SRCC General Membership Meeting Agenda 1/5/15

Monday, January 5, 2015 7:15 PM

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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 (see also footnote*).
Presenter throughout: Sounthaly “Tune” Outhavong, SRCC President, unless otherwise noted. (5 min)

2. 7:20 Membership and voting announcements. 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, 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. 7:22 Approve minutes from November 3, 2014, last regular monthly meeting (available at (3 min)

4. 7:25 Treasurer’s Report – see attachment to agenda distributed at the meeting; all reports are available upon
request to the Treasurer.
Presenter: Nancy Byrd, Treasurer (5 min)

5. 7:30 Committee Chairs reports
1) Parks, Schools, Environment; 2) Planning & Zoning–item below; 3) Transportation & Public Safety; 4) Norwood; 5) Historic District–item below; 8) Finance; status of projects funded by SRCC–item below; 9) ANC*; 10) Communications (10 min)

6. 7:40 Update on Terrace Hotel (110 Academy Drive/1101 Music Lane)–plans approved by council
Presenter: Marc Davis, SRCC Member (5 min)

7. 7:45 Travis Heights Elementary’s Mission75 Fundraising campaign–vote taken by Executive Committee to donate $750
Presenter: Sam Martin, SRCC Finance Chair (5 min)

8. 7:50 Update on new Torchy’s coming to South Congress–request for variance has been withdrawn.
Presenter: Sounthaly Outhavong, SRCC President (5 min)

9. 7:55 Blue Bonnet Hills Local Historic District update–postponement/changes in schedule
Presenters (tentative): Angela Reed,, and/or Brent Hunter <> (5 min)

10. 8:00 Grace United Methodist Church–update on challenges the congregation is facing, request for help
Presenter: Carolyn Moore, Chair of GUMC Administrative Council (15 min)

11. 8:15 Grant from Austin Parks Foundation for Heritage Oaks Park–summary of the scope of the project, requirements we must meet, Q&A
Presenter: Carol Martin, SRCC Membership Chair (5 min)

11. 8:20 SRCC logo contest!
Presenter: Sounthaly Outhavong, SRCC President (10 min)

12. 8:30 Special training opportunity–offered to SRCC and our neighborhood Planning Contact Teams. Session is lead by Carol Gibbs, Neighborhood Advisor in the City of Austin Planning & Development Review Dept., Monday January 12, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, location to be announced.
Presenter: Carol Martin, SRCC Membership Chair (5 min)


Call for submissions for next newsletter
Presenter: Gretchen Otto, SRCC Vice President

Annual potluck and elections for officers coming up on March 2
Presenter: Sounthaly Outhavong, SRCC President

Volunteers needed for 2015 Special Events Committee
Presenter: Sounthaly Outhavong, SRCC President

Account reconciliation, Profit & Loss and Balance reports available upon request from
Presenter: Nancy Byrd, Treasurer

*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

Agenda Prepared by Gretchen Otto,

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