SRCC General Membership Meeting Agenda 2/2/15

Monday, February 2, 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 January 5, 2014, last regular monthly meeting (available at 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–item below; 2) Planning & Zoning–item below; 3) Transportation & Public Safety; 4) Norwood; 5) Historic District; 8) Finance; status of projects funded by SRCC; 9) ANC*; 10) Communications–item below (10 min)

6. 7:40 Torchy’s alcohol waiver–They are planning to resubmit request for waiver. Folks who feel strongly about this issue are encouraged to get involved.
Presenter: Sounthaly Outhavong, SRCC President (10 min)

6. 7:50 Reagan Signs property–Development of a Commercial Storage building on the Reagan Signs site at Woodland and I-35
Presenter: Marc Davis, SRCC Zoning and Planning Committee (5 min)

7. 7:55 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/5 min Q&A)

8. 8:05 City Council–changes to operational structure
Presenter: Sounthaly Outhavong, SRCC President (10 min)

9. 8:15 SXSW event permits–Planning for this year’s batch of special events on South Congress, Q&A
Presenter: David Murray, Sound Engineering Consultant, City of Austin | (512) 974-7817 |; Don Pitts, Manager, Music and Entertainment Division of Economic Development Department, City of Austin | (512) 974-7821 | (5 min/10 min Q&A)

10. 8:30 Communication efforts–Working on new monthly email roundup, other possibilities to improve engagement with neighborhood.
Presenter: Justin Chang, SRCC Communications chair (10 min)

11. 8:40 Google Fiber–Pressentation and Q&A on services, infrastructure, and status of rollout
Presenter: Megan Clark, Field Sales Lead – Google Fiber, | o: 210-908-7188 c: 903-408-7298 (10 min/10 min Q&A)


The annual SRCC potluck and elections for our executive committee are coming up on TUESDAY March 3 at 6pm. All four current elected officers have indicated their intention to run for re-election and we will also be voting to confirm 20 Area Coordinators (approximately 2 each for 10 areas). If you’d like to add your name to the ballot for any of the positions please contact to verify you are a current dues paid member and declare your intention.

Executive Committee meetings take place 3rd Mondays in February/April/October. Dates for 2015 are: February 16, April 20, October 19. Put them on your calendar now! Everyone is welcome to attend, but especially all members of Executive Committee which includes Area Coordinators.

Volunteers still needed for 2015 Special Events Committee.

Reminder of logo contest!

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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