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MIN 02.09.2016 CC-RNotice of a Nlectin���inutes of theCitV of Geoi-getown, TexasTuesday, Februzwy 9, 2016 The Georgetown City Council will meet on Tuesday, February 9, 2016at6:00 PM at the Council Chambers atl0 E. Th St., Georgetown, Texas The city of Georgetown is committed to compliance with the Americanswith Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require assistance in participating at a public meeting due to a disability, as defined under the ADA, reasonable assistance, adaptations, or accommodations will be provided upon request. Please contact the City Secretary's Office, at least four (4) days prior to the scheduled meeting date, at (512) 930-3652 or City Hall at 113 East 8111 Street for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. Mayor Ross called the meeting toorder at6:O0PM. All Councilmembers were in attendance. Mayor Ross announced that Item }, Item Zand Item AAhave been removed from the agenda 6yapplicant request. RelSessioti (This Regular sessiontime, 6mrecessed tnconvene unExecutive Session for any purpose authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code 55l.) A. Call to Order Invocation Pledge of Allegiance " Comments from the Mayor - Welcome and Meeting Procedures - Young Life Proclamation - Girl Scouts Proclamation Qty Council Regional Board Reports Jonrowesaid she had nothing to report. Ross said that hehad attend along meeting adCAMPO the previous evening but had nothing significant tmreport. Announcements - Elections for City Council seats for District 3, District 4 and District 7 will be held May 7, 2016 -GeurgebownSw|r| -Histodc Resource Survey Action from Executive Session Motion byBrainard, second by Hesser toapprove enEmployment Agreementwith Charlie McNabb maCity Attorney and to approve a related Relocation Agreement and authorizing the Mayor to sign the agreements on behalf pfthe City. Approved: 6,i(Gonzalez .opposed) McNabb spoke and thanked the Council for the appointment. Hesaid that heiahumbled and honored and hopes homake the City proud. SC.onseiit Ageiida The Statutory Consent Agendaincludes non -controversial and routine items that may be acted upon with one single vote. Auitem may ha pulledfbom the Consent Agenda inorder that ithediscussed and acted upon individually as part ofthe Regular Agenda. ' B. Consideration and possible action toapprove the minutes ofthe Workshop and Regular Meeting held on Tuesday, January 2S.2O1G—Shelley Nmmiihg.City Secretary C. Consideration and possible action to appoint members to the City of Georgetown Advisory Boards -- Mayor Dale Ross D. Consideration and possible action to appoint Board Chairs to the City of Georgetown Advisory Boards -- Mayor Dale Ross E. Consideration and possible action to appoint members to the Georgetown Housing Authority -- Mayor Dale Ross F. Consideration and possible action to appoint City Councilmembers to the City of Georgetown Advisory Boards -- Mayor Dale Ross G. Consideration and possible action to approve the Georgetown Village PID's recommendation for the appointment of Richard Harrison to the Georgetown Village PID Advisory Board — Mayor Dale Ross for $10,331.88 from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation — John Sullivan, Fire Chief L Consideration and possible action to authorize the Resolution authorizing the vacation and abandonment of (1) a remainder portion of a 20' Right of Way and Easement recorded in Volume 678, Page 493, Official Records of Williamson County, Texas; said remainder being more fully described by metes and bounds and sketch on Exhibit "A" attached hereto; and (2) a Drainage Easement for Highway Purposes recorded in Volume 1696, Page 017, Official Records of Williamson County, Texas; said drainage easement being more fully described by metes and bounds on Exhibit "B" attached hereto; both easements being located on property proposed to be platted as Deer Haven Subdivision; a proposed subdivision in the City of Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas -- Terri G. Calhoun, Real Estate Services Coordinator and Wes Wright, P.E., Systems Engineering Director got go I Bills clarified that zoning, public improvements and site improvements were not being approved etthis meeting Bills went on to say that the only development with zoning already in place would be the Kaiapointe request. She explained how the three items for tax credit housing would Resolutions for approval. One would be the Resolution ofSupport and the other wou|dbea^2TlmeoReao|u(ion^. Bills then explained low income housing tax credit. She talked on the tax reform act of 1986. She explained how tax credits are awarded bythe state onanannual basis. Bills 'spoke onaffordable and low income qualifications and spoke unrental rates under these guidelines. Nikki Brennan, from the Georgetown Housing Authority, got up to explain the difference between affordable housing and public housing. Bills said that the Texas Department ofHousing and Community Affairs conducts the tax credit housing competition and sets the scoring criteria, She explained the regional competition and explained the Georgetown competition group and how money is allocated and how many applications are received and funded. Bills went on to further explain the application element and the two time resolution. Georgetown has 2.77times the average oYthese developments inthe region. She explained the impact oflocal support. Bills said that all 3 applicants are currently tied and that 1or2points can make animpact. Bills explained the proposed development fromKaioPointondototedaQainthatzoning0nrthiapmpertyisa|ready inplace and mentioned that the Traffic Impact .Analysis (T|f) has been done. Bills said that the layout of improvements must still beprocessed. Bills ended the presentation and announced that the developer was there for questions. Mayor Ross suggested that the Council hear from the developer and then take a vote or propose other motions. Megan bauchofKa|aPointe, LLC spoke onItem N.representing the development. She said that the developer ia locally based and has over 13developments inthe area. She explained that they were asking for aresolution of support — basically asupport cfaffordable housing, she added. Laaohspoke onthe zoning and land use ofGatlin Creek. Lasch said that, as a result of the neighborhood meeting that had been held since the last Council meeting, the developer has increased the number of market units and lowered the number of affordable units. She then went on to explain the difference between affordable units and market rate units. The Traffic Engineer for thedeveloper, Trey Gamble, spoke on a Traffic Impact Analysis that had been started in 2Oi1and completed in2O18. Gamble then summarized the Gatlin Creek PUD and its approved uses and trip generation. He spoke on the estimated daily trips.Gamble sidthe$ oppositionedth Friday meeting questioned how the numbers collected in2O1Vcould possibly reflect today's numbers. Hoexplained that hehad reviewed a traffic study done in2O14for Sun City and applied ognuwth rate formula. Gamble said that the Gatlin Creek study actually over-estimated daily trips and impacts and that the assumptions and findings are still valid. Lisa Stephens from Sek]ebmokspoke next. She showed T1Astudy results and how the numbers are acceptable. Stephens said that her company looks for areas of higher opportunities for a better quality of life for people within the criteria ofaffordable housing. Stephens said that acommunity meeting had been held. She noted that the meeting saw record attendance, with over 3OOvisitors. She explained that the company had also received a record number mfemai|o.texts and phone calls. Stephens presented positive comments about the development. She explained that another concession from the developer was that they had decreased the number of units to 102. Stephens said the first improvement the developer would see to would be to add an exclusiveright turn lane after full build out. Stephens went on to say that Georgetown needs affordable housing and that the site is appropriately zoned for multi -family housing. Hewserasked Stephens about acomment that the zoning was acceptable. Heemerasked if they would consider building without the tax credit subsidy. Stephens said that the zoning .has been |nplace for @months. She explained that they are work force housing developers and the 9% credit program is good for them and a good strategy. Stephens said that, if they did not build with the 9% tax credit subsidy, 240 units would be required — a much higher density. Gipson asked why Council was just now seeing these requests. Stnphenesaid that she responded VoenRFQun January 4.2018. She said that the City set the schedule. Mayor Ross cautioned the audience that this |s a formal proceeding and everyone must conduct themselves 'ina professional manner. Heasked that there benoapplause and noboos. Bills said this ionot exactly onRF{Jprocess. The City has had anumber ofapplications come inover the years in many different woyumndformctm, The City formalized an application process and timelines for developers about three ago. Bills explained that the application first goes to the Housing Advisory Board for review. Bills explained that the rules and criteria for this period did not come out until late December. Motion by Jonrowe, second by Eby to approve a Resolution of support or no objection and a Resolution acknowledging that Georgetown has more than 2 times the average per capita amount of Housing Tax Credit units for Kaia Pointe LLC to apply for Housing Tax Credits for the construction of 102 units to be known as the Kaia Pointe, located at approximately 4800 Williams Drive. "14'ersons who sicined up to speak on Item N include& Megan Lasch, Trey Gamble ' Lisa Stephens, Jaclyn Gago, Michael Price, Wait Doering, Melba Doering, Ira Brister, Sheila Clevenger, Donna Ferreri, Robert Halverson, Katherine Sander, Billy Kurtz, Rob Hipp, David Wolf, Kathy Davis, Anne Scavella, Bernard Odelson, Nikki Brennan, Margo Dover, Elinor Berger, David Mann, Paula Trietsch Chaney, Tom Shehan, Marshal Friedman, Ron Swain, Lindsey Wolfsuni Bethany james, Ed Medford and Lou Concerns and comments included: Georgetown is fortunate Sun City tremendous asset to the City Low income properties are misunderstood Researched KaioPointe — encourage holook cktheir facilities — well keep Areas are very safe Affordable creates jobs Provide housing for seniors Communities are well kept Don't restrict who can live here Unwarranted fears High quality product Restaurant chains will kick start other uses Infrastructure iuneeded Better medical services become available with growth Impact nnproperty taxes and school taxes Transportation non-existent for these developments Wants to feel safe Traffic problems @U% free lunch children |nGeorgetown Enjoy safety inhome Proposed projects not best use ofland Smart growth iawhat should beenjoyed Effect current residents compute Affordable should bealong 135 Should not exist unWest Williams Drive Sohmz|ahavetnomanyatudenta—notbudQetedfornewsuhoo| Postpone until T|Aresults Sun City has 15,000 residents who contribute greatly Have all paid dues and now deserve safety Why must it be put across from Sun City? People in affordable housing will have to commute to work Sun City pays 3O96ofGeorgetown taxes —peace tranquility andsafety isdeserved 25OOmore homes going into Sun City will already effect traffic Move the project somewhere else Skill point alliance worker wants people tohave opportunities Kaia builds beautiful affordable housing KaiePointe ishighly respected Make people 'aware that they matter Close the skills gaps that occur tbthem Need hosee children playing that are from successful families Industries need workers Children need tohave avision for themselves Big difference between workforce housing and public housing Public housing serves extremely low income (average under 14K) Workforce is not federally subsidized School teachers, retirees, firefights and police officers reside in affordable housing Better use for this property Physical structure must baconsistent with community Does not want property value affected Ford elementary is overcrowded Won't baable towalk orride hoschool Developer meeting was well done Developments must berequired tcput incurbing concurrent with project Building code iotoo loose 1nGeorgetown |ainfrastructure onWilliams Drive sufficient? Impact onlaw enforcement and fire department and water uses Brings government intrusion into our lives Sets abad precedent Income guidelines are our police officers and firefighters People are those that provide all ofyour valued services Why sending hard working people out ofGeorgetown Rent money and grocery moneyare just aastrong ameveryone e|aeo Could get something much worse, this bnot abad project Location imwrong Does not fit inwith the high property values inthe area Georgetown already has twice the number ofaffordable housing Housing Advisory Board minutes are not available for review 3applications for 422units Requested move tolegislative agenda 1.26 seems suspicious 5of17applications are proposed for Georgetown Polarization because mffear and anger Workers are the backbone pfour economy Landscapers and plumbers included inthe work force Bedside workers should beprovided affordable housing K8iUennio|aare our future — need their energy and creativity Everyone has right tulive, work, play and retire here Every builder has right hzbuild here oolong eafollowing regulations 23apartment complexes inGeorgetown, none are slums Must bekinder and more compassionate Education, health care, public safety and economic development key to the City's success There are two Gen etownoineoonomhcharmo Those who live inthe ^cdhe/'Georgetown need eplace tolive Not helping when iihurts must help people hahelp themselves Must bma city ofexcellence and ocity pfcompassion Moral decision — talking about affordable housing for years Fears expressed ieelitism Will not have negative affect Stereotyping N people Can't get tnhospitals easily because of traffic Jonrowe asked to verify the additional 2500 homes in Sun City. Morgan confirmed. Jonrowe asked Bills what kind of wait lists these developments have. Bills said market reports are 97% to 100% occupied always. Bills said that Section 8 has a five year waiting list. Stephens said they would continue without tax credits but economics don't work because of higher density and much higher rents. She noted that this developer could currently develop 280 units without coming back for further Council approval. Gipson said the challenge is that affordable housing has not been defined well. Hesaid hohas spent olot of time looking into these projects and they are good projects. Gipson saidthat the developers need ioeducate the citizens better. There is an education gap. Gipson said he will not support this project because he represents District 5. Gipson commented to Walt Doering that he agrees that everyone should be able to live in Georgetown. He agrees the City must provide "multi -family" housing. Gipson said there is nothing to be ashamed of in Georgetown. Gonzalez said there are too many preconceptionskathe negative, Hespoke ontraffic issues. Gonzalez said |t surprises him that 250Ohomes are being added inSun City and peopleonetalking about traffic problems for 1O2 units. Gonzalez said it is better to accept the 102 units instead of the 240 units because that would be much worst. Gonzalez added that peopleneed toremember that Georgetown might get one ofthese projects but might not get one auall. Hesaid people are pushing hard for something that may prmay not happen. Gonzalez would like staff to develop a comprehensive plan on what the City is supposed to look like. Hewants busee more structure inplanning. Hesaid hewill support this project but will not support further projects without a comprehensive plan. Heeserasked Bills which project she would choose. Bills said that from mplanning perspective, she would Qowith the project where zoning ioalready inplace. She mentioned that some planning clusters multifamily housing and there iovery little nnWilliams ,Drive. Heouerasked for her second choice. Bills said both projects areme different, She explained that there is only 1 senior development that can be approved in all of Travis and Williamson Counties. Heammrsaid haimconcerned about what iabest for Georgetown. Hosaid that there inrisk |ngrowth and itmust bemanaged. Heoaeradded that itisvery important tobegood stewards. Hmeoerioagainst this appearing on a consent agenda and thought it was a terrible message that seemed to be slid under the door. Heaaersaid hedoes not like that the decision iudeferred hoathird party. Heueersaid hewould like todefer e decision until he receives recommendations from staff on which one would better serve the community. He said he wants to know why workforce housing developments have failed in other cities. Hesaid that be|oalso against winners and losers and added that the project nnQ71 became awinner for both sides. • . - • •a a• - -- ' Eby explained that this is a time sensitive issue. She reminded the Council that this approval is for a resolution not a development and Council must do something. Ross said the motion is approving an application to the state for tax credits or not. Ross asked Hesser what he Hesser said he needs to know that the-CLity would not •.. 2 projects. Eby said this is not in fairness. She reminded Council that it is not in their control, She advised taking action or they will all be guaranteed losers. Fought called for a vote on the motion to delay Failed: 2-5 (Eby, Brainard, Fought, Jonrowe, Gonzalez opposed) Fought said the Council owes the developers a decision and the choice has been put in front of Council now. Fought said the City needs more affordable and workforce housing in our community. He suggested that a radius of 15 or 20 miles around Georgetown should be the place for affordable housing, not within the city limits. Fought said that Georgetown has nearly 3 times the number of these developments. Austin has less than the average, as well as other close communitie& Fought said Georgetown has done their part. Fought spoke on traffic on Williams Drive. He cannot -• that it tests • fine in the traffic studies, He suggested moving the retail to the far side of Williams Drive out by Ronald Reagan Blvd. Fought said he wants the City to make the decision for the right property and will not risk letting someone else pick. He said he will not support this item and other towns should be picking up their fair share of this housing. to provide for years. Brainard said this is a great property and any commercial property would generate more traffic. He will vote in favor. Eby agreed with Brainard. She mentioned that she did appreciate the threats she received to recall those Councilmembers opposed. Eby said that Council spent 16 hours in goal setting and visioning sessions. She suggested reading • the ••.l setting proposal. She noted a strong sense • • in Georgetown and said she understands the concerns expressed. Eby said affordable housing discussion needs to continue and she will support the resolution. Original Motion: Approved: 4-3: (Gipson, Fought, Hesser opposed) Mayor Ross called for a brief recess at 8.14 PM. Meeting resumed at 8.25 PM. Jean Letsha.Marshall Friedman, Arch Duran, David Mann, Elinor Berger, MUdredKmnke John Braun, Arthur Sanders and Jerry Harris. Concerns and Comments Included' Will impact traffic Would want more than one public meeting on this Corners are cut on these developments Property values will drop Location is wrong Surrounded by high dollar residences Water concerns - both usage and runoff All projects together will definitely affect traffic — cumulative impact Retired police officer insulted that police officers are thought to be low income housing candidate Notified Wednesday about a Thursday meeting and Council meeting was Tuesday — should have had more time More information needed Council needs better understanding Planning has been deficient Shotgun decisions are made without prior homework Ross asked Bills about the timeline and lack of notification. Bills said that the new round of credits came out in plans were submitted to public at the beginning of December and applications were submitted in January. Bills said that staff had moved up the deadlines as much as possible in order to get the information to Council. She s 'd that staff must comply with the State deadlines, al Gonzalez said this developer will have plenty to time because it will require a rezoning to e one. Jonrowe said she is glad the idea of perspectives came up. She mentioned that she grew up in trailer park in Austin and has since lived in all types of communities. Jonrowe said there is a need to educate citizens about affordable housing. She said there is a need to develop solutions for those already here and what affordable housing should look like. Jonrowe also noted the need to talk about integrated affordable housing developments. Jonrowe said there is a need to come up with solutions and she would support a council weekend workshop on Gipson congratulated Jean and her company. He said that he will vote against the item because of the district desires that he represents. Fought said his argument and vote will not change. Heaoersaid helikes this company and the project is asuperior project. Heenerwill support. He voiced a reminder that only one project will see light of day and there is a lot more time. Approved: 6-2 (Fought, Gipson opposed) Forwarded from the Housing Advisory Board, Consideration and possible action to approve 1) a Resolution of support or no objection and 2) a Resolution ?cknowledging that Georgetown has more than 2 times the average per capita amount of Housing Tax Credit units for DDC Merrift Heritage, Ltd. to apply for Housing Tax Credits for the construction of 220 units to hou seniors, to be known as the Merritt Heritage Apartments , located at 4700 Williams Drive -- Jennifer C. Bills, Housing Coordinator and Laurie Breweri Assistant City Manager� Bills spoke on the item and the resolutions to move forward. She explained that this project is a 55 and over community on Williams Drive. The developer would need to move forward with rezoning required for the Motion by Jonrowe, second by Eby to approve 1) a Resolution of support or no objection and 2) a Resolution acknowledging that Georgetown has more than 2 times the average per capita amount of Housing Tax Credit units for DDC Merritt Heritage, Ltd. to apply for Housing Tax Credits for the construction of 220 units to house seniors, to be known as the Merritt Heritage Apartments, located at 4700 Williams Drive. Concerns and Comments Included' Colby Denison, the owner of DDC Merritt Heritage, Ltd., spoke. He said that he has other developments in Georgetown and has been a member of the community since 2006. He said that his projects are an exception in that he manages his own products and does not sell. Denison said all 3 applicants are high quality developers with great track records. Q. Consideration and possible action to approve a Resolution granting an exception to the use restrictions included in the special warranty deed dated December 17, 2013, conveying the property located at 610 No Austin Avenue, Georgetown, Texas — Sofia Nelson, Planning Director Sofia Nelson spoke on the item. She said that the property is located at 610 n. Austin, which is the old Albertsons building. Nelson then summarized the use restrictions. She said that the request is for a fitness center, which would take 30j000 square feet of building. Nelson said that site related improvements will be required and that the improvements are under review. Motion by Jonrowe, second by Hesser to approve Item Q. Jonrowe asked if this was the space originally slotted for office space. Nelson said yes. Approved- 7-0 R. Consideration and possible action to finalize the projects that will be funded in the 2016 debt issuance - Lau Brewer, Assistant City Manager Brewer spoke on the item. She showed a presentation on spring debt both existing and proposed debt. She added the IH35 southbound sidewalk proposal, Brewer summarized the proposed debt for spring 2016. She spoke on general obligation and certificates of obligation. Brewer said there could be a variation by July, Brewe showed the 2016 proposed debt, specifically certificates of obligation totaling $2,899,000, Brewer then showed the sidewalk project along IH35 Southbound frontage, Brewer provided utility revenue bonds information, GTEC information, GEDCO information and Rivery TIRZ revenues. She then showed comparison costs with the sidewalk and without the sidewalk — options of debt funded projects and went on to explain the next steps. Ross said the question to Council would be if they want the $600,000.00insidewalks included. Brainard moved to approve option 1including thesidewalk project on|H35, Second by Hesser. Jonroweurged Co md|tuooneiderOpWon2andUstedaUofthe other places she would like tusee sidewalks. She explained that there ivaneed hndiscuss all ofthese needs. JunnmYosaid itwould not befair tnapprove one and not another, She said that a process has been developed and there is a need to stick to the process. Brainard said the Council has spoken ab uttheiorgenumbemof people in the proposedsidewalk area. He said that many are shut off because they cannot get around ordonot drive. Brainard said this iaalife safety issue. Hesees people walking nnthe frontage road 1norder tnget toservices. Jonrowe said the argument could be spoken on SH 29 also. She said Council should look at everything. Jonrnwe mentioned that kids are walking on SH 29 and crossing over 1130 to get to Eastview High School. Brainard said in the absence of Council action, it would take another 10 years for action. Gonzalez agreed with Jonrowe about the problems on SH 29 and the Eastview walkers. Hesaid hewants sidewalks tobeconsidered there also. Gonzalez amended the motion tninclude eSidewalk along 8H20' Second byJonruwe. Ross asked for edollar amount inthe amended motion. Gonzalez answered 1nthe amount of$2million dollars. Ross said budget season is around the corner where these projects will get discussed. Gipson agreed that a lot of disabled persons need to get to places with no sidewalks. Hewould like tosee both sidewalk suggestions get done. Brainard said there imanextreme difference between the two projects. Hesaid that SH2Qimgoing hobe improved eventually anyway. Adding asidewalk prior huthe improvements might destroy the sidewalks. Gonzalez withdrew his amended motion. Ross said Council will need to look at sidewalks everywhere during the next budget process. Approved: 6~1(Jonroxveopposed) S. First Reading of an Ordinance for the voluntary annexation of 17.81 acres in the LJ DychesSurvey, located at 1000 FM 1460 -- Jordan J. Maddox, AICP, Principal Planner and Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Nelson explained the property along 14GOand read the ordinance. Approved: 7-0 T. First Reading ofanOrdinance for the voluntary annexation oyvarious additions to the Williams Drive way as conveyed tothe City from Williamson County, from DIB Wood through the Jim Hogg intersection -- Jordan J. Maddox, AICP, Principal Planner and Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Nelson spoke about the annexations and showed the map. She then read the ordinance. Motion byJonrowe.second byGonzalez hoapprove Item T. Approved: ?-U U. First ,Reading ofanOrdinance for the voluntary annexation of2O7.147 acres inthe Addison Survey, located a8. 2750 County Road 110 -- Jordan J. Maddox, AICP, Principal Planner and Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Nelson spoke onthe voluntary annexation. She explained that the property will proceed with aPUD and uMUD request. Nelson read the ordinance Motion byJunrowe,second byGipson toapprove |tamU. Approved: 7-0 V. First Reading of an Ordinance for the voluntary annexation of 10.058 acres in the Francis Hudson Survey, located etS55 Rabbit Hill Road -- Jordan J. Maddox, AICP, Principal Planner and Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Nelson spoke onthe voluntary annexation and read the ordinance. Motion byJonmwe.second byGipson hoapprove Item V. Approved: 7-8 VKPublic Hearing and First Reading ofanOrdinance for Rezoning 17.4O6 acres ofthe Berry Survey, from the Residential Single-family District (RS)hmthe Low |Density Multifamily District (0F~1).located et3OUCounty Road 152and hobeknown onChisholm Park 2—Mike Babmrger, Senior Planner 'and Sophia Nelson, CNU-A. Planning Director (action required) Nelson spoke onthe rezoning request and showed maps. She also showed the future land use map. Nelson spoke on the open space designation and showed the developable property. She said that staff recommends rezoning only the part of the outside ofthe 18Oyear flood plain. She said that the applicant was present and confers with the recommendations, She then read the ordinance. Ross 'opened Public Hearing edA.30pm. Tom Wafts, representative ofthe builder, ke Wafts said that h will getth zoning first ad\henthe developer will know what heGan dnwith the track. Howill beproposing single family housing. He explained that the site will bedeveloped aaouniform development 'with street yards tobokept incommon areas like condos. Wafts said that a good management organization will keep the property in better condition for long periods of time. Hewill befollowing procedures, both local and federal, totake certain areas out ofthe flood plain. Hesaid he would like tosalvage some ofthe area. Mayor Ross closed the Public hearing closed et835PM Motion byJmlnawe`second byBrainard toapprove Item VV. Approved: 7-0 X. Public Hearing and First Reading ofanOrdinance for Rezoning 1.84 acres ofthe LJ.DycheoSurvey, from the Agriculture District (AG)tothe Residential Low Density District (RL),located at105OF^8U.146O— Mike Elabarger, Senior Planner and Sophia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Item % was pulled from the agenda at the request. Y. Second Reading on an Ordinance Rezoning 25.034 acres in the Orville Perry Survey, Abstract 10, located southeast of the intersection of FM 971 and East Morrow Street, from Agriculture (AG) District to Residential Single -Family (RS) District -- Carolyn Horner, AICP, Planner and Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Nelson showed the zoning map and explained the single family request. She then read the ordinance. Motion by Gonzalez, second by Jonrowe to approve Item Y. Approved: 7-0 Z. Second Reading of an Ordinance Rezoning 0 ' 3306 acres, being Lots 1 & 2, Block 9, of the Glasscock Addition, located at 224 E. 81h Street and known as The Union on Eighth, from the Mixed -Use Downtown (MUDT) District with conditions to the Mixed -Use Downtown (MUDT) District (Without conditions) -- Valerie Kreger, AICP, Principal Planner, and Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) Item Z was pulled from the agenda at the applicant's request. AA.Second Reading of an Ordinance amending a Special Use Permit for an event facility in the Mixed Use Downtown (MU -DT) District located at 224 E. 8th Street, being Lots 1 & 2, Block 9, of the Glasscock Addition, known as The Union on Eighth -- Valerie Kreger, AICP, Principal Planner and Sofia Nelson, CNU-A, Planning Director (action required) |bamAAwas pulled from the agenda sdthe applicant's request. 4B.Secmmd reading ofanOrdinance Rezoning from the Agriculture (AG) District tothe Public Facilities (PF) District for 5O.44acres ofland hnthe William Addison Survey, Abstract No. 21.located ed1GO1RockhdeLane, known osGkSQMitchell Elementary School and New Middle School #4—Carolyn Horner, AICP,Planner and Sofia Nelson, CNU-4..Planning Director '(action required) Nelson spoke onthe rezoning request and read the ordinance Motion byBrainard, second byGonzalez hoapprove Item AB. Approved: 7-0 AC.Seuond Reading nfanOrdinance omendingthe2O14115 Annual Budget due toconditions that resulted in year-end budget variances; appropriating the various amounts thereof; and repealing all ordinances orparts mf ordinances in conflict therewith -- Lisa Haines, Controller and Laurie Brewer, Assistant City Manager Haines .spoke onthe second reading. She provided abriefaummeryufthepmyaenbaionfromfimtreodingond read the ordinance. She explained that this would require amajority vote plus one from the Council. Motion byBrainard, second byEby toapprove Item AC. Approved: 7~0 AD.Second Reading of an Ordinance amending the 2015/16 annual budget due to conditions that resulted in new program requirements in the current year, and excess fund balance at the end of fiscal year 2014/15 due to the timing of capital projects andother expenditures approved inthe prioryear; appropriating the various amounts thereof, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict therewith -- Lisa Haines, Controller and Laurie Brewer, Assistant City Manager Haines spoke onthe second reading. She provided abrief summary ofthe presentation from the first reading and explained that this amendment addressed the timing oYprojects. She explained that this would require amajority vote plus one from the Council and read the caption. Motion by'Brainard, second byEby toapprove Item AD. Approved: 7-0 Prm`ect Updates AE.Project updates and status reports regarding current and future transportation and traffic project; street, sidewalk, and other infrastructure projects; police, fire and other public safety projects; economic developmentprojects; city facility projects; and downtown projects including parking enhancements and possible direction to city staff -- David Morgan, City Manager Morgan introduced Wayne Reed, the new Assistant City Manager, to the City Council and also mentioned Leigh Wallace, the Finance Director. Public Wishing to Adds-ess Council On a subject that is posted on this agenda: Please fill out a speaker registration form which can be found on the table at the entrance to the Council Chamber. Clearly print your name and the letter of the item on which you wish to speak and present it to the City Secretary on the dais, preferably prior to the start of the meeting. You will be called forward to speak when the Council considers that item. On a subject not posted on the agenda: Persons may add an item to a future City Council agenda by contacting the City Secretary no later than noon on the Wednesday prior to the Tuesday meeting, with the subject matter of the Z:� topic they would like to address and their name. The City Secretary can be reached at 512/930-3651. AF - The following people have signed up to address the City Council about a Bicycle Master Plan Paul Littlefield Sharon Reed Kitty Barnes Phil Durham Bill McMillian Glenn Holzer Concerns and comments included - Appreciate service from Council lastyear On road bond committee last year Energetic and healthy and hoping for a bike master plan Signage, paint and cleaning roads could help. Made suggestions City could apply for grants Safety Transportation Vibrancy of community Cycling community is growing Cycle Works owner Here to propose a committee formed for a bicycle master plan Include early on with proposed growth 1/2 million miles biking club in 3 years Could get downtown and support the business Please support the bike plan Need for good planning with a bicycle master plan Can be taken in small pieces but should have comprehensive plan City documents reference a bicycle master plan but do not have one Ross told Sharon Reed that she and Kimberly Garrett, the Director of Parks and Recreation, could work on a possible plan together. Glenn Holzer is currently on the parks board and Sharon Reed will begin a term on the Parts Board March 1 st. Morgan said this would be a joint parks and transportation project. Executive Session In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Government Code, Vernon's Texas Codes, Annotated, the items listed below will be discussed in closed session and are subject to action in the regular session. AG. Sec. 551.071: Consultation with Attorney - Advice from attorney about pending or contemplated litigation and other matters on which the attorney has a duty to advise the City Council, including agenda items Sec. 551.074: Personnel Matters - City Manager, City Attorney, City Secretary and Municipal Judge: Consideration of the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal - City attorney recruitment I Approved by the Georgetown City Council on c -CD 4 Date Dale Ross, Mayor