Agenda 3.29.11



March 29, 2011 - 6:30 p.m.


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of Lost Creek Municipal Utility District of Travis County, Texas, will hold a regular meeting in the Community Meeting room of the Lost Creek MUD Office located at 1305 Quaker Ridge Drive, Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. to consider and act on the following matters:


  1. Board Convenes - Roll Call - Pledge of Allegiance

  2. Citizen Communications

  3. Consent Agenda

    a. Bookkeeper’s Reports – (MAC)

    (1) January 2011 – Fund Balance and Disbursement Reports

    (2) January 2011 – Budget Review

    (3) January 2011 – Investment and Capital Reserves Report

    (4) List of Authorized Brokers for 2011.

    (5) Approve electronic payment of withholding taxes to IRS

    (6) Approve a Resolution related to General Managers Authority to sign disbursements, transfer funds of the District and have signature authority for investment transactions

    b. February 2011 - Payment Approval List – (Clark)

    a. Freeman & Corbett, District Attorney

    b. Pinnacle Texas Management Services, LLC

    c. Judy Osborn, Attorney

    d. Municipal Accounts and Consulting, LP

    e. Fuquay, Inc.

    f. Gibson Construction

    c. Approval of Minutes February 22, 2011 Regular Board Meeting – (Sertich)

  4. Deed Restriction Matters

    a. Deed Restriction Enforcement Officer’s (DREO) February 2011 Report– (Emmons)

    b. Proposed Revision to Deed Restriction Enforcement Procedures

    c. Deed Restriction Enforcement Committee (DREC-Doege and Veregge)/Legal Counsel reports regarding deed restriction enforcement action/litigation for:

    (i) 6201 Augusta National Drive – McIntyre

    (ii) 1501 Canoe Brook

    (iii) 1522 Ben Crenshaw Way

    (iv) 1508 Ben Crenshaw Way – Cole

    (v) Authorize demand letters for the following addresses:

    a. 1514 Ben Crenshaw Way

    b. 2306 Cypress Point West

    c. 2100 Ringtail Ridge

    d. 6619 Whitemarsh Valley

    (vi) Consider adoption of resolution finding that enforcement of deed restrictions is not necessary to sustain taxable values for:

    a. 1708 Mill Springs Drive

  5. Report from Legal Counsel on Legislative Matters – (Corbett)

  6. General Manager’s Report – (Clark)

    a. City of Austin Criticality Assessment Update

    b. Water Conservation Report – February 2011

    c. Action related to arson fire of District’s trash receptacles at low-water bridge and vandalism/graffiti at Lost Creek Bridge

    d. TRWA Annual Conference – March 23-25, 2011 Austin, Texas (Naeve, Sertich)

    e. Summary of surplus property sales

    f. Report on wastewater averaging process

  7. Discussion and Possible Action On:

    a. Proposal from K Friese & Associates engineers for engineering services related to sidewalk improvements – (Clark)

    b. Proposal from K Friese & Associates engineers for engineering services related to installation of pressure reducing valves in certain areas of District – (Clark)

    c. Agreement with Crossroads Utility Services for contract operations services – (Clark)

    d. Consider declaring second weekend in April as Annual Barton Creek Cleanup Day (Clark)

    e. Amendments to Notice of Purchaser Form (Clark)

    f. Staff request for repairs in Lost Creek Blvd. Park and odor control improvements at the wastewater treatment plant (Clark)

    g. Adopt resolution declaring Lost Creek Country Club as an authorized location for Board Meetings (Clark)

    h. Amendments to Personnel Policy Manual (Judy Osborn)

    i. Amendments to District ICMA Retirement Plan (Clark)

    j. Employment of General Manager (Naeve)

  8. Status Reports

    a. Resident Survey Update – (Castro) b. Status of UPDATE April newsletter -(Davidson)

    c. Reminder of upcoming Board Workshop on April 5, 2011 (Clark)

    d. Establish a date for Public Forum to discuss coyotes in the greenbelts.

  9. Set date and time for the May 2011 Regular Board meeting

  10. Adjourn

*The Board of Directors may go into Executive Session, if necessary, pursuant to the applicable section of Subchapter D, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, of the Texas Open Meetings Act, on any of the above matters.

No final action, decision, or vote will be taken on any subject or matter in Executive Session

The District is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Please call 327-6243 for further information.

posted: Monday, March 28, 2011