Take Survey on Longhorn Dam Bridge Changes

If you were unable to attend the open house, or if you have additional feedback on the proposed alternatives, you may review the open house materials and take the online survey. The survey will be open through July 10.

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SRCC Volunteer Opportunities

Your neighborhood association needs your help! We have several open volunteer positions providing great opportunities to get involved, meet your neighbors and make a difference:

Co-Vice President

We’re looking for someone to work alongside our vice president, Dan Fredine, learning the ropes of the vice presidency and helping to lead the SRCC neighborhood association. Duties shared between co-vice presidents include: Developing agendas for and attending general membership and executive committee meetings, managing area coordinators, processing and forwarding city notices and serving as president in their absence.
Note: This is an elected position, requiring a vote of the general membership.
Contact: Dan Fredine, SRCC Vice President, vicepresident@srccatx.org

Area Coordinator: Area 4a

Area 4a is in need of a second area coordinator. Duties include: Recruiting and managing block captains for newsletter delivery, picking up newsletters at a central location and distributing them to the block captains for delivery and attending and voting at general membership and executive committee meetings. Area 4a is the area between East Side Drive and Travis Heights Boulevard and Woodland Avenue and East Live Oak Street as well as the area between Rebel Road, East Live Oak Street and Oltorf Street.
Contact: Dan Fredine, SRCC Vice President, vicepresident@srccatx.org

Committee Positions

SRCC maintains several standing committees focusing on different areas of interest, as well as temporary ad-hoc committees to address specific issues or goals. Participating on a committee is a great way to get involved in an area you are already interested in or to develop a new interest. The standing committees are: Planning and Zoning, Historic Preservation, Finance, Mobility, Public Safety, Parks and Environment, Schools and Communications. If you are interested in joining or learning more about any of these committees, please contact the committee chair listed on http://www.srccatx.org/officers/ or contact Eric Cassady, SRCC President, president@srccatx.org

Several committees are currently seeking new chairs. Committee chairs are voting members of SRCC’s executive committee and have the opportunity to help lead and shape the organization as a whole. General duties of committee chairs include: Staying informed and engaged regarding the committee’s area of responsibility, focusing on issues that directly impact the neighborhood; acting as a liaison between SRCC and city and other agencies as needed; providing a contact point for neighbors’ questions and concerns; and reviewing issues and making policy recommendations to the executive committee.

Mobility Committee Chair

If you’re interested in issues regarding streets, sidewalks, public transit, traffic (including bicycles, pedestrians,and vehicles), and other transportation that affect your neighborhood, this position is for you!
Contact: Eric Cassady, SRCC President, president@srccatx.org

Historic Preservation Committee Chair

Help preserve the historic character of your neighborhood! The historic preservation committee provides guidance on issues of preservation by reviewing applications for demolition permits and certificates of historic appropriateness and supporting efforts to create and sustain local historic districts.
Contact: Angela Reed, Committee Chair, reed.as@gmail.com

Land Development Code Ad-Hoc Committee Chair

CodeNext may be in the past, but new efforts to revise Austin’s land development code are underway. Keep up with what’s happening and make sure your neighborhood’s voice is heard on these issues by leading this committee. The committee already has several members and a secretary, so plenty of support is available to get the new chair up to speed!
Contact: Eric Cassady, SRCC President, president@srccatx.org

Outreach Ad-Hoc Committee Chair and Members

A new ad-hoc committee is forming to brainstorm creative ways to increase SRCC’s membership, member participation, and engagement with the neighborhood. We are currently seeking a chair and members for this committee, which has not started meeting yet.
Contact: Eric Cassady, SRCC President, president@srccatx.org

Getting involved with SRCC is a great way to get to know your neighbors and to stay informed and make a difference on issues that affect you every day. If you would like to volunteer, but don’t see an opportunity here that seems right for you, please contact Eric Cassady, SRCC President, president@srccatx.org to learn about additional ways you can participate.

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SOCO Parking

The researchers at Nelson Nygaard recently completed a summary of the stakeholder interviews for the Downtown Austin Alliance project management team. They are currently in the process of collecting and analyzing data and are looking forward to returning this summer to discuss their findings and next steps!

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Changes to Our H-E-B

A letter from HEB to SRCC:

We have exciting news for our South Congress and Oltorf neighbors. After more than 60 years of serving this community, H-E-B is now taking steps to make major improvements and changes to our longest-standing grocery store in the city, located at 2400 South Congress Avenue. We are thrilled to share that your H-E-B will become the most innovative store in the entire company!  We’re reimagining your H-E-B, transforming it into a unique destination with influences from across the world and a vibe that’s purely South Austin.

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Longhorn Dam Multimodal Improvements Open House

See alternative plans for a new pedestrian and bike bridge over Longhorn Dam. Stop by any time at Fiesta Gardens on Monday, June 10th between 5:30 – 7pm to provide feedback on the proposed alternatives and interim improvements.

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