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Downtown CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Agenda_Item_7_Downtown_Density_Bonus_Program_Recalibration_1 original pdf

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DOWNTOWN DENSITY BONUS PROGRAM RECALIBRATION DOWNTOWN COMMISSION February 19, 2020 Real Estate Development Fundamentals 2 Real Estate Development Fundamentals Zoning and Affordability Requirements Public Policy Viable Sites Land Development Can Occur Market Feasibility Rents, Prices, and Construction Costs Capital Competitive Returns on Capital 3 Real Estate Development Fundamentals $$$$$ $$$$ $$$ $$ $ 0 Value of Building to Base Entitlements 4 Real Estate Development Fundamentals Bonus Value $$$$$ $$$$ $$$ $$ $ 0 Value of Building to Base Value of Building to Bonus Entitlements Entitlements 5 Real Estate Development Fundamentals Public Affordability Benefit Bonus Value $$$$$ $$$$ $$$ $$ $ 0 Value of Building to Base Value of Building to Bonus Entitlements Entitlements 6 Real Estate Development Fundamentals $$$$$ $$$$ $$$ $$ $ 0 Public Affordability Benefit Bonus Value Development Benefit via Bigger Buildings Value of Building to Base Value of Building to Bonus Entitlements Entitlements Value of Building to Bonus Entitlements Minus Affordability Requirement 7 Real Estate Development Fundamentals $$$$$ $$$$ $$$ $$ $ 0 Poorly calibrated requirements result in no bonus uptake and no public benefits. Base entitlements used Bonus Value Public Affordability Benefit Value of Building to Base Value of Building to Bonus Entitlements Entitlements Value of Building to Bonus Entitlements Minus Affordability Requirement Development Disbenefit of Bonus Building 8 Real Estate Development Fundamentals $$$$$ $$$$ $$$ $$ $ 0 Bonuses do not have value in some submarkets. Base entitlements used. Bonus Value Impact Development Disbenefit of Bonus Building Public Affordability Benefit Value of Building to Base Value of Building to Bonus Entitlements Entitlements Value of Building to Bonus Entitlements Minus Affordability Requirement 9 Density Bonus Calibration • Careful calibration to weigh development benefit and public benefit • Without participation in the bonus, no bonus units – market-rate or affordable – will be constructed • Careful calibration needed to maximize public benefit and achieve policy goals Development Benefit Public Benefit 10 Downtown Density Bonus Program In-Lieu Fee Recalibration 11 DOWNTOWN BONUS PROGRAM CHANGES Council Direction “Allow an unlimited CC bonus across Downtown, except do not map this unlimited bonus in the small area of Downtown where there currently is no bonus, on first reading. Council intends to add a bonus with new height and density in this northwest area on second reading, while maintaining a transition in height to areas that are primarily Residential House-Scale within the Downtown area. This transition in heights is to be considered …

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Downtown CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Agenda_Item_7_Downtown_Density_Bonus_Program_Recalibration_2 original pdf

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DATE: TO: FROM: SUBJECT: AUSTIN EXISTING DENSITY BONUS PROGRAM – LDC-RELATED BONUS AREA January 28, 2020 LDC Revision Team, City of Austin Ian Carlton and Michelle Anderson, ECONorthwest 1. Background and Purpose As part of the Land Development Code (LDC) Revision process, the City of Austin is seeking assistance to determine the appropriate amount of fees that developers may pay in lieu of building affordable housing units where the City’s existing affordable housing density bonus programs apply. The LDC-related affordable housing density bonus programs (bonus areas) are the Downtown Density Bonus Program (including the Rainey Street Subdistrict) and the University Neighborhood Overlay (see Exhibit 1). This memorandum presents ECONorthwest’s analysis of in-lieu fees for LDC-related bonus areas, documenting methods and recommended per-square foot fees. The goal of the analysis is to inform the City’s discussions about setting new in-lieu fees that capture a portion of the upside (or development benefit) of a density bonus, without discouraging developers from utilizing the bonus program. This will help address Austin City Council’s goal of increasing affordable housing capacity from bonus programs and encouraging the production of income- restricted housing by the private market. This analysis focuses only on calibrating in-lieu fees. It does NOT evaluate recalibration of the affordable housing bonus incentives or affordable housing performance requirements in the bonus areas; nor does it offer recommendations to change or improve the housing capacity delivered in each bonus area. Such a calibration would potentially adjust the target incomes and/or the set-aside required. Per direction from the City of Austin, this fee analysis assumed that these aspects of the LDC-related bonus programs do not change. ECONorthwest | Portland | Seattle | Eugene | Boise | econw.com 1 Exhibit 1. Existing Plan Areas Census Tracts 001604 University Neighborhood Overlay Downtown Density Bonus 001603 000204 000603 000500 000307 000302 000401 001605 000604 000601 1 000700 35 001200 001100 001602 001919 001910 001911 000402 000802 000803 000804 000902 343 000901 000801 001901 001303 001304 1 Miles 001305 001401 001402 001000 0 2. Approach ECONorthwest worked with City of Austin staff, primarily with the Neighborhood Housing and Community Development (NHCD) department, to define an approach for calibrating the fees in lieu of affordable housing for both the Downtown Density Bonus Program (Downtown) and the University Neighborhood Overlay (UNO). At the highest level, this analysis evaluates the value a density bonus provides so that public benefits can be appropriately calibrated. …

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Zero Waste Advisory CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

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Downtown CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Agenda_Item_4_Writing_on_the_Walls original pdf

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F O U N D A T I O N The Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation is a charitable, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization implementing key projects, public space activations and place-based research creating a “living, learning, lab” to ensure we are building a downtown that everyone will love. Our Role C R E A T E A L I V I N G , L E A R N I N G , L A B F O R D O W N T O W N P L A C E D E V E L O P M E N T P L A C E A C T I V A T I O N P L A C E R E S E A R C H O U R I M P A C T A L A S T I N G L E G A C Y T R A N S F O R M A T I O N R E P U B L I C S Q U A R E A C T I V A T I O N S C R E A T I N G B E L O V E D P L A C E S R E S E A R C H W H A T M A K E S P L A C E S V I T A L ? L E A D E R S H I P F O S T E R I N G T H E N E X T G E N E R A T I O N We have a great opportunity to foster new leadership in our community and the Foundation will work with companies and individuals to increase corporate and citizen engagement. K N O W L E D G E A U S T I N ' S R O L E As an emerging 21st century global city, Austin and downtown are a lense into the future of city building. We will cultivate knowledge leaders creating an Urban Think Tank for place-based research. P H I L A N T H R O P Y B U I L D I N G N E W C A P A C I T Y We have a great opportunity to build a lasting legacy in our …

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Downtown CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Downtown_Commission_Recommendation_20200219-05 Our Austin Stories original pdf

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DOWNTOWN COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION 20200219-05 Date: February 19, 2020 Subject: Our Austin Stories Motioned By: Vice Chair Jennifer Bristol Seconded By: Commissioner Sam Sargent Recommendation To recommend that City Council support Our Austin Stories project and provide funding to support implementation for the report’s recommendations and activation. Chair Joel $her, Vice Chair Jennifer Bristol, Commissioner Meghan Skomia, Commissioner Sam Sargent, Commissioner Chris Kanipe, Commissioner David Gomez, Commissioner Christopher Lehman, Commissioner Andrew Harrison, Commissioner Jim Schissler, Commissioner Megan Meisenbach 10-0 Vote For: Against: None Abstain: None Absent: Commissioner August Harris Attest: Mona Sanchez, Commission Liaison, Economic Development Department 1 of 1

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Downtown CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Downtown_Commission_Recommendation_20200219-06 Downtown Public Safety original pdf

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DOWNTOWN COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION 20200219-06 Date: February 19, 2020 Subject: Downtown Public Safety Motioned By: Vice Chair Bristol Seconded By: Commissioner Megan Meisenbach Recommendation Recommend to City Council to fully staff the Austin Police Department and improve lighting and cameras along pedestrian heavy areas in downtown Austin. Chair Joel Sher, Vice Chair Jennifer Bristol, Commissioner Meghan Skomia, Commissioner Sam Sargent, Commissioner Chris Kanipe, Commissioner David Gomez, Commissioner Christopher Lehman, Commissioner Andrew Harrison, Commissioner Jim Schissler, Commissioner Megan Meisenbach 10-0 Vote For: Against: None Abstain: None Absent: Commissioner August Harris Attest: Mona Sanchez, Commission Liaison, Economic Development Department 1 of 1

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Zero Waste Advisory CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Approved Minutes original pdf

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Zero Waste Advisory Commission Special Meeting Minutes February 19, 2020 The Zero Waste Advisory Commission convened in a special meeting on February 19, 2020 in the Town Lake Center Assembly Room in Austin, Texas. Following are the meeting highlights. For detailed information, please visit http://www.austintexas.gov/cityclerk/boards_commissions/meetings/97_1.htm. CALL TO ORDER Chair Acuna called the Commission Meeting to order at 6:42 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Gerry Acuna, Cathy Gattuso, Ian Steyaert, Amanda Masino, Kaiba White, Jonathan Barona, Lisa Barden Absent are: Melissa Rothrock Staff in attendance: Director Ken Snipes, Assistant Director Tammie Williamson, Assistant Director Richard McHale, Victoria Rieger, Gena McKinley, Mike Turner, Andy Dawson, Richard Avila, Lori Scott, Scott Long, Marcus Gonzalez, Amy Slagle, Ron Romero, Brent Paige, Rick Harland (Fleet) Speakers: Adam Gregory, Jeffrey Jacoby, Bobby Gregory, Scott Johnson, Ryan Hobbs 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Scott Johnson- Mattress recycling; coordinated with Houston Furniture Bank and requests consideration of mattress recycling pilot or program. Assistant Director Richard McHale: there is an RFP on mattress recycling issued and closed, under evaluation. 2. Approval of January 8, 2020 Meeting Minutes Modifications: Commissioner Gattuso approves, seconded by Masino. Unanimous. Ian absent; Lisa Barden in Attendance. Change minutes to November. 3a. Approval November 21, 2019 Special Meeting Minutes. Gattuso approves, Ian seconds. Unanimous 3b. Impact of Ordinance Change Pursuant to City of Austin Extraterritorial Boundary Revision The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Teresa Dixon in the Austin Resource Recovery Department, at 512-974-1987, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Zero Waste Advisory Commission, please contact Teresa Dixon at 512- 974-1987. Citizen communication: Adam Gregory, Texas Disposal Systems, requests that ZWAC recommend to Council to recommend treating landfills equally. 3c. C&D Working Group Sub-Committee: Per Commissioner White, Austin Community Climate Plan updating; one of the advisory groups is sustainable buildings, which is an opportunity for engagement. Sustainability office has information about climate plan update and calendar online. Deferred for future participation; possibly Commissioner Steyaert and Commissioner Gattuso may participate in the future. 4a. Discussion and Action – RCA for Residential Dumpster Service Ron Romero, ARR Division Manager, …

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Bond Oversight CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Approved Minutes original pdf

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BOND OVERSIGHT COMMISSION FEBRUARY 19, 2019 2:00PM CEPEDA BRANCH LIBRARY 651 N. PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD AUSTIN, TEXAS 78702 BOND OVERSIGHT COMMISSION MINUTES The Bond Oversight Commission convened in a regular meeting on February 19, 2020 in Austin, Texas. Chair Rodriguez called the meeting to order at 2:25 PM Board Members in Attendance: Santiago Rodriguez, Chair Summit DasGupta, Vice-Chair Sarah Cook John McNabb Wolfgang Niedert Claire O’Neal Jay Sands Reedy Spigner, III Staff in Attendance: Megan Bell, Financial Services Michelle Clemons, Economic Development David Colligan, Economic Development John Daniels, Austin Public Library Irma Flores-Manges, Austin Public Library Tim Knoedler, Parks and Recreation Steven Linett, Parks and Recreation Tina Van Wie, Financial Services CALL TO ORDER None. 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES The minutes for the regular meeting of November 20, 2019 were approved as posted with motion by Commissioner Niedert, Commissioner Sands second with Vice-Chair DasGupta abstaining and the remaining votes in favor. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS (Discussion) a. John Daniels, Austin Public Library gave an introduction to the Cepeda Branch Library, including Managing Librarian, Irma Flores-Manges. Staff gave updates on the Library, Cultural Arts Facilities and Museums Bond Programs. Topics and presenters (in order of presentation) included: Introduction – John Daniels, Austin Public Library; Museums and Cultural Arts Facilities (Part 1: Economic Development funded projects) – David Colligan, Economic Development; Finances – Tina Van Wie, Financial Services; Libraries – John Daniels, Austin Public Library; Museums and Cultural Arts Facilities (Part 2: Parks and Recreation funded projects) – Steven Linett, Parks and Recreation. Staff provided an overview for each of the topic areas listed, including program highlights and updated program financials. Staff answered questions from the Commissioners. BOND OVERSIGHT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES February 19, 2020 4. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION a. Commissioner Rodriguez introduced discussion about the 2020 work plan. Commissioners requested amendments to shift the order of staff updates, including moving updates on the Mobility program to earlier in the year and updates on Affordable Housing to later in the year. Vice-Chair DasGupta moved to adopt the draft 2020 work plan, as amended, and Commissioner Spigner III seconded. The motion passed unanimously. 5. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS a. Commissioner Sands requested data from staff to include updated information for all open bond programs, by proposition: (a) Amount appropriated for the proposition, (b) Amount obligated (encumbered plus spent), (c) Bond proceeds received, and (d) Anticipated final date of spending for each …

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Bond Oversight CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Item 3 - Staff Briefings original pdf

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Cepeda Branch Library, District 3 • Constructed 1998 • 8,110 SF /W 41 Parking Spaces • Hours of Operation Monday – Thursday 10 AM – 9 PM Friday 10 AM – 6 PM Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM Sunday Closed • Active Renovation Project, $1 million $853,000 in 2012 & 2018 Bonds $196,561 from AE for Music Garden & Maintenance Project is eligible for AIPP Works of Art Program • Cepeda Branch Trail, $307,000 from 2018 Bond BOND OVERSIGHT COMMISSION: Comprehensive Update on Libraries, Museums & Cultural Arts Facilities February 19, 2020 Tina Van Wie, Financial Services David Colligan, Economic Development John Daniels, Austin Public Library Steven Linett, Parks and Recreation We Are Here Capital Needs Identification CIP Project & Program Implementation Funding Sources Identified Annual Budget Five-Year CIP Plan 3 Libraries, Museums & Cultural Bond Overview 2006 2012 2018 2006 Bond, Props 4 & 6 - $121.5  Cultural Facilities (Prop 4) - $31.5M  Mexican American Cultural Center - $5M  African American Cultural & Heritage Facility - $1.5M  Mexic-Arte Museum - $5M  Austin Film - $5M  Asian-American Resource Center - $5M Zachary Scott Theater - $10M   Central Library (Prop 6) - -$90M 2012 Bond, Props 14 & 18 - $91.1M  Parks & Recreation (Prop 14) - $77.7M  Library, Museums & Cultural Arts Facilities (Prop 18) - $13.4M  Austin Studios - $5.4M  Libraries – $8M 2018 Bond, Prop B - $128M  Branch Library Renovations –  Creative spaces – $12M  Cultural Center Improvements – $34.5M $56.5M  Dougherty Arts Center Replacement Facility - $25M 4 Finances 2006 Bond Program Proposition 4 Cultural Facilities: $31.5M $35 M $30 M $25 M $20 M $15 M $10 M $5 M $0 M F Y 2 0 0 6 - 0 7 F Y 2 0 0 7 - 0 8 F Y 2 0 0 8 - 0 9 F Y 2 0 0 9 - 1 0 F Y 2 0 1 0 - 1 1 F Y 2 0 1 1 - 1 2 F Y 2 0 1 2 - 1 3 F Y 2 0 1 3 - 1 4 F Y 2 0 1 4 - 1 5 F Y 2 0 1 5 - 1 6 F Y 2 0 1 6 - 1 7 F Y 2 0 1 7 - …

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Downtown CommissionFeb. 19, 2020

Approved Minutes original pdf

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DOWNTOWN COMMISSION MINUTES REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2020 The Downtown Commission convened in a meeting on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 301 W. 2nd Street in the Boards & Commissions Room. Downtown Commissioners in Attendance: Chair Joel Sher, Vice Chair Jennifer Bristol, Commissioner Meghan Skornia, Commissioner Sam Sargent, Commissioner Chris Kanipe, Commissioner David Gomez, Commissioner Christopher Lehman, Commissioner Andrew Harrison, Commissioner Jim Schissler, Commissioner Megan Meisenbach, Commissioner Melissa Henao-Robledo, Commissioner Ben Heimsath, Commissioner Richard DePalma Downtown Commissioners Not in Attendance: Commissioner August Harris, Commissioner Cynthia Weatherby, Commissioner Felipe Garza City Staff in Attendance: Christine Maguire and Mona Sanchez, Economic Development Department Commander Jay Bryant, Austin Police Department Erica Leak, Land Development Code Team 1. CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called the meeting to order at 5:31 p.m. 2. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL No citizens were signed up to speak. 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 15, 2020 MEETING MINUTES Commissioner Meisenbach motioned to approve the January 15, 2020 meeting minutes with Vice Chair Bristol’s second on a vote of 9-0 with Commissioner Christopher Lehman off dais. The Commission received a presentation from Molly Alexander, Downtown Austin Alliance. 4. WRITING ON THE WALLS 5. OUR AUSTIN STORIES No action was taken. The Commission received a presentation from Melissa Barry, Downtown Austin Alliance and Ted Eubanks. Vice Chair Bristol motioned to recommend that City Council support Our Austin Stories project and provide funding to support implementation for the report’s recommendations and activation with Commissioner Sargent’s second on a vote of 10-0. - 1 - 6. DOWNTOWN PUBLIC SAFETY The Commission received a presentation from Commander Jay Bryant, Austin Police Department. Vice Chair Bristol recommended to fully staff the Austin Police Department and improve lighting and cameras along pedestrian heavy areas in downtown Austin. 7. DOWNTOWN DENSITY BONUS PROGRAM RECALIBRATION The Commission received a presentation from Erica Leak, Land Development Code Team. No action was taken. 8. WORKING GROUPS A. Moonlight Tower Working Group No progress to report. B. Austin Core Transportation Plan (ACTP) Working Group No progress to report. 9. ITEMS FROM OTHER COMMISSIONS Commissioner Melissa Henao-Robledo reported that there is a District 7 vacancy on the Design Commission. Commissioner Ben Heimsath reported that the Historic Landmark Commission had discussions regarding the signage at Republic Square Park and the expansion of the French Ligation that will allow upgrades to the visitor’s center and on the next meeting agenda the German …

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-01 (C14-2019-0118 - Champions Commercial Development; District 10).pdf original pdf

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MEMORANDUM ************************************************************************ TO: Jolene Kiolbassa, Chair Members of the Zoning and Platting Commission February 11, 2020 Planning and Zoning Department C14-2019-0138 – Champions Commercial Development FROM: Wendy Rhoades DATE: RE: ************************************************************************ The Staff requests an indefinite postponement of the above-referenced rezoning case in order to continue review of the Applicant’s proposal and related documents that apply to the subject property. The Applicant does not object to the Staff’s request. Attachment: Zoning Map 1 of 2B-01 SPC-01-0016A GO-CO C14-2015-0160 C14-2018-0138 F M 2 GO-CO 2 2 2 R D P M A B R X S P T A O C 2 T 2 2 2 SF-6 LO SF-6 GO 85-044 SF-6 LO J A M B O R E E C T B Y S B Y N W S H W S H A X A E X F T E F T L O L O PITA PITA PUD S C O U T BLU FF BACKSTROKE DR 85-026 TENNIS A N C A N C ± M USTE PUD R CT SUBJECT TRACT ! ! ! ! ! ! PENDING CASE ZONING BOUNDARY 99-0076 SP-01-0386B P M A R 2 2 2 2 O T B S X T P A C N ( SF-2 ( ( SF-2 ( O O W T R D D ( 91-0016 SP-98-0033C SPC-01-0025C SF-2 R I F D ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( BL UE R I DG E CT ( ( R D D O O W E C U R P S ( ( ( ( ( SF-2 ( L E M O N W O O D D R ( ( ( ( ( ( SF-2 ( ( ( ( ( ( ( SF-2 ( ( L A K E W O O D D R ( ( ( ( ( ( ( CEDRO TRL ( ( ( ( ( SF-2 ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( 92-0134 04-0115 GR-CO SPC-95-0247A SPC-04-0051C P M A R B N X T P A C O T 2 2 2 2 91-016 98-0163 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 91-015 UNDEV GR-CO SPC-05-0012A ! ! ! ! ! ! RR ! ! 93-120 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! 81-020 P R86-304 ( ( ( P86-043 SPC-90-0057 GO …

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-02 (C14-2020-0001 - Colton Bluff Springs Road; District 2).pdf original pdf

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C14-2020-0001 1 ZONING CHANGE REVIEW SHEET CASE: C14-2020-0001 – Colton Bluff Springs DISTRICT: 2 Road ZONING FROM: RR, SF-4A, SF-4A-CO and LR-MU ADDRESS: 6917 Colton Bluff Springs Road SITE AREA: 23.235 acres TO: MF-3 (Tract 1), GR-MU (Tract 2) PROPERTY OWNER: BMR Land LLC (William P. Mclean) AGENT: McClean & Howard LLP (Jeffery S. Howard) CASE MANAGER: Kate Clark (512-974-1237, kate.clark@austintexas.gov) STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends multifamily residence – medium density (MF-3) district zoning for Tract 1, and community commercial – mixed use (GR-MU) combining district zoning for Tract 2. For a summary of the basis of staff’s recommendation, see page 2 and 3. ZONING AND PLATTING COMMISSION ACTION / RECOMMENDATION: February 18, 2020 Scheduled for Zoning and Platting Commission CITY COUNCIL ACTION: March 12, 2020 Scheduled for City Council ORDINANCE NUMBER: 1 of 13B-02 C14-2020-0001 2 ISSUES The western portion of this property that is covered by floodplain is currently zoned rural residential (RR) district. Staff received an email from a neighbor expressing concern about rezoning the RR area to another base zoning district. It was part of the City’s past zoning practice to zone floodplain areas as RR to reduce development in those areas. In the early 2000’s Council directed staff to stop this practice and let the environmental regulations of the City’s code dictate what could and could not be built within the floodplain and other environmentally sensitive areas. If the applicant is granted their rezoning request, they would be subject to all current code regulations and restrictions to development in these areas. All communications received on this rezoning case can be found in Exhibit C: Correspondence Received. CASE MANAGER COMMENTS: This property is undeveloped and approximately 23.24 acres in size. It is bound by three roads: Alum Rock Drive, Colton Bluff Springs Road and McKinney Falls Parkway. It is currently zoned RR, single family residence – small lot (SF-4A) district zoning, single family residence – small lot – conditional overlay (SF-4A-CO) and neighborhood commercial – mixed use (LR- MU) combined district zoning. Across Colton Bluff Springs Road to the north are single family residential homes zoned SF-4A and open space (floodplain areas) zoned single family residence – standard lot (SF-2). Across McKinney Falls Parkway to the east are properties zoned LR, community commercial (GR), SF-4A, and townhouse and condominium residence (SF-6) district zoning. All of these properties are undeveloped. Adjacent to the south are properties within the …

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-03 (C8-2018-0171.SH - Goodnight Ranch Phase Two - East; District 2).pdf original pdf

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-04 (C8-2019-0057 - Pearson Ranch East Preliminary Plan; District 6 Part 1).pdf original pdf

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SUBDIVISION REVIEW SHEET LOT(S): 24 ZAP DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 COUNTY: Williamson CASE NO.: C8-2019-0057 SUBDIVISION NAME: Pearson Ranch West Preliminary Plan AREA: 155.8 ac. OWNER: Ivalene Pearson Banks, c/o Brett Ames (Top Hat Holdings, LLC) AGENT/APPLICANT: Paul W. Linehan (Land Strategies, Inc.) ADDRESS OF SUBDIVISION: 14320 Ranch Road 620 WATERSHED: Lake Creek EXISTING ZONING: GR-MU PROPOSED LAND USE: Mixed use subdivision with office, retail, restaurants, hotel and multi- family residential. DEPARTMENT COMMENTS: The request is for the approval of Pearson Ranch West Preliminary Plan, a development of a 155.8 acre tract consisting of 24 lots and containing 134.67 ac. for Commercial and/or Multifamily, 4.12 ac. for Access Drives in Block G and 17.01ac. for ROW. with all associated water, wastewater, paving, drainage and water quality facilities. STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends approval of this preliminary plan as it meets all applicable State and City of Austin LDC requirements. ZONING AND PLATTING COMMISSION ACTION: CASE MANAGER: Joey de la Garza EMAIL: joey.delagarza@austintexas.gov PHONE: 512-974-2664 LEGAL DESCRIPTION A 155.79 ACRE TRACT OF LAND CONSISTING OF A TRACT OF 63.628 ACRES IN THE RACHEL SAUL SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 551 AND THE THOMAS P. DAVY SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 169 IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING ALL OF A 63.627 ACRE TRACT DESCRIBED IN DOCUMENT NOS. 2017006788, 2017006800, 2017006802, AND 2017006803 OF THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS, AND A TRACT OF 92.164 ACRES (APPROXIMATELY 4,014,679 SQ. FT.) IN THE RACHEL SAUL SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 551 AND THE THOMAS P. DAVY, ABSTRACT NO. 169 IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS, BEING A PORTION OF A 45.14 ACRE TRACT DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 667, PAGE 315 AND A PORTION OF A 295.73 ACRE TRACT AND ALL OF A 1.000 ACRE TRACT DESCRIBED IN VOLUME 1844, PAGE 392, BOTH OF THE DEED RECORDS OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS. AUSTIN ENERGY STANDARD NOTES 1. 2. 3. 4. Austin Energy has the right to prune and/or remove trees, shrubbery and other obstructions to the extent necessary to keep the easements clear. Austin Energy will perform all tree work in compliance with Chapter 25-8, Subchapter B of the City of Austin Land Development Code. The owner/developer of this subdivision/lot shall provide Austin Energy with any easement and/or access required, in addition to those indicated, for the installation and ongoing maintenance of overhead and underground electric facilities. These easements and/or access are required to provide electric service to the building and will not be …

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-04 (C8-2019-0057 - Pearson Ranch East Preliminary Plan; District 6 Part 2).pdf original pdf

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1. PROPERTY OWNERS SHALL PROVIDE ACCESS TO DRAINAGE EASEMENTS AND WATER QUALITY PONDS AS MAY BE NECESSARY AND SHALL NOT PROHIBIT ACCESS BY GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITIES. GENERAL NOTES 2. NO OBJECTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BUILDINGS, FENCES, OR LANDSCAPING SHALL BE ALLOWED IN A DRAINAGE AND WATER QUALITY EASEMENT EXCEPT AS APPROVED BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN AND WILLIAMSON COUNTY. 3. EROSION/SEDIMENTATION CONTROLS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CONSTRUCTION ON EACH LOT. 4. WATER SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN.. 5. WASTEWATER SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN.. 6. ALL DRAINAGE EASEMENTS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE PROPERTY OWNER OR ASSIGNS. TOTAL ACREAGE: ...............................................................................................................155.80 Ac. 7. TOTAL LOTS: ............................................................................................................................. 28 LINEAR FEET OF STREETS: ......................................................................................................9,116 L.F. [SEE TABLE 2] 8. 9. THE 100-YR FLOODPLAIN, AS DEFINED BY CITY REGULATIONS, IS CONTAINED WITHIN THE DRAINAGE EASEMENTS SHOWN HEREON. PORTIONS OF THIS TRACT ARE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE 100-YR FLOODPLAIN THAT IS WITHIN THE LIMITS OF STUDY OF THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA) FIRM PANEL NUMBERS 48491C0610E AND 48491C06030E, DATED:SEPTEMBER 26, 2008 10. STREET NAMES, WIDTHS AND R.O.W. WIDTHS: ....................................................................[SEE TABLE 2] 11. MUNICIPAL JURISDICTION: THIS PRELIMINARY PLAN BOUNDARIES ARE WITHIN THE CITY OF AUSTIN LIMITED PURPOSE ANNEXATION AND 2 MILE ETJ SERVICE AREA. 12. ELECTRICITY SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED BY AUSTIN ENERGY. 13. FIRE SERVICE TO BE PROVIDED BY ESD #2.. 14. A DECLARATION OF COVENANTS, EASEMENTS, AND RESTRICTIONS MUST BE RECORDED IN THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF ALL OPEN SPACE AREAS, CONSERVATION EASEMENTS AND ACCESS EASEMENTS. THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS SHALL BE REFERENCED BY DOCUMENT NUMBER ON EVERY FINAL PLAT IN THIS SUBDIVISION. 15. NO LOT SHALL BE OCCUPIED UNTIL THE STRUCTURE IS CONNECTED TO THE CITY OF AUSTIN'S WATER AND WASTEWATER UTILITY SYSTEM. 16. THE WATER AND WASTEWATER UTILITY SYSTEM SERVING THIS SUBDIVISION MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CITY OF AUSTIN UTILITY DESIGN CRITERIA. THE WATER AND WASTEWATER UTILITY PLAN MUST BE REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY AUSTIN WATER. ALL WATER AND WASTEWATER CONSTRUCTION MUST BE INSPECTED BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN. THE LANDOWNER MUST PAY THE CITY INSPECTION FEE WITH THE UTILITY CONSTRUCTION. 17. ALL ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE CEF BUFFER MUST COMPLY WITH THE CITY OF AUSTIN LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE. THE NATURAL VEGETATIVE COVER MUST BE RETAINED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PRACTICABLE; AND WASTEWATER DISPOSAL OR IRRIGATION IS PROHIBITED. AN …

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-05 (SP-2019-0189D - Xspace Group).pdf original pdf

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SITE PLAN REVIEW SHEET ENVIRONMENTAL VARIANCE REQUEST ONLY ZAP COMMISSION DATE: 02/18/2020 CASE: SP-2019-0189D PROJECT NAME: XSpace Group APPLICANT: Garett-Ihnen Civil Engineers AGENT: Michelle Rogerson Lynch ADDRESS OF SITE: 4229 N. F.M. 620 COUNTY: WATERSHED: Lake Austin Watershed EXISTING ZONING: N/a PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT: Commercial building with associated improvements DESCRIPTION OF VARIANCE: The applicant requests the following: JURISDICTION: 2-Mile ETJ AREA: 5.42 acres Travis 1. Request to vary from LDC 25-8-301 to construct a driveway on slopes in excess of 15 percent gradient. 2. Request to vary from LDC 25-8-342 to allow fill in excess of four feet of depth. STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends that the required findings of fact have been met, and recommends approval of the variance with the following conditions: 1. Compliance with LDC 25-2, Subchapter C, Division 3, §25-2-1024 and restore the vegetated area in front of the structural retaining walls with a dense massing of native trees, shrubs, and grasses. ENVIRONMENTAL BOARD ACTION: 02/05/2020: The Environmental Board voted in (7) favor, (0) against, (0) absentia ZONING AND PLATTING COMMISSION ACTION: ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW STAFF: Jonathan Garner CASE MANAGER: Ann DeSanctis PHONE: 512-974-1665 PHONE: 512-974-3102 1 of 33B-05 ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION MOTION 20200205 006a Date: February 5, 2020 Subject: XSpace Group, SP-2019-0189D Motion by: Katie Coyne Seconded by: Mary Ann Neely RATIONALE: WHEREAS, the Environmental Commission recognizes the applicant is requesting variances from: • LDC 25-8-301 to construct a driveway on slopes in excess of 15 percent gradient; and, • LDC 25-8-342 to allow fill in excess of four feet of depth. WHEREAS, the Environmental Commission recognizes that staff recommends the approval of this variance because the findings of fact have been met. THEREFORE, the Environmental Commission recommends approval of the requested variances listed above. For: Bedford, Creel, Nill, Guerrero, Coyne, Neely, and Gordon Against: None Abstain: None Recuse: Ramberg Absent: Smith, Thompson, and Maceo VOTE 7-0 Approved By: Linda Guerrero, Environmental Commission Chair 1 2 of 33B-05 Staff Findings of Fact Variance to LDC 25-8-301 3 of 33B-05 Development Services Department Staff Recommendations Concerning Required Findings Construction of a driveway on slopes in excess of 15 percent (LDC 25-8-301) Project Name: Ordinance Standard: Watershed Protection Ordinance Variance Request: XSpace Group SP-2019-0189D Include an explanation with each applicable finding of fact. A. Land Use Commission variance determinations from Chapter 25-8-41 of the City Code: 1. The requirement will deprive the applicant of a privilege available to owners of similarly …

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-06 (C8-2018-0122.1A - East Village Phase 1; District 1).pdf original pdf

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SUBDIVISION REVIEW SHEET CASE NO.: C8-2018-0122.1A ZAP DATE: February 18, 2020 SUBDIVISION NAME: East Village Phase 1 AREA: 49.37 acres LOTS: 204 lots APPLICANT: RH Pioneer North LLC (Gordon Reger) AGENT: LJA Engineering, (Walter Hoysa) ADDRESS OF SUBDIVISION: 3407 E Howard Lane GRIDS: MQ32 COUNTY: Travis WATERSHED: Harris Branch JURISDICTION: Full Purpose EXISTING ZONING: PUD DISTRICT: 1 LAND USE: Residential SIDEWALKS: Sidewalks will be constructed along all internal streets and the E Howard lane frontage. DEPARTMENT COMMENTS: This request is for the East Village Phase 1 final plat, comprised of 204 lots on 49.37 acres. There will be 196 residential lots, and 8 landscape, parkland, drainage and open space lots. The proposed lots comply with the Pioneer Crossing PUD requirements for use, lot width and lot size. STAFF RECOMMENDATION: The preliminary plan meets all applicable State and City of Austin Land Development Code requirements and staff recommends approval. ZONING AND PLATTING COMMISSION ACTION: CASE MANAGER: Steve Hopkins PHONE: 512-974-3175 E-mail: steve.hopkins@austintexas.gov 1 of 6B-06 EASTVILLAGE SINGLE FAMILY PHASE 1 Street, Drainage, Water and Wastewater Improvements E H O W A R D L A N E D A O R U ESSA D N PROJECT LOCATION 2 T O L 3 T O L 4 T O L 3 T O L E H O W A R D L A N E P A R M E R L A N E A5511005 CV1.dgn Default 4/30/2019 12:49:13 PM EASTVILLAGE SINGLE FAMILY 3124-1/2 E PARMER LN LOCATION MAP (N.T.S.) 2 of 6B-06 3 of 6B-06 4 of 6B-06 5 of 6B-06 6 of 6B-06

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-07 (C8-2017-0307.3A - The Vistas of Austin, Section 4; District 4).pdf original pdf

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SUBDIVISION REVIEW SHEET CASE NO.: C8-2018-0122.1A ZAP DATE: February 18, 2020 SUBDIVISION NAME: East Village Phase 1 AREA: 49.37 acres LOTS: 204 lots APPLICANT: RH Pioneer North LLC (Gordon Reger) AGENT: LJA Engineering, (Walter Hoysa) ADDRESS OF SUBDIVISION: 3407 E Howard Lane GRIDS: MQ32 COUNTY: Travis WATERSHED: Harris Branch JURISDICTION: Full Purpose EXISTING ZONING: PUD DISTRICT: 1 LAND USE: Residential SIDEWALKS: Sidewalks will be constructed along all internal streets and the E Howard lane frontage. DEPARTMENT COMMENTS: This request is for the East Village Phase 1 final plat, comprised of 204 lots on 49.37 acres. There will be 196 residential lots, and 8 landscape, parkland, drainage and open space lots. The proposed lots comply with the Pioneer Crossing PUD requirements for use, lot width and lot size. STAFF RECOMMENDATION: The preliminary plan meets all applicable State and City of Austin Land Development Code requirements and staff recommends approval. ZONING AND PLATTING COMMISSION ACTION: CASE MANAGER: Steve Hopkins PHONE: 512-974-3175 E-mail: steve.hopkins@austintexas.gov 1 of 6B-07 EASTVILLAGE SINGLE FAMILY PHASE 1 Street, Drainage, Water and Wastewater Improvements E H O W A R D L A N E D A O R U ESSA D N PROJECT LOCATION 2 T O L 3 T O L 4 T O L 3 T O L E H O W A R D L A N E P A R M E R L A N E A5511005 CV1.dgn Default 4/30/2019 12:49:13 PM EASTVILLAGE SINGLE FAMILY 3124-1/2 E PARMER LN LOCATION MAP (N.T.S.) 2 of 6B-07 3 of 6B-07 4 of 6B-07 5 of 6B-07 6 of 6B-07

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

B-08 (C8-2016-0109.7A - Pioneer Crossing East, Section 18; District 1).pdf original pdf

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SUBDIVISION REVIEW SHEET LOTS: 137 (Matthew Trenner, V.P.) AGENT: LJA Engineering JURISDICTION: Full Purpose Z.A.P. DATES: February 18, 2020 (Walter Hoysa, P.E.) CASE NO.: C8-2016-0109.7A SUBDIVISION NAME: Pioneer Crossing East Section 18 AREA: 26.59 acres APPLICANT: Continental Homes of Texas ADDRESS OF SUBDIVISION: Sprinkle Road WATERSHED: Walnut Creek EXISTING ZONING: P.U.D. PROPOSED LAND USE: Residential ADMINISTRATIVE WAIVERS: None DEPARTMENT COMMENTS: The request is for the approval of the Pioneer Crossing East Section 18. The applicant proposes to plat the existing property into a 137 lot subdivision for residential uses on 26.59 acres. The plat follows the preliminary plan approved by the Zoning & Platting Commission on June 28, 2016. STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends approval of the subdivision, the plat meets applicable State and City of Austin Land Development Code requirements. ZONING & PLATTING COMMISSION ACTION: CASE MANAGER: Cesar Zavala E-mail: cesar.zavala@austintexas.gov PHONE: 512-974-3404 1 of 5B-08 2 of 5B-08 LAND USE SUMMARY: PIONEER CROSSING EAST SECTION 18 TOTAL ACREAGE: STANDARD RESIDENTIAL DENSITY: LOTS: 26.59 ACRES 132 LOTS 4.96 UNITS PER ACRE NUMBER OF BLOCKS: 6 BLOCKS TOTAL LOTS: 137 OTHER LOTS: LS/PUE/PAE OS/LS OS/DE/PUE/PAE 2 LOTS (0.3700 ACRES) 1 LOT (0.1688 ACRES) 2 LOTS (0.0891 ACRES) TOTAL OTHER LOTS: 5 LOTS (0.6279 ACRES) SUBMITTAL DA TE: JUNE 22, 2017 PUBLIC STREET NAME LENGTH ROW WIDTH CUT OFF ROAD SPRINKLE CAPTAIN DIMMITT WAY DEFENDER TRAIL GONZALES RANGER PASS SEGUIN STREET ALAMO HEIGHTS A VENUE TOTAL 522' 209' 1203' 960' 529' 1129' 4542' 60' 50' 50' 50' 50' 50' DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND HORIZONTAL COORDINATES BASIS: TEXAS CENTRAL ZONE 4203, DERIVED FROM THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY ON-LINE POSITIONING USER SERVICE (OPUS) USING STATIC GPS PROCEDURES, GRID TO SURFACE AND WERE SCALED FROM POINT NO. 1 (N:10104718.83, WITH A SCALE FACTOR = 1.0000822572. E:3143999. 85), LEGEND e 1/2" REBAR FOUND � ALUMINUM CAP FOUND 0 · · · · · · · · · · 1/2" REBAR W/CAP STAMPLED "LANDESIGN" SET SIDEWALK R.P.R. T.C. T. REAL PROPERTY RECORDS OF TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS O.P.R. T.C. T. D.E. DRAINAGE EASEMENT P.U.E.PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT W.Q.E.WATER QUALITY EASEMENT P.A.E. PUBLIC ACCESS EASEMENT L.S. LANDSCAPE o.s. LOT 12 BLOCK LL PIONEER CROSSING EAST SECTION 16 DOC. NO. 201700050 O.P.R. T.C. T. '\ '\ '\ '\ '\ "' / / r--. i---- 1 / / ,1 / I / / / / / / / VICINITY MAP (NOT TO SCALE) SCALE IN FEET 100 50 0 LOT 1 TROUPE ADDITION …

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Zoning and Platting CommissionFeb. 18, 2020

C-01 (Request an Initiation of Zoning for a Correction to the Conditions Approved in Pioneer Crossing PUD Amendment #14).pdf original pdf

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MEMORANDUM Pioneer Crossing PUD Amendment #14, Case C814-96-0003.14 ************************************************************************ TO: Zoning and Platting Commission Members FROM: Sherri Sirwaitis Planning and Zoning Department DATE: February 4, 2020 RE: ************************************************************************ The Pioneer Crossing Planned Unit Development (PUD) was approved by Council in 1997. On October 17, 2019, the City Council approved the 14th amendment to the PUD through Ordinance No. 20191017-064. The 14th amendment inadvertently omitted the following language in Part 7(C)(6) of the original PUD ordinance: [or those improvements that may be otherwise required by the City of Austin or specifically authorized under this ordinance.] The accidental omission of this language limits the types of improvements the City may require near an open waterway with upstream drainage. Therefore, an item has been placed on your agenda for consideration to initiate a new PUD amendment case to rezone the property to reinsert that language. 1 of 1C-01

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