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
37. Authorize amendments to existing cooperative contracts with AT&T Mobility; T-Mobile USA, Inc.; and Cellco Partnership D/B/A Verizon; for continued wireless communication services and equipment, for an increase in the amount of $4,200,000 and to extend through the completion of the cooperative contracts for revised contract amounts not to exceed $17,530,839, divided among the contractors. (Note: These cooperative contracts were 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 for these contracts).
Approved on Consent
38. Authorize negotiation and execution of four multi-term contracts to provide investigation and mediation services, with Austin Texas Mediators LLC D/B/A Mediators of Texas (WBE); Concept Development & Planning, LLC (WBE); Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend PC; and Lynch Law Firm, PLLC D/B/A Lynch Law Firm (WBE); each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $625,000, 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 and subcontractor goals were applied to the solicitation. The subcontracting goals were met by Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend PC and the resulting contract will include 1.68% MBE/WBE combine participation. The subcontracting goals were exceeded by the other contractors with 93% WBE participation for Lynch Law Firm, PLLC D/B/A Lynch Law Firm and 100% WBE participation for both Austin Texas Mediators LLC D/B/A Mediators of Texas and Concept Development & Planning, LLC.).
Approved on Consent
39. Authorize the negation and execution of an interlocal agreement with Tarrant County, Texas to allow for cooperative procurement of goods and services. (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
40. Authorize negotiation and execution of a multi-term contract with the University of Texas at Austin D/B/A University of Texas, to provide molecular and biochemical screening for toxic algae in Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake, for up to five years, in an amount not to exceed $499,550. (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
41. Authorize negotiation and execution of a contract with Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc., or one of the other qualified offerors to Request for Qualifications Statements 7400 MMO3005, to provide operational efficiency assessments and project management, for one year 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
42. Authorize execution of a ten-year multi-term contract with Aclara Technologies, LLC to provide an Advanced Meter Infrastructure system; a five-year multi-term contract with Aclara Technologies, LLC to provide AMI meters, meter installation, a data platform and integration; and a five-year multi-term contract with Watersmart Software, Inc. to provide a customer portal; for total contract amounts not to exceed $95,000,000 divided between 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 and subcontractor goals were applied to the solicitation. Subcontractor goals were exceeded and the resulting contracts will include 18.84% MBE and 32.41% WBE for the advanced meter infrastructure category and 32.41% MBE/WBE combined participation for the meter installation category).
Approved on Consent
43. Authorize negotiation and execution of two emergency contracts and approve the ratification of any funds expended prior to this authorization, with Texas Disposal Systems Inc., and Central Waste and Recycling, LLC, for the collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of refuse, recycling, brush, and compostable materials generated by City facilities, for a term not to exceed six months in an amount not to exceed $534,000, divided between the contractors. (Note: 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
44. Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with Movability, Inc., to develop and administer a transit pass incentives program, for an increase in the amount of $100,000, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $550,000. (Note: This contract 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 contract there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF

Transportation

45. Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal agreement with the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority to purchase transit passes in an amount not to exceed $700,000 for use in a pilot program to increase transit ridership.
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF

Treasury Office

46. Approve a resolution authorizing the defeasance of certain outstanding Water and Wastewater System Revenue Refunding Bonds, including authorizing the execution of an escrow agreement, and related documents. Related to Item #4.
Approved on Consent

Item(s) from Council

47. 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
48. Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the Austin Pohela Falgun, sponsored by the Austin Bangladeshi Community, which was held on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the Asian American Resource Center.
Approved on Consent
49. Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the Pista Sa Nayon, sponsored by the Austin Filipino-American Association, to be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at the Asian American Resource Center.
Approved on Consent
50. Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the Annual Friendship and Dialogue Dinner, sponsored by the Dialogue Institute, that was held on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Asian American Resource Center.
Approved on Consent
51. Approve a resolution declaring March 10, 2020 as Abortion Providers’ Appreciation Day in memory of Dr. David Gunn to honor abortion providers that supply high-quality care with courage and compassion.
Approved on Consent
52. Approve a resolution relating to the creation of loan and tax abatement programs for the construction of accessory dwelling units.
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSORS WILL BE INCLUDED ON THE APRIL 9 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
53. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to convene a working group to develop recommendations related to improving the function of the Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program.
Approved on Consent
54. Approve an ordinance waiving or reimbursing certain fees for the George Cofer Retirement Celebration, sponsored by the Hill Country Conservancy, to be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at the Zilker Clubhouse.
WITHDRAWN
55. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to develop programs to support the small and local businesses and workers in the creative, hospitality, service, music, and film industries and other associated industries impacted by the cancellation of the 2020 South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival.
WITHDRAWN BEING REPLACED BY ITEM #91
56. Approve a resolution related to magistration services provided by Austin Municipal Court judges, and reforms to end wealth-based detention and improve equity in the Travis County justice system.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020

Item(s) to Set Public Hearing(s)

57. Set a public hearing related to an application by ECG Wildhorse, LP, or an affiliated entity, for housing tax credits for a multi-family development that will be financed through the private activity bond program to be known as Wildhorse Flats, located at or near the southeast corner of Highway 290 and Highway 130 in the Wildhorse Public Improvement District, within the City. (Suggested date: April 9, 2020, Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, Texas).
Approved on Consent
58. Set a public hearing to receive citizen input on community needs related to the City's Fiscal Year 2020-21 Action Plan. (Suggested date: April 23, 2020, at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, TX).
Approved on Consent
59. Set a public hearing regarding Texas Gas Service’s proposal to increase customer gas rates. (Suggested date: April 9, 2020, at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, Texas).
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/2020/20200326-ahfc.htm).
CONDUCTED

Public Hearings and Possible Actions

61. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 25-12 (Technical Codes) to adopt and amend the 2015 International Wildland-Urban Interface Code.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020
62. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance approving a Project Consent Agreement waiving or modifying provisions of City Code Title 25, including Chapter 25-8, Subchapter A, Article 13 (Save Our Springs Initiative), to allow construction of a mixed-use residential project at 7415 Southwest Parkway in the East Oak Hill Neighborhood Planning Area. This action concerns land located in the Barton Springs zone.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 23, 2020
63. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Section 25-13-45 relating to compatible residential uses in Airport Overlay Zone Three (AO3).
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020

Executive Session

64. Discuss legal issues related to open government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF
65. Discuss legal issues related City of Austin v. Ken Paxton et. al, Cause No. 1:17-cv-00843, in the United States Western District Court of Texas, Austin Division (Private consultation with legal counsel-Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
WITHDRAWN AT THE REQUEST OF STAFF

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

66. C14-2019-0124 - Ramendu Complex at Lyndon Lane - Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by zoning property locally known as 12303 Morris Road (Lake Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To zone from interim-residence (I-RR) district zoning to townhouse & condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning. First reading approved townhouse & condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning on February 6, 2020. Vote: 7-0. Applicant/Owner: Ramendu at Lyndon Investments, LLC (Amar Gulhane). Agent: Thos Watts Land Planning (Thos B. Watts). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
APPROVED

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

67. NPA-2019-0016.01 - 914 Shady Lane - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20030327-12, the Govalle/Johnston Terrace Combined Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, to change the land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 914 Shady Lane (Boggy Creek Watershed) from Single Family and Water land use to Mixed Use and Higher Density Single Family land use. Staff Recommendation: Neighborhood Mixed Use and Higher Density Single Family land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on April 14, 2020. Owner/Applicant: Kimberly Beal and Stephanie Scherzer. Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 23, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
68. C14-2017-0148- Zen Garden -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 services-neighborhood plan (LI-NP) combining district zoning to limited industrial services-planned development area-neighborhood plan (LI-PDA-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant limited industrial services-planned development area-neighborhood plan (LI-PDA-NP) combining district zoning, with conditions. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant limited industrial services-planned development area-neighborhood plan (LI-PDA-NP), combining district zoning, with alternate conditions. Owner/Applicant: 3443 Zen Garden, LP (Adam Zarafshani) Agent: Sprouse Shrader Smithfield (Terrence L. Irion). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
POSTPONED TO MAY 21, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
69. C14-2019-0098 - Shady Lane Mixed Use - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 914 Shady Lane (Boggy 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 (Tract 1) and general commercial services-mixed use-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-NP) combining district zoning (Tract 2). Staff Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning (Tract 1) and neighborhood commercial -mixed use-neighborhood plan (LR-MU-NP) combining district zoning (Tract 2). Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed April 14, 2020. Owner/Applicant: Kimberly Beal and Stephanie Scherzer. Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning case.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 23, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
70. NPA-2019-0003.01 - David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 19990715-113 the Chestnut 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 2201, 2203, 2207, 2211, 2301 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd; 1805, 1807 Ferdinand Street and 1803, 1807 Chestnut Avenue (Boggy Creek Watershed) from Civic and Single Family to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: Pending. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on April 28, 2020. Owner/Applicant: David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Agent: Husch Blackwell, LLP (Nikelle Meade). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.
POSTPONED TO MAY 21, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
71. C814-2018-0121 - 218 S. Lamar -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 218 South Lamar Boulevard ( Lady Bird Lake Watershed) from general commercial services-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (CS-V-NP) combining district zoning to planned unit development-neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant planned unit development-neighborhood plan (PUD-NP) combining district zoning. This ordinance may include waiver of fees, alternative funding methods, modifications of City regulations, and acquisition of property. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed March 24, 2020. Owner/Applicant: Michael Pfluger, William Reid Pfluger & the Pfluger Spousal Irrevocable Trust Agent: Drenner Group PC (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 23, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
72. C14-2019-0151 - The Colorfield - Conduct a public hearing and approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1006 Baylor Street (Shoal Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from multifamily residence high density-conditional overlay - neighborhood plan (MF-5-CO-NP) combining district zoning to multifamily residence highest density-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (MF-6-CO-NP) combining district zoning. First Reading approved on February 20, 2020. Vote: 10-0, Council Member Casar off the dias. Owner and Applicant: Colorfield, LLC (Bryan Cumby). Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Mark Graham, 512-974-3574.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
73. C14-2019-0137 - Delwau RV Parks - Conduct a public hearing and approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 7715 Delwau Lane (Colorado River Watershed) from single family residence standard lot (SF-2) district zoning to general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay (CS-MU-CO) combining district zoning. First reading approved on February 20, 2020. Vote 6-2; Pool, Tovo- Nay, Kitchen, Alter- Abstain, Casar- Off the dais. Owner/Applicant: Delwau LLC (Noah Zimmerman). Agent: South Llano Strategies (Glen Coleman). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
74. NPA-2019-0015.02 - 3500 Pecan Springs Residential -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No.021107-Z-11, the East MLK Combined Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, to change the land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 3500 Pecan Springs Rd., (Fort Branch Watershed) from Single Family to Higher Density Single Family land use. Staff recommendation: To Grant Higher Density Single Family land use. Planning Commission recommendation: To be reviewed April 14, 2020. Owner/Applicant: Peter Gray. Agent: Ron Thrower; Thrower Design. City Staff: Jesse Gutierrez, (512) 974-1606.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 23, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
75. C14-2019-0164 - 3500 Pecan Springs Residential - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 3500 Pecan Springs Road (Fort Branch Creek Watershed) 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 April 14, 2020. Owner/Applicant: 9025BFD, LLC (Peter Gray). Agent: Thrower Design (Ron Thrower). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 23, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
76. NPA-2016-0014.01.SH - Nuckols Crossing Road- SMART Housing-Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20021010-11, the Southeast 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 4316 & 4400 Nuckols Crossing Road (Williamson Creek Watershed) from Single Family to Multifamily land use. Staff Recommendation: To deny the applicant’s request for Multifamily land use. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed April 14, 2020. Owners: Angelos Angelou, John Sasaridis, and Weindel Mark Sebastian Miles. Applicant: McDowell Housing Partners (Ariana Brendle). Agent: Thrower Design (A. Ron Thrower). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.
POSTPONED TO MAY 21, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
77. C14-2017-0010.SH - Nuckols Crossing Road - SMART Housing - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title25 by rezoning property locally known as 4316 and 4400 Nuckols Crossing Road (Williamson Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from single family residence-standard lot-neighborhood plan (SF-2-NP) combining district zoning to multi-family residence-moderate-high density-neighborhood plan (MF-4-NP) combining district zoning, as amended. Staff Recommendation: Pending. Planning Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on April 14, 2020. Owners: Angelos Angelou and John Sasaridis; Mark Sebastian Miles Weindel. Applicant: McDowell Housing Partners (Ariana Brendle). Agent: Thrower Design (Ron Thrower). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
POSTPONED TO MAY 21, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
78. C14-2020-0004 - Applied Materials Warehouse -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 9614 E. US 290 HWY SVRD WB (Little Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning to limited industrial services (LI) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant limited industrial services (LI) district zoning. Owner: Applied Materials, Inc. (Harold McCreary). Applicant: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237.
APPROVED
79. C14-2020-0005 - Applied Materials Warehouse -- Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 9628 E. US 290 HWY SVRD WB (Little Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning to limited industrial services (LI) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant to limited industrial services (LI) district zoning. Owner: Applied Materials, Inc. (Harold McCreary). Applicant: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237.
APPROVED
80. C14-2020-0009 - Dessau Rezone -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 9511 Dessau Road (Little Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from family residence (SF-3) district zoning to limited industrial services (LI) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant limited industrial services (LI) district zoning. Owner: Wilco Group Holdings, LLC. (Cory Damon). Applicant: Keepers Land Planning (Ricca Keepers). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237.
APPROVED
81. NPA-2018-0021.02 - Skyline Oltorf Mixed Use - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20061116-055 of the East Riverside/Oltorf Combined Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, to change the future land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 5010, 5208 East Oltorf Street and 2424 Riverside Farms Road (Country Club Creek Watershed) from Office and Rural Residential to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: Pending. Planning Commission Recommendation: Indefinitely postponed by Applicant. Owner/Applicant: ADD Land, Ltd. and Charitable Holdings, II. Agent: Armbrust & Brown (Richard Suttle and Ferris Clements). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, (512) 974-2695.
INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT AT THE REQUEST OF THE APPLICANT
82. C14H-2020-0011 - Lavada Durst (“Dr. Hepcat”) House. Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1906 E. 21st Street. Applicant: Historic Landmark Commission upon citizen request. Applicant’s 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: City of Austin. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Planning and Zoning Department, 512-974-6454...De Lead Department Planning and Zoning
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020 AT REQUEST OF THE STAFF
83. NPA-2018-0005.01 - 1501 Airport Commerce 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 1501 Airport Commerce Drive, (Carson Creek Watershed) from Commercial to Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission recommendation: To deny Mixed Use land use. Owner/Applicant: W2 Hill ACP II LP; W2 Real Estate Partners. Agent: Amanda Swor; Drenner Group City Staff: Jesse Gutierrez, (512) 974-1606.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
84. C14-2019-0029 - 1501 Airport Commerce Dr - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1501 Airport Commerce Drive (Carson Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone 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 and Planning Commission Recommendation: To deny general commercial services-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (CS-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: W2 Hill ACP II, LP. Agent: Drenner Group, PC (Amanda Swor). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
85. C14-2020-0001 - Colton Bluff Springs Road -Conduct a public hearing and approve second and third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6917 Colton Bluff Springs Road (Marble Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from rural residential (RR) district, single family residence - small lot (SF-4A) district, single family residence - small lot - conditional overlay (SF-4A-CO) combining district and neighborhood commercial - mixed use (LR-MU) combing district zoning to multifamily residence - medium density (MF-3) district zoning for Tract 1, and community commercial - mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning for Tract 2. First Reading approved multifamily residence - low density (MF-2) district zoning for Tract 1 and community commercial - mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning for Tract 2 on March 12, 2020. Vote: 7-2, Council Members Alter and Pool voted nay; Mayor Adler and Council Member Harper-Madison were off the dais. Owner: BMR Land LLC (William P. Mclean). Applicant: McClean & Howard LLP (Jeffery S. Howard). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 9, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF

86. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to acquire a permanent electric transmission and distribution easement consisting of approximately 0.227 acres (9,880 square feet) of land for the purpose of upgrading the capacity of Circuits 1004 and 961 and the overall electric system, located at 915 W. Howard Lane and being a part of Lot 2, Reed Central Austin, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, recorded in Volume 94, Page 133 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, and Lot 1 being described to Kumusha Investments, L.L.C., a Texas limited liability company in that certain Special Warranty Deed recorded in document number 2009021276 of the Official Public Records of Travis County, Texas, in an amount not to exceed $245,000, including standard and customary closing costs.
APPROVED ON CONSENT
87. Approve an ordinance temporarily waiving Section 2-1-6(E) of City Code regarding meetings of boards and commissions and declaring an emergency.
APPROVED ON CONSENT
88. Approve a resolution authorizing the creation of a temporary Austin Economic Injury Bridge Loan Program and guidelines to permit the use of available Section 108 funding to provide economic injury disaster loans to small and non-profit businesses in accordance with the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Small Business Administration guidelines and regulations.
APPROVED ON CONSENT
89. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2019-20 HUD Section 108 Family Business Loan Program Fund Operating Budget (Ordinance No. 20190910-001) to appropriate $4,472,527 to provide funding for Economic Injury Disaster loans in accordance with the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Small Business Administration (SBA) guidelines and regulations.
APPROVED ON CONSENT
90. Approve an ordinance requiring landlords to provide a notice of proposed eviction that gives tenants a 60-day opportunity to respond before giving a notice to vacate, creating an offense and penalty, and declaring an emergency.
APPROVED ON CONSENT
91. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to develop programs and consider options to support the small and local businesses and workers impacted by the cancellation of SXSW and the additional subsequent measures taken to address COVID-19; and authorize the waiver or suspension of resolutions related to programs and policies cited in the resolution as necessary to effectuate this resolution.
APPROVED ON CONSENT
92. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to identify and evaluate options for reducing utility bill impacts for customers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
APPROVED ON CONSENT
93. Briefing on matters relating to COVID-19.
CONDUCTED
94. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 (Land Development) to create the Central Health Overlay district within the Downtown Austin Plan District Map.
POSTPONEDTO APRIL 9, 2020 AT REQUEST OF STAFF
AHFC1. Approve the meeting minutes of the February 20, 2020 board meeting of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation.
APPROVED
AHFC2. Approve a resolution authorizing the formation of AHFC Vi Collina Non-Profit Corporation, a Texas nonprofit corporation and instrumentality of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation; approving its Certificate of Formation, Articles of Incorporation, and Bylaws; appointing its Board of Directors and President; and authorizing AHFC Vi Collina Non-Profit Corporation to act as Managing Member of Vi Collina, LLC, which will own the Vi Collina Apartments.
APPROVED

Adjourn



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