General Membership meeting agenda 02/07/11

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011, at 7:15 PM

Call to order /approval of minutes

1.     7:15 Room arrangement, meeting procedures, etiquette, welcome            newcomers.
          Presenter throughout: Sarah Campbell, President, unless otherwise noted below.

2.     7:20 Membership & voting announcements. Presenter: Carol Martin, Membership Chair

3.     7:23 Approve minutes from December 6, 2011, regular monthly meeting         (available at

4.     7:25 4th Quarter 2010 report of SRCC finances & annual contributions to Grace Methodist Church and John Jordan, caretaker, to be made in March.  Presenter: Bob Drew, Treasurer
          Special thanks to Bob for serving as SRCC Treasurer for the last 3 years!  He won’t be running again for next year.

5.     7:30 Livestrong Austin Marathon impacts on SRCC
Presenter: Christina Conklin, Community Relations Director

6.     7:35 Short Term Rentals (aka VRBO) Discussion
Presenter: Maurice Anderson, Chair of Committee on, Allandale N’hood.
SRCC Contributors:  Sandy Bowman & Charles Price, residents

7.     7:55 Rezoning request for 1406 Parker Lane
Presenter: Toni House, resident

8.     8:00 Failed negotiations for new City parkland acquisition at Parker & Wind Oak for much needed pocket park in Area 7.
Presenter: Fred Krebs, Area 7 Co-Coordinator

9.     8:05 Upcoming reconstruction of Oltorf from IH-35 to S Congress Ave.

10.   8:07 Annual 4th of July Parade & Picnic needs organizers!! 
Presenter: Russell Fraser, resident, 4th organizer.

11.   8:15 Update on City’s Imagine Austin comprehensive plan process. 
Presenter: Jean Mather, Co-Chair, Zoning & Planning Committee

12.   8:20 Updates from ANC and on Norwood Study
Presenter: Wolf Sittler

13.   8:25 Update on St Edwards University amplified music issue

14.   8:30 SRCC members participating in City’s deliberations on draft PBD (Parking Benefit District) Ordinance and relationship to RPP (Residential Parking Permit Program)

15.   8:35 Executive Committee voted against “modifications” to code for 1606 East Side Drive, before RDCC February 1st.

16.   8:38 Newsletters announcing our Annual Elections and Potluck Supper will be on Jean’s porch very soon.  Get ready!   

          Many thanks to Helen Dey Valdez for producing our newsletters for 3 years, and to Gloria Lee who is stepping up to take over where Helen leaves off.

17.   8:40 City Council vote on Park PUD on Barton Springs Road.

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