SRCC General Membership Meeting Agenda – October 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015 7:15 PM
(formerly Grace UMC)

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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. 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 August 3, 2015, and Sept. 7, 2015, last 2 regular monthly meetings (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; 3) Transportation & Public Safety; 4) Norwood; 5) Historic District–item below; 8) Finance; status of projects funded by SRCC; 9) ANC*; 10) Communications (10 min)

6. 7:40 CodeNEXT: update on progress, opportunity to ask questions
Presenter: Darrick Nicholas, Public Information Specialist, Planning and Zoning Department, (10 min + 5 min Q&A)

7. 7:55 Proposed bikeway along East Riverside–REQUEST FOR VOTE to support BikeAustin’s Riverside Coalition Letter ( asking city to add/improve bike and pedestrian facilities, traffic calming measures and enhanced bus service on Riverside corridor.
Presenter: Miller Nuttle, BikeAustin,, campaign site: (5 min)

8. 8:00 Mobility35 Project improvement plans for I-35 @ Oltorf
Presenter: Karen Lorenzini, I-35 @ Riverside Dr., I-35/Mobility Program Manager, More information at (10 min + 5 min Q&A)

9. 8:15 Review of neighborhood watch program, call for volunteers and new chairperson
Presenter: Raymond Sinatra, (10 min)

10. 8:25 Representatives from SWIM 512, a public engagement effort to learn more about Austin’s public pools, will offer a presentation on their program and a Q&A regarding what improvements and programs Austinites would like to see at their public pools.
Presenter: Dr. Laura J. Cortez, Cortez Consulting Services,; and Wayne Simmons, Aquatic Program Manager (PARD), (10 min + 5 min Q&A)


Travis Heights Art Trail, presented by Charlotte Bell

Our next EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING has been moved to a new date. It will now be on October 26 at Opal’s at Penn Field.

Update on Blue Bonnet Hills Local Historic District–going back to city council.

Newsletter: Still accepting story ideas! Last chance to get something into the fall edition.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We still need a volunteer to chair our neighborhood watch program. We also need a new Area Coordinator for Area 2 and additional block captains in Area 3a.

Monthly Review: Stay up-to-date on neighborhood news and SRCC announcements by signing up for our Monthly Review emails at These simple, easy-to-read digests are available to all area residents.

Account reconciliation, Profit & Loss and Balance reports available upon request from or

*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,

Agenda subject to change. Please check for most updated version.

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