Action taken by the City Council during the meeting of: Thursday, March 25, 2021

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 joint special called meeting of March 2, 2021, work session of March 2, 2021, regular meeting of March 4, 2021, joint special called of March 9, 2021, and special called of March 9, 2021.
Approved on Consent

Animal Services Office

2. Approve an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 3-2 (Restrictions on Animals) to add a new Section 3-2-8 relating to the training and control of animals; creating an offense; and establishing an affirmative defense.
POSTPONED INDEFINITELY ON CONSENT

Aviation

3. Approve a resolution authorizing negotiation and execution of a Local On-System Improvement Project agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for improvements on US 183 at Metropolis Drive that will allow access to a new fuel storage facility for a total contract amount not to exceed $50,951.
Approved on Consent

Capital Contracting Office

4. 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. CLMP309A: Intera, Inc., Weston Solutions, Inc., Aptim Corp. dba Aptim Environmental and Infrastructure, LLC, Freese and Nichols, Inc., Kleinfelder, Inc., for engineering services for the 2021 Brownfields Environmental Services Rotation List Reissue in an amount not to exceed $4,200,000. [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
5. Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with Sefbo Pipeline Bridge, Inc., for the North Side Catering and Concessions Upgrade project in the amount of $565,378.74 plus a $56,537.87 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $621,916.61. [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 4.27% MBE and 0.58% WBE participation.]
Approved on Consent
6. Authorize additional contingency funding for the construction contract with M.A. Smith Contracting Company, Inc., for the Williamson Creek - Bitter Creek Tributary Channel Rehabilitation project in the amount of $383,461 for a total contract amount not to exceed $3,712,170. [Note: This contract was awarded in compliance with Chapter 2-9A of the City Code (Minority Owned and Women Business Enterprise Procurement Program). Current participation to date is 4.11% MBE and 0.27% WBE.]
Approved on Consent
7. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the design build agreement with JE Dunn Construction Inc., for preconstruction services, schematic design services, and construction services for the New Fire and EMS Stations in an amount of $2,300,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $29,800,000. [Note: This amendment will be awarded in compliance with City Code 2-9A and 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). Current participation to date for the Design Phase is 3.64% MBE and 2.76% WBE. Current participation to date for the Construction Phase is 4.00% MBE and 13.08% WBE.]
Approved on Consent
8. Authorize award and execution of a construction contract with Balfour Beatty Construction, LLC for the Cepeda Branch Library Renovation project in the amount of $505,505.00 plus a $50,550.50 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $556,055.50. [Note: This contract will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9A (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program) through the achievement of Good Faith Efforts with 30.15% MBE and 0.48% WBE participation.]
Approved on Consent
9. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with the following 10 staff recommended firms (or other qualified responders) for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP311: AECOM Technical Services, Inc.; Binkley & Barfield, Inc.; Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc.; CONSOR Engineers, LLC; Dannenbaum Engineering Co. - Austin, LLC; DKS Associates; Halff Associates, Inc.; HDR Engineering, Inc.; LJA Engineering, Inc.; Pape-Dawson Consulting, Inc. dba Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc., for engineering services for the 2021 ATD Transportation Engineering Services Rotation List in an amount not to exceed $8,800,000. [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 2.30% MBE and 4.24% WBE participation.]
Approved on Consent
10. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with the following eleven firms for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP240: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.; Halff Associates, Inc.; Freese and Nichols, Inc.; AECOM Technical Services, Inc.; CDM Smith, Inc.; CP&Y, Inc.; Binkley & Barfield, Inc.; Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc.; Alliance-Texas Engineering Company, dba Alliance Transportation Group, Inc.(WBE); Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.; and Dannenbaum Engineering Company - Austin LLC for engineering services for the 2018 Corridor Program Engineering Services Rotation List, in the amount of $20,000,000.00, for a total contract amount not to exceed $95,000,000 divided among the firms. [Note: This contract was awarded in compliance with Chapter 2-9B of the City Code (Minority Owned and Women Business Enterprise Procurement Program). Current Participation to date is 9.08% MBE and 17.99% WBE.]
Approved on Consent
11. Authorize negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with Stanley Consultants, Inc., (staff recommendation) or one of the other qualified responders for Request for Qualifications Solicitation No. CLMP310 to provide engineering services for the Relay and Protection Engineering Services for Electric System Engineering and Technical Services project in amount not to exceed $2,935,000. [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
12. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with Toole Design Group, L.L.C., for engineering services for the Urban Trails Plan and Sidewalks/ADA Transition Plan Updates project in the amount of $250,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,650,000. [Note: This amendment will be awarded in compliance with City Code Chapter 2-9B (Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). Current participation to date is 15.11% MBE and 0.00% WBE.]
Approved on Consent
13. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the professional services agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., for engineering services for the Corridor Improvements Project in the amount of $18,000,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $58,058,000. [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 14.01% MBE and 23.22% WBE.]
Approved on Consent

Convention Center

14. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Economic Development Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Iconic Venue Fund (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to transfer in and appropriate $2,400,000 from the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Austin Convention Center Capital Fund (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to provide relief funds to stabilize Austin’s tourist economy and address the loss of iconic venues and businesses that promote tourism and the hotel and convention industry.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 8, 2021

Development Services

15. Authorize negotiation and execution of an encroachment agreement with Wolf LH, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, for the permanent subsurface encroachment of approximately 91 square feet, with an approximate volume of 183 cubic feet, of public right-of-way for two supply and two return lines for an on-site sewage facility system within Edgewater Drive, located between 2800 Edgewater Drive and 2801 Edgewater Drive.
Approved on Consent
16. Approve an ordinance vacating three segments of aerial right-of-way totaling approximately 1,769 square feet, situated in a portion of a 20-foot-wide alley off River Street, between Rainey Street and East Avenue, the first being an approximately 0.021 of an acre tract (±914 square feet), adjoining the parcel locally known as 60 East Avenue and being vacated to River Street Partners, LLC; the second being an approximately 0.012 of an acre tract (±502 square feet), adjoining the parcel locally known as 61 Rainey Street and being vacated to 61 Rainey Street, LLC; and the third being an approximately 0.008 of an acre tract (±353 square feet), adjoining the parcel locally known as 69 Rainey Street and being vacated to 69 Rainey Street, LLC.
Postponed to April 8, ,2021

Economic Development Department

17. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Animalis Works, LLC, for artwork for the Corridor Construction Program’s Airport Boulevard Improvements Project in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
Approved on Consent
18. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Laurie Frick, for artwork for the Corridor Construction Program’s Airport Boulevard Improvements in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
Approved on Consent
19. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Angel Axioma Alcala for artwork for the Austin Fire Department/Austin-Travis County Emergency Services Embedded Artist Project with stations located in Districts 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
Approved on Consent
20. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Emily Weiskopf for artwork for the Austin Fire Department/Austin-Travis County Emergency Services Embedded Artist Project with stations located in Districts 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
Approved on Consent
21. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Luis Angulo for artwork for the Austin Fire Department/Austin-Travis County Emergency Services Embedded Artist Project with stations located in Districts 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
Approved on Consent
22. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Mary Godigna Collet for artwork for the Austin Fire Department/Austin-Travis County Emergency Services Embedded Artist Project with stations located in Districts 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
Approved on Consent
23. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Shawn Landon Smith for artwork for the Austin Fire Department/Austin-Travis County Emergency Services Embedded Artist Project with stations located in Districts 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
Approved on Consent
24. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Xavier Shipani for artwork for the Austin Fire Department/Austin-Travis County Emergency Services Embedded Artist Project with stations located in Districts 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 in an amount not to exceed $100,000.
Approved on Consent
25. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Economic Development Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Iconic Venue Fund (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to transfer in and appropriate $2,400,000.00 from the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Austin Convention Center Capital Fund (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to provide relief funds to stabilize Austin’s tourist economy and address the loss of iconic venues and businesses that promote tourism and the hotel and convention industry.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 8, 2021
26. Approve a resolution appointing the Austin Economic Development Corporation board members and amending its bylaws and articles of incorporation to include administrative details that support an application to the Internal Revenue Service to seek 501(c)(3) status and the creation of the South Central Waterfront Advisory Committee.
Approved on Consent
27. Approve a resolution adopting the Equitable Chamber Funding Report and its findings supporting the base equitable funding model and methodology for contracting and funding the local chambers of commerce.
WITHDRAWN ON CONSENT
28. Approve a resolution appointing the current Council Members to the Austin Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors.
Approved on Consent
29. Ratify a contract with PeopleFund to administer the Austin Legacy Business Relief Grant program to disburse funds and provide technical assistance to legacy businesses in Austin in need of relief as a result of COVID-19 pandemic in an amount not to exceed $5,500,000, with an option to amend and extend the term if additional grant funds become available.
Approved on Consent
30. Ratify a contract with BCL of Texas to provide outreach support, application assistance, and one-on-one business coaching through the Austin Legacy Business Relief Grant program to legacy businesses in Austin in need of relief as a result of COVID-19 pandemic in amount not to exceed $79,200.00, with an option to amend and extend the term and fee if additional grant funds become available.
Approved on Consent
31. Ratify a contract with Joyce James Consulting to provide equity training and strategic equity plan reviews for Austin live music venues that received funds from the Austin Live Music Venue Preservation Fund for a total amount not to exceed $79,000.
Approved on Consent

Housing and Planning

32. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Housing and Planning Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to accept and appropriate $29,578,788 in funds from the United States Department of the Treasury, Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide rental assistance to households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Approved on Consent
33. Approve an ordinance authorizing acceptance of $30,000 in grant funds from the Texas Historical Commission’s Certified Local Government grant program and amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Housing and Planning Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to appropriate $30,000 for phase 1 of an equity-focused historic preservation plan.
Approved on Consent
34. Approve second and third readings of an ordinance granting additional floor-to-area ratio entitlements to the project at 82 and 84 North IH-35 Service Road Southbound in accordance with the Downtown Density Bonus Program under City Code Section 25-2-586(B)(6).
Approved on second reading only
35. Authorize negotiation and execution of an interlocal grant agreement with the Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) for the City to accept funding from ATP to administer and implement Project Connect anti-displacement programs, for the term March 25, 2021 through September 30, 2033, in an amount not to exceed $300,000,000.
Approved on Consent

Law

36. Authorize negotiation and execution of an amendment to the legal services agreement with Eric Nichols of Butler Snow, LLP for legal services related to Kirsch v. City of Austin et al, Cause No. 1:20-cv-0113-RP in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas in an amount of $262,300 for a total contract amount not to exceed $274,300.
Approved on Consent

Management Services

37. Approve a resolution relating to a reimagined cadet training academy for the Austin Police Department.
Approved as amended

Office of Real Estate Services

38. Authorize negotiation and execution of an Amendment to the Lease Agreement with LX-Northbluff Center L.P., for the City to occupy the property located at 6801 South IH-35, Suites 1-I and 1-J for an amended term of 24-months with one 12-month option to extend, in an amount not to exceed $307,192.
Approved on Consent
39. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable for the acquisition of approximately 4.2 acres, more or less, in fee simple, being a portion of Lot 1 Wattinger Acres Section Two, a subdivision in Travis County, Texas, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Volume 81, Page 75, of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, and being a portion of 1.67 acres of land, more or less, out of the William Cannon League, in Travis County, Texas, being the same tract described in General Warranty Deed recorded in Document Number 2000001726 of the Official Public Records of Travis County, Texas, generally located at 1212 West Slaughter Lane, Austin, Texas from the Austin Housing Finance Corporation, for a total amount not to exceed $4,267,044 including closing costs.
Approved
40. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable for the acquisition of approximately 2.48 acres, more or less, in fee simple, situated in the George J. Neil Survey No.1, Abstract No. 586, Travis County, Texas, generally located at 1127 Tillery Street, Austin, Texas from the Austin Housing Finance Corporation, for a total amount not to exceed $784,202 including closing costs.
Approved
41. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to acquire in fee simple approximately 0.1779 acres, (7,749 sq. ft.), of land described as the South 45 feet of Lot 7, Chernosky Subdivision No.6, Recorded in Volume 720, Page 1 of the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas, Conveyed to Santos Alejo by Quitclaim Deed filed for Record on June 23, 1993, Recorded in volume 11963, Page 478 of the Real Property Records of Travis County Texas, located at 1141 ½ Poquito Street, Austin, Texas from Santos Alejo a/k/a Jose Santos Alejo, for a total amount not to exceed $378,400 including closing costs.
Approved on Consent
42. Authorize negotiation and execution of a Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement between SWC Research & Ohlen, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership and City of Austin, extending the lease term for seven years, with one seven-year extension option, for the continued operation of an Austin Energy Walk-in Customer Service Center occupying approximately 4,597 square feet of retail space at Plaza FAMSA shopping center, located at 8716 Research Boulevard, in an amount not to exceed $999,027.
Approved on Consent
43. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary to acquire in fee simple approximately 10 acres, situated in the James Coleman Survey No. 25, Abs. 169, located at 5903 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, Texas, with approximately 1.39 acres subject to a Life Estate, from Steven Jerald Hough, Travers Alan Hough and Juanita Lynne Hough, successor trustees, under the T.E. and Juanita H. Hough Living Trust dated January 30, 1997, for a total amount not to exceed $3,515,490.00 including closing costs.
Approved
44. Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 4 to the Emergency Temporary Occupancy Agreement with DBG Austin Hotel LLC, for the City to occupy the real property located at 3105 N. IH 35, Austin, Texas 78753 for emergency housing, isolation, and support services related to COVID-19 to extend the term ending on March 31, 2021 for an additional 30-days with two one-month extension options, for an additional amount of $343,980 and a total contract amount not to exceed $1,632,960.
Approved on Consent
45. Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 4 to the Emergency Temporary Occupancy Agreement with DBG Austin South LLC, for the City to occupy the real property located at 4200 S. IH 35, Austin, Texas 78745 for emergency housing, isolation, and support services related to COVID-19 to extend the term ending on March 31, 2021 for an additional 30-days with two one-month extension options, for an additional amount of $704,340 and a total contract amount not to exceed $3,668,760.
Approved on Consent
46. Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 4 to the Emergency Temporary Occupancy Agreement with Pleiades Hospitality, LLC, for the City to occupy the real property located at 8010 N. I-35 Frontage Road, Austin, Texas 78753 for emergency housing, isolation, and support services related to COVID-19 to extend the term ending on March 31, 2021 for an additional 30-days with two one-month extension options, for an additional amount of $333,667 and a total contract amount not to exceed $1,637,585.
Approved on Consent

Public Health

47. Ratify Amendment No. 6 to an interlocal agreement with Austin Independent School District for the operation and maintenance of an integrated case management software system to track and reduce chronic absenteeism to add four 12-month extension options beginning February 1, 2021?each in an amount not to exceed $15,000, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $150,000.
Approved on Consent
48. Authorize negotiation and execution of amendments to contracts for the provision of HIV-related medical and support services for the Ryan White Part A Program to increase funding for a 12-month term beginning March 1, 2021 with the following subrecipient-providers: AIDS Services of Austin, Inc., dba as ViventHealth in an amount not to exceed $2,014,824, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $8,615,746; Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center dba Integral Care in an amount not to exceed $425,168, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $1,960,963; Community Action Inc. of Central Texas in an amount not to exceed $48,466, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $272,213; Central Texas Community Health Centers in an amount not to exceed $2,160,050, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $9,277,175; Project Transitions Inc. in an amount not to exceed $172,790, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $772,709; Waterloo Counseling Center merging with Texas Health Action, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $66,664, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $297,979; and Wright House Wellness Center in an amount not to exceed $353,346, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $1,626,650.
Approved on Consent
49. Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with American Gateways for immigration legal services and deportation defense to increase funding in an amount not to exceed $210,000 to the current term ending on March 31, 2022 and to the one remaining 12-month extension option, and add one 12-month extension option in an amount not to exceed $420,000, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $1,815,000.
Approved on Consent
50. Authorize negotiation and execution of Amendment No. 5 to the agreement with Catholic Charities of Central Texas for Immigration Legal Services and Counseling to expand legal and counseling services for immigrants, to increase funding in an amount not to exceed $105,000 to the term April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022 and add two 12-month extension options each in an amount not to exceed $209,858, for a revised total agreement amount not to exceed $1,346,448.
Approved on Consent
51. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Equidad ATX to provide access to affordable groceries, health and wellness, and financial literacy resources to underserved communities for a 12-month term through March 31, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $400,000, with one 12-month extension option in an amount not to exceed $250,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $650,000.
Approved on Consent
52. Authorize negotiation and execution of an agreement with Sickle Cell Texas Marc Thomas Foundation to provide education on sickle cell disease, supportive services, and treatment options, in an amount not to exceed $573,517 for the term of April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022, with three 12-month renewal options each in an amount not to exceed $573,517, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $2,294,068.
Approved on Consent
53. Approve the extension of the appointment of Mark Escott, M.D., as Interim Health Authority and the designation of Jason R. Pickett, M.D., Ming Tang, M.D., and Jonathan MacClements, M.D., each individually as an Alternate Health Authority, through June 30, 2021.
Approved on Consent
54. Authorize negotiation and execution of agreements to provide substance misuse services to low-income individuals in Austin and Travis County with the following three social service agencies: Central Texas Community Health Centers, dba CommUnity Care, for a 12-month term ending March 31, 2022 and three 12-month extension options each in an amount not to exceed $203,111, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $812,444; Texas Harm Reduction Alliance in an amount not to exceed $684,085 for ongoing services and $350,000 in one-time funding for a mobile unit vehicle, for a total amount not exceed $1,034,085 for a 12-month term ending March 31, 2022, and three 12-month extension options each in an amount not to exceed $684,085, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $3,086,340; Austin Recovery, Inc. for a 12-month term ending March 31, 2022 and three 12-month extension options, each in an amount not to exceed $229,924, for a total agreement amount not to exceed $919,696.
Approved on Consent

Purchasing Office

55. Authorize negotiation and execution of a cooperative contract with Carahsoft Technology Corp, to provide Smartsheet work management software licenses, maintenance, and support, for a term of five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $600,000. (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 goods and services required for this procurement, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
56. Authorize negotiation and execution of five cooperative contracts for furniture including installation and other related services, with Furniture Marketing Group, Inc.; Workplace Resource, LLC; Shelton-Keller Group, Inc.; Facilities Resources, Inc.; and McCoy-Rockford, Inc.; each for a term of two years in an amount not to exceed $1,400,000, divided among the contractors. (Note: This procurement was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods and services required for this procurement, there were no subcontracting opportunities, therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
57. Authorize award of a multi-term contract with Sigma Surveillance, Inc. D/B/A STS360, to provide closed-circuit television cameras and equipment, for up to three years for a total contract amount not to exceed $453,000. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods required for this solicitation, there were insufficient subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
58. Authorize award of two multi-term contracts with Pathmark Traffic Equipment, LLC and Houston Barricade and Supply, LLC, to provide channelizer posts and barricades, each for up to five years for total contract amounts not to exceed $2,726,000, divided between the contractors. (Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2-9D Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program. For the goods required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established).
Approved on Consent
59. Authorize an amendment to an existing contract with Austin Community Foundation, for continued Urban Forest Grant Management Services, for an increase in the amount of $3,400,000, and a revised contract amount not to exceed $6,000,000. (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.)
Approved on Consent

Watershed Protection Department

60. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Watershed Protection Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to accept and appropriate $4,445,825 in grant funds from the Texas Water Development Board; and amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Watershed Protection Department Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to transfer in and appropriate $4,445,825 for Atlas 14-based flood studies and floodplain mapping for various watersheds.
Approved on Consent
61. Approve an ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Watershed Protection Department Capital Budget (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) to transfer in and appropriate $1,200,000 from the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Watershed Protection Department Operating Budget Special Revenue Fund (Ordinance No. 20200812-001) for Atlas 14-based flood studies and floodplain mapping for various watersheds.
Approved on Consent

Item(s) from Council

62. Approve appointments and certain related waivers to citizen boards and commissions, to Council committees and other intergovernmental bodies, and to public facility corporations; removal and replacement of members; and amendments to board and commission bylaws.
Approved on Consent
63. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to engage the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) regarding the Interstate 35 corridor project that will bisect the City, engage in public communications and outreach to ensure robust public engagement with TxDOT, and initiate collaboration with other agencies and jurisdictions regarding the project.
Approved on Consent
64. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to engage city departments, the Austin Independent School District, Travis County, and the community to conduct an assessment of potential resilience hub locations to serve as emergency shelters and community spaces; to study and plan for providing these critical facilities with redundant power and water capability; and report back to the Council with necessary budget recommendations, funding strategies, and intergovernmental agreements to accomplish these goals.
Postponed to April 8, 2021 per Changes and Corrections
65. Approve a resolution to identify a prominent location within Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Festival Beach for a Veterans Memorial in partnership with the Austin-Travis County Vietnam Memorial Association, as recommended by the Veterans Commission.
Approved on Consent
66. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to address the continued impact of COVID-19 by encouraging employers to create programs that will increase access to COVID-19 vaccines by their employees, identifying funding to prioritize mobile testing and vaccination programs, increasing access to food, continuing support for small businesses, and developing mental health services.
Approved on Consent as amended
67. Approve a resolution directing the City Auditor to conduct an audit of aspects of the City’s emergency response to the recent winter storm event, creating a task force consisting of representatives of certain city boards and commissions to receive public comments and recommendations concerning the response, and declaring the City Council’s intent to hold focused work sessions with community members and City staff regarding particular elements of the emergency response.
Approved

Item(s) to Set Public Hearing(s)

68. Set a public hearing to receive citizen input on community needs concerning the City's Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Action Plan, which serves as an application for federal funding. (Suggested date: April 22, 2021, at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second Street, Austin, Texas).
Approved on Consent

Item(s) Referred from Council Committee(s)

69. Approve amendments to the bylaws for the Airport Advisory Commission.
Approved
70. Approve the appointment of Selena Alvarenga, the jointly nominated appointee, to the Board of Directors of the Austin/Travis County Sobriety Center Local Government Corporation, doing business as the Sobering Center.
Approved

10:30 AM - Austin Housing and Finance Corporation Meeting

71. 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/2021/20210325-ahfc.htm).
Conducted

10:30 AM - Austin Industrial Development Corporation Meeting

72. The Mayor will recess the City Council meeting to conduct a Board of Directors' Meeting of the Austin Industrial Development Corporation. Following adjournment of the AIDC Board meeting the City Council will reconvene. (The AIDC agenda is temporarily located at http://austintexas.gov/department/city-council/2021/20210325-aidc.htm).
Conducted

Public Hearings and Possible Actions

73. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance for the full-purpose annexation of approximately 24 acres located in Travis County near 8201 Thaxton Road, and authorize negotiation and execution of a written agreement with the owner of the land for the provision of services. The property is adjacent to Austin Council District 2.
Approved
74. Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance granting additional floor-to-area entitlements to the project at 60 East Avenue and 61 and 69 Rainey Street in accordance with the Downtown Density Bonus Program under City Code Section 25-2-586(B)(6).
Approved on first reading only
75. Conduct a public hearing related to an application by Agave East Apartments, 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 Agave East Apartments, located at or near west of the intersection of McAngus Road and Elroy Road, within the City; and consider a resolution related to the proposed development, the application, and the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds.
Approved
76. Conduct a public hearing related to an application by Cypress Creek Howard Lane, 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 Cypress Creek Apartment Homes at Howard Lane, located at or near the southwest quadrant of the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and West Howard Lane, within the City; and consider a resolution related to the proposed development, application, and allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds.
Approved
77. Conduct a public hearing related to an application by AMTEX Multi-Housing 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 Decker Lake Apartments, located at or near 6200 Blue Bluff Road, Austin, Texas 78724, within the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction; and consider a resolution related to the proposed development, the application, and the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds.
Approved
78. Conduct a public hearing related to an application by El Prado at Estancia Ltd., 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 El Prado at Estancia, located at or near the north eastern quadrant of Estancia Parkway and Avenida Mercado Street, Austin, Texas 78652, within the City; and consider a resolution related to the proposed development, the application, and the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds.
Approved
79. Conduct a public hearing related to an application by LDG Kingswood, 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 Kingswood, located at or near 13411 FM Road 812, Austin, TX 78617, within the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction; and consider a resolution related to the proposed development, application, and allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds.
Approved
80. Conduct a public hearing related to an application by AMTEX Multi-Housing 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 Manor Apartments, located at 6705 Manor Road, Austin, Texas 78723, within the City; and consider a resolution related to the proposed development, the application, and the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds.
Approved
81. Conduct a public hearing related to an application by AGC RBJ II, 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 The Rebekah, located at or near 1320 Art Dilly Drive, Austin, Texas 78702, within the City; and consider a resolution related to the proposed development, the application, and the allocation of housing tax credits and private activity bonds.
Approved
82. Conduct a public hearing and consider an ordinance granting additional floor-to-area ratio entitlements to the project at 90 and 92 Rainey Street in accordance with the Downtown Density Bonus Program under City Code Section 25-2-586(B)(6).
Approved on first reading only

Executive Session

83. Discuss legal issues related to open government matters (Private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn without objection
84. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the City Clerk (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn without objection
85. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the City Auditor (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn without objection
86. Evaluate the performance of, and consider compensation and benefits for, the Municipal Court Clerk (Personnel matters - Section 551.074 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn without objection
87. Discuss real estate and legal matters related to the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of an interest in real property and improvements to be used for historic preservation and affordable housing (Real property - Section 551.072 of the Government Code, and private consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
conducted

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

88. C14H-2002-0010 - Schieffer House - Negro Agricultural Extension Office - Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1154 Lydia Street. Applicant: City of Austin. Applicant’s Request: To rezone from commercial-liquor sales-neighborhood conservation-neighborhood plan (CS-1-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning to commercial-liquor sales-historic landmark-neighborhood conservation-neighborhood plan (CS-1-H-NCCD-NP) combining district zoning. Approved on first and second reading in 2002 pending relocation and rehabilitation of the house, which has been approved by the Historic Landmark Commission and completed; the current application was approved on first reading only on October 1, 2020. Applicant: City of Austin. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Housing and Planning Department, 512-974-6454. .
Approved
89. C14-2020-0116 - 10304 Old San Antonio Road - Approve third reading of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by zoning property locally known as 10304 Old San Antonio Road (Slaughter Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To zone from interim-rural residence (I-RR) district zoning to multifamily residence-low density (MF-2) district zoning. First Reading approved on January 27, 2021. Vote: 10-0, Council Member Casar was off the dais. Second Reading approved on March 4, 2021. Vote: 10-0, Mayor Pro Tem Harper-Madison was off the dais. Owners/Applicants: Bernadette M. Rainosek, Frank A. Miller, and Walter John Miller. Agent: McLean & Howard, LLP (Jeffrey S. Howard). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, Housing and Planning Department, 512-974-7719.
Approved with conditions
90. C14-2020-0091 - Johnny Morris Road Light Industrial - Approve second and third readings of an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6215 ½ Johnny Morris Road (Walnut Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from limited industrial-conditional overlay (LI-CO) combining district zoning and warehouse/limited office-conditional overlay (W/LO-CO) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay (GR-MU-CO) combining district zoning, as amended. First reading approved community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay (GR-MU-CO) combining district zoning on March 4, 2021. Vote: 11-0. Owner/Applicant: Texas Coldworks, LLC (Christian Garces). Agent: Kimley-Horn (Harrison M. Hudson, P.E.). City Staff: Sherri Sirwaitis, 512-974-3057.
Approved

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

91. C14-2020-0138 - TCR McKinney Falls - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by zoning property locally known as 8201 Thaxton Road (Marble Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To zone from unzoned to townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning. Owner: Philip Boghosian, as Trustee of the Philip Boghosian Living Trust. Agent: Husch Blackwell LLP (Micah King). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
Approved
92. C14-2020-0122 The Villas at Pioneer Hill South Side - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 10017- 1/2 Dessau Road (Walnut Creek Watersheds). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district zoning and limited industrial services-conditional overlay (LI-CO) combining district zoning to multifamily residence medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant multifamily residence medium density-conditional overlay (MF-3-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Continental Homes of Texas LP (Adib Khoury). Agent: Pape-Dawson Engineers (Terry Reynolds). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Approved
93. C14-2020-0123 The Villas at Pioneer Hill North Side - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1500 - 1/2 Arborside Drive (Walnut Creek Watersheds). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from community commercial-conditional overlay (GR-CO) combining district to multifamily residence medium density (MF-3) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant multifamily residence medium density-conditional overlay (MF-3-CO) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Continental Homes of Texas LP (Adib Khoury). Agent: Pape-Dawson Engineers (Terry Reynolds). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Approved
94. NPA-2020-0005.01 -Montopolis Acres - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 010927-05 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 1013 and 1017 Montopolis Drive (Country Club East/Carson Creek Watershed) from Single Family to Multifamily land use. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Multifamily land use. Owner/Applicant: Montopolis Acres, LP. Agent: Thrower Design (Ron Thrower and Victoria Haase). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, Housing and Planning Department, (512) 974-2695.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 22, 2021 AT REQUEST OF APPLICANT
95. C14-2020-0029 - Montopolis Acres Rezoning - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1013 and 1017 Montopolis Drive (Carson Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to multifamily residence highest density-neighborhood plan (MF-6-NP) combining district zoning, as amended. Staff recommendation: To grant multifamily residence medium density-neighborhood plan (MF-3-NP) combining district. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Multifamily residence-moderate-high density-neighborhood plan (MF-4-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Montopolis Acres LP. Agent: Thrower Design (A. Ron Thrower & Victoria Haase). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning case.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 22, 2021 AT REQUEST OF APPLICANT
96. NPA-2020-0025.01 -Thomas Springs/Office Warehouse- Council District 8 - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20081211-096 the Oak Hill Combined (West Oak Hill) 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 7815 Thomas Springs Road (Barton Springs Zone Watershed) from Rural Residential to Commercial and Single Family land use. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Commercial and Single Family land use. Owner/Applicant: Loco Grande Enterprises, LLC (Brandon Brydson). Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, Housing and Planning Department, (512) 974-2695.
Withdrawn and Replaced by Addendum Item #115 per Changes and Corrections
97. C14-2020-0102 - Thomas Springs Office/Warehouse - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning a property locally known as 7815 Thomas Springs Road (Williamson Creek Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from rural residence-neighborhood plan (RR-NP) combining district zoning to warehouse limited office-neighborhood plan (W/LO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2, as amended. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant warehouse limited office-neighborhood plan (W/LO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2. Owner: Loco Grande Enterprises LLC (Brandon Brydson). Applicant: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning request.
Withdrawn and Replaced by Addendum Item #116 per Changes and Corrections
98. C14-2020-0121 - Holland Stone - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1105 Matthews Lane (South Boggy Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from development reserve (DR) district zoning to urban family residence (SF-5) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To grant urban family residence (SF-5) district zoning. Owner/Applicant: Bart Van Cromvoirt. Agent: Sandlin Services, LLC, (Nick Sandlin, P.E.). City Staff: Mark Graham, 512-974-3574.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 8, 2021 AT REQUEST OF NEIGHBORHOOD
99. C14-2020-0135.SH Lott Avenue -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 5000, 5001, 5002, 5004, 5005, 5006, 5008, 5009, 5100, 5101, 5102, 5103, 5104, and 5106 Lightfield Lane; and Lightfield Lane (Lot 10, Block B), and 1160, 1162, 1164, and 1166 Mason Avenue (all formerly known as 4908 Lott Avenue) (Fort Branch Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (SF-6-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner/Applicant: 4908 Lott Holdings, LLC / GMJ Real Estate Investments, LLC (Matt McDonnell). Agent: Armbrust and Brown, PLLC (Michael Whellan). City Staff: Heather Chaffin, 512-974-2122.
Approved on first reading only
100. NPA-2021-0015.04.SH -Lott Avenue -Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20021107-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 a property locally known as 5000, 5001, 5002, 5004, 5005, 5006, 5008, 5009, 5100, 5101, 5102, 5103, 5104, and 5106 Lightfield Lane; and Lightfield Lane (Lot 10, Block B), and 1160, 1162, 1164, and 1166 Mason Avenue (all formerly known as 4908 Lott Avenue) (Fort Branch Watershed) from Single Family to Higher Density Single Family land use. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To approve Higher Density Single Family land use. Owner/Applicant: 4908 Lott Holdings, LLC (GMJ Real Estate Investments, LLC) (Matt McDonnell) Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan). City Staff: Jeff Engstrom, (512) 974-1621.
APPROVED FIRST READING ONLY
101. NPA-2020-0021.02 - 1100 Manlove Street - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20061116-055, the East Riverside/Oltorf 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 1100 Manlove Street (Harpers Branch Watershed) from Single Family to Neighborhood Mixed Use land use. Staff Recommendation: To deny applicant’s request for Neighborhood Mixed Use land use. Planning Commission recommendation: Forwarded to Council without a recommendation due to lack of an affirmative vote. Owner/Applicant: Shuler Family Trust of 1998 (John Schuler). Agent: Husch Blackwell, LLP (Nikelle Meade). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, Housing and Planning Department, (512) 974-2695.
POSTPONED INDEFINITELY
102. C14-2020-0081 - 1100 Manlove Street - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 1100 Manlove Street (Harper’s Branch Watershed). Applicant Request: To rezone from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to neighborhood office-mixed use-neighborhood plan (NO-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To deny neighborhood office-mixed use-neighborhood plan (NO-MU-NP) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: Forwarded to Council without a recommendation due to lack of an affirmative vote. Owner: Schuler Family Trust of 1998 (John Schuler). Applicant: Husch Blackwell LLP (Nikelle Meade). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning request.
POSTPONED INDEFINITELY
103. C14-2020-0152 - Pearce Gardens Retail - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 12800 Pearce Lane (Dry Creek East Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from neighborhood commercial-conditional overlay (LR-CO) combining district zoning to neighborhood commercial-conditional overlay (LR-CO) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant neighborhood commercial-conditional overlay (LR-CO) combining district zoning, to change a condition of zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed on March 16, 2021. Owner: GAB Partners, Inc. (Sufian Emmar). Agent: MADC, LLC (Carl McClendon). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
POSTPONED TO ARPIL 8, 2021 AT REQUEST OF COUNCIL MEMBER FUENTES
104. C14-2020-0142 - 401 North Bluff Drive - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 401 North Bluff Drive (Williamson Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning to townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant townhouse and condominium residence-neighborhood plan (SF-6-NP) combining district zoning. Owner: Sudharshan Vembutty. Agent: Drenner Group PC (Leah M. Bojo). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
APPROVED FIRST READING ONLY
105. C14-2021-0007 - Sunrise Mini Mart Rezoning - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Tile 25 by rezoning a property locally known as 913and 915 West Oltorf Street (West Bouldin Creek Watershed). Applicant request: To rezone from neighborhood commercial (LR) district and general commercial services (CS) district to commercial-liquor sales (CS-1) district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant commercial-liquor sales-conditional overlay (CS-1-CO) combining district zoning. Owner: 11800 Metric Inc (Abdul K Patel). Agent: Land Answers, Inc (Jim Wittliff). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 8, 2021 AT REQUEST OF APPLICANT
106. C14H-2021-0013 - Kenneth and Mildred Threadgill House - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 4310 Rosedale Avenue. Applicant: Historic Landmark Commission, with owner consent. Applicant’s Request: To rezone from family residence (SF-3) district zoning to family residence - historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Historic Landmark Commission Recommendation: To grant family residence - historic landmark (SF-3-H) combining district zoning. Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation: To be reviewed March 16, 2021. City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, Housing and Planning Department, 512-974-6454.
Approved
107. C14-2020-0112 - Delta Kappa Gamma Society International - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 416 West 12th Street (Shoal Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from general office (GO) district zoning to downtown mixed use (DMU) district zoning. Staff Recommendation: To grant downtown mixed use-conditional overlay (DMU-CO) combining district zoning. Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant downtown mixed use (DMU) district zoning. Owner/Applicant: The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (Nita Scott). Agent: Armbrust & Brown, PLLC (Michael J. Whellan, Michael J. Gaudini). City Staff: Mark Graham, 512-974-3574.
POSTPONED TO MAY 6, 2021 AT REQUEST OF APPLICANT
108. NPA-2020-0027.01 -Twin Liquors-Maudie’s - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20100923-102 the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan, an element of the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, to change the land use designation on the future land use map (FLUM) on property locally known as 2602, 2604, 2606, 2608, and 2610 W. 7th Street; and 701 and 703 Newman Drive. (Johnson Creek Watershed) from Neighborhood Commercial to Commercial land use. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Commercial land use. Owner/Applicant: TASC Properties, LP (Tracy S. Livingston). Agent: Thrower Design (A. Ron Thrower and Victoria Haase). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, Housing and Planning Department, (512) 974-2695.
APPROVED WITH ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS
109. C14-2020-0024 -Twin Liquors-Maudies Rezoning - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 2604, 2608, and 2610 West 7th Street (Johnson Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from commercial-liquor sales-neighborhood plan (CS-1-NP) combining district zoning to general commercial services-neighborhood plan (CS-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and from general commercial services-neighborhood plan (CS-NP) combining district to commercial-liquor sales-neighborhood plan (CS-1-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant general commercial services-neighborhood plan (CS-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and commercial-liquor sales-neighborhood plan (CS-1-NP) combining district for Tract 2. Owner/Applicant: TASC Properties, LP (Tracy S. Livingston). Agent: Thrower Design (A. Ron Thrower). City Staff: Mark Graham, 512-974-3574.
Approved
110. C14-2020-0134 - 6311 South 1st Street - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning property locally known as 6311 South 1st Street (Williamson Creek Watershed). Applicant’s Request: To rezone from community commercial-mixed use-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-CO-NP) combining district zoning to community commercial-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-V-NP) combining district zoning. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant community commercial-mixed use-vertical mixed use building-conditional overlay-neighborhood plan (GR-MU-V-CO-NP) combining district zoning. Owner: ND South First LP (Haythem Dawlett). Agent: Drenner Group PC (Leah M. Bojo). City Staff: Wendy Rhoades, 512-974-7719.
Approved on first reading only

111. Approve a 'Resilient ATX' resolution directing the City Manager to take actions regarding the development of a spending framework for Covid-19 relief and recovery and American Rescue Plan funding, and directing the City Manager to provide an update on the City's Fiscal Year 2021 budget and projections for Fiscal Year 2022 revenues.
Approved on Consent as amended
112. Approve a resolution directing the City Manager to develop tools and resources to address health and safety violations that are a result of Winter Storm Uri, to identify funding and resources to support tenant assistance for vulnerable populations living in multi-family units experiencing hazardous living conditions as a result of disasters, and to supporting tenant rights.
Approved on Consent as amended
113. Discuss legal issues pertaining to Winter Storm Uri (Private Consultation with legal counsel - Section 551.071 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn
114. Discuss Austin Energy generation resource issues (Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters - Section 551.086 of the Government Code).
Withdrawn
115. NPA-2020-0025.01 -Thomas Springs/Office Warehouse - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 20081211-096 the Oak Hill Combined (West Oak Hill) 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 7815 Thomas Springs Road (Williamson Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone) from Rural Residential to Commercial and Single Family land use. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant Commercial and Single Family land use. Owner/Applicant: Loco Grande Enterprises, LLC (Brandon Brydson). Agent: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Maureen Meredith, Housing and Planning Department, (512) 974-2695. This action concerns land located in the Barton Springs Zone.
Approved
116. C14-2020-0102 - Thomas Springs Office/Warehouse - Conduct a public hearing and approve an ordinance amending City Code Title 25 by rezoning a property locally known as 7815 Thomas Springs Road (Williamson Creek Watershed-Barton Springs Zone). Applicant Request: To rezone from rural residence-neighborhood plan (RR-NP) combining district zoning to warehouse limited office-neighborhood plan (W/LO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2, as amended. Staff Recommendation and Planning Commission Recommendation: To grant warehouse limited office-neighborhood plan (W/LO-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 1 and family residence-neighborhood plan (SF-3-NP) combining district zoning for Tract 2. Owner: Loco Grande Enterprises LLC (Brandon Brydson). Applicant: Alice Glasco Consulting (Alice Glasco). City Staff: Kate Clark, 512-974-1237. A valid petition has been filed in opposition to this rezoning request. This action concerns land located in the Barton Springs Zone
Approved
AHFC1. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to sell approximately 2.48 acres located at or near 1127 Tillery Street, for an amount not less than $784,202 to the City of Austin.
Approved
AHFC2. Authorize negotiation and execution of all documents and instruments necessary or desirable to sell approximately 4.2 acres located at or near 1212 West Slaughter Lane, for an amount not less than $4,267,044 to the City of Austin.
Approved
AHFC3. Approve the meeting minutes for the February 4, 2021 and March 4, 2021 board meetings of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation.
Approved
AHFC4. Approve a resolution authorizing the Austin Housing Finance Corporation to issue Multi-family Housing Revenue Bonds, in an aggregate principal amount up to $22,000,000, that will provide financing for the development of City Heights, located at 4400 Nuckols Crossing, in the City; approving related documents, and authorizing specific named representatives of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation to execute the documents relating to issuance of the bonds and closing the transaction.
Approved with additional improvements identified by Council
AHFC5. Approve an inducement resolution related to an application for private activity bond financing that would authorize an allocation of up to $9,000,000 in private activity volume cap multi-family non-recourse bonds to La Vista de Lopez, LP, or an affiliated entity, for a proposed affordable multi-family development to be known as La Vista de Lopez, located at 809 East 9th Street, Austin, Texas 78702.
Approved
AIDC1. Approve a resolution appointing the officers of the Austin Industrial Development Corporation.
Approved
AIDC2. Approve a resolution appointing the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Austin Industrial Development Corporation.
Approved
AIDC3. Approve a resolution adopting the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 operating budget for the Austin Industrial Development Corporation and authorizing the use of funds.
Approved
117. Approve a resolution confirming the City Manager’s appointment of Assistant Chief of Police Joseph Chacon as Interim Chief of Police effective April 11, 2021.
Approved

Adjourn



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