SRCC General Membership Meeting Agenda – December 2015

Monday, December 7, 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 Nov. 2, 2015 monthly general 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; 3) Transportation & Public Safety; 4) Norwood–see below; 5) Historic District–see below; 6) Finance; 7) ANC*–see below; 8) Communications; 9) CodeNEXT–Russell (10 min)

6. 7:40 Bluebonnet Hills Update–support from ANC and Preservation Austin
Presenter: Gretchen Otto, Vice President, (5 min)

7. 7:45 Quarter Cent Fund Update–projects within SRCC neighborhoods to be funded by city.
Presenter: Sounthaly “Tune” Outhavong, President, (10 min)

8. 7:55 Norwood House–update on progress on the Norwood Estate project.
Presenter: Colleen Theriot, Chairperson of the Board of the Norwood Park Foundation,; and/or Wolf Sittler, SRCC Norwood Park Rep (10 min)

9. 8:05 ADU Ordinance – Executive Committee vote and results.
Presenter: Sounthaly Outhavong, President, (10 min)

10. 8:15 Officer elections in March–Tune will not be seeking re-election as SRCC president, so we have an opening for a new officer. Please contact either Tune or Gretchen if you are interested in serving as either president or vice president, or would like to nominate someone.
Presenter: Gretchen Otto, Vice President, (5 min)

11. 8:20 Bylaws ad-hoc committee–An ad-hoc committee, to be chaired by Carol Martin, is being formed to update the SRCC bylaws. Interested members can contact Carol at
Presenter: Carol Martin, Membership Chair, (10 min)

12. 8:30 Alcoholic beverage waiver ad-hoc committee–A new committee is being formed to organize efforts to prevent alcoholic beverage waivers in our neighborhood, and specifically Torchy’s, who is expected to re-apply any day now.
Presenter: Gretchen Otto, Vice President, (10 min)

Presenter: Gretchen Otto, SRCC Vice President,
No general membership meeting in January, next meeting will be February 1, 2016
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We still need a volunteer to chair our neighborhood watch program. We also need a new Area Coordinator for Area 2. And now also a new officer!
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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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