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Water and Wastewater CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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Recommendation for Water & Wastewater Commission February 12, 2020 Government That Works For All Commission Meeting Date: Council Meeting Date: February 20, 2020 Department: Purchasing Client: Danielle Lord COA Strategic Direction: SUBJECT Recommend approval to authorize and award a multi-term contract with Core and Main, L.P., to provide polyvinyl chloride wastewater line fittings, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,378,000. AMOUNT AND SOURCE OF FUNDING Funding in the amount of $183,733 is available in the fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget of Austin Water. Funding for the remaining contract term in contingent upon available funding in future budgets. Purchasing Language: The Purchasing Office issued an Invitation for Bids (IFB) 2200 OXV1031 for these goods. The solicitation issued on October 28, 2019 and it closed on November 21, 2019. Of the three offers received, the recommended contractor submitted the lowest responsive offer. A complete solicitation package, including a tabulation of the bids received, is available for viewing on the City’s Financial Services website, Austin Finance Online. Link: Solicitation Documents. Prior Council Action: N/A Boards and Commission Action: February 12, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Water & Wastewater Commission. MBE/WBE: 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. The contract will provide polyvinyl chloride (PVC) wastewater line fittings of various types and sizes. These fittings will be purchased on an as needed basis and stored in Austin Water’s Webberville storeroom and Glen Bell Service Center. The fittings will be used by valve and hydrant crews, pipeline maintenance crews and television inspection crews. These fittings will also be used by the water treatment plants for repairs and installations of PVC water lines. The contract will combine two current contracts which expire on February 26, 2020. The requested authorization amount was determined using departmental estimates based on historical spend. Core and Main, L.P. is one of the two current providers of these goods. Contract Detail: Contract Term Initial Term Optional Extension 1 Optional Extension 2 Optional Extension 3 Length of Term 2 yrs. 1 yr. 1 yr. 1 yr. Contract Authorization $ 551,200 $ 275,600 $ 275,600 $ 275,600 TOTAL 5 yrs. $1,378,000 Note: Contract Authorization amounts are based on the City’s estimated …

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Water and Wastewater CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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Recommendation for Water & Wastewater Commission February 12, 2020 Health & Environment COA Strategic Direction: Commission Meeting Date: Council Meeting Date: Client: March 12, 2020 Department: Public Works Gareth Nicely, Bill Stauber, John Wepryk SUBJECT Recommend approval to negotiate and execute an award a construction contract with MGC Contractors, Inc. for North Austin Reservoir and Pump Station Improvements in the amount of $39,410,000 plus a $3,941,000 contingency, for a total contract amount not to exceed $43,351,000. AMOUNT AND SOURCE OF FUNDING Funding is available in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Capital Budget of Austin Water. Purchasing Language: Lower responsive bid of two bids received through a competitive Invitation For Bid solicitation. Prior Council Action: N/A Boards and Commission Action: February 12, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Water & Wastewater Commission. MBE/WBE: 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 30.96% MBE and 1.56% WBE participation. Originally constructed in 1913, the North Austin Reservoir at 5802 North Lamar Blvd, is one of the oldest water facilities in Austin’s water distribution system. Over the years, the facility sites such as the existing 10 million-gallon (MG) reservoir, the on- site pump station, and the booster pump station located across Koenig Ln have undergone several renovations, including construction and overhaul of the pumping facilities. During a 2011 condition assessment and reservoir evaluation, it was determined that the reservoir and pump station have greatly exceeded their expected useful life. Many of the critical mechanical, electrical, and structural assets at the North Austin Reservoir and Pump Station were identified to be in poor to very poor condition. Austin Water intends to decommission the existing water reservoir and construct a new North Zone pump station and ground storage reservoir on the existing site. The new facility complex will include a new ground storage tank and a Central Zone to North Zone pump station designed to current industry and utility standards. The work includes demolition of the existing 10-MG ground storage reservoir, concrete vaults, and piping and construction of a new 8-MG concrete tank, 50-million gallon per day capacity pump station, and pump station electrical building. Electrical and instrumentation work includes a new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system with top end programming and modifications, audio tower/monopole installation, and an access control and security system. Other work …

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Water and Wastewater CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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Recommendation for Water & Wastewater Commission February 12, 2020 Health and Environment COA Strategic Direction: Commission Meeting Date: Council Meeting Date: Department: Client: February 20, 2020 Purchasing Danielle Lord SUBJECT Recommend approval to negotiate and execute an emergency multi-term contract with Waste Management of Texas Inc., to provide collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of refuse, recycling, brush, and compostable materials generated by City facilities, for up to one year in an amount not to exceed $1,068,000. Funding is available in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget of various City departments. AMOUNT AND SOURCE OF FUNDING Public Health and Safety Emergency. Purchasing Language: Prior Council Action: Boards and Commission Action: MBE/WBE: February 5, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Water and Wastewater Commission. Contract is exempt from the City Code Chapter 2-9C Minority Owned and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established. The short-term contract will provide collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of refuse, recycling, brush, and compostable materials generated by City facilities for a period of six months until a new citywide contract can be executed. Austin Resource Recovery does not provide waste collection services to City facilities due to the type of equipment required. Under this contract, most collection containers will be serviced on a weekly basis, with some sites utilizing roll-off containers, compactors, and balers that will be serviced as-needed. Additionally, the contract will provide services for the management and disposal of industrial Class 2 and non- hazardous special wastes for Austin Energy (AE), as well as for other departments as needed. AE manages several facilities and work sites that generate non-hazardous liquid and solid wastes, generally through routine maintenance activities. In order to comply with federal, state, and local regulations, AE requires the turn-key services of a waste disposal contractor to transport and dispose of the industrial Class 2 and non- hazardous special waste generated. The current contract for these services expires on February 28, 2020. A solicitation for a new citywide contract for these services is currently under way and this temporary contract will prevent a lapse of these services until this new contract is in place. As the current provider of these services, the contractor is familiar with the work and with Austin’s Zero Waste goals and has a history of providing quality services to the City. The optional extension will only be used if the new contract has …

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Commission on SeniorsFeb. 12, 2020

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COMMISSION ON SENIORS FEBRUARY 12TH, 2020 AT 12:00PM MEALS ON WHEELS CENTRAL TEXAS, BOARD RM 232 3227 E. 5TH ST, AUSTIN, TX 78702 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Janee Briesemeister, Chair Peter Varteressian, Vice-Chair Erica Garcia-Pittman Martin Kareithi Jacqueline Angel Patricia Bordie Karen Grampp Adam Hauser Natalie Cagle Billy Jackson Fred Lugo Emily De Maria Nicola Amy Temperley Sally Van Sickle Diana Spain CALL TO ORDER There may be discussion and action on any of the following items: AGENDA CITIZEN COMMUNICATION Each speaker signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will be called in order of sign-up and will be allowed three minutes to speak about items posted or not on the agenda. I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE COMMISSION ON SENIORS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING JANUARY 7TH, 2020 AND THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING JANUARY 8TH, 2020. II. ANNOUNCEMENTS III. NEW BUSINESS Austin Parks and Recreation. B. FY21-22 Budget Process and Review C. Update on Senior Tax Resolution. IV. OLD BUSINESS A. Presentation, 50+ Services Report, David Crabb, Acting Manager, Community Recreation, A. Commission Work Plan – Standing Item B. Updates from Working Groups – Standing Item i. Age Friendly Action Plan Implementation Working Group ii. iii. Transportation, Housing and Outdoor Spaces Working Group Social Participation, Respect and Social Inclusion, Civic Participation and Employment Working Group iv. Community Support and Health Services Working Group C. Update on Joint Inclusion Committee – Standing Item (Janee Briesmeister) D. City of Austin Budget – Standing Item (Janee Briesmeister) i. See agenda Item III.A. E. Update on the Equity Action Team – Standing Item (Emily De Maria Nicola) STAFF BRIEFINGS A. Update on FY20 Budget Community Engagement Forum and Survey. V. VI. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS A. Suggested agenda items for FY20. B. Presentation Request from Senior Access. VII. ADJOURNMENT 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 before the meeting date. Please call Halana Kaleel at Austin Public Health Department at (512) 972-5019 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Commission on Seniors, please contact Halana Kaleel at (512) 972-5019 or at Halana.Kaleel@austintexas.gov.

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Zero Waste Advisory CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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ZERO WASTE ADVISORY COMMISSION February 12, 2020 6:30 P.M. Kenneth Gardner Service Center 4108 Todd Lane Austin, Texas 78744 Assembly Room AGENDA CURRENT COMMISSION MEMBERS: Gerry Acuna Ian Steyaert Lisa Barden Cathy Gattuso CALL TO ORDER Amanda Masino Jonathan Barona Melissa Rothrock Kaiba White CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three‐minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 2. Approval of January 8, 2020 Meeting Minutes 3. OLD BUSINESS a. Discussion and Action – Approval November 21, 2019 Special Meeting Minutes b. Discussion and Action – Impact of Ordinance Change Pursuant to City of Austin Extraterritorial c. Discussion and Action – C&D Working Group Sub‐Committee Boundary Revision 4. NEW BUSINESS a. Discussion and Action – RCA for Residential Dumpster Service b. Discussion and Action – RCA for Fleet Vehicle Purchase c. Discussion and Action – RCA for Waste Collection at City Facilities 5. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Director’s Report: Climate Action Plan Update, Curbside Textiles Recycling Methods, Compostable Food Service Containers, Solicitations Update, Statistical Reports and Performance Measures, Clean Community Fee, Multifamily Composting Update b. Homeless Encampment Cleanup Update‐ ARR Staff 6. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS a. Proposed Food Pantry Recommendation Presentation b. University of Texas 2020 Zero Waste Presentation – Presentation by University of Texas Staff ADJOURNMENT 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.

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Zero Waste Advisory CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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Zero Waste Advisory Commission Meeting Minutes January 8, 2020 The Zero Waste Advisory Commission convened in a regular meeting on January 8, 2020 in Council Chambers in City Hall in Austin, Texas. The 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 6:36 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Gerry Acuna, Cathy Gattuso, Ian Steyaert, Melissa Rothrock, Amanda Masino, Kaiba White. Absent are: Jonathan Barona, Ian Steyaert. Staff in attendance: Ken Snipes, Tammie Williamson, Richard McHale, Victoria Rieger, Gena McKinley, Andy Dawson, Gabriel Gonzalez, Lori Scott, Scott Long, Marcus Gonzalez, Amy Slagle. 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Jeffrey Jacoby signed up to speak. He thanked the Commission for their resolution on November 21st. 2. APPROVAL OF SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES Chair Acuna entertained a motion. Commissioner Masino moved for approval. Seconded by Commissioner Gattuso. Item did not pass on a 5-0-1 vote. Commissioner Barden abstained. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION 3. OLD BUSINESS 3a. Discussion and Action – Impact of Ordinance Change Pursuant to City of Austin Extraterritorial Boundary Revision Jon White, Travis County, talked about the recently amended Solid Waste Siting Ordinance. Mr. White explained that the recent amendment fixed some contradictions that had been in the original 2003 ordinance. Mr. White said that as the ordinance was being re-worked, Travis County and the City of Austin had agreed to release extraterritorial jurisdiction over lands around the Waste Management site. Mr. White said that although the [Waste Management site] were going to continue operations, future activities would not be permitted because it’s the longstanding position that the City and County both have a longstanding position for waste disposal activities at [the Waste Management] location to end. Chair Acuna asked how this affects us in meeting the needs and goals of our city master plan, expanding household hazardous waste opportunities and diversion. Mr. White said that it does allow for potential sites to be developed elsewhere in the county, but the ordinance is more adapted to add transfer stations than landfills. Commissioner Masino asked what the boundaries were of the siting ordinance. Mr. White said it was North of 290 (Blue Goose Road), and the limits were to west where railroad and creek are; within half a mile. Chair Acuna asked for clarification, if it would impede the city’s ability to identify a household hazardous …

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Zero Waste Advisory CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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Zero Waste Advisory Commission Special Meeting Minutes November 21, 2019 The Zero Waste Advisory Commission convened in a regular meeting on November 21, 2019 in Council Chambers in City Hall in Austin, Texas. The 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 6:36 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Gerry Acuna, Cathy Gattuso, Ian Steyaert, Melissa Rothrock, Amanda Masino, Kaiba White. Absent are: Jonathan Barona, Lisa Barden Staff in attendance: Ken Snipes, Sam Angoori, Tammie Williamson, Richard McHale, Victoria Rieger, Gena McKinley, Andy Dawson, Donald Hardee, Gabriel Gonzalez, Lori Scott, Scott Long, Marcus Gonzalez, Amy Slagle. 1. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL No citizens signed up to speak. 2. APPROVAL OF SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES Chair Acuna entertained a motion. Commissioner Gattuso moved for approval. Seconded by Commissioner Rothrock. Passed on a 6-0 vote. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION 3. OLD BUSINESS 3a. Discussion and Action – Impact of Ordinance Change Pursuant to City of Austin Extraterritorial Boundary Revision This item was tabled until January. 4. NEW BUSINESS 4a. Discussion and Action – Proposed 2020 ZWAC Calendar Dates Chair Acuna entertained a motion. Commissioner White moved for approval. Seconded by Commissioner Rothrock. Passed on a 6-0 vote. 4c. Discussion and Action – Create a Working Group to Discuss and Assist with the Development and Implementation of Composting at Multifamily Properties Commissioners Rothrock, Gattuso, White, Masino, and Barona volunteered for the Composting Multifamily Working Group. Chair Acuna moved for approval of the Composting Multifamily Working Group. Seconded by Commissioner White. Motion passed on a 6-0 vote. 4b. Discussion and Action – Proposed Travis County Facility Expansion Chair Acuna proposed a recommendation on the proposed Travis County Facility Expansion and the challenges posed to aviation. Chair Acuna entertained a motion. Commissioner Gattuso moved to accept the recommendation. Commissioner Steyaert seconded. Commissioner Masino proposed a friendly amendment to change: “…varmint and birds of prey…” to “…to attract birds that could present a hazard to air travel…”. Recommendation passed on a 6-0 vote. 5. STAFF BRIEFINGS 5a. Director’s Report: Styrofoam Processing Grant, Aviation Department Bird Strike Data, City of San Antonio and McAllen Fine System Review, Solicitations Update, Statistical Reports and Performance Measures Richard McHale, ARR, presented the Director’s Report. Commissioner Masino wanted to know more information about how the bird data is collected. Chris Moret, Aviation, presented a …

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Community Technology and Telecommunications CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY & TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION http://www.austintexas.gov/cttc Regular Meeting Wednesday – February 12, 2020 – 6:30 PM Austin Public – Studio One 1143 Northwestern Ave ‐ Austin, TX 78702 Please go to http://www.austintexas.gov/cityclerk/boards_commissions/meetings/10_1.htm for backup material associated with this agenda. AGENDA ADDENDUM b. Commission discussion and action on GTOPs 2020 Award Recommendations 3. NEW BUSINESS (Discussion and Possible Action) 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 planed with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days before the meeting date. Please contact Jesse Rodriguez at the Office of Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs at (512) 974‐7676, for additional information; TTY user’s route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Community Technology & Telecommunications Commission, please visit their website at http://www.austintexas.gov/cttc or contact Jesse Rodriguez at jesse.rodriguez@austintexas.gov. All ATXN (City Channel 6) programming is cablecast on Spectrum, Grande Communications, and Google Fiber on their cable channel 6, on AT&T U‐ Verse Channel 99 and webcast online. Over 20 meetings per month, including this commission meeting, are available on demand online, typically within a few hours of the cablecast. Schedules and video can be found at: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/atxn‐video‐archive. Posting Submitted by: John Speirs, Program Manager, Friday, February 7, 2020 1

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Water and Wastewater CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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Water and Wastewater Commission February 12, 2020 – 6:00pm Waller Creek Center, Room 104 625 East 10th Street Austin, Texas For more information go to: http://www.austintexas.gov/wwc *Revised Agenda* Commissioners: William Moriarty, (Mayor) Chien Lee, Chair (District 4) Christy Williams (District 8) Jesse Penn (District 1) Christianne Castleberry, Vice Chair (District 5) Grant Fisher (District 9) Nhat Ho (District 2) Mia Parton (District 6) Susan Turrieta (District 10) Travis Michel (District 3) Annie Schmitt (District 7) CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES TO CITY COUNCIL The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three- minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. Approval of minutes from the January 8, 2020 Water & Wastewater Commission regular meeting. B. ITEMS FOR COMMISSION’S REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION FOR APPROVAL 1. Recommend approval to negotiate and execute an Advance Funding Agreement with Texas Department of Transportation for the relocation of existing utility lines in conflict with the Oak Hill Parkway Improvements Project, for a total amount not to exceed $24,722,144.03. 2. Recommend approval to authorize an amendment to the existing contract with West Monroe Partners LLC, for continued consulting services to assist in the next phases of advanced meter infrastructure program management, for an increase in the amount of $6,355,000, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $8,456,000. 3. Recommend approval to negotiate and execute a ten year multi-term contract with Aclara Technologies, LLC, to provide an Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) system; and two five year multi-term contract with Aclara Technologies, LLC, to Water & Wastewater Commission Regular Meeting February 12, 2020 provide an Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) system; a five year multi-term contract with Aclara Technologies; LLC, to provide AMI meters, meter installation, a data platform and integration, and a five year multi-term contract with WaterSmart Software, Inc., to provide an AMI customer portal, for total contract amounts not to exceed $95,000,000 divided between the contractors. 4. Recommend approval to authorize and award a multi-term contract with Core and Main, L.P., to provide polyvinyl chloride wastewater line fittings, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,378,000. 5. Recommend approval to negotiate and execute a construction contract with MGC Contractors, Inc. for North Austin Reservoir and Pump Station Improvements in the amount of $39,410,000, plus a $3,941,000 contingency, for a …

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Water and Wastewater CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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Water and Wastewater Commission February 12, 2020 – 6:00pm Waller Creek Center, Room 104 625 East 10th Street Austin, Texas For more information go to: http://www.austintexas.gov/wwc *Revised Agenda* Commissioners: William Moriarty, (Mayor) Chien Lee, Chair (District 4) Christy Williams (District 8) Jesse Penn (District 1) Christianne Castleberry, Vice Chair (District 5) Grant Fisher (District 9) Nhat Ho (District 2) Mia Parton (District 6) Susan Turrieta (District 10) Travis Michel (District 3) Annie Schmitt (District 7) CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES TO CITY COUNCIL The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three- minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. Approval of minutes from the January 8, 2020 Water & Wastewater Commission regular meeting. B. ITEMS FOR COMMISSION’S REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION FOR APPROVAL 1. Recommend approval to negotiate and execute an Advance Funding Agreement with Texas Department of Transportation for the relocation of existing utility lines in conflict with the Oak Hill Parkway Improvements Project, for a total amount not to exceed $24,772,144.03. 2. Recommend approval to authorize an amendment to the existing contract with West Monroe Partners LLC, for continued consulting services to assist in the next phases of advanced meter infrastructure program management, for an increase in the amount of $6,355,000, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $8,456,000. 3. Recommend approval to negotiate and execute a ten year multi-term contract with Aclara Technologies, LLC, to provide an Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) system; and two five year multi-term contract with Aclara Technologies, LLC, to Water & Wastewater Commission Regular Meeting February 12, 2020 provide an Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) system; a five year multi-term contract with Aclara Technologies; LLC, to provide AMI meters, meter installation, a data platform and integration, and a five year multi-term contract with WaterSmart Software, Inc., to provide an AMI customer portal, for total contract amounts not to exceed $95,000,000 divided between the contractors. 4. Recommend approval to authorize and award a multi-term contract with Core and Main, L.P., to provide polyvinyl chloride wastewater line fittings, for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,378,000. 5. Recommend approval to negotiate and execute a construction contract with MGC Contractors, Inc. for North Austin Reservoir and Pump Station Improvements in the amount of $39,410,000, plus a $3,941,000 contingency, for a …

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Water and Wastewater CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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Recommendation for Water & Wastewater Commission February 12, 2020 Health & Environment COA Strategic Direction: Commission Meeting Date: Council Meeting Date: February 20, 2020 Department: Public Works Client: Aldo Ranzini, Kevin Koeller, Bill Stauber, Adewale Odufuye SUBJECT Recommend approval to negotiate and execute an Advance Funding Agreement with Texas Department of Trans portation for the relocation of existing utility lines in conflict with the Oak Hill Parkway Improvements Project, for a total amount not to exceed $24,772,144.03. Funding is available in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Capital Budget of Austin Water. AMOUNT AND SOURCE OF FUNDING Purchasing Language: Prior Council Action: N/A MBE/WBE: Boards and Commission Action: February 12, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Water and Wastewater Commission. This project is for the relocation and adjustments of existing water and wastewater lines and appurtenances in conflict with TxDOT Oak Hill Parkway project, located at the convergence of US Highway 290 and US Highway 71. The work consists of relocating approximately 561 linear feet of 30-inch diameter water line; 2,712 linear feet of 24-inch diameter water line; 23,904 linear feet of 16- inch diameter water line; 5,954 linear feet of 12-inch diameter water line, 908 linear feet of 8-inch diameter water line; 4,987 linear feet of 36-inch diameter wastewater line; 66 linear feet of 30-inch diameter wastewater line; 110 linear feet of 18-inch diameter wastewater line; 200 linear feet of 15-inch diameter wastewater line; 6,674 linear feet of 8-inch diameter wastewater line; 269 linear feet of 6-inch diameter wastewater line; including appurtenances. The construction of this relocation will be included in the Texas Department of Transportation contract. TxDOT anticipates starting the utility relocation construction in the Summer of 2020. Austin Water’s existing water and wastewater lines are required to be adjusted to accommodate the proposed roadway improvements, and this agreement will allow those water and wastewater infrastructures in conflict to be adjusted. Executing this agreement will bring together the efforts of TxDOT and Austin Water in the design and construction of the roadway improvements and utility adjustments to minimize impacts to the public and save costs. The City will provide construction inspection and testing for this project and agrees to provide funding to TxDOT for construction of water and wastewater lines and appurtenances, including the cost of any change orders made necessary by field changes to address unanticipated conditions under the terms and conditions in this agreement. TxDOT shall obtain …

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Commission on SeniorsFeb. 12, 2020

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COMMISSION ON SENIORS FEBRUARY 12TH, 2020 AT 12:00PM MEALS ON WHEELS CENTRAL TEXAS, BOARD RM 232 3227 E. 5TH ST, AUSTIN, TX 78702 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Janee Briesemeister, Chair Peter Varteressian, Vice-Chair Erica Garcia-Pittman Martin Kareithi Jacqueline Angel Patricia Bordie Karen Grampp Adam Hauser Natalie Cagle Fred Lugo Emily De Maria Nicola Billy Jackson Amy Temperley Sally Van Sickle Diana Spain REVISED AGENDA CALL TO ORDER There may be discussion and action on any of the following items: CITIZEN COMMUNICATION Each speaker signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will be called in order of sign-up and will be allowed three minutes to speak about items posted or not on the agenda. I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE COMMISSION ON SENIORS SPECIAL CALLED MEETING JANUARY 7TH, 2020 AND THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING JANUARY 8TH, 2020. A. Presentation, 50+ Services Report, David Crabb, Acting Manager, Community Recreation, II. ANNOUNCEMENTS III. NEW BUSINESS Austin Parks and Recreation. B. FY21-22 Budget Process and Review C. Update on Senior Tax Resolution. D. Older Americans Month 2020. IV. OLD BUSINESS A. Commission Work Plan – Standing Item B. Updates from Working Groups – Standing Item i. ii. Age Friendly Action Plan Implementation Working Group Transportation, Housing and Outdoor Spaces Working Group iii. Social Participation, Respect and Social Inclusion, Civic Participation and Employment Working Group iv. Community Support and Health Services Working Group C. Update on Joint Inclusion Committee – Standing Item (Janee Briesmeister) D. City of Austin Budget – Standing Item (Janee Briesmeister) E. Update on the Equity Action Team – Standing Item (Emily De Maria Nicola) i. See agenda Item III.B. STAFF BRIEFINGS A. Update on FY20 Budget Community Engagement Forum and Survey. V. VI. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS A. Suggested agenda items for FY20. B. Presentation Request from Senior Access. VII. ADJOURNMENT 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 before the meeting date. Please call Halana Kaleel at Austin Public Health Department at (512) 972-5019 for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Commission on Seniors, please contact Halana Kaleel at (512) 972-5019 or at Halana.Kaleel@austintexas.gov.

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Ethics Review CommissionFeb. 12, 2020

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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE ETHICS REVIEW COMMISSION FEBRUARY 12, 2020 AT 6:30 P.M. ONE TEXAS CENTER, ROOM 325, 505 BARTON SPRINGS ROAD, AUSTIN, TEXAS Vice-Chair Luis Soberon Secretary Kenneth “Tray” Gober Betsy Greenberg Raafia Lari J. Michael Ohueri CURRENT COMMISSION MEMBERS: Chair Mary Kahle Debra Danburg Robin Lerner Donna Beth McCormick Nathan Ryan Pedro A. Villalobos AGENDA CALL TO ORDER GENERAL CITIZEN COMMUNICATION A maximum of ten persons will be allowed to speak during general citizen communications. Each person must sign up to speak prior to the meeting being called to order. Sign-in requirements and time limits per speaker are described in the “Notice Regarding Citizen Communication and Public Testimony”. See pages 2 – 3 of this document. 1. EXECUTIVE SESSION The Ethics Review Commission may announce it will go into Executive Session pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code to receive advice from legal counsel on any matters specifically listed on this agenda (Private Consultation with Attorney-Section 551.071). The Commission may go into executive session to discuss legal issues related to: a. Three complaints filed by Mark Littlefield against Unconventional Austin SPAC, which complaints allege violation of City Code Chapter 2-2 (Campaign Finance) Section 2-2-33 (Disclosure Statement Required). b. A complaint filed by Mark Littlefield against Unconventional Austin SPAC, which complaint alleges violation of City Code Chapter 2-2 (Campaign) Section 2-2-32 (Reporting of Direct Campaign Expenditures). 1 2. PRELIMINARY HEARING Discussion and possible action regarding the following: Three complaints filed by Robert Mark Littlefield against Unconventional Austin SPAC, which complaints allege violation of City Code Chapter 2-2 (Campaign Finance) Section 2-2-33 (Disclosure Statement Required). 3. FINAL HEARING Discussion and possible action regarding the following: A complaint filed by Robert Mark Littlefield against Unconventional Austin SPAC, which complaint alleges violation of City Code Chapter 2-2 (Campaign) Section 2-2-32 (Reporting of Direct Campaign Expenditures). 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: DECEMBER 11, 2019 REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING Discussion and possible action regarding the minutes for the December 11, 2019 regular commission meeting 5. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS Discussion regarding: a. An item for the March agenda – working groups to report back to the Commission b. Other future agenda items ADJOURNMENT 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 …

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Agenda Item 2a: 2020 Census original pdf

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Austin-Travis County Census 2020 Outreach CITY COUNCIL UPDATE FEBRUARY 4TH, 2020 Update on 2020 Census Preparations John Lawler Census Program Manager Ryan Robinson City of Austin Demographer 1. The Importance of the Census 2. The Story so Far 3. Strategic Plan 4. Mapping and Serving the Hard to Count The Census Is Crucial ◦ Allocation of federal funds to state and local communities - $800 billion/year ◦ Reapportionment of Congressional districts among the states ◦ Texas expected to gain as many as three seats ◦ Redistricting of state house, senate, legislative and other districts ◦ City of Austin City Council Districts ◦ Travis County Commissioners Court 4 Federal Funds: $800 billion •Medicaid •Medicare Part B •Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) •Grants to local school districts (Title I) •SNAP •Highway and public transit programs •Emergency food and shelter programs •Head Start •Women, Infants and Children (WIC) food assistance program •Programs for the elderly •Crime Victim assistance •Substance abuse prevention and treatment 5 The Census Is Crucial 6 Austin Area Populations/Communities At-Risk For An Undercount •Young children (under 5) •College students – some 135,000 people involved in higher-ed in Austin •Immigrants/Foreign-born/Refugees •Non-English speaking residents who may be linguistically isolated, speaking Chinese, Vietnamese, or Spanish. •Renters/recent movers/the highly mobile/newly arrived/alternative living arrangements •The homeless – by definition, hard to find and count •Households of color •Elderly--aged •LGBTQ •The disabled, physical and mental •Low income households and the very poor persons who distrust the government 7 Travis County 2019 estimates Immigrants, n=225K Linguistically Isolated, n=150K Young Children, n=85K 8 9 10 The Story So Far… October 2018 – CoA and Travis County fund Census Program Manager role April 1, 2019 – First meeting of Austin/Travis County Census 2020 Complete Count Committee (CCC) June 2019– CCC forms Subcommittees to plan and coordinate activities August 2019 – John Lawler comes on board as Census Program Manager 11 The Story So Far… September 2019 – CoA and Travis County each set aside $200K for Census activities October 2019 – Strategic Plan Produced November 2019 – Community CCCs launched December 2019 – Regional Media Plan awarded $59,000 by Central Texas pooled fund January 2019 – Community CCCs finalizing messaging and strategies, and Southeast Travis County CCC formed 12 Timeline for Success January – Finalize digital assets and support continued development of sub-committees and Community CCCs February – Launch field campaigns and publish outreach materials March – Start regional …

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Agenda Item 2b: Digital Inclusion Ecosystem - Austin Urban Technology Movement original pdf

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Digital Inclusion Ecosystem How did we start? ➢ In 2016, a group of Black professionals from Austin’s top tech companies came together to address an issue in their companies. ➢ They witnessed the consequences a lack of diversity and representation had within their respective companies. ➢ In order to combat this issue and increase representation of people of color, Austin Urban Technology Movement (AUTM) was created. What is AUTM? ➢ AUTM is a nonprofit corporation that bridges the gap between communities of color and the technology industry through: 1. 2. 3. Job placement Career development Networking opportunities AUTM Events 4th Annual Black History Month Defining Your Next Career ReThink Austin 2019 during Event at DropBox Move at HomeAway SXSW AUTM Programs AUTM Horizons at LBJ Early AUTM Day in the Life at BCL High School AUTM Horizons at KIPP AUstin Leadership Elementary What Did We Notice? ➢ After hosting events, launching programs, and learning more about the city, we realized a few challenges preventing us from accomplishing our goal: 1. 2. 3. 4. Austin has one of the largest racial wealth divides in America Social capital is fragmented with numerous groups working in silos Austin has a diminishing diverse population, specifically within the Black community Communities of color are less capable of executing basic internet skills, yet alone understanding the technology industry The Role of Digital Inclusion ➢ Digital Inclusion is social inclusion. ➢ Digital inclusion ensures underserved individuals and disadvantaged groups have access to, and skills to use, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). ➢ Allowing them to be able to participate in and benefit from today's growing knowledge and information in society. Current State of Digital Inclusion Our Solution ➢ Expose students and professionals of color to the technology industry through job placement, career development, and networking opportunities. ➢ Breakdown silos and collaborate with local entities. ➢ Continue to be consistent with AUTM programming and events. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ AUTM Day in the Life AUTM Horizons AUTM Weekly Newsletter AUTM Corporate Events ReThink Austin at SXSW AUTMites Cohort Why Does This Matter? The Austin Metro Master Plan ➢ We have an affordability issue and the master plan is designed to pull the entire community together. - Mayor Adler ➢ The master workforce plan is about getting other people’s foot in the door. - Judge Sarah Eckhardt ➢ The master plan identifies where we need to be …

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Agenda Item 2c: City Website Upgrade and Redesign original pdf

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City of Austin Digital Properties Update CPIO + CTM Improving Digital Experiences Incremental upgrade of current site Long term innovation for digital services design and delivery 2020 MARCH What changes are coming? Updates to the current website ○ March 2020 Launch ○ Enhanced security features ○ Better mobile experience ○ New home page ○ Improved accessibility ○ New ways to highlight & promote content to visitors ○ Updated look for department homepages & branded sites Current Site Upgraded Site How might we use city technology to promote civic participation, transparency, open data, and equitable access to services by citizens? Department Page before Improved Navigation before Improved Mobile Experience Updated Branded Sites Questions?

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Agenda Item 3b: GTOPs 2020 Award Recommendations original pdf

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TO: Community Technology & Telecommunications Commission M E M O R A N D U M FROM: Jesse Rodriguez, Business Process Specialist Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs DATE: February 12, 2020 SUBJECT: 2020 Grant for Technology Opportunities (GTOPs) Awardees The purpose of this memorandum is to request the Commission approve 1) the GTOPs Grant Review Committee’s recommended fourteen (14) 2020 GTOPs Core Awards, as ratified by the Committee at the February 11, 2020 Final Deliberation and 2) one (1) GTOPs Collaborative Award, as determined by Committee scoring. GRANT PROGRAM PURPOSE GTOPs provides matching grant funds to Austin organizations that promote resident access to information technology, or that offer literacy programs that create digital opportunities and foster digital inclusion, particularly in underserved segments of our community. The goals of the program are to: ○ Increase use of digital and communications technology devices ○ Increase knowledge and skills of digital and communications technology ○ Increase access to and usage of the Internet AWARDEE SELECTION PROCESS Letters of Interest for the 2020 grant were accepted from October 1, 2019 through October 25, 2019 and grant applications were accepted from November 4, 2019 through November 29, 2019. The Community Technology & Telecommunications Commission appointed a volunteer Grant Review Committee comprised of seven (7) qualified community representatives, all of whom remained on the committee for the duration of the process. The City received a total of twenty-one (21) applications for both the GTOPs 2020 Core and Collaborative grants. The Committee scored the sixteen (16) GTOPs Core and five (5) GTOPs Collaborative applications based on the selection criteria outlined by the Commission including: alignment with GTOPs, community impact, evaluation of success, and budget/fiscal responsibility. The applicants proceeding to Round 2 scoring were given the opportunity to respond to questions generated by the Committee. After the final scores were tallied and discussed, staff developed recommendations for full and partial awards based on the funding & ranking guidelines as detailed in the next section. The Committee then selected the most preferred option, represented by the recommendation in this memorandum. 1 FUNDING & RANKING GUIDELINES 1) Full and partial awards will be evaluated for each GTOPs goal area. 2) $300,000 in GTOPs Core funds and $50,000 in GTOPs Collaborative funds available. 3) The minimum amount any organization may be awarded is 70% of their requested amount. 4) To ensure scores are consistent as well as fair, each judge's scores are …

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