SRCC General Membership Meeting Agenda – October 2018

SRCC GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (www.srccatx.org)
Monday, October 1, 2018 7:15 PM
LIFE IN THE CITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (formerly Grace UMC)
205 E. MONROE, AUSTIN, TEXAS

AGENDA
To be sure you get a vote, become a member. You can join or renew online www.srccatx.org. Not sure if you are current? Email membership@srccatx.org and we’ll let you know.

CALL TO ORDER/APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1. 7:15 Meeting procedures, etiquette, welcome newcomers. Verification of quorum. Reminder: state your name when presenting or seconding a motion. If an acronym is stated during the meeting and you don’t know what it means, please feel free to raise your hand and ask.*
Presenter throughout: Eric Cassady, SRCC Co-Vice President, covicepresident@srccatx.org, unless otherwise noted. (10 min)

2. 7:25 Membership and voting. Pay multiple years in advance and get a discount. Single membership: 1-yr $20; 2-yr $35; 3-yr $50 / Family membership: 1-yr $35; 2-yr $65; 3-yr $95 NOTE: In order to vote or make motions, dues must be paid a month in advance, with the exception that if a former member’s dues have lapsed no more than 2 years, they may renew at the meeting and be eligible to vote. (2 min)

3. 7:27 Approve minutes from August 6, 2018 and September 3, 2018 monthly general meetings (available at www.srccatx.org). (3 min)

4. 7:30 Treasurer’s Report – see reverse of agenda. All reports available upon request to the Treasurer treasurer@srccatx.org
Presenter: Oliver Caruso (Treasurer) (5 min)

5. 7:35 Committee Chairs reports
1) Planning and Zoning; 2) Historic Preservation; 3) Finance; 4) Mobility (chair needed); 5) Public Safety; 6) Parks and Environment; 7) Schools; 8) Communications; 9) Executive Committee; 10) CodeNEXT ad hoc committee–see item below
Representatives: 11) ANC*; 12) SCC*; 13) South Central Waterfront; 14) St. Edward’s–see item below (10 min)

6. 7:45 SPECIAL ELECTION: SRCC Ad Hoc Nominating Committee recommendation to General Membership that Eric Cassady, SRCC Co-Vice President, be elected to office of SRCC President. [VOTE EXPECTED]
Presenter: Carol Martin, Chair of Ad Hoc Nominating Committee and Membership Secretary, membership@srccatx.org (10 min)

7. 7:55 On August 9, 2018, the Austin City Council directed the City Manager to develop and propose a new process leading to a Land Development Code that achieves goals set out in the City as outlined in the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, the Strategic Housing Blueprint, the Watershed Protection Master Plan, and the Austin Strategic Direction 2023 Plan, resulting in the end of CodeNext. This marks the end of the work for the SRCC CodeNEXT ad hoc committee, and thus it will be disbanding. Expect another ad hoc committee to form once the City proposes a new plan for updating the Land Development Code.
Presenter: Eric Cassady, SRCC CodeNEXT Ad hoc Committee Member, covicepresident@srccatx.org (5 min)

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
None

NEW BUSINESS
8. 8:00 Bouldin Creek Community Development Corporation is becoming South Central Affordable Community Development Corporation (SCACDC) and they are inviting other SCC NAs to join, and would like SRCC to have a representative on the board. The SRCC Finance Committee has reviewed the details and the SRCC Executive Committee has voted to make a recommendation to the General Membership. [VOTE EXPECTED]
Presenter: Gretchen Otto, SRCC Member and SCACDC Board Member, gretchenotto7@gmail.com (15 min)

9. 8:15 Recently St. Edward’s University had a fireworks display and failed to give nearby neighbors advance notice; this is not the first time this has occurred. Neighbors would like to engage Council Member Renteria (St Ed’s is within his district) in working on the processes related to fireworks displays. [VOTE EXPECTED]
Presenter: David Swann, SRCC Member, expfc@att.net (10 min)

10. 8:25 AISD is planning to rename Fulmore Middle School. Our guest would like AISD to consider naming it after John Trevino, Jr., the first Mexican American elected to the Austin City Council, who also served as Mayor Pro Tem and Interim Mayor.
Presenter/Guest: Hermelinda Zamarripa, UT Latino Studies Advisory Committee, hzamarripa@utexas.edu (10 min)

8:35 GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
—VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We need volunteers for several open positions including
AREA COORDINATOR – AREA 7
AREA COORDINATOR – AREA 4A
—SRCC is restarting the NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH program, and are looking for participants. Anyone interested should contact Tom Groce, SRCC Public Safety Chair at tgroce71@gmail.com to get involved!
—Greater South River City Neighborhood Planning Contact Team members are stewards of our 2005 Neighborhood Plan. To join or for information, visit this page:
http://www.srccatx.org/about/greater-south-river-city-neighborhood-plan/
Contact Terry Franz if interested: tmfranz@airmail.net

Account reconciliation, Profit & Loss and Balance reports available upon request from treasurer@srccatx.org or financecommittee@srccatx.org

*Frequently used acronyms: ACF: Austin Community Fund; ANC: Austin Neighborhood Council; SF: Single Family zoning category; FLUM: Future Land Use Map; GSRC NPCT: Greater South River City Neighborhood Planning Contact Team, NCCD: Neighborhood Conservation Combining District; SCC: South Central Coalition of NAs

Agenda Prepared by Dan Fredine, vicepresident@srccatx.org
Agenda subject to change. Please check www.srccatx.org for most updated version.

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